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IMPROVING SPRINGBOARD DIVING THROUGH BIOMECHANICAL ANALYSES AND KNOWLEDGE BASED EXPERT SYSTEM APPLICATION
Springboard diving, like most sports, optimizes certain aspects of human performance through skill development. To assist with achieving proficiency in the execution of a skill, a systematic method of evaluating a· skill ...
Operational strategies for attached sunspaces in Canada
Sunspaces are gaining considerable consumer appeal and acceptance, however, very little quantitative information exists in terms of their thermal performance in occupied houses. A major concern in the year round use of ...
The dynamic modelling of an axial piston hydraulic pump
As part of the study involving the design and implementation of axial piston pump control systems, an accurate, dynamic model of a axial piston pump is required. In this thesis, the complete derivation of such a model is ...
Aerodynamic Characteristics of Wind Assisted Vehicle Shapes
In the presence of ambient winds, almost all present vehicles experience an increase in drag which, in turn, increases energy consumption. However, it is possible to design the vehicle body to passively utilise the wind ...