• Automated estimation of time and cost for determining optimal machining plans 

    Van Blarigan, Benjamin (2012-05)
    The process of taking a solid model and producing a machined part requires the time and skillset of a range of professionals, and several hours of part review, process planning, and production. Much of this time is spent ...
  • Cultural capital : production and reproduction in Emaré 

    Bristol, Abigail R. (2012-08)
    Using the central romance narrative object in the Breton Lay Emaré, the anonymous poet creates a conversation highlighting the importance of class structure, religious difference, chivalric duty, the generic traditions of ...
  • Detection of production-induced time-lapse signatures by geophysical (seismic and CSEM) measurements 

    Shahin, Alireza (2011-05)
    While geophysical reservoir characterization has been an area of research for the last three decades, geophysical reservoir monitoring, time-lapse studies, have recently become an important geophysical application. Generally ...
  • Eleanor and the egg 

    Ota, Kelly Mie (2015-05)
    This report summarizes the script development, pre-production, production and post-production of the making of the short narrative film Eleanor and the Egg. This film was produced as my graduate thesis film in the department ...
  • Essays on energy economics : markets, investment and production 

    Morovati Sharifabadi, Mohammad (2013-12)
    My dissertation consists of three distinct but related chapters on Energy Economics and Finance. My first chapter is an empirical evaluation of market conduct in global crude oil markets. "Hotelling rule" states that even ...
  • An experimental approach to phonetic transfer in the production and perception of early Spanish-Catalan bilinguals 

    Amengual Watson, Marcos (2013-05)
    This dissertation examines the production, perception and processing of the Catalan-specific mid-vowel categories (/e/-/[open-mid front unrounded vowel]/ and /o/-/[open-mid back rounded vowel]/) by early Spanish-Catalan ...
  • Lofty : a culminating cinematic experiment 

    Smith, Patrick William, active 2013 (2013-05)
    The following report is an in depth, step-by-step analysis of the processes and experiments undertaken during the creation of the thesis film, "Lofty," written, directed, photographed, scored, and edited by Patrick William ...
  • Multi-frac treatments in tight oil and shale gas reservoirs : effect of hydraulic fracture geometry on production and rate transient 

    Khan, Abdul Muqtadir (2013-05)
    The vast shale gas and tight oil reservoirs in North America cannot be economically developed without multi-stage hydraulic fracture treatments. Owing to the disparity in the density of natural fractures in addition to the ...
  • Orbit 

    Dorfman, Jessica Rose (2011-05)
    This report summarizes the pre-production, production, and post-production stages for the making of my short film, Orbit. This short was produced as my Graduate Thesis film in the Department of Radio-Television-Film at the ...
  • Quantification of production recovery using probabilistic approach and semi-analytical model for unconventional oil reservoirs 

    Choi, Bong Joon (2015-12)
    Decline curve analysis is widely applied for production forecasting in oil & gas industry. However, many models do not work for super-tight, unconventional wells with dominant fracture flows. Some novel decline models have ...
  • Rescue you : ghost chasing and filmmaking 

    Hall, Kimberly Elaine (2010-12)
    This report will summarize the process of writing, developing, directing and finishing the high-definition short film, Rescue You, This film was produced as my graduate thesis film in the Department of Radio-Television-Film ...
  • Returning to Ananda 

    Bernhardt, Deja (2013-12)
    From the sprouting of the idea for the series to the final stages of post-production for Returning to Ananda, a one-hour, made for cable-television pilot, directed by Déjà Cresencia Bernhardt; this report details the ...
  • Running upside down 

    Huang, Jou-Chia (2011-12)
    The following report describes the making of the short film Running Upside Down in its entirety from the genesis of the idea to pre-production, production, post-production, and finally reflections and musings of the whole ...
  • Shooting the Morro : favela documentaries and the politics of meaning 

    Stoner, Spencer Winston (2013-05)
    To many in the global North, the favelas of Rio de Janeiro are the most visible face of violence and poverty in Brazil. While the favela film genre (and its subset, the favela documentary) has received significant study, ...
  • Tango with the global, national, and local : new multi-functional organizations in the Chinese independent documentary ecosystem 

    Yang, Jing (2011-08)
    Compared to the early days of China’s New Documentary Movement in the 1990s, Chinese independent documentary in the past decade has become more diverse in topic and style, thanks to technologies such as digital video cameras ...
  • You and me are stitched 

    Liu, Ying, 1984- (2011-05)
    My thesis film for the Master of Fine Arts is a twelve-minute experimental film entitled You and me are stitched. It follows three friends, Rosine, Sandy and Travis. It is a film that thinks around their curious ...