• Design and analysis of a compliant grasper for handling live objects 

      Yin, Xuecheng (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-11-24)
      This thesis presents the development of a model for analyzing the design of an automated live-bird transfer system (LBTS) developed at Georgia Tech. One of the most fundamental tasks in the automated transferring is to ...
    • Methods for increased computational efficiency of multibody simulations 

      Epple, Alexander (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-08-08)
      This thesis is concerned with the efficient numerical simulation of finite element based flexible multibody systems. Scaling operations are systematically applied to the governing index-3 differential algebraic equations ...