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• #### Effect of flaperons on a biplane configuration ﻿

(Wichita State University, 1994-05)
The use of full span flaperons on low speed biplane configurations i~ a unique synergistic concept that has yet to be evaluated. The well-executed biplane configuration is useful for performing low speed aerobatics, ...
• #### The impact of fluid shear stress on the morphology of human dermal microvascular endothelial cells ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
As blood flows through blood vessels, the fluid exerts a shear stress on the endothelial cells that line the vasculature. The current perception in the literature is that all endothelial cells will align and elongate in ...
• #### Analysis of wayfarer side, front and rear impact with a lightweight pickup truck at center and front corners ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
Wayfarer injuries and fatalities in the United States has taken an uprise in the past few decades. According to the data estimated by National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), there are severe pedestrian injuries ...
• #### Design and implementation of a remote assistance application for persons with visual impairments ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
Individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired (BVI) confront numerous problems when completing regular duties or exploring new places. Getting assistance from strangers is not always desirable in such situations. With ...
• #### Computational fluid dynamics and fluid structure interaction analysis on the use of inflatable wing structures ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
The research conducted in this thesis was done to ascertain the potential of using drop-stitch panels for inflatable wing designs. This was done primarily by using 2D CFD analysis on airfoil sections approximating the shape ...
• #### Efficacy of upper limb rehabilitation protocols ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
Neuromuscular and sensorimotor degeneration can negatively impact and reduce the physical, cognitive, and social well-being of an individual across their lifespan. Therapeutics interventions are vital to restore the lost ...
• #### A comprehensive cost estimation for additive manufacturing ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
Additive Manufacturing (AM) is an emerging manufacturing method by which Computer-Aided Design (CAD) models are directly made into products and structures. Layers of material, such as polymers, metals, ceramics, composites, ...
• #### Impact of building systems usage on indoor particulate matter $(PM_{2.5})$ concentration in residential buildings ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
Indoor air quality (IAQ) is essential because people spend up to 90% of their time indoors. There are various sources of indoor air pollutants, including combustion, building materials, and outdoor air pollution. Particulate ...
• #### Exploration of integrated solar supercapacitor devices for solar energy conversion and storage ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
As the world’s population is growing and moving towards the modernization, the demand of energy is gradually increasing every day. At the current rate of consumption of energy, the demand is to be increased by 65% by the ...
• #### Dynamics of and injury assessment to occupants in high-speed planing boats under pure vertical loading condition using a human body model with active muscle behavior ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
In the maritime industry, with special emphasis on military and rescue operations, often situations arise where a rapid response is required. During these periods, the use of high-speed planing crafts is of utmost ...
• #### Progressive damage analysis of pinned joints of composite plates ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
A composite payload attach fitting (PAF) is being designed and fabricated at NASA MSFC for the Block 1B heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS).Functioning as the primary structural interface, the PAF is connected to the ...
• #### Development of an adaptive exoskeleton for upper arm rehabilitaion ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
Assistive technologies such as robotic and exoskeleton devices are utilized to aid in Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and in rehabilitation tasks to alleviate and restore some of the lost degrees-of-freedoms (DOFs). ...
• #### Enhanced two-phase cooling using bi-particle-size sintered particle evaporator with distributed liquid supply capillary wicks ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-08)
Liquid-vapor, phase-change heat transfer using wicks can provide reliable and high heat flux cooling capability, especially in microgravity applications. However, the maximum heat removal capacity, also known as Critical ...
• #### Advanced control strategies of PMSM based wind energy conversion systems ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
Wind energy conversion system (WECS) is a system helps to produce the electrical energy by transforming the incoming air stream. This system has two basic steps. First step is the mechanical power which comes from the ...
• #### Statistical process control implementations within the aviation industry ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
In 1931, Walter Shewhart introduced his work in statistical process control (SPC) through his book, Economic Control of Quality of Manufactured Product. A common confusion in the use of SPC is that it does not fit every ...
• #### Applications of tungsten sulfide/carbon nanocomposites in thirdgeneration solar cells and their techno-economic analysis ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
Being confronted with the energy crisis and environmental problems, the exploration of clean and renewable energy materials is urgently demanded. Dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) have attracted widespread attention as ...
• #### Perceptions of quality in e-learning for higher education ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
E-learning quality is a complex and multi-faceted issue. Some argue that the quality of e-learning should be judged by the same criteria and standards as face-to-face education. Others hold that conventional quality concepts ...
• #### Boolean algebra based interdependency modeling for reliability evaluation of a cyber enabled power system ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-05)
The development of new technology and changes in the climatic conditions brought some new methods in the generation of power. Along with these came the advancements of communication and control infrastructure of cyber which ...
• #### Artificial neural network based prediction of solar array degradation during electric orbit-raising ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-05)
In recent years there have been some major developments in the space industry with the introduction of fully electrically propelled satellites. All-electric propulsion enables smaller and lighter satellite design that ...
• #### Preliminary mission design for proposed NuSol probe ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-05)
A solar neutrino detector has never own in space. NuSol is a proposed mission to y a solar neutrino detector close to the Sun in order to conduct unique science experiments that cannot be realized by detectors on ...