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    • The Feasibility of Sewage Treatment using Constructed Wetlands in Temperate Climates 

      Zunti, Shaun; Amundson, Jeff (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      Constructed wetlands are man-made wetlands used to treat contaminated effluent from many different sources, including industrial waste, city sewage, and various other waste streams. The purpose of this project is to increase ...
    • Fly Ash Pneumatic Cleaner 

      Shved, Olga; Shved, Anastasiya; Yang, Sida (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The Fly Ash Pneumatic Cleaner removes fly ash from the plates and electrodes of an electrostatic precipitator which collects fly ash particles produced during the combustion of coal at SaskPower Boundary Dam in Estevan, ...
    • Formation Skin Damage: Can Underbalanced Drilling Damage Less and Recover More? 

      Francis, Erica (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      Underbalanced Drilling (UBD) has many benefits, including the mitigation of skin damage during the drilling process. How this reduction, or prevention, of skin damage actually benefits a reservoir and the overall recovery ...
    • Gas Emissions from Small Aircraft 

      Storozuk, Robert (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      Current parameters used to determine gas emission levels in small aircraft are mainly theoretical. This project develops a practical method that can be universally applied to most small aircraft to collect gas samples and ...
    • Gesture Mouse 

      Vuthitanachot, Kitton; Yang, Lang (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The Gesture Mouse is a device that captures finger motion via infra-red sensing, and translates the movements into standard Human Interface Device (HID) mouse commands. As the user moves his/her fingers in the air, the ...
    • Gesture Recognition Wristband 

      Kolbeck, Carter; Wilkinson, Brad (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      This system demonstrates the feasibility of recognizing hand gestures by optically measuring the motion of forearm tendons. When a person moves his or her fingers (performs a gesture), there is a corresponding motion in ...
    • 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 ...
    • Home Monitoring System 

      Aqeel, Swied (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      This wireless monitoring system allows various events to be tracked, logged, and alarmed to a homeowner viewing a custom- made LCD terminal. Remote devices can be individually programmed for alarm functions, and external ...
    • Household Electronic Devices Controller 

      Li, Zhenqi (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The Household Electronic Devices Controller allows the user to control stationary devices from anywhere in the home without worrying about “line-of-sight” problems. Infrared signals for different devices can be programmed ...
    • Location Based Messaging System 

      Cunningham, Kendra; Matheson, Patrick (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      Vicinitea is a virtual message board application for both iPhone and Android systems, which allows users to drop messages targeted at a specific location. The system is based on GPS and various other location determination ...
    • Methods of Determining Minimum Miscibility Pressure for a CO2 – Light Oil Pair 

      Affleck, Tyson; Ruether, Bryan (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      Miscible flooding is an effective tertiary Enhanced Oil Recovery technique after primary and secondary recovery methods have been exhausted. Minimum Miscibility Pressure (MMP) is the pressure at which miscibility is achieved ...
    • Modeling Flood Prevention Designs for Southwest Regina 

      Schneider, Stephen; Tan, Nigel (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The Albert Park neighbourhood of Regina has experienced multiple flood events in the last 40 years. The existing drainage system and several alternative designs were modelled in EPA SWMM, a stormwater drainage software ...
    • Modern Roundabout Design for Balgonie, SK 

      Stephenson, Matthew; Grimard, Kyle (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      A modern roundabout has been identified as a possibility for the intersection of Highway No. 364 and Assiniboia Street in Balgonie, SK. The roundabout must accommodate the traffic volumes of the highway and the minor road, ...
    • Near Miscible Flooding for the Hay River Pool 

      Eberle, Whitney; Reeve, Scott (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The Hay River Pool has been developed with water-flooding through horizontal wells, but the reservoir appears suitable for near-miscible CO2-hydrocarbon injection. Our objective is to find the optimal CO2-hydrocarbon ...
    • 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 ...
    • Optimizing Drill Bit Selection using Artificial Neural Networks 

      Lertnimoolchai, Yanee; Ogunrinde, Kanyin (Fa, 2011-04-02)
      The proper bit can increase the rate of penetration (ROP) and reduce overall drilling costs. Conventional analytical optimization methods alone are not sufficient due to the complexity and non linearity of the factors ...
    • Pet Feeder 

      Thomas, David; Chadwick, Trevor (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The automated Pet Feeder operates via internet communication. A webpage displays the state of the mechanical food dispenser and allows the user to input instructions to feed at any time. The system uses one processor for ...
    • Portable Regulator Station 

      DeBolt, Elliott; Jones, Derik; Ganne, Brandon (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The Portable Regulator Station is designed as an emergency unit to bypass permanent regulator stations by connecting to the existing SaskEnergy piping network. The station will maintain normal gas distribution and flow ...
    • 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 ...
    • Production Evaluation of Shale Gas Reservoir 

      Barua, Rajib; Afrad, Min-am (Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Regina, 2011-04-02)
      The main objective of this project is to simulate a shale gas reservoir numerically in order to find those areas within the accumulation that will produce gas commercially, and then to evaluate and compare the predicted ...