# Browsing K-State Electronic Theses, Dissertations, and Reports: 2004 - by Title

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• (Kansas State University, 2009-05-18)
Over the past 90 years Amman’s population has increased approximately 400 times from 5,000 inhabitants to over two million (Al Rawashdeh and Bassam 2006). As Amman’s population grows, so does their demand for clean water. ...
• (Kansas State University, 2014-05-09)
In the United States, minorities are less physically active and in turn at higher risk for heart disease, diabetes and obesity. The purpose of my study is to examine the factors that influence physical activity in neighborhood ...
• (2020-05-01)
Neighborhood walkability has been associated with several benefits including Improved physical health, improved mental health and improved social capital. However, many cities have poor walking environments and consequently ...
• (2018-05-01)
Recent studies have shown that walkability can have a positive impact on a community. Walkability has been associated with better public health (Jensen et al., 2017), lower carbon emissions (Morris, 2009), more taxes per ...
• (Kansas State University, 2014-08-15)
Walkability is a challenge for most suburban metropolitan areas. Specifically, the Kansas City suburban cities of Overland Park, Olathe, Leawood, and South KCMO have sprawled and disconnected urban patterns and a low average ...
• (Kansas State University, 2011-05-16)
The purpose of this qualitative study was to gain an in-depth understanding of the systemic effects of trauma, particularly war-related traumatic stress as a result of military deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, in a ...
• (2019-12-01)
Wall-crossing structure (WCS) is a formalism proposed and studied by M.Kontsevich and Y.Soibelman that enables us to encode the Donaldson-Thomas (DT) invariants (BPS degeneracies in physics) and to control their “jumps” ...
• (Kansas State University, 2016-05-01)
Today, Walt Whitman is considered a famous nineteenth-century American poet. At the outbreak of the American Civil War however, he was underrated and underappreciated by American readers. Three editions of his book of ...
• (Kansas State University, 2013-08-08)
This document examines five choral octavos for a themed choral concert. The McPherson High School Concert Choir will present a themed choral concert, “War and Peace”, which includes these five octavos, on October 14, 2013 ...
• (Kansas State University, 2012-04-24)
Research about military wives has been limited. In academia, most research centers on the soldier and/or the family as a unit. When literature does address only the wife’s perspective it rarely presents a positive portrayal ...
• (Kansas State University, 2010-12-16)
On September 13, 1950, in a culmination of three years of efforts by organizations and individuals inside and outside the Harry S. Truman administration, 69 captured battle flags from the Mexican-American War were formally ...
• (Kansas State University, 2009-12-02)
Let $p$ be an odd prime and $\gamma(k,p^n)$ be the smallest positive integer $s$ such that every integer is a sum of $s$ $k$-th powers $\pmod {p^n}$. We establish $\gamma(k,p^n) \le [k/2]+2$ and $\gamma(k,p^n) \ll \sqrt{k}$ ...
• (Kansas State University, 2010-05-12)
This thesis establishes bounds (primarily upper bounds) on Waring's number in finite fields. Let $p$ be a prime, $q=p^n$, $\mathbb F_q$ be the finite field in $q$ elements, $k$ be a positive integer with $k|(q-1)$ and \$t= ...
• (2020-05-01)
This study investigates the roles of values, beliefs, and norms in water conservation decisions made by producers on the Ogallala Aquifer, in order to better understand the motivating factors that could lead toward ...
• (Kansas State University, 2016-08-01)
Environmental, economic and social conditions have changed drastically throughout Great Plains farming communities. In Southwest Kansas, the Ogallala Aquifer supports extensive agricultural industries and family farms ...
• (Kansas State University, 2012-02-29)
In 2005, turfgrass was estimated to cover approximately 20 million ha of urbanized land. That area is increasing with rapid urbanization, stressing the importance of water conservation in the lawn and landscape industry. ...
• (2020-08-01)
Rapid changes in regional water cycle, and accelerated water use by the energy sectors have highlighted the need for holistic understanding of "Water-Energy nexus". Along with water consumption, high amount of green house ...
• (Kansas State University, 2016-08-01)
Emulsions are utilized to help control phase separation and are found in many products ranging from food to pharmaceuticals. Because of the hydrophobic properties of its functional group, octenylsuccinic anhydride (OSA) ...
• (Kansas State University, 2011-12-19)
Rare-earth doped optical fibers can be used to make optical amplifiers in the near infrared with large optical gain in an all fiber based system. Indeed, erbium doped fibers made gain possible within the 1532 to 1560 nm ...
• (Kansas State University, 2017-08-01)
This project examines the choices that rebel groups make between different types of sub-state political violence campaigns. I argue that rebels will choose a specific campaign type based on variations in the levels of state ...

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