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  • A fuzzy multicriteria generation expansion planning model 

    Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram; Nezami, Farnaz Ghazi; Masud, Abu S.M.; Meza, Jose L. Ceciliano (Inderscience Publishers, 2011)
    In this paper, we present a fuzzy multi-objective model for power generation expansion planning problem with uncertainty in objective functions and demand balance constraints. The purpose of the fuzzy generation expansion ...
  • A knowledge-based advisory system for statistical quality control 

    Masud, Abu S.M.; Thenappan, M.S. (Taylor & Francis, 1993)
    Implementation of an effective quality management system requires the ready availability of expert statistical quality control (SQC) practitioners. However, this expertise may be unavailable to many small- and medium-size ...
  • A knowledge-based model management system for aircraft survivability analysis 

    Masud, Abu S.M.; Metcalf, Paul; Hommertzheim, Don (Elsevier B.V., 1995)
    For the survivability analysis of a weapon system, an analyst has to consider and choose from a large number of available models the set of models that best fits the study requirements. This paper presents a knowledge-based ...
  • A knowledge-based system for sensor selection 

    Ong, Jin B.; Eyada, Osama K.; Masud, Abu S.M. (Elsevier, 1989)
    This paper presents a Knowledge-based system (KBS) developed to allow users, who may not be knowledgeable about sensors, to select sensors suitable for their specific needs. The KBS runs on a micro-computer. The selection ...
  • A microcomputer-based knowledge system for CAD software selection 

    Masud, Abu S.M. (Elsevier, 1987)
    This paper documents a prototype knowledge system which has been developed to select the most appropriate CAD software based on the user's requirements and preferences.
  • Achievable data rates and power allocation for frequency-selective fading relay channels with imperfect channel estimation 

    Ding, Yanwu; Uysal, Murat (Springer, 2012-12-31)
    In this article, we investigate the information-theoretical performance of a cooperative orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system with imperfect channel estimation. Assuming the deployment of training-aided ...
  • Adaptive algorithms for sensor activation in renewable energy based sensor systems 

    Jaggi, Neeraj; Madakasira, Sreenivas; Mereddy, Sandeep Reddy; Pendse, Ravi (ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2013-06)
    Upcoming sensor networks would be deployed with sensing devices with energy harvesting capabilities from renewable energy sources such as solar power. A key research question in such sensor systems is to maximize the ...
  • Adhesive-bonded composite joint analysis with delaminated surface ply using strain-energy release rate 

    Chadegani, Alireza; Yang, Chihdar; Smeltzer, Stanley S., III (AMER INST AERONAUT ASTRONAUT, 2012-03)
    This paper presents an analytical model to determine the strain energy release rate due to an interlaminar crack of the surface ply in adhesively bonded composite joints subjected to axial tension. Single-lap shear-joint ...
  • Adverse wireless communication environment impacts on AF wireless relay networks 

    Lee, Kanghee; Kwon, Hyuck M.; Kim, Deawon; Shim, Yeonggyu; Park, Hyuncheol; Lee, Yong H.; Hyun, Inha (IEEE, 2013)
    This paper proposes amplify-and-forward (AF) relay matrices for a one-source-one-destination pair and cooperative distributed N relay nodes under three adverse wireless relay communication environments: (1) broadband noise ...
  • AF wireless relay network analysis under receiver power constraint 

    Lee, Kanghee; Kwon, Hyuck M.; Kim, Hyunggi; Lee, Sangku; Shim, Yeonggyu; Park, Hyuncheol; Lee, Yong H. (IEEE, 2013)
    This paper presents both cooperative and noncooperative amplify-and-forward (AF) relay networks consisting of a one-source-one-destination pair and N-relays under receiver power constraint (RPC) at the destination. The ...
  • Aircraft health management network: A user interface 

    Thanthry, Nagaraja; Pendse, Ravi (2009-07)
    Network management is one of the most discussed topics in the networking fraternity. The efficiency of the network management suit is measured by the number of parameters/components handled by the application while making ...
  • Albumin-based nanocomposite spheres for advanced drug delivery systems 

    Misak, Heath Edward; Asmatulu, Ramazan; Gopu, Janani Sri; Man, Ka-Poh; Zacharias, Nora M.; Wooley, Paul H.; Yang, Shang-You (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014-01)
    A novel drug delivery system incorporating human serum albumin, poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid, magnetite nanoparticles, and therapeutic agent(s) was developed for potential application in the treatment of diseases such as ...
  • Allocation of component types to machines in the automated assembly of printed circuit boards 

    Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram; Duman, Ekrem; Duman, Dilek; Cetinkaya, Coskun (Academy Publisher, 2007-09)
    Although the use of electronic component placement machines has brought reliability and speed to the printed circuit board (PCB) assembly process, to get higher utilization, one needs to solve the resulting complex operations ...
  • Ambient atmospheric stability of organic thin films on metal alloys 

    Mahapatro, Anil; Bhure, Rahul; Abdel-Fattah, Tarek M. (Electrochemical Society, 2012)
    Organic thin films on biometallic alloys could serve as a precursor layer for subsequent tailored modification. In this report we demonstrate the preliminary ambient atmospheric stability of phosphonic acid organic thins ...
  • An aggregate production planning model and application of three multiple objective decision methods 

    Masud, Abu S.M.; Hwang, C.L. (Taylor & Francis, 1980)
    This paper presents a multiple objective formulation of the multi-product, multi-period aggregate production planning problem. The proposed model provides for individual consideration of the conflicting multiple objectives ...
  • An algorithm for multiple-objective non-linear programming 

    Masud, Abu S.M.; Zheng, Xitong (Palgrave Macmillan, 1989)
    An interactive algorithm to solve multiple-objective non-linear programming (MONLP) problems is proposed. In each iteration of the proposed algorithm, the decision-maker is presented with a solution and a set of direction ...
  • An experimental validation of mathematical simulation of human thermoregulation 

    Konz, S.; Hwang, C.L.; Dhiman, J.; Masud, Abu S.M. (Elsevier, 1977)
    An experimental validation of Stolwijk's mathematical model of thermoregulation is presented. Although the model seems to be accepted widely, very little experimental data for validation exists in the open literature. ...
  • Analysis of material handling scheduling using simulation 

    Jithavech, Id; Krishnan, Krishna K.; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram (2007)
    This paper presents a new due date driven Material Handling Rule Priority Index for material handling equipment scheduling strategy. The development of an agent based material handling equipment control strategy using ...
  • Analysis of the strain profile in thin Au/Ni multilayers by x-ray diffraction 

    Chaudhuri, J.; Gondhalekar, V.; Jankowski, A. F. (IEEE, 1992-04-01)
    The strain relaxation in Au/Ni multilayers was analyzed in detail using a dynamical theory of x-ray diffraction. The depth profile of strain in the modulation direction was determined by an iterative fitting of the calculated ...
  • Analytical and experimental thermal analysis of multiple heat sources in integrated semiconductor chips 

    Lindsted, R. D.; DiCicco, D. A. (IEEE, 1972-05)
    Because of the complexity and interconnection density of today's integrated circuit chips, experimental measurement of individual transistor or diode junction temperatures under typical powered conditions has become ...