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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. March 2007, 129(3): 342–352.
Published Online: July 5, 2006
... on radiative transport. The zonal method is applied to calculate the radiative heat transfer within the neck-down region of the preform. The radiative heat transfer between the preform and the furnace is computed by an enclosure analysis. A parallel computational scheme for determining the direct exchange...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Heat Transfer. October 2004, 126(5): 713–722.
Published Online: November 16, 2004
... at the furnace exit; thus, it does not require specifying the speed (or diameter) of the fiber as most previous studies did. The model presented here can be applied to optimization of the high-speed draw process with large-diameter preforms. In this study, the radiative transfer equation is directly solved...
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Article Type: Errata
J. Heat Transfer. August 2004, 126(4): 666.
Published Online: August 1, 2004
... line) is shown. Fig. 8 Effect of the furnace wall temperature on the predicted and measured draw force D = 25.4 mm , V f = 10 cm / s , V p = 25 μ m / s Fig. 6 Effect of preform feed speed on the predicted (solid line) and measured (symbols) free...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Heat Transfer. April 2004, 126(2): 236–243.
Published Online: May 4, 2004
...Hayden M. Reeve; Ann M. Mescher; Ashley F. Emery The force required to draw a polymer preform into optical fiber is predicted and measured, along with the resultant free surface shape of the polymer, as it is heated in an enclosed cylindrical furnace. The draw force is a function of the highly...