• Approximate isometries and distortion energy functionals 

    Bihun, Oksana, 1980- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    A fundamental problem in Riemannian Geometry and related areas is to determine whether two diffeomorphic compact Riemannian manifolds (M, [subscript g][subscript M]) and (N, [subscript g][subscript N]) are isometric; that ...
  • Oscillators: resonances and excitations 

    Felts, K. R., 1978- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    This thesis is a compilation of work done in the field of oscillators. One topic is an investigation into impact oscillators and their properties. The second topic is concerned with excitation of oscillators. The thesis ...