# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering by Title

• (2012-05-22)
In the field of microfluidics, significant research effort has focused on developing integrated multifunctional devices which incorporate multiple fluidic, electronic, and mechanical components and chemical processes onto ...

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• (1998)
Hydrophobic and hydrophilic interactions are not additive and the net interactions between heterogeneous surfaces depend on the relative size of hydrophobic and hydrophilic sites on the surface. Independent on whether the ...

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• (2012-02-01)
Biological systems include a highly intertwined and complex set of interactions in which molecules vary spatially and temporally in addition to being present in concentrations that extend over many orders of magnitude. ...

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• (1982)
The mass transfer enhancement of a two-phase flow system containing reactive dispersed droplets has been studied on a vertical planar electrode. A static mixer was used to generate organic droplets dispersed in the continuous ...

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• (1989)
This thesis reports on the effects of imposed flow oscillations on the mass transfer coefficient and the mass transfer intensity in a turbulent flow.

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• (2015-04-21)
Crystallization is the most important purification process in the pharmaceutical industry. In addition to purification, this process can generate solid particles for incorporation with excipients into drug products such ...

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• (2015-07-06)
The field of tissue engineering utilizes combinations of cells, biomaterials, and therapeutic molecules in order to generate therapies and better understand the emergent behaviors involved in tissue formation and diseases. ...

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• (1992)
A technique based on Fourier transform optical theory has been developed which allows for transient measurements of bath-side interfacial refractive index gradients during the quench step of membrane formation by phase ...

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• (1986)
Activity coefficients at infinite dilution ((gamma)('(INFIN))'s) were determined for several classes of solutes in the polar solvents 1-octanol, acetophenone, and furfural at 20, 40, and 60(DEGREES)C by a gas chromatographic ...

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• (1984)
The phenomenon of diffusiophoresis causes a flux of micron and sub-micron sized particles as the result of the movement of some solute in solution. This phenomenon is quantified for a system of charged polystyrene ...

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• (1989)
Infinite dilution activity coefficients ($\gamma\sp\infty$) were measured for 54 systems using an improved differential boiling point apparatus which exhibited better temperature stability allowing more precise and accurate ...

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• (1996)
The influence of interparticle potential on the rheology of dense suspensions was studied experimentally. Monodisperse submicron silica particles in aqueous solutions were used as model suspensions. The interaction potential ...

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• (1999)
A series of experiments performed in a novel shear cell clearly demonstrate that the presence of a combined load alters the mechanical response for an aggregated suspension. Imposing a shear field on the particle network ...

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• (1992)
This work describes the results of numerical simulations for polydisperse sedimentation of equal sized spheres, e.g. particles of different density. Using the stokesian dynamics algorithm, mobility matrices are computed ...

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• (1983)
The dynamics of oleic acid solubilization by aqueous sodium taurodeoxycholate, a model fatty acid digestion system, was studied at 37(DEGREES)C. Steady state stirred experiments provided evidence of enhanced solubilization ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Chronic liver diseases are a major health problem. Previous DNA microarray studies of different liver diseases have improved our knowledge of the molecular pathogenesis of liver diseases and produced potential biomarkers. ...

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• (2012-08-02)
In recent years, an increasing desire to develop a feasible alternative to fossil fuels has led to an increased amount of attention in the area of bioconversion—particularly that of converting plant-derived lignocellulosic ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Solventogenic clostridia offer a sustainable alternative to petroleum-based production of butanol—an important chemical feedstock and potential fuel additive or replacement. C. beijerinckii is an attractive microorganism ...

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• (2008)
This thesis describes the development of a number of microfluidic handling techniques, including; (i) the detection of individual liquid droplets using electrical position sensors; (ii) the generation and control over the ...

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• (1971)

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