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    Osteology of the White-Tailed Deer 

    Rumph, Paul Frederick (1975-06-05)
    Because of the absence of a comprehensive description of the osseous anatomy of the white-tailed deer, this study was undertaken. The external morphology of each bone is described utilizing the current nomenclature presented ...

    Functional Durability Of A Quartz Crystal Microbalance Sensor For The Rapid Detection Of Salmonella In Liquids From Poultry Packaging 

    Olsen, Eric (2000-08-15)
    Foodborne disease causes an estimated 4 to 76 million cases of food poisoning with 5,000 associated deaths annually in the United States at a cost of $6.5 –34.9 billion. In poultry products, Salmonella is the most common ...

    An Investigation of the Effects of Community Drug Use on Academic Achievement in the Public School Systems of the State of Alabama 

    Johnson, David (2003-05-15)
    Historical academic achievement data from the Alabama State Department of Education and historical drug arrest data from the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center were analyzed to determine the correlation between ...

    Textile Prosthesis for Vascular Applications 

    Irsale, Swagat (2004-05-15)
    The goal of this study was to develop a whole new class of implantable endoluminal prosthesis for biomedical applications based on advanced textile technology. The most likely initial application is in the field of arterial ...

    Effects of Sediment Deposition on Aboveground Net Primary Productivity, Vegetation Composition, Structure, and Fine Root Dynamics in Riparian Forests 

    Cavalcanti, Guadalupe (2004-05-15)
    This study examined how increased sediment deposition from anthropogenic disturbance impacts functions performed by riparian forests associated with ephemeral streams. Specifically, this study looked into aboveground net ...

    Interactivity, Social Constructivism, and Satisfaction with Distance Learning Among Infantry Soldiers 

    Dozier, Dara (2004-05-15)
    The purpose of this study was to determine what relationships, if any, exist among interactivity, social constructivism, and satisfaction with distance learning in the target population of U. S. Army Infantry soldiers ...

    The Shields-Harary Number of Graphs 

    Holliday, John (2004-05-15)
    The Shields-Harary numbers are a class of graph paramaters that measure the robustness of a graph in terms of network vulnerability, with reference to a given cost function.

    Local Motion Picture Exhibition in Auburn, From 1894-1928: A Cultural History from a Communication Perspective 

    Williams, Danielle (2004-08-15)
    This thesis is a historical analysis of Auburn’s motion picture history from 1894- 1928. Auburn’s motion picture history is unique because it does not follow traditional film histories. In 1905, Auburn residents and API ...

    The Use of Distance Learning Technology by Alabama Business Teachers for Credentialing and Instruction 

    Pritchett, Christal (2004-12-15)
    This study was designed to determine the degree to which Alabama business education teachers are utilizing distance learning technology in their courses and the extent to which Alabama business education teachers are ...

    Utilization of Supercritical Fluids in the Fischer-tropsch Synthesis over Cobalt-Based Catalytic Systems 

    Elbashir, Nimir (2004-12-15)
    Fischer-Tropsch synthesis (FTS) holds great potential for the production of ultra-clean transportation fuels, chemicals, and other hydrocarbon products through the conversion of readily available syngas (CO/H2) from abundant ...

    Metallic Nanoparticle Synthesis within Reverse Micellar Microemulsion Systems 

    Kitchens, Christopher (2004-12-15)
    The synthesis of metallic nanoparticles is integral for the advancement of the field of nanotechnology. Solution based nanomaterial synthesis is an effective method for the production of nanomaterials, particularly with ...

    Built-In Self-Test Configurations for Field Programmable Gate Array Cores in Systems on Chip 

    Harris, Jonathan (2004-12-15)
    Built-In Self-Test configurations for the logic and routing resources present in the Field Programmable Gate Array core of a System-on-Chip is presented in this Thesis. These configurations completely test the Programmable ...

    The Use of Mechanical Thinning Treatments in Management of Small Stands at the Wildland Urban Interface 

    Folegatti, Bruno (2004-12-15)
    This study analyzed the productivity and costs of mechanical thinning at the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI). It compared conventional commercial first thinning practices in even-aged loblolly pine plantations in the Southeast ...

    On the Growth of Polynomials and Entire Functions of Exponential Type 

    Harden, Lisa (2004-12-15)
    Concerning the growth of a polynomial and its derivative, the following inequalities are well known as Bernstein Inequalities. max(|z|=R) |p(z)| <= max(|z|=1) |p(z)|R^n, for R >= 1, (1) max(|z|=1) |p0(z)| <= max(|z|=1) ...

    Bioconversion of Lignocellulosic Material into Ethanol: Pretreatment, Enzymatic Hydrolysis, and Ethanol Fermentation 

    Kim, Tae (2004-12-15)
    Four different novel processes, ammonia recycle percolation (ARP), low-liquid ARP, two-stage (hot water-ARP) percolation, and soaking in aqueous ammonia (SAA) at room/moderate temperature, were investigated for pretreatment ...

    Interregional Aspects of Timber Inventory Projections 

    Polyakov, Maksym (2004-12-15)
    The overall goal of this study is to explore interregional aspects of modeling timber supply. Three separate papers are presented in this dissertation. The first paper (Chapter 3) presents an econometric analysis of ...

    Built-In Self Test for Regular Structure Embedded Cores in System-on-Chip 

    Garimella, Srinivas (2005-05-15)
    Miniaturization and integration of different cores onto a single chip are increasing the complexity of VLSI chips. To ensure that these chips operate as desired, they have to be tested at various phases of their development. ...

    Professional Development as a Means to Increasing Teachers’ Self-Efficacy for Technology Integration 

    Gaither, Carol (2005-05-15)
    The purpose of this study was to explore the importance of the integration of technology into educational classrooms and why teachers are reluctant to embrace this integration. Further, this study systemically evaluated ...

    Hierarchical Fault Collapsing for Logic Circuits 

    Sandireddy, Raja-Kiran-Kumar (2005-05-15)
    The process of grouping stuck-at faults into equivalence or dominance classes and then selecting one representative for each class is known as fault collapsing. There have been several techniques to collapse the faults ...

    An Investigation of Student Conjectures in Static and Dynamic Geometry Environments 

    Gillis, John (2005-05-15)
    This study was designed to investigate the mathematical conjectures formed by high school geometry students when given identical geometric figures in two different types of geometric environments. Student conjectures ...