This research evaluates the applicability to microcomputers of various methods for determining the solution of large systems of simultaneous linear algebraic equations. Such systems of equations characterize physical systems often encountered in...
The effect of nonstirred aqueous portland cement solution on the corrosion rates of zinc and cadmium metal using Tafel extropolation and linear polarization measurements has been investigated. Results indicate that for the corrosion systems under...
Until the early 1980s, most digital simulation models of reasonably complex systems required the use of a mainframe for a solution to be obtained in a timely manner. Recently, the declining prices of computer memory, operating systems, and modern...
Based on a two-phase boundary layer approach, a computational model is proposed to estimate the thickness of the waterfilm due to rain on the upper surface of an airfoil. The coupling between the air boundary layer and the water film is established...
This research report discussed modern sample and hold theory and techniques and then uses them to develop a new differential sampling concept to solve a real engineering problem, involving the synchronous demodulation of three amplitude modulated...
A mathematical model is presented for the problem of determining the two-dimensional temperature distribution resulting from the discharge of a heated effluent into a shallow, quiescent receptacle. The physical model ofr the problem is the...
The use of computer graphics has broughta bout a universal means of depicting phenomena or solving engineering problems. The combination of graphic and computer skills offers a solution to a number of technical needs. One major area that computer...
This paper examine a passive cooling systme for a humid climate. This system will be divided into two parts, a radiative system and an evaporative system combined into a roof pond system. Performance of the radiative system will be enhanced...
For this report, four municipal services provided by the City of Lakeland were studied. The environmental impact of these services was discussed. Recommendations were made for solutions to problems found. It was found that the water supply...
Any structural analysis which gives stresses and displacements for some predefined structure is governed by some physical domain of loading, geometry and boundary conditions. Let this domain be called the structures "problem space." In applying...
Conventional modal analysis is performed using FFT Analyzers with modal analysis software developed by one of many test/analysis software vendors. The analysis is performed in the frequency domain using frequency response functions. A recent...
The maintenance and supply system of the Atlantic Missile Range Communications Network (AMRCN) is modeled to determine the optimum level of men and parts which must be available at Cape Kennedy, the source of supply, in order to minimize the level...
The field of computer graphics has continued to provide an efficient means of depicting information about complex phenomena for its users. It has become a widely used tool through which the user may manipulate data to generate a different...
The boundary integral technique was implemented in a computer code for the general static analysis of three dimensional elastic solids. The was based on a formulation of the problem in which the governing boundary equation is developed from the...
The College of Engineering at the University of Central Florida has a flight simulator. This simulator was built as a stand-alone Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) training aid. The college has attempted on several occasions to augment this simulator...
An analysis of an operational industrial acetone reclamation system is performed to performed to ascertain the possibility of its adaptation ot solar thermal energy augmentation using fixed orientation, flat plate solar collectors. Currently, the...
Given a transfer function for a differential equation model, an approach for obtaining a solution is by way of bilinear transformation. The bilinear transform approach is a numberical integration scheme which gives a discrete approximation to the...
Drinkiing water samples provided by Orlando Utilities from various locations and from Florida Technological University were analyzed for organohalides. Compounds tentatively identified were 0.0024 mg/l DDT, 0.003 mg/l phosdrin, 0.00036 mg/l BHC,...
The objectives of this research were to quantify formaldehyde consumption due to plating and parasitic reactions and determine the magnitude and distribution of formaldehyde losses from the electroless copper plating process. Plating and rinse...
Design curves are developed to simplify solution of the Hantush (1967) equation for goundwater mound build-up under a rectangular recharge basin. Curves are developed by analyzing a large number of solutions to the theoretical equation. Two sets...