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    • Cable-Climbing Robots for Power Line Inspection 

      Nayyerloo, M.; Chen, X.Q.; Wang, W.H.; Chase, G. (I-Tech Education and PublishingUniversity of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2009)
      Power transmission line inspection is of utmost importance for power companies towards having sustainable electricity supply to vast number of customers in major industries as well as households in a city. Inspection ...
    • Meshfree Methods 

      Huerta, A.; Belytschko, T.; Fernandez-Mendez, S.; Rabczuk, T. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering., 2004)
      Aim of the present chapter is to provide an in-depth presentation and survey of mesh-free particle methods. Several particle approximation are reviewed; the SPH method, corrected gradient methods and the Moving least squares ...
    • The state-of-art of underwater vehicles - Theories and applications 

      Wang, W.H.; Engelaar, R.C.; Chen, X.Q.; Chase, J.G. (I-Tech Education and PublishingUniversity of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2009)
      An autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) is an underwater system that contains its own power and is controlled by an onboard computer. Although many names are given to these vehicles, such as remotely operated vehicles ...