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On-line Estimation of Implement Dynamics for Adaptive Steering Control of Farm Tractors 

Gartley, Evan (2005-12-15)
An adaptive control technique for the control of a farm tractor during low levels of excitation and at low velocities is presented. Results of a set of system identification experiments are compared to previous tractor ...

On-site Evaluation of Irrigation Management Practices in Container Nurseries in Alabama and the Effect of Leaching Fraction-based Irrigation on Fertilizer Longevity. 

Krofft, Claire E. (2020-03-31)
Container production of ornamental plants is an important part of the green industry in Alabama. Container nursery growers rely on near daily irrigation and applications of fertilizers to produce marketable plants. Cultural ...

On-wafer S-parameter Measurement Using Four-port Technique and Intermodulation Linearity of RF CMOS 

Wei, Xiaoyun (2008-12-15)
Accurate on-wafer characterization of CMOS transistors at extremely high frequencies, e.g. above 60GHz, becomes critical for RFIC designs and CMOS technology development for millimeter wave applications. Traditional two-step ...

Once Dishonest, Always Dishonest? Not Necessarily So! 

Liu, Jiayi (2020-03-26)
Within selection settings, job applicants are motivated to engage in dishonest behaviors such as cheating and faking, in order to increase their chance of getting the job. The present research investigates whether applicants ...

One Dimensional Zinc Oxide Nanostructures for Optoelectronics Applications: Solar Cells and Photodiodes 

Cheng, An-jen (2008-08-15)
Several different morphologies of one-dimensional (1-D) ZnO nanostructured arrays can be controllably synthesized using novel thermal chemical vapor deposition at low temperatures. Well aligned and two dimensional periodic ...

One Happy Island: Assessing Preferences and Needs for Marriage and Relationship Education in Aruba 

Beckstead, Camilla (2012-07-27)
Research has generally supported the viability of Marriage and Relationship Education (MRE) for strengthening marriages. However, the research has generally been limited to the middle-class, European population in the ...

Online Communication Practices of Reform Judaism Congregations 

Frost, Jonathon (2013-07-16)
This study’s purpose was to determine online communication practices of congregations associated with the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), the governing body of American Reform congregations. The study examined 252 American ...

Online Community Response to A Political Corruption Issue: A Study of Sina Weibo in the Lei Zhengfu Affair 

Dong, Le (2013-12-04)
This study conducted a content analysis of one of the most popular Chinese microblogging sites, Sina Weibo, to investigate how Chinese Internet users used microblogging in response to a well-known political corruption ...

Online In-Situ Estimation of Network Parameters Under Intermittent Excitation Conditions 

Taylor, Jason (2008-08-15)
Online in-situ estimation of network parameters is potential tool to evaluate electrical network and conductor health. The integration of the physics-based models with stochastic models can provide important diagnostic ...

Online Monitoring of State of Health for AGM Lead Acid Batteries 

Gao, Yumeng (2015-07-29)
Prediction of degradation states like power and capacity fade is the most challenging issue for rechargeable batteries, which is called State of Health (SOH). Power and capacity fade is evaluated by predicting Available ...

Online Rotational Self-Calibration of LiDAR Sensors when Mounted on a Ground Vehicle 

Meyer, Stephanie (2021-08-06)
This thesis presents a method for online extrinsic rotational calibration of a LiDAR sensor with minimal manual intervention. The approach leverages the expected geometry of structured environments common to ground ...

Online State and Parameter Estimation for Lithium-ion Batteries Based on a Reduced-order Electrochemical Life Model 

Bi, Yalan (2020-04-22)
Inaccurate estimation of the state-of-charge (SOC) and the state-of-health (SOH) may lead to safety issues. Currently, estimations of SOC and SOH that based on electric equivalent circuit models (ECMs) have been widely ...

Online vs. Traditional Classroom: An Examination of Public Speaking Anxiety in Community College Students 

Shaquille, Marsh (2017-12-07)
Most people admit to having some degree of public speaking anxiety (Hickerson, 1998). This study examined the public speaking anxiety levels of students enrolled in an online and traditional public speaking course. This ...

Operant Variability: A Behavioral and Pharmacological Analysis 

Cotton, Erin (2011-10-27)
Behavioral variability is often demonstrated in the laboratory setting by imposing a multiple schedule of reinforcement: one component requires the animal to vary sequences of responding and the other component serves as ...

An Operating Model and Economic Analysis for Integrating Wind Electric Power in Manufacturing 

Pitiruek, Komkrit (2011-04-21)
Among the renewable sources of generating electricity, wind power costs less to produce and produces fewer CO2 emissions. In addition, the Department of Energy (DOE) has stated that wind power should provide 20% of U.S. ...

Operation ICEBERG: How the Strategic Influenced the Tactics of LTG Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. at Okinawa 

Isaac, Evan (2015-12-08)
The Okinawan campaign was World War II’s last major offensive operation. Selected as the last position for which to organize the invasion of Japan, the scale and intensity of combat led to critical accounts from journalists ...

Operational and Investment Solutions for Dynamic Line Switching and Rating in Electrical Grid 

Jabarnejad, Masood (2015-07-07)
The electricity generation industry is one of the most expensive infrastructures and one of the major sources of greenhouse gas emissions among other industries. A great deal of short-term and long-term decisions have been ...

Operational and Investment Solutions to Enhance the Transmission and Distribution Systems of the Electrical Grid 

Mortaz, Ebrahim (2017-06-28)
An electric power system consists of three major components: generation, transmission and distribution. Electricity is usually generated in remote generation plants and carried through high voltage transmission lines to ...

Ophiostomatoid Fungal Infection and Insect Diversity in a Mature Loblolly Pine Stand 

Ahl, Jessica (2019-04-16)
Root-feeding beetles and weevils are known vectors of ophiostomatoid fungi, such as Leptographium and Grosmannia, that have been associated with a phenomenon called Southern Pine Decline in the Southeastern United States. ...

Opportunistic Random Access in CSMA/CA-Based Wireless Networks 

Balasubramani, Jagadeesh (2013-10-18)
IEEE 802.11 MAC based CSMA/CA (Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance) is the most widely used protocol in wireless networks. In CSMA/CA, every node listens to the shared wireless medium and transmits ...