
Bridging the Gap Between Large and Small: Thermofluids and Nanoengineering for the WaterEnergy Nexus
05 Nov 2019   Contributor(s):: David M. Warsinger
Nanomaterial selfassembly techniques can be guided by thermofluids designs to make macroscale membrane systems with photonic properties for catalysis and solar distillation.

Md Shajedul Hoque Thakur
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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.

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.

Energy Transport in BiTeSe Topological Insulators
21 Mar 2019   Contributor(s):: Shouyuan Huang, Vasudevan Iyer, Xianfan Xu
Topological insulators (TIs) are a new phase of material that allows metallic conducting electrons at its surface while the bulk is insulating. Besides, the topological surface electrons’ spin orientation is always locked perpendicular to its moving direction, called...

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.

Rajmohan Muthaiah
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Solidification Simulation of Pure Metal in SemiInfinite 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.

Ayax TorresVictoria
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Simulation based Thermal Design Framework for Accelerated Structure exploration (STEDFAST)
09 Aug 2018   Contributor(s):: Prabudhya Roy Roy Chowdhury, Adam Sandor Garrett, Colleen Reynolds, Xiulin Ruan
Perform a genetic algorithm to optimize superlattice structures.

Can We Save Lives with Thermodynamics? Nanoengineering and Thermofluids for the WaterFoodEnergy Nexus
27 Apr 2017   Contributor(s):: David M. Warsinger
Climate change, degrading water resources, and economic and population growth are increasing the need for new science and technologies at the WaterEnergyFood Nexus. In enabling new and improved technologies to tackle these issues, new nanomaterials designed with systemslevel thermodynamics...

Prabudhya Roy Chowdhury
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Radiative Heat Transfer at the Nanoscale
12 Dec 2016   Contributor(s):: Pramod Reddy
In this talk, I will describe ongoing efforts in our group to experimentally elucidate nanoscale heat radiation. Specifically, I will present our recent experimental work where we have addressed the following questions: 1) Can existing theories accurately describe radiative heat transfer in...

Heat Under the Microscope:
Uncovering the Microscopic Processes that Govern
Thermal Transport
04 Oct 2016   Contributor(s):: Austin Minnich
In this talk, I will describe our efforts to uncover the microscopic processes that govern thermal transport by phonons. In particular, I will describe how our advances in computation and experiment have enabled the first direct measurements of thermal phonon transmission coefficients at solid...

Combined Microstructure and Heat Transfer Modeling of Carbon Nanotube Thermal Interface Materials
22 Jul 2014   Contributor(s):: Yide Wang, Sridhar Sadasivam, Timothy S Fisher
Simulate mechanical and thermal performance of CNT thermal interface materials.

1D Phonon BTE Solver
28 Jul 2014   Contributor(s):: Joseph Adrian Sudibyo, Amr Mohammed, Ali Shakouri
Simulate heat transport by solving one dimensional Boltzmann transport equation.

Heat Conduction in a Slab X55T0 and Subcases
21 Feb 2014   Contributor(s):: Donald E. Amos
A slab is heated on both faces with known fluxes which are partly dissipated by conduction into the slab, partly lost to the exterior media, and partly stored in a boundary layer with only heat capacity. This description of each boundary condition is known as a Type 5 condition and in the current...