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General InformationPublicationsResearch Projects

  • A. J. De Rosa, J. Samarasinghe, S. J. Peluso, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2015, "Flame area fluctuation measurements in velocity-forced premixed gas turbine flames"
  • J. Samarasinghe, S. J. Peluso, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2015, "The 3-D structure of swirl-stabilized flames in a lean-premixed multi-nozzle can combustor"
  • A. J. De Rosa, S. J. Peluso, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2015, "The effect of confinement on the structure and dynamic response of lean-premixed, swirl-stabilized flames"
  • J. Samarasinghe, S. Peluso, M. Szedlmayer, A. De Rosa, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2013, "Three-dimensional chemiluminescence imaging of unforced and forced swirl-stabilized flames in a lean premixed multi-nozzle can combustor", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 135, (10), pp. 101503-1 - 101503-7
  • P. Orawannukul, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2013, "An experimental validation of heat release rate fluctuation measurements in technically premixed flames", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 135, (12), pp. 121505-1 to 121505-7
  • P. Orawannukul, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2013, "An experimental validation of heat release rate fluctuation measurements in technically premixed flames", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2013
  • J. Samarasinghe, S. Peluso, M. Szedlmayer, A. De Rosa, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2013, "Three-dimensional chemiluminescence imaging of unforced and forced swirl-stabilized flames in a lean premixed multi-nozzle can combustor", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2013
  • N. Bunce, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2013, "Interaction between swirl number fluctuations and vortex shedding in a single-nozzle, turbulent, swirling, fully-premixed combustor", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2013
  • K. T. Kim and Domenic A Santavicca, 2013, "Interference mechanisms of acoustic/convective disturbances in a swirl-stabilized lean-premixed combustor", Combustion and Flame, 160, pp. 1441-1457
  • K. T. Kim and Domenic A Santavicca, 2013, "Generalization of turbulent swirl flame transfer functions in gas turbine combustors", Combust. Sci. Technol., 185, pp. 1-17
  • H. J. Lee, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2013, "Mechanism of combustion instability due to flame-vortex interactions in a lean premixed gas turbine combustor", AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference
  • Tongxun Yi and Domenic A Santavicca, 2012, "Combustion instability and flame structure of turbulent swirl-stabilized liquid-fueled combustion", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 28, (5)
  • J. G. Lee, J. P. Armstrong and Domenic A Santavicca, 2011, "Experiments on lean blowout and NOx emissions of a premixed trapped vortex combustor with high G-loading", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2011, pp. GT2011-46396
  • M. Szedlmayer, B. D. Quay, J. Samarasinghe, A. De Rosa, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2011, "Forced flame response of a lean premixed multi-nozzle can combustor", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2011, pp. GT2011-46080
  • P. Orawannukul, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2011, "Fuel-forced flame response of a lean premixed combustor", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2011, pp. GT2011-46022
  • N. Bunce, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2011, "Mixture-forced flame transfer function measurements and mechanisms in a single-nozzle combustor at elevated pressure", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2011, pp. GT2011-46744
  • S. Peluso, B. D. Quay, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2011, "Comparison between self-excited and forced flame response of an industrial lean premixed gas turbine injector", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2011, pp. GT2011-46115
  • B. Jones, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay, Domenic A Santavicca, K. Kim and S. Srinivasan, 2011, "Flame response mechanisms due to velocity perturbations in a lean premixed gas turbine combustor", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 133
  • K. T. Kim, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2011, "Reconstruction of heat release response of partially premixed flames", Combust. Sci. and Tech., 183, pp. 122-137
  • K. T. Kim, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2011, "The dynamic response of turbulent dihedral V flames: An amplification mechanism of swirling flames", Combust. Sci. and Tech., 183, pp. 163-179
  • K. T. Kim, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2010, "Experimental investigation of the nonlinear response of swirl stabilized flames to equivalence ratio oscillations", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2009, pp. GT2010-23023
  • K. T. Kim, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2010, "Reconstruction of the heat release response of partially premixed flames", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2010, pp. GT2010-22245
  • H. J. Lee, K. T. Kim, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2010, "Measurements of equivalence ratio fluctuations in a lean premixed gas turbine combustor using an IR absorption technique", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2010, pp. GT2010-23424
  • B. Jones, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay, Domenic A Santavicca, K. Kim and S. Srinivasan, 2010, "Flame response mechanisms due to velocity perturbations in a lean premixed gas turbine combustor", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2010, pp. GT2010-22380
  • K. T. Kim, J. Lee, H. J. Lee, B. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2010, "Characterization of forced flame response of swirl-stabilized turbulent premixed flames", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 132
  • T. Yi and Domenic A Santavicca, 2010, "Flame transfer functions for turbulent liquid-fueled swirl-stabilized lean-direct-injection combustion", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 132
  • D. Kim, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay, K. Kim, S. Srinivasan and Domenic A Santavicca, 2010, "Effect of flame structure on the flame transfer function in a premixed gas turbine combustor", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 132
  • K. T. Kim, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2010, "Response of partially premixed flames to acoustic velocity and equivalence ratio perturbations", Combustion and Flame, 157, pp. 1731-1744
  • T. Yi and Domenic A Santavicca, 2010, "Determination of the instantaneous fuel flow rate out of a gaseous fuel nozzle", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 132
  • K. T. Kim, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2010, "Spatially distributed flame transfer functions for predicting combustion dynamics in lean premixed gas turbine combustors", Combustion and Flame, 157, pp. 1718-1730
  • H. J. Lee, K. T. Kim, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2009, "An experimental study on the coupling of combustion instability mechanisms in a lean premixed gas turbine combustor", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2009, , #GT2009-60009
  • K. T. Kim, H. J. Lee, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2009, "Flame transfer function measurement and instability frequency prediction using a thermoacoustic model", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2009, #GT2009-60026
  • K. T. Kim, J. Lee, H. J. Lee, B. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2009, "Characterization of forced flame response of swirl-stabilized turbulent premixed flames", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2009, #GT2009-60031
  • T. Yi and Domenic A Santavicca, 2009, "Flame transfer functions and their applications to combustion analysis and control", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2009, #GT2009-60181
  • L. Figura, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2009, "Dynamic stability of lean premixed gas turbine combustors operating on coal-derived syngas fuels"
  • T. Yi and Domenic A Santavicca, 2009, "Forced flame response of turbulent liquid-fueled lean-direct-injection combustion to fuel modulations", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 25, (6), pp. 1259-1271
  • T. Yi and Domenic A Santavicca, 2009, "Flame spectra of a turbulent liquid-fueled swirl-stabilized lean-direct injection combustor", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 25, (5), pp. 1058-1067
  • T. Lieuwen, V. McDonell, Domenic A Santavicca and T. Sattelmayer, 2009, Operability issues associated with steady flowing combustors, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, pp. Ch. 9
  • T. Yi and Domenic A Santavicca, 2009, "Flame spectra of a turbulent liquid-fueled swirl-stabilized LDI combustor", 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • T. Yi and Domenic A Santavicca, 2009, "Determination of the instantaneous fuel flow rate out of a gaseous fuel nozzle", 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • D. Kim, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay, K. Kim, S. Srinivasan and Domenic A Santavicca, 2008, "Effect of flame structure on the flame transfer function in a premixed gas turbine combustor", Proceedings of GT2008 ASME Turbo Expo 2008: Power for Land, Sea and Air, Paper #GT2008-51014
  • T. Liewen, V. McDonell, Domenic A Santavicca and T. Sattelmayer, 2008, "Burner development and operability issues associated with steady flowing syngas fired combustors", Comb. Sci. and Tech., 180, pp. 1169-1192
  • T. Lieuwen, V. McDonell, E. Peterson and Domenic A Santavicca, 2008, "Fuel flexibility influences on premixed combustor blowout, flashback, autoignition and stability", ASME Transaction, J. of Engrg. for Gas Turbines and Power, 130
  • T. Lieuwen, V. McDonell, E. Petersen and Domenic A Santavicca, 2007, "Fuel flexibility influences on premixed combustor blowout, flashback, autoignition and stability", ASME Turbo Expo 2006: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • J. N. Stenzler, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2006, "Penetration of liquid jets in a heated crossflow", Atomization and Sprays, 16, pp. 1-20
  • J. N. Stenzler, J. G. Lee, W. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2006, "Penetration of liquid jets in a crossflow", Atomization and Sprays
  • Kwanwoo Kim, Domenic A Santavicca and Jong Guen Lee, 2006, "Spatial and temporal distribution of secondary fuel for effective suppression of combustion dynamics", Journal of Propulsion and Power
  • J. M. Deepe, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2006, "Effect of Weber number on the fuel function for modulated liquid jets", 44th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA-2006-1223
  • K. Bunce, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2006, "Characterization of liquid jet in crossflow under high temperature, high velocity non-oscillating and oscillating flow conditions"
  • L. Figura, J. G. Lee, B. D. Quay and Domenic A Santavicca, 2006, "The effects of fuel composition on flame structure and combustion dynamics in a lean premixed combustor", ASME Turbo Expo 2007: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • W. Lee, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2005, "Self-induced combustion instability of laminar premixed flames on a slot burner", JSME Int'l Journal, Series B: Fluids and Thermal Engineering
  • J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2005, Experimental diagnostics of combustion dynamics, pp. Ch. 16
  • D. V. Green, D. M. Scovill, K. V. Sharp and Domenic A Santavicca, 2005, "Characterization of a pulsed catalytic micro-combustor"
  • K. Kim, C. M. Jones, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2005, "Active control of combustion instabilities in lean premixed combustors", 6th Symposium on Smart Control of Turbulence
  • J. G. Lee, E. D. Gonzalez and Domenic A Santavicca, 2005, "On the applicability of chemiluminescence to the estimation of unsteady heat release during unstable combustion in lean premixed combustors"
  • E. D. Gonzales-Juez, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2005, "A study of combustion instabilities driven by flame-vortex interactions"
  • Jacob N. Stenzler, Jong G. Lee, J. Matthew Deepe, Domenic A Santavicca and Wonnam Lee, 2004, "Fuel transfer function measurements in modulated liquid jets", Proceedings of the 2004 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, IMECE2004-60673
  • D. V. Green, C. G. Miller, K. V. Sharp and Domenic A Santavicca, 2004, "Pulsed micro-catalytic combustor for use in a solid piston micro-engine", Proceedings of the 2004 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, IMECE2004-61644
  • B. A. Bruno, J. V. Zello and Domenic A Santavicca, 2004, "Fuel injection pressure effects on the cold start performance of a GDI engine", Journal of Fuels and Lubricants
  • J. L. Samperio, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2004, "Characterization of the effect of the inlet operating conditions on the performance of lean premixed gas turbine combustors", Journal of the Korean Society of Combustion, 9, (3), pp. 10-18
  • J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2004, "Detailed spectroscopic measurements of chemiluminescence from turbulent premixed flames in a dump combustor", Journal of the Korean Society of Combustion, 9, (3), pp. 19-26
  • B.-J. Lee, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2004, "Detection of the onset of unstable combustion in lean premixed combustors", 43nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA Paper No. 2004-0825
  • J. N. Stenzler, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2003, "Penetration and dispersion of liquid jets in a heated crossflow", 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • J. L. Samperio, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2003, "Characterization of the effect of the inlet operating conditions on the performance of lean premixed gas turbine combustors", 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2003, "Experimental diagnostics for the study of combustion instabilities in lean premixed combustors", AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, 19, (5)
  • B. A. Bruno, J. V. Zello, D. V. Gardner, Domenic A Santavicca and P. VanBrocklin, 2003, "Injection pressure effects on the cold-start performance of a GDI engine", 2003 SAE International Powertrain and Fluid Systems Conference
  • E. Gonzalez, J. Sampeiro, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2003, "Chemiluminescence measurements of overall heat release rates"
  • G. Frederick, J. V. Zello and Domenic A Santavicca, 2003, "The influences of cylinder wall temperature and equivalence ratio on the first cycle of a gasoline direct injection engine cold start"
  • T. Yamada, D. A. Gardner, B. A. Bruno, J. V. Zello and Domenic A Santavicca, 2002, "The effects of engine speed and injection pressure transients on gasoline direct injection engine cold start", SAE International Powertrain and Fluid Systems Conference, SAE Paper 2002-01-2745
  • B. A. Bruno, J. V. Zello and Domenic A Santavicca, 2002, "LIF characterization of intake valve fuel films during cold start in a PFI engine", SAE International Powertrain and Fluid Systems Conference, SAE Paper 2002-01-2751
  • R. L. Steinberger, Domenic A Santavicca, B. A. Bruno and D. T. Daly, 2002, "A comparison of the effects of additives on spark ignited combustion in a laminar flow system and in an engine under cold start conditions", SAE International Powertrain and Fluid Systems Conference, SAE Paper 2002-01-2834
  • J. G. Lee, K. Kim and Domenic A Santavicca, 2002, "A study of the role of equivalence ratio fluctuations during unstable combustion in a lean premixed combustor", AIAA Paper 2002-4015, 38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference
  • K. Kim, J. G. Lee and Domenic A Santavicca, 2002, "Optimization of the spatial and temporal distribution of secondary fuel injection for effective suppression of combustion dynamics", AIAA Paper 2002-4024, 38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference
 

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