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  • Reduced-order representation of stratified wakes by proper orthogonal decomposition utilizing translational symmetry 

    Halawa, Basem; Xu, Chengzhu; Zhou, Qi (Springer, Schulich School of Engineering, Civil Engineering, University of Calgary, https://www.springer.com/gp/open-access/publication-policies/self-archiving-policy, acceptedVersion, 2021-02-11)
    Visualizations of reduced-order representations of stratified wakes of Reynolds number Re∈{5,25,100}×103 are presented at a fixed internal Froude number. The reduced-order representations are constructed by applying proper ...
  • Effects of volume fraction and particle shape on the rheological properties of oblate spheroid suspensions 

    Guo, Junwei; Zhou, Qi; Wong, Ron Chik-Kwong (AIP Publishing, Schulich School of Engineering, Civil Engineering, University of Calgary, https://publishing.aip.org/resources/researchers/rights-and-permissions/sharing-content-online/, acceptedVersion, 2021-08-06)
    Coupled lattice Boltzmann and discrete element methods were employed to investigate the rheological properties of oblate spheroid suspensions in a Newtonian fluid. The volume fraction of the particles is varied along with ...
  • Numerical investigation of particle cloud sedimentation in power-law shear-thinning fluids for moderate Reynolds number 

    Guo, Junwei; Zhou, Qi; Wong, Ron Chik-Kwong (Elsevier, Schulich School of Engineering, Civil Engineering, University of Calgary, https://www.elsevier.com/open-access/journal-embargo-finder/journal-embargo-finder-results?meta_t=Chemical+Engineering+Science&meta_s=&meta_i=&meta_w=&embargo=true&start_rank=1&fmo=1&meta_w_not=n.a., acceptedVersion, 2021-09-03)
    A series of numerical simulations are performed for the sedimentation process of a particle cloud in shear-thinning fluids using lattice Boltzmann and discrete element methods. The initial particle concentration, , and the ...
  • Effects of Seasonal Ice Coverage on the Physical Oceanographic Conditions of the Kitikmeot Sea in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago 

    Xu, Chengzhu; Mikhael, Wahad; Myers, Paul G.; Else, Brent; Sims, Richard P.; Zhou, Qi (Taylor and Francis, Schulich School of Engineering, Civil Engineering, University of Calgary, University of Alberta, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, https://authorservices.taylorandfrancis.com/research-impact/sharing-versions-of-journal-articles/, acceptedVersion, 2021-08-31)
    The Kitikmeot Sea is a semi-enclosed, east–west waterway in the southern Canadian Arctic Archipelago (CAA). In the present work, the ice conditions, stratification, and circulation of the Kitikmeot Sea are diagnosed using ...
  • Kinematic Zenith Tropospheric Delay Estimation with GNSS PPP in Mountainous Areas 

    Gratton, Paul; Banville, Simon; Lachapelle, Gérard; O’Keefe, Kyle (MDPI, Schulich School of Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, University of Calgary, https://www.mdpi.com/about/openaccess, 2021-08-25)
    The use of global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) precise point positioning (PPP) to estimate zenith tropospheric delay (ZTD) profiles in kinematic vehicular mode in mountainous areas is investigated. Car-mounted ...
  • GNSS Signal and Measurement Quality Monitoring for Multipath Detection and Mitigation 

    Pirsiavash, Ali (Schulich School of Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, University of Calgary, 2019-08)
    Receiver level Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Signal and Measurement Quality Monitoring (SQM and MQM) to detect and de-weight measurements distorted by multipath are investigated. SQM and MQM monitoring metrics ...
  • Robust Detection of Non-overlapping Ellipses from Points with Applications to Circular Target Extraction in Images and Cylinder Detection in Point Clouds 

    Maalek, Reza; Lichti, Derek D (Elsevier, Schulich School of Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, https://www.elsevier.com/journals/isprs-journal-of-photogrammetry-and-remote-sensing/0924-2716/open-access-options, acceptedVersion, 2021-04-14)
    Detection of non-overlapping ellipses from 2-dimensional (2D) edge points is an essential step towards solving typical photogrammetry problems pertaining to feature detection, calibration, and registration of optical ...
  • Towards Automatic Digital Documentation and Progress Reporting of Mechanical Construction Pipes using Smartphones 

    Maalek, Reza; Lichti, Derek D; Maalek, Shahrokh (Elsevier, Schulich School of Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, University of Calgary, https://www.elsevier.com/journals/automation-in-construction/0926-5805/open-access-options, acceptedVersion, 2021-04-27)
    This manuscript presents a new framework towards automated digital documentation and progress reporting of mechanical pipes in building construction projects, using smartphones. New methods were 13proposed to ...
  • Automated calibration of mobile cameras for 3D reconstruction of mechanical pipes 

    Maalek, Reza; Lichti, Derek D (Wiley, Schulich School of Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, University of Calgary, https://authorservices.wiley.com/author-resources/Journal-Authors/licensing/self-archiving.html, acceptedVersion, 2021-04-06)
    This manuscript provides a new framework for calibration of optical instruments, in particular mobile cameras, using highly-redundant circular black and white target fields. New methods ...
  • Enhanced nanoplasmonic heating in standoff sensing of explosive residues with infrared reflection-absorption spectroscopy 

    Simin, Nicholas; Park, Yangkyu; Lee, Dongkyu; Thundat, Thomas; Kim, Seonghwan (Schulich School of Engineering, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, University of Calgary, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials, State University of New York at Buffalo, acceptedVersion, 2020-03-10)
    Various standoff sensing techniques employing optical spectroscopy have been developed to address challenges in safely identifying trace amounts of explosives at a distance. A flexible anodic aluminum oxide (AAO) microcantilever ...

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