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    • A generic fusion platform of failure diagnostics for resilient engineering system design 

      Abdolsamadi, Amirmahyar; Wang, Pingfeng; Tamilselvan, Prasanna (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2016)
      Effective health diagnostics provides benefits such as improved safety, improved reliability, and reduced costs for the operation and maintenance of complex engineered systems. This paper presents a multi-attribute ...
    • A generic model-free approach for lithium-ion battery health management 

      Bai, Guangxing; Wang, Pingfeng; Hu, Chao; Pecht, Michael (Elsevier Ltd., 2014-12-15)
      Accurate estimation of the state-of-charge (SoC) and state-of-health (SoH) for an operating battery system, as a critical task for battery health management, greatly depends on the validity and generalizability of battery ...
    • A generic probabilistic framework for structural health prognostics and uncertainty management 

      Wang, Pingfeng; Youn, Byeng D.; Hu, Chao (Elsevier, 2012-04)
      Structural health prognostics can be broadly applied to various engineered artifacts in an engineered system. However, techniques and methodologies for health prognostics become application-specific. This study thus aims ...
    • A Generic Reliability and Risk Centered Maintenance Framework for Wind Turbines 

      Jagannath, Dwarakanath (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
      Operation and maintenance (O&M) are significant contributors to the cost of energy in wind industry. To reduce the cost, effective maintenance strategies have become an indispensable part of operational decision-making for ...
    • Genetic algorithm to solve a multi-objective scheduling problem 

      Mouzon, Gilles C.; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
      Energy is expensive and a potential way to reduce energy consumption may be through using intelligent scheduling techniques. In this paper, we propose a genetic algorithm to solve a single machine scheduling problem where ...
    • The geometrical advantages of helical carbon nanotubes for high-performance multifunctional polymeric nanocomposites 

      Vijayan, Ravikumar; Ghazinezami, Ali; Taklimi, Sean Reza; Khan, Moheimin Y.; Askari, Davood (Elsevier, 2019-01-01)
      Polymer Matrix Composites (PMCs) with their low densities exhibit remarkable material properties, making them as an excellent choice for high-performance structural applications. However, the polymer matrix used to bond ...
    • Geospatial cyberinfrastructure for regional economic growth 

      Asaduzzaman, Abu; Gupta, Deepak P. (IEEE, 2020-08-04)
      Cyberinfrastructure (CI) has potential to assist economic activities that involve real-time data analytics. Important challenges include the integration of essential geospatial principles (such as spatial constraints in ...
    • Geothermal cooling system for a small house 

      Ranaweera, Dilmi T. (Wichita State University, 2021-04-02)
      With the rising cost of air conditioning, and the increasing environmental pollution caused by refrigerants, an alternative method for residential cooling needs to be considered. The objective of this research is to find ...
    • A global learning experience in supply chain logistics management 

      Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram; Barut, Mehmet; Kilic, Kemal (2004)
      Global competition created multinational supply chains where raw materials from different countries are manufactured in a country, marketed in another, and consumed by consumers in different countries so that cost ...
    • Globally asymptotic adaptive controller/observer for tracking in robots without velocity measurement 

      Malagari, Srinivasulu; Driessen, Brian J. (WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2012-05)
      In this work, we present an adaptive observer/controller for a multiple degree of freedom robotic plant without velocity measurement and without knowledge of plant parameter values. For this considered plant, we propose ...
    • Globally exponential controller/observer for tracking in robots without velocity measurement 

      Malagari, Srinivasulu; Driessen, Brian J. (Blackwell Publishing, 2012-03)
      In this work, we present an observer and continuous controller for a multiple degree of freedom robotic plant without velocity measurement. For this considered plant, we propose and present an observer/controller that ...
    • GPU computing to improve game engine performance 

      Asaduzzaman, Abu; Lee, Hin Y. (ITB Journal Publisher, 2014-05)
      Although the graphics processing unit (GPU) was originally designed to accelerate the image creation for output to display, today's general purpose GPU (GPGPU) computing offers unprecedented performance by offloading ...
    • GPU-accelerated "green" technology for fast analysis of nano-composites 

      Yip, Chok Meng (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
      In this work, we investigate an energy-efficient simulation technique using NVIDIA compute unified device architecture (CUDA) to fast analysis of nanomaterial properties. In this approach, multithreaded parallel programming ...
    • Graphene based nafion (r) nanocomposite membranes for proton exchange membrane fuel cells 

      Adigoppula, Vinay Kumar; Khan, Waseem Sabir; Anwar, Md. Rajib; Argun, Avni A.; Asmatulu, Ramazan (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2012)
      Nanocomposite proton-exchange membranes are fabricated by loading graphene nanoflakes into perfluoro sulfonic acid polymer (Nafion) solutions at controlled amounts (1-4 wt%) followed by electrical and thermal characterization ...
    • A greedy random adaptive search procedure for multi-rendezvous mission planning 

      Dutta, Atri (Univelt, Inc., 2015-01)
      The paper proposes a new algorithm to optimize a sequence of rendezvous maneuvers by a spacecraft with multiple targets. The algorithm consists of two phases: the first phase generates feasible solutions of the problem ...
    • Green eggs and ham 

      Kaiser, Mark J.; Cheraghi, S. Hossein (Elsevier Ltd, 1997-08-1)
      A dish of ham and eggs is required to be divided equally by a single straight knife cut. A constructive solution procedure is described through the introduction of a balance functional and a geometric optimization problem. ...
    • The Green Print: Advancement of Environmental Sustainability in Healthcare 

      Sherman, Jodi D.; Thiel, Cassandra L.; MacNeill, Andrea J.; Twomey, Janet M. (Elsevier, 2020-10)
      Healthcare is a major emitter of environmental pollutants that adversely affect health. Within the healthcare community, awareness of these effects is low, and recognition of the duty to address them is only beginning to ...
    • Guidance for precision three-dimensional maneuvers through orifices using safe-passage cones 

      Chakravarthy, Animesh; Ghose, Debasish (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2016-06)
      This paper proposes a safe-passage cone-based guidance strategy developed in a relative velocity framework to enable a generic aerial robot execute a precision three-dimensional maneuver through a narrow orifice in a wall. ...
    • Guidebeacon beacon-based indoor wayfinding for the blind, visually impaired and disoriented 

      Cheraghi, Seyed Ali (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
      There are currently few options for navigational aids for the blind and visually impaired (BVI) in large indoor spaces. Such indoor spaces can be difficult to navigate even for the general sighted population if they are ...
    • GuideBeacon: Beacon-Based Indoor Wayfinding for the blind, visually impaired, and disoriented 

      Cheraghi, Seyed Ali; Namboodiri, Vinod; Walker, Laura L. (IEEE, 2017)
      There are currently few options for navigational aids for the blind and visually impaired (BVI) in large indoor spaces. Such indoor spaces can be difficult to navigate even for the general sighted population if they are ...