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On the energetics of primary and secondary instabilities in plane Poiseuille flow
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1985)
The phenomenon of transition in a laminar flow has been a topic of continued interest for many years. Recent experiments in shear flows have revealed a series of instabilities that lead to breakdown to turbulence. We have ...
Development of models for detection of automobile driver impairment
(Virginia Tech, 1985-08-05)
Two of the leading causes of automobile accidents are driver impairment due to alcohol and drowsiness. Apparently, a relatively large percentage of these accidents occur because drivers are unaware of the degree to which ...