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Predicting dewatering equipment performance from laboratory tests
(Virginia Tech, 1992)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Skimmer Versus the Perforated Riser in Sedimentation Basins
(Virginia Tech, 1997-12-04)
Erosion, transportation, and deposition of sediment into receiving waters can have substantial environmental and economic impacts. Sedimentation basins are a remediation technique used to limit sediment transport from ...
A Distributed Genetic Algorithm With Migration for the Design of Composite Laminate Structures
(Virginia Tech, 1998-08-05)
This thesis describes the development of a general Fortran 90 framework for the solution of composite laminate design problems using a genetic algorithm (GA). The initial Fortran 90 module and package of operators result ...
The Analysis and Creation of Track Irregularities Using TRAKVU
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-30)
The accuracy of the results from a rail vehicle dynamic model is dependent on the realism of the track input to the model. An important part of the track input is the irregularities that exist on actual track. This study ...
Examination of Driver Lane Change Behavior and the Potential Effectiveness of Warning Onset Rules for Lane Change or "Side" Crash Avoidance Systems
(Virginia Tech, 1997-03-27)
Lane change or "Side" Crash Avoidance Systems (SCAS) technologies are becoming available to help alleviate the lane change crash problem. They detect lane change crash hazards and warn the driver of the presence of such ...
Valued Spaces of Adolescents in a Rural Community
(Virginia Tech, 1998-04-07)
This study was conducted with the recognition that adolescence is a developmental stage in the human life cycle and that during this stage adolescents have unique outdoor needs and preferences. In general, the social and ...
The Effect of Ozone on Diesel Soot Precursors
(Virginia Tech, 1997-04-23)
A joint experimental and numerical project has been initiated at Virginia Tech to study the effect of ozone on diesel soot precursors. This thesis is the first stage of the numerical part of the project, and contains a ...
Feline Leukemia Virus Detection in Corneal Tissues of Cats by Polymerase Chain Reaction and Immunohistochemistry
(Virginia Tech, 1998-04-27)
Corneal transplantation carries a high rate of success in the domestic cat and is an indicated treatment for specific corneal diseases in this species. The potential for iatrogenic transmission of viral diseases is a ...
House in Cuba: A dialog with the place
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-15)
How do I sense the domain of a place? How does it support my own domain? How does the place communicate its individuality? How does my self listen to this presence? How does the place nurture my inquiries? How ...
Effects of Interface Format, Feedback Style, and System Lag on the Usability of Hand-Held Internet Controllers
(Virginia Tech, 1996-12-17)
The increasing popularity of the World Wide Web (WWW) has created a new market: Web access through television to accommodate those who either cannot afford existing hardware or are intimidated by computers. Current efforts ...