Bridging the Gap Between Large and Small: Thermofluids and Nanoengineering for the Water-Energy Nexus
05 Nov 2019 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Warsinger
Nanomaterial self-assembly techniques can be guided by thermofluids designs to make macro-scale membrane systems with photonic properties for catalysis and solar distillation.
Md Shajedul Hoque Thakur
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.
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.
Energy Transport in Bi-Te-Se 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 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.
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.
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 Water-Food-Energy 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 Water-Energy-Food Nexus. In enabling new and improved technologies to tackle these issues, new nanomaterials designed with systems-level thermodynamics...
Prabudhya Roy Chowdhury
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
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.
1-D 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.