of actual heat transfer rates during quenching processes
using high velocity air jets.
nitriding of stainless steels. The objective is to achieve a
comprehensive understanding of the effects of various
process parameters on the consistency and effectiveness of
ion-nitriding of stainless steels – sponsored by
jet impingement cooling (LJIC) and forced boiling heat
transfer – Sponsored by NSERC.
Melting of Cast Aluminum Alloys – Sponsored by GM Canada.
Modeling of Heat Treatment of Aluminum Castings.
Use of Artificial Neural Networks Modeling in the
Optimization of Thermal Processing Operations – Sponsored
by VAC AERO International.
of Methods for measuring actual heat transfer rates in
industrial furnaces during thermal processes – Sponsored
by ABERFOYL Metal Treaters.
Development of methods for accurate
prediction of heat up and soak times of complex shaped
parts. (e.g. Aluminum Castings, Tube Bundles, Coils, Layers
of Fasteners, etc.) – Sponsored in part by ABERFOYL Metal
Numerical simulation of liquid motion in
vibration suppressor tanks – Sponsored by TTS
Numerical simulation of convective heat
transfer in inclined, complex, and rotating enclosures –
Sponsored by NSERC.
Performance characterization of Liquid-Cooled
Heat Sinks – Sponsored by R-Theta Inc.