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Industrial drug development :application of the theoretical framework of Abernathy, Clark, and Kantrow (1983) in an analysis of factors which determine productivity
(Virginia Tech, 1988-05-31)
</p> <p>This study identifies and analyzes factors which determine productivity in the drug industry. It shares a general concern about recent decline in industrial productivity in the United States with Abernathy, Clark, ...
Embryogenic response of potato anther culture to colchicine
(Virginia Tech, 1996)
Exploring Adolescents\' Experiences of Self-Disclosing on Facebook When Distressed
(Virginia Tech, 2013-06-03)
Facebook provides adolescents with multiple opportunities to self-disclose information about themselves, one of the most prominent ones being a status update. This qualitative study expanded on existing research related ...
Risky business: A pentadic analysis of two West Virginia coal mining disasters
(Virginia Tech, 2013-06-03)
In just five years West Virginia was rocked with two devastating disasters in the coal mining industry. Despite the disasters, West Virginians could not just walk away from the mines, as they depended on the coal industry ...
Initiation of Health Behavior Change and Its Psychological Determinants in Prehypertensive People: An Exploratory Study
(Virginia Tech, 2009-04-21)
Objective: This study explored the relationship of risk perception with change in health behaviors and social cognitive theory (SCT) constructs. Additionally, this study evaluated the feasibility, utility, and practice of ...
Optical Measurements of High-Viscosity Materials Using Variations of Laser Intensity Incident on a Semi-Rigid Vessel for use in Additive Manufacturing
(Virginia Tech, 2016-12-12)
Additive manufacturing is a growing field dominated by printing processes that soften and re-solidify material, depositing this material layer by layer to form the printed shape. Increasingly, researchers are pursuing new ...
Spatial sequence in the historic gardens
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1989)
Assessment of U.S. manufactured system built wooden homes as an affordable housing alternative for low income households in developing countries.
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10-16)
Millions of people around the developing world struggle to obtain safe, decent and affordable housing. The United States of America has substantially improved the residential construction sector by engineering new materials ...
Development of Design Guidelines for In-Stream Flow Control Structures
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-06)
The use of in-stream flow control structures for channel stabilization has become increasingly popular due to its potential cost-effectiveness and ecological benefits. These structures help to protect the bank from erosion ...
A Queueing Theoretic Approach to Gridlock Prediction in Emergency Departments
(Virginia Tech, 2005-07-01)
When an emergency department (ED) decides that it is not going to be able to serve any more newly arriving patients, it declares "diversion". When an ED is on diversion, it suspends arrivals that can be controlled by ...