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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200111)Langmuir circulations in the open ocean typically form in an environment of surface waves and a shear current, and a mechanism which exploits these features and leads to shearaligned longitudinal vortices much like Langmuir ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200505)In many applications a sustained, localized turbulent flow scours a cohesionless granular bed to form a pothole. Here we use similarity methods to derive a theoretical formula for the equilibrium depth of the pothole. ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200305)Insitu xray diffraction measurements are conducted on a polycrystalline ferroelectric material PZT5H at different levels of static electric field. The locking of the electric field induced non180° domain switching and ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200512)In this paper some previous studies related to those for the flow control aspects of the hydrodynamics of magnetic fluid and field are reviewed first and recent mathematical approaches for the corresponding systems of the ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200510)This paper is divided into two parts. In the first part physical meanings and some other aspects of wind and the driving forces are reviewed. These includes types of driving forces, sources for wind production, boundary ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200112)Acceleration is a fundamental quantity in fluid mechanics because it reflects the sum of all forces (pressure and viscous) present within the flow. However, measurements of acceleration have been difficult to achieve ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200509)The elastic modulus and failure behavior of poly(ureaformaldehyde) shelled microcapsules were determined through singlecapsule compression tests. Capsules were tested both dry and immersed in a fluid isotonic with the ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200303)This presentation on the mechanics of wire rope will be divided into two parts: a theory for the static and dynamic response of wire rope, and practical examples in the form of consulting problems with which I have been ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200302)Microencapsulated dicyclopentadiene (DCPD) healing agent and Grubbs' Ru catalyst are incorporated into an epoxy matrix to produce a polymer composite capable of selfhealing. The fracture toughness and healing efficiency ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200510)Extending Andreussi and Gurtin’s (1977) pioneering work on the wrinkling of a free surface, we investigate the wrinkling stability of an incompressible elasticlike halfspace whose surface is proximate to a contactor. ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200403)This is a review article on modeling convective flows due to either buoyancy force or surface tension gradient force during protein crystallization that have been studied in the past. The modeling and computational studies ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200010)An approach is presented for modeling the thermal expansion boundary layer in energetic materials such as solid propellants and explosives during their combustion. A thermodynamically consistent system of conservation laws ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200410)Here we consider the problem of efficiently computing the stable burnback of a solid rocket motor when the motor is in the quasisteady burning regime of operation. When the motor is modeled as a cavity that is filled ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC)Cambridge University Press, 200512)This paper presents some extensions of two main problems of nonlinear compositional convection in horizontal mushy layers during the solidification of binary alloys that were recently investigated by the author (Riahi 2002, ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200412)We consider the problem of nonlinear oscillatory convection in a horizontal mushy layer rotating about a vertical axis. We analyze the standing and traveling modes of oscillatory convection in the form of twodimensional ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200206)We use a continuum model to investigate the isochoric radial expansion of a right circular cylindrical specimen composed of a nematic elastomer that is crosslinked in a uniaxial state and then annealed. Numerical solutions ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200604)This work concerns the development of a finiteelement method for discretizing a recent secondgradient theory for the flow of incompressible fluids. The new theory gives rise to a flow equation involving higherorder ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200406)We present a strategy for obtaining numerical solutions to a system of nonlinear, coupled evolution equations describing volume transitions in stimulusresponsive hydrogels (SRHs). The theory underlying our sharpinterface ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200512)Microgravity conditions pose unique challenges for fluid handling and heat transfer applications. By controlling (curtailing or augmenting) the buoyant and thermocapillary convection, the latter being the dominant convective ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200501)We consider the problem of nonlinear steady buoyant convection in horizontal mushy layers during the solidification of binary alloys. We investigate both cases of zero vertical volume flux and constant pressure, referred ...
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