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Acoustics of the Mridangam: Study of a New Design of a South Indian Drum
The mridangam is the primary musical drum of South India and is comprised of three primary parts: the tonal head, bass head, and central wooden shell to which the two heads are traditionally fastened by leather thongs. ...
Harnessing Ocean Wave Energy: The Crest Wing Wave Energy Converter
This report presents the results of an experimental study of the wave energy converting abilities of the Crest Wing wave energy converter (WEC). The Crest Wing is a WEC that uses its movement in matching the shape of an ...
Using Computer Simulations to Better Understand Statistical Mechanics
Two computer simulations are presented in a way that conveys a deeper understanding of statistical mechanics. Background information is given which covers concepts needed for the discussion of the simulations. Two computer ...
Engineering the Modern Golf Club
One of the most fascinating aspects of golf is the distance to which the golf ball t ravels and the precision professional players can demonstrate while negotiating the world's toughest courses. The game of golf includes ...
The Recycled Solar Oven
In the design process of the oven, I will emphasize improvements in price, mobility and simplicity to the design. I will have access to a shop, including several tools in which I will build the oven. The design will ...
Plasma Simulation and Transport at the Magnetospheric Boundary
Plasma and magnetospheric physics are reviewed, and the KelvinHelmholtz Instability (KHI), the focus of the research, is introduced. Using the results or KHI and magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) simulations combined with ...
The Van De Graaff Generator
A Guide to Green Building
History and Design of the Small Point One Sailboat
When I was eight years old, my godmother brought me for the first time to Small Point, ME, a small community on the water where she had summered for over 40 years. That first summer, I learned how to sail in a very small ...
Effects of Liquid Methylphenidate on Academic Achievement in ADHD Elementary School Children
This study focuses on whether a liquid-suspension methylphenidate improves academic achievement (AA) in 13 ADHD elementary school aged children (3 females, 10 males). Without being knowing all of the results yet, we ...