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Variations of the Mouthpiece Chamber and Their Effects on the Harmonic Spectrum of the Alto Saxophone

Description: It is the intent of this study to describe the harmonic activity that is present in the tone of the alto saxophone and to compare the spectra of selected tones when the chamber of the mouthpiece is changed in size and shape. It is hoped that the following questions might be answered: 1. What does the harmonic spectrum of the alto saxophone contain in terms of harmonic activity and the relative intensities of these harmonics? 2. What basic changes in chamber shape and size have evolved from early models? 3. Is there an appreciable change in the envelope of harmonic activity when the mouthpiece chamber is altered in size and shape? 4. Is it possible for these changes to be used to explain common terminology of the musician in describing tone qualities?
Date: August 1970
Creator: Guillaume, Dennis A. (Dennis Andrew)
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Microbial Actinomycete Population Studies in Lacustrine Substrates

Description: The discovery of the production of antibiotic materials by certain members of the Actinomycetales has stimulated the study of these organisms over the last two decades, raising them from a position of little significance to one of noticeable importance. These studies include investigations concerning the physiology and biochemistry of the actinomycetes.
Date: August 1968
Creator: Brothers, James Walker
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Construction and Testing of a Charging System and a Corona Column for an Electrostatic Accelerator

Description: The purpose of the project described in this paper has been to complete construction and to determine the operating characteristics of a charging system and a corona-type controlled leakage system for the compact Van de Graaf generator now under construction at North Texas State University. Calibration data of the generating voltmeter to be used for determining the potential developed by the generator are also included in the paper.
Date: January 1964
Creator: Daniel, Robert Earl
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The Development and Use of the Bass Clarinet in the Symphony Orchestra

Description: The purpose of this study is to trace the development of a comparatively young orchestral instrument, the bass clarinet, and its use in the symphony orchestra. The first chapter concerns the development of the bass clarinet from the earliest imperfect specimen to the modern day instrument. The second chapter discusses physical characteristics that are peculiar to the bass clarinet. The third chapter deals with the particular methods of using the bass clarinet in orchestral literature by various composers, from its introduction into the orchestra by Meyerbeer through the present.
Date: August 1966
Creator: Hearn, Dan Kent
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Use of remote sensing for cover type interpretation over the Ray Roberts Reservoir area

Description: As part of a pre-impoundment study for the Ray Roberts Reservoir Area, Landsat-5 multi-spectral scanner (MSS) imagery was used for cover type interpretation. This research was concerned with analysis techniques for MSS images and a comparison of results obtained using computer assisted interpretatin of MSS images and a comparison of results obtained using computer assisted interpretation of MSS images with those obtained using manual interpretation of false color infrared (CIR) photographs.
Date: December 1987
Creator: Cassidy, Kelly Michela
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The Relationship Between the Perception of Parental Loving-Rejecting Behavior and Scholastic Aptitude in College Students

Description: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the perception of parents as Loving-Rejecting(L-R) on the basis of the Roe-Siegleman Parent-Child Relations Questionnaire (PCR), scholastic achievement, as measured by the grade point average (GPA), and scholastic aptitude, as measured by the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).
Date: May 1973
Creator: Smith, Jamie M.
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The Effects of Self-Recording and Projected Levels of Aspiration Upon Competitive Swimming Performance

Description: The purposes of the study were to determine the effects of self-recording techniques upon competitive swimming times, to determine the relationship between stated level of aspiration and subsequent performance, and to determine the influence of success or failure upon stated levels of aspiration. Subjects were fifteen female high-school competitive swimmers. Five subjects utilized self-recording techniques and projected levels of aspiration; ten subjects did not. Data were analyzed by analysis of covariance and by regression analysis. Alpha was .05. Conclusions of this study were that self-recording techniques do not significantly affect competitive swimming times, that a strong relationship exists between stated level of aspiration and subsequent performance, and that successful and unsuccessful performances generate increases in stated levels of aspiration.
Date: August 1976
Creator: Hamlett, Laurie Ray
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The Coming of Conscription in Britain

Description: The subject of this thesis is the conscription debate in Great Britain in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, defined in a social-cultural context. The basic assumption is that a process of cultural conditioning works to determine human actions; actions therefore can be understood by examining cultural conditioning. That examination in this thesis is limited to a study of social and intellectual influences relating to conscription as they acted upon various groups in the English community prior to the Great War. The thesis also discusses the 1915-1916 crisis over actual adoption of conscription, in light of these influences.
Date: May 1972
Creator: Baker, Suzanne Helen
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A Method of Filming a Music and Fine Arts Program

Description: In reviewing the events of the advances of science and technology of the past two decades one is struck by the magnificence of man's accomplishments. The first moon walk televised live in 1969, the widespread utilization of color television receivers, the educational uses of sophisticated audio-visual equipment such as overhead projectors, slide projection, sound tape recorders, close-circuit television and videotape and the almost omniscient usage of television, is ample evidence to demonstrate that the tools necessary to accomplish a task are readily accessible items in this age. We are introduced to new gadgets, innovations, and events (like the moon walk) at such a rapid pace that we have become more flexible and more receptive to change; so much so that at times many of us are even blase about nearly miraculous accomplishments.
Date: June 1970
Creator: Antahades, Mary Ella
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Serological Reactions Among Some Species of Azotobacter

Description: The investigation presented here was accomplished using agglutination and agar gel immunodiffusion techniques to compare Azotobacter agilis s 3at, A. chroococcum Italy AC 16, A. macrocytogenes St. M and A. vinelandii ATCC 12837. It was found that the agglutination titers differed sufficiently to allow partial identification of the four species. The homologous and heterologous systems studied by agar gel immunodiffusion tests showed that each of the four Azoto bacter species differed sufficiently in their soluble antigens to give distinct, identifiable patterns of antigen-antibody reactions on Ouchterlony agar plates. These studies also showed several antigens common to the four species tested and the resultant antigen-antibody cross reactions. The results of these investigations suggest that this approach opens a new avenue for the identification of the organisms of genus Azotobacter and perhaps, by extension, the family Azotobacteraceae.
Date: August 1975
Creator: Ting, Eve Yi-Fay Tang
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The Development of Intermunicipal Cooperation Between the Cities of Fort Worth and Euless, Texas Leading to the Establishment of a Bi-City Fire Department

Description: On November 24, 1964, the City Council of the City of Fort Worth approved a contract that read, in part: "The City of Euless and the City of Fort Worth desire to cooperate in the stationing of personnel and fire fighting apparatus of the City of Fort Worth in facilities owned and operated by the City of Euless..." An examination of the establishment of this contract is the purpose of this thesis.
Date: January 1966
Creator: Barnes, Philip A.
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Distribution of Nighttime F-region Molecular Ion Concentrations and 6300 Å Nightglow Morphology

Description: The purpose of this study is two-fold. The first is to determine the dependence of the molecular ion profiles on the various ionospheric and atmospheric parameters that affect their distributions. The second is to demonstrate the correlation of specific ionospheric parameters with 6300 Å nightglow intensity during periods of magnetically quiet and disturbed conditions.
Date: December 1970
Creator: Brasher, William Ernest, 1939-
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Dress Style, Counselor and Client Gender and Expectations About Counseling

Description: This study explored the effects of counselor dress style and counselor and subject gender on clients' expectations about counseling. Two hundred fifty undergraduate students were given Tinsley's Expectations About Counseling questionnaire. Dress style was shown to have no effect on the expectations measured. Significant main effects were found for client gender, counselor gender and their two way interaction on the measures of responsibility, acceptance, confrontation, empathy, genuineness, tolerance, trustworthiness, concreteness, and immediacy. Post hoc analysis revealed that both male and female participants had higher expectations of female counselors than male counselors. Participants of both genders also expected female counselors to be more confrontive, genuine, trustworthy, concrete, and accepting than male counselors. They also had a higher expectation that counseling would address their immediate concerns.
Date: August 1988
Creator: Kimsey, Lisa P. (Lisa Pierce)
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The Decay of Romanticism in the Poetry of Thomas Hardy

Description: The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that the concept of a godless universe governed by a consciousless and conscienceless Immanent Will in Hardy's poetry is an ineluctable outcome, given the expanded scientific knowledge of the nineteenth century, of the pantheistic views of the English Romantic poets. The purpose is accomplished by tracing characteristically Romantic attitudes through the representative poetry of the early Victorian period and in Hardy's poetry. The first chapter is a brief introduction. Chapter II surveys major Romantic themes, illustrating them in Wordsworth's poetry. Chapter III treats the decline of the Romantic vision in the poetry of Tennyson and Arnold. Hardy's views and the Victorian poets' influence are the subject of Chapter IV. Chapter V demonstrates Wordsworth's influence on Hardy in several areas.
Date: December 1978
Creator: Wartes, Carolynn L.
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A Venture into Internationalism: Roosevelt and the Refugee Crisis of 1938

Description: Prompted by international ramifications of Jewish migration from Nazi Germany, President Franklin D. Roosevelt called a world conference on refugees in March 1938. The conference, held at Evian, France, in July, established the Intergovernmental Committee on Political Refugees. The committee, led by American diplomats, sought relaxation of Germany's discriminatory practices against Jews and tried, without success, to resettle German Jews abroad. World War II ended the committee's efforts to achieve systematic immigration from Germany. The American, British, and German diplomatic papers contain the most thorough chronicle of American involvement in the refugee crisis. Memoirs and presidential public papers provide insight into Roosevelt's motivations for calling the conference. Although efforts to rescue German Jews failed, the refugee crisis introduced Americans to intervention in Europe.
Date: August 1978
Creator: Mannering, Lynne Michelle
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Vibrational Spectra and Potential Function of Tetrachlorocyclopropene

Description: The laser Raman spectra of tetrachlorocyclopropene in the liquid and solid phases have been recorded and vibrational assignments are presented. These results along with root mean squared vibrational amplitudes from electron diffraction data have been employed in a normal coordinate analysis in which a 19 parameter potential function is refined. This potential function, originally expressed in terms of compliance constants, is then used to derive the corresponding conventional and relaxed force constants.
Date: August 1981
Creator: Adame, I. Ernesto (Ignacio Ernesto)
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Presidential Reconstruction in Texas 1865-1867

Description: Presidential reconstruction in Texas proceeded under the direction of provisional governor Andrew Jackson Hamilton, a Texas Unionist. Texas Unionists had deep political roots in pre-war politics and sought to reconstruct along moderate lines. Following the constitutional convention of 1866, conservative James Webb Throckmorton won the gubernatorial race against Unionist Elisha Marshall Pease. Throckmorton's administration did very little to curb the intense violence directed at Unionists in Texas, and the conservative legislature passed legislation repressive to blacks. Texas Unionists grew increasingly radical, and Throckmorton clashed with the federal military over the question of authority. After the Radicals in Congress passed the Reconstruction Acts, Throckmorton was removed as governor, and E.M. Pease was appointed in his place, ending presidential reconstruction in Texas.
Date: December 1979
Creator: Chapin, Walter T.
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A Study on the Serological Relationships of Various Fractions of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Description: The purpose of this research was to determine the relationship of the slime layer antigen(s) to the "101" or LPS antigens and to attempt to evaluate the role of antibodies against the latter in protection against experimental infections in mice with the homologous strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Results from agglutination tests, chromatographic separations, passive protection tests, and characterizations of the antigens by gel double diffusion do not support the concept that LPS is a necessary portion of the immunogenic material. The immunogenicity of LPS can be attributed to co-purification of residual amounts of slime layer antigens on the washed cells from which LPS was extracted.
Date: December 1973
Creator: Cash, Howard A.
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Arabic 1620: An Analysis and Procedure for Composing Computer Music VOL. 2

Description: Computers are used in the music field for generation of sound, for composing music, for analysis of music, and for musicological applications, such as cataloguing a bibliography of music literature. These areas are relatively new aspects of computer usage, and research is being conducted to stay abreast of current technological advancements. Avant-garde composers are challenged by new advances in music. Computer-generated music is one of the new trends, but the composer is usually limited in the use of the medium for two reasons: there are no computers to which he may have access, and/or there is not enough knowledge about computer-generated music. The composer sometimes feels that he must have vast knowledge of the computer before he can attempt to use it in musical composition; however, a limited amount of investigation of computer-generated music has shown that methods can be codified to the point where great technical knowledge is not required of the composer.
Date: August 1968
Creator: Lott, William Loyd
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Organelle- and Organ-Specific Isozymes of Euglena Gracilis and Catfish

Description: Two distinct compartmentalized isozymes of aldolase and triosephosphate isomerase were examined in the photoautotrophically and heterotrophically grown green alga Euglena gracilis. A comparison of the chemical and physical properties of the isozymes was carried out. Isozymes of phosphoglucose isomerase were isolated in homogeneous form from liver and muscle tissue of the fresh water catfish. The two organ-specific isozymes were essentially identical with respect to their molecular weights but exhibited different electrophoretic and kinetic properties, and amino acid compositions.
Date: December 1974
Creator: Mo, Yeh-Chun
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