Senior Theses - Electrical and Computer Engineering
This collection consists of senior theses written for ECE 499. The default access setting for all theses is Private/Closed; recommendation by the student's faculty advisor is required for Open or Limited access.
(2014-12)Many eigenvalue and eigenvector algorithms begin with reducing the input matrix into a tridiagonal form. A tridiagonal matrix is a matrix that has non-zero elements only on its main diagonal, and the two diagonals directly ...
(2014-12)Thermal sources, such as an incandescent light bulb or heated stove top, are understood to be incoherent sources of radiation. This property ensures a desk lamp’s light does not create fringe patterns when passed through ...
(2014-12)Blood velocity estimation is a useful clinical tool for assessing the condition of blood vessels and organ functionality. Current methods monitor the shift of position of red blood cells over time to estimate velocity, and ...
Improving Solution Exchange Using a Piezoeletric Micropositioning Stage to Study Ligand-Gated Ion Channels (2014-08)Electrophysiology constitutes one of the fundamental links between cellular biology, biophysics, and electrical engineering. Ion channels are the functional units that allow a cell to transmit and receive electrochemical ...
REMOTE VISUAL INSPECTION OF THE TRACK AND RIGHT-OF-WAY PROJECT: VERIFICATION HEMISPHERICAL CAMERA OUTPUT FOR COMPUTER VISION PROCESSING (2014-08)According to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations, periodic track inspections are required in order to guarantee the safe and efficient operation of the railroad track. In modern transportation, increased ...