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Simulation-based determination of systematic errors of flow meters due to uncertain inflow conditions

A. Weissenbrunner, A. Fiebach, S. Schmelter, M. Bär, P.U. Thamsen, T. Lederer
2016 Flow Measurement and Instrumentation  
Among the different pipe combinations, double elbows out-of-plane are of special interest, since they introduce strong disturbances into the flow profile and have a strong influence on many common types  ...  The resulting bias in the flow rate has been found to be in the range of 1.5-4.5% (0.1-0.5%) with a systematic uncertainty contribution of 2-2.4% (0.6-0.7%) for the ultrasonic (electromagnetic) flow meter  ...  Weissenbrunner was supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy within the EnEff: Wärme project "On-site calibration of flow meters in district heating". A. Fiebach and S.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.flowmeasinst.2016.07.011 fatcat:jjwg2kc3wzaord6zymfkunvdha

Recent Progress in Triboelectric Nanogenerators as a Renewable and Sustainable Power Source

Zhiming Lin, Jun Chen, Jin Yang
2016 Journal of Nanomaterials  
The newly developed triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) provide an excellent approach to convert mechanical energy into electricity, which are mainly based on the coupling between triboelectrification  ...  The performance enhancements of TENGs for harvesting energy as a sustainable power source are also discussed.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (nos. 61174017 and 51475060) and Chongqing Science and Technology Commission (cstc2013kjrc-qnrc40006).  ... 
doi:10.1155/2016/5651613 fatcat:53vpil4hqngtdc6kbdi2jdxmcq

A Robust Algorithm for State-of-Charge Estimation under Model Uncertainty and Voltage Sensor Bias

Yang Guo, Ziguang Lu
2022 Energies  
To improve the performance of the UKF, a robust desensitized unscented Kalman filter (RDUKF) is proposed to realize an accurate SOC estimation of batteries in the context of different disturbances.  ...  Accurate estimation of the state of charge (SOC) of zinc–nickel single-flow batteries (ZNBs) is an important problem in battery management systems (BMSs).  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en15041537 fatcat:uw5qtnidrvg27hs5jqommhpxdq

Mxene materials based printed flexible devices for healthcare, biomedical and energy storage applications

Sithara P. Sreenilayam, Inam Ul Ahad, Valeria Nicolosi, Dermot Brabazon
2021 Materials Today  
From the experimentally synthesised MXenes to date, over 25 of them are based on carbides, only three are from the nitride family (Ti4N3Tx, [2] Ti2NTx, [3] and Mo2NTx [38] ) and two are based on carbonitrides  ...  (f) Picture of an SA-MXene inkjet printed emblem of NTU. (g) SEM-EDS image of SA-MXene inkjet printed patterns cross section view on a ppaer substrate.  ...  One of the very recent work that reported in 2020 shows an inkjet printed flexible and planar MSC with stable and uniform interdigitated MXene based electrodes on a paper substrate.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.mattod.2020.10.025 fatcat:iya5uyigsjf4fizcprfcrhxsom

Integrated Circuits and Electrode Interfaces for Noninvasive Physiological Monitoring

Sohmyung Ha, Chul Kim, Yu M. Chi, Abraham Akinin, Christoph Maier, Akinori Ueno, Gert Cauwenberghs
2014 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering  
This paper presents an overview of the fundamentals and state of the-art in noninvasive physiological monitoring instrumentation with a focus on electrode and optrode interfaces to the body, and micropower-integrated  ...  Practical methodologies to obviate 1/f noise, counteract electrode offset drift, improve common-mode rejection ratio, and obtain subhertz high-pass cutoff are illustrated with a survey of the state-of-theart  ...  Kerth for contributions to design of and experiments with the Cognionics 64-channel wireless dry EEG headset.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tbme.2014.2308552 pmid:24759282 fatcat:wy75uz2hhvasvhm3mkcvguwhc4

Bioimpedance measurement based evaluation of wound healing

Atte Kekonen, Mikael Bergelin, Jan-Erik Eriksson, Annikki Vaalasti, Heimo Ylänen, Jari Viik
2017 Physiological Measurement  
The assessment and the monitoring of chronic wounds are mainly based on visual inspection by medical professionals.  ...  However, there has been no studies on how the setup of the electrodes affects the sensitivity distribution of the measurement system.  ...  One particularly successful way of doing this is by using available gene regulatory, signaling, metabolic, or context-specific pathway information.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1361-6579/aa63d6 pmid:28248191 fatcat:sjqhpdu7ubb2fgbgbyyu6hawxm

Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) [chapter]

Yoke Khin Yap, Dongyan Zhang
2016 Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology  
Dc-contact switches function similarly to conventional relays: micromachined beams or plates move under the influence of an appropriately applied force (e.g., electrostatic force) to open or close a metal-to-metal  ...  While micromachined beams or plates are also utilized in capacitive switches, these switches rely on metal-to-dielectric contacts to implement their on and off states.  ...  Fabrication of a pH Sensor Nanoprobe with Tungsten Oxide and Platinum Nanowires Based on Nanorobotic Manipulation A novel solid-state pH sensor nanoprobe based on a tungsten oxide nanowire work electrode  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-017-9780-1_345 fatcat:hqqkocm2sne5jp32r7akdjceyi

Cell Micro-patterning [chapter]

2016 Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology  
Dc-contact switches function similarly to conventional relays: micromachined beams or plates move under the influence of an appropriately applied force (e.g., electrostatic force) to open or close a metal-to-metal  ...  While micromachined beams or plates are also utilized in capacitive switches, these switches rely on metal-to-dielectric contacts to implement their on and off states.  ...  Fabrication of a pH Sensor Nanoprobe with Tungsten Oxide and Platinum Nanowires Based on Nanorobotic Manipulation A novel solid-state pH sensor nanoprobe based on a tungsten oxide nanowire work electrode  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-017-9780-1_100152 fatcat:msyahfwivvcxhol3nltwdi546e

Transmitter and Receiver Architectures for Molecular Communications: A Survey on Physical Design with Modulation, Coding and Detection Techniques [article]

Murat Kuscu, Ergin Dinc, Bilgesu A. Bilgin, Hamideh Ramezani, Ozgur B. Akan
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Therefore, we believe it is imperative for the progress of the field that, an organized exposition of cumulative knowledge on subject matter be compiled.  ...  Thus, to fill this gap, in this comprehensive survey we review the existing literature on transmitter and receiver architectures towards realizing MC amongst nanomaterial-based nanomachines and/or biological  ...  Biocatalytic [184] and affinity-based [185] sensors are two types of electrical biosensors with different molecular recognition methods. Biocatalytic recognition is based on two steps.  ... 
arXiv:1901.05546v1 fatcat:d4cvhn5lyrdibizrrya4f67gz4

Recent advances in open cycle MHD electrical power generation

V K Rohatgi, N Venkatramani
1984 Sadhana (Bangalore)  
The report attempts to summarise the recent developments in the field of MHD electric power generation and identify the problem areas needing further R and D efforts to achieve commercial acceptance of  ...  A large volume of literature is available in published form, apart from the unpublished information of commercial value. Judging from this standpoint this report cannot be considered exhaustive.  ...  Both quasi-one-dimensional and the two-dimensional elcctrodynamic calculations have been performed.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf02811264 fatcat:bl7tkyjt7be25jifds3tm3elw4

Combining magnetic resonance imaging and ultrawideband radar: A new concept for multimodal biomedical imaging

F. Thiel, M. Hein, U. Schwarz, J. Sachs, F. Seifert
2009 Review of Scientific Instruments  
We propose the multimodal combination of magnetic resonance ͑MR͒ and UWB radar for improved functional diagnosis and imaging.  ...  Correlating the reconstructed UWB signals with physiological signatures acquired by simultaneous MR measurements, representing respiratory and myocardial displacements, gave encouraging results which can  ...  These data, together with the calculated frequency dependence of ⌫ ͑see Fig. 3͒ , provide valuable information for application dependent radar sensor design. 24 With the aim to monitor myocardial function  ... 
doi:10.1063/1.3065095 pmid:19191450 fatcat:nme75agu75hyhnkcoaz62lrrcm

Metasurfaces for biomedical applications: imaging and sensing from a nanophotonics perspective

Shuyan Zhang, Chi Lok Wong, Shuwen Zeng, Renzhe Bi, Kolvyn Tai, Kishan Dholakia, Malini Olivo
2020 Nanophotonics  
In addition, this article provides two knowledge boxes describing the design process of a metasurface lens and the performance matrix of a biosensor, which serve as a "crash-course" introduction to those  ...  Perspectives on challenges and opportunities of metasurfaces, biophotonics, and translational biomedical devices are also provided.  ...  The performance of metasurface-based sensors was further improved by using an asymmetric split-ring array [128] .  ... 
doi:10.1515/nanoph-2020-0373 fatcat:s33755ei4bhkjk5pwjaxkhxlxi

2021 Index IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement Vol. 70

2021 IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  
Article numbers are based on specified topic areas and corresponding codes associated with the publication.  ...  The primary entry includes the coauthors' names, the title of the paper or other item, and its location, specified by the publication abbreviation, year, and article number.  ...  ., +, TIM 2021 4005014 Motion Analysis of Deadlift for Trainers With Different Levels Based on Body Sensor Network.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tim.2022.3156705 fatcat:dmqderzenrcopoyipv3v4vh4ry

A scalable, modular, multi-stage, peristaltic, electrostatic gas micro-pump

Ali Besharatian, Karthik Kumar, Rebecca L. Peterson, Luis P. Bernal, Khalil Najafi
2012 2012 IEEE 25th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)  
FRONTISPIECE Finer than a strand of hair, are a thousand subtle points here: Not everyone who tonsured head, the way of the friars knoweth!  ...  Rebecca Peterson, my supervisor and mentor, for all her unbelievably responsible, respectful and kind support of my research over the past years. I would also like  ...  of the micropump testing was performed with assistance of an on-campus graduate student colleague (Karthik Kumar from Aerospace Engineering), who helped with developing the DAQ-Card based automated test  ... 
doi:10.1109/memsys.2012.6170183 fatcat:hhdpxrisxjcwhgewfkgcktimra

1976 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium Abstracts

1977 IEEE Transactions on Sonics and Ultrasonics  
The derivation of acoustoelectric coupling and acoustic reflection from a single tap is based on approximate calculations of the electrostatic charge distribution set up in a transducer by an externally  ...  Variations in the charge distribution across the aperture have been studied as a function of distance between the electrode ends and the bonding pads.  ...  It is based on a simple closed form expression that describes the frequency response of an individual electrode within an infinitely long array.  ... 
doi:10.1109/t-su.1977.30922 fatcat:cjr5dktrszbmtdtfwco7f2tmvy
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