Rice University Graduate 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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Personality Traits, Prosocial Knowledge, Charismatic Leadership Behavior, and Clinical Performance of Indian Medical Students (2016-04-25)Abstract This study replicates and extends findings reported by Ghosh, Motowidlo, and Nath (2015) that Indian medical students’ prosocial knowledge is positively correlated with their clinical performance. It examines ...
(2016-03-18)Successful cellular function and organ development rely on the effective transport of proteins and other biomolecules to specific positions. There are two basic mechanisms for biological transport: passive diffusion and ...
(2016-03-30)Blending of certain types of surfactants is known to promote synergism as studied by bulk measurements. This study analyzes if such synergistic interactions are beneficial for foam rheology in porous media. Foam experiments ...
(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 ...