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Domain knowledge specification using fact schema
(Virginia Tech, 1991-05-01)
The advantages of integrating artificial intelligence (AI) Technology with data base management system (DBMS) technology are widely recognized as indicated by the results from the survey of AI and data base (DB) researchers. ...
A Finite Element Study of Stresses in Stepped Splined Shafts, and Partially Splined Shafts Under Bending, Torsion, and Combined Loadings
(Virginia Tech, 1999-05-04)
<p>The maximum von Mises stress is calculated for solid finite element models of splined shafts with straight-sided teeth. One spline shaft is stepped with larger diameter section containing spline teeth and the smaller ...
Management and Livestock Performance of Alfalfa-Tall Fescue Mixed Stands
(Virginia Tech, 1998-03-15)
Tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) and alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) have many desirable forage attributes, are grown extensively throughout the USA, and combined form a productive pasture mixture. The objective of ...
Scheduling of Wafer Test Processes in Semiconductor Manufacturing
(Virginia Tech, 1997-04-14)
Scheduling is one of the most important issues in the planning of manufacturing systems. This research focuses on solving the test scheduling problem which arises in semiconductor manufacturing environment. Semiconductor ...
Rebirth of a Rock: Pembroke Quarry Amphitheatre
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-14)
Every place on earth has a voice. This voice resonates from the shaping events that have long passed and the current conditions that continue to give each place its individual character. The voice continually evolves as ...
Design of a PC based Data Acquistion System for a Switched Reluctance Motor
(Virginia Tech, 1988-12-05)
The Switched Reluctance Motors(SRM) have gained considerable attention in the variable speed drive market mainly due to the simple construction of the motor and the possibility of developing low cost converters and ...
A Study of the Effect of Potassium on the Yield, Duration of Stand and Chemical Composition of Alfafa
(Virginia Tech, 1952-05-05)
Java Applets for Analysis of Trusses, Beams and Frames
(Virginia Tech, 1998-07-27)
Java applets are developed to assist in the learning of basic structural analysis concepts. In order for these programs to be easily available over the Internet, they are written in the object-oriented Java programming ...
An Ecotoxicological Recovery Assessment of the Clinch River Following Coal Industry-related Disturbances in Carbo, Virginia (USA): 1967-2002
(Virginia Tech, 1998-08-04)
American Electric Power's (AEP) coal-fired Clinch River Plant, a power-generating facility in Carbo, Russell County, Virginia (USA), has impaired Clinch River biota through toxic spills in 1967 and 1970, and effluent copper ...
Revisiting Rating Format Research: Computer-Based Rating Formats and Components of Accuracy
(Virginia Tech, 1999-05-12)
Prior to 1980, most research on performance appraisal focused on rating formats. Since then, most performance appraisal research has focused on the internal processes of raters. This study redirects the focus back onto ...