# Browse College of Engineering by Title

• (2014-01-16)
Facilitating application development for distributed systems has been the focus of much research. Composing an application from existing components can simplify software development and has been adopted in a number of ...
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• (2013-05)
This thesis seeks to develop a compact, low-cost, and reliable solution to characterize the I-V relationship of multiple photovoltaic panels. For this purpose, a custom relay circuit board is developed, which houses 12 ...
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• (1988)
This thesis describes work on the thermodynamics and transport properties of photoexcited carriers in bulk and two-dimensional semiconductors. Two major topics are addressed: I. Excitonic Phase Diagram in Si: Evidence for ...
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• (1990)
We have used light scattering techniques to probe the vibrational properties ofGaAs/AlAs superlattices and the dynamics of electrons in GaAs/AlxGal-xAs multiple quantum well structures. In our study of the effects of ...
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• (1990)
We have used light scattering techniques to probe the vibrational properties of GaAs/AlAs superlattices and the dynamics of electrons in GaAs/Al$\sb{\rm x}$Ga$\sb{\rm 1-x}$As multiple quantum well structures.
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• (1984)
The work described ir. this thesis involves the study of optical ar.d thermal propterties of semicor.ductors and consists of three seperate topics. 1. Resonant two-photon absorption by exciton polaritons in CuCl ~. A ...
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• (2013-10)
We introduce a new paradigm for using black-box learning to synthesize invariants called ICE-learning that learns using examples, counter-examples, and implications, and show that it allows building honest teachers and ...
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• (2007)
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• (1993)
This thesis is concerned with study of behavior of pile to pile-cap connection with respect to lateral loads. In this connection prestressed precast concrete piles and reinforced concrete pile caps were given particular attention.
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• (1994)
The identity and characteristics of aquatic soluble phosphorus (SUP) present in a small mid-western mesotropic lake were examined with 31-Phosphorus Fourier Transform Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy $\rm (\sp{31}P$ ...
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• (1985)
A model of far infrared (FIR) dielectric response of shallow impurity states in a semiconductor has been developed and is presented for the specific case of the shallow donor transitions in high purity epitaxial GaAs. The ...
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• (2013-05-28)
The main objective of this study was to develop an automated agricultural vehicle guidance system that can be easily transplanted from vehicle to vehicle. The proposed solution to this problem is to first perform a tractor ...
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• (2010-08-20)
Time of flight secondary ion mass spectrometry (TOF-SIMS) enables chemically imaging the distributions of various lipid species in model membranes. However, discriminating the TOF-SIMS spectra of structurally similar ...
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• (2012-09-18)
Fecal contamination in Midwestern karst regions was evaluated by a combination of Bacteroidales-based microbial source tracking (MST), traditional bacterial indicators, and environmental variables. Water samples from springs ...
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• (1989)
In this work, the problem of optimum and near-optimum identification of the parameters of the Middleton Class A impulsive interference model is considered. In particular, under the assumption of the availability of a set ...
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• (2014-05-30)
The microbial communities associated with eleven samples of milled and un-milled rice from various storage facilities and local trade markets of Haryana, India were analyzed using high-throughput pyrosequencing. Comparison ...
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• (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1992-01)
A general parametric form of a dynamic finite-element model of a linear elastic structure with small deformations is presented, with the model consisting of a set of scalar parameters multiplying element kernel matrices. ...
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• (1992)
A general parametric form of a dynamic finite-element model of a linear elastic structure with small deformations is presented, with the model consisting of a set of scalar parameters multiplying element kernel matrices. ...
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• (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1993-05)
This report presents an approach to the problem of parameter estimation of finite element models of complex structural systems using measured response. The method computes the element constitutive parameters of a ...
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