Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois
This collection contains dissertations and theses produced by masters and doctoral students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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Graduate Theses and Dissertations at Illinois
(2016-12)Many of today's wireless systems depend on the increased gain and pattern flexibility offered by phased arrays. While numerous "novel" one-off solutions as well as synthesis methods exist, these often gloss over initial ...
Influence of additives on stabilization and mineralization pathway of amorphous calcium carbonate nanoparticles (2017-04-28)Amorphous calcium carbonate (ACC) is of high interest because of its critical role in biomineralization. ACC can be a precursor of crystalline calcium carbonate phases that are more energetically stable. ACC is not only ...
(2017-04-28)Variability of the travel times on the United States freight rail network is high due to large network demand relative to infrastructure capacity especially when traffic is heterogeneous. Variable runtimes pose significant ...
(2017-04-28)In this thesis, we present a model of the Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP) cast in a quadratic assignment problem framework with linearized objective function and constraints. This is referred to as Reformulation Linearization ...
(2017-04-28)Birds are highly capable and maneuverable fliers, traits not currently shared with current unmanned aerial vehicles. They are able to achieve these flight capabilities by adapting the shape of their wings during flight in ...