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Characterization of an aerodynamic lens for transmitting particles greater than 1 micrometer in diameter into the Aerodyne aerosol mass spectrometer  

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We have designed and characterized a new inlet and aerodynamic lens for the Aerodyne aerosol mass spectrometer (AMS) that transmits particles between 80 nm and more than 3 ?m in vacuum aerodynamic diameter. The design of ...

Williams, L. R.

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AEROSPACE SCIENCES Applied aerodynamics  

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AEROSPACE SCIENCES Applied aerodynamics This year saw significant progress in industry, research labs, and academia in the development of flow-control concepts, novel configuration aerodynamic concepts, and aerodynamic im- provement technologies for enhancing the fuel efficiency and performance

Xu, Kun

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Neo Aerodynamic | Open Energy Information  

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Neo Aerodynamic Jump to: navigation, search Name: Neo Aerodynamic Region: United States Sector: Marine and Hydrokinetic Website: http:www.neo-aerodynamic.com This company is...

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Aerodynamics Antony Jameson  

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Chapter 11 Aerodynamics Antony Jameson Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA 1 Focus Multidimensional Domains 359 6 Time-stepping Schemes 365 7 Aerodynamic Shape Optimization 379 8 Related Chapters 400 Acknowledgment 400 References 400 1 FOCUS AND HISTORICAL BACKGROUND 1.1 Classical aerodynamics

Jameson, Antony

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The Aerodynamic Forces On Misaligned Platoons  

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M. , Tokumaru, P. , 1997, “Aerodynamic benefits from close-Mason, W.T. , (Ed. ): Aerodynamic Drag Mechanisms of BluffBrowand, F. , 1995, The aerodynamic performance of platoons;

Marcu, Bogdan; Browand, Fred

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic interference between two Darrieus wind turbines  

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The effect of aerodynamic interference on the performance of two curved bladed Darrieus-type vertical axis wind turbines has been calculated using a vortex/lifting line aerodynamic model. The turbines have a tower-to-tower separation distance of 1.5 turbine diameters, with the line of turbine centers varying with respect to the ambient wind direction. The effects of freestream turbulence were neglected. For the cases examined, the calculations showed that the downwind turbine power decrement (1) was significant only when the line of turbine centers was coincident with the ambient wind direction, (2) increased with increasing tipspeed ratio, and (3) is due more to induced flow angularities downstream than to speed deficits near the downstream turbine.

Schatzle, P.R.; Klimas, P.C.; Spahr, H.R.

1981-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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AIAA 20033498 Viscous Aerodynamic Shape  

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AIAA 2003­3498 Viscous Aerodynamic Shape Optimization of Wings including Planform Variables Kasidit Aerodynamics Conference Orlando, Florida/June 23­26, 2003 For permission to copy or republish, contact­4344 #12;VISCOUS AERODYNAMIC SHAPE OPTIMIZATION OF WINGS INCLUDING PLANFORM VARIABLES Kasidit Leoviriyakit

Jameson, Antony

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Aerodynamic Analysis of wind turbine.  

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??The thesis investigates the application of vortex theory for analyzing the aerodynamic loads on wind turbine blades. Based on this method, a graphical user friendly… (more)

Zarmehri, Ayyoob

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Low Speed Unsteady Aerodynamics Soumitra Banerjee*  

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Low Speed Unsteady Aerodynamics Soumitra Banerjee* Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, 24061 Unsteady aerodynamics is the study of fluid flow, where the flow field changes with time. The unsteadiness is significant in many aerodynamic applications; few examples

Patil, Mayuresh

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Computational Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustics for Wind Turbines  

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Computational Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustics for Wind Turbines #12;#12;Computational Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustics for Wind Turbines Wen Zhong Shen Fluid Mechanics Department of Mechanical Engineering TECHNICAL Shen, Wen Zhong Computational Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustics for Wind Turbines Doctor Thesis Technical

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Median Statistics, H0, and the  

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We develop median statistics that provide powerful alternatives to ?2 likelihood methods and require fewer assumptions about the data. Application to astronomical data demonstrates that median statistics lead to results that are quite similar and almost as constraining as ?2 likelihood methods but with somewhat more confidence since they do not assume Gaussianity of the errors or that their magnitudes are known. Applying median statistics to Huchra's compilation of nearly all estimates of the Hubble constant, we find a median value H0 = 67 km s-1 Mpc-1. Median statistics assume only that the measurements are independent and free of systematic errors. This estimate is arguably the best summary of current knowledge because it uses all available data and, unlike other estimates, makes no assumption about the distribution of measurement errors. The 95% range of purely statistical errors is ?2 km s-1 Mpc-1. The high degree of statistical accuracy of this result demonstrates the power of using only these two assumptions and leads us to analyze the range of possible systematic errors in the median, which we estimate to be roughly ?5 km s-1 Mpc-1 (95% limits), dominating over the statistical errors. Using a Bayesian median statistics treatment of high-redshift Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) apparent magnitude versus redshift data from Riess et al., we find the posterior probability that the cosmological constant ? > 0 is 70% or 89%, depending on the prior information we include. We find the posterior probability of an open universe is about 47%, and the probability of a spatially flat universe is 51% or 38%. Our results generally support the observers' conclusions but indicate weaker evidence for ? > 0 (less than 2 ?). Median statistics analysis of the Perlmutter et al. high-redshift SNe Ia data shows that the best-fit flat-? model is favored over the best-fit ? = 0 open model by odds of 366?:?1; the corresponding Riess et al. odds are 3?:?1 (assuming in each case prior odds of 1?:?1). A scalar field with a potential energy with a "tail" behaves like a time-variable ?. Median statistics analyses of the SNe Ia data do not rule out such a time-variable ? and may even favor it over a time-independent ? and a ? = 0 open model.

J. Richard Gott III; Michael S. Vogeley; Silviu Podariu; Bharat Ratra

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated External Aerodynamic and Underhood Thermal Analysis...  

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External Aerodynamic and Underhood Thermal Analysis for Heavy Vehicles Integrated External Aerodynamic and Underhood Thermal Analysis for Heavy Vehicles 2012 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel...

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Modelling and Simulation in Aerodynamic Design  

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Modelling and Simulation in Aerodynamic Design In different kinds of aerodynamic design elements is too complex. Aerodynamic properties of different airfoils are found from either numerical turbine blade, two design features are important. The aerodynamic design attempts to optimize the blade

Mosegaard, Klaus

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Aerodynamics at the Particle Level  

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This paper is intended to clarify some of the rather well-known aerodynamic phenomena. It is also intended to pique the interest of the layman as well as the professional. All aerodynamic forces on a surface are caused by collisions of fluid particles with the surface. While the standard approach to fluid dynamics, which is founded on the fluid approximation, is effective in providing a means of calculating various behavior and properties, it begs the question of causality. The determination of the causes of many of the most important aerodynamic effects requires a microscopic examination of the fluid and of the surface with which it interacts. The Kutta-Joukowski theorem is investigated from first physical principles. It is noted that the circulation does not arise as a physical phenomenon. Various aerodynamic devices are discussed, e.g. rocket engine exhaust diffuser and the perfume atomizer.

Charles A. Crummer

2012-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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UPWIND, Aerodynamics and aero-elasticity Rotor aerodynamics in atmospheric shear flow  

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UPWIND, Aerodynamics and aero-elasticity Rotor aerodynamics in atmospheric shear flow Niels N codes for wind turbines utilize aerodynamics based on BEM methods, see [1, 2]. For modern large scale

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Explanation and discovery in aerodynamics  

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The purpose of this paper is to discuss and clarify the explanations commonly cited for the aerodynamic lift generated by a wing, and to then analyse, as a case study of engineering discovery, the aerodynamic revolutions which have taken place within Formula 1 in the past 40 years. The paper begins with an introduction that provides a succinct summary of the mathematics of fluid mechanics.

Gordon McCabe

2005-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Transient Vehicle Aerodynamics In Four-car Platoons  

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7 Platoon Aerodynamics 7.1 Drag Coefficient . . . . . . . .0 . Savaa. Transient aerodynamics in vehicle interactions:implications in platoon aerodynamics. Master’s thesis,

Chen, A. L.; Savas, Omer; Hedrick, Karl

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Aerodynamic Performance Of Platoons: A Final Report  

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OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY The Aerodynamic Performance of1995 ISSN 1055-1425 The Aerodynamic Performance of Platoons10 October 1995 The Aerodynamic Performance of Platoons A

Zabat, Michael; Stabile, Nick; Farascaroli, Stefano; Browand, Frederick

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Aerodynamics of Deforming Wings at Low Reynolds Number  

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and Karl G. Gotz. Unsteady aerodynamic performance of model26] G. Du and M. Sun. Aerodynamic effects of corrugation andof flexibility on the aerodynamic performance of a hovering

Medina, Albert

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spring 2011 ME706 Acoustics and Aerodynamic Sound ME706 Acoustics and Aerodynamic Sound  

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Spring 2011 ME706 Acoustics and Aerodynamic Sound ME706 Acoustics and Aerodynamic Sound Instructor-surface interaction. Spring 2011 1 ME706 Acoustics and Aerodynamic Sound #12;Spring 2011 ME706 Acoustics and Aerodynamic Sound Students are expected to: · Exhibit a level of mathematical maturity roughly equivalent

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Influence of a humidor on the aerodynamics of baseballs  

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We investigate whether storing baseballs in a controlled humidity environment significantly affects their aerodynamic properties. To do this, we measure the change in diameter and mass of baseballs as a function of relative humidity (RH) in which the balls are stored. We then model trajectories for pitched and batted baseballs to assess the difference between those stored at 30% RH versus 50% RH. The results show that a drier baseball may be expected to curve slightly more than a humidified one for a given pitch velocity. We also find that the aerodynamics alone would add ~2 feet to the distance a moister ball is hit. However, this is compensated by a ~6 foot reduction in batted distance due to the well known change in coefficient of restitution of the ball. We discuss consequences of these results for baseball played at Coors Field in Denver, where baseballs have been stored in a humidor at 50% RH since 2002.

Edmund Meyer; John Bohn

2008-02-29T23:59:59.000Z

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ME421. Foundations of Aerodynamics. Victor Yakhot  

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ME421. Foundations of Aerodynamics. Victor Yakhot Syllabus. Spring 2014 . 1/16, 21. Fluids;Books. 1. D. Wilcox, "Basic Fluid Mechanics". 2. J. Anderson, Fundamentals of aerodynamics. 3. V.Yakhot,, ME421. Fluid Mechanics and aerodynamics. My lecture notes. 4. I. Abbott and A. Doenhoff, Theory

Lin, Xi

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ME421. Foundations of Aerodynamics. Victor Yakhot  

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ME421. Foundations of Aerodynamics. Victor Yakhot Syllabus. Spring 2013 . 1/17, 22. Fluids Mechanics". 2. J. Anderson, Fundamentals of aerodynamics. 3. V.Yakhot,, ME421. Fluid Mechanics and aerodynamics. My lecture notes. 4. I. Abbott and A. Doenhoff, Theory of wing sections, Dover Publications, NY

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Conformal Mapping in Wing Aerodynamics Thomas Johnson  

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Conformal Mapping in Wing Aerodynamics Thomas Johnson June 4, 2013 Contents 1 Introduction 1 2 the first complete treatment of conformal mapping in aerodynamics. Near the beginning of the twentieth and aerodynamics. The purpose of this exposition is to give the reader an elementary intro- duction to the use

Morrow, James A.

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Challenges and Complexity of Aerodynamic Wing  

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Chapter 1 Challenges and Complexity of Aerodynamic Wing Design Kasidit Leoviriyakit and Antony@stanford.edu and jameson@baboon.stanford.edu This paper focuses on aerodynamic design methodology. It discusses challenges and complexity of aerodynamic wing design for a transonic aircraft, which arise from the complex nature of flow

Jameson, Antony

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Airfoil Optimization Using Practical Aerodynamic Design Requirements  

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Airfoil Optimization Using Practical Aerodynamic Design Requirements Howard P. Buckley, Beckett Y., Toronto, Ontario, M3H 5T6, Canada Practical aerodynamic design problems must balance the goal the aerodynamic constraints imposed at the off-design operating conditions to be treated explicitly. Both methods

Zingg, David W.

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Aerodynamics and Aeroelastics, WP 2 Flemming Rasmussen  

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Aerodynamics and Aeroelastics, WP 2 Flemming Rasmussen Aeroelastic Design Wind Energy Department Risø DTU #12;WP2 Aero-dynamics and Aero-elastics OBJECTIVES 1. Development of nonlinear structural dynamic models (modeling on the micromechanical scale is input from WP3). 2. Advanced aerodynamic models

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On Aerodynamic Design Through Multipoint Numerical Optimization  

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On Aerodynamic Design Through Multipoint Numerical Optimization Howard P. Buckley, and David WT6, Canada A multipoint optimization approach is used to solve aerodynamic design problems en integral as an objective function is demonstrated to improve aerodynamic performance over a range of on

Zingg, David W.

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CFD-based Optimization for Automotive Aerodynamics  

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Chapter 1 CFD-based Optimization for Automotive Aerodynamics Laurent Dumas Abstract The car drag- ments. An overview of the main characteristics of automotive aerodynamics and a detailed presentation.dumas@upmc.fr) 1 #12;2 Laurent Dumas 1.1 Introducing Automotive Aerodynamics 1.1.1 A Major Concern for Car

Dumas, Laurent

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Comparing Aerodynamic Models for Numerical Simulation of  

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Comparing Aerodynamic Models for Numerical Simulation of Dynamics and Control of Aircraft and simulation of aircraft, yet other aerodynamics models exist that can provide more accurate results for certain simulations without a large increase in computational time. In this paper, sev- eral aerodynamics

Peraire, Jaime

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AIAA 99--1467 LOW ORDER AERODYNAMIC  

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AIAA 99--1467 LOW ORDER AERODYNAMIC MODELS FOR AEROELASTIC CONTROL OF TURBOMACHINES K.E. Willcox, J of Aeronautics and Astronautics 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Suite 500, Reston, VA 22091 #12; LOW ORDER AERODYNAMIC order aerodynamic model is developed for aeroelastic analysis of turbomachines. The proper or­ thogonal

Peraire, Jaime

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Toward Practical Aerodynamic Design Through Numerical Optimization  

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Toward Practical Aerodynamic Design Through Numerical Optimization David W. Zingg, and Laura6, Canada A Newton-Krylov algorithm for aerodynamic optimization is applied to the multipoint design aerodynamic design. I. Introduction Beginning with the work of Hicks et al.1 and Hicks and Henne,2 numerical

Zingg, David W.

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Aerodynamic Lightweight Cab Structure Components | Department...  

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and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting lm060smith2012o.pdf More Documents & Publications Aerodynamic Lightweight Cab Structure...

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Rarefaction Effects in Hypersonic Aerodynamics Vladimir V. Riabov  

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Rarefaction Effects in Hypersonic Aerodynamics Vladimir V. Riabov Department of Mathematics, and others) in aerodynamics of the probes is studied. Important kinetic effects that are specific. Keywords: DSMC method, aerodynamic coefficients, hypersonic flows, similarity parameters, torus, spinning

Riabov, Vladimir V.

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The Aerodynamics of Deforming Wings at Low Reynolds Number  

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of advance ratio on the aerodynamics of revolving wings. J.and M. H. Dickinson. The aerodynamics of hovering flight inand Industrial Aerodynamics, 96:2093–2103, 2008. [56] D. Kim

Medina, Albert

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE AERODYNAMICS OF THE BRITISH LATE TRIASSIC KUEHNEOSAURIDAE  

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THE AERODYNAMICS OF THE BRITISH LATE TRIASSIC KUEHNEOSAURIDAE by KOEN STEIN* , COLIN PALMER been limited. Here, we provide a thorough aerodynamic analysis of both genera of British kuehneosaur words: Kuehneosauridae, Diapsida, Late Triassic, glid- ing, aerodynamics. The Kuehneosauridae

Benton, Michael

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Hybrid method for aerodynamic shape optimization in automotive industry  

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Hybrid method for aerodynamic shape optimization in automotive industry Freedeerique Muyl April 2003; accepted 4 June 2003 Abstract An aerodynamic shape optimization tool for complex industrial reasons, concerns car manufacturers. Consequently, the improvement of the aerodynamics of car shapes, more

Dumas, Laurent

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Aerodynamic Forces on Truck Models, Including Two Trucks in Tandem  

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rear-edge shaping on the aerodynamic drag of bluff vehiclesOF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY Aerodynamic Forces on Truck Models,TRANSIT AND HIGHWAYS Aerodynamic Forces on Truck Models,

Hammache, Mustapha; Michaelian, Mark; Browand, Fred

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Introduction The median problem for the reversal distance in  

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genomes E. Ohlebusch, M.I. Abouelhoda, K. Hockel, J. Stallkamp University of Ulm, Germany CPM 2005 The median problem for the reversal distance in circular bacterial genomes #12;Introduction Methods Conclusion General Problem Distances Specific Problem Median Problem Given 3 genomes G1, G2, and G3, find

Lonardi, Stefano

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Evaporation of Water from Particles in the Aerodynamic Lens Inlet...  

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of Water from Particles in the Aerodynamic Lens Inlet: An Experimental Study. Evaporation of Water from Particles in the Aerodynamic Lens Inlet: An Experimental Study. Abstract:...

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Aerodynamic Drag and Gyroscopic Stability  

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This paper describes the effects on aerodynamic drag of rifle bullets as the gyroscopic stability is lowered from 1.3 to 1.0. It is well known that a bullet can tumble for stability less than 1.0. The Sierra Loading Manuals (4th and 5th Editions) have previously reported that ballistic coefficient decreases significantly as gyroscopic stability, Sg, is lowered below 1.3. These observations are further confirmed by the experiments reported here. Measured ballistic coefficients were compared with gyroscopic stabilities computed using the Miller Twist Rule for nearly solid metal bullets with uniform density and computed using the Courtney-Miller formula for plastic-tipped bullets. The experiments reported here also demonstrate a decrease in aerodynamic drag near Sg = 1.23 +/- 0.02. It is hypothesized that this decrease in drag over a narrow band of Sg values is due to a rapid damping of coning motions (precession and nutation). Observation of this drag decrease at a consistent value of Sg demonstrates the relati...

Courtney, Elya R

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The External Aerodynamics of Canine Olfaction Gary S. Settles*  

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The External Aerodynamics of Canine Olfaction Gary S. Settles* , Douglas A. Kester** , Lori J Literature on the External Aerodynamics of Olfaction B. Precedent Literature on Aerodynamic Sampling Technology III. Canine Olfaction Experiments IV. The Design of an Aerodynamic Sniffer A. Background B

Settles, Gary S.

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Aeroelastic Analysis of Bridges: Effects of Turbulence and Aerodynamic Nonlinearities  

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Aeroelastic Analysis of Bridges: Effects of Turbulence and Aerodynamic Nonlinearities Xinzhong Chen for capturing the emerging concerns in bridge aerodynamics introduced by aerodynamic nonlinearities/or with aerodynamic characteristics sensitive to the effective angle of incidence. This paper presents a nonlinear

Kareem, Ahsan

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MULTITARGET ERROR ESTIMATION AND ADAPTIVITY IN AERODYNAMIC FLOW SIMULATIONS  

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MULTI­TARGET ERROR ESTIMATION AND ADAPTIVITY IN AERODYNAMIC FLOW SIMULATIONS RALF HARTMANN # Abstract. Important quantities in aerodynamic flow simulations are the aerodynamic force coe subject classifications. 65N12,65N15,65N30 1. Introduction. In aerodynamic computations like compressible

Hartmann, Ralf

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MULTITARGET ERROR ESTIMATION AND ADAPTIVITY IN AERODYNAMIC FLOW SIMULATIONS  

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MULTITARGET ERROR ESTIMATION AND ADAPTIVITY IN AERODYNAMIC FLOW SIMULATIONS RALF HARTMANN Abstract. Important quantities in aerodynamic flow simulations are the aerodynamic force coefficients including Navier-Stokes equations AMS subject classifications. 65N12,65N15,65N30 1. Introduction. In aerodynamic

Hartmann, Ralf

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The aerodynamics of the beautiful game  

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We consider the aerodynamics of football, specifically, the interaction between a ball in flight and the ambient air. Doing so allows one to account for the characteristic range and trajectories of balls in flight, as well ...

Bush, John W. M.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Anisotropic Grid Adaptation for Multiple Aerodynamic Outputs  

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Anisotropic grid–adaptive strategies are presented for viscous flow simulations in which the accurate prediction of multiple aerodynamic outputs (such as the lift, drag, and moment coefficients) is required from a single ...

Venditti, David A.

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Property:EstimatedCostMedianUSD | Open Energy Information  

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EstimatedCostMedianUSD EstimatedCostMedianUSD Jump to: navigation, search Property Name EstimatedCostMedianUSD Property Type Quantity Description the median estimate of cost in USD Use this type to express a monetary value in US Dollars. The default unit is one US Dollar. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Area Acceptable units (and their conversions) are: 100 cent USD,cents USD,Cent USD,Cents USD .001 k USD,thousand USD,Thousand USD .000001 M USD,million USD,Million USD .000000001 T USD,trillion USD,Trillion USD Pages using the property "EstimatedCostMedianUSD" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) 2 2-M Probe Survey + 30030,000 centUSD 0.3 kUSD 3.0e-4 MUSD 3.0e-7 TUSD + A Acoustic Logs + 4.62462 centUSD 0.00462 kUSD 4.62e-6 MUSD 4.62e-9 TUSD + Aerial Photography + 240.5424,054 centUSD

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Property:EstimatedTimeMedian | Open Energy Information  

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EstimatedTimeMedian EstimatedTimeMedian Jump to: navigation, search Property Name EstimatedTimeMedian Property Type Quantity Description the median estimate of time required Use this type to enumerate a length of time. The default unit is the year. Acceptable units (and their conversions) are: 8766 hours,hour,h,H,Hour,Hours,HOUR,HOURS 365.25 days,day,d,Day,Days,D,DAY,DAYS 52.17857 weeks,week,w,Week,Weeks,W,WEEK,WEEKS 12 months,month,m,Month,Months,M,MONTH,MONTHS 1 years,year,y,Year,Years,Y,YEAR,YEARS Pages using the property "EstimatedTimeMedian" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) 2 2-M Probe Survey + 2.281542e-4 years2 hours 0.0833 days 0.0119 weeks 0.00274 months + A Acoustic Logs + 0.044 years385.92 hours 16.08 days 2.297 weeks 0.528 months +

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Transient Platoon Aerodynamics During Passing Maneuvers and In-line Oscillations  

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p CHAPTER TRANSIENT AERODYNAMICS DURING IN-LINE OSCILLATIONSA. J. , Road Vehicle Aerodynamics, Pentech Press, London,6] Hucho, W. - H . (ed. ), Aerodynamics of Road Vehicles,

Tsuei, J. L.; Savas, O.; Hedrick, J. K.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic Drag and Gyroscopic Stability  

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This paper describes the effects on aerodynamic drag of rifle bullets as the gyroscopic stability is lowered from 1.3 to 1.0. It is well known that a bullet can tumble for stability less than 1.0. The Sierra Loading Manuals (4th and 5th Editions) have previously reported that ballistic coefficient decreases significantly as gyroscopic stability, Sg, is lowered below 1.3. These observations are further confirmed by experiments reported here. Measured ballistic coefficients were compared with gyroscopic stabilities computed using the Miller Twist Rule for nearly solid metal bullets with uniform density and computed using the Courtney-Miller formula for plastic-tipped bullets. The relationship between Sg and drag may be used to test the applicability of existing gyroscopic stability formulas for given bullet designs and to evaluate the accuracy of alternate formulas in cases where the existing stability formulas are not as accurate. The most definitive test of formulas predicting stability will always be observation of whether bullets tumble under given conditions. However, observations of drag changes provide valuable supplemental information because they suggest changes in stability as conditions change. Use of a continuous variable (drag) rather than a binary variable (tumbling) allows insight into stability over a range of conditions where the binary variable does not change.

Elya R. Courtney; Michael W. Courtney

2014-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

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In vivo recording of aerodynamic force with an aerodynamic force platform  

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Flapping wings enable flying animals and biomimetic robots to generate elevated aerodynamic forces. Measurements that demonstrate this capability are based on tethered experiments with robots and animals, and indirect force calculations based on measured kinematics or airflow during free flight. Remarkably, there exists no method to measure these forces directly during free flight. Such in vivo recordings in freely behaving animals are essential to better understand the precise aerodynamic function of their flapping wings, in particular during the downstroke versus upstroke. Here we demonstrate a new aerodynamic force platform (AFP) for nonintrusive aerodynamic force measurement in freely flying animals and robots. The platform encloses the animal or object that generates fluid force with a physical control surface, which mechanically integrates the net aerodynamic force that is transferred to the earth. Using a straightforward analytical solution of the Navier-Stokes equation, we verified that the method is ...

Lentink, David; Ingersoll, Rivers

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Placement of Traffic Barriers on Roadside and Median Slopes  

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on the findings obtained from crash tests performed on flat terrain. For barriers placed on roadside and median slopes, vehicle impact height varies depending on the trajectory of the vehicle along the ditch section and lateral offset of the barrier. Thus...

Ferdous, Md Rubiat

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Error estimation and adaptive mesh refinement for aerodynamic flows  

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Error estimation and adaptive mesh refinement for aerodynamic flows Ralf Hartmann1 and Paul Houston2 1 Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology DLR (German Aerospace Center) Lilienthalplatz 7

Hartmann, Ralf

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AE 400-level (choose 2): AE 410 Computational Aerodynamics  

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AE 400-level (choose 2): AE 410 Computational Aerodynamics AE 412 Viscous flow & Heat Transfer AE 416 Applied Aerodynamics AE 419 Aircraft Flight Mechanics AE 433 Aerospace Propulsion AE 434 Rocket

Gilbert, Matthew

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Five Year Plan Update Leishman 631 Helicopter Aerodynamics I X X X X  

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2017 Rotorcraft Leishman 631 Helicopter Aerodynamics I X X X X Leishman 632 Helicopter Aerodynamics II X Aerodynamics & Propulsion Sedwick 663 Intro to Plasmas for Space Prop/Powr X X Yu 665 Advanced of Aerodynamics Jones 672 Low Reynods Number Aerodynamics X X X X Cadou 674 Aerodynamics of Comp. Fluids X X

Shapiro, Benjamin

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COPYRIGHT 2003 by ASME AERODYNAMICS OF TIP LEAKAGE FLOWS  

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COPYRIGHT 2003 by ASME 1 AERODYNAMICS OF TIP LEAKAGE FLOWS NEAR PARTIAL SQUEALER RIMS IN AN AXIAL of aerodynamic characteristics of full and partial-length squealer rims in a turbine stage. Full and partial of these "partial squealer tips" and their chordwise position are varied to find an optimal aerodynamic tip

Camci, Cengiz

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INTRODUCTION 1.1 Aerodynamics of Rotors in Forward Flight  

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1 CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION 1.1 Aerodynamics of Rotors in Forward Flight The prediction of rotor blade aerodynamic loads, especially in forward flight, requires accurate and efficient modeling of several distinct to the nonlinear interaction between the rotor aerodynamics, trim, aeroelasticity and blade dynamics. As stated

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Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 91 (2003) 15111528  

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Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 91 (2003) 1511­1528 New frontiers in aerodynamic tailoring of long span bridges: an advanced analysis framework Xinzhong Chen*, Ahsan Kareem Nat analysis have been made utilizing realistic aerodynamic force modeling for bridges with bluff sections

Chen, Xinzhong

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Ris-PhD-Report Wind Turbines: Unsteady Aerodynamics and  

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Risø-PhD-Report Wind Turbines: Unsteady Aerodynamics and Inflow Noise Brian Riget Broe Risø-PhD-47 Title: Wind Turbines: Unsteady Aerodynamics and Inflow Noise Division: Wind Energy Division Risø-PhD-47(EN) December 2009 Abstract (max. 2000 char.): Aerodynamical noise from wind turbines due

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Robust Multi-Objective Optimization in Aerodynamics using MGDA  

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Robust Multi-Objective Optimization in Aerodynamics using MGDA Daigo Maruyama N° 8428-00919215,version1-16Dec2013 #12;Robust Multi-Objective Optimization in Aerodynamics using MGDA Daigo: This study deals with robust design optimization strategies in aerodynamics

Boyer, Edmond

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AIAA Paper 2001-0870 Re-engineering Aerodynamics Education  

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AIAA Paper 2001-0870 Re-engineering Aerodynamics Education David Darmofal, Earll Murman Aeronautics Paper 2001-0870 Re-engineering Aerodynamics Education David Darmofal* , Earll Murman Massachusetts Institute of Technology Michael Love Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Abstract Aerodynamics curriculum

Peraire, Jaime

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A Genetic Algorithm for Multiobjective Design Optimization in Aerodynamics and  

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A Genetic Algorithm for Multiobjective Design Optimization in Aerodynamics and Electromagnetics R. The objective functions in the optimization problem measure the aerodynamic feasibil­ ity based on the drag been optimized with respect to only one discipline such as aerodynamics or electromagnetics. Although

Coello, Carlos A. Coello

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Fifty Years of Aerodynamics: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities  

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Fifty Years of Aerodynamics: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities T.E. Nelson * D.W. Zingg, Canada. E-mail: tnelson@dehavilland.ca ** Senior Canada Research Chair in Computational Aerodynamics-mail: dwz@oddjob.utias.utoronto.ca Received 22 January 2004. PART I: AIRCRAFT DEVELOPMENT, AERODYNAMIC

Zingg, David W.

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Single-and Multi-Point Aerodynamic Shape Optimization  

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Single- and Multi-Point Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Using A Parallel Newton-Krylov Approach, Ontario, M3H 5T6, Canada A Newton-Krylov algorithm for aerodynamic shape optimization in three dimensions the capabilities and efficiency of the approach. I. Introduction In the aerodynamic design of aircraft, there have

Zingg, David W.

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Strategies for Solving High-Fidelity Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Problems  

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Strategies for Solving High-Fidelity Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Problems Zhoujie Lyu Aerodynamic shape optimization based on high-fidelity models is a computational intensive endeavor. The techniques are tested using the Common Research Model wing benchmark defined by the Aerodynamic Design

Papalambros, Panos

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Aerodynamic Shape Optimization for Aircraft Design Antony Jameson  

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Aerodynamic Shape Optimization for Aircraft Design Antony Jameson Department of Aeronautics September 6-10, 2004 c A. Jameson 2004 Stanford University, Stanford, CA 1/55 Aerodynamic Shape Optimization for Aircraft Design #12;#12; Aerodynamic Design Tradeoffs A good first estimate of performance is provided

Stanford University

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POLE ASSIGNMENT FOR A VIBRATING SYSTEM WITH AERODYNAMIC EFFECT #  

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POLE ASSIGNMENT FOR A VIBRATING SYSTEM WITH AERODYNAMIC EFFECT # J. N. WANG + , S. H. CHOU # , Y. C­input state feedback control arising from a one­dimensional vibrating system with aerodynamic e real axis. Key words. vibrating system, aerodynamic e#ect, state feedback control, pole assignment AMS

Chou, So-Hsiang

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Advances in Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Antony Jameson1  

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1 Advances in Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Antony Jameson1 Stanford University, Stanford, CA to aerodynamic design. This shift has been mainly motivated by the availability of high performance comput- ing by J.L. Lions [1]. The method was first used for aerodynamic design by Jameson in 1988 [2, 3]. Since

Jameson, Antony

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Aerodynamics simulation of operating rooms N. El Gharbi*  

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Aerodynamics simulation of operating rooms N. El Gharbi* A. Benzaoui*R. Bennacer** * Faculty. Keywords: Operating room, aerodynamics simulation, turbulent model, comfort, Airflow, Indoor air quality distribution scheme. To ensure these optimal conditions, a study of the aerodynamics flow in a conditioned

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Optimum Aerodynamic Design using the Navier--Stokes Equations  

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Optimum Aerodynamic Design using the Navier--Stokes Equations A. JAMESON \\Lambda ; N.A. PIERCE y factors such as aerodynamic effi­ ciency, structural weight, stability and control, and the volume the disciplines. The development of accurate and efficient methods for aerodynamic shape optimization represents

Pierce, Niles A.

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POLE ASSIGNMENT FOR A VIBRATING SYSTEM WITH AERODYNAMIC EFFECT  

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POLE ASSIGNMENT FOR A VIBRATING SYSTEM WITH AERODYNAMIC EFFECT J. N. WANG, S. H. CHOU, Y. C. CHEN feedback control arising from a one-dimensional vibrating system with aerodynamic effect. On the practical real axis. Key words. vibrating system, aerodynamic effect, state feedback control, pole assignment AMS

Lin, Wen-Wei

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On Aerodynamic Optimization Under a Range of Operating Conditions  

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On Aerodynamic Optimization Under a Range of Operating Conditions David W. Zingg, and Samy Elias In aerodynamic design, good performance is generally required under a range of oper- ating conditions, including aerodynamic shape optimization.1­6 The designer specifies an objective, operating conditions, constraints

Zingg, David W.

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Unsteady aerodynamic models for agile flight at low Reynolds numbers  

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Unsteady aerodynamic models for agile flight at low Reynolds numbers Steven L. Brunton , Clarence W for the unsteady aerodynamic forces on a small wing in response to agile maneuvers and gusts. In a previous study, it was shown that Theodorsen's and Wagner's unsteady aerodynamic models agree with force data from DNS

Rowley, Clarence W.

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An Evolutionary Geometry Parametrization for Aerodynamic Shape Optimization  

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An Evolutionary Geometry Parametrization for Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Xiaocong Han and David, M3H 5T6, Canada An evolutionary geometry parametrization is presented for aerodynamic shape optimiza, unconventional aerodynamic configurations. Based on improvements in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and high

Zingg, David W.

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A Pilot Project in Preparation of an Aerodynamic Optimization Workshop  

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A Pilot Project in Preparation of an Aerodynamic Optimization Workshop with Lessons Learned John C-scale Aerodynamic Optimization Workshop. Three independent optimization efforts were conducted concurrently, each in the preparation of a possible future workshop on aerodynamic shape optimization. 1.0 Introduction During AIAA

Jameson, Antony

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Aerodynamic Force Modeling for Unsteady Wing Ryan Jantzen  

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Aerodynamic Force Modeling for Unsteady Wing Maneuvers Ryan Jantzen and Kunihiko Taira Florida, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH We report on the development of an aerodynamic force model for a flat focus is placed on examining the influence of large-amplitude wing motion on the unsteady aerodynamics

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Ris-R-1543(EN) Aerodynamic investigation of Winglets on  

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Risø-R-1543(EN) Aerodynamic investigation of Winglets on Wind Turbine Blades using CFD Jeppe Johansen and Niels N. Sørensen Title: Aerodynamic investigation of Winglets on Wind Turbine Blades using of the aerodynamics around a wind turbine blade with a winglet using Computational Fluid Dynamics, CFD. Five winglets

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Error estimation and adaptive mesh refinement for aerodynamic flows  

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Error estimation and adaptive mesh refinement for aerodynamic flows Ralf Hartmann, Joachim Held-oriented mesh refinement for single and multiple aerodynamic force coefficients as well as residual-based mesh refinement applied to various three-dimensional lam- inar and turbulent aerodynamic test cases defined

Hartmann, Ralf

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Managing Approximate Models in Evolutionary Aerodynamic Design Optimization  

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Managing Approximate Models in Evolutionary Aerodynamic Design Optimization Yaochu Jin yaochu jin­ mization problems that are discontinuous, multi­modal and multi­objective [1, 2]. Aerodynamic structural to high complexity of the aerodynamic analysis and large number of evaluations needed in the evolutionary

Coello, Carlos A. Coello

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Optimizing the Aerodynamic Efficiency of IM Freight Trains  

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Optimizing the Aerodynamic Efficiency of IM Freight Trains Yung-Cheng Lai University of Illinois aerodynamic penalties and fuel consumption than general trains IM trains suffer from their equipment design and loading pattern These large gaps directly affect the aerodynamic drag of the train. This effect is greater

Barkan, Christopher P.L.

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THE VELOCITY DEPENDENCE OF AERODYNAMIC DRAG: A PRIMER FOR MATHEMATICIANS  

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THE VELOCITY DEPENDENCE OF AERODYNAMIC DRAG: A PRIMER FOR MATHEMATICIANS LYLE N. LONG and HOWARD­entry of the space shuttle into the earth's atmosphere. Dimensional analysis is an important tool in aerodynamics­T E X 1 #12; For detailed information on the aerodynamics and fluid mechanics pertinent to this paper

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Aerodynamic and functional consequences of wing compliance  

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Aerodynamic and functional consequences of wing compliance Andrew M. Mountcastle Ã?, the instantaneous shape of an insect wing is dictated by the interaction of aerodynamic forces with the inertial rever- sals--loads that well exceed the mean aerodynamic force. Although wing compliance has been

Daniel, Tom

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Numerical Aerodynamic Optimization Incorporating Laminar-Turbulent Transition Prediction  

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Numerical Aerodynamic Optimization Incorporating Laminar-Turbulent Transition Prediction J. Driver-dimensional Newton­Krylov aerodynamic shape optimization algorithm is applied to several optimization problems a striking demonstration of the capability of the Newton­ Krylov aerodynamic optimization algorithm to design

Zingg, David W.

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Optimizing the aerodynamic efficiency of intermodal freight trains  

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Optimizing the aerodynamic efficiency of intermodal freight trains Yung-Cheng Lai a,*, Christopher form 24 April 2007; accepted 17 May 2007 Abstract We develop an aerodynamic loading assignment model fuel-efficient trains. This is the first use of optimization modeling to address the aerodynamics

Barkan, Christopher P.L.

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Aerodynamic beam generator for large particles  

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A new type of aerodynamic particle beam generator is disclosed. This generator produces a tightly focused beam of large material particles at velocities ranging from a few feet per second to supersonic speeds, depending on the exact configuration and operating conditions. Such generators are of particular interest for use in additive fabrication techniques.

Brockmann, John E. (Albuquerque, NM); Torczynski, John R. (Albuquerque, NM); Dykhuizen, Ronald C. (Albuquerque, NM); Neiser, Richard A. (Albuquerque, NM); Smith, Mark F. (Albuquerque, NM)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computerized method and system for designing an aerodynamic focusing lens stack  

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A computerized method and system for designing an aerodynamic focusing lens stack, using input from a designer related to, for example, particle size range to be considered, characteristics of the gas to be flowed through the system, the upstream temperature and pressure at the top of a first focusing lens, the flow rate through the aerodynamic focusing lens stack equivalent at atmosphere pressure; and a Stokes number range. Based on the design parameters, the method and system determines the total number of focusing lenses and their respective orifice diameters required to focus the particle size range to be considered, by first calculating for the orifice diameter of the first focusing lens in the Stokes formula, and then using that value to determine, in iterative fashion, intermediate flow values which are themselves used to determine the orifice diameters of each succeeding focusing lens in the stack design, with the results being output to a designer. In addition, the Reynolds numbers associated with each focusing lens as well as exit nozzle size may also be determined to enhance the stack design.

Gard, Eric (San Francisco, CA); Riot, Vincent (Oakland, CA); Coffee, Keith (Diablo Grande, CA); Woods, Bruce (Livermore, CA); Tobias, Herbert (Kensington, CA); Birch, Jim (Albany, CA); Weisgraber, Todd (Brentwood, CA)

2011-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Tightening procedures for large diameter anchor bolts  

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Standards for tightening procedures for large diameter anchor bolts are proposed. These bolts, 38 mm (I 1/2 in.) in diameter or greater, are widely used in highway appurtenance. In current practices, the contractor is left to his or her own...

Abraham, Ryan Charles

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic characteristics of a feathered dinosaur measured using physical models. Effects of form on static stability and control effectiveness  

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McCay MG (2001) Aerodynamic stability and maneuverability ofrain forest canopy: the aerodynamic environment of gliding2011) Measurement of the aerodynamic stability and control

Evangelista, Dennis

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamics of a rigid curved kite wing  

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A preliminary numerical study on the aerodynamics of a kite wing for high altitude wind power generators is proposed. Tethered kites are a key element of an innovative wind energy technology, which aims to capture energy from the wind at higher altitudes than conventional wind towers. We present the results obtained from three-dimensional finite volume numerical simulations of the steady air flow past a three-dimensional curved rectangular kite wing (aspect ratio equal to 3.2, Reynolds number equal to 3x10^6). Two angles of incidence -- a standard incidence for the flight of a tethered airfoil (6{\\deg}) and an incidence close to the stall (18{\\deg}) -- were considered. The simulations were performed by solving the Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes flow model using the industrial STAR-CCM+ code. The overall aerodynamic characteristics of the kite wing were determined and compared to the aerodynamic characteristics of the flat rectangular non twisted wing with an identical aspect ratio and section (Clark Y profil...

Maneia, Gianmauro; Tordella, Daniela; Iovieno, Michele

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Inertial and Aerodynamic Tail Steering of a Meso-scale Legged Robot  

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Legged Robots Use of Aerodynamics 2.5 Overview of previousare the use of passive aerodynamics in running robots. Fi-the first use of passive aerodynamics to induce a turn in a

Kohut, Nicholas Jospeh

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transient Aerodynamic Effects on a Four-Car Platoon During Passing Maneuvers: Data Summary  

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B. Marcu, F. Browand, ”The Aerodynamic Forces on Misalignedof the Transient Aerodynamic Effects on a Four-Car PlatoonBERKELEY Transient Aerodynamic Effects on a Four-Car Platoon

Tsuei, L.; Hedrick, J. K.; Savas, O.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Precision wire feeder for small diameter wire  

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This invention is comprised of a device for feeding small diameter wire having a diameter less than .04 mm (16 mil) to a welding station which includes a driving wheel for controllably applying a non-deforming driving force to the wire to move the free end of the wire towards the welding station; and a tension device such as a torque motor for constantly applying a reverse force to the wire in opposition to the driving force to keep the wire taut. 1 fig.

Brandon, E.D.; Hooper, F.M.; Reichenbach, M.L.

1990-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: aerodynamic shape optimization Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Aerodynamic shape and planform...

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Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: aerodynamic particle sizer Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Aerodynamic Particle Sizer Spectrometer...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aerodynamics Sample Search Results  

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Airfoil Summary: Design Ahmed Abdelwahab Manager of Turbomachinery Aerodynamics Praxair Inc., Global Supply System... engineer to aerodynamic designer to lead aerodynamicist...

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Airfoil Summary: Design Ahmed Abdelwahab Manager of Turbomachinery Aerodynamics Praxair Inc., Global Supply System... engineer to aerodynamic designer to lead aerodynamicist...

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of the aerodynamic resistance S. Liu, D. Mao, and L. Lu State key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science, School... -705, 2006 Measurement and estimation of the aerodynamic...

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of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Tech Collection: Engineering 24 Airfoil Ice-Accretion Aerodynamics Simulation and A. Broeren Summary: is required for aerodynamic...

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Wind Turbine Blade Flow Fields and Prospects for Active Aerodynamic Control: Preprint  

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This paper describes wind turbine flow fields that can cause adverse aerodynamic loading and can impact active aerodynamic control methodologies currently contemplated for wind turbine applications.

Schreck, S.; Robinson, M.

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic Focusing Of High-Density Aerosols  

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High-density micron-sized particle aerosols might form the basis for a number of applications in which a material target with a particular shape might be quickly ionized to form a cylindrical or sheet shaped plasma. A simple experimental device was built in order to study the properties of high-density aerosol focusing for 1#22; m silica spheres. Preliminary results recover previous findings on aerodynamic focusing at low densities. At higher densities, it is demonstrated that the focusing properties change in a way which is consistent with a density dependent Stokes number.

Ruiz, D. E.; Fisch, Nathaniel

2014-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental aerodynamics research on a hypersonic vehicle  

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Aerodynamic force and moment measurements and flow visualization results are presented for a hypersonic vehicle configuration at Mach 8. The basic vehicle configuration is a spherically blunted 10[degree] half-angle cone with a slice parallel with the axis of the vehicle. On the slice portion of the vehicle, a flap could be attached so that deflection angles of 10[degree], 20[degree] and 30[degree] could be obtained. All of the experimental results were obtained in the Sandia Mach 8 hypersonic wind tunnel for laminar boundary layer conditions. Flow visualization results include shear stress sensitive liquid crystal photographs, surface streak flow photographs (using liquid crystals), and spark schlieren photographs and video. The liquid crystals were used as an aid in verifying that a laminar boundary layer existed over the entire body. The surface flow photo-graphs show attached and separated flow on both the leeside of the vehicle and near the flap. A detailed uncertainty analysis was conducted to estimate the contributors to body force and moment measurement uncertainty. Comparisons are made with computational results to evaluate both the experimental and numerical results. This extensive set of high-quality experimental force and moment measurements is recommended for use in the calibration and validation of relevant computational aerodynamics codes.

Oberkampf, W.L.; Aeschliman, D.P.; Tate, R.E.; Henfling, J.F.

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental aerodynamics research on a hypersonic vehicle  

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Aerodynamic force and moment measurements and flow visualization results are presented for a hypersonic vehicle configuration at Mach 8. The basic vehicle configuration is a spherically blunted 10{degree} half-angle cone with a slice parallel with the axis of the vehicle. On the slice portion of the vehicle, a flap could be attached so that deflection angles of 10{degree}, 20{degree} and 30{degree} could be obtained. All of the experimental results were obtained in the Sandia Mach 8 hypersonic wind tunnel for laminar boundary layer conditions. Flow visualization results include shear stress sensitive liquid crystal photographs, surface streak flow photographs (using liquid crystals), and spark schlieren photographs and video. The liquid crystals were used as an aid in verifying that a laminar boundary layer existed over the entire body. The surface flow photo-graphs show attached and separated flow on both the leeside of the vehicle and near the flap. A detailed uncertainty analysis was conducted to estimate the contributors to body force and moment measurement uncertainty. Comparisons are made with computational results to evaluate both the experimental and numerical results. This extensive set of high-quality experimental force and moment measurements is recommended for use in the calibration and validation of relevant computational aerodynamics codes.

Oberkampf, W.L.; Aeschliman, D.P.; Tate, R.E.; Henfling, J.F.

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #597: November 16, 2009 Median Age of  

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7: November 16, 7: November 16, 2009 Median Age of Cars and Trucks Rising in 2008 to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #597: November 16, 2009 Median Age of Cars and Trucks Rising in 2008 on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #597: November 16, 2009 Median Age of Cars and Trucks Rising in 2008 on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #597: November 16, 2009 Median Age of Cars and Trucks Rising in 2008 on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #597: November 16, 2009 Median Age of Cars and Trucks Rising in 2008 on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #597: November 16, 2009 Median Age of Cars and Trucks Rising in 2008 on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #597: November 16, 2009 Median Age of Cars and Trucks Rising in 2008 on

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Lasing in microdisks of ultrasmall diameter  

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It is demonstrated by calculations and experimental results that room-temperature lasing can be obtained at the ground-state optical transition of InAs/InGaAs/GaAs quantum dots in optical microcavities with a record-small diameter of 1.5 ?m. In 1-?m cavities, lasing occurs at the wavelength of one of the whispering-gallery modes within the band corresponding to the first excited-state optical transition.

Zhukov, A. E., E-mail: zhukale@gmail.com; Kryzhanovskaya, N. V.; Maximov, M. V.; Lipovskii, A. A.; Savelyev, A. V.; Bogdanov, A. A.; Shostak, I. I.; Moiseev, E. I.; Karpov, D. V. [St. Petersburg Academic University—Nanotechnology Research and Education Center, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russian Federation); Laukkanen, J. [University of Eastern Finland, Institute of Photonics (Finland); Tommila, J. [Tampere University of Technology, Optoelectronics Research Centre (Finland)

2014-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Diameter-Refined Metallic Carbon Nanotubes as Optically Tunable...  

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Diameter-Refined Metallic Carbon Nanotubes as Optically Tunable Transparent Conductors Home > Research > ANSER Research Highlights > Diameter-Refined Metallic Carbon Nanotubes as...

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Modeling FullEnvelope Aerodynamics of Small UAVs in RealTime Prof. Michael Selig  

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D M E S S Modeling FullEnvelope Aerodynamics of Small UAVs in RealTime Prof. Michael Selig Applied Aerodynamics Group and Subsonic Aerodynamics Research Lab Department of Aerospace Engineering will focus on the development of a full six degreeoffreedom aerodynamics modeling environment for small UAVs

Barthelat, Francois

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Aerodynamic-Structural Design Studies of Low-Sweep Transonic Wings  

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Aerodynamic-Structural Design Studies of Low-Sweep Transonic Wings Antony Jameson Department level. High-fidelity aerodynamic and aerodynamic-structural optimizations are performed on a set to significantly reduce wing sweep without incurring either aerodynamic or structural penalties, especially for M

Jameson, Antony

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Unsteady aerodynamic analysis of subsonic oscillating cascade  

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This paper describes the development of the source-doublet-based potential paneling method for oscillating cascade unsteady aerodynamic load predictions. By using the integral influence coefficient method and by using the interblade phase angles, the unsteady loads on an oscillating cascade can be accurately predicted at a minimum cost. As the grids are placed only on the blade surfaces, the blades are allowed to vibrate without grid deformation problems. Four notable subsonic oscillating cascade test cases that cover most important parameters, e.g., blade geometry, interblade phase angle, flow coefficient, flow speed, frequency, etc., are studied in this paper. The agreement between the present solutions and other numerical/experimental results demonstrates the robustness of the present model. Applicability of the method for realistic compressible flow cascades is also discussed.

Chen, S.H.; Eastland, A.H.; Jackson, E.D. (Rockwell International Corp., Canoga Park, CA (United States). Rocketdyne Div.)

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CFD calculations of S809 aerodynamic characteristics  

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Steady-state, two-dimensional CFD calculations were made for the S809 laminar-flow, wind-turbine airfoil using the commercial code CFD-ACE. Comparisons of the computed pressure and aerodynamic coefficients were made with wind tunnel data from the Delft University 1.8 m x 1.25 m low-turbulence wind tunnel. This work highlights two areas in CFD that require further investigation and development in order to enable accurate numerical simulations of flow about current generation wind-turbine airfoils: transition prediction and turbulence modeling. The results show that the laminar-to-turbulent transition point must be modeled correctly to get accurate simulations for attached flow. Calculations also show that the standard turbulence model used in most commercial CFD codes, the k-{epsilon} model, is not appropriate at angles of attack with flow separation.

Wolfe, W.P. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Ochs, S.S. [Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hypersonic Arbitrary-Body Aerodynamics (HABA) for conceptual design  

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The Hypersonic Arbitrary-Body Aerodynamics (HABA) computer program predicts static and dynamic aerodynamic derivatives at hypersonic speeds for any vehicle geometry. It is intended to be used during conceptual design studies where fast computational speed is required. It uses the same geometry and hypersonic aerodynamic methods as the Mark IV Supersonic/Hypersonic Arbitrary-Body Program (SHABP) developed under sponsorship of the Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory; however, the input and output formats have been improved to make it easier to use. This program is available as part of the Department 9140 CAE software.

Salguero, D.E.

1990-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Thread gauge for measuring thread pitch diameters  

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A thread gauge which attaches to a vernier caliper to measure the thread pitch diameter of both externally threaded and internally threaded parts is disclosed. A pair of anvils are externally threaded with threads having the same pitch as those of the threaded part. Each anvil is mounted on a stem having a ball on which the anvil can rotate to properly mate with the parts to which the anvils are applied. The stems are detachably secured to the caliper blades by attachment collars having keyhole openings for receiving the stems and caliper blades. A set screw is used to secure each collar on its caliper blade. 2 figs.

Brewster, A.L.

1985-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Thread gauge for measuring thread pitch diameters  

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A thread gauge which attaches to a vernier caliper to measure the thread pitch diameter of both externally threaded and internally threaded parts. A pair of anvils are externally threaded with threads having the same pitch as those of the threaded part. Each anvil is mounted on a stem having a ball on which the anvil can rotate to properly mate with the parts to which the anvils are applied. The stems are detachably secured to the caliper blades by attachment collars having keyhole openings for receiving the stems and caliper blades. A set screw is used to secure each collar on its caliper blade.

Brewster, Albert L. (R.R. 2, Box 190A, Pleasant Hill, MO 64080)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Table B2. Summary Table: Totals and Medians of Floorspace, Number of Workers,  

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. Summary Table: Totals and Medians of Floorspace, Number of Workers, Hours of Operation, and Age of Building, 1999" . Summary Table: Totals and Medians of Floorspace, Number of Workers, Hours of Operation, and Age of Building, 1999" ,"All Buildings (thousand)","Total Floorspace (million square feet)","Total Workers in All Buildings (thousand)","Median Square Feet per Building (thousand)","Median Square Feet per Worker","Median Hours per Week","Median Age of Buildings (years)" "All Buildings ................",4657,67338,81852,5,909,50,30.5 "Building Floorspace" "(Square Feet)" "1,001 to 5,000 ...............",2348,6774,11125,2.5,667,50,30.5 "5,001 to 10,000 ..............",1110,8238,10968,7,1000,50,34.5 "10,001 to 25,000 .............",708,11153,11378,15,1354,55,28.5

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Bridge recognition of median-resolution SAR images using pun histogram entropy  

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A novel algorithm for bridge recognition of median synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images using histogram entropy presented by Pun is proposed. Firstly, Lee filter and histogram...

Wu, Wenyu; Yin, Dong; Zhang, Rong; Liu, Yan; Pan, Jia

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Applications of Proper Orthogonal Decomposition for Inviscid Transonic Aerodynamics  

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Two extensions to the proper orthogonal decomposition (POD) technique are considered for steady transonic aerodynamic applications. The first is to couple the POD approach with a cubic spline interpolation procedure in ...

Tan, Bui-Thanh

119

Mathematical simulation of wind-wheel aerodynamic performances  

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A mathematical model of wind-wheel aerodynamic performances for a wind-power plant is developed. This model makes it possible to both calculate wind turbine performance and recover it for any blade pitch angles.

P. S. Tsgoev

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Flow visualization and analysis of aerodynamically detuned supersonic rotors  

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The effect of aerodynamic detuning on the supersonic steady and unsteady blade passage flow field is experimentally investigated on a free surface water table by means of color Schlieren and shadowgraph flow v...

C. S. Farmer; S. Fleeter

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Structural and Aerodynamic Interaction Computational Tool for Highly Reconfigurable Wings  

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of the aerospace industry, and a reconfigurable wing is a significant element of a morphing aircraft. This thesis develops two tools for analyzing wing configurations with multiple geometric degrees-of-freedom: the structural tool and the aerodynamic and structural...

Eisenbeis, Brian Joseph

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic Design for Swept-wing Laminar Flow  

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This work describes and compares processes for swept-wing laminar flow control (SWLFC) aerody-namic design. It focuses on results obtained during the preliminary outer-mold-line (OML) design of the Subsonic Aircraft Roughness Glove Experiment...

Belisle, Michael Joseph

2013-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics AERODYNAMIC OPTIMIZATION FOR FREIGHT  

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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 AERODYNAMIC OPTIMIZATION FOR FREIGHT TRUCKS and Astronautics 2 controls,4 , flight trajectories,5 wings and airfoils,6,7,9,10 inlets,14 rockets,16,19 missiles

Roy, Chris

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Title: Aerodynamic and Scalar Roughness over Snow and Sea Ice In Monin-Obukhov similarity theory, the aerodynamic roughness, z0, is the artificial height  

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Title: Aerodynamic and Scalar Roughness over Snow and Sea Ice Abstract: In Monin-Obukhov similarity theory, the aerodynamic roughness, z0, is the artificial height above the surface at which the wind speed the theory and measurement of the aerodynamic and scalar roughness lengths over snow and sea ice. The data

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Aerodynamic characteristics of a feathered dinosaur measured using physical models. Effects of form on static stability and control effectiveness  

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2007) Fundamentals of Aerodynamics. New York, NY: McGraw-31. McCormick BW (1995) Aerodynamics, Aeronautics and FlightA computational study of the aerodynamics and forewing-

Evangelista, Dennis

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Aerodynamic Analysis of Intermodal Freight Trains Using Machine Vision World Congress on Railway Research, May 22-26, 2011  

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Aerodynamic Analysis of Intermodal Freight Trains Using Machine Vision 9 th World Congress. However, intermodal trains use rolling stock that generates significantly greater aerodynamic drag increases annual operating expenditures. There are opportunities to improve intermodal train aerodynamics

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ccsd00003793, Room temperature Peierls distortion in small diameter nanotubes  

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nanotubes D. Conn#19;etable, 1 G.-M. Rignanese, 2, 3 J.-C. Charlier, 2, 3 and X. Blase 1 1 Laboratoire de structure and electron-phonon coupling in small 4- #23; A diameter nanotubes. We show that both the C(5 the diameter decreases. These results question the origin of superconductivity in small diameter nanotubes

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Action Potentials from an Arthropod Ocellus: The Median Eye of Limulus  

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...epidermis exposes the "rudimentary" median eye to external illumination (Waterman, unpublished). 1 Stormer, L., Skrft. Norsk. Videns. Akad. Oslo, I. Mat. Naturv. Ki. 1944,- No. 5, 1-158 (1944). 2 Patten, W., The Evolution of the...

Talbot H. Waterman

1953-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cost-effectiveness of freeway median high occupancy vehicle (HOV) facility conversion to rail guideway transit  

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Many freeways in the United States contain median high occupancy vehicle (HOV) facilities. These facilities have been envisioned by some as reserved space for future rail guideway transit. This thesis examines the cost-effectiveness of converting a...

Best, Matthew Evans

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of guidelines for the aesthetic surface treatment of safety-shaped median barriers  

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Safety-shaped median barriers have long been employed to keep misguided vehicles on the roadway. In recent years there has been a growing national desire for more aesthetically pleasing roadside safety systems. Adding surface texture is one...

Ness, Jacob Raymond

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Fact #597: November 16, 2009 Median Age of Cars and Trucks Rising in 2008  

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The median age of cars and trucks in the U.S. continued to grow in 2008. Due to the economic climate and high gasoline prices that summer, consumers held onto their vehicles longer and delayed new...

132

{chi}{sup 2} versus median statistics in supernova type Ia data analysis  

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In this paper we compare the performances of the {chi}{sup 2} and median likelihood analysis in the determination of cosmological constraints using type Ia supernovae data. We perform a statistical analysis using the 307 supernovae of the Union 2 compilation of the Supernova Cosmology Project and find that the {chi}{sup 2} statistical analysis yields tighter cosmological constraints than the median statistic if only supernovae data is taken into account. We also show that when additional measurements from the cosmic microwave background and baryonic acoustic oscillations are considered, the combined cosmological constraints are not strongly dependent on whether one applies the {chi}{sup 2} statistic or the median statistic to the supernovae data. This indicates that, when complementary information from other cosmological probes is taken into account, the performances of the {chi}{sup 2} and median statistics are very similar, demonstrating the robustness of the statistical analysis.

Barreira, A. [Centro de Fisica do Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre 687, 4169-007 Porto (Portugal); Departamento de Fisica da Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade do Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre 687, 4169-007 Porto (Portugal); Avelino, P. P. [Departamento de Fisica da Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade do Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre 687, 4169-007 Porto (Portugal); Centro de Astrofisica da Universidade do Porto, Rua das Estrelas, 4150-762 Porto (Portugal)

2011-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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WING TIP ANATOMY AND AERODYNAMICS IN FLYING National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology,  

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WING TIP ANATOMY AND AERODYNAMICS IN FLYING SQUIRRELS National Museum of Natural History aerodynamically sophisticat- back into a curve by the tibiocarpalis mus- ed. They are able to modify shape

Mathis, Wayne N.

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Aeolian sediment transport pathways and aerodynamics at troughs Mary C. Bourke1  

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Aeolian sediment transport pathways and aerodynamics at troughs on Mars Mary C. Bourke1 School pathways and aerodynamics at troughs on Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 109, E07005, doi:10.1029/2003JE002155. 1

Bourke, Mary C.

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Aerodynamic Focusing of High-Density Aerosols D.E. Ruiza,  

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Aerodynamic Focusing of High-Density Aerosols D.E. Ruiza, , L. Gundersona , M.J. Haya , E. Merinob-density aerosol focusing for 1µm silica spheres. Preliminary results recover previous findings on aerodynamic

136

Film Cooling, Heat Transfer and Aerodynamic Measurements in a Three Stage Research Gas Turbine  

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turbine rotational speeds namely, 2400rpm, 2550rpm and 3000rpm. Interstage aerodynamic measurements with miniature five hole probes are also acquired at these speeds. The aerodynamic data characterizes the flow along the first stage rotor exit, second...

Suryanarayanan, Arun

2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Unsteady aerodynamic forces on small-scale wings: experiments, simulations and models  

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Unsteady aerodynamic forces on small-scale wings: experiments, simulations and models Steven L for the unsteady aerodynamics. It is possible to obtain reduced order models by projective methods such as balanced

Dabiri, John O.

138

Product design and development of an aerodynamic hydration system for bicycling and triathlon  

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Proper hydration and aerodynamic performance are both essential needs of a competitive cyclist or triathlete. Several aerodynamic systems have been developed for use on bicycles but few have been designed to be truly ...

Cote, Mark (Mark Brian)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aerodynamic test facilities Sample Search...  

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test facilities Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: aerodynamic test facilities Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 A Tour of the Aerodynamic...

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Aerodynamic Effects in Weakly Ionized Gas: Phenomenology and Applications  

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Aerodynamic effects in ionized gases, often neglected phenomena, have been subject of a renewed interest in recent years. After a brief historical account, we discuss a selected number of effects and unresolved problems that appear to be relevant in both aeronautic and propulsion applications in subsonic, supersonic, and hypersonic flow. Interaction between acoustic shock waves and weakly ionized gas is manifested either as plasma-induced shock wave dispersion and acceleration or as shock-wave induced double electric layer in the plasma, followed by the localized increase of the average electron energy and density, as well as enhancement of optical emission. We describe the phenomenology of these effects and discuss several experiments that still do not have an adequate interpretation. Critical for application of aerodynamic effects is the energy deposition into the flow. We classify and discuss some proposed wall-free generation schemes with respect to the efficiency of energy deposition and overall generation of the aerodynamic body force.

Popovic, S.; Vuskovic, L. [Department of Physics, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia (United States)

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Joint computational and experimental aerodynamics research on a hypersonic vehicle  

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A closely coupled computational and experimental aerodynamics research program was conducted on a hypersonic vehicle configuration at Mach 8. Aerodynamic force and moment measurements and flow visualization results were obtained in the Sandia National Laboratories hypersonic wind tunnel for laminar boundary layer conditions. Parabolized and iterative Navier-Stokes simulations were used to predict flow fields and forces and moments on the hypersonic configuration. The basic vehicle configuration is a spherically blunted 10{degrees} cone with a slice parallel with the axis of the vehicle. On the slice portion of the vehicle, a flap can be attached so that deflection angles of 10{degrees}, 20{degrees}, and 30{degrees} can be obtained. Comparisons are made between experimental and computational results to evaluate quality of each and to identify areas where improvements are needed. This extensive set of high-quality experimental force and moment measurements is recommended for use in the calibration and validation of computational aerodynamics codes. 22 refs.

Oberkampf, W.L.; Aeschliman, D.P.; Walker, M.M.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Investigation of aerodynamic braking devices for wind turbine applications  

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This report documents the selection and preliminary design of a new aerodynamic braking system for use on the stall-regulated AWT-26/27 wind turbines. The goal was to identify and design a configuration that offered improvements over the existing tip brake used by Advanced Wind Turbines, Inc. (AWT). Although the design objectives and approach of this report are specific to aerodynamic braking of AWT-26/27 turbines, many of the issues addressed in this work are applicable to a wider class of turbines. The performance trends and design choices presented in this report should be of general use to wind turbine designers who are considering alternative aerodynamic braking methods. A literature search was combined with preliminary work on device sizing, loads and mechanical design. Candidate configurations were assessed on their potential for benefits in the areas of cost, weight, aerodynamic noise, reliability and performance under icing conditions. As a result, two configurations were identified for further study: the {open_quotes}spoiler-flap{close_quotes} and the {open_quotes}flip-tip.{close_quotes} Wind tunnel experiments were conducted at Wichita State University to evaluate the performance of the candidate aerodynamic brakes on an airfoil section representative of the AWT-26/27 blades. The wind tunnel data were used to predict the braking effectiveness and deployment characteristics of the candidate devices for a wide range of design parameters. The evaluation was iterative, with mechanical design and structural analysis being conducted in parallel with the braking performance studies. The preliminary estimate of the spoiler-flap system cost was $150 less than the production AWT-26/27 tip vanes. This represents a reduction of approximately 5 % in the cost of the aerodynamic braking system. In view of the preliminary nature of the design, it would be prudent to plan for contingencies in both cost and weight.

Griffin, D.A. [R. Lynette & Associates, Seattle, WA (United States)

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - airfoil aerodynamic performance Sample...  

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Compressors... Design Ahmed Abdelwahab Manager of Turbomachinery Aerodynamics Praxair Inc., Global Supply System... -dimensional airfoil diffuser designs is presented....

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Reentry aerodynamic disruption analysis of thermionic reactor-thermo-converter TOPAZ-2  

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This paper presents preliminary results of analysis for the TOPAZ-2 thermionic converter-reactor aerodynamic disruption during reentry.

Grinberg, E.I.; Nikolaev, V.S. (Scientific Production Association Krasnaya Zvezda'', Moscow 115230 (Russian Federation)); Usov, V.A. (RRC Kurchatov Institute'', Moscow 123182 (Russian Federation)); Gafarov, A.A. (Research Institute of Thermal Processes, Moscow (Russian Federation))

1993-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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ACARS Aerodynamic (Research Incorporated) Communication and Recording System  

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ix ix Acrononyms and Abbreviations Acronyms and Abbreviations ACARS Aerodynamic (Research Incorporated) Communication and Recording System ACSYS Arctic Climate System Study AER Atmospheric Environmental Research, Inc. AERI Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer AFOSR Air Force Office of Scientific Research AGARD Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development ALFA AER Local Forecast and Assimilation (model) AMIP Atmospheric Model Intercomparison Project ARCS Atmosphere Radiation and Cloud Stations ARCSS Arctic System Science (NSF) ARCSYM Arctic Regional Climate System Model ARINC Aerodynamic Research Incorporated Communication ARM Atmospheric Radiation Measurement program AS anvil stratus ASTER Atmosphere-Surface Turbulent Exchange Research ASTEX Altantic Stratocumulus Transition EXperiment

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Progress in Aerospace Sciences 39 (2003) 185248 The unsteady aerodynamics of slender wings and aircraft  

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Progress in Aerospace Sciences 39 (2003) 185­248 The unsteady aerodynamics of slender wings nonlinearities and flow field time lags. The aerodynamic and the vortical flow structure over simple delta wings of leading-edge vortices and their influence on delta wing aerodynamics for stationary models is presented

Nelson, Robert C.

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International Symposium of Applied Aerodynamics Lille, 24-25-26 March 2014  

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49th International Symposium of Applied Aerodynamics Lille, 24-25-26 March 2014 FP05-2014-paquet Formulation of Aerodynamic Forces on Helicopters in Non Uniform Flow with Scale Model Tests : Ground Effects. The number of state variables influencing the aerodynamic forces are too numerous so it is not possible

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The Effects of Turbulence on the Aerodynamics of Oscillating Fred L. Haan, Jr a  

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The Effects of Turbulence on the Aerodynamics of Oscillating Prisms Fred L. Haan, Jr a , Ahsan ABSTRACT: This experimental study, focusing on the effects of turbulence on long-span bridge aerodynamics and the spanwise correlation of the overall aerodynamic lift and moment. This exami- nation was conducted

Kareem, Ahsan

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International Symposium of Applied Aerodynamics Lille, 24-25-26 March 2014  

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49th International Symposium of Applied Aerodynamics Lille, 24-25-26 March 2014 FP04-2014-arntz Numerical Airframe Aerodynamic Performance Prediction: An Exergy Point of View Aurélien Arntz, Olivier.arntz@onera.fr, olivier.atinault@onera.fr, daniel.destarac@onera.fr ABSTRACT The prediction of the aerodynamic performance

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Courses for Breadth Requirement of Aerospace Engineering M.S. Degree Aerodynamics,  

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Courses for Breadth Requirement of Aerospace Engineering M.S. Degree Program Aerodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Combustion and Propulsion (AFMCP) AE 410/CSE 461: Computational Aerodynamics AE 412/ME 411: Viscous Flow & Heat Transfer AE 416: Applied Aerodynamics AE 419: Aircraft Flight Mechanics AE 433

Gilbert, Matthew

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25th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference June 2528, 2007/Miami, FL  

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25th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference June 25­28, 2007/Miami, FL Validation Study of Aerodynamic Analysis Tools for Design Optimization of Helicopter Rotors Seongim Choi , Juan J. Alonso , Edwin current aerodynamic analysis tools in predicting the unsteady flow field generated by helicopter rotors

Alonso, Juan J.

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International Symposium of Applied Aerodynamics Lille, 24-25-26 March 2014  

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49th International Symposium of Applied Aerodynamics Lille, 24-25-26 March 2014 FP30-2014-toubin on the environment. In order to achieve these ambitious objectives, several ways can be chosen, such as aerodynamic by integrating aerodynamic stresses on the skin (near-field methods), one can equivalently analyze

153

Effect of Dynamic Stall on the Aerodynamics of Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines  

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Effect of Dynamic Stall on the Aerodynamics of Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines Frank Scheurich of the aerodynamic performance of vertical-axis wind turbines pose a significant challenge for computational fluid of the aerodynamics of a vertical- axis wind turbine that consists of three curved rotor blades that are twisted

McCalley, James D.

154

Aerodynamic Stability and the Growth of Triangular Snow Crystals K. G. Libbrecht and H. M. Arnold  

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Aerodynamic Stability and the Growth of Triangular Snow Crystals K. G. Libbrecht and H. M. Arnold growth perturbations of the more-typical hexagonal forms. We then describe an aerodynamic model leads to air flow around the crystal that promotes the growth of alternating facets. Aerodynamic effects

Libbrecht, Kenneth G.

155

Monitoring the Aerodynamic Efficiency of Intermodal Train Loading Using Machine Vision  

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Monitoring the Aerodynamic Efficiency of Intermodal Train Loading Using Machine Vision TRB 11 transported by North American railroads. Intermodal trains, however, use equipment that is not aerodynamically significant aerodynamic drag. This high resistance associated with the movement of intermodal trains results

Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of

156

Aerodynamics of Two Interfering Simple-Shape Bodies in Hypersonic Rarefied-Gas Flows  

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Aerodynamics of Two Interfering Simple-Shape Bodies in Hypersonic Rarefied-Gas Flows Vladimir V and numerical studies [1-4] of aerodynamics of simple shape bodies have provided valuable information related not be used to define the aerodynamics of side-by-side bodies. Flow about two side-by-side cylinders

Riabov, Vladimir V.

157

Aerodynamically Optimal Regional Aircraft Concepts: Conventional and Blended Wing-Body Designs  

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Aerodynamically Optimal Regional Aircraft Concepts: Conventional and Blended Wing-Body Designs aircraft such as those that serve regional routes. We thus explore the optimal aerodynamic shape of both a blended wing-body and conventional tube-and-wing regional aircraft through high-fidelity aerodynamic shape

Zingg, David W.

158

IMPACT OF TIRE AND AERODYNAMIC AIDS ON TRUCK PERFORMANCE ALONG UPGRADE SECTIONS  

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IMPACT OF TIRE AND AERODYNAMIC AIDS ON TRUCK PERFORMANCE ALONG UPGRADE SECTIONS Hesham Rakha1 and aerodynamics aids on the truck acceleration behavior. The objectives of this paper are two-fold. First of vehicle tires, the vehicle's aerodynamic features, the percentage mass on the tractive axle

Rakha, Hesham A.

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215BAT AERODYNAMICS Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 78: 215-227, 2005  

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215BAT AERODYNAMICS Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 78: 215-227, 2005 Biomechanical and negatively with the mass corrected wingspan and the second component with the aerodynamic efficiency, showing a high aerodynamic efficiency; (3) most of vespertilionids were in the zone of low speed

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RANS-based Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Investigations of the Common Research Model Wing  

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RANS-based Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Investigations of the Common Research Model Wing Zhoujie of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI The aerodynamic shape optimization of transonic wings requires Reynolds, and viscous effects. While there has been some research dedicated to RANS-based aerodynamic shape optimiza

Papalambros, Panos

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SPIE Aerosense, Vol. 4394, paper 108, April 2001 Aerodynamic sampling for landmine trace detection  

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SPIE Aerosense, Vol. 4394, paper 108, April 2001 Aerodynamic sampling for landmine trace detection research on canine olfactory aerodynamics revealed several ways that evolution has dealt with such problems source, 3) use an aerodynamic collar on the sniffer inlet, 4) use auxiliary airjets to stir up surface

Settles, Gary S.

162

Aerodynamic Loads on Tall Buildings: Interactive Database Yin Zhou. M.ASCE1  

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Aerodynamic Loads on Tall Buildings: Interactive Database Yin Zhou. M.ASCE1 ; Tracy Kijewski, S database of aerodynamic loads is presented, which can be accessed by any user with Microsoft Explorer, the nondimensional aerodynamic loads can be used to compute the wind-induced response of tall buildings

Kareem, Ahsan

163

Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulations of a Tension-Cone Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator  

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Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulations of a Tension-Cone Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator of an aerodynamic tension-cone supersonic decelerator prototype intended for large mass payload deploy- ment. Introduction The concept of the inflatable aerodynamic decelerator (IAD) was first proposed in the 1960's

Cirak, Fehmi

164

The Analysis of Underexpanded Jet Flows for Hypersonic Aerodynamic Experiments in  

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The Analysis of Underexpanded Jet Flows for Hypersonic Aerodynamic Experiments in Vacuum Chambers V of rarefied-gas flows [1]- [3] and aerodynamics of hypersonic probes in wind tunnels [4]-[7]. The objective using quantum concepts [9], [10]. Aerodynamic characteristics of wedges, disks, and plates are studied

Riabov, Vladimir V.

165

Concurrent Aerodynamic Optimization of Rotor Blades Using a Nash Game Method  

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Concurrent Aerodynamic Optimization of Rotor Blades Using a Nash Game Method Enric Roca Le´on Ph Aerodynamics Leader, Airbus Helicopter, Marignane, France Michel Costes Research Engineer, ONERA, Meudon OF THE AMERICAN HELICOPTER SOCIETY Abstract A multi-objective strategy adapted to the aerodynamic concurrent

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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PHYSICAL REVIEW E 87, 053021 (2013) Unsteady aerodynamic forces and torques on falling parallelograms in coupled  

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PHYSICAL REVIEW E 87, 053021 (2013) Unsteady aerodynamic forces and torques on falling, these trajectories provide an ideal set of data to analyze 3D aerodynamic force and torque at an intermediate range of Reynolds numbers, and the results will be useful for constructing 3D aerodynamic force and torque models

Wang, Z. Jane

167

Evaluation of the acoustic and aerodynamic constraints of a pneumotachograph for speech and voice studies  

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Evaluation of the acoustic and aerodynamic constraints of a pneumotachograph for speech and voice from its transfer function. 1. INTRODUCTION The measurement of the aerodynamic parameters for the study. The object of this study is to evaluate and correct the acoustic and aerodynamic distortions generated

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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GAs for aerodynamic shape design II: multiobjective optimization and multi-criteria design  

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GAs for aerodynamic shape design II: multiobjective optimization and multi-criteria design D, and on their application to multi-criteria design problems. A short introduction to multi- point aerodynamic shape design-lift conditions, and to transonic wing design. 1 Introduction The aerodynamic design problem can be defined

Coello, Carlos A. Coello

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Error estimation and anisotropic mesh refinement for 3d laminar aerodynamic flow simulations  

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Error estimation and anisotropic mesh refinement for 3d laminar aerodynamic flow simulations Tobias Leichta,b , Ralf Hartmann,a,b aInstitute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology, DLR (German Aerospace Center-dimensional laminar aerodynamic flow simulations. The optimal order symmetric interior penalty discontinuous Galerkin

Hartmann, Ralf

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Development of flexible, intuitive methods for aerodynamic design Type of award PhD Research Studentship  

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Development of flexible, intuitive methods for aerodynamic design Type of award PhD Research is beginning a project to develop new techniques for aerodynamic design. The interest is based around free, they are offering a fully funded 3- year PhD position within the University of Bristol Aerodynamics research group

Bristol, University of

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Introduction Aerodynamic theory adapted for avian flight (e.g. Tucker,  

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3489 Introduction Aerodynamic theory adapted for avian flight (e.g. Tucker, 1975; Pennycuick, 1989 encompassing optimal foraging and aerodynamic theories. The main hypothesis underlying our model flight strategy selection. We develop a model based on optimal foraging and aerodynamic theories

Loon, E. Emiel van

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Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 111 (2002) 93108 Estimation of the three-dimensional aerodynamic structure  

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-dimensional aerodynamic structure of a green ash shelterbelt X.H. Zhoua,, J.R. Brandlea, E.S. Takleb,c, C.W. Mized Abstract The three-dimensional aerodynamic structure of a tree shelterbelt is described by two structural be predicted by associating its aerodynamic influence with its struc- ture. The more complex the shelterbelt

Takle, Eugene S.

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Laboratory Evaluation of Fan-filter Units' Aerodynamic and Energy Performance  

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Laboratory Evaluation of Fan-filter Units' Aerodynamic and Energy Performance Tengfang Xu, Lawrence The paper discusses the benefits of having a consistent testing method to characterize aerodynamic applications. Optimizing aerodynamic performance in air recirculation systems appears to be one of useful

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Global Optimization Methods for the Aerodynamic Shape Design of Transonic Cascades  

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Global Optimization Methods for the Aerodynamic Shape Design of Transonic Cascades T. Mengistu algorithms, namely Genetic Algorithm (GA) and Simulated Annealing (SA), have been applied to the aerodynamic reduction in total pressure loss by eliminating the passage shock. 1. INTRODUCTION Aerodynamic optimization

Neumaier, Arnold

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Experimental investigation of the aerodynamic noise radiated by a three-dimensional bluff body  

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Experimental investigation of the aerodynamic noise radiated by a three-dimensional bluff body J.fischer@univ-poitiers.fr Proceedings of the Acoustics 2012 Nantes Conference 23-27 April 2012, Nantes, France 2335 #12;Aerodynamic. The present work is an experimental study of the aerodynamic noise radiated by a three-dimensional simplified

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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On the limiting aerodynamic roughness of the ocean in very strong winds  

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On the limiting aerodynamic roughness of the ocean in very strong winds M. A. Donelan,1 B. K. Haus January 2004; accepted 13 August 2004; published 28 September 2004. [1] The aerodynamic friction between, the ``aerodynamic roughness'') increases with the wind speed. Can one merely extrapolate this wind speed tendency

Saltzman, Eric

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Vocal fold and ventricular fold vibration in period-doubling phonation: Physiological description and aerodynamic  

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and aerodynamic modelinga) Lucie Bailly,b Nathalie Henrich, and Xavier Pelorson Département Parole et Cognition and ventricular areas, the aerodynamic behavior of the laryngeal system is simulated using a simplified physical aerodynamic interaction. Previous experimental in- vestigations dealing with in vitro set

Boyer, Edmond

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Improvements to a Newton-Krylov Adjoint Algorithm for Aerodynamic Optimization  

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Improvements to a Newton-Krylov Adjoint Algorithm for Aerodynamic Optimization David W. Zingg-based algorithm for aerodynamic optimization. A Newton-Krylov algorithm is used to solve the compressible Navier of the improvements on the performance of the algorithm is presented. I. Introduction Numerical aerodynamic shape

Zingg, David W.

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Surface-Skimming Stoneflies and Mayflies: The Taxonomic and Mechanical Diversity of Two-Dimensional Aerodynamic  

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-Dimensional Aerodynamic Locomotion* James H. Marden Brigid C. O'Donnell Michael A. Thomas Jesse Y. Bye Department be used to accomplish two-dimensional aerodynamic locomotion on the surface of water. Here we extend, horizontal velocity, and the verticality of aerodynamic force production increase as the body orientation

Marden, James

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Aerodynamic focusing of high-density aerosols D.E. Ruiz a,n  

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Aerodynamic focusing of high-density aerosols D.E. Ruiz a,n , L.M. Gunderson a , M.J. Hay a , E Accepted 24 May 2014 Available online 17 June 2014 Keywords: Aerodynamic lens High-density aerosol beam recover previous findings on aerodynamic focusing at low densities. At higher densities

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Advances in Modeling of Aerodynamic Forces on Bridge Xinzhong Chen1  

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Advances in Modeling of Aerodynamic Forces on Bridge Decks Xinzhong Chen1 and Ahsan Kareem2 Abstract: Aerodynamic forces on bridges are commonly separated into static, self-excited, and buffeting in modeling aerodynamic forces. Formulations for airfoil sections and those based on quasi- steady theory

Chen, Xinzhong

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Development of New Grid-Fin Design for Aerodynamic Marco Debiasi1  

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1 Development of New Grid-Fin Design for Aerodynamic Control Marco Debiasi1 Temasek Laboratories of attack = angle of the sharp leading edge = swept-back angle I. Introduction grid fin is an aerodynamic Aerodynamics Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 28 June - 1 July 2010, and as Paper 2012-2909 at the 30th AIAA

Debiasi, Marco

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Determination of the Aerodynamic Characteristics of Low Reynolds Number Flows over Small Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles  

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Determination of the Aerodynamic Characteristics of Low Reynolds Number Flows over Small, in the 15000 - 500000 range. The high Re aerodynamics is well established, however the same cannot be said for the low Re regime. In this range the wing's aerodynamic performance can deteriorate rapidly as the Re

Olsen, Stephen L.

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Design Optimization of MultiElement Aerodynamic Configurations Using a Viscous  

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Design Optimization of Multi­Element Aerodynamic Configurations Using a Viscous Adjoint Method.S.A An adjoint-based Navier-Stokes design and optimization method for multi-element aerodynamic configurations effects. Using a viscous continuous adjoint formulation, the necessary aerodynamic gradient information

Kim, Sangho

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Aerodynamic and aeroacoustic analysis of morphing Type of award PhD Research Studentship  

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Aerodynamic and aeroacoustic analysis of morphing structures Type of award PhD Research Studentship with a strong interest in aerodynamics. Deadline Open until filled. PhD Topic Background/Description Applications are invited for a research studentship in the field of aerodynamics and aeroacoustics, leading

Bristol, University of

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NONLINEAR AERODYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF BRIDGES UNDER TURBULENT WINDS: THE NEW FRONTIER IN BRIDGE  

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NONLINEAR AERODYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF BRIDGES UNDER TURBULENT WINDS: THE NEW FRONTIER IN BRIDGE AERODYNAMICS Xinzhong Chen , Ahsan Kareem and Fred L. Haan, Jr. ¡ Department of Civil Engineering. These approaches are limited to linear structures in which nonlinearities in aerodynamic forces are ignored

Kareem, Ahsan

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Current trends in modelling research for turbulent aerodynamic flows  

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...specific heats (c p/c v) and R is the gas constant. The presence of the turbulent...over and downstream of airfoils, wings, turbine blades or aerodynamic bodies. It is necessary...Navier-Stokes equations: properties of the residual stress. Phys. Fluids. 15, 2127-2140...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic Drag Reduction Apparatus For Wheeled Vehicles In Ground Effect  

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An apparatus for reducing the aerodynamic drag of a wheeled vehicle in a flowstream, the vehicle having a vehicle body and a wheel assembly supporting the vehicle body. The apparatus includes a baffle assembly adapted to be positioned upstream of the wheel assembly for deflecting airflow away from the wheel assembly so as to reduce the incident pressure on the wheel assembly.

Ortega, Jason M. (Pacifica, CA); Salari, Kambiz (Livermore, CA)

2005-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic performance measurements of a film-cooled turbine stage  

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The goal of this research is to measure the aerodynamic performance of a film-cooled turbine stage and to quantify the loss caused by film-cooling. A secondary goal of the research is to provide a detailed breakdown of the ...

Keogh, Rory (Rory Colm), 1968-

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Aerodynamic Optimization Under a Range of Operating Conditions  

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Aerodynamic Optimization Under a Range of Operating Conditions David W. Zingg and Samy Elias. This can be achieved through multipoint optimization. The desired performance objective and operating conditions must be speci ed, and the resulting optimization problem must be solved in such a manner

Zingg, David W.

191

Adapting to Limitations of a Wind Tunnel Test Facility in the Aerodynamic Testing of a new UAV  

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Adapting to Limitations of a Wind Tunnel Test Facility in the Aerodynamic Testing of a new UAV Dr K section for aerodynamic tests of aircraft models and aerodynamic devices. Improvements over the years have aerodynamic testing facility, albeit with much reduced capability. This paper reports on initial progress

Wong, K. C.

192

2003 CBECS National Median Source Energy Use and Performance Comparisons by  

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2003 CBECS National Median Source Energy Use and Performance 2003 CBECS National Median Source Energy Use and Performance Comparisons by Building Type Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources

193

THE SYNTENIC DIAMETER OF THE SPACE OF NCHROMOSOME  

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THE SYNTENIC DIAMETER OF THE SPACE OF N­CHROMOSOME GENOMES Jon Kleinberg David Liben similarity among genomes of di#erent species. For each of these measures, a natural but often di#cult problem is to determine the diameter of the space it defines: What is the maximum distance between any pair of genomes

Kleinberg, Jon

194

Predicting aerodynamic characteristic of typical wind turbine airfoils using CFD  

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An investigation was conducted into the capabilities and accuracy of a representative computational fluid dynamics code to predict the flow field and aerodynamic characteristics of typical wind-turbine airfoils. Comparisons of the computed pressure and aerodynamic coefficients were made with wind tunnel data. This work highlights two areas in CFD that require further investigation and development in order to enable accurate numerical simulations of flow about current generation wind-turbine airfoils: transition prediction and turbulence modeling. The results show that the laminar-to turbulent transition point must be modeled correctly to get accurate simulations for attached flow. Calculations also show that the standard turbulence model used in most commercial CFD codes, the k-e model, is not appropriate at angles of attack with flow separation. 14 refs., 28 figs., 4 tabs.

Wolfe, W.P. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Ochs, S.S. [Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States). Aerospace Engineering Dept.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aerodynamic noise propagation Sample Search...  

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Collection: Biology and Medicine 5 AIAA-2004-1184 AN AEROACOUSTIC ANALYSIS OF WIND TURBINES* Summary: noise, the aerodynamics and aeroacoustics of rotating blades, and the...

196

E-Print Network 3.0 - aero-elasticity rotor aerodynamics Sample...  

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Summary: HVDC 12;Rotor aero-elastics and structural dynamics 12;Aerodynamics for wind turbines Flow over... and components Rotor aero-elastics and structural dynamics Grid...

197

DOEs Effort to Reduce Truck Aerodynamic Drag through Joint...  

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Experiments DOEs Effort to Reduce Truck Aerodynamic Drag through Joint Experiments Presentation from the U.S. DOE Office of Vehicle Technologies "Mega" Merit Review 2008 on...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aerodynamic design optimization Sample...  

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Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: aerodynamic design optimization Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Aerospace Engineering Online by the...

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DOEs Effort to Reduce Truck Aerodynamic Drag through Joint...  

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D.C. vss14salari.pdf More Documents & Publications DOEs Effort to Reduce Truck Aerodynamic Drag through Joint Experiments and Computations Vehicle Technologies Office Merit...

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DOEs Effort to Reduce Truck Aerodynamic Drag through Joint...  

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Experiments and Computations DOEs Effort to Reduce Truck Aerodynamic Drag through Joint Experiments and Computations 2010 DOE Vehicle Technologies and Hydrogen Programs Annual...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aerodynamics performance cooling Sample...  

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Airfoil Summary: Design Ahmed Abdelwahab Manager of Turbomachinery Aerodynamics Praxair Inc., Global Supply System... are compared. The analysis is presented both in terms...

202

E-Print Network 3.0 - aerodynamics final technical Sample Search...  

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Airfoil Summary: Design Ahmed Abdelwahab Manager of Turbomachinery Aerodynamics Praxair Inc., Global Supply System... as the detailed flow-field features. Finally Concluding...

203

E-Print Network 3.0 - aerodynamic noise reduction Sample Search...  

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Control Seminar Series The Dynamics, Systems, and Control Seminar covers a broad range of topics of interest to the Summary: aerodynamic efficiency due to the reduction of induce...

204

E-Print Network 3.0 - aerodynamic size separator Sample Search...  

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Control Seminar Series The Dynamics, Systems, and Control Seminar covers a broad range of topics of interest to the Summary: proximity aerodynamics information between two UAVs at...

205

Antiviral therapy with small particle aerosols  

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The generation and use of small particle aqueous aerosols (1.23 µm aerodynamic mass median diameter, GSD=2.0 µm) containing ribavirin is described. Administered via aerosol, ribavirin will be deposited rather ...

V. Knight; B. Gilbert

1988-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic design considerations for a free-flying ducted propeller  

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The design philosophy for a free-flying vehicle powered by a ducted propeller is presented from an aerodynamic viewpoint. Airframe design concentrates on duct inlet lip curvature, diffuser angle, and methods of vehicle control. Wind tunnel test results are given to evaluate two inlet designs, two exit designs, and the effect of external appendages such as a camera pod or a forebody. Finally, a simple, analytic method of ducted propeller blade design is presented and the results compared with an existing ducted propeller blade. 14 refs., 28 figs., 2 tabs.

Weir, R.J.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The 5-megawatt power plant with 126 metre rotor diameter  

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The 5-megawatt power plant with 126 metre rotor diameter #12;Design data Rated power 5,000kW Cut-in speed 3.5m/s Rated wind speed 13.0m/s Cut-out speed 25.0m/s onshore 30.0m/s offshore Wind zone up to DIBt 3 Type class up to IEC Ib / GL offshore type class I Rotor Diameter 126.0m Rotor area 12,469m2

Firestone, Jeremy

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Journal of Industrial Aerodynamics, 3 (1978) 251--257 251 Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, Amsterdam --Printed in The Netherlands  

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Journal of Industrial Aerodynamics, 3 (1978) 251--257 251 © Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company strong vortices. Both of these properties were used in the design of the aerodynamic dampers which

Hunt, Julian

209

Bericht des Instituts f ur Aerodynamik und Str omungstechnik Report of the Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology  

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of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology IB 124-2008/1 Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for inviscid low Mach number of Alessandra Nigro at the Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology at the DLR, Braunschweig. This work has

Hartmann, Ralf

210

A Computational Method for Determining Distributed Aerodynamic Loads on Planforms of Arbitrary Shape in Compressible Subsonic Flow  

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The methods presented in this work are intended to provided an easy to understand and easy to apply method for determining the distributed aerodynamic loads and aerodynamic characteristics of planforms of nearly arbitrary shape. Through application...

Brown, Matthew Alan

2013-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

211

Tracking an Aerodynamic Model in a Wind Tunnel with a Stereo High-speed Imaging System  

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Tracking an Aerodynamic Model in a Wind Tunnel with a Stereo High-speed Imaging System Lichuan Gui in wind tunnel tests with a stereo high-speed imaging system. The imaging system includes two high angle, pitch angle and yaw angle of the aerodynamic model in the wind tunnel. Tests and simulations were

Gui, Lichuan

212

WIND-TUNNEL STUDY ON AERODYNAMIC PERFORMANCE OF SMALL VERTICAL-AXIS WIND TURBINES  

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1 WIND-TUNNEL STUDY ON AERODYNAMIC PERFORMANCE OF SMALL VERTICAL-AXIS WIND TURBINES J. J. Miau*1 were carried out to study the aerodynamic performance of three vertical axis wind turbines (VAWTs. On the other hand, the characteristics of unsteady flow around the helical wind turbine were studied with a hot

Leu, Tzong-Shyng "Jeremy"

213

Viscosity, hard sphere diameter and interionic potential for liquid lead  

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L-347 Viscosity, hard sphere diameter and interionic potential for liquid lead G. Chaussemy The Macedo-Litovitz equation for a hard sphere liquid provides a satisfactory model for the viscosity of lead and molecular dynamics. The activation energy for viscosity (0.07 eV) is similar to the height of the interionic

Boyer, Edmond

214

Offshore Series Wind Turbine Variable Hub heights & rotor diameters  

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3.6MW Offshore Series Wind Turbine GE Energy #12;Feature Variable Hub heights & rotor diameters-savings feature, considering the rigors of offshore power generation. The 3.6 MW offshore wind turbine also, for both on and offshore use. Special features include... As the world's first commercially available wind

Firestone, Jeremy

215

Advanced numerical methods for analysis and design in aircraft aerodynamics  

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A review is presented of developments in recent years in computational methods for aerodynamic design and analysis. The discussion is mainly influenced by the industrial requirements and developments at Dornier. The need and use of computational aerodynamics in the design of aircraft and missile configurations is explored through several examples. These include synthesis-programs and predesign and evaluation work of aircraft and missile weapon systems, airfoil and high lift analysis and deign methodologies, three-dimensional transport- and fighter aircraft wing-body analysis methods for the complete speed range from subsonic to supersonic speed even including leading edge vortex flows, engine-inlet flows and interference problems. Besides the importance of advanced numerical schemes and fast large computers the cost-limiting factor of complex geometry handling and data pre- and post-processing is discussed. The use of these numerical methods has proved to substantially increase aircraft performance capabilities while reducing risk, flow time, and testing requirements and thus total costs. At the same time such methods are in use to analyse and improve current and future wind tunnel limitations like wall effects, flow angularity, and Reynolds number.

W. Schmidt

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind turbine trailing-edge aerodynamic brake design  

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This report describes the design of a centrifugally actuated aerodynamic-overspeed device for a horizontal-axis wind turbine. The device will meet the following criteria; (1) It will be effective for airfoil angles of attack 0{degrees} to 45{degrees}. (2) It will be stowed inside the blade profile prior to deployment. (3) It will be capable of offsetting the positive torque produced by the overall blade. (4) Hinge moments will be minimized to lower actuator loads and cost. (5) It will be evaluated as a potential power modulating active rotor-control system. A literature review of aerodynamic braking devices was conducted. Information from the literature review was used to conceptualize the most effective devices for subsequent testing and design. Wind-tunnel test data for several braking devices are presented in this report. Using the data for the most promising configuration, a preliminary design was developed for a MICON 65/13 wind turbine with Phoenix 7.9-m rotor blades.

Quandt, G.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Paper 2009-1299 Unsteady Aerodynamics and Wing Kinematics Effect in  

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1 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Paper 2009-1299 Unsteady Aerodynamics and Wing of unsteady aerodynamic mechanisms such as wake capture, leading-edge vortex, Weis­Fogh "clap aerodynamics are of particular interests in this study. Simulations have shown that the vortex topologies

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Estimation of the aerodynamic roughness length in arid and semi-arid regions over the globe with the ERS scatterometer  

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Estimation of the aerodynamic roughness length in arid and semi-arid regions over the globe 2005. [1] Estimates of the aerodynamic roughness lengths z0 in arid and semi-arid regions: Prigent, C., I. Tegen, F. Aires, B. Marticorena, and M. Zribi (2005), Estimation of the aerodynamic

Aires, Filipe

219

An empirical expression to relate aerodynamic and surface temperatures for use within1 single-source energy balance models2  

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1 n.1 An empirical expression to relate aerodynamic and surface temperatures for use within1 single that the14 reference temperature for the estimation of convective fluxes, the aerodynamic temperature, is15 between the aerodynamic22 and the air temperatures and the difference between the surface and the air

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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STAGGEREDMESH COMPUTATION FOR AERODYNAMIC G.S. Djambazov \\Lambda , C.H. Lai y & K.A. Pericleous z  

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STAGGERED­MESH COMPUTATION FOR AERODYNAMIC SOUND G.S. Djambazov \\Lambda , C.­H. Lai y & K the applicability of a combined technique for aerodynamic sound simulation based on the staggered acoustic routines in magnitude and scale of the quantities involved. Aerodynamic sound is generated as a result

Lai, Choi-Hong

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Marques, Flvio Donizeti (1997) Multi-layer functional approximation of non-linear unsteady aerodynamic response. PhD thesis.  

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aerodynamic response. PhD thesis. http://theses.gla.ac.uk/2091/ Copyright and moral rights for this thesis-LAYER FUNCTIONAL APPROXIMATION OF NON-LINEAR UNSTEADY AERODYNAMIC RESPONSE by Flavio Donizeti Marques Thesis 1997 CopYright 1997 Flavio Donizet i Marques, #12;Abstract Non-linear unsteady aerodynamic effects

Glasgow, University of

222

Drilling Large Diameter Holes in Rocks Using Multiple Laser Beams  

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Drilling Large Diameter Holes in Rocks Using Multiple Laser Beams (504) Drilling Large Diameter Holes in Rocks Using Multiple Laser Beams (504) Richard Parker,. Parker Geoscience Consulting, LLC, Arvada, Colorado, USA; Zhiyue Xu and Claude Reed, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, USA; Ramona Graves, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, USA; Brian Gahan and Samih Batarseh, Gas Technology Institute, Des Plaines, Illinois, USA ABSTRACT Studies on drilling petroleum reservoir rocks with lasers show that modern infrared lasers have the capability to spall (thermally fragment), melt and vaporize natural earth materials with the thermal spallation being the most efficient rock removal mechanism. Although laser irradiance as low as 1000 W/cm 2 is sufficient to spall rock, firing the

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Cavitation as a complementary tool for automotive aerodynamics J.F. Beaudoin, O. Cadot, J.L. Aider, K. Gosse, P. Paranthoen, B. Hamelin,  

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Cavitation as a complementary tool for automotive aerodynamics J.F. Beaudoin, O. Cadot, J.L. Aider consists in reducing the aerodynamic drag of the vehicles. As a matter of fact, aerodynamic forces play and Sovran 1993; Hucho 1998). Since the pioneering work of Morel (1978) and Ahmed (1983) about aerodynamics

Wesfreid, José Eduardo

224

Finding the Force -- Consistent Particle Seeding for Satellite Aerodynamics  

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When calculating satellite trajectories in low-earth orbit, engineers need to adequately estimate aerodynamic forces. But to this day, obtaining the drag acting on the complicated shapes of modern spacecraft suffers from many sources of error. While part of the problem is the uncertain density in the upper atmosphere, this works focuses on improving the modeling of interacting rarified gases and satellite surfaces. The only numerical approach that currently captures effects in this flow regime---like self-shadowing and multiple molecular reflections---is known as test-particle Monte Carlo. This method executes a ray-tracing algorithm to follow particles that pass through a control volume containing the spacecraft and accumulates the momentum transfer to the body surfaces. Statistical fluctuations inherent in the approach demand particle numbers in the order of millions, often making this scheme too costly to be practical. This work presents a parallel test-particle Monte Carlo method that takes advantage of b...

Parham, J Brent

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vacuum chamber with a supersonic-flow aerodynamic window  

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A supersonic flow aerodynamic window is disclosed whereby a steam ejector situated in a primary chamber at vacuum exhausts superheated steam toward an orifice to a region of higher pressure, creating a barrier to the gas in the region of higher pressure which attempts to enter through the orifice. In a mixing chamber outside and in fluid communication with the primary chamber, superheated steam and gas are combined into a mixture which then enters the primary chamber through the orifice. At the point of impact of the ejector/superheated steam and the incoming gas/superheated steam mixture, a barrier is created to the gas attempting to enter the ejector chamber. This barrier, coupled with suitable vacuum pumping means and cooling means, serves to keep the steam ejector and primary chamber at a negative pressure, even though the primary chamber has an orifice to a region of higher pressure.

Hanson, C.L.

1980-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

226

Vacuum chamber with a supersonic flow aerodynamic window  

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A supersonic flow aerodynamic window, whereby a steam ejector situated in a primary chamber at vacuum exhausts superheated steam toward an orifice to a region of higher pressure, creating a barrier to the gas in the region of higher pressure which attempts to enter through the orifice. In a mixing chamber outside and in fluid communication with the primary chamber, superheated steam and gas are combined into a mixture which then enters the primary chamber through the orifice. At the point of impact of the ejector/superheated steam and the incoming gas/superheated steam mixture, a barrier is created to the gas attempting to enter the ejector chamber. This barrier, coupled with suitable vacuum pumping means and cooling means, serves to keep the steam ejector and primary chamber at a negative pressure, even though the primary chamber has an orifice to a region of higher pressure.

Hanson, Clark L. (Livermore, CA)

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Force control system design for aerodynamic load simulator  

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A dynamic load simulator which can reproduce on-ground the aerodynamic hinge moment of control surface is an essential rig for the performance and stability test of an aircraft actuation system. The hinge moment varies widely over the flight envelope depending on the specific flight condition and maneuvering status. To replicate the wide spectrum of this hinge moment variation within some accuracy bounds, a force controller is designed based on the quantitative feedback theory (QFT). A dynamic model of load actuation system is derived, and verified through the experiment. The efficacy of QFT force controller is verified by a numerical simulation, in which combined aircraft dynamics, flight control law and hydraulic actuation system dynamics of aircraft control surface are considered.

Yoonsu Nam; Sung Kyung Hong

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Joint computational and experimental aerodynamics research on a reentry vehicle  

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This paper seeks to improve the synergism between computational aerodynamics and wind tunnel experimentation. In this paper, experimental and computational results are presented for a hypersonic vehicle configuration at Mach 8. Comparisons are made between experimental and computational results in order to improve the accuracy of both approaches. The basic vehicle configuration is a spherically blunted cone with a slice parallel with the axis of the vehicle. The half-angle of the cone is 10 deg. and the ratio of spherical nose radius to base radius in 10%. Onto the slice portion of the vehicle can be attached flaps with three different deflection angles; 10, 20, and 30 deg. All of the experimental results were obtained in the Sandia Mach 8 long duration, blow-down, hypersonic wind tunnel. Flow visualization results include surface oil flow, spark schlieren, and liquid crystal photographs and video. The liquid crystals were used as an aid in verifying that a laminar boundary layer existed over the entire body. An extensive uncertainty analysis was conducted to estimate quantitatively the accuracy of the measurement. Computational aerodynamic force and moment predictions are compared with the wind tunnel data. The Sandia Parabolized Navier-Stokes code is used to generate solutions for the sliced vehicle (no flap) and partial solutions for the flapped vehicle. For the geometry with the flap, an axially separated flow occurs and a time iterative Navier-Stokes code is used to provide comparisons with the data. This paper presents a portion of the results given in earlier works and also discusses new experimental results with this configuration.

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1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic effects in ink-jet printing on a moving web  

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Hsiao, W.-K., Hoath, S.D., Martin, G.D. and Hutchings, I.M., paper for NIP28 2012, 'Aerodynamic effects in ink-jet printing on a moving web' (accepted) Aerodynamic Effects in Ink-Jet Printing on a Moving Web Wen-Kai Hsiao, Stephen D Hoath... airflow and the wakes from the printed ink drops should be investigated as the primary source of aerodynamically-related print quality issues. Introduction The scope of commercial ink-jet printing has extended significant- ly in recent years. For new...

Hsiao, W.-K.; Hoath, S.D.; Martin, G.D.; Hutchings, I.M.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic performance and characteristic of vortex structures for Darrieus wind turbine. II. The relationship between vortex structure and aerodynamic performance  

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In this paper transient computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations of a straight-bladed Darrieus type vertical axis wind turbine were performed by means of an in-house CFD code. The Spalart-Allmaras turbulence model was implemented in the numerical code for the turbulence. Particular emphasis was placed on effect of interaction between vortices and blades on the aerodynamic performance of the simulated turbine at different tip speed and solidity ratios. The obtained results suggested that vortices were shed from previous blade passages and the close encounter of a rotor blade with these vortices can have a considerable impact on power coefficient of the simulated turbine during operation at different tip speed ratios. As a result possible reasons for the changes in the behavior of this type of turbine due to the variation of tip speed ratio and solidity were proposed.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Case Study of Wide Diameter Casing for Geothermal Systems  

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Three wells have been drilled in the central resistivity area of a geothermal field in the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. Using a well bore simulator, WELL SIM V3.0, reservoir conditions and well characteristics are evaluated to determine the increase in output by increasing production casing diameters from either 8-5/8 inches OD or 9-5/8 inches OD to 13-3/8 inches OD. Increases in well drilling costs are determined to provide a commentary on the economics. While open hole size is effectively doubled, well costs increase by 10% and, in this study, output increases by an average of 18%.

King, T.R.; Freeston, D.H.; Winmill, R.L.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic Losses and Heat Transfer in a Blade Cascade with 3-D Endwall Contouring  

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Aerodynamic Losses and Heat Transfer in a Aerodynamic Losses and Heat Transfer in a Aerodynamic Losses and Heat Transfer in a Aerodynamic Losses and Heat Transfer in a Blade Cascade with 3 Blade Cascade with 3 - - D D Endwall Endwall Contouring Contouring Principal Investigator Principal Investigator Sumanta Acharya, Professor Sumanta Acharya, Professor Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Collaborators Collaborators Gazi Mahmood, Ph.D., Research Asqociate Gazi Mahmood, Ph.D., Research Asqociate Arun Saha, Ph.D., Research Associate Arun Saha, Ph.D., Research Associate Ross Gustafson, M.S. student Ross Gustafson, M.S. student SCIES Project 02 SCIES Project 02 - - 01 01 - - SR098 SR098 DOE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT DE DOE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT DE - - FC26 FC26 - - 02NT41431 02NT41431 Tom J. George, Program Manager, DOE/NETL

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Influence of low-speed aerodynamic performance on airport community noise  

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Properly assessing proposed aviation policies requires a thorough trade study of noise, emissions, fuel consumption, and cost. Aircraft low-speed aerodynamic performance is an important driver of all these impacts, and ...

March, Andrew I. (Andrew Irving)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Unsteady Aerodynamic and Dynamic Analysis of the Meridian UAS in a Rolling-Yawing Motion  

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The nonlinear and unsteady aerodynamic effects of operating the Meridian unmanned aerial system (UAS) in crosswinds and at high angular rates is investigated in this work. The Meridian UAS is a large autonomous aircraft, with a V-tail configuration...

Lykins, Ryan

2014-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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An acoustic and aerodynamic study of stops in tonal and non-tonal dialects of Korean  

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ABSTRACT This study investigates the acoustic and aerodynamic properties of well&ndashknown three&ndashway distinction of Korean voiceless stops in two dialects, which differ in their tonal systems: non&ndashtonal Seoul Korean (standard Korean...

Lee, Hyunjung

2010-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aerodynamic shape design Sample Search...  

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Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: aerodynamic shape design Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 For more information or to apply, contact...

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Aerodynamics of Two Interfering Simple-Shape Bodies in Hypersonic Rarefied-Gas Flows  

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Aerodynamics of Two Interfering Simple-Shape Bodies in Hypersonic Rarefied-Gas Flows Vladimir V. Riabov Rivier College, Nashua, New Hampshire, USA ABSTRACT Hypersonic rarefied-gas flows near two side of Hypersonic Rarefied Gas Flows n

Riabov, Vladimir V.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aerodynamic heating computations Sample...  

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Control Seminar Series The Dynamics, Systems, and Control Seminar covers a broad range of topics of interest to the Summary: will be served. May 6th, 2010 Edgar Cuji "Aerodynamic...

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How to improve open rotor aerodynamics at cruise and take-off  

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1 Copyright © 2014 University of Cambridge DRAFT – HOW TO IMPROVE OPEN ROTOR AERODYNAMICS AT CRUISE AND TAKE-OFF Cesare Hall, Alexios Zachariadis, Tobias Brandvik, Nishad Sohoni cah1003@cam.ac.uk University of Cambridge, Whittle... Laboratory 1 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0DY ABSTRACT A key challenge in open rotor design is getting the optimum aerodynamics at both the cruise and take-off conditions. This is particularly difficult because the operation and the requirements...

Hall, Cesare; Zachariadis, Alexios; Brandvik, Tobias; Sohoni, Nishad

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Effect of aerodynamic uncertainties on unconventional lateral control at high angle of attack  

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EFFECT OF AERODYNAMIC UNCERTAINTIES ON UNCONVENTIONAL LATERAL CONTROL AT HIGH ANGLE OF ATTACK A Thesis by BOB GENSEN ELLER Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas ARM University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1987 Major Subject: Aerospace Engineering EFFECT OF AERODYNAMIC UNCERTAINTIES ON UNCONVENTIONAL LATEHAI CONTROL AT HIGH ANGI. E (&F A'I'TACK A Thesis by BOB GENSEN ELLER Approved as to style and content by: Donald T...

Eller, Bob Gensen

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An aerodynamic surface to deploy and position a stall deterrent spoiler  

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AN AERODYNAMIC SURFACE TO DEPLOY AND POSITION A STALL DETERRENT SPOILER A Thesis JEFFREY REED BROWN Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A8M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE... December 1974 Major Subject: Aerospace Engineering AN AERODYNAMIC SURFACE TO DEPLOY AND POSITION A STALL DETERRENT SPOILER A Thesis by JEFFREY REED BROWN Approved as to style and content by: Chairman of Committee Head o Departm nt Member Member...

Brown, Jeffrey Reed

1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computer subroutine for estimating aerodynamic blade loads on Darrieus vertical axis wind turbines. [FORCE code  

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An important aspect of structural design of the Darrieus rotor is the determination of aerodynamic blade loads. This report describes a load generator which has been used at Sandia for quasi-static and dynamic rotor analyses. The generator is based on the single streamtube aerodynamic flow model and is constructed as a FORTRAN IV subroutine to facilitate its use in finite element structural models. Input and output characteristics of the subroutine are described and a complete listing is attached as an appendix.

Sullivan, W. N.; Leonard, T. M.

1980-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USE OF MOVING AVERAGES AND INTERPOLATION TO ESTIMATE MEDIAN-EFFECTIVE DOSE: I. Fundamental Formulas, Estimation of Error, and Relation to Other Methods  

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...median-effective dose; fundamental formulas, estimation of error, and...median-effective dose, in cases of a...150-154. 144 ESTIMATION OF MEDL4N-EFFECTIVE DOSE 31. EJUSSEY...The effects of radiations on biological systems...

William R. Thompson

1947-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of the Coulter Multisizer and Aerodynamic Particle Sizer for obtaining the aerodynamic particle size of irregularly shaped dust  

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properties of the particles. Another method uses the Coulter Multisizer, which measures the volume of each particle that has been collected on a filter. An equivalent diameter for each particle can be found by assuming the particle is spherical, which can...

McClure, Joshua Wayne

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Large Eddy Simulation of wind farm aerodynamics: A review  

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Abstract To study wind farm aerodynamics (WFA), the Wind Power industry currently relies on simple Engineering Models (EM) that simulate wind farms using basic principles of physics and empirically established approximations. \\{EMs\\} are fast and accurate for an overview of WFA and gauging mean power production, but cannot resolve phenomena like wake meandering, effect of atmospheric stratification on wake development, a turbine?s response to partial wake interaction and yawed inflows etc., and their relation with turbine loading, which require a first principle physics-based model, namely Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). Although advances in computer technology have promoted the application of CFD, the study of WFA is yet unworkable with Direct Numerical Simulation, which is the most comprehensive CFD technique. Thus, as a trade-off between cost and detail, researchers must resort to Large Eddy Simulation (LES) to garner thorough knowledge of WFA, which could in succession help the industry improve engineering models. This paper summarises the contributions of various LES investigations into WFA and how they have helped broaden our understanding of the subject. Additionally, the article touches upon the optimal use of LES and of the resultant data, and also the challenges faced by LES.

D. Mehta; A.H. van Zuijlen; B. Koren; J.G. Holierhoek; H. Bijl

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer/Aerodynamic Particle Sizer (APS) Handbook  

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The tandem differential mobility analyzer (TDMA) is a single instrument that cycles through a series of complementary measurements of the physical properties of size-resolved submicron particles. In 2008, the TDMA was augmented through the addition of an aerodynamic particle sizer (APS), which extends the upper limit of the measured size distribution into the supermicron range. These two instruments are operated in parallel, but because they are controlled by a common computer and because the size distributions measured by the two are integrated in the produced datastreams, they are described together here. Throughout the day, the TDMA sequentially measures submicron aerosol size distributions and size-resolved hygroscopic growth distributions. More specifically, the instrument is operated as a scanning DMA to measure size distributions and as a TDMA to measure size-resolved hygroscopicity. A typical measurement sequence requires roughly 45 minutes. Each morning additional measurements are made of the relative humidity (RH) dependent hygroscopicity and temperature-dependent volatility of size-resolved particles. When the outside temperature and RH are within acceptable ranges, the hydration state of size-resolved particles is also characterized. The measured aerosol distributions complement the array of aerosol instruments in the Aerosol Observing System (AOS) and provide additional details of the light-scattering and cloud-nucleating characteristics of the aerosol.

Collins, D

2010-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiofrequency Ablation of Large Renal Angiomyolipoma: Median-Term Follow-Up  

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Purpose. To study the feasibility of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of large angiomyolipomas (AMLs) using saline-cooled electrodes. Materials and Methods. Institutional Review Board approval for the study was received. Four patients (all female, age range 33-67 years) with large AMLs (maximal axis 6.1-32.4 cm) not suitable for embolotherapy or surgery consented to a trial of RFA. Procedures were performed under computerized tomographic guidance using 14G saline-infused electrodes. Two ablations (diameter 4-7 cm) were undertaken in each patient. Variables studied were technical success, treatment safety, alteration of tumor consistency, tumor size, effect on renal function, and medium-term freedom from haemorrhage. Results. All four patients underwent successful RFA without any intraprocedural complications. There has been no haemorrhage, or new renal specific symptom, during a minimum 48-month period, and normal renal function has been normal. On follow-up radiological imaging, the tumors have become fattier with involution of the soft-tissue elements (soft tissue-to-total tumor ratio decreased mean [range] of 0.26 [0.14-0.48] to 0.17 [0.04-0.34] U; p = 0.04 [paired Student t test]). Further evidence of treatment effect was the development of a capsule around the ablation zone, but there was no change in overall tumor volume (mean [range] 1,120 [118-2,845] to 1150 [90-3,013] ml; p = 1 [paired Student t test]). Conclusion. RFA of large AMLs is technically feasible using saline-infused electrodes. The soft-tissue elements decreased in volume; the tumors become fattier; and there has been no renal haemorrhage during a 48-month period.

Gregory, S. M., E-mail: drstephengregory@gmail.com; Anderson, C. J.; Patel, U. [St. George's Hospital and Medical School, Department of Radiology (United Kingdom)

2013-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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AUTOMATED WATER LEVEL MEASUREMENTS IN SMALL-DIAMETER AQUIFER TUBES  

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Groundwater contaminated with hexavalent chromium, strontium-90, and uranium discharges into the Columbia River along approximately 16 km (10 mi) of the shoreline. Various treatment systems have and will continue to be implemented to eliminate the impact of Hanford Site contamination to the river. To optimize the various remediation strategies, it is important to understand interactions between groundwater and the surface water of the Columbia River. An automated system to record water levels in aquifer sampling tubes installed in the hyporheic zone was designed and tested to (1) gain a more complete understanding of groundwater/river water interactions based on gaining and losing conditions ofthe Columbia River, (2) record and interpret data for consistent and defensible groundwater/surface water conceptual models that may be used to better predict subsurface contaminant fate and transport, and (3) evaluate the hydrodynamic influence of extraction wells in an expanded pump-and-treat system to optimize the treatment system. A system to measure water levels in small-diameter aquifer tubes was designed and tested in the laboratory and field. The system was configured to allow manual measurements to periodically calibrate the instrument and to permit aquifer tube sampling without removing the transducer tube. Manual measurements were collected with an e-tape designed and fabricated especially for this test. Results indicate that the transducer system accurately records groundwater levels in aquifer tubes. These data are being used to refine the conceptual and numeric models to better understand interactions in the hyporheic zone of the Columbia River and the adjacent river water and groundwater, and changes in hydrochemistry relative to groundwater flux as river water recharges the aquifer and then drains back out in response to changes in the river level.

PETERSEN SW; EDRINGTON RS; MAHOOD RO; VANMIDDLESWORTH PE

2011-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

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APIC'95, El Paso, Extended Abstracts, A Supplement to the international journal of Reliable Computing 1 Aerodynamic Aids to Vehicle Stability  

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Computing 1 Aerodynamic Aids to Vehicle Stability R. Bell Abstract--- Modern race cars utilize vari­ ous aerodynamic devices to increase stability, and traction. There is a considerable body of information available

Kreinovich, Vladik

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Developing Supersonic Impactor and Aerodynamic Lens for Separation and Handling of Nano-Sized Particles  

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A computational model for supersonic flows of compressible gases in an aerodynamic lens with several lenses and in a supersonic/hypersonic impactor was developed. Airflow conditions in the aerodynamic lens were analyzed and contour plots for variation of Mach number, velocity magnitude and pressure field in the lens were evaluated. The nano and micro-particle trajectories in the lens and their focusing and transmission efficiencies were evaluated. The computational model was then applied to design of a aerodynamic lens that could generate focus particle beams while operating under atmospheric conditions. The computational model was also applied to airflow condition in the supersonic/hypersonic impactor. Variations of airflow condition and particle trajectories in the impactor were evaluated. The simulation results could provide understanding of the performance of the supersonic and hypersonic impactors that would be helpful for the design of such systems.

Goodarz Ahmadi

2008-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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The Formation of Systems with Tightly-packed Inner Planets (STIPs) via Aerodynamic Drift  

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The NASA Kepler mission has revealed an abundant class of Systems with Tightly-packed Inner Planets (STIPs). The current paradigm for planet formation suggests that small planetesimals will quickly spiral into the host star due to aerodynamic drag, preventing rocky planet formation. In contrast, we find that aerodynamic drift, when acting on an ensemble of solids, can concentrate mass at short orbital periods in gaseous disks. Sublimation fronts may further aid this process. Kepler data suggest that the innermost known planets are found near the silicate sublimation zone. STIP planets should have a wide range of volatile fractions due to aerodynamic drift and H2 dissociation-driven gas accretion. We further propose that the low mass of Mars is evidence that the Solar System was once a proto-STIP.

Boley, Aaron C

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geodesic diameter of sets defined by few quadratic equations and inequalities  

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Geodesic diameter of sets defined by few quadratic equations and inequalities Michel Coste and Seydou Moussa September 2, 2010 Abstract We prove a bound for the geodesic diameter of a subset borrowed from D'Acunto and Kurdyka (to deal with the geodesic diameter) and from Barvinok (to take

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, 10th, Palo Alto, CA, June 22-24, 1992, Technical Papers. Pts. 1 AND 2  

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Consideration is given to vortex physics and aerodynamics; supersonic/hypersonic aerodynamics; STOL/VSTOL/rotors; missile and reentry vehicle aerodynamics; CFD as applied to aircraft; unsteady aerodynamics; supersonic/hypersonic aerodynamics; low-speed/high-lift aerodynamics; airfoil/wing aerodynamics; measurement techniques; CFD-solvers/unstructured grid; airfoil/drag prediction; high angle-of-attack aerodynamics; and CFD grid methods. Particular attention is given to transonic-numerical investigation into high-angle-of-attack leading-edge vortex flow, prediction of rotor unsteady airloads using vortex filament theory, rapid synthesis for evaluating the missile maneuverability parameters, transonic calculations of wing/bodies with deflected control surfaces; the static and dynamic flow field development about a porous suction surface wing; the aircraft spoiler effects under wind shear; multipoint inverse design of an infinite cascade of airfoils, turbulence modeling for impinging jet flows; numerical investigation of tail buffet on the F-18 aircraft; the surface grid generation in a parameter space; and the flip flop nozzle extended to supersonic flows.

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1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Missile aerodynamics; Proceedings of the Conference, Monterey, CA, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 1988  

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The present conference discusses the development status of predictive capabilities for missile aerodynamic characteristics, the application of experimental techniques to missile-release problems, prospective high-performance missile designs, the use of lateral jet controls for missile guidance, and the integration of stores on modern tactical aircraft. Also discussed are semiempirical aerodynamic methods for preliminary design, high angle-of-attack behavior for an advanced missile, and the dynamic derivatives of missiles and fighter-type configurations at high angles-of-attack.

Mendenhall, M.R.; Nixon, D.; Dillenius, M.F.E.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 36 (1990) 1-15 1 ElsevierSciencePublishersB.V.,Amsterdam--Printed in The Netherlands  

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Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 36 (1990) 1-15 1 Elsevier the following topics: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Theme Lectures BluffBody Aerodynamics of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556-0767; formerly, Professor and Director, Structural Aerodynamics

Kareem, Ahsan

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To cite this document: Bechet, S. and Negulescu, C. and Chapin, Vincent and Simon, Frank Integration of CFD tools in aerodynamic design of contra-rotating  

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Integration of CFD tools in aerodynamic design of contra-rotating propellers blades. (2011) In: 3rd CEAS concerns. After a Integration of CFD Tools in Aerodynamic Design of Contra-Rotating Propeller Blades S. Béchet and C. A. Negulescu Airbus Operations S.A.S. - Aerodynamics Department, Toulouse, France V. Chapin

Mailhes, Corinne

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Estimation of unsteady aerodynamics in the wake of a freely flying European starling  

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Wing flapping is one of the most widespread propulsion methods found in nature; however, the current understanding of the aerodynamics in bird wakes is incomplete. The role of the unsteady motion in the flow and its contribution to the aerodynamics is still an open question. In the current study, the wake of a freely flying European starling has been investigated using long-duration high-speed Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) in the near wake. Kinematic analysis of the wings and body of the bird has been performed using additional high-speed cameras that recorded the bird movement simultaneously with the PIV measurements. The wake evolution of four complete wingbeats has been characterized through reconstruction of the time resolved data, and the aerodynamics in the wake have been analyzed in terms of the streamwise forces acting on the bird. The profile drag from classical aerodynamics was found to be positive during most of the wingbeat cycle, yet kinematic images show that the bird does not decelerate. It ...

Ben-Gida, Hadar; Taylor, Zachary J; Bezner-Kerr, Wayne; Guglielmo, Christopher G; Kopp, Gregory A; Gurka, Roi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Benchmark of aerodynamic cycling helmets using a refined wind tunnel test protocol for helmet drag research  

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The study of aerodynamics is very important in the world of cycling. Wind tunnel research is conducted on most of the equipment that is used by a rider and is a critical factor in the advancement of the sport. However, to ...

Sidelko, Stephanie

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fan Aerodynamic Performance Guarantees: Do Your Policies, Procedures and Penalties Provide Adequate Certainty?  

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With few exceptions, fan vendors do not provide a written guarantee regarding aerodynamic performance. Some fan vendors even go so far as to state in their terms and conditions of sale that fan performance is not guaranteed unless it is specifically...

Kaufman, S. G.; Martin, V.; Falk, M. A.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the Aerodynamic Performance of a Class of Vertical Shaft Windmills  

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...1976 research-article On the Aerodynamic Performance of a Class of Vertical Shaft Windmills P. N. Shankar A theory is presented...speed ratios corresponding to the peak power coefficient and greater. Finally, when compared with the available experimental data...

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Uncovering changes in spider orb-web topology owing to aerodynamic effects  

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...30 44 Uncovering changes in spider orb-web topology owing to aerodynamic effects Ramon...to retain prey with minimum damage to its web and at the lowest manufacturing cost. This...studies reveal that the performance of the web upon impact may not be based on the mechanical...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A New Aerodynamic Traction Principle for Handling Products on an Air Cushion  

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1 A New Aerodynamic Traction Principle for Handling Products on an Air Cushion Guillaume J. Laurent. The product is carried on a thin air cushion and transported along the system by induced air flows principle for handling delicate and clean products, such as silicon wafers, glass sheets or flat foodstuff

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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AIAA 2002-3298 AERODYNAMICS OF TWO SIDE-BY-SIDE PLATES IN HYPERSONIC  

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AIAA 2002-3298 AERODYNAMICS OF TWO SIDE-BY-SIDE PLATES IN HYPERSONIC RAREFIED-GAS FLOWS Vladimir V. Riabov* Rivier College, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060 Abstract Hypersonic rarefied-gas flows near two side have provided valuable information related to physics of hypersonic flows about spacecraft elements

Riabov, Vladimir V.

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On the quasi-steady aerodynamics of normal hovering flight part I: the induced power factor  

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...Pennycuik, CJ . 2008 Modelling the flying bird. Oxford, UK: Elsevier...A Hedenstrom. 2011 Actuator disk model and span efficiency of...wingbeat kinematics in slow-flying pied flycatchers. J. R. Soc...reduce aerodynamic efficiency in flying beetles. J. R. Soc. Interface...

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Transition of combustion into detonation within a channel with the diameter less than the critical diameter of the existence of stationary detonation  

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An experimental investigation was carried out for transition of combustion into detonation of oxygen-hydrogen and hydrogen-air stoichiometric ... the critical diameter of the existence of stationary detonation in...

D. I. Baklanov; V. V. Golub; K. V. Ivanov; M. S. Krivokopytov

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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JOURNAL DE PHYSIQUE CoZZoque C9, suppZ6ment au noll, Tome 41, novembre 1980, page C9-423 EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF A FREE-VORTEX AERODYNAMIC WINDOW  

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-423 EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF A FREE-VORTEX AERODYNAMIC WINDOW W. Masuda and M. Yuasa Research Institute, Ishikawajima free-vortex aerodynamic window has been fabricated and tested. Aerodynamic performance studies show of solid materials, an aerodynamic window makes use of a nonabsorbing gas jet to permit the extraction

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Diameter and wall number control of carbon nanotubes by chemical vapor deposition  

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We analyze the relationship between the average wall number (N) and the diameter (d) for carbon nanotubes (CNTs) grown by chemical vapour deposition. It is found that N depends linearly on d for diameters in the range of 2.5–10?nm, while single wall nanotubes predominate for diameters under about 2.1?nm. The linear relationship is found to depend somewhat on the growth conditions. It is also verified that the mean diameter depends on the diameter of the originating catalyst nanoparticle, and thus on the initial catalyst thickness where a thin film catalyst is used. This simplifies the characterisation of CNTs by electron microscopy. We also find a linear relationship between nanotube diameter and initial catalyst film thickness.

Xie, Rongsi; Zhong, Guofang, E-mail: gz222@cam.ac.uk; Zhang, Can; Chen, Bingan; Santiago Esconjauregui, C.; Robertson, John [Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1PZ (United Kingdom)

2013-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Cost effective analysis comparing the small diameter bomb and the joint standoff weapon (A+ Variant) .  

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??This MBA project investigated and analyzed the cost effectiveness of implementing the Joint Standoff Weapon A+ (JSOW A+) variant versus the Small Diameter Bomb (SDB).… (more)

Stevens, Brett

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Method and apparatus for determining diameter and wall thickness of minute hollow spherical shells  

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Method and apparatus for determining diameter and wall thickness of hollow microspheres or shells wherein terminal velocities of shells traveling in fluid-filled conduits of differing diameters are measured. A wall-effect factor is determined as a ratio of the terminal velocities, and shell outside diameter may then be ascertained as a predetermined empirical function of wall-effect factor. For shells of known outside diameter, wall thickness may then be ascertained as a predetermined empirical function of terminal velocity in either conduit.

Steinman, D.A.

1980-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Numerical simulation of aerodynamic derivatives and critical wind speed for long-span bridges based on simplified steady wind field  

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Combining the computational fluid dynamics-based numerical simulation with the forced vibration technique for extraction ... calculating the aerodynamic derivatives and the critical flutter wind speed for long-sp...

Dabo Xin Ph.D. Student ???; Jinping Ou ???

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Scramjet Operability Range Studies of an Integrated Aerodynamic-Ramp-Injector/Plasma-Torch Igniter with Hydrogen and Hydrocarbon Fuels.  

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??An integrated aerodynamic-ramp-injector/plasma-torch-igniter of original design was tested in a Mâ = 2, unvitiated, heated flow facility arranged as a diverging duct scramjet combustor. The… (more)

Bonanos, Aristides Michael

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Syntenic Diameter of the Space of NChromosome Genomes # Jon Kleinberg  

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The Syntenic Diameter of the Space of N­Chromosome Genomes # Jon Kleinberg Department of Computer genomes of di#erent species. For each of these measures, a natu­ ral but often di#cult problem is to determine the diameter of the space it defines: What is the maximum distance between any pair of genomes

Liben-Nowell, David

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The Syntenic Diameter of the Space of N-Chromosome Genomes Jon Kleinberg  

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The Syntenic Diameter of the Space of N-Chromosome Genomes Jon Kleinberg Department of Computer genomes of different species. For each of these measures, a natu- ral but often difficult problem is to determine the diameter of the space it defines: What is the maximum distance between any pair of genomes

Liben-Nowell, David

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Instability of condensate lm and capillary blocking in small-diameter-thermosyphon condensers  

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Instability of condensate ®lm and capillary blocking in small-diameter-thermosyphon condensers H 1998 Abstract Instability of the condensate ®lm in a small-diameter-tube condenser was investigated- namic force or surface tension, the inner surface of the annular condensate ®lm is inherently unstable

Zhao, Tianshou

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CURVATURE, DIAMETER AND BOUNDED BETTI NUMBERS Zhongmin Shen and Jyh-Yang Wu  

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CURVATURE, DIAMETER AND BOUNDED BETTI NUMBERS Zhongmin Shen and Jyh-Yang Wu Abstract. In this paper, we introduces the notion of bounded Betti numbers, and show that the bounded Betti numbers words: Diameter, Ricci curvature, sectional curvature, bounded cohomology and bounded Betti number 2000

Shen, Zhongmin

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European Projects of Solar Diameter Monitoring Costantino Sigismondi, Michele Bianda and Jean Arnaud  

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European Projects of Solar Diameter Monitoring Costantino Sigismondi¹, Michele Bianda² and Jean Abstract. Three projects dealing with solar diameter evolution are presently in development. Historical will be monitored with fast CMOS sensors in different wavebands. The will run at IRSOL Gregory-Coudé telescope

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Ordered Arrays of Dual-Diameter Nanopillars for Maximized Optical Absorption  

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Ordered Arrays of Dual-Diameter Nanopillars for Maximized Optical Absorption Zhiyong Fan,,,§ Rehan control to achieve the optimal absorption efficiency. Increasing the Ge materials filling ratio is shown a strong diameter dependency. To enhance the broad band optical absorption efficiency, a novel dual

Javey, Ali

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Growth and field emission properties of small diameter carbon nanotube films  

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Growth and field emission properties of small diameter carbon nanotube films Y.Y. Wanga,*, S of the emission site intensity. D 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. Keywords: Small diameter carbon nanotubes; MWCVD; Growth; Field emission 1. Introduction Single- or double-wall carbon nanotubes (CNT

Qin, Lu-Chang

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Effects of flow curvature on the aerodynamics of Darrieus wind turbines  

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A theoretical and experimental investigation was conducted which clearly showed the effects of flow curvature to be significant determinants of Darrieus turbine blade aerodynamics; qualitatively, these results apply equally to straight or curved bladed machines. Unusually large boundary layer radial pressure gradients and virtually altered camber and incidence are the phenomena of primary importance. Conformal mapping techniques were developed which transform the geometric turbine airfoils in curved flow to their virtual equivalents in rectilinear flow, thereby permitting the more accurate selection of airfoil aerodynamic coefficients from published sectional data. It is demonstrated that once the flow idiosyncracies are fully understood, they may be used to advantage to improve the wind energy extraction efficiency of these machines.

Migliore, P. G.; Wolfe, W. P.

1980-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A comparative study of the aerodynamics of several wind turbines using flow visualization  

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This paper reports flow visualization techniques used to study the flows over the Enertech 21-5, Carter 25, and Enertech 44-50. Despite centrifugal effects superimposed on the aerodynamics, tufting (gross aerodynamic behavior) and oil flow (average boundary layer behavior), tests reveal the nature and many of the details of the flows involved. Results were compared to expected flow patterns based on angles of attack calculated from the PROPPC code. Chord Reynolds numbers ranged between 75,000 (Enertech 21-5) to 1,340,000 (Enertech 44-50). The typical low Reynolds number flow characteristics of these airfoils, including laminar separation bubbles, turbulent reattachment, and complete separation were observed. full or partial reattachment due to tower shadow was observed on each machine. Spanwise flow was observed near the leading edge of the Enertech 21-5. Cyclic radial flow from tower dam effect was also noted.

Eggleston, D.M. (Control Engineering, Univ. of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, TX (US)); Starcher, K. (Alternative Energy Inst., West Texas State Univ., Canyon, TX (US))

1990-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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State-space model identification and feedback control of unsteady aerodynamic forces  

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Unsteady aerodynamic models are necessary to accurately simulate forces and develop feedback controllers for wings in agile motion; however, these models are often high dimensional or incompatible with modern control techniques. Recently, reduced-order unsteady aerodynamic models have been developed for a pitching and plunging airfoil by linearizing the discretized Navier-Stokes equation with lift-force output. In this work, we extend these reduced-order models to include multiple inputs (pitch, plunge, and surge) and explicit parameterization by the pitch-axis location, inspired by Theodorsen's model. Next, we investigate the na\\"{\\i}ve application of system identification techniques to input--output data and the resulting pitfalls, such as unstable or inaccurate models. Finally, robust feedback controllers are constructed based on these low-dimensional state-space models for simulations of a rigid flat plate at Reynolds number 100. Various controllers are implemented for models linearized at base angles of ...

Brunton, Steven L; Rowley, Clarence W

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sand transverse dune aerodynamics: 3D Coherent Flow Structures from a computational study  

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The engineering interest about dune fields is dictated by the their interaction with a number of human infrastructures in arid environments. The aerodynamic behaviour of sand dunes in atmospheric boundary layer belongs to the class of bluff bodies. Because of their simple geometry and their frequent occurrence in desert area, transverse sand dunes are usually adopted in literature as a benchmark to investigate dune aerodynamics by means of both computational or experimental approach, usually in nominally 2D setups. The writers suspect the flow in the wake is characterised by 3D features and affected by wind tunnel setup - e.g. blockage effect, duct side wall boundary layer, incoming velocity profile - when experimental studies are carried out. The present study aims at evaluating the 3D flow features of an idealised transverse dune under different setup conditions by means of computational simulations and to compare the obtained results with experimental measurements.

Bruno, Luca

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fleet Evaluation and Factory Installation of Aerodynamic Heavy Duty Truck Trailers  

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The purpose of DE-EE0001552 was to develop and deploy a combination of trailer aerodynamic devices and low rolling resistance tires that reduce fuel consumption of a class 8 heavy duty tractor-trailer combination vehicle by 15%. There were 3 phases of the project: Phase 1 – Perform SAE Typed 2 track tests with multiple device combinations. Phase 2 – Conduct a fleet evaluation with selected device combination. Phase 3 – Develop the devices required to manufacture the aerodynamic trailer. All 3 phases have been completed. There is an abundance of available trailer devices on the market, and fleets and owner operators have awareness of them and are purchasing them. The products developed in conjunction with this project are at least in their second round of refinement. The fleet test undertaken showed an improvement of 5.5 – 7.8% fuel economy with the devices (This does not include tire contribution).

Beck, Jason; Salari, Kambiz; Ortega, Jason; Brown, Andrea

2013-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Tactical missile aerodynamics - Prediction methodology. Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics. Vol. 142  

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The present volume discusses tactical missile aerodynamic drag, drag-prediction methods for axisymmetric missile bodies, an aerodynamic heating analysis for supersonic missiles, a component buildup method for engineering analysis of missiles at low-to-high angles of attack, experimental and analytical methods for missiles with noncircular fuselages, and a vortex-cloud model for body vortex shedding and tracking. Also discussed are panel methods with vorticity effects and corrections for nonlinear compressibility, supersonic full-potential methods for missile body analysis, space-marching Euler solvers, the time-asymptotic Euler/Navier-Stokes methods for subsonic and transonic flows, 3D boundary layers on missiles, Navier-Stokes analyses of flows over slender airframes, and the interaction of exhaust plumes with missile airframes.

Mendenhall, M.R. (Nielsen Engineering and Research, Inc., Mountain View, CA (United States))

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The aerodynamic characteristics of an airfoil utilizing boundary layer and circulation control  

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AND DISCUSSION 22 Effects on Lift Effects on Drag 33 Effects on Pitching Moment 36 Accuracy of Data 37 Flow Interference 38 111 Chapte r VI CONCLUSIONS BIB LIO GRAPHY APPENDIX . Page 41 43 44 Table l. Aerodynamic Characteristics for Varying... control. The suction slot was 0. 065 inches wide and 2. 50 inches long in the spanwise direction. In order to measure the pressure distribution on the model, static pressure orifices were installed in the model surface at the spanwise centerline...

Boothe, Edward Milton

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Adaptive approach to accurate analysis of small-diameter vessels in cineangiograms  

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In coronary vessels smaller than 1 mm in diameter, it is difficult to accurately identify lumen borders using existing border detection techniques. Computer-detected diameters of small coronary vessels are often severely overestimated due to the influence of the imaging system point spread function and the use of an edge operator designed for a broad range of vessel sizes. Computer-detected diameters may be corrected if a calibration curve for the X-ray system is available. Unfortunately, the performance of this postprocessing diameter correction approach is severely limited by the presence of image noise. The authors report here a new approach that uses a two-stage adaption of edge operator parameters to optimally match the edge operator to the local lumen diameter. In the first stage, approximate lumen diameters are detected using a single edge operator in a half-resolution image. Depending on the approximate lumen size, one of three edge operators is selected for the second full-resolution stage in which left and right coronary borders are simultaneously identified. The method was tested in a set of 72 segments of nine angiographic phantom vessels with diameters ranging from 0.46 to 4.14 mm and in 82 clinical coronary angiograms. Performance of the adaptive simultaneous border detection method was compared to that of a conventional border detection method and to that of a postprocessing diameter correction border detection method. Adaptive border detection yielded significantly improved accuracy in small phantom vessels and across all vessel sizes in comparison to the conventional and postprocessing diameter correction methods. Adaptive simultaneous coronary border detection provides both accurate and robust quantitative analysis of coronary vessels of all sizes.

Sonka, M.; Winniford, M.D.; Collins, S.M. [Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (United States)] [Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (United States); Reddy, G.K. [Cemax-Icon, Inc., Fremont, CA (United States)] [Cemax-Icon, Inc., Fremont, CA (United States)

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrodynamic Model with Binary Particle Diameters to Predict Axial Voidage Profile in a CFB Combustor  

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A hydrodynamic model with binary particle diameters was developed to better predict axial voidage profile in a CFB combustor. In the model, the CFB is regarded as a superposition of two ... field data of voidage ...

J. J. Li; H. Zhang; H. R. Yang; Y. X. Wu…

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Flooding Experiments with Steam and Water in a Large Diameter Vertical Tube  

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An experimental study on flooding with steam and water in a large diameter vertical tube was conducted. This research has been performed to provide a better prediction of flooding in a pressurized water reactor (PWR) pressurizer surge line...

Williams, Susan Nicole

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of CSP Support Particle Size on the Performance of Larger Diameter Liquid Partition Columns  

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......research-article Editorial Effects of CSP Support Particle Size on the Performance...packed with different particle sizes of CSP (controlled surface porosity) support...larger, infinite-diameter columns and CSP support used in this study. Reduced plate......

H. C. Beachell; J. J. DeStefano

1972-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Yb-doped Large Pitch Fiber with 105µm Mode Field Diameter  

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We present an active Yb-doped Large Pitch Fiber with 105µm mode field diameter. It was tested in a fiber CPA system delivering <500fs, 2mJ pulses with 3.8GW peak power. The...

Jansen, Florian; Stutzki, Fabian; Eidam, Tino; Rothhardt, Jan; Hädrich, Steffen; Carstens, Henning; Jauregui, Cesar; Limpert, Jens; Tünnermann, Andreas

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IMPACT STRUCTURES: WHAT DOES CRATER DIAMETER MEAN? E. P. Turtle1,2 , E. Pierazzo2  

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IMPACT STRUCTURES: WHAT DOES CRATER DIAMETER MEAN? E. P. Turtle1,2 , E. Pierazzo2 , G. S. Collins1 and Planetary Lab., Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721-0092; turtle@lpl.arizona.edu, 2 Planetary Science Inst

Collins, Gareth

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aerodynamic particle interaction Sample...  

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time scale... diameter particles are actually more likely to interact with the evaporator tube walls than the small... , rather than relying entirely on heat transfer from the...

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Aerodynamic characteristics of seven symmetrical airfoil sections through 180-degree angle of attack for use in aerodynamic analysis of vertical axis wind turbines  

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When work began on the Darrieus vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) program at Sandia National Laboratories, it was recognized that there was a paucity of symmetrical airfoil data needed to describe the aerodynamics of turbine blades. Curved-bladed Darrieus turbines operate at local Reynolds numbers (Re) and angles of attack (..cap alpha..) seldom encountered in aeronautical applications. This report describes (1) a wind tunnel test series conducted at moderate values of Re in which 0 less than or equal to ..cap alpha.. less than or equal to 180/sup 0/ force and moment data were obtained for four symmetrical blade-candidate airfoil sections (NACA-0009, -0012, -0012H, and -0015), and (2) how an airfoil property synthesizer code can be used to extend the measured properties to arbitrary values of Re (10/sup 4/ less than or equal to Re less than or equal to 10/sup 7/) and to certain other section profiles (NACA-0018, -0021, -0025).

Sheldahl, R E; Klimas, P C

1981-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Variation in the aerodynamic drag coefficient due to changes in the shape of an automobile  

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VARIATION IN THE AERODXMMIC DRAG COEEEICIENT DUE TO CHANGES LN THE SHAPE OF AN AUTOMOBILE A Thesis by JOHN GILBERT MILLI%MS Su'bmitned to the Graduate College of the Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements fo... Air Density C HAFTER I IliiTRODUCTION During the early years of the automobile, little or no effort was made to explore the problem of aerodynamic drag. This situation was the result oi' two factors. First, the passenger cars of shat time were...

Williams, John Gilbert

1968-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Numerical computation of aerodynamic sensitivity coefficients in the transonic and supersonic regimes  

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). Differentiating Eqs. (9) and (10) with respect to x and substituting the results into Eq. (8) yields For parabolic-arc sections Fu 1 - 2C(L-x)/LL ? w + 2T(1-2x) For NACA four-digit sections (11) Fu 1 - 2C(L-x)/LL + 5T(0. 14845/Jx-0. 126-0. 7032x+0. 8529x... by Leland A. Garison (Chair of Committee) Cyrus Ostowari (Member) Steven D. Talia erro (Member) W. E. Haisler (Head of Department) May 1988 ABSTRACT Numerical Computation of Aerodynamic Sensitivity Coefficients in the Transonic and Supersonic...

Elbanna, Hesham Mahmoud

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic Thrust Modelling in Wave Tank Tests of Offshore Floating Wind Turbines Using a Ducted Fan  

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Wave tank testing of scaled models is standard practice during the development of floating wind turbine platforms for the validation of the dynamics of conceptual designs. Reliable recreation of the dynamics of a full scale floating wind turbine by a scaled model in a basin requires the precise scaling of the masses and inertias and also the relevant forces and its frequencies acting on the system. The scaling of floating wind turbines based on the Froude number is customary for basin experiments. This method preserves the hydrodynamic similitude, but the resulting Reynolds number is much lower than in full scale. The aerodynamic loads on the rotor are therefore out of scale. Several approaches have been taken to deal with this issue, like using a tuned drag disk or redesigning the scaled rotor. This paper describes the implementation of an alternative method based on the use of a ducted fan located at the model tower top in the place of the rotor. The fan can introduce a variable force that represents the total wind thrust by the rotor. A system controls this force by varying the rpm, and a computer simulation of the full scale rotor provides the desired thrust to be introduced by the fan. This simulation considers the wind turbine control, gusts, turbulent wind, etc. The simulation is performed in synchronicity with the test and it is fed in real time by the displacements and velocities of the platform captured by the acquisition system. Thus, the simulation considers the displacements of the rotor within the wind field and the calculated thrust models the effect of the aerodynamic damping. The system is not able currently to match the effect of gyroscopic momentum. The method has been applied during a test campaign of a semisubmersible platform with full catenary mooring lines for a 6MW wind turbine in scale 1/40 at Ecole Centrale de Nantes. Several tests including pitch free decay under constant wind and combined wave and wind cases have been performed. Data from the experiments are compared with aero-servo-hydro-elastic computations with good agreement showing the validity of the method for the representation of the scaled aerodynamics. The new method for the aerodynamic thrust scaling in basin tests is very promising considering its performance, versatility and lower cost in comparison with other methods.

José Azcona; Faisal Bouchotrouch; Marta González; Joseba Garciandía; Xabier Munduate; Felix Kelberlau; Tor A Nygaard

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tactical missile aerodynamics - General topics. Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics. Vol. 141  

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The present volume discusses the development history of tactical missile airframes, aerodynamic considerations for autopilot design, a systematic method for tactical missile design, the character and reduction of missile observability by radar, the visualization of high angle-of-attack flow phenomena, and the behavior of low aspect ratio wings at high angles of attack. Also discussed are airbreathing missile inlets, 'waverider' missile configurations, bodies with noncircular cross-sections and bank-to-turn missiles, asymmetric flow separation and vortex shedding on bodies-of-revolution, unsteady missile flows, swept shock-wave/boundary-layer interactions, pylon carriage and separation of stores, and internal stores carriage and separation.

Hemsch, M.J. (Lockheed Engineering and Sciences Co., Hampton, VA (United States))

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic and Performance Benefits Resulting From the Use of Large Diameter  

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and Performance Benefits Resulting From the Use of Large Diameter and Performance Benefits Resulting From the Use of Large Diameter Fans on Air Cooled Heat Exchangers (A Case Study in the Use of Large Fan Air Cooled Condensers at the Neal Hot Springs Geothermal Power Plant, Oregon) Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Journal Article: Economic and Performance Benefits Resulting From the Use of Large Diameter Fans on Air Cooled Heat Exchangers (A Case Study in the Use of Large Fan Air Cooled Condensers at the Neal Hot Springs Geothermal Power Plant, Oregon) Abstract A significant improvement in air cooler technology was implementedat the Neal Hot Springs geothermal power plant in Vale,Oregon. Large cooling tower fans were used in an induced draftarrangement (fans above the heat exchanger). The total numberof fans was reduced from 270 x 12ft / 3.7m fans

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Plugging nuclear waste pipelines: impact of high level waste slurry characteristics and pipe diameter  

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The work presented here focuses on experiments carried out in 22-mm ID and 45-mm ID pipelines utilizing slurries composed of spherical glass beads having particle size distribution following the Rosin-Rammler distribution and mean size of 50 {mu}m. The spreads of the distribution were 1.7 and 7, corresponding to wide and narrow distributions, respectively. The slurries utilized in this study had concentrations ranging from 5% to 25% by volume. Results obtained in the same pipeline diameter indicated that the slurry of the narrower distribution experienced higher pressure drops and lower critical deposition velocities than those for the slurry of wider distribution. Pressure drop increased markedly with increasing slurry concentration regardless of the pipe diameter and slurry PSD. However, the pipe diameter was found to have more significant influence on the pressure drop than the slurry concentration does. (authors)

Daas, M.; Srivastava, R.; Skudarnov, P. [Florida International Univ., Applied Research Center, Miami, FL (United States)

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coupling a Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction Model with Large-Eddy Simulation for Realistic Wind Plant Aerodynamics Simulations (Poster)  

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Wind plant aerodynamics are influenced by a combination of microscale and mesoscale phenomena. Incorporating mesoscale atmospheric forcing (e.g., diurnal cycles and frontal passages) into wind plant simulations can lead to a more accurate representation of microscale flows, aerodynamics, and wind turbine/plant performance. Our goal is to couple a numerical weather prediction model that can represent mesoscale flow [specifically the Weather Research and Forecasting model] with a microscale LES model (OpenFOAM) that can predict microscale turbulence and wake losses.

Draxl, C.; Churchfield, M.; Mirocha, J.; Lee, S.; Lundquist, J.; Michalakes, J.; Moriarty, P.; Purkayastha, A.; Sprague, M.; Vanderwende, B.

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Aerodynamic Devices to Improve the Performance, Economics, Handling, and Safety of Heavy Vehicles  

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Research is being conducted at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) to develop advanced aerodynamic devices to improve the performance, economics, stability, handling and safety of operation of Heavy Vehicles by using previously-developed and flight-tested pneumatic (blown) aircraft technology. Recent wind-tunnel investigations of a generic Heavy Vehicle model with blowing slots on both the leading and trailing edges of the trailer have been conducted under contract to the DOE Office of Heavy Vehicle Technologies. These experimental results show overall aerodynamic drag reductions on the Pneumatic Heavy Vehicle of 50% using only 1 psig blowing pressure in the plenums, and over 80% drag reductions if additional blowing air were available. Additionally, an increase in drag force for braking was confirmed by blowing different slots. Lift coefficient was increased for rolling resistance reduction by blowing only the top slot, while downforce was produced for traction increase by blowing only the bottom. Also, side force and yawing moment were generated on either side of the vehicle, and directional stability was restored by blowing the appropriate side slot. These experimental results and the predicted full-scale payoffs are presented in this paper, as is a discussion of additional applications to conventional commercial autos, buses, motor homes, and Sport Utility Vehicles.

Robert J. Englar

2001-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic efficiency of smoke ventilators in light streets and shed-type roofs  

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Low-rise industrial buildings in continental Europe have usually no or very little window area in the sidewalls. To provide the necessary daylight, translucent surfaces are fitted in the roof. Well known examples are shed roofs or curved and shed-type light streets in flat roofs. For economic reasons smoke ventilators are then integrated into the light surfaces. This paper gives typical examples of smoke ventilators installed in shed roofs and in curved or shed-type light streets. The measurement of the aerodynamic free areas on full scale apparatus is not possible due to the large dimensions of the relevant roof surfaces. Therefore, tests have to be conducted in model scale. The relevant similarity considerations for such model tests are discussed and the applicability of model scale tests is demonstrated. Finally, the most important parameters influencing the aerodynamic efficiency of typical ventilator installations in shed-roofs and curved or shed-type light streets are described for the cases without and with side wind.

H.J. Gerhardt; C. Kramer

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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This is a preprint of the following article, which is available from http://mdolab.engin.umich.edu Zhoujie Lyu and J. R. R. A. Martins. Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Investigations of the Common  

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://mdolab.engin.umich.edu Zhoujie Lyu and J. R. R. A. Martins. Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Investigations of the Common Research this preprint. Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Investigations of the Common Research Model Wing Benchmark Zhoujie, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Abstract Despite considerable research on aerodynamic shape

Papalambros, Panos

304

Production of vertical arrays of small diameter single-walled carbon nanotubes  

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A hot filament chemical vapor deposition method has been developed to grow at least one vertical single-walled carbon nanotube (SWNT). In general, various embodiments of the present invention disclose novel processes for growing and/or producing enhanced nanotube carpets with decreased diameters as compared to the prior art.

Hauge, Robert H; Xu, Ya-Qiong

2013-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon nanotube diameter selection by pretreatment of metal catalysts on surfaces  

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A new and useful nanotube growth substrate conditioning processes is herein disclosed that allows the growth of vertical arrays of carbon nanotubes where the average diameter of the nanotubes can be selected and/or controlled as compared to the prior art.

Hauge, Robert H. (Houston, TX); Xu, Ya-Qiong (Houston, TX); Shan, Hongwei (Houston, TX); Nicholas, Nolan Walker (South Charleston, WV); Kim, Myung Jong (Houston, TX); Schmidt, Howard K. (Cypress, TX); Kittrell, W. Carter (Houston, TX)

2012-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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THE DIAMETER OF THE ISOMORPHISM CLASS OF A BANACH W. B. JOHNSON AND E. ODELL  

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THE DIAMETER OF THE ISOMORPHISM CLASS OF A BANACH SPACE W. B. JOHNSON AND E. ODELL August 20, 2004 is finitely complementably universal; that is, there is Johnson was supported in part by NSF DMS­0200690 and Probability at Texas A&M University. MR subject classification: 46G05, 46T20. 1 #12; 2 W. B. JOHNSON AND E

Johnson, William B.

307

Phenomenological modeling of tumor diameter growth based on a mixed effects  

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Phenomenological modeling of tumor diameter growth based on a mixed effects model T. Bastogne a,, A tumor volume-based models have been devel- oped for the phenomenological modeling of tumor growth-00390380,version1-2Jun2009 #12;1 Introduction In systems theory1,2 , phenomenological or black-box models

Boyer, Edmond

308

High-Yield Sorting of Small-Diameter Carbon Nanotubes for Solar Cells and Transistors  

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High-Yield Sorting of Small-Diameter Carbon Nanotubes for Solar Cells and Transistors ... G.I.K. acknowledges the support of the Government of Canada and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) in the form of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. ...

Huiliang Wang; Ghada I. Koleilat; Peng Liu; Gonzalo Jiménez-Osés; Ying-Chih Lai; Michael Vosgueritchian; Ya Fang; Steve Park; Kendall N. Houk; Zhenan Bao

2014-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes of Controlled Diameter and Bundle Size and Their Field Emission Properties  

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Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes of Controlled Diameter and Bundle Size and Their Field Emission: June 8, 2005 Field emission studies were conducted on as-produced CoMoCAT single-walled carbon nanotube electron emitter. By adjusting the catalytic synthesis conditions, single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNT

Resasco, Daniel

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A study on aerodynamics and mechanisms of elementary morphing models for flapping wing in bat forward flight  

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The large active wing deformation is a significant way to generate high aerodynamic forces required in bat flapping flight. Besides the twisting, the elementary morphing models of a bat wing are proposed, such as wing-bending in the spanwise direction, wing-cambering in the chordwise direction, and wing area-changing. A plate of aspect ratio 3 is used to model a bat wing and a three dimensional unsteady panel method is applied to predict the aerodynamic forces. It is found that the cambering model has a great positive influence on the lift, followed by area-changing model and then the bending model. The further study indicates that the vortex control is a main mechanism to produce high aerodynamic forces, and the mechanisms for the aerodynamic force enhancement are the asymmetry of the cambered wing and the amplifier effects of wing area-changing and wing bending. The lift and thrust are mainly generated during the downstroke and almost negligible forces during the upstroke by the integrated morphing model-wi...

Zi-Wu, Guan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerodynamic drag reduction apparatus for gap-divided bluff bodies such as tractor-trailers  

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An apparatus for reducing the aerodynamic drag of a bluff-bodied vehicle such as a tractor-trailer in a flowstream, the bluff-bodied vehicle of a type having a leading portion, a trailing portion connected to the leading portion, and a gap between the leading and trailing portions defining a recirculation zone. The apparatus is preferably a baffle assembly, such as a vertical panel, adapted to span a width of the gap between the leading and trailing portions so as to impede cross-flow through the gap, with the span of the baffle assembly automatically adjusting for variations in the gap width when the leading and trailing portions pivot relative to each other.

Ortega, Jason M. (Pacifica, CA); Salari, Kambiz (Livermore, CA)

2006-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Laboratory evaluation of fan/filter units' aerodynamic and energy performance  

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The paper discusses the benefits of having a consistent testing method to characterize aerodynamic and energy performance of FFUs. It presents evaluation methods of laboratory-measured performance of ten relatively new, 1220 mm x 610 mm (or 4 ft x 2 ft) fan-filter units (FFUs), and includes results of a set of relevant metrics such as energy performance indices (EPI) based upon the sample FFUs tested. This paper concludes that there are variations in FFUs' performance, and that using a consistent testing and evaluation method can generate compatible and comparable FFU performance information. The paper also suggests that benefits and opportunities exist for our method of testing FFU energy performance to be integrated in future recommended practices.

Xu, Tengfang; Jeng, Ming-Shan

2004-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of Tractor Base Bleeding for Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic Drag Reduction  

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One of the main contributors to the aerodynamic drag of a heavy vehicle is tractor-trailer gap drag, which arises when the vehicle operates within a crosswind. Under this operating condition, freestream flow is entrained into the tractor-trailer gap, imparting a momentum exchange to the vehicle and subsequently increasing the aerodynamic drag. While a number of add-on devices, including side extenders, splitter plates, vortex stabilizers, and gap sealers, have been previously tested to alleviate this source of drag, side extenders remain the primary add-on device of choice for reducing tractor-trailer gap drag. However, side extenders are not without maintenance and operational issues. When a heavy vehicle pivots sharply with respect to the trailer, as can occur during loading or unloading operations, the side extenders can become crushed against the trailer. Consequently, fleet operators are forced to incur additional costs to cover the repair or replacement of the damaged side extenders. This issue can be overcome by either shortening the side extenders or by devising an alternative drag reduction concept that can perform just as effectively as side extenders. To explore such a concept, we investigate tractor base bleeding as a means of reducing gap drag. Wind tunnel measurements are made on a 1:20 scale heavy vehicle model at a vehicle width-based Reynolds number of 420,000. The tractor bleeding flow, which is delivered through a porous material embedded within the tractor base, is introduced into the tractor-trailer gap at bleeding coefficients ranging from 0.0-0.018. To determine the performance of tractor base bleeding under more realistic operating conditions, computational fluid dynamics simulations are performed on a full-scale heavy vehicle within a crosswind for bleeding coefficients ranging from 0.0-0.13.

Ortega, J; Salari, K; Storms, B

2007-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Results from dynamic tests and analyses of a medium diameter LMFBR piping system  

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This paper presents results and observations from dynamic tests and analyses performed on a 0.20 m (8 in.) diameter, thin walled piping system. The piping system is a scaled representation of a Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor (LMFBR) large diameter piping loop. Prototypic piping restraints were employed, including mechanical snubbers, rigid struts, pipe hangers and non-integral pipe clamps. Snapback, sine-sweep and seismic tests were performed for various restraint configurations and piping conditions. The test results are compared to analytical predictions for verification of the methods and models used in the seismic design of LMFBR piping systems. Test program conclusions and general recommendations for piping seismic analyses are presented along with a discussion of test and analysis results.

Schott, G.A.; Heberling, C.F.; Hulbert, G.M.

1984-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Results from dynamic tests and analyses of a medium diameter LMFBR piping system  

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This paper presents results and observations from dynamic tests and analyses performed on an 8-in. (0.20-m) diameter, thin-walled piping system. The piping system is a scaled representation of a Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor (LMFBR) large diameter piping loop. Prototypic piping restraints were employed, including mechanical snubbers, rigid struts, pipe hangers and nonintegral pipe clamps. Snapback, sine-sweep and seismic tests were performed for various restraint configurations and piping conditions. The test results are compared to analytical predictions for verification of the methods and models used in the seismic design of LMFBR piping systems. Test program conclusions and general recommendations for piping seismic analyses are presented along with a discussion of test and analysis results.

Schott, G.A.; Hulbert, G.M.; Heberling, C.F. II

1986-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cosmic equation of state from combined angular diameter distances: Does the tension with luminosity distances exist?  

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Using a relatively complete observational data concerning four angular diameter distance (ADD) measurements and %synthetic combined SN+GRB observations representing current luminosity distance (LD) data, this paper investigates the %tension between compatibility of these two cosmological distances considering three classes of dark energy equation of state (EoS) reconstruction. In particular, we use strongly gravitationally lensed systems from various large systematic gravitational lens surveys and galaxy clusters, which yield the Hubble constant independent ratio between two angular diameter distances $D_{ls}/D_s$ data. Our results demonstrate that, with more general categories of standard ruler data, ADD and LD data are compatible at $1\\sigma$ level. Secondly, we note that consistency between ADD and LD data %are blind is maintained irrespective of the EoS parameterizations: there is a good match between the universally explored CPL model and other formulations of cosmic equation of state. Especially for the...

Cao, Shuo

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diameters of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes Depending on Helium Gas Pressure in an Arc Discharge  

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Diameters of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes Depending on Helium Gas Pressure in an Arc Discharge ... So far, relatively large quantities of SWNTs have been produced by using Y?Ni and Fe?Ni catalysts for the electric arc discharge method28-30 and by using a Co?Ni catalyst for the pulsed laser ablation method. ... The electric current of the arc discharge also affected the yield of SWNTs though its effect was not as serious as the helium pressure. ...

Yahachi Saito; Yoshihiko Tani; Atsuo Kasuya

2000-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

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24th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Jun. 5-8, 2006, San Francisco, CA Flight Control of a UAV with Inflatable Wings with  

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24th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Jun. 5-8, 2006, San Francisco, CA Flight Control are conceptually possible in almost any size and have been developed with spans as small as 6 inches for missiles

Jacob, Jamey

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Effects of tone on the three-way laryngeal distinction in Korean: An acoustic and aerodynamic comparison of the Seoul and South Kyungsang dialects  

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KU ScholarWorks | http://kuscholarworks.ku.edu Effects of tone on the three-way laryngeal distinction in Korean: An acoustic and aerodynamic comparison of the Seoul and South Kyungsang dialects by Hyunjung Lee and Allard Jongman KU Scholar... below. Lee, H., and Jongman, A. (2012). Effects of tone on the three-way laryngeal distinction in Korean: An acoustic and aerodynamic comparison of the Seoul and South Kyungsang dialects. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 42, 145...

Lee, Hyunjung; Jongman, Allard

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Determination and mapping of diameter and helicity for single-walled carbon nanotubes using nanobeam electron diffraction  

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of the formation energy of carbon nanotubes, while the growth prefers slightly the structure with helicity 15Determination and mapping of diameter and helicity for single-walled carbon nanotubes using June 2005 The atomic structures of 124 single-walled carbon nanotubes, described by their diameter

Qin, Lu-Chang

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Infrared spectra of individual semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes: Testing the scaling of transition energies for large diameter nanotubes  

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of transition energies for large diameter nanotubes Matthew Y. Sfeir and James A. Misewich* Condensed Matter on the same individual nanotube over an energy range of 0.3­2.7 eV. We find that well-established energy scaling relations developed for nanotubes of smaller diameter are not consistent with the measured low-energy

Heinz, Tony F.

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Laboratory Model of a Contactless Device for Measuring Diameter of Objects with Circular Cross-section Objects  

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and improves the accuracy to measure the outside diameter of optical fibers manufactured at high speed. The device has folow specifications: measuring range: (0.1­1) mm, measuring area 2mm, light sourse ­ laser9 3 Laboratory Model of a Contactless Device for Measuring Diameter of Objects with Circular Cross

Borissova, Daniela

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The role of apolipoprotein VLDL-II in regulating the diameter of VLDLy  

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OF SUBJECT HENS. . 60 79 VITA 81 LIST OF TABLES TABLE Page 1 Composition of experimental diets . 61 2 Average peak elution times of plasma cholesterol in hens . . . 62 3 Population percentiles for diameter (nm) distributions of VLDL isolated as the d... procedure. 70 Representative standard curves calculated for Apo-VLDL-II and Apo-B in hens fed Diet 1. . 71 Cholesterol elution profiles of d & 1. 0224 g/mL plasma lipoproteins. , 72 Elution times of cholesterol Peak I of d & 1. 0224 g/mL plasma...

Wallowitz, Mikhael L

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Nanotube diameter optimal for channeling of high-energy particle beam  

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Channeling of particle beam in straight and bent single-wall nanotubes has been studied in computer simulations. We have found that the nanotubes should be sufficiently narrow in order to steer efficiently the particle beams, with preferred diameter in the order of 0.5-2 nm. Wider nanotubes, e.g. 10-50 nm, appear rather useless for channeling purpose because of high sensitivity of channeling to nanotube curvature. We have compared bent nanotubes with bent crystals as elements of beam steering technique, and found that narrow nanotubes have an efficiency of beam bending similar to that of crystals.

V. M. Biryukov; S. Bellucci

2002-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of Diesel Engine Combustion Parameters on Primary Soot Particle Diameter  

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In addition to minimized engine-out emissions, exhaust gas after-treatment systems such as diesel particle filter and chemical reduction of NOx will be necessary to meet the U.S. Federal (EPA) 2007 emission standards for heavy-duty diesel engines. ... While for the diesel fuel a reduction of the number of particles in the accumulation mode went in line with a shift of the mode diameter toward smaller values (see Figures 2 and 3), this was not a general observation for the water?diesel emulsion fuel. ... JSME International Journal, Series B: Fluids and Thermal Engineering (2001), 44 (1), 166-170 CODEN: JIJEEE; ISSN:1340-8054. ...

Urs Mathis; Martin Mohr; Ralf Kaegi; Andrea Bertola; Konstantinos Boulouchos

2005-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Reduction of aerodynamic forces on a minivan by a pair of vortex generators of a pocket type  

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Reduction of the aerodynamic forces on a minivan has been achieved using a pair of pockets at the left and the right sides, respectively, of the rear roof end of the vehicle. The two pockets generate cross-streamwise vortices that cause the turbulent kinetic energy to increase in the boundary layer in the downstream of the two pockets. This increased turbulent kinetic energy induces the flow separation to be delayed further downstream along the vehicle back. Unlike the common Vortex Generators (VGs) of extrusive type, these VGs of a pocket type do not cause any additional drag by themselves. This paper investigates numerically the effects of pockets on the reduction of the aerodynamic forces and the flow field around a minivan.

Inchul Kim; Hualei Chen

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Electric Systems and Aerodynamics for Efficiency Improvements in Heavy Duty Trucks  

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The Advanced Electric Systems and Aerodynamics for Efficiency Improvements in Heavy Duty Trucks program (DE-FC26-04NT42189), commonly referred to as the AES program, focused on areas that will primarily benefit fuel economy and improve heat rejection while driving over the road. The AES program objectives were to: (1) Analyze, design, build, and test a cooling system that provided a minimum of 10 percent greater heat rejection in the same frontal area with no increase in parasitic fan load. (2) Realize fuel savings with advanced power management and acceleration assist by utilizing an integrated starter/generator (ISG) and energy storage devices. (3) Quantify the effect of aerodynamic drag due to the frontal shape mandated by the area required for the cooling system. The program effort consisted of modeling and designing components for optimum fuel efficiency, completing fabrication of necessary components, integrating these components into the chassis test bed, completing controls programming, and performance testing the system both on a chassis dynamometer and on the road. Emission control measures for heavy-duty engines have resulted in increased engine heat loads, thus introducing added parasitic engine cooling loads. Truck electrification, in the form of thermal management, offers technological solutions to mitigate or even neutralize the effects of this trend. Thermal control offers opportunities to avoid increases in cooling system frontal area and forestall reduced fuel economy brought about by additional aerodynamic vehicle drag. This project explored such thermal concepts by installing a 2007 engine that is compliant with current regulations and bears additional heat rejection associated with meeting these regulations. This newer engine replaced the 2002 engine from a previous project that generated less heat rejection. Advanced power management, utilizing a continuously optimized and controlled power flow between electric components, can offer additional fuel economy benefits to the heavy-duty trucking industry. Control software for power management brings added value to the power distribution and energy storage architecture on board a truck with electric accessories and an ISG. The research team has built upon a previous truck electrification project, formally, 'Parasitic Energy Loss Reduction and Enabling Technologies for Class 7/8 Trucks', DE-FC04-2000AL6701, where the fundamental concept of electrically-driven accessories replacing belt/gear-driven accessories was demonstrated on a Kenworth T2000 truck chassis. The electrical accessories, shown in Figure 1, were controlled to provide 'flow on demand' variable-speed operation and reduced parasitic engine loads for increased fuel economy. These accessories also provided solutions for main engine idle reduction in long haul trucks. The components and systems of the current project have been integrated into the same Kenworth T2000 truck platform. Reducing parasitic engine loading by decoupling accessory loads from the engine and driving them electrically has been a central concept of this project. Belt or gear-driven engine accessories, such as water pump, air conditioning compressor, or air compressor, are necessarily tied to the engine speed dictated by the current vehicle operating conditions. These conventional accessory pumps are sized to provide adequate flow or pressure at low idle or peak torque speeds, resulting in excess flow or pressure at cruising or rated speeds. The excess flow is diverted through a pressure-minimizing device such as a relief valve thereby expending energy to drive unnecessary and inefficient pump operation. This inefficiency causes an increased parasitic load to the engine, which leads to a loss of usable output power and decreased fuel economy. Controlling variable-speed electric motors to provide only the required flow or pressure of a particular accessory system can yield significant increases in fuel economy for a commercial vehicle. Motor loads at relatively high power levels (1-5 kW, or higher) can be efficiently provided

Larry Slone; Jeffrey Birkel

2007-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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High Precision Density Measurements of Single Particles: The...  

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to measure individual particle mass spectrometer to measure individual particle aerodynamic diameter and composition. Mobility and aerodynamic diameters are used to extract...

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Effect of lift force on the aerodynamics of dust grains in the protoplanetary disk  

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We newly introduce lift force into the aerodynamics of dust grains in the protoplanetary disk. Although many authors have so far investigated the effects of the drag force, gravitational force and electric force on the dust grains, the lift force has never been considered as a force exerted on the dust grains in the gas disk. If the grains are spinning and moving in the fluid, then the lift force is exerted on them. We show in this paper that the dust grains can be continuously spinning due to the frequent collisions so that the lift force continues to be exerted on them, which is valid in a certain parameter space where the grain size is larger than ~ 1 m and where the distance from the central star is larger than 1 AU for the minimum mass solar nebula. In addition, we estimate the effects of the force on the grain motion and obtain the result that the mean relative velocity between the grains due to the lift force is comparable to the gas velocity in the Kepler rotational frame when the Stokes number and li...

Yamaguchi, Masaki S

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rather than resonance, flapping wing flyers may play on aerodynamics to improve performance  

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Saving energy and enhancing performance are secular preoccupations shared by both nature and human beings. In animal locomotion, flapping flyers or swimmers rely on the flexibility of their wings or body to passively increase their efficiency using an appropriate cycle of storing and releasing elastic energy. Despite the convergence of many observations pointing out this feature, the underlying mechanisms explaining how the elastic nature of the wings is related to propulsive efficiency remain unclear. Here we use an experiment with a self-propelled simplified insect model allowing to show how wing compliance governs the performance of flapping flyers. Reducing the description of the flapping wing to a forced oscillator model, we pinpoint different nonlinear effects that can account for the observed behavior ---in particular a set of cubic nonlinearities coming from the clamped-free beam equation used to model the wing and a quadratic damping term representing the fluid drag associated to the fast flapping motion. In contrast to what has been repeatedly suggested in the literature, we show that flapping flyers optimize their performance not by especially looking for resonance to achieve larger flapping amplitudes with less effort, but by tuning the temporal evolution of the wing shape (i.e. the phase dynamics in the oscillator model) to optimize the aerodynamics.

Sophie Ramananarivo; Ramiro Godoy-Diana; Benjamin Thiria

2011-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Measurements From A New Flat Plate Facility For Aerodynamic Research  

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This paper details the design and preliminary measurements used in the characterisation of a new flat plate research facility. The facility is designed specifically to aid in the understanding of entropy generation throughout the boundary layer with special attention given to non-equilibrium flows. Hot-wire measurements were obtained downstream of two turbulence generating grids. The turbulence intensity, integral and dissipation length scale ranges measured are 1.6%-7%, 5mm-17mm and 0.7mm-7mm, respectively. These values compared well to existing correlations. The flow downstream of both grids was found to be homogenous and isotropic. Flow visualisation is employed to determine aerodynamic parameters such as flow 2-dimensionality and the effect of the flap angle on preventing separation at the leading edge. The flow was found to be 2-dimensional over all measurement planes. The non-dimensional pressure distribution of a modern turbine blade suction surface is simulated on the flat plate through the use of a variable upper wall. The Reynolds number range based on wetted plate length and inlet velocity is 70,000-4,000,000.

D. M. McEligot; D. W. Nigg; E. J. Walsh; D. Hernon; M.R.D. Davies

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A coupled mesoscale–microscale framework for wind resource estimation and farm aerodynamics  

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Abstract This study discusses the development of a coupled mesoscale–microscale framework for wind resource estimation and farm aerodynamics. WINDWYO is a computational framework for performing coupled mesoscale–microscale simulations. The framework is modular, automated and supports coupling of different mesoscale and microscale solvers using overset or matched grids. The modular nature of the framework and the support for overset grids allows the independent development of mesoscale and microscale solvers and the efficient coupling between the codes. The performance of the framework is evaluated by coupling Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model with three microscale computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes of varying complexity. The solvers used are: (i) UWake: a blade element model with free-vortex wake, (ii) Flowyo: large eddy simulation code with actuator line/disk parametrization of the wind turbine and (iii) HELIOS: detached eddy simulation code with full rotor modeling and adaptive mesh refinement. Power predictions and wake visualization of single turbine and off-shore Lillgrund wind farm in uniform and turbulent inflow are used to demonstrate the capabilities of the framework.

Harish Gopalan; Christopher Gundling; Kevin Brown; Beatrice Roget; Jayanarayanan Sitaraman; Jefferey D. Mirocha; Wayne O. Miller

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Inflow Characterization and Aerodynamics Measurements on a SWT-2.3-101 Wind Turbine: Preprint  

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Post processing techniques for aerodynamic data acquired from a Siemens SWT-2.3-101 turbine have been developed and applied in this paper. The turbine is installed at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) as part of Cooperative Research And Development Agreement between Siemens Wind Power and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) under U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sponsorship. The results indicate that the use of these corrections is essential for accurate analysis of the data. An example of local inflow angles, velocities, and inflow velocity over the rotor plane derived from measurements from a 5-hole probe is also presented. Finally the pressure measurements are used to characterize unsteady phenomenon, namely, rotational augmentation and dynamic stall on an inboard station. The results show that the rotational augmentation can considerably increase the attached flow regime compared to the 2D CFD results. The dynamic stall event was seen to significantly delay the stall. Furthermore, the nondimensionalized vortex convection derived from the dynamic stall event was found to agree well with results from others studies.

Medina, P.; Singh, M.; Johansen, J.; Jove, A.; Fingersh, L.; Schreck, S.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Offshore floating vertical axis wind turbines, dynamics modelling state of the art. part I: Aerodynamics  

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Abstract The need to further exploit offshore wind resources has pushed offshore wind farms into deeper waters, requiring the use of floating support structures to be economically sustainable. The use of conventional wind turbines may not continue to be the optimal design for floating applications. Therefore it is important to assess other alternative concepts in this context. Vertical axis wind turbines (VAWTs) are one promising concept, and it is important to first understand the coupled and relatively complex dynamics of floating \\{VAWTs\\} to assess their technical feasibility. A comprehensive review detailing the areas of engineering expertise utilised in developing an understanding of the coupled dynamics of floating \\{VAWTs\\} has been developed through a series of articles. This first article details the aerodynamic modelling of VAWTs, providing a review of available models, discussing their applicability to floating \\{VAWTs\\} and current implementations by researchers in this field. A concise comparison between conventional horizontal axis wind turbines and \\{VAWTs\\} is also presented, outlining the advantages and disadvantages of these technologies for the floating wind industry. This article has been written both for researchers new to this research area, outlining underlying theory whilst providing a comprehensive review of the latest work, and for experts in this area, providing a comprehensive list of the relevant references where the details of modelling approaches may be found.

Michael Borg; Andrew Shires; Maurizio Collu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Corneal Topography of Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy Using a 6-mm Beam Diameter  

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Objective: The purpose of the study is to define qualitative patterns of corneal topography after excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) using a 6-mm beam diameter, investigate changes in patterns over time, and identify associations of topography patterns with clinical outcomes. Design: Multicenter, prospective cohort study. Participants: Ninety-eight eyes of 90 patients with myopia who had undergone PRK using the Summit Technology, Inc., excimer laser with a 6-mm beam diameter. Intervention: Computer-assisted videokeratography data were analyzed for eyes having undergone PRK. Topography patterns at 3, 6, and 12 months after surgery were classified and associations with clinical outcomes assessed. Main Outcomes Measured: Topography patterns after PRK were determined at 3, 6, and 12 months after surgery. Associations with preoperative characteristics of age and attempted correction, and postoperative outcomes of uncorrected and spectacle-corrected visual acuity, predictability, astigmatism, corneal haze, glare, halo, and patient satisfaction were analyzed. Results: At 1 year, 21.4% of corneas showed a homogeneous topography, 27.6% showed a toric-with-axis configuration, 10.2% showed a toric-against-axis configuration, 7.1% showed an irregularly irregular topography, 24.5% showed a keyhole/semicircular pattern, and 9.2% showed focal topographic variants. From 3 to 6 months, 40.1 % of maps changed; from 6 to 12 months, 53.1 % of maps changed, generally to optically smoother, regular patterns. Older age and higher attempted correction were associated with the development of more irregular patterns. The irregular groups showed worse predictability than did the regular groups and a tendency for slight overcorrection. The average reported glare/halo of 1.33 (scale = 0 to 5) in this study was less than in a previous study of the 4.5- to 5-mm treatment zone. However, of six patients expressing dissatisfaction with the results of surgery, three ranked their glare or halo at the maximum level. Conclusions: Topography patterns using a 6-mm beam diameter are identifiable, improve with time, and may affect clinical outcomes after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). The keyhole/semicircular pattern is more prevalent with a 6 mm treatment zone than with smaller treatment zones. Although optical side effects of glare and halo appear to be reduced with the 6-mm treatment, a small number of patients still report substantial glare or halo after the procedure.

Peter S. Hersh; Shetal I. Shah

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Infrared Spectra of Individual Semiconducting Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes: Testing the Scaling of Transition Energies for Large Diameter Nanotubes  

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We have measured the low-energy excitonic transitions of chiral assigned individual large-diameter semiconducting single-walled nanotubes using a high-resolution Fourier transform photoconductivity technique. When photoconductivity is complemented by Rayleigh scattering spectroscopy, as many as five optical transitions can be identified on the same individual nanotube over an energy range of 0.3-2.7 eV. We find that well-established energy scaling relations developed for nanotubes of smaller diameter are not consistent with the measured low-energy transitions in large (1.8-2.3 nm) diameter nanotubes.

M Sfeir; J Misewich; S Rosenblatt; Y Wu; C Voisin; H Yan; S Berciaud; T Heinz; B Chandra; et al.

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurements versus Predictions for a Hybrid (Hydrostatic plus Hydrodynamic Thrust Bearing for a Range of Orifice Diameters  

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A fixed geometry hybrid thrust bearing is investigated with three different supply orifice diameters. The test rig uses a face-to-face thrust bearing design, with the test bearing acting as the rotor loading mechanism. A hydraulic shaker applies...

Esser, Paul R.

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Observations of the Origin and Distribution of Ice in Cold, Warm, and Occluded Frontal Systems during the DIAMET Campaign  

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Three case studies in frontal clouds from the Diabatic Influences on Mesoscale Structures in Extratropical Storms (DIAMET) project are described to understand the microphysical development of the mixed phase regions of these clouds. The cases are ...

G. Lloyd; C. Dearden; T. W. Choularton; J. Crosier; K. N. Bower

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of different diameter combinations on the temperature of a crude oil pipeline when colocating with a products pipeline  

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In order to show the effects of different diameter combinations on crude oil temperature when a crude oil pipeline and a products pipeline are laid in one trench, four typical ... temperature difference of the cr...

Bo Yu; Yue Shi; Xin Liu; Jinjun Zhang…

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Carbon Nanotube Coating on Bubble Departure Diameter and Frequency in Pool Boiling on a Flat, Horizontal Heater  

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The effects of a carbon nanotube (CNT) coating on bubble departure diameter and frequency in pool boiling experiments was investigated and compared to those on a bare silicon wafer. The pool boiling experiments were performed at liquid subcooling...

Glenn, Stephen T.

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Mitigating wind-turbine induced avian mortality: Sensory, aerodynamic and cognitive constraints and options  

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Abstract Because of the fast rate of wind-energy development it will become a challenge to verify impacts on birdlife and construe ways to minimise these. Birds colliding with wind turbines are generally perceived as one of the major conflict issues for wind-energy development. Development of effective and practical measures to reduce bird mortality related to offshore and onshore wind energy is therefore paramount to avoid any delay in consenting processes. The expected efficacy of post-construction mitigation measures for wind-turbine induced avian mortality can be expected to be species-specific with regard to audible, optical and biomechanical constraints and options. Species-specific sensory faculties limit the ability to observe a wind turbine in a given circumstance. Their consequent cognitive perception may depend on the possibilities for associating wind turbines with risk, and discriminating these from other sources. Last but not least, perceived risks may only be evaded when their aerodynamic, locomotive physiology enables them to do so in due time. In order to be able to identify and construe functional mitigation measures these aspects need to be taken into account. Measures eliciting a series of intermittent strong stimuli that are variable in frequency may limit habituation effects; these should only be elicited specifically to mitigate imminent collision. Thus measures either adjusting turbine operation or warning/deterring birds approaching turbines are expected to be most functional. Warning signals may either be based on optical or audible stimuli; however, birds? hearing is inferior to humans while their visual acuity and temporal resolution is higher, but with great differences among species. Implementing effective mitigation measures could reduce the general level of conflicts with birdlife and thus enable both the development at new sites, at sites that have been declared having too high conflict levels, and utilise the wind resources better at specific sites without increasing the conflict levels.

R. May; O. Reitan; K. Bevanger; S.-H. Lorentsen; T. Nygård

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SEALING LARGE-DIAMETER CAST-IRON PIPE JOINTS UNDER LIVE CONDITIONS  

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Utilities in the U.S. operate over 75,000 km (47,000 miles) of old cast-iron pipes for gas distribution. The bell-and-spigot joints that connect pipe sections together tend to leak as these pipes age. Current repair practices are costly and highly disruptive. The objective of this program is to design, test and commercialize a robotic system capable of sealing multiple cast-iron bell and spigot joints from a single pipe entry point. The proposed system will perform repairs while the pipe remains in service by traveling through the pipe, cleaning each joint surface, and installing a stainless-steel sleeve lined with an epoxy-impregnated felt across the joint. This approach will save considerable time and labor, avoid traffic disruption, and eliminate any requirement to interrupt service to customers (which would result in enormous expense to utilities). Technical challenges include: (1) repair sleeves must compensate for diametric variation and eccentricity of cast-iron pipes; (2) the assembly must travel long distances through pipes containing debris; (3) the pipe wall must be effectively cleaned in the immediate area of the joint to assure good bonding of the sleeve; and (4) an innovative bolt-on entry fitting is required to conduct repair operations on live mains. The development effort is divided into eleven tasks. Task 1--Program Management and Task 2--were completed in prior quarters while Task 3--Design and Fabricate Ratcheting Stainless-Steel Repair Sleeves has progressed to installing prototype sleeves in cast iron test pipe segments. Efforts in this quarter continued to focus on Tasks 4--8, with significant progress made in each. Task 4 (Design, Fabricate and Test Patch Setting Robotic Train) progressed to the design of the control electronics and pneumatic system to inflate the bladder robotic patch setting module. Task 5 (Design & Fabricate Pipe-Wall Cleaning Robot Train with Pan/Zoom/Tilt Camera) continued with additional in-pipe testing required to optimize the design of the robot elements and surface control electronics and software. Task 6 (Design & Build Surface Control and Monitoring System) has been completed with the control and computer display functions being operated through LabView. Task 7 (Design & Fabricate Large Diameter Live Access System) progressed to completing the detailed design of the entry fitting for 12-inch diameter cast iron pipe. The fitting is now being placed into manufacture. Task 8--System Integration and Laboratory Validation continued developing the robot module inter-connects and development of a master LabView-based system display and control software.

Kiran M. Kothari; Gerard T. Pittard

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SEALING LARGE-DIAMETER CAST-IRON PIPE JOINTS UNDER LIVE CONDITIONS  

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Utilities in the U.S. operate over 75,000 km (47,000 miles) of old cast-iron pipes for gas distribution. The bell-and-spigot joints that connect pipe sections together tend to leak as these pipes age. Current repair practices are costly and highly disruptive. The objective of this program is to design, test and commercialize a robotic system capable of sealing multiple castiron bell and spigot joints from a single pipe entry point. The proposed system will perform repairs while the pipe remains in service by traveling through the pipe, cleaning each joint surface, and installing a stainless-steel sleeve lined with an epoxy-impregnated felt across the joint. This approach will save considerable time and labor, avoid traffic disruption, and eliminate any requirement to interrupt service to customers (which would result in enormous expense to utilities). Technical challenges include: (1) repair sleeves must compensate for diametric variation and eccentricity of cast-iron pipes; (2) the assembly must travel long distances through pipes containing debris; (3) the pipe wall must be effectively cleaned in the immediate area of the joint to assure good bonding of the sleeve; and (4) an innovative bolt-on entry fitting is required to conduct repair operations on live mains. The development effort is divided into eleven tasks. Task 1 (Program Management) and Task 2 (Establishment of Detailed Design Specifications) were completed in prior quarters while Task 3 (Design and Fabricate Ratcheting Stainless-Steel Repair Sleeves) has progressed to installing prototype sleeves in cast iron test pipe segments. Efforts in this quarter continued to focus on Tasks 4-8, with significant progress made in each. Task 4 (Design, Fabricate and Test Patch Setting Robotic Train) progressed to the design of the control electronics and pneumatic system to inflate the bladder robotic patch setting module. Task 5 (Design & Fabricate Pipe-Wall Cleaning Robot Train with Pan/Zoom/Tilt Camera) continued with additional in-pipe testing required to optimize the design of the robot elements and surface control electronics and software. Task 6 (Design & Build Surface Control and Monitoring System) has been completed with the control and computer display functions being operated through LabView. Task 7 (Design & Fabricate Large Diameter Live Access System) progressed to completing the detailed design of the entry fitting for 12-inch diameter cast iron pipe. The fitting is now being manufactured. The 12-inch ball valve for allowing no-blow access was also procured. Task 8 (System Integration and Laboratory Validation) continued with the development of the robot module inter-connects and of a master LabView-based system display and control software.

Kiran M Kothari; Gerard T. Pittard

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SEALING LARGE-DIAMETER CAST-IRON PIPE JOINTS UNDER LIVE CONDITIONS  

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Utilities in the U.S. operate over 75,000 km (47,000 miles) of old cast-iron pipes for gas distribution. The bell-and-spigot joints that connect pipe sections together tend to leak as these pipes age. Current repair practices are costly and highly disruptive. The objective of this program is to design, test and commercialize a robotic system capable of sealing multiple cast iron bell and spigot joints from a single pipe entry point. The proposed system will perform repairs while the pipe remains in service by traveling through the pipe, cleaning each joint surface, and installing a stainless-steel sleeve lined with an epoxy-impregnated felt across the joint. This approach will save considerable time and labor, avoid traffic disruption, and eliminate any requirement to interrupt service to customers (which would result in enormous expense to utilities). Technical challenges include: (1) repair sleeves must compensate for diametric variation and eccentricity of cast-iron pipes; (2) the assembly must travel long distances through pipes containing debris; (3) the pipe wall must be effectively cleaned in the immediate area of the joint to assure good bonding of the sleeve; and (4) an innovative bolt-on entry fitting is required to conduct repair operations on live mains. The development effort is divided into eleven tasks. Task 1--Program Management and Task 2--were completed in prior quarters while Task 3--Design and Fabricate Ratcheting Stainless-Steel Repair Sleeves has progressed to installing prototype sleeves in cast iron test pipe segments. Efforts in this quarter continued to focus on Tasks 4--8, with significant progress made in each. Task 4 (Design, Fabricate and Test Patch Setting Robotic Train) progressed to the design of the control electronics and pneumatic system to inflate the bladder robotic patch setting module. Task 5 (Design & Fabricate Pipe-Wall Cleaning Robot Train with Pan/Zoom/Tilt Camera) continued with additional in-pipe testing required to optimize the design of the robot elements and surface control electronics and software. Task 6 (Design & Build Surface Control and Monitoring System) has been completed with the control and computer display functions being operated through LabView. Task 7 (Design & Fabricate Large Diameter Live Access System) progressed to the design, fabrication and testing of a entry fitting in a 4-inch prototype and is now being used to complete drawings for use in 12-inch diameter pipe. Task 8--System Integration and Laboratory Validation continued developing the robot module inter-connects and development of a master LabView-based system display and control software.

Kiran M. Kothari, Gerard T. Pittard

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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September 2002 Working Group Meeting on Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic Drag: Presentations and Summary of Comments and Conclusions  

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A Working Group Meeting on Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic Drag was held at NASA Ames Research Center on September 23, 2002. The purpose of the meeting was to present and discuss technical details on the experimental and computational work in progress and future project plans. Representatives from the Department of Energy (DOE)/Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy/Office of FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), NASA Ames Research Center (NASA), University of Southern California (USC), California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Freightliner, and Portland State University participated in the meeting. This report contains the technical presentations (viewgraphs) delivered at the Meeting, briefly summarizes the comments and conclusions, and outlines the future action items. The meeting began with an introduction by the Project Lead Rose McCallen of LLNL, where she emphasized that the world energy consumption is predicted to relatively soon exceed the available resources (i.e., fossil, hydro, non-breeder fission). This short fall is predicted to begin around the year 2050. Minimizing vehicle aerodynamic drag will significantly reduce our Nation's dependence on foreign oil resources and help with our world-wide fuel shortage. Rose also mentioned that educating the populace and researchers as to our world energy issues is important and that our upcoming United Engineering Foundation (UEF) Conference on ''The Aerodynamics of Heavy Vehicles: Trucks, Busses, and Trains'' was one way our DOE Consortium was doing this. Mentioned were the efforts of Fred Browand from USC in organizing and attracting internationally recognized speakers to the Conference. Rose followed with an overview of the DOE project goals, deliverables, and FY03 activities. The viewgraphs are attached at the end of this report. Sid Diamond of DOE discussed the reorganization of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and that the Office of Heavy Vehicle Technology is now part of the Office of FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies. Sid reviewed the FY03 budget and provided information on some plans for FY04. The soon to be posted DOE request for proposals from industry for projects related to parasitic energy losses was discussed. A minimum of 50% cost share by industry will be required and the proposal must be submitted by industry. Collaborative efforts in aerodynamic drag with members of the DOE consortium are encouraged. Sid also mentioned interest in aerodynamic drag contribution due to wheel wells and underbody flow. Sid also mentioned his continued interest in the application of our computational and experimental expertise to the area of locomotive and railcar aerodynamics for the reduction of drag effects and thus, the reduction of fuel consumption by trains. In summary, the technical presentations at the meeting included a review of experimental results and plans by GTRI, USC, and NASA Ames, the computational results from LLNL and SNL for the integrated tractor-trailer benchmark geometry called the Ground Transportation System (GTS) model, and by LLNL for the tractor-trailer gap and trailer wake flow, and turbulence model development and benchmark simulations being investigated by Caltech. USC is also investigating an acoustic drag reduction device that has been named ''Mozart'', GTRI continues their investigation of a blowing device, and LLNL presented their ideas for 2 new base drag reduction devices. ANL presented their plans for a DOE supported Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Paccar Truck Company utilizing commercial software tools to simulate the flow and drag for an actual tractor and showed the results of some preliminary griding attempts. The attendees also had the opportunity to tour the 12-ft pressure wind tunnel the machine shop were the Generic Conventional Model (GCM, a.k.a. SLRT) was being readied for the scheduled November experiments. Much of

McCallen, R

2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The orifice expansion correction for a 50 mm line size at various diameter ratios  

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The expansion coefficient or factor for a compressible flowmeter corrects for the change in pressure and density as the fluid is accelerated through the flowmeter. The expansion correction currently in use in the United States and also in other countries was developed over fifty years ago by Buckingham and Bean. More recent work reported by Kinghorn shows the equation currently in use to be in error. This paper describes the results of a test program to determine the expansion factors for flange-tapped sharp-edged orifices with diameter ratios between 0.242 and 0.726 in a nominal 50 mm (2 inch) line. Critical flow Venturis are used as the reference standards and dry air as the flowing fluid. The ratio of differential pressure to inlet static pressure is varied over a range of zero to about 0.2 at a constant Reynolds number. The expansion factor is determined form the apparent change in discharge coefficient at a constant Reynolds number.

Seidl, W. [Colorado Engineering Experiment Station, Inc., Nunn, CO (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Apparatus and Method for Increasing the Diameter of Metal Alloy Wires Within a Molten Metal Pool  

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In a dip forming process the core material to be coated is introduced directly into a source block of coating material eliminating the need for a bushing entrance component. The process containment vessel or crucible is heated so that only a portion of the coating material becomes molten, leaving a solid portion of material as the entrance port of, and seal around, the core material. The crucible can contain molten and solid metals and is especially useful when coating core material with reactive metals. The source block of coating material has been machined to include a close tolerance hole of a size and shape to closely fit the core material. The core material moves first through the solid portion of the source block of coating material where the close tolerance hole has been machined, then through a solid/molten interface, and finally through the molten phase where the diameter of the core material is increased. The crucible may or may not require water-cooling depending upon the type of material used in crucible construction. The system may operate under vacuum, partial vacuum, atmospheric pressure, or positive pressure depending upon the type of source material being used.

Hartman, Alan D.; Argetsinger, Edward R.; Hansen, Jeffrey S.; Paige, Jack I.; King, Paul E.; Turner, Paul C.

2002-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

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An 8-mm diameter Fiber Robot Positioner for Massive Spectroscopy Surveys  

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Massive spectroscopic survey are becoming trendy in astrophysics and cosmology, as they can address new fundamental knowledge such as Galactic Archaeology and probe the nature of the mysterious Dark Energy. To enable massive spectroscopic surveys, new technology are being developed to place thousands of optical fibers at a given position on a focal plane. These technology needs to be: 1) accurate, with micrometer positional accuracy; 2) fast to minimize overhead; 3) robust to minimize failure; and 4) low cost. In this paper we present the development of a new 8-mm in diameter fiber positionner robot using two 4mm DC-brushless gearmotors, developed in the context of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument. This development was conducted by a Spanish-Swiss (ES-CH) team led by the Instituto de F\\'isica Te\\'orica (UAM-CSIC) and the Laboratoire d'Astrophysique (EPFL), in collaboration with the AVS company in Spain and the Faulhaber group (MPS & FAULHABER-MINIMOTOR) in Switzerland.

Fahim, Nasib; Kneib, Jean Paul

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SEALING LARGE-DIAMETER CAST-IRON PIPE JOINTS UNDER LIVE CONDITIONS  

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Utilities in the U.S. operate over 75,000 km (47,000 miles) of old cast-iron pipes for gas distribution. The bell-and-spigot joints that connect pipe sections together tend to leak as these pipes age. Current repair practices are costly and highly disruptive. The objective of this program is to design, test and commercialize a robotic system capable of sealing multiple cast-iron bell and spigot joints from a single pipe entry point. The proposed system will perform repairs while the pipe remains in service by traveling through the pipe, cleaning each joint surface, and installing a stainless-steel sleeve lined with an epoxy-impregnated felt across the joint. This approach will save considerable time and labor, avoid traffic disruption, and eliminate any requirement to interrupt service to customers (which would result in enormous expense to utilities). Technical challenges include: (1) repair sleeves must compensate for diametric variation and eccentricity of cast-iron pipes; (2) the assembly must travel long distances through pipes containing debris; (3) the pipe wall must be effectively cleaned in the immediate area of the joint to assure good bonding of the sleeve; and (4) an innovative bolt-on entry fitting is required to conduct repair operations on live mains. The development effort is divided into eleven tasks. Task 1 (Program Management) and Task 2 (Establishment of Detailed Design Specifications) were completed in prior quarters while Task 3 (Design and Fabricate Ratcheting Stainless-Steel Repair Sleeves) has progressed to installing prototype sleeves in cast-iron test pipe segments. Efforts in the current quarter continued to focus on Tasks 4-8. Highly valuable lessons were learned from field tests of the 4-inch gas pipe repair robot in cast-iron pipe at Public Service Electric & Gas. (These field tests were conducted and reported last quarter.) These tests identified several design issues which need to be implemented in both the small- and large-diameter repair robots for cast-iron pipe to assure their commercial success. For Task 4 (Design, Fabricate and Test Patch Setting Robotic Train), work has been directed on increasing the nitrogen bladder reservoir volume to allow at least two complete patch inflation/patch setting cycles in the event the sleeve does not set all ratchets in the same row on the first attempt. This problem was observed on a few of the repair sleeves that were recently installed during field tests with the small-diameter robotic system. For Task 5 (Design & Fabricate Pipe-Wall Cleaning Robot Train with Pan/Zoom/Tilt Camera), the recent field tests showed clearly that, in mains with low gas velocities, it will be necessary to improve the system's capacity to remove debris from the immediate vicinity of the bell and spigot joints. Otherwise, material removed by the cleaning flails (the flails were found to be very effective in cleaning bell and spigot joints) falls directly to the low side of the pipe and accumulates in a pile. This accumulation can prevent the sleeve from achieving a leak-free repair. Similarly, it is also deemed necessary to design an assembly to capture existing service-tap coupons and allow their removal from the inside of the pipe. These coupons were found to cause difficulty in launching and retrieving the small pipe repair robot; for example, one coupon lodged beneath the end of the guide shoe. Designs for new features to accomplish these goals for the large robotic system were pursued and are presented in this report. Task 6 (Design & Build Surface Control and Monitoring System) was previously completed with the control and computer display functions being operated through LabVIEW. However, this must now be revisited to add control routines for the coupon catcher to be added. This will most likely include a lift-off/place-on magnet translation function. Task 7 (Design & Fabricate Large Diameter Live Access System) progressed to completing the detailed design of the entry fitting for 12-inch diameter cast iron pipe in the previous quarter. Field tests with the 4-inch

Kiran M. Kothari; Gerard T. Pittard

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Case study of landfill leachate recirculation using small-diameter vertical wells  

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Abstract A case study of landfill liquids addition using small diameter (5 cm) vertical wells is reported. More than 25,000 m3 of leachate was added via 134 vertical wells installed 3 m, 12 m, and 18 m deep over five years in a landfill in Florida, US. Liquids addition performance (flow rate per unit screen length per unit liquid head) ranged from 5.6 × 10?8 to 3.6 × 10?6 m3 s?1 per m screen length per m liquid head. The estimated radial hydraulic conductivity ranged from 3.5 × 10?6 to 4.2 × 10?4 m s?1. The extent of lateral moisture movement ranged from 8 to 10 m based on the responses of moisture sensors installed around vertical well clusters, and surface seeps were found to limit the achievable liquids addition rates, despite the use of concrete collars under a pressurized liquids addition scenario. The average moisture content before (51 samples) and after (272 samples) the recirculation experiments were 23% (wet weight basis) and 45% (wet weight basis), respectively, and biochemical methane potential measurements of excavated waste indicated significant (p < 0.025) decomposition.

Pradeep Jain; Jae Hac Ko; Dinesh Kumar; Jon Powell; Hwidong Kim; Lizmarie Maldonado; Timothy Townsend; Debra R. Reinhart

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SEALING LARGE-DIAMETER CAST-IRON PIPE JOINTS UNDER LIVE CONDITIONS  

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Utilities in the U.S. operate over 75,000 km (47,000 miles) of old cast-iron pipes for gas distribution. The bell-and-spigot joints that connect pipe sections together tend to leak as these pipes age. Current repair practices are costly and highly disruptive. The objective of this program is to design, test and commercialize a robotic system capable of sealing multiple castiron bell and spigot joints from a single pipe entry point. The proposed system will perform repairs while the pipe remains in service by traveling through the pipe, cleaning each joint surface, and installing a stainless-steel sleeve lined with an epoxy-impregnated felt across the joint. This approach will save considerable time and labor, avoid traffic disruption, and eliminate any requirement to interrupt service to customers (which would result in enormous expense to utilities). Technical challenges include: (1) repair sleeves must compensate for diametric variation and eccentricity of cast-iron pipes; (2) the assembly must travel long distances through pipes containing debris; (3) the pipe wall must be effectively cleaned in the immediate area of the joint to assure good bonding of the sleeve; and (4) an innovative bolt-on entry fitting is required to conduct repair operations on live mains. The development effort is divided into eleven tasks. Task 1 (Program Management) and Task 2 (Establishment of Detailed Design Specifications) were completed in prior quarters while Task 3 (Design and Fabricate Ratcheting Stainless-Steel Repair Sleeves) has progressed to installing prototype sleeves in cast iron test pipe segments. Efforts in this quarter continued to focus on Tasks 4-8, with significant progress made in each as well as field testing of the 4-inch gas pipe repair robot in cast iron pipe at Public Service Electric & Gas. The field tests were conducted August 23-26, 2004 in Oradell, New Jersey. The field tests identified several design issues which need to be implemented in both the small- and large-diameter cast iron repair robots to assure their commercial success. Task 4 (Design, Fabricate and Test Patch Setting Robotic Train) progressed to the design of the control electronics and pneumatic system to inflate the bladder robotic patch setting module in the last quarter 5. In this quarter, work has been concentrated on increasing the nitrogen bladder reservoir volume to allow at least two complete patch inflation/patch setting cycles in the event the sleeve does not set all ratchets in the same row on the first attempt. This problem was observed on a few of the repair sleeves that were recently installed during field tests with the small-diameter robotic system. For Task 5 (Design & Fabricate Pipe-Wall Cleaning Robot Train with Pan/Zoom/Tilt Camera) it was observed that it will be necessary to add a stiff brush to push debris away from the immediate vicinity of the bell and spigot joints in mains having low gas velocities. Otherwise, material removed by the cleaning flails (which were found to be very effective in cleaning bell and spigot joints) simply falls to the low side of the pipe and accumulates in a pile. This accumulation can prevent the sleeve from achieving a leak free repair. Similarly, it is also necessary to design a small magnet to capture existing service tap coupons and allow their removal from the inside of the pipe. These coupons were found to cause difficulty in launching and retrieving the small pipe repair robot; one coupon lodged beneath the end of the guide shoe. These new features require redesign of the pipe wall cleaning train and modification to the patch setting train. Task 6 (Design & Build Surface Control and Monitoring System) was previously completed with the control and computer display functions being operated through LabView. However, this must now be re-visited to add control routines for the coupon catcher to be added. This will most likely include a lift-off/place-on magnet translation function. Task 7 (Design & Fabricate Large Diameter Live Access System) progressed to completing the detailed design of th

Kiran M. Kothari; Gerard T. Pittard

2004-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

SEALING LARGE-DIAMETER CAST-IRON PIPE JOINTS UNDER LIVE CONDITIONS  

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Utilities in the U.S. operate over 75,000 km (47,000 miles) of old cast-iron pipes for gas distribution. The bell-and-spigot joints that connect pipe sections together tend to leak as these pipes age. Current repair practices are costly and highly disruptive. The objective of this program is to design, test and commercialize a robotic system capable of sealing multiple cast-iron bell and spigot joints from a single pipe entry point. The proposed system will perform repairs while the pipe remains in service by traveling through the pipe, cleaning each joint surface, and installing a stainless-steel sleeve lined with an epoxy-impregnated felt across the joint. This approach will save considerable time and labor, avoid traffic disruption, and eliminate any requirement to interrupt service to customers (which would result in enormous expense to utilities). Technical challenges include: (1) repair sleeves must compensate for diametric variation and eccentricity of old cast-iron pipes; (2) the assembly must travel long distances through pipes containing debris; (3) the pipe wall must be effectively cleaned in the immediate area of the joint to assure good bonding of the sleeve; and (4) an innovative bolt-on entry fitting is required to conduct repair operations on live mains. The development effort is divided into eleven tasks. Task 1 (Program Management) and Task 2 (Establishment of Detailed Design Specifications) were completed previously. Task 3 (Design and Fabricate Ratcheting Stainless-Steel Repair Sleeves) has progressed to installing prototype sleeves in test cast-iron pipe segments. Efforts in the current quarter continued to be focused on Tasks 4-8. Highly valuable lessons were learned from field tests of the 4-inch gas pipe repair robot in cast-iron pipe at Public Service Electric & Gas. (These field tests were conducted and reported previously.) Several design issues were identified which need to be implemented in both the small- and large-diameter repair robots for cast-iron pipe to assure their commercial success. For Task 4 (Design, Fabricate and Test Patch Setting Robotic Train), previous problems with bladder design and elastomeric material expansion in the large mains were addressed. A new bladder based on a commercially available design was obtained and tested with success. Minor improvements were highlighted during patch-setting tests and are now being pursued. For Task 5 (Design and Fabricate Pipe-Wall Cleaning Robot Train with Pan/Zoom/Tilt Camera), the previous field tests showed clearly that, in mains with low gas velocities, it will be necessary to improve the system's capacity to remove debris from the immediate vicinity of the bell and spigot joints. Otherwise, material removed by the cleaning flails (the flails were found to be very effective in cleaning bell and spigot joints) falls directly to the low side of the pipe and accumulates in a pile. This accumulation can prevent the sleeve from achieving a leak-free repair. Similarly, it is also deemed necessary to design an assembly to capture existing servicetap coupons and allow their removal from the inside of the pipe. Task 6 (Design and Build Surface Control and Monitoring System) was previously completed with the control and computer display functions being operated through LabVIEW. However, this must now be revisited to add control routines for the coupon catcher that will be added. This will most likely include a lift-off/place-on magnet translation function. Task 7 (Design and Fabricate Large Diameter Live Access System) progressed to completing the detailed design for a bolt-on entry fitting for 12-inch diameter cast-iron pipe in the current quarter. The drilling assembly for cutting an access hole through the wall of the gas main was also designed, along with a plug assembly to allow removing all tools from the live main and setting a blind flange on the entry fitting prior to burial. These designs are described in detail in the report. Task 8 (System Integration and Laboratory Validation) continued with the development of the robot module i

Kiran M. Kothari; Gerard T. Pittard

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimation of exhaust gas aerodynamic force on the variable geometry turbocharger actuator: 1D flow model approach  

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Abstract This paper provides a reliable tool for simulating the effects of exhaust gas flow through the variable turbine geometry section of a variable geometry turbocharger (VGT), on flow control mechanism. The main objective is to estimate the resistive aerodynamic force exerted by the flow upon the variable geometry vanes and the controlling actuator, in order to improve the control of vane angles. To achieve this, a 1D model of the exhaust flow is developed using Navier–Stokes equations. As the flow characteristics depend upon the volute geometry, impeller blade force and the existing viscous friction, the related source terms (losses) are also included in the model. In order to guarantee stability, an implicit numerical solver has been developed for the resolution of the Navier–Stokes problem. The resulting simulation tool has been validated through comparison with experimentally obtained values of turbine inlet pressure and the aerodynamic force as measured at the actuator shaft. The simulator shows good compliance with experimental results.

Fayez Shakil Ahmed; Salah Laghrouche; Adeel Mehmood; Mohammed El Bagdouri

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the influence that the ground electrode diameter has in the propulsion efficiency of an asymmetric capacitor in nitrogen gas  

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In this work, the propulsion force developed in an asymmetric capacitor will be calculated for three different diameters of the ground electrode. The used ion source is a small diameter wire, which generates a positive corona discharge in nitrogen gas directed to the ground electrode. By applying the fluid dynamic and electrostatic theories, all hydrodynamic and electrostatic forces that act on the considered geometries will be computed in an attempt to provide a physical insight on the force mechanism that acts on the asymmetrical capacitors, and also to understand how to increase the efficiency of propulsion.

Martins, Alexandre A. [Institute for Plasmas and Nuclear Fusion, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa (Portugal); Pinheiro, Mario J. [Department of Physics and Institute for Plasmas and Nuclear Fusion, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa (Portugal)

2011-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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B2223 High Temperature Superconductor Wires in Silver Sheath, Filament Diameter Effect on Critical Temperature and Current Density  

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B2223 High Temperature Superconductor (HTSC) has been prepared as a pellet by solid state reaction. Then, HTSC wires were fabricated from the prepared superconductor using powder in tube (PIT) method utilizing silver as the tube material. Superconductor powder was packed in the pure silver tube of about 4.5 mm diameter, and 50 mm long. The prepared wires are of three types; with monofilament MOF, 9 multifilament core (9MF) and 81 filaments core(81MF). Several cycles of mechanical are drawing and rolling process performed to the starting silver tube of 0.4 cm diameter and 5 cm length and 0.35 mm thickness to minimize the filament diameter. The average filament diameter of MoC with 0.7 mm SC core which was produce by the first step of drawing, the second 9 MF wire with nine multifilament wire of 0.175 mm diameter for each filament,while the 81MFC wire filament diameter was about 25 ?m for each filament measured with an optical microscope. All the three types of wires were with same outer diameter of 0.9 mm. Tc critical temperature for superconductivity is measured for the pellet and wires using four point probes techniques. The critical temperature for the pellet is 110 °K, for the monofilament MOF is 112.5 °K and for 9 filaments 9MF was found is 117°K; while the Tc the 81MF was 119.5°K. The critical current density for the 9MF and 81MF wires were found higher than that of the monofilament MOF in spite of the smaller filament diameters of the 9 MF and 81MF. X-ray diffraction pattern shows the high Tc phase of B2223 compounds in addition to low phase, of B2212 compounds. The I-V curves for the three different wires show higher current density for 81 MF wire, while the optical microscope picture shows more grains alignment . MOC and 9 MF wires show misalignment grains.

Akram R. Jabur

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Salt-Dependent DNA Superhelix Diameter Studied by Small Angle Neutron Scattering Measurements and Monte Carlo Simulations  

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Salt-Dependent DNA Superhelix Diameter Studied by Small Angle Neutron Scattering Measurements-38042 Grenoble Cedex 9, France ABSTRACT Using small angle neutron scattering we have measured the static the same behavior between 10 and 100 mM salt concentration: An undulation in the scattering curve

Langowski, Jörg

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UBC Social Ecological Economic Development Studies (SEEDS) Student Report Marketing Strategies for Commercializing the Small Diameter Douglas-fir  

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UBC Social Ecological Economic Development Studies (SEEDS) Student Report Marketing Strategies the current status of the subject matter of a project/report". #12;WOOD 465 ASSIGNMENT Marketing Strategies may think of this huge market and find a new way to commercialize our small diameter Douglas

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Wind Tunnel Aerodynamic Tests of Six Airfoils for Use on Small Wind Turbines; Period of Performance: October 31, 2002--January 31, 2003  

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Wind Tunnel Aerodynamic Tests of Six Airfoils for Use on Small Wind Turbinesrepresents the fourth installment in a series of volumes documenting the ongoing work of th University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Low-Speed Airfoil Tests Program. This particular volume deals with airfoils that are candidates for use on small wind turbines, which operate at low Reynolds numbers.

Selig, M. S.; McGranahan, B. D.

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 30 (1988) 233-241 233 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam --Printed in The Netherlands  

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Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 30 (1988) 233-241 233 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam -- Printed in The Netherlands EFFECT OF PARAMETRIC UNCERTAINTIES ON WIND EXCITED the influence of parametric uncertainties on the wind excited response of structures. Based on the available

Kareem, Ahsan

360

Convective currents in nucleate pool boiling and their effects on the heat flux from varying diameter flat plate heating elements  

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investigation was conducred to amine the effects of convection currents in nucleate oool boil ing and to determine the changes in critical heat flux caused by varying the diameter of horizontal flat olate heating surfaces. Freon 113 (Trichlorotrifluoroethane... by high energy costs and thc need to economize in industrial heat transfer applications . I'nucleate boiling is a very efficient neans of heat transfer because of the large sur ace areas involved in vaporization of the bulk fluid. as bubbles form...

Morford, Peter Stephen

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Regularities of the influence of the aerodynamic coupling of blades on the formation of the spectrum of natural vibrations of the rims of turbine wheels of gas-turbine engines  

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We present the results of analytic and numerical investigations aimed at the evaluation of the influence of the aerodynamic coupling of blades on the formation of the spectrum of natural vibrations of the rims...

A. P. Zinkovskii; A. V. Poberezhnikov; V. A. Tsimbalyuk

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A survey of ideal fluid propeller theories and a study of the effects of aerodynamic propeller loading on trailing vortex induced velocity and thrust  

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A SURVEY OF IDEAL FLUID PRO~ THEORIES AND A STUIE OP THE EFFECTS OF AERODYNAMIC PRO~ LOADING ON TRAILING VORTEX INDUCED VELOCITY AND THRUST A Thesis EDWARD MADISON ~ Suhmitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in Partial... fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1969 h'h, jor Suhgect: Mechanical Engineering A SURVEY OF IDEAL FLUID PROPELLEB THEORIES AND A STUDY OF THE EFFKTS OF AERODYKVGC PROPELLER LOADING ON TRAILING VORTEX INDUCED...

Kelley, Edward Madison

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Determination of optimum pipe diameter along with energetic and exergetic evaluation of geothermal district heating systems: Modeling and application  

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This study deals with determination of optimum pipe diameters based on economic analysis and the performance analysis of geothermal district heating systems along with pipelines using energy and exergy analysis methods. In this regard, the Dikili geothermal district heating system (DGDHS) in Izmir, Turkey is taken as an application place, to which the methods presented here are applied with some assumptions. The system mainly consists of three cycles, namely (i) the transportation network, (ii) the Danistay region, and (iii) the Bariskent region. The thermal capacities of these regions are 21,025 and 7975 kW, respectively, while the supply (flow) and return temperature values of those are 80 and 50 °C, respectively. Based upon the assessment of the transportation network using the optimum diameter analysis method, minimum cost is calculated to be US$ 561856.906 year?1 for a nominal diameter of DN 300. The exergy destructions in the overall DGDHS are quantified and illustrated using exergy flow diagram. Furthermore, both energy and exergy flow diagrams are exhibited for comparison purposes. It is observed through analysis that the exergy destructions in the system particularly take place due to the exergy of the thermal water (geothermal fluid) reinjected, the heat exchanger losses, and all pumps losses, accounting for 38.77%, 10.34%, 0.76% of the total exergy input to the DGDHS. Exergy losses are also found to be 201.12817 kW and 1.94% of the total exergy input to the DGDHS for the distribution network. For the system performance analysis and improvement, both energy and exergy efficiencies of the overall DGDHS are investigated, while they are determined to be 40.21% and 50.12%, respectively.

Yildiz Kalinci; Arif Hepbasli; Ismail Tavman

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimized Use of a 50 ?m Internal Diameter Secondary Column in a Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography System  

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Optimized Use of a 50 ?m Internal Diameter Secondary Column in a Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography System ... The primary GC (GC1) was equipped with an AOC-20i autoinjector and a split?splitless injector (280 °C). ... The unmodulated applications carried out at ?15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 cm/s, analyzing a C17 alkane at an isothermal temperature of 155 °C (n = 3), generated N values of circa 122?600, 149?600, 147?600, 140?800, and 119?400, respectively. ...

Peter Quinto Tranchida; Giorgia Purcaro; Lanfranco Conte; Paola Dugo; Giovanni Dugo; Luigi Mondello

2009-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

365

Boattail Plates With Non-Rectangular Geometries For Reducing Aerodynamic Base Drag Of A Bluff Body In Ground Effect  

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An apparatus for reducing the aerodynamic base drag of a bluff body having a leading end, a trailing end, a top surface, opposing left and right side surfaces, and a base surface at the trailing end substantially normal to a longitudinal centerline of the bluff body, with the base surface joined (1) to the left side surface at a left trailing edge, (2) to the right side surface at a right trailing edge, and (3) to the top surface at a top trailing edge. The apparatus includes left and right vertical boattail plates which are orthogonally attached to the base surface of the bluff body and inwardly offset from the left and right trailing edges, respectively. This produces left and right vertical channels which generate, in a flowstream substantially parallel to the longitudinal centerline, respective left and right vertically-aligned vortical structures, with the left and right vertical boattail plates each having a plate width defined by a rear edge of the plate spaced from the base surface. Each plate also has a peak plate width at a location between top and bottom ends of the plate corresponding to a peak vortex of the respective vertically-aligned vortical structures.

Ortega, Jason M. (Pacifica, CA); Sabari, Kambiz (Livermore, CA)

2006-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

366

The Energy Diameter Effect  

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We explore various relations for the detonation energy and velocity as they relate to the inverse radius of the cylinder. The detonation rate-inverse slope relation seen in reactive flow models can be used to derive the familiar Eyring equation. Generalized inverse radii can be shown to fit large quantities of cylinder results. A rough relation between detonation energy and detonation velocity is found from collected JWL values. Cylinder test data for ammonium nitrate mixes down to 6.35 mm radii are presented, and a size energy effect is shown to exist in the Cylinder test data. The relation that detonation energy is roughly proportional to the square of the detonation velocity is shown by data and calculation.

Vitello, P; Garza, R; Hernandez, A; Souers, P C

2007-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

367

The Energy Diameter Effect  

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Various relations for the detonation energy and velocity as they relate to the inverse radius of the cylinder are explored. The detonation rate-inverse slope relation seen in reactive flow models can be used to derive the familiar Eyring equation. Generalized inverse radii can be shown to fit large quantities of cylinder and sphere results. A rough relation between detonation energy and detonation velocity is found from collected JWL values. Cylinder test data for ammonium nitrate mixes down to 6.35 mm radii are presented, and a size energy effect is shown to exist in the Cylinder test data. The relation that detonation energy is roughly proportional to the square of the detonation velocity is shown by data and calculation.

Souers, P; Vitello, P; Garza, R; Hernandez, A

2007-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

368

A global simulation for laser driven MeV electrons in $50\\mu m$-diameter fast ignition targets  

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The results from 2.5-dimensional Particle-in-Cell simulations for the interaction of a picosecond-long ignition laser pulse with a plasma pellet of 50-$\\mu m$ diameter and 40 critical density are presented. The high density pellet is surrounded by an underdense corona and is isolated by a vacuum region from the simulation box boundary. The laser pulse is shown to filament and create density channels on the laser-plasma interface. The density channels increase the laser absorption efficiency and help generate an energetic electron distribution with a large angular spread. The combined distribution of the forward-going energetic electrons and the induced return electrons is marginally unstable to the current filament instability. The ions play an important role in neutralizing the space charges induced by the the temperature disparity between different electron groups. No global coalescing of the current filaments resulted from the instability is observed, consistent with the observed large angular spread of th...

Ren, C; Fiore, M; Fonseca, R A; Héron, A; Mori, W B; Silva, L O; Tonge, J; Tsung, F S; Tzoufras, M

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

A study of production/injection data from slim holes and large-diameter wells at the Takigami Geothermal Field, Kyushu, Japan  

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Production and injection data from nine slim holes and sixteen large-diameter wells at the Takigami Geothermal Field, Kyushu, Japan were analyzed in order to establish relationships (1) between injectivity and productivity indices, (2) between productivity/injectivity index and borehole diameter, and (3) between discharge capacity of slim holes and large-diameter wells. Results are compared with those from the Oguni and Sumikawa fields. A numerical simulator (WELBOR) was used to model the available discharge rate from Takigami boreholes. The results of numerical modeling indicate that the flow rate of large-diameter geothermal production wells with liquid feedzones can be predicted using data from slim holes. These results also indicate the importance of proper well design.

Garg, S.K. [Maxwell Federal Div., Inc., San Diego, CA (United States)] [Maxwell Federal Div., Inc., San Diego, CA (United States); Combs, J. [Geo-Hills Associates, Los Altos Hills, CA (United States)] [Geo-Hills Associates, Los Altos Hills, CA (United States); Azawa, Fumio [Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd., Tokyo (Japan)] [Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd., Tokyo (Japan); Gotoh, Hiroki [Idemitsu Oita Geothermal Co. Ltd., Oita (Japan)] [Idemitsu Oita Geothermal Co. Ltd., Oita (Japan)

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Quality inspection of small diameter polymeric medical tubing and attached wire stent using TAP-NDE and the Gabor Wavelet Transform  

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inspection of small diameter polymeric medical tubing. A non-contact, laser-optic based technique referred to as the Thermo-Acousto-Photonic Nondestructive Evaluation (TAP-NDE) was utilized to investigate bond integrity and localized stiffening due...

Harms, Kent David

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

371

Computational mechanics research and support for aerodynamics and hydraulics at TFHRC, year 1 quarter 3 progress report.  

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The computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and computational structural mechanics (CSM) focus areas at Argonne's Transportation Research and Analysis Computing Center (TRACC) initiated a project to support and compliment the experimental programs at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC) with high performance computing based analysis capabilities in August 2010. The project was established with a new interagency agreement between the Department of Energy and the Department of Transportation to provide collaborative research, development, and benchmarking of advanced three-dimensional computational mechanics analysis methods to the aerodynamics and hydraulics laboratories at TFHRC for a period of five years, beginning in October 2010. The analysis methods employ well-benchmarked and supported commercial computational mechanics software. Computational mechanics encompasses the areas of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Computational Wind Engineering (CWE), Computational Structural Mechanics (CSM), and Computational Multiphysics Mechanics (CMM) applied in Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI) problems. The major areas of focus of the project are wind and water loads on bridges - superstructure, deck, cables, and substructure (including soil), primarily during storms and flood events - and the risks that these loads pose to structural failure. For flood events at bridges, another major focus of the work is assessment of the risk to bridges caused by scour of stream and riverbed material away from the foundations of a bridge. Other areas of current research include modeling of flow through culverts to assess them for fish passage, modeling of the salt spray transport into bridge girders to address suitability of using weathering steel in bridges, vehicle stability under high wind loading, and the use of electromagnetic shock absorbers to improve vehicle stability under high wind conditions. This quarterly report documents technical progress on the project tasks for the period of April through June 2011.

Lottes, S.A.; Kulak, R.F.; Bojanowski, C. (Energy Systems)

2011-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

372

Stochastically generating tree diameter lists to populate forest stands based on the linkage variables, forest type and stand age.  

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Forest inventory data were used to develop a stand-age-driven, stochastic predictor of unit-area, frequency-weighted lists of breast high tree diameters (DBH). The average of mean statistics from 40-simulation prediction sets of an independent 78-plot validation dataset differed from the observed validation means by 0.5 cm for DBH, and by 12 trees/h for density. The 40-simulation average of standard deviation, quartile range, maximum value and minimum value differed from the validation dataset, respectively, by 0.3, 1.3, 0.6 and 1.5 cm for DBH, and 10, 42, 29, and 54 trees/h for density. In addition, test statistics were also computed individually for each of the 40 single simulations of the 78-plot validation dataset. In all cases, the test statistics supported the null hypothesis of no difference between simulated and observed DBH lists. When power of these hypothesis test statistics was set to 80%, the calculated minimum detectable differences were still reasonably small at 2.7 cm for mean DBH and 90 trees/h for stocking. Also, the shape and dispersion of simulated mean-DBH/density scatter graphs were similar to the same scatter graph from the observed, validation dataset.

Parresol, B.R.; Lloyd, F.T.

2003-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

373

AIAA 960409 Automatic Aerodynamic  

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. Secondly, the complexity of the required calculations has lengthened the turn-around time to a point where with effectively. In the last four years, considerable efforts have been directed towards the solution of these two coefficient, lift/drag ratio, difference from a specified pressure distribution, etc.), it is customary

Jameson, Antony

374

The aerodynamic wall  

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...internal ballistics focuses on the physics of launching (inside the bore...of the beautiful game. Sport physics. Palaiseau, France: Editions...Haynes, MW (ed.) 2013 CRC handbook of chemistry and physics, vol. 93. New York, NY...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Introduction. Computational aerodynamics  

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...for fans, turbines and compressors...inside modern gas turbine aeroengines...Eddy-resolving strategies that reduce...state-of-the-art and RANS development priorities...some cases, development impossible...systems in gas turbine aeroengines...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Heat Transfer -2 A pure platinum wire with diameter D = 3 mm and length L = 20 mm is placed outside on a day when air temperature  

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Heat Transfer - 2 A pure platinum wire with diameter D = 3 mm and length L = 20 mm is placed outside on a day when air temperature T = 10o C. The heat transfer coefficient at the wire's surface h equation that includes all heat transfer mechanisms involved in this problem. Write this energy balance

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377

Fluid Mechanics -1 An oil is used in a heat exchanger. The internal geometry consists of many small diameter tubes of fixed length  

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Fluid Mechanics - 1 An oil is used in a heat exchanger. The internal geometry consists of many small diameter tubes of fixed length (mounted in a bundle as indicated in the sketch). The oil is pumped). Assume the steady flow of the oil through each small tube is in the laminar regime. It is proposed

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378

NREL Studies Wind Farm Aerodynamics to Improve Siting (Fact Sheet), The Spectrum of Clean Energy Innovation, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Studies Wind Farm Studies Wind Farm Aerodynamics to Improve Siting NREL researchers have used high-tech instruments and high- performance computing to understand atmospheric turbulence and turbine wake behavior in order to improve wind turbine design and siting within wind farms. The knowledge gained from this research could lead to improved turbine design standards, increased productivity in large wind farms, and a lower cost of energy from wind power. This is key, because as turbines grow in size-approximately doubling in height over the past five years-they present more complex challenges to wind turbine designers and operators. To gain new insights into turbine wind wakes, NREL and the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) joined together with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the

379

From Agglomerates of Spheres to Irregularly Shaped Particles...  

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become possible to simultaneously measure individual particle mobility and vacuum aerodynamic diameters. For spherical particles these two diameters yield individual particle...

380

The combustion of large particles of char in bubbling fluidized beds: The dependence of Sherwood number and the rate of burning on particle diameter  

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Particles of char derived from a variety of fuels (e.g., biomass, sewage sludge, coal, or graphite), with diameters in excess of {approx}1.5mm, burn in fluidized bed combustors containing smaller particles of, e.g., sand, such that the rate is controlled by the diffusion both of O{sub 2} to the burning solid and of the products CO and CO{sub 2} away from it into the particulate phase. It is therefore important to characterize these mass transfer processes accurately. Measurements of the burning rate of char particles made from sewage sludge suggest that the Sherwood number, Sh, increases linearly with the diameter of the fuel particle, d{sub char} (for d{sub char}>{approx}1.5mm). This linear dependence of Sh on d{sub char} is expected from the basic equation Sh=2{epsilon}{sub mf}(1+d{sub char}/2{delta}{sub diff})/{tau}, provided the thickness of the boundary layer for mass transfer, {delta}{sub diff}, is constant in the region of interest (d{sub char}>{approx}1.5mm). Such a dependence is not seen in the empirical equations currently used and based on the Frossling expression. It is found here that for chars made from sewage sludge (for d{sub char}>{approx}1.5mm), the thickness of the boundary layer for mass transfer in a fluidized bed, {delta}{sub diff}, is less than that predicted by empirical correlations based on the Frossling expression. In fact, {delta}{sub diff} is not more than the diameter of the fluidized sand particles. Finally, the experiments in this study indicate that models based on surface renewal theory should be rejected for a fluidized bed, because they give unrealistically short contact times for packets of fluidized particles at the surface of a burning sphere. The result is the new correlation Sh = 2{epsilon}{sub mf}/{tau} + (A{sub cush}/A{sub char})(d{sub char}/ {delta}{sub diff}) for the dependence of Sh on d{sub char}, the diameter of a burning char particle. This equation is based on there being a gas-cushion of fluidizing gas underneath a burning char particle; the implication of this correlation is that a completely new picture emerges for the combustion of a char particle in a hot fluidized bed. (author)

Dennis, J.S.; Hayhurst, A.N.; Scott, S.A. [University of Cambridge, Department of Chemical Engineering, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3RA, England (United Kingdom)

2006-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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381

High-Q Hybrid Plasmon-Photon Modes in a Bottle Resonator Realized with a Silver-Coated Glass Fiber with a Varying Diameter  

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We experimentally demonstrate that hybrid plasmon-photon modes exist in a silver-coated glass bottle resonator. The bottle resonator is realized in a glass fiber with a smoothly varying diameter, which is subsequently coated with a rhodamine 800-dye doped acryl-glass layer and a 30 nm thick silver layer. We show by means of photoluminescence experiments supported by electromagnetic simulations that the rhodamine 800 photoluminescence excites hybrid plasmon-photon modes in such a bottle resonator, which provide a plasmon-type field enhancement at the outer silver surface and exhibit quality factors as high as 1000.

Andreas Rottler; Malte Harland; Markus Bröll; Matthias Klingbeil; Jens Ehlermann; Stefan Mendach

2013-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

382

Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer Studies of Parameters Specific to the IGCC-Requirements: Endwall Contouring, Leading Edge and Blade Tip Ejection under Rotating Turbine Conditions  

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This report deals with the specific aerodynamics and heat transfer problematic inherent to high pressure (HP) turbine sections of IGCC-gas turbines. Issues of primary relevance to a turbine stage operating in an IGCC-environment are: (1) decreasing the strength of the secondary flow vortices at the hub and tip regions to reduce (a), the secondary flow losses and (b), the potential for end wall deposition, erosion and corrosion due to secondary flow driven migration of gas flow particles to the hub and tip regions, (2) providing a robust film cooling technology at the hub and that sustains high cooling effectiveness less sensitive to deposition, (3) investigating the impact of blade tip geometry on film cooling effectiveness. The document includes numerical and experimental investigations of above issues. The experimental investigations were performed in the three-stage multi-purpose turbine research facility at the Turbomachinery Performance and Flow Research Laboratory (TPFL), Texas A&M University. For the numerical investigations a commercial Navier-Stokes solver was utilized.

Schobeiri, Meinhard; Han, Je-Chin

2014-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

383

A Study of Production/Injection Data from Slim Holes and Large-Diameter Wells at the Okuaizu Geothermal Field, Tohoku, Japan  

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Discharge from the Okuaizu boreholes is accompanied by in situ boiling. Analysis of cold-water injection and discharge data from the Okuaizu boreholes indicates that the two-phase productivity index is about an order of magnitude smaller than the injectivity index. The latter conclusion is in agreement with analyses of similar data from Oguni, Sumikawa, and Kirishima geothermal fields. A wellbore simulator was used to examine the effect of borehole diameter on the discharge capacity of geothermal boreholes with two-phase feedzones. Based on these analyses, it appears that it should be possible to deduce the discharge characteristics of largediameter wells using test data from slim holes with two-phase feeds.

Renner, Joel Lawrence; Garg, Sabodh K.; Combs, Jim

2002-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Effects of an acute dose of gamma radiation exposure on stem diameter growth, carbon gain, and biomass partitioning in Helianthus annuus  

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Nineteen-day-old dwarf sunflower plants (Helianthus annuus, variety NK894) received a variable dose (0-40 Gy) from a cobalt-60 gamma source. A very sensitive stem monitoring device, developed at Battelle's Pacific Northwest Laboratories, Richland, Washington was used to measure real-time changes in stem diameter. Exposure of plants caused a significant reduction in stem growth and root biomass. Doses as low as 5 Gy resulted in a significant increase in leaf density, suggesting that nonreversible morphological growth changes could be induced by very low doses of radiation. Carbohydrate analysis of 40-Gy irradiated plants demonstrated significantly more starch content in leaves and significantly less starch content in stems 18 days after exposure than did control plants. In contrast, the carbohydrate content in roots of 40-Gy irradiated plants were not significantly different from unirradiated plants 18 days after exposure. These results indicate that radiation either decreased phloem transport or reduced the availability of sugar reducing enzymes in irradiated plants. 44 refs., 12 figs.

Thiede, M.E.

1988-05-25T23:59:59.000Z

385

Project W420 Air Sampler Probe Placement Qualification Tests for Four 6-Inch Diameter Stacks: 296-A-25, 296-B-28, 296-S-22, and 296-T-18  

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The W420 project covers the upgrading of effluent monitoring systems at six ventilation exhaust stacks in tank-farm facilities at the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site. The discharge stacks of five of the six systems will be completely replaced. Four of these (296-A-25, 296-B-28, 296-S-22, and 296-T-18) will be of the same size, 6-inches in diameter and about 12-ft high. This report documents tests that were conducted to verify that these four stacks meet the applicable regulatory criteria regarding the placement of the air sampling probe. These criteria ensure that the contaminants in the stack are well mixed with the airflow at the location of the probe such that the extracted sample represents the whole. There are also criteria addressing the transport of the sample to the collection device. These are not covered in this report, but will need to be addressed later. These tests were conducted by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on a full-scale model of the 6-inch stick. The sequence of tests addresses the acceptability of the flow angle relative to the probe and the uniformity of air velocity and gaseous and particle tracers in the cross section of the stack. All tests were successful, and all acceptance criteria were met.

Maughan, A.D.; Glissmeyer, J.A.

1998-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

386

Aerospace Engineering Pickup Truck AerodynamicsPickup Truck Aerodynamics  

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distribution on a generic pickup truck geometry. · To measure the unsteady flow field in the near wake, suction type wind tunnel · Pickup truck model provided by GM R&D · Ground board mounted on top side of tunnel · Actual wind tunnel cross section 60 x 50 cm · Model mounted 380 mm from ground board leading

Al-Garni, Abdullah M.

387

Aerodynamics, computers and the environment  

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...8] discuss turbine blade cooling...the low-pressure turbine, which provides...a medium-sized gas turbine engine). Hence...the flow control strategy interacts with the...commercial, stunts the development of high-order...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Micro-unmanned aerodynamic vehicle  

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A MEMS-based micro-unmanned vehicle includes at least a pair of wings having leading wing beams and trailing wing beams, at least two actuators, a leading actuator beam coupled to the leading wing beams, a trailing actuator beam coupled to the trailing wing beams, a vehicle body having a plurality of fulcrums pivotally securing the leading wing beams, the trailing wing beams, the leading actuator beam and the trailing actuator beam and having at least one anisotropically etched recess to accommodate a lever-fulcrum motion of the coupled beams, and a power source.

Reuel, Nigel (Rio Rancho, NM); Lionberger, Troy A. (Ann Arbor, MI); Galambos, Paul C. (Albuquerque, NM); Okandan, Murat (Albuquerque, NM); Baker, Michael S. (Albuquerque, NM)

2008-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

389

Aerodynamic Lightweight Cab Structure Components  

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2013 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting

390

TIMEINTEGRATION METHODS IN COMPUTATIONAL AERODYNAMICS  

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.0000 to 0.3825 & % #12;' $ Vortical Flow around a F18 & % #12;#12;' $ Steady-State Solvers based on Time

Stanford University

391

On the structurization of coal dust precipitations and their influence on aerodynamic resistance by granulated mediums in air filters at nuclear power plants  

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The processes of structurization of dust precipitations in granulated filtering mediums, formed by the monolithic glass spherical granules with the diameters of 2mm and 3mm, are re-searched. The distinctions between the distributions of filtered coal dust masses in the air filters with cylindrical granules and the air filters with spherical granules, are found. The influences by the filtered dust masses on the air resistance of both the air filters with the cylindrical granules and the air filters with the spherical granules are described. The conclusions on a possibility of the use of various chemical adsorbents with different geometric forms and volumetric dimensions to improve the filtering properties of granulated filtering mediums in air filters at nuclear power plants are formulated.

Neklyudov, I M; Fedorova, L I; Poltinin, P Ya

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

On the structurization of coal dust precipitations and their influence on aerodynamic resistance by granulated mediums in air filters at nuclear power plants  

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The processes of structurization of dust precipitations in granulated filtering mediums, formed by the monolithic glass spherical granules with the diameters of 2mm and 3mm, are re-searched. The distinctions between the distributions of filtered coal dust masses in the air filters with cylindrical granules and the air filters with spherical granules, are found. The influences by the filtered dust masses on the air resistance of both the air filters with the cylindrical granules and the air filters with the spherical granules are described. The conclusions on a possibility of the use of various chemical adsorbents with different geometric forms and volumetric dimensions to improve the filtering properties of granulated filtering mediums in air filters at nuclear power plants are formulated.

I. M. Neklyudov; O. P. Ledenyov; L. I. Fedorova; P. Ya. Poltinin

2012-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

393

This issue's cover: A soil sample following crushing by a 6 cm diameter piston at 222 kN. This sample and its pristine counterpart were spiked with explosives and the explosives concentrations were monitored over  

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This issue's cover: A soil sample following crushing by a 6 cm diameter piston at 222 k particles. Three soils were crushed with a piston to emulate detonation- induced fracturing. X. Our results suggest soil mineralogical and geochemical compositions were not changed during piston

Douglas, Thomas A.

394

A New Real-Time Method for Determining Particles Sphericity and...  

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that are commonly either assumed or estimated from the measured mobility and vacuum aerodynamic diameters assuming again that the particles are spherical. Depending on the system,...

395

Dose Coefficients | Department of Energy  

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for used in developing the DCSs are based on a 1 micrometer activity mean aerodynamic diameter (AMAD) and should not be used for occupational radiation protection....

396

Medians and Beyond: New Aggregation Techniques for Sensor Networks  

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power constraint (battery life), making communication very expensive. Another important issue. INTRODUCTION With the advances in hardware miniaturization and integration, it is possible to design tiny sensor devices that combine sensing with computation, storage, and communication. Availability of such de

Gao, Jie

397

Simulation, design, and testing of a portable concrete median barrier  

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highway departments are currently upgrading or expanding their major highways. This construction near a zone w1th large traff1c volumes travelling at h1gh speed creates a dangerous conflict between vehicles and workmen. To protect the vehicle occupants... Currently in Use Pacae 2 Typical Design of a Portable Barrier 3 Idealized Model of CMB System 4 Joint Spring Moment-Differential Rotation Relationship 5 Location of Vehicle Impact Force 13 Along Barrier 6 Adjustment Coefficient for Translational...

Walker, Kenneth Charles

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

398

THE MEDIAN EYE OF LIMULUS: AN ULTRAVIOLET RECEPTOR  

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...BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY, WOODS HOLE, MASSACHUSETTS, AND BIOLOGICAL LABORATORIES OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS Communicated October 14, 1963 Of...G. L., "The utilization of solar energy by aquatic organisms...

George Wald; James M. Krainin

1963-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Alternative Formulation for the p-median Problem  

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It takes a feasible solution (y, z) for PH and adds to z as many zeros as necessary to fit .... for the kth longest path in a tree with applications to location problems.

400

Large Diameter Lasing Tube Cooling Arrangement  

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A cooling structure (16) for use inside a ceramic cylindrical tube (11) of a metal vapor laser (10) to cool the plasma in the tube (11), the cooling structure (16) comprising a plurality of circular metal members (17,31) and mounting members (18, 34) that position the metal members (17,31) coaxially in the tube (11) to form an annular lasing volume, with the metal members (17, 31) being axially spaced from each other along the length of the tube (11) to prevent the metal members from shorting out the current flow through the plasma in the tube (11) and to provide spaces through which the heat from localized hot spots in the plasma may radiate to the other side of the tube (11).

Hall, Jerome P.; Alger, Terry W.; Anderson, Andrew T.; Arnold, Philip A.

2004-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Extension of the semi-empirical correlation for the effects of pipe diameter and internal surface roughness on the decompression wave speed to include High Heating Value Processed Gas mixtures  

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Abstract The decompression wave speed, which is used throughout the pipeline industry in connection with the Battelle two-curve method for the control of propagating ductile fracture, is typically calculated using GASDECOM (GAS DECOMpression). GASDECOM, developed in the 1970's, idealizes the decompression process as isentropic and one-dimensional, taking no account of pipe wall frictional effects or pipe diameter. Previous shock tube tests showed that decompression wave speeds in smaller diameter and rough pipes are consistently slower than those predicted by GASDECOM for the same conditions of mixture composition and initial pressure and temperature. Previous analysis based on perturbation theory and the fundamental momentum equation revealed a correction term to be subtracted from the ‘idealized’ value of the decompression speed calculated by GASDECOM. One parameter in this correction term involves a dynamic spatial pressure gradient of the outflow at the rupture location. While this is difficult to obtain without a shock tube or actual rupture test, data from 14 shock tube tests, as well as from 14 full scale burst tests involving a variety of gas mixture compositions, were analyzed to correlate the variation of this pressure gradient with two characteristics of the gas mixture, namely; the molecular weight and the higher heating value (HHV). For lean to moderately-rich gas mixes, the developed semi-empirical correlation was found to fit very well the experimentally determined decompression wave speed curve. For extremely rich gas mixes, such as High Heating Value Processed Gas (HHVPG) mixtures of HHV up to 58 MJ/m3, it was found that it overestimates the correction term. Therefore, additional shock tube tests were conducted on (HHVPG) mixes, and the previously developed semi-empirical correlation was extended (revised) to account for such extremity in the richness of the gas mixtures. The newly developed semi-empirical correlation covers a wider range of natural gas mixtures from as lean as pure methane up to HHVPG mixtures of HHV = 58 MJ/m3.

K.K. Botros; L. Carlson; M. Reed

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Changes of the transverse diameter and volume and dosimetry before the 25th fraction during the course of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma  

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To quantify changes of the transverse diameter and volume and dosimetry, and to illustrate the inferiority of non-replanning during intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) patients. Fifty-three NPC patients who received IMRT in 33 fractions were enrolled in this prospective trial. Before the 25th fraction, a new simulation computed tomography (CT) scan was acquired for all patients. The dose-volume histograms of the phantom plan were compared with the initial plan. Significant reduction of the transverse diameter of the nasopharyngeal, the neck, and 2 parotid glands volume was observed on second CT compared with the first CT (mean reduction 7.48 {+-} 4.45 mm, 6.80 {+-} 15.14 mm, 5.70 {+-} 6.26 mL, and 5.04 {+-} 5.85 mL, respectively; p < 0.01). The maximum dose and V-40 of the spinal cord, mean dose, and V30 of the left and right parotid, and V-50 of the brain stem were increased significantly in the phantom plan compared with the initial plan (mean increase 4.75 {+-} 5.55 Gy, 7.18 {+-} 10.07%, 4.51 {+-} 8.55 Gy, 6.59 {+-} 17.82%, 5.33 {+-} 8.55 Gy, 11.68 {+-} 17.11% and 1.48 {+-} 3.67%, respectively; p < 0.01). On the basis of dose constraint criterion in the RTOG0225 protocol, the dose of the normal critical structures for 52.83% (28/53) of the phantom plans were out of limit compared with 1.89% (1/53) of the initial plans (p < 0.0001). Because of the significant change in anatomy and dose before the 25th fraction during IMRT, replanning should be necessary during IMRT with NPC.

Yang Haihua [Department of Radiation Oncology, Taizhou Hospital, Wenzhou Medical College, Taizhou, Zhejiang (China); Hu Wei, E-mail: huw@tzhospital.com [Department of Radiation Oncology, Taizhou Hospital, Wenzhou Medical College, Taizhou, Zhejiang (China); Ding Weijun; Shan Guoping; Wang Wei; Yu Changhui; Wang Biyun; Shao Minghai; Wang Jianhua; Yang Weifang [Department of Radiation Oncology, Taizhou Hospital, Wenzhou Medical College, Taizhou, Zhejiang (China)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Technical comments on EPA`s proposed revisions to the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for particulate matter  

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new ambient air quality standards specifically for fine particulate matter, regulating concentrations of particles with median aerodynamic diameters less than 2.5 {mu}m (PM{sub 2.5}). Two new standards have been proposed: a maximum 24-hr concentration that is intended to protect against acute health effects, and an annual concentration limit that is intended to protect against longer-term health effects. EPA has also proposed a slight relaxation of the 24-hr standard for inhalable particles (PM{sub 10}), by allowing additional exceedances each year. Fine particles are currently being indirectly controlled by means of regulations for PM{sub 10} and TSP, under the Clean Air Act of 1970 and subsequent amendments. Although routine monitoring of PM{sub 2.5} is rare and data are sparse, the available data indicate that ambient concentrations have been declining at about 6% per year under existing regulations.

Lipfert, F.W.

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Y-12 Uranium Exposure Study  

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Following the recent restart of operations at the Y-12 Plant, the Radiological Control Organization (RCO) observed that the enriched uranium exposures appeared to involve insoluble rather than soluble uranium that presumably characterized most earlier Y-12 operations. These observations necessitated changes in the bioassay program, particularly the need for routine fecal sampling. In addition, it was not reasonable to interpret the bioassay data using metabolic parameter values established during earlier Y-12 operations. Thus, the recent urinary and fecal bioassay data were interpreted using the default guidance in Publication 54 of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP); that is, inhalation of Class Y uranium with an activity median aerodynamic diameter (AMAD) of 1 {micro}m. Faced with apparently new workplace conditions, these actions were appropriate and ensured a cautionary approach to worker protection. As additional bioassay data were accumulated, it became apparent that the data were not consistent with Publication 54. Therefore, this study was undertaken to examine the situation.

Eckerman, K.F.; Kerr, G.D.

1999-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

405

Wind turbine aerodynamics: analysis and design  

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In this paper, the classical work on wind turbine is reviewed, starting from the ground work of Rankine and Froude, then revisiting the minimum energy condition of Betz, and applying modern computing techniques to build codes, based on the vortex model of Goldstein that are both fast and reliable. Such numerical simulations can be used to help analyse and design modern wind turbines in regimes where the flow is attached. Much of the work has been developed under the impulsion of General Electric whose support is gratefully acknowledged. The vortex model has reached a mature state which includes capabilities to model unsteady flows due to yaw, tower interference and earth boundary layer as well as flows past rotors with advanced blade tips that have sweep and/or winglets. When separation occurs on the blades, a higher fidelity model is presented, called the hybrid method, which consists in coupling a Navier-Stokes solver with the vortex model, the Navier-Stokes code solving the near blade flow whereas the vortex model convects the circulation to the far field without dissipation and allows for accurate representation of the induced velocities. Further development of the vortex model includes its coupling with a blade structural model to perform aeroelasticity studies.

Jean-Jacques Chattot

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Aerodynamic flail for a spinning projectile  

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A flail is provided which reduces the spin of a projectile in a recovery system which includes a parachute, a cable connected to the parachute, a swivel, and means for connecting the swivel to the projectile. The flail includes a plurality of flexible filaments and a rotor for attaching the filaments to the front end of the projectile. The rotor is located radially with respect to the spinning axis of the projectile. In one embodiment, the projectile includes a first nose cone section housing a deployable spin damping assembly; a second nose cone section, housing a deployable parachute assembly; a shell section, supporting the first and second nose cone sections during flight of the projectile; a mechanism for releasing the first nose cone section from the second cone section; and a mechanism for releasing the second nose cone section from the shell section. In operation of this embodiment, the deployable spin damping assembly deploys during flight of the projectile when the mechanism for releasing the first nose cone section from the second nose cone section are actuated. Then, upon actuation of the mechanism for releasing the second nose cone section from the shell section, two things happen: the spin damping assembly separates from the projectile; and the deployable parachute assembly is deployed.

Cole, James K. (Albuquerque, NM)

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Inequality design limits in optimal aerodynamic shapes  

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of friction. A solution is developed from the variational problem relating the slope of the profile providing the maximum lift-to-drag ratio with the lower bound of the inequality con- straint. CONTENTS Chapter Page INTRODUCTION III IV CALCULUS... variation Lagrangian multiplier Equality constraint CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION The calculus of variations is a branch of calculus concerned with the optimization of integral functions. Considerable interest exists in the use of this branch of calculus...

Seaman, Charles Knight

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

408

Impact of Aerodynamics on Blade Design  

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When XFoil [16] became popular in the late nineties at the Aeronautical Research Association in Sweden (FFA, [17–19]) and at the Technical University Delft in the Netherlands [20, 21...], special profiles were in...

A. P. Schaffarczyk

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Electromyographic responses to aerodynamic vs. drop handlebars  

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the physiological aspects of EMG in his German text but 14 Adrian (1925) was a pioneer in the English speaking countries in the area of EMG. Making use of EMG techniques Adrian demonstrated that it was possible to determine the amount of electrical activity... change in handlebars. Electromyography Use in Cycling Relative to cycling, changes in seat height have been shown to produce changes in the EMG (Houtz 4 Fischer; 1959, Desipre, 1974; Ericson, Nisell, Arborelius, 8r, Ekholm, 1985; and Jorge k. Hull...

Layne, Donald Jodel

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

410

Sandia National Laboratories: Rotor Aerodynamic Design  

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Engine Test Facility Central Receiver Test Facility Power Towers for Utilities Solar Furnace Dish Test Facility Optics Lab Parabolic Dishes Work For Others (WFO) User...

411

COE Reductions through Active Aerodynamic Control of Rotor Aerodynamics and Geometry  

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This study investigates potential cost of energy reductions that might be achieved by designing active systems to mitigate loads throughout the wind turbine system.

Griffin, D. A.; McCoy, T. J.

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 3, 615653, 2003 www.atmos-chem-phys.org/acpd/3/615/  

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burning emissions undergo gas to particle conversion forming low vapour- pressure products that nucleate in the fine particle range (i.e. less than 2.5 µm in aerodynamic diameter). These particles are important

Haak, Hein

413

GUIDE TO CALCULATING TRANSPORT EFFICIENCY OF AEROSOLS IN OCCUPATIONAL AIR SAMPLING SYSTEMS  

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This report will present hand calculations for transport efficiency based on aspiration efficiency and particle deposition losses. Because the hand calculations become long and tedious, especially for lognormal distributions of aerosols, an R script (R 2011) will be provided for each element examined. Calculations are provided for the most common elements in a remote air sampling system, including a thin-walled probe in ambient air, straight tubing, bends and a sample housing. One popular alternative approach would be to put such calculations in a spreadsheet, a thorough version of which is shared by Paul Baron via the Aerocalc spreadsheet (Baron 2012). To provide greater transparency and to avoid common spreadsheet vulnerabilities to errors (Burns 2012), this report uses R. The particle size is based on the concept of activity median aerodynamic diameter (AMAD). The AMAD is a particle size in an aerosol where fifty percent of the activity in the aerosol is associated with particles of aerodynamic diameter greater than the AMAD. This concept allows for the simplification of transport efficiency calculations where all particles are treated as spheres with the density of water (1 g?cm-3). In reality, particle densities depend on the actual material involved. Particle geometries can be very complicated. Dynamic shape factors are provided by Hinds (Hinds 1999). Some example factors are: 1.00 for a sphere, 1.08 for a cube, 1.68 for a long cylinder (10 times as long as it is wide), 1.05 to 1.11 for bituminous coal, 1.57 for sand and 1.88 for talc. Revision 1 is made to correct an error in the original version of this report. The particle distributions are based on activity weighting of particles rather than based on the number of particles of each size. Therefore, the mass correction made in the original version is removed from the text and the calculations. Results affected by the change are updated.

Hogue, M.; Hadlock, D.; Thompson, M.; Farfan, E.

2013-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

414

A hybrid VNS?path relinking for the p-hub median problem  

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......moves in allocation while improvements exist. If the solution obtained with this procedure improves the best solution, we pro- ceed again to traverse the sets of the partition following the former scheme. Otherwise the procedure finishes. 5. PR principles......

Melquíades Pérez Pérez; Francisco Almeida Rodríguez; J. Marcos Moreno-Vega

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Reliable p-median facility location problem: two-stage robust models ...  

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plane method in the two-stage facility location problem and power system scheduling ... (ii) Because of the modeling advantages of two-stage RO, we consider real ...... Robust Unit Commitment Problem with Demand Response and Wind.

2012-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

416

MULTIPLE COMPARISON OF MEDIANS USING PERMUTATION TESTS Scott J. Richter, University of North Carolina at Greensboro  

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.041 0.054 0.040 0.019 MOODR 0.013 0.018 0.017 0.019 0.007 MOODUR 0.009 0.013 0.011 0.013 0.003 TUKEY 0.024 TUKEY 0.046 0.053 0.040 0.043 0.013 Table 3. FWE ­ 0.05 = , three groups, 1 2 34, 5, 6n n n.025 MOODUR 0.027 0.019 0.015 0.024 0.025 TUKEY 0.001 0.005 0.002 0.004 0.003 1 #12;Table 4. FWE ­ 0

Richter, Scott J.

417

K-median clustering, model-based compressive sensing, and sparse recovery for earth mover distance  

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We initiate the study of sparse recovery problems under the Earth-Mover Distance (EMD). Specifically, we design a distribution over m x n matrices A such that for any x, given Ax, we can recover a k-sparse approximation ...

Indyk, Piotr

418

Race, median household income, and primary Grade IV glioma treatment patterns  

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...behaviors among a population of Hispanic origin. Daisy Gonzalez 1...population subgroups, including Hispanics. Objective: This study assessed...population-based sample of Hispanic women in PR. Methods: This...complex sampling design of households in the San Juan Metropolitan...

Jill S. Barnholtz-Sloan; Vonetta L. Williams; Marc Chamberlain; and Andrew E. Sloan

2006-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

419

E-Print Network 3.0 - artery median nerve Sample Search Results  

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- Department of Biology, New Mexico State University Collection: Biology and Medicine 2 Near-infrared signals associated with electrical stimulation of peripheral nerves Summary:...

420

A GRASP with path-relinking for the p-median problem ?  

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Sep 18, 2002 ... Class ORLIB (short for OR-Library) was introduced by Beasley in [2]. Each of the 40 instances ...... Sun Ultra I (143 MHz UltraSparc). VNS.

2002-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

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421

A Comparison of Maximum Likelihood and Median Rank Regression for Weibull Estimation  

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Abstract The Weibull distribution is frequently used in reliability applications. Many different methods Words: Censored data, Least squares, ML, MRR, Reliability 1 #12;1 1 Introduction 1.1 Motivation and purpose The Weibull distribution, described in Section 2, is perhaps the most widely used distribution

422

Physicochemical Characterization of Capstone Depleted Uranium Aerosols II: Particle Size Distributions as a Function of Time  

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The Capstone Depleted Uranium (DU) Aerosol Study, which generated and characterized aerosols containing depleted uranium from perforation of armored vehicles with large-caliber DU penetrators, incorporated a sampling protocol to evaluated particle size distributions. Aerosol particle size distribution is an important parameter that influences aerosol transport and deposition processes as well as the dosimetry of the inhaled particles. These aerosols were collected on cascade impactor substrates using a pre-established time sequence following the firing event to analyze the uranium concentration and particle size of the aerosols as a function of time. The impactor substrates were analyzed using beta spectrometry, and the derived uranium content of each served as input to the evaluation of particle size distributions. Activity median aerodynamic diameters (AMADs) of the particle size distributions were evaluated using unimodal and bimodal models. The particle size data from the impactor measurements was quite variable. Most size distributions measured in the test based on activity had bimodal size distributions with a small particle size mode in the range of between 0.2 and 1.2 um and a large size mode between 2 and 15 um. In general, the evolution of particle size over time showed an overall decrease of average particle size from AMADs of 5 to 10 um shortly after perforation to around 1 um at the end of the 2-hr sampling period. The AMADs generally decreased over time because of settling. Additionally, the median diameter of the larger size mode decreased with time. These results were used to estimate the dosimetry of inhaled DU particles.

Cheng, Yung-Sung; Kenoyer, Judson L.; Guilmette, Raymond A.; Parkhurst, MaryAnn

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Periodic Holes with 10 nm Diameter Produced by Grazing Ar+  

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on the surface of a saturated mercury dichloride (HgCl2) solution, with the aluminum metal side on the bottom acid solution at 40 V at 5 °C for at least 1 day.10,11 A homogeneous U-shaped barrier oxide layer, 20PO4 mixed etching solution at 60 °C for 3 h, to remove the initial Al2O3 layer and leave an ordered

Metzger, Robert M.

424

Approximating the Diameter of Planar Graphs in Near Linear Time  

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common starting vertex. Let Gin (resp. Gout) be the subgraph of G induced by C and all interior (resp. exterior) vertices to C. Let d(Gin, Gout, G) denote the largest distance in the graph G between a marked vertex in V (Gin) and a marked vertex in V (Gout). In the beginning, all vertices of G are marked and we

Yuster, Raphael

425

Drill wear: its effect on the diameter of drilled holes  

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drills are made of oae of two differeat materials. The most common material in use today 1s aa 18-4-1 type of high speed steel. This steel contains about O. VS per cent carboa, 18. 00 per eeet tungstea, 4. 00 per cent chromium, and 1. 10 per eeet... vanadium. The primary advaatage of steel of this type is its ability to maintain its cutt1ng edge and haxdaess at high tempexatures. Besides beiag used for drills, this steel finds applicntioa in waay other tools such as willing cutters, taps, reamers...

Reichert, William Frederick

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

426

Method of making tapered capillary tips with constant inner diameters  

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Methods of forming electrospray ionization emitter tips are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, an end portion of a capillary tube can be immersed into an etchant, wherein the etchant forms a concave meniscus on the outer surface of the capillary. Variable etching rates in the meniscus can cause an external taper to form. While etching the outer surface of the capillary wall, a fluid can be flowed through the interior of the capillary tube. Etching continues until the immersed portion of the capillary tube is completely etched away.

Kelly, Ryan T. (West Richland, WA); Page, Jason S. (Kennewick, WA); Tang, Keqi (Richland, WA); Smith, Richard D. (Richland, WA)

2009-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

427

The effect of pipe diameter on orifice mixers  

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and Northup Type E 2430D Moving coil galvanometer or fractions 10 of the current could be measured. The plate voltage for the phototube was supplied by four batteries (45 volts ) which were wired in series to give 180 voltage potential. An external damping... ~D~L~H %e ~QCE~i we, l ~DANIE Q~ e, 2 (2) (4) (s) (e) (10) (II) (I2) The powers in each of the expressions were determined by the method of the least squares. The results are shown in Table L In addition the correlation coefficient...

Tomme, Warren James

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

428

Managed operation and repair of a deteriorating large diameter pipeline  

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Since 1986, Brandon Shores Generating Station has successfully managed a recurring maintenance problem with the buried prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) of its circulating water system. It is the intent of this paper to provide a history of the plant`s approach to safely operating and maintaining the deteriorating pipe of this system. This paper will briefly discuss the results of failure analysis performed on the ruptured pipe. Findings of engineering studies addressing the structural integrity of the remaining pipeline will be discussed. The inspection methodology used at Brandon Shores to periodically assess the pipe will be described. Several methods of pipe repair, both external and internal will be detailed. Particular focus will be placed on an internal repair design successfully implemented on two pipe sections during a 1993 plant outage. This internal repair resulted in no loss of hydraulic section, and was erected in-place using conventional materials which were entirely transported through 36 inch manholes. The pipeline was placed back in service and has performed satisfactorily to date.

Cramblitt, K.L. [Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, Baltimore, MD (United States); Lawson, T.J. [Construction Technology Laboratories Inc., Skokie, IL (United States); Ciolko, A.T. [Construction Technology Labs. Inc., Skokie, IL (United States)

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Reducing pressure loss of large diameter check valves  

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Transcend Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in the use of computer simulation to optimize existing equipment and system designs, was approached by Mannesmann Demag AG, Moenchengladbach, Germany to optimize the design of its DRV-B check valve. In one of the first applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) technology to valve design, the pressure loss coefficient (K) of the DRV-B valve was lowered to 0.40--0.50 for valve sizes NPS48--NPS12, the lowest possible level for this type of valve. The flow efficiency is three times better than that of the earlier design. As a result, the optimized Mannesmann Demag DRV-B check valve provides a dramatic reduction in operating cost, particularly in transmission service where natural gas is transported over long distances. The reduced pressure loss saves compressor fuel cost. For the optimized valve, the incremental compressor fuel cost is reduced to 1.5-times the capital cost of the valve calculated over a 20-year Life Cycle Cost (LCC) period.

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1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Nanopatterning Fabrication of a 60-nm-Diameter Perfectly Round  

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. J. Morton, Prof. S. Y. Chou Nanostructure Laboratory Department of Electrical Engineering Princeton University, NJ 8544(USA) E-mail: chou@princeton.edu DOI: 10.1002/smll.201000104 Keywords: liquefaction W and 10 mtorrfor 2 min(Plasma Therm SLR 720) to facilitate the su

431

Improving aircraft endurance through extremum seeking  

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4.3 Aerodynamics . . . . . . . .Aerodynamics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E. , “Airplane Drag,” Airplane Aerodynamics and Performance,

Krieger, James Paul

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

NREL Studies Wind Farm Aerodynamics to Improve Siting (Fact Sheet...  

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atmosphere contains large-scale turbulence struc- tures that propagate through the wind turbines and wind farms and influence wake motion. Over the course of a day, the wind...

433

Active Aerodynamic Blade Distributed Flap Control Design Procedure  

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Wind Energy Conference, Marseille, France, 16-19 March, 2009 I. Introduction Wind turbines are large, complex dynamically flexible structures that operate in turbulent and...

434

Aerodynamic Stability of Satellites in Elliptic Low Earth Orbits  

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Topical observations of the thermosphere at altitudes below $200 \\, km$ are of great benefit in advancing the understanding of the global distribution of mass, composition, and dynamical responses to geomagnetic forcing, and momentum transfer via waves. The perceived risks associated with such low altitude and short duration orbits has prohibited the launch of Discovery-class missions. Miniaturization of instruments such as mass spectrometers and advances in the nano-satellite technology, associated with relatively low cost of nano-satellite manufacturing and operation, open an avenue for performing low altitude missions. The time dependent coefficients of a second order non-homogeneous ODE which describes the motion have a double periodic shape. Hence, they will be approximated using Jacobi elliptic functions. Through a change of variables the original ODE will be converted into Hill's ODE for stability analysis using Floquet theory. We are interested in how changes in the coefficients of the ODE affect the ...

Bailey, Matthew; Mancas, Stefan C; Udrea, Bogdan; Umeadi, Uchenna

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

On the aerodynamic redistribution of chondrite components in protoplanetary disks  

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Despite being all roughly of solar composition, primitive meteorites (chondrites) present a diversity in their chemical, isotopic and petrographic properties, and in particular a first-order dichotomy between carbonaceous and non-carbonaceous chondrites. We investigate here analytically the dynamics of their components (chondrules, refractory inclusions, metal/sulfide and matrix grains) in protoplanetary disks prior to their incorporation in chondrite parent bodies. We find the dynamics of the solids, subject to gas drag, to be essentially controlled by the "gas-solid decoupling parameter" $S\\equiv \\textrm{St}/\\alpha$, the ratio of the dimensionless stopping time to the turbulence parameter. The decoupling of the solid particles relative to the gas is significant when $S$ exceeds unity. $S$ is expected to increase with time and heliocentric distance. On the basis of (i) abundance of refractory inclusions (ii) proportion of matrix (iii) lithophile element abundances and (iv) oxygen isotopic composition of chon...

Jacquet, Emmanuel; Fromang, Sébastien

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Newton's aerodynamic problem in media of chaotically moving particles  

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We study the problem of minimal resistance for a body moving with constant velocity in a rarefied medium of chaotically moving point particles, in Euclidean space R^d. The particles distribution over velocities is radially symmetric. Under some additional assumptions on the distribution function, the complete classification of bodies of least resistance is made. In the case of three and more dimensions there are two kinds of solutions: a body similar to the solution of classical Newton's problem and a union of two such bodies ``glued together'' by rear parts of their surfaces. In the two-dimensional case there are solutions of five different types: (a) a trapezium; (b) an isosceles triangle; (c) the union of a triangle and a trapezium with common base; (d) the union of two isosceles triangles with common base; (e) the union of two triangles and a trapezium. The cases (a)--(d) are realized for any distribution of particles over velocities, and the case (e) is only realized for some distributions. Two limit cases are considered, where the average velocity of particles is big and where it is small as compared to the body's velocity. Finally, using the obtained analytical results, we study numerically a particular case: the problem of body's motion in a rarefied homogeneous monatomic ideal gas of positive temperature in R^2 and in R^3.

Alexander Yu. Plakhov; Delfim F. M. Torres

2005-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

437

Aerodynamic Shape Design of Nozzles Using a Hybrid Optimization Method  

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A hybrid design optimization method combining the stochastic method based on simultaneous perturbation stochastic approximation (SPSA) and the deterministic method of Broydon-Fletcher-Goldfarb-Shanno (BFGS) is developed ...

Xing, X.Q.

438

Aerodynamic Optimization Algorithm with Integrated Geometry Parameterization and Mesh Movement  

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production [2,3]. These problems may eventually be solved by alternative fuels such as hydrogen and bio approximations. When solving the ow-adjoint equations using restarted Krylov-subspace methods, a nested-kerosene. However, when production emissions are included, these alternative fuels presently produce more green

Zingg, David W.

439

COMPUTATIONAL STUDY OF FLAPPING AIRFOIL AERODYNAMICS Ismail H.Tuncer  

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oscillations t Nondimensional time INTRODUCTION The separated ows over helicopter, propeller and wind turbine

Tuncer, Ismail H.

440

Unsteady Aerodynamic Models for Agile Flight at Low Reynolds Numbers  

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-time Lyapunov exponent fields, which highlight separated flows and wake structures. A new fast method of a two-dimensional flat plate airfoil in motion at low Reynolds number, Re = 100, and in a wind tunnel of computing these fields is presented. In addition, we generalize the immersed boundary projec- tion method

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Body Force Model for the Aerodynamics of Inclined Perforated Surfaces  

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the mean velocity field inside and in the wake of the flaps while the numerical analysis comprised direct this finding. The resulting velocity field is in good agreement with the experiments and with the direct used in geophysical and civil engineering applications as wind shelters [8]. Common to all

Papamoschou, Dimitri

442

Integrated External Aerodynamic and Underhood Thermal Analysis for Heavy Vehicles  

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2012 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting

443

Elytra boost lift, but reduce aerodynamic efficiency in flying beetles  

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...Smoke visualization of free-flying bumblebees indicates independent...Morozov 1995 The vortex wakes of flying beetles. Zoologichesky Zhurnal...A. Hedenstrom 2011 Actuator disk model and span efficiency of...wingbeat kinematics in slow-flying pied flycatchers. J. R. Soc...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Large eddy simulation for aerodynamics: status and perspectives  

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...RANS-LES is the main strategy to drastically reduce...appear paradoxal since the development of advanced methods is...2.85 2.85-10 1 gas turbine Medic et al. (2008...computation of an entire gas turbine jet engine. In 45th...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Current trends in modelling research for turbulent aerodynamic flows  

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...standpoint in RANS model development, the task is to characterize...motivation behind the development of turbulent closure...wing-body junctions or turbine blades where separation...c v) and R is the gas constant. The presence...equations. 3. Closure strategies for RANS The closure...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

The Aerodynamics of Deforming Wings at Low Reynolds Number  

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with the use of appropriate flood lighting during experi-tioned in front of the tank. Flood lighting over-exposes thecapture the plate’s motion. Flood lighting ensures images

Medina, Albert

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

The power balance method For aerodynamic performance assessment  

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This thesis describes the use of the power balance method for performance estimation of aircraft configurations. In this method, mechanical power production and mechanical power consumption of the aircraft are balanced, ...

Sato, Sho, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Advanced turbine cooling, heat transfer, and aerodynamic studies  

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The contractual work is in three parts: Part I - Effect of rotation on enhanced cooling passage heat transfer, Part II - Effect of Thermal Barrier Coating (TBC) spallation on surface heat transfer, and Part III - Effect of surface roughness and trailing edge ejection on turbine efficiency under unsteady flow conditions. Each section of this paper has been divided into three parts to individually accommodate each part. Part III is further divided into Parts IIIa and IIIb.

Han, Je-Chin; Schobeiri, M.T. [Texas A & M Univ., College Station, TX (United States). Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

449

Aerodynamic Improvements and Associated Energy Demand Reduction of Trains  

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The importance for developing energy efficient rail vehicles is increasing with rising energy prices and the vital necessity to reduce the CO2production to slow down the climate change. This study shows a compari...

Alexander Orellano; Stefan Sperling

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 92 (2004) 789804  

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of wind turbines against extreme loads is the focus of this study. A procedure to establish nominal loads as in the extreme response given wind conditions. A detailed example is presented where three alternative nominal conditions and short-term maximum response (given wind conditions) will yield extreme design loads that might

Manuel, Lance

451

Cyclone aerosol sampling and particle deposition in tubing elements following elbow bends  

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on Deposition. Influence of an Elbow Bend on Straight Tube Deposition. . . Discussion of Errors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 3l 35 SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS. 36 Ambient Air Sampling Aerosol Transport . 36 37 FUTI JRE WORK 38 Ambient Air Sampling... Cunningham's correction factor for a particle reference particle concentration concetration of the sodium fluoroscein collected at the inlet to the system cutpoint diameter aerodynamic equivalent diameter cyclone body diameter cyclone outlet tube...

Wente, William Baker

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Aerodynamic Properties ofAerodynamic Properties of Avian Flight as a Function ofAvian Flight as a Function of  

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.21 m/s] ­ Davis Instruments Wind Speed Meter 0271 Visualization ­ He Bubbles and Smoke #12;Results, Wrist AngleResults, Wrist Angle Red-tailed Hawk Minimal effect Jumps are due to exposure of covert

Peraire, Jaime

453

Estimates of internal-dose equivalent from inhalation and ingestion of selected radionuclides  

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This report presents internal radiation dose conversion factors for radionuclides of interest in environmental assessments of nuclear fuel cycles. This volume provides an updated summary of estimates of committed dose equivalent for radionuclides considered in three previous Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) reports. Intakes by inhalation and ingestion are considered. The International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) Task Group Lung Model has been used to simulate the deposition and retention of particulate matter in the respiratory tract. Results corresponding to activity median aerodynamic diameters (AMAD) of 0.3, 1.0, and 5.0 ..mu..m are given. The gastorintestinal (GI) tract has been represented by a four-segment catenary model with exponential transfer of radioactivity from one segment to the next. Retention of radionuclides in systemic organs is characterized by linear combinations of decaying exponential functions, recommended in ICRP Publication 30. The first-year annual dose rate, maximum annual dose rate, and fifty-year dose commitment per microcurie intake of each radionuclide is given for selected target organs and the effective dose equivalent. These estimates include contributions from specified source organs plus the systemic activity residing in the rest of the body; cross irradiation due to penetrating radiations has been incorporated into these estimates. 15 references.

Dunning, D.E.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alpha spectrometric characterization of process-related particle size distributions from active particle sampling at the Los Alamos National Laboratory uranium foundry  

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Uranium particles within the respirable size range pose a significant hazard to the health and safety of workers. Significant differences in the deposition and incorporation patterns of aerosols within the respirable range can be identified and integrated into sophisticated health physics models. Data characterizing the uranium particle size distribution resulting from specific foundry-related processes are needed. Using personal air sampling cascade impactors, particles collected from several foundry processes were sorted by activity median aerodynamic diameter onto various Marple substrates. After an initial gravimetric assessment of each impactor stage, the substrates were analyzed by alpha spectrometry to determine the uranium content of each stage. Alpha spectrometry provides rapid nondestructive isotopic data that can distinguish process uranium from natural sources and the degree of uranium contribution to the total accumulated particle load. In addition, the particle size bins utilized by the impactors provide adequate resolution to determine if a process particle size distribution is: lognormal, bimodal, or trimodal. Data on process uranium particle size values and distributions facilitate the development of more sophisticated and accurate models for internal dosimetry, resulting in an improved understanding of foundry worker health and safety.

Plionis, Alexander A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Peterson, Dominic S [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Tandon, Lav [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Lamont, Stephen P [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Q1, gender 1 = male, 2 = female. (1 occurence of "Not answered" (0) changed to median value 1).  

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, average time per week used on AoC 1 = less than 1 hour, 2 = 1-3 hours, 3 = 3-5 hours, 4 = 5-7 hours, 5 = more than 7 hours Q4, "Compared with an average student in the course I used ... on AoC" 1 = much less would definitely benefit from using a system like AoC" followed Likert scale where 1 = strongly disagree

Natvig, Lasse

456

Rapid Coal Analysis. Part II: Slurry Atomization DCP Emission Analysis of NBS Coal  

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A McCrone Micronising Mill is used to wet grind NBS bituminous coal to a median particle diameter of 5.7 ?m within 10 min. The finely divided coal slurry is immediately nebulized...

McCurdy, D L; Wichman, M D; Fry, R C

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Increase in Inhalable Particulates' Concentration by Commercial and Industrial Activities in the Ambient Air of a Select Indian Metropolis  

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Increase in Inhalable Particulates' Concentration by Commercial and Industrial Activities in the Ambient Air of a Select Indian Metropolis ... National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nehru Marg, Nagpur-440 020, India ... The SSI is designed such that particles exceeding a specified aerodynamic diameter (cutoff point) are removed from the inlet air stream with progressively less efficiency. ...

Animesh Kumar; K. M. Phadke; D. S. Tajne; M. Z. Hasan

2001-01-04T23:59:59.000Z

458

Fuel-Neutral Studies of Particulate Matter Transport Emissions  

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80 100 120 HighLoad HighLoadTD HighloadEvch MedLoad MedLoadTD MedLoadEvCh Vacuum Aerodynamic Diameter nm Joint experiments at U of Wisc ERC - Results (4) Only exception was...

459

A two-stage 100 l/min circumferential slot virtual impactor system for bioaerosol concentration  

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at the nominal flow rate. The dynamic range (ratio of upper limit to the lower limit of aerodynamic particle diameter associated with transmission efficiencies of 50%) was 5.4, and the largest particle size for which the transmission was at least 50% is 13.6 ?m...

LaCroix, Daniel Edward

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

460

Demonstration abstract: PiMi air box: a cost-effective sensor for participatory indoor quality monitoring  

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Ultra-fine particles with aerodynamic diameter smaller than 2.5 microns, namely Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM 2.5), are capable of penetrating the lung cells and circulating the circulatory system, and compose a major health threat to people. Although the ... Keywords: cost-effective pm 2.5 sensors, indoor air quality

Linglong Li, Yixin Zheng, Lin Zhang

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

The influence of human physical activity and contaminated clothing type on particle resuspension  

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Abstract A study was conducted to experimentally quantify the influence of three variables on the level of resuspension of hazardous aerosol particles from clothing. Variables investigated include physical activity level (two levels, low and high), surface type (four different clothing material types), and time i.e. the rate at which particles resuspend. A mixture of three monodisperse tracer-labelled powders, with median diameters of 3, 5, and 10 microns, was used to “contaminate” the samples, and the resuspended particles were analysed in real-time using an Aerodynamic Particle Sizer (APS), and also by Neutron Activation Analysis (NAA). The overall finding was that physical activity resulted in up to 67% of the contamination deposited on clothing being resuspended back into the air. A detailed examination of the influence of physical activity level on resuspension, from NAA, revealed that the average resuspended fraction (RF) of particles at low physical activity was 28 ± 8%, and at high physical activity was 30 ± 7%, while the APS data revealed a tenfold increase in the cumulative mass of airborne particles during high physical activity in comparison to that during low physical activity. The results also suggest that it is not the contaminated clothing's fibre type which influences particle resuspension, but the material's weave pattern (and hence the material's surface texture). Investigation of the time variation in resuspended particle concentrations indicated that the data were separable into two distinct regimes: the first (occurring within the first 1.5 min) having a high, positive rate of change of airborne particle concentration relative to the second regime. The second regime revealed a slower rate of change of particle concentration and remained relatively unchanged for the remainder of each resuspension event.

A. McDonagh; M.A. Byrne

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Characterisation of large solid recovered fuel particles for direct co-firing in large PF power plants  

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Solid Recovered Fuels (SRF) are solid fuels prepared from high calorific fractions of non-hazardous waste materials intended to be co-fired in coal power plants and industrial furnaces (CEN/TC 343, Solid Recovered Fuels, 2003). They are composed of variety of materials of which some, although recyclable in theory, may have become in forms that made their recycling an unsound option. The SRF with an equivalent median diameter D50 of 6.8 mm are to be directly co-fired in an existing pulverised coal power plant. In comparison to pulverised coal, the particle size distribution of the SRF is of several magnitudes higher, resulting in a different burnout behaviour. Size reduction of the SRF to a fraction similar to coal is not economically feasible. As such, the idea is to co-fire SRF without any further size reduction, and of course this proceeding bears the risk of incomplete combustion. Accordingly, the prediction of the burner levels at which the SRF should be injected and whether or not a complete combustion will be achieved under full and part load conditions are the primary objectives of this paper. In this work, laboratory experiments have been conducted to forecast the success of co-firing the SRF in a commercial pulverised coal power plant. It involves the analyses of the fuel and its intermediate chars, generated at conditions comparable to boiler conditions, to determine some characteristic parameters, namely the burnout time, the aerodynamic lift velocity (ALV), and the apparent densities. The information gathered from the lab experiments are correlated to boiler conditions to determine the possible distances they are likely to travel under various regimes, full load and part load, before they are completely consumed. Different scenarios are examined, and based on the results, the optimal boiler injection points are predicted.

Gregory Dunnu; Jörg Maier; Thomas Hilber; Günter Scheffknecht

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Evaluate and characterize mechanisms controlling transport, fate, and effects of army smokes in the aerosol wind tunnel: Transport, transformations, fate, and terrestrial ecological effects of hexachloroethane obscurant smokes  

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The terrestrial transport, chemical fate, and ecological effects of hexachloroethane (HC) smoke were evaluated under controlled wind tunnel conditions. The primary objectives of this research program are to characterize and assess the impacts of smoke and obscurants on: (1) natural vegetation characteristic of US Army training sites in the United States; (2) physical and chemical properties of soils representative of these training sites; and (3) soil microbiological and invertebrate communities. Impacts and dose/responses were evaluated based on exposure scenarios, including exposure duration, exposure rate, and sequential cumulative dosing. Key to understanding the environmental impacts of HC smoke/obscurants is establishing the importance of environmental parameters such as relative humidity and wind speed on airborne aerosol characteristics and deposition to receptor surfaces. Direct and indirect biotic effects were evaluated using five plant species and two soil types. HC aerosols were generated in a controlled atmosphere wind tunnel by combustion of hexachloroethane mixtures prepared to simulate normal pot burn rates and conditions. The aerosol was characterized and used to expose plant, soil, and other test systems. Particle sizes of airborne HC ranged from 1.3 to 2.1 {mu}m mass median aerodynamic diameter (MMAD), and particle size was affected by relative humidity over a range of 20% to 85%. Air concentrations employed ranged from 130 to 680 mg/m{sup 3}, depending on exposure scenario. Chlorocarbon concentrations within smokes, deposition rates for plant and soil surfaces, and persistence were determined. The fate of principal inorganic species (Zn, Al, and Cl) in a range of soils was assessed.

Cataldo, D.A.; Ligotke, M.W.; Bolton, H. Jr.; Fellows, R.J.; Van Voris, P.; McVeety, B.D.; Li, Shu-mei W.; McFadden, K.M.

1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

Operating the LCLS Gas Attenuator and Gas Detector System with Apertures of 6mm Diameter  

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The possibility of increasing the apertures of the LCLS gas attenuator/gas detector system is considered. It is shown that increase of the apertures from 3 to 6 mm, together with 4-fold reduction of the operation pressure does not adversely affect the vacuum conditions upstream or downstream. No change of the pump speed and the lengths of the differential pumping cells is required. One minor modification is the use of 1.5 cm long tubular apertures in the end cells of the differential pumping system. Reduction of the pressure does not affect performance of the gas attenuator/gas detector system at the FEL energies below, roughly, 2 keV. Some minor performance degradation occurs at higher energies.

Ryutov, D.D.; Bionta, R.M.; Hau-Riege, S.P.; Kishiyama, K.I.; Roeben, M.D.; Shen, S.; /LLNL, Livermore; Stefan, P.M.; /SLAC; ,

2010-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

465

Project W320 52-inch diameter equipment container load test: Test report  

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This test report summarizes testing activities and documents the results of the load tests performed on-site and off-site to structural qualify the 52-inch equipment containers designed and fabricated under Project W-320.

Bellomy, J.R.

1995-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

466

Modeling Diameter Distributions of Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide-co-methacrylic Acid) Nanoparticles  

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Quang Cao, Peng Tian, Qinglin Wu School of Renewable Natural Resources, Louisiana State University Ag of 0.05 and 0.10 showed trends similar to those displayed in the observed data. VVC 2008 Wiley- tributions of gas-evaporated nanoparticles.21,22 Most of these models are based on coagulation theory

Cao, Quang V.

467

Improvement of Kalai-Kleitman bound for the diameter of a polyhedron  

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Nov 18, 2014 ... Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Tech- nology, 2-12-1-W9-58, Oo-Okayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, ...

2014-11-18T23:59:59.000Z

468

Interspecies Comparison of Morphology, Ultrastructure, and Proteome of Mammalian Keratin Fibers of Similar Diameter  

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Microscopy samples were scoured for two minutes twice at 60 °C with 0.15% nonyl phenyl ethoxylate (trade name Teric GN9) and then tap water, rinsed in ultrapure water (60 °C), air-dried, scoured again at room temperature for 30 s in heptane and tap water, then at 40 °C in 0.15% Teric, tap water, and ultrapure water, and air-dried again. ... Figure 1a–d illustrates tufts of fibers from each species prior to scouring and close to the natural arrangement. ... differences in wool proteins were found between wools, suggesting that differences in their properties arose mainly from quant. ...

Ancy Thomas; Duane P. Harland; Stefan Clerens; Santanu Deb-Choudhury; James A. Vernon; Gail L. Krsinic; Richard J. Walls; Charisa D. Cornellison; Jeffrey E. Plowman; Jolon M. Dyer

2012-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

469

Ways of improving efficiency of turbine stages having high blade height to mean diameter ratio  

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We propose an approximate method for profiling the blades of steam-turbine last stages with a high height to ... variable slope along the height that allows better efficiency of the turbine unit to be obtained.

G. A. Filippov; A. R. Avetisyan

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Critical tube diameter for detonation transmission and critical initiation energy of spherical detonation  

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...Two experimental setups are used to study propagation and attenuation of blast waves. In the first one, the blast wave is generated by a spherical detonation, and in the second one, the ... is created by the d...

I. Sochet; T. Lamy; J. Brossard; C. Vaglio; R. Cayzac

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

DISCOVERY OF THE SMALL-DIAMETER, YOUNG SUPERNOVA REMNANT G354.4+0.0  

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We report the discovery of a shell-like structure G354.4+0.0 of size 1.'6 that shows the morphology of a shell supernova remnant (SNR). Part of the structure shows polarized emission in a NRAO VLA sky survey map. Based on 330 MHz and 1.4 GHz Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope observations and existing observations at higher frequencies, we conclude that the partial shell structure showing synchrotron emission is embedded in an extended H II region of size {approx}4'. The spectrum of the diffuse H II region turns over between 1.4 GHz and 330 MHz. The H I absorption spectrum shows this objected to be located more than 5 kpc from Sun. Based on its morphology, non-thermal polarized emission, and size, this object is one of the youngest SNRs discovered in the Galaxy with an estimated age of {approx}100-500 yr.

Roy, Subhashis [NCRA-TIFR, Pune 411007 (India); Pal, Sabyasachi, E-mail: roy@ncra.tifr.res.in, E-mail: sabya@csp.res.in [Indian Centre for Space Physics, Kolkata 700084 (India)

2013-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

472

The Variability of LateType Stars' Diameters Measured Using MidInfrared Interferometry  

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a , D. D. S. Hale b , and C. H. Townes a a Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 b and a narrow bandpass appear to be optimum for penetrating the dust and gas and obtaining a representative description can be found in Hale et al. (2000). 2 Baselines up to 56 m were used to measure visibilities of ff

California at Berkeley, University of

473

An improved Kalai-Kleitman bound for the diameter of a polyhedron  

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Mar 19, 2014 ... related paper, Ziegler [19], gives the history of the Hirsch conjecture that ?b(d, ... ?School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, ...

2014-03-19T23:59:59.000Z

474

Development length of three-eights inch diameter, seven-wire concrete prestressing cable  

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?nsfex lear?th of the seven--wir ". I, ar!d is not (LI ectly inllu(!!&ccd by (ilia effcc I, . 'I&HO f!"lc!, lon'-'1 PI!d mP('h';. !Iical I'c ', , I;, nc -' are lncl cs!Ced cor- siderablv ouc to tho helically folmed s i;. :. n('i. Thus Lh" vve&d&sin&" cfi... lmes pI'es ti e . sed 0 0 hi j'h as sevPn ? tcn! hs of the . , t, cel strand yield strength. This is tbe coda &allowable 1 f' or I, be stra&nc&. Since& this pract:I cc: has been p! oved to bc &!- fe bv extensive te is, the amount o& pr cstrc, . : i...

George, Jimmy Donnell

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

475

Biomass quantification of live trees in a mixed evergreen forest using diameter-based allometric equations.  

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??Biomass quantification methods have become of increased interest recently due to the threat of climate change. Organizations such as the California Climate Action Registry (CCAR)… (more)

Coltrin, William

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Theoretical and experimental analysis of droplet diameter, temperature, and evaporation rate evolution in cryogenic  

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evolution in cryogenic sprays G. Aguilar a,b,*, B. Majaron b,d , W. Verkruysse b , Y. Zhou c , J.S. Nelson a 27 June 2000; received in revised form 17 November 2000 Abstract Cryogenic sprays are used eciency, a detailed characterization and understanding of cryogen spray formation is required. Various

Aguilar, Guillermo

477

Strain-Based Design Methodology of Large Diameter Grade X80 Linepipe  

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Continuous growth in energy demand is driving oil and natural gas production to areas that are often located far from major markets where the terrain is prone to earthquakes, landslides, and other types of ground motion. Transmission pipelines that cross this type of terrain can experience large longitudinal strains and plastic circumferential elongation as the pipeline experiences alignment changes resulting from differential ground movement. Such displacements can potentially impact pipeline safety by adversely affecting structural capacity and leak tight integrity of the linepipe steel. Planning for new long-distance transmission pipelines usually involves consideration of higher strength linepipe steels because their use allows pipeline operators to reduce the overall cost of pipeline construction and increase pipeline throughput by increasing the operating pressure. The design trend for new pipelines in areas prone to ground movement has evolved over the last 10 years from a stress-based design approach to a strain-based design (SBD) approach to further realize the cost benefits from using higher strength linepipe steels. This report presents an overview of SBD for pipelines subjected to large longitudinal strain and high internal pressure with emphasis on the tensile strain capacity of high-strength microalloyed linepipe steel. The technical basis for this report involved engineering analysis and examination of the mechanical behavior of Grade X80 linepipe steel in both the longitudinal and circumferential directions. Testing was conducted to assess effects on material processing including as-rolled, expanded, and heat treatment processing intended to simulate coating application. Elastic-plastic and low-cycle fatigue analyses were also performed with varying internal pressures. Proposed SBD models discussed in this report are based on classical plasticity theory and account for material anisotropy, triaxial strain, and microstructural damage effects developed from test data. The results are intended to enhance SBD and analysis methods for producing safe and cost effective pipelines capable of accommodating large plastic strains in seismically active arctic areas.

Lower, Mark D. [ORNL] [ORNL

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Calibration of a Neutron Hydroprobe for Moisture Measurements in Small-Diameter Steel-Cased Boreholes  

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Computation of soil moisture content from thermalized neutron counts for the T-Farm Interim cover requires a calibration relationship but none exists for 2-in tubes. A number of calibration options are available for the neutron probe, including vendor calibration, field calibration, but none of these methods were deemed appropriate for the configuration of interest. The objective of this work was to develop a calibration relation for converting neutron counts measured in 2-in access tubes to soil water content. The calibration method chosen for this study was a computational approach using the Monte Carlo N-Particle Transport Code (MCNP). Model calibration was performed using field measurements in the Hanford calibration models with 6-in access tubes, in air and in the probe shield. The bet-fit model relating known water content to measured neutron counts was an exponential model that was essentially equivalent to that currently being used for 6-in steel cased wells. The MCNP simulations successfully predicted the neutron count rate for the neutron shield and the three calibration models for which data were collected in the field. However, predictions for air were about 65% lower than the measured counts . This discrepancy can be attributed to uncertainties in the configuration used for the air measurements. MCNP-simulated counts for the physical models were essentially equal to the measured counts with values. Accurate prediction of the response in 6-in casings in the three calibration models was motivation to predict the response in 2-in access tubes. Simulations were performed for six of the seven calibration models as well as 4 virtual models with the entire set covering a moisture range of 0 to 40%. Predicted counts for the calibration models with 2-in access tubes were 40 to 50% higher than in the 6-inch tubes. Predicted counts for water were about 60% higher in the 2-in tube than in the 6-in tube. The discrepancy between the 2-in and 6-in tube can be attributed to the smaller air gap between the probe and the 2-in access tube. The best-fit model relating volumetric water content to count ratio (CR) is of the form e^A x CR^B with A=0.3596 ± 0.0216 and B=0.4629 ± 0.0629 and r^2= 0.9998. It is recommended that the calibration function based on the count ratio, rather than raw counts, be used to avoid the effects of electronic noise in the probe that may arise due to the conditions at the time of measurement. These results suggest that the MCNP code can be used to extend calibrations for the neutron probe to different conditions including access tube size as well as composition without the need to construct additional physical models.

Ward, Anderson L.; Wittman, Richard S.

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

479

Using image processing to measure tree crown diameters and estimate percent crown closure  

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Gabriel, Darren Kyle

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

480

a 3.37 mm length b 3.32 mm diameter  

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5.2 ml retinal subtense 300 µm/deg retinal arc 51 mm retinal area* 1024 ± 184 mm2 total.3 µl retinal subtense 31 µm/deg retinal arc 4.9 mm retinal area 15.6 mm2 cone:rod ratio 0/deg retinal arc 10.6 mm retinal area 52 mm2 cone:rod ratio mean cone density* mm-2 mean rod

Marc, Robert E.

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Diameter Controlled CVD Synthesis of Single-Walled Carbon Theerapol Thurakitseree1  

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is required for some applications such as electrical circuits1-3 , optical devices4,5 , and solar cells6 the report by Hata et al.16 water-assisted CVD has been widely used to obtain high-yield growth of vertically was significantly reduced by water-assisted reduction. Lastly, many metals have been used as active catalysts

Maruyama, Shigeo

482

Towards stellar effective temperatures and diameters at 1 per cent accuracy for future surveys  

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......Catalog, NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (2003) available at: http://irsa.ipac.caltech.edu/applications/Gator/ . Datson J. , Flynn C., Portinari L. MNRAS (2012) 426:484. Datson J. , Flynn C., Portinari L. (2014) preprint......

L. Casagrande; L. Portinari; I. S. Glass; D. Laney; V. Silva Aguirre; J. Datson; J. Andersen; B. Nordström; J. Holmberg; C. Flynn; M. Asplund

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Near-infrared angular diameters of a few asymptotic giant branch variables by lunar occultations  

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......Archive, http://irsa.ipac.caltech.edu/cgi-bin/Gator/nph-dd?catalog=fp_psc . Di Benedetto G. P. , 1993...Archive, http://irsa.ipac.caltech.edu/cgi-bin/Gator/nph*dd?catalog=iraspsc . Kahane C. , Jura M., 1994......

Tapas Baug; T. Chandrasekhar

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

SEALING LARGE-DIAMETER CAST-IRON PIPE JOINTS UNDER LIVE CONDITIONS  

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Utilities in the U.S. operate over 75,000 km (47,000 miles) of old cast-iron pipes for gas distribution. The bell-and-spigot joints tend to leak as these pipes age. Current repair practices are costly and highly disruptive. The objective of this program is to design, test and commercialize a robotic system capable of sealing multiple cast-iron bell and spigot joints from a single pipe entry point. The proposed system will perform repairs while the pipe remains in service by traveling through the pipe, cleaning each joint surface, and attaching a stainless-steel sleeve lined with an epoxy-impregnated felt across the joint. This approach will save considerable time and labor, avoid traffic disruption, and eliminate any requirement to interrupt service (which results in enormous expense to utilities). Technical challenges include: (1) repair sleeves must compensate for diametric variation and eccentricity of cast-iron pipes; (2) the assembly must travel long distances through pipes containing debris; (3) the pipe wall must be effectively cleaned in the immediate area of the joint to assure good bonding of the sleeve; and (4) an innovative bolt-on entry fitting is required to conduct repair operations on live mains. The development effort is divided into eleven tasks. Task 1--Program Management was previously completed. Two reports, one describing the program management plan and the other consisting of the technology assessment, were submitted to the DOE COR in the first quarter. Task 2--Establishment of Detailed Design Specifications and Task 3--Design and Fabricate Ratcheting Stainless-Steel Repair Sleeves are now well underway. First-quarter activities included conducting detailed analyses to determine the capabilities of coiled-tubing locomotion for entering and repairing gas mains and the first design iteration of the joint-sealing sleeve. The maximum horizontal reach of coiled tubing inside a pipeline before buckling prevents further access was calculated for a wide range of coiled-tubing string designs and pipe environments. Work conducted in the second quarter consisted of: (1) selecting a preferred pan/zoom/tilt camera; (2) initiating design of the digital control electronics and switching power supply for the control and operation of the in-pipe robotic modules; (3) continuing design of the repair sleeve and (4) initial testing of the wall-cleaning device. Most recently, activities in the third quarter included: (1) development of the system's pan/zoom/tilt camera control electronics and operating software, and implementing these in the surface and downhole modules and (2) further testing of the wall-cleaning elements used to clean the inside of the bell and spigot joints. Details of these activities are described in the body of the report along with a summary of events scheduled for the fourth quarter.

Kiran M. Kothari; Gerard T. Pittard

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robust Diameter-Based Thickness Estimation of 3D Objects Xavier Rolland-Nevi`erea,  

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processing pipeline may pro- duce a range of artifacts such as gaps, holes, non-manifold parts and triangle soups. While a thread of research has focused on repairing defect-laden data or removing artifacts

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SEALING LARGE-DIAMETER CAST-IRON PIPE JOINTS UNDER LIVE CONDITIONS  

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Utilities in the U.S. operate over 75,000 km (47,000 miles) of old cast-iron pipes for gas distribution. The bell-and-spigot joints tend to leak as these pipes age. Current repair practices are costly and highly disruptive. The objective of this program is to design, test and commercialize a robotic system capable of sealing multiple cast-iron bell and spigot joints from a single pipe entry point. The proposed system will perform repairs while the pipe remains in service by traveling through the pipe, cleaning each joint surface, and attaching a stainless-steel sleeve lined with an epoxy-impregnated felt across the joint. This approach will save considerable time and labor, avoid traffic disruption, and eliminate any requirement to interrupt service (which results in enormous expense to utilities). Technical challenges include: (1) repair sleeves must compensate for diametric variation and eccentricity of cast-iron pipes; (2) the assembly must travel long distances through pipes containing debris; (3) the pipe wall must be effectively cleaned in the immediate area of the joint to assure good bonding of the sleeve; and (4) an innovative bolt-on entry fitting is required to conduct repair operations on live mains. The development effort is divided into eleven tasks. Task 1-Program Management was previously completed. Two reports, one describing the program management plan and the other consisting of the technology assessment, were submitted to the DOE COR in the first quarter. Task 2-Establishment of Detailed Design Specifications and Task 3-Design and Fabricate Ratcheting Stainless-Steel Repair Sleeves are now well underway. First-quarter activities included conducting detailed analyses to determine the capabilities of coiled-tubing locomotion for entering and repairing gas mains and the first design iteration of the joint-sealing sleeve. The maximum horizontal reach of coiled tubing inside a pipeline before buckling prevents further access was calculated for a wide range of coiled-tubing string designs and pipe environments. Work conducted in the second quarter consisted of: (1) selecting a preferred pan/zoom/tilt camera; (2) initiating design of the digital control electronics and switching power supply for the control and operation of the in-pipe robotic modules; (3) continuing design of the repair sleeve and (4) initial testing of the wall-cleaning device. Activities in the third quarter included: (1) development of the system's pan/zoom/tilt camera control electronics and operating software, and implementing these in the surface and downhole modules and (2) further testing of the wall-cleaning elements used to clean the inside of the bell and spigot joints. Most recently, fourth quarter developments were centered on designing and testing the pipe-wall cleaning device including the selection of the drive motor and its control electronics. In addition, efforts were also focused on the design of the repair sleeve. Details of these activities are described in the body of the report along with a summary of events scheduled for the next quarter.

Kiran M. Kothari; Gerard T. Pittard

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SEALING LARGE-DIAMETER CAST-IRON PIPE JOINTS UNDER LIVE CONDITIONS  

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Utilities in the U.S. operate over 75,000 km (47,000 miles) of old cast-iron pipes for gas distribution. Bell-and-spigot joints that connect pipe sections together tend to leak as these pipes age. Current repair practices are costly and highly disruptive. The objective of this program is to design, test and commercialize a robotic system capable of sealing multiple castiron bell and spigot joints from a single pipe entry point. The proposed system will perform repairs with the pipe in service by traveling through the pipe, cleaning each joint surface, and installing a stainless-steel sleeve lined with an epoxy-impregnated felt across the joint. This approach will save considerable time and labor, minimize excavation, avoid traffic disruption, and eliminate any requirement to interrupt service to customers (which would result in enormous expense to utilities). Technical challenges include: (1) repair sleeves must compensate for diametric variation and eccentricity of old cast-iron pipes; (2) the assembly must travel long distances through pipes containing debris; (3) the pipe wall must be effectively cleaned in the immediate area of the joint to assure good bonding of the sleeve; and (4) an innovative bolt-on entry fitting is required to conduct safe repair operations on live mains.

Kiran M. Kothari; Gerard T. Pittard

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of bubble diameter and solids concentration on bubble stability: Development of a novel analytical approach  

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The properties and thickness of the bubbles in the froth control the flotation process. ... There is no work showing how to measure bubble film composition and thickness by a straightforward ... work, a novel app...

Hong-Jun Liu ???; Wei Zhang ??; Chun-Bao Sun ???

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A Chimney of Low Height to Diameter Ratio for Solar Crops Dryer  

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Sabah, Malaysia is rich with solar energy where the daily mean daylight is ... sunlight can be used effectively in a suitable solar crops drying system. Solar crops dryer with mechanical system is an ... Mechanic...

S. Kumaresan; M. M. Rahman; C. M. Chu…

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The effects of inlet velocity and barrel diameter on cyclone performance  

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by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Code of Federal Regulations _______________ This thesis follows the style and format of the Transactions of the ASAE. 2 (Cooper and Alley, 2002). In order to uphold air pollution regulations, SAPRAs issue... by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Code of Federal Regulations _______________ This thesis follows the style and format of the Transactions of the ASAE. 2 (Cooper and Alley, 2002). In order to uphold air pollution regulations, SAPRAs issue...

Faulkner, William Brock

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - abdominal aortic diameter Sample Search...  

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patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm... . Priaux (Eds) TU Delft, Delft The Netherland, 2006 THE INFLUENCE OF ASYMMETRIC INFLOW IN ABDOMINAL AORTIC... the excess volume of...

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Restoring silvopastures with oak saplings: effects of mulch and diameter class on survival, growth,  

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. Navarro Received: 13 March 2014 / Accepted: 14 August 2014 / Published online: 23 August 2014 � Springer. Sa´nchez- Miranda Á F. B. Navarro AGROECOSOST Research Group, Institute of Agricultural Research

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Development and validation of in vitro systems for measuring norepinephrine-induced luteinizing hormone releasing hormone release from the bovine median eminence  

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and test substances. Neural control of' reproduction, specifically neuro- transmitter control of LHRH is poorly understood in the cow. The central noradrenergic system plays a decisive role in LH release. Since the early work of Markee et al.... In this way, the central nervous system can transfer information to the hypophysis. In the early 1960's several researchers demonstrated the presence of a substance with LH releasing activity in hypothalamic extracts of rats. McCann (1962) formulated...

Case, Kathryn Ann

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Correlation between Median Household Income and LEED Sustainable Site Criteria for Public Transportation Access and a Regression Model Predicting Appraised Unit Value of Unimproved Parcels in Houston, Texas  

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, however, it does not provide any direct economic incentives to the owners and developers. An early research suggested that there was a significant correlation between appraised unit value of a parcel and LEED sustainable site criteria for public...

Ji, Qundi

2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Hypersonic test facilities available in Western Europe for aerodynamic/aerothermal and structure/material investigations  

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...compiled by L. H. Townend Hypersonic test facilities available in Western Europe...brief description of the hypersonic ground test requirements, the paper first gives an...Gottingen, Germany; and (v) the hot-shot test facility F4 of ONERA in Le Fauga, France...

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Silicon micromachined sensors and sensor arrays for shear-stress measurements in aerodynamic flows  

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In this thesis we report on a new micromachined floating-element shear-stress sensor for turbulent boundary layer research. Applications in low shear-stress environments such as turbulent boundary layers require extremely ...

Padmanabhan, Aravind

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Inertial and Aerodynamic Tail Steering of a Meso-scale Legged Robot  

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a constant yaw disturbance to a robotic system, but this mayYaw data for the tail and body were recorded using an OptiTrack 1 motion capture system.

Kohut, Nicholas Jospeh

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New directions in fluid dynamics: non-equilibrium aerodynamic and microsystem flows  

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...shuttle re-entering the atmosphere, or create the optimum...High- temperature plasmas, used both for the...the order of 100500 MHz, to provide enough...2002 Modeling of the plasma jet of a stationary plasma thruster. J. Appl...

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Improving the aerodynamic efficiency of blade profile cascade used in a cooled turbine  

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Good effect from using rotor blade cascades, the pressure side’s profile of which has a bend near the trailing edge at an angle of no larger than 15°, is confirmed from the results of experimental studies.

B. I. Mamaev; M. R. Valeev

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the quasi-steady aerodynamics of normal hovering flight part II: model implementation and evaluation  

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...assumes that mechanical energy can be stored and released...French University in Egypt for his guiding views...and ZJ Wang. 2007 Energy-minimizing kinematics...McArthur. 2010 Span efficiencies of wings at low Reynolds...disk model and span efficiency of flapping flight in...

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