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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • ``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 

      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, ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 

      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) ...
    • 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 ...
    • Comparison of the Energy Use for Different Heat Transfer Fluids in Geothermal Systems 

      Gagne-Boisvert, Laurent; Bernier, Michel (International Ground Source Heat Pump Association, 2017)
      Geothermal systems that operate under 0 �C must use antifreeze mixtures instead of water to avoid operational problems. This paper examines the energy consumption of the circulating pump and heat pump for various heat ...
    • Assessment of Effective Borehole Thermal Resistance from Operational Data 

      Mikhaylova, Olga; Johnston, Ian W.; Narsilio, Guillermo A. (International Ground Source Heat Pump Association, 2017)
      Ground source heat pump (GSHP) systems use the ground as a source of sustainable thermal energy for heating and cooling of buildings. Efficient design of the ground heat exchangers (GHEs) for these systems is important so ...
    • Transient Thermal Resistance of Borehole Heat Exchangers for Hourly Simulations of Geothermal Heat Pumps Systems 

      Priarone, Antonella; Fossa, Marco (International Ground Source Heat Pump Association, 2017)
      The correct design of borehole fields requires the correct evaluation of the transient ground thermal response in time, but also the accurate estimation of the borehole (BHE) thermal resistance, expecially the grout ...
    • Numerical Investigation on the Thermo-mechanical Behavior of a Quadratic Cross Section Pile Heat Exchanger 

      Alberdi-Pagola, Maria; Madsen, Soren; Jensen, Rasmus Lund; Poulsen, Soren Erbs (International Ground Source Heat Pump Association, 2017)
      Pile heat exchangers are traditional foundation piles with built in heat exchangers. As such, the footing of the building both serves as a structural component and a heating/cooling supply element. The existing geotechnical ...