Rice University Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Rice University makes its graduate theses and dissertations available online at no cost to end users. These electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) cover the period from 1918, when the first dissertation was issued to H. E. Bray, through the most recently processed graduating year. Occasionally a thesis or dissertation may be be missing from the repository. If you are unable to find a specific dissertation, please let us know and we will attempt to make it available through the repository, provided that the author has not elected for it to be embargoed.
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(2015-04-23)Cephalochordates, commonly known as lancelets or amphioxus, represent an ancient chordate lineage falling at the boundary between invertebrates and vertebrates. They are considered the best living proxy for the common ...
The single-well chemical tracer test in petroleum reservoirs with multicomponent, two-phase flow effects (1980)The single-well chemical tracer test has been used previously toumeasure residual oil saturation in oil reservoirs. In this thesis it hasbeen extended to include the effects caused by mobile oil and the leach-ing of mutually ...
(1969)Much of today's avant-garde theater is concerned with depicting another level of human reality than that which conventional drama deals: with. The avant-garde attempts to strip away social convention in order to expose the ...
(1963)The object of this thesis is an examination of repetitive character types in the works of James Matthew Barrie. It deals only with the characters found in more than one work, who are given new names. The discussion begins ...