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Computer simulation of the steady-state thermodynamic processes and piston ring wear for a multi-stage intercooled reciprocating air compressor
(Virginia Tech, 1988)
The objectives of this research are the prediction of the thermodynamic behavior of a multi-stage intercooled reciprocating compressor and its progressive loss of performance due to leakage. A theoretical model is developed ...
Interactive calculation of cross-sectional areas for aircraft design and analysis
(Virginia Tech, 1988-08-05)
</p> <p>Discussed is the development of two computer programs for the calculation of cross-sectional areas for existing aircraft and aircraft concepts. The first program allows the user to display aircraft described in ...
Mobility analysis of variable geometry trusses
(Virginia Tech, 1988-02-05)
<p>Parallel manipulators are being thought of as a solution to many problems involving control and manipulation. They offer significant advantages over serial manipulators in terms of increased strength and rigidity. ...
Design and development of an odorless toilet
(Virginia Tech, 1988)
The design and development of a novel system for removing odorous gases from toilets is presented. A review of the numerous existing patents for mechanical systems designed to deodorize commodes, none of which is fully ...
Higher order approximation for combined mode heat transfer in building insulations
(Virginia Tech, 1988-01-05)
</p> <p>For heat transfer through building insulations such as fiberglass, radiation and conduction are important modes of heat transfer. Moreover, materials like fiberglass scatter radiation in a highly anisotropic manner. ...
Development and design of a test device for cartilage wear studies
(Virginia Tech, 1988-12-04)
Articular cartilage is a material with the appearance of simplicity and uniformity, but the chemical and biological structure of this material is very complex and not yet known in every detail. Our knowledge of cartilage ...
A planar comparison of actuators for vibration control of flexible structures
(Virginia Tech, 1988-05-12)
Identifiability and parameter estimation in rail vehicle dynamics
(Virginia Tech, 1988-05-24)
A study of the large-scale structure in a supersonic slot injected flow field
(Virginia Tech, 1988-06-15)
Nonlinear finite element analysis of a laminated composite plate with nonuniform transient thermal loading
(Virginia Tech, 1988-03-25)
<p>Metal plates are being replaced by lighter but equally strong laminated composite plates in order to improve efficiency and increase performance of aerospace vehicles. But because of the complex construction of laminated ...