Advanced search    

Search: Engineering, general

767,983 papers found. Showing first 1,000 results.
Use AND, OR, NOT, +word, -word, "long phrase", (parentheses) to fine-tune your search.

VGI in surveying engineering: Introducing collaborative cloud land surveying

Surveying Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) , Greece Volunteered geographic information (VGI) has enabled many innovative applications in various scientific fields. This paper ... professional surveyors who can in turn contribute their own data to further enhance the CCLS system. volunteered geographic information; engineering applications; spatial data and service sharing; collaborative

Robot-aided electrospinning toward intelligent biomedical engineering

engineering. This paper reviews the state of the art of robotics in a widely used biomaterial fabrication process, i.e., electrospinning, including its working principle, main applications, challenges, and ... applications of electrospinning in biomedical engineering are introduced briefly from the aspects of drug delivery, tissue engineering, and wound dressing. After that, we conclude the existing problems in

Autologous Cell Seeding in Tracheal Tissue Engineering

Purpose of Review There is no consensus on the best technology to be employed for tracheal replacement. One particularly promising approach is based upon tissue engineering and involves applying ... using objective outcome measures, including those for functionality and host immune response. Trachea; Tissue engineering; Autologous cell seeding; Pre-clinical models; Clinical translation Introduction

Gender and Participation in an Engineering Problem-Based Learning Environment

The use of problem-based learning (PBL) is gaining attention in the engineering classroom as a way to help students synthesize foundational knowledge and to better prepare students for practice. In ... student teams and two instructors in an engineering PBL environment to analyze how participation is distributed among team members, paying particular attention to the differences between male and female

A biofilm model of microbial fuel cells for engineering applications

A generalized low-order model of the biofilm in a microbial fuel cell (MFC), suitable for use in real-time engineering applications, is presented. It is based on the description of the charge ... electrons to the anode. These electrons travel through the external load to the cathode, where the terminal electron acceptor is reduced [ 1 ]. Modeling MFCs is necessary for engineering applications like

Student learning outcomes from a pilot medical innovations course with nursing, engineering, and biology undergraduate students

Background Preparing today’s undergraduate students from science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and related health professions to solve wide-sweeping healthcare challenges is critical ... , 820 Madison Drive MSC 4305, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 , USA 2 Department of Engineering, James Madison University , 801 Carrier Drive MSC 4113, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 , USA Background: Preparing today's

Staphylococcus carnosus: from starter culture to protein engineering platform

surface display; Combinatorial protein engineering; Epitope mapping; Food fermentation; Starter culture; Virulence factors Introduction This review article is unique in its nature in that it describes the ... vector engineering effort, the vector system was further improved in terms of both plasmid size and genetic stability (Wernerus and Ståhl 2002) . In addition, the vector system was later modified with a

Glass Structures & Engineering

-carrying glass components. Research in methods to create more ductile glass components such as beams and fins are necessary to utilize the many other great properties of glass. In general, our knowledge ... reinforce glass beams. This shows the diversity of research issues required for future and innovative engineering with glass.

Goal-oriented requirements engineering: an extended systematic mapping study

Over the last two decades, much attention has been paid to the area of goal-oriented requirements engineering (GORE), where goals are used as a useful conceptualization to elicit, model, and analyze ... requirements, capturing alternatives and conflicts. Goal modeling has been adapted and applied to many sub-topics within requirements engineering (RE) and beyond, such as agent orientation, aspect orientation

Freeform Lens Design for Scattering Data with General Radiant Fields

. Uniformly Refracting Surfaces for a General Field e(x) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.1. A Lipschitz Estimate for d(x, C, w) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2. Analysis of the Self-Intersection of ... the Surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. Discussion About the Singular Points of f . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.1. Case of a General Field e(x

Preface to the special issue celebrating 50 years of the Journal of Engineering Mathematics

problems of different branches of engineering. Manuscripts of a purely mathematical character are only considered for publication if their bearing on engineering subjects is apparent, on the other hand

Initiatives to foster engineering student motivation: A case study

assessment. This paper shares the experience acquired by the authors - university lecturers in Civil Engineering at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid – both through their assessment methods and the ... paradoxical sense, a priori this was not their objective. For some time, published research has placed an emphasis on the need to bring change to the teaching of engineering in general and civil engineering in

Protocol vulnerability detection based on network traffic analysis and binary reverse engineering

analyzing the general fuzzing method of network protocols, we propose a novel approach that combines network traffic analysis with the binary reverse engineering method. For network traffic analysis, the ... , CHINA 0 College of Electronic Science and Engineering, National University of Defense Technology , Changsha , China Network protocol vulnerability detection plays an important role in many domains

From engineering to editing the rat genome

cell biology and genetic engineering have again brought the rat to the forefront of biomedical studies and enabled researchers to exploit the increasingly accessible wealth of genome sequence information ... facilitated the application of genome engineering technologies to create precise genetic modifications within the mouse genome in  vitro and have provided a route to the generation of custom-made mouse models

Glass Structures & Engineering

many other great properties of glass. In general, our knowledge about how to utilize glass in load-carrying structures is relatively small compared to other more conventional building materials such as ... loading, investigating novel connections and optimizing ways to reinforce glass beams. This shows the diversity of research issues required for future and innovative engineering with glass.

4f chemistry towards rare earth materials science and engineering

techniques in RE materials engineering are indispensable. In the formation of RE materials, the chemical bonding between RE elements and ligands determines the local symmetry and crystal structure of the ... by engineering their bonding environment. The relationship between the orbital hybridization set and coordination number of the RE element concerned enables us to easily clarify which orbitals

Value-based requirements engineering: method and experience

language stakeholders employ when describing their domain. In this paper, we describe the development, validation and deployment in industry of a method for value-based requirements engineering which guides ... account. The main research question we address is methodological: ‘‘can an effective method for value-based requirements engineering be specified?’’ and the consequent validation question ‘‘can the value

Approaches to Integrating Engineering in STEM Units and Student Achievement Gains

This study examined different approaches to integrating engineering practices in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) curriculum units. These various approaches were correlated ... used consistently throughout the duration of the STEM unit. While there is little consensus regarding how engineering should be incorporated into K–12 STEM or science classrooms, a few general

Making sense of climate engineering: a focus group study of lay publics in four countries

This study explores sense-making about climate engineering among lay focus group participants in Japan, New Zealand, the USA and Sweden. In total, 23 qualitative focus group interviews of 136 ... participants in the Japanese groups deviated from the general critical stance towards climate engineering, and displayed enthusiasm for technological development in general (for details, see Asayama et al. 2017

Polytechnic engineering mathematics: assessing its relevance to the productivity of industries in Uganda

Background The main objective of the study was to examine the relevance of engineering mathematics to the emerging industries. The level of abstraction, the standard of rigor, and the depth of ... mathematics relevant to the engineering technical work in the industries with regard to relevance to the industries in Uganda in general. Further analysis showed that the source of the statistical significance