# Browse College of Engineering by Title

• (1989)
Incorporation of hydrogen transforms pure amorphous silicon into a high quality electronic material through the passivation of unterminated silicon bonds in the amorphous silicon network. To date, most high quality ...

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• (1997)
The planar tunneling spectroscopy of superconducting, Pr-doped YBa$\rm\sb2Cu\sb3O\sb7$ thin films is reported. The tunneling conductance is studied as a function of both crystallographic orientation and Pr concentration. ...

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• (1997)
The planar tunneling spectroscopy of superconducting, Pr-doped YBa2Cu301 thin films is reported. The tunneling conductance is studied as a function of both crystallographic orientation and Pr concentration. Tunnel junctions ...

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• (2014-05-30)
Complex perovskite oxides have been studied extensively over the past few decades due to their wide range of functional properties and relative ease of epitaxial synthesis. These two factors have allowed such oxide systems ...

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• (1993)
This thesis addresses dynamically adaptive bias in an algorithm for deriving classification rules from examples. Whereas prior studies examined either early setting of "global" biases for a specific problem taken ...

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• (2015-04-20)
There has been considerable interest in formation flying spacecraft due to their potential to perform certain tasks at a cheaper cost than monolithic spacecraft. Formation flying enables the use of smaller, cheaper spacecraft ...

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• (2014-01-16)
This research focuses on designing practical guidance, control and estimation algorithms for autonomous vehicle systems. The objective is to provide robust control and estimation algorithms for both single and multiple ...

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• (1974)

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• (2009)
This dissertation addresses the design, fabrication and characterization of planar photonic crystals that employ the guided-mode resonance effect for sensing and detection applications. A theoretical basis for these ...

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• (2016-12)
This thesis proposes an approach utilizing guided techniques to refine depth images. Given a depth image and a color image of the same resolution, we can utilize the color image as a guide to improve the accuracy of the ...

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• (2017-12-05)
In the past decades, the world has witnessed how essential modern networks, such as data centers and enterprise networks, have become in our daily lives. However, on the other hand, configuring and maintaining a modern ...

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• (1966)

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• (2003)
Beam-like structural elements with length much greater than the characteristic length of the cross-section are vulnerable to large forces induced either by constrained thermal expansions and contractions, or by the weights ...

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• (2014-01-16)
A fundamental question in software testing research is how to compare test suites, often as a means for comparing test-generation techniques that produce those test suites. Researchers frequently compare test suites by ...

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• (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2014-05)
Each year, hundreds of fatal wrong-way driving (WWD) crashes occur across the United States, and thousands of injuries are reported in traffic crashes caused by wrong-way drivers. Although WWD crashes have been a concern ...

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• (2005)
This dissertation presents a design guideline or procedure as well as an appropriate material and construction standard. It is anticipated that the results of this study will encourage greater and more consistent use of ...

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• (2012-11)
This study proposes a network of overnight truck parking facilities in south suburban Chicago intended to accomplish a wide range of federal, state, and local policy objectives. At the federal and state levels, this report’s ...

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• (2018-07-13)
Green stormwater infrastructure (GSI; e.g., rain gardens, bioswales, green roofs) is widely used as a climate change mitigation strategy for its potential to reduce stormwater management problems (e.g., poor water quality, ...

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• (2013-08-22)
The demand for pathways to fabricate and methodologies to understand 3D structures with advanced functionalities has increased significantly over the last years. Materials exhibiting three-dimensional structure with ...

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• (1967)

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