|An Energy Analysis and Characterization of Safou (Dacryodes edulis) as Biofuel Feedstock
||Safou (Dacryodes edulis) is a fruit indigenous to West Africa with considerable potential as an oil crop. Safou fruit experiences as much as 40-50% post-harvest losses. The need to recover value lost due to fruit spoilage and Safou’s potential as a...
|Acoustic Emission Characterization of Six Wind Turbines: A Diagnostic Tool to Isolate, Identify, and Quantify Point Source Contributors to a Wind Turbine’s Noise
||The diagnostic tool developed in this study was designed to perform acoustic analyses to enhance the International Electrotechnical Commission’s (IEC) 61400-11, edition 2.1 Standard. The IEC Standard, which is the current international standard for c...
|Quantification of ENERGY STAR® Qualification for New Homes: An Investigation of Market Impacts
||Buildings represent 41% of the annual energy consumption in the United States, more than either manufacturing or transportation. As society becomes increasingly energy conscious, individuals seek new ways to reduce residential energy usage. As a resu...