Auburn engineering: the Woodroot brothers and their invention, 1925
Caption: "Charles & William Woodroot showing spark plug invented by them". April 1925,JPEG from black and white photograph. Size: 1195 x 912 pixels.
Mathematical Methods of Engineering Analysis
Mathematical Methods of Engineering Analysis
Story of Stuff International
From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It'll teach you something, it'll make you laugh, a
Empirical Research Methods in Software Engineering
This course will explore the role of empiricism in software engineering research, and will prepare students for advanced research in SE by examining how to plan, conduct and report on empirical investigations. The course will cover all of the principal methods applicable to SE: controlled experiment, case studies, surveys, archival analysis, action research and ethnographies, and will relate these methods to relevant metatheories in the philosophy and sociology of science. The course will critic
Engineering Large Software Systems
This is an introduction to the theory and practice of large-scale software system design, development, and deployment. Project management; advanced UML; reverse engineering; requirements inspection; verification and validation; software architecture; performance modeling and analysis.
From Algorithms to Z-Scores: Probabilistic and Statistical Modeling in Computer Science
The materials here form a textbook for a course in mathematical probability and statistics for computer science students. Computer science examples are used throughout, in areas such as: computer networks; data and text mining; computer security; remote sensing; computer performance evaluation; software engineering; data management; etc.
Healthy People 2010 disease prevalence in the Marshfield Clinic Personalized Medicine Research Proje
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of Healthy People 2010 disease conditions in a large population-based cohort in central Wisconsin (WI, USA) and to consider how these conditions can be prioritized for research based on the use of healthcare services, the prevalence of various disease states and the resulting study power. Methods: Healthy People 2010 diagnoses were estimated for participants in the Personalized Medicine Research Project (PMRP), a large popula
Canary in a Coal Mine (MWV16)
Coral reefs are dying a death of a thousand cuts and their disappearance threatens not only the incredibly diverse ecosystem that depends on them, but also human health and welfare. In this episode of MicrobeWorld Video marine scientists Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Ph.D., chair of marine studies at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, and Kiho Kim, Ph.D., director of the environmental studies program at American University, explain the important relationship between microbes and corals,
TALAT Lecture 4300: Beam Welding Processes of Aluminium
This lecture gives a brief introduction to beam welding and cutting techniques of aluminium; it describes the process principle of electron and laser beam welding and cutting of aluminium; it gives some information about the choice of welding and cutting parameters; it also gives information about the weldability of aluminium alloys with electron beam welding. General mechanical engineering background and basic knowledge of electron and laser beam physics is assumed.
Coiled on seafloor
Economic analysis of electric energy storage
This thesis presents a cost analysis of grid-connected electric energy storage. Various battery energy storage technologies are considered in the analysis. Life-cycle cost analysis is used. The results are presented in term of incremental cost of electricity stored and discharged, in US$/kWh,Thesis (M.S.)--Wichita State University, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering.,"May 2006.",Includes bibliographic references (leaves 47-49)
Overlapping worlds: an examination of macroregional archaeology
Archaeologists have long recognized the fact that long distance relationships existed in prehistoric societies. There have been many efforts to develop models for a satisfactory explanation for interactions and social change among groups. World Systems Theory, developed by Immanuel Wallerstein, is one such effort to examine mechanisms of inter-societal relationships and a determination of units of analysis for Pre-Columbian societies. To utilize this theory, archaeologists have made modification
Evaluation of springback prediction capability using uniform pure bending
The aim of this study is to develop uniform pure bending as an objective test for determining the accuracy of springback prediction by employing different FEA techniques. A complete theoretical solution for the bending moment and change in sheet thickness is available only for uniform pure bending of perfectly plastic sheets. However, plastic hinging develops naturally in simulations of bending perfectly plastic sheets. We have developed a method to prevent plastic hinging and achieve uniform pu
Transverse impact characteristics of adhesively bonded composite single lap joint
Impact force and deformation behavior of adhesively bonded single lap composite joints for transverse impact are studied through a pilot project and validated using Finite Element Analysis (FEA). At present there is no standard which provides guidelines in testing adhesively bonded joints or structures at coupon level. An attempt is made here to formulate the testing procedure through an experiment. Adhesively bonded glass-epoxy lap joints are transversely impacted using three different hemisphe
Design and evaluation of composite car-front subframe rails in a sedan and its corresponding occupan
Today occupant safety is of a prime concern to every car manufacturer. New standards are being set for the safety of the occupant in different crash scenarios like frontal head on collision, angle impacts, side impacts, rear impacts and rollover. Among these standards, frontal impact is one of the fatal crash scenarios that lead to death of scores of people in the United States and across the globe. The automotive mid-rail is the main load carrying/energy-absorbing component in a event of fronta
Thesis (M.F. A.)--Wichita State University, Dept. of English.,"May 2006."
Typical points, invariant measures, and dimension for rational maps on the Riemann sphere
We present three original results for the dynamics of rational maps on the Riemann sphere. Using methods from dimension and ergodic theory, we discuss generalized physical measures and prove their existence for hyperbolic and some parabolic rational maps. This shows that there are sets of typical points for these maps having maximal dimension. We then show that for any NCP rational map, the set of non-typical, or divergence, points is also of maximal dimension. Finally, we examine holomorphic fa
Singapore airlines: a study in exemplary crisis communication
On October 31, 2000, Singapore Airlines’ Flight SQ0006 crashed into construction equipment 11 seconds after take off and exploded into three pieces. The flight was bound for Los Angeles from Taipei’s Chiang Kai-Shek Airport. There were 159 passengers and 20 crew members on board the flight. The accidents caused 83 fatalities; there were 56 people injured and 40 people escaped unscathed. As it taxied down a closed runway, the aircraft hit a piece of construction equipment and exploded. This t
Silent all these years
Ankle to ankle -- Hair -- Wednesday in April -- The Garden -- Rosary -- Anywhere else but here -- Silent all these years,Thesis (M.F.A.)--Wichita State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.,"May 2006."
Chicano y Chicana: income differences among the largest U. S. Hispanic population
This study focuses on the wage gap between Mexican American men and Mexican American women, and factors contributing to this disparity. People of Mexican descent make up 67% of the U.S. Hispanic population. Previous research tends to lump Hispanics together, masking differences between groups. Even more, studies considering Hispanic subgroups rarely examine gender differences on income. Using secondary data analysis of the March 2005 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplemen