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Hydrous ethanol–gasoline blends – Combustion and emission investigations on a Flex-Fuel engine
Abstract Flex-Fuel vehicles, launched in the Brazilian market in 2003, operate with gasoline blended with anhydrous ethanol (18–25% vol/vol), 100% hydrous ethanol (4.0–4.9% vol/vol of water) or anyExpand
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Inverse and Optimization Problems in Heat Transfer
This paper presents basic concepts of inverse and optimization problems. Deterministic and stochastic minimization techniques in finite and infinite dimensional spaces are revised; advantages andExpand
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A Survey of Basic Deterministic, Heuristic, and Hybrid Methods for Single-Objective Optimization and Response Surface Generation
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We address solution methodologies for single-objective optimization problems, based on minimization techniques. Expand
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Magnetohydrodynamic simulations using radial basis functions
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Mesh-free kernels are used to interpolate stream-function and temperature in two-dimensional thermal buoyancy flow acted upon by an externally applied steady magnetic field. Expand
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COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF THE CONJUGATE GRADIENT METHOD OF FUNCTION ESTIMATION
The inverse problem of estimating the spatial and transient variations of the heat transfer coefficient at the surface of a plate, with no information regarding its functional form, is solved byExpand
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Recovering the source term in a linear diffusion problem by the method of fundamental solutions
This work considers the detection of the spatial source term distribution in a multidimensional linear diffusion problem with constant (and known) thermal conductivity. This work can be physicallyExpand
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Optimizing chemistry of bulk metallic glasses for improved thermal stability
Thermo-mechanical-physical properties of bulk metallic glasses (BMGs) depend strongly on the concentrations of each of the chemical elements in a given alloy. The proposed methodology forExpand
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Inverse determination of blood perfusion coefficient by using different deterministic and heuristic techniques
This work aims to establish an estimation of the blood perfusion coefficient in cancerous tissues, using inverse problem techniques. The blood perfusion coefficient is modeled as a constant parameterExpand
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The reciprocity function approach applied to the non-intrusive estimation of spatially varying internal heat transfer coefficients in ducts: numerical and experimental results
Abstract This paper presents a methodology to estimate internal convective heat transfer coefficients in ducts, using only data available at an exterior boundary. The methodology is based on theExpand
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Tutorial 10 Kalman and Particle filters
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Politécnica/COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Cid. Universitaria, Cx. Postal: 68503, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 21941-972, Brazil,Expand
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