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  • Conway, Christina (University of Limerick, 2010)
    In this work an application was developed which uses the Sequential Quadratic Pro- gramming (SQP) optimisation algorithm to optimise boundary absorption in order to reduce the sound pressure level in a localised sampling ...
  • Muntean, Carla Lucia Mirona (University of Limerick, 2012)
    Security protocols are one of the imperative steps in creating and ensuring the secure communication and information processing. Also known as cryptographic protocols or encryption protocols, they are used for secure ...
  • Freedman Walker, Sydney (University of Limerick, 2014)
    This practice-based study explores how chant of the Eastern Orthodox Church embodies theology and how it helps worshippers to do the same. It consists of a theological investigation and three case studies, which include ...
  • Wasala, Ruwan Asanka (University of Limerick, 2013)
    Localisation is a relatively new field, one that is constantly changing with the latest technology to offer services that are cheaper, faster and of higher quality. As the complexity of localisation projects increases, ...
  • Breen, Sarah (University of Limerick, 2012)
    Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury continues to be a constant adversary to field sports athletes. Females are widely acknowledged as being at an increased risk of ACL injury, in comparison to males. Athletes who are ...
  • O'Callaghan, Clare (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2013)
    The aim of this thesis is cohesively question how we build. As a constructed thought it pauses at the moment before the raw matter of the Earth is transformed into sociological object and attempts to extrapolate a broader ...
  • Collins, Seán (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    Ground is fascinating in that it is something that every single person in the world experiences every day of their life in some form or another. For this reason it is crucial that architects have a clear understanding ...
  • Barry, Stephen (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    This text will look closely at the landscape, to understand the topography, ecology, climate and composition, exploring the relationship between land and water, mudfl ats, islands and the coastal boundary. It is my goal ...
  • Ryan, Veronica (University of Limerick, 2018)
    This research study investigated student performance in mathematics during the transition from primary to post-primary school. Academic achievement in mathematics was measured using a standardised test at the end of sixth ...
  • Hynes, Briga (University of Limerick, 1992)
    This thesis is primarily an exploratory study undertaken to evaluate the role and application of management development in the context of the small firm and its contribution to the improved performance and success of ...
  • Mahon, Neil (University of Limerick, 2013)
    In regards to the assessment of whether or not project managers are prepared to be effective leaders of virtual teams, little research has been done. The aims of this study are to first examine literature to identify the ...
  • Doheny, Gavin (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    Manufacturing productive land is the basis for this thesis document. The document is split into five related sections each displaying an emphasis on manipulation of ground in a productive manner over time. O rganising ...
  • Ó Bolguidhir, Piaras (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    The reality of climate change, today, has conferred an unprecedented importance upon nature, weather and the atmosphere. Climate change is very real, perhaps not as apocalyptic as some have predicted, but nonetheless ...
  • Kiely, Greg (University of Limercik, 2016)
    A typical natural gas derivatives book within an energy trading business, bank, or even large utility will generally be exposed to two broad categories of market risk. The first being outright price volatility, where ...
  • Clancy, Marie (University of Limerick, 2010)
    This thesis examines the formation of martensite in Ni-based super-alloys in both an alloy-coating system and in the bulk alloy, NiPtAl. The alloy-coating study was designed to test the hypothesis that an extra layer of ...
  • O'Keeffe, Yvonne Michelle Mary (University of Limerick, 2013)
    This thesis focuses on the life and literary works of Irish author Mary Anne Sadlier (1820-1903), specifically on her representations of the Irish diaspora in her emigrant novels in the nineteenth century. On the eve of ...
  • Al-Sharif, Ahmad H. (University of Limerick, 2011)
    Acrylic bone cements, based on poly(methylmethacrylate) (PMMA), have been widely used in orthopaedic surgery for the fixation and force distribution of joint prostheses in cemented arthroplasties. However, PMMA continues ...
  • Farrell, Ronan (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    The objective of this thesis is to explore theatrical space and the cultural relationship of materials as they are experienced by people in rural Ireland. The method involved the investigation of five handball alleys in ...
  • O'Keeffe, Gary J. (University of Limerick, 2018)
    Solar-thermal collectors capture solar energy and convert it into heat energy. Several types of solar-thermal collectors have been used to harness solar radiation in both residential, electricity generation, and industrial ...
  • Camillo, Ana Paula (University of Limerick, 2016)
    Maypole Dancing and Other Body Movements in a Neo-Pagan Bealtaine Ritual in Ireland This thesis examines the role of dance and body movements within a specific Pagan ritual in present day Ireland, namely Bealtaine. The ...

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