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  • Simulation-based decision making for maintenance policy selection for complex systems 

    Li, Zhaojun; Liao, Haitao (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    This paper investigates the performance of deteriorating systems maintained under structural constraints using a simulation approach. Three maintenance polices are investigated, and the performance of the system is ...
  • Spectroscopic investigation of hydrogen atom transfer in the McLafferty rearrangement 

    Kerstetter, Dale R.; Leavitt, Christopher M.; Groenewold, Gary S.; Steill, Jeffrey D.; Oomens, Jos; Van Stipdonk, Michael J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    In this study, wavelength-selective infrared multiple-photon photodissociation (WS-IRMPD) was used to study the transfer of an H atom in a gas-phase unimolecular rearrangement reaction. The reaction studied was the ...
  • Statistic approach to static conductor thermal rating 

    Shao, Miaolei; Jewell, Ward T. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    This paper proposes applying the statistic analysis method for determination of static conductor thermal rating. The spectrum of the maximum current of conductor over a year is first calculated using Typical ...
  • Systems Transformation Initiative for people with long term disabilities 

    Dziadkowiec, Oliwier; McKenney, Trisha; Wituk, Scott A.; Meissen, Gregory J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Strengthening service systems for people with long-term disabilities (e.g., developmental disabilities, head injuries, mental health) is of growing interest by local and state governments. There is recognition that current ...
  • Teacher training for Head Start classrooms 

    Moreno, Desirae A.; Just, Christy L.; Snyder, James J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    The goal of this study was to provide Head Start teachers with specific skills in developing positive relationships with students and in more effectively managing problematic child behavior in the classroom. The hypothesis ...
  • Transport of tryptophan into SH-SY5Y neuronal cells 

    Kollalpitiya, Konara Yamuna; Wimalasena, Kandatege (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    The human neuroblastoma cell line SH-SY5Y is a commonly used catecholaminergic model in studies related to neurotoxicity of various substances, oxidative stress, and neurodegenerative diseases. Specific transport of ...
  • Transportation and distribution of future energy: Biofuels 

    Asmatulu, Eylem (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Biofuel is a natural resource and has a significant attraction worldwide for many applications, including transportation vehicles, house and industrial heating and electricity production in power stations. It is reported ...
  • Uncertain location routing problem (LRP) integrated to inventory considering space limitation 

    Sajjadi, Seyed Reza; Cheraghi, S. Hossein (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    An optimal supply chain management system has a direct effect on the performance of any enterprise and could result in substantial cost savings. Successful supply chain management involves many decisions relating to the ...
  • Utilization of mid-level providers in trauma centers: a national survey 

    Helten, Amy M.; Johnston, Angela D.; Nyberg, Sue M.; Berg, Gina M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2006-04-25)
    The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education recently implemented standards which limits hours worked by resident physicians to no more than 80 hours per week. As a result of these limitations, teaching ...
  • Validity of field measurements for body composition 

    Ziegler, Bryan Michael; Fetters, Leighton; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Purpose: This study was designed to test the validity of four field measurements for body composition against the standard laboratory measurement. Methods: Six participants were recruited from KSS 860 Research Methods in ...
  • Weighted sensitivity design of PID controller for an arbitrary-order transfer function with time delay 

    Emami, Tooran; Watkins, John Michael (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
  • Where is the love? How parenting magazines discuss the “mommy wars” and why it matters 

    Eaves, Katherine L. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    In June 1990, Newsweek coined the term “mommy wars” to describe the cultural tug-of-war between women who work outside the home and women who stay home to care for children. Historical and contemporary literature on ...
  • Wichita youth empowerment partnership: a community assessment of District 1 

    Elias Rodas, Dina M.; Wituk, Scott A.; Meissen, Gregory J.; Thomas, Maaskelah; Gregory, Tara D.; Goines, Paulette (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    District 1 of Wichita, Kansas is primarily formed by African American population and faces multiple economic and social challenges that require greater collaboration and improved capacity of local faith-based (FBO) and ...
  • Will you be my Facebook friend? 

    Haspels, Melanie (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Launched in February 2004 by students at Harvard University, Facebook is an online social networking site initially designed to replace the University’s paper student directory. Following its launch, it quickly spread to ...
  • A work-based walking program for older women 

    Kroupa, Allison M.; Ahlers-Schmidt, Carolyn R.; Rogers, Nicole L. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    With the aging workforce, the workplace is a unique environment to implement a physical activity (PA) program for older adults. PURPOSE: To investigate the impact of a work-based internet-delivered PA program on older ...