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    • Landscope | Interpreting Environmental Consciousness 

      Humphrey, Jonah Thomson (University of Waterloo, 2008-07-04)
      This thesis proposes a way in which architecture and the built environment might work to integrate human consciousness and natural process. A theoretical design entitled Landscope is presented as a responsive, sustainable ...
    • Laneway Infill: Re-Creating an Urban Housing Typology 

      Cubitt, Emma Lea (University of Waterloo, 2008-04-04)
      This thesis proposes an incremental response to the challenge of creating increased density within urban residential communities. Responding to the growing need for smaller urban dwellings, and the projected needs caused ...
    • Langmuir Films of Graphene-Based Materials: Towards Large Area Monolayer Deposition 

      Xu, Luzhu (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-20)
      Graphene-based materials have attracted considerable interest due to their potential use in a broad range of applications including membrane separations, electronic devices and biomaterials. Their performance in many of ...
    • Language Evolution to Reduce Code Cloning 

      Novakovic, Marko (University of Waterloo, 2013-01-25)
      Domain-specific languages can significantly speed up the development of software applications. However, it usually takes a few iterations of the language design before it achieves such power. At the same time, many domains ...
    • Large Eddy Simulation of Partially Premixed Flames using Doubly Conditional Source-term Estimation 

      Mortada, Mohammad (University of Waterloo, 2019-11-28)
      Doubly Conditional Source-term Estimation (DCSE) is a partially premixed formulated closure to model turbulent combustion. The conditioning variables are selected to be mixture fraction and progress variable to represent ...
    • Large Scale Testing and Modelling of Reinforced Concrete Flat Plate Systems in Seismic Areas 

      Topuzi, Dritan (University of Waterloo, 2015-11-12)
      The focus of this research is on developing new punching shear retrofit techniques for slab-column connections to improve the seismic response of flat-plate systems. Previous tests have shown the effectiveness of using ...
    • Large-scale Asset Renewal Optimization: GAs + Segmentation versus Advanced Mathematical Tools 

      Rashedi, Roozbeh (University of Waterloo, 2011-09-30)
      Capital renewal is an essential decision in sustaining the serviceability of infrastructure. Effectively allocating limited renewal funds amongst numerous asset components represents a large-scale combinatorial optimization ...
    • Large-Scale Demand Management in Smart Grid 

      Elghitani, Fadi (University of Waterloo, 2018-04-24)
      Future energy grids are expected to rely extensively on controlling consumers' demands to achieve an efficient system operation. The demand-side of the power network is usually constituted of a large number of low power ...
    • Large-scale Solar PV Investment Planning Studies 

      Muneer, Wajid (University of Waterloo, 2011-04-14)
      In the pursuit of a cleaner and sustainable environment, solar photovoltaic (PV) power has been established as the fastest growing alternative energy source in the world. This extremely fast growth is brought about, mainly, ...
    • Large-Scale Traffic Flow Prediction Using Deep Learning in the Context of Smart Mobility 

      Koesdwiady, Arief (University of Waterloo, 2018-04-24)
      Designing and developing a new generation of cities around the world (termed as smart cities) is fast becoming one of the ultimate solutions to overcome cities' problems such as population growth, pollution, energy crisis, ...
    • A Large-Stroke Electrostatic Micro-Actuator 

      Towfighian, Shahrzad (University of Waterloo, 2011-01-17)
      Parallel-plate electrostatic actuators driven by a voltage difference between two electrodes suffer from an operation range limited to 30% of the gap that has significantly restrained their applications in Microelectromechanical ...
    • Laser Absorption Chemical Species Tomography 

      Twynstra, Matthew G (University of Waterloo, 2013-08-07)
      This thesis outlines two advancements in the field of limited data absorption tomography. First, a novel reconstruction algorithm integrating the use of level set methods is presented that incorporates the additional a ...
    • Laser annealing irradiated silicon single-photon avalanche photodiodes for quantum satellite receiver 

      Lim, Jin Gyu (University of Waterloo, 2018-05-11)
      Single-photon avalanche photodiodes (SPADs) are a practical option for space-based quantum communications requiring single-photon detection. However, radiation damage to SPADs significantly increases their dark count rates ...
    • Laser Brazing of Magnesium to Steel Sheet 

      Nasiri, Ali Mohamad (University of Waterloo, 2013-10-24)
      The ability to effectively join magnesium alloys to steel will facilitate increased application and use of Mg alloys in the automotive and aerospace industries where joining Mg alloys to steel in order to achieve light ...
    • Laser Direct Deposition of Metal Matrix Diamond Composite 

      IRAVANI-TABRIZIPOUR, MEHRDAD (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-04)
      Diamond, the hardest natural material known to humankind, is an ideal candidate for cutting and wear application, however implementing diamond in tooling is not without its challenges. Consequentially, these challenges ...
    • Laser Doppler Anemometry and Acoustic Measurements of an S822 Airfoil at Low Reynolds Numbers 

      Orlando, Stephen Michael (University of Waterloo, 2011-04-26)
      Experimental aeroacoustic research was conducted on a wind turbine specific airfoil at low Reynolds numbers. The goal of this thesis was to study trailing edge noise generation from the airfoil and investigate correlations ...
    • Laser fabrication and performance of NiCr strain gauges 

      Mao, Ningyue (University of Waterloo, 2022-10-26)
      Increasing demand for smart devices has spurred the development of advanced sensors with smaller and more adaptable form factors. The integration of thin film technology into sensors such as strain gauges has the potential ...
    • Laser Interference Fringe Tomography - A Novel 3D Imaging Microscopy Technique 

      Kazemzadeh, Farnoud (University of Waterloo, 2011-09-28)
      Laser interference fringe tomography (LIFT) is within the class of optical imaging devices designed for volumetric microscope applications. LIFT is a very simple and cost-effective three-dimensional imaging device which ...
    • Laser Microwelding of Fine Wires using Femtosecond Pulses 

      Ly, Nhat (University of Waterloo, 2014-09-19)
      An alternative wire joining method is explored that utilizes femtosecond laser pulses directed towards the contact point of two pieces of 25-μm diameter Au bonding wires typically used in microelectronics wire bonding. The ...
    • Laser Powder Bed Fusion of AlSi10Mg for Fabrication of Fluid Power Components 

      Brock, Lisa (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-06)
      Laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) is an additive manufacturing (AM) process that produces 3D objects in a layer-by-layer fashion by using a laser to selectively melt powdered material. Some of the advantages of LPBF include ...

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