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Optimization-Based Guidance for Satellite Relative Motion
(Virginia Tech, 2016-04-07)
Spacecraft relative motion modeling and control promises to enable or augment a wide range of missions for scientific research, military applications, and space situational awareness. This dissertation focuses on the ...
Hurdle Technologies Using Essential Oils And High Hydrostatic Pressure To Inactivate E. Coli In Fresh Beef
(Virginia Tech, 2016-12-08)
In this study, potential of high hydrostatic pressure (HHP) and essential oils (EOs) as natural antimicrobials was evaluated to produce E. coli safe and quality beef product. First, the individual and combined effects of ...
On Programmable Control and Optimization for Multi-Hop Wireless Networks
(Virginia Tech, 2016-10-24)
Traditionally, achieving good performance for a multi-hop wireless network is known to be difficult. The main approach to control the operation of such a network relies on a distributed paradigm, assuming that a centralized ...
Simulation and Comparison of Operational Modes in Simulated Moving Bed Chromatography and Gas-Phase Adsorptive Separation
(Virginia Tech, 2016-01-14)
This dissertation describes the simulation and optimization of adsorptive and chromatographic separation processes. The first part focus on the simulation and comparison of operational modes in simulated moving bed (SMB) ...