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Accurate Calculation of Weak Intermolecular Interactions 

Waldrop, Jonathan (2019-07-17)
A variety of weak intermolecular interactions is investigated using both high-accuracy and approximate methods. A high accuracy potential energy curve for the interaction of two krypton atoms was produced as a prerequisite ...

An Accurate CMOS Four-Quadrant Analog Multiplier 

Gottiparthy, Ramraj (2006-05-15)
Analog multipliers are used in communication circuits, neural networks as well as frequency doublers, RMS circuits and phase detectors. High linearity is the prime issue for multipliers in conventional applications like ...

Achieve Superior Performance Through Omni-channel Reverse Logistics 

Hao, Jianliang (2021-04-27)  ETD File Embargoed
This dissertation first explores the facilitators and barriers of omnichannel returns activities. It then examines how those factors are impacting customers' repurchase intentions and actions on online traffic and ...

Achievement Goal Orientations and Resource Management Strategies of Adult and Traditional Learners 

Lin, Xi (2017-07-07)
This study examined the achievement goal orientations and resource management strategies of adult and traditional learners. Based on Elliot and McGregor’s (2001) achievement goal theoretical framework and Pintrinch and ...

Achievement Motivation in High School: The Role of Teacher-Child Relationship Quality from Third Grade to Sixth Grade 

Gwynn, Eugenia Parrett (2012-11-12)
Using longitudinal data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (N = 1,364), the purpose of the current study was to fill a significant gap in the ...

Achieving interview equilibrium: Striking balance between technology and human-centered approaches in asynchronous video interviews 

Zawacki, Alissa (2022-11-18)  ETD File Embargoed
Asynchronous video interviews (AVI), or one-way video interviews, are becoming increasingly popular in organizations’ hiring processes despite the limited and mixed empirical support for this newer technology procedure. ...

Acoustic communication, reproduction and hormone modulation in the Catonotus darters 

Noel, Patricia (2012-05-04)
Acoustic communication is an essential part of life for a variety of living beings. Acoustic communication is known to be essential to reproduction in mammals, birds, amphibians, insects and fish. Recently there have been ...

Acoustic Emission Testing of Repaired Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders 

Hadzor, Thomas (2011-05-04)
Acoustic emission (AE) monitoring has proven to be a useful nondestructive testing tool in ordinary reinforced concrete beams. Over the past decade, however, the technique has been used to test other concrete structures ...

Acoustic Metamaterials: Air Permeable Super Sound Attenuators and Acoustic Metalenses 

Zhang, Fuxi (2019-07-23)
In recent decades, acoustic metamaterials have become more practical for diverse applications of sound manipulation, rather than academic curiosities and theoretical derivations. This kind of artificial material demonstrates ...

Acoustic telemetry of shark movements and residency near artificial habitats in the northern Gulf of Mexico 

Altobelli, Ashley (2019-04-24)
In the present study, acoustic telemetry was used to monitor the movements and residency of seven Sandbar Sharks Carcharhinus plumbeus, five Atlantic Sharpnose Sharks Rhizoprionodon terraenovae, four Bull Sharks Carcharhinus ...

Acquired Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Assessment: Speech-Language Pathologists' Perceived Competence and Proposed Clinical Guideline. 

Guyton, Kelsey (2017-03-31)
Purpose: An on-line survey was completed to investigate SLP self-efficacy and knowledge for assessment of acquired velopharyngeal dysfunction (AVPD). It was hypothesized that participants would report limited training and ...

Acquisition and Performance Accounts of the Overexpectation Effect 

Kimble, Whitney (2010-12-13)
Overexpectation occurs when a stimulus individually conditioned to become an excitor (conditioned stimulus, CS) elicits attenuated responding due to subsequent reinforcement in compound with another excitatory stimulus ...

Acrolein (2-Propenal): A Potential Alternative to Methyl Bromide 

Belcher, Jason (2008-08-15)
Vegetable producers face a variety of pest species that can negatively impact the performance of their crops. Nematodes, plant diseases, and several weed species, notably nutsedges (Cyperus spp.), are common problems in ...

Acrylic-Polyurethane Based Graft-Interpenetrating Polymer Networks for High- Performance Applications 

Alizadeh, Nima (2021-04-05)
In this research, interpenetrating polymer networks (IPNs) based on polyurethane (PU) and acrylic copolymer were synthesized for high-performance applications. Two different polymers with different mechanical and thermal ...

Actions Speak Louder Than Beliefs: Compassionate Love as a Mediator of the Relationship between Religiosity and Marital Satisfaction 

Sabey, Allen (2012-07-24)
Research has generally supported the positive association between religiosity and marital satisfaction, whereby more religious individuals are more satisfied with their marriages. However, it remains unclear why religiosity ...

Activated carbon fiber filter media for proton exchange membrane fuel cell 

Liu, Wei (2010-05-03)
Sulfur dioxide, a major air pollutant, has been found to be poisonous to proton exchange membrane fuel cells and causes degradation of fuel cell systems. Currently used industrial desulfurization systems, such as wet ...

Activated Murine Thymic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells alter Thymopoiesis 

Schmidt, Alexis (2010-08-04)
Pediatric human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) infection is characterized by rapid disease progression and profound thymus insufficiency; however the pathogenesis of thymus dysfunction during HIV infection is complex and ...

Activation and Inhibitor Studies on Methyl-Coenzyme M Reductase and Purification of a New Hydroxylamine Oxidoreductase from Methylomicrobium Album ATCC 33003 

Yang, Na (2008-05-15)
Methyl-coenzyme M reductase (MCR) catalyzes the formation of methane from methyl-coenzyme M (CH3-S-CoM) and coenzyme B (HS-CoB) in methanogenic archaea. In order to manage the overproduction of methane in the environment, ...

Activation Functions as Parameters for Improved Deep Learning 

Locke, James M. (2021-04-20)
Neural networks have evolved into strong and dependable machine learning systems. Practitioners and researchers using them have at their disposal many tuning levers for achieving successful learning. A key task is selecting ...

An Active and Hybrid Storage System for Data-intensive Applications 

Ding, Zhiyang (2011-07-20)
Since large-scale and data-intensive applications have been widely deployed, there is a growing demand for high-performance storage systems to support data-intensive applications. Compared with traditional storage systems, ...