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Li, Xiajing (author)
Multi-Agent Systems, often referred to a network of loosely connected autonomous units, are widely used to model the dynamics of crowds, vehicles, robots and swarms in traffic management, biological environment, distributed control and communication technologies. Recently, the study of multi-agent systems is rapidly growing due to the beneficial...
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Li, Xin (author)
Due to microbial activities, the anaerobic degradation of organic matter happens in the sediments and leads to considerable gas production. Especially for low flow areas gas production is more easily fostered. To prevent the potential problems caused by gas production from the riverine sediments, this study focuses on magnitude of gas formation...
master thesis 2019
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Hedayati, R. (author), Jedari Salami, S. (author), Li, Y. (author), Sadighi, M. (author), Zadpoor, A.A. (author)
We study a special class of mechanical metamaterials, namely lattices, based on beams (struts) with nonuniform cross sections, of which pentamode mechanical metamaterials are a special case. Five symmetric beam types including simple cylinder, concave double cone, convex double cone, concave hyperbolic, and convex hyperbolic are considered....
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Li, Ang (author)
Structural optimization for crashworthiness in composite structures has become an important topic of research in aerospace, attributable to its proven benefits to the occupants' safety in an aircraft during a crash event. This thesis provides a comprehensive investigation on LS-DYNA modeling and design optimization of composite square tubes for...
master thesis 2019
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Li, Y. (author)
Safety management systems (SMSs) have gained importance since the 1970s and changed focus from individual management activities to more systematic frameworks. The methods, techniques and tools used in them also became more and more sophisticated. However, from the perspectives of the researcher, company, auditor, government and (safety...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Li, J. (author)
With the growth of global population, the big cities become increasingly crowded. It is not rare to see large crowds in public transportations and events with masses of visitors, such as music festivals and football matches. The question “How to deal with crowds” is receiving attention, both from academia and practical crowd management.
This...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Nedeljković, Marija (author), Ghiassi, B. (author), van der Laan, Sieger (author), Li, Z. (author), Ye, G. (author)
The effect of curing conditions (sealed and unsealed) on the pore solution composition and carbonation resistance of different binary alkali-activated fly ash (FA) and ground granulated blast furnace slag (GBFS) pastes is investigated in this study. The studied mixtures were with FA/GBFS ratios of 100:0, 70:30; 50:50, 30:70, 0:100. Ordinary...
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Yang, Z. (author), Deng, X. (author), Li, Z. (author)
The modeling of dynamic frictional rolling contact is crucial for accurately predicting behavior and deterioration of structures under dynamic interactions such as wheel/rail, tire/road, bearings and gears. However, reliable modeling of dynamic frictional rolling contact is challenging, because it requires a careful treatment of friction and...
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Garufo, A. (author), Sberna, P.M. (author), Carluccio, G. (author), Freeman, Joshua R. (author), Bacon, David R. (author), Li, Lianhe (author), Baselmans, J.J.A. (author), Llombart Juan, N. (author), Neto, A. (author), More Authors (author)
A pulsed photoconductive terahertz (THz) source is presented that is able to radiate milliwatt (mW) level average power over a large bandwidth, by exploiting both the optical and electrical properties of photoconductive sources and the ultrawideband properties of connected antenna arrays. An optical system composed of a microlenses array...
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Hendrickx, N.W. (author), Tagliaferri, M.L.V. (author), Li, R. (author), Franke, D.P. (author), Sammak, A. (author), Brinkman, A. (author), Scappucci, G. (author), Veldhorst, M. (author)
We fabricate Josephson field-effect transistors in germanium quantum wells contacted by superconducting aluminum and demonstrate supercurrents carried by holes that extend over junction lengths of several micrometers. In superconducting quantum point contacts we observe discretization of supercurrent, as well as Fabry-Pérot resonances,...
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Bohra, D. (author), Ledezma Yanez, I.D. (author), Li, G. (author), de Jong, W. (author), Pidko, E.A. (author), Smith, W.A. (author)
) intermediate *OCHO, aiming to resolve the discrepancy between the theoretical understanding and experimental performance of Ag. We show that...
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Vollmer, I. (author), Kosinov, N. (author), Szecsenyi, Agnes (author), Li, G. (author), Yarulina, I. (author), Abou-Hamad, Edy (author), Gurinov, Andrei (author), Ould-Chikh, Samy (author), Aguilar-Tapia, Antonio (author), Hazemann, Jean-Louis (author), Pidko, E.A. (author), Hensen, Emiel J M (author), Kapteijn, F. (author), Gascon Sabate, J. (author)
The active sites on the methane dehydroaromatization (MDA) catalyst Mo/HZSM-5 are very hard to characterize, because they are present in various geometries and sizes and only form under reaction conditions with methane at 700 °C. To address these issues an experimental strategy is presented that enables distinguishing different active sites...
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Dong, Xichao (author), Hu, Jiaqi (author), Hu, Cheng (author), Long, Teng (author), Li, Y. (author), Tian, Ye (author)
Geosynchronous orbit synthetic aperture radar (GEO SAR) has a long integration time and a large imaging scene. Therefore, various nonideal factors are easily accumulated, introducing phase errors and degrading the imaging quality. Within the long integration time, tropospheric status changes with time and space, which will result in image shifts...
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Wu, Meimei (author), Ge, W. (author), Li, Zongkun (author), Wu, Zening (author), Zhang, Hexiang (author), Li, Juanjuan (author), Pan, Yipeng (author)
Despite the rapid development of risk analysis in dam engineering, there is a relative absence of research on the environmental impact of dam break. As a systematic theory, set pair analysis has a good effect in dealing with uncertainties, although the result is relatively rough and easy to distort. A connection degree of five grades and a...
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Zhang, Chi (author), Tang, Qiuhong (author), Chen, Deliang (author), van der Ent, R.J. (author), Liu, Xingcai (author), Li, Wenhong (author), Haile, Gebremedhin Gebremeskel (author)
Precipitation on the Tibetan Plateau (TP) showed different spatial changes during 1979-2016, with an increasing trend over the northern Tibetan Plateau (NTP) and a slightly negative trend over the southern Tibetan Plateau (STP). The changes in precipitation moisture sources over the NTP and STP are investigated using the improved Water...
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Zhang, Jian (author), Sokolovskij, R. (author), Chen, Ganhui (author), Zhu, Yumeng (author), Qi, Yongle (author), Lin, Xinpeng (author), Li, Wenmao (author), Zhang, G. (author), Jiang, Yu-Long (author), Yu, Hongyu (author)
S exposure in dry air. A pre...
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Liu, Liu (author), Zlatanova, S. (author), Li, Bofeng (author), van Oosterom, P.J.M. (author), Liu, Hua (author), Barton, Jack (author)
An indoor logical network qualitatively represents abstract relationships between indoor spaces, and it can be used for path computation. In this paper, we concentrate on the logical network that does not have notions for metrics. Instead, it relies on the semantics and properties of indoor spaces. A navigation path can be computed by...
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Ma, Jiaming (author), Wei, Yinping (author), Gan, Lin (author), Wang, C. (author), Xia, Heyi (author), Lv, Wei (author), Li, Jia (author), Li, Baohua (author), Yang, Quan Hong (author), Kang, Feiyu (author), He, Yan Bing (author)
(LTO) microspheres consisting of densely packed primary nanoparticles. The real space distribution of lithium ions inside the...
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Li, Z. (author), Zhang, S. (author), Zuo, Y. (author), Chen, Wei (author), Ye, G. (author)
Chemical deformation (chemical shrinkage/expansion), the absolute volume change during reactions, is a key parameter influencing the volume stability, especially the autogenous deformation of a binder material. This work, for the first time, reports an in-depth investigation on the chemical deformation of metakaolin based geopolymer (MKG)....
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Zheng, M. (author), Wu, Huayi (author), Li, Y. (author)
It is fundamental for 3D city maps to efficiently classify objects of point clouds in urban scenes. However, it is still a large challenge to obtain massive training samples for point clouds and to sustain the huge training burden. To overcome it, a knowledge-based approach is proposed. The knowledge-based approach can explore discriminating...
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