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High temperature crystal chemistry of hydrous Mg- and Fe-rich cordierites
(Virginia Tech, 1977-07-05)
Structural refinements have been completed using data recorded for a Mg-rich cordierite at 24°C, 375°C, 775°C and 24°C (after heating to 775°C) and for an Fe-rich cordierite at 24°C and 375°C. The mean T-0 bond lengths in ...
Indoor plants,identification and culture
(Virginia Tech, 1974-12-05)
<p>A self-instructiona1 kit identifying seventy-three indoor plants, their cultural requirements, and uses was prepared. The kit consisted of seventy-eight slides of the plant material and a forty-fife minute taped ...
The development of a laboratory procedure for dyeing nylon knits, for reproducibility of shades and levelness, using a mixture of three dyes
(Virginia Tech, 1974-07-15)
Introduction In the past few years there has been a tremendous growth in texturized knit fabrics. Nearly all the texturized filament nylon consumed in 1972 'was used in knitwear (1). In addition to this increased consumer ...
Fireplace analysis for efficient fuel conversion as an auxiliary system for space heating
(Virginia Tech, 1977)
Existing fireplaces are extremely inefficient in fuel conversion and space heating capabilities. Simple modifications can be performed to improve the combustion efficiency of fireplace to equal, if not, exceed, those of ...
A computer-aided fault analysis of the VPI electric service power distribution system
(Virginia Tech, 1977-06-05)
<p>In this thesis, a general-purpose digital computer program to perform fault analyses is developed and discussed in detail. The program is utilized to perform a complete fault study of the distribution system of the ...
Chromosome identification and analysis in selected lines of laboratory mice
(Virginia Tech, 1976-06-05)
<p>Chromosome preparations from 102 ICR albino mice were examined using a modified trypsin Giemsa staining technique. The mice were from four lines selected for maximum rate of post-weaning gain (28 generations), one line ...
A study of the sequential effects of prediction outcome on choice reaction time
(Virginia Tech, 1973)
An evaluation of the effectiveness of Adlerian parent study groups after four weeks and after six weeks
(Virginia Tech, 1975-02-02)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of Adlerian Parent Study Groups in changing parents' child rearing attitudes and behavior and their children's behavior after: l)Four, and 2)Six sessions. The ...
The effect of stage of maturity on the biological availability of magnesuim from wheat and orchardgrass fed to sheep
(Virginia Tech, 1976-12-05)
<p>Wheat, a tetany prone forage, and orchardgrass, a non-tetany prone forage, were cut at three stages of maturity to determine the magnesium availability in these forages for lambs. The forages were dried in forced air ...
Consumer opinions regarding a flammability standard for upholstered furniture
(Virginia Tech, 1977-10-05)
<p>In an effort to determine consumer opinions concerning a proposed standard for upholstered furniture, a consumer survey was conducted in June, 1977. One-hundred-three women completed a self-administered questionnaire. ...