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Refereed Publications

S. Dooley, S-H. Won, J. Heyne, T.I. Farouk, Y. Ju, F.L. Dryer, K. Kumar, X. Hui, C-J Sung, H. Wang, M.A. Oehlschlaeger,V. Iyer, T.A. Litzinger, R.J. Santoro, T. Malewicki, and K. Brezinsky, "The Experimental Evaluation of a Methodology to Surrogate Fuel Formulation for the Emulation of Gas Phase Combustion Kinetic Phenomena by a Theory of Real Fuel Oxidation", Combust. Flame (2011). Accepted for Publication Nov-2011.

P. Diévart, S-H. Won, S. Dooley, F.L. Dryer, and Y. Ju, "Development and Validation of a Kinetic Model for Methyl Decanoate Oxidation", Combust. Flame (2011). Accepted for Publication Oct-2011.

M. Uddi, S-H. Won, S. Dooley, W. Sun, F.L. Dryer, and Y. Ju, "The Mechanism of Methyl Butanoate Inhibition of n-heptane Diffusion Flames through an Evaluation of Transport and Chemical Kinetics", Combust. Flame (2011). Accepted for Publication Sep-2011.

M.P. Burke, M. Chaos, F.L. Dryer, Y. Ju, and S.J. Klippenstein, "Comprehensive H2/O2 Kinetic Model for High-Pressure Combustion", Int. J. Chem. Kin. (2011). Available online Dec-06-2011. DOI:10.1002/kin.20603

J.K. Lefkowitz, J.S. Heyne, S-H. Won, S. Dooley, H.H. Kim, F.M. Haas, S. Jahangirian, F.L. Dryer, and Y. Ju, "A Chemical Kinetic Study of tertiary-Butanol in a Flow Reactor and a Counterflow Diffusion Flame", Combust. Flame (2011). Available online Oct-28-2011. DOI:10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.10.004

T. Farouk and F.L. Dryer, "Tethered Methanol Droplet Combustion in Carbon-dioxide Enriched Environment under Microgravity Conditions", Combust. Flame (2011). Available online Jul-25-2011. DOI:10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.06.014

T. Farouk and F.L. Dryer, "Microgravity Droplet Combustion: Effect of Tethering Fiber on Burning Rate and Flame Structure", Combustion Theory and Modeling (2010). Available online May-18-2011. DOI:10.1080/13647830.2010.547601

S-H. Won, S. Dooley, F.L. Dryer, and Y. Ju, "A Radical Index for the Determination of the Chemical Kinetic Contribution to Diffusion Flame Extinction of Large Hydrocarbon Fuels", Combust. Flame, 159, 2, 541–551 (2012). DOI:10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.08.020

S. Jahangirian, S. Dooley, F.M. Haas, F.L. Dryer, "A Detailed Experimental and Kinetic Modeling Study of n-Decane Oxidation at Elevated Pressures", Combust. Flame, 159, 1, 30–43 (2012). DOI:10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.07.002

W.K. Metcalfe, S. Dooley, and F.L. Dryer, "A Comprehensive Detailed Chemical Kinetic Modeling Study of Toluene Oxidation", Energy and Fuels, 25, 11, 4915–4936 (2011). DOI:10.1021/ef200900q

F.M. Haas, A. Ramcharan, and F.L. Dryer, “Relative Reactivities of the Isomeric Butanols and Ethanol in an Ignition Quality Tester”, Energy Fuels, 25, 9, 3909–3916 (2011).

S. Dooley, F.L. Dryer, B. Yang, J. Wang, T.A. Cool, T. Kasper, and N. Hansen, "An Experimental and Kinetic Modeling Study of Methyl Formate Low-Pressure Flames", Combust. Flame (Special Issue on Kinetics), 158, 4, 732–741 (2011). DOI:10.1016/j.combustflame.2010.11.003

A.J. Marchese, T.L. Vaughn, K. Kroenlein, and F.L. Dryer, "Ignition Delay of Fatty Acid Methyl Ester Fuel Droplets: Microgravity Experiments and Detailed Numerical Modeling", Proc. Combust. Inst., 33, 2, 2021–2030 (2011). DOI:10.1016/j.proci.2010.06.044

Z. Chen, M.P. Burke, and Y. Ju, "On the Critical Flame Radius and Minimum Ignition Energy for Spherical Flame Initiation", Proc. Combust. Inst., 33, 1, 1219–1226 (2011). DOI:10.1016/j.proci.2010.05.005

M.P. Burke, F.L. Dryer, and Y. Ju, "Assessment of Kinetic Modeling for Lean H2/CH4/O2/Diluent Flames at High Pressures", Proc. Combust. Inst., 33, 1, 905–912 (2011). DOI:10.1016/j.proci.2010.05.021

S.H. Won, S. Dooley, F.L. Dryer, and Y. Ju, "Kinetic Effects of Aromatic Molecular Structures on Diffusion Flame Extinction", Proc. Combust. Inst., 33, 1, 1163–1170 (2010). DOI:10.1016/j.proci.2010.05.082

S. Dooley, S.H. Won, M. Chaos, J. Heyne, Y. Ju, F.L. Dryer, K. Kumar, C-J. Sung, H. Wang, M.A. Oehlschlaeger, R.J. Santoro, and T.A. Litzinger, "A Jet Fuel Surrogate Formulated by Real Fuel Properties", Combust. Flame, 157, 12, 2333–2339 (2010). DOI:10.1016/j.combustflame.2010.07.001

Y. Ju, W. Sun, M.P. Burke, X. Gou, and Z. Chen, "Multi-Timescale Modeling of Ignition and Flame Regimes of n-Heptane-Air Mixtures Near Spark Assisted Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Conditions", Proc. Combust. Inst., 33, 1, 1245–1251 (2011). DOI:10.1016/j.proci.2010.06.110


S. Dooley, M.P. Burke, M. Chaos, Y. Stein, F.L. Dryer, V.P. Zhukov, O. Finch, J.M. Simme, and H.J. Curran, "Methyl Formate Oxidation: Speciation Data, Laminar Burning Velocities, Ignition Delay Times, and a Validated Chemical Kinetic Model",  Int. J. Chem. Kin., 42, 9, 527–549 (2010). DOI:10.1002/kin.20512 (See Kinetic Model)


M.P. Burke, M. Chaos, F.L. Dryer, and Y. Ju, "Negative Pressure Dependence of Mass Burning Rates of H2/CO/O2/Diluent Flames at Low Flame Temperatures", Combust. Flame, 157, 4, 618–631 (2010). Cover Article. DOI:10.1016/j.combustflame.2009.08.009

M. Chaos and F.L. Dryer, "Chemical-Kinetic Modeling of Ignition Delays: Considerations in Interpreting Shock Tube Data", Int. J. Chem. Kin., 42, 3, 143–150 (2010). DOI:10.1002/kin.20471

J.L. Sabourin, D.M. Dabbs, R.A. Yetter, F.L. Dryer, and I.A. Aksay, "Functionalized Graphene Sheet Colloids for Enhanced Fuel/Propellant Combustion", ACS Nano, 3, 12, 3945–3954 (2009), Cover Article. DOI:10.1021/nn901006w

F.M. Haas, M. Chaos, and F.L. Dryer, "Low and Intermediate Temperature Oxidation of Ethanol and Ethanol-PRF Blends: An Experimental and Modeling Study", Combust. Flame, 156, 12, 2346–2350 (2009). DOI:10.1016/j.combustflame.2009.08.012

M.P. Burke, Z. Chen, Y. Ju, and F.L. Dryer, "Effect of Cylindrical Confinement on the Determination of Laminar Flame Speeds Using Outwardly Propagating Flames", Combust. Flame, 156, 4, 771–779 (2009). DOI:10.1016/j.combustflame.2009.01.013

M. Chaos, M.P. Burke, Y. Ju, and F.L. Dryer, "Syngas Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Mechanisms", Chapter 2, Synthesis Gas Combustion: Fundamentals and Applications, 29–70. Eds.: T.C. Lieuwen, V. Yang, and R.A. Yetter, Taylor and Francis, (2009).

J. Wang, M. Chaos, B. Yang, T.A. Cool, F.L. Dryer, T. Kasper, N. Hansen, P. Oßwald, K. Kohse-Höinghaus, and P.R. Westmoreland, "Composition of Reaction Intermediates for Stoichiometric and Fuel-rich Dimethyl Ether Flames: Flame Sampling Mass Spectrometry and Modeling Studies", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 11, 1328–1339 (2009). Cover Article. DOI:10.1039/b815988b

C.K. Westbrook, W.J. Pitz, P.R. Westmoreland, F.L. Dryer, M. Chaos, P. Oßwald, K. Kohse-Höinghaus, T.A. Cool, J. Wang, B. Yang, N. Hansen, and T. Kasper, "A Detailed Chemical Kinetic Reaction Mechanism for Oxidation of Four Small Alkyl Esters in Laminar Premixed Flames" Proc. Combust. Inst., 32, 1, 221–228 (2009). DOI:10.1016/j.proci.2008.06.106

G. Mittal, M. Chaos, C-J. Sung, and F.L. Dryer, "Dimethyl Ether Autoignition in a Rapid Compression Machine: Experiments and Chemical Kinetic Modeling", Fuel Proc. Tech., 89, 12, 1244–1254 (2008). DOI:10.1016/j.fuproc.2008.05.021

M. Chaos and F.L. Dryer, "Syngas Combustion Kinetics and Applications", in Special Issue: Syngas Combustion (V. Yang and T. Lieuwen, eds.), Combustion Sci. Tech., 180, 6, 1053–1906 (2008). DOI:10.1080/00102200801963011

Z. Zhao, M. Chaos, A. Kazakov, and F.L. Dryer, "Thermal Decomposition Reaction and a Comprehensive Kinetic Model of Dimethyl Ether", Int J. Chem. Kin., 40, 1, 1–18 (2008). DOI:10.1002/kin.20285

F.L. Dryer and M. Chaos, "Ignition of Syngas/air and Hydrogen/air Mixtures at Low Temperatures and High Pressures: Experimental Data Interpretation and Kinetic Modeling Implications", Combust. Flame, 152, 1 and 2, 293–299 (2008). DOI:10.1016/j.combustflame.2007.08.005

M. Chaos, A. Kazakov, Z. Zhao, and F.L. Dryer, "A High Temperature Chemical-Kinetic Model for Primary Reference Fuels", Int. J. Chem. Kin. 39, 7, 399–414 (2007). DOI:10.1002/kin.20253

J. Li, Z. Zhao, A. Kazakov, M. Chaos, F.L. Dryer, and J.J. Scire, "A Comprehensive Kinetic Mechanism for CO, CH2O, CH3OH Combustion", Int. J. Chem. Kin. 39, 3, 109–136 (2007). DOI:10.1002/kin.20218

A. Yozgatligil, S-H. Park, M.Y. Choi, A. Kazakov, and F.L. Dryer, "Influence of Oxygen Concentration on the Sooting Behavior of Ethanol Droplet Flames in Microgravity Conditions", Proc. Comb. Inst., 31, 2, 2165–1273 (2007). DOI:10.1016/j.proci.2006.08.087

S. Gaïl, M. Thomson, S. M. Sarathy, S.A. Syed, P. Dagaut, P. Diévart, A.J. Marchese, and F.L. Dryer, "A Wide-Ranging Kinetic Modeling Study of Methyl Butanoate Combustion", Proc. Comb. Inst., 31, 1, 305–311 (2007). DOI:10.1016/j.proci.2006.08.051

Z. Chen, X. Qin, Y. Ju, Z. Zhao, M. Chaos, and F.L. Dryer, "High Temperature Ignition and Combustion Enhancement by Dimethyl Ether Addition to Methane-Air Flames", Proc. Comb. Inst., 31, 1, 1215–1222 (2007). DOI:10.1016/j.proci.2006.07.177

T.A. Cool, J. Wang, N. Hansen, P.R. Westmoreland, F.L. Dryer, Z. Zhao, A. Kazakov, T. Kasper, and K. Kohse-Höinghaus, "Photoionization Mass Spectrometry and Modeling Studies of the Chemistry of Fuel-Rich Dimethyl Ether Flames", Proc. Comb. Inst., 31, 1, 285–293 (2007). DOI:10.1016/j.proci.2006.08.044

F.L. Dryer, M. Chaos, Z. Zhao, J.N. Stein, J.Y. Alpert, and C.J. Homer, "Spontaneous Ignition of Pressurized Releases of Hydrogen and Natural Gas into Air", Combust. Sci. Tech. 179, 4, 663–694 (2007). DOI:10.1080/00102200600713583
2004 through 2005

A. Kazakov, M. Chaos, Z. Zhao, and F.L. Dryer, "Computational Singular Perturbation Analysis of Two Stage Ignition of Large Hydrocarbons", J. Phys. Chem A., 110, 21, 7003–7009 (2005). DOI:10.1021/jp057224u

Z. Zhao, J. Li, A. Kazakov, and F.L. Dryer, "Temperature-Dependent Feature Sensitivity Analysis for Combustion Modeling", Int. J. Chem. Kin., 37, 5, 282–295 (2005). DOI:10.1002/kin.20080

Z. Zhao, J. Li, A. Kazakov, F.L. Dryer, and S.P. Zeppieri, "Burning Velocities and a High-Temperature Skeletal Kinetic Model for n-Decane", Combust. Sci. Tech., 177, 1, 89–106 (2004). DOI:10.1080/00102200590883769

Z. Zhao, J.P. Conley, A. Kazakov, and F.L. Dryer, "Burning Velocities of Real Gasoline Fuel at 353 K and 500 K", SAE Transactions 2004, SAE Paper No. 2003-01-3265. DOI: 10.4271/2003-01-3265

J. Li, A. Kazakov, and F.L. Dryer, "Experimental And Numerical Studies of Ethanol Decomposition Reactions", J. Phys. Chem. A, 108, 38, 7671–7680 (2004). DOI:10.1021/jp0480302

Z. Zhao, A. Kazakov, and F.L. Dryer, "Measurements of Dimethyl Ether/Air Mixture Burning Velocities by Using Particle Image Velocimetry", Combust. Flame, 139, 1 and 2, 52–60 (2004). DOI:10.1016/j.combustflame.2004.06.009

A. Yozgatligil, S-H. Park, M.Y. Choi, A. Kazakov, and F.L. Dryer, "Burning and Sooting Behavior Of Ethanol Droplet Combustion Under Microgravity Conditions", Combust. Sci. Tech., 176, 11, 1–15 (2004). DOI:10.1080/00102200490504625

B.D. Urban, K. Kroenlein, A. Kazakov, F.L. Dryer, A. Yozgatligil, M.Y. Choi, S.L. Manzello, K-O. Lee, and R. Dobashi, "Sooting Behavior of Ethanol Droplet Combustion at Elevated Pressures Under Microgravity Conditions", Int. J. Microgravity Sci. Tech. XV, 3, 12–18 (2004). DOI:10.1007/BF02870960

J. Li, Z. Zhao, A. Kazakov, and F.L. Dryer, "An Updated Comprehensive Kinetic Model of Hydrogen Combustion", Int. J. Chem. Kin., 36, 10, 566–575 (2004). DOI:10.1002/kin.20026