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Uttar Pradesh Technical University is a public university in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh set up by the Government of Uttar Pradesh on May 8, 2000. To reduce workload and to ensure proper management, the university was bifurcated into separate universities: Gautam Buddha Technical University and Mahamaya Technical University with effect from May 1, 2010.But in 2013 as new government came into power this university was again formed by combining Gautam Buddha Technical University and Mahamaya Technical University on January 5, 2013.According to the university's website, it is the biggest technical university in Asia. It had approximately 800 colleges affiliated to it. The university is on the IET Lucknow campus. Additionally, the university had a Centre and Regional Office in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, which was retained by Mahamaya Technical University. Wikipedia.

Yoganathan S.A.,Uttar Pradesh Technical University
Journal of applied clinical medical physics / American College of Medical Physics | Year: 2013

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the capabilities of DMLC to deliver the respiratory motion-synchronized dynamic IMRT (MS-IMRT) treatments under various dose rates. In order to create MS-IMRT plans, the DMLC leaf motions in dynamic IMRT plans of eight lung patients were synchronized with the respiratory motion of breathing period 4 sec and amplitude 2 cm (peak to peak) using an in-house developed leaf position modification program. The MS-IMRT plans were generated for the dose rates of 100 MU/min, 400 MU/min, and 600 MU/min. All the MS-IMRT plans were delivered in a medical linear accelerator, and the fluences were measured using a 2D ion chamber array, placed over a moving platform. The accuracy of MS-IMRT deliveries was evaluated with respect to static deliveries (no compensation for target motion) using gamma test. In addition, the fluences of gated delivery of 30% duty cycle and non- MS-IMRT deliveries were also measured and compared with static deliveries. The MS-IMRT was better in terms of dosimetric accuracy, compared to gated and non-MS-IMRT deliveries. The dosimetric accuracy was observed to be significantly better for 100 MU/min MS-IMRT. However, the use of high-dose rate in a MS-IMRT delivery introduced dose-rate modulation/beam hold-offs that affected the synchronization between the DMLC leaf motion and target motion. This resulted in more dose deviations in MS-IMRT deliveries at the dose rate of 600 MU/min. Source

Bartarya G.,Uttar Pradesh Technical University | Choudhury S.K.,Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture | Year: 2012

Hard turning is gaining grounds for machining hardened steels as it has several benefits over grinding. There are several issues, which should be understood and dealt with, to achieve successful performance of the process. Researchers have worked upon several aspects related to hard turning. The present work is an effort to review some of these works and to understand the key issues related to process performance. The review shows that the type of tool material, cutting edge geometry and cutting parameters affect the process efficiencies in terms of tool forces, surface integrities integrity, and white layer. Adequate machine rigidity is a must essential to minimize the process inaccuracies. Also moreover, for finish hard turning, where the depth of cut is less than the nose radius of the tool, the forces deviate from the conventional trends as the radial force component is the maximum and axial force component becomes minimum. The present work finally lists down certain areas that can be taken up for further research in hard turning. © 2011 Elsevier Ltd All rights reserved. Source

Asthana R.,Uttar Pradesh Technical University | Singh Y.N.,Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur | Grover W.D.,University of Alberta
IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials | Year: 2010

One of the most promising techniques of network protection i.e. p-Cycles (pre-planned, preconfigured-cycles) is reviewed in this paper. In this paper we provide a survey of the main work on p-cycles to date. The characteristics of p-cycles and various types of protection provided by them are discussed. Finally, some possible extensions or enhancements of the p-cycle concept are discussed. © 2010 IEEE. Source

Singh Y.N.,Uttar Pradesh Technical University
Neurocomputing | Year: 2015

The author of this paper presents a novel method to use the electrocardiogram (ECG) as a biometric for human recognition. The ECG is a physiological signal that links to the life signs of an individual and does not need vitality testing. Thus, ECG biometric system has potential to prevent the fraudulent attacks. The hybrid approach consisting analytical and appearance methods is used to derive the ECG features. In order to make the method insensitive to signal variations and muscle flexure, the ECG features are linearly projected using Fisher's discriminant method. The method selects heartbeat features of lower dimension in the Fisher space that have sufficient discriminatory information between inter-subject ECG signals. The experiment shows that the proposed ECG biometric method achieves the equal error rates (EER) of 0.76% and 0.71% in recognizing people suffering from cardiac arrhythmia and people of good health, respectively. On mixed health statuses, the method achieves an EER of 1.31% confirming a very good performance and robustness of the proposal. © 2015 Elsevier B.V. Source

Shukla S.P.,Uttar Pradesh Technical University | Sharma M.,Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology | Year: 2010

Particulate matter (PM) levels show significant seasonal variability and this can influence the neutralization of rainwater acidity. Months were grouped in two periods: monsoon (July to October) and non-monsoon (November to June) for studying the seasonal variability in PM and rainwater composition. To clearly establish the cause effect relationship of acid rain neutralization, a two tier model was proposed involving source apportionment of particulates at two levels: (i) ambient air and (ii) rainwater particulate interaction. For modelling purpose, PM10 (n= 100), soil (n= 4) and rainwater (n= 83) samples were collected at Kanpur, India during 2000-2002. The collected samples were analysed for metals and water soluble ion composition to employ factor analysis for source identification. Knowledge of statistical correlation and chemistry fundamentals were combined to estimate the sources for acid rain neutralization. NH4 + was a dominating ion responsible for neutralizing the acidity of rainwater in monsoon period and Ca2+ was dominating in non-monsoon period. Components of secondary particles (SO4 2- and NO3 -) showed affinity with NH4 +, signifying the major role that ammonia can play if present in excess of stoichiometric requirements. © 2010 The Authors Journal compilation © 2010 Blackwell Munksgaard. Source

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