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    • Preparation and Properties of Nanoparticle-enhanced Composite Phase Change Material with Ceramic Porous Media 

      Li, Runfeng; Zhou, Yang; Duan, Xili (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Nanoparticle-enhanced tailing-paraffin composite phase change material (NCPCM) is fabricated by spontaneous melt infiltration. Industrial waste-iron tailing is used as raw material to prepare ceramic porous carrier with a ...
    • Preparing and Coordinating Undergraduate Engineering Design Projects 

      Carrick, Roger; Czekanski, Aleksander (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Design projects have become common in engineering classrooms. Earlier exposure to and training in the design engineering process hold much value for an enriched experience and an in-depth understanding of engineering design. ...
    • A Procedure For Performance Experimental Analysis Of A Globe Control Valve 

      Hoursan, Hesam; Moradi, Mohamad; Hadjiazim, Mohammad Omid; Ahmadian, Mohammad Taghi; Barari, Ahmad (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Control valves are known as the final control element in hydraulic closed/open loops of modern process industries around the world. Proper selection of control valve leads to enhanced performance curve of the hydraulic ...
    • Progress in Canadian Mechanical Engineering 

      Czekanski, Aleksander (York University Libraries, 2018-05-30)
      Published proceedings of the 2018 Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME) International Congress, hosted by York University, 27-30 May 2018.
    • Propeller Performance In Presence Of Freestream 

      Hedayatpour, Mojtaba; Mehrandezh, Mehran; Janabi-Sharifi, Farrokh (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      This paper presents mathematical modeling for thrust force and moments generated by a propeller. In particular, the effects of freestream on propeller’s performance are investigated. We introduce some of the applications ...
    • Quantitative Natural Gas Discrimination For Pipeline Leak Detection Through Time-Series Analysis of an MOS Sensor Response 

      Barriault, Matthew; Montazeri, Mahyar Mohaghegh; O'Brien, Allen; Najjaran, Homayoun; Hoorfar, Mina (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      In order to detect natural gas pipeline leaks, ethane in the natural gas must be discriminated from background methane emissions. Our gas detection apparatus is well-suited for this application due to its flexibility and ...
    • Review Paper On Digital Manufacturing & Design 

      Singh, Mukhtiar (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      The transformation is happening through digital manufacturing and design (DM&D) – a shift from paper-based processes to digital processes in the manufacturing industry.as technology is having a huge impact on the ways ...
    • Robust Cooperative Close Formation Flight Control Of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 

      Zhang, Qingrui; Liu, Hugh H. T. (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      This paper investigates the close formation control problem of multiple unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). A robust cooperative control algorithm is proposed in light of the uncertainty and disturbance estimation technique. ...
    • Scaling And Machine Learning Analysis Of Turbulent Fluxes Of Momentum And Heat In The Microclimate Of An Urban Canyon 

      Moradi, Mohsen; Lubitz, William D.; Krayenhoff, E. Scott; Aliabadi, Amir A. (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Turbulent flow inside the urban roughness sublayer, despite its complexities, plays a crucial role in the microclimate of the built environment. The parameterization of flow in the urban roughness sublayer provides a better ...
    • Sensor Filtering And Position Tracking Of A Simulated Planar Bipedal Robot 

      Rossi, Stefano; Gadsden, Stephen Andrew (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      The development of a humanoid robot is a very prevalent area of research today. Legged robots have many advantages over wheeled robots on rough or uneven terrains, and are more suitable for an everyday household setting, ...
    • Shaker Vibration Test Of Epoxy Composites Reinforced With Pristine And Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes 

      Rafiee, Mohammad; Nitzsche, Fred; Labrosse, Michel (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      The vibration and damping characteristics of epoxy composites reinforced with pristine and functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) were investigated experimentally with potential use as integral passive damping ...
    • Shear Layer Instabilities In A Counter-Flowing Wall Jet 

      Sharma, Sachin; Jesudhas, Vimaldoss (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Counter-flowing wall jets are often used in heat transfer and combustion applications. While several experimental and numerical studies have been conducted to evaluate the characteristics of counter-flowing wall jets, their ...
    • Simulating Layup Defects During Tow Steering In Automated Fiber Placement 

      Bakhshi, Nima; Hojjati, Mehdi (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) offers valuable advantages which make this technology a suitable candidate for producing high-quality parts in the aerospace industry. However, there are limitations: number of defects may ...
    • Smelling Through Microfluidic Olfaction Technology 

      Mehrabi, Pouria; Hui, Justin; Montazeri, Mahyar Mohaghegh; Nguyen, Kim Tien; Logel, Abigail; O'Brian, Allen; Hoorfar, Mina (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Detection of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the exhaled breath is found to be a promising method to diagnose different diseases. The amount of alcohol or drugs absorbed/inhaled in the body can also be measured using ...
    • Sonification of Flow Instabilities in CFD Aneurysm Models 

      MacDonald, Daniel E.; Natarajan, Thangam; Windeyer, Richard C.; Coppin, Peter W.; Steinman, David A. (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Recent investigations using image-based computational flow dynamics (CFD) have revealed turbulent-like blood flow instabilities (hemodynamics) within intracranial cerebral aneurysms and surrounding vasculature, which may ...
    • The Spanwise Variation Of Roof-Level Turbulence In A Street Canyon Flow 

      Jaroslawski, Tomek; Savory, Eric; Perret, Laurent; Blackman, Karin (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      The effect of upstream roughness on turbulent street canyon flow is presented. Horizontal measurements were conducted at near roof level of a street canyon using particle image velocimetry in a wind tunnel. Three upstream ...
    • State Of Charge And Parameter Estimation Of Electric Vehicle Batteries 

      Bustos, Richard; Siddique, Abu Raihan Mohammad; Cheema, Taranjit; Gadsden, Stephen Andrew; Mahmud, Shohel (2018-05)
      Due to rising global environmental issues, electric vehicles (EV) are growing in popularity and will eventually replace vehicles that use internal combustion engines (ICE). EVs draw their power from batteries. Batteries ...
    • Strategies For Improving Electrospinability Of Polysulfone 

      Borojeni, Iman Azarian; Zhou, Biao; Eichhorn, S. Holger (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      The overall objective of this study is the fabrication of defect-free electrospun mats of polysulfone (PSU) for applications as a porous support for proton exchange membranes. Electrospinning of PSU from dimethylformamide ...
    • A Study Of The Thermal And Mechanical Properties Of Recycled Crosslinked Hdpe 

      Santos, Jardel Nobrega Dos; Jayaraman, Raghavan (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Crosslinked high-density polyethylene (XHDPE) is used to manufacture large and rigid products, such as fuel tanks, using a rotomolding process. Currently, defective and post-consumer parts are not recycled and sent to ...
    • Synthesis Of Diamond-Like Carbon By Pecvd On Different Substrates For Fuel Cell Applications 

      Alaefour, Ibrahim; Shahgaldi, Samaneh; Zhao, Jian; Li, Xianguo (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Lower cost, lighter weight, and higher electrical conductivity are among many advantages of using metallic bipolar plates (BPs) over the conventional graphitic materials in PEM fuel cell applications. In this study, ...

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