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    • Hospital radiology department overhead energy estimation 

      Valenzuela, Fernando; Twomey, Janet M.; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram; Overcash, Michael (2012-02-16)
      Efficient energy management is critical for every sector of the economy. This is true in the commercial sector which includes the healthcare industry. The focus of this study is to estimate overhead energy consumption of ...
    • Impact on CO2 emission due to Electric Vehicle charging and distributed wind generation 

      Argade, Sachin; Aravinthan, Visvakumar; Jewell, Ward T. (2012-02-16)
      To reduce the greenhouse gas emission and fossil fuel dependency, electric vehicles (EV) are becoming viable options. EV charging is seen as an extra load on the electric power distribution system, and if not properly ...
    • Improving reading: understanding the role of working memory and ease of inference generation 

      Mueller, Melinda K.; Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M. (2012-02-16)
      Reading scores from the National Assessment of Educational Progress showed 24% of Kansas’ fourth grade public school students were below basic reading levels. This shows there is a significant need for researchers to ...
    • Lorenzo D. Lewelling and Kansas’ ‘Civil’ War 

      Poland, Jordan A.; Price, Jay M., 1969- (2012-02-16)
      Lorenzo D. Lewelling and Kansas’ “Civil” War research, will examine one of the most obscure periods in Kansas political history, the early 1890s. The paper will explore the rise of Populism, a grassroots third-party movement, ...
    • New progress in self-healing technology of composite wind turbine blades 

      Patlolla, Vamsidhar Reddy; Asmatulu, Ramazan (2012-02-16)
      Wind turbine blades are subjected to external cyclic loadings, resulting in the development of micro and nanocracks, which in course of time becomes macro cracks, thus leading to fatigue and failure. The concept of ...
    • Unpacking the invisible problem of campus hunger: The Hunger Awareness Initiative at WSU 

      Le, Katie Thanh; Brand, Jack; Ballard-Reisch, Deborah (2012-02-16)
      In the U.S. we often hear phrases like “starving college student” and “freshman 15” to the point that they have become clichés. How much truth lies behind these phrases? Existing data on hunger and food insecurity does not ...
    • Use of artificial neural networks to detect damage in composite laminates 

      Kral, Zachary Tyler; Horn, Walter J.; Steck, James E. (2012-02-16)
      Maintenance has remained an important issue in the aerospace structures and materials field. As technologies have improved, composites have begun to replace increasingly more structural components. However, these still ...