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Publications from 1993

Concurrent engineering: models and solution approaches, Andrew Kusiak

Designing cellular manufacturing systems: branch-and-bound and A* approaches, Andrew Kusiak, Warren J. Boe, and Chunhung Cheng

Transformation from conceptual to embodiment design, Andrew Kusiak and Edward Szczerbicki

Efficient organizing of design activities, Andrew Kusiak and J. Wang

Qualitative analysis of the design process, Andrew Kusiak and Juite (Ray) Wang

Comment on modeling ecological response to climatic change, George P. Malanson

Riparian landscapes, George P. Malanson

Mineralization and uptake of triazine pesticide in soil-plant systems, D. R. Nair, J. G. Burken, L. A. Licht, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Fluorescence Monitoring of Cationic Photopolymerization of Divinyl Ethers Photosensitized by Anthracene, E. W. Nelson, T. P. Carter, and Alec B. Scranton

Preliminary experiments on creep crack growth in freshwater ice, Wilfrid A. Nixon and Larry J. Weber

Vegetative alteration of nitrate fate in unsaturated zone, K. G. Paterson and Jerald L. Schnoor

Comparison of a digital electroneurometer and standard nerve conduction studies for the measurement of median nerve sensory latency, John C. Rosecrance, Thomas M. Cook, and Ronald C. Bingham

Late Miocene (Tortonian to Messinian) mixing-zone diagenesis of the Mona reef complex, Isla de Mona, Puerto Rico; Geological Society of America, 1993 annual meeting, H. M. Ruiz, L. A. Gonzalez, Ann F. Budd, and G. Guoquiu

Applicant Reactions to Alternative Selection Procedures, Sara L. Rynes and Mary L. Connerley

Formation and structure of crosslinked polyacrylates, Alec B. Scranton

Modern Hydrogel Delivery Systems - Preface, Alec B. Scranton and N. A. Peppas


Institutional Change and Electric Power in the City of Chicago, James A. Throgmorton and Peter S. Fisher

Groundwater contamination and protection problems in a small rural community, Graham A. Tobin and Rangaswamy Rajagopal

Scheduling with Alternative Operations, Jaekyoung Ahn Ahn Weihua He and Andrew Kusiak

Publications from 1992

First results from the Manson impact structure core-drilling project; preliminary observations and interpretations from the M-1 Core, R. R. Anderson, J. B. Hartung, M. K. Reagan, and M. S. Bell

Post-Illinoian alluvial stratigraphy of Mud Creek, eastern Iowa; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 26th annual meeting, Whitney J. Autin and E. Arthur Bettis III

1991; the Geosciences in Review; Research in Major Fields; Surficial Studies; Archaeological Geology Modified, E. Arthur Bettis III

The legacy of Thomas Macbride and Bohumil Shimek, E. Arthur Bettis III and Debby Z. Baker

Effects of the Last Glacial Maximum (21,000-16,500 B.P.) on Iowa's landscapes; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 26th annual meeting, E. Arthur Bettis III and T. J. Kemmis

Nonprogressive Evolution in a Clade of Cretaceous Montastraea-Like Corals, Ann F. Budd and Anthony G. Coates

Eocene Caribbean Reef Corals - a Unique Fauna from the Gatuncillo Formation of Panama, Ann F. Budd, T. A. Stemann, and R. H. Stewart

Beaver, treefall, and cutbank erosion in midwestern rivers, David Butler, George P. Malanson, John Kupfer, and Philip R. Pryde

Snow-avalanche paths; conduits from the periglacial-alpine to the subalpine-depositional zone, David Butler, George P. Malanson, and Stephen Walsh


Wickedness, Diana Cates

Amazon Conservation in the Age of Development, Michael S. Chibnik

Social/Cultural Anthropology: Peasants on the Edge: Crop, Cult, and Crisis in the Andes. William P. Mitchell., Michael S. Chibnik

A High-Resolution Record of Holocene Climate Change in Speleothem Calcite from Cold Water Cave, Northeast Iowa, Jeffrey A. Dorale, Luis A. González, Mark K. Reagan, and David A. Pickett


Nadine Gordimer: Nobel Laureate in Literature, 1991, Barbara J. Eckstein

Chronologic evidence for multiple periods of loess deposition during the late Pleistocene in the Missouri and Mississippi River valley, United States; implications for the activity of the Laurentide ice sheet, Steven L. Forman, E. Arthur Bettis III, Timothy J. Kemmis, and Barry B. Miller

History of late glacial flow through the middle Mississippi and Illinois valleys; Geological Society of America, 1992 annual meeting, Edwin R. Hajic and E. Arthur Bettis III


Population Demography of Pastinaca Sativa (Apiaceae): Effects of Seed Size on Emergence, Survivorship and Recruitment., Stephen D. Hendrix and E J. Trapp

Population Demography of Pastinaca sativa (Apiaceae): Effects of Seed Mass on Emergence, Survival, and Recruitment, Stephen D. Hendrix and E. Joseph Trapp

Scheduling manufacturing systems, Weihua He and Andrew Kusiak

Intelligent scheduling of automated machining systems, Andrew Kusiak and Jaekyoung Ahn

Concurrent engineering: A design process perspective, Andrew Kusiak and Upendra Belhe

Similarity coefficient algorithms for solving the group technology problem, Andrew Kusiak and M. Cho

Decomposition in design of products and systems, Andrew Kusiak and Juite Wang

Modeling design cycles with stochastic Petri nets, Andrew Kusiak and Hsu-Hao Yang


Effects of Terrain on Excessive Travel Distance by Snow Avalanches, George P. Malanson

Nonequilibrium geomorphic processes and deterministic chaos, George P. Malanson, David Butler, and Konstantine Georgakakos

Recognition of the De Forest Formation in the east-central plains; implications for archaeological research; Geological Society of America, North-Central Section, 26th annual meeting, Rolfe D. Mandel and E. Arthur Bettis III

Czechoslovakia - Examining a Critically Ill Environment, B. Moldan and Jerald L. Schnoor

Effect of 2 Electron-Acceptors on Atrazine Mineralization Rates in Soil, D. R. Nair and Jerald L. Schnoor

An Electromyographic Analysis of Hip Abductor Muscle Activity when Subjects are Carrying Loads in One Or Both Hands, Donald A. Neumann, Thomas M. Cook, R. L. Sholty, and D. C. Sobush

Fate of Alachlor and Atrazine in a Riparian Zone Field Site, K. G. Paterson and jerald L. Schnoor

Water resources of the United States: problems, risk perceptions, and priorities : a research report, Rangaswamy Rajagopal

Environmental Impacts of Bio-Energy, Rangaswamy Rajagopal and N. Chitra


Information Integration for Environmental Monitoring and Assessment: An Annotated Bibliography, Rangaswamy Rajagopal, U. Natarajan, and J Wacker

Economics of ground-water quality monitoring: A survey of experts, Rangaswamy Rajagopal and Graham Tobin

(super 238) U- and (super 232) Th-series chronology of phonolite fractionation at Mount Erebus, Antarctica, Mark K. Reagan, Alan M. Volpe, and Katherine V. Cashman

Is an abbreviated bronchial challenge with histamine valid?, Lynn E. Schmidt, Peter S. Thorne, Janet L. Watt, and David A. Schwartz

Matsuri and Symbolic Opposition in Central Japan, Scott R. Schnell

Fate of pesticides and chemicals in the environment, Jerald L. Schnoor

Complexation of Poly(4-vinyl phenol) with Poly(N,N-di-methylacrylamide), Alec B. Scranton

Polymerization Reaction Dynamics of Ethylene-Glycol Methacrylates and Dimethacrylates by Calorimetry, Alec B. Scranton, C. K. Bowman, J. Klier, and N. A. Peppas

Complexation of Polymeric Acids with Polymeric Bases, Alec B. Scranton, J. Klier, and C. L. Aronson

Lumbar Support Thickness: Effect on Seated Buttock Pressure in Individuals with and without Spinal Cord Injury, Richard K. Shields and Thomas M. Cook

Comparison of bioaerosol sampling methods in barns housing swine., Peter S. Thorne, Margaret S. Kiekhaefer, Paul Whitten, and Kelley J. Donham

Selection of machinable volumes. An object-oriented approach, Ranko Vujosevic and Andrew Kusiak

Publications from 1991

Kinetics of Chemical-Weathering in B-Horizon Spodosol Fraction, S. R. Asolekar, R. L. Valentine, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Mid-Wisconsinan stratigraphy and paleoenvironments at the St. Charles Site in south-central Iowa; with Suppl. Data 91-04, Richard G. Baker, D. P. Schwert, E. Arthur Bettis III, and T. J. Kemmis

Size-Related Evolutionary Patterns among Species and Subgenera in the Strombina Group (Gastropoda: Columbellidae), Ann F. Budd and Kenneth G. Johnson

Potential catastrophic flooding from landslide-dammed lakes, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA, David Butler, George P. Malanson, and Jack Oelfke


Toward an Ethic of Shared Selfhood, Diana Cates

Applied Anthropology: The Social Economy of Consumption. Henry J. Rutz. and Benjamin S. Orlove, eds., Michael S. CHIBNIK

Quasi-ethnic groups in Amazonia, Michael S. Chibnik

Determinants and Consequences of Salary Negotiations by Male and Female MBA Graduates, Barry Gerhart and Sara L. Rynes

Efficient models for the facility layout problem, Sunderesh S. Heragu and Andrew Kusiak

A branch-and-bound algorithm for solving the group technology problem, Andrew Kusiak

Process planning: A knowledge-based and optimization perspective, Andrew Kusiak

Group technology. Analysis of selected models and algorithms, Andrew Kusiak and Chun Hung Cheng

Novel approach to decomposition of design specifications and search for solutions, Andrew Kusiak, Edward Szczerbicki, and Kwangho Park

Intelligent design synthesis. An object-oriented approach, Andrew Kusiak, Edward Szczerbicki, and Ranko Vujosevic

Interpreting ancient climates in Iowa, Greg A. Ludvigson and E. Arthur Bettis III


Floristic Variation Among Gravel Bars in a Subalpine River, Montana, USA., George P. Malanson and D. R. Butler

Modeling interactive effects of climate change, air pollution, and fire on a California Shrubland, George P. Malanson and Walter E. Westman

Field Observations of Longitudinal Dispersion in a Run-Of-The-River Impoundment, D. J. Mossman, F. M. Holly, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Modeling the Hydrogeochemical Response of a Stream to Acid Deposition using the Enhanced Trickle-Down Model, N. P. Nikolaidis, P. K. Muller, Jerald L. Schnoor, and H. L. Hu

Assessment of Episodic Acidification in Sierra-Nevada, California, N. P. Nikolaidis, V. S. Nikolaidis, and Jerald L. Schnoor

Making Total Quality Work: Aligning Organizational Processes, Performance Measures, and Stakeholders, Judy D. Olian and Sara L. Rynes

Comparison of two screening methods for the detection of volatile organic compounds in ground water, Rangaswamy Rajagopal and Ping-Chi Li

Fluoride in Drinking Water: a Survey of Expert Opinions, Rangaswamy Rajagopal and Graham Tobin

Review: Franklin and Bache: Envisioning the Enlightened Republic by Jeffrey A. Smith, Laura Rigal

A comparison of isometric strength and dynamic lifting capacity in men with work-related low back injuries, John C. Rosecrance, Thomas M. Cook, and Nina S. Golden

Sedimentology and Diagenesis of Miocene Lirio Limestone, Isla De Mona, Puerto-Rico, H. Ruiz, L. A. Gonzalez, and Ann F. Budd

Applications of three completely mixed compartment models to the long-term fate of dieldrin in a reservoir, Chikashi Sato and Jerald L. Schnoor

Complexation Thermodynamics of Free and Graft Oligomers with Complementary Polymers, Alec B. Scranton, J. Klier, and N. A. Peppas

Statistical-Analysis of Free-Radical Copolymerization Cross-Linking Reactions using Probability Generating-Functions - Reaction Directionality and General Termination, Alec B. Scranton, J. Klier, and N. A. Peppas

Electromyographic Activity of Selected Leg Musculature in Subjects with Normal and Chronically Sprained Ankles Performing on a Baps Board, Gary L. Soderberg, Thomas M. Cook, Sandra C. Rider, and Barbara L. Stephenitch

The noninvasive mouse ear swelling assay : I. Refinements for detecting weak contact sensitizers, Peter S. Thorne, Cheryl Hawk, Susan D. Kaliszewski, and Patrick D. Guiney

Data base requirements for concurrent design systems, Ranko Vujosevic and Andrew Kusiak

Effects of Compensation Strategy on Job Pay Decisions, Caroline l. Weber and Sara L. Rynes

In Search of Our Mothers’ Cookbooks: Gathering African-AmericanCulinary Traditions, Doris Witt

Publications from 1990

A bit-mapped classifier for groundwater quality assessment, Marc P. Armstrong and David A. Bennett

A Knowledge Based Object-Oriented Approach to Cartographic Generalization, M. P. Armstrong and David A. Bennett