Research

COMPETENCIES IN FUELS AND COMBUSTION
  • Chemistry of antioxidants, additives, and deposit formation, fuel thermal stability modeling and testing, fuel system simulation, fuel-material interactions.
  • Combustion kinetics, turbulent combustion, reactor designs, gaseous and particulate emissions, combustor and turbine cooling.
EMERGING COMPETENCIES
  • Intelligent fuels, computational fuels chemistry, modeling and simulation of aircraft fuel system, integrated thermal management.
  • Fuel cells and membrane development.
  • Particulate emissions, ultra-low emissions combustion, combustion instability.
  • Fuel properties and test methods, fuel handling and field analysis.
  • Gas turbine combustion.
  • Emissions reduction.
RESEARCH SPONSORSHIPS
  • AFOSR and AFRL/UDRI cooperative research and development agreement.
  • DoE, NASA-GRC, and FAA.
  • State of Ohio (Propulsion 21 and DAGSI).
  • Other diverse funding sources: basic research, exploratory development and advanced development funds.

Contact

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Kettering Laboratories 462 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0113

937-229-4001 

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