Tags: metals

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  1. Floating Bubbles Out of Molten Glass

    21 Aug 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Balance drag and buoyancy forces to determine the size of the largest bubble remaining in a container of molten glass after a certain amount of time.

  2. Nitriding of an Iron Thin Film

    19 Aug 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Calculate nitrogen concentration profile during diffusion into a finite thin film of iron using error function and Fourier series solutions.

  3. Iron Oxidation

    19 Aug 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    During iron oxidation, calculate the oxide layer thickness over time, and compare to the case with 1% titanium added.

  4. Radiation in Electrostatic Levitation

    15 Aug 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Calculate total power radiated between square plates and a levitated spherical droplet, and discuss heat conduction mechanisms in the droplet.

  5. Multicomponent Evaporation I: Evaporation of Volatile Impurities During Electron Beam Melting

    14 Aug 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Calculate conversion efficiency for electron beam melting for removal of lead, cadmium and zinc impurities from titanium.

  6. Multicomponent Evaporation II: Evaporation of Alloying Elements from Titanium

    14 Aug 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Evaluate effects of differential evaporation of titanium and its alloying elements aluminum and vanadium on electron beam melting and evaporation processes.

  7. Decarburization of Solid Low-Carbon Steel

    01 Aug 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell

    Calculate carbon concentration profile vs. time in low-carbon steel sheet in a decarburizing atmosphere at high Biot number.

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

    01 Aug 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Matthew John M. Krane

    Apply integral analysis to semi-infinite diffusion couple.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Electron Beam Centrifugal Atomization of Metal

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

    Use a heat balance to calculate electron beam power required to continuously heat and melt metal as it is atomized, including heat losses from the top surface due to evaporation and radiation.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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...

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. MSEN 201 Lecture 4.1: Crystal Structures of Metals - Atomic Densities and Packing Factors

    13 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Patrick J Shamberger

  19. Solidification Simulation of Pure Metal in Semi-Infinite Mold

    12 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Michael S Titus, Justin Cooper, Dongsheng Wen

    Simulate the solidification of various pure metals in various mold materials. Adjust mold and metal properties.

  20. Melting via molecular dynamics simulations

    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...