Design, Fabrication, and Testing of Anemr Gun Based Orbital Debris Impact Testing Platform

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This paper describes the changes made from Cal Poly’s initial railgun system, the Mk. 1 railgun, to the Mk. 1.1 system, as well as the design, fabrication, and testing of a newer and larger Mk. 2 railgun system. The Mk. 1.1 system is developed as a more Continue reading

Design And Analysis Of a Lift Assist Walker

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Walkers provided stability to the elderly but cannot assist a person from sitting to standing. The objective of this project is to present the design and analysis of a lift assist walker. This report discusses the design and analysis of a collapsible lift assist walker Continue reading

Multicore, Multithreaded, Phase-synchronous Fm Sound Synthesizer

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This project implements a phase-synchronous FM synthesis algorithm in hardware. Envelope and low frequency oscillator modulation of oscillator parameters is implemented. The microcontroller the system is based on, the XMOS XS1-G4, allows for Continue reading

On Transform Domain Communication Systems under Spectrum Sensing Mismatch: A Deterministic Analysis

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Towards the era of mobile Internet and the Internet of Things (IoT), numerous sensors and devices are being introduced and interconnected. To support such an amount of data traffic, traditional wireless communication technologies are facing challenges Continue reading

Bluetooth 5 Energy Management through a Fuzzy-PSO Solution for Mobile Devices of Internet of Things

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Energy efficiency is a fundamental requirement for a wireless protocol to be suitable for use within the Internet of Things. New technologies are emerging aiming at an energy-efficient communication. Among them, Bluetooth Low Energy is an Continue reading

Wing Tip Dynamics Simulator

INTRODUCTION

The main goal of this project is to design and manufacture a testing device that will move an antenna in way that simulates a wingtip in flight in an anechoic chamber for the Raytheon Company. Raytheon is a defense contractor that is divided into multiple Continue reading

Scaled Synthetic Aperture Radar System Development

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Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) systems generate two dimensional images of a target area using RF energy as opposed to light waves used by cameras. When cloud cover or other optical obstructions prevent camera imaging over a target area, SAR Continue reading

Concatenative Synthesis for Novel Timbral Creation

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Modern day musicians rely on a variety of instruments for musical expression. Tones produced from electronic instruments have become almost as commonplace as those produced by traditional ones as evidenced by the plethora of artists who can be Continue reading

Towards a Semantic Web of Things: A Hybrid Semantic Annotation, Extraction, and Reasoning Framework for Cyber-Physical System

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Web of Things (WoT) facilitates the discovery and inter-operability of Internet of Things (IoT) devices in a cyber-physical system (CPS). Moreover, a uniform knowledge representation of physical resources is quite necessary for further Continue reading

Object-Oriented RFID with IoT: A Design Concept of Information Systems in Manufacturing

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The Internet of Things (IoT) has increasingly become important in industry. Connectivity over the internet of not only people but also devices (such as sensors, appliances, machines, robots, and vehicles) is leading to a paradigm shift in Continue reading