MATE 370 Virtual Lab: Exploring Nucleation, Crystallization, and Growth through nanoHUB Virtual Kinetics Tools
24 Sep 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Mohsen B Kivy, Crystal Ipong
This lab explores the kinetics of nucleation, crystallization, and growth processes using nanoHUB tools.
MATE 370 Virtual Lab: Exploring Phase Transformations Through nanoHUB Nanomaterial Mechanics Explorer Tool
This lab explores the kinetics of phase transformation using nanoHUB tools.
MATE 370 Virtual Lab: Exploring Diffusion through nanoHUB Defect- coupled and Concentration-dependent Diffusion Tools
This lab explores the kinetics of solid-state diffusion using nanoHUB tools.
Computational Labs in Kinetics of Materials and Process Design (California Polytechnic State University)
07 Sep 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Mohsen B Kivy, Crystal Ipong
Kinetics of Materials and Process Design (MATE 370) is a 4-unit major course for junior-year undergraduate students of the Materials Engineering Department, Cal Poly State University. The Materials Engineering Department endorses the applications of theory to practice through its...
Data Analysis of Normal Data Sets in Engineering
24 Jul 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Joseph Joshua Williams, Nancy Ruzycki
Statistical and data analysis concepts in engineering
Solid Oxide Hydrogen Fuel Cell
29 Aug 2019 |
Solve the steady-state 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.
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.
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
Viscous flow of two layers down an inclined plane to model floating liquid glass on liquid tin.
Spreadsheet Finite Difference Model of 1-D 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.
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.
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
Calculate radiation viewfactors and rates of heat transfer between plates in a facing target sputtering apparatus for depositing yttrium-barium-copper 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.
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.
Chemical Vapor Deposition Reactor Design
28 May 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
Sketch the streamlines in a tube CVD reactor and propose a design change which would lead to more uniform deposition.
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.
Crystal-free Zone in a Glass-Ceramic Dish
Estimate the thickness of the crystal-free surface layer in a glass-ceramic dish by relating a heat equation solution to the T-T-T diagram.
Flow Through a Catalytic Reactor
16 May 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Adam Powell
Use porous flow theory to describe pressure-flow rate and plug/mixing behavior of flow through a packed bed of catalyst spheres.