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Fluidic circuits as a kinetic system for modulation of multiple hot spots as a thermally functional reactor (2022)
Journal Article
Alston, M., & Barber, R. (2022). Fluidic circuits as a kinetic system for modulation of multiple hot spots as a thermally functional reactor. TechConnect Briefs, 2022, 29-32

The challenge in material science is our ability to evaluate heat flow within a material and monitor temperature with time. This research studies fluidic geometry aligned to elevated temperatures for enhanced cooling to specific multiple hot spot reg... Read More about Fluidic circuits as a kinetic system for modulation of multiple hot spots as a thermally functional reactor.

Numerical Analysis of Aerospike Engine Nozzle Performance at Various Truncation Lengths (2021)
Journal Article
Dakka, S., & Dennison, O. (2021). Numerical Analysis of Aerospike Engine Nozzle Performance at Various Truncation Lengths. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 8(2), Article 12. https://doi.org/10.15394/ijaaa.2021.1601

The aerospike engine was first devised in the early 1960s where it provided new means of reaching orbit in a single stage. The paper aimes to demonstrate the viability of the technology by showcasing the increased nozzle thrust efficiency over the co... Read More about Numerical Analysis of Aerospike Engine Nozzle Performance at Various Truncation Lengths.

CFD multiphase modelling of the acetone condensation and evaporation process in a horizontal circular tube (2019)
Journal Article
Mohammed, H. I., Giddings, D., Walker, G. S., & Power, H. (2019). CFD multiphase modelling of the acetone condensation and evaporation process in a horizontal circular tube. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 134, 1159-1170. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2019.02.062

With increasing demands on energy efficiency, the use of low grade waste heat using vapour absorption refrigeration systems (VARS) are receiving renewed interest. One idea is to use the combination of acetone and zinc bromide as the salt solution, wh... Read More about CFD multiphase modelling of the acetone condensation and evaporation process in a horizontal circular tube.

An open-source toolbox for PEM fuel cell simulation (2018)
Journal Article
Kone, J., Zhang, X., Yan, Y., & Adegbite, S. (2018). An open-source toolbox for PEM fuel cell simulation. Computation, 6(2), https://doi.org/10.3390/computation6020038

In this paper, an open-source toolbox that can be used to accurately predict the distributionof the major physical quantities that are transported within a proton exchange membrane (PEM)fuel cell is presented. The toolbox has been developed using the... Read More about An open-source toolbox for PEM fuel cell simulation.