Engineering Research and Innovation

Print ISSN
2152-4157
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Online ISSN
2152-4165


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Volume 8, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2016

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 

Evaluation of Semi-Automated Target Extraction Methods for Digital Close-Range Photogrammetry
Sagar Deshpande, Ferris State University


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Performance Validation of an Energy Efficient Elevator Controller
Muhammad Z Hasan, Texas A&M International University; Rainer Fink, Texas A&M University;
Daryl James, Texas A&M University; Jesus Gamboa, Texas A&M International University


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Matlab/Simulink Simulation of Arc Faults
Amir Khan, California State University Fresno; Nagy Bengiamin, California State University, Fresno


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Biomimetic Transfemoral Knee with a Gear Mesh Locking Mechanism
Tyagi Ramakrishnan, University of South Florida; Millicent Schlafly, University of South Florida;
Kyle B. Reed, University of South Florida


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Feasibility of Using an Augmenting Solar Array for a Greenhouse in Northwest Ohio
Sudershan Jetley, Bowling Green State University; Binisha Shrestha, Bowling Green State University


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Using LIDAR and Animation to Develop Surveillance Strategies
Roger Ruggles, Lafayette College; Karen Ruggles, DeSales University


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Evaluating the Fidelity of a Scale Model Hexapod Motion Simulator
Christopher Lawrence, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports; Andrew Borme, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis; Pete Hylton, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis


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Pushover Analysis of the New Self-Anchored Suspension Bay Bridge Tower
Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl, The University of California, Berkeley; Xin Qian, The University of California, Berkeley


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Performance Analysis of Distributed Systems Involving Loops
Toqeer Israr, Eastern Illinois University


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Designing Standalone Microgrid and Grid-Connected Smartgrid Hybrid Solar/Wind Energy Systems
Dominick Lauria, University of Hartford; Sarah Lamb, University of Hartford; Akram Abu-Aisheh, University of Hartford


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Investigating the Effects of Stereo Camera Baseline on the Accuracy of 3D Projection
for Industrial Robotic Applications
Wutthigrai Boonsuk, Eastern Illinois University


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Towards the Improvement of Highway-Rail Intersections with an Intelligent Grade Crossing System
Osileke Osipitan, New York State Department of Transportation


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Epistemic Uncertainty Effects on Calibrating Resistance Factors from Static Top-Down Loaded Tests
of Drilled Shafts Installed in Sands
Jiliang Li, Purdue University Northwest; Jinyuan Zhai, University of Akron; Li Tan, Purdue University Northwest


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A Comparison of the Minimum Resolutions of Two Digital Image Correlation-Based Tools in Making Strain Measurements
Niranjan Desai, Purdue University Northwest; Christos Georgakis, Technical University of Denmark;
Gregor Fischer, Technical University of Denmark
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