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    • Combined Electrostatic/Electromagnetic MEMS Actuators 

      Alneamy, Ayman (University of Waterloo, 2016-08-10)
      In this work, one and two degrees of freedom (DOF) lumped mass models of Micro- Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) actuators are introduced, investigated, and compared to experimental results. A one degree of freedom system ...
    • Electromagnetic Vibrational Energy Harvesters and Power Management 

      Tunkar, Bassam (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-14)
      The interest in scavenging various energy sources from the environment is rapidly increasing. Thanks to the advances in developing effective energy harvesters researches. Kinetic energy is a renewable source and it can ...
    • Fabrication, Testing and Characterization of MEMS Gyroscope 

      Almikhlafi, Ridha (University of Waterloo, 2017-05-16)
      This thesis presents the design, fabrication and characterization of two Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) vibratory gyroscopes fabricated using the Silicon-On-Insulator-Multi-User-MEMS Process (SOIMUMPs) and Polysilicon ...
    • Graphene Nanoparticle-Polymer Composite Fabricated by Pulsed Laser Ablation in Liquid 

      ALAMRI, MERVAT (University of Waterloo, 2016-06-09)
      Graphene is an attractive alternative material for diverse applications in electronic devices, fuel cells, biomedical sensors, energy storage, and super-capacitors due to its exceptional thermal, electrical, optical and ...
    • Optimal Material Selection for Transducers 

      Seviora, Gregory (University of Waterloo, 2018-02-15)
      When selecting an active material for an application, it is tempting to rely upon prior knowledge or commercial products that fit the design criteria. While this method is time effective, it does not provide an optimal ...
    • Power Module Packaging in Automotive Applications 

      Atelge, Muhammed Rasit (University of Waterloo, 2016-05-02)
      In this study, nano silver paste was used as die attach material with the aim of increasing reliability of joints in power modules in automotive applications. Prior to joining, nano silver paste was spread on the interface ...
    • Use of Kinematics to Minimize Construction Workers' Risk of Musculoskeletal Injury 

      Alwasel, Abdullatif (University of Waterloo, 2017-03-29)
      Construction work requires more repetitive and highly physical effort than, for example, office work. Despite technological advancements in construction, the human factor is still an essential part of the industry. Hence, ...

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