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Drought Management Plans of States in the Southeastern United States: A Comprehensive Evaluation 

McAleer, Christopher (2023-05-16)  ETD File Embargoed
While the Southeast is often considered to be a region of abundant rainfall and humidity, severe droughts over the last two decades have raised awareness of the importance of proper management strategies at the state level. ...

Drug Delivery Devices for Cancer and Posterior Eye 

Alrbyawi, Hamad (2019-11-22)  ETD File Embargoed
Skin cancer is by far the most common of all cancers. Among all types of skin cancer, malignant melanoma causes most of the deaths. Likewise, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women after skin cancer and the second ...

Drug Effects on Behavior in Transition: Does Context Matter? 

Banna, Kelly (2007-12-15)
The generalized matching law has been used extensively to characterize choice under concurrent schedules of reinforcement. This model uses data obtained during periods of stable responding to describe response allocation ...

Drugs, Sex, Food, Alcohol, and Revenge: the Motivating Forces in the Pursuit of Pleasure in Alacranes en su tinta by Juan Bas 

Warner, Rachel (2012-07-25)
At the core of Basque author Juan Bas’s novel, Alacranes en su tinta, is the incessant pursuit of pleasurable experiences involving food, drugs, alcohol, sex, and revenge. Each element serves as a source of pleasure for ...

DSM-5 PTSD and Passive Suicidal Ideation: An Application of the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide 

Davis, Margaret (2016-07-12)
The relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and passive suicidal ideation (passive SI) is well established, but the underlying mechanisms have not been sufficiently explicated (Panagioti, Gooding, & ...

Dual Antenna Design for a Novel Airborne Probe 

Prather, J. Craig (2016-11-09)
This work outlines the design, simulation, and testing of a dual antenna design for a novel airborne probe. The airborne probe is known as the Global Sense eMote and is designed to collect in-situ atmospheric data and ...

Dual Mode Redox-Responsive MRI Contrast Agents 

Polander, Hillary (2022-08-05)
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents function by shortening the relaxation times of targeted nuclei, thereby better distinguishing regions with different local concentrations of the visualized nuclei. ...

A Dual-Band Metamaterial Antenna 

Ashtari, Reza (2014-05-02)
Metamaterials have a wide variety of potential applications in areas such as optics, acoustics and RF design. Split-Ring Resonators (SRR) are fundamental sub-wavelength structures found in metamaterial design. An adaptation ...

Dual-Threshold Voltage Design of Sub-Threshold Circuits 

Yao, Jia (2014-06-18)
Threshold voltage of MOSFET technology represents the value of the gate-source voltage when the current in a MOS transistor starts to increase significantly since the conduction layer just begins to appear. However, a ...

Dulce Maria Loynaz: fe religiosa y obra poetica. 

Gonzalez, Sara (2008-12-15)
Esta tesis consiste en un estudio de la temática religiosa en la obra de Dulce María Loynaz. Se analizan voces líricas opuestas que van desde la devoción hasta la irreverencia. Con el fin de resolver esta contradicción se ...

A Duplication and Replication of Two Econometric Demand Models Explaining the Effects of Promotion on Mill-Level Demand of U.S. Upland Cotton 

Morton, Trent (2005-08-15)
Many studies have been conducted to determine the effects of generic promotion on the demand for a certain commodity. Two studies examining the effects that cotton promotion expenditures by Cotton Incorporated has on the ...

Durability of Nitinol for Structural Applications 

McCarty, David (2006-08-15)
Nitinol is a shape memory alloy that has recently been studied for its suitability as a material in energy dissipation devices in structures. The alloy has excellent structural capabilities in terms of strength and ...

The Durability of Rurality: Connecting Deaths of Despair and Livelihood Characteristics in U.S. Counties 

Sapkota, Yashu (2021-04-01)
Despite the decrease in overall mortality rate, drug related overdose deaths in the U.S. continue to increase. Factors such as unemployment and the decline of traditional livelihoods have been suggested as potential causes ...

DVF4: A Dual Vth Feedback Type 4-Transistor Level Converter 

Naishathrala Jayaraman, Karthik (2013-11-01)
Power dissipation in digital circuits has become one of the primary concerns in elec- tronic design. With the increasing usage of portable devices, there are severe restrictions being placed on the size, weight and power ...

A Dyadic Mediation Model Examining Associations Between Ineffective Arguing, Emotional Distress, and Violence Perpetration/Victimization in Couples Before Therapy 

Lowery, Dylann Faith (2022-07-28)
Previous research has studied the associations between ineffective arguing and emotional distress without the context of violence (Bowles, 2018; Overall & McNulty, 2017), as well as the associations between violence ...

Dynamic Clustering Protocol based on Relative Speed in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks For Intelligent Vehicles 

Gopalaswamy, Sundeep (2007-12-15)
A knowledge of real time traffic density on different roads has many applications such as real time navigation for driver, designing efficient vehicular routing protocol and building fully autonomous vehicles. Forming ...

Dynamic compressive behavior of additively manufactured 17-4 PH stainless steel 

Sriram, Siddharth (2023-12-04)  ETD File Embargoed
This work focuses on additively manufactured 17-4 PH stainless steel and establishing a correlation between microstructure/printing speed to the dynamic response. Two different methods of additive manufacturing namely Laser ...

Dynamic Gaussian Process Models for Model Predictive Control of Vehicle Roll 

Broderick, David (2012-03-21)
The machine learning method Gaussian process (GP) regression is used to learn the vehicle dynamics without any prior knowledge. The model formed with GP regression demonstrates characteristics that make it useful in ...

Dynamic Model Development and System Study of Ternary Pumped Storage Hydropower 

Dong, Zerui (2019-04-18)
The conventional role of pumped storage hydropower (PSH) is energy storage: it generates power when it operates as a hydro turbine, and store energy from the electric grid when pumping water from the lower reservoir to the ...

Dynamic Modeling of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Stack with 1D and 2D CFD Techniques 

Shan, Yuyao (2006-08-15)
The PEM fuel cell is a potential candidate for use as an alternative power source in future vehicle and power conditioning applications. The electric power, as a load, continuously varies as a function of time in the ...