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ImagePilot 2.0, A Drawing Interpretation Tool for the Sight-impaired
(Virginia Tech, 1999-02-18)
This thesis describes the design and implementation of an innovative drawing interpretation tool for the sight-impaired. The move towards Graphical User Interfaces in today's computer era presents many challenges to those ...
Verification of a Three-Dimensional Resin Film Infusion Proecss Simulation Model
(Virginia Tech, 1998-02-04)
This investigation completed the verification of a three-dimensional resin transfer molding/resin film infusion (RTM/RFI) process simulation model. The model incorporates resin flow through an anisotropic carbon fiber ...
Internal Damping Rates of Construction Cranes
(Virginia Tech, 1997-05-27)
The conveyance of payloads by construction cranes generates pendulations of the payload. This research provides a critical design parameter for the development of a device that aids in reduction of these pendulations. ...
Evaluation of Military base Closure Alternatives
(Virginia Tech, 1997-02-11)
This project defines a decision support system developed to permit the user to perform a cost - benefit analysis for any military installation cited for closure, relocation, or privatization. The procedure recognizes both ...
an end to the 'other' in landscape architecture: poststructural theory and universal design
(Virginia Tech, 1997-04-30)
Accessibility in the landscape has gained increased attention in recent years, and the practice of Universal Design, rather than providing ‘accessible’ accommodations as separate, distinct elements within the landscape, ...
Beyond the Institution: The Making of a Visual and Conceptual Playground
(Virginia Tech, 1999-12-15)
this thesis Presents an exploration of the residence hall as an institution through formal and conceptual play.
Nutrient Management Planning on Virginia Livestock Farms: Impacts and Opportunities for Improvement
(Virginia Tech, 1997-01-31)
This study provides an environmental and economic analysis of the ability to reduce potential nitrogen loadings to water bodies through the implementation of nutrient management plans on livestock farms. Study results ...
What Children Think, Feel, and Know About the Overhand Throw
(Virginia Tech, 1994-11-28)
The purpose of this study was to gather insights about the thoughts, feelings, and knowledge children had about the skill of throwing. Interviews, conducted with 54 children enrolled in two different schools, served as the ...
Assessing Negative Side Effects in Virtual Environments
(Virginia Tech, 1998-01-26)
Virtual environment (VE) systems have been touted as exciting new technologies with many varied applications. Today VEs are used in telerobotics, training, simulation, medicine, architecture, and entertainment. The future ...
Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Strut-Braced Wing Aircraft
(Virginia Tech, 1998-04-13)
The objective of this study is to use Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO) to investigate the use of truss-braced wing concepts in concert with other advanced technologies to obtain a significant improvement in the ...