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Theses in Engine Research at the University of Wisconsin

Full text of select ERC theses (Minds @ UW)

For the history buffs, the following is a chronological listing of all of the theses completed in engine research at the University of Wisconsin, from the very beginning.

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1935

Maniotes, John, "Ideal And Non-Ideal Theoretical Equilibrium Calculations For Mixtures Of Methane Air And Ethylene-Air At High Pressures," PhD

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1941

Firey, Joseph C. "A Study Of The Effect Of Fuel Properties Upon Diesel Engine Combustion," MS

The failure to realize a more widespread application of the diesel engine is the result of the manner of fuel combustion in the diesel engine. As long as engine rotative spreads do not become high (1000 to 2000 RPN) the combustion is fairly satisfactory. However, at higher engine speeds a greater velocity of fuel injection is required and the time lag between injection and ignition becomes a greater percent of the engine cycle. These two conditions lead to a rapid initial combustion in the engine cylinder producing engine vibration, rough running and objectionable noise.

To obtain the high power output per unit of weight required for transportation service of all types of necessitates engine operation at high rotative speeds. The slow speed type of diesel engine is entirely satisfactory for stationary and marine power but is unsuitable for automotive, railroad or aircraft propulsion.

Thus all of the major difficulties encountered in the use of high speed diesel engines are a direct result of the manner of combustion of the fuel in the engine cylinder. Correction of these difficulties could be most intelligently accomplished if information were available as to the combustion process and how it is affected by the operating variables.

In an effort to obtain some information concerning the combustion process, diesel engine experimental work has been in progress for several years at the University of Wisconsin. This thesis concerns itself with the experimental work carried out during the school year 1940-1941 and the conclusion available from the data accumulated up to the present time. This thesis includes some analysis of engine test data which was obtained previously at the University of Wisconsin and elsewhere. In each case due acknowledgement has been made.

© 1941, Engine Research Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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1945

Uyehara, Otto A., "Diesel Engine Combustion Studies Effect Of Operating Conditions," PhD

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1947

Hurn, Richard W., "Rate Of Pressure Rise During Combustion Of Diesel Fuels," MS

Isely, Francis D., "Development Of A Gas Test Stand," MS

Myers, Phillip S., "Diesel Combustion," PhD

Schweitzer, T.J., "Electro-Optical Instrumentation For CFR Diesel Test Engine," MS

Towle, George B., "Influence Of Fuel Characterization On Diesel Combustion," MS

Wachtl, William W., "Determination Of Blade Temperatures In A Gas Turbine," MS

Young, Warren C., "Temperature Measurement Of Gas Turbine Blades," MS

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1948

Douglas, W.T., "Investigation Of Methods Of Measuring Temperatures Of Turbosupercharger Blades," MS

Holmes, Vet V., "The Design And Arrangement Of Equipment For Studying Steady-FlowCombustion," MS

Lown, Harold, "Instrumentation For Measurement Of Gas Turbine Blade Temperatures," MS

Tang, Yu Sun, "Comparison Of Combustion Characteristics Of Several Diesel Fuels By Rate Of Pressure Change Diagrams," MS

Weidler, Sten-Eric, "Measurement Of Temperatures And Air Flow In A Gas Turbine," MS

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1949

Kamerling, Garrett, "Measurement Of Gas Turbine Blade Temperatures," MS

Chow, Weichien, "The Effect Of Butyl Nitrate On Combustion Characteristics Of Diesel Fuel," MS

El-Wakil, Mohamed, "An Instantaneous And Continuous Sodium Line Reversal Pyrometer,"PhD

Pahnke, Alden J., "Preliminary Investigations In Steady-Flow Combustion," MS

Rhodes, Keith H., "The Development Of An Instrument For Instantaneous Fluid-Velocity Measurement," MS

Tiedemann, James, "Smoke Measurement Problems," MS

Traeder, Howard F., "High Speed Engine Indicators," MS

Ye, Yong Chen, "Design Of A Constant-Volume Bomb For Studying Combustion," MS

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1950

Fleming, James D., "The Development Of An IHP Indicator," PhD

Kliebhan, Frank D., "An Analysis Of Power Pulsations Between Engine-Driven Synchronous Generators Connected To A Common Bus Bar," MS

Schmidt, Thomas R., "Instantaneous And Continuous Heat Flow Measurement In Internal Combustion Engines," MS

Thomas, John H., "Preliminary Combustion Studies Of An Open Chamber Diesel," MS

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1951

Pahnke, Alden J., "The Effect Of The Heat Of Vaporization Of The Fuel On Combustion In TheSteady-Flow Process," PhD

Priem, Richard J., "The Design And Construction Of Apparatus To Obtain Instantaneous Fuel-Injection Rates In A Compression-Ignition Engine," MS

Wantland, John L., "Studies Of An Instantaneous Fluid-Velocity Meter," MS

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1952

Chow, Weichen, "The Effect Of Selected Ignition Accelerators On Diesel Combustion Temperatures," PhD

Holmes, Vet V., "Investigations In Steady-Flow Combustion Processes," PhD

Millar, Gordon H., "Flame Temperature Measurements As An Aid To Internal Combustion Engine Analysis," PhD

Wu, Philip C.-K., "Unsteady Phenomena In Steady-Flow Combustion," MS

Chen, Simon K. "The Application of Absorption Spectra for Compression Temperature Measurements, " PhD

Beck, Niels J., "Temperature Measurements From Absorption Spectra," PhD

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1953

Auble, Carmon M., "Investigation Of Organ-Pipe Type Oscillations In A Steady Flow Combustor," MS

Chang, Bansun, "Combustion Of Diesel Fuels In A Constant-Volume Bomb," PhD

Freudman, Ernest, "Octane Number And Engine Preflame Temperatures And Pressures," MS

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1954

Aarnes, Magne N., "Physical And Chemical Delay Of Pure Hydrocarbon Auto-Igniting In ACombustion Bomb," MS

Brikowski, Harold Joseph, "A Preliminary Experimental Investigation Of Unsteady State Vaporization In Droplets," MS

Collins, Robert N., "A Pressure Study Of The Injection Cooling Effect In A Diesel Engine," MS

Liska, Donald J., "Continuation Of The Development Of An Instantaneous Infrared Temperature-Measuring Technique," MS

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1955

Hanson, Robert W., "Preliminary Results Of Measuring Instantaneous Fuel-Injection Rate In A1-71 GM Diesel Engine," MS

Priem, Richard J., "Vaporization Of Fuel Drops Including The Heating-Up Period," PhD

Trayser, David A., "Radiation Measurements With Lead Sulphide Cell Using Spark-Ignited Engine," MS

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1956

Dries, William C., "Measuring Metal Temperatures By The Two ColorTechnique," MS

Kaddou, Abdul-Fattah, "Improved Iodine Pyrometer For End-Gas Temperature Measurement,"MS

Pless, Loren G., "The Effect Of Selected Operating Variables On Instantaneous Combustion Chamber Surface Temperature," MS

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1957

Borman, Gary L., "An Experimental And Theoretical Study Of The Vaporization Of FuelDroplets," MS

Ghandhi, B.K., "Evaluation Of Light-Absorption Pyrometer For Non-Luminous EngineGases," PhD

Harloff, Robert E., "The Effects Of The Pressure-Transmitting Line Of The Measurement Of A Pulsating Pressure Using A Manometer," MS

Reynolds, Jr., Elbert Brunner, "The Influence Of Method Of Junction Formation And Heat Treatment On The Electromotive Force Produced By A Thermocouple," PhD

Yu,Tat Ching, "Pre-Inflammation Studies In An Operating Diesel Engine Using The Hot-MotoredTechnique"

Tirunarayanan, M.A., "Studies On High Pressure Air Injectors," MS

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1958

Elser, Karl, "The Instantaneous Investigations Of Heat Transfer," PhD

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1959

Bennethum, James E., "Heat Transfer And Combustion-Chamber Deposits In A Spark IgnitionEngine," PhD

Burrows, Marshall, "A Fast Infrared Pyrometer For Engine CompressionTemperatures," PhD

Norgren, William, "Deposit Effects On Combustion Chamber Surface Temperatures In A Two-Cycle Engine," MS

Overbye, Vern D., "Instrumentation And Analysis For Instantaneous Heat Transfer In Internal Combustion Engines," MS

Weiss, Melvin P., "Combustion Chamber Deposit Study Using Pure Fuel Mixtures," MS

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1960

Andresen, Hermann, "Abnormal Combustion Effects In A Two-Cycle Engine," MS

Chiang, Chao-Wang, "Physical And Chemical Ignition Delays For Different Fuels In An Operating Diesel Engine," PhD

Elpern, David G., "The Disappearance Of 2-Methyl-2-Butene, Para Xylene, Trans-2-Butene,Cis-2-Butene And Toluene In Spark Ignition Engine Exhaust," MS

Falstad, Robert D., "A Piezoelectric Velocity Probe," MS

Huls, Thomas A., "The Effect Of Aluminum-Cast Iron Interface Configurations On Cylinder Liner Temperatures," MS

Johnson, John H., "Measurement Of End-Gas Temperatures Using Primary Reference Fuels,"MS

Murthy And Kayal, "Investigations Of Reactions In A Motored Engine," MS

Mukherjee, Shanti, "End Gas Temperature For Various 85 Octane Fuels," MS

Overbye, Vern D., "Variation Of Instantaneous Wall Temperature, Heat Transfer, And HeatTransfer Coefficients In A Spark-Ignition Engine," PhD

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1961

Tsao, Keh C., "The Effect Of Operating Variables On Compression Temperature In A Compression Ignition Engine," PhD

Mukherjee, Shanti Jiban "End Gas Temperature For Various 85 Octane Fuels" MS

Murthy, B.S. "Dual-Fuel Approach To Compression-Ignition Engine Operation"

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1962

Adadevoh, John K., "Vaporization Of A Fuel Droplet Contacting With A Hot Surface And Under Pressure," MS

Busch, Christopher, "Future Portable Energy Systems," MS

Kramer, Ted J., An Analog Method Of Solving Variable Property Heat Conduction Problems," MS

Lassanske, George, "The Design And Development Of An Electronic Pitot Tube," MS

Markussen, Bjorn, "Analysis Of The Heat Transfer In A Highly Supercharged, Four-Cycle DieselEngine Of 13 1/2" Bore And 16 1/2 Stroke," MS

Peterson, John R., "Design Of A Solar Free Piston Powered Air Lift Irrigation System,"MS

Reichelsdorfer, P., "Development Of An Indicated Horsepower Meter," MS

Scharpf, Otto H., "Thermoelectric Outboard Motor Generator," MS

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1963

Ebersole, George D., "The Radiant And Convective Components Of Diesel Engine Heat Transfer," MS

Gupta, Chandra P., "Effects Of Multiple Introduction Of Fuel In Compression-Ignited Engines," PhD

Shipinski, John H., "A Hot-Motored Technique For Studying Pre-Flame Reactions In Dual-Injection Diesel Engines," MS

Wienke, Helmut J., "A Tungsten Resistance Thermometer For Engine CompressionTemperatures," MS

Stahl, Gary Lee, "Optimization Of Carburetion And Ignition For Farm Tractors," MS

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1964

Borman, Gary Lee, "Mathematical Simulation Of Internal Combustion Engine Processes And Performance Including Comparisons With Experiment," PhD

Johnson, John H., "End-Gas Temperatures, Pressures, And Reaction Rates," PhD

Mariotti, John L, "An Analysis Of Outboard Engine Reed Valves," MS

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1965

Bradish, John P., "Instantaneous Deposit Surface Temperatures And Heat Flow Rates In An Internal Combustion Engine," PhD

Shields, William, "Development Of A Combustion Gas Sampling Valve," MS

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1966

Huls, Thomas A., "Spark Ignition Engine Operation And Design For Minimum ExhaustEmission," PhD

Kapadia, Dinn, "Effect Of Heat Transfer On Flow Through Poppet Valves," MS

McMurray, David C., "Influence Of Impinging Jet Variables Of Local Heat Transfer Coefficients Along A Flat Surface With Uniform Heat Flux," PhD

Ricart-Lowe, Jaime, "Design Of An Apparatus For Studying The Vaporization Of Droplets In The Region Of Their Critical Point," MS

Rice, Edward Jr., "The Effect Of Selected Fluid Parameters On Spatial Drop Size Distribution," PhD

Scharpf, Glen, "Experimental Study Of Heat Transfer From The Valve And Unsteady Flow In A Simulated Engine Intake System," MS

Walker, James W., "Piston Temperature Measurements In A Watercooled Two Stroke Cycle Spark Ignition Engine," MS

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1967

Groeneweg, John F., "The Statistical Description Of A Spray In Terms Of Drop Velocity, Size AndPosition," PhD

Holtermann, T.J., "The Effect Of Ventilation Of A Propeller Vortex," MS

Miller, George E., "Control Of Cylinder Blowdown Pressure Pulses To Improve Two-Stroke Engine Power Output And Specific Fuel Consumption," MS

Shamah, Eliahu, "Unsteady Heat Transfer Simulation For A Diesel Engine," MS

Shipinski, John H., "Relationships Between Rates-Of-Injection And Rates-Of-Heat Release In Diesel Engines," PhD

Tanbakuchi, Reza, "Comparison Of Measured Metal Temperatures During Arc Welding With Temperatures Calculated Using A Finite Heat Source," PhD

Weber, Harold G., "Performance Investigations On A Computer Simulated Four Stroke Diesel Engine," MS

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1968

Alexander, Lee Debruler "The Experimental Performance of An Apparatus Designed to Study the Vaporization of Suspended Droplet in the Vicinity of its Critical Point." MS

Raymond W. Goluba, "The Effect Of Periodic Shock-Fronted Pressure Waves On The InstantaneousHeat Flux At The End-Wall Of A Tube," PhD

Alyea, John Wilson, "The Development And Evaluation Of An Electronic Indicated Horsepower Meter," PhD

Krieger, Roger B., "The Simulation Of A Two Cycle, Crankcase Scavenged, Spark Ignition Engine On A Digital Computer And Comparison Of Results With Experimental Data," PhD

Lefeuvre, Thomas, "Instantaneous Metal Temperatures And Heat Fluxes In A Diesel Engine," PhD

Pavelic, Vjekosalv, "Temperature Histories In A Thin Steel Plate Welded With Tungsten Inert Gas Process," PhD

Wendland, Daniel W., "The Effect Of Periodic Pressure And Temperature Fluctuations On Unsteady Heat Transfer In A Closed System," PhD

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1969

Alexander, Lee D., "The Experimental Performance Of An Apparatus Designed To Study TheVaporization Of A Suspended Droplet In The Vicinity Of Its Critical Point," MS

Dogan, Tahsin, "An Experimental Investigation Of Heat Transfer On A Poppet Valve," MS

Manrique, Jose A., "Theory Of Droplet Vaporization In The Region Of The Thermodynamic Critical Point," PhD

McCullough, Thomas, "Using Rate Equations And Numerical Techniques To Predict Metallurgical Structures Formed During Arc Welding," PhD

Nicholls, J., "Inlet Manifold Water Injection Reduce No Emissions," MS

Peters, Bruce D., "The Determination Of Spark-Ignition Engine Apparent Heat Release Using Experimentally Obtained Pressure-Time Data," MS

Quader, Ather A., "Monochromatic Uv Absorbance Histories Of Unburned Gases In A SparkIgnition Engine," PhD

Sathe, Vijay V., "Parametric Studies Using A Mathematical Model Of A Two-Stroke Cycle SparkIgnition Engine," MS

Savery, Clyde W., "Experimental Studies Of The Vaporization Of Droplets In Heated Air At High Pressures," PhD

Trumpy, David K., "The Preknock Kinetics Of Ethane In A Spark-Ignited Engine," PhD

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1970

Elpern, David G, "The Disappearance Of 2-Methyl-2 Butene, Para Xylene, Trans-2-Btene,Cis-2-Butene And Toluene, Cis-2-Butene And Toluene In Spark Ignition Engine Exhaust," MS

Iyer, Ramalingam, "Investigation Of Dynamic Temperature Response Of PressureTransducers," MS

Juedes, Dennis, "Vaporization Of Carbon Dioxide Droplets At High Pressures," MS

Shahed, S.M., "The Kinetics Of Nitric Oxide Formation In High Pressure Combustion Processes," PhD

Sigworth, Jr., Harrison, "The Disappearance Of Ethylene, Propylene, N-Butane And 1-Butene In Spark-Ignition Engine Exhaust," MS

Sorenson, Spencer, "The Kinetics Of Ethane In The Exhaust Of A Spark Ignition Engine,"PhD

Streit, Ernst, "Mathematical Simulation Of A Large Pulse-Turbocharged Two-Stroke Engine," PhD

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1971

Desai, A.B., "Electrical Analogy To Conduction Heat Transfer," MS

Flynn, Patrick, "An Experimental Determination Of The Instantaneous Potential Radiant HeatTransfer Within An Operating Diesel Engine," PhD

Mizusawa, Masatake, "Relationships Between Cetane Numbers Of Fuel And Radiant Heat Transfer In A Diesel Engine," MS

Williams, G.R., "A Study Of Nonsteady Flow Phenomena In An Automotive Carburetor," MS

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1972

Dao, Kim, "Heat Transfer With Cyclic Pressure Variations (In Piston Engines)," PhD

Dennis, Jack W., "The Adaptation Of An Altitude Pressure Correction Procedure To EngineDesign Variables, Fuels, Engine Speed, And Variable Inlet Temperature," MS

Jessel, Alfred J., "An SI Engine With An In-Cylinder Thermal Reactor," MS

Khan, M.R., "Theoretical Study Of NO Formation In Constant Pressure Combustion Process;Theorectical And Experimental Study Of Influence Of Fuel Composition On NO Formation," MS

Kiekhaefer, F.C., "Design Of A Pulse Charging Exhaust Muffler For A Two-Stroke Engine UsingStatistical And Experimental Techniques," MS

King, William C., "The Effect Of The Scavenging Period Timing And Duration On Two-Stroke Engine Emissions," MS

Leonard, Stephen, "A Computer Model Of NO Formation In Diesel Engines," MS

Peters, Bruce, "Nitric Oxide Reduction By Heat Transfer In A Porous Disk Burner," PhD

Tuteja, Arjun Dev, "The Formation Of Nitric Oxide In Diffusion Flames," PhD

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1973

Abdel-Khalik, S., "An Investigation Of The Diffusion Flame Surrounding A Simulated Liquid FuelDroplet," PhD

El-Messiri, I.A., "The Divided Combustion Chamber Concept And Design For Control Of SI Engine Exhaust Air Pollutant Emissions," PhD

Sowls, Richard E., "An Experimental Study Of Carbon Dioxide Droplets Falling Through InertHigh Pressure High Temperature Environments," PhD

Weber, Harold G., "The Effect Of Impinging Periodic Shock Waves On Heat Transfer To A CooledWall," PhD

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1974

Babu, M.K., "Digital Analysis Of A Spark Ignition Engine," PhD

Goyle, Alok, "Experimental Performance And Emission From An SI Engine Using Rich-Lean Combustion In Successive Cylinders," MS

Olikara, Cherian, "Effect Of Low Temperature Operation On Exhaust Emissions From SI Engines," MS

Samaga, B. Subramanya, "A Study Of Combustion And Expansion Phases Of The SI EngineCycle," PhD

Schneider, Michael, "Accomodation Of Gas Sampling Mechanisms In An Engine Head (Operation OfA Four-Valve Head On Two Valves)," MS

Steinhardt, Michael, "Measuring And Computing Wankel Rotor Temperature"

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1975

Besorak, Yavuz, "A Study Of The Dynamic Instabilities Of The Apex Seal And The ChatterPhenomena In Wankel Rotary Engines," PhD

Chen, Lee L., "Air Velocity Measurements In Engines By Vortex Shedding," PhD

Foster, David E., "Fuel Spray Modeling Through Single Droplet And Continuum Considerations," MS

Kosholleck, Joseph, "A Study Of Nitric Oxide Emissions From Monosized Fuel MistCombustion," MS

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1976

Evers, Lawrence W., "Nitrogen Oxide Control With The Delayed Mixing Stratified Charge Engine Concept," PhD

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1977

Abata, Duane L., "Spectroscopic Investigation Of Hydroxyl Radical Formation In The End Gases Of A Spark Ignited Engine Utilizing A Dye Laser," PhD

Rhee, Kyung Tai, "Time- And Space-Resolved Species Determination In Diesel Combustion Using Continuous Flow Sampling," PhD

Thien, Doan D., "A Further Study Of The Dumping Technique As Applied To A Single CylinderDiesel Engine," MS

Voiculescu, Ion A., "An Experimental Determination Of The History Of Formation Of The Cylinder Averaged Oxides Of Nitrogen In Diesel Combustion," PhD

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1978

Caroon, Tom, "An Optical Technique For Drop Size Measurement In Sprays," MS

Jaasma, Dennis R., "Measured Effects Of Boundary Conditions On Oxides Of Nitrogen Produced By Liquid Fuel Diffusion Flames," PhD

Johnson, Patrick J., "In-Cylinder Species Concentration Measurements With The University Of Wisconsin Continuous Flow Sampling Valve And The General Motors Research Laboratories Sampling Valve," MS

Murphy, Michael J., "Oxides Of Nitrogen Emissions From A Steady-State Flame Propagating In A Monosized Fuel Mist," PhD

Procknow, David W., "Calculation And Measurement Of Piston Temperatures In A Water-Cooled Two-Stroke-Cycle Gasoline Engine," MS

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1979

Engman, Thomas J., "Effects Of Cracked-Distillate Fuel Mixtures On Diesel Engine Performance," MS

Turns, Stephen R., "Internal Combustion Engine Sampling Probes - A Study Of Sample-GasOrigins, Flow Disturbances And Quench-Layer Bias," PhD

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1980

Anderson, Carl L., "An In-Situ Technique For Determining The Thermal Properties Of CombustionChamber Deposits," PhD

Gudgeon, Joseph A., "Estimating Equivalence Ratios, Carbon, And Unburned Fuel Using SpeciesMeasurements Of Gases Sampled From A Diesel Combustion Chamber," MS

Jessel, Alfred J., "Measurement Of Fluid Motion In A Diesel Engine Cylinder By Use Of ATractor Gas Technique," PhD

Lin, Chieh-Shen, "A Study Of The Fuel Nitrogen Conversion And Some Performance And Emission Characteristics Of Blended SRC-II In A High Speed Diesel Engine," MS

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1981

Chan, Tung Tat, "The Effect Of Swirl And Exhaust Gas Recirculation On Cylinder Averaged OxidesOf Nitrogen Histories In A Diesel Engine," MS

DeYoung, Richard, "Fuel Composition And Vaporization Effects On Combustion Chamber Deposits," MS

Khajuria, Prithvi Raj, "Hydrogen-Fueled Spark Ignition Engine - Its Performance And ExhaustEmission Characteristics," PhD

Logan, Mark R., "Local Fuel H/C Ratio And Carbon Remainder In Diesel Combustion," MS

Najt, Paul M., "Compression-Ignited Homogeneous Charge Combustion," MS

Sharma, Jagdish, "Some Analytical Investigations On A Four Stroke Diesel Engine ForAchieving High Specific Output," PhD

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1982

Ingham, Mike, "In-Cylinder Sampling Of Hydrocarbons In The Texaco L-141 Tcp Stratified Charge Engine," PhD

Hoag, Kevin, "A Preliminary Analysis Of The Effects Of Mixing On Soot Formation," MS

Hall, Matthew J., "An Experimental And Modeling Study Of Homogeneous Engine Combustion At Near Knocking Conditions," MS

Iwamoto, Ross, "Combustion Of Solutions And Emulsions Of Ethanol And Diesel Fuel In A Direct Injection Diesel Engine," MS

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1983

Pundir, Budh Prakash, "Studies On The Influence Of Charge Non-Homogeneity On Cycle-By-CycleVariations In Combustion And Nitrogen Oxides Emissions In SI Engines," PhD

Tobis, Bruce, "The Effect Of Pressure And Fuel Structure On The Soot Yield Of A Turbulent Diffusion Flame In A Crossflow," MS

Sangeorzan, Brian, "Time-Resolved Measurements Of Drop Size Distribution In A Transient Fuel Spray," PhD

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1984

Edo, Teruo, "A Computer Simulation Of A Dissociated Methanol Engine," MS

Klimstra, Jacob, On Line Inspection And Tuning Of Spark Ignition Gas Engine-CompressorCombinations," PhD

McDonald, John, "Construction And Testing Of A Facility For Diesel Engines, Heat Transfer And Particulate Research," MS

Myers, Mark, "A Study Of Reed Valves," MS

Van Gerpen, Jon, "The Effects Of Air Swirl And Fuel Injection System Parameters On Diesel Combustion," PhD

Zimmer, Mike, "A Fuel Sensitivity Study Of High Speed Knock In A Two-Stroke OutboardMotor," MS

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1985

Cramer, John Mark, "Combustion Characteristics Of A Two-Stroke, Spark-Assisted Diesel Engine Using Alternative Fuels," MS

Dimpelfeld, Philip M., "A Study Of Autoignition In A Premixed Charge, Internal CombustionEngine Using Comprehensive Chemical Kinetics: Experiments & Predictions," PhD

Gupta, A.K., "Soot Modeling For Direct Injection Diesel Engine," PhD

Hofeldt, David L., "Some Preliminary Results From Heat Transfer And Velocity Measurements Near An Insulated Cylinder Head In A Spark Ignition Engine," MS

Kim, Changho, Time-Resolved Exhaust Port Measurements Of Unburned Fuel And Aldehyde Emissions From A Methanol-Fueled Texaco L-163s Tccs Engine," PhD

Ng, Henry K.K., "In-Cylinder Flame Temperature Radiance And Pressure Measurements Of Diesel Combustion To Study The Fuel Molecular Structure Effects On Particulates," PhD

Thomas, Vincent David, "Cycle-To-Cycle Variations In Air Fuel Ratio During Cold Starting OfA Pull-Start Engine," MS

Wang, Han-Ying, "Starting Characteristics Of A Two-Stroke Spark-Assisted Diesel Engine Using Alternative Fuels," MS

Wu, Yuh-Yih, "Combustion Of Low Cetane Fuels In A Spark Assisted Open Chamber Four Stroke Diesel Engine," MS

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1986

Adams, Jack Watson, "Air Circulation In A Toroidal Combustion Chamber Caused By Fuel Momentum And Combustion Energy," MS

Cook, Donald E., "Transient Cycle Simulation Program Of AResearch Diesel Engine," MS

Huang, Cheng-Weng, (Jeff), "Diesel Engine Cylinder Gas-Side Heat Transfer To A CeramicSurface," PhD

Stevenson, David, "Use Of Spark Ignition Of A Central FuelCloud To Allow Diesel Operation With Low Cetane Fuels," MS

Verhoeven, Dean, "Application Of Laser Speckle Method To Temperature Measurements InEngines," MS

Winquist, Su, "A Simple Model For Jet Breakup," MS

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1987

Miller, Daniel N., "A Study Of Reed Valve Performance On An Engine Simulator Using Dimensional Analysis," MS

Patrie, Bryan James, "Computer Imaging Of Rotating Flows," MS

Soens, David Richard, "Dynamic Pressure Waveform Alterations In A Set Of Model Exhaust Manifolds," MS

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1988

Berbee, James G., "Aspect Ratio And Reynolds Number Effects OnThe Flow Behind A Rearward-Facing Step," MS

Enright, Bern, "Low Cetane Fuel Performance In A Direct Injection Spark AssistedEngine," MS

Ghandhi, Jaal B., "Swirl Center Precession In Spinning Down Flows," MS

Leschiutta, Maurizio, "Piston-Position Measurements In An IC-Engine Using A Laser Range-Finding Technique," MS

Lin, Chieh-Shen, (Jason), "Experimental Study Of Combustion And Heat Transfer Of A Diesel Engine Under Dynamic Operating Conditions," PhD

Neely, Michael J., "A Numerical Model Of A Turbulent Jet In A Crossflow," MS

Ning, Yan, "A Cycle Simulation Program For The Dynamic Operation Of A Single Cylinder Direct Injection Diesel," MS

Tay, Zhu-Fei., "The Study Of Soot Production In A CrossFlow," MS

Yan, Jingde, (Jim), "Analysis And In-Cylinder Measurements Of Local And HemishericalParticulate Radiant Emissions And Temperatures In A Direct Injection Diesel," PhD

Yang, Jialin, "Convective Heat Transfer Predictions And Experiments In An IC Engine,"PhD

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1989

Bair, Robert E., "Ignition Quality And Composition Of Fuel Volatile Fraction: Effects On Diesel Combustion," PhD

Feiereisen, John M., "Design, Construction And Testing Of An Engine-Fed Spray Chamber WithOptical Access," MS

Hodges, Joseph, "Soot Formation In A Jet Stirred Combustor," PhD

Myers, John E., "Factors Affecting The Top Ring Oil Film Thickness At Top Center," PhD

Quiros, Edwin N., "Control Of Fresh Fuel-Fresh Air Mixing In A Toroidal Engine Combustion Chamber," PhD

Sato, Hiroki, "Effect Of Temperature On Soot Formation In A Jet Stirred Combustor," MS

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1990

Boggs, David Lee, "Spatially-Resolved Measurements Of Instantaneous Engine Heat Flux," PhD

Eng, James, "Measurement Of Dynanmic Piston-Position And Effects On Closed-Cycle Thermodynamic Engine Analysis," MS

Epstein, Peter, "A Computer Simulation Of The Scavenging Flow In A Two-Stroke Engine,"MS

Gonzalez D., Manuel A., "A Computational Study Of In-Cylinder Cold Starting Processes In A Diesel Engine," MS

Malone, Ron, "Air Side Heat Transfer Enhancement For An Engine Cooling System," MS

Mohammad, I. Samy, "Simultaneous Pyrometer Measurements AlongThree Path Directions In An Open Chamber Diesel," PhD

Moore, Wayne, "Temperature Measurement Technique ForEvaluation Of Material Specimens In An Engine Cylinder," MS

Mueller, Eric, "The Effects Of Fuel Sulfur Volatility Range And Inlet Air O2 Enrichment OnParticulate Emissions In A Diesel Engine," MS

Mueller, Mark, "In-Cylinder Flame Temperature, Soot Concentration And Heat TransferMeasurements In A Low-Heat-Rejection Diesel Engine," MS

Richardson, Dana, "The Development And Implementation Of Theoretical And ExperimentalMethods For Studying Oil Films In Engine Cylinders," PhD

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1991

Chang, I-Ping, "The Effects Of Pressure Gradients On Convective Heat Flux Predictions In Engine Environments," PhD

Chang, Sang-Ku, "Hydrodynamics Of Liquid Jet Sprays -Physiochemical Analysis And Computer Simulation," PhD

Fieschko, Craig, "A Method For Predicting The 100 C And 40 C Kinematic Viscosities And Cold Crank Viscosities Of Commercial Lubricant Blends," MS

Gebbeken, Bernhard, "Parallelization Of Kiva-II Engine Simulations On The Intel Ipsc/860," PhD

Ghandhi, J.B., "Velocity Field Characteristics Of Motored Two-Stroke Ported Engines,"PhD

Hartfield , Jon Phillip, "Droplet Vaporization In A High Pressure Gas," PhD

Koo, Ja-Ye, "Characteristics Of A Transient Diesel Fuel Spray," PhD

Liu, Alex Baoda, "Mechanisms Of Air-Assisted Liquid Atomization," MS

Pierce, Philip H., "Near Wall Velocity Measurements In A Motored Four-Stroke Engine,"PhD

Reid, Timothy Scott, "Heat Transfer Characteristics Of An Uncooled Silicon Nitride Surface In A Naturally Aspirated D.I. Engine," MS

Turner, David W., "An Investigation Into The Relationship Between The Total Soot Yield, The Flow Properties, And The Structure Of A Propane Diffusion Flame In Cross-Flow," MS

Curtis, Eric Warren, "A Numerical Study Of Spherical Droplet Vaporization In A High PressureEnvironment," PhD

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1992

Albert, Richard A., "Diffraction-Based Particle Sizing In A Two-Phase Fluid Flow," MS

Angelo, Theodore G., "Emissions And Performance Of A Small-Head Engine," MS

Bower, Glenn R., "The Effect Of A Split Injection On Early Combustion In An Engine-Fed Combustion Chamber," PhD

El-Beshbeeshy, M.S., "Image Analysis Of Sprays By Light Extinction Technique," PhD

Giangregorio, Robert P., "Optoacoustic Temperature And Turbulent Diffusivity Measurements In A Diesel Engine," MS

Golding, Lawrence H., "The Effects Of Augmented Mixing On Diesel Combustion," MS

Green, Gerald W., "Vibration Analysis Of Cylinder Liners In The Consideration Of Cavitation," PhD

Knox-Kelecy, Andrea L,. "Turbulent Flow In A Scale Model Of A Diesel Fuel Injector Nozzle Hole," PhD

Kong, Song-Charng, "Modeling Ignition And Combustion Processes In Compression Ignited Engines," MS

Lee, Janghee, "Intake Valve Flow In An Internal Combustion Engine," PhD

Mangkoesoebroto, S.P., "Analysis Of Piston Ring LubricationWith The Power-Law Lubricant," PhD

Naber, Jeffrey D., "Droplet Impingement On A Heated Surface," PhD

Phen, Robert V., "An Experimental Measurement Of Oil FilmThickness On The Liner Of A Motored Diesel Engine Using A Laser Induced Fluorescence Technique And Fiber Optics," MS

Pieper, Christopher M., "Modeling Quasi-Steady Flow Through A Two-Valve Intake Port Into AnEngine Cylinder," MS

Ruch, David M., "An Experimental And Analytical InvestigationOf A Single-Cylinder Modified Hypocycloid Engine Design," PhD

Suhre, Blake R., "In-Cylinder Soot Deposition Rates Due To Thermophoresis In A Direct Injection Diesel Engine," MS

Tree, Dale R., Soot Particle Size And Number Density Measurements In A Direct Injection DieselEngine Using Light Scattering, Radiation, And Extinction," PhD

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1993

Carabell, Kevin, "Air/Fuel Ratio Visualization In A Diesel Spray," PhD

Choe, Joon-Hyuk, "High-Shear-Rate Measurements Of The First Normal Stress Difference N1 AndViscosity N For Solutions Of Narrow-Distribution Polystyrene In Dioctyl Phthalate," PhD

Donahue, Ron, "An Experimentally Determined Temporally Based Study Of Turbo-Charged DieselNitric Oxide Emissions," MS

Duoba, Michael J., "Oil Film Vaporization Study Using A ShockTube," MS

Glenn, William, "In-Cylinder Flow Visualization With Particle Path Photography And Laser Doppler Velocimetry In A Motored Two-Stroke Engine," MS

Hessel, Randy P., "Numerical Solution Of Valved Intake Port And In-Cylinder Flows Using KIVA3," PhD

Nehmer, Daniel A., "Measurement Of The Effect Of Injection Rate And Split Injections OnDiesel Engine Soot And Nox Emissions," MS

Ruch, David M. PhD An Experimental andAnalytical Investigation of a Single-Cylinder Modified Hypocycloid Engine Design

Shakal, Joseph S., "Effects Of Auxiliary Inject-Ion On Diesel Engine Combustion," PhD

Shamis, Dmitry, "The Influence Of Fuel Composition On Engine Emissions," MS

Stradins, Linards. MS "Simulating the Flow of Multi-Domain/Multi-Viscous Polymer Blends During Polymer Processing Using Boundary Element Method."

Sweetland, Patrick, "PIV Measurements In The Piston Bowl Of A Diesel Engine," MS

Tow, Tryg, "The Effect Of Multiple Pulse Injection, Injection Rate And Injection Pressure On Particulate And NOx Emissions From A D.I. Diesel Engine," MS

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1994

Bonneau, Robert, "Development Of A Homogeneous Mixture System And Comparison With CarburetedUtility Engine Emissions And Performance," MS

Booth, Richard, "Investigation Of Impinging Diesel Spary Hydrodynamics And Heat Transfer," MS

Cleary, David, "An Experimental Investigation Of Single-Surface Flame Quenching," PhD

Eckhouse, Joel, "Modeling Spray Wall Impingement Heat Transfer On Direct Injection Engines," MS

Grunwald, Michael, "Two-Dimensional Flame Temperature Measurements Of Diesel Combustion Using The Two-Color Method," MS

Kong, Song-Chang, "Diesel Ignition And Combustion Modeling With Comparisons To In-Cylinder Flame Imaging," PhD

Lee, Kyung-Hwan, "Correlation Between Mixture Nonuniforming Around Spark Plug Gap. Early Flame Development And Cycle-By-Cycle," PhD

McDowell, Philip D., "Documenting Intake Flow With Particle Image Velocimetry," MS

Mark P. Musculus, MS "Coherent Flamelet Modeling of Diesel Engine Combustion"

Pierpont, David A., "An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Injection Parameters And EGR On D.I. Diesel Emissions And Performance," MS

Zhang, Songwei, "Direct Numerical Simulations Of Premixed Turbulent Flames With VariableDensity," PhD

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1995

Ayoub, Nabil, "Modeling Multicomponent Fuel Sprays In Engines With Application To Diesel Cold-Starting," PhD

Boucher, Stephen E., "Preliminary Study Of A Shear Plane Layer Formed Between Two Parallel Flows," MS

Choi, Cathy, "In-Cylinder Augmented Mixing Through Controlled Gaseous Jet Injection,"MS

Claybaker, Peter, "Streamlined Production Of Engine Meshes For Kiva-3," MS

Coil, Millicent A., "Full Field Diffraction Particle Sizing," PhD

Krause, Steven F., "The Effect Of Intake Port Geometry On In-Cylinder Fluid Motion In A Reciprocating I.C. Engine," MS

Lee, Laurence, "Oil Film Thickness Between Top Piston Ring And Engine Liner Near RingReversal Of A Single Cylinder S.I. Engine," MS

Lofgren, Douglas, "Modeling Of A Two-Stroke Engine Scavenging Cycle With Kiva-2x3: Numerical Evaluation And Boundary Condition Development," MS

Majors, Steven W., "Planar Mie Scattering For Determination Of Concentration Gradients AndDiffusion In An Engine Combustion Chamber," MS

Mather, Daniel, "Modeling The Use Of Air-Injection For Emissions Reduction In A Direct-Injected Diesel Engine," MS

McLandress, Andrew, "Intake Flow Mixing And Characterization For Diesel Simulations,"MS

Mehri, Darius, "The Design Of A High Pressure, High Temperature Turbulent Mixing Layer Apparatus," MS

Ricart, Laura M., "The Effects Of Heat Transfer And Mixing On Diesel Ignition And Combustion," MS

Stanton, Donald W., "Modeling Fuel Film Formation And Wall Interaction In Diesel Engines," MS

Stephenson, Philip W., "Effects Of Intake Flow On Mixing And Combustion In Direct Injection Diesel Engines Using Multidimensional Modeling," PhD

Su, Tzay-Fa (Jeff), "An Experimental Study Of High Injection Pressure Diesel Sprays,"PhD

Westrate, Barbara L., "The Development Of Diagnostics And Testing Methods For TheCharacterization Of Carburetor Exit Flow Conditions," MS

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1996

Al-Roub, Marwan Abu, Phd Hydrodynamics And Heat Transfer Of Multiple Droplet Impingement

Cunningham, Mike, MS Effects Of Mixture Preparation On Utility Engine Performance And Emissions

Ducu, Dan O., PhD Calibration Of The Laser Induced Fluorescence Technique Applied To Oil FilmThickness Measurements On A Diesel Engine Cylinder Liner By Using Capacitance Gauges

Emerson, Roy, MS Intake Flow Modeling In KIVA-3 And Comparison With Experiments

Han, Z., PhD Numerical Study Of Air-Fuel Mixing In Direct-Injection Spark-Ignition And Diesel Engines

Itano, Edwin, MS Characterization Of Carburetor Exit Flow

Kozma, Jodi Marie Hansen, MS Air Entrainment Into A Transient Diesel Spray Visualized UsingParticle Image Velocimetry

Montgomery, David T., MS An Investigation of the Effects of Injection and EGR Parameters on the Emissions and Performance of Heavy Duty Direct Injection Diesel Engines

Liu, Yong, M.S. Modeling of Combustion Chamber Surface Temperatures with Application to Multidimensional Diesel Engine Simulation

Pardyjak, Eric R., MS Development And Evaluation Of Turbulent Mixing Models

Raney, Helen E., MS Analyzing Cycle To Cycle Variations In The Intake Flow Using A Water Analog Engine.

Syvertsen, Marc L., MS Two-Stroke Direct Injection Emissions And Efficiency: A Statistical Approach.

Stiyer, Michael J. MS Calibration of the Laser-induced fluorescence Technique for the Measuring Oil Film Thickness at the Ring Reversal Region of a S.I. Engine by Using Capacitance Gauges

Warrick, Charles B., MS Design And Testing Of A High Temperature, Engine-Fed Combustion Chamber For Multi-Hole Fuel Spray Analysis

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1997

Hampson, Gregory, PhD A Theoretical and Experimental Study of Emissions Modeling for Diesel Engines with Comparisons to In-Cylinder Imaging

Patterson, Mark Andrew, PhD Modeling the Effects of Fuel Injection Characteristics on Diesel Combustion and Emissions

Michael Chan, MS Modeling Multiple Injection,EGR, and Nozzle Hole Effects on D.I. Diesel Engine Emissions

Schweiger, Paul J., MS A Study of Measured Versus Simulated Scavenging Flows in a Motored Two-Stroke Engine

Ciatti, Stephen, MS Spark Ignition Effects on Two-Stroke Cyclic Variability

O'Brien, Marcus, MS Characterization of a Reaction Turbulent Shear Layer

Snyder, Herman Emil, PhD Efficient Liquid Atomization Using Gas Flows and Novel Micro-Machining Techniques

Senecal, Peter Kelly Exploring Alternatives to Conventional Di Diesel Combustion Systems Using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Schmidt, David P. Cavitation in Diesel Fuel Injector Nozzles

Simescu, Stefan, PhD Experimental and Computational Studies of Combustion and Instantaneous heatTransfer in a Ceramic Diesel Engine

Donahue, Richard, PhD Experimental Studies on Ring Pack Design Parameters and The Analysis of Radial Ring Collapse.

Fuchs, Tina, MS Intake Flow effects on Combustion and Emissions in a Diesel Engine

Plackman, John

Parrish, Scott Elmer PhD Spray Characterization in a Motored Direct-Injection Spark-Ignited Engine

Schmidt, Steve

Miller, Steve, MS Comparison of Motored and Fired Velocities in a Two-Stroke Engine

Church, William Edward MS Effectof Intake Runner Angle On Tumble Motion Utilizing PTV In An Optically Accessible Engine

Tillock,Bradley R. Thermal Analysis Methodology For Air-Cooled Engines.

Dayan,Myrna MS High Performance in Low-Flow Solar Domestic Hot water systems

Martin,Cheryl A. MS Numerical Simulation of LeadingEdge Film Cooling Flows For Gas Tubine Airfoils

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1998

Parrish, Scott Elmer, PhD Spray Characterization in a Motored Direct-Injection Spark-ignited Engine

Chang, Chan-Teng, PhD Experimental Study of Diesel Spray Characteristics and Atomization

Stanton, Donald W, PhD Multi-Dimensional Modeling of Fuel Films and Spray-Wall Interactions Resulting from Impinging Sprays

Casarella, Mark, MS The effects of Spray Characteristics on Combustion and Emission Performance of a Two-Stroke Direct-Injection Engine

Himes, Michael, MS Laser Doppler Velocimeter Measurements within a Motored Direct-Injection Spark-Ingnited

Ricart, Laura, PhD 1989 An Experimental and Computational Study of Fuel Injection, Mixing and Combustion in Diesel Engines

Bakenhus, Marco, MS 1989 Two-Color Combustion Visualization in a Single-Cylinder D.I. Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Using an Endoscope-Based Imaging System

Ostroski, Gregory MS 1998 The Use of a Dual-Fiber Probe and the Laser Induced FluorescenseTechnique to study Oil Consumption in a Diesel Engine

Tillock, Bradley MS 1998 Thermal Analysis Methodology for Air-Cooled Engines

Boyce, Brian MS 1998 Effect of Air Fuel Ratio and Ignition Timing on Thermal Loading and Engine Performance of a Spark Ignited, Homogeneous Charged, Four Stroke, Air-Cooled Engine

Stoia, Michael, MS 1998 Modeling the Effects of Engine Speed and Fuel Injection Strategies on Power Density and Emission Levels

Hoffman, Jeffrey PhD 1998 Mass-Related Properties Of Transient Sprays

Mauch, Brandon MS 1998 Experimental Determination of Measurement Volume Dimensions for Near-Axis Forward Scatter PIV

Musculus, Mark PhD 1998 Development of A diagonal Excitation/Observation Diagnostic Technique for Planar Laser-Induced Fluorescence of The CH Radical In Diesel Engines

Rajalingam, Babu MS 1998 Effect of Injection Pressure On Air Entrainment Into Transient Diesel

Patrie, Mitch PhD 1998 Particle Image Velocimetry Measurements of In-Cylinder Flows andCorrelation with Engine Performance

Hung, Calvin PhD 1998 Insights into Droplet Behavior within High Pressure Diesel Sprays

Mather, Daniel PhD 1998 Modeling the Effects of Auxiliary Gas Injection and Fuel Injection Rate Shape on Diesel Engine Combustion and Emissions

Tennison, Paul MS 1998 An Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Common Rail Injection Parameters on Emissions and Performance in a High Speed Direct Injection Small Bore Diesel Engine

Hudak, Eric MS. 1998 Time-Resolved Exhaust Measurements of a Two-Stroke Direct-Injection Engine

Choi, Cathy Ph.D. 1998 Experiments and Modeling of Fuel Composition Effects on Diesel ENgine Performance and Emissions

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1999

Beale, Jennifer MS 1999 ModelingFuel Injection Using the Kelvin-Helmholtz/Rayleigh-Taylor Hybrid Atomization Model in KIVA-3v

Grupp, David MS 1999 Ignition System Characteristics, Conditional Ignition, and Exhaust Port Timing Effects on Combustion for a Two-Stroke Engine.

Goney, Kayhan Halil PhD 1999 Investigations of internal nozzle multiphase flow and its effects on diesel sprays

Ieda, Yoshiya PhD 1999

Kweon, Chol-Bum MS 1999 The Effects of Fuel Properties on High-Speed DI Diesel Engine Combustion

Lee, Daniel PhD 1999 Incorporating Advanced CombustionModels to Study Power Density in Diesel Engines

Lippert, Andreas M. PhD1999 Modeling of Multicomponent Fuels with Application to Sprays and Simulationof Diesel Engine Cold Start

Richards, Keith J. MS 1999 Multidimensional Intake Flow Modeling of HSDI Diesel Engines

Sholes, Kevin R. PhD 1999 Dual-Reference-Beam Holographic Particle Image Velocimetry

Strauss, Sebastian MS 1999 Investigationof Fueling Strategies for the Transient Operation of a Small Four Stroke Engine

Suh, Edwards S. MS1999 Mixture Preparation in a 2-Valve Gasoline Direct Injection Engine.

Tanin, Konstantin V. MS1999 An Experimental Study of the Effects of Boost Pressure and Utlra High Pressure Fuel Injection on D.I. Diesel Emissions and Performance

Wickman, David D. MS 1999 Modeling the Effects of Fuel Injection on Heavy-DutyDiesel Engine Performance and Emissions

Wiedenhoefer, James F. MS 1999 Finite Element Modeling of I.C. Engine Component Temperatures

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2000

Bevan, David MS 2000 Characterization of the Scavenging Efficiency in aDirect-Injection Two-Stroke Engine

Corgard, Daniel D. MS 2000 Effects of Alternative Fuels and Intake Port Geometry on High-Speed, Direct-Injection, Diesel Engine Performance and Emissions

Fan, Li PhD 2000 Multi-Dimensional Modeling of Mixing and Combustion of Direct Injection Spark Ignition Engines

Hayashi, Motoaki MS 2000

Jehlik, Forrest A. MS 2000 Investigation of Fuel Film Effects in a Small Air-Cooled Utility Engine

Kurtz, Eric M. PhD 2000 Exploring the Mechanisms Responsible for the Effect of Auxiliary Gas Injection on DI Diesel Emissions

Mason, Scott D. PhD 2000 Turbulence Transport in Spatially Developing Reacting Shear Layers

McGuire, Brian MS 2000 Combustion and Emission Potential ina Direct-Injection Two-Stroke Engine

Montgomery, David T. PhD 2000 An Investigation into optimization of Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Operating Parameters when using Multiple Injections and EGR

Pickett, Lyle PhD 2000 Structure of a Planar Reacting Shear Layer Using Hydrocarbon Fuels

Rubenstein, Brandon Aaron MS 2000

Senecal, Peter Kelly PhD 2000 Development of a Methodology for Internal Combustion Engine Design Using Multi-Dimensional Modeling with Validation Through Experiments

Strucel, Jay E. MS 2000 Experiments and Computational Predictions of Thermal Energy Flows Occurring within a Spark Ignited, Homogeneous Charge, Four Stroke, Air-Cooled Engine

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2001

Bedford, Frederick C. MS 2001 Modeling Production and Abatement of Nitrogen Oxide Pollutants in Direct Injection Diesel Engines

Chumakov, Sergei MS 2001 Large-Eddy Simulation Models for Subgrid Scalar Transport

Ciatti, Steve PhD 2001 Determinationof Diesel Injector Nozzle Characteristics Using Two-Color Optical Pyrometry

Debusschere, Bert PhD 2001 Turbulent Scalar Transport in Non-Reacting and Reacting Flows

Del Valle, Wendell MS 2001 Lubrication Studies at High Power Density Conditions

Galligan, Derek T. PhD 2001 Effect of Ignition and Combustion on Diesel Engine Emissions

Gehrke, Christopher PhD 2001 Characterization of the Piston Bowl Fluid Dynamics in a Small-Bore Diesel Engine

Gomes, Andre MS 2001 Modeling Superheated Fuel Sprays and Vaporization for GDI Engines Using Single- and Multi-Component Fuel Models

Hamosfakidis, Bailios MS 2001 Using Genetic Algorithm Optimizaiton to Improve Ignition Prediction for Multidimensional Diesel Engine Modeling

Kim, Tongwoo PhD 2001 Quantitative 2-D Fuel VaporConcentration Measurements in an Evaporating Diesel Spray Using the ExciplexFluorescence Method

Marriott, Craig D. MS 2001 An Experimental Investigation of Direct Injection for Homogeneous and Fuel-Stratified Charge Compression Ignited Combustion Timing Control

Pomraning, Eric PhD 2001 Development of Large EddySimulation Turbulence Models

Shrivastava, Rahul PhD 2001 CFD Optimization of DI Diesel Engine Performance and Emissions Using Variable Intake Valve Actuation with Boost Pressure, EGR and Multiple Injections

Strand, Tyson E. MS 2001 Experimental Investigation of Bulk Flame Quenching in a Direct-Injection Spark Ignition Engine

Thiel, Matthew Paul MS 2001 Application of Automated Experiments to the Optimization of a Heavy-Duty Direct-Injected Diesel Enginefor the Simultaneous Reduction of NOx and Particulate Emissions

Wright, Christopher Charles MS 2001 Development and Application of a1-Dimensional Multi-Cylinder Turbocharged Engine Cycle Simulator

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2002

Aroonsrisopen, Tanet MS 2002 An Experimental Investigation of Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Operating Range and Engine Performance with Different Fuels

Bayer, Joseph M. MS 2002 Zero-Dimension Direct-Injection Spray and Particulate Emission Modeling

Dembroski, Terry Joseph MS 2002 Piston Heat Transfer in An air-cooled Engine

El-Hannouny, Essam M. PhD 2002 Spray Characteristics and Engine Emissions From Hydraulically Actuated High Pressure Injection Systems For use in an HSDI Diesel Engine

Feist,Michael D. MS 2002 Implementation of aTransient Hydrostatic Engine Dynamometer

Foudary, Hickory Zachariah MS 2002 Scavenging Measurements in a Direct-Injection Two Stroke Engine

Foes, Scott MS 2002 The Effects of High Obscuration on Diffraction-Based Particle Sizing

Hasegawa, Toshiyuki MS 2002 Study on the Cavity Ringdown Laser Absorption Spectroscopy (CRLAS) for Measuring Diesel Exhaust

He, Yongsheng PhD 2002 Development of A Diesel Engine Simulating Tool Artificial Neural Networks

Klingbeil, Adam MS 2002 Particulate and NOx Reduction in a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Using High Levels of Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Very Early or Very Late Start of Injection

Kweon, Chol-Bum PhD 2002 TheEffects of Engine Operating Conditions and Fuel Composition on the Detailed Characteristics of Diesel Exhaust

Lee, Taewon PhD 2002 Anexperimental Study of Emission Reduction Mechanisms in a High Speed Direct Injection Diesel Engine with Multiple Injections and EGR

Maly, Robert E. MS 2002 Performance Analysis of a Two-Lobed Roots Blower Supercharger

Nagel, Zachary William MS 2002 On the Modeling of Turbulence Generation in HSDI Diesel Engine Using RNG k-e

Rhim, Dong-Ryul PhD 2002 Characteristicof Air flow Surrounding Transient Diesel Sprays

Struwe, Franklin John III MS 2002 In Cylinder Measurement of Particulate Radiant Heat Transfer In a Direct Injection Diesel Engine

Subramanian, Mark N. MS 2002 Operating Parameter Optimization in a 2-storke Direct-Injectino Engine with Multidimensional Modeling and a Genetic Algorithm Search Technique

Wiedenhoefer,James F. PhD 2002 A computational Investigation on the Effects of Radiation and Wall Heat Transfer on Diesel Engine Performance

Yi, Yong PhD 2002 Numerical Modeling of Spray Primary Breakup with Application to Diesel Engines

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2003

Bottom, Karen Evelyn PhD 2003 PIV Measurements of In-Cylinder Flow and Correlation With Engine Performance

Chang, Won-Seok PhD 2003 Effects of Fuel Injection and Intake Airflow on Direct-Injection Spark-Ignition Combustion

Croma, Jared MS 2003 Particulated Matter Formation Mechanisms in a Direct-Injection Gasoline Engine

Forster, Nathan D. MS 2003 The Effects of Lubricating Oil Consumption on The Detailed Characteristics of Diesel Particulate Matter

Holguin, Ana Cristina MS 2003 Investigation of Microflow Machining Effects on Diesel Injector Spray Characteristics

Hruby, Eric John MS 2003 An experimental Investigation of a Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine Using Low Pressure Injection and Diesel Fuel

Juneja, Harmit MS 2003 Injection Rate-shape Optimizationas a Means of Controlling Combustion of Diesel Sprays

Liu, Yi MS 2003 The effect of In-Cylinder Swirl and Tumble Flow on HSDI Diesel Engine Combustion and Emission

Park, Soochan PhD 2003 Fuel Film Temperature and Thickness Measurements on the Piston Crown of a Direct-Injection Spark-Ignition Engine

Tan, Zhichao PhD 2003 Multi-Dimensional Modeling of Ignition and Combustion in Premixed and DIS/CI (Direct InjectionSpark/Compression Ignition) Engines

Wickman, David D. PhD 2003 HSDI Diesel Engine Combustion Chamber Geometry Optmization

Werner, Philipp MS 2003 Impact of Fuel Composition and Charge Stratification on HCCI Combustion Characteristics

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2004

Kapparos, David J. MS 2004 Thermal Studies of Diesel Engine Exhaust Systems

Liechty, Mike P. MS 2004 Optimization of Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Operating Parameters At High Speed and Medium Load Using m-Genetic Algorithms

Rempelewert, Bret H. MS 2004 The Influence of Swirl on Flow, Fuel Injection, and Emissions in an HSDI Diesel

Yun, Hanho PhD 2004 Combustion Optimization In the Low-Temperature Combustion Regime

Vonder Ehe, James K. MS 2004 Closed Loop Feedback Control of a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine For Emissions Reduction

Patel, Amar MS 2004 Development, Validation and Application of a Reduced N-Heptane Reaction Mechanism to Diesel Engine Combustion Optimization

Albert, Brian Philip MS 2004 Residual Gas Effects on Combustion In An Air-Cooled Utility Engine

Iverson, Robert J. MS 2004 The Effects of Intake Charge Stratification on HCCI Combustion

Beckman, Mark Sean Ph.D 2004 Quantitative Vapor Phase Imaging of In-Cylinder Diesel Fuel Sprays

Stetter, John C. MS 2004 Sensitivity of the Detailed Characteristics of Diesel Particulate Matter Emissions Under Steady State, Light-Load Engine Operation

Wiles, Matthew A. MS 2004 Characterization of Operating Parameters' Authority on the Flow-Field Mixedness of a DISI Engine

Shethaji, Tushar MS 2004 Assessment of Two-Equation Linear RANS and Subgrid-scale Large Eddy Simulation Turbulence Models in Multidimensional Simulations

Wei, Caleb Shun-Tao MS 2004 Pulsed Laser Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy For Diesel Exhaust Measurement

Jhavar, Rahul MS 2004 A Computational Study of the Impact of Mixing on Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition

Boyarski, Nicholas James MS 2004 Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Piston Bowl Geometry, Nozzle Spray Angle, and Engine Control Parameters on Early Injection Premixed Compression Ignition (PCI) Combustion in a HSDI Diesel Engine

Augusta, Rinaldo MS 2004Spectroscopic Investigation of Chemiluminescence in Gasoline Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine

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2005

Brahma, Indranil. PhD 2005 Data Driven System Level Modeling for Diesel Engines

Myers, Adam M. MS 2005 High Spectral Resolution Emission Thermometry For Combustion Applications

Chumakov, Sergei G. PhD 2005 Subgrid Models For large Eddy Simulation: Scalar Flux, Scalar Dissipation and Energy Dissipation

Hardy, William L. MS 2005 An Experimental Investigation of Advanced Diesel Combustion Strategies for Emissions Reductions in a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine at High Speed and Medium Load

Pertzborn, Amanda Jo. MS 2005 Wavelength-Agile Rayleigh Scattering By Use of An Atomic Vapor Cell

Matthew Bohm. MS 2005 Impact of Particulate Matter Composition on Catalyzed Diesel Particulate Filter Filtration and Regeneration on a Steady State Reseasrch Diesel Engine

Bednar, Natalie J. MS 2005 Development of a Spatially Resolved Optical Technique to Measure Temperature Using Two-Photon Absorption of Xenon

Borden, Matthew R. MS 2005 High-Speed, Continuous Monitoring of Liquid Sprays by Multi-wavelength Absorption Spectroscopy

Liu, Yi PhD 2005 Diesel Engine Modeling and Optimization for Emission Reduction

Bergin, Michael M.S 2005 Optimization of a Large Diesel Engine via Spin Spray Combustion

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2006

Nevin, Ryan M. MS 2006 PCCI Investigation Using Variable Intake Valve Closing in a Heavy Duty Diesel Engine

Stager, Laine A. MS 2006 Assessment of Diesel Engine Size-Scaling Relationships

Niklas M. Schmidt, MS 2006 "Filtration and Regeneration Mechanisms in Diesel Particulate Filters: Influence on Filter Performance"

Church, William E. - Ph.D 2006 Design and Implementation of an Infrared Optical Diagnostic System to a High Speed Small Bore Diesel Engine

Hagen, Christopher L - Ph.D 2006 Fundamentals of Transient Thermal-Light Absorption Spectroscopy and Application To Optical Sensing in HCCI Engines

Aroonsrisopon, Tanet - Ph.D 2006 ANALYSIS OF STRATIFIED CHARGE OPERATIONS AND NEGATIVE VALVE OVERLAP OPERATION USING DIRECT FUEL INJECTION IN HOMOGENEOUS CHARGE COMPRESSION IGNITION ENGINES

Chialva, Angelo P. -M.S 2006 Analysis of Intake Charge Temperature and EGR Stratification Effects on HCCI Combustion

Narayanaswamy, Kushal - Ph.D 2006 DI-HCCI Engine Control System Development

Waldman, John O. - M.S. 2006 Investigating the Effects of Direct Fuel Injection during the Negative Valve Overlap Period in a Gasoline Fueled HCCI Engine

Schroeder, Eric L. -M.S 2006 Influence of Engine Operating Condition and Aftertreatment Component Selection on Diesel Particulate Filter Operation

Pfeifer, Timothy R. - M.S. 2006 Non-Intrusive Engine Piston Temperature Measurement Using a Fiber Bragg Grating

England, Stephen B -M.S 2006 Development of an Integrated Diesel Engine, Emissions, and Aftertreatment System Level Model

Singh, Satbir - Ph.D 2006 Experimental Investigation of Multi-Mode Diesel Engine Combustion and Validation of Advanced Combustion Models

Druecke, Benjamin C. - M.S 2006 Exploration of Approaches to Reduce Combustion Losses in Internal Combustion Engines

Lee, Sang-Suk - Ph.D 2006 Investigation of Two Low Emissions Strategies for Diesel Engines; Premixed Charge Compression Ignition (PCCI) and Stoichiometric Combustion

Liang, Long - Ph.D 2006 Multidimensional Modeling of Combustion and Knock in Spark-Ignition Engines with Detailed Chemical Kinetics

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2007

Kolodziej, Christopher P. M.A 2007 Comprehensive Characterization of Particulate Emissions From Advanced Diesel Combustion

Kang, Hyungsuk Ph.D 2007 Experimental Study of Transition of Transient Emissions in Turbocharged High Speed Direct Injection (HSDI) Diesel Engines

Kranendonk, Laura A. - Ph.D 2007 WAVELENGTH-AGILE ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY FOR MEASURING TEMPERATURE AND H20 MOLE FRACTION IN HARSH ENVIORNMENTS

Briggs, Thomas E., Jr.- Ph.D 2007 Measurement of the Liquid Mass in a Diesel Spray Using Visible Light Imaging

Hendricks, Terry L. -M.S 2007 Numerical and Experimental Fuel Flow Analysis of Small Engine Carburetor Idle Circuits

Sun, Yong - Ph.D 2007 Diesel Combustion Optimization and Emissions Reduction Using Adaptive Injection Strategies (AIS) With Improved Numerical Models

Ning, Wei - Ph.D 2007 Development of a Next-generation Spray and Atomization Model Using an Eulerian-Lagrangian Methodology

Munnannur, Achuth -Ph.D 2007 Droplet Collision Modeling in Multi-Dimensional Engine Spray Computations

Brakora, Jessica L. - M.S 2007 Development and Validation of a Reduced Reaction Mechanism for BioDiesel-Fueled Engine Simulations

Malavé-Sanabria, Amaury - Ph.D 2007 Diesel Sprays Imaging Using X-Rays

Guldan, Jason - M.S 2007 A Computational Study of Fuel Impingement in the Intake of a Spark Ignition Engine

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2008

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2009

Son, Chan-Hee, "Advanced RANS Type Turbulance Models and LES Models for Internal Combustion Engine Intake Simulations," PhD

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2010

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2011

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2012

Labaza, Matthew J., "Demonstration of Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI) Combustion in a Two-Stroke Cycle Engine," MS

Maier, Alex, "Effect of Ethanol Content on Particulate Emissions in an SIDI Single Cylinder Engine," MS

Nieman, Derek E., "Computational Study and Optimization of Heavy-Duty Natural Gas/Diesel RCCI Operation," MS

Stein, Joshua M., "In-Cylinder Visualization of Different Combustion Regimes," MS

Viswanathan, Sandeep, "Micro-scale Investigation of Permeability Evolution during Loading and Regeneration of a Diesel Particulate Filter," MS

Walker, Nicholas R., "Investigation of Low-Pressure Injection Effects on Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition Combustion," MS

Zhang, Yizhou, "High-Resolution In-Cylinder Scalar Spectra and Lengthscale Measurements," MS

Glewen, William J., "Experimental Investigation of Transient Operation and Low Temperature Combustion in a Light Duty Diesel Engine," PhD

Kokjohn, Sage L., "Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI) Combustion," PhD

Splitter, Derek A., "High Efficiency RCCI Combustion," PhD

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2013

Backhaus, Jacob, "Design Methodology of Bio-Derived Gasoline Fuels," MS

Plengsgaard, Chalearmpol, "Improved Engine Wall Models for Large Eddy Simulation (LES)," PhD

Loper, C. Paul, "Experimental Investigation of Gasoline Compression Ignition Combustion in a Light-Duty

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2014

Ferris, Allison M., "Development of Volatility and Anti-Knock Characterization Tools for the Design of Gasoline-Like Drop-in Fuels," MS

Adhikary, Bishwadipa Das, "Low Load Operation in a Light-Duty Diesel Engine Using High Octane Additives," PhD

Hageman, Mitchell D., "Isolation of Fundamental Parameters Contributing to Particulate Formation in a Spark Ignition Direct Injection (SIDI) Engine," PhD

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