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  • An architecture for secure provisioning and usage of IOT services

    Mustafa, Rashid (University of Waikato, 2017)
    The growth in the internet of things plays a central role in the future internet having a common platform for a complex network of computers, wired and wireless sensors, actuators and radio frequency identification devices. ...
  • Analysis of bonded joints for small craft and marine applications

    Armeanu, Liviu Eduard (University of Waikato, 2010)
    This Thesis investigates the possibility of replacing, in small craft and recreative boats, some of the more traditionally made joints (using tabbing) with ones made using structural adhesives (adhesive used where the load ...
  • The Application of Advanced Product Development Techniques to a 1st Year Engineering Student Boat Design Project

    Varghese, Prashob Punnachen (The University of Waikato, 2010)
    The design and manufacture of a RC model boat is a component of the compulsory paper ENGG180 for first year engineering students at the University of Waikato. ENGG180 is a foundation of engineering paper which includes ...
  • Assessment of Standing Herbage Dry Matter Using A Range Imaging Sytem

    Benseman, Mark (University of Waikato, 2013)
    It has been known for a long time that a device that could quickly and accurately ascertain dry matter content would be very useful to pastoral farmers. Despite many years of various products being developed there is still ...
  • An assessment of the corrosion resistance of powder sprayed titanium coatings

    Probert, Evan Guy Gray (The University of Waikato, 2010)
    Aluminium and stainless steels are susceptible to pitting corrosion in sea water. Mild steel is susceptible to corrosion in general. Titanium however, has good corrosion resistance in chloride solutions and thus is not ...
  • Behavioural Endocrinology of Breeding Adelie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae)

    Ninnes, Calum Edward (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    Measuring hormonal changes is vital for understanding how the social and physical environment influences behaviour, reproduction and survival. Various methods of hormone measurement exist, potentially explaining variation ...
  • Bioconversion of Glycerol to Dihydroxyacetone by immobilized Gluconacetobacter xylinus cells

    Black, Cathryn Sesengel (University of Waikato, 2013)
    Dihydroxyacetone, (DHA) is one of the primary ingredients used in tanning products by the cosmetic industry. DHA reacts with the free amino acids on the epidermis to form a tan-like appearance. DHA is also a building block ...
  • Biofibre Production from Chicken Feather

    Tseng, Fan-Chen Jeanie (University of Waikato, 2011)
    The global poultry industry generates at least 2 million tonnes of chicken feather every year. Feathers are currently hydrolysed into meal used for animal feed and fertilizer. Feather consists of 91% keratin, 1% lipid and ...
  • Bloodmeal Hydrolysate In Novatein Thermoplastic Protein

    Ahuja, Gaurav (University of Waikato, 2014)
    Novatein Thermoplastic (NTP) is a bloodmeal based plastic developed by the University of Waikato by mixing bloodmeal with water, additives and tri-ethylene glycol (TEG - a plasticiser and petroleum based product) so it can ...
  • Blu-ray cytometer

    Albugami, Naser (University of Waikato, 2012)
    The flow cytometers are one of the most powerful devices used to measure the properties of individual particles passing through a sensing region. In this thesis, a low cost cytometer using a Blu-ray pickup is analysed and ...
  • Bounded Eigenvalues of Fully Clamped and Completely Free Rectangular Plates

    Mochida, Yusuke (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    Exact solution to the vibration of rectangular plates is available only for plates with two opposite edges subject to simply supported conditions. Otherwise, they are analysed by using approximate methods. There are several ...
  • A Breathing Stabilization System

    Ling, Heping (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    Breathing Stabilization System is a new idea and method. The purpose of this system is to produce a device to control a patient’s breathing for gated radiotherapy. This thesis focuses on building a simple Breathing ...
  • Characterisation, Consolidation and Mechanical Properties of TiAl Alloy Produced Using Titanox Powders

    Parmar, Bhupinder (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    Characterization of the three different as- received TiAl powders, namely Tax1, Tax2 and Tax3 produced by Titanox development Ltd has been done. Predominate TiAl phase was observed in all the three compositions .The powder ...
  • Characterizing the cleaning process of chicken feathers.

    Sudalaiyandi, Ganesh (University of Waikato, 2012)
    Recently, there has been a surge in investigating the potential of using natural fibers for reinforcements in composite materials. One such natural fiber having immense potential for use in polymer composites is chicken ...
  • Chicken Feather Fibre Mat/PLA Composites for Thermal Insulation

    Qin, Xin (University of Waikato, 2015)
    In order to add more economic value to chicken feather, a waste material of the poultry industry, it has been researched to incorporate chicken feather fibre (CFF) into resin to produce value-added composites. In the present ...
  • Command-line Instrument Control and Measurement Tools

    Ho, Cheng-Lin (Daniel) (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    The main purpose of this thesis is to automate laboratory instruments with command lines. The created commands allow users to control instruments and record measured values into a file, by using industrial standards, ...
  • Cost and Performance Comparison of a Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Plant and a Bardenpho Plant for Wastewater Treatment

    Rachmani, Asaf (University of Waikato, 2013)
    Rotorua District Council constructed a membrane bioreactor (MBR) system to work in parallel with the existing Bardenpho system, to improve the overall capacity and removal efficiency of the wastewater treatment plant. The ...
  • Delivery of a coated bioactive from a rumen controlled-release device

    Syzov, Vladyslav (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    Ruminants possess a unique digestive system. Using the high metabolic potential of the symbiotic microflora of the rumen, ruminants are capable of digesting plant material and obtaining nutrients and energy from this ...
  • Design and implementation of an AC voltage regulator based on series power semiconductor array

    Vandy, Francis (University of Waikato, 2014)
    This thesis describes the use of an array of power semiconductors (series transistor array) and a buck-boost transformer in the design and implementation of a single phase AC voltage regulator. The power semiconductor array ...
  • The Design of a CD Transport for Audio Applications

    Benton, Carl Dennis (The University of Waikato, 2006)
    The project to design a CD transport (CD player) in conjunction with Perreaux Industries came about from the need for a source component in their Silhouette series of products. This project describes the design a high ...