Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois
This collection contains dissertations and theses produced by masters and doctoral students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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Graduate Theses and Dissertations at Illinois
(2020-12-11)Increasing need of practical engineering applications whereby the ground is used as a thermal reservoir and soils are subjected to thermal gradients, such as shallow geothermal systems, motivated this study. The soil ...
Climate change & society in conflicted landscapes: Cases of Srinagar (Kashmir) and Jerusalem (West Bank, Palestine) (2020-12-11)Climate change has become an important part of social, political and economic policy post the Paris Climate Agreement of 2016. The Agreement recognizes the urgency for action at a global scale. Major superpowers, developing ...
(2020-12-10)Emotional well-being depends on the ability to successfully engage a variety of coping strategies to regulate affective responses. Most studies have investigated the effectiveness of emotion regulation (ER) strategies that ...
(2020-12-10)Fatigue cracking, caused by repeated heavy-traffic loading, is a source of critical distress in asphalt concrete (AC) pavements. It is well documented that asphalt binder impacts AC fatigue behavior. In recent years, the ...
Estimation of the global carbon fluxes due to agricultural management activities using a land surface model (ISAM) (2020-12-09)Agricultural activities contribute to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate. The worldwide hike in the food demand due to the rapidly growing population over time has intensified agricultural activities, resulting ...