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  1. Flow Through a Catalytic Reactor

    16 May 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Use porous flow theory to describe pressure-flow rate and plug/mixing behavior of flow through a packed bed of catalyst spheres.

  2. Dimensional Analysis: Catalytic Combustion of Carbon Monoxide

    16 May 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Use dimensional analysis to understand how parameters and material properties determine uniformity of reactant gas concentration across porous spheres coated with catalysts.

  3. Freezing by Radiation and Convection

    16 May 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Use radiation and a heat transfer coefficient to estimate the initial rate of solidification of the solid shell at the top of a casting while the temperature in the shell can be considered uniform, then set up the equation for mixed conduction/convection-radiation limited cooling.

  4. Heat Conduction and Diffusion in Alloy Casting

    16 May 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Derive temperature and liquid concentration profiles during die casting of a roughly plate-shaped alloy part.

  5. CD Injection Molding I: Navier-Stokes

    10 Apr 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    State simplifying assumptions which can be made regarding radial injection molding of liquid polycarbonate polymer into a CD mold, and simplify the cylindrical form of the Navier-Stokes equations accordingly.

  6. CD Injection Molding II: Shear Stress

    09 Apr 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Solve the cylindrical Navier-Stokes equations simplified in Part I to give the velocity profile in radial injection molding of a CD, and calculate the shear stress based on this velocity profile.

  7. Radiative Cooling of an Aluminum Cube

    09 Apr 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Show that radiative cooling of an aluminum cube is Newtonian (uniform temperature), and calculate time required to cool through a certain temperature range by radiation alone.

  8. Bottom Filled Mold

    07 Apr 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Matthew John M. Krane

    Calculation of mold filling times, with and without a constant height of metal in a riser. Problem uses modified Bernoulli equation for the mechanical energy balance and the students are asked to determine which resistances are significant.

  9. Cast-a-Box: Casting Conditions and Macroporosity

    07 Apr 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    An illustration of three-dimensional finite difference simulation of heat conduction with phase change and complex boundary conditions, this requires students to adjust boundary conditions to make the top surface of a regular hexahedral "casting" to freeze last, eliminating...

  10. Batch and Continuous Flow Reactors

    30 Mar 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Derive expressions for productivity of plug flow and perfectly mixed continuous flow reactors, discuss quality, and describe advantages of batch reactors.

  11. Blood Filtration

    30 Mar 2019 |

    Estimate flow rate of blood through two types of porous filter: an array of tubes and a packed bed of solid spheres.

  12. Blood Flow and Vascular Deposits

    30 Mar 2019 |

    Analyze the effect of increasing fat deposit thickness on blood flow through human arteries.

  13. Casting of a Cylindrical Part in a Thermally Resistive Mold

    30 Mar 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Matthew John M. Krane

    Use of integral analysis for development of approximate solution for solidification in cylindrical thermally resistive mold.

  14. A Heat Transfer Calculation

    20 Mar 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Outline the steps required to calculate the temperature at the interface between a stationary solid and a fluid flowing past it.

  15. Argon Quenching of Ni-based Alloy Cylindrical Bars

    20 Mar 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Matthew John M. Krane

    Calculate radiation viewfactors and power transferred between various parts of an zirconia physical vapor deposition chamber.

  16. Application of Integral Analysis to Semi-infinite Diffusion Couple

    20 Mar 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Matthew John M. Krane

    Apply integral analysis to semi-infinite diffusion couple.

  17. Dimensional Analysis for Dummies

    20 Mar 2019 |

    Derivation of the error function solution to the diffusion equation, and description of the point source in 1-, 2- and 3-dimensions..

  18. Nanotechnology and the NAE Grand Challenge Reverse Engineer the Brain

    14 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Edward Davis, Virginia Davis, Joni Lakin

    This group of materials is designed to provide a framework to teach students in an introductory engineering course basic nanotechnology concepts. The materials use the NAE grand challenge “Reverse Engineering the Brain” to underpin the need and potential for nanotechnology to address...

  19. Engineering Career Profiles

    10 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Tamecia Raishaun Jones

    Although there are many programs and curriculum opportunities for students to do engineering projects, surveys from middle and high school students have said that they are interested in what engineers do from day to day.  We have interviewed scientists and engineers who do...

  20. Measuring the Impact of Service-Learning Projects in Engineering: High School Students' Perspectives

    10 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Tamecia Raishaun Jones, Jean M Trusedell, William "Bill" C. Oakes, Monica Elaine Cardella

    We have seen the benefits of service learning and its impact on perceptions and knowledge of engineering and recognize it as a successful mechanism for introducing often highly abstracted concepts to younger students.  This paper describes the analysis of student reflections from...