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    • Accuracy of prediction with effective stress analysis for liquefaction-induced earth pressure on a pile group 

      Uzuoka, R.; Cubrinovski, M.; Zhang, F.; Yashima, A.; Oka, F. (University of Canterbury. Civil Engineering., 2006)
      Numerous buildings with pile foundation adjacent to quay walls were seriously damaged during the 1995 Kobe earthquake. The mechanism of the earth pressure on a pile group has not yet been clarified, and the precise prediction ...
    • Accurate Approximations for the Capacity Distribution of OFDM-Based Spatial Multiplexing 

      McKay, M.R.; Smith, P.J.; Suraweera, H.A.; Collings, I.B. (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer Engineering., 2007)
      We derive new analytic approximations to the capacity distribution of frequency-selective Rayleigh fading MIMO channels. The results apply specifically to OFDM-based spatial multiplexing. In particular, we present a new ...
    • Accurate Glycemic Control in Critically Ill Patients: The Stochastic Targeted Framework 

      Penning, S.; Desaive, T.; Massion, P.; Le Compte, A.J.; Pretty, C.G.; Shaw, G.M.; Chase, J.G.; Moorhead, K.T. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2011)
      Stochastic TARgeted (STAR) is a model-based, adaptive and patient-specific accurate glycemic control (AGC) framework, customizable to clinically specified glycemic targets, control approaches and clinical resources. This ...
    • Accurate Glycemic Control with STAR 

      Fisk, L.M.; Chase, J.G.; Le Compte, A.J.; Shaw, G.M. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2011)
      Background: Accurate glycemic control (AGC) has proven difficult without excessive hypoglycemia risk. Stochastic TARgeted (STAR) glycemic control forecasts changes in insulin sensitivity to calculate a range of glycemic ...
    • Accurate Glycemic Control with STAR 

      Fisk, L.M.; Chase, J.G.; Le Compte, A.J.; Shaw, G.M. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2011)
      Background: Accurate glycemic control (AGC) has proven difficult without excessive hypoglycemia risk. Stochastic TARgeted (STAR) glycemic control forecasts changes in insulin sensitivity to calculate a range of glycemic ...
    • Accurate high-resolution 3D surface reconstruction and localisation using a wide-angle flat port underwater stereo camera: towards autonomous ship hull inspection 

      Schattschneider, Robert (University of Canterbury. Computer Science and Software Engineering, 2014)
      The goal of this thesis is to scan a ship hull with high 3D accuracy and resolution using an underwater stereo camera so as to enable the future autonomous detection of invasive biofouling organisms with autonomous underwater ...
    • Accurate wide-area tracking for architectural, engineering and surveying applications. 

      Head-Mears, James Bradley (University of Canterbury. HIT Lab NZ, 2013)
      Augmented Reality (AR) is a powerful tool for the visualisation of, and interaction with, digital information, and has been successfully deployed in a number of consumer applications. Despite this, AR has had limited success ...
    • Acetylene by electric arc : a report on the feasibility of producing acetylene gas by a high intensity arc process 

      Davies, Clive E. (University of Canterbury. Chemical Engineering, 1978)
      In examining the feasibility of acetylene production from coal by a high intensity arc process, many different aspects of the problem have been investigated. This report briefly notes the work done in different areas, and ...
    • Acoustic absorber design 

      Parkinson, Jerome P (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 1999)
      The aim of the Acoustic Absorber Project was to investigate the performance of a range of materials as acoustic absorbers. A literature search on acoustic absorbers was carried out first and is presented with a summary of ...
    • Acoustic Inspection of Timber 

      Woods, Simon Nicholas (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2006)
      The ability to determine wood quality using non-destructive tests has enormous potential for the forestry industry in both research and commercial applications. This thesis describes some of the theory of acoustic waves ...
    • The acoustic performance of suspended ceiling systems 

      Van Hout, George (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      There are two important acoustic parameters for a suspended ceiling system, sound absorption and the ceiling attenuation class (CAC). The sound absorption of a suspended ceiling system indicates how much of the incident ...
    • Acoustic studies for the non-destructive testing of wood. 

      Frampton, Michael J. (University of Canterbury, 2019)
      Acoustic technologies are an established means of measuring wood stiffness. Acoustic tools are useful because they are non-destructive, relatively cheap, and quick and easy to use. These tools have been used in tree ...
    • Acoustic Studies on Wood 

      Hansen, Helge Johannes (University of Canterbury. School of Forestry, 2006)
      Several acoustic techniques have been used to determine elastic and damping properties of trees, logs and beams. Time of flight (TOF) measurements in the outerwood of 14-year-old Pinus radiata trees showed that pruning ...
    • Acoustics of hand portable mobile radios. 

      Kean, Simon Ralph (University of Canterbury. Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2005)
      The aim of the project was to investigate the acoustics of hand portable radios identifying key parameters contributing to their performance and from these findings develop a design guide. A systems engineering approach ...
    • Active bandsaw control 

      Cleave, Ra (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2001)
      This thesis investigates the modelling and active control of narrow and wide bandsaw blades, with application to the sawmilling industry. Strings, beams and plates are considered in the modelling work, with advances made ...
    • Active Control of Noise Through Windows 

      Lane, Jeremy David (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering dept., 2013)
      Windows are a weakness in building facade sound transmission loss (STL). This coupled with the detrimental effects of excessive noise exposure on human health including: annoyance, sleep deprivation, hearing impairment and ...
    • Active human intelligence for smart grid (AHISG) : feedback control of remote power systems. 

      Fulhu, Miraz Mohamed (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2014)
      Fuel supply issues are a major concern in remote island communities and this is an engineering field that needs to be analyzed in detail for transition to sustainable energy systems. Power generation in remote communities ...
    • Active insulin infusion control of the blood glucose derivative 

      Chase, J.G.; Lam, Z.; Lee, K.S.; Hwang, K.S. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering., 2002)
      Close control of blood glucose levels significantly reduces vascular complications in Type I diabetes. A control method focusing on the rate of change of blood glucose level is developed to utilize emerging technologies ...
    • Active insulin infusion using optimal and derivative weighted control 

      Lam, Z.; Hwang, K.S.; Lee, J.Y.; Chase, J.G.; Wake, G.C. (University of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics.University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering., 2002)
      Close control of blood glucose levels significantly reduces vascular complications in Type I diabetes. A control method for the automation of insulin infusion that utilizes emerging technologies in blood glucose biosensors ...
    • Active network security 

      Verwoerd, T. (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      Most discussions of network security focus on the tools and techniques used to fortify networks: firewalls, biometrics, access controls, encryption. This paper presents an outline of tools that assist an administrator in ...