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    • Automatic verification of UI tests 

      Hagerup, Christopher Kragebøl (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
      The purpose of this thesis is to investigate whether or not it is possible to perform automatic verification of UI Tests using Neural Networks. The problem being looked at is variance tied to the operating system, graphics card, or other hardware. This can cause false positives during UI testing, and thus we wanted to find a solution that could learn to ignore this, while still verifying the result. ...
    • Communication in microgrids and virtual power plants 

      Starynets, Oleksandr (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-11-07)
      One of the cornerstones of the steady operation of microgrids and virtual power plants as building blocks for smart grid is the communication system, which is the main objective for evaluation and research in this thesis. The given project investigates the most widespread communication protocols along with IEC 61850 standard for substations automation applied in smart grids. Based on the presented ...
    • DC distribution systems 

      Taso, Emir (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-12)
      In today’s distribution system, the dominating type of current used is AC. In newer time, improvements have been done within the field of DC. The developments that are achieved, are in terms of converter efficiency and conversion capabilities. Along with development of DC equipment, the use and development of renewable energy sources have increased. This has brought up the topic of using DC in the ...
    • Design of a grid connected photovoltaic power electronic converter 

      Mustafa, Mohsin Noman (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-12)
      In this thesis, the designing of a grid-connected photovoltaic system for the power electronic laboratory of UiT- Campus Narvik has been carried out. The relevant topics and literature regarding the elements in a photovoltaic system and grid connection standards have been studied and reviewed. A system with the capacity and ratings of solar modules currently available has been designed in Simulink. ...
    • Design of an expandable junk catcher 

      Olsen, Kim A. (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-15)
      "This report describes phase I of the project ""Design of an expandable junk catcher"", which is carried out on behalf of Qinterra Technologies, Department of Plugs & Packers in Narvik, as a part of the subject SHO6263 Diploma thesis M-ID. The main purpose of the project is to develop a new type of well intervention equipment to solve the problem of unwanted residue from debris on temporary installed ...
    • Design Proposal for a Software Tool for Speech Therapy. Modern Application Structure of Visual Speech Therapy App for Children 

      Salwerowicz, Daniel Aaron (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
      This thesis describes results of study into development of a Visual Speech Therapy tool for therapy of speech impediments. It describes what Visual Speech Therapy tools are, their benefits, and what tools are available on the market. Main focus being therapy for children and teenagers with dysarthria, hearing problems, and functional speech impediments. After introducing the therapy tools it presents ...
    • Detecting attacks on servers using machine learning models 

      Lindbäck, Hans Victor Andersson (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
      With today's storage of information moving from paper to physical hard drives and the cloud, safety of these new information platforms are of great importance. Today an average server suffers several instances of abuse weekly, or even daily. The purpose of this project is to design a system for detecting abusive data traffic coming to or from a server by using machine learning algorithms. Also of ...
    • Detection and prediction of falls among elderly people using walkers 

      Degtiarev, Aleksei (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-08-17)
      Falls of elderly people are big health burden, especially for long-term consequence. Yet we already have research, describing how exactly elderly fall and reasons of falls. We aimed to develop means that could not only detect falls and send alerts to relatives and doctors to conquer one of the biggest fears of elderly to fall and do not have the ability to call for help, but also tried to implement ...
    • Distributed Management of Resources in a Smart City using Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) 

      Molchanov, Igor (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-08-17)
      This document describes study of distributed management of resources in the context of Smart City with support of multi-agent systems. The investigated points include theoretical concepts of Smart City and application of multi-agent systems, decentralized and centralized designs for agent-based solutions and aspects of interactions between different self-interested agents. The document explores ...
    • Electric vehicles and vehicle-to-grid technology. How utilities can play a role 

      Tahir, Moez (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-12)
      Adverse effects of fossil fuel burning internal combustion engine vehicles has alarmed nations worldwide. With recent technological advancements in electric vehicle industry, governments throughout the world are promoting wider adoption of electric vehicles to mitigate environmental issues. However, increasing popularity of electric vehicles will pose a great threat to existing electric grids due ...
    • Elevator model. Design of an elevator model for teaching in the field of automation 

      Nijdam, Eeke Maria (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
      For the master of Engineering Design at UiT, the arctic university of Norway, campus Narvik, a master assignment is being executed as a conclusion to the study. In this case the department of industrial automation education had an elevator model design assignment that could be done by an Engineering Design student. This report describes a summary of the design process that has been executed and the ...
    • FPGA-based data acquisition system for GNSS receiver for LEO-satellites applications 

      Siboniyo, Didier (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-12)
      The modern Low Earth Orbit satellites (LEO-satellites) technology is highly complex and reliable than it was yesterday. Nowadays, the LEO-satellites applications extend from civilian to military applications. However, LEO-satellites require a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) service, to achieve various tasks which require positioning and localizing. The challenge is to have a GNSS receiver ...
    • FPGA-based tracking system for GNSS receivers 

      Manandhar, Anil (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-12)
      This report presents the design and simulation of code and carrier tracking system for a GNSS receiver. The GNSS receiver processes the signal sent by satellites in space. These signal contain carrier wave signal, ranging code and navigation data in encrypted form. To demodulate the navigation data, the processing block should accurately track the phase of incoming code and the frequency of incoming ...
    • Intelligent load frequency control in an isolated wind-solar PV-micro turbine-diesel based micro-grid using V2G integration 

      Addisu, Wondwosen Eshetu (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-12)
      Abstract Modern power systems need more intelligence and flexibility to maintain and control a generation load balance from subsequent serious disturbances due to the emerging of more renewable energy sources. This problem is becoming more significant today because of the increasing number of micro-grids (MGs). MGs usually use renewable energies in electrical production those fluctuate naturally. ...
    • Ku-band patch antenna design 

      Johansen, Martin (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-11-03)
      The market for on-the-move satellite communication is increasing, and phased array antennas have characteristics that makes them suited for this. In this thesis design and tuning of a wide-band microstrip patch antenna element for a Ku-band antenna array is presented. The SSFIP structure with a resonating aperture is used for the antenna element, and double resonance allows for operation at both ...
    • Modelling and simulating a hybrid electric vehicle 

      Leikarnes, Ivar Roskifte (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-12)
      This thesis presents an overview of the different types of hybrid electric vehicle structures and basic guidelines regarding choice of components. The simulation model of a hybrid electric vehicle was created for this thesis to investigate the impact on fuel efficiency in relation to rolling resistance coefficient and vehicle weight. Although the model is not designed for optimal engine operation, ...
    • Optimal placement of PMUs considering logical topology of communication medium power system observability 

      Nikumbh, Bhushan Madan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-11-07)
      A phasor measurement unit (PMU) has a unique ability of providing synchronized phasor measurements of voltage and currents. This ability distinguishes it from all other metering devices. It has been perceived that PMUs hold the capability of revolutionizing the way of power system monitoring and control. However, high per unit cost and challenges related to its communication system has made ...
    • Optimized cardiac simulation as a tool to understand patient specific mechanical function 

      Odeigah, Oscar Ofordile (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
      The muscular tissue of the heart is able to contract in the absence of external load. This behaviour is stimulated by a spontaneous electrical depolarization of cardiac cells in the sinoatrial node, which spreads electrical activation through the whole heart, that triggers the synchronized mechanical contraction of the heart muscle. This phenomenon, referred to as active contraction is commonly ...
    • Quadrotor modeling and control 

      Kristiansen, Stig Espen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-11-03)
      In this thesis a mathematical quadrotor model based on cascade modeling theory, using a passivity-based control solution is derived and presented. The rotation and translation cascades are rst decoupled, modeled mathematically and simulated separately to test individual control solutions and stability, followed by total system modeling and simulations to verify the control solutions and stability ...
    • Solar panel tracking control. Tracking the variations caused due to reflection from snow and other factors 

      Pandey, Saroj (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-11-07)
      This report presents the design and simulations of a dual-axis solar tracker. This solar tracker works solely based on the output power of the PV panel mounted to it. It does not use any photosensors to orient the PV module. Describing the process in short, the position of the Sun is first calculated based on time and location information. Since this solar panel will be mounted here at UiT, ...