Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (2011-05-25)
This is the first study to focus exclusively on three compositions that include the violin by American composer, Zack Browning. The three compositions examined in this study are Blockhouse (2006), Double Shot (2000) and ...

application/pdf

PDF (16MB)
• (2012-05-22)
Inclusive education has become a global trend in the provision of services for students with disabilities. In Zambia and other developing nations, international initiatives from UNESCO and other nongovernmental organizations ...

application/pdf

PDF (2MB)
• (2007)
This dissertation addresses questions about the Oaxaca Barrio at Teotihuacan, Mexico, emphasizing the social process of migration and the community's social organization. The 2003 excavation of Structure TL5, located on ...

application/pdf

PDF (6MB)
• (1973)

application/pdf

PDF (6MB)
• (2012-09-18)
Functional compounds including flavors, essential oils, antioxidants or nutraceuticals are widely added into food system to enhance sensory properties or for health purposes. However, these compounds might not be stable ...

application/pdf

PDF (4MB)
• (2015-07-24)
Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are cells that have shed into the vasculature from a primary tumor and circulate in the blood stream. Circulating tumor cells play an important role in metastasis. The long term goal of this ...

application/pdf

PDF (4MB)
• (1967)

application/pdf

PDF (2MB)
• (1984)
Zeolites are characterized as structural templates for light-induced electron transfer reactions. The main emphasis is on factors affecting loading of Ruthenium tris(bipyridine) (Ru(bpy)(,3)('+2)) into the lattice and ...

application/pdf

PDF (3MB)
• (1982)
We have used spin echoes to study the 93Nb NQR in 2H-NbSe2Fex. We measured (intensity)x(temperature), and T1P (spin-lattice relaxation parameter) and T2 (spin-spin relaxation time) as a function of temperature. Our data ...

application/pdf

PDF (4MB)
• (1982)
We have used spin echoes to study the ('93)Nb NQR in 2H-NbSe(,2)Fe(,x). We measured (intensity) x (temperature), and T(,1P) (spin-lattice relaxation parameter) and T(,2) (spin-spin relaxation time) as a function of ...

application/pdf

PDF (3MB)
• (1993)
Heavily doped p-type GaAs is important for both optical and electronic devices, and recently carbon has become the preferred base dopant for AlGaAs/GaAs and InGaP/GaAs heterojunction bipolar transistors (HBTs) due to its ...

application/pdf

PDF (5MB)
• (2007)
Chapter 5 is devoted to the derivation of modular equations analogous to relations given by Ramanujan in Chapter 21 of his Second Notebook. We also use trigonometric interpolation to write many of Ramanujan's identities ...

application/pdf

PDF (4MB)
• (1980)
A prime p is said to be irregular if it divides the numerator of the Bernoulli number B(,i) for some even integer i between 1 and p-2. For every irregular pair (p,i) with p < 125,000 it is known that the corresponding ...

application/pdf

PDF (5MB)
• (1995)
A classical result of Jentzsch states that, for a power series with radius of convergence one, every point on the unit circle is a limit point of zeros of partial sums of the power series. In this thesis, the relationship ...

application/pdf

PDF (2MB)
• (1990)
Zeta functions have been of major importance in algebraic number theory for many years. They are useful (along with L-functions) in obtaining results concerning the asymptotic distribution of ideals in a given class. In ...

application/pdf

PDF (2MB)
• (1984)
The thesis deals with the theory of two-sided ideals in arithmetic orders. The theory and techniques developed by Bushnell and Reiner are used.

application/pdf

PDF (2MB)
• (1996)
This thesis details how Zimbabwean stone sculpture has been creatively conceived in terms of a "tribal" renaissance by the first director of the National Gallery in Harare, Zimbabwe, Frank McEwen. Despite the complexity ...

application/pdf

PDF (14MB)
• (1991)
My dissertation is dedicated to the symbolist-critic Zinaida Vengerova. I focus not only on the work of Vengerova as a critic, her primary public role, but also on her writing which demonstrates her conception and dedication ...

application/pdf

PDF (8MB)
• (1996)
In the first part of the thesis, reactions of zinc powder with solutions of elemental sulfur in various donor solvents are described. Complexes of the type $\rm ZnS\sb6$(N-donor)$\sb2$ are obtained for the ligands ...

application/pdf

PDF (6MB)
• (1954)

application/pdf

PDF (3MB)