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General InformationPublications

  • Anandkumar Makwana, Milton Linevsky, Suresh S Iyer, Robert J Santoro, Thomas Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Effects of fuel volatility on emissions in a jet flame and a model gas turbine combustor", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power
  • Mark Frederick, Kiran Manoharan, Joshua Dudash, Brian Brubaker, Santosh Hemchandra and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Impact of PVC dynamics on shear layer response in a swirling jet", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power
  • Yefu Wang, Anandkumar Makwana, Milton Linevsky, Suresh S Iyer, Robert J Santoro, Thomas Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Soot development in surrogate jet fuel flames, part 1: Non-premixed flames", Combustion and Flame
  • Anandkumar Makwana, Yefu Wang, Milton Linevsky, Suresh S Iyer, Robert J Santoro, Thomas Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Soot development in surrogate jet fuel flames, part 2: Premixed flames", Combustion and Flame
  • Janith Samarasinghe, Wyatt Culler, Bryan Quay, Domenic A Santavicca and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "The effect of fuel staging on the structure and instability characteristics of swirl-stabilized flames in a lean premixed multi-nozzle can combustor", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 139, (12)
  • Janith Samarasinghe, Wyatt Culler, Bryan Quay, Domenic A Santavicca and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "The effect of fuel staging on the structure and instability characteristics of swirl-stabilized flames in a lean premixed multi-nozzle can combustor", ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • Wyatt Culler, Janith Samarasinghe, Bryan Quay, Domenic A Santavicca and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "The effect of transient fuel staging on self-excited instabilities in a model gas turbine combustor", ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • Mark Frederick, Kiran Manoharan, Joshua Dudash, Brian Brubaker, Santosh Hemchandra and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Impact of PVC dynamics on shear layer response in a swirling jet", ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • Anandkumar Makwana, Milton Linevsky, Suresh S Iyer, Robert J Santoro, Thomas Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Effets of fuel volatility on emissions in a jet flame and a model gas turbine combustor", ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • Randy Hessel, Zongyu Yue, Rolf Reitz, Mark Musculus and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Guidelines for Interpreting Soot Luminosity Imaging"
  • Randy Hessel, Zongyu Yue, Rolf Reitz, Mark Musculus and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Guidelines for Interpreting Soot Luminosity Imaging", SAE International Journal of Engines, 10, (3)
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Disturbance field decomposition in a transversely forced swirl flow and flame", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 33, pp. 764-775
  • Michael Leonetti, Stephen Lynch and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Combustor dilution hole placement and its effect on the turbine inlet flowfield", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 33, pp. 750-763
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Santosh Hemchandra and Timothy Lieuwen, 2016, Combustion instabilities in lean premixed systems, Academic Press, London, United Kingdom
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, M Musculus and L Pickett, 2016, "Effect of post injections on mixture preparation and unburned hydrocarbon emissions in a heavy-duty diesel engine", Combustion and Flame, 170, pp. 111-123
  • B Mathews, S Hansford and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2016, "Impact of swirling flow structure on vorticity fluctuation mechanisms", ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • Anandkumar Makwana, Abhishek Jain, Milton Linevsky, Suresh S Iyer, Robert J Santoro, Thomas Litzinger, Yuan Xuan and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2016, "Effects of fuel structure on soot precursors in a laminar co-flow flame", Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute
  • M Borz, Y Kim and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2016, "The effect of injection timing and duration on jet penetration and mixing in multiple injection schedules", SAE Congress
  • W Culler, A Tyagi, P Venkateswararn and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2016, "Comparison of three interacting V-flames to a single bluff body flame at two Reynolds numbers", 2016 AIAA SciTech
  • R Hessel, Z Yue, R Reitz, M Musculus and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2015, "Applying advanced CFD analysis tools to study differences between start-of-main and start-of-post injection flow, temperature and chemistry fields due to combustion of main-injected fuel", SAE Int. J. Engines, 8, (5), pp. 2159-2176
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Vishal Acharya and Timothy Lieuwen, 2015, "Transverse combustion instabilities: Acoustic, fluid mechanic, and flame processes", Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 49, pp. 1-39
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, 2015, "Visualization of shear layer dynamics in a transversely forced flow and flame", AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, 31, (4), pp. 1127-1136
  • S. Hansford, K. Manoharan, S. Hemchandra and J. O'Connor, 2015, "Impact of flow non-axisymmetry on swirling flow dynamics and receptivity to acoustics", ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • Kiran Manoharan, Samuel Hansford, Jacqueline O'Connor and Santosh Hemchandra, 2015, "Instability mechanism in a swirl flow combustor: Precession of vortex core and influence of density gradient", ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • A Makwana, Y Wang, M Linevsky, S Iyer, R Santoro, T Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2015, "Capturing soot formation with the use of iso-octane as a surrogate for Fischer-Tropsch fuel", 9th U.S. National Meeting of the Combustion Institute
  • W Culler, J Crane, J Samarasinghe, M Meehan and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2015, "Effect of flame spacing and flow velocity on the dynamics of three interacting V-flames", 9th U.S. National Meeting of the Combustion Institute
  • R Hessel, R Reitz, M Musculus, Jacqueline O'Connor and D Flowers, 2014, "A CFD study of post injection influences on soot formation and oxidation under diesel-like operating conditions", SAE Congress
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and M Musculus, 2014, "In-cylinder mechanisms of soot reduction by close-coupled post-injections as revealed by imaging of soot luminosity and planar laser-induced soot incandescence in a heavy-duty diesel engine", SAE Congress
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and M Musculus, 2014, "Effect of load on close-coupled post-injection efficacy for soot reduction in an optical, heavy-duty diesel research engine", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 136, (10), pp. 101508
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and M Musculus, 2014, "In-cylinder mechanisms of soot reduction by close-coupled post-injections as revealed by imaging of soot luminosity and planar laser-induced soot incandescence in a heavy-duty diesel engine", SAE Int. J. Engines, 7, (2), pp. 673-693
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Mark Musculus, , , , , , and , , 2014, "Effects of exhaust gas recirculation and load on soot in a heavy-duty optical diesel engine with close-coupled post injections for high-efficiency combustion phasing", International Journal of Engine Research, 15, (4), pp. 421-443
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, 2014, "Effect of excitation amplitude on disturbance field of a transversely forced swirl flow and flame", 52nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • Randy Hessel, R. Reitz, M. Musculus, Jacqueline O'Connor and D. Flowers, 2014, "A CFD study of post injection influences on soot formation and oxidation under diesel-like operating conditions", SAE Int. J. Engines, 7, (2), pp. 694-713
  • Benjamin Emerson, Julia Lundrigan, Jacqueline O'Connor, David Noble and Timothy Lieuwen, 2013, "Frequency locking and vortex dynamics of an acoustically excited bluff body stabilized flame", 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Mark Musculus, 2013, "Optical investigation of multiple injections for unburned hydrocarbon emissions reduction with low-temperature combustion in a heavy-duty diesel engine", 8th National Combustion Meeting
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Vishal Acharya, 2013, "Development of a flame transfer function framework for transversely forced flames", ASME Turbo Expo 2013: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Mark Musculus, 2013, "Effect of load on close-coupled post-injection efficacy for soot reduction in an optical, heavy-duty diesel research engine", ASME Internal Combustion Engine Fall Technical Conference
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Nicholas Worth and James Dawson, 2013, "Flame and flow dynamics of a self-excited, standing wave circumferential instability in a model annular gas turbine combustor", ASME Turbo Expo 2013: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Mark Musculus, 2013, "Optical investigation of the reduction of UHC emissions using close-coupled post injections at LTC conditions in a heavy-duty diesel engine", SAE Congress
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Mark Musculus, 2013, "Optical investigation of the reduction of unburned hydrocarbons using close-coupled post injections at LTC conditions in a heavy-duty diesel engine", SAE Int. J. Engines, 6, (1), pp. 379-399
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Mark Musculus, 2013, "Post injections for soot reduction in diesel engines: A review of current understanding", SAE Congress
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Mark Musculus, 2013, "Post injections for soot reduction in diesel engines: A review of current understanding", SAE Int. J. Engines, 6, (1), pp. 400-421
  • Jordan Blimbaum, M. Zanchetta, T. Akin, V. Achayra, Jacqueline O'Connor, D. Noble and T. Lieuwen, 2012, "Transverse to longitudinal acoustic coupling processes in transversely excited flames", Central States Section of the Combustion Institute Spring Technical Meeting
  • Benjamin Emerson, Jacqueline O'Connor, Matthew Juniper and Timothy Lieuwen, 2012, "Density ratio effects on reacting bluff body flow field characteristics", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 706, pp. 219-250
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Timothy Lieuwen, 2012, "Further characterization of the disturbance field in a transversely excited swirl-stabilized flame", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 134, (1), pp. 011501
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Timothy Lieuwen, 2012, "Influence of transverse acoustic modal structure on the forced response of a swirling nozzle flow", ASME Turbo Expo 2012: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Timothy Lieuwen, 2012, "Recirculation of zone dynamics of a transversely excited swirl flow and flame", Physics of Fluids, 24, (7), pp. 075107
  • Jordan Blimbaum, M. Zanchetta, T. Akin, V. Acharya, Jacqueline O'Connor, D. R. Noble and T. Lieuwen, 2012, "Transverse to longitudinal acoustic coupling processes in annular combustion chambers", Journal of Spray and Combustion Dynamics, 4, (4), pp. 275-298
  • Michael Malanoski, M. Aguilar, Jacqueline O'Connor, D. Noble and T. Lieuwen, 2012, "Vortex breakdown dynamics in a transversely forced swirl flame", ASME Turbo Expo 2012: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • Benjamin Emerson, J. Lundrigan, Jacqueline O'Connor, D. Noble and T. Lieuwen, 2011, "Dependence of the bluff body wake structure on flame temperature ratio", 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Colin Vanatta, Jared Mannino, Timothy Lieuwen, , , , and , , 2011, "Mechanisms for flame response in a transversely forced flame", 7th US National Technical Meeting of the Combustion Institute
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Michael Kolb, Timothy Lieuwen, , , , , and , , 2011, "Visualization of shear layer dynamics in a transversely excited, annular premixing nozzle", 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • Benjamin Emerson, J. Lundrigan, Jacqueline O'Connor, D. Noble and T. Lieuwen, 2011, "Convective and absolute instabilities in reacting bluff body wakes", ASME Turbo Expo 2011: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and T. Lieuwen, 2011, "Disturbance field characteristics of a transversely excited burner", Combustion Science and Technology, 183, (5), pp. 427-443
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, T. Lieuwen, , , , , , and , , 2011, "Further characterization of the disturbance field in a transversely excited swirl-stabilized flame", ASME Turbo Expo 2011: Power for Land, Sea and Air
  • Q. Zhang, S. J. Shanbhogue, T. Shreekrishna, T. Lieuwen and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2011, "Strain characteristics near the flame attachment point in a swirling flow", Combustion Science and Technology, 183, (7), pp. 665-685
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, S. Natarajan, M. Malanoski, D. Noble, T. Lieuwen, , , and , , 2010, "Response of an annular burner to transverse acoustic excitation", 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, S. Natarajan, M. Malanoski, T. Lieuwen, , , , and , , 2010, "Disturbance field characteristics of a transversely excited swirl flame", ASME Turbo Expo 2010: Power for Land, Sea and Air
 

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