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Hurricane wind damage simulation using GIS (geographic information system)
(Texas Tech University, 2001-05)
Hurricanes are among the most powerful and dangerous natural phenomena. Every year in the United States, hurricanes are responsible for casualties and billions of dollars in property damage. Recently, researchers have been ...
Evaluation of groundwater quality in Castro, Dawson, and Terry Counties $c by Ajay Ramachandran.
(Texas Tech University, 2004-08)
Two essays on monetization of intellectual properities
Intellectual properties (IP), identified as intangible assets such as patents, trademarks, and copyrights have become one of the fundamental drivers of firm success. As they deliver long-term shareholder value and represent ...
Data-driven modeling and transportation data analytics
Data has become increasingly important in transportation research. Unfortunately, existing traffic models, though developed and practiced for decades, are not data driven and therefore inherently incapable of analyzing ...
An engineer’s guide for estimating 1-day, 100-year rainfall depths in Texas
The 1-day, 100-year depth-duration-frequency (DDF) for Texas is investigated by comparing historical estimates dating back to the early 1900s. For the first time ever, we define these historical estimates veracity using ...
Progressive ambition: What about the people?
Over the last several decades, scholars studying progressive ambition have almost exclusively directed their attention towards determining what factors contribute to politicians running for higher office. However, this ...
Waterjetting: A new drilling technique in coalbed methane reservoirs
WATERJETTING: A NEW DRILLING TECHNIQUE IN COALBED METHANE RESERVOIRS Applications of waterjeting to drill horizontal wells for the purpose of degassing coalbeds prior to mining operations and for creating rock-bolts in ...
Exploring friendships in the workplace: Do gender and sexual orientation matter?
Friendships in the workplace have been shown to lead to greater job satisfaction and commitment to the job, but forming friendships in the workplace may be harder for some individuals than others. The purpose of this ...
Stiffening of the extracellular matrix in skeletal muscle of aged rats and the effect on muscle fiber mechanotransduction
Sarcopenia is a growing problem and will continue as the aging population of the United States increases. Reduced adaptation of elderly skeletal muscle to exercise is likely to contribute to sarcopenia. The mechanism by ...