Ruffa, Anthony A.

Advanced Research in Naval Engineering. - 1 online resource (190 pages) - eBooks on Demand STEAM-H: Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Mathematics and Health Ser. . - STEAM-H: Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Mathematics and Health Ser. .

Intro -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Contributors -- Impedance of Pistons on a Two-Layer Medium with Inviscid Homogeneous Flow -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Theory -- 2.1 Formulation of Impedance Expressions -- 2.2 Aperture Functions -- 2.3 Impedance Expressions for the Pistons -- 2.4 Equations of Motion for the Viscoelastic Solid -- 2.5 Equations of Motion for the Fluid -- 2.6 Coupled Equations -- 3 Numerical Results and Discussion -- 3.1 Spectral Impedance -- 3.2 Impedance of Piston Acting Directly on Moving Medium -- 3.3 Impedance of Piston on a Two-Layer Medium with Homogeneous Flow -- 4 Summary -- Appendix 1 -- References -- Acoustics of a Mixed Porosity Felt Airfoil -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Results -- 3 Discussion -- 3.1 Comparison with Published Results -- 3.2 Elevated High-Frequency Noise, Physical Model -- 3.3 Noise Reduction Trend with Reynolds Number -- 4 Concluding Remarks -- 5 Methods -- 5.1 Data Acquisition and Processing -- 5.2 Foil Construction -- 5.3 Hotwire Anemometry -- References -- Generalizing the Butterfly Structure of the FFT -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Standardized Complex Givens Rotation -- 3 Unitary Matrix Central Layer Factorization -- 4 Full Unitary Matrix Decomposition -- 5 Practical Generalized Butterfly Decomposition Codes -- 6 Recovering the FFT -- 7 Summary -- References -- Development of an Aft Boundary Condition for a Horizontally Towed Flexible Cylinder -- 1 Introduction -- 2 First-Order Numerical Implementation -- 3 Second-Order Numerical Implementation -- 4 Conclusions -- References -- Tracking with Deterministic Batch Trackers -- 1 Deterministic Batch Trackers -- 1.1 Maximum Likelihood Probabilistic Data Association (ML-PDA) tracker -- 1.2 ML-PMHT -- 2 Amplitude Ratio -- 2.1 Fluctuating Gaussian Model -- 2.2 Heavy-Tailed Clutter -- 3 Threshold Determination for ML-PMHT. 3.1 Single Measurement Random-Variable Transformation -- 3.2 Batch Random-Variable Transformations -- 3.3 Peak PDFs -- 4 Miscellaneous -- 4.1 ML-PMHT Crámer-Rao Lower Bound -- 4.2 Multitarget ML-PMHT -- 4.3 Maneuver-Model Parameterization -- 5 Conclusion -- References -- Moving Horizons Estimation for Wheelchair Trajectory Repeatability in the Home -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Process Equations -- 3 Repeatability -- 4 Observability -- 5 Fixing a Through-the-Door Problem -- 6 Alternative Formulation -- 7 Summary and Conclusions -- References -- Exact Solutions to the Spline Equations -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Cubic Splines -- 2.1 Approximating a Step Function -- 2.2 Approximating a Sine Wave -- 3 End Conditions -- 4 Splines Under Tension -- 4.1 Splines Under Imaginary Tension -- 5 Conclusions -- References -- Distributed Membership Games for Planning Sensor Networks -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Sensor Network Model -- 3 Game Formulation for Sensor Grouping -- 4 The Group Affiliation Game -- 5 The Group Allocation Game -- 6 Conclusion -- References -- Statistical Models of Inertial Sensors and Integral Error Bounds -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Mathematical Models and Allan Variance -- 2.1 Allan Variance -- 2.2 Single Drift Component -- 2.3 Multiple Drift Components -- 3 Integral Error Bounds -- 3.1 Bound on Single Integral -- 3.2 Bound on Double Integral -- 4 Estimating the Parameters of a Sensor Model -- 5 Summary and Future Work -- Appendix -- Program to Simulate Calibration Signal -- Program to Compute Allan Variance -- Program to Estimate Sensor Parameters by Least Squares -- References -- Developing Efficient Random Flight Searches in Bounded Domains -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Flight Models of Biological Foraging -- 3 Optimizing Search Encounter Rates -- 3.1 Expected Search Leg Lengths -- 3.2 Setting Search Parameter Values -- 3.3 Effect of Multiple Searchers. 4 Numerical Examples -- 5 Conclusion -- References -- Index.

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