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• #### Flood prediction using distributed hydrologic modeling in the Dominican Republic ﻿

(2010)
The Yuna River watershed experiences long-duration floods near its mouth, and deadly flash floods in its mountainous upper reaches. To better understand this watershed, a distributed hydrologic model is created that describes ...
• #### Flood view of Harris Bayou from south side Main Street bridge, during construction of Rice Institute ﻿

(1912-04-16)
• #### Flood, April 16, 1912 ﻿

(1912-04-16)

(1941)
• #### Flooded car during hurricane Debra in 1959 ﻿

(1959-07-25)
• #### Flooded Palm Grove ﻿

(1906)
Several native men stand in a flooded palm grove.
• #### Flooded restaurant during hurricane Debra in 1959 ﻿

(1959-07-25)
Hurricane Debra hit between Freeport, Texas and Galveston, Texas on July 25, 1959. It was a category 1 hurricane that caused \$7 million dollars in damage but no fatalities.

(1903)
• #### The Floral Bandit : from Twelve Songs on Poetry by Humbert Wolfe ﻿

(1982-02-20)

• #### Florence Shirley ﻿

(1900-01-01)
• #### Florence, the river Arno from the window on Lung Arno ﻿

(1908)
In 1908, the Rice Institute Board of Trustees sent their newly chosen President, Edgar Odell Lovett, on a world tour seeking out the best aspects of the leading colleges and universities. Dr. and Mrs. Lovett traveled in ...

(1848)
• #### Flotilla to be bid "Bon Voyage" to Star, newsclipping ﻿

(1997-05-21)

(1970)
• #### Flow and transport modeling of a heterogeneous field site contaminated with dense chlorinated solvent waste ﻿

(1993)
Fluid flow and contaminant transport at a heterogeneous field site with an extensive vadose zone are modeled to study the impact of the presence of dense non-aqueous phase liquids upon ground water remediation. Results of ...
• #### Flow cytometric studies of platelet responses to shear stress ﻿

(1995)
The objective of this study was to improve our understanding of platelet involvement in vascular disease. A cone-and-plate viscometer was used to simulate the fluid mechanical conditions in narrowed arteries. Platelet ...
• #### Flow dielectrophoretic separation of single wall carbon nanotubes ﻿

(2012-01-17)
According to some embodiments, a method for separating a first fraction of a single wall carbon nanotubes and a second fraction of single wall carbon nanotubes includes, but is not limited to: flowing a solution comprising ...
• #### Flow induced regulation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) gene expression: Role of shear sensitive promoter elements ﻿

(1996)
Vascular endothelium responds to hemodynamic forces such as shear stress by altering the synthesis and genetic expression of several proteins. Shear stress sensitive promoter elements and transcription factors may be ...
• #### Flow rate effects on the sorption of methylated benzenes in saturated aquifer materials ﻿

(1990)
The rate of movement of contaminants in groundwater is a topic of environmental importance and public concern. Early work in contaminant transport showed that the ratio of the velocity of the water to the velocity of the ...
• #### Flow studies of tumor cell adhesion/stabilization ﻿

(1994)
Initial aspects of the molecular mechanisms of cell-substrate interactions were studied under physiologically relevant shear conditions using a parallel-plate flow chamber. The adhesion process was dissected into the initial ...
• #### Flow/field model of a hot magnetized plasma interacting with a cold neutral atmosphere ﻿

(1993)
Solar wind interactions with planets that possess neither an intrinsic magnetic field nor a significant ionosphere have not been well studied. We have constructed a model to simulate the interaction between a hot magnetized ...
• #### FlowCal: A User-Friendly, Open Source Software Tool for Automatically Converting Flow Cytometry Data from Arbitrary to Calibrated Units ﻿

(2016)
Flow cytometry is widely used to measure gene expression and other molecular biological processes with single cell resolution via fluorescent probes. Flow cytometers output data in arbitrary units (a.u.) that vary with the ...
• #### Flower-seller ﻿

(1906)
A woman wearing a loose dress and head-scarf and holding a white vase with a flower in it.
• #### Flu Shots ﻿

(1965-11-04)
• #### Fluctuating mobility generation and transport in glasses ﻿

(2013)
In the context of the random first order transition theory we use an extended mode coupling theory of the glass transition that includes activated events to account for spatiotemporal structures in rejuvenating glasses. ...

(1974)
• #### Fluctuations in abundance and mortality of Carpinus caroliniana (American hornbeam) and the invasion of Sapium sebiferum (Chinese tallow) ﻿

(2006)
A bottomland hardwood forest stand located in east Texas experienced a hurricane-related flood event in 1989. After this event, Carpinus caroliniana Walt. had a large pulse in mortality, decreasing dramatically in abundance ...
• #### Fluctuations of an electric arc in a plasma generator ﻿

(1962)
Argon gas was expanded in a supersonic nozzle after being partially ionized by a high-energy electric arc. The frequency of arc voltage oscillation was found to be inversely proportional to the power input to the arc. This ...
• #### Fluctuations of charge separation perpendicular to the event plane and local parity violation in √sNN=200 GeV Au + Au collisions at the BNL Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider ﻿

(2013)
Previous experimental results based on data (∼15×106 events) collected by the STAR detector at the BNL Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider suggest event-by-event charge-separation fluctuations perpendicular to the event plane ...
• #### Fluid and electrolyte shifts in the hydrated adrenalectomized rat ﻿

(1952)
Abstract Not Available.
• #### Fluid and rock characterization using new NMR diffusion-editing pulse sequences and two dimensional diffusivity-T2 maps ﻿

(2007)
New down-hole nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) measurement and interpretation techniques have substantially improved fluid and reservoir characterization. These techniques take advantage of the magnetic field gradient of ...
• #### Fluid Electric Force Microscopy for Charge Density Mapping in Biological Systems ﻿

(2003-10-06)
• #### Fluid electric force microscopy for the charge density mapping of biomembranes ﻿

(2004)
Electric force microscopy has been adapted for fast, high-resolution imaging of the charge density of biological systems. The electric double layer interaction between the tip and sample provides a contrast mechanism that ...

(1978)
• #### Fluid mechanics and particle transport in a channel with one porous wall: Application to membrane filtration ﻿

(1991)
Fluid mechanics of a channel with one porous wall was studied from first principles as the initial step towards understanding polarization phenomena in membrane modules. A regular perturbation method was used to solve the ...
• #### Fluid temperature dynamics in incompressible fluid heat exchange systems ﻿

(1971)
Linearized partial differential equations for incompressible fluid temperature dynamics in pipes and single-pass heat exchangers are derived. Laplace transform methods are employed to obtain temperature transfer functions ...
• #### Fluid--Structure Interaction Modeling of Modified-Porosity Parachutes and Parachute Clusters ﻿

(2013-09-16)
To increase aerodynamic performance, the geometric porosity of a ringsail spacecraft parachute canopy is sometimes increased, beyond the "rings" and "sails" with hundreds of "ring gaps" and "sail slits." This creates extra ...
• #### Fluid-Structure Interaction Modeling of MAV Flapping-Wing Aerodynamics ﻿

(2015-04-23)
This thesis is on computational fluid-structure interaction (FSI) modeling of bioinspired flapping-wing aerodynamics of a micro aerial vehicle (MAV). The wing motion is prescribed partially, based on the high-speed, ...
• #### Fluid-Structure Interaction Modeling of Parachutes with Disreefing and Modified Geometric Porosity and Separation Aerodynamics of a Cover Jettisoned to the Spacecraft Wake ﻿

(2012-04-24)
Fluid--structure interaction (FSI) modeling of spacecraft parachutes involves a number of computational challenges. The canopy complexity created by the hundreds of gaps and slits and design-related modification of that ...
• #### Fluid-structure interaction modeling of the Orion spacecraft parachutes ﻿

(2010)
The Team for Advanced Flow Simulation and Modeling (T&star;AFSM) at Rice University has been developing the Stabilized Space--Time Fluid--Structure Interaction core technologies in conjunction with an array of special ...
• #### Fluid-Structure Interaction Modeling of the Reefed Stages of the Orion Spacecraft Main Parachutes ﻿

(2014-04-25)
Spacecraft parachutes are typically used in multiple stages, starting with a "reefed" stage where a cable along the parachute skirt constrains the diameter to be less than the diameter in the subsequent stage. After a ...
• #### Fluid–Structure Interaction Modeling of the Orion Spacecraft Drogue Parachutes ﻿

(2014-04-25)
At higher altitudes, prior to the deployment of the main parachutes, the Orion spacecraft descent to Earth will rely on deceleration by drogue parachutes. These parachutes have a ribbon construction, and in fluid–structure ...
• #### Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy Study of Protein Transport and Dynamic Interactions with Clustered-Charge Peptide Adsorbents ﻿

(2012-08)
Ion-exchange chromatography (IEX) relies on electrostatic interactions between the adsorbent and the adsorbate, and is used extensively in protein purification. Conventional IEX utilizes ligands that are singly charged and ...
• #### FLUORESCENCE STUDIES OF EXCIPLEX MOLECULES IN THE VACUUM ULTRAVIOLET REGIME ﻿

(1987)
This work describes the development of a unique capability for electron beam excitation of hot vapors combined with VUV spectroscopy. The first result obtained with this new facility was the observation of emission from ...
• #### Fluorescent security ink using carbon nanotubes ﻿

(2010-03-23)
The present invention is directed toward fluorescent inks and markers comprising carbon nanotubes. The present invention is also directed toward methods of making such inks and markers and to methods of using such inks and ...
• #### Fluorinated Graphene Oxide: a New Multimodal Material for Biological Applications ﻿

(2013)
Fluorinated graphene oxide (FGO) is reported for the first time as a magnetically responsive drug carrier that can serve as a MRI and photoacoustic contrast agent, under pre-clinical settings, as well as a photothermal ...
• #### Fluorinated Graphene Oxide: structure, morphology and its potential use in biological applications ﻿

(2014-04-25)
The main objective of this work is to report a novel carbon nanomaterial that can serve as a theranostic agent. This thesis will elaborate on the structure, chemical functionalization, morphology, size distribution and ...
• #### Fluorinated nanodiamond as a precursor for solid substrate surface coating using wet chemistry ﻿

(2010-12-28)
The present invention is directed to nanodiamond (ND) surface coatings and methods of making same. Such coatings are formed by a covalent linkage of ND crystals to a particular surface via linker species. The methods ...
• #### Fluorinated nanodiamond as a precursor for solid substrate surface coating using wet chemistry ﻿

(2011-08-23)
The present invention is directed to nanodiamond (ND) surface coatings and methods of making same. Such coatings are formed by a covalent linkage of ND crystals to a particular surface via linker species. The methods ...
• #### Fluorination of polymeric C.sub.60 ﻿

(2006-10-17)
The present invention is directed towards the fluorination of polymeric C60 and towards the chemical and physical modifications of polymeric C60 that can be accomplished through fluorination.
• #### [Flushing-it-out: Hed critisyzes paper punshuation; Rich lays claim his letter edited ﻿

(1967-04-01)
• #### Flute Quartet in A Major, K 298 ﻿

(1979-11-26)
• #### FLUTE RECITAL FEATURING STUDENTS OF ALBERT TIPTON Wednesday November 16, 1988 8:00 p.m. in the Shepherd School Recital Hall ﻿

(1988-11-16)
• #### Fluvial influence on high-frequency sedimentary cycle geometry: The transition from strandplain to deltaic deposition in the Cretaceous Point Lookout Sandstone, San Juan Basin, Colorado ﻿

(1992)
The Point Lookout Sandstone undergoes an abrupt transition from strandplain-dominated to deltaic-dominated deposition in the northwestern part of the San Juan Basin near Durango, Colorado. The onset of deltaic deposition ...
• #### Fluvial response to base level change: A case study of the Brazos River, east Texas, United States ﻿

(2007)
A study of the Holocene avulsion history of the Brazos alluvial valley revealed that two processes, aggradation and valley tilting, were responsible for generating two styles of avulsion, avulsion-by-progradation and ...
• #### Flux of carbonate melt from deeply subducted pelitic sediments: Geophysical and geochemical implications for the source of Central American volcanic arc ﻿

(2012)
[1] We determined the fluid-present and fluid-absent near-solidus melting of an Al-poor carbonated pelite at 3–7 GPa, to constrain the possible influence of sediment melt in subduction zones. Hydrous silicate melt is ...
• #### Flux quantization and interference effect in superconducting niobium ﻿

(1966)
The current through a circuit constructed by touching two pieces of superconducting Nb together was found to vary periodically with the applied magnetic field. This is attributed to the quantization of the flux enclosed ...