University of Minnesota
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
Fall 2000 Seminar Series


SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Fridays 2:30 - 3:30 pm -- Room 209 Akerman Hall

September 15

Title: Inverse cascade in film flows
Professor Igor Kliakhandler
Department of Engineering Sciences & Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University

September 22

Title: Turbulence at very high Reynolds numbers
Professor Alexander Smits
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University

September 29

Title: High Performance Maneuvering for Uninhabited Combat Air Vehicles
Prof. John Hauser
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Colorado University

October 6

Title: Twist, kinks, and drag: whirling elastica
Prof. Tom Powers
Division of Engineering, Brown University

October 13

Title: Viscous Heating and the Stability of Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Taylor-Couette Flow
Professor Susan Muller
Dept. of Chemical Engineering University of California/Berkeley

October 20

Title: Continuum Models of Granular Flow
Prof. Michael Shearer
Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University

October 27

Title: Size effects in plasticity: theory versus experiment
Prof. Norman A. Fleck
Engineering Department, Cambridge University

November 3

Title: Mechanics, mixing, and patterns in the ocean surface layer
Prof. Sidney Leibovich
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University

November 10

Title: On the Relationship Between the Wall Pressure and the Velocity Field in a Turbulent Boundary Layer
Prof. Candace Wark
Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering Department, Illinois Institute of Technology

November 17

Title: Crack growth predictions based on cohesive zone models
Prof. Viggo Tvergaard
Dept. of Solid Mechanics, Technical University of Denmark

November 24

Thanksgiving Holiday - No Seminar

December 1

Title: Turbulence: The last problem of classical physics; new approach and perspectives
Dr. G.I. Barenblatt
Department of Mathematics, University of California - Berkeley

December 8

Title: The Dynamics of Ostwald Ripening in Elastically Stressed Solids
Prof. Peter Voorhees
Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University


REFRESHMENTS SERVED AFTER EACH SEMINAR IN 227 AKERMAN HALL.
Disability accommodations provided upon request.
Contact Kristal Belisle : (612) 625-8000.