This Is AuburnElectronic Theses and Dissertations

Browsing by Title

Now showing items 6062-6081 of 8957

Novel Techniques for the Design and Characterization of Electromagnetic Devices with Application to Multilayer Structures and Waveguide Filters 

Faircloth, Daniel (2006-05-15)
In this work, optimization methods are presented for the analysis of inverse and design problems in electromagnetics. The current and future demands placed on design engineers necessitate the hybridization of forward ...

Novel Test Point Insertion Applications in LBIST 

Sun, Yang (2021-11-15)
Pseudo-random stimulus for digital test is an established industry practice due to its simplicity and significant fault coverage. However, when applied to modern circuits, pseudo-random stimulus can fail to excite and ...

A Novel Three Dimensional Wafer Level Chip Scale Packaging Technology-Manufacturing Process Development and Reliability Characterizations 

Li, Zhaozhi (2010-08-05)
Three Dimensional (3D) packaging has moved to the forefront in the electronic packaging industry, as the trend toward higher performance, smaller form factor and lower cost continues. The development of the manufacturing ...

A Novel Through-Silicon-Via (TSV) Fabrication Method 

Adanur, Emir (2011-07-18)
The Through Silicon Via (TSV) is expected to be the future of 3-D chip stacking technology for electronic devices. The structure of the TSV interconnect is developed by first etching deep vias into the surface of a wafer, ...

Novel ZnO nanoparticle activity against Liberibacter crescens growth and biofilm formation 

Naranjo, Eber (2018-06-07)
Huanglongbing (HLB) or citrus greening is the most devastating citrus disease worldwide and it severely affects the US citrus industry with millionaire losses annually. The phloem limited, insect vectored and uncultivable ...

Novice Teachers' Assessment of Their Teacher Educaton Program 

Pettway, Martha (2005-08-15)
This study seeks to discover the perceptions of novice teachers concerning the adequacy of their teacher education programs and to identify the various training practices, support and resources available in the programs.The ...

Novice Teachers' Instructional Practices in Elementary Social Studies 

Kristin, Zimbelman (2018-06-12)
The purpose of this case study was to explore the instructional practices novice elementary social studies teachers utilized in the design and implementation of their instruction. This study included four elementary ...

Now 

Gordy, Cayce (2006-05-15)
This thesis is a creative work comprised of two short stories preceded by a critical introduction. Both of the stories deal with difficult transitions in the lives of young women; details and images play an important role ...

Number Fields 

Phillips, Gabriel (2017-04-13)
This paper focuses on number fields and the number rings associated with a particular number field. This topic falls under the study of algebra, and in particular algebraic number theory. The motivation of this paper is ...

Numerical Analysis of Electromagnetic Textiles and Application in Emergency Communication Network 

Li, Houmin (2011-04-14)
In this dissertation, we presented a new type of textile antenna with new radiation mechanism that is capable of resonating at 1/9 the size of a corresponding microstrip antenna due to the woven structures. Further study ...

A Numerical Analysis of Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Truck Platoon Aerodynamic Drag Reduction 

Siemon, Michael (2018-07-31)
The purpose of this study was to provide an analysis of the aerodynamic phenomena involved with the platooning of multiple truck-trailer configurations. With fuel usage being a large factor in high operational costs of ...

Numerical and experimental analysis of Wetumpka impact crater, Alabama. 

De Marchi, Leticia (2021-07-19)
Impacts are the most crucial process in the formation of the solar system, since planets and other bodies are considered to have formed by accretion of small objects through collisional processes. By studying craters on ...

A Numerical and Experimental Study of Additively Manufactured Compact Cold Plates for Electronics Cooling Applications 

Oligee, Zane (2021-12-03)
This research assesses the viability of metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) to create Compact Cold Plate Heat Exchangers. Unique arrays of offset strip fins were used to increase heat transfer and reduce pressure drop. Cold ...

Numerical approaches to investigate small bodies’ properties in their structure and surface with case studies 

Kim, Yaeji (2023-04-27)
Asteroids, comets, and Kuiper-belt objects (aka. Small bodies) can tell us essential information to understand their evolutionary history and advance the history of our solar system. Since the currently available data on ...

The Numerical Approximation of Blow-Up Times for Fractional Reaction-Diffusion Equations 

Khachatryan, Mariam (2022-07-28)
We investigate the numerical estimation of blow-up phenomena of the space fractional reaction-diffusion equation \[ \partial_t u +(-\Delta)^{\alpha/2}u=f(u), \quad x \in \Omega, t>0 \] with non-negative initial and Dirichlet ...

Numerical assement and evaluation of a stream monidification strategy to address sediment aggradation issues at Dean Road bridge in Dale County, Alabama 

Song, Wenjun (2019-01-07)
Severe aggradation in bridge structures is a serious issue since it may lead to overtopping episodes during peak flows or increased risk of serious structural damage. Aggradation processes may be caused by changes in ...

Numerical Investigation of the Flow Topology in a Bidirectional Vortex Engine 

Sharma, Gaurav (2023-03-30)  ETD File Embargoed
The characterization of swirl-driven phenomena, including cyclonic flows, continues to receive attention in the propulsion community. This may be attributed to the beneficial properties of swirl when integrated into ...

Numerical Investigation of the Solidification of Nanoparticle-Based Colloidal Suspensions 

El Hasadi, Yousef (2013-07-29)
In this dissertation, analytical and numerical approaches were used for analysis of the solidification process of nanoparticle-based colloidal suspensions, with a special emphasis to those used as nanostructured-enhanced ...

A Numerical Investigation on High-Reynolds-Number Gravity Currents in Pressurized and Free-Surface Systems using Shallow Water Equation and Integral Model Approaches 

Hatcher, Thomas, Jr. (2014-12-09)
Multiphase flows in the form of gravity currents are prevalent in various natural systems, as well as in some open channels and closed conduits. Thus, accurate flow simulation and efficient modeling tools are important in ...

Numerical Model Evaluations of Cumulative Contraction Scour at a Bridge Site with Cohesive Soils 

Harris, Dustin (2005-08-15)
The objective of this study was to perform 2-Dimensional numerical contraction scour calculations at an actual bridge site with cohesive soils. The 2-D model used in the analysis was the Finite Element Surface Water ...