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Multiphysics Flow Simulation Group

Book Chapter

  • Jacobs, G.B., Pandya, R.V.R., Shotorban, B., Gao, Z., and Mashayek, F., Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches for Prediction of Two-phase Turbulent Flow in Liquid-Fuel Combustors, Roy, G.D., editor, Combustion Processes in Propulsion, Chapter 3, pp. 21-30, Elsevier, 2006.

Recent Journal Papers

  1. Shotorban, B., ``Intrinsic Fluctuations of Dust Grain Charge in Multi-component Plasmas,'' Physics of Plasmas, 22, 033702, 2014. DOI arXiv
  2. Matthews, L. S., Shotorban, B., and Hyde, T. W., ``Cosmic Dust Aggregation with Stochastic Charging,'' The Astrophysical Journal, 776, 103, 2013. DOI arXiv
  3. Shotorban, B., Jacobs, G. B., Ortiz, O., and Truong, Q., ``An Eulerian Model for Particles Nonisothermally Carried by a Compressible Fluid,'' International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 65, 845–854, 2013. DOI
  4. Dahale, A., Ferguson, S., Shotorban, B., and Mahalingam, S. ``Effects of Distribution of Bulk Density and Moisture Content on Shrub Fires,'' International Journal of Wildland Fire, 22, 625-641, 2013. DOI
  5. Ferguson, S., Dahale, A., Shotorban, B., Mahalingam, S., and Weise, D. R., ``The Role of Moisture on Combustion of Pyrolysis Gases in Wildland Fires,'' Combustion Science and Technology, 185, 435-453, 2013. DOI
  6. Shotorban, B., ``Stochastic Fluctuations of Dust Particle Charge in RF Discharges,'' Physics of Plasmas, 19, 053702, 2012. DOI
  7. Horn, C., Davoudabadi, M., and Shotorban, B., ``Effects of Radiofrequency on Dust Particle Dynamics in a Plasma Reactor,'' Journal of Applied Physics, 110, 113305, 2011. DOI
  8. Shotorban, B., ``Nonstationary Stochastic Charge Fluctuations of a Dust Particle in Plasmas,'' Physical Review E, 83, 066403, 2011. "Copyright 2011 by the American Physical Society." PDF
  9. Dunn, M. C., Shotorban, B., and Frendi, A., ``Uncertainty Quantification of Turbulence Model Coefficients via Latin Hypercube Sampling Method,'' Journal of Fluids Engineering- Transactions of The ASME, 133, 041402, 2011. DOI
  10. Shotorban, B., ``Preliminary Assessment of Two-fluid Model for Direct Numerical Simulation of Particle-laden Flows,'' AIAA Journal, 49, 438-443, 2011. DOI
  11. Hosseini, S., Li, Q., Cocker, D., Weise, D., Miller, A., Shrivastava, M., Miller, J. W., Mahalingam, S., Princevac, M., and Jung, H., ``Particle Size Distributions from Laboratory-scale Biomass Fires Using Fast Response Instruments,'' Atmospheric Chemistery and Physics, 10, 8065-8076, 2010. DOI
  12. Lozano, J., Tachajapong, W., Weise, D. R., Mahalingam, S. and Princevac, M.,``Fluid Dynamics Structures in a Fire Environment Observed in Laboratory Scale Experiments,'' Combustion Science and Technology, 182, 858-878, 2010. DOI
  13. Shotorban, B., ``Dynamic Least-squares Kernel Density Modeling of Fokker-Planck Equations with Application to Neural Population,'' Physical Review E, 81, 046706, 2010. "Copyright 2010 by the American Physical Society." PDF
  14. Zhang, K.K.Q., Shotorban, B., Minkowycz, W.J., and Mashayek, F., ``A Comprehensive Approach for Simulation of Capillary Jet Breakup,'' International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 53, 3057-3066, 2010. DOI
  15. Tachajapong, W., Lozano, J., Mahalingam, S., Zhou, X. Y., and Weise, D. R., ``Experimental and Numerical Modeling of Shrub Crown Fire Initiation,'' Combustion Science and Technology, 181, 618-640, 2009. DOI
  16. Shotorban, B., and Balachandar, S., ``Two-fluid Approach for Direct Numerical Simulation of Particle-laden Turbulent Flows at Small Stokes Numbers,'' Physical Review E, 79, 056703, 2009. "Copyright 2009 by the American Physical Society." PDF
  17. Sengupta, K., Shotorban, B., Jacobs, G.B., and Mashayek, F., ``Spectral-based Simulations of Particle-laden Turbulent Flows,'' International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 35, 811-826, 2009. PDF DOI
  18. Tachajapong, W., Lozano, J., Mahalingam, S., Zhou, X. Y., and Weise, D. R., ``An Investigation of Crown Fuel Bulk Density Effects on the Dynamics of Crown Fire Initiation,''Combustion Science and Technology, 180(4), 593-615, 2008.
  19. Pakdee, W., and Mahalingam, S., ``Numerical investigation of turbulent combustion of wood pyrolysis gas implication for turbulent model development,'' Combustion, Explosion, and Shock Waves,,43 (3), 258-275, 2007.
  20. Shotorban, B., and Balachandar, S., ``A Eulerian Model for Large-eddy Simulation of Concentration of Particles with Small Stokes Numbers,'' Physics of Fluids, 19, 118107, 2007. DOI
  21. Shotorban, B., Zhang, K.K.Q., and Mashayek, F., ``Improvement of Prediction of Particle Concentration in Large-eddy Simulation through Defiltering,'' International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 50, 3728-3739, 2007. PDF DOI
  22. Pantano, C., and Shotorban, B., ``A Least-squares Dynamic Approximation Method for Evolution of Uncertainty in Initial Conditions of Dynamical Systems,'' Physical Review E, 76, 066705, 2007. "Copyright 2007 by the American Physical Society." PDF
  23. Prasad, P V K R S, and Mahalingam, S., ``Exhaust gas recirculation effects on hydrogen air combustion,'',Combustion Science and Technology, 179, 1131-1157, 2007.
  24. Zhou, X., Mahalingam, S., and Weise, D., ``Experimental Study and Large Eddy Simulation of Effect of Terrain Slope on Marginal Burning in Shrub Fuel Beds,'', Proceedings of the Combustion Institute,31, 2547-2555, 2007.
  25. Sun, L., Zhou, X., Mahalingam, S., Weise, D. R., ``Comparsion of burning characteristics of live and dead fuels,''Combustion and Flame, 144, 349-359, 2006.
  26. Shotorban, B., and Balachandar, S., ``Particle Concentration in Homogeneous Shear Turbulence Simulated via Lagrangian and Equilibrium Eulerian Approaches,'' Physics of Fluids, 18, 065105, 2006. PDF
  27. Shotorban, B., and Mashayek, F., ``A Stochastic Model for Particle Motion in Large-eddy Simulation,'' Journal of Turbulence, 7(18), 1-13, 2006. PDF DOI
  28. Zhang, K.K.Q., Shotorban, B., Minkowycz, W.J., and Mashayek, F., ``A Compact Finite Difference Method on Staggered Grid for Navier-Stokes Flows,'' International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 52(8), 867-881, 2006. PDF DOI
  29. Zhou, X., Mahalingam, S., and Weise, D. R., ``Modeling of Marginal Burning State of Fire Spread in Live Chaparral Shrub Fuel Bed,''Combustion and Flame, 143, 183-198, 2005.
  30. Weise, D. R., Zhou, X., Sun, L., and Mahalingam S., ``Fire Spread in Chapparal- ``go or no-go?'', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 14, 99-106, 2005.
  31. Zhou, X., Weise, D. R., and Mahalingam S., ``Experimental measurements and numerical modeling of marginal burning in live chaparral shrub fuel beds,'' Proceedings of The Combustion Institute, 30, 2287-2294, 2005.
  32. Shotorban, B., and Mashayek, F., ``Modeling of Subgrid-scale Effects on Particles by Approximate Deconvolution,'' Physics of Fluids, 17, 081701, 2005. PDF
  33. Zhou, X., Pakdee, W., and Mahalingam, S., ``Assessment of a Flame Surface Density-Based Subgrid Turbulent Combustion Model for Nonpremixed Flames of Wood Pyrolysis Gas,'' Physics of Fluids,16 (10), 3795-3807, 2004.
  34. Coen, J., Mahalingam, S., and Daily,J. W., ``Infrared imagery of crownfire dynamics during FROSTFIRE,''Journal of Applied Meteorology,43(9), 1241-1259, 2004.
  35. Pakdee, W., and Mahalingam, S., ``An Accurate Method to Implement Boundary Conditions for Reacting Flows based on Characteristic Wave Analysis,''Combustion Theory and Modelling,7(4), 705-729, 2003.
  36. Khunatorn, Y., Shandas, R., DeGroff, C., and Mahalingam, S., ``Comparison of in vitro velocity field measurements in a scaled total cavopulmonary connection with computational predictions,''Annals of Biomedical Engineering,31(7), 810-822, 2003.
  37. Hsu, J., and Mahalingam, S.,``Performance of reduced reaction mechanisms in unsteady nonpremixed flame simulations,''Combustion Theory and Modelling, 7, 365-382, 2003.
  38. Zhou, X., Sun, L., Weise, D. R., Mahalingam, S., ``Thermal particle image velocity estimation for fire plume flow,''Combustion Science and Technology, 175 (7), 1293-1316, 2003.
  39. Zhou, X., and Mahalingam, S., ``A suitable mixture fraction for diffusion flames of wood pyrolysis gas,''Combustion and Flame,133, 197-199, 2003.
  40. Shotorban, B., Mashayek, F., and Pandya, R.V.R., ``Temperature Statistics in Particle-Laden Turbulent Homogeneous Shear Flow,'' International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 29(8), 1333-1353, 2003. DOI
  41. Mashayek, F., Ashgriz, N., Minkowycz, W. J., and Shotorban, B., ``Coalescence Collision of Liquid Drops,'' International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 46(1), 77-89, 2003. DOI
  42. Zhou, X., and Mahalingam, S., ``A Flame Surface Density Based Model for Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Nonpremixed Combustion,''Physics of Fluids,14(11), L77-80, 2002.
  43. Khunatorn, Y., Mahalingam, S., Shandas, R., and DeGroff, C., ``Influence of connection geometry and SVC-IVC flow rate ratio on flow structures within the total cavopulmonary connection: A numerical study,''ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering,124(4), 364-377, 2002.
  44. Mahalingam, S., and P. D. Weidman, ``Activation energy asymptotic analysis and numerical modeling of a strained corner flame,'' Combustion Theory and Modeling,6(1), 155-172, 2002.
  45. Zhou, X., and Mahalingam, S., ``Evaluation of reduced mechanism for modeling combustion of pyrolysis gas in wildland fire,''Combustion Science and Technology,171, 39-70, 2001.

Conference Papers

  1. Dover, S., Dahale, A. R., Shotorban, B., Mahalingam, S., and Weise, D. R., ``Influence of Vegetation Moisture on Combustion of Pyrolysis Gases in Wildland Fires,'' Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vol. 4, 1491-1497, 2011.
  2. Dahale, A. R., Dover, S., Shotorban, B., and Mahalingam, S., ``Effects of Crown Fuel Bulk Density Distribution and Thermophoresis Forces of Particles on Wildland Fires,'' Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vol. 4, 1531-1540, 2011.
  3. Dunn, M. C., Shotorban, B., and Frendi, A., ``Uncertainty Quantification of Turbulence Model Coefficients via Latin Hypercube Sampling Method,'' Proceedings of ASME 2010 3rd Joint U.S.-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, FEDSM/ICNMM2010-30572, 2010.
  4. Shotorban, B., and Balachandar, S., ``Direct Numerical Simulation of Particle-laden Turbulent Flows in Two-way Coupling Using Equilibrium Assumption,'' Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, , Vol. 262, 641-648, 2006.
  5. Shotorban, B., and Balachandar, S., ``Two-Fluid Large-eddy Simulation Approach for Gas-Particle Turbulent Flows Using Equilibrium Assumption,'' Proceedings of ASME 2nd Joint U.S.-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, Vol. 1B, 1611-1620, 2006.
  6. Shotorban, B., and Mashayek, F., ``On Stochastic Modeling of Heavy Particle Dispersion in Large-eddy Simulation of Two-phase Turbulent Flows,'' IUTAM Symposium on Computational Approaches to Multiphase Flow, 373-380, Springer, 2006.
  7. Shotorban, B., Afshari, A., Jaberi, F.A., and Mashayek, F., ``A Particle Tracking Algorithm for LES of Two-Phase Flow,'' AIAA Paper 2004-0332, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 2004.
  8. Afshari, A., Shotorban, B., Mashayek, F., Shih, T. I-P., and Jaberi, F.A., ``Development and Validation of a Multi-Block Flow Solver for Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Flows in Complex Geometries,'' AIAA Paper 2004-0657, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 2004.
  9. Jacobs, G.B., Gao, Z., Pandya, R.V.R., Shotorban, B., and Mashayek, F., ``Numerical Simulation of Two-Phase Flows Prediction/Control of Combustion in Liquid-Fuel Combustors,'' International Colloquium on Combustion Control, Cranfield, UK, August 2003.
  10. Gao, Z., Pandya, R.V.R., Shotorban B., and Mashayek F., ``Current Issues in Analytical Description of Particle/Droplet-Laden Turbulent Flows,'' Proceedings of the 4th ASME/JSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, Honolulu, HI, Vol. 1, 1307-1310, 2003.
  11. Jacobs, G.B., Shotorban, B., Gao, Z., Pandya, R.V.R., and Mashayek, F., ``Numerical Simulation of Controlled Liquid-Fuel Combustors,'' Proceedings of the 16th ONR Propulsion Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 214-219, June 2003.
  12. Mashayek, F., Pandya, R.V.R., Jacobs, G.B., and Shotorban, B., ``A Review of State-of-the-Art Computational Techniques to Study Heterogeneous Mixing Relevant to Deflagration and Detonation,'' Khimicheskaya Fizika, 22(8), 14-23, 2003. (also in Roy, G., Frolov, S., Santoro, R., and Tsyganov, S., editors, Advances in Confined Detonations, Torus Press, Moscow, Russia, 123-126, 2002.)
  13. Jacobs, G.B., Pandya, R.V.R., Shotorban, B., Gao, Z., and Mashayek, F., ``Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches for Prediction of Two-Phase Turbulent Flow in Liquid-Fuel Combustors,'' Proceedings of the 15th ONR Propulsion Meeting, Washington, DC, 47-52, August 2002.
  14. Sadeghipour, M.S. and Shotorban, B.B., ``Heat Transfer in Flow Freezing over the Isothermal Cylinders,'' Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Heat Transfer Division, Nashville, TN, HTD-Vol. 364-2, 237-244, 1999.

Abstracts

  1. Shotorban, B., ``A Two Fluid Algorithm for Incompressible Flows Laden with Low Stokes Number Particles,'' Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 53(9), 2008.
  2. Pantano, C., and Shotorban, B., ``Evaluation of Uncertainty Evolution in Initial Conditions by the Least Square Kernel Density Function Method,'' Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 52(9), 2007.
  3. Shotorban, B., and Balachandar, S., ``Large-eddy Simulation of Particle Concentration by Equilibrium Eulerian Approach,'' Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 51(9), p. 225, 2006.
  4. Shotorban, B., ``Large-eddy Simulation of Particle-laden Homogeneous Shear Turbulence with the Modeling of Subgrid-scale Effects on Particles,'' The 7th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Los Angeles, CA, July 2006.
  5. Shotorban, B., and Mashayek, F., ``Implementation of Defiltering Techniques in Large-eddy Simulation of Particle-laden Turbulent Flows,'' Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 50(9), p. 133, 2005.
  6. Balachandar, S., and Shotorban, B., ``Two-way Coupled Direct Simulation of Particle-laden Turbulent Flows Using Equilibrium Eulerian Approximation,'' Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 50(9), p. 65, 2005.