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University Press of Colorado
  • Trail log - 2021 

    Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; diaries
    Summary: Death of our son, Giles Campbell Rolston, in January, and in August scattered his cremated remains on a trail in Rocky Mountain National Park on which he and I had once done a 30 mile, ten day backpack. Covid 19 ...
  • Biomechanical analysis of hypoplastic left heart syndrome and calcific aortic stenosis: a statistical and computational study 

    Author(s):Zebhi, Banafsheh
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
    Cardiovascular diseases are a leading cause of death in the United States. In this dissertation, a congenital heart disease (CHD) and a valvular disease are discussed. CHDs occur in ~5% of live births. Structural CHDs can ...
  • Time integration for complex fluid dynamics 

    Author(s):Christopher, Joshua C.
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
    Efficient and accurate simulation of turbulent combusting flows in complex geometry remains a challenging and computationally expensive proposition. A significant source of computational expense is in the integration of ...
  • New approaches to fluoromodifications of electron acceptor molecules for organic photovoltaics 

    Author(s):Brook, Colin P.
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
    The overall goal of this work is to advance fundamental science and applications of organic electron acceptors based on fluorinated fullerenes and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. The synthetic part of the dissertation ...
  • Impacts of compound precipitation extremes on belowground dynamics in a mesic grassland 

    Author(s):Slette, Ingrid Jane
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
    Climate change is altering precipitation regimes globally and is expected to cause more frequent and extreme droughts as well as intensification of precipitation patterns (e.g., fewer and larger precipitation events) in ...

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