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    • RC Snubber Design using Root-Loci Approach for Synchronous Buck SMPS 

      Chen, Yen-Ming (University of Waterloo, 2005)
      This thesis presents an analytical approach using Root-Loci method for designing optimum passive series RC snubbers for continuous-current synchronous buck switch mode power supply (SMPS). Synchronous buck SMPS is ...
    • (Re)Connect: Architecture and the Senses 

      Snyder, Elyse (University of Waterloo, 2013-06-19)
      I live in a society where a state of multi-tasking and over-stimulation is common. I am inundated with excessive information and seemingly addicted to distraction. My love affair with hi speed digital devices devours all ...
    • Re-(en)visioning Salome: The Salomes of Hedwig Lachmann, Marcus Behmer, and Richard Strauss 

      Chapple, Norma (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      Oscar Wilde overshadows the German reception of <I>Salome</I> (1891), yet his text is a problematic one. Wilde's one-act drama is a mosaic text, influenced by the abundance of literary and artistic treatments of the ...
    • Re-Branding the Canadian Planning Profession 

      Saini, Navpreet Kaur (University of Waterloo, 2010-08-26)
      The purpose of this study was to determine if branding strategies could enhance the position and influence of the Canadian planning profession within a multi-stakeholder environment. To address this research question, the ...
    • Re-evaluating Communicative Language Teaching: Wittgenstein and Postmethod Pedagogy 

      Cattell, Allison (University of Waterloo, 2009-09-03)
      This thesis analyses some ways in which Ludwig Wittgenstein's later philosophy can make a valuable contribution to the current re-evaluation of the concept of method within postmethod pedagogy. First, the emergence and ...
    • Re-evaluating Scattering Mechanisms in Snow-Covered Freshwater Lake Ice Containing Bubbles Using Polarimetric Ground-based and Spaceborne Radar Data 

      Gunn, Grant Edward (University of Waterloo, 2015-07-13)
      Lakes are a prominent feature of the sub-Arctic and Arctic regions of North America, covering up to 40% of the landscape. Seasonal ice cover on northern lakes afford habitat for several flora and fauna species, and provide ...
    • Re-evaluating Whether Bilateral Eye Movements Influence Memory Retrieval 

      Roberts, Brady (University of Waterloo, 2019-07-30)
      Several recent studies have reported enhanced memory when retrieval is preceded by repetitive horizontal eye movements, relative to vertical or no eye movements. This reported memory boost has been referred to as the ...
    • The Re-examined Life 

      Walker, Timothy; St Marie, Denise (University of Waterloo, 2017-05-19)
      The Re-examined Life is an interdisciplinary exhibition of contemplative and interactive artworks that use the expectations of conventional belief systems to question widespread perceptions and value judgments of our current ...
    • The Re-examined Life 

      St Marie, Denise; Walker, Timothy (University of Waterloo, 2017-05-19)
      The Re-examined Life is an interdisciplinary exhibition of contemplative and interactive artworks that use the expectations of conventional belief systems to question widespread perceptions and value judgments of our current ...
    • Re-Imagining Concrete: A Material First Design Approach 

      Wang, Nathan (University of Waterloo, 2019-10-15)
      This thesis asks the question: “What if we began the creative process of design with material?” In an age where digital images dominate the design process, architecture’s main medium of expression remains through matter. ...
    • Re-imagining the Compound: Regeneration of Block Urbanism in Seoul 

      Seo, Kyeng Wan (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-19)
      South Korea is a country where the national landscape is dominated by endless horizon of high-rise apartment blocks. This is especially true in the capital city of Seoul, where about half of the country’s population currently ...
    • Re-Visioning Sustainable Urban Housing in2020, the year of perfect vision 

      Arvai, James (University of Waterloo, 2009-02-17)
      Civilization’s vantage point has shifted with advances in technology from an eye-level view of the horizon to a bird’s eye view from a plane, to a planet-wide view from space. This relatively new global view is now the ...
    • Re:Generation – A Model For Age-Inclusive Care 

      Chan, Ho Wa Esther (University of Waterloo, 2017-09-27)
      The Canadian population is aging. Seniors are becoming the fastest growing age group as a result of the aging of the baby boom generation, and a lowered fertility rate and an increase in life expectancy in the millennial ...
    • Re:Linking Lachine 

      Cascella, Mark Oscar (University of Waterloo, 2010-11-01)
      Since the undertaking of urban planning as a prescriptive discipline, landscape projects have demonstrated their ability to integrate valuable cultural spaces with the construction of complex infrastructural systems, ...
    • Reactive RF Sputtering of VO2 

      Chugunov, Grigory (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-25)
      There are multiple oxides that exhibit metal-to-insulator transition, VO2 is one of them. What makes it unique is that the transition occurs at near room temperature, thereby making the energy cost of switching very low. ...
    • Reactivity Ratio Estimation Aspects in Multicomponent Polymerizations at Low and High Conversion Levels 

      Kazemi, Niousha (University of Waterloo, 2010-07-08)
      Estimation of reactivity ratios from cumulative copolymerization models eliminates the difficulties associated with stopping reactions at low conversion, while one gains to study the full polymerization trajectory. The ...
    • Reactivity ratio estimation in multicomponent polymerizations using the error-in-variables-model (EVM) framework 

      Kazemi, Niousha (University of Waterloo, 2014-10-08)
      Studying multicomponent polymerizations is an active area of research and one of the most important aspects of such studies is to understand the underlying reaction kinetics. For multicomponent polymerization systems, such ...
    • Readability and Coherence of Canadian Provincial Department/Ministry of Health HPV Information Intended for the Lay Population 

      Tulsieram, Kurt (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-22)
      Background: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is a prime factor in the development of many cancers and genital warts in Canada. A majority of sexually active Canadians are likely to have a HPV infection during their lifetime. ...
    • Reading Additions in Children and Young Adults with Low Vision – Effects on Reading Performance 

      Alabdulkader, Balsam (University of Waterloo, 2011-02-24)
      Reading is one of the most important activities in most people’s life. For children, reading is a window to knowledge, good educational achievement and better job opportunities in the future. Thus reading fluency is a very ...
    • Reading Aloud in the Context of the Task Set Paradigm: New Perspectives 

      O'Malley, Shannon (University of Waterloo, 2011-12-21)
      In a series of five experiments I examined whether intention (as operationalized by task set) affects the processes involved in reading. The Task Set paradigm (Besner & Care, 2003) was used in all experiments. On each trial ...


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