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1. Performance Measurements of Motion Capture Systems used for AGV and Robot Arm Evaluation
Topic: Materials Science
Published: 6/12/2015
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, Joseph A Falco, Tsai Hong Hong
Abstract: Multi-camera motion capture systems are commercially available and are typically used in the entertainment industry to track human motions for video gaming and movies. These systems are proving useful as ground truth measurement systems to assess the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918302

2. Building Industry Reporting and Design for Sustainability (BIRDS) New Residential Database Technical Manual
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1878
Topic: Materials Science
Published: 6/3/2015
Authors: Joshua D Kneifel, Priya D Lavappa, Anne Landfield Greig, Sangwon Suh
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918372

3. Experimentally, How Does Cu TSV Diameter Influence its Stress State?
Topic: Materials Science
Published: 5/27/2015
Authors: Chukwudi Azubuike Okoro, Lyle E Levine, Yaw S Obeng, Ruqing Xu
Abstract: In this work, an experimental study of the influence of Cu through-silicon via (TSV) diameter on stress build up was performed using synchrotron-based X-ray microdiffraction technique. Three Cu TSV diameters were studied; 3 µm, 5 µm and 8 µm, all of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918579

4. Navigation Performance Evaluation for Automated Guided Vehicles
Topic: Materials Science
Published: 5/12/2015
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, Tsai Hong Hong, Geraldine S Cheok
Abstract: Automatic guided vehicles (AGVs), an industrial form of mobile robot, typically navigate using a central computer commanding AGV movement on predefined paths. Although, how well they follow these paths is less defined in research articles and their ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918241

5. Literature Review of Mobile Robots for Manufacturing
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 8022
Topic: Materials Science
Published: 5/6/2015
Authors: Michael O Shneier, Roger V Bostelman
Abstract: Mobile robots are devices that can move autonomously to accomplish their goals. This paper provides a review of such robots, mainly oriented towards manufacturing applications. It describes the kinds of mobile robots that are used and what criter ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915942

6. The Axes of Random Infinitesimal Rotations and the Propagation of Orientation Uncertainty
Topic: Materials Science
Published: 5/5/2015
Authors: Marek Franaszek, Mili Shah, Geraldine S Cheok, Kamel S Saidi
Abstract: Perception systems can measure the orientation of a solid 3D object; however, their measurements will contain some uncertainties. In many robotic applications, it is important to propagate the orientation uncertainties of a rigid object onto the unce ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914882

7. Service Life Modeling of Reinforced High Volume Fly ash (HVFA) Concrete Structures Containing Cracks
Topic: Materials Science
Published: 5/1/2015
Authors: Scott Z Jones, Dale P Bentz, Kenneth Alan Snyder, Nicos Martys, Daniel S Hussey, David L Jacobson
Abstract: Chloride ions, resulting from the application of de-icing salts travel through the concrete matrix by diffusion in a connected pore network. Cracks in concrete facilitate chloride movement by allowing ions to bypass the concrete matrix and travel ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918183

8. Sustainability Performance of the NIST Net Zero Energy Residential Test Facility Relative to a Maryland Code Compliant Design
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1187
Topic: Materials Science
Published: 3/30/2015
Authors: Joshua D Kneifel, Eric G O\'Rear
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) received funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to construct a Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility (NZERTF). The initial goal of the NZERTF is to demonstra ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918140

9. Evaluating Smoldering Behavior of Fire-Blocking Barrier Fabrics
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Topic: Materials Science
Published: 1/29/2015
Authors: Shonali Nazare, William M Pitts, Szabolcs Matko, Rick D Davis
Abstract: This study reports on the smoldering propensity of commercially available barrier fabrics (BFs) in a small-scale upholstered seating mock-up configuration. Most commercially available BFs are smolder resistant when tested alone over a standard flexi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915961

10. Probing electric field control of magnetism using ferromagnetic resonance
Topic: Materials Science
Published: 1/29/2015
Authors: Ziyao Zhou, Morgan Trassin, Ya Gao, Yuan Gao, Diana Qiu, Khalid Ashraf, Tianxiang Nan, Xi Yang, Samuel R. Bowden, Daniel Thornton Pierce, Mark D Stiles, John Unguris, Ming Liu, Brandon Howe, Gail Brown, Sayeef Salahuddin, Ramamoorthy Ramesh, Nian Sun
Abstract: A question of fundamental importance in multiferroic materials, such as BiFeO3, is whether the canted moment arising from the Dzyalozhinski-Moriya coupling is switchable with the application of an electric field. Since this canted moment is weak, dir ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914925



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