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# Ford Motor Company

Company•Dearborn, Michigan, United States•

About: Ford Motor Company is a(n) company organization based out in Dearborn, Michigan, United States. It is known for research contribution in the topic(s): Internal combustion engine & Clutch. The organization has 36123 authors who have published 51450 publication(s) receiving 855200 citation(s). The organization is also known as: Ford Motor & Ford Motor Corporation.

Topics: Internal combustion engine, Clutch, Control theory, Torque, Exhaust gas

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TL;DR: In this article, a convolution-backprojection formula is deduced for direct reconstruction of a three-dimensional density function from a set of two-dimensional projections, which has useful properties, including errors that are relatively small in many practical instances and a form that leads to convenient computation.

Abstract: A convolution-backprojection formula is deduced for direct reconstruction of a three-dimensional density function from a set of two-dimensional projections. The formula is approximate but has useful properties, including errors that are relatively small in many practical instances and a form that leads to convenient computation. It reduces to the standard fan-beam formula in the plane that is perpendicular to the axis of rotation and contains the point source. The algorithm is applied to a mathematical phantom as an example of its performance.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors present a model for dynamic control systems based on Adaptive Control System Design Steps (ACDS) with Adaptive Observers and Parameter Identifiers.

Abstract: 1. Introduction. Control System Design Steps. Adaptive Control. A Brief History. 2. Models for Dynamic Systems. Introduction. State-Space Models. Input/Output Models. Plant Parametric Models. Problems. 3. Stability. Introduction. Preliminaries. Input/Output Stability. Lyapunov Stability. Positive Real Functions and Stability. Stability of LTI Feedback System. Problems. 4. On-Line Parameter Estimation. Introduction. Simple Examples. Adaptive Laws with Normalization. Adaptive Laws with Projection. Bilinear Parametric Model. Hybrid Adaptive Laws. Summary of Adaptive Laws. Parameter Convergence Proofs. Problems. 5. Parameter Identifiers and Adaptive Observers. Introduction. Parameter Identifiers. Adaptive Observers. Adaptive Observer with Auxiliary Input. Adaptive Observers for Nonminimal Plant Models. Parameter Convergence Proofs. Problems. 6. Model Reference Adaptive Control. Introduction. Simple Direct MRAC Schemes. MRC for SISO Plants. Direct MRAC with Unnormalized Adaptive Laws. Direct MRAC with Normalized Adaptive Laws. Indirect MRAC. Relaxation of Assumptions in MRAC. Stability Proofs in MRAC Schemes. Problems. 7. Adaptive Pole Placement Control. Introduction. Simple APPC Schemes. PPC: Known Plant Parameters. Indirect APPC Schemes. Hybrid APPC Schemes. Stabilizability Issues and Modified APPC. Stability Proofs. Problems. 8. Robust Adaptive Laws. Introduction. Plant Uncertainties and Robust Control. Instability Phenomena in Adaptive Systems. Modifications for Robustness: Simple Examples. Robust Adaptive Laws. Summary of Robust Adaptive Laws. Problems. 9. Robust Adaptive Control Schemes. Introduction. Robust Identifiers and Adaptive Observers. Robust MRAC. Performance Improvement of MRAC. Robust APPC Schemes. Adaptive Control of LTV Plants. Adaptive Control for Multivariable Plants. Stability Proofs of Robust MRAC Schemes. Stability Proofs of Robust APPC Schemes. Problems. Appendices. Swapping Lemmas. Optimization Techniques. Bibliography. Index. License Agreement and Limited Warranty.

4,375 citations

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TL;DR: In this method, non-linear susceptibility tensors are introduced which relate the induced dipole moment to a power series expansion in field strengths and the various experimental observations are described and interpreted in terms of this formalism.

Abstract: Recent advances in the field of nonlinear optical phenomena are reviewed with particular empphasis placed on such topics as parametric oscillation self-focusing and trapping of laser beams, and stimulated Raman, Rayleigh, and Brillouin scattering. The optical frequency radiation is treated classically in terms of the amplitudes and phases of the electromagnetic fields. The interactions of light waves in a mterial are then formulated in terms of Maxwell's equations and the electric dipole approximation. In this method, non-linear susceptibility tensors are introdueed which relate the induced dipole moment to a power series expansion in field strengths. The tensor nature and the frequency dependence of the nonlinearity coefficients are considered. The various experimental, observations are described and interpreted in terms of this formalism.

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Ashkan Afshin, Mohammad H. Forouzanfar, Marissa B Reitsma, Patrick J Sur +164 more•Institutions (70)

TL;DR: The rapid increase in the prevalence and disease burden of elevated BMI highlights the need for continued focus on surveillance of BMI and identification, implementation, and evaluation of evidence‐based interventions to address this problem.

Abstract: BACKGROUND Although the rising pandemic of obesity has received major attention in many countries, the effects of this attention on trends and the disease burden of obesity remain uncertain. METHOD ...

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors present a review of rigor properties of low-dimensional models and their applications in the field of fluid mechanics. But they do not consider the effects of random perturbation on models.

Abstract: Preface Part I. Turbulence: 1. Introduction 2. Coherent structures 3. Proper orthogonal decomposition 4. Galerkin projection Part II. Dynamical Systems: 5. Qualitative theory 6. Symmetry 7. One-dimensional 'turbulence' 8. Randomly perturbed systems Part III. 9. Low-dimensional Models: 10. Behaviour of the models Part IV. Other Applications and Related Work: 11. Some other fluid problems 12. Review: prospects for rigor Bibliography.

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Name | H-index | Papers | Citations |
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Anil K. Jain | 183 | 1016 | 192151 |

Markus Antonietti | 176 | 1068 | 127235 |

Christopher M. Dobson | 150 | 1008 | 105475 |

Jack Hirsh | 146 | 734 | 86332 |

Galen D. Stucky | 144 | 958 | 101796 |

Federico Capasso | 134 | 1189 | 76957 |

Peter Stone | 130 | 1229 | 79713 |

Gerald R. Crabtree | 128 | 371 | 60973 |

Douglas A. Lauffenburger | 122 | 705 | 55326 |

Abass Alavi | 113 | 1298 | 56672 |

Mark E. Davis | 113 | 568 | 55334 |

Keith Beven | 110 | 514 | 61705 |

Naomi Breslau | 107 | 254 | 42029 |

Fei Wang | 107 | 1824 | 53587 |

Jun Yang | 107 | 2090 | 55257 |