# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (1994)
Finite element was used to analyze thirty slab-and-girder right bridges which are simply supported. All structures were subjected to two different sets of loading, M1A1-Abram Tank, and M1A1 loaded on M1000 Semitrailer. ...

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• (2010-01-06)
The viscoelastic modulus of hot-mix asphalt (HMA) such as the complex modulus, E*, is an essential material parameter for better paving mixture design and asphalt pavement design. Under certain circumstances, it is desirable ...

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• (2013-02-03)
The goal of this project is to adapt diffusive optical imaging (DOI) to study the brains of songbirds. We study songbirds because they have a special ability to learn songs and to use them to communicate. We choose to use ...

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• (1964)

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• (2011-05-25)
Layered elastic theories and finite element method are among the most familiar and practiced mechanistic approaches. These approaches succeed to a certain extent in the analysis of classical bottom-up fatigue cracking of ...

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• (1982)
The development of dual task performance was investigated in terms of the contribution of single task level of performance and a time sharing skill on dual task performance across age groups and stages of learning. 160 ...

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• (2015-01-21)
The use of fossil fuels on farming systems is now widely recognized as unsustainable because of diminishing supplies and the contribution of these fuels to the increasing carbon dioxide concentration in the environment. ...

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• (2014-01-16)
Close-packed arrays of novel microplasma jets at atmospheric pressure have been realized in a moldable, resilient, and optically transparent polymer in multiple dimensions. A micromolding-based assembly process enables ...

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• (1993)
In this thesis, the electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) methods for simultaneous measurement of intra- and extracellular concentration of oxygen ( (O$\sb2$)) in viable cells have been developed.

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• (1965)

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• (2011-01-14)
Excess nutrient loads carried by streams and rivers are a great concern for environmental resource managers. In agricultural regions, excess loads are transported downstream to receiving water bodies, potentially causing ...

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• (1995)
Particle-image velocimetry (PIV), shadowgraph, and thermochroic liquid crystal techniques are applied to the study of spatial structure of turbulent thermal convection in wide horizontal water layers. A large-aspect-ratio ...

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• (1996)
This research focused on the development of fatigue-based payment adjustment factors for use in performance-related specifications for full-depth asphalt pavements. A rational method of adjusting a contractor's payment as ...

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• (1977)

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• (1996)
The development of two different methods for fluorescence lifetime imaging in microscopy are presented in addition to an application to an important immunological problem. The first method uses a fast CCD camera and a gated ...

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• (1986)
Two fluorine-18 labeling methods, ('18)F halofluorination and ('18)F fluoride ion displacement reactions, have been developed to assess their potential for labeling molecules with the positron-emitting radionuclide ...

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• (2010-05-14)
The discovery that nucleic acids could perform functional roles in addition to being genetic materials carriers opened doors to a new paradigm in nucleic acid chemistry. Catalytic DNA molecules also known as deoxyribozymes ...

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• (1992)
An Escherichia coli-Clostridium perfringens shuttle vector (pAK201) was constructed by ligating a 3.6 Kb fragment of plasmid pBR322 with C. perfringens plasmid pHB101 (3.1 Kb). Plasmid pKA201 is 8 kb and codes for resistance ...

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• (1959)

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