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    • Effects of normal and abnormal loading conditions on morphogenesis of the prenatal hip joint: application to hip dysplasia 

      Giorgi, Mario; Carriero, Alessandra; Shefelbine, Sandra J.; Nowlan, Niamh C. (2015-06-30)
      Joint morphogenesis is an important phase of prenatal joint development during which the opposing cartilaginous rudiments acquire their reciprocal and interlocking shapes. At an early stage of development, the prenatal hip ...
    • Modeling Force Main Systems for Surge Analysis and Studying Dynamic Response due to Water Hammer 

      Al-Taliby, Wissam (2015-05)
      The major impact of water hammer on force mains integrity include excessive pressure oscillation that is usually accompanied by pipe vibrations. Models for simulating force main water hammer response have been developed. ...
    • Engineering Properties of Pile Rebound Soils Based on Cone Penetration Testing 

      Dekhn, Hadeel (2015-05)
      High pile rebound (HPR) has been identified by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to occur during the installation of square prestressed concrete piles at many sites in Florida. Significant pile rebound values ...
    • CFD Investigation of Resistance of High-Speed Trimaran Hull Forms 

      Son, Chang Hwan (2015-07)
      Although catamarans continue to increase in size and application with bigger and better designs than the present generation, trimaran and multi-hull forms for high-speed operation are a recent phenomenon due to speed of ...
    • Comparing the Effect of Smoothing and N-gram Order : Finding the Best Way to Combine the Smoothing and Order of N-gram 

      Zhang, Wenyang (2015-03)
      The SRILM is a toolkit for building and applying statistical language models (LMs), designed and developed primarily for use in speech recognition, statistical tagging and segmentation, and machine translation. It has been ...
    • Towards a Usable-Security Engineering Framework for Enhancing Software Development 

      Hausawi, Yasser M. (2015-05)
      Computer systems are fundamental tools for almost every single process in life. People from all over the globe use computer systems for an unlimited number of purposes. Consequently, a close relationship between people ...
    • Impact of Collagen-Incorporation within Electrospun Vascular Conduits on the Inflammatory Response and Conduit Mechanics 

      Birthare, Karamveer (2015-05)
      Current surgical alternatives for treating coronary artery diseases are limited in patients with systemic vascular diseases due to unavailability of suitable autologous vessels. The overall goal of this research project ...
    • Damping of Seismic Vibrations of a 3D Asymmetrical Building Model with Multiple TMD’s 

      Pinelli, Jean-Paul; Chen, Kai; Gutierrez, Hector; Rusovici, Razvan (2014-07)
      In this paper, the authors investigate the control of the seismic response of a three dimensional asymmetrical tier-building model, with a combination of three tuned mass dampers (TMD) located on the upper floor of the ...
    • HOLOGRAPHIC-BASED LEAKY WAVE ANTENNAS AND PHONON-ENHANCED WAVEGUIDES FOR INFRARED APPLICATIONS 

      Manene, Franklin Muriuki (2014-12)
      This work contributes to critical requirements for antenna-coupled detection applications: 1) large capture cross section with design control of angular response and 2) long propagation lengths of complex signals. ...
    • Infrared Leaky-Wave Antenna Coupled Bolometer 

      Premkumar, Navaneeth (2014-05)
      A four-element infrared leaky-wave antenna coupled bolometer was investigated with the goal of characterizing signal extraction as a long wave infrared (LWIR) detector. Simulations were carried out using Ansys HFSS. ...
    • Evaluating the Surface Layer Wind Profile in the WRF 

      James, Robert Stephen (2014-12)
      The purpose of this thesis is to investigate how the surface vertical wind profile responds to different planetary boundary layer schemes in computer models. Local surface roughness is one of the elements represented in ...
    • A Foundation for Cyber Experimentation 

      Stoner, Evan Lawrence (2015-05)
      Despite the variety of environments and tools available to computer scientists performing cyber experimentation, the community lacks a single cohesive platform that is capable of unifying these tools across environments ...
    • Formula SAE: Powertrain 

      Scott, David; Manke, Mark; Alhosani, Ahmed; Alamri, Mohamed; Cherry, Pablo; Alhenaki, Mohammad; Al-Shaibani, Fahad; Zenga, Jordan; Romero, Ashlin
      Engine Choice: 2007 Honda CBR600RR •Displacement – 599cc •Cylinders – x4 •Estimated HP – 91 hp •Peak Torque – 59 Nm •Induction – Naturally Aspirated •Compression Ratio – 12.2:1 •Fuel Injection System - DENSO Port ...
    • Formula SAE: Chassis 

      Diego, Ramirez; Aljeemaz, Sager; Kunicki, Kevin
      The Chassis Sub-team designed a Chromoly 4130 Steel Space Frame around a Honda CBR 600RR, suspension points, and the Formula SAE 2015 rules, using Solid Works. The Chassis Sub-team had to find the optimum balance between ...
    • Florida Tech Drag Racing 

      Coppola, Vincent; Preston, Robert; Sparks, Ryan; Woll, Stephen
      This project seeks to design, engineer, and test a safe and reliable drag racing vehicle that is both innovative and unique from a Mechanical Engineering standpoint. Each team member was responsible for an individual ...
    • Formula SAE: Aerodynamics and Body 

      Alyami, Ibraheem; Harrinanan, Vivic; DeCosta, Cody; Bahamdain, Omar; Aldahas, Mohammed; Alshoukri, Ahmed
      Light weight Carbon Fiber structure Lower Sides mean better egress improved and down force Body and Side Pods designed using CFD -Maximum Down Force -Minimum Drag Lightweight Carbon Fiber and Fiberglass Structure Integrated ...
    • Formula SAE: Suspension 

      Alfaro, Gerardo; Alsuwaid, Mohammad; Jaramillo, Manuel; Kania, Blair; Lotfy, Karim
      The Suspension Sub-team focused it's design decisions for the FP-15 around ensuring the tires stay in optimum contact with the road.
    • Wing Tip Vortex Reduction 

      Seliquini, Sky; Azelis, Augustus; Al-Sulaiti, Mohammed; Kasyanju, Ambonisye; Lopez, Vanessa; Al Metwali, Mohammed; Vogel, Noah; Fry, John
      Winglets are used vastly in commercial jets. The main purpose of a winglet is to minimize the vortex effect forming at the tip of the wing in result to the transition between higher pressure and lower pressure. The main ...
    • The Fluidizer (A Sand Management Device) 

      Bennett, Savanna; Dembinski, Shane; Gencarelli, Joseph; Le Merdy, Thibaud; Searcy, Shaun
      Upon each deployment of The Fluidizer, the team found ways to improve the efficiency of deployment, function, and removal of the system. at that depth. Improvements included: •Removal of the main frame previously located ...
    • FLUME* – Recirculating Water Tank 

      Le Merdy, Thibaud; Bennett, Savanna; Dembinski, Shane; Gencarelli, Joseph; Searcy, Shaun
      All objectives were successfully achieved and even more. It was seen that the model flume could simulate vessel going up to 22 knots instead of 12 knots. Laminar flow was visually observed over time. Then, by increasing ...