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    • Three Dimensional Digital Image Correlation for Dynamic Measurements 

      Dowling, Dylan (University of Waterloo, 2019-01-25)
      Structural inspections have traditionally been completed by inspectors using simple tools to determine the health of a structure. The limitations using these techniques led to the development of quantitative sensors such ...
    • Three Dimensional Hydrodynamic Modelling of Lake Erie: Kelvin Wave Propagation and Potential Effects of Climate Change on Thermal Structure and Dissolved Oxygen 

      Liu, Wentao (University of Waterloo, 2013-07-25)
      This thesis investigates physical processes in Lake Erie, a large, shallow mid-latitude lake, from two perspectives: climate change impacts on the thermal structure and dissolved oxygen concentration and small-scale eddy ...
    • Three Empirical Essays on Job Training, Income Support Programs, and Household Debt 

      Amery, Behnoush (University of Waterloo, 2016-04-29)
      This thesis consists of three essays examining the effects of education and job-related training on promotions and wages in Germany, the effects of a reduction in Unemployment Insurance duration on the likelihood of joining ...
    • Three Essays in Labour Economics and Public Finance 

      Legree, Scott (University of Waterloo, 2016-04-27)
      This three-chapter thesis evaluates the potential for two major government policy levers to influence income inequality in Canada: the tax and transfer system, and the labour relations framework. The first two chapters are ...
    • Three Essays In Policy Evaluation 

      Arcila, Andres (University of Waterloo, 2020-04-20)
      This thesis consists of three chapters that study the effect of public policy on several economic and environmental outcomes. In the first chapter, we investigate the effect of a change in tax policy affecting cars on car ...
    • Three Essays on Business Analytics: time-series causality, panel data analysis, and design of experiments 

      Abolghasemi Dehaghani, Yaser (University of Waterloo, 2020-05-13)
      This dissertation includes three empirical studies focusing on the applications of Business Analytics in the context of financial markets and the online advertisement industry. The first essay examines the existence of a ...
    • Three Essays on Financial Modelling with Price Limits 

      Lin, Xiao Yan (University of Waterloo, 2015-10-21)
      In this thesis, a class of clustered censored distributions are proposed in various financial modelling processes. In particular, the proposed distribution can accommodate many stylized (observed) phenomena across different ...
    • Three Essays on the Economics of Innovation as Adaptation to Climate Change 

      Li, Hongxiu (University of Waterloo, 2017-12-11)
      This thesis consists of three chapters on technological innovation as adaptation to climate change. The first chapter adopts a non-cooperative game theory model to investigate the relationship between adaptation technology ...
    • THREE ESSAYS ON VENDOR MANAGED INVENTORY IN SUPPLY CHAINS 

      Gumus, Mehmet (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI), Consignment Inventory (CI) and a combination of both (C&VMI) are supply-chain sourcing agreements between a vendor and customer. VMI allows the vendor to initiate orders on behalf of the ...
    • Three Minutes to Midnight 

      Ghantous, Amanda (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-21)
      In the early 20th century, architects and planners, dissatisfied with the overcrowded and deteriorating state of large cities and inspired by the seemingly infinite possibilities offered by new technologies, began to propose ...
    • Three Minutes to Midnight: Civil Defense in the Late Cold War Period 

      Donelson, Brendan (University of Waterloo, 2014-01-20)
      This thesis examines civil defense in the United States under the Nixon, Carter and Reagan administrations. Throughout the late Cold War period civil defense policy planners employed a philosophy of dual-use. The Defense ...
    • Three Papers on the Effects of Competition in Engery Markets 

      Choi, Wai Hong (University of Waterloo, 2013-08-29)
      This thesis comprises three papers examining the impact of competitive pricing or competition on participants in energy markets. The scope of each paper is narrow but focused, dealing with one particular aspect of competition ...
    • Three Results in Quantum Physics 

      Huq, Jaron Meser (University of Waterloo, 2019-05-09)
      This thesis is split into three disjoint sections. The first deals with two practical issues regarding the use of unitary 2-designs. A simplified description of how to generate elements of the smallest known unitary 2-design ...
    • Three Years and Two Continents Apart: A Comparative Study of the Great Sioux War and Anglo-Zulu War 

      Winter, Cameron (University of Waterloo, 2021-11-26)
      In 1876 and 1879, the American and British armies suffered extremely similar disasters at, respectively, the Battles of the Little Bighorn and Isandlwana. Though these two colonial reversals have often been compared to one ...
    • Three-dimensional Bin Packing in Mixed-case Palletization 

      Yan, Yi Feng (University of Waterloo, 2015-05-19)
      The Three Dimensional Bin Packing Problem (3DBPP) is within one of the broad categories of the Bin Packing Problem. The other broad categories include the One Dimensional and the Two Dimensional Bin Packing Problem. As we ...
    • Three-Dimensional CT Imaging and Microstructural Mechanical Modeling of Corrosion and Freeze-Thaw Damage of Concrete 

      Alhusain, Mustafa (University of Waterloo, 2022-10-17)
      Corrosion and freeze-thaw can cause detrimental damage to concrete structures. Understanding concrete damage mechanisms at the micro-level can play an essential role in implementing effective preventive measures and efficient ...
    • A three-dimensional damage percolation model 

      Orlov, Oleg (University of Waterloo, 2007-01-19)
      A combined experimental and analytical approach is used to study damage initiation and evolution in three-dimensional second phase particle fields. A three-dimensional formulation of a damage percolation model is developed ...
    • A Three-Dimensional Forward Dynamic Model of the Golf Swing 

      Johnson, Daniel (University of Waterloo, 2015-01-30)
      A three-dimensional (3D) predictive golfer model can be a valuable tool for investigating the golf swing and designing new clubs. A forward dynamic model for simulating golfer drives is presented, which includes: (1) a ...
    • Three-Dimensional Hand Tracking and Surface-Geometry Measurement for a Robot-Vision System 

      Liu, Chris Yu-Liang (University of Waterloo, 2009-01-21)
      Tracking of human motion and object identification and recognition are important in many applications including motion capture for human-machine interaction systems. This research is part of a global project to enable a ...
    • Three-Dimensional Optimization of Touch Panel Design with Combinatorial Group Theory 

      Kong, Christie (University of Waterloo, 2010-08-25)
      This thesis documents the optimized design of a touch screen using infrared technology as a three dimensional problem. The framework is fundamentally built on laser diode technology and introduces mirrors for signal ...

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