Dr. W. Davis Harbour

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Lecturer and Program Chair

Department of Electrical Engineering

College of Engineering & Science.


Degrees

PhD -  Electrical Engineering: University of Arkansas, 2006
MS  -  Electrical Engineering: University of Oklahoma, 1991
BS   -  Electrical Engineering: University of Oklahoma, 1983


Contact Info

Office: 227 Nethken Hall
Email: dharbour@latech.edu
Phone: 257-4715
Home Page: http://www2.latech.edu/~dharbour


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Publications and Patents

·         “A Microprocessor-based Control System Project for an Integrated Freshman Curriculum”, presented at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Austin, TX, June 2009

·         Utilizing Robotics to Facilitate Project-Based Learning: A Student Perspective”, presented at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2008

·         “Development of a Fuzzy Logic Control System on a Freescale 68HCS12 Microcontroller for an Air Impingement Oven, presented at the IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Vigo, Spain, June 2007

·         “Development of a Fuzzy Logic Control System in Matlab for an Air Impingement Oven”, presented at the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Conference in Paris, France, November 2006 (presenting author and technical session co-chair).

·         “An Ergonomic, Process Oriented Approach to Driller’s Consoles”, IADC/SPE 39330, presented at the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC)/Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Drilling Conference held in Dallas, TX, March 1998 (presenting author).

·         “Field Testing of an Advanced Early Kick Detection System for Conventional and Slim Hole Drilling”, presented at the IADC Well Control Conference for Europe held in Milan, Italy, June 1995.

·         “Addressing Choke Control Deficiencies Through Computer-Based Electronics”, IADC/SPE 14738, presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference held in Dallas, TX, February 1986.

 

·          “Operator workstation for use on a drilling rig including integrated control and information”, US Patent 6,629,572, October 2003.

·          “Remote Mud Pump Control Apparatus”, US Patent 4,595,343, June 1986.

 


 

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