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Melani Plett, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Associate Professor

Dept. of Electrical Engineering

Seattle Pacific University, Suite 307

3307 3rd Avenue West

Seattle, WA 98119-1957

 

(206) 281-2444

OMH 208

mailto:mplett@spu.edu

 

 

 

Here is the link to the online survey regarding the role of connections to community for students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. In Spring 2012, this survey is open to juniors at SPU pursuing a major in Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Computing Sciences and/or Math: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WBTRYTB

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        Reflection papers on relating Christianity and Engineering

Various links on Signal processing and Controls systems

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

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

 

 

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

                                 engineering identity, persistence in engineering

   

 

 

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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Reflection papers on relating Christianity and Engineering

 

Document:  http://myhome.spu.edu/mplett/Why should a Christian be an engineer.doc

Document:  http://myhome.spu.edu/mplett/Electrical engineering meets our worldviews in class.doc

Document:  http://myhome.spu.edu/mplett/Thoughts on responsible technology.doc

 

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Signals and Systems Links

 

        Discrete convolution demonstration

 

http://www-es.fernuni-hagen.de/JAVA/DisFaltung/convol.html

 

        Continuous convolution demonstration

 

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

 

        Various demonstrations

http://www.jhu.edu/~signals/

 

        MATLAB example of creating a Fourier Series representation of a periodic signal.

http://www.spu.edu/mplett/fourser.m

 

   

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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