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A Method to Evaluate the Thermal Stress Management of Firefighters' Protective Clothing
The clothing worn by firefighters is essential in ensuring their safety. One of the tradeoffs that is made when designing apparel for firefighting is between its ability to protect the individual from high external heat ...
A Machine Design for Launching Curling Stones and an Initial Evaluation of its Efficacy
The goal of this thesis was to design, prototype, and test a device to launch curling stones at preset linear and rotational velocities, and at preset angles to the long axis of the curling ice sheet. This device will help ...
Data Modeling for the Integrated and Intelligent Computer-Aided Design of Buildings and HVAC systems
Building design includes design (namely selection and configuration) of HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air, and Conditioning) systems. Conventionally, building design goes first, followed by design of a HVAC system, which ...