Illinois ABE 446 Lecture 1: Introduction/What is nanotechnology?
11 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Kaustubh Bhalerao
Illinois ABE 446 Lecture 2: Synthetic Nanostructures
Illinois ABE 446 Lecture 3: Quantum Dots and Polymers
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 Semi-infinite Diffusion Couple
20 Mar 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Matthew John M. Krane
Apply integral analysis to semi-infinite diffusion couple.
Argon Quenching of Ni-based Alloy Cylindrical Bars
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.
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
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.
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...
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: 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.
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.
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 box-type chemical vapor deposition chamber.
Chemical Vapor Deposition Reactor Design
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.
Crystal-free Zone in a Glass-Ceramic Dish
Estimate the thickness of the crystal-free surface layer in a glass-ceramic dish by relating a heat equation solution to the T-T-T 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 3-dimensions..
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.