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Wall Following Algorithm for a Mobile Robot Using Extended Kalman Filter 

Wang, Xueming (2011-05-10)
This thesis proposes a wall-following algorithm for mobile robots using the Extended Kalman Filter. The robot navigates in a known environment where the baseboard of the wall is used as a natural landmark and indentified ...

Wall Heat Transfer Properties of Metal Microfiber Catalyst Support Structures 

Gonzalez, Carlos (2015-05-11)
A renewed interest in highly exothermic and endothermic reactions for scalable energy technology have demanded a need for a catalyst support structure that is capable of managing the thermal requirements of the reaction ...

War Eagles: Auburn University’s Tradition of Training Soldiers 

McCall, Daniel (2014-05-02)
As a land-grant university, Auburn University maintains a tradition of training American soldiers. Its Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) unit was once central to campus life, but in 1969 the university eliminated ...

War Fought and Felt: The Influence of Interpersonal Relationships on Confederate Soldier Motivations in the American Civil War 

Shiver, Joshua (2020-04-22)  ETD File Embargoed
When white Southern men initially marched off to war, they took with them masculine and martial ideals that undergirded their romantic notions of war and the importance of their service. Soon, the astonishing brutality and ...

War in the Pine Barrens: The Civil War Era in South-Central and Southeastern Alabama 

Brown, Tommy (2014-12-04)
When the American Civil War erupted in 1861, the eight counties that comprised south-central and southeastern Alabama responded by sending thousands of men to fight in southern armies. This corner of the Confederacy, and ...

Warehouse Operations 

Ansari, Mohammadnaser (2020-12-10)
Warehouse operations include the administrative and physical processes related to the storage of materials and goods. Although some view a warehouse as only a place to store goods, the processes of storage, consolidation, ...

Warm-Season Turfgrass Response to Aminocyclopyrachlor 

Flessner, Michael (2010-08-03)
Synthetic auxin herbicides are widely used in the turfgrass industry due to their selective control of broadleaf weeds and safety to turfgrass species. Aminocyclopyrachlor (AMCP) is a new synthetic auxin herbicide currently ...

Water Balance Analysis Using WARMF in Support of an EFDC Hydrodynamic Model 

Weems, Thomas (2013-07-11)
An Environmental Fluid Dynamics Code (EFDC) model was previously developed for Bankhead Reservoir, located in northwest Alabama. The EFDC model inaccurately predicted water surface elevations in the reservoir, due to sources ...

Water quality changes across an urban-rural land use gradient in streams of the West Georgia Piedmont 

Crim, Jacqueline (2007-12-15)
Conversion of forested land to suburban and urbanized landscapes is occurring at extreme rates, especially in the Southeastern United States. Specifically, Georgia is ranked second in the total amount of land developed ...

Water Quality in Inland Ponds for Low-Salinity Culture of Pacific White Shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei 

Prapaiwong, Naparat (2011-11-29)
Four investigations were performed in inland, low-salinity shrimp farms in Blackland Prairie Region in western Alabama. Three of these investigations were related to performance of shrimp responses to variation of water ...

Water Quality in Inland Saline Aquaculture Ponds and its Relationships to Shrimp Survival and Production 

Jarwar, Aslam (2015-12-08)
Survival and production of shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) in low-salinity pond waters at Greene Prairie Aquafarm (GAF) near Forkland in Green County Alabama varied greatly among ponds, but averages were higher in 2013 than ...

Water Stabilization Using Microparticles 

Shiver, Bryan (2007-08-15)
Liquefaction is a phenomenon in which saturated, loose, cohesionless soil loses its strength due to earthquake shaking or some other loading. A major occurrence of liquefaction was observed by engineers in 1964 during ...

Wave Release Strategies for Order Fulfillment Systems with Deadlines 

Ceven, Erdem (2013-07-11)
A distribution center is ultimately in the business of shipping orders. Because every customer's experience is determined by how timely and accurately an order is received, distribution centers should focus not only on ...

We All Fall Down 

Gray, Katherine (2009-04-14)
On a general level, We All Fall Down is a collection of stories that is unified by the theme of personal connections between family, friends, and significant others. Often, their driving force is exploring what happens ...

Weak Signal Reception Using Software Defined Radios and a Two-Element Antenna Array 

Rundquist, Victor (2006-12-15)
Software Defined Radio (SDR) is a quickly emerging technology. SDR removes the signal processing task from the analog hardware portion of a radio and places it into the Digital Signal Processing (DSP) domain. Many ...

Wear Simulation of Electrical Contacts Subjected to Vibrations 

Shinde, Darshan (2008-08-15)
Electrical contacts may be subjected to wear because of shock, vibration, and thermo-mechanical stresses resulting in fretting, increase in contact resistance, and eventual failure over the lifetime of the product. Previously, ...

A Web-Based Personal Driving Assistant Using Real-Time Data and a Dynamic Programming Model 

Alamdar Yazdi, Mohammad Ali (2018-07-24)
Eco-driving and eco-routing have recently attracted paramount attention from both academia and transportation industry. Multiple studies have approached this problem from a variety of angles. The goal of the first two parts ...

Weight and body composition changes in first semester college freshmen 

Saunders, Desiree (2008-08-15)
The “freshman 15” is a common phenomenon that is thought to occur to first year college students. It is the popular idea that college freshmen, due to various reasons, gain 15 pounds during their first year at school. ...

Weight and Body Measurement Changes In College Freshmen 

Balasubramanian, Mahendran (2009-11-04)
A limited number of research studies suggest that new college students gain some weight on average during their freshman year. Most studies have had relatively small samples; some have used self-reported rather than measured ...

Weight Bias Amongst Counselors-In-Training: A Qualitative Inquiry 

Adams, Lisa (2008-12-15)
Despite the increasing rate of persons who are overweight and issues caused by the trend, individuals who are overweight and related issues have not been addressed properly in the field of professional counseling. The ...