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Software design based on operational modes
(20020723)The use of software is ubiquitous despite its reputation for low reliability. This dissertation experimentally verifies this reputation and then proposed changes to the development process to prevent certain classes of ... 
Solar boat
The solar boat will be built to compete in a world cup race in Monaco.The boat serves to further the knowledge and awareness of solar powered technologies, innovations and sustainable alternative energies and keep our ocean ... 
Solar Boat
The solar boat is designed and built to compete in a world cup race in Monaco. The boat serves to further the knowledge and awareness of solar powered technologies, innovations and sustainable alternative energies and keep ... 
Solar cycle variations in the composition of the suprathermal heavyion population near 1 AU
(20060701)We have measured the annual variation in the quiettime composition of interplanetary suprathermal ions between 0.04 and 1 MeV nucleon1 from 1994 November 20 through 2006 January 1. Our results show the following: (1) The ... 
The Solar Energetic Particle Event of 2010 August 14: Connectivity with the Solar Source Inferred from Multiple Spacecraft Observations and Modeling
(20170323)We analyze one of the first solar energetic particle (SEP) events of solar cycle 24 observed at widely separated spacecraft in order to assess the reliability of models currently used to determine the connectivity between ... 
The Solar Energetic Particle Event of 2010 August 14: Connectivity with the Solar Source Inferred from Multiple Spacecraft Observations and Modeling
(20170320)We analyze one of the first solar energetic particle (SEP) events of solar cycle 24 observed at widely separated spacecraft in order to assess the reliability of models currently used to determine the connectivity between ... 
Solar Energy Storage Using EarthAbundant Materials
(2017)Among alternative energy technologies, solar is well suited to meet the grand energy challenge ahead if we can overcome the intermittent supply of sunlight.1,2 Storing solar energy in chemical bonds serves as an attractive ... 
The solar flare of the 14th of July 2000 (L3+C detector results)
(200609)Aims.Several experiments have reported observations on possible correlations between the flux of high energy muons and intense solar flares. If confirmed, these observations would have significant implications for acceleration ... 
Solar powered battery charger
Solar arrays provide clean power, but the amount depends significantly on available sunlight. To achieve sufficient power, mechanical tracking or maximum power point tracking (MPPT) methods are implemented. While mechanical ... 
Solarizer
In developing countries and following natural disasters, there is a need for a portable solar powered autoclave to properly sterilize surgical equipment because there is often no access to electricity or natural gas. Without ... 
Solutions of a system of integral equations in Orlicz spaces
(20091231)We consider the following system of integral equations Ui(t) = ∫1gi(t,s)fi(s,u1(s),u2(s),...,un(s))ds, a.e. t [0,1], 1 ≤ i ≤ n. Our aim is to establish criteria such that the above system has a solution (u±,U2,... ,un) ... 
Solvability of a quadratic hammerstein integral equation in the class of functions having limits at infinity
(20110620)The goal of the paper is to prove that a quadratic Hammerstein integral equation has solutions in the class of real functions denned, bounded, continuous on the real halfaxis and having limits at infinity. The main tools ... 
Solving combinatorial optimization problems using a new algorithm based on gravitational attraction
(20040517)This dissertation represents the culmination of research into the development of a new algorithm for locating optimal solutions to difficult problems. This new algorithm is founded upon one of the most basic concepts in ... 
Some coral diseases track climate oscillations in the Caribbean
(20171201)Disease outbreaks continue to reduce coral populations worldwide. Understanding coral diseases and their relationships with environmental drivers is necessary to forecast disease outbreaks, and to predict future changes ... 
Some Free Boundary Problems for The Nonlinear Degenerate Multidimensional Parabolic Equations Modeling ReactionDiffusion Processes
(201912)This dissertation presents a full classification of the shorttime behavior of the interfaces or free boundaries for the nonlinear second order degenerate multidimensional parabolic partial differential equation (PDE) ut ... 
Some new nonlinear secondorder boundary value problems on an arbitrary domain
(20181201)In this paper, we develop the existence theory for nonlinear secondorder ordinary differential equations equipped with new kinds of nonlocal nonseparated type integral multipoint boundary conditions on an arbitrary ... 
Some results for integral inclusions of Volterra type in Banach spaces
(20101206)We first present several existence results and compactness of solutions set for the following Volterra type integral inclusions of the form: y(t) ∈ ∫0 t a(ts)[Ay(s)+F(s,y(s)) ]ds,a.e.t ∈ J, where J=[ 0,b ], A is the ... 
Soteria: A Persuasive eSecurity Assistant
(201612)“…security is only as good as the weakest link, and people are the weakest link in the chain.” – B Schneier, 2002 Humans are often referred to as the “weakest link” in the security chain because of the poor security ... 
Source mechanisms of terrestrial gammaray flashes
(2008)The source of terrestrial gammaray flashes (TGFs) has remained a mystery since their discovery in 1994. Recent Reuven Ramaty HighEnergy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (RHESSI) observations show that these intense bursts of ... 
Spatial and energy distributions of Xray emissions from leaders in natural and rocket triggered lightning
(2012)Energetic radiation is known to be produced by lightning. To investigate these emissions, groundbased observations are being conducted at the International Center for Lightning Research and Testing (ICLRT) at Camp Blanding, ...