Dr. Kader Frendi's Curriculum Vitae


Personal:

First get to know me.


Education:


Honors:


Research Interests:

Solve fundamental and applied engineering problems in Acoustics, Fluid Mechanics, Combustion and Fluid-Structure Interactions using Computational Fluid Dynamics methods.


Research Funding:

  1. Subject Area: Fluid/Structure/Acoustic Interactions, Office of Naval Research, 2000-2004, $250,000.0.
  1. Subject Area: Initiation and Suppression of Launch Vehicle Blast Waves, NASA Langley Research Center, 2000-2004, $170,249.0.
  1. Subject Area: Noise Radiated by Engine Plumes, Phase I and Phase II SBIR with ASRI Inc. from NASA Marshall and NASA Stennis, 2001-2004, $670,000.0.
  1. Subject Area: Combustion Instabilities in Rocket Engines, NASA Marshall Space Center, 2002-2007, $600,000.0.
  1. Subject Area: New Composite Materials for Enhanced Aviation Safety, NASA Langley Research Center, 2002, $950,000.0.
  1. Subject Area:Accurate predictions of surface pressure fluctuations near the trailing edge of a swept-wing airfoil. NASA Langley Research Center, 2004-2007, $200,000.0.
  1. Subject Area: Wavelet Based Multiresolution Scheme for Aeroacoustic Computations. NASA Langley Research Center, 2003-2006, $670,000.0.


Students Supervised:

  1. Werner Buhler, 2000-2002, Master degree, graduated in May 2002. Thesis title:Analysis and Suppression of Nonlinear Beam Vibrations.
  1. Ashraf Al-Musleh, 2001-2002, Master degree, graduated in May 2003. Thesis title: Stability Analysis of Boundary Layer Flows Over Flexible Structures.
  1. Abhijit Tosh, 2001-2004, Master degree, graduated May 2004.
  1. Abhijit Tosh, 2001-2004, PhD degree, graduated in June 2004. PhD dissertation title: Application of Partially Averaged Navier-Stokes to Unsteady Turbulent Free Shear and Wall Bounded Flows.
  1. Francisco Canabal, 2000-2004, PhD degree, graduated in May 2004. PhD dissertation title: Suppression of Ignition Overpressure Generated by Launch Vehicles.
  1. Brent Burgess, 2003-2004, Master degree, graduated in July 2004. Thesis title: Effect of Material and Thickness on Nonlinear Plate Vibration.
  1. Aditi Saxena, 2002-2004, Master degree, graduated in May 2004. Thesis title: Interaction of a Premixed Flame with an Acoustic Disturbance.
  1. Vinod Venugopalan, 2003-2004, Master degree, graduated in December 2004. Thesis title: Effect of a Compliant Wall on the Reflection of Oblique Shock Waves.
  1. Saket Chaudhari, 2002-2004, Master degree, graduated in December 2004. Thesis title: A Parametric Computational Study of a PEM Fuel Cell.
  1. Guo Xuepeng, 2003-2004, Master degree, graduated in May 2004. Thesis title: A Numerical Study of a Supersonic Flow Past an Open Cavity.
  1. Vijay Rajah, 2004-2005, Master degree, graduated in November 2005. Project title: Application of Wavelets to CFD.
  1. Caroline Hood, 2004-2005, Master degree, graduated in December 2005. Thesis title: A Two-Dimensional Cartesian and Axisymmetric Study of Combustion-Acoustic Interaction.
  1. Mahmoud Zreik, 2005-2006, Master degree, graduated in June 2006. Thesis title: A Computational Study of the Unsteady Flow Past Tandem Cylinders .
  1. Scott Tashakkor, 2006-2008,Master degree, graduated March 2008. Thesis Title: Application of Loci-Based Discontinuous Galerkin Method to Acoustics.
  1. Miles Owen, 2006-2009, Master degree, graduated February 2009. Thesis Title: A Semi-Empirical Jet Noise ModelDerived Using the Energy Spectrum Function.
  1. Michael Brown, 2004-Present, PhD (2009).
  1. Doug Casey, 2008-Present, Master (2009).
  1. Caroline Hood, 2007-Present, PhD (?).
  1. John Peugeot, 2008-Present, Master (2009)
  1. Philip Hahn, 2008-Present, PhD (?).
  1. Jim Knox, 2002-Present, PhD (?).
  1. Althea Wilson, 2009-Present, PhD (?).
  1. Miles Owen, 2009-Present, PhD (?).

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Publications:

Wrote most of chapter 23: "CFD Applications to Acoustics" in the book by Dr. T.J. Chung entitled Computational Fluid Dynamics. Cambridge University Press 2002.

  1. Frendi, A., Tosh, A., Girimaji, S." Flow Past a Backward Facing Step: Comparison of PANS, DES and URANS Results with Experiments", International Journal of Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 23-38, 2006.
  1. Canabal, F., Frendi, A.,"Study of the Ignition Over-Pressure Suppression Technique by Water Addition", Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 853-865, 2006.
  1. Abhijit, T., Frendi, A.,"Effect of Decoupled Fluid Loading on Nonlinear Vibration of a Flat Plate", Journal of Fluids & Structures, Vol. 19, pp. 1117-1128, 2004.
  1. Buhler, W. and Frendi, A.,"Effect of Fluid Wall Shear Stress on Nonlinear Beam Vibration", Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 270 (4-5), pp. 793-811, 2004.
  1. Frendi, A.,"On Flow Unsteadiness Induced by Structural Vibration", Journal of Sound and Vibration,Vol. 269, No. 1, pp. 327-343, Jan. 2004.
  1. Frendi, A., Dorland, W.D., Maung, T., Nesman, T. and Wang, T.-S, "A Jet Engine Noise Prediction/Measurement Tool", Journal of Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 112,No. 5, Pt. 1, Nov. 2002.
  1. Frendi, A.,"Accurate Surface Temperature Prediction at High Speeds", Numerical Heat Transfer Part A: Applications, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 547-554, April 2002.
  1. Frendi, A., Nesman, T. and Wang, T.-S, "On the Effects of Time Scaling on the Noise Radiated by an Engine Plume", Journal of Sound and Vibration,Vol. 256, No. 5, pp. 969-979, October 2002.
  1. Cockrell Jr., Engelund, W. Bittner, R., Dilley, R., Jentink, T. and Frendi, A., "Integrated Aero-Propulsive CFD Methodology for the Hyper-X Flight Experiment", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 38, No. 6, pp. 836-843, November-December 2001.
  1. Frendi, A., Nesman, T. and Wang, T.-S, "A Computational and Experimental Study of the Linear Aerospike Engine Noise", AIAA Journal, Vol. 39, No. 8, pp. 1485-1492, August 2001.
  1. Frendi, A., "On the Effects of Wall Shear Stress on Structural Vibrations", AIAA Journal, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 737-740, April 2001.
  1. Frendi, A., "On the Coupling Between a Supersonic Turbulent Boundary Layer and a Flexible Structure", AIAA Journal, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 58-66, January 1997.
  1. Frendi, A. and Maestrello, L., "On the Combined Effect of Mean Flow and Acoustic Excitation on Structural Response and Radiation", Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Vol. 119, pp. 448-456, July 1997.
  1. Frendi, A., Maestrello, L., and Ting, L., "An Efficient Model for Coupling Structural Vibration with Acoustic Radiation", Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 182, No. 5, pp. 741-757, 1995.
  1. Frendi, A., Maestrello, L., and Bayliss, A., "Coupling Between Plate Vibration and Acoustic Radiation", Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 177, No. 2, pp. 207-226, 1994.
  1. Frendi, A., and Robinson, J., "On the Effect of Acoustic Coupling on Random and Harmonic Plate Vibrations", AIAA Journal, Vol. 31, No. 11, pp. 1992-1997, 1993.
  1. Frendi, A., Maestrello, L., and Bayliss, A., "On the Coupling Between a Supersonic Boundary Layer and a Flexible Surface", AIAA Journal, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 708-713, 1993.
  1. Maestrello, L., Frendi, A., and Brown, D.E., "Nonlinear Vibration and Radiation from a Panel Structure with Transition to Chaos Induced by Acoustic Waves", AIAA Journal, Vol. 30, No. 11, pp. 2632-2639, 1992.
  1. Frendi, A., and Sibulkin, M., "Extinction of Methane-Air Mixtures by Nitrogen Dilution", Combustion and Flame, Vol. 86, pf. 185, 1991.
  1. Chen, Y., Frendi, A., Tewari, S.S., and Sibulkin, M., "Combustion Properties of Pure and Fire Retarded Cellulose", Combustion and Flame, Vol. 84, pf. 120, 1991.
  1. Frendi, A., and Sibulkin, M., "Dependence of Minimum Ignition Energy on the Ignition Parameters", Combustion Science and Technology, Vol. 73, pf. 395, 1990.
  1. Sibulkin, M., and Frendi, A., "Prediction of a Lean Flammability Limit for a Premixed Gas in an Unconfined Medium", Combustion and Flame, Vol. 82, pf. 334, 1990.
  1. Frendi, A., "Prediction and Control of the Vibroacoustic Environment During a Launch Sequence" ", SBIR Phase I Final Report, July 2006.
  1. Frendi, A., "Control of Combustion Instability Through Various Passive Devices" ", NASA Contractor Report, 2005-213847.
  1. Essam Sheta, A. Frendi, "High Order Wavelet-Based Multiresolution Technology for Airframe Noise Prediction ", SBIR Phase I Final Report/TM , CFDRC Report 8620/3.
  1. W. Dorland and A. Frendi, "Acoustic Prediction and Measurement Tool ", SBIR Phase I Final Report , 2001.
  1. Frendi, A., and Vu, B., "On the Propagation of Plane Acoustic Waves in a Duct with a Flexible and Impedance Walls ", NASA/TM , 2003-211185.
  1. Dorland, W., and Frendi, A., "Acoustic Prediction and Measurement Tool ", SBIR Phase II Final Report , 2003.
  1. Frendi, A., "Development of an Empirical Model for the X-33 Linear Aerospike Engine Noise ", NASA Contractor Report, 2001-210797.
  1. Frendi, A., "On the Effects of Sideslip on the Hyper-X Stability and Control", NASA Contractor Report, 2001.
  1. Frendi, A., "2D Viscous and 3D Inviscid Computations in Support of the Flush Air Data Sensor Experiments (FADS)", NASA/CDCR-10025, November 1999.
  1. Frendi, A., "Effects of Pressure Gradients on Plate Response and Radiation in a Supersonic Turbulent Boundary Layer", NASA-CR-201691, 1997.
  1. Frendi, A., "On the Coupling Between a Supersonic Turbulent Boundary Layer and a Flexible Structure", NASA-CR-201631, 1996.
  1. Frendi, A., and Robinson, J., "On the Effect of Acoustic Coupling on Random and Harmonic Plate Vibrations", NASA-TM-107740, 1993.
  1. Frendi, A., Maestrello, L., and Ting, L., "An Efficient Model for Coupling Structural Vibration with Acoustic Radiation", ICASE Report 93-18, April 1993.
  1. Frendi, A., Maestrello, L., and Bayliss, A., "Numerical Study of Flow/Structure Interaction Over a Flexible Plate", Computational Aeroacoustics, Eds. J.C. Hardin and M.Y. Hussaini, Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 404-416, 1993.
  1. Frendi, A., Maestrello, L., and Bayliss, A., "On the Coupling Between a Supersonic Boundary Layer and a Flexible Surface", ICASE Report 92-42, Sept. 1992.
  1. Frendi, A., Maestrello, L., and Bayliss, A., "Coupling Between Plate Vibration and Acoustic Radiation", ICASE Report 92-67, Dec. 1992.
  1. Frendi, A., Maestrello, L., and Bayliss, A., "Outgoing Acoustic Waves in an Unstable Supersonic Laminar Boundary Layer Over a Flexible Surface", Instability, Transition and Turbulence, Eds. M.Y. Hussaini, A. Kumar and C.L. Streett, Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 337-342, 1992.
  1. Owen, M. and Frendi, A. "A Semi-Empirical Noise Model Derived Using the Energy Spectrum ",AIAA-2009-3164.
  1. Frendi, A. and Sun, Y. "Noise Radiated from Two Cylinders in Tandem Arrangement Using High-Order Multidomain Spectral Difference Method ",AIAA-2009-3159.
  1. Hood, C. and Frendi, A. "A Two Dimensional Cartesian and Axisymmetric Study of Combustion-Acoustic Interaction ",AIAA-2006-5231.
  1. Frendi, A. and Zreik, M. "Application of the Partially-Averaged Navier-Stokes Method to the Tandem Cylinder Problem ",AIAA-2006-3204.
  1. Frendi, F. and Vu, B. "On the Propagation of Plane-Acoustic Waves in a Duct with Flexible and Impedance Walls ",AIAA-2006-2691.
  1. Burgess, B. and Frendi, A. "Nonlinear Vibration of Clamped 2024-T3 Aluminum Panels Subject to High Intensity Noise ",AIAA-2006-2661.
  1. Sheta, E., Tosh, A., and Frendi, A. "Multiresolution Methodology for Tandem Cylinder Noise ",AIAA-2006-3205.
  1. Hood, C. and Frendi, A. "On the Interaction of a Premixed Flame with an Acoustic Disturbance ",AIAA-2005-4304.
  1. Frendi, A., Nesman, T. and Canabal, F., "Control of Combustion Instabilities Through Various Passive Devices ",AIAA-2005-2832.
  1. Tosh, A., Frendi, A., Girimaji, S., "Partially Averaged Navier-Stokes: A New Turbulence Model for Unsteady Flows with Application to Acoustics ", AIAA-2005-2987.
  1. Sheta, E., Frendi, A., "Wavelet-Based Adaptive Multiresolution Methodolgy for Airframe Noise Prediction ", AIAA-2005-3056.
  1. Canabal, F., Frendi, A., "On the Suppression of Ignition OverPressure Generated by Launch Vehicles ", AIAA-2004-2833.
  1. Frendi, A., "Passive Control of Combustion Instabilities ", AIAA-2004-2930.
  1. Saxena, A., Frendi, A., "Effect of Equivalence Ratio on Combustion Instabilities ", AIAA-2004-2931.
  1. Tosh, A., Frendi, A., "Prediction of Noise Radiated by a Smooth-Square Cylinder ", AIAA-2004-2914.
  1. Limon-Duparmeur, F.M., Frendi, A., "Self and Shear Noise Model For An Axisymmetric Jet ", presented at the EUROMECH 449 Chamonix, France, December 2003.
  1. Frendi, A., Tosh, A. and Girimaji, S.S. "Comparison of DES, URANS and PANS Results for a Smooth Square Cylinder ", presented at the 54th APS Fluid Dynamics Meeting, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, November 2003.
  1. Canabal, F., Frendi, A., "On the Suppression of Ignition OverPressure Generated by Launch Vehicles ", AIAA-2003-3329.
  1. Canabal, F., Frendi, A., "A Finite Element Based Flux Correction Scheme for the Euler Equations ", AIAA-2003-3121.
  1. Frendi, A., "On the Role of Acoustic Coupling on Combustion Instabilities ", AIAA-2003-3181.
  1. Limon-Duparcmeur, F., Frendi, A., "Prediction of the Noise Radiated by an Engine Plume ", presented at the 2003 JANNAF 27th Exhaust Plume Technology Subcommittee NASA Stennis Space Center, Stennis, MS, May 2003.
  1. Al Musleh, A., Frendi, A., "On the Effects of Flexible Structures on Boundary Layer Stability ", AIAA-2003-3222.
  1. Canabal, F., Frendi, A., "A Computational Study of Ignition Over-Pressure For Launch Vehicles ", AIAA 2002-2541.
  1. Buhler, W., Frendi, A. "Effects of Fluid Wall Shear Stress on Nonlinear Vibration and Acoustic Radiation", AIAA 2002-2415.
  1. Frendi, A., Nesman, T. and Wang, T.-S, "On the Effect of Time Scaling on the Noise Radiated by an Engine Plume", AIAA paper 2001-1880
  1. Cockrell, Jr., Engelund, W., Bittner, R., Dilley, R., Jentink, T., and Frendi, A., "Integrated Aero-Propulsive CFD Methodology for the Hyper-X Flight Experiment", AIAA-paper 2000-4010.
  1. Frendi, A., "A Fully Coupled Flow-Heat Transfer Model for Accurate Prediction of Wall Temperature", AIAA paper 2000-3847.
  1. Frendi, A., "On the CFD Support for Hyper-X Aerodynamic Database", AIAA paper 1999-0885.
  1. Frendi, A., "Powered and Unpowered Sideslip CFD Results for the Mach 7 Hyper-X Vehicle", JANNAF Conference, Tucson, AZ, 1998.
  1. Frendi, A., "On the Coupling Between a Supersonic Turbulent Boundary Layer and a Flexible Structure", 34th AIAA Conference and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, 1996.
  1. Frendi, A. and Maestrello, L., "On the Combined Effect of Mean Flow and Acoustic Excitation on Structural Response and Radiation", ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 1994.
  1. Frendi, A., Maestrello, L, Robinson, J., and Bayliss, A., "On Acoustic Radiation From a Vibrating Panel", AIAA paper 1993-4367.
  1. Frendi, A., Maestrello, L., and Bayliss, A., "Coupling Between Plate Vibration and Acoustic Radiation", AIAA paper 1993-0603.
  1. Frendi, A., Maestrello, L., and Bayliss, A., "On the Coupling Between a Supersonic Boundary Layer and a Flexible Surface", AIAA paper 1992-02-009.
  1. Maestrello, L., Frendi, A., and Brown, D.E., "Nonlinear Vibration and Radiation from a Panel Structure with Transition to Chaos Induced by Acoustic Waves", AIAA paper 1992-02-071.