# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Mechanical Science and Engineering by Title

• (2012-05-22)
This work aims to describe the response of a hemicylindrical gas bubble pinned to rigid substrate to an imposed oscillatory far field pressure, and subsequently describe the resulting steady flow that results in the fluid ...

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• (2009)
Through this work a new all-solid, ambient processing condition direct metal patterning technique has been developed and characterized. This ionic-transport-based patterning technique is capable of sub-50nm feature resolution ...

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• (1978)

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• (1977)

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• (1985)
Ability to predict the scenario following a loss-of-coolant accident (LOCA) is of central importance in the safety analysis of water reactors. During LOCA, the reactor core is uncovered and the residual water inventory is ...

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• (2006)
Pressure drop, anemometry, particle image velocimetry, mass transfer, and heat transfer experiments are performed to investigate the performance of an offset-strip fin array in the range 10,000 < Re < 100,000. Flow diagnostics ...

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• (1995)
Radiant heating systems have been identified by segments of the HVAC industry as technology which can potentially reduce the energy consumption of buildings. As a result of higher mean radiant temperatures within radiantly ...

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• (1964)

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• (1995)
This study is the first to model and experimentally validate refrigerant inventory of R134a in small-channel cross-flow condensers$\sp\dagger.$ This heat exchanger is used in automotive applications and uses smaller internal ...

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• (1994)
An experimental study of heat transfer and flow regimes during condensation of refrigerants in horizontal tubes was conducted. Measurements were made in smooth, round tubes with diameters ranging from 3.14 mm to 7.04 mm. ...

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• (2014-09-16)
Traditionally, condensation has been characterized by division into three zones: desuperheating, two-phase, and subcooled regions. According to this characterization, heat transfer and pressure drop in condensers are modeled ...

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• (1956)

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• (1992)
A numerical study was undertaken to clarify the mechanisms of heat transfer in fluid-particle suspension flows. Such flows, including fluidization, are of considerable industrial importance. The present research focuses ...

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• (1998)
This research is important in compact heat exchanger design. Enhancing heat transfer can lead to smaller, more efficient heat exchangers in a broad range of applications. A simplified heat exchanger performance evaluation ...

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• (1994)
An experimental study of flow boiling heat transfer of refrigerants in a horizontal-tube evaporator was conducted. Measurements were made in several instrumented, horizontal copper tubes with inside tube diameters ranging ...

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• (1980)
This thesis consists of two parts. In the first part of the thesis, effective thermal conductivities of neutrally buoyant, concentrated polyethylene suspensions in silicone oil and kerosene mixture, and polystyrene suspensions ...

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• (2013-05-24)
This thesis reports thermal nanotopography sensing with an atomic force microscope using a high-resistivity (HR) heated cantilever and a previously studied low-resistivity (LR) heated cantilever, with respective heater ...

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• (2010-08-31)
This study is focused on a multiscale adhesive used for the investigation of bone bonding applications. Additionally hydroxyapatite nanoparticles were added to the adhesive to create a composite in attempts to enhance ...

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• (1994)
Though simulation models are extensively used for detailed design analysis, their potential benefits for supporting early-stage design have not yet been harvested. This thesis presents a new design methodology, called ...

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