Dept. of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering
(2017-12-13)Railroad transportation is one of the most cost-effective and energy-efficient modes of land transportation. With an eye toward improving these efficiencies, many efforts have focused on developing high speed railways. ...
(2017-12-08)The advancement of many engineering systems relies on novel design methodologies, design formulations, design representations, and other advancements. In this dissertation, we consider three broad design domains: architecture, ...
(2017-12-06)This thesis analyzes the taxi data released by the City of Chicago as announced on November 16, 2016 on . The main objective of this thesis is to infer traffic trends in the city of Chicago through Time Series Analysis ...
(2017-09-01)In this research, the problem of scheduling operations in manufacturing facilities with multiple machines that produce complex multi-level assemblies is considered. The problem is modeled with precedence relationships ...
Detection and assessment of high temperature hydrogen attack in steel pressure vessels using non-collinear wave mixing (2017-08-10)High temperature hydrogen attack (HTHA) is a problem that has been affecting energy related systems such as coal gasifiers and fuel processors for a long time. HTHA can result in sudden, catastrophic failures that are ...