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    • Temperature Measurements Of N-Heptane Injection And Combustion In The Ignition Quality Tester (LQT™) 

      Hmood, Osama; Matilda, Edgar; Gardiner, Dave; Menard, Luc; Ramadan, Omar; Wilcox, Aaron; Webster, Gary (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      An experimental work has been conducted to investigate the ignition of n-heptane in the ignition quality tester (IQT™) by using fine gage thermocouples. A set of eight butt-welded exposed junction thermocouples (TCs) were ...
    • Testing Analysis of Freezing Phenomenon in Conventional Carbon Steel Pipes 

      Rezvani Rad, Milad; Marsden, Rick; McDonald, André (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Solidification of water in closed piping systems is a common phenomenon in both the industrial and residential sectors. In some cases, the resulting damage may be both costly and dangerous and thus warrants attention. ...
    • Thermal And Hydraulic Performance Of A Novel Evaporator Coil For Refrigeration Systems 

      Elkady, Hossam; Elsharqawy, Mostafa; Saad, Sameh; Ahmed, Kazi (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      With increasing energy cost and constraints on emission standards, there is a strong need to reduce energy consumption and/or increase equipment efficiency. Refrigeration systems are the third largest use of electricity ...
    • Thermal Conductivity Of Advanced Architected Cellular Materials 

      Mirabolghasemi, Armin; Akbarzadeh, Hamid; Rodrigue, Denis; Therriault, Daniel (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
    • Thermal Conductivity Of Beta-Arsenene Under Biaxial Tensile Strain: A First Principle Study 

      Taheri, Armin; Da Silva, Carlos; Amon, Cristina (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      A first principle study is conducted to explore the phonon thermal transport in a buckled arsenene monolayer (Beta-As) subjected to tensile strain. The results showed that the thermal conductivity first decreases with ...
    • Thermal Management For Efficient Fast Refill Of Compressed Natural Gas 

      Lan, Aiqing; Li, Ri; Brinkerhoff, Joshua (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      As an alternative fuel, compressed natural gas (CNG) plays an important role fueling transportation. Like driving other types of vehicles, drivers of CNG-powered vehicles prefer to refill on-board CNG tanks in a short time, ...
    • Thermal Management of Electrical and Electronic Systems Using PCM 

      Alomair, Yazeed A.; Alomair, Muath; Tasnim, Syed; Abdullah, Hussein A.; Mahmud, Shohel (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      The present experimental research investigates transient thermal performance of a PCM-based thermal management system for cooling electronics components. The proposed system consists of a heatsink that is submerged into ...
    • Thermal management of PQ transformer for a passively cooled power module 

      Dey, Anshuman; Shafiei, Navid; Khandekar, Rahul; Lau, Kevin; Eberle, Wilson; Li, Ri (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      In this paper we study the thermal performance of a 5 kW rectifier module experimentally and numerically, with the aim of changing the cooling methodology from an active cooled (fan cooled) to a passively cooled system. ...
    • Towards A Conceptual Model Of Design Team Learning In Mechanical Engineering Education 

      Ha, Minha; Czekanski, Aleksander (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Design education is the backbone of the undergraduate Mechanical Engineering (ME) curriculum at Lassonde School of Engineering (LSE). ME students take project-based design courses every year of their program. Students in ...
    • A Two-Stage Conversion Process For Az31B Corrosion 

      Wang, Jie; Jahed, Hamid; Pang, Xin (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Permanganate phosphate coating is considered as one of the most promising alternative coatings to chromate conversion coating because of the similarity between permanganate and chromate. However, the permanganate phosphate ...
    • Using Visco-Plastic Lubrication For Suspension Transportation 

      Garmeh, Saeed; Dolatabadi, Ali; Karimfazli, Ida (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      This study focuses on a common problem in suspension plasma spraying called clogging. Different mechanisms causing that issue are described and a technique called visco-plastic lubrication is introduced as a solution to ...
    • Vibration Analysis Of A Double Circular Pzt Actuator For A Valveless Micropump 

      Parsi, Behzad; Zhang, Lihong; Masek, Vlastimil (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      In the conventional mechanical micropumps, the motion from one component (such as gear or diaphragm) produces pressure difference, which is needed to move fluid. In this paper, we propose a new method to use double PZT ...
    • Vibration Control Of Downtown Toronto High-Rise Development 

      Noormohamed, Ali; Mercan, Oya; Fathieh, Amirahmad (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      In this industry-academia collaboration, a multi-platform hybrid numerical simulation was performed to assess the effectiveness of a tuned liquid damper (TLD) to be installed in a high-rise condominium located in Downtown ...
    • Vibration Isolation Of A Carbon Nanotube Filled With A Mass Chain 

      Lu, Lu; Ru, C.Q. (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Vibration isolation is one of the most prominent characteristics of elastic metamaterial with negative effective mass. In this work, we show that a carbon nanotube filled with a linear mass chain can behave like an elastic ...
    • Vision-Based Relative State And Inertia Ratio Estimation Of Unknown Targets 

      Feng, Qian; Pan, Quan; Zhu, Zheng Hong; Hou, Xiaolei; Liu, Yong (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      This paper develops an algorithm to estimate the relative pose, motion, and inertia ratio of an unknown target using stereoscopic vision. First, the positions and velocities of detected feature points on the spacecraft are ...
    • Vortex-Induced Vibrations Of A Low-Tension Cable-Sheave System Modeled Using Nonlinear Finite Elements 

      Westin, Cassidy; Irani, Rishad A. (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      This work presents a finite element model of a cablesheave system constructed to model cable vibrations due to vortex shedding in low-tension cases. The study assesses the potential for vortex shedding to lead to detachment ...
    • Water Droplet Impact And Spreading On A Narrow Gap 

      Bouchard, Jordan; Chandra, Sanjeev (CSME-SCGM, 2018-11)
      The impact and spreading of a water droplet on a gap between two parallel plates has been studied experimentally. A deionized water droplet (2.03 mm diameter) impacted the plates at velocities of 0.06, 0.5, 1.0, and 1.5 ...
    • Wave Interaction Of Partially Immersed Semicircular Breakwater Suspended On Piles Using Flow-3D 

      Abozaid, Ahmed; Mahmod, Wael; Koraim, Ayman; Heikal, Elsadekl; Fath, Hassan (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      This paper experimentally investigates the wave transmission through partially immersed semicircular breakwater suspended on two rows of circular piles. Different wave and structure parameters have been investigated such ...
    • Wind Loads On Cyclists Due To Passing Vehicles 

      Lubitz, William David; Rubie, Bryan (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      Continuous wave photoacoustics has been under investigation for more than a decade. Matched-filtering and pulse compression techniques, which use a chirp waveform as input light source, have been implemented into this ...
    • Wind Turbine Wake Effect Visualization And LiDAR Measurement Techniques 

      Mckinnon, Michael; Johnson, David (CSME-SCGM, 2018-05)
      The expansion of wind energy development has resulted in larger wind farms and closer placement of turbines to utilize the space available. Each turbine produces a wake that affects downstream turbines, which causes issues ...

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