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    • 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, ...
    • Layout of phase change materials in a thermal energy storage system 

      Rahman, Khan Habeeb Ur; Aldoss, Taha Khalil; Rahman, Muhammad M. (ASME, 2018)
      The objective of this work is to investigate the performance of a thermal energy storage system using multiple phase change materials (PCMs). This study is based on latent heat thermal energy storage. Three phase change ...
    • 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 ...
    • A learner-centered computational experience in nanotechnology for undergraduate STEM students 

      Asaduzzaman, Abu; Asmatulu, Ramazan (IEEE, 2016)
      According to recent studies, the current state of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education in the U.S. has not been impressive. In this paper, we introduce an interdisciplinary learner-centered ...
    • Learning ensemble classification method for supplier assessment 

      Harikrishnakumar, Ramkumar (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
      In the current era of the global supply chain, integration of information technology and acceleration of competitiveness are necessary for an effective supply chain management (SCM). The SCM is considered as a competitive ...
    • Learning quantum annealing 

      Behrman, Elizabeth C.; Steck, James E.; Moustafa, Mohamed A. (Rinton Press, Inc., 2017-05-01)
      We propose and develop a new procedure, whereby a quantum system can learn to anneal to a desired ground state. We demonstrate successful learning to produce an entangled state for a two-qubit system, then demonstrate ...
    • Learning robotic grasping strategy based on natural-language object descriptions 

      Rao, Bharath; Krishnan, Krishna K.; He, Hongsheng (IEEE, 2018-10)
      Given the description of an object's physical attributes, humans can determine a proper strategy and grasp an object. This paper proposes an approach to determine grasping strategy for an anthropomorphic robotic hand simply ...
    • Learning robotic grasping strategy based on natural-language object descriptions 

      Rao, Bharath (Wichita State University, 2018-04-27)
      Given the description of an object's physical attributes, humans can determine a proper strategy and grasp an object. Accomplishing a similar feat with robotic hands is considerably challenging despite significant progress ...
    • Learning task-oriented dexterous grasping from human knowledge 

      Li, Hui; Zhang, Yinlong; Li, Yanan; He, Hongshang (IEEE, 2021-05-30)
      Industrial automation requires robot dexterity to automate many processes such as product assembling, packaging, and material handling. The existing robotic systems lack the capability to determining proper grasp strategies ...
    • Learning the truth by weakly connected agents in social networks using multi-Armed Bandit 

      Odeyomi, Olusola T. (IEEE, 2020-11-09)
      This article provides a study into the social network where influential personalities collaborate positively among themselves to learn an underlying truth over time, but may have misled their followers to believe a false ...
    • 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 energy analysis of products and hospital systems 

      Alshqaqeeq, Fadhel Y. (Wichita State University, 2017-12)
      There is a relationship between the healthcare sector and treatment of the patient in the delivery of service. During the process of this relationship, waste and CO2 are generated, which increases over time. Compared to ...
    • 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 ...
    • Life cycle inventory and performance analysis of phase change materials for thermal energy storages 

      Madeswaran, Naveenkumar; Desai, Fenil J.; Asmatulu, Eylem (Springer Nature, 2021-05-29)
      Solar energy is a renewable energy that requires a storage medium for efective usage. Phase change materials (PCMs) successfully store thermal energy from solar energy. The material-level life cycle assessment (LCA) plays ...
    • Life of composites under variable-amplitude fatigue using ST method 

      Seneviratne, Waruna P.; Tomblin, John S. (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, 2021-01)
      The primary goal in a damage-tolerance certification program is to avoid catastrophic failure due to fatigue, corrosion, or accidental damage throughout the operational life of the aircraft. The damage-tolerance philosophy ...
    • Life time analysis of distribution transformer using experimental design 

      Heidari-Kapourchali, Mohammad; Mohsenzadeh, Amin; Sepehry, Mojtaba; Aravinthan, Visvakumar; Pang, Chengzong (IEEE, 2016)
      This paper presents a 24 factorial design to analyze the joint effect of loading, cooling characteristics, ambient temperature, and Oil Time Constant (OTC) on transformer Loss of Life (LOL). Transformer LOL is calculated ...