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  • Jamwal, Prashant K.; Hussain, Shahid; Mir-Nasiri, Nazim; Ghayesh, Mergen H.; Q. Xie, Sheng (Assistive Technology, 2016-10-02)
    This article explores wide-ranging potential of the wearable ankle robot for in-house rehabilitation. The presented robot has been conceptualized following a brief analysis of the existing technologies, systems, and solutions ...
  • Leung, H. Y.; Kim, J.; Nadeem, A.; Jaganathan, Jayaprakash; Anwar, M. P. (Construction and Building Materials, 2016-06-15)
    This paper presents the surface water absorption of self-compacting concrete (SCC) containing fly ash and silica fume using sorptivity test. Ordinary Portland cement was partially replaced by various combinations of fly ...
  • Nagy, Balázs; Tóth, Ajna; Savina, Irina; Mikhalovsky, Sergey; Mikhalovska, Lyuba; Grillo, Isabelle; Geissler, Erik; László, Krisztina (Carbon, 2016-09-01)
    This article reports measurements of the concentration distribution of two model proteins adsorbed from aqueous solution by two different high surface area carbons, using small angle neutron and X-ray scattering (SANS and ...
  • Ouyang, Hua; Wang, Sui Ping (IEEE Computer Society, 2016-08-26)
    The paper discusses the slip control problem of a type of deep-sea mining vehicle (DSMV) which is driven by valve controlled hydraulic motors. The dynamics of the DSMV on a slope with a side angle is considered and the ...
  • Saied, Osama; Ghassemlooy, Zabih; Kizilirmak, Refik Caglar; Dai, Xuewu; Ribeiro, Carlos; Zhang, Min; Rajbhandari, Sujan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016-09-21)
    Light emitting diodes (LEDs) used in visible light communications (VLC) have a limited optical power-current linear range, which could be a problem in multi-level and multi-carrier frequency modulation schemes. Orthogonal ...
  • Torkmahalleh, Mehdi Amouei; Magazova, Galiya; Magazova, Aliya; Hassani Rad, Seyed Jamal (Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 2016-11-01)
    A new approach was presented to improve the simulation results of an existing TEG based natural gas dehydration plant, using Aspen Plus software. Furthermore, the environmental impact of the plant was investigated. The ...
  • Tsinos, Christos G.; Foukalas, Fotis; Tsiftsis, Theodoros A. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016-09-12)
    In this paper a novel Carrier Aggregation (CA) scheme is proposed for downlink MIMO LTE-A Systems. The proposed approach achieves increased transmission rates by establishing the communication links via both licensed and ...
  • Oprych, Karen M.; Whitby, Raymond L D; Mikhalovsky, Sergey V.; Tomlins, Paul; Adu, Jimi (Advanced healthcare materials, 2016-06-08)
    Peripheral nerve injury continues to be a major global health problem that can result in debilitating neurological deficits and neuropathic pain. Current state-of-the-art treatment involves reforming the damaged nerve ...
  • Adair, Desmond; Alimaganbetov, Mergen (Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, 2016)
    The goal of the present investigation is to gain a better understanding, using numerical simulation, of the aerodynamic interference between propeller and wing during different flight phases of a VSTOL unmanned-aerial-vehicle ...
  • Zhang, Dichuan; Fleischman, Robert; Shon, Chang (Advances in Structural Engineering, 2016-01-01)
    A new seismic design methodology is being proposed for floor diaphragms for various types of construction materials including wood diaphragms. The new design methodology introduces a design acceleration to keep diaphragm ...
  • Banagar, Morteza; Maham, Behrouz; Popovski, Petar; Pantisano, Francesco (IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 2016-04-01)
    Device-to-device (D2D) communications have recently emerged as a novel transmission paradigm in wireless cellular networks. D2D transmissions take place concurrently with the usual cellular connections, and thus, controlling ...
  • Ismailov, Kairat; Adair, Desmond; Massalin, Yerzhan; Bakenov, Zhumabay (Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung, 2016-03-15)
    Thermal management of lithium-ion battery modules needs to be an integral part of the design process to guarantee that temperatures remain within a narrow optimal range. Also it is important to minimize uneven distribution ...
  • Miridakis, Nikolaos I.; Tsiftsis, Theodoros A. (IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2016)
    In this paper, a spatial multiplexing multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) system when hardware along with RF imperfections occur during the communication setup is analytically investigated. More specifically, the scenario ...
  • Tsiftsis, Theodoros A.; Foukalas, Fotis; Karagiannidis, George K.; Khattab, Tamer (IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2016-05-01)
    This work is devoted to the study of dispersed spectrum cognitive radio (CR) systems over independent and nonidentically distributed (i.n.i.d.) generalized fading channels. More specifically, this is performed in terms of ...
  • Qi, Nan; Xiao, Ming; Tsiftsis, Theodoros A.; Cao, Phuong L.; Skoglund, Mikael; Li, Lixin (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016-06-27)
    In this paper, the energy efficiency (EE) of a cooperative diversity system with maximum diversity network coding (MDNC) is studied. In the considered system, channel state information (CSI) is only available at the receivers ...
  • Mahmood, Khalid; Rehman, Zia ur Rehman; Farooq, Khalid; Memon, Shazim Ali (Journal of Applied Geophysics, 2016-07-01)
    One dimensional equivalent linear ground response analysis was conducted in the Margalla Tower building in Islamabad, which collapsed during 2005 Muzaffarabad Earthquake. The analyses were conducted in DEEPSOIL software, ...
  • Rehman, Sardar Kashif Ur; Ibrahim, Zainah; Memon, Shazim Ali; Jameel, Mohammed (Construction and Building Materials, 2016-03-16)
    NDT methods applicable to concrete bridges are reviewed. The methodology, advantages and disadvantages along with up to date research on NDT methods are presented. Different damage levels, having less dependence on inspector ...
  • Howell, C. A.; Sandeman, S. R.; Zheng, Y.; Mikhalovsky, S. V.; Nikolaev, V. G.; Sakhno, L. A.; Snezhkova, E. A. (Carbon, 2016-02-01)
    Activated carbon (AC) can be used for blood purification (hemoperfusion) to treat a range of conditions by direct perfusion of blood through an adsorbent column. The clinical effects of hemoperfusion relate to the AC ...
  • Eshraghi, Nima; Maham, Behrouz; Shah-Mansouri, Vahid (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016-07-12)
    Millimeter-wave (mm-wave) communication is a promising technology for the next generation cellular networks. Motivated by the huge available bandwidth at these bands, it can be used to support the fastest-growing demands ...
  • Yiu Lo, Tommy; Cui, Hongzhi; Memon, Shazim Ali; Noguchi, Takafumi (Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016-01-20)
    Fly ash is the largest source of industrial solid waste in China. Fly ash with its high content of unburned carbon has to be discarded in landfills and cause environmental problem. To reduce the environmental impacts, ...

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