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    Design and Control of a Three-Phase Telecom Rectifier with Single-Stage Structure and Power Factor Correction

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Mohammadpour, Ali (Author) ; Zolghadri, Mohammad Reza (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    The objective of this project is to design and control a single-stage three-phase unity power factor telecom rectifier. Following a comprehensive literature review on single-stage three-phase AC-DC converters, high-frequency isolated three-switch buck rectifier is selected. In this thesis, the analysis, design, and control of isolated buck converter is based on previously developed methods for classic three-switch buck rectifier. Three-phase isolated buck+boost rectifier is introduced by integrating a boost converter to the isolated three-phase three-switch buck rectifier and modified control structure. The proposed structure is simple and has good performance for heavily unbalanced mains... 

    Design and Performance Analysis of a Reversible Axial Flow Fan and Study of Symmetric Profile Effects

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Soltanian, Salman (Author) ; Afshin, Hossein (Supervisor) ; Farhanieh, Bijan (Co-Advisor)
    Abstract
    Smoke must be exhausted, as the first action, in probable fire in subways, underground transportation systems and mines in order to survive people exposed to it. To achieving this purpose, the axial fan should be used to move the smoke to the exit lines. These fans should be had same performances in suction and discharge directions (main and reverse directions). This means flow rate should be the same at main and reverse directions. Therefore, fully reversible axial flow fans should be used in emergency ventilations. The fully reversible axial flow fans have same efficiencies in suction and discharge directions. The symmetric profiles should be used in manufacturing of the blades of these... 

    Design and Quality of Service Improvement in Optical Code Division Multiple Access Networks

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Hadi, Mohammad (Author) ; Pakravan, Mohammad Reza (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    Considering the advantages of optical communications and code division multiple access technique, Optical Code Division Multiple Access Networks (OCDMANs) was introduced. Thence, many researchers have suggested methods for creating Quality of Service (QoS) differentiated classes in OCDMANs. In this thesis, we have comprehensive review on the QoS assignment methods and enhance them by offering new techniques. In physical layer, we concentrate on variable chip rate OCDMANs and in MAC sub-layer, a new algorithm named Adaptive Level Control (ALC) is introduced. Then, we focus on the physical design of OCDMANs. Firstly, we solve the problem of one-class OCDMAN and introduce few simple and... 

    Design, Manufacturing and Control of Cell Micromanipulation System

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Jafarimoghaddam, Amir (Author) ; Nejat, Hossein (Supervisor) ; Meghdari, Ali (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    The project aims to design and build a device that is capable of manipulation and control of micro-scale objects in dry and fluid medium. Among all the micro-manipulation methods, the use of magnetic fields has many applications. Because it has the ability to work without direct contact and also within a specified range for living tissue, is safe. To achieve this goal,manipulation systems ever made, were studied. Then, by presenting a conceptual design and the use of appropriate dynamic models for describing the behavior of micro-robot, the system performance was simulated. After this stage, The detailed design of the closed-loop system which must controls the position of the micro-robot... 

    Parametric Evaluation of the Y- Shaped Bracing Frame and Introducing a New Method for Design

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Sedaghati, Parshan (Author) ; Mofid, Masoud (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    This paper investigates the behavior of the Y-shaped bracing system. Because of the special type of eccentricity in this system, the behavior of the frame is strongly dependent on the geometrical changes of the braces. So that even in the elastic region, it shows the geometrically nonlinear behavior. The amount of eccentricity is very effective on the nonlinear behavior of the frame. Also the ratio of cross sections of the bracing members has a very important impact on the expected performance of the frame. The results show that this system tolerates large displacements, and can act like a base isolation system. Firstly, using a two-dimensional accurate modeling related to the geometrical... 

    Design and Fabrication of Nanovolt Ag/AgCl Bio-potential Sensor

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Rostami, Behnoush (Author) ; Fardmanesh, Mehdi (Supervisor) ; Simchi, Abdolreza (Co-Advisor)
    Abstract
    Biopotential sensors are used in a wide range of biomedical applications. For example, measuring electric potentials on the surface of living tissues in electroencephalography (EEG), electromyography (EMG), and electrocardiography (ECG) systems in which the brain, muscle, and heart activities respectively are measured over time. Moreover, these electrodes are used in measuring the pH of different materials and also in receiving and recording the electric field changes of the environment. The major purpose of biopotential electrodes is to act as a transducer between the ionic transport of the tissue and the electron flow in the electrode. Such a transduction takes place due to an oxidation or... 

    On the Nonlinear Dynamics and Bifurcations in a New Class of MEMS Gyroscopes with Parametric Resonance

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Pakniyat, Ali (Author) ; Salarieh, Hassan (Supervisor) ; Alasti, Aria (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    In this thesis, implementing parametric resonance for the purpose of improvement in sensitivity of MEMS gyroscopes is studied. Based on a parametric study on effect of each factor on the sensor’s performance, the desired values for each parameter is determined. Stability of periodic orbits is studied using Floquet Theory. In addition, three expositions are defined and proved in order to make Floquet Theory applicable for stability analysis of origin. Based on this analysis, the relation between stabilities in the system and occurrence of parametric resonance is illustrated. Due to the complexity of dynamics of a parametrically excited MEMS gyroscope, bifurcations are observed in performance... 

    Investigation of Effective Paramethers and Designing the Wellhead Manifold in Semi Deep Water

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Davarypour, Farhad (Author) ; Golafshani, Ali Akbar (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    Since oil is the essential foundation of Irans economy and our country has access to deep water, the extraction of oil from the deep water is essential to our country. So far, due to the possibility of oil exploration in the shallow water of the Persian Gulf, need to invest in deepwater oil industry has not been one of the priorities. However, it seems that in the near future we will need to invest in deepwater. Among subsea structures which we need to use to extract the oil in deepwater, we can mention wellhead manifolds that are used to expand the oil field, optimisation of pipeline length, gathering and distribution of production and injection of water or gas into the wells. In some cases... 

    Design of a Pyroshock Simulator with Ability of Generating Specified SRS

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Bahrami, Hessam (Author) ; Saadat Foumani, Mahmoud (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    Pyroshock Test is one of important environment tests in satellite design process.pyroshock or pyrotechnic shock is one of loads that exerted on spacecraft and it's subsystems during launch process. pyroshock can cause failure in some subsystems like sensitive electronic parts, solar cells and so on. For this reason it's necessary to make sure about strength of component under pyroshock which can be done by pyroshock simulator.The purpose of this research is to design a pyroshock simulator that can simulate a pyroshock with given SRS (Shock Response Spectrum) for satellite components.Requirements and constraints for design have been defined such as test item dimensions,weight range and also... 

    Inverse Problem Of Pyroshock Simulation Apparatus

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Adl, Morteza (Author) ; Saadat Foumani, Mahmood (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    One of the important experiments on satellites and their components is testing of their resistance to shock wave known to pyroshock. Pyroshock is transient response of a structure to a high frequency and high acceleration shock wave that is created by the action of a member of pyrotechnics in the satellite structure. This research is for design, construction and calibration of a pyroshock simulator apparatus which is done with specific requirements and aims. For this purpose, in first step an experimental test is done and validation of computer simulation is obtained by using results of test. By use of computer simulation tool, new design is presented. After constructing the apparatus and... 

    Design and Analysis of Engine Lubrication System for SP1 Engine

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Mohamadlou, Mohamad (Author) ; Shafie, Mohamad Behshad (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    Oil pump is a prominent part which has been described as a vehicle heart. Any malfunction or improper design may lead to engine failure. beside engine, proper design of oil route and lubrication system of vehicle, are main factor in engine design, which provide higher efficiency with lower pressure drop. lubrication system should be able to provide required pressure and flow of oil in vast range of engine rotation speed. also minimum energy waste in higher rpm is a key factor which happens due to reverse flow from output to input of pump in the relief valve. The aim of this thesis focus on design of oil pump and lubrication system of 4 cylinder 16 valve of 1600 cc inline engine. which is... 

    Techno-economic Evaluation of a Mini Refinery Fabrication

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Asghari, Nafiseh (Author) ; Farhadi, Fatolah (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    Mini-Refinery is a small refinery that would need less time, effort and expenses to build in comparison with current refineries but it would have less capacity of operation. This type of refineries could create the opportunity to refine materials in place and reduce overload pressure on main refineries. In addition, private companies would be able to build them easier, due to their low cost and since the desired capacity of their equipment would be lower than current refineries, more companies would be able to fabricate and sell them. This research has two main chapters to assess the possibility of building a Mini-Refinery, to produce 30000 barrel a day of LPG, Gasoline, Kerosene, Diesel and... 

    Design and Analysis of Vibration-Based, Friction-Drive Micro-Mechanisms for Planar, Nano-Scale Locomotion

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Kamali Eigoli, Ali (Author) ; Vossoughi, Gholamreza (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    Design and modeling of a micromechanism for generating planar, nano-scaled locomotion is the subject of this thesis. First, we introduced the concepts and fundamental definitions used throughout the thesis. Then, based on the classification of the locomotion principles employed in microrobots, the related literature about design and fabrication of different microrobots is investigated. Inertial slip generation and contact force variation, as the preferred group, is utilized for further analysis. Since friction force is the main propelling source in the microrobot’s locomotion principle, different models proposed for this phenomenon are investigated and the Coulomb friction model is selected... 

    Study of Cryogenic LOX/Kerosene Ignition and Flame Characteristics in a Single injector Combustion Chamber

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Eskandari, Mohammad Amin (Author) ; Farshchi, Mohammad (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    This thesis discusses design and, simulation procedure of a mono-injector combustion chamber, in order to study and, analyze the ignition and, stable combustion characteristics, for Kerosene and, liquid Oxygen cryogenic propellants. Accordingly, the design and, simulation for the combustion chamber, for Kerosene and, liquid Oxygen propellants is performed. Also, effective parameters on the flame taking place are studied, and finally an algorithm for design and, properties study of cryogenic propellant ignition is presented  

    Aerodynamic Analysis and Design of a Propeller for Light Flying Objects

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Sardari, Ali (Author) ; Farhanieh, Bijan (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    One of the major concerns in the use of light flying objects is propulsion for cruise and take off from land. Creating propulsion force is important in such way that no excessive weight is introduced, especially in case of UAVs. A common trend for propulsion in light flying objects is using propellers. Propellers are commonly driven by an external motive force and due to this force and their geometry, they convert energy from this motive force into the momentum of fluid in which they are immersed as a result a lift force is generated.In the present work, trend of propeller design with optimum performance is introduced with use of vortex theory, optimum energy loss condition or Betz condition... 

    Preliminary Analysis of a Thermo Acoustic Heat Pump (THP) In Lab Scale

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Khatib, Abolfazl (Author) ; Ghorbanian, Kaveh (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    thermoacuostic heat pump (THP) is One of the most important thermoacuostic applications which is used for heat lost recovery in industrial applications and civil applications.In this project, we have a quick review on thermoacuostic theory and researches in this field. Also a thermoacuostic heat pump in a lab scale will be designed and analyzed.For achieving this goal, first, mathematical equations of thermoacuostic systems are reviewed; a thermoacuostic heat pump is designed on the base of Tijani method and final model is validated by DeltaEC software. In the next step, after investigating about laboratory equipments which is used in testing process, we generate test matrix and study about... 

    Design and Optimization of Looped Thermo-acoustic Engine

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Mohammadi Gharagozlou, Neda (Author) ; Soltani, Mohammad Reza (Supervisor) ; Karimi, Mohsen ($item.subfieldsMap.e)
    Abstract
    Thermo-acoustic sience is the conversion of heat to power through the sound wave. Thermoacoustic engines for different reasons like easy making, not having moving parts and so high reliablibility of system is in attention for researchers. Also looped-tube thermoacoustic engines are very new in the world and sience and thechnology of them belong to a few companies and for different reasons are replacing different kinds of thermoacoustic engines.They have higher efficiency than other types. They can be made in large scales. They have a larger thermal range. In this research, the numerical study of one, two and four stage looped-tube thermoacoustic engines has investigated with the help of... 

    Design, Development, and Test of a Magnetic Nano Monowing

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Saffizadeh, Amir Reza (Author) ; Banazadeh, Afshin (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    In the present study, an attempt has been made to design and develop a nano drone using the dynamics of single-wing drones. To reduce the noise associated with nano-drone motors, a unique magnetic system has been developed for the drone's propulsion system, which has technology similar to magnetic trains and uses the theory of magnetic suspension, which is one of the main innovations of this dissertation. The drone designed in this research will have a blade with a radius of 15 cm and its total weight will be 170 grams, which according to the thrust of the blade will be able to carry a load of 50 grams for 14 minutes. In this research, after the initial design of the drone and related... 

    Design and Simulation (& Manufacturing) of A Micro-Gyroscope

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Soltani, Arman (Author) ; Akbari, Javad (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    Nowadays, microgyroscopes are among the most important products of MEMS. The production of small, precise and inexpensive gyroscopes has become possible as the result of recent developments in fabrication technology. In this thesis it is intended to introduce a new method for manufacturing more precise microgyroscopes regarding manufacture facilities. Using this new method, sensitivity and resistance of microgyroscopes are increased against noises which are primarily caused by vibration and rotation about undesirable axes. The rotational movement imposed on the gyro is detected through fluid flow within its torus channel. This transformation facilitates the measurement of the initial motion.... 

    Numerical Investigation of Stress Absorbing Membrane Interlayer

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Kazemi Zanjani, Nariman (Author) ; Motamed, Arash (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    Stress Absorbing Membrane Interlayer (SAMI) is a slightly thin layer made of bitumen and aggregate placed between a pavement with limited cracking and overlay in order to avoid reflective cracking in overlay. SAMI’s performance depends on many factors such as pavement layer’s materials and thickness and existing pavement’s condition. Numerical simulations are powerful tools to evaluate SAMI’s performance. Previous studies showed that construction of SAMI does not necessarily reduce reflective cracking. This research investigated the effect of different parameters on SAMI’s performance using numerical simulations. The focus of this study was on the performance of SAMIs used between asphalt...