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- Astrophys J, Jeffrey N Cuzzi, Robert C Hogan, Karim Shariff
- 2008

We outline a scenario which traces a direct path from freely-floating nebula particles to the first 10-100km-sized bodies in the terrestrial planet region, producing planetesimals which have properties matching those of primitive meteorite parent bodies. We call this primary accretion. The scenario draws on elements of previous work, and introduces a new… (More)

- Patrick Loulou, Robert D Moser, Nagi N Mansour, Brian J Cantwell, Alan Wray, Karim Shariff +1 other
- 1997

A numerical method based on b-spline polynomials was developed to study incom-pressible flows in cylindrical geometries. A b-spline method has the advantages of possessing spectral accuracy and the flexibility of standard finite element methods. Using this method it was possible to ensure regularity of the solution near the origin, i.e. smoothness and… (More)

- Karim Shariff, Anthony Leonard, Joel H. Ferziger

The force exerted on a targeting sequence by the electrical potential across the inner mitochondrial membrane is calculated on the basis of continuum electrostatics. The force is found to vary from 3.0 pN to 2.2 pN (per unit elementary charge) as the radius of the inner membrane pore (assumed aqueous) is varied from 6.5 to 12 A, its measured range. In the… (More)

- Karim Shariff, Anthony Leonard, Joel H Ferziger
- 2006

It is known that the stable and unstable manifolds of dynamical systems theory provide a powerful tool for understanding Lagrangian aspects of time-periodic flows. In this work we consider two time-periodic vortex ring flows. The first is a vortex ring with an elliptical core. The manifolds provide information about entrainment and detrainment of… (More)

The electrostatic force exerted on a targeting sequence by the electrical potential across the inner mitochondrial membrane iscalculated and found to vary from 1.4 pN to 2.2 pN (per unit elementary charge) as the radius of the inner membrane pore (assumed aqueous) is varied from 12 to 6.5 _, itsmeasured range. Since the pore isnot very much wider than the… (More)

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