#### Theses/Dissertations from 1992

The importance of input variables to a neural network fault-diagnostic system for nuclear power plants, Terry L. Lanc

Using size sensitivities to guide structural shape optimization , Afshin Mikaili

The influence of high voltage discharge on flat plate drag at low Reynolds number air flow, Frans Soetomo

Wall functions for the k - [epsilon] turbulence model in generalized nonorthogonal curvilinear coordinates , Douglas L. Sondak

An interactive graphical approach to off-line programming, James J. Troy

Using nonlinear sensitivities to estimate eigenvalues and eigenvectors for large design changes , Judith Marie Callicott Vance

#### Theses/Dissertations from 1991

Prediction of diesel engine particulate emission during transient cycles, Qiqing Jiang

Synthesis and analysis of elastic high-speed cam-operated mechanisms , Hsin-Ting Jonathan Liu

Tribological and arc erosion behaviors of copper-refractory metal in situ composites , Ping Liu

Automatic programming of arc welding robots , Srikanth Padmanabhan

A numerical model for a bubble in nucleate pool boiling , Rajendra K. Patil

Ionic structure of methane flames , Timothy Wayne Pedersen

A study of high speed flows in an aircraft transition duct , Bruce A. Reichert

Modification of axial-flow compressor stall margin by variation of stationary blade setting angles , John Paul Rukavina

Control of a very flexible robot in gravity , Jay E. Shannan

Adaptive torque control of a diesel engine for transient test cycles , Taner Tuken

Methods of measuring the solubility and viscosity of lubricating oil/refrigerant mixtures at high discharge pressures and temperatures , Nolan A. Van Gaalen

Elevated temperature erosion studies on some materials for high temperature applications , Jianren Zhou

Measurement of solubility, density, and viscosity of lubricant/refrigerant mixtures for HCFC-22 and HFC-134a, Steven Charles Zoz

#### Theses/Dissertations from 1990

Prediction of steady and unsteady flow and heat transfer over a cylinder in crossflow using a space-time marching algorithm , Brett William Batson

Incorporation of a rectangular void into a three-dimensional neutron diffusion nodal model , Mohamed Boussoufi

On computations of the integrated space shuttle flowfield using overset grids , Ing-Tsau Chiu

Neutron and proton dosimetry at the LAMPF 800-MeV proton accelerator , Dorothy R. Davidson

Photoacoustic spectroscopy applied to on-line measurement of carbon loadings in fluidized bed combustion flue gas, Jeffrey Raymond Dykstra

Fuzzy logic control of a fluidized bed combustor, Stephen J. Koffman

Sensitivity analysis of finite element-based equilibrium problems using Padé approximants , Soon Ki Kwon

Design of an expert system for failed fuel identification and surveillance in EBR-II , Ramin Mikaili

Modeling and control of a two-arm elastic robot in gravity , Chaeyoun Oh

Mathematical model to predict surface finish in end milling of aluminum, Laxmi Narasimham Peri

An experimental and theoretical study of heat transfer effects during a laser-cutting process , Natarajan Rajendran

An unsteady boundary-layer method for internal and external flows with applications to fortification schemes, Thomas Hans Ramin

A feature based approach to the integration of design, manufacturing and process planning, Richard Mark Schulte

Use of continuation methods for kinematic synthesis and analysis , Thiagaraj Subbian

Numerical solution of the steady, compressible, Navier-Stokes equations in two and three dimensions by a coupled space-marching method , Peter Warren TenPas

Automated linearization of nonlinear coupled differential and algebraic equations , Jeffrey Dean Trom

#### Theses/Dissertations from 1989

The SK(N) approximation: a new method for solving integral transport equations , Zekeriya Altaç

Experimental adaptive control of a hydraulic robot , S. Ananthakrishnan

Stochastic memory process and its application to cumulative outage time in nuclear power plants , Mohamad Ali Azarm

Dynamic behavior of seatbelts in rollover situation, Ming-Te Cheng

Computer simulation of plastic deformation in irradiated metals , Üner Çolak

Heat transfer to a stationary and moving sphere immersed in a fluidized bed , Chetan Jitendra Desai

Heat transfer and combustion in a two-bed fluidized combustor , James Everett Foley

A dual-potential formulation of the Navier-Stokes equations , Steven Gerard Gegg

Simulation of time-dependent compressible viscous flows using central and upwind-biased finite-difference techniques , Edward Joseph Hall

Gravitational and coupling effects in modeling of an elastic robot arm , Alan Matthew Hufnagel

A modular nodal method for solving the neutron transport equation using spherical harmonics in two dimensions , Feyzi Inanc

Theoretical and experimental studies on flame propagation and quenching of powdered fuels , Se-Won Kim

Development of a transient diesel exhaust emissions measurement system, Bennett Clark Murray

Multizone modeling of a fumigated diesel engine , Pradheepram Ottikkutti

Effect of electrically driven particles on air flow in a rectangular duct , Ahmed Mohie El-Din Saad Sarhan

Thermal hydraulic aspects of an unconventional liquid metal reactor , Cemal Niyazi Sökmen

Interactive optimization of mechanical systems with multiple performance requirements , Gopichand Somayajula

#### Theses/Dissertations from 1988

Development of a sensor for the continuous measurement of oil concentration in a refrigeration system , James Jay Baustian

Implementation of an expert system for xenon spatial control in pressurized water reactors , Sun-Kyo Chung

Stage effects on stalling and recovery of a high-speed 10-stage axial-flow compressor , William Ward Copenhaver

A symbolic formulation for equations of motion of multibody systems , Alan G. Lynch

The effect of oil on heat transfer and pressure drop during evaporation and condensation of refrigerant inside augmented tubes , Lynn Michael Schlager

Reprocessing of long-cooled nuclear fuel: Process description and plant design , Okan H. Zabunoglu

#### Theses/Dissertations from 1987

Interferometric study of natural convection heat transfer from a vertical flat plate with transverse roughness elements , Sushil Hiroo Bhavnani

The numerical and analytical study of bifurcation and multicellular flow instability due to natural convection between narrow horizontal isothermal cylindrical annuli at high Rayleigh numbers , Daniel Bartholemew Fant

Development of two-group, two-dimensional, frequency dependent detector adjoint function based on the nodal method , Soli T. Khericha

A three-dimensional nodal solution for the frequency dependent neutron diffusion equation , Abdulghani M. Melaibari

A three-dimensional dual potential procedure for rotational flows , Kuditipudi Venkatram Rao

Disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level waste: design and technical/economic analysis , Jordi Roglans-Ribas

Combining sensitivity methods and computer graphics for interactive analysis of vibration modes, Judith Marie Callicott Vance

Effects of free stream turbulence, Reynolds number, and incidence angle on axial turbine cascade performance , S. B. Vijayaraghavan

An experimental and theoretical study of a hydronic radiant ceiling panel heating system , Zhuanglin Zhang

#### Theses/Dissertations from 1986

Sensitivity analysis approach for robust probabilistic risk assessment , Shahid Ahmed

Pool boiling from GEWA surfaces in water and R-113 , Zahid Hussain Ayub

Formulation and analysis of higher order finite difference approximations to the neutron diffusion equation , Mohammed Benghanem

Development of a polynomial nodal model to the multigroup transport equation in one dimension , Masoud Feiz

Unsteady flows in a single-stage transonic axial-flow fan stator row , Michael Dale Hathaway

Augmentation of in-tube evaporation and condensation with micro-fin tubes using refrigerants R-113 and R-22 , Jatin C. Khanpara

Application of viscous-inviscid interaction methods to transonic turbulent flows , Daesung Lee

Effect of microstructure and mechanical properties on the erosion of 18 Ni (250) maraging steel and aluminum alloys , Mahmood Naim

Investigation of turbulence promoting inserts for augmenting heat transfer from gases in tubes , Velumylum Nirmalan

General correlations for pressure drop and heat transfer for single-phase turbulent flows in ribbed tubes , Tiruvadi Srinivasa Ravigururajan

Vibration identification of nuclear reactor components by statistical analysis of neutron noise , John Thomas Sankoorikal

Ride and handling models of a vehicle with active suspensions, Jay E. Shannan

#### Theses/Dissertations from 1985

Dynamics and control of spin-stabilized spacecraft with sloshing fluid stores , Daniel Eugene Hill

A boundary layer computational model for predicting the flow and heat transfer in sudden expansions , Jeffrey P. Lewis

Heat transfer characteristics of simulated microelectronic chips under normal and enhanced conditions , Kyung-Am Park

Measurements of the flow and thermal characteristics of turbulent jets in cross flow , Sherif Ahmed Sherif

#### Theses/Dissertations from 1984

Prediction of laminar flows over a rearward-facing step using the partially-parabolized Navier-Stokes equations, Ing-Tsau Chiu

Falling film evaporation on horizontal tubes with smooth and structured surfaces , Ming-Chien Chyu

Heat transfer enhancement downstream of vortex generators on a flat plate , Aly Youssef Turk

Reliability analysis for the emergency power system of a pressurized water reactor facility during a loss of offsite power transient , See-Meng Wong

#### Theses/Dissertations from 1983

Development and application of a decision methodology for the planning of nuclear research and development in Saudi Arabia , Waleed Hussain Abulfaraj

Simulation of plenum thermo-hydraulics in a liquid metal fast breeder reactor under a buoyancy-affected condition , Min-jen Chen

Time-optimal control strategies for residential heating systems using state-space techniques , Roy R. Crawford

Quantitative assessment of human contribution to risk in nuclear power plants , Abdallah Ahmad Ezzedin

Application of viscous-inviscid interaction to separated flows with heat transfer including rearward-facing step flows, Edward Joseph Hall

A calculation procedure for the partially-parabolized Navier-Stokes equations in transformed coordinates for two-dimensional flow in channels of variable cross-section, Philip Charles Eberhardt Jorgenson

Analysis of the nine-point finite difference approximation for the heat conduction equation in a nuclear fuel element , Mohamed Kadri

The transformation strain dependence on applied stress in equiatomic nickel-titanium alloys of powder metallurgical origin , Peter Ramon

Electrical breakdown and ignition of an electrostatic particulate suspension , Tae-U Yu

#### Theses/Dissertations from 1982

Assessment of the impact of fueling machine failure on the safety of CANDU-PHWR, Tawfik Ahmed Al-Kusayer

A method to characterize air exchange in residences for evaluation of indoor air quality , Eduardo Alberto Baptista Maldonado