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A report for the year ... of the research and other activities of the Division of Engineering and Applied Science at the California Institute of Technology by California Institute of Technology( )

in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A research report from the Division of Engineering and Applied Science by California Institute of Technology( )

in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A report for ... of the Division of Engineering and Applied Science at the California Institute of Technology by California Institute of Technology( )

in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dispersion of buoyant waste water discharged from outfall diffusers of finite length by Philip J. W Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stability of bottom armoring under the attack of solitary waves by Ehud Naheer( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effects of ambient crossflows and density stratification on the characteristic behavior of round turbulent buoyant jets by Steven Jay Wright( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scour and fill in ephemeral streams : technical report by Michael G Foley( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this report the classical concept that mean bed elevation over an entire stream reach is lowered by scour during flood-wave passage and is restored by deposition in the waning flood phase (mean-bed scour and fill) is challenged. The alternative that both scour and fill occur concurrently at different migrating loci within a reach (local scour and fill) is more consistent with published field data. The field and laboratory investigations reported suggest that mean-bed scour and fill in a uniform channel is minor compared to local scour and fill caused by bedform migration, and that maximum local scour and fill may occur on the waning flood in some instances
Experimental deflection survey of cantilever sectors of uniform thickness by Joseph Luther Garrett( )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

http://www.archive.org/details/experimentaldefl00henr
Design of an instrument for measuring the true vertical velocity of an airplane at moment of contact in landing by Glenn William Burger( )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

http://www.archive.org/details/designofinstrume00burg
Experimental deflection survey of cantilever sectors of uniform thickness by William E Henry( )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this investigation was to experimentally determine deflection data for 0 to 180 degree uniform thickness cantilever sectors. The basic deflection data is presented in the form of influence coefficients that can be utilized in the determination of the deflection of sectors as caused by any regular transverse loading. One phase of the investigation was specifically planned to achieve results that could be compared with an analytical solution of the problem. In addition to the basic experimentation, preliminary investigation was made of the effect of thickness and boundary fixity on the stiffness of cantilever sectors. Deflection modes as calculated from the data of this investigation were in close agreement with those determined by the analytical solution. Agreement in absolute magnitude was of the order of 15 percent for three loading conditions checked. Further investigation into the effect of thickness is considered desirable before the results of this investigation are applied to the determination of deflections for sectors of different thickness from those used in the investigation. The investigation was carried out in the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California
Study of slope instability in the ocean floor (U) by Ronald F Scott( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are three sections to the report: (a) ocean floor soil types and characteristics; (b) stability analysis of submarine slopes; and (c) discussion of problems, with conclusions and recommendations. In the first section the physical and mechanical properties of the soils encountered in various types of ocean-floor terrain are described and summarized in tables and diagrams. The application of conventional subaerial slope stability analyses to ocean-floor soils and their environment is examined in the second section. Some aspects of the stability of underconsolidated soils forming in areas of rapid deposition are given particular attention. Following a summary of the conclusions reached in the study, some detailed recommendations regarding future studies and experimental work are given in the final section of the report. (Author)
The steady-state response of multidegree-of-freedom systems with a spatially localized nonlinearity by Richard K Miller( )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thesis is concerned with the dynamic response of a General multidegree-of-freedom linear system with a one dimensional nonlinear constraint attached between two points. The nonlinear constraint is assumed to consist of rate-independent conservative and hysteretic nonlinearities and may contain a viscous dissipation element. The dynamic equations for general spatial and temporal load distributions are derived for both continuous and discrete systems. The method of equivalent linearization is used to develop equations which govern the approximate steady-state response to generally distributed loads with harmonic time dependence. The qualitative response behavior of a class of undamped chainlike structures with a nonlinear terminal constraint is investigated. It is shown that the hardening or softening behavior of every resonance curve is similar and is determined by the properties of the constraint. Also examined are the number and location of resonance curves, the boundedness of the forced response, the loci of response extrema, and other characteristics of the response. Particular consideration is given to the dependence of the response characteristics on the properties of the linear system, the nonlinear constraint, and the load distribution. Numerical examples of the approximate steady-state response of three structural systems are presented. These examples illustrate the application of the formulation and qualitative theory. It is shown that disconnected response curves and response curves which cross are obtained for base excitation of a uniform shear beam with a cubic spring foundation. Disconnected response curves are also obtained for the steady-state response to a concentrated load of a chainlike structure with a hardening hysteretic constraint. The accuracy of the approximate response curves is investigated
Experimental study of environment and heat transfer in a room fire by E. E Zukoski( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report contains a description of an ongoing study of gravity currents for conditions which match those we expect to find in unwanted fires in building. A review is made of the pertinent literature and a description is given of the flow regimes which can exist for ideal gravity currents when viscous effects, heat transfer, and mixing are ignored. The influence of boundary conditions fixed by the method used to withdraw the fluid displaced by the current is given. Algebraic equations for the thickness of the current and the velocity of the head are derived for these ideal flows. The influences of viscosity and mixing are briefly discussed and the status of salt water and gas modeling experiments is given
Reactive-process programming and distributed discrete-event simulation by Wen-King Su( )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physico-chemical processes behind shock fronts by Frederick Clay Harshbarger( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laser-induced thermal acoustics by Eric B Cummings( )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biogeochemical mechanisms of arsenic mobilization in Haiwee Reservoir sediments by Kate Marie Campbell( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An experimental investigation of flame spreading from bluff body flameholders by Dick W Thurston( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of contoured wall injectors for hypervelocity mixing augmentation by Ian A Waitz( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theoretical methods for spintronics in semiconductors with applications by Xavier Cartoixa Soler( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An implementation of an 8-band Envelope Function Approximation method faithful to the Td symmetry of bulk zincblendes has been made. It has been used to compute the bands for quantum wells with and without BIA effects included, and demonstrates that the BIA effects can be of the same order of magnitude as SIA (i.e., Rashba) effects. A 2-band Hamiltonian describing BIA effects is proposed. The origin of spurious solutions for certain values of the input parameters is determined and a condition for its absence is derived. Modest modifications to the superlattice method allow the computation of spin-dependent transmission coefficients with the multiband quantum transmitting boundary method. The effect of BIA on the transmitted states and the spin filtering action of an asymmetric resonant interband tunneling diode are investigated
 
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