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    • A study of system-induced instabilities in forced-convection flows with subcooled boiling 

      Maulbetsch, John S.; Griffith, P. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1965], 1965)
      A combined analytical and experimental program was carried out to investigate the problem of hydrodynamic stability of forcedconvection flows with boiling. The study was restricted to the flow of water in small channels ...
    • Subcooled flow boiling of fluorocarbons 

      Murphy, Richard Walter; Bergles A. E. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Heat Transfer Laboratory, [1971], 1971)
      A study was conducted of heat transfer and hydrodynamic behavior for subcooled flow boiling of Freon-113, one of a group of fluorocarbons suitable for use in cooling of high-power-density electronic components. Problems ...
    • Supplementary Materials to "Adaptive Output-Feedback Control for A Class of Multi-Input-Multi-Output Plants with Applications to Very Flexible Aircraft" 

      Qu, Zheng; Annaswamy, Anuradha; Lavretsky, Eugene (2016-03-22)
      A dominant presence of parametric model uncertainties motivates an adaptive approach for control of very flexible aircraft (VFA). This paper proposes an adaptive controller that includes a baseline design based on observers ...
    • Supplementary Materials to "Adaptive Output-Feedback Control for Relative Degree Two Systems Based on Closed-Loop Reference Models" 

      Qu, Zheng (2015-09-14)
      Abstract--- In this paper, a new adaptive output-feedback controller for multi-input-multi-output (MIMO) linear plant models with relative degree two is developed. The adaptive controller includes a baseline design based ...
    • Survey and Applications of the 1D Finite Element Method 

      Renteria, Fidel Cano (2021-01-20)
    • Survey and evaluation of techniques to augment convective heat transfer 

      Bergles A. E.; Morton, Harmon Lindsay. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1965], 1965)
      This report presents a survey and evaluation of the numerous techniques which have been shown to augment convective heat transfer. These techniques are: surface promoters, including roughness and treatment; displaced ...
    • A Systems and Control Perspective of CPS Security 

      Dibaji, Seyed Mehran; Pirani, Mohammad; Flamholz, David Bezalel; Annaswamy, Anuradha M.; Johansson, Karl Henrik; e.a. (2019-01-22)
      Abstract—The comprehensive integration of instrumentation, communication, and control into physical systems has led to the study of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), a field that has recently garnered increased attention. ...
    • Tables for solution of the heat-conduction equation with a time-dependent heating rate 

      Bergles A. E. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Heat Transfer Laboratory, [1962], 1962)
      Tables are presented for the solution of the transient onedimensional heat flow in a solid body of constant material properties with the heating rate at one boundary dependent on time. These tables allow convenient and ...
    • Theoretical Estimates of Mechanical Properties of the Endothelial Cell Cytoskeleton 

      Satcher, Robert L. Jr.; Dewey, C. Forbes Jr. (Biophysical Society, 1996)
      Current modeling of endothelial cell mechanics does not account for the network of F-actin that permeates the cytoplasm. This network, the distributed cytoplasmic structural actin (DCSA), extends from apical to basal ...
    • Thermal boundary layer development in dispersed flow film boiling 

      Hull, Lawrence M.; Rohsenow, Warren M. (Cambridge, Mass. : Heat Transfer Laboratory, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Istitute of Technology, [1982], 1982)
      Dispersed flow film boiling consists of a dispersion of droplets which are carried over a very hot surface by their vapor. This process occurs in cryogenic equipment and wet steam turbines. It is also of interest in the ...
    • Thermal contact conductance in a vacuum 

      Yovanovich, M. Michael (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Engineering Projects Laboratory, [1965], 1965)
      The object of this work is to develop analytically equations by which one could predict the thermal contact conductance between contiguous surfaces operating in a vacuum environment. In this work the solution to the problem ...
    • Thermal contact resistance 

      Mikic, B. B.; Rohsenow, Warren M. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1966], 1966)
      This work deals with phenomena of thermal resistance for metallic surfaces in contact. The main concern of the work is to develop reliable and practical methods for prediction of the thermal contact resistance for various ...
    • Thermal contact resistance in a non-ideal joint 

      Roca, Richard T.; Mikic, B. B. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1971], 1971)
      The contact conductance at an interface can be determined by knowing the material and surface properties and the interfacial pressure distribution. This pressure distribution can be influenced strongly by the roughness of ...
    • Thermal contact resistance with non-uniform interface pressures 

      McMillan, Robert; Mikic, B. B. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Engineering Projects Laboratory, [1970], 1970)
      This work considers the effect of roughness and waviness on interfacial pressure distributions and interfacial contact resistance. It is shown that for moderate roughness the contour area could be substantially different ...
    • Thermal non-equilibrium in dispersed flow film boiling in a vertical tube 

      Forslund, Robert Paul; Rohsenow, Warren M. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1966], 1966)
      The departure from thermal equilibrium between a dispersed liquid phase and its vapor at high quality during film boiling is investigated, The departure from equilibruim is manifested by the high resistance to heat transfer ...
    • The thermodynamics of bubbles 

      Clark, John A. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Industrial Cooperation, [1956], 1956)
      This paper outlines those concitions annanded by the laws of thermodynamics for equilibriza betwoen the vapor in a bubble and the surrounding liquid and then employs these concepts with a nucleation theory in an atteapt ...
    • Three-dimensional flow structures and vorticity control in fish-like swimming 

      Zhu, Q.; Wolfgang, M.J.; Yue, D.K.P.; Triantafyllou, M.S. (Cambridge University Press, 2002)
      We employ a three-dimensional, nonlinear inviscid numerical method, in conjunction with experimental data from live fish and from a fish-like robotic mechanism, to establish the three-dimensional features of the flow ...
    • Towards Resilient Cyber-Physical Energy Systems 

      Baros, Stefanos; Shiltz, Dylan; Jaipuria, Prateek; Hussain, Alefiya; Annaswamy, Anuradha M. (2017-03-14)
      In this paper, we develop a system-of-systems framework to address cyber-physical resilience, the ability to withstand the combined presence of both cyber attacks and physi-cal faults. This framework incorporates a definition ...
    • Transition boiling heat transfer from a horizontal surface 

      Berenson Paul Jerome (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Industrial Cooperation, [1960], 1960)
      An experiment, utilising a condensing fluid as the heat source, was performed to determine the heat flux vs. temperature difference curve for transition pool boiling from a horisontal surface. The boiling cure was determined ...
    • Transition from film boiling to nucleate boiling in forced convection vertical flow 

      Iloeje, Onwuamaeze C.; Plummer, David N.; Rohsenow, Warren M. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Heat Transfer Laboratory, [1972], 1972)
      The mechanism of collapse of forced cnnvection annular vertical flow film boiling, with liquid core, is investigated using liquid nitrogen at low pressures. The report includes the effect of heat flux from the buss bar. ...