This study was conducted to examine the coefficient of drag resistance (µ) between a log and bare forest soil during partial
suspension yarding. Drag resistance in this study was defined as the resistance due to friction between the soil and the log plus the resistance due to the plowing action...
Researchers at Oregon State University, focusing on the development of ocean wave energy converters, have designed and installed a unique linear test bed to aid in the characterization of these converters. Under the original control scheme, the linear test bed follows a position profile and is limited in its ability...
One of the major items in any program of municipal sanitation
is the double problem of water supply and waste water disposal. Since
streams are the general source of water supply and also the final receptacle
for sewage, this dual use of the stream often leads to complications.
Poet John Haines is best known for his first book of
poetry, Winter News, which was published in 1966. The book
contains poems about the Alaskan landscape that surrounded
Haines during his many years of living in Richardson,
Alaska. The recurring motifs in his poems include hunting,
trapping, the Arctic...
The protagonists in the fiction of Paule Marshall, Alice Walker, and Toni
Morrison illuminate American cultural perceptions of black women and illustrate how the
creators of these characters hope to change those perceptions. I studied Paule Marshall's
Daughters, Alice Walker's Meridian and The Color Purple, and Toni Morrison's The
A majority of eighteenth-century novels remain in regular print over two hundred years since their inception. Yet with the possible exception of Robinson Crusoe, they have largely fallen out of popularity, rarely appearing on "The Summer's Hottest Reading" lists or receiving celebrity endorsement. I consider Ian Watt's foundational study, The...