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High power semiconductor switching and reliability
Characterization of immunoglobulin and non-immunoglobulin components of human milk which block binding of C. difficile toxin A to intestinal receptors
(Texas Tech University, 1998-08)
The replacement of Palazzo Degli Uffici del Commune and the restoration of the east end of the basilica, Vicenza, Italy
Restoration is controversial because of the several different approaches that can be taken. One of these is adaptive reuse. Through this thesis, the author hopes to show that not only is adaptive reuse an acknowledged ...
The effects of cortisol on skeletal muscle metabolism and meat tenderness in cattle
(Texas Tech University, 1993-05)
Consumers recognize tenderness to be one of the most important determinants of beef quality; however, the metabolic causes of tenderness or toughness are unknown. Therefore, it was the intent of this research to determine ...
"Art for truth's sake": Elizabeth Stuart Phelps as realist, reformer, stylist
(Texas Tech University, 1999-12)
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844-1911) was an extremely prolific writer. During her writing career, which spanned over four decades, she wrote twenty novels and many, many essays, short stories, biographical sketches, and ...
The Texas state parks system: an administrative history, 1923-1984
(Texas Tech University, 1995-08)
Broadly speaking state parks are areas of public land designed to provide recreation in natural settings. In Texas today they are the mainstay of public recreation. Texas boasts 136 state parks, encompassing more than ...
Acute stress effects on pig performance, immunity, and behavior
(Texas Tech University, 1996-08)
Stress activates the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA). Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) is the primary initiator of the stress response. The hypothalamus releases CRH which in turn stimulates the anterior ...
A comparison of alternative models of the relationship between promised yields on risky bonds and promised yields on risk-free bonds
(Texas Tech University, 1997-08)
The main purpose of this study is to compare the expected yields on bonds that are similar in all respects except their default risk, in an attempt to determine whether a relationship exists; and if so, whether the ...
Experimental demonstration of nonlinear model based control techniques on a lab-scale distillation column
(Texas Tech University, 1991-05)