Now showing items 63-82 of 136

    • Improved Temporal Stability of Polymethine Laser Dyes in Aqueous Solutions 

      Hackett, C.E.; Dewey, C.F. Jr (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, 1973)
      Polymethine laser dyes which fluoresce in the near infrared in organic solvents generally exhibit poor temporal stability at room temperature. Two typical laser-pumped polymethine dyes in aqueous solutions containing ...
    • The influence of return bends on the downstream pressure drop and condensation heat transfer in tubes 

      Traviss, Donald P.; Rohsenow, Warren M. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Heat Transfer Laboratory, [1971], 1971)
      The influence of return bends on the downstream pressure drop and heat transfer coefficient of condensing refrigerant R-12 was studied experimentally. Flow patterns in glass return bends of 1/2 to 1 in. radius and 0.315 ...
    • Influence of surface roughness and waviness upon thermal contact resistance 

      Yovanovich, M. Michael; Rohsenow, Warren M. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1967], 1967)
      This work deals with the phenomenon of thermal resistance between contacting solids. Attention is directed towards contiguous solids possessing both surface roughness and waviness. When two such surfaces are brought together ...
    • An Integrated Dynamic Market Mechanism for Real-time Markets and Frequency Regulation 

      Shiltz, Dylan; Cvetkovic, Milos; Annaswamy, Anuradha M. (2015-04-21)
    • Interpreting Photoactive Fluorescence Microscopy Measurements of Steady-State Actin Dynamics 

      Tardy, Y.; McGrath, J.L.; Hartwig, J.H.; Dewey, C.F. (Biophysical Society, 1995)
      A continuum model describing the steady-state actin dynamics of the cytoskeleton of living cells Has been developed to aid in the interpretation of photoactivated fluorescence experiments. In a simplified cell geometry, ...
    • Investigation of heat transfer augmentation through use of internally finned and roughened tubes : final summary report 

      Bergles A. E.; Brown, G. S.; Lee, R. A.; Simonds, Richard R.; Snider, Warren Dean. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Heat Transfer Laboratory, [1970], 1970)
      This report summarizes a three-year program concerned with obtaining basic design information for tubes having a random roughness on the inside wall (RID) and tubing having continuous internal fins (Forge Fin). Test apparatus ...
    • Lasing Efficiency and Photochemical Stability of IR Laser 

      Oettinger, Peter E.; Dewey, C. Forbes Jr (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, 1976)
      The lasing efficiencies and photochemical stabilities of laser dyes useful in the 710-1080-nm spectral region have been investigated using a Q-switched ruby laser pumping source. The measured bleaching rates P defined ...
    • Liquid and gas distributions in a two-phase boiling analogy 

      Wallis, Graham B.; Griffith, P. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Industrial Cooperation, [1958], 1958)
      This report contains a description of the design and operation of an experimental appats for the analysis of two-phase flows similar to thom occuwring in boiler tubes at low pressures. Velocity and denuity profiles of ...
    • The Measurement, interpretation and use of unsteady momentum fluxes in two-phase flow. 

      Yih, Tien Sieh; Griffith, P. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1967], 1967)
      The steady and unsteady components of the momentum flux in a two-phase flow have been measured at the exit of a vertical pipe by means of an impulse technique using a turning tee and beam. Different electrical filters have ...
    • Mechanics of nonlinear short-wave generation by a moored near-surface buoy 

      Zhu, Q.; Liu, Y.; Tjavaras, A.A.; Triantafyllou, M.S.; Yue, D.K.P. (Cambridge University Press, 1999)
      We consider the nonlinear interaction problem of surface waves with a tethered near-surface buoy. Our objective is to investigate mechanisms for nonlinear short surface wave generation in this complete coupled wave-buoy-cable ...
    • Mechanism and behavior of nucleate boiling heat transfer to the alkalai liquid metals 

      Deane, Charles William; Rohsenow, Warren M. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Heat Transfer Laboratory, [1969], 1969)
      A model of boiling heat transfer to the alkali liquid metals is postulated from an examination of the events and phases of the nucleate boiling cycle. The model includes the important effect of microlayer evaporation which ...
    • Mechanism of dropwise condensation 

      Umur, Aydin; Griffith, P. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1963], 1963)
      From a study of surface phenomena, information is obtained about conditions under which net condensation can occur. An experimental examination of the surface, using an optical method capable of detecting thin films of ...
    • The mechanism of heat transfer in nucleate pool boiling 

      Han, Chi-Yeh; Griffith, P. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Division of Sponsored Research, [1962], 1962)
      A criterion is developed for bubble initiation from a gas filled cavity on a surface in contact with a superheated layer of liquid. It is found that the temperature of bubble initiation on a given surface is a function of ...
    • Mechanism of nucleate pool boiling heat transfer to sodium and the criterion for stable boiling 

      Shai, Isaac (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Engineering Projects Laboratory, [1967], 1967)
      A comparison between liquid metals and other common fluids, like water, is made as regards to the various stages of nucleate pool boiling. It is suggested that for liquid metals the stage of building the thermal layer plays ...
    • The mechanism of void formation in initially subcooled systems 

      Griffith, P.; Snyder, George A. (Cambridge, Mass., M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1963], 1963)
      When an initially subcooled, water filled system undergoes a transient in heat flux or pressure such that bubbles form, the most important variable which determines the volume of the resulting void is the number of bubbles ...
    • The mechanism of void formation in initially subcooled systems 

      Griffith, P.; Snyder, George A. (Cambridge, Mass., M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1963], 1963)
      When an initially subcooled, water filled system undergoes a transient in heat flux or pressure such that bubbles form, the most important variable which determines the volume of the resulting void is the number of bubbles ...
    • A Mechanistic Model of the Actin Cycle 

      Bindschadler, M.; Osborn, E. A.; Dewey, C. F. Jr; McGrath, J. L. (Biophysical Society, 2004-05)
      We have derived a broad, deterministic model of the steady-state actin cycle that includes its major regulatory mechanisms. Ours is the first model to solve the complete nucleotide profile within filaments, a feature that ...
    • A method of correlating heat transfer data for surface boiling of liquids 

      Rohsenow, Warren M. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Division of Industrial Cooporation, [1951], 1951)
      A method based an a logical uxplanation of the meani of beat transfer associated with the boiling process is presented for correlating heat transfer data for nucleate boiling of liquids for the case of pool boiling. Tbe ...
    • Model of critical heat flux in subcooled flow boiling 

      Fiori, Mario P.; Bergles A. E. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1968], 1968)
      The physical phenomenon occurring before and at the critical heat flux (CHF) for subcooled flow boiling has been investigated. The first phase of this study established the basic nature of the flow structure at CHF. A ...
    • A Model-based Dynamic Toll Pricing Strategy for Controlling Highway Traffic 

      Phan, Thao; Annaswamy, Anuradha; Yanakiev, Diana; Tseng, Eric (2015-10-07)
      A model-based approach to dynamic toll pricing has been developed to provide a systematic method for determining optimal freeway pricing schemes. A novel approach is suggested for alleviating congestion, which utilizes ...