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Existence of TP(d,k,n) 

Aliyev, Natig (2019-04-24)
Given a square grid of land, which has n rows and n columns. It is required to plant trees on the land so that there are k trees in every row and column and there is at most 1 tree in any small square part of the land with ...

Exotic Germplasm Introgression Effects on Agronomic Traits and Fiber Properties of Upland Cotton 

Chapala, Madan Mohan (2015-07-23)
Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) is an economically important natural fiber crop in the world. Along with fiber, it is also valued for its oil and protein portion of the seed. Upland cotton is facing a risk associated ...

Expanded Understanding of Eleusine Diversity and Evolution 

Zhang, Hui (2018-06-18)
Eleusine, including 9 to 12 species, is a small genus of annual and perennial grass species within the Eragrosteae tribe and Chloridoideae subfamily. There are very few genomic information about this genus. The primary ...

Expanding the Measurement, Use, and Support of Spatial Reasoning in STEM and the Geosciences 

Johnson, Elijah (2023-08-01)  ETD File Embargoed
Spatial thinking has been well-described and characterized for many STEM fields, and there have been numerous studies that emphasize the importance of incorporating spatial opportunities early and often throughout curricula. ...

Expanding the Toolbox: SNP Tools for Aquaculture and Conservation Management in the Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) and the Black Basses (Micropterus spp.) 

Thongda, Wilawan (2018-04-25)
Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are considered as important molecular markers due to their several advantages, including their abundance, distribution in the genome, stability due to low mutation rates, ease of ...

Experiences in the field of education: How perceived experiences lead to teacher exit 

Goodrich, Kathleen (2023-08-04)
The ongoing teacher shortage has created major concern across the nation. While much research has sought to understand sources of teacher dissatisfaction, less attention has been paid to how general education (GE) and ...

Experiences in Youth Relationship Education for Adoptive and Nonadoptive Youth in Alabama 

Braddock, Addison (2022-07-29)
While recent studies have explored effects of youth relationship education (YRE) (e.g., Adler-Baeder et al., 2007; McElwain et al., 2017; Simpson et al., 2018; Huntington et al., 2021), and differences between subgroups ...

Experiential Learning Modules: Its Contribution in Developing Teaching Curricula in International Agricultural Development Courses 

Gopaul, Abhimanyu (2019-12-09)
This dissertation comprises of three chapters, on the topic of ELMs which were developed under the project “Developing Global-Ready Agriculturists through Experiential Learning Modules: Solving Problems of Food Insecurity ...

Experimental Analysis and Modeling of Biomass Gasification using a Downdraft Gasifier 

Shrestha, Ravindra (2014-08-19)
The call for the use of renewable energy is an urgent one, for not the future but the present. Concerns over depletion of fossil fuels and their negative impact on the global climate have led to much research in this sector. ...

Experimental analysis of the wear of rubber against harder materials in reciprocating motion 

Zhao, Yang (2015-07-21)
This work investigated the wear performance of rubber when contacted against harder composite materials through experimental analysis. The focus of this thesis was to find the optimal type of rubber and the composite ...

Experimental And Analytical Investigation Of A Dynamic Gas Squeeze Film Bearing Including Asperity Contact Effects 

Mahajan, Manoj (2006-12-15)
This thesis presents a theoretical and an experimental investigation of planar gas squeeze film bearings. The thickness and pressure profile of the gas squeeze film are obtained by simultaneously solving the Reynolds ...

Experimental and Analytical Investigation of Early Frost Growth on Surfaces with Varying Wettability under Typical Heat Pump Operating Conditions 

Harges, Ellyn (2021-04-14)
Frost formation on the fins of the outdoor evaporators of heat pump systems during winter months is a naturally occurring phenomenon with adverse effects on heat pump operation. The frost impedes heat transfer by adding ...

Experimental and Computational Investigation of a Turbofan Inlet Duct 

Hall, Zachary (2009-11-20)
The flow field of an axisymmetric turbofan inlet was investigated experimentally and computationally. Flow visualization results were obtained using LIF, hydrogen bubbles, and PIV. Incidence angle was determined to be a ...

Experimental and Computational Study of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in the Lost Foam Casting Process 

Liu, Xuejun (2005-12-15)
The Lost foam casting (LFC) process has been considered as one of the most significant modern developments in casting technology. The use of polymer foam patterns allow complex shapes to be created by integrating several ...

Experimental and In Silico Fermentation of Glucose and Xylose with Scheffersomyces stipitis 

Liang, Meng (2013-12-11)
Fossil fuel reserves are running out, global warming is becoming a reality, waste recycling is becoming ever more costly and problematic, and unrelenting population growth will require more and more energy and consumer ...

Experimental and Modeling Investigation of Arsenate adsorption on Synthetic Iron-coated sand 

Jeppu, Gautham (2011-04-21)
Arsenic is an environmental contaminant of worldwide concern due its high toxicity and presence in groundwater aquifers. Adsorption of arsenic onto metal-oxides is an important phenomenon that locally controls the transport ...

Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Groundwater-Surfacewater Interaction in Horizontal and Sloping Unconfined Aquifers. 

Saha, Gopal (2009-07-15)
We investigated the interaction between the water moving from an unconfined aquifer and a surfacewater body. This interaction can occur during or after a rainfall event, which can cause the groundwater table to change. We ...

Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Variable-density Flow and Transport Scenarios 

Goswami, Rohit Raj (2008-12-15)
Saltwater contamination has received a lot of attention in the past few years with natural disasters such as tsunamis and hurricanes causing widespread groundwater pollution. Groundwater modeling of saline contaminant ...

Experimental and numerical study of sooting tendency of IBE in a laminar diffusion flame 

Singh, Abhee (2022-07-15)
Recent advancements in metabolic engineering have demonstrated that through cost-effective batch fermentation processes, isopropanol-butanol-ethanol (IBE) can be produced at sufficient quantities from switchgrass biomass. ...

Experimental and Theoretical Analysis of High Power Connectors for Hybrid Vehicles 

Fu, Rujian (2011-04-26)
Hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) are the next evolutionary step of the automobile which substantially increases fuel economy and reduces emissions. They are comprised of many new technologies so there is limited information ...