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    • 11-interval PFG pulse sequence for improved measurement of fast velocities of fluids with high diffusivity in systems with short T2* 

      Boyce, C.M.; Rice, N.P.; Sederman, A.J.; Dennis, J.S.; Holland, D.J. (University of Canterbury. Chemical and Process Engineering, 2016)
      Magnetic resonance (MR) was used to measure SF6 gas velocities in beds filled with particles of 1.1 mm and 0.5 mm in diameter. Four pulse sequences were tested: a traditional spin echo pulse sequence, the 9-interval and ...
    • 1D and 3D models of auto-regulated cerebrovascular flow 

      Moorhead, K.T.; Moore, S.M.; Chase, J.G.; David, T.; Fink, J. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering., 2004)
      The Circle of Willis (CoW) is a ring-like structure of blood vessels at the base of the brain that distributes arterial blood to the cerebral mass. 1D and 3D CFD models of the CoW have been created to simulate clinical ...
    • 1D and 3D models of cerebrovascular flow 

      Moore, S.M.; Moorhead, K.T.; Chase, J.G.; David, T.; Fink, J. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering., 2005)
      The Circle of Willis is a ring-like structure of blood vessels found beneath the hypothalamus at the base of the brain. Its main function is to distribute oxygen-rich arterial blood to the cerebral mass. One-dimensional ...
    • 1D Nonlinear site response prediction: Analysis of residuals at a large number of Kik-Net vertical seismometer arrays 

      Kaklamanos, J.; Bradley, B.A. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2015)
      Site response models are frequently used in engineering practice to predict surficial ground motions based on a site-specific soil profile and input motions, and site response predictions are especially important for large ...
    • A 2 parameter model of lung mechanics to predict volume response and optimise ventilator therapy in ARDS 

      Sundaresan, A.; Hann, C.E.; Chase, J.G.; Yuta, T.; Shaw, G.M. (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2009)
      A majority of patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) require some form of respiratory support. In the case of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), the patient often requires full intervention from a ...
    • 2-D Analysis of Composite Steel - Concrete Beams in Fire 

      Welsh, Richard (University of Canterbury. Civil Engineering, 2001)
      This report investigates the behaviour of composite steel - concrete beams at elevated temperatures using the finite element program SAFIR. The finite element analysis carried out in this report is two dimensional and ...
    • The 2009 South Pacific tsunami - implications for tsunami hazard in the South Pacific 

      Power, W.; Wilson, K.; Prasetya, G.; Bradley, B.A.; Wang, X.; Beavan, J.; Holden, C. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2010)
    • The 2015 Gorkha Nepal Earthquake: insights from earthquake damage survey 

      Goda, K.; Kiyota, T.; Pokhrel, R.M.; Chiaro, G.; Katagiri, T.; Sharma, K.; Wilkinson, S. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2015)
      The 2015 Gorkha Nepal earthquake caused tremendous damage and loss. To gain valuable lessons from this tragic event, an earthquake damage investigation team was dispatched to Nepal from 1 May 2015 to 7 May 2015. A unique ...
    • 22 February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake : Are we adequately characterizing extreme/rare events? 

      Bradley, B.A. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2011)
      An overview of the 22 February 2011 Christchurch earthquake is presented in the context of characterization of extreme/rare events. Focus is given to the earthquake source, observed near-source strong ground motions, and ...
    • A 3-approximation algorithm for the subtree between phylogenies 

      Bordewich, M.; McCartin, C.; Semple, C. (University of Canterbury, 2007)
      In this paper, we give a (polynomial-time) 3-approximation algorithm for the rooted subtree prune and regraft distance between two phylogenetic trees. This problem is known to be NP-complete and the best previously known ...
    • A 3-approximation algorithm for the subtree distance between phylogenies 

      Bordewich, M.; McCartin, C.; Semple, C. (University of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics., 2008)
      In this paper, we give a (polynomial-time) 3-approximation algorithm for the rooted subtree prune and regraft distance between two phylogenetic trees. This problem is known to be NP-complete and the best previously known ...
    • 3-D numerical simulation of shake-table tests on piles subjected to lateral spreading 

      Cubrinovski, M.; Sugita, H.; Tokimatsu, K.; Sato, M.; Ishihara, K.; Tsukamoto, Y.; Kamata, T. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering., 2005)
      A fully-coupled effective stress method of analysis incorporating an elastic-plastic constitutive model specifically designed for modelling sand behaviour was used to numerically simulate shake table experiments on piles ...
    • 3-D Scene Reconstruction from Multiple Photometric Images 

      Forne, Christopher Jes (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007)
      This thesis deals with the problem of three dimensional scene reconstruction from multiple camera images. This is a well established problem in computer vision and has been significantly researched. In recent years some ...
    • 3-D seismic response of liquefaction-susceptible improved-soil deposits 

      Bradley, B.A.; Araki, K.; Ishii, T.; Saitoh, K. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2011)
      Numerous earthquakes occurring over the last five decades have illustrated the significant hazards posed by soil liquefaction. Recent observations have also illustrated the potential hazard mitigation that can be achieved ...
    • 3D Canterbury Velocity Model (CantVM) – Version 1.0 

      Bradley, B.A.; Lee, R.L.; Thomson, E.M.; Ghisetti, F.; McGann, C.R.; Pettinga, J.; Hughes, M.W. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2015)
    • A 3D microrobotic actuator for micro and nano manipulation 

      Banerjee, Steven (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2015)
      Following the invention of the atomic force microscopy, AFM has revolutionised not only surface sciences but also biological sciences more recently. From being used as a microscope with atomic resolution generating 3D ...
    • 3D models of blood flow in the cerebral vasculature 

      Moore, S.M.; David, T.; Chase, J.G.; Arnold, J.; Fink, J. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering., 2006)
      The circle of Willis (CoW) is a ring-like arterial structure located in the base of the brain and is responsible for the distribution of oxygenated blood throughout the cerebral mass. To investigate the effects of the ...
    • 3D Multi-user interactive visualization with a shared large-scale display 

      Kim, Hyungon (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      When the multiple users interact with a virtual environment on a largescale display there are several issues that need to be addressed to facilitate the interaction. In the thesis, three main topics for collaborative ...
    • 3D Natural Hand Interaction for AR Applications 

      Lee, M.; Green, R.; Billinghurst, M. (University of Canterbury. Human Interface Technology Laboratory., 2008)
      In this paper we describe a computer vision-based 3D hand tracking system for a multimodal Augmented Reality (AR) interface. We have developed a 3D vision-based natural hand interaction method. This consists of four steps: ...
    • 3D Printed Porous Media Columns with Fine Control of Column Packing Geometry 

      Fee, C.J.; Nawada, S.; Dimartino, S. (University of Canterbury. Chemical and Process EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury. College Office (Engineering)University of Canterbury. Biomolecular Interaction Centre, 2014)
      In this paper we demonstrate, for the first time, the use of 3D printing (also known as additive manufacturing or rapid prototyping) to create porous media with precisely defined packing morphologies, directly from computer ...