Engineering and Computer Science Faculty Presentations

 

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Submissions from 2008

An Instrumentation and Data Acquisition System (IDAS) for Engineering Competition Vehicles, Gerald M. Brown

Role of CFD in Undergraduate Research in the Design of a Supermileage Competition Vehicle, Peter Burban, Harwood A. Hegna, and Lawrence D. Zavodney

Cedarville University Solar Boat Team, Timothy B. Dewhurst

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Fracture Toughness is More Sensitive to Bone Remodeling Parameters than Strength and Toughness, Timothy L. Norman, X. Chen, G. Noble, D. S. Porter, Vincent Kish, C. Pechey, L. Clifford, and Y. N. Yener

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Mineralization of Cortical Bone of the Lower Extremity Depends on Site, Timothy L. Norman and Suzanne Smith

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Viscoelastic Failure Properties of Cortical Bone are Reduced by Bone Mineralization, Timothy L. Norman, Suzanne Smith, and Christopher Brown

Improvement of RFID Impedance Sensor for GERD Detection, Tim Shee Yao

Low Power Transceiver and Coding for Wireless Endoscopy, Tim Shee Yao

Cedarville Engineers Reaching Out and Helping Liberia, Lawrence D. Zavodney

Supermileage Vehicles - Designing, Building, and Racing Supermileage Vehicles, Lawrence D. Zavodney

Submissions from 2007

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Cortical Bone Remodeling and In-Service Damage Accumulation, Timothy L. Norman and T. M. Little

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Linear Microcracks and Diffuse Damage Accumulate Differently with Age, Timothy L. Norman and T. M. Little

Submissions from 2006

Equipping Engineers to Solve Computational Fluid Dynamics Problems in Senior Design: Challenges and Successes Using a Commercial CFD Package, Peter Burban and Harwood A. Hegna

Optimal Tracking Control for a Two Disk Rotating System, Darren E. Holland

Falls of Amputees: A Case for Ankle Articulation Prosthesis, Timothy L. Norman

A Unique Single Blade Wind Turbine Senior Design Project, Steven Walters and Harwood A. Hegna

Educating the Next Generation of Engineers: Cedarville Students Excelling in International Collegiate Competitions, Lawrence D. Zavodney

Engineering at Cedarville University: Using Design Competitions to Teach Engineers, Lawrence D. Zavodney

Submissions from 2005

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Smoking and Dose Dependent Early Effects of Nicotine on Bone Mechanical Properties and Histology, D. S. Porter, Timothy L. Norman, and Vincent Kish

Theoretical Modeling of Turbulent Flow in a Rotating Square Duct, Zhaohui (George) Qin

Adaptive Differential Interference Cancellation Multiuser Detection Method in DS CDMA, Tim Shee Yao

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Fracture Toughness of Human Femoral Neck Cortical Bone is Reduced with Age and with Increased Osteon Eccentricity, Y. N. Yeni and Timothy L. Norman

Submissions from 2004

Cedarville University Solar Boat Team, Timothy B. Dewhurst

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Intertransverse Process Arthrodesis: Efficacy of DC Stimulation in a Nicotine Exposure Model, J. C. France, Timothy L. Norman, M. M. Buchanan, M. Scheel, M. Veale, E. S. Ackerman, N. B. Clovis, and V. L. Kish III

Parallel Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System for an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Frederick G. Harmon, A. A. Frank, and J. J. Chattot

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Cortical Bone Viscoelasticity has Diminishing Effects on Contact Pressure in Press-Fit Stems but Does Not Jeopardize Implant Stability, Timothy L. Norman, E. S. Ackerman, V. L. Kish III, T. Smith, T. A. Gruen, A. J. Yates, and J. D. Blaha

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Effects Of Nicotine On Rabbit Bone Marrow Derived Osteoblastic Cells, S. Sylvester, Timothy L. Norman, J. C. France, and N. Mukherjee

Joint Estimation of Frequency/Phase/Symbol in High Doppler Rate Fading Channel, Tim Shee Yao

On the Pre-distortion Technique for Improving Transmission Linearity of OFDM System, Tim Shee Yao

Submissions from 2003

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In Vitro Performance of Eight Intramedullary Cement Restrictors in Total Hip Arthroplasty, C. Heisel, Timothy L. Norman, and S. J. Breusch

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Combination of Volitional Exercise and Bisphosphonate Treatment is Able to Restore Bone Loss Induced by Hindlimb Suspension, Timothy L. Norman, N. Mukherjee, C. Cutlip, O. Wirth, and N. Clovis

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Tissue Engineered Bone Graft Substitute, S. Sylvester, Timothy L. Norman, and Nilay Mukherjee

A Re-programmable Receiver Architecture for Wireless Signal Interception, Tim Shee Yao

De-composite Channel Estimation and Equalization for GMSK-based System with Transmit Diversity, Tim Shee Yao

Receiver Design for Space-Time coded GMSK-Based System, Tim Shee Yao

Unified MMSE Estimation for GMSK Signals with Turbo Codes, Tim Shee Yao

Submissions from 2002

Improved Nitrogen Balance, Bone Mineral Composition and Higher Fracture Femoral Neck Load in Rats with Energy Supplementation of Energy Restricted Diets, M.Z.A. Momani, B. Forbes, D. K. Bhumla, F. Ashruf, A. Khokar, Timothy L. Norman, C. Fitch, and P. Mossahebi

Alternatives to Autologous Bone Grafting, Timothy L. Norman

Bone Biomechanics and Remodeling, Timothy L. Norman

In the Beginning: Creation vs. Evolution, Timothy L. Norman

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The Incidence and Role of Diffuse Damage in Human Cortical Bone, Timothy L. Norman and T. M. Little

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A Viscoelastic Damage Model for Human Cortical Bone, G. Parasamian and Timothy L. Norman

Submissions from 2001

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Circumferential Creep of Human Cortical Bone Suggests Threshold for Press - Fit Stems, C. U. Brown, V. L. Kish, Timothy L. Norman, T. A. Gruen, and J. D. Blaha

Analysis of a Light Pole Failure, Robert Chasnov

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In - Vivo Diffuse Damage in Human Cortical Bone Does Not Compromise Bone Toughness, Timothy L. Norman, G. P. Parsamian, and C. Coleman

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Damage Evolution and Fracture Behavior of Human Compact Bone Specimens in 3 - Point Bending, G. P. Parsamian, V. L. Kish, and Timothy L. Norman

Submissions from 2000

Increased Productivity with AC Drives for Mining Excavators and Haul Trucks, Gerald M. Brown, B. J. Ebacher, and W. G. Koellner

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Mechanical vs. Static Diffusion of Three Stains Under Confocal Microscopy, B. Li and Timothy L. Norman

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The Mechanics of Ultrastructural Damage Occurrence and Its Influence on the Fracture Toughness of Human Cortical Bone, G. P. Parsamian, Timothy L. Norman, and V. L. Kish III

Hearing by the Numbers, Samuel L. SanGregory

Submissions from 1999

A GTO Powered AC Drive System Increases the Performance of Off-Highway Haul Trucks, Gerald M. Brown and W. G. Koellner

DC Electrical Stimulation and Bone Healing: Application to Lumbar Intertransverse Process Fusion, John C. France, Timothy L. Norman, R. D. Santrock, B. McGrath, and B. J. Simon

Measurement of Bone Quality of the Proximal Femur Prior to Hip Implant Surgery, T. A. Gruen, C. A. Kenamond, and Timothy L. Norman

Bone Cement and Cement Techniques, Timothy L. Norman

The Effect of PMMA Creep and Prosthesis Surface Finish on the Behavior of Tapered Cemented Total Hip Stems, Timothy L. Norman

The Effect of PMMA Creep and Prosthesis Surface Finish on the Behavior of Tapered Cemented Total Hip Stems, Timothy L. Norman, K. Hustosky, V. L. Kish III, T. A. Gruen, and J. D. Blaha

Effects of the Angle of Screw Insertion on Screw/Spiked Washer Soft Tissue Fixation, W. Post, F. Fumich, V. L. Kish III, and Timothy L. Norman

Enhancing Screw/Spiked Washer Soft Tissue: Suture in Tendons Under Washer Dramatically Increased Load to Failure and Cyclic Load Performance, W. Post, O. Paez, V. L. Kish III, and Timothy L. Norman

A Fast, Low-Power Logarithm Approximation with CMOS VLSI Implementation, Samuel L. SanGregory, Charles Brothers, David Gallagher, and Raymond Siferd

Submissions from 1998

Pull-out Strength of a Polished, Tapered Cemented Total Hip Stem, K. Hustosky, Timothy L. Norman, V. L. Kish III, T. A. Gruen, and J. D. Blaha

Dynamic Raman Measurement of Polymers for Intelligent Manufacturing, Cherish Christina Lesko, J. F. Rabolt, and B. Chase

Raman Studies of Crystalline Reorientation in PET Fibers During Continuous Draw, Cherish Christina Lesko, J. F. Rabolt, and B. Chase

Fracture Mechanics in Orthopaedic Research, Timothy L. Norman

Mechanisms of Cortical Bone Fragility, Timothy L. Norman

Hydroxyapatite Crystal Perfection Influences the Fracture Toughness of Human Cortical Bone, Y. N. Yeni and Timothy L. Norman

Submissions from 1997

Modeling of Surface Roughening, Timothy B. Dewhurst

Measurement and Quantification of Surface Roughness, Timothy B. Dewhurst and S. D. Mason

Application of a Finite-Volume Time-Domain Maxwell Equation Solver to Three-Dimensional Objects, Frederick G. Harmon

An Integrated Engineering Honors Program, Harwood A. Hegna

Stress and Temperature Dependent NiTi Transformations, D. L. Herbert, M. D. Bagby, and Timothy L. Norman

The Viscoelastic Response of a Polished Tapered Hip System, Timothy L. Norman

Haptic Rendering, Keith A. Shomper

Submissions from 1996

Cement Technique Alters Creep Response of Acrylic Bone Cement, Timothy L. Norman, M. T. Williams, T. A. Gruen, and J. D. Blaha

Submissions from 1995

Mechanical Behavior of Thermo-Responsive Orthodontic Archwires, W. S. Mullins, M. D. Bagby, and Timothy L. Norman

Computer Modeling of Taper-Lock Fixation, Timothy L. Norman

The Mechanical Behavior of Acrylic Bone Cement, Timothy L. Norman

Virtual Reality: The State of the Technology, Keith A. Shomper

Virtual Reality for Real Applications, Keith A. Shomper and C. H. Hasser

Evolution and the Fossil Record: The Case for Creation, Lawrence D. Zavodney

Submissions from 1994

Coupling of Texture Development and Material Flow in Metals and Ice, Timothy B. Dewhurst

Course Modules for the Superior Student, Harwood A. Hegna

An Overview of Total Hip and Bone Research at WVU Orthopedics Research Laboratory, Timothy L. Norman

Comparison of Notched LSS and LLS 2D Braided Textiles and Tape Equivalents, Timothy L. Norman

Design of THA for Stem Debonding, Timothy L. Norman, K. Hustosky, and J. D. Blaha

Virtual Environments Research at the Air Force Institute of Technology, Keith A. Shomper

Submissions from 1993

The Impact Load on Containment Rings During a Multiple Blade Shed in Aircraft Gas Turbine Engines, Timothy B. Dewhurst

The Use of Imposed Displacements to Determine Impact Forces in a Multiple Blade Shed Incident, Timothy B. Dewhurst and P. Tang

Effect of Notch in LLS and LSS 2D Braided Textile Composite Materials, Timothy L. Norman

Fracture Mechanics of Human Bone, Timothy L. Norman

A 2K _ 8-Bit Single-Chip Digital Radio Frequency Memory, Samuel L. SanGregory and M. A. Mehalic

Submissions from 1992

Finite Element Analysis of Cemented Intramedullary Prosthesis with an Unconstrained Distal Tip, Timothy L. Norman

Orthopedic Biomechanics, Timothy L. Norman

The Unsupported Distal Tip Prosthesis, Timothy L. Norman

Submissions from 1991

Use of Reaction Forces to Determine the Impact Loading Function on Aircraft Gas Turbine Containment Rings, Timothy B. Dewhurst

Characterization of Creep in Orthopedic Bone Cement, Timothy L. Norman

Fracture Toughness of Human Bone Under Tension Loading, Timothy L. Norman

Battery Impedance Effects on Spacecraft Electrical Power System Stability, D. Jeffrey Shortt and W. E. Baker

The Response of Nonlinear Systems to Random Excitation, Lawrence D. Zavodney

Submissions from 1990

Local Strain Variations in Living Bone are Large, D. B. Burr, S. Mori, and Timothy L. Norman

Integrated Electrical/Thermal Component Modeling, D. Jeffrey Shortt