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Melani Plett, Ph.D.

 

Professor

Dept. of Engineering and Computer Science

Seattle Pacific University, Suite 307

3307 3rd Avenue West

Seattle, WA  98119-1957

 

(206) 281-2444

OMH 208

mailto:mplett@spu.edu

 

 

         

Research Interests:  non-stationary signal processing, ultrasound, engineering education, women engineers engineering identity, persistence in engineering

 

link to SPU home page  http://www.spu.edu/

link to Engineering Department home page  http://www.spu.edu/depts/ee

 

     

Suggested links and readings on Engineering (technology and business) and Christianity

 

The Christian Engineering Society:  https://sites.google.com/site/christiansandengineering/

 

*** Note that we have an upcoming conference that will be held at SPU this June 17-19, 2015.

 

 

From the Garden to the City, by John Dyer

 

Why Business Matters to God, by Jeff Van Duzer  (ok, so this book is about business, but most engineers work in businesses.  And nearly all of this book applies to those engineers.  Most places with the book, the term ‘business’ can be substituted with ‘engineering’.) 

 

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Signals and Systems Links

 

 

   

·        Continuous convolution demonstration

 

   http://www.jhu.edu/~signals/convolve/index.html

 

·        Various demonstrations

   http://www.jhu.edu/~signals/

 

   

Control Systems Links

 

·       Excellent Motor Tutorials

 

   http://mot-sps.com/motor/tutorial/dc.html

 

·      Coulomb friction description

 

     http://www.eng.auburn.edu/department/me/courses/nmadsen/egr182a/pliers30.html

 

·      Optical encoders in a computer mouse

   http://www.howstuffworks.com/mouse2.htm

 

·      Determining direction from optical encoders

   http://www.4qd.co.uk/faq/meece.html

 

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My dissertation

 

 

My dissertation in PDF format (2 M).

Completed in March, 2000 at the University of Washington

 

Ultrasonic Arterial Vibrometry With Wavelet Based Detection and Estimation

 

Document:  http://myhome.spu.edu/mplett/thesisMelaniPlett.pdf

   Abstract:  http://myhome.spu.edu/mplett/ThesisAbstract.htm

 

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