Viscosity Dependence of Faraday Wave Formation Thresholds (Electrical/Electronics Project)

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This experiment uses an electromagnetic shaker to produce standing wave patterns on the surface of a vertically oscillating sample of silicon liquid. These surface waves, known as Faraday waves, form shapes such as squares, lines, and hexagons. Continue reading

Flight Testing Small UAVs for Aerodynamic Parameter Estimation (Electrical/Electronics Project)

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A flight data acquisition system was developed to aid unmanned vehicle designers in verifying the vehicle’s design performance. The system is reconfigurable and allows the designer to choose the correct combination of complexity, risk, and cost for a Continue reading

Development of a Digital Controller for Motor Control (Electrical/Electronics Project)

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A digital motor controller for student lab use is designed, built, and tested. The controller uses an encoder for position measurement, and an H-bridge to drive the electromechanical plant. A user interface is created to enhance usability of the device. Continue reading

An Indoor Monitoring System for Ambient Assisted Living Based on Internet of Things Architecture (Electrical/Electronics Project)

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The study of systems and architectures for ambient assisted living (AAL) is undoubtedly a topic of great relevance given the aging of the world population. The AAL technologies are designed to meet the needs of the aging population in order to maintain their Continue reading

An Event Reporting and Early-Warning Safety System based on the Internet of Things for Underground Coal Mines: A Case Study (Electronics/Computer Project)

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Fatal accidents associated with underground coal mines require the implementation of high-level gas monitoring and miner’s localization approaches to promote underground safety and health. This study introduces a real-time monitoring, event-reporting and Continue reading

Managing the Quality of Experience in the Multimedia Internet of Things: A Layered-based Approach (Electrical/Electronics Project)

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This paper addresses the issue of evaluating the Quality of Experience (QoE) for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, with particular attention to the case where multimedia content is involved. A layered IoT architecture is firstly analyzed to understand Continue reading

IoT-Based Occupancy Monitoring Techniques for Energy-Efficient Smart Buildings (Electrical/Computer Project)

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With the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as smartphones, sensors, cameras, and RFIDs, it is possible to collect massive amount of data for localization and tracking of people within commercial buildings. Enabled by such Continue reading

Embedded based Industrial Automation with Appliance Control and Power Consumption Analysis using IoT

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Internet of Things (IoT) is a technology that connects all things and the Internet in smart spaces. By implementations of intelligence with sensing devices, IoT has been widely applied to different fields, such as smart homes, the application Continue reading

Design and Experimentation of Cable-Driven Platform Stabilization and Control Systems (Mechanical/Electronics Project)

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Agricultural researchers are constantly attempting to generate crops superior to those currently in use by the world. Whether this means creating crops with greater yield, crops that are more resilient to disease, or crops that can tolerate Continue reading

Demonstration of a Low Cost C.O.T.S. Rendezvous Depth Sensor for Satellite Proximity Operations (Electronics Project)

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With the quest to undertake ambitious tasks in space, proximity operations involving multiple spacecraft are expected to increase. A vital part of any proximity operation is the relative range and pose measurement between spacecraft and Continue reading