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Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Modeling gap effects in jointed rock, Tyler Baker

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Numerical analysis of plastic deformation in metal-ceramic nanolayers during cyclic indentation, Caroline Bolton Blada

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Simulation of optical impacts of gravity-induced deformations of concentrating solar collectors, Joshua Christian

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Planar shock wave interaction with a multiphase cylinder, Joseph Conroy

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Predicting adhesive failure initiation of an epoxy bond for electronic packaging survivability, Brenton Adam Elisberg

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Large strain flexural testing of thin composite laminates, Mikhail Grigoriev

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Monitoring and anomaly detection in solar thermal systems using adaptive resonance theory neural networks, Hongbo He

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Numerical analysis of TSV/micro-bump deformation due to chip misalignment and thermal processing in 3D IC packages, Richard Johnson

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Incident shock Mach number effects on Richtmyer-Meshkov mixing with simultaneous density and velocity measurements, Gregory Orlicz

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Mechanical and electrical properties of carbon nanotubes surface-stamped on polydimethylsiloxane for microvalve actuation, Jeffrey Salzbrenner

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Coolant distribution control in satellite structural panels using electrohydrodynamic conduction pumping, Samuel Sinnamon

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Sensitivity study of turbulent flow simulations over a rotating disk, Michael Snider

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Oblique shock interactions with gas cylinder interfaces, Ross White

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Off-peak summer performance enhancement for rows of fixed solar thermal collectors using reflective surfaces, Casiano Armenta

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Effect of an aeroelastic film on confined subsonic cavity resonance, Melissa Carter

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Prioritized Sensor Detection with Communication Constraints: A Cyber-Physical Systems Approach, Randy Andres Cortez

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Cooperative impedance control with time-varying stiffness, Matthew Courtney

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Mode I and Mode II Measurements For Stiction Failed Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, Maheshwar Kashamolla

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A variable compliance controller for cooperative vision guided robotic assembly, Kevin Ruybal

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A Critical Evaluation of Computational Fracture Using a Smeared Crack Approach in MPM, Jason Sanchez

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Nanoscale Carbon Architectures for Electrode Applications, Stephen Wakeland

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Numerical study of solder joint failure under fast loading conditions, Kiranmaye Aluru

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The formation of carbon nanofibers and thin films from the catalytic decomposition of ethylene by palladium, Mark A. Atwater

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Non-linear dynamic modeling using component mode synthesis, Jamey Bond

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Modeling and control of wastegate equipped turbocharged engines, Isaac H. Brito

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Bioagent defeat in shock driven gas flow, Mario L. Chavez

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Second law analysis of a natural gas-fired steam boiler and cogeneration plant, Eric D. Conklin

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Structure and camera calibration from active correspondence of lines and intersection points, Chandra Sekhar Gatla

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Planar and oblique shock wave interaction with a droplet seeded gas cylinder, Evan Johnson

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Automated demand response applied to a set of commercial buildings, Donald Lincoln

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Optimal passive nonlinear damper design methodology for road race application, Ryan Robinson

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Design fabrication and calibration of MEMS actuators for in-situ materials testing, Khawar Abbas

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The development of nanofluidic platforms for biomolecular separations, Anthony Garcia

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Novel method for carbon nanofilament growth on carbon fibers, Daniel Garcia

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Indentation analysis and mechanical modeling of multilayered composites, Guanlin Tang

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Effect of moderate magnetic annealing on the microstructure and mechanical behavior of a structural epoxy, Mehran Tehrani

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Synthesis, characterization and fluorescence performance of LaF3:Ce3+ nanocrystals, Fan Yang

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Symbolic planning for heterogeneous robots through composition of their motion description languages, Wenqi Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 1982

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A Finite Element for the Three-Dimensional Deformation of a Circular Ring of Arbitrary Cross Section, Jeffrey Stuart Knowlton

Theses/Dissertations from 1977

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Investigation of Evaporation from Grooved Inverted Meniscus Heat Pipe Wicks, Richard Clarke Oliver

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Lower Bounds to Colunm and Plate Buckling Loads, Pen-Yuan Shih

Theses/Dissertations from 1975

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Stresses at the Tips of Cracks Emanating from the Loaded Fastener Hole, Venkataraman Shivakumar

Theses/Dissertations from 1972

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A Probabilistic Approach to the Design of Heat Pipes, Charles C. Roberts Jr.

Theses/Dissertations from 1968

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Stress Fluid in the Vicinity of a Crack, Alfred S. Arcache

Theses/Dissertations from 1963

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Transient Response of Linear Undamped and Lightly Damped Lumped Spring-Mass Systems by Graphica Techniques, Richard O. Brooks

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Whole-Field Methods in the Measurement of Post-Elastic Surface Strains, Siew Poh Chan

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The Development of a Temperature Probe and Temperature Survey of the Interaction of an Oblique Shock Wave and a Turbulant Boundary Layer, Donald M. Yano

Theses/Dissertations from 1962

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A Study of Temperature Measurement Precision in Debye-Scherrer Specimens During High Temperature X-Ray Diffraction Measurement of Thermal Expansion, Roy Glenn Merryman

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The Development of a Static Pressure Probe for the Interaction Region of Shock Waves and Boundary Layers, John Rode

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Radial dislocations in plane stress., William J. Sieger

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Plastic Models for the Study of Thermal Stresses, Carl W. Theisen

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Determination of Thermal Stresses at Interior Points, Siegfried Thunborg Jr.

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Experimental Investigation of the Interaction of an Oblique Shock Wave with a Turbulent Boundary Layer, Amado Arthur Trujillo

Theses/Dissertations from 1961

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Adaptation of Beggs Deformeter Apparatus to the Solution of Three-Dimensional Problems, Roland L. Finley

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A Shell-Theory Analysis of Transient Thermal Stresses in Moderately Thick-Walled Cylinders, Thomas K. McKinley

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Shape Factors for Conduction of Heat, Harry J. Otway

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The Control and Measurement of Minute Curvatures In a Steel Shaft, Donald F. Wilkes

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The Control and Measurement of Minute Curvatures In a Steel Shaft, Donald F. Wilkes

Theses/Dissertations from 1960

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A Study of a Plane Dislocation Problem, Daniel D. Kana

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Critical Masses of Oralloy Cylinders With Multiple Reflectors of Medium Z Elements, David P. Wood

Theses/Dissertations from 1959

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Effect of Strain Rate and Temperature on the Stress-Strain Characteristics of Plastics, Walter W. Joseph

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An Experimental Method for Three-Dimensional Dynamic Stress Analysis, Larry E. Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 1958

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The Design of a Solar Powered Air Conditioning System for an Albuquerque Office Building, Kuo S. Lee

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Analysis of Cushioned Impact by Wave Propagation Techniques, Lowell P. Martin

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The Design, Construction and Investigation of a Water Gravity Wave Analog of Two-Dimensional Compression Waves in Gases, John H. Tenbrink

Theses/Dissertations from 1957

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A New Design Key Locked Insert and Automatic Key Installation Tool, Holt J. Gay

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The Design, Construction, and Testing of a Centrifugal Compressor Installation, James V. Neely

Theses/Dissertations from 1956

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The Response of Vibration Mounts Subjected to Biharmonic Vibration, Paul H. Adams

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The Variations of Stress Induced in an Eccentrically Located Bolt Securing a Flanged Joint, Verne E. Blake Jr.

Theses/Dissertations from 1955

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A Shock Tube for Transonic and Supersonic Aerodynamic Research, John Hopkins Atkinson

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A Study of the Brittle Model Method of Stress Analysis as Applied to Solid Circular Grooved Shafts Tested in Torsion, George V. Lemmon

Theses/Dissertations from 1954

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A Mathematical and Experimental Investigation of the Application of Air Spring to Shock Testing Machines, Eric E. Ungar

Theses/Dissertations from 1952

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The Design, Construction, and Calibration of a Stationary Wave Device for Determining Sound Absorption Coefficients of Acoustic Materials, Douglas W. Ballard

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Development of Electro-Mechanical Equipment for the Measurement of Knock Characteristics of Gasolines, Rudolph W. Ebacher

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Development of a Test for Rapid Determination of Octane Ratings of Gasolines, Charles B. Gangwer

Theses/Dissertations from 1951

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An Investigation of the Comparative Effects of Several Fill Materials on Heat Losses in the Ground from a Radiant Floor Panel, Peter H. Benedict

Theses/Dissertations from 1950

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A Study of a Small Hydrofoil Boat with Airplane Type Controls, Allyn B. Hazard

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The Design, Construction, and Operation of a Guarded Hot Box, Don Williams Jr.

Theses/Dissertations from 1949

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The Design and Construction of an Air Conditioning Unit for Instructional Use, George Joseph Hildebrandt

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A Study of the Thermal Conductivity of Pumice, Joseph Mack Ralls

Theses/Dissertations from 1948

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An Inexpensive Method for Obtaining Heat Transfer Coefficients of Southwest Building Material, Roy Elsworth Burris