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.
If you are a graduate student depositing your thesis or dissertation, please do this through the Graduate College at http://www.grad.uiuc.edu/submit-etd. If you deposit electronically, your dissertation or thesis will appear in this collection once your degree is conferred.
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The effect of habitat structure on reproduction and prey capture of a rare carnivorous plant, Pinguicula lutea (2016-04-29)Habitat modification is one of the greatest threats to biodiversity worldwide and the main contributor to the decline of many carnivorous plant species. For carnivorous plants in the Southeast US, including many Pinguicula ...
(2016-04-29)Radiation efficiency measurement can inform the wireless design process by determining the total fraction of accepted power radiated by an antenna. The popular Wheeler cap method can be used to quickly and accurately ...
(2016-04-29)Spatial gene expression analysis platforms have been widely used for a variety of applications ranging from pathogen detection to the analysis of spatial variation of an mRNA in a tissue section. Traditionally, this is ...
(2016-04-29)Yeasts are employed ubiquitously within industry and academia for basic studies in biology and production of value-added compounds. Although the term yeast generally reminds people of the common baker’s yeast, Saccharomyces ...
Application of pressure-projection algorithms to a sharp projection immersed boundary method for the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations (2016-04-28)In this thesis, we describe a globally second-order accurate sharp immersed boundary projection method with an algebraic structure parallel to the classic fractional step method for the unsteady, incompressible Navier-Stokes ...