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    • On the Nature of the Superspreaders 

      Sankaran, Abhilash; Karakashev, Stoyan, I.; Sett, Soumyadip; Grozev, Nikolay; Yarin, Alexander, L. (Elsevier, 2019-01)
      This is a review article on the basic and the latest achievements on superspreading. The complete and fast spreading of droplets on many surfaces in the nature is a special phenomenon discovered in 1960-ies. Intensive ...
    • Orthogonal liquid-jet impingement on wettability-patterned impermeable substrates 

      Sen, Uddalok; Chatterjee, Souvick; Crockett, Julie; Ganguly, Ranjan; Yu, Lisha; Megaridis, Constantine, M. (American Physical Society, 2019-01-18)
      Liquid-jet impingement on flat impermeable substrates is important for a multitude of applications ranging from electronic-equipment cooling to fuel atomization and erosion of solid surfaces. On a wettable horizontal ...
    • Phytoremediation of Heavy Metals and PAHs at Slag Fill Site: Three-Year Field-Scale Investigation 

      Reddy, Krishna, R.; Amaya-Santos, Gema; Yargicoglu, Erin; Cooper, Daniel, E.; Negri, M, Cristina (Taylor & Francis, 2017-04-17)
      Big Marsh is a 121-hectares site, representative of many other sites in the Calumet region (near Chicago, IL, USA), which has been significantly altered by the steel industry and decades of legal and illegal dumping and ...
    • Point-Bonded Polymer Nonwovens and Their Rupture in Stretching 

      Staszel, Christopher; Yarin, Alexander, L.; Shim, Eunkyoung; Pourdeyhimi, Behnam; Zhang, Wenshuo (Elsevier, 2018-06-20)
      The work aims at the experimental investigation and theoretical modeling of the physical phenomena responsible for thermal bonding of polymer fibers in nonwovens and their effect on such mechanical properties as the nonwoven ...
    • Point-Bonded Polymer Nonwovens and Their Rupture in Stretching 

      Zhang, Wenshuo; Staszel, Christopher; Yarin, Alexander, L.; Shim, Eunkyoung; Pourdeyhimi, Behnam (Elsevier, 2018-06-20)
      The work aims at the experimental investigation and theoretical modeling of the physical phenomena responsible for thermal bonding of polymer fibers in nonwovens and their effect on such mechanical properties as the nonwoven ...
    • Prediction of the Pantograph/Catenary Wear using Nonlinear Multibody System Dynamic Algorithms 

      Daocharoenporn, Siripong; Mongkolwongrojn, Mongkol; Kulkarni, Shubhankar; Shabana, Ahmed, A. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2019-01-10)
      n this investigation, computational multibody systems (MBS) algorithms are used to develop detailed railroad vehicle models for the prediction of the wear resulting from the pantograph/catenary dynamic interaction. The ...
    • Production of Flexible Transparent Conducting Films of Self-Fused Nanowires via One-Step Supersonic Spraying 

      Lee, J.G.; Kim, D.Y.; Lee, J.H.; Sinha-Ray, S.; Yarin, A.L.; Swihart, M.T.; Kim, D.; Yoon, S.S. (Wiley, 2016-11-11)
      Scalable and economical manufacturing of flexible transparent conducting films (TCF) is a key barrier to widespread adoption of low-cost flexible electronics. Here, a simple, robust, and scalable method of flexible TCF ...
    • Programmable Soft Robotics Based on Nano-Textured Thermo-Responsive Actuators 

      Kang, Dong Jin; An, Seongpil; Yarin, Alexander, L.; Anand, Sushant (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2019-01-23)
      Soft robotic systems are increasingly emerging as robust alternatives to conventional robotics. Here, we demonstrate the development of programmable soft actuators based on volume expansion/retraction accompanying liquid-vapor ...
    • A review of non-renewable energy options in Illinois 

      Agyarko, L. Barnie; Mansoori, G. Ali (Inderscience, 2013-06)
      The State of Illinois has the largest non-renewable (fossil) energy reserves among all the states in the United States. We report our studies on coal, oil and gas energy resources, conversions, consumptions and carbon ...
    • Sequential Co-Transmission of High-Frequency Power and Data Signals 

      Gupta, Ankit; Mazumder, Sudip, K. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018-01-16)
      An approach for sequential transmission of high-frequency (HF) power and data signals over a common HF channel (i.e., co-transmission) is outlined. This is in contrast to the conventional power-line communication, where ...
    • The State of Carbon Footprint Calculators: An Evaluation of Calculator Design and User Interaction Features 

      Mulrow, John; Machaj, Katherine; Deanes, Joshua; Derrible, Sybil (Elsevier, 2019-04)
      The individual carbon footprint has become a widely used concept for communicating both the causes of climate change and the many opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Thanks to standardized greenhouse gas ...
    • Theoretical, numerical, and experimental investigation of smoke dynamics in high-rise buildings 

      Ahn, Chan-Sol; Bang, Boo-Hyoung; Kim, Min-Woo; James, Scott, C.; Yarin, Alexander, L.; Yoon, Sam, S. (Elsevier, 2019-03-07)
      Smoke kills more people than its associated fire and thus predicting smoke spreading inside high-rise buildings is of paramount importance to structural and safety engineers. Here, the velocity, temperature, and concentration ...
    • The TranQuyl Language for Data Management in Intelligent Transportation 

      Wolfson, Ouri; Sistla, Prasad; Xu, Bo (Elsevier, 2012-08)
      Intelligent Transportation Systems envision a networked environment consisting of vehicles, the infrastructure, and hand-held devices (e.g., smart-phones). The environment will enable numerous safety, mobility, and ...
    • The use of a virtual reality surgical simulator for cataract surgical skill assessment with 6 months of intervening operating room experience 

      Sikder, S.; Luo, J.; Banerjee, P.; Luciano, C.; Kania, P.; Song, J.C.; Kahtani, E.S.; Edward, D.P.; Al Towerk, A-E. (Dove Medical Press, 2015-01)
      Purpose: To evaluate a haptic-based simulator, MicroVisTouch™, as an assessment tool for capsulorhexis performance in cataract surgery. The study is a prospective, unmasked, nonrandomized dual academic institution study ...
    • Wearable Transparent Thermal Sensors and Heaters based on Metal-Plated Fibers and Nanowires 

      Jo, Hong-Seok; Kwon, Hyuk-Jin; Kim, Tae-Gun; Park, Chan-Woo; An, Seongpil; Yarin, Alexander, L.; Yoon, Sam, S. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018-10-18)
      Electrospun metal-plated nanofibers and supersonically sprayed nanowires were used to fabricate hybrid films exhibiting superior low sheet resistance and transparency. The films are suitable to serve as thermal sensors and ...