Browse by Subject "Engineering, Materials Science"

• (1995)
The corrosion-fatigue life of drill-pipe steels in simulated offshore-drilling environments was predicted using an analytical model. This model, named the Active-Path-Dissolution (APD) model, simulates a sequence of three ...

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Methods for adaptive mesh refinement, based on a quadtree data structure, have been developed with the specific objective of tracking a solid/liquid front in a two-dimensional solidification problem. These methods include ...

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• (1981)
Mechanical properties of surface hard coatings depends strongly on both the adhesion of the coating to the substrate as well as the sign and magnitude of the residual stress in the coating. The residual stress in sputter ...

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• (1993)
The phenomenon of adsorption hysteresis in porous media is studied from a microscopic point of view via computer simulations based on statistical mechanics principles.

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• (1992)
Coating flows have many very important applications in engineering. The first part of this thesis deals with gravity-driven reacting coating flows down an inclined plane. When the reaction activation energy is large and ...

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• (1992)
The short-range order (SRO) structure of a Gold-25 atomic percent Iron single crystal was studied using wide-angle diffuse synchrotron x-radiation scattering at room temperature. Two heat-treatments were investigated; a ...

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• (1996)
The properties of radiation-induced defects were investigated by examining the radiation-enhanced diffusion and radiation-induced order-disorder kinetics in the ordered intermetallic alloy Cu$\sb3$Au.

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• (1982)
This investigation pertains to the evaluation of fatigue resistance, primarily at long life, of axially-loaded circumferentially-notched cylindrical surface-hardened (carburized) members (K(,t) = 1.46 and K(,t) = 2.22) ...

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• (1996)
The growth rates of Si(001) and Ge(001) by gas-source molecular-beam epitaxy (GS-MBE) from $\rm Si\sb2H\sb6$ and $\rm Ge\sb2H\sb6$ as a function of T$\sb{\rm s}$ are well described by a model based upon dissociative $\rm ... application/pdf PDF (6Mb) • (1995) The properties of a silicon adatom on Si(001) surface and around three single-layer steps, namely type A (S$\rm\sb A$), bonded type B (S$\rm\sb B$) and nonbonded type B (S$\rm\sb{B\sp\prime}\$), on Si(001) have been studied, ...

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• (2008)
Recent development in nanostructured material synthesis and engineering has made huge impact on a number of fields including nanoelectronics, photonics, biology, and medicine. A main reason for such an impact is that every ...

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• (1985)
Systematic studies of thermally induced structural transformations in the Na(,2)O.2SiO(,2) (,1-x)(.) Fe(,2)O(,3) (,x) glass system with x (LESSTHEQ) 0.3 have been carried out by means of a variety of techniques including ...

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• (1994)
The main objective of this research involves the bulk synthesis of two-dimensional (2D) polymers. Two different approaches, the chiral recognition approach and the hairpin approach, have been used for the "bulk preparation ...

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• (1993)
The development of carbon doping for producing stable p-type doping profiles in MOCVD-grown GaAs has made MOCVD the preferred technique for production of highly reliable GaAs-based HBT structures. In the InP/InGaAs materials ...

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• (1995)
High intensive ultrasound is a new and effective technique to generate nanostructured materials. The synthesis, characterization, and properties of three kinds of nanostructured materials produced sonochemically will be ...

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• (1990)
In this thesis we discuss a mesoscale model of block-copolymer (BCP) microphase separation dynamics based on a cell dynamics system (CDS) model. The model suggests a partial differential equation (PDE) model that allows ...

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• (1989)
The diffusion of zinc in GaAs is highly anomalous in that the diffusion coefficient (D) is proportional to the zinc concentration squared in marked contrast to Fick's law which predicts that D is concentration independent. ...

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