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The Synthesis and Characterization of Some Ir(III) Dicationic Complexes
(Virginia Tech, 1998-10-29)
The complex [IrH(COD)(PMe3)3][Cl]2o2HCl was prepared by the reaction between [Ir(COD)(PMe3)3]Cl and HCl gas in methylene chloride. The product precipitated from the solution and is soluble in polar solvents such as water, ...
High Performance Power Converter Systems for Nonlinear and Unbalanced Load/Source
(Virginia Tech, 1998-11-17)
This dissertation covers three levels of issues and solutions dealing with unbalanced and/or nonlinear situations in power electronic systems, namely power converter level, power converter system level, and large-scale ...
Identification of the factors impacting immunosorbent performance
(Virginia Tech, 1993)
Evaluation of Graft Pretension Effects in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Series of In Vitro and In Vivo Experiments
(Virginia Tech, 1998-01-23)
The purpose of this dissertation was to study the effects of graft pretension in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction through a series of experiments. First, an in vitro study of 5 human knees was conducted to ...
The impact of oil-related pollution on housing satisfaction of Kuwaiti households
(Virginia Tech, 1996-05-07)
The 1991 oil fires that were set by the Iraqis as they retreated from Kuwait during the Gulf War are still considered the worst and biggest oil fires in the history of the world. An initial study was conducted in 1992 to ...
Parental participation in a chapter I parent center as a predictor of academic achievement
(Virginia Tech, 1990-08-05)
This study was designed to examine the relationship of participation in the Chapter I Parent Center to four of the variables often associated with academic achievement namely: (1) the child's home environment; (2) parental ...
A three-dimensional turbine engine analysis compressor code (TEACC) for steady-state inlet distortion
(Virginia Tech, 1996-12-15)
Modem high-performance military aircraft are subjected to rapid flight maneuvers which place great operational demands on their compression system by producing highly distorted flow to the compressor. Inlet distortion ...
The Efficacy Of Group Counseling Interventions Employing Short-Term Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy In Altering The Beliefs, Attitudes, And Behaviors Of At-Risk Adolescents
(Virginia Tech, 1999-02-01)
An experimental, randomized, control-group, pretest-postest design was employed in this study to examine the efficacy of the use of two short-term group counseling interventions employing Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy ...
Problem structuring: a personal construct theory perspective
(Virginia Tech, 1990-03-03)
Why problem structuring is a crucial activity in policy analysis is discussed making references to literature. The shortcomings of the rational model of decision making and problem solving are pointed out. A theoretical ...
The emergence of a negative feedback bias as a product of supervisor and subordinate dynamics: consequences of opportunity-based supervision and performance variation
(Virginia Tech, 1994-04-19)
Because the act of supervisory feedback can critically affect a subordinate's performance, it is imperative to explicate the various conditions in which the character of feedback is determined. The purpose of the following ...