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A structural and thermodynamic study of non-aqueous solvent/wax systems (1996)
Thesis
Theaker, I. (1996). A structural and thermodynamic study of non-aqueous solvent/wax systems. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211619

Non-aqueous wax/solvent systems of industrial relevance for the manufacture of paste polishes have been investigated. These mixtures have been modelled using a paraffin wax of Japanese origin (Nippon Seiro 140/145°F) in a solution of pure heptane to... Read More about A structural and thermodynamic study of non-aqueous solvent/wax systems.

Interaction of oils with surfactants (1996)
Thesis
MacNab, J. R. (1996). Interaction of oils with surfactants. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211419

This thesis is concerned with the interactions of oils with surfactants. The understanding of these interactions is important for a number of practical applications which include perfume delivery in fabric softeners. Both non-ionic surfactants, of th... Read More about Interaction of oils with surfactants.

The off-line and on-line analysis of liquid process streams by mass spectrometry (1996)
Thesis
Dunn, W. B. (1996). The off-line and on-line analysis of liquid process streams by mass spectrometry. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211294

The work presented in this thesis describes the development and validation in the laboratory of four techniques employed for the off-line and on-line analysis of liquid chemical process streams by mass spectrometry, without previous chromatographic s... Read More about The off-line and on-line analysis of liquid process streams by mass spectrometry.

Information management in the Malaysian Inland Revenue Department : issues and plans for improvement (1996)
Thesis
Ahmad Faisal bin Zakaria. (1996). Information management in the Malaysian Inland Revenue Department : issues and plans for improvement. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4210737

The aims of this thesis are (i) to identify problems in the area of information management that affect the Malaysian Inland Revenue Department (MIRD), and (ii) to propose a way forward for dealing with them.The problem-identification part of the proj... Read More about Information management in the Malaysian Inland Revenue Department : issues and plans for improvement.

An analysis of grammatical and associated errors found in the writing of third grade Saudi male students in four high schools in the city of Riyadh (1996)
Thesis
Al-Majed, H. A. (1996). An analysis of grammatical and associated errors found in the writing of third grade Saudi male students in four high schools in the city of Riyadh. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211567

The main aim of the thesis is to identify and analyse the types and frequency of grammatical, lexical and general linguistic errors made in the Arabic composition writings of the third year high school students in the city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Th... Read More about An analysis of grammatical and associated errors found in the writing of third grade Saudi male students in four high schools in the city of Riyadh.

The acoustic modelling of dissipative elements in automotive exhausts (1996)
Thesis
Kirby, R. (1996). The acoustic modelling of dissipative elements in automotive exhausts. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211446

The mathematical modelling and experimental testing of both dissipative silencers and catalytic converters is reported here, although dissipative silencers are of primary interest. The models examined are formulated with a view to introducing them in... Read More about The acoustic modelling of dissipative elements in automotive exhausts.

Ferroelectric liquid crystals exhibiting a very high spontaneous polarisation (1996)
Thesis
Cross, S. J. (1996). Ferroelectric liquid crystals exhibiting a very high spontaneous polarisation. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4224363

In a ferroelectric liquid crystal small changes to the molecular structure can have significant effect upon the ferroelectric properties and mesomorphic behaviour. The addition of a substituent, which is both bulky and highly polar, to the aromatic c... Read More about Ferroelectric liquid crystals exhibiting a very high spontaneous polarisation.

Antiferroelectric and ferroelectric smectic C side chain liquid crystal polymers (1996)
Thesis
Pringle, S. (1996). Antiferroelectric and ferroelectric smectic C side chain liquid crystal polymers. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223931

Chirality in liquid crystals has been of increasing interest over the past twenty five years. More recently interesting results have been obtained in the area of chiral smectic liquid crystals with the discovery of Twist Grain Boundary (TGB), antifer... Read More about Antiferroelectric and ferroelectric smectic C side chain liquid crystal polymers.

The biology and ecology of Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852)(Pisces:Cichlidae) in the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea : with reference to the management of the fishery (1996)
Thesis
Redding, T. A. (1996). The biology and ecology of Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852)(Pisces:Cichlidae) in the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea : with reference to the management of the fishery. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4217432

The introduced species Oreochromis mossambicus was studied to determine biological and ecological factors which may underly the rapid initial distribution of the species from its introduction in the 1950's to the relatively low catch rates experience... Read More about The biology and ecology of Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852)(Pisces:Cichlidae) in the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea : with reference to the management of the fishery.

The application of the soft impression technique to evaluate flow stress, creep and frictional deformation of polycrystalline diamond and cubic boron nitride (1996)
Thesis
Al-Watban, A. (1996). The application of the soft impression technique to evaluate flow stress, creep and frictional deformation of polycrystalline diamond and cubic boron nitride. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4215066

Metal shaping processes are clear examples of engineering applications where a hard material is worn by a softer one - i.e. the tool and workpiece respectively. The soft impressor technique, introduced by Brookes and Green (1973), has proved valuable... Read More about The application of the soft impression technique to evaluate flow stress, creep and frictional deformation of polycrystalline diamond and cubic boron nitride.

Psychosocial perspectives of sport and exercise participation during adolescence (1996)
Thesis
Bromnick, R. D. (1996). Psychosocial perspectives of sport and exercise participation during adolescence. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4212771

Scientific evidence attests to the health-related benefits of habitual physical activity. Coexisting with this evidence are findings which show that most people do not exercise with sufficient frequency, intensity or duration to accrue the benefits a... Read More about Psychosocial perspectives of sport and exercise participation during adolescence.

The commercialisation of handicraft production among the Iban of Kapit division in Sarawak, Malaysia : constraints and potential (1996)
Thesis
Berma, M. (1996). The commercialisation of handicraft production among the Iban of Kapit division in Sarawak, Malaysia : constraints and potential. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4211555

This study is concerned with Iban involvement in commercial handicraft production (CHP). Its aim has been to examine the possibilities of employment expansion through small-scale rural industrialisation in Sarawak, Malaysia and to discuss differentia... Read More about The commercialisation of handicraft production among the Iban of Kapit division in Sarawak, Malaysia : constraints and potential.

The use of natural pressurised forced ventilation in plant micropropagation (1996)
Thesis
Zobayed, S. M. A. (1996). The use of natural pressurised forced ventilation in plant micropropagation. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4213295

A new, uncomplicated system for the forced ventilation of plants and cultures has been investigated in terms of both its efficiency of ventilation and its effects on the growth and physiology of various plant species, including cauliflower, tobacco,... Read More about The use of natural pressurised forced ventilation in plant micropropagation.

Telekom Malaysia : privatisation and strategic management (1996)
Thesis
Zainal Abdul Samad. (1996). Telekom Malaysia : privatisation and strategic management. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4210851

This thesis is concerned with an evaluation of decisions and practices of the government of Malaysia and top management of Telekom Malaysia (TM) in the preparation for and after privatisation of the entity.The thesis shows that in reality the Malaysi... Read More about Telekom Malaysia : privatisation and strategic management.

Factors influencing the academic performance of undergraduate students of Sultan Qaboos University (Oman) learning in English, with special reference to attitude, motivation and academic self concept. (1996)
Thesis
Al-Nabhani, H. Z. A. (1996). Factors influencing the academic performance of undergraduate students of Sultan Qaboos University (Oman) learning in English, with special reference to attitude, motivation and academic self concept. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4210814

Many official papers and research studies suggest that the low academic performance of science students in Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in Oman may be due to their being taught in a foreign language, namely English. This belief has prompted the res... Read More about Factors influencing the academic performance of undergraduate students of Sultan Qaboos University (Oman) learning in English, with special reference to attitude, motivation and academic self concept..

Wozanazo : a bio-bibliographical survey of twentieth-century Black South African women writers (1996)
Thesis
Sobott-Mogwe, G. (1996). Wozanazo : a bio-bibliographical survey of twentieth-century Black South African women writers. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4215519

The canon of South African literature, as shaped by publishers, academics and past government education policies, reflects dominant race, class, language and gender biases. Knowledge of large areas of South African literature is still limited by such... Read More about Wozanazo : a bio-bibliographical survey of twentieth-century Black South African women writers.

The condition of sustainable development : a realist explanation of the causes of unsustainable development in the sugar industries of Barbados and Australia (1996)
Thesis
Drummond, I. 1. (1996). The condition of sustainable development : a realist explanation of the causes of unsustainable development in the sugar industries of Barbados and Australia. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4215457

This thesis is concerned with the idea of sustainable development. It is concerned to understand how the theory and practice of sustainable development might be progressed. The central tenet of the thesis is that unsustainable practices and events ar... Read More about The condition of sustainable development : a realist explanation of the causes of unsustainable development in the sugar industries of Barbados and Australia.