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  1. Finite Difference Methods for Transport Phenomena

    08 Sep 2021 | Contributor(s):: Mia Lee Maciorowski, Nikhil Karthikeyan, Ulf Schiller

    Introduction to Finite Difference Methods for Transport Phenomena

  2. Heat Transfer Quiz 1

    01 Feb 2021 | Contributor(s):: Kunal Dixit

    Diagnostic Heat Transfer Quiz 1

  3. 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.

  4. Md Shajedul Hoque Thakur


  5. 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.

  6. 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...

  7. 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.

  8. 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...

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Rajmohan Muthaiah


  13. 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.

  14. Ayax Torres-Victoria


  15. 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.

  16. 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...

  17. Prabudhya Roy Chowdhury


  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. Shouyuan Huang

    I'm a Grad student in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue. I work on nanoscale energy transport esp. in thin-film and 2D materials. My expertise mainly lies in heat-transfer/fluid-flow modeling,...