Projects in Scientific Computing

New Technology and Manufacturing Processes

MANUFACTURING PROCESS DESIGN

Burn Again Turbine
Combustion and Rotor-Stator Interaction in Turbine Stage
Paul Cizmas, Texas A&M University.


Clean Power
Simulations of Lean, Pre-Mix Combustion in Power-Generating Turbines
George Richards, National Energy Technology Laboratory


Turn, Turn, Turn
Parallel Computation of Rotor-Stator Interaction in Turbines
Paul Cizmas, Westinghouse Science and Technology Center
Ravi Subramanya, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center


Cars Lite
Computational Modeling of Aluminum Automobile Components at ALCOA
Edmund Chu, ALCOA Technical Center


Molecular Spaghetti
Studies of Concentrated Polymer Solutions in Strong Flows
Gary Leal, University of California, Santa Barbara


Liquid Steel
Modeling Steel Metallurgy in Continuous Casting Tundishes
Achilles Vassilicos & A.K. Sinha, U.S. Steel Technical Center


Heavyduty Lightweighting
Aluminum Can Design with Finite Element Methods
A. B. Trageser & R. B. Dick, ALCOA Laboratories


SEMICONDUCTOR DESIGN AND PRODUCTION

Travels with Silicon
Temperature-Dependent Properties, Diffusion and Growth on the Si(100) Surface
Jerzy Bernholc, North Carolina State University


Thin Chips, Hot Gas & Cool Jets
Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition of Compound Semiconductors
Triantafillos J. Mountziaris, State University of New York at Buffalo


DESIGN OF NEW MATERIALS

Dancing with Electrons
Magnetic Properties of Thin Films
Arthur J. Freeman, Northwestern University


The Amazing Metal Sponge
Constant Chemical Potential Simulations of Palladium-Hydride
Khalid A. Mansour, Cray Research, Inc.
Ralph J. Wolf, Westinghouse Savannah River Company


Quantum Blacksmiths
Simulations of Stress-Corrosion Resistant Ultrahigh-Strength Steels
Gregory B. Olson, Northwestern University


Absorbing Work
Fluid Behavior in Pores and Pore Networks
Keith E. Gubbins, Cornell University


AEROSPACE ENGINEERING AND DESIGN

Flutter in the Sky
Predicting the Aeroelastic Behavior of High-Performance Aircraft
Charbel Farhat, University of Colorado at Boulder


Mystery of the Wrong Orbit
Launch Vehicle Simulations with a Concurrent Navier-Stokes Solver
Stephen Taylor, California Institute of Technology