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    • A Precision Slip Frequency Detector 

      Horvik, Eivind (North Dakota State University, 1957)
      The problem of measuring low values of slip of induction machines is present in most Electrical Engineering laboratories. A rather high accuracy of the determination is necessary for theoretical calculations of motor ...
    • A Single-Cylinder Internal Combustion Engine Test Unit for the Engineering Laboratory 

      Strege, Loren Douglas (North Dakota State University, 1962)
      The study of the reciprocating internal combustion engine is of prime importance to the student engineer. In our present civilization, the number of units and the total rated power of internal combustion engines in use is ...
    • Tuning a Bowtie Slot Antenna with an Equation Based Curve for 900 and 2400 MHz ISM Bands 

      Berge, Layne Albert; Reich, Michael T.; Aziz, Masud A.; Braaten, Benjamin Davis (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      A dual-band bowtie slot antenna is proposed and designed for the 900 and 2400 MHz ISM bands. Using Rogers 4003C substrate (εr = 3.55) with a thickness of 1.6 mm, the antenna is produced and tested. A comparison is made ...
    • CFD Heat Transfer Simulation of the Human Upper Respiratory Tract for Oronasal Breathing Condition 

      Srinivasan, Raghavan (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      In this thesis. a three dimensional heat transfer model of heated airflow through the upper human respiratory tract consisting of nasal, oral, trachea, and the first two generations of bronchi is developed using computational ...
    • Economic Analysis of Packaging Systems 

      Biradar, Vaibhav Mahadev (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      Packaging has a significant impact on the efficiency and effectiveness of the supply chain, where improvement can be achieved through the development and selection of an appropriate packaging system. One way to explore ...
    • Solution Processing Electronics Using Si6 H12 Inks: Poly-Si TFTs and Co-Si MOS Capacitors 

      Ullah, Syed Shihab (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      The development of new materials and processes for electronic devices has been driven by the integrated circuit (IC) industry since the dawn of the computer era. After several decades of '"Moore's Law"-type innovation, ...
    • Shortest Path in a Wireless Sensor Network with Multiple Sensor Failures 

      Poreddy, Sandeep Reddy (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This paper shows how a shortest path can be obtained in a wireless sensor network, between a source sensor and a destination sensor, in a hop-by-hop fashion, considering multiple sensor failures along the path of data ...
    • Graph Data Conversion and Tree Visualization 

      Guduru, Srinivas (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      The first part of the paper is converting graph data format from GXL to GraphML. GXL and GraphML are both XML-based languages for representing graph data. The HP page segmentation tool produces output graph data in GXL ...
    • Demonstrating Bid Rigging with a Shopping Agent Application Using JADE 

      Sivanandam, Dinesh (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This paper presents the implementation of a shopping-cart agent that demonstrated collusion in online bidding. Collusion is an agreement between two or more persons, sometimes illegal and therefore secretive, to limit open ...
    • The Grid Scan Heuristic for Extending Lifetime in Wireless Sensor Networks 

      Pachva, Srikar (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      Wireless Sensor Networks, consisting of sensing devices which sense the environment and communicate information among each other, is an emergent field in wireless networking with many potential applications. Efficiency of ...
    • Minimum Entropy Generation in the Cardiovascular System 

      Schaible, Niccole Stephanie (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This study was performed under the motivation to find a scheme that could describe the complex behavior of cardiovascular homeostasis. This is hypothesized to be manifested in a thermodynamic description of the cardiovascular ...
    • The Effects of Spatial and Temporal Properties on a Viscoelastic Model of the Dyssynchronous Canine Heart 

      Satterlee, Cody Michael (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      In this study, lumped parameter cardiovascular modeling has been used to understand the influence of muscle properties on mechanical dyssynchrony (MD) as well as general muscle dynamics. Incorporating viscous influence ...
    • Experimental Studies on Infiltration/Soil-Water Movement Processes and Green-AMPT Modeling 

      Sande, Leif Andrew (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      Experimental studies on infiltration/soil-water movement processes are vital to better understanding movement of soil-water in the vadose zone. The objective of this experimental research was to investigate infiltratio ...
    • Multiresponse Optimization Methodology Considering Related Quality Characteristics 

      Thambidorai, Ganesh (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      Engineering problems often involve many conflicting quality characteristics that must be optimized simultaneously. Engineers are required to select suitable design parameter values which provide better trade-off among all ...
    • Calculating Cardiovascular Lumped-Parameter Model Values by Injecting Small Volume Perturbations in an Isovolumic Heart 

      Wandler, Jeff (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      Diagnosing cardiac patient problems contains many uncertainties, and to fully diagnose the patient's condition usually requires a lengthy drug regimen to see what works and what does not. Compounding this problem is that ...
    • Damping Interarea Oscillations in Power Systems with DFIG 

      Thapa, Ravi Chandra (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      With rapid depletion of fossil fuels and increasing environmental concerns, the trend to capture renewable energy, especially through wind energy resources, is increasing. The doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) is the ...
    • DOM Structure Based Web Pattern Mining 

      Pillarikuppam, Naresh (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      A rapid expansion in the Web has motivated several studies to understand and recognize the implementation structure underlying the interface. Though the presentation of the Web pages looks different, those Web pages may ...
    • Vector-Item Pattern Mining Algorithms and their Applications 

      Wu, Jianfei (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      Advances in storage technology have long been driving the need for new data mining techniques. Not only are typical data sets becoming larger, but the diversity of available attributes is increasing in many problem domains. ...
    • Impedance-Based Wireless Sensor Network for Metal-Protective Coating Evaluation 

      Yu, Ronghua (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      Research has focused on the influences of flowing fluid on the corrosion of bare metals, but there is little emphasis on the degradation of metal-protective coating. Evaluating the metal-protective coating usually uses the ...
    • Thermo-Mechanical Selective Laser Assisted Die Transfer 

      Miller, Ross Alan (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      Laser Induced Forward Transfer (LIFT) techniques show promise as a disruptive technology which will enable the placement of components smaller than what conventional pick-and-place techniques are capable of today. Limitations ...