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  • publication . Article . Report . Other literature type . 2017
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Kelechukwu U. Okoro; Timothy R. Larsen; John Lystash;
    Publisher: Hindawi Limited

    <jats:p>Endocarditis can affect any endocardial surface; in the vast majority of cases, the cardiac valves are involved. It is exceedingly rare to develop infective endocarditis on the endocardium of the left ventricular outflow tract due to the high velocity of blood t...

  • publication . Thesis . 1995
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Fahey, Sarah E.;
    Publisher: Virginia Tech

    An experimental study was carried out to identify effective advisory and alarm stimuli to be used in a drowsy driver detection system. The envisioned system has three stages. In the first stage, previously developed detection algorithms would compute online drowsiness l...

  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Marc Edwards; Dongjuan Dai; Amy Pruden; William J. Rhoads;
    Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
    Project: NSF | NNCI: The Virginia Tech N... (1542100), NSF | SusChEM: GOALI: Harnessin... (1706733), NSF | Towards a Sustainable Res... (1336650)

    Hot water premise plumbing has emerged as a critical nexus of energy, water, and public health. The composition of hot water microbiomes is of special interest given daily human exposure to resident flora, especially opportunistic pathogens (OPs), which rely on complex ...

  • publication . Other literature type . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Amanda McWhirt; Gina E. Fernandez; Edgar L. Vinson; Jayesh B. Samtani; James R. Ballington; Jose Guillermo Chacón; Sanjun Gu; Elizabeth M. Clevinger; Rocco Schiavone; Jeremy Pattison; ...

    ‘Liz’ and ‘Rocco’ are new short-day (June-bearing) strawberry (Fragaria ×ananassa Duch. ex Rozier) cultivars from the North Carolina State University strawberry breeding program in Raleigh, NC. The most outstanding characteristic of ‘Liz’ is its consistently high yields...

  • publication . Thesis . 2003
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Mach, Jared Jamison;
    Publisher: Virginia Tech

    With an increase in the use of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV's) comes the desire for smaller and cheaper AUV's. Reduction in size and cost will make AUV technology more accessible to research and industrial communities. These constraints also reduce the quality of...

  • publication . Thesis . 2013
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Bilodeau, Gregory Peter;
    Publisher: Virginia Tech

    This paper provides a fully automated method of finding high-quality seed points in 3D space from a stack of images of neuron cells. These seed points may then be used as initial starting points for automated local tracing algorithms, removing a time consuming required ...

  • publication . Thesis . 1986
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Walden, John B.;
    Publisher: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Generally, death taxes are a social instrument used to break up large quantities of wealth in this country. They are intended to act as a pressure relief valve and prevent wealth concentration in the hands of a small number of individuals. Because the objectives and goa...

  • publication . Thesis . 2003
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Hennessey, Christopher Michael;
    Publisher: Virginia Tech

    When a rope quickly transfers from a slack state to a taut state, a snapping action occurs and produces a large tensile force which is known as a snap load. Energy is dissipated during this snap load, and it is proposed to use synthetic fiber ropes as a type of passive ...

  • publication . Other literature type . 1988
    Open Access English
    Publisher: Virginia Cooperative Extension Service

    Issued in cooperation with the United States Dept. of Agriculture.

  • publication . Thesis . 2008
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Reed, Caleb M.;
    Publisher: Virginia Tech

    This work focuses on the development and implementation of an autonomous path planning and obstacle avoidance algorithm for an autonomous surface vehicle (ASV) in a riverine environment. The algorithm effectively handles trap situations, which occur when the river bends...

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