Conference Papers
(Last Six Years)

2019

BOUNDARY LAYER FLASHBACK PREDICTION FOR TURBULENT PREMIXED JET FLAMES: COMPARISON OF TWO MODELS (2019). Paper GT2019-90507. ASME TurboExpo 2019, Phoenix, AZ, June (A. Kalantari, N. Auwaijan, and V. McDonell).

DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF A FIBER OPTIC SENSOR FOR PARTICLE AND CONCENTRATION MONITORING IN A CONTAMINATED FLOW RIG (2019). Paper GT2019-91077, ASME TurboExpo 2019, Phoenix, AZ, June (A.K. Li, V. McDonell, M. Venaas, G.A. Waldherr and H. Lin).

AN ANALYSIS OF PROPER ORTHOGONAL DECOMPOSITION AND DYNAMIC MODE DECOMPOSITION ON LIQUID JETS IN CROSSFLOW (2019). Proceedings of ILASS-2019, Tempe, AZ, May (S.B. Leask, V.G. McDonell, and G.S. Samuelsen)

COMPLEMENTARY CHARACTERIZATION OF STANDARD SIMPLEX ATOMIZERS USING PHASE DOPPLER INTERFEROMETRY AND X-RAY RADIOGRAPHY (2019). Proceedings of ILASS-2019, Tempe, AZ, May (B. Sforzo, A. Tekawade, C. Powell, A. Kastengren, S.B. Leask, A.K. Li, and V.G. McDonell)

EXPLORING N2O EMISSIONS FROM LEAN PREMIXED HYDROGEN AND NATURAL GAS LAMINAR FLAMES STABILIZED BY A FLAT FLAME BURNER (2019). Paper 1F02—Presented at the 11th US National Combustion Meeting, Pasadena, CA, March. (C. Hernandez, M. Yoshioka, and V. McDonell)

EXAMINATION OF PREDICTIVE FLAME BLOWOFF BOUNDARIES FOR PREMIXED FUEL/AIR REACTIONS AT GAS TURBINE PREMIXER CONDITIONS (2019). Paper 1E05—Presented at the 11th US National Combustion Meeting, Pasadena, CA, March. (C. Hernandez and V.G. McDonell)

COMBUSTION PERFORMANCE OF STORAGE WATER HEATERS OPERATED ON MIXTURES OF NATURAL AND RENEWABLE GAS (2019). Paper 2J11—Presented at the 11th US National Combustion Meeting, Pasadena, CA, March. (S. Choudhury, Y. Zhao, and V.G. McDonell)

EVALUATION OF A LOW COST, REAL-TIME GASEOUS FUEL COMPOSITION SENSOR (2019). Paper 2J12—Presented at the 11th US National Combustion Meeting, Pasadena, CA, March. (A.K. Li and V.G. McDonell)

EXPERIMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF THE COMBUSTION PERFORMANCE OF AN OVEN BURNER OPERATED ON PIPELINE NATURAL GAS MIXED WITH HYDROGEN (2019). Paper 2J13—Presented at the 11th US National Combustion Meeting, Pasadena, CA, March. (Y.Zhao, V. McDonell, and S. Samuelsen)

EXPLORING THE DISTRIBUTED REATION REGIME FOR MODELING NON-CATALYTIC PARTIAL OXIDATION OF RENEWABLE FUELS AT ELEVATED PRESSURES (2019). Paper 3E04—Presented at the 11th US National Combustion Meeting, Pasadena, CA, March. (D. Jaimes, V. McDonell, and S. Samuelsen)

UNDERSTANDING THE PHYSICAL INTERPRETATION OF PROPER ORTHOGONAL DECOMPOSITION AND DYNAMIC MODE DECOMPOSITION FOR LIQUID INJECTION (2019). Paper 3G06—Presented at the 11th US National Combustion Meeting, Pasadena, CA, March. (S.B. Leask, V.G. McDonell, and S. Samuelsen)

2018

PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT OF A MEASUREMENT STANDARD USING A RESEARCH SIMPLEX ATOMIZER (2018).  Paper IMECE2018-87940, Presented at 14th IMECE Congress and Expo, Pittsburgh, November (S.B Leask, A.K. Li, V.G. McDonell, and S. Samuelsen)

INFLUENCE OF RENEWABLE GAS ADDITION TO NATURAL GAS ON THE COMBUSTION PERFORMANCE OF COOKTOP BURNERS (2018).  Paper IMECE2018-87932, Presented at 14th IMECE Congress and Expo, Pittsburgh, November (Y. Zhao, S. Choudhury, and Vincent McDonell)

EVALUATION OF SOLID-STATE ELECTROCHEMICAL SENSORS FOR REAL TIME MONITORING OF NO AND O2 IN THE EXHAUST OF A COMMERCIAL 60kW GAS TURBINE (2018).  Paper GT2018-75065, Presented at TurboExpo 2018, Oslo Norway, June 11-15 (R.A. Ehlig, M. Takahashi, and V.G. McDonell)

EXPERIMENTAL DETERMINATION OF LEAN FLAMMABILITY LIMITS OF RENEWABLE AND PROCESS GAS MIXTURES AT ELEVATED TEMPERATURE AND PRESSURE CONDITIONS (2018).  Paper GT2018-75064, Presented at TurboExpo 2018, Oslo Norway, June 11-15 (D. Jaimes, V. McDonell, and S. Samuelsen)

EMULSION JET IN CROSSFLOW ATOMIZATION CHARACTERISTICS AND DYNAMICS, Paper GT2018-75818, presented at TurboExpo 2018, Oslo Norway, June 11-15 (S.B. Leask, V.G. McDonell, and S. Samuelsen)

TOWARDS IMPROVED BOUNDARY LAYER FLASHBACK RESISTANCE OF A 65Kw GAS TURBINE WITH RETROFITTABLE INJECTOR CONCEPT (2018).  Paper GT2018-75834, Proceedings of ASME TurboExpo 2018, Oslo, Norway, June 11-15 (A. Kalantari, V. McDonell, S. Samuelsen, S. Farhangi, and D. Ayers).

CRITICAL EVALUATION OF MOMENTUM FLUX RATIO RELATIVE TO LIQUID JET IN CROSSFLOW (2018).  Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray System (S.B. Leask and V.G. McDonell)

EVALUATION OF RESEARCH SIMPLEX ATOMIZERS AS A MEASUREMENT STANDARD (2018).  Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray System (S.B. Leask, A.K. Li, V.G. McDonell, and S. Samuelsen)

2017

INVESTIGATION OF NOX-SOX CHEMISTRY IN OXY-COMBUSTION FLUE GAS (2017). Proceedings of the Clearwater Clean Energy Conference, 2017, Clearwater, FL (N. Choudhury, B. Padak).

ADAPTATION OF A 65kW COMMERICIAL NATURAL GAS FIRED MICROTURBINE FOR OPERATION ON DIESEL AND DIESEL-WATER EMULSIONS (2017). Paper GT2017-63846, TurboExpo 2017, Charlotte, NC, June 26-30 (D.A. Hernandez, E. Sullivan-Lewis, and V. McDonell)

DEVELOPMENT OF AN EXHAUST ENTHALPY CONTROL UNIT TO AUGMENT COMBINED HEAT AND POWER APPLICATIONS (2016). Paper PowerEnergy2016-59118, Proceedings of the ASME 2016 Power and Energy Conference, Charlotte, NC, June (R.L. Hack, E. Sullivan-Lewis, and V.G. McDonell)

DEVELOPMENT OF ROTARY ENGINE BASED MICRO-DG/CHP SYSTEM (2016). Paper PowerEnergy2016-59117, Proceedings of the ASME 2016 Power and Energy Conference, Charlotte, NC, June (R.L. Hack, V.G. McDonell, M.R. Venaas, and T.M. Kaneko)THE EFFECT OF DOUBLET INJECTOR ORIFICE GEOMETRY ON SPRAY CHARACTERISTICS (2017). ILASS-Americas, Atlanta, GA, May (S.B. Leask and V.G. McDonell)

SOLID STATE ELECTROCHEMICAL NO SENSOR PERFORMANCE IN THE EXHAUST OF A COMMERCIAL 60kW TURBINE (2017). 10th US National Combustion Meeting, Maryland, 23-26 April (R.A. Ehlig, E. Sullivan-Lewis, and V.G. McDonell).

LEAN FLAMMABILITY LIMITS OF RENEWABLE GAS MIXTURES AT ELEVATED TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURES (2017). 10th US National Combustion Meeting, Maryland, 23-26 April (D. Jaimes and V. McDonell).

2016

APPLICATION OF A TURBULENT JET FLAME FLASHBACK PROPENSITY MODEL TO A COMMERCIAL GAS TURBINE COMBUSTOR (2016). Paper GT2016-58059, Proceedings of ASME TurboExpo 2016, Seoul, South Korea, June 13-17. (A. Kalantari, E. Sullivan-Lewis, V.G. McDonell)

APPLYING QUANTITATIVE ACOUSTIC RELAXATION SPECTROSCOPY TO BIOGAS AND PROPANE MIXTURES (2016). Paper 129T-0065, Presented at the 2016 Western States Section of the Combustion Institute Spring Meeting, Seattle, WA, March (D. Avila and V.G. McDonell)

DETERMINATION OF LOWER FLAMMABILITY LIMITS OF RENEWABLE GAS MIXTURES AT ELEVATED TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURES (2016). Paper 131T-0055, Presented at the 2016 Western States Section of the Combustion Institute Spring Meeting, Seattle, WA March (D. Jaimes, V. McDonell, and S. Samuelsen)

2015

SO3 FORMATION DURING OXY-COAL COMBUSTION. Proceedings of the International Conference on Clean Coal & Fuel Systems, 2015, Clearwater, FL (N. Choudhury, B. Padak).

COLD FLOW SPRAY CHARACTERISTICS GENERATED BY IMPINGING LIQUID JETS FROM UNLIKE DOUBLET INJECTORS (2015). Paper 074—International Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems (ICLASS 2015), Tainan, Taiwan, August (S.B. Leask, H.E. Bower, H.E. and V.G. McDonell)

INVESTIGATION OF ATOMIZATION AND COMBUSTION PERFORMANCE OF RENEWABLE BIOFUELS AND THE EFFECTS OF ETHANOL BLENDING IN BIODIESEL (2015). Paper 073—International Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems (ICLASS 2015), Tainan, Taiwan, August (A.G. Silver and V.G. McDonell)

PARAMETRIC ANALYSIS OF FLASHBACK PROPENSITY WITH VARIOUS FUEL COMPOSITIONS AND BURNER MATERIALS (2015). Paper GT2015-43629, TurboExpo 2015, Montreal, Canada, June (Z. Duan, A. Kalantari, and V.G. McDonell)

PREDICTING FLAMEHOLDING FOR HYDROGEN AND NATURAL GAS FLAMES AT GAS TURBINE PREMIXER CONDITIONS (2015). Paper GT2015-43627, TurboExpo 2015, Montreal, Canada, June (E. Sullivan-Lewis and V.G. McDonell)

STUDY OF SPRAYS GENERATED BY IMPINGING LIQUID JETS FROM UNLIKE DOUBLET INJECTORS (2015). ILASS-Americas 2015, Raleigh NC, May (H.E. Bower, S.B. Leask, and V.G. McDonell)

CONTRASTING ATOMIZATION PERFORMANCE OF BIODIESEL-ETHANOL MIXTURES IN AIR-BLAST AND PRESSURE SWIRL NOZZLES (2015). ILASS-Americas 2015, Raleigh NC, May (A.G. Silver and V.G. McDonell)

AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF THE STABILITY LIMITS OF A SURFACE-STABILIZED COMBUSTION BURNER USING BIOGAS AND NATURAL GAS (2015). Paper 1A02, 9th US National Combustion Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, May 2015 (A. Colorado, D. Avlia, and V.G. McDonell)

ANALYTICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF FLASHBACK PROPENSITY AT ELEVATED PRESSURES AND TEMPERATURES (2015). Paper 2C03, 9th US National Combustion Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, May 2015 (A. Kalantari, E. Sullivan-Lewis, and V.G. McDonell)

LOW COST GAS COMPOSITION ANALYZER FOR FUEL FLEXIBLE BURNERS (2015). Paper 2A04, 9th US National Combustion Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, May 2015 (D. Avila and V.G. McDonell)

2014

REACTOR NETWORK ANALYSIS TO ASSESS FUEL COMPOSITION EFFECTS ON NOx EMISSIONS FROM A RECUPERATED GAS TURBINE (2014). Paper GT2014-26361, TurboExpo 2014, Dusseldorf, Germany, 16-20 June (A.F. Colorado and V.G. McDonell)

FLAMEHOLDING TENDENCIES OF NATURAL GAS AND HYDROGEN FLAMES AT GAS TURBINE PREMIXER CONDITIONS (2014). Paper GT2014-25477, TurboExpo 2014, Dusseldorf, Germany, 16-20 June (E. Sullivan-Lewis and V.G. McDonell)

EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF ATOMIZATION BEHAVIOR OF RENEWABLE BIOFUELS (2014). Presented at the 26th Annual ILASS-Americas Conference, Portland, OR, 18-21 May. (A.G. Silver and V.G. McDonell)

EMULSION JET-IN-CROSSFLOW PENETRATION AT HIGH PRESSURE CONDITIONS (2014). Presented at the 26th Annual ILASS-Americas Conference, Portland, OR, 18-21 May. (G. Gomez, C.D. Bolszo, and V.G. McDonell)

A COMPARISON OF WATER IN FUEL AND STEAM INJECTION ON THE PERFORMANCE OF A DIESEL FUELED MODEL GAS TURBINE COMBUSTOR (2014). Presented at the 26th Annual ILASS-Americas Conference, Portland, OR, 18-21 May. (M. Sung and V.G. McDonell)

INVESTIGATING LOCAL EQUIVALENCE RATIO OF REACTING AIR JET IN RICH CROSSFLOW USING CASSEGRAIN OPTICAL SYSTEM (2014). Paper 14S-30, Presented at the Spring Technical Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute, Pasadena, CA, 24-25 March (H.H. Lee and V.G. McDonell)

FLAMEHOLDING TENDENCIES OF BLUFF-BODY AND WALL-RECESSED STABLIZED HYDROGEN AND NATURAL GAS FLAMES AT ELEVATED TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURES (2014). Paper 14S-21, Presented at the Spring Technical Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute, Pasadena, CA, 24-25 March (E.Sullivan-Lewis and V.G. McDonell)

INFLUENCE OF EMULSIONS AND STEAM INJECTION ON CONTINUOUS DIESEL FUEL COMBUSTION PERFORMANCE (2014). Paper 14S-17, Presented at the Spring Technical Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute, Pasadena, CA, 24-25 March (M. Sung and V.G. McDonell)



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