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    • AC Loss Modeling in HTS Machines for Turboelectric Propulsion in Aircraft 

      Phifer, Virginia (2017-08)
      As environmental concern increases, the aircraft industry is looking toward distributed propulsion to improve efficiency and reduce emissions. Superconducting turbo-electric motors and generators replace traditional ...
    • Aeroelastic and Hydrodynamic Loads and Structural Dynamics of Large MW-Scale Offshore Wind Turbines in Shallow-water GOM 

      Yin, Lingling (2015-08)
      Offshore wind energy production has been expanding rapidly worldwide in the past decade owing to the vast wind resources offshore. Increasingly large MW-scale wind turbines are used to improve their costs and efficiency. ...
    • Dispensing Nano-Pico Droplets of Ferrofluids 

      Irajizad, Peyman (2016-12)
      Dispensing miniature volumes of a ferrofluid is of fundamental and practical importance for diverse applications ranging from biomedical devices, optics, and self-assembly of materials. Current dispensing systems are based ...
    • Flow Instabilities in Flute-like Instruments 

      Janjua, Ahmed Nawaz Nawaz (2020-05-22)
      Flute-like instruments have a common working mechanism that consists of blowing across one end of a resonating tube to produce a jet of air that is directed at a sharp edge producing sound. Analysis of operation of flutes ...
    • Fluidic Assisted Fabrication of Elastomer Optical Lenses Using Capillarity 

      Kavishwar, Saket Vivek; 0000-0002-2381-5291 (2019-12)
      Traditional methods of optical glass-based lens fabrication require subtractive manufacturing, which leads to high loss of material and long cycle time. With polymeric lenses, however, additive manufacturing methods work ...
    • Functional Materials for Solar Thermal Energy Harvesting 

      Kashyap, Varun Umesh; 0000-0003-0368-6389 (2019-08)
      Recently, solar heat localization has provided a promising route for efficient solar steam generation and for utilization of solar thermal energy. In this approach, a floating material paradigm localizes the irradiated ...
    • Miniature Axial Flow Blood Pump: Hydraulic Development & Design 

      Smith, Peter Alexander; 0000-0002-0560-6568 (December 2)
      Heart failure is a devastating disease that affects approximately 6.5 million Americans age 20 and older. Nationwide, that represents more than $20 billion in medical costs. Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) have ...
    • On Kinetics of Scale and Gas Hydrate in Oil and Gas Pipelines 

      Masoudi, Ali (August 201)
      Scale formation is a widespread problem in a wide range of industries such as oil and gas, water desalination and food processing. Conventional solutions for this problem including mechanical removal and chemical dissolution ...
    • On Physics of Durable Ice Phobic Surfaces 

      Irajizad, Peyman (2018-12)
      Icephobic surfaces have a critical footprint on human daily lives ranging from aviation systems and infrastructures to energy systems, but creation of these surfaces for low-temperature applications remains elusive. ...