
Teaching Nanotechnology across the Undergraduate STEM Curriuculum
05 Feb 2020   Contributor(s):: David W. Mogk, NNCI Nano
This is a website designed by the NNCI site at Montana State University in collaboration with the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College . This website has been developed to meet the need of introducing nanotechnology education across the STEM curriculum: For...

Solid Oxide Hydrogen Fuel Cell
29 Aug 2019 
Solve the steadystate radial diffusion equation in a cylinder to calculate the flux through a tubular fuel cell, then set up the equations to calculate the oxygen concentration field inside the fuel cell and the total power produced.

Radiation in Hall–Héroult Cell Aluminum Smelting
29 Aug 2019   Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
Estimate heat flux from the graphite anode of a HallHeroult cell for smelting aluminum, and discuss uniformity of temperature across the anode.

Heat Transfer, Cost Modeling and Process Selection
29 Aug 2019   Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
Case study of polymer matrix composite process selection between resin transfer molding and chopped fiber injection molding, including heat conduction to calculate solidification time and technical cost modeling.

Growth of Precipitate Particle from Super Saturated Solid Solution
22 Aug 2019   Contributor(s):: Matthew John M. Krane
Use integral analysis to derive growth paramters for a precipitate particle during heat treatment.

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.

Plate Glass Casting
21 Aug 2019   Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
Viscous flow of two layers down an inclined plane to model floating liquid glass on liquid tin.

Spreadsheet Finite Difference Model of 1D Unsteady Conduction
19 Aug 2019   Contributor(s):: David Dussault, Adam Powell
Use a spreadsheet to estimate temperature history across a PMMA plate immersed in a hot fluid.

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.

Heat Loss Through Furnace Window
19 Aug 2019   Contributor(s):: Matthew John M. Krane
Solution of steady state heat conduction with approximate radiation boundary condition, the applicability of which is tested.

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.

Finite Differences in Heat Conduction
19 Aug 2019   Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
Calculate computational work required to model heat conduction using finite differences with explicit timestepping.

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.

Radiation in facing Target Sputtering
15 Aug 2019   Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
Calculate radiation viewfactors and rates of heat transfer between plates in a facing target sputtering apparatus for depositing yttriumbariumcopper oxide superconducting thin films.

Tank Drainage Through a Rising Tube
14 Aug 2019 
Calculate pressures and velocities in a water tank draining through a tube which rises slightly after exit.

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.

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.

Decarburization of Solid LowCarbon Steel
01 Aug 2019   Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
Calculate carbon concentration profile vs. time in lowcarbon steel sheet in a decarburizing atmosphere at high Biot number.

Drivein Diffusion of Semiconductor Dopant
01 Aug 2019   Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
Sketch concentration profiles and calculate depth vs. time of ntype layer growing by drivein diffusion.

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