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Technology Management and Analysis of Integrating Fuel Cell Systems in Gas Turbine Power Plants
In this thesis, comprehensive and detailed energy and economic analyses of integrating different types of fuel cells in gas turbine power plants are performed. The research investigates the performance of a hybrid system ...
Joint Transmitter / Receiver Optimization for Cognitive Radio Applications
The increasing demand for high data rate services is a primary motivation for the development of next generation mobile radio networks. As such, efficient utilization of the available radio spectrum is an important objective ...
Design and Construction of a Cross-Laminated Timber Skyscraper
Concrete and steel are currently the building materials in most skyscraper construction. Due to their negative impact on the environment, timber has been proposed as an alternative material.
Artificial Intelligence-Based Modeling of the Nonlinear Behavior of Buckling-Restrained Braces
The present research attempts to investigate and compare various artificial intelligence techniques to model the dynamic nonlinear behavior of Buckling Restrained Braces (BRBs). The various intelligent models are developed ...
Nonlinear Adaptive Control of Quadrotor
In this research, nonlinear and adaptive controls of quadrotors are designed. The system is considered as an under-actuated system, which has six degrees of freedom (DOF) and four actuators. In addition, a nonlinear model ...
Thermo-economic Optimization of Hybrid Combined Power Cycles Using Heliostat Field Collector
Electricity has an essential role in our daily life. However, with the ever increasing cost of fossil fuels and natural gas, power generation with higher efficiency and lower capital cost is in high demand. Nowadays, global ...
2D Elasto-Plastic Finite Element Analysis of Tunnels in Dubai, UAE
Major cities in UAE in general and Dubai in particular are facing significant challenges in terms of traffic flow patterns. Tunnels are being considered as viable option to alleviate the problems faced by transportation ...
Conceptual Design and Analysis of Concentrated Photovoltaic Thermal (CPVT) Solar Collectors with Different Configurations
In light of the globally dwindling fossil fuel reserves, escalating fuel prices, and growing environmental concerns; the need for energy-efficient and environmentally-benign sustainable energy solutions becomes direr than ...
A Deployment Optimization Model for Wimax Base-Stations
Telecommunication technologies are growing rapidly due to the highly demanding markets for different telecom services and applications. Wireless solutions are essential in places where cable infrastructure does not exist, ...
Behaviour of Shear Deficient Reinforced Concrete Beams with Externally Bonded Aluminum Plates
Enhancing the shear capacity of reinforced concrete (RC) beams was done using many different ways and materials. Steel and Fiber reinforced polymers are the most common materials used to strengthen RC beams in shear. ...