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Modeling Every Building in America Starts with Chattanooga
11 months ago

Modeling Every Building in America Starts with Chattanooga

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Buildings use 40 percent of America’s primary energy and 75 percent of its electricity, which can jump to 80 percent when a majority of the population is at home using …
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Titan Speeds Inquiry into Engine Alloys That Can Take the Heat
2 years ago

Titan Speeds Inquiry into Engine Alloys That Can Take the Heat

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Simulations performed on the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) filled in a knowledge gap about high-temperature–capable alloys and inspired engineers to successfully develop …
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Putting the Pedal to the Metal in the Hunt for Alloys
3 years ago

Putting the Pedal to the Metal in the Hunt for Alloys

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

High-temperature alloys, often used in power plants and automobile engines, are valued in engineering because they can withstand temperatures that are a high fraction of their melting point. Operating power …
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