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Quantifying Vocal Power: Correlation of Whole Body Anaerobic Power to Vocal Function Measures 

Snell, Emily (2020-03-06)
PURPOSE: The purpose of this preliminary study was to identify a vocal task that could be used as a clinical indicator of the vocal aptitude or vocal fitness required for vocally demanding occupations in a manner similar ...

Quantifying Within-field Variability in Soil Moisture and Nutrients and Scheduling Site-Specific Irrigation Using Numerical Modeling 

Kumar, Hemendra (2022-06-06)
The increasing global population is expected to increase pressure on water and food demands, which means intensification and improvements in irrigated agriculture are required to satisfy future needs. More than 70% of ...

A Quantitative Analysis of Factors Related to Recidivism 

Hill, Stephanie (2010-12-16)
The purpose of this study is a determination of whether percentage of time served of a prison sentence affects the rate of recidivism for offenders released from prison. A quantitative analysis was done of known factors ...

A Quantitative Analysis of Resurgence Following Downshifts in Alternative-Reinforcer Magnitude 

Ritchey, Carolyn (2021-07-28)
Resurgence occurs when a previously reinforced and then extinguished target response increases due to changes in reinforcement conditions for an alternative response, including reductions in the magnitude of reinforcement ...

Quantitative and Qualitative Subgroup Differences in PTSD Symptom Presentations: A Latent Class Analysis 

Whiteman, Sarah (2021-06-03)  ETD File Embargoed
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a highly heterogeneous disorder (Galatzer-Levy & Bryant, 2013). Latent class analysis (LCA) and latent profile analysis (LPA) have been used to identify homogeneous subgroups of ...

Quantitative methods for integrating instream biological monitoring data into aquatic natural resource management decision making 

Kennedy, Kathryn D. Mickett (2015-03-20)
Freshwater aquatic resource management is fraught with challenges, as managers of multiple-use, highly diverse systems must frequently make management decisions with limitations including unclear management objectives and ...

Quantitative PCR-based approach for detection of fecal pollution in water 

Xue, Jia (2016-06-13)
The water quality of many waterways in our state and nation is deteriorating due to point and nonpoint source pollution from human and animal wastes. Accurate identification of contamination sources is essential for ...

Quantitative Risk Assessment Model for Software Security in the Design Phase of Software Development 

Mkpong-Ruffin, Idongesit (2009-05-15)
Risk analysis is a process for considering possible risks and determining,which are the most significant for any particular effort. Determining which risks to address and the optimum strategy for mitigating said risks is ...

A Quantitative Study of Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) Over Internet Protocol (IP) Protocols 

Williams, James (2005-12-15)
The research, which is discussed in this dissertation, consists of the development and testing of a suite of ten Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and reliable Real Time Protocol (RTP) MIDI over IP (MOIP) protocols, and ...

A Quantitative Study of Within-Group Discrimination of Gay Men 

Maki, Justin (2018-06-18)
The purpose of this study was to examine how the constructs of ageism, classism, culturalism, racism, sexism, and sizeism contribute to within-group discrimination experienced by gay men. Additionally, this study aimed to ...

Quantitative Valuation of Ecosystem Services Provided by Oyster Reefs in Mobile Bay, Alabama 

Lai, Quan (2018-04-13)
Oyster reef services have been acknowledged for their ecosystem services, but globally oyster reefs are at risk due to rapid anthropogenic and natural changes. Conservation decisions for these important habitats often ...

Quantity demand and latent demand for local foods among public institutions in Lee and Russell Counties, Alabama 

Teel, Jesse (2022-07-25)
Institutional food service operations have shown an increased interest in locally grown foods in the last two decades and are providing business opportunities for farmers and distributors as well as potential benefits for ...

Quantum Chemical Studies and Kinetics of Gas Reactions 

Sayin, Hasan (2006-12-15)
Potential energy surfaces and reaction mechanisms were calculated using various computational methods such as density-functional and wave-function methods. High-level computational methods were used to obtain accurate ...

Quantum Chemical Studies on the Catalytic Potential of Anionic Transition Metal Compounds in Methane to Methanol and Carbon Dioxide Carboxylation Reactions 

Sader, Safaa (2023-04-17)
Using transition-metal (TM) catalysts in organic chemistry conversion reactions is a well-established practice due to their superior efficiency. They have been particularly useful in both methane to methanol conversion ...

Quasi 3D electrochemical and thermal modeling of lithium ion polymer battery in time and frequency domain and its validation 

Xiao, Meng (2013-07-19)
A dynamic model for a pouch type Li-polymer battery based on electrochemical, thermal, and double layer principles is developed to analyze static and dynamic performances of a single cell. The model is built in three steps: ...

Quasi-Static and Dynamic Crack Initiation and Growth in Soda-lime Glass: Full-field Optical Investigations 

Dondeti, Sivareddy (2022-11-17)
Soda-lime glass (SLG) is a widely used structural material with numerous advantages in terms of thermal, physical, and mechanical properties besides sustainability and recyclability. It is widely used for structural ...

Quasi-static poroelastic equations as a symmetric positive system and its numerical approximation 

Akanda, Mohammad (2015-12-11)
This dissertation is concerned with the equations of linear poroelasticity and numerical simulation in the framework of symmetric positive systems. Physical systems arising in geomechanics, hydrology, soil mechanics, ...

Queering the Princess Role: A Critical Cultural Analysis of Disney's Frozen 

Wright, Salora (2017-04-17)
Using a critical cultural approach, I articulate a queer reading of Disney’s Frozen. In establishing the significance of this study, I address how queer readership positions are formed and why such practices are important. ...

Query-Localized Route Repair Mechanism for Ad-hoc On-demand Distance Vector Routing Algorithm 

Jayakeerthy, Arunkumar Thippur (2009-02-24)
Ad-hoc networking is a concept in computer communications, which allows applications to communicate with each other by forming a temporary network, without any form of centralized administration. With the increasing ...

Quest for Healthy Schools: A Program Evaluation of School Wellness Efforts in SNAP-Ed Eligible Alabama Schools 

Page, Jamilah (2021-04-12)
Promoting a healthy school environment may be a key component in the prevention of childhood obesity, a condition disproportionately affecting students from limited resource, low-income populations. Quest for Healthy Schools ...