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Determination of the location of the groundwater divide and nature of groundwater flow paths within a region of active stream capture; the New River watershed
(Virginia Tech, 2014-06-12)
The relatively rapid stream capture of the New River basin by the Roanoke River basin provides a unique example of topographic change within a tectonically inactive environment. A previous investigation of abandoned river ...
An airport on display
(Virginia Tech, 2015-12-09)
Display and function are a pair of conflicting concepts. The thesis focuses on displaying a sequence of functional spaces which are commonly not exposed to the eyes of the public, in this case, a general aviation airport. ...
Characterization of Laser Modified Surfaces for Wood Adhesion
(Virginia Tech, 2014-07-01)
The controlled degradation of wood surfaces with infrared light from a CO2 pulsed laser facilitated adhesion without the use of additional resins. Laser modification creates a surface phenomenon that physically and chemically ...
The gravity field over the Bane Dome in Giles County, Virginia
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1988)
A Villa in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2015-08-21)
This thesis is an investigation of the separation of the public and private parts of a house, using stairs, walls and dropped ceilings to separate different spaces. The use of stairs to separate space creates rooms of ...
Acoustic influences on flow over an airfoil at low Reynolds numbers
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1989)
(Virginia Tech, 2017-06-19)
What is a library? It is easy to envision the ordinary and ubiquitous library that we are all familiar with, but is there more to libraries that is yet to be explored? What is a concept of a library? What do we as architects ...
Examination of Power Systems Solutions Considering High Voltage Direct Current Transmission
(Virginia Tech, 2015-10-05)
Since the end of the Current Wars in the 19th Century, alternating current (AC) has dominated the production, transmission, and use of electrical energy. The chief reason for this dominance was (and continues to be) that ...
New Framework for Real-time Measurement, Monitoring, and Benchmarking of Construction Equipment Emissions
(Virginia Tech, 2014-06-29)
The construction industry is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gases and health-related pollutants. Monitoring and benchmarking emissions will provide practitioners with information to assess environmental impacts ...
Housing La Habana Vieja: Reframing the Formal and Informal Vernacular
(Virginia Tech, 2017-06-16)
The design of housing in an urban fabric designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site requires consideration of the historic character and how each building contributes to the streetscape. Beyond the facade, one discovers ...