• Developing new fitted closure approximations for short-fiber reinforced polymer composites 

    Mullens, Matthew (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    Short-fiber polymer composites are greatly used throughout the industry for many applications. The orientation state of the short-fibers within the matrix defines the material properties of the composite structure. It is ...
  • A high efficiency ejector refrigeration system 

    Pounds, Daniel A. (Daniel Allen) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    In a time when efforts to reduce high-grade energy consumption are a necessity, it is useful to develop innovative alternatives to technologies that involve large amounts of power consumption, such as vapor compression ...