<p> The last 15 years have seen a significant progress in the development of general purpose algorithms and software for polyhedral computation. Many polytopes of practical interest have enormous output complexity and are ofte...
Correlating Concrete Mix Design to Rheological Properties of Fresh Concrete
<p> Workability has traditionally been used as one of the measures for controlling concrete
mixture proportioning. This metric has provided limits on the water content in the concrete mixture for given aggregate size and...
Advanced Physical and Chemical Characterization of Stormwater Sediments
<p> This work focuses on the advanced physical analysis of stormwater
sediments using laser diffraction particle size analyzer and scanning electron
microscope and chemical characterization using neutron activation analysis. Since...
Ion Implanted Bragg Gratings in Silicon-On-Insulator Rib Waveguides
<p> Ion implanted Bragg gratings integrated in rib waveguide structures were simulated,
fabricated and characterized for the silicon-on-insulator (SOI) photonics platform. After
selective silicon self-implantation, to an amorphizing dose...
Fabrication and Characterization of Alloy Supported Solid Oxide Fuel Cell with Manganese Cobaltite Cathode
<p> This thesis demonstrates two concepts, one a viable fabrication process for an FeCr alloy supported solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC), and second, the use of CozMn04 (spinel)as the cathode material. Ni/YSZ and YSZ lay...
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