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    • Project Day 2011 Abstracts and Sponsors 

      Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
    • Project Day 2011 Invitation and Schedule 

      Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      This conference-style event includes concurrent sessions where 4th-year Engineering students present their final-year design projects, and a Trade Show where projects will be on display. The Trade Show gives you the ...
    • Optimization of a Heavy Crude Oil Heater Treater 

      Hassan, Nasir; Wild, Evan (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) owns and operates a heavy crude oil treating facility near Elk Point, AB. This facility currently uses four horizontal heater treaters to effectively reduce the basic sediment and ...
    • Regina VOC Monitoring Study 

      Wig, Dale; Demong, Justin (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      This study examines eight years of air pollution data, specifically Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) obtained from a sampling site in downtown Regina, in order to determine if the contaminant levels are high enough to ...
    • Biological Removal of Manganese from Drinking Water 

      Erickson, Tyler; Huang, Wendy (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      Manganese removal is often required to meet drinking water standards. Conventional practices involve chemical oxidation; however, biological removal is a viable alternative. In preliminary experiments, Variovorax bacteria ...
    • BIO SKI 

      Campbell, Stephanie; Sliva, Garret; Desnoyers-Stewart, John (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The BIO SKI is a composite alpine ski, designed and manufactured using bio-derived material that reduces negative environmental impacts but maintains comparable ski performance. Natural flax fibres and a bio-derived epoxy ...
    • CO2 Injection in the Bakken Formation 

      Stoeck, Alyssa; Johnson, Julien (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The Bakken play has been of great interest to oil companies in recent years. It produces high quality oil from a reservoir with low porosity and low permeability, but has a rapid decline rate immediately after production ...
    • An Efficient and Economically Viable Cleaning System for Produced Sand in Heavy Oil Recovery for Municipal Projects 

      Richardson, Jenna; Hearn, Cathleen (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      Cold Heavy Oil Production with Sand (CHOPS) produces large amounts of sand, which is stockpiled before being disposed of into salt caverns. This disposal process is inefficient and is an economic burden on the company. The ...
    • Engineering Mitigation of Wildlife Accidents 

      Zabolotnii, Elena (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      A four-step process to mitigate wildlife collisions on a provincial scale was developed and field-tested in the Chesterfield Bridge case study. The process was largely automated using original methodology and tested in the ...
    • Electronic Pill Dispenser 

      Flaman, Luke; Chow, Ariele (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      This device holds seven days’ worth of pills, sorted into breakfast, lunch, supper, and bedtime doses. At the designated breakfast time, all the pills for that day fall into four cups. At each pill time, an alarm sounds ...
    • Blackberry Presentation Remote 

      Schroeder, Kurtis; Blanshard, Graham (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      This application turns a Blackberry Smartphone with Bluetooth into a remote control for Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. The user can view presentation information, such as speaker notes and slide information, on the ...
    • The Arsenic Removal Strategy 

      Soofi, Yasaman; Grewall, Holly; Gulbaek-Pearce, Tomesine (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      Legislation governing arsenic levels in Saskatchewan drinking water has recently become more stringent. Many communities are unable to meet these new standards and must upgrade their existing water treatment facilities. ...
    • Ecological Greywater Recycling Greenhouse 

      Jamieson, Cristy (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      A Greenhouse Greywater Recycling System can reduce a home’s water consumption rate and provide a family with fresh produce year round. The greenhouse provides water treatment that meets Health Canada’s Water Quality ...
    • Simulation Of ES-SAGD for the Long Lake Project 

      Howard, Cameron; Howard, Morgan (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The Nexen Long Lake Project utilizes SAGD (Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage) to produce bitumen that is buried well below the earth’s surface, but the process is energy intensive and requires large volumes of water. Nexen ...
    • Economic Evaluation and Drilling Plan for SE SK Bakken Formation 

      Murphy, Taylor; Steen, Matt (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      New technologies such as horizontal drilling and various fracturing techniques have led to economic production from the Bakken, which was previously considered marginally economic. These techniques have been evaluated, ...
    • A Prediction-based Browsing Extension for Mozilla Firefox 

      Kingston, Brent; Elder, Lee (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      This project presents a Firefox extension that uses a model of the users’ browsing history to predict where they are likely to browse based on their current web page. Users can choose to exclude web sites from their results ...
    • Groundwater Seepage Rate Test Procedure and Analysis for Site Characterization 

      Foulkes, Matthew; Trithardt, Sean (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The purpose of this project is to investigate the theory and practice of the slug test for determining hydraulic conductivity in the field. Applying the slug test method to an aquifer saves time, and is considered inexpensive ...
    • Salt Block Up-ender 

      Ruiters, Garret; Patterson, Casey; Shirif, Ahmed (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      An in-line conveyor component for rotating a 20 kg salt block by 90o has been designed for the Canadian Salt Company. The block must be re-oriented for subsequent downstream processing. This innovative addition is powered ...
    • Comparative Evaluation of 3 Immiscible Displacement Processes in Heavy Oil Systems (Numerical Simulation) 

      Ghotra, Varinder; Hyder, Zeshan (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The objective of this project is to use computer modelling groups (CMG) to simulate the data collected from detailed experimental work conducted at the University of Regina into three heavy oil recovery techniques: water ...
    • Snow Leopard TTS: Temporary Traction System 

      Arnstead, Keith; Fick, James; Schubach, Paul (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The Snow Leopard Temporary Traction System provides the additional traction required when a vehicle becomes stuck in winter driving conditions. The track and frame assembly are mounted around and driven by the vehicle’s ...