## Tags: materials science

### Teaching Materials (1-20 of 44)

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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...

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 30 Mar 2019 |

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

9. 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.

10. 20 Mar 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

The solution to the Stokes flow equations for viscous flow past a viscous sphere, which in the limiting cases of zero and infinite interior viscosity gives the drag force on bubbles and solid spheres respectively.

11. 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.

12. 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.

13. 20 Mar 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Matthew John M. Krane

Apply integral analysis to semi-infinite diffusion couple.

14. 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..

15. 27 Aug 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan

Use DFT simulations to explore the ionization potential (energy required to remove an electron) in atoms and small molecules. Disclaimer: While very powerful, DFT makes well known approximations and the results obtained in this module are approximate.

16. 09 Feb 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

This learning module introduces you to the microcantilever, its applications in micro and nanotechnologies, its use in sensor arrays, and how it works in both static and dynamic modes of operation.  There is a pre and post-test, four (4) informational units (PKs), and two (2)...

17. 20 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Edward Davis, Virginia A. Davis

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 “Make Solar Energy Economical” to underpin the need and potential for nanotechnology to address...

18. 11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan, David Ray Johnson

In this homework assignment students will use molecular dynamics to compute the elastic constants of metals using an embedded atom model to describe atomic interactions. They will deform  a single crystal along different directions and obtain c11, c12 and c44 elastic constants from the...

19. 10 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan

In this assignment you will use MD simulations to study melting in metals using the nanoMATERIALS simulation tool in nanoHUB. You will build a supercell and heat it up to study its melting. You can visualize the atomic configuration as the temperature is increased and after melting. From the...

20. 21 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan

In this tutorial students will use density functional theory (DFT) calculations using the nanoHUB tool SeqQuest to study bonding in two simple molecules: H2 and He2. The tutorial shows how to compute energy as a function of bond distance and extract the equilibrium bond distance and bond...