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Fan-Bill Cheung

George L. Guillet Professor

Department(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

304 Reber Building

fxc4@psu.edu

814-863-4261

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Energy Systems, Nuclear Power, Thermal/Fluid Sciences

Interest Areas:

Multiphase heat transfer, Thermal processing of materials, Nuclear reactor thermal hydraulics and safety.

 
 

 

Education

Publications

Conference Proceeding

  • Timothy J Eden, J. Zdarek, Albert E Segall and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2016, "Microporous Coatings for Enhanced Heat Transfer and Steam Impulse Tube Repair", North American Cold Spray Conference, pp. 15
  • F. R. Beck, L. Mohanta, Fan-Bill B Cheung, S. M. Bajorek, K. Tien and C. L. Hoxie, 2016, "Two-phase pressure drop due to spacer grid in a heated rod bundle", Proceedings of Embedded Topical Meeting on Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH-2016),, pp. 30
  • S. Ebrahim, V. Fudurich, F. R. Beck, Fan-Bill B Cheung, S. M. Bajorek, K. Tien and C. L. Hoxie, 2016, "Effects of liquid subcooling and initial rod temperature on the minimum film boiling temperature", Proceedings of Embedded Topical Meeting on Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH-2016),, pp. 30
  • F. X. Buschman, D. L. Aumiller, L. E. Hochreiter, Fan-Bill B Cheung, D. K. Johnson, and D. J. Skilone, 2015, "Fundamental experiments of condensation heat transfer on water jets in the presence of noncondensable gas", Proceedings of the 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16)
  • M. P. Riley, L. Mohanta, Fan-Bill B Cheung, S. M. Bajorek, K. Tien and C. L. Hoxie, 2014, "Experimental studies of spacer grid thermal hydraulics in the dispersed flow film boiling regime", Proc. Int. Embedded Topical Mtng. on Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH-14), pp. 38-51
  • L. Mohanta, M. P. Riley, Fan-Bill B Cheung, S. M. Bajorek, K. Tien and C. L. Hoxie, 2014, "Experimental investigation of inverted annular film boiling in a rod bundle during reflood transient", Proc. Int. Embedded Topical Mtng. on Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH-14), pp. 52-69
  • M. Meholic, D. Aumiller and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2013, "A comprehensive, mechanistic heat transfer modeling package for dispersed flow film boiling - Development", Proceedings NURETH-15 Conference
  • M. Meholic, D. Aumiller and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2013, "A comprehensive, mechanistic heat transfer modeling package for dispersed flow film boiling - Assessment", Proceedings NURETH-15 Conference
  • D. J. Miller, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. M. Bajorek, 2012, "Investigation of grid-enhanced two-phase convective heat transfer in the dispersed flow film boiling regime", Proceedings 9th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS-9)
  • K. S. Ha, Fan-Bill B Cheung and H. Y. Kim, 2012, "Analytical evaluation of two-phase natural circulation flow under ERVC condition", Proceedings 18th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference (PBNC 2012)
  • K. S. Ha, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. H. Song, R. J. Park and S. B. Kim, 2011, "Prediction of boiling-induced natural circulation flow in an inclined channel with non-uniform flow area", Proceedings of 14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-14)
  • D. J. Miller, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. M. Bajorek, 2011, "On the development of a grid-enhanced single-phase heat transfer correlation", Proceedings of 14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-14)
  • M. J. Meholic, D. L. Aumiller and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2011, "A mechanistic model for droplet deposition heat transfer in dispersed flow film boiling", Proceedings of 14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-14)
  • J. H. Song, K. S. Ha, R. J. Park, J. T. Kim and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2011, "A core catcher design for the advanced light water reactor", Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP)
  • Fan-Bill B Cheung, S. M. Bajorek and S. G. Srinivasan, 2010, "Droplet-induced heat transfer augmentation downstream of a spacer grid during dispersed flow film boiling", Proceedings 8th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS-8), pp. N8P0200
  • Fan-Bill B Cheung, S. K. Moon, J. C. Hewson and W. W. Erikson, 2009, "Heat and mass transport during erosion of solid substrate by propellant fire", Proc. 20th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, ISTP-20
  • S. Narayanan, Fan-Bill B Cheung and L. E. Hochreiter, 2007, "Optimal gap size for downward facing boiling and steam venting in a hemispherical annular channel", Proceedings Twelfth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics
  • Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2007, "Foreword for the NURETH-12 Conference", Proceedings Twelfth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics
  • L. E. Hochreiter, Fan-Bill B Cheung, T. F. Lin, B. R. Lowery, G. S. Rhee and M. Gavrilas, 2006, "The Pennsylvania State University/US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Rod Bundle Heat Transfer (RBHT) Program", Workshop on Modeling and Measurements of Two-Phase Flows and Heat Transfer in Nuclear Fuel Assemblies
  • J. L. Rempe, K. Y. Suh, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2005, "Insights from investigations of in-vessel retention for high powered reactors", Proceedings of the 11th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-11)
  • K. H. Kang, R. J. Park, S. B. Kim, K. Y. Suh, Fan-Bill B Cheung and J. L. Rempe, 2005, "Simulant melt experiments on the performance of in-vessel core catcher", Proceedings of the 11th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-11)
  • C. H. Kim, M. J. Yu, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2005, "Film boiling on downward facing flat plates with varying inclination angles", Proceedings ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference
  • S. D. Lee, H. M. Son, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2005, "Prandtl number dependent natural convection in a rectangular pool with internal heat sources", Proceedings ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference
  • J. Yang, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. L. Rempe, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2005, "Correlations of nucleate boiling heat transfer and critical heat flux for external reactor vessel cooling", Proceedings ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference
  • J. L. Rempe, D. L. Knudson, K. G. Condie, Fan-Bill B Cheung, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2005, "Increased margin associated with options to enhance in-vessel retention", Proceedings 2005 InternationaCongress on Advanced Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP)
  • S. D. Lee, K. H. Lee, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2005, "Natural convection heat transfer experiment in a hemispherical pool", Proceedings 2005 InternationaCongress on Advanced Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP)
  • K. H. Kang, R. J. Park, S. B. Kim, K. Y. Suh, Fan-Bill B Cheung and J. L. Rempe, 2005, "Simulant melt experiments for the investigations of in-vessel core catcher performance during severe accidents", Proceedings 2005 InternationaCongress on Advanced Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP)
  • J. J. Kim, Y. H. Kim, S. J. Kim, S. W. Noh, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2005, "Critical heat flux in inclined rectangular narrow and long channel", Proceedings 2005 International Congress on Advanced Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP)
  • J. Yang, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. L. Rempe, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2005, "Critical heat flux for downward-facing boiling on a coated hemispherical vessel surrounded by an insulation structure", Proceedings 2005 International Congress on Advanced Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP)
  • J. J. Kim, Y. H. Kim, S. J. Kim, S. W. Noh, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Boiling visualization and critical heat flux phenomena in narrow rectangular gap", Proceedings of 4th Symposium on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics and Safety (NTHAS4)
  • C. S. Kim, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Filming boiling heat transfer modeling for relatively large-diameter downward-facing hemisphere", Proceedings of 4th Symposium on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics and Safety (NTHAS4)
  • K. H. Kang, R. J. Park, S. B. Kim, K. Y. Suh, Fan-Bill B Cheung and J. L. Rempe, 2004, "Thermal and metallurgical performance of the multi-layered in-vessel core catcher during severe accidents", Proceedings of the Sixth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS-6)
  • J. Yang and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2004, "A hydrodynamic CHF model for downward facing boiling on a coated vessel", Proceedings of the Sixth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS-6)
  • J. Yang, M. B. Dizon, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. L. Rempe, K. H. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Downward facing boiling and steam venting under simulated ERVC conditions", Proceedings of the Sixth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS-6)
  • Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. L. Rempe, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2004, "In-vessel retention: Recent efforts and future needs", Proceedings of the Sixth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS-6)
  • Y. H. Kim, S. J. Kim, S. W. Noh, J. J. Kim, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Critical heat flux phenomena in one-dimensional narrow gap", Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Two-Phase Flow Modeling and Experimentation
  • J. Yang, M. B. Dizon, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. L. Rempe, K. H. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Critical heat flux for downward facing boiling on a coated hemispherical surface", Proceedings ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, pp. Paper #HT-FED 2004-56056
  • J. Yang, M. B. Dizon, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. L. Rempe, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2004, "CHF enhancement by vessel coating for external reactor vessel cooling", Proceedings 2004 International Congress on Advanced Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP)
  • K. H. Lee, S. D. Lee, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Prandtl number dependent natural convection with internal heat sources", Proceedings 2004 International Congress on Advanced Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP), pp. Paper #4066
  • J. J. Kim, Y. H. Kim, S. J. Kim, S. W. Noh, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Critical heat flux in inclined rectangular narrow gaps", Proceedings 2004 International Congress on Advanced Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP), pp. Paper #4067
  • J. L. Rempe, D. L. Knudson, K. G. Condie, K. Y. Suh, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Design and evaluation of an enhanced in-vessel core catcher", Proceedings 2004 International Congress on Advanced Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP), pp. Paper #4122
  • K. H. Kang, R. J. Park, W. S. Ryu, S. B. Kim, K. Y. Suh, Fan-Bill B Cheung and J. L. Rempe, 2004, "Thermal and metallurgical response of the in-vessel core catcher according to the gap size with the lower head vessel", Proceedings 2004 International Congress on Advanced Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP)
  • C. S. Kim, K. Y. Suh, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. L. Rempe and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Filming boiling on downward quenching hemisphere of varying sizes", Proceedings 12th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, pp. Paper #CONE-12-49305
  • K. H. Kang, R. J. Park, S. B. Kim, F. B. Cheung, Fan-Bill B Cheung and J. L. Rempe, 2004, "Experiments on performance of the multi-layered in-vessel core catcher", Proceedings 12th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, pp. Paper #ICONE-12-49193
  • J. L. Rempe, D. L. Knudson, K. G. Condie, D. Swank, Fan-Bill B Cheung, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Materials interaction tests to identify base and coating materials for an enhanced in-vessel core catcher design", Proceedings 12th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, pp. Paper #ICONE-12-49579
  • M. J. Holowach, L. E. Hochreiter, J. H. Mahaffy and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2003, "A model for predicting droplet entrainment at a quench front in thermal hydraulics analysis codes", Proceedings 2003 IMECE
  • Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2003, "Limiting factors for external reactor vessel cooling", Proceedings 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH 10), Keynote Lecture
  • Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. Yang, M. B. Dizon, J. L. Rempe, K. H. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2003, "On the enhancement of external reactor vessel cooling of high-power reactors", Proceedings 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH 10)
  • J. H. Kang, R. J. Park, S. B. Kim, Fan-Bill B Cheung, K. Y. Suh and J. L. Rempe, 2003, "Experiments on enhancement of in-vessel corium retention through in-vessel core catcher", Proceedings 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH 10)
  • S. W. Noh, Y. H. Kim, S. J. Kim, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2003, "An experimental study of critical heat flux in inclined one dimensional channels", Proceedings 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH 10)
  • J. L. Rempe, D. L. Knudson, K. G. Condie, Fan-Bill B Cheung, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2003, "Development of an enhanced in-vessel core catcher for improving in-vessel retention margins", Proceedings 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH 10)
  • Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. Yang, M. B. Dizon, J. L. Rempe, K. H. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2003, "Scaling of downward facing boiling and steam venting in a reactor vessel/insulation system", Proceedings 2003 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Paper HT2003-40208
  • M. B. Dizon, J. Yang, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. L. Rempe, K. H. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2003, "Effects of surface coating on nucleate boiling heat transfer from a downward facing surface", Proceedings 2003 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Paper HT2003-40209
  • S. J. Kim, Y. H. Kim, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2003, "One-dimensional downward-facing critical heat flux concerning surface orientation and gap size effects", Proceedings International Congress on Advanced Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP)
  • K. Y. Suh, Y. H. Kim, S. D. Lee, J. C. S. Kim, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2003, "Engineered safety features for in-vessel retention of large power reactors", Proceedings 11th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE 11-36543
  • D. L. Knudson, J. L. Rempe, K. G. Condie, Fan-Bill B Cheung, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2003, "Late-phase melt conditions affecting the potential for in-vessel retention in high power reactors", Proceedings 11th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE 11-36542
  • J. L. Rempe, D. L. Knudson, K. G. Condie, Fan-Bill B Cheung, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2003, "A strategy to develop enhanced in-vessel retention for higher power reactor", Proceedings 11th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE 11-36430
  • J. L. Rempe, D. L. Knudson, K. G. Condie, Fan-Bill B Cheung, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2003, "Preliminary investigations to develop an enhanced in-vessel core catcher design", Proceedings 11th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE 11-36543
  • A. Sridharan, L. E. Hochreiter and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2003, "The behavior of inverted flow film boiling during the reflood process", Proceedings 6th ASME-JSME Joint Thermal Engineering Conference, Paper No. TED-AJ03-623
  • A. J. Ireland, L. E. Hochreiter and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2003, "Droplet size and velocity measurements in a heated rod bundle", Proceedings 6th ASME-JSME Joint Thermal Engineering Conference, Paper No. TED-AJ03-624
  • E. R. Rosal, T. F. Lin, I. S. McClellan, L. E. Hochreiter and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2003, "The Pennsylvania State University and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Rod Bundle Heat Transfer Facility", Proceedings 6th ASME-JSME Joint Thermal Engineering Conference, Paper No. TED-AJ03-625
  • M. J. Holowach, L. E. Hochreiter and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2002, "A physical model for predicting annular film flow droplet entrainment in heat transfer systems", Proceedings 2002 IMECE, Session, NE-1
  • M. J. Holowach, L. E. Hochreiter and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2002, "Improved flow modeling in transient reactor safety analysis computer codes", Proceedings 10th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE 10), pp. ICONE 10 - 22651

Journal Article

  • F. A. Sohag, F. R. Beck, L. Mohanta, Fan-Bill B Cheung, Albert E Segall, T. J. Eden and J. Potter, 2017, "Effect of subcooling on downward facing boiling heat transfer with micro-porous coating formed by cold spray technique", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 106
  • M. P. Riley, L. Mohanta, Fan-Bill B Cheung, S. M. Bajorek, K. Tien and C. L. Hoxie, 2016, "Subchannel analysis and correlation of RBHT steam cooling data", Kerntechnik journal, 81, (3)
  • L. Mohanta, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. M. Bajorek, 2016, "Stability of coaxial jets confined in a tube with heat and mass transfer", Physica A Journal, 443, pp. 14
  • M. Meholic, D. Aumiller and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2015, "A comprehensive, mechanistic heat transfer modeling package for dispersed flow film boiling - Part II. Implementation and assessment", Nuclear Engineering and Design, 291, 302-311
  • M. P. Riley, L. Mohanta, Fan-Bill B Cheung, S. M. Bajorek, K. Tien and C. L. Hoxie, 2015, "Experimental studies of spacer grid thermal hydraulics in the dispersed flow film boiling regime", Nuclear Technology, 190, 336-344
  • L. Mohanta, M. P. Riley, Fan-Bill B Cheung, S. M. Bajorek, K. Tien and C. L. Hoxie, 2015, "Experimental investigation of inverted annular film boiling in a rod bundle during reflood transient", Nuclear Technology, 190, 301-312
  • M. Meholic, D. Aumiller and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2015, "A comprehensive, mechanistic heat transfer modeling package for dispersed flow film boiling - Part I. Theoretical development", Nuclear Engineering and Design, 291, 295-301
  • H. O. Kang and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2013, "Linear instability analysis for water sheet trailing from a wet spacer grid in a rod bundle", Nuclear Engineering & Technology, 45, pp. 895-910
  • D. J. Miller, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. M. Bajorek, 2013, "Investigation of grid-enhanced two-phase convective heat transfer in the dispersed flow film boiling regime", Nuclear Engineering & Design, 265, pp. 35-44
  • K. S. Ha, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. H. Song, R. J. Park and S. B. Kim, 2013, "Prediction of boiling-induced natural circulation flow in engineered cooling channels", Nuclear Technology, 181, pp. 196-207
  • M. J. Meholic, D. L. Aumiller and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2013, "A mechanistic model for droplet deposition heat transfer in dispersed flow film boiling", Nuclear Technology, 181, pp. 106-114
  • D. J. Miller, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. M. Bajorek, 2013, "On the development of a grid-enhanced single-phase convective heat transfer correlations", Nuclear Engineering and Design, 264, pp. 56-60
  • J. Lane, D. Aumiller, L. Hochreiter and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2012, "Three-field counter-current flow limitation (CCFL) model", Nuclear Technology, 177, pp. 176-187
  • K. S. Ha, Fan-Bill B Cheung, R. J. Park and S. B. Kim, 2012, "Evaluation of two-phase natural circulation flow induced in the reactor vessel annular gap under ERVC conditions", Nuclear Engineering & Design, 253, pp. 114-124
  • Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. M. Bajorek, 2011, "Dynamics of droplet breakup through a grid spacer in a rod bundle", Nuclear Engineering and Design, 241, pp. 236-244
  • J. Lane, D. Aumiller, Fan-Bill B Cheung and L. Hochreiter, 2010, "A self-consistent three-field constitutive model set for predicting co-current annular flow", Nuclear Engineering and Design, 240, pp. 3294-3308
  • S. Narayanan, Fan-Bill B Cheung and L. E. Hochreiter, 2009, "Optimal gap size for downward facing boiling and steam venting in a hemispherical annular channel", Nuclear Technology, 167, (1), pp. 178-186
  • Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. Rempe and K. Vierow, 2009, "Foreword: NURETH-12 Special Issue", Nuclear Technology, 167, (1), pp. 1
  • J. L. Rempe, K. Y. Suh, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2008, "In-vessel retention of molten corium: Lessons learned and outstanding issues", Nuclear Technology, 161, pp. 210-267
  • K. H. Kang, R. J. Park, S. B. Kim, H. D. Kim, K. Y. Suh, Fan-Bill B Cheung and J. L. Rempe, 2006, "Simulant melt experiments on thermal and metallurgical performance of the in-vessel core catcher", Nuclear Technology, 153, pp. 208-223
  • J. Yang, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. L. Rempe, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2006, "Critical heat flux for downward-facing boiling on a coated hemispherical vessel surrounded by an insulation structure", Nuclear Engineering & Technology, 38, (2), pp. 139-146
  • Y.-H. Kim, S. J. Kim, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2006, "Internal vessel cooling feasibility attributed by critical heat flux in inclined rectangular gap", Nuclear Technology, 154, pp. 13-40
  • J. Yang, M. B. Dizon, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. L. Rempe, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2006, "CHF enhancement by vessel coating for external reactor vessel cooling", Nuclear Engineering & Design, 236, (10), pp. 1089-1098
  • R. J. Park, S. B. Kim, H. D. Kim, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2006, "Detailed analysis of a late-phase melt progression for an evaluation of in-vessel corium retention", Nuclear Technology, 156, (3), pp. 270-281
  • J. L. Rempe, D. L. Knudson, K. G. Condie, Fan-Bill B Cheung, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2005, "Development of an enhanced in-vessel core catcher for improving in-vessel retention margins", Nuclear Technology, 152, (2), pp. 170-182
  • C. S. Kim, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2005, "Effect of interfacial wavy motion on film boiling heat transfer from isothermal downward-facing hemispheres", Nuclear Engineering and Design, 235, pp. 2141-2154
  • Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2005, "Limiting factors for external reactor vessel cooling", Nuclear Technology, 152, (2), pp. 145-161
  • J. Yang and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2005, "A hydrodynamic CHF model for downward facing boiling on a coated vessel", International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 26, pp. 474-484
  • J. Yang, M. B. Dizon, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. L. Rempe, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2005, "Critical heat flux for downward facing boiling on a coated hemispherical surface", Experimental Heat Transfer, 18, (4), pp. 223-242
  • Y. H. Kim, S. J. Kim, J. J. Kim, S. W. Noh, K. Y. Suh, J. L. Rempe, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2005, "Visualization of boiling phenomena in inclined rectangular gap", International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 31, (5), pp. 618-642
  • Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. Yang, M. B. Dizon, J. L. Rempe, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Scaling of downward facing boiling and steam venting in a hemispherical heated channel", International Journal of Transport Phenomena, 6, pp. 81-96
  • M. B. Dizon, J. Yang, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. L. Rempe, K. Y. Suh and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Effects of surface coating on the critical heat flux for pool boiling from a downward facing surface", Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, 11, pp. 133-150
  • J. L. Rempe, D. L. Knudson, K. G. Condie, K. Y. Suh, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Corium retention for higher power reactors by an in-vessel core catcher in combination with external reactor vessel cooling", Nuclear Engineering and Design, 230, pp. 293-309
  • D. L. Knudson, J. L. Rempe, K. G. Condie, K. Y. Suh, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Late-phase melt conditions affecting the potential for in-vessel retention in high power reactors", Nuclear Engineering and Design, 230, pp. 133-150
  • J. L. Rempe, D. L. Knudson, K. G. Condie, K. Y. Suh, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2004, "Conceptual design of an in-vessel core catcher", Nuclear Engineering and Design, 230, pp. 311-335
  • Y. C. Shih, Fan-Bill B Cheung, J. H. Koo and B. C. Yang, 2003, "Numerical study of transient thermal ablation of high-temperature insulation materials", AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 17, (1), pp. 53-61
  • C. Tangthieng and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2003, "Thermosolutal transport and macrosegregation during freeze-coating of a binary solution on a continuous moving object", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 46, pp. 2313-2327
  • J. Sinha, L. E. Hochreiter and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2003, "Effects of surface roughness, oxidation, and liquid subcooling on the minimum film boiling temperature", Experimental Heat Transfer, 16, pp. 121-129
  • M. J. Holowach, L. E. Hochreiter, Fan-Bill B Cheung, D. Aumiller and R. J. Houser, 2003, "Scaling of quench front and entrainment-related phenomena", Nuclear Engineering and Design, 223, (2), pp. 197-209
  • M. J. Holowach, L. E. Hochreiter, J. H. Mahaffy and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2003, "Modeling of droplet entrainment phenomena at a quench front", International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 24, (6), pp. 902-918
  • C. Tangthieng and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2002, "Behavior of the two-phase mushy zone during freeze coating on a continuous moving plate", Journal of Heat Transfer, 124, (1), pp. 111-119
  • A. A. Boral, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. W. Shiah, 2002, "Correlation equations for dissolution heat and mass transport in an aluminum-steel system", International Journal of Transport Phenomena, 4, (1), pp. 59-73
  • C. Tangthieng, Fan-Bill B Cheung and Y. C. Shih, 2002, "Growth and decay characteristics of the solidified layer during freeze coating of a binary substance", AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 16, (3), pp. 379-388
  • A. Sridharan, L. E. Hochreiter, Fan-Bill B Cheung and R. L. Webb, 2002, "Effect of chemical cleaning on steam generator tube performance", Heat Transfer Engineering, 23, (1), pp. 38-47
  • M. J. Holowach, L. E. Hochreiter, Fan-Bill B Cheung and D. L. Aumiller, 2002, "Critical heat flux during reflood transient in small hydraulic diameter geometries", Nuclear Technology, 140, (1), pp. 18-27
  • M. J. Holowach, L. E. Hochreiter and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2002, "A model for droplet entrainment in heated annular flow", International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 23, pp. 807-822
  • L. Mohanta, F. A. Sohag, Fan-Bill B Cheung, S. M. Bajorek, J.M. Kelley, K. Tien and C. L. Hoxie, , "Heat Transfer Correlation for Film Boiling in Vertical Upward Flow", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 107
  • F. A. Sohag, L. Mohanta and Fan-Bill B Cheung, , "CFD Analyses of Mixed and Forced Convection in a Heated Vertical Rod Bundle", Applied Thermal Engineering
  • L. Mohanta, Fan-Bill B Cheung, S. M. Bajorek, K. Tien and C. L. Hoxie, , "Experimental study of laminar mixed convection in a rod bundle with mixing vane spacer grids", Nuclear Engineering and Design
  • F. A. Sohag, F. R. Beck, L. Mohanta, Fan-Bill B Cheung, Albert E Segall, T. J. Eden and J. Potter, , "Enhancement of downward facing boiling heat transfer on a micro-porous coated vessel by cold spray technique"

Journal Article, In-House

  • J. L. Rempe, K. Y. Suh, Fan-Bill B Cheung and S. B. Kim, 2006, "In-vessel retention strategy for high-power reactors", ANS Thermal Hydraulics Division Newsletter

Other

  • M. P. Riley, L. Mohanta, Fan-Bill B Cheung, S. M. Bajorek, K. Tien and C. L. Hoxie, 2013, "Observation of spacer grid effects on dispersed flow film boiling in a rod bundle"
  • L. Mohanta, M. P. Riley, Fan-Bill B Cheung, S. M. Bajorek, K. Tien and C. L. Hoxie, 2013, "Grid-induced heat transfer enhancement in inverted annular film boiling during reflood"
  • H. O. Kang and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2013, "Prediction of water droplet size generating from a wet spacer grid in a rod bundle", Transaction of the Korean Nuclear Society Spring Meeting
  • R. P. Riley and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2012, "Correlation of nucleate boiling on a downward facing surface under IVR-ERVC conditions"
  • M. J. Meholic, D. Aumiller and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2010, "A new model for droplet mechanics in dispersed flow film boiling"
  • J. Lane, D. Aumiller, L. Hochreiter and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2010, "Three-field annular flow modeling package - Part I: Interfacial structure and drag"
  • J. Lane, D. Aumiller, L. Hochreiter and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2010, "Three-field annular flow modeling package - Part II: Entrainment rate models"
  • S. M. Bajorek and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2009, "Spacer grid rewet and droplet size in RBHT reflood experiments"
  • J. Lane, D. Aumiller, L. Hochreiter and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2009, "Three-field counter-current flow limitation (CCFL) model"
  • Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2009, "Assessment of selected MELCOR heat transfer physics models"
  • L. E. Hochreiter, S. Ergun, Fan-Bill B Cheung, T. F. Lin, G. S. Rhee, S. M. Bajorek and J. E. Kelly, 2006, "Spacer grid measurements during dispersed flow film boiling in rod bundles"
  • B. R. Lowery, D. M. McLaughlin, L. E. Hochreiter, Fan-Bill B Cheung, T. F. Lin, G. S. Rhee, S. M. Bajorek and J. E. Kelly, 2005, "Rod bundle heat transfer facility: Steam cooling test series"
  • Fan-Bill B Cheung, D. M. McLaughlin, J. P. Spring, L. E. Hochreiter, G. S. Rhee, S. M. Bajorek and J. E. Kelly, 2005, "Correlation factor for the local bulk mean temperature in a sub-channel"
  • A. Petruzzi, S. Chin, K. Ivanov, A. Ray and Fan-Bill B Cheung, 2004, "Development of methodology for early detection of BWR instabilities"
  • B. R. Lowery, T. F. Lin, D. Miller, L. E. Hochreiter, Fan-Bill B Cheung, G. S. Rhee, S. M. Bajorek and J. E. Kelly, 2004, "Two-phase level swell, interfacial drag experiments in the Pennsylvania State University/US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Rod Bundle Heat Transfer"

Research Projects

  • July 2016 - June 2018, "Unrestricted Grant to Support Business Travel Expenses of the PSU GNPS Center," (Sponsor: MRI).
  • October 2016 - December 2017, "Spacer Grid Thermal Hydraulics Program - Task Order 4," (Sponsor: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).
  • August 2016 - July 2017, "Unrestricted Grant on Numerical Modeling and Upgrading of COBRA-TF," (Sponsor: GDES, New York).
  • July 2016 - June 2017, "Unrestricted Grant to Support the PSU GNPS Center," (Sponsor: ARL).
  • November 2014 - December 2016, "Determination of the Minimum Film Boiling Temperature for Nuclear Fuel Rods with Different Types of Fouling Layers," (Sponsor: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).
  • October 2014 - September 2016, "Unrestricted Grant on IVR Studies for CAP 1400 (Nuclear MGR Account)," (Sponsor: State Nuclear Power Technology R&D Center, Beijing, China).
  • December 2015 - December 2016, "Assessment of CHF Enhancement by the Cold Spray Technique as an IVR Strategy for CAP1400," (Sponsor: State Nuclear Power Technology R&D Center, Beijing, China).
  • April 2015 - March 2016, "Spacer Grid Thermal Hydraulics Program - Task Order 2," (Sponsor: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).
  • April 2016 - September 2016, "Spacer Grid Thermal Hydraulics Program - Task Order 3," (Sponsor: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).
  • November 2013 - May 2015, "Porous Coating Development/Demonstration of Enhanced Boiling Heat Transfer," (Sponsor: UJV Rez, Czech Republic).
  • August 2012 - October 2014, "Rod Bundle Heat Transfer (RBHT) Refurbishment, Boiloff Tests and Data Evaluation (Task Order No. NRC-HQ-12-T-04-0001)," (Sponsor: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Chairperson, COE Promotion and Tenure Committee, July 2016 - June 2017
  • Member, MNE Faculty Mentor, July 2016 - June 2017
  • Chairperson, MNE Distinguished Professor Selection Committee, July 2016 - June 2017
  • Committee Member, NucE Ph.D. Candidacy Exam, January 2016 - December 2016
  • Member, MNE Faculty Mentor, July 2015 - June 2016
  • Committee Member, COE Promotion and Tenure Committee, July 2015 - June 2016
  • Coordinator, MNE Ph.D. Candidacy Heat Transfer Exam, January 2016 - December 2016
  • , MNE Heat Transfer (ME 410) Course Leader, January 2016 - December 2016
  • Member, MNE Faculty Search Oversight Committee, July 2014 - June 2016
  • Chairperson, MNE Faculty Search Sub-Committee, July 2014 - June 2016
  • Chairperson, MNE Promotion and Tenure Committee, July 2013 - June 2015
  • Member, MNE Executive Committee, July 2013 - June 2015
  • Member, MNE Graduate Admissions Committee, January 2015 - June 2015
  • Member, MNE PSES Honors & Awards Committee, July 2013 - June 2015

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizer, General Co-Chair, 17th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-17), January 2015 - September 2017
  • Organizer, General Chair, 2016 Embedded Topical Meeting on Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH-2016),, July 2015 - June 2016
  • Organizer, Plenary Session Organizer and Chair on "Five Years after the Fukushima Incident", Advances in Thermal Hydraulics Conference, July 2015 - June 2016
  • Organizer, Session Organizer and Session Chair on "Nuclear Reactor Plant Thermal Hydraulics and Safety", Advances in Thermal Hydraulics Conference, July 2015 - June 2016
  • Organizer, Session Organizer and Session Chair on "Experimental Thermal Hydrauclics - II", ANS Winter Meeting, December 2015 - November 2016
  • Organizer, Panel Organizer and Chair on "In Memory of Salomon Levy on His Technical Contributions to the Advancement of Thermal Hydraulics", ANS Winter Meeting, December 2015 - November 2016
  • Organizer, Advisory Committee Member, 2015 International Seminar on Subchannel Analysis, CFD, and CHF (ISACC-2015), January 2015 - December 2015
  • , Help establishing the Dr. Kevin L. Wert Memorial Scholarship Fund at Penn State, April 2015 - December 2015
  • , Evaluate the technical qualifications of a faculty member at the University of Pretoria, University of Pretoria, South Africa, March 2015 - April 2015
  • , Evaluate the technical qualifications of a faculty member at the Ohio State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University, September 2015 - October 2015
  • , Evaluate the technical qualifications of a faculty member at the Oregan State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Oregan State University, October 2015 - November 2015
  • Organizer, Session Organizer and Session Chair on "Experimental Thermal Hydraulics", ANS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 2015 - June 2015
  • Moderator, Plenary Chair, ISACC-2015 Plenary Presentations, July 2015 - December 2015
 


 

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