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  • Analysis of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms 

    Quintana, Sean (Oklahoma State University, 2017-05-04)
    Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disorder caused by at least one of approximately 1,500 possible mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene; it has a prevalence of approximately 1 in 2,500 ...
  • Sustainable Solutions Spring Design Report 2017 

    Blankenship, Hannah; Kelly, Amethyst; Ley, Christian; Schlotthauer, Katie (Oklahoma State University, 2017-05-04)
    In August 2016, the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) approached the Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department at Oklahoma State University with a design project at the City of Enid (COE) Municipal ...
  • Optimization of the Class Scheduling Process at the Federal Aviation Administration Academy Headquarters in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 

    Darling, James; Woods, Daniel; Lee, Brandon (Oklahoma State University, 2017-05-04)
    Executive Summary The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), headquartered in Washington DC, is the federal agency responsible for the operation of civil aviation in the United States. Air Traffic Controllers are the ...
  • Short- and Long-Term Complications Associated with Obese Patients who Undergo Tibiofemoral Joint Replacement Surgery, and the Role of Physical Therapy in Meeting These Challenges 

    Garner, Chelsea (Oklahoma State University, 2017-05-04)
    Objective: The objective of this research is to examine the complications associated with obese patients who undergo tibiofemoral joint replacement surgery compared to non-obese patients. Methods: In this research, the ...
  • "M" Arc Diagrams and Their Relationship to Borel's Triangle 

    McCombs, Kameron (Oklahoma State University, 2017-05-03)
    The Catalan Numbers famously count many combinatorial sets including arc diagrams on 2n points and binary trees on n vertices. In this paper, I show that there is a bijection between extended leaf marked binary trees on n ...
  • Pilot Shortage 

    Mburu, Wambui (Oklahoma State University, 2017-04-28)
    In the recent years, the term "pilot shortage" has become a common vocabulary added to the aviation dictionary. Airlines, aviation economists, aviation consultants, and aviation authors have warned of a pilot shortage, ...
  • 2017 Mercury Remote Robotics Competition 

    Coulter, Kamran; Austin, Joseph; Ballew, Jonathan; Edwards, Kyle (Oklahoma State University, 2017-04-27)
    The purpose of this document is to describe and justify the design of team Catch-a-Ride's Mercury Robotics Competition robot. The primary goal of this project was to design a mobile robot that could complete the 2017 Mercury ...
  • Speed Gun 

    Weppler, Tyler; Baker, Roy; Barbosa, Asaph; Slater, Andrew (Oklahoma State University, 2017-04-25)
    This document describes the research, design, and testing of the speed gun designed by Group 2A for the School of Electrical and School of Electrical and Computer EngineeringN 4024 Capstone Design class of spring 2017. The ...
  • Manufacturing Facility for Nylon-6,6 

    Higgins, Michele; Neal, Ryan; Gade, Noah; Eastwood, Rebecca (Oklahoma State University, 2017-03-09)
    The purpose of this project is to evaluate the feasibility of constructing a nylon-6,6 plant from grassroots in Calvert City, Kentucky. While designing, evaluating, and optimizing the production process of nylon-6,6, there ...
  • Manufacturing Facility for Nylon 6,6 

    Thomma, Michael; Stover, Laura; Spencer, Grant; An, Mia (Oklahoma State University, 2017-03-09)
    In the case of constructing a Nylon 6,6 manufacturing facility in Calvert City, Kentucky, a continuous process that produces pellets was chosen. This process proved to be safer and more economically attractive than batch ...
  • Manufacturing Facility for Nylon 6,6 

    Lane, Jacquelyn; Diamond, Travis; Oney, Dylan; Roper, Nate (Oklahoma State University, 2017-03-09)
    The nylon 6,6 polymerization process contained herein was made in accordance with the problem statement and standards put forth in the 2017 AIChE Student Design Competition. This design was created using Aspen Plus software, ...
  • Manufacturing Facility for Nylon 6 6 

    Condacse, Anna; McCauley, Delany; Musuvathy, Ranjini; Wilkins, Thomas (Oklahoma State University, 2017-03-09)
    A preliminary design and economic analysis was performed for the development of a grass roots manufacturing facility of Nylon 6 6 in Calvert City, Kentucky. Nylon 6 6 is a polymer that is synthesized from Adipic Acid (ADA) ...
  • Proposed Manufacturing Facility for Nylon 6,6 

    Johns, Austin (Oklahoma State University, 2017-03-09)
    The purpose of this project was to design an economically viable process that produces 85 million pounds of nylon 6,6 annually. This process would be carried out in a new plant that would be built in the Calvert City, ...
  • Grassroots Nylon 6 6 Plant 

    Catlin, Jessica (Oklahoma State University, 2017-03-09)
    A preliminary design of a Nylon 6 6 plant to produce granules by extrusion was conducted for Calvert City, Kentucky. This process involves a reaction between adipic acid and hexamethylene diamine (HMDA) through a continuous ...
  • Manufacturing Facility for Nylon 6,6 

    Cannon, Dylan; Davis, Rachel; Kozik, Raychel; Meyer, David (Oklahoma State University, 2017-03-09)
    The purpose of this project was to develop a preliminary design of a grassroots plant for the production of nylon 6,6 near Calvert City, Kentucky. The yearly production rate of nylon 6,6 was specified at 85 MM lbm/yr. Nylon ...
  • AIChE 2017 Student Design Competition: Manufacturing Facility for Nylon 6,6 

    Dolsky, Gavin; Crandel, Fenton; Sessler, Jake; Thomits, Alec (Oklahoma State University, 2017-03-09)
    A preliminary grass roots design was performed for a continuous nylon 6,6 polymerization process. The objective of this project was to create a safe and sustainable process for the polymerization of nylon 6,6 that produced ...
  • Right to Dignity and the Supreme Court 

    Smith, Alexander (Oklahoma State University, 2016-12-08)
    A thorough investigation of the term dignity and how it applies to the Supreme Court. By tracing different understandings of dignity from Aquinas to Kant, we can begin to define dignity. Kant's definition, like many ...
  • Classification of Trichostrongyle Eggs in Ruminant Fecal Samples using a Back Propagating Neural Network 

    Allen, Matthew (Oklahoma State University, 2016-12-08)
    This article examines the use of a back-propagating neural network to count the number of parasite eggs present in a given fecal sample. If possible this would save hours of trained labor currently used for the task and ...
  • Investigation of Improvement Opportunities for Wee-Cycle Bartlesville, LLC. In Bartlesville, Oklahoma 

    Mastin, Taylor; Hart, Jacob; Nash, Erin (Oklahoma State University, 2016-12-02)
    The purpose of this report was to determine potential improvements to the operations and processes used during the set up and execution of the Wee-Cycle Bartlesville consignment sales. After identifying the areas of potential ...
  • Pattern Avoidance Criteria for Fiber Bundles on Schubert Varieties 

    Alland, Timothy (Oklahoma State University, 2016-12-02)
    We show a permutation pattern avoidance criteria for when the natural projection from a flag variety to the Grassmannian, restricted to a Schubert variety, is a fiber bundle structure. We define the concept of split patterns ...

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