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This collection hosts PDF versions of every thesis and dissertation successfully defended at Auburn University since the 2005 fall semester. Please send questions and comments to etdhelp@auburn.edu, or open a text chat session with a librarian for immediate assistance.

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A Multi-Antenna Vector Tracking Beamsteering GPS Receiver for Robust Positioning 

Burchfield, Scott (2022-05-17)  ETD File Embargoed
This thesis proposes the coupling of a Global Positioning System (GPS) L1 C/A vector tracking software-defined receiver with controlled reception pattern array array (CRPA) satellite constrained beamsteering, i.e. a ...

EVALUATION OF NITROGEN SOURCES FOR ALABAMA COTTON PRODUCTION SYSTEMS 

Rose, Evan (2022-05-16)
Cotton is the most-widely produced cash crop in Alabama, with an average of 415,000 acres per year planted during the 2011-2020 growing seasons. Nitrogen (N) is often the most limiting nutrient in cotton production systems ...

The Distribution of Phosphorus Pools in Alabama Soil Regions and their Variation with Soil Depth 

Kaur, Gagandeep (2022-05-16)  ETD File Embargoed
The poultry industry in Alabama is the state's second-largest agriculture industry generating approximately 1.25 million tons of poultry litter (PL) annually and containing 19,000 tons of phosphorus (P). The PL has a typical ...

Spatial Intelligence - Route Prediction and Planning Base on Geospatial Information 

SHEN, TING (2022-05-10)
With the advances in localization techniques and popularity of mobile devices, Spatial Intelligence penetrated people's lives. What is Spatial Intelligence? It is 1) able to provide “smart” and intelligent services to ...

Dynamics of Secondary Steady State Flows in a Combined Taylor-Couette and Escudier Vortex Breakdown Flow Field 

Waldheim, Jordan (2022-05-10)
Effects of a varying height end-wall on the bifurcation and stability of secondary steady state flows within the annular gap of a Taylor-Couette cell were investigated. Experiments were conducted at four different end-wall ...

Elizabeth Acevedo: Traducción e identidad 

Garcia Burgos, Julia Lourdes (2022-05-10)
El objetivo de esta tesis es investigar la traducción de la obra literaria de Elizabeth Ace- vedo, poeta neoyorquina de origen dominicano nacida en 1988, así como el motivo de la enorme importancia de la realización de ...

Cover Crop Effects on Soil Hydrology 

Bonilla, Rodolfo (2022-05-09)
Cover crops are known for their positive and significant effects on soils. They contribute to growing subsequent crops, reducing soil erosion, increasing water infiltration, and improving nutrient management. Cover crops ...

Beef Communication within the Digital Pasture: Tools that Impact Consumer Perceptions 

Locke, Savannah (2022-05-09)
Increasingly, people obtain information from social media (SM) instead of peer-reviewed scientific and factual sources. As a result, a knowledge gap has been created between average citizens, consumers, and the animal ...

Early Olfactory Stimulation in Purpose-Bred Detection Dogs 

Smith, Jordan (2022-05-06)
Experiences during critical periods of early development have been shown to significantly impact cognitive development in dogs. However, the effect of early odor experiences on the ontogenetic development of cognition in ...

Evolutionary Computation and Machine Learning for Fake News Detection 

Smith, Marcellus (2022-05-06)  ETD File Embargoed
Misinformation or fake news has a history of being weaponized in order to deceive or mislead a target audience. Presently, the ease of generation, dissemination, and effects that are achievable by leveraging fake news makes ...

Development and validation of a Paper-based analytical device (PAD) for formaldehyde detection and its utilization in wood composites emissions 

Garcia, Jose (2022-05-06)  ETD File Embargoed
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are caused by different sources, including non-fully cured adhesives used to bond the pieces of wood in the fabrication of wood composites. N on-cured Phenol-Formaldehyde resins represent ...

Intersecting Social Justice and the Secondary Choral Classroom: A Phenomenological Study of Social Justice Teacher Perspectives 

Dick, D. Kay (2022-05-06)
The American public-school student population has changed, yet school music remains much as it was at the turn of the twentieth century. The reality of today’s profound absence of students of color, equity gaps, and lack ...

Increasing enrollment of EL students in Georgia: A multiple case study of school leaders at high-EL schools 

Cantrell, Michelle (2022-05-05)  ETD File Embargoed
English learners (ELs) are increasing in US schools; however, their achievement and graduation rate continues to lag as compared to non-Hispanic white students. In Georgia, where the EL population has increased significantly ...

Impact Induced Landslides as a Mechanism for Diffusive Degradation of Complex Craters found Near the Lunar Southern Pole 

Talkington, Catherine (2022-05-05)  ETD File Embargoed
Throughout its history, the Moon’s surface has experienced numerous impact cratering events. Such events have degraded the surface through various processes. Processes include ejecta blanketing, overlapping (cookie cutting), ...

Building a Sustainable Future through the Material design of 3D Printed Polymer Materials 

Shinde, Vinita Vinod (2022-05-05)  ETD File Embargoed
3D printing technologies are coming to the forefront of scientific, industrial, and public attention as it allows customized manufacturing of complex parts with a high degree of control over design, processing parameters, ...

Effects of Shear Stress on Oxidized LDL Modulation of miRNA Expression in African American and Caucasian Endothelial Cell Lines 

Rumbley, Melissa (2022-05-05)  ETD File Embargoed
Endothelial dysfunction is a leading cause of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Oxidized LDL (oxLDL) and microRNAs (miRNAs) have been shown to play crucial roles in the development and progression of ...

Altering the Fatty Acid Biosynthetic Pathway with Multiple Transgenes to Elevate Omega-3 Fatty Acids Production in Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) 

Xing, De (2022-05-05)  ETD File Embargoed
Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs), particularly eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, 20:5n-3) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, 22:6n-3), play a very important role in human health. The channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) ...

Improvements in Stormwater Detention Technologies through Large-Scale Testing Techniques 

Schussler, Jaime (2022-05-05)
Due to urbanization and a changing climate, stormwater management has become increasingly discussed, regulated, and researched. In many areas of the United States, one effect of climate change has taken form in more intense ...

Training Program for Industrial Design Sketching 

Hayworth, Luke (2022-05-05)
This thesis explores a new way to teach industrial design sketching (IDS) based on The Gracie Combatives Program (GC), a training program originally designed to teach the art of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, also known as Brazilian ...

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Mindfulness, Loneliness, and Gardening Experiences of Older Cancer Survivors Participating in a Vegetable Gardening Intervention 

Busbee, Autumn Shay (2022-05-05)
Despite robust research on the mental benefits of gardening, the relationship between mindfulness, loneliness, and gardening, all topics that surged in public awareness due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has yet to be investigated. ...

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