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  • A Kriging Model for dynamics of mechanical systems with revolute joint clearances 

    Zhang, Zhenhua; Xu, Liang; Flores, Paulo; Lankarani, Hamid M. (ASME, 2014-07)
    Over the past two decades, extensive work has been conducted on the dynamic effect of joint clearances in multibody mechanical systems. In contrast, little work has been devoted to optimizing the performance of these ...
  • Label-free electrical immunoassay biosensors for early disease diagnosis 

    Brandigampala, Savindra Madhavi (Wichita State University, 2012-05)
    This thesis focused on developing an inexpensive and user friendly “point- of- care” (POC) device for early disease diagnosis. Proteomics research has elucidated many new proteins as biomarkers that have the potential to ...
  • Laser Guided Evacuation System 

    Sharpe, Harlan; Crawford, Donald; Abdelhaq, Mohammad; Upadhayay, Pawan (2011-12-08)
    The intent of this project is to provide an improved evacuation system for buildings, homes, and other structures under the events of an emergency. The system will incorporate a traveling laser light shown upon the wall, ...
  • LDPC encoded pilots for iterative receiver improvement 

    Hassan, Khurrum (2005-12)
    Turbo and low density parity check (LDPC) codes show performances approaching Shannon capacity. This thesis proposes a novel iterative channel estimation and LDPC decoding scheme where the pilot symbols are encoded and can ...
  • LDPC-like approach for distributed detection in Wireless Sensor Networks 

    Shukair, Mutaz Z. (Wichita State University, 2007-12)
    LDPC codes have many applications in channel and source coding. In this thesis, we apply LDPC-like belief propagation algorithm to address distributed detection problem in Wireless Sensor Network. The objective is to achieve ...
  • Lean Six-Sigma applications in aircraft assembly 

    Ramamoorthy, Siddhartan (2007-05)
    To improve the performance of a process and ensure on time delivery there are numerous different approaches available nowadays. Lean offers a unique method that helps identify possible improvement areas on a production ...
  • Left ventricle pressure time decay model using time segmented functions 

    Hille, C. A.; Ravigururajan, Tiruvadi S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2005-04-22)
  • Life cycle and nano-products: end-of-life assessment 

    Asmatulu, Eylem; Twomey, Janet M.; Overcash, Michael (Springer, 2012-03)
    Understanding environmental impacts of nanomaterials necessitates analyzing the life cycle profile. The initial emphasis of nanomaterial life cycle studies has been on the environmental and health effects of nanoproducts ...
  • Life cycle assessment of fertilization of corn and corn-soybean rotations with swine manure and synthetic fertilizer in Iowa 

    Griffing, Evan M.; Schauer, Richard Lynn; Rice, Charles W. (American Society of Agronomy, 2014-06-23)
    Life cycle assessment is the predominant method to compare energy and environmental impacts of agricultural production systems. In this life cycle study, we focused on the comparison of swine manure to synthetic fertilizer ...
  • Life cycle assessment of Solar Updraft Tower Power Plant: EROEI and GWP as a design tool 

    Zongker, James D. (Wichita State University, 2013-12)
    The Solar Updraft Tower Power Plant (SUTPP) is a simple proven concept capable of producing power from sunlight with relatively little complexity and few moving parts. Unfortunately, it requires a large investment to build ...
  • Linear quadratic regulator design for doubly fed induction generator using singular perturbation techniques 

    Aravinthan, Abhiramy (Wichita State University, 2012-07)
    Doubly fed induction generators (DFIG) are widely used in wind power generation because of their ability to be operated at varying rotational speeds while producing power output at a constant frequency. Electrical dynamics ...
  • Link availability and its effects on the capacity of mobile ad hoc wireless networks - an analytical approach 

    Sharma, R.; Bhagavathula, Ravi; Namuduri, Kameswara; Pendse, Ravi (IEEE, 2006-11-14)
    Mobile ad hoc wireless networks are expected to play a very important role in the future. Therefore, extensive research has been conducted to understand and analyze these networks under various conditions of strategic ...
  • Link stability based enhancements to OLSR (LS-OLSR) 

    Obilisetty, S.; Jasti, Amarnath; Pendse, Ravi (IEEE, 2005-09-25)
    The proliferation of Ad-Hoc network based applications have greatly increased the need for robust proactive routing protocol like Optimized Link State Routing (OLSR). OLSR uses Multipoint Relays (MPRs) for controlled ...
  • Load rate effects on Interlaminar fracture toughness of composite materials 

    Nandakumar, Pratap Nuggehalli; Keshavanarayana, Suresh R. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    The energy dissipation due to the failure of composites is of particular interest for crash applications involving dynamic loading. Separation of layers or delamination which can occur in opening (mode-I) is one of the key ...
  • Load rate effects on the crush response of laminated corrugated beams 

    Tan, Kian Yip; Fazal Elyas, Sana (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    This experimental study addresses the progressive crushing responses of laminated corrugated beams fabricated using Newport NB321/7781 E-glass prepreg material. Stacking sequences of [0]n and [45]n where n=4,8 and 12 have ...
  • Local bending containment in impact damaged sandwich panels 

    Ghimire, Mohan (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    A repair technique involving the containment of local bending of sandwich facesheet by strategically filling honeycomb core cells has been explored to improve the damage tolerance of impact damaged sandwich panels. The ...
  • Local bending containment in sandwich panels with subsurface core damage 

    Ghimire, Mohan (Wichita State University, 2008-05)
    The compressive residual strength and behavior of impact damaged sandwich panels are governed by the amount of non-visible core damage underneath the facesheets. The failure modes under in-plane compressive loading are ...
  • Local caching architecture for RFID tag resolution 

    Thadani, Prakash (Wichita State University, 2007-12)
    Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is set to become the standard in identification and tracking of items worldwide with projected numbers in tens of billions in a few years. With the reducing size and cost of RFID ...
  • Location-aware replication in virtual Hadoop environment 

    RajuladeviKasi, UdayKiran (Wichita State University, 2012-12)
    MapReduce is a framework for processing highly distributable tasks across huge datasets using a large number of compute nodes. As an implementation of MapReduce, Hadoop is widely used in the industry. Hadoop is a software ...
  • LocJam: a novel jamming-based approach to secure localization in wireless networks 

    Boustani, Arash; Alamatsaz, Navid Reza; Jadliwala, Murtuza Shabbir; Namboodiri, Vinod (IEEE, 2014-01)
    Location discovery is an essential service in modern wireless consumer devices such as smartphones and mobile PCs. Existing anchor or base station-based positioning systems work well in non-hostile scenarios, but their ...