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Continuum Sensitivity Method for Nonlinear Dynamic Aeroelasticity
(Virginia Tech, 2013-06-28)
In this dissertation, a continuum sensitivity method is developed for efficient and accurate computation of design derivatives for nonlinear aeroelastic structures subject to transient<br />aerodynamic loads. The continuum ...
Modeling and Optimization of Rechargeable Sensor Networks
(Virginia Tech, 2013-11-15)
Over the past fifteen years, advances in Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) technology have enabled rapid development of wireless sensor networks (WSNs). A WSN consists of a large number of sensor nodes that are ...
Development and Testing Of The iCACC Intersection Controller For Automated Vehicles
(Virginia Tech, 2013-10-28)
Assuming that vehicle connectivity technology matures and connected vehicles hit the market, many of the running vehicles will be equipped with highly sophisticated sensors and communication hardware. Along with the goal ...
Distributed Energy Storage Systems: Microgrid Application, Market-Based Optimal Operation and Harmonic Analysis
(Virginia Tech, 2013-05-03)
The need for modern electricity infrastructures and more capable grid components brings attention to distributed energy storage systems because of their bidirectional power flow capability. This dissertation focuses on ...
High Assurance Models for Secure Systems
(Virginia Tech, 2013-05-08)
Despite the recent advances in systems and network security, attacks on large enterprise networks consistently impose serious challenges to maintaining data privacy and software service integrity. We identify two main ...
Development and Improvement of Active Vehicle Safety Systems by Means of Smart Tire Technology
(Virginia Tech, 2013-09-20)
The dynamic behavior of a vehicle is predominantly controlled by the forces and moments generated at the contact patch between the tire and the road surface. As a result, tire characteristics can dramatically change vehicle ...