# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (1991)
The chiral auxiliary-based, asymmetric S$\sb{\rm N}2\sp\prime$ cuprate reactions of allylic carbamates were examined. The amine and amino ether auxiliaries were evaluated based on the enantioselectivities each provided in ...

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• (1990)
Electron spin echo (ESE) methods are particularly useful for measuring weak electron-nuclear couplings in paramagnetic solids. Frequencies that correspond to nuclear transitions are manifested in the electron spin echo ...

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• (1982)
A detailed analysis is undertaken of the synthesis of heavy nuclei by slow neutron capture (the s-process) as it is believed to occur in an astrophysically significant environment: intermediate mass, thermally pulsing ...

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• (1992)
The secretory pathway of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae is strictly analogous to that of mammalian cells. Proteins destined for secretion are transported in a vectorial fashion from the endoplasmic reticulum to the ...

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• (1995)
The Saccharomyces cerevisiae phosphatidylinositol (PI)/phosphatidylcholine (PC) transfer protein (SEC14p) is required for Golgi function in vivo. Mutations that specifically result in the inactivation of the CDP-choline ...

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• (1965)

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• (1995)
Entitled "SACO: An Ambivalent Experience of Sino-American Cooperation during World War II," the dissertation focuses on the Sino-American Cooperative Organization (SACO) that was established during World War II. Jointly ...

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• (2005)
Findings indicate that students who have previously experienced a personal witness or conviction of their relationship with Deity are more prepared to confront the conflicts of secularization. Those who have higher levels ...

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• (1971)

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• (1993)
The noted Argentine composer, Alberto Ginastera is remembered primarily for operas, Don Rodrigo, Bomarzo, and Beatrix Cenci. Stuart Pope, editor of Ginastera's works and personal friend, has written in the preface of his ...

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• (2011-08-26)
The Olympic torch relay, as the essential bond between the ancient and the modern Olympic Games and the symbol of Olympism, serves as the prelude to the Olympic Games and conveys a message of peace, goodwill and friendship ...

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• (2003)
A variety of recommendations for teachers, administrators, policy makers, and other stakeholders were offered. The essence of these recommendations follows: (1) Students should have the right (and know they have the right) ...

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• (1994)
This research study was designed to determine the plausibility of sacred norms of operation of a Board of Education. Specifically, the study focused on the influence of sacred norms on the decision making process. A sacred ...

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• (1969)

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• (2002)
Vejvanovsky's musical style, like the other composers in the Hapsburg territories, is grounded in the principles of rhetoric and based on Italian models. Yet, he is able to inject a refreshing and individual approach to ...

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• (2013-08-22)
Bridges in low- to moderate-seismic zones, such as Mid-America, commonly employ elastomeric expansion bearings to accommodate service-level thermal deformations in the superstructure. Any potentially beneficial effect of ...

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• (2000)
The notion of a saddle surface is well known in Euclidean space. In this work we extend the idea of a saddle surface to geodesically connected metric spaces. We prove that every energy minimizing surface in a nonpositively ...

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• (2014-05-30)
In this dissertation, we study the dynamic coverage problem for multi-agent systems, where the main objective of a group of mobile agents is to explore a given compact region. Qualitatively, the coverage goal can be described ...

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• (2009)
This thesis focuses on the application and theoretical developments of model predictive control techniques for the distributed control and safe coordination of autonomous vehicles, specially those with nonholonomic dynamic ...

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• (2011-01-14)
The advent of computerized medical devices has resulted in better accuracy and increased safety for patients and clinicians, yet medical accidents are still not uncommon. With the computerized medical devices and their ...

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