 IDEALS Home
 →
 College of Engineering
 →
 Dept. of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (19262006)
 →
 Published Papers  Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (TAM)
 →
 Browse Published Papers  Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (TAM) by Title
Browse Published Papers  Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (TAM) by Title
Now showing items 524 of 26

(American Institute of Physics, 200101)When a solid sphere impacts on a deep layer of granular medium, it generates an ejecta sheet and a transient axisymmetric crater. The gravitydriven radial collapse of this crater generates a pressure spike, as the cavity ...
application/pdf
PDF (229kB) 
(American Institute of Physics, 2006)In a nematic elastomer the deformation of the polymer network chains is coupled to the orientational order of the mesogenic groups. Statistical arguments have derived the socalled neoclassical free energy that models this ...
application/pdf
PDF (199kB) 
(American Physical Society, 2005)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. ...
application/pdf
PDF (99kB) 
(American Institute of Physics, 2003)In situ xray diffraction measurements are conducted on a polycrystalline ferroelectric material leadzironatetitanate5H at different levels of static electric field. The locking of electricfieldinduced non180° ...
application/pdf
PDF (111kB) 
(Cambridge University Press, 2006)We consider the problem of nonlinear oscillatory convection in a horizontal mushy layer rotating about a vertical axis. Under a neareutectic approximation and the limit of large farfield temperature, we determine the ...
application/pdf
PDF (148kB) 
On nonlinear convection in mushy layers. Part 1: Oscillatory modes of convection. With Corrigendums (Cambridge University Press, 2002)We consider the problem of nonlinear convection in horizontal mushy layers during the solidification of binary alloys. We analyse the oscillatory modes of convection in the form of two and threedimensional travelling ...
application/pdf
PDF (632kB) 
(Cambridge University Press, 2004)This paper presents part 2 of a study of nonlinear convection in horizontal mushy layers during the solidification of binary alloys. Part 1 dealt with only the oscillatory modes of convection (Riahi, J. Fluid Mech. vol. ...
application/pdf
PDF (305kB) 
(American Institute of Physics, 200410)In this work we investigate the dynamics of selfsustained detonation waves that have an embedded information boundary such that the dynamics is influenced only by a finite region adjacent to the lead shock. We introduce ...
application/pdf
PDF (482kB) 
(Cambridge University Press, 2006)The present effort documents the population trends of prograde and retrograde spanwise vortex cores in wall turbulence outside the buffer layer. Large ensembles of instantaneous velocity fields are acquired by particleimage ...
application/pdf
PDF (1MB) 
(American Physical Society, 200411)We model the radial segregation patterns that form in a thin rotating drum partially filled with beads of two sizes. We predict that the waviness (or amplitudetowavelength ratio, denoted w) of a pattern should be subjected ...
application/pdf
PDF (300kB) 
(American Institute of Physics, 2007)Piezoelectric properties of three solgel derived Pb(Zr0.53Ti0.47)O3 thin film specimens of different thicknesses integrated onto Pt/Ti/SiO2Si substrates are investigated to delineate the influence of residual stress on ...
application/pdf
PDF (356kB) 
(Cambridge University Press, 2004)The interaction of an isolated spherical particle with an isotropic turbulent flow is considered using direct numerical simulations (DNS). The particle Reynolds number is varied from about 50 to 600 and the particle ...
application/pdf
PDF (2MB) 
(American Institute of Physics, 2006)The present effort documents the relationship between dominant subgridscale energy transfer events and coherent motions within the log layer of wall turbulence.
application/pdf
PDF (2MB) 
(American Institute of Physics, 2002)A theory of stationary particle size distributions in coagulating systems with particle injection at small sizes is constructed. The size distributions have the form of power laws. Under rather general assumptions, the ...
application/pdf
PDF (458kB) 
(Cambridge University Press, 2003)Spanwise structure and growth mechanisms in a turbulent boundary layer are investigated experimentally. PIV measurements are obtained in the streamwise– spanwise (x–z)plane from the buffer layer to the top of the ...
application/pdf
PDF (1MB) 
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)The spatial signatures of retrograde spanwise vortices in wall turbulence are assessed from particleimage velocimetry measurements in the streamwise–wallnormal plane of a zeropressuregradient turbulent boundary layer ...
application/pdf
PDF (747kB) 
(Cambridge University Press, 2002)We investigate hydrodynamic instability of a steady planar detonation wave propagating in a circular tube to threedimensional linear perturbations, using the normal mode approach. Spinning instability is identified and ...
application/pdf
PDF (554kB) 
(American Physical Society, 2003)We show that the structure of a dense, freesurface boundary layer granular flow is similar to the structure of a laminar liquid flow: There is a strong component of order (stratification parallel to the mean flow) ...
application/pdf
PDF (470kB) 
(Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 2005)A steady planar selfsustained detonation has a sonic surface in the reaction zone that resides behind the lead shock. In this work we address the problem of generalizing sonic conditions for a threedimensional unsteady ...
application/pdf
PDF (230kB) 
(American Physical Society, 2006)The classical experiments on turbulent friction in rough pipes were performed by Nikuradse in the 1930s. Seventy years later, they continue to defy theory. Here we model Nikuradse’s experiments using the phenomenological ...
application/pdf
PDF (315kB)
Now showing items 524 of 26