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Predicting dewatering equipment performance from laboratory tests
(Virginia Tech, 1992)
Examination of Driver Lane Change Behavior and the Potential Effectiveness of Warning Onset Rules for Lane Change or "Side" Crash Avoidance Systems
(Virginia Tech, 1997-03-27)
Lane change or "Side" Crash Avoidance Systems (SCAS) technologies are becoming available to help alleviate the lane change crash problem. They detect lane change crash hazards and warn the driver of the presence of such ...
The Effect of Ozone on Diesel Soot Precursors
(Virginia Tech, 1997-04-23)
A joint experimental and numerical project has been initiated at Virginia Tech to study the effect of ozone on diesel soot precursors. This thesis is the first stage of the numerical part of the project, and contains a ...
House in Cuba: A dialog with the place
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-15)
How do I sense the domain of a place? How does it support my own domain? How does the place communicate its individuality? How does my self listen to this presence? How does the place nurture my inquiries? How ...
Effects of Interface Format, Feedback Style, and System Lag on the Usability of Hand-Held Internet Controllers
(Virginia Tech, 1996-12-17)
The increasing popularity of the World Wide Web (WWW) has created a new market: Web access through television to accommodate those who either cannot afford existing hardware or are intimidated by computers. Current efforts ...
Library - Between past and present
(Virginia Tech, 1999-05-11)
- Libraries are institutions of learning - They represent the cultural heritage and values of a society. Public libraries are often located at places of urban significance or, in the course of time help to establish ...
An Investigation of Performance Limitations in Active Noise Reduction Headsets
(Virginia Tech, 1998-04-27)
Closed-loop performance of an active noise reduction (ANR) headset is limited by phase lag. Speaker dynamics, control hardware, and acoustic wave propagation from the control speaker to the error microphone all contribute ...
Assessing Trailer Material Handling Tasks: Biomechanical Modeling, Posture Categorization, Physiological Measure, and Subjective Rating
(Virginia Tech, 1996-12-20)
Many variations of conveyor, facility, and trailer designs are available to aid the human operator in manual materials handling (MMH). This thesis describes an investigation to determine which of four different designs ...
Evaluation of A "Floating" Aerobics Floor
(Virginia Tech, 1997-04-11)
Aerobics dance floors often produce annoying floor vibrations in adjacent parts of a building due to the rhythmic impact of the aerobicists. Various types of shock absorbing aerobics and dance floors are widely used to ...
Nondestructive Evaluation of Zirconium Phosphate Bonded Silicon Nitride Radomes
(Virginia Tech, 1996-12-17)
The performance advances of radar-guided missiles have created a need for radome materials with improved strength, toughness, and thermal shock capabilities. Zirconium phosphate bonded silicon nitride (Zr-PBSN), which has ...