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Optimization of Dietary Nutrient Inputs for Pacific White Shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei 

Venero, Roman (2006-05-15)
A series of studies were conducted with Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei, with the objective of optimizing feed input and improving feeding management strategies to reduce wastes and the potential of negative ...

Optimization of Enrichment Protocol for Campylobacter Detection 

Nagel, Gretchen (2014-10-30)
Poultry meat represents the primary source of Campylobacter-associated foodborne illness. The current methods set forth by USDA-FSIS for qualitative detection of Campylobacter from poultry involve selective enrichment to ...

Optimization of Ethanol Production from Concentrated Substrate 

Um, Byung-Hwan (2007-08-15)
This research optimizes ethanol production from high concentrations of cellulosic substrates in order to produce ethanol economically from renewable resources. This study identifies and quantifies the factors that influence ...

Optimization of fast charging method based on a reduced order electrochemical model for lithium ion batteries 

Yin, Yilin (2020-04-22)
Long charging time is one of the technical barriers that should be overcvome for wide acceptance of electric vehicles (EVs) in the market. The charging time can be simply reduced using increased charging current that ...

Optimization of feed management for Pacific White shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) 

To, Van (2016-05-05)
Manufactured feed is one of the important components of commercial shrimp aquaculture, providing nutritional balance for farmed shrimp. However, it is also the primary source causing problems related to water quality. ...

Optimization of Fuel-Air Mixing for a Scramjet Combustor Geometry Using CFD and a Genetic Algorithm 

Ahuja, Vivek (2008-12-15)
A new methodology for the optimization of fuel-air mixing in a scramjet combustor using integrated Genetic Algorithms and Computational Fluid Dynamics is presented. A typical combustor design involving Mach 2 crossflow ...

Optimization of High Power Gallium Nitride Based Point of Load Converters for Data Center Power Supply Chains 

Jenkins, Luke L. (2015-04-30)
Wide-bandgap semiconductors are enabling higher efficiency, greater power density, smaller size, and higher switching frequency than traditional Si semiconductors. This work shows the development of an over 96% efficient ...

Optimization of Hull Shapes for Water-skiing and Wakeboarding 

Daily, Robert (2005-12-15)
This study attempts to define an optimal hull shape for a boat towing either a skier or a wakeboarder. Two methods for determining a free surface deformation (both hull and wake shape) given an applied pressure disturbance ...

Optimization of List-Based Functional Pipelines 

Soehnlin, Timothy (2017-01-09)
There has always been a disconnect between how humans organize computer code, and how computers execute it. Functional programming is a paradigm that increases code maintainability and testability, but generally results ...

Optimization of Off-grid Photovoltaic Systems 

Cho, Dongjin (2020-04-17)
Among various renewable energy sources, solar energy is considered one of the most effective solutions because it is abundant, eco-friendly, sustainable energy resources to address the energy shortage of the present and ...

Optimization Of Plant Based Diets For Pacific White Shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) 

Zhou, Yangen (2014-07-24)
Supplies of marine ingredients are finite and their prices are high, fluctuating and the price is expected to continue to rise. The aquaculture industry has long recognized that the viable utilization of plant feedstuffs ...

Optimization of Split Keyboard Design for Touchscreen Devices 

Alamdar Yazdi, Mohammad Ali (2018-04-27)
While many large touchscreen devices have a split keyboard option to enable two-thumb typing, there are significant differences in the design which affect users’ text entry rate. A mixed integer-programming model is developed ...

Optimization of Standard Depth Control Systems to Improve Row-Crop Planter Performance in the Southeast US. 

Poncet, Aurelie M. A. (2016-12-20)
Modern row-crop planters are designed to place individual seeds in the ground at a proper and predetermined depth to promote immediate germination and uniform emergence of seedlings. Seeding depth is manually adjusted by ...

Optimization of stem cell extraction from blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) to produce alloxenogenic catfish: Effects of body size, sex steroids, and seasonality 

Hettiarachchi, Darshika (2020-04-20)
Xenogenesis has been identified as an innovative technology for hybrid catfish (♀ channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus × ♂ blue catfish, I.furcatus) embryo production. Currently, donor cells are collected from randomly ...

Optimized Nonlinear Substrate Integrated Waveguide for Pulse Compression 

Caudle, Byron (2013-04-15)
The time compression and associated frequency broadening of electromagnetic pulses has numerous applications in communication and radar systems. In this work, a new type of pulse compression device based on nonlinear ...

Optimizing a Standard Sampling Program to Evaluate Fish Community Structure for Non-wadeable Rivers in Alabama 

Dattilo, Jason (2017-08-03)
Alabama’s non-wadeable rivers support exceptionally high biodiversity of fishes but no formal sampling program has been developed to monitor the fish community in these systems. Recent developments in Alabama have caused ...

Optimizing and Scheduling of a Pooled Log Transport System 

Haridass, Karunakaran (2009-07-15)
The log truck scheduling problem (LTSP) under capacity constraints and time window constraints which is an NP-hard problem, involves the design of a set of best possible routes for a set of trucks starting and ending the ...

Optimizing Haul Routes Using Geospatial Technologies for the Delivery of Ready-Mix Concrete in Urban Areas 

Rao, Pradeep (2007-05-15)
In the ready-mix concrete industry, timely and uninterrupted delivery of ready-mix concrete to a construction site is of utmost importance for efficient construction operation. Due to ever soaring fuel prices and small ...

Optimizing in vitro culture conditions for broiler chicken Pectoralis major muscle satellite cells 

Gregg, Caroline (2022-11-29)  ETD File Embargoed
There is growing interest in understanding how muscle-specific stem cells, or satellite cells (SC), contribute to post-hatch skeletal muscle growth of broiler chickens and their potential role in the development of breast ...

Optimizing Military Tactical MANETs efficiently using PSO 

Cho, Younchol (2009-11-05)
A mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) is a self-configuring network of autonomous agents designed to continuously support users who change the topology of the network dynamically and independently. The dynamic mobility of user ...