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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(1985-05)Although increasing numbers of physicians, dentists, and health-care professionals employ hypnosis and relaxation techniques to control pain and reduce anxiety, clinicians have reported that many lay people are reluctant ...
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)The performance characteristics of propellers at high speeds have been obtained in the past and are well documented. But neither their performance at low Reynolds numbers, nor their behavior in yaw are clearly known. ...
(2012-09-26)Li-ion batteries are the energy storage of choice for portable electronics and are of extreme interest for high-energy applications, such as long-range electric vehicles because they are less dense, have greater charge ...
(2013-01-24)The small molecule Amphotericin B (AmB) is a natural product that is utilized in the treatment of systemic fungal infections. AmB is effective against a broad spectrum of fungi, and resistance to this potent antifungal ...
(2016-04-28)A modern high-end multi-core microprocessor has very stringent power supply requirements. It can draw hundreds of amperes of current at supply voltages as low as 0.8 V. As the supply voltages keep decreasing, the power ...