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Elektroniset väitöskirjat - Electronic doctoral dissertations

Väitöskirjat ovat saatavilla Aalto-yliopiston Aaltodoc-julkaisuarkistossa: https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/

The doctoral dissertations are available in the electronic publications archive of Aalto University – Aaltodoc: https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/

Ajankohtaisia väitöksiä - Current dissertations

Susanna Hurme (28.11.2014):
Shear Fatigue of Adhesively Bonded Frictional Interfaces in High-Strength Steel.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 136/2014.

Keywords: adhesive bonding, hybrid joining, interface fracture, fatigue testing, cohesive zone modelling, damage mechanics

Mikko Kanerva (21.11.2014):
Strength of Rough Interfaces: A Micro-Scale Approach to Steel-Epoxy and Composite Systems.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 151/2014.

Keywords: interface, micromechanics, fracture, composite

Jasmin Jelovica (6.11.2014):
Global Buckling Response of Web-Core Steel Sandwich Plates Influenced by General Corrosion.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 140/2014.

Keywords: buckling, post-buckling, sandwich plate, corrosion, steel, web-core, equivalent single-layer

Tarmo Äijö (31.10.2014):
Computational Methods for Analysis of Dynamic Transcriptome and Its Regulation Through Chromatin Remodeling and Intracellular Signaling.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 149/2014.

Keywords: bioinformatics, computational biology, gene expression, transcriptional regulation, Gaussian processes

Juha Tiihonen (31.10.2014):
Support for Configuration of Physical Products and Services.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 153/2014.

Keywords: configurator, recommender, recommendation, services, service configuration, configuration modeling, Design Science, information systems design theory

Muhammad Shafiq (29.10.2014):
Design and Implementation of Partial Discharge Measurement Sensors for On-Line Condition Assessment of Power Distribution System Components.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 152/2014.

Keywords: distribution network, condition assessment, monitoring, diagnostics, partial discharge, induction sensor, ATP-EMTP, distribution automation

Jorma Jokela (27.10.2014):
Length in Geodesy – On Metrological Traceability of a Geospatial Measurand.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Publications of the Finnish Geodetic Institute 154.

Keywords: geodesy, metrology, geodetic baseline, Väisälä interference comparator, Nummela Standard Baseline, length measurement, scale transfer, calibration, EDM, traceability

Hanna Hörhammer (27.10.2014):
A Larch Biorefinery Producing Pulp and Lactic Acid.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 143/2014.

Keywords: biorefinery, larch, Larix sibirica, pre-extraction, fermentation, lactic acid

Matti Tapio Vaaja (24.10.2014):
Feasibility of Mobile Laser Scanning for Mapping and Monitoring a Riverine Environment.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 146/2014.

Keywords: laser scanning, mobile mapping, topography, vegetation, change detection, erosion, river survey, fluvial geomorphology, multitemporal data, performance, point cloud, 3D, DTM, TLS, MLS

Stratos Staboulis (17.10.2014):
Boundary Shape Analysis of Electrical Impedance Tomography with Applications.
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 141/2014.

Keywords: inverse problems, electrical impedance tomography, complete electrode model, shape analysis, optimal experimental design, Bayesian inversion, elliptic boundary value problems, mixed boundary conditions

Mikko Paukkunen (17.10.2014):
Seismocardiography: Practical Implementation and Feasibility.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 145/2014.

Keywords: seismocardiography, electrocardiography, accelerometer, cardiovascular, three-dimensional

Anni Karppinen (17.10.2014):
Rheology and Flocculation of Polymer-Modified Microfibrillated Cellulose Suspensions.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 129/2014.

Keywords: microfibrillated cellulose, rheology, image analysis, flocculation, polyelectrolyte, gel strength

Emil Eirola (17.10.2014):
Machine Learning Methods for Incomplete Data and Variable Selection.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 144/2014.

Keywords: machine learning, missing values, variable selection, Gaussian mixture model, mutual information, Delta test

Jori Ahl (17.10.2014):
Tracer and Interdiffusion Measurements of Some Common Salts in Aqueous Solutions and in Porous Ceramic Media.
Department of Chemistry.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 134/2014.

Keywords: tracer diffusion coefficient, closed capillary method, sodium-22 chloride tracer, salt diffusion in porous media, interdiffusion coefficient in fired ceramic brick

Mikko J. S. Auvinen (10.10.2014):
A Modular Framework for Generation and Maintenance of Adjoint Solvers Assisted by Algorithmic Differentiation – with Applications to an Incompressible Navier-Stokes Solver.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 148/2014.

Keywords: discrete adjoint method, incompressible, CFD, algorithmic differentiation, automatic differentiation

Shan Yu (3.10.2014):
Numerical Modeling of Dehydrogenation and Denitrogenation in Industrial Vacuum Tank Degassers.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 131/2014.

Keywords: CFD, dehydrogenation, denitrogenation, vacuum tank degasser

Seppo Saarakkala (3.10.2014):
Identification and Speed Control Design of Resonating Mechanical Systems in Electric Drives.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 126/2014.

Keywords: identification, motion control, parameter estimation, resonating system, speed control

Minna Yamamoto (26.9.2014):
SO2-Ethanol-Water Fractionation and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Forest Biomass.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 124/2014.

Keywords: bark, biorefinery, enzymatic hydrolysis, forest biomass, SO2-ethanol-water (SEW) fractionation

Henri Jussila (26.9.2014):
Integration of GaAsP Based III-V Compound Semiconductors to Silicon Technology.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 135/2014.

Keywords: semiconductor devices, MOVPE, silicon, gallium phosphide, dilute nitrides, XRD

Krista Dahlberg (24.9.2014):
Development of On-Wafer Calibration Methods and Planar Schottky Diode Characterisation at THz Frequencies.
Department of Radio Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 128/2014.

Keywords: calibration, mixer, on-wafer measurements, Schottky diode, S-parameter measurements

He Zhang (19.9.2014):
Advances in Nonnegative Matrix Decomposition with Application to Cluster Analysis.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 127/2014.

Keywords: nonnegative matrix factorization, cluster analysis, multiplicative update rule, constrained optimization, initialization condition, image classification and retrieval, affective computing, image emotion

Mikko M. Kärkkäinen (18.9.2014):
Design and Characterization of Monolithic Millimeter-Wave Integrated Circuits for Receiver Front-Ends.
Department of Micro and Nanosciences.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 118/2014.

Keywords: low-noise amplifier, millimeter-wave receiver, transmission lines

Andreas Uppstu (12.9.2014):
Electronic Properties of Graphene from Tight-Binding Simulations.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 122/2014.

Keywords: graphene, tight-binding, electronic transport, scanning tunneling microscopy

Antti Lajunen (10.9.2014):
Improving the Energy Efficiency and Operating Performance of Heavy Vehicles by Powertrain Electrification.
Department of Engineering Design and Production.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 125/2014.

Keywords: electric powertrain, hybrid powertrain, energy efficiency, operating performance, heavy vehicle, heavy machinery, energy storage, vehicle simulation

Marko Takanen (5.9.2014):
Functional Modeling of Hearing for Assessment of Spatial Sound Reproduction.
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 109/2014.

Keywords: binaural hearing, auditory modeling, sound quality, spatial sound

Ingrit Lillemäe (5.9.2014):
Fatigue Assessment of Thin Superstructure Decks.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 121/2014.

Keywords: fatigue assessment, fatigue strength, angular misalignment, initial distortion, thin plate, welded joint, stiffened panel, hull girder

Juuso Parkkinen (29.8.2014):
Probabilistic Components of Molecular Interactions and Drug Responses.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 105/2014.

Keywords: Bayesian statistics, gene expression, machine learning, molecular medicine, probabilistic component models, toxicology

Seppo Virtanen (25.8.2014):
Bayesian Latent Variable Models for Learning Dependencies Between Multiple Data Sources.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 110/2014.

Keywords: Bayesian statistics, latent variable models, machine learning, multi-view learning, sparsity

Juha Salmilehto (22.8.2014):
Control of Open Quantum Systems.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 102/2014.

Keywords: quantum system, decoherence, Cooper pair

Timo A. Räsänen (22.8.2014):
Hydrological Changes in the Mekong River Basin – The Effects of Climate Variability and Hydropower Development.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 114/2014.

Keywords: Mekong, hydropower, climate variability, hydrological impact assessment

Pekka Räisänen (22.8.2014):
Fire Risk and its Management in Cruise Vessel Construction Projects.
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 101/2014.

Keywords: shipbuilding, project risk, fire risk, cruise vessel, ignition prevention, management of consequences of fires

Charles N. Nwoko (22.8.2014):
Assessing the Socioeconomic Impacts Arising from Oil Pollutions in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria: Including Proposals for Solution.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 115/2014.

Keywords: oil spillage, gas flaring, multinational corporations, Nigerian Government, petroleum legislation, technology, environmental ombudsman, environmental court

Eeva Määttänen (22.8.2014):
Green Property Services – Driving Environmental Performance and Customer Value in Commercial Buildings.
Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 96/2014.

Keywords: property services, environmental performance, customer value, commercial buildings, operational phase, energy management

Jussi Hokka (22.8.2014):
Effects of Accelerated Lifetime Test Parameters and Failure Mechanisms on the Reliability of Electronic Assemblies.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 106/2014.

Keywords: electronic assembly, mechanical load, microstructure, recrystallization, shock impact test, solder interconnection, thermal cycling test, thermal load

Toni Tuovinen (20.8.2014):
Model-Based Position Estimation for Synchronous Reluctance Motor Drives.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 86/2014.

Keywords: inductance adaptation, observer, parameter adaptation, sensorless, signal injection, stability conditions, resistance adaptation, robustness

Hong-Li Zeng (15.8.2014):
Connectivity Inference with Asynchronously Updated Kinetic Ising Models.
Department of Applied Physics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 117/2014.

Keywords: network inference, asynchronous update, kinetic Ising model

Anna Zaitseva (15.8.2014):
Measurements and Modeling of Physical Properties for Oil and Biomaterial Refining.
Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 94/2014.

Keywords: vapor-liquid equilibrium, excess enthalpy, furfural, COSMO-RS, UNIFAC, headspace gas chromatography, recirculation still apparatus, static total pressure apparatus

Fiseha Tesfaye (15.8.2014):
Thermodynamic Stabilities of Complex Phases and Their Assemblages in Ag-Te, Ag-Bi-S and Ag-Cu-S Systems.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 100/2014.

Keywords: silver-based phases, solid solubility, equilibrium, electrochemistry, thermodynamic and thermochemical properties

Tingan Tang (15.8.2014):
Combining User and Context: Living Labs Innovation in Digital Services.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 91/2014.

Keywords: Living Labs, Web 2.0, innovation, digital services

Niina Sandholm (15.8.2014):
Genome-Wide Associations and Computational Search for the Genetic Risk Factors for Diabetic Nephropathy.
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 104/2014.

Keywords: computational genetics, genome-wide association study, GWAS, SNP, diabetic nephropathy

Ali Faisal (15.8.2014):
Retrieval of Gene Expression Measurements with Probabilistic Models.
Department of Information and Computer Science.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 108/2014.

Keywords: machine learning, bioinformatics, probabilistic modeling, information retrieval, Bayesian generative models

Darko Frank (14.8.2014):
Fatigue Strength Assessment of Laser Stake Welds in Web-Core Steel Sandwich Panels.
Department of Applied Mechanics.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 93/2014.

Keywords: fatigue strength, stress analysis, laser weld, stake weld, sandwich panel, web-core

Parth Amin (8.8.2014):
Self-Organizing Radio Resource Management and Backhaul Dimensioning for Cellular Networks.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 107/2014.

Keywords: self-organization, synchronization, interference, component carrier, handover, data forwarding, backhaul, heterogeneous network, femtocell, LTE, LTE-Advanced

Laura Taajamaa (16.7.2014):
Supported Ultrathin Films and Non-Woven Fibre Mats from Polysaccharide Containing Bicomponent Polymer Blends.
Department of Forest Products Technology.
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS 87/2014.

Keywords: polysaccharide, cellulose, cellulose derivative, polymer blend, spin coating, electrospinning, ultrathin film, fibre mat, modification