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Damage Prediction of Lead Free Ball Grid Array Packages Under Shock and Drop Environment 

Panchagade, Dhananjay (2007-05-15)
The fatigue and damage of solder joints and also the potential for interface failure within BGA packages are caused by thermal cycling. In case of portable electronic products, fatigue is caused by repetitive drop and shock ...

The Dance: a fluid model of street design 

Szakel, Bonnie (2014-04-29)
During the early twentieth century, the American city experienced changes to its infrastructure that are still visible today. These changes were a result of the city beautiful movement. Some of the changes to the city ...

Data Analytics Methods for Supply Chain Risk Management with Applications in Transportation and Manufacturing Safety 

Mehdizadeh, Amir (2021-12-06)  ETD File Embargoed
Supply chain management aims to understand and explain how organizations should collaborate within a chain to improve the overall competitiveness of the chain and smooth the flow of the money, material, and information ...

Data Center Specific Thermal and Energy Saving Techniques 

Muzaffar, Tausif (2015-07-23)
Data centers are ever increasing as we become more reliant on web based transactions. The benefits of such massive computing are obvious by the speed and ease we can get most media or information. A challenge is that new ...

Data Collection Methods for the Voice Range Profile: A Systematic Review 

Cutchin, Grace M. (2020-02-04)
Purpose: To assess data collection variability in the Voice Range Profile (VRP) across clinicians and researchers, a systematic review was conducted to evaluate the extent of variability of specific data collection points ...

Data Driven Decision Making for School Improvement Planning: Toward a Model and Process for Distributive Leadership and Shared Decision Making 

Parham, Alfred (2015-05-08)
Many school leaders may not have adequate decision-making tools or skills to respond to the reporting requirements of accountability mandates such as No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and Race To the Top (RTTT) (Flowers & ...

A Data Driven Framework to Identify the Critical Variables, Visualize Their Conditional Relations and Predict the Outcomes of U.S. Heart Transplants 

Dag, Ali (2016-08-03)
Predicting the survival of heart transplant patients is an important, yet challenging problem since it plays a crucial role in understanding the matching procedure between a donor and a recipient. Recent studies have shown ...

A Data Driven Framework to Predict the Fatigue among Manufacturing Workers Using Wearable Sensors 

Sedighi Maman, Zahra (2018-07-25)
Worker fatigue has been known as a significant phenomenon in the manufacturing occupations. In these occupations, physical fatigue is a challenging ergonomic/safety issue as it lowers productivity and boosts the incidence ...

Data Driven Methods for Chemical Process and Product Synthesis and Design 

Davis, Sarah E (2018-11-20)
Data driven methods for chemical process and product synthesis have become integrated in all aspects of design. The responsibly of the academic community should be to provide users with guidance when managing the ...

Data Extraction from Servers by the Internet Robot 

Pham, Nam (2009-07-15)
Data extraction from internet is a way to download and extract the required data automatically from web servers. In this thesis, we present a method called the Internet Robot to extract the data directly from a web server ...

Data Mining Medication Administration Incident Data to Identify Opportunities for Improving Patient Safety 

Gray, Michael (2009-12-15)
This research analyzed historical data related to medication administration errors at a 340 bed regional medical center. The objective was to determine if data mining techniques could identify relationships within the ...

Data Science with A Focus on Spatial Domain 

Wang, Wenlu (2020-11-19)
Data science focuses on solving data-driven tasks using a variety of techniques, including but not limited to machine learning, neural networks, mathematics, and statistics. In this article, I work on two tasks in the scope ...

Data Usage Optimization for Cost Estimating in Asphalt Paving Projects Using a Cost Indexing System 

Pakalapati, Karthik Chowdary (2018-04-30)
During the last decade, the transportation construction industry has seen an increase in the implementation of historical bid-based cost estimating practices by various state transportation agencies (STAs). The American ...

Data-Driven Agroclimate Modeling and Forecasting Based on Earth Observations and Predictions: A Study of Evapotranspiration, Precipitation, and Crop Yields 

Medina, Hanoi (2020-04-17)
Meeting the growing food demand in a sustainable manner is the main challenge faced by agriculture, at a time when the climate changes increasingly threaten food security. Innovative agro-climate approaches are needed to ...

Data-driven semiconducting nanomaterials design for energy applications 

Choi, Yeseul (2022-08-04)  ETD File Embargoed
Silicon nitrides and hydrogenated silicon nitrides attract widespread scientific interest across multiple application fields due to their superior combination of optical, mechanical, thermal and optoelectronic properties. ...

Data-Driven Systems Engineering Techniques for Advanced Manufacturing 

Suthar, Kerul (2021-07-19)
This dissertation presents research performed in the area of data-driven systems engineering to address some challenges of existing sensing and modeling technologies when applied in the emerging field of advanced manufacturing. ...

A Data-Mining Framework for Uncertainty Analysis in Pipeline Erosion Modeling 

Dai, Wei (2018-07-24)
The transport of solids in multiphase flows is common practice in energy industries due to the unavoidable extraction of solids from oil and gas bearing reservoirs either from onshore or offshore sites. The safe and efficient ...

Database Indexing for Skyline Computation, Hierarchical Relational Database, and Spatially-Aware SPARQL Evaluation Engine 

Wang, Chih-Jye (2015-12-10)
Computerized databases are ubiquitous and play an important role in many software projects. The efficiency of these systems are crucial in applications they support. Data indexing is the key to efficient data retrieval in ...

Daughter-to-Father Attachment, Daughter-to-Mother Attachment and Emotion Regulation in College Females 

Pearce, Courtney (2009-07-15)
Attachment theory (Bowlby, 1982/1969, 1973) and its relation to affect regulation has become an important area of research over the last several decades. This area of research is important due to the fact that fathers are ...

Dauphin Island Birders: An examination of specialization, place attachment, satisfaction, and amenity migration 

Williams, Brent (2012-08-02)
Dauphin Island is a small barrier island off the coast of Alabama. The island sets in a major migratory flyway and annually hundreds of species descend upon the island during the spring and fall migrations. This has caused ...