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Qu, Bingyan (author), Zhou, Rulong (author), Wang, L. (author), Dorenbos, P. (author)
level locations of the TM...
journal article 2019
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Bai, Sheng Wen (author), Fang, Gang (author), Zhou, J. (author)
Solid-state bonding takes place during the extrusion process to produce a hollow metal profile through a porthole die, known as extrusion welding. Defective weld seams degrade extruded products in mechanical properties. The present research was aimed to determine the effect of extrusion condition on the longitudinal weld seam quality of a...
journal article 2019
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Eivani, A. R. (author), Vafaeenezhad, H. (author), Nikan, O. (author), Zhou, J. (author)
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journal article 2019
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Gui, Tao (author), Zhou, Gai (author), Lu, Chao (author), Lau, Alan Pak Tao (author), Wahls, S. (author)
The recently proposed b-modulation method for nonlinear Fourier transform-based fiber-optic transmission offers explicit control over the duration of the generated pulses and therewith solves a longstanding practical problem. The currently used b-modulation however suffers from a fundamental energy barrier. There is a limit to the energy of...
journal article 2018
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Gorte, B. G.H. (author), Zhou, K. (author), Van Der Sande, C. J. (author), Valk, C. (author)
Representation of scenes on the Earth surface by using voxels is gaining attention because of its suitability for integrating heterogeneous data sources in simulations and quantitative models. Computation of shadows in such models is needed, for example, to obtain crop suitability of agricultural fields in the presence of trees and buildings,...
journal article 2018
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Yang, Yang (author), Li, Diquan (author), Tong, Tiegang (author), Zhang, D. (author), Zhou, Yatong (author), Chen, Yangkang (author)
Strong noise is one of the toughest problems in the controlled-source electromagnetic (CSEM) method, which highly affects the quality of recorded data. The three main types of noise existing in CSEM data are periodic noise, Gaussian white noise, and nonperiodic noise, among which the nonperiodic noise is thought to be the most difficult to...
journal article 2018
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Zhou, K. (author), Gorte, B. (author), Lindenbergh, R.C. (author), Widyaningrum, E. (author)
Change detection is an essential step to locate the area where an old model should be updated. With high density and accuracy, LiDAR data is often used to create a 3D city model. However, updating LiDAR data at state or nation level often takes years. Very high resolution (VHR) images with high updating rate is therefore an option for change...
journal article 2018
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Widyaningrum, E. (author), Lindenbergh, R.C. (author), Gorte, B.G.H. (author), Zhou, K. (author)
Various kinds of urban applications require true orthophotos. True orthophoto generation requires a DSM (Digital Surface Model) to project the photo orthogonally and minimize geometric distortion due to topographic variance. DSMs are often generated from airborne laser scan data. In urban scenes, DSM data may fail to deliver sharp and...
journal article 2018
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Zhou, Y. (author)
Pipe failures in water distribution systems can have a serious impact and hence it’s important to maintain the condition and integrity of the distribution system. This book presents a whole-life cost optimisation model for the rehabilitation of water distribution systems. It combines a pipe breakage number prediction model with a pipe...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Zhou, Y. (author)
Reinforcement Learning (RL) methods are relatively new in the field of aerospace guidance, navigation, and control. This dissertation aims to exploit RL methods to improve the autonomy and online learning of aerospace systems with respect to the a priori unknown system and environment, dynamical uncertainties, and partial observability. In the...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Zhou, Zeng (author), Coco, Giovanni (author), Townend, Ian (author), Gong, Zheng (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), Zhang, Changkuan (author)
Simple stability relationships are practically useful to provide a rapid assessment of coastal and estuarine landforms in response to human interventions and long‐term climate change. In this contribution, we review a variety of simple stability relationships which are based on the analysis of tidal asymmetry (shortened to “TA”). Most of the...
journal article 2018
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Zhou, F. (author), Miorali, M. (author), Slob, E.C. (author), Hu, Xiangyun (author)
The recently developed smart well technology allows for sectionalized production control by means of downhole inflow control valves and monitoring devices. We consider borehole radars as permanently installed downhole sensors to monitor fluid evolution in reservoirs, and it provides the possibility to support a proactive control for smart...
journal article 2018
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Ding, Ming (author), Zhou, Zhihao (author), Liu, Yao-Hong (author), Traferro, Stefano (author), Bachmann, Christian (author), Philips, Kathleen (author), Sebastiano, F. (author)
A 40-nm CMOS wakeup timer employing a bang-bang digital-intensive frequency-locked loop for Internet-of-Things applications is presented. A self-biased ΣΔ digitally controlled oscillator (DCO) is locked to an RC time constant via a single-bit chopped comparator and a digital loop filter. Such highly digitized architecture fully exploits the...
journal article 2018
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Swaminathan, Siva (author), Wang, X. (author), Zhou, Bingyu (author), Baldi, S. (author)
Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) units in buildings form a system-of-subsystems entity that must be accurately integrated and controlled by the building automation system to ensure the occupants' comfort with reduced energy consumption. As control of HVACs involves a standardized hierarchy of high-level set-point control and...
journal article 2018
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Najafi, S. (author), Eivani, A. R. (author), Samaee, M. (author), Jafarian, H. R. (author), Zhou, J. (author)
The effect of equal channel angular pressing (ECAP) on the microstructure and mechanical properties of AA6063 aluminum alloy was investigated. For this purpose, samples of AA6063 aluminum alloy were deformed up to 10 passes using ECAP and the evolution of microstructure, texture and dislocation density was investigated. It was found that the...
journal article 2018
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Zhang, Xiang Yu (author), Fang, Gang (author), Xing, Lei Lei (author), Liu, Wei (author), Zhou, J. (author)
Functionally graded scaffold (FGS) is designed to mimic the morphology, mechanical and biological properties of natural bone closely. Porosity variation strategy between different regions in FGS plays a crucial role in influencing its mechanical and biological performance. A combination of modeling tool and scripting language can effectively...
journal article 2018
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Zhou, Rongfu (author), Lin, Litian (author), Liu, Chunmeng (author), Dorenbos, P. (author), Tao, Ye (author), Huang, Yan (author), Liang, Hongbin (author)
structure with the Pnma group by Rietveld refinement, and the temperature...
journal article 2018
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Wang, Qian (author), Fang, Gang (author), Zhao, Ying Hong (author), Zhou, J. (author)
Optimized stent pattern design can effectively enhance the mechanical performance of magnesium alloy stents by adjusting strain distribution and evolution during stent deformation, thereby overcoming the limitations imposed by the intrinsic mechanical properties of magnesium alloys. In the present study, a new stent design pattern for...
journal article 2018
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Zhang, L. (author), Landucci, Gabriele (author), Reniers, G.L.L.M.E. (author), Ovidi, Federica (author), Khakzad Rostami, N. (author), Zhou, Jianfeng (author)
The propagation of accidents among process units may cause amplification of accident magnitude, resulting in a domino effect chain. Several catastrophic accidents occurred in the process and chemical industry presented these features. Hence, research efforts have been given to the analysis of the domino effects in order to enhance prevention...
book chapter 2018
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Zhou, Yatong (author), Li, Shuhua (author), Zhang, D. (author), Chen, Yangkang (author)
We propose a new low-rank based noise attenuation method using an efficient algorithm for tracking subspaces from highly corrupted seismic observations. The subspace tracking algorithm requires only basic linear algebraic manipulations. The algorithm is derived by analysing incremental gradient descent on the Grassmannian manifold of...
journal article 2018
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