The stress concentration factors at butt joints in six-ply laminated
lumber were determined experimentally. Concentration factors
for a uniform tensile stress were found for a joint at each of
three possible locations.
Four experimental techniques were used and evaluated on actual
wood specimens: strain gages, brittle lacquer, moiré grids, and...
The thesis presented here is a quantitative study of vacant
urban land in Corvallis, Oregon. In order to present this study the
writer first studied the available literature and found that little had
been published dealing with causal factors of vacant urban land.
Rather, it was found that several writers...
The purpose of the study was to attempt to develop a methodological
approach which would tap the contribution of the literary
artist to the understanding of human behavior. It was assumed that
a content analysis of the social attitudes expressed in fiction would
yield data which was complimentary, if not...
Seventy-two species of Blennocampinae in 21 genera and six tribes
are known from the Nearctic region. The adults and known larvae of
all species and genera are keyed, described and illistrated. A
definition of the subfamily, a review of previous work, a table of
host-plant associations, and a discussion of...