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A Study of the Relationships Among and Between Factors Within the Workplace, Emotional Exhaustion and Turnover Intention in Professional Counselors 

Bynum, Baxlee (2019-07-23)
The purpose of the current study was to gain an understanding of the relationships among and between factors within the workplace, emotional exhaustion, and turnover intention; specifically in mental health counseling ...

A Study of the Success and Failure of Apparel Entrepreneurs 

Vallone, Amanda (2008-08-15)
Anyone can be an entrepreneur, but to run a successful venture within the apparel industry may be more complex than one would believe. Planning every aspect of a business from finances to employees, down to having an exit ...

A Study of the Thermal Interactions of Sustainable Asphalt Concrete Pavements 

Diaz Sanchez, Miguel Angel (2013-12-04)
A study of the thermal interactions of select sustainable technologies, such as reclaimed asphalt pavements (RAP), recycled asphalt shingles (RAS), ground tire rubber (GTR), and foamed asphalt in cold recycled materials ...

Study of the Use of Employee Perception to Assess Lean Adoption Based on the Toyota Production System and Toyota Way Model in the Chinese Automobile Industry 

Huang, Zhengyin (2019-12-09)
In the 1980’s, the world began to notice the Toyota Motor Corporation as a leader in the automotive manufacturing industry. The Toyota Production System has been researched and emulated for its business success in cost ...

A Study of the Use of Wordmapping in Ninth-Grade Remedial English Classes 

Steinen, Nancy (2007-12-15)
The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of using wordmapping with struggling learners between the ages of 13 and 15. An experimental group (the wordmapping group) and a treated control group (the vocabulary ...

A Study of the Viability of RF MEMS for the Implementation of a Single-Chip Programmable RF Front End for Software Defined Radio Femto Cells 

Hurtarte, Jorge (2009-04-28)
The RF front end circuitry makes up over 60% of the cost of a base transceiver station (BTS, also referred as Node B in 3G networks). Included in this cost is that of the Power Amplifier unit, RF filters, and the GPS unit ...

A Study of the Vibrational Reliability Performance of Different Doped Low-Creep Lead-Free Solder Paste and Solder BGA Packages 

Stone, Derrick (2015-07-31)
The growing use of smaller and more powerful electronic components in more varied and adverse environments, especially in regards to mobile consumer electronics, has created the need to better understand how recent lead-free ...

The Study of Urban Heat Islands in the Birmingham and Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Urban Areas, Using Satellite and Observational Techniques 

Hug, Andrew W. (2014-12-10)
Urban heat islands (UHI) are created by cities because buildings, impervious surfaces, energy and transportation, and reduced amounts of evapotranspiration increase temperatures compared to their rural surroundings. Because ...

A Study of Vehicle Properties That Influence Rollover and Their Effect on Electronic Stability Controllers 

Lambert, Kenneth (2007-12-15)
In this thesis, the vehicle properties that most influence rollover are investigated, and methods to improve stability are examined. Every year, vehicle rollover is the cause of thousands of fatalities on US highways. ...

A Study of Vibration-Induced Fretting Corrosion for Electrical Connectors 

Xie, Fei (2007-05-15)
Vibration induced fretting degradation is a widely recognized failure phenomenon. However, the basic mechanisms that control the onset and progression of such fretting behavior are not well understood and are a topic of ...

A Study of Vibration-induced Fretting Corrosion in Electrical Connectors Based on Experimental Test and FEA Simulation 

Zhang, Fuxi (2015-09-08)
In the field of electrical contacts, vibration induced fretting corrosion is generally recognized as one of the major failure mechanisms. Many factors affect fretting corrosion, including the normal force and the surface ...

A Study on Forces, Tool Wear and Surface finish in Orthogonal Machining of Aluminum 6061 T6 alloy and AISI 1020 Steel with HSS and Uncoated Carbide tool inserts under different gaseous cutting environments 

Chandrasekaran, Vishnu Vardhan (2013-08-20)
The current study is a statistically designed Orthogonal tube turning experiment to evaluate different cutting environments that can be used in machining aluminum 6061 T6 alloy and AISI 1020 Steel alloy. Two different tool ...

A Study on the Adsorption Properties of Quaternized Cellulose 

Wang, Weijun (2005-12-15)
The aims of this investigation explore an efficient way to remove the anionic dye for textile wastewater, and characterize surface thermodynamics of quaternized cellulose fiber by inverse gas chromatography (IGC) using ...

A Study on the Electromechanical Response of Polyvinylidene Fluoride Base Electroactive Polymers 

Cai, Yancen (2018-12-10)
A novel ionic polymer metal composite (IPMC) actuator based on partially fluorinated ionomer composed of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and perchlorate is successfully developed. The PVDF-base films are prepared by solution ...

A Study on the Electromechanical/Dielectric Response of Poly(ethylene oxide)-Nanocrystalline-Cellulose Composites and Polyvinylidene Fluoride Electroactive Polymers 

Bass, Patrick (2016-05-05)
The study of electroactive polymers (EAPs) has garnered a lot of attention over the past two decades for their ability to generate large electromechanical actuation responses without the need for any moving parts, external ...

Studying the Applications of Probability Metrics and Divergence Measures in Solving Classic Control Tasks 

Aima, Kartik (2020-11-16)
Choosing the correct statistical distance for a machine learning problem is vital when estimating the degree of dissimilarity between two discrete distributions. In the distributional reinforcement learning problem, the ...

Studying the Effects of Mutations on the Structures and Binding of Therapeutic Proteins Towards Improving the Engineering of Protein Functions 

Islam, Sumaiya (2022-05-03)
The high effectiveness of proteins in biological systems is a result of their mutational histories. A single amino acid substitution, the most frequent of changes in proteins, can alter their physiochemical properties and ...

Studying the Relation of Reading Time Allocation Strategies and Working Memory Using a RSVP Text Presentation 

Busler, Jessica (2013-11-11)
Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP) is a useful method for controlling the timing of text presentations and studying how readers’ characteristics, such as working memory (WM) and reading strategies for time allocation, ...

Studying the soil-strength effects of vegetation for slope stabilization and erosion control along streambanks and roadside slopes 

Niedzinski, Victoria (2021-05-19)
Vegetative covers are a common solution used for erosion control and slope stabilization for a variety of applications. Studies were conducted to look at two applications of vegetation for erosion control, stream restoration ...

Style Preference and Benefits Sought by Women for Customized Swimwear Based on Body Shape, Age, and Dress Size 

Ross, Sumner (2010-05-19)
The purpose of this study was explore possible relationships between the body shapes, ages, and dress sizes of adult female consumers of customized swimwear and the preferences they have for swimsuit styles, what body parts ...