The rapid advancement of electrical science has led it to invade
the field of marine engineering. On ship-board, all ship's lights,
search lights and signal lights are entirely electric. Of power appliances
outside of uses on men of war,ship's ventilation is completely
electric; electric deck winches and boat cranes are...
This study was conducted to observe the manner in which three local
public interest organizations participated in a local, environmentallyoriented
decision process. The study period began in December, 1978,
with the passage of a revised solid waste ordinance (Ord. 78-102) for
the City of Corvallis, OR. The main forum for...
Plants develop a vast array of cell shapes and sizes by selectively modifying their surrounding cell walls to expand in some regions and not in others. This process of morphogenesis requires the delivery of secretory vesicles to specific locations at the cell periphery, where exocytosis adds new membrane and proteins...
This thesis consists of two essays on applied microeconomics issues. The first
essay presents a hedonic price econometric model of vacant commercial land. The second
essay presents cost frontier analysis on the industry and firm's performance of the U.S.
Motor Carrier industry.
Our hedonic price econometric model includes two new...
In response to the growing preference for the small family, this study was carried cut to acquire information about women who expect zero, one, or two children. The purposes of the study were: to identify the cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of these women; and to determine which of these characteristics...
The purpose of this study was to explore the association
between sex-role orientation and contraceptive behavior
in an unmarried population. One hundred and twentyeight
sexually active unmarried college students comprised
the sample. The test instrument was made up of the Sex-
Role Stereotypic Questionnaire developed by Rosenkrantz,
Vogel, Bee, Broverman,...
This thesis reports on an investigation of the growth, by
Molecular Beam Epitaxy, of III,III-V ternary compound semiconductors.
Strained and unstrained growth was studied via the deposition of InGaAs
on GaAs and InP substrates. Lattice matched InGaAs on InP was grown,
and an in situ method was developed to find...