
Illinois ABE 446 Lecture 1: Introduction/What is nanotechnology?
11 Feb 2010   Contributor(s):: Kaustubh Bhalerao

Illinois ABE 446 Lecture 2: Synthetic Nanostructures
11 Feb 2010   Contributor(s):: Kaustubh Bhalerao

Illinois ABE 446 Lecture 3: Quantum Dots and Polymers
11 Feb 2010   Contributor(s):: Kaustubh Bhalerao

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.

Application of Integral Analysis to Semiinfinite Diffusion Couple
20 Mar 2019   Contributor(s):: Matthew John M. Krane
Apply integral analysis to semiinfinite diffusion couple.

Argon Quenching of Nibased 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.

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.

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.

Blood Flow and Vascular Deposits
30 Mar 2019 
Analyze the effect of increasing fat deposit thickness on blood flow through human arteries.

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.

CastaBox: Casting Conditions and Macroporosity
07 Apr 2019   Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
An illustration of threedimensional 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...

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.

CD Injection Molding I: NavierStokes
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 NavierStokes equations accordingly.

CD Injection Molding II: Shear Stress
09 Apr 2019   Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
Solve the cylindrical NavierStokes 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.

Chemical Vapor Deposition
28 May 2019   Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
Calculate boundary layer sizes and deposition rate profiles along substrates on the bottom of a boxtype chemical vapor deposition chamber.

Chemical Vapor Deposition Reactor Design
28 May 2019   Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
Sketch the streamlines in a tube CVD reactor and propose a design change which would lead to more uniform deposition.

Continuous Casting Hydrostatics
28 May 2019   Contributor(s):: Matthew John M. Krane
A mixture of hydrostatics and the modified Bernoulli equation are used to determine the effect of fluid height in a tundish on the flow rate supplying liquid steel to a continuous casting mold.

Crystalfree Zone in a GlassCeramic Dish
28 May 2019   Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
Estimate the thickness of the crystalfree surface layer in a glassceramic dish by relating a heat equation solution to the TTT diagram.

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 3dimensions..

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.