The following dissertations were examined, and degrees awarded as shown, in the academical year 1995/96. Borrowing copies may be obtained from the British Library Document Supply Centre, Boston Spa, Yorkshire. Copies for retention, either in microfilm form or as hard copies, may be ordered from the Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge. In case of difficulty the Librarian of the University Engineering Department may be contacted.
Ahadi-Sarkani, S.M. Bayesian and predictive techniques for speaker adaptation.
Atwood, M.P. Analysis and patterning of thin films of YBa2Cu3O7-x deposited by metal organic chemical vapour deposition.
Binns, M.D. A large area optoelectronic neural network.
Burrows, T-L. Speech processing with linear and neural network models.
Bushe, W.K. Conditional moment closure methods for autoignition problems.
Camp, T.R. Aspects of the off-design performance of axial flow compressors
Chen, W. Fast switching low power loss devices for high voltage integrated circuits.
Cheung, C.Y. Mechanical behaviour of bitumens and bituminous mixes.
Chin, C.Y. An experimental study of hydrofracture in soils.
Dasari, G.R. Modelling the variation of soil stiffness during sequential construction
Dibben, D.C. Numerical and experimental modelling of microwave applicators.
Donovan, R.E. Trainable speech synthesis.
Dorling, R.J. Integrated control of road vehicle dynamics.
Dwarakanath, S. Understanding and supporting decision making in engineering design.
Feng, J. A study of optimality in the H-infinity loop-shaping design method.
Gales, M.J.F. Model-based techniques for noise robust speech recognition.
Hodges, S.E. Looking for a cheaper robot: Visual feedback for automated PCB manufacture.
Hodgetts, M.A. The design and implementation of a multiple views 3D object recognition system.
Holst, J.M.F.G. Large deflection phenomena in cylindrical shells.
Khajeh-Hosseiny, H. The determination of medium term macroeconometric policy rules in a dynamic stochastic economic and monetary union.
Kumar, P. Kinemetic bifurcations and deployment simulation of foldable space structures.
Lall, S. Robust control synthesis in the time domain.
Leedham, R.J. High frequency switching with power MOSFETs.
Leeming, A.D. Particle deposition from turbulent flows.
Lewis, M.A. Competence analysis and the strategy process.
Lim, C.T. Effects of compliance and friction on elastic-plastic impact.
Lim, T.J. System identification using novel adaptive filter structures.
Lingwood, R.J. Stability and transition of the boundary layer on a rotating disk.
Liu, D. Penetration and perforation of plates by deformable missiles.
McClay, C.I. Efficiency improvement of cage induction motors.
McEachern, W.A. Manipulation strategies for applications in rehabilitation robotics.
Maslen, R. Manufacturing vision in the strategy process.
Morgan, P.N. Metastable phenomena in hydrogenated amorphous silicon thin film transistors.
Morris, R.D. Image sequence restoration using Gibbs distributions.
Ng, S.L.D. Transmission of ground-borne vibration from surface railway trains.
Nugent, D.G.H. Modelling and measurement of 1.5µm vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers.
Olthoff, S. High temperature scanning tunnelling microscopy of adsorbate induced phase transitions.
Otunga, M.G. Fatigue damage accumulation in carbon fibre laminates.
Pitteroff, R. Contact mechanics of the bowed string.
Potter, T.E.C. Assessing the road-damaging potential of heavy vehicles.
Quinn, M.J. New physical polysilicon thin-film transistor models for device characterisation and circuit design.
Rummery, G.A. Problem solving with reinforcement learning.
Rusli Optical and luminescence properties of hydrogenated amorphous carbon.
Saifuddin, A.B. Computing environments for control engineering.
Schulte, V.B. Unsteady separated boundary layers in axial-flow turbomachinery.
Schurov, S.M. Measurement and prediction of fuel transport in the inlet manifold of an S.I. engine.
Sebastian, W.M. The performance of a composite space truss bridge with glass reinforced plastic panels.
Shadfan, R.S.A. Sequential training of multilayer perceptron classifiers.
Shih, H.H. Computer assisted grammar construction.
Stark, J.A. Statistical model selection techniques for data analysis.
Stephenson, J.A. Design for reliability in mechanical systems.
Sugathapala, A.G.T. Sound generation by bodies in motion.
Udrea, F. Novel MOS-gated bipolar device concepts towards a new generation of power semiconductor devices.
Wang, S. A knowledge-based environment for supporting qualitative reasoning.
Wong, K.B.A. Aspects of single-phase motor performance.
Wood, G.D. Control of parameter-dependent mechanical systems.
Woodburn, C.N. Development of a low-temperature, ultra high vacuum, scanning tunnelling microscope.
Wright, M.W. The extended Euclidean distance transform.
Yao, Z. Constraint management for engineering design.
Yeung, A.F. The passive control of swept-shock/boundary-layer interactions.
Zachariasse, J.M.F. Nanostructure etching with plasmas.
Morgan, S. The impact of financial constraints and controls on the growing firm.