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Ph.D. Dissertations
D. LEE, Thermohydraulic and Flow Regime Analysis for Condensing Two Phase Flow in a Microgravity Environment, Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M Univeristy(1987).
V. GEORGEVICH, Analytical Modelings and Experimental Investigation of Interfacial Waves in Annular Microgravity Two Phase Flow, Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M Univeristy(1991).
T. R. REINARTS, Adiabatic Two Phase Flow Regime Data and Modeling for Zero and Reduced (Horizontal Flow) Acceleration Fields, Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University (1993).
I. CARRON, Contributions to Gas-liquid Core Annular Flows, Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University (1995).
R. B. Williams, Jr., Adaptive State Filtering with Application to Reusable Rocket Engines, Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University (1997).
R. OINUMA, Fundamental Study of Evaporation Model in Micron Pores, Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University (2004).
C. Liao, Gas Ejector Modeling for Design and Analysis, Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University (2008).
C. Kurwitz, Probabilistic Prediction Using Embedded Random Projections of High Dimensional Data, Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University (2009).
M.S. Theses
D. L. NGUYEN-WAYNE, Analysis of a Proposed Fuel Freezing Mechanism in a Rod Bundle, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1983).
J. G. PINA-JORDON, Measurement and Modeling of Uranium and Strategic Element Sorption by Amidoxime Resins in Natural Seawater, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1985).
H. Q. GIAP, A Statistically Consistent Procedure for Setting MDNBR Limits, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1986).
J.
S. PEERY, Simulation of Heat Pipe Rapid Transient Performance Using a Multi-Nodal Implicit Finite Difference Scheme, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1986).
M.
D. DEHART, Heat Pipe Transient Measurements Incorporating Visual Methods, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1986).
L.
J.
KACHNIK, Design and Testing of a Microgravity Condensing Test Apparatus,
M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1987).
M.
J. GAETA, Transient Thermal Analysis of a Space Reactor Power System, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1988).
D.
L.
EUBANKS,
Optimized Nuclear and Solar Dynamic Organic Rankine Cycles for Space Station Applications, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1988).
T. R. REINARTS, Water Heat Pipe Frozen Startup and Shutdown Transients with Internal Temperature, Pressure and Visual Observations, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1989).
A. LAMBERT, KC-135 Zero Gravity Two Phase Flow Pressure Drop Experiments and Modeling, M. S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1990).
P.
C.
SCHMITZ,
Reliability and Optimization Studies of Nuclear and Solar Powered Systems Utilizing a Stirling Engine for the Space Station, M. S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1990).
K
. M. Miller, Two-phase Stratified Flow Regime Transition Analysis for Low Gravity Conditions, M. S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1990).
I. CARRON, Spatial and Temporal Analysis and Experiments of Annular Two-phase Flow under Microgravity Conditions, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1992).
M. W. WHEELER, An Experimental and Analytical Study of Annular Two Phase Flow Friction Pressure Drop in a Reduced Acceleration Field, M.S Thesis, Texas A&M University (1992).
R. B. Williams, Jr., In-space Power Rejection Management via Indirect Annular Flow Liquid Film Management - Process Design and Feasibility, M.S Thesis, Texas A&M University (1993).
P. BARANEK, 0-G Annular Flow and 1-G Stratified Flow Single Component Two-Phase Condensation Modeling and Experiments, M.S Thesis, Texas A&M University (1993).
M.
J.
LONGEOT,
Modeling of Bubbly and Slug flow Behavior under Microgravity Conditions, M.S Thesis, Texas A&M University (1995).
S.
D. PAUTZ, A Computational Study of Ultrasonic Film Thickness Measurements in Annular Two-phase Flows under Microgravity Conditions, M.S Thesis, Texas A&M University (1995).
S.
I.
GUTNER,
Estimation of the Reliability of Space Nuclear Power Systems by Probabilistic Risk Assessment Techniques, M.S Thesis, Texas A&M University (1996).
J. H. CHANG, Statistical Comparison of Two-Phase Flow, Void Fraction Fluctuations in a Microgravity Environment, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1997).
R. C. KURWITZ, Testing of a Loop Heat Pipe Experimental Apparatus under Varied Acceleration, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1997).
C. H. YOUNG, Modelings and Applications of Two-Phase Flow Distribution in Manifolds under Microgravity Conditions, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1998).
T. A. HAMM, A Steady State Analysis Code for Prediction of Behavior in Loop Heat Pipes, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (1998).
A.V. ALEXSEEV, Micro Loop Heat Pipe Evaporator Coherent Pore Structures, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (2003).
J. D. BRAISTED, Drift-flux Analysis of Two-phase Flow in Microgravity, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (2004).
L. Valota, Microgravity flow pattern identification using void fraction signals, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (2004).
M. Ellis, The Tangential Velocity Profile and Momentum Transfer Within a Microgravity Vortex Separator, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (2006).
K.R. Supak, Reduced gravity Rankine cycle system design and optimization study with passive vortex phase separation, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (2007).
M. Ghrist, Zero Gravity Two Phase Flow Regime Transition Modeling Compared With Data and Relap5-3D Predictions, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (2008).
A. Shephard, Microgravity Flow Regime Transition Modeling, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (2009).
N. Nguyen, Analytical and Experimental Study of Annular Flow Frictional Pressure Drop Under Microgravity, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (2009).
C. Klein, A Characterization of a Dual Chambered Two Phase Separator, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (2009).
C. Worn, An Evaluation of Shadow Sheilding for Lunar System Waste Heat Rejection, M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University (2012).
Literatures
F. Best, S. Goldman and M. Golay, "Optimal System Configuration Total Energy Analysis for a Large Military Installation," Heat Transfer in Energy Conservation, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, December 1977.
F. Best, S. Goldman and M. Golay, "A Computer Program for Community Energy Consumption Analysis and Total Energy System Design," Co-generation District Heating Applications, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, December 1978.
W. Glantschnig, M. Golay, S. H. Chen, and F. Best, "A Light Scattering Device for Sizing and Velocimetry of Large Droplets," Applied Optics, August 1982.
F. Best and N. Pisano, "The Propagation of self-sustaining Zirconium Oxidation in a Drained Spent Fuel Storage Pool," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, v45, 1983, p 133-134.
F. Best and S. Yamamoto, "A Review of Uranium Recovery Processes and the International Meeting on the Recovery of Uranium from Seawater," Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research Far East Scientific Bulletin, Vol. 9, No. 1, January to March 1984.
F. Best, D. Wayne, and C. Erdman, "Analysis of a Proposed Fuel Freezing Mechanism in a Rod Bundle," Nuclear Science and Engineering, Vol. 89, No. 1, January 1985.
L. Kachnik, V. Scharrer, V. Djordjevic, and F. R. Best, "Characteristics of Solid/Liquid Flow in a 2-in Pipe," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, v50, 1985, p 109-10.
F. R. Best, D. Wayne, and C. Erdman, "A Fuel Freezing Model for Liquid-metal Fast Breeder Reactor Hypothetical Core Disruptive Accidents," Nuclear Science and Engineering, v89, n 1, 1985, p 49-60.
F.R. Best, M. DeHart, "Heat Pipe Transient Modeling and Analysis Part 1: Entrainment," AIP Conference Transactions, volume 2, January 1985, TM 4.1-4.3.
H. Giap, J. Arjas, and F. Best, "NDNBR 95/95 Confidence Interval Determination for Nonparametric CHF Statistics," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, v50, 1985, p 408.
F. Best and M. Driscoll, "Prospects for the Recovery of Uranium from Seawater," Nuclear Technology, Vol. 73, pp. 55-68, April 1986.
F. Best, M. W. Golay, W. J. Glantschnig, "Comparison of Methods for Measurement of Cooling Tower Drift", Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 269-691, 1986.
H. Giap, F.R. Best, "Transient Analysis Of Space Reactors," AIP Conference Transactions, January 1986, RS 9.1-9.7.
L. Kachnik, M. Gaeta, J. Terrell, F. Best, "The Design and Test Program for a Micro-Gravity Convective Condensation Experiment," AIP Conference Transactions, January 1986, TM 10.1-10.3.
J.S. Peery, F.R. Best, "Simulation of Heat Pipe Rapid Transient Performance Using A Multi-Nodal Implicit Finite Difference Scheme," AIP Conference Proceedings, volume v, January 1986, p145-150.
M. DeHart, F.R. Best, "Heat Pipe Entrainment Analysis Via Optical Methods," AIP Conference Transactions, January 1986, TM 9.1-9.3.
F. R. Best, "A Two-phase Flow Demonstration Device," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, v53, 1986, p 55-6.
F. Best, Leo Kachnik, Doo-Jeong Lee, and Nanette Faget, "A Microgravity Boiling and Convective Condensation Experiment", 1987 ASME Winter Meeting 87-WA/HT-12, Boston, Massachusetts.
L. Doo-Jeong, F. R. Best and N. Faget, "Microgravity Two-phase Flow Regime Modeling," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, v55, 1987, p 725-6.
Q. G. Huan, J. R. Arjas, M. T. Longnecker, and F. R. Best, "Nonnormal CHF Calculation," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, v54, 1987, p 174-5.
D. Lee, F.R. Best, "Micro-Gravity Two-Phase Fluid Flow pattern Modeling," AIP Conference Transactions, pt 2., January 1988, p451-455.
J.M. Cuta, T.E. Michener, Z.I. Antoniak, J.M. Bates, W.J. Krotiuk, F.R. Best, L.J. Kachnik, "Reduced-Gravity Two-Phase Flow Experiments In the NASA KC-135," AIP Conference Transactions, pt 2., January 1988, p443-446.
D.L. Eubanks, F. Best, "Optimization of Organic Rankine Cycles For Space Station Applications," AIP Conference Transactions, pt 2., January 1988, p159-162.
M. Gaeta, V. Djordjevic, D. Carpenter, P. Brohlin, J. Hansen, F. Best, C. Erdman, M. Ehsani, "EETAP End-to-End Transient Analysis Program For Space Nuclear Power System Simulation," AIP Conference Transactions, pt 2., January 1988, p29-36.
V. Georgevich, C. Erdman, F. Best, "Modeling of the Transient Behavior of a Thermoelectric Electromagnetic Self-Induced Pump For a space Reactor System," AIP Conference Transactions, January 1989, p284-292.
V. Georgevich, F. Best, and C. Erdman, "Loss of Coolant Accident Mitigation for Liquid Metal Cooled Space Reactors," Space Power, Vol. 8, No. 3, 1989.
F. Best and D. Hoang, "Microgravity Two Phase Flow Pressure Drop Experiments in the NASA KC-135," Transactions of 1989 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, p 123-126, July 23-27, 1989, Honolulu, Hawaii.
W.S. Hill, F.R. Best, "Definition of Two-Phase Flow Behaviors For spacecraft Design," AIP Conference Proceedings, pt 2., January 1990, p547-551.
T.R. Reinarts, F.R. Best, "Water Heat Pipe Frozen and Non-Frozen Startup and Shutdown Transients with Internal Measurements and Visual Observations," AIP Conference Proceedings, pt 2., January 1990, p1011-1016.
F.R. Best, D.S. Hoang, "Microgravity Two-Phase Flow Pressure Drop Experiments in the NASA KC-135," AIP Conference Proceedings, pt 2., January 1990, p557-561.
T. R. Reinarts, F. R. Best, K. M. Miller, W. S. Hill, "Definition of Two-phase Flow Behaviors for Spacecraft Design", AIP Conference Proceedings, n 217, pt.3, 1991, p 1230-5.
A. Lambert, T. R. Reinarts, F. R. Best, W. S. Hill, "KC-135 zero-gravity two phase flow pressure drop: experiments and modeling," AIP Conference Proceedings, n 217, pt.3, 1991, p 1236-43.
I. Carron and F. Best, "Microgravity Phase Separation of Rotating Fluids in a Fixed Cylinder," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, v64, 1991, p 639-40.
T. R. Reinarts, F. R. Best and W. S. Hill, "Definition of Condensation Two-phase Flow Behaviors for Spacecraft Design," AIP Conference Proceedings, n246, pt. 3, 1992, p 1216-1225.
T. R. Reinarts, F. R. Best, and M. Wheeler, "Zero-G Two-phase Flow Regime Modeling in Adiabatic Flow," AIP Conference Proceedings, n271, pt. 2, 1993, p987-992.
M. Gaeta and F. Best, "Transient Thermal Analysis of a Space Reactor Power System," Nuclear Technology, Vol. 103, No. 1, pp. 19 - 33, July 1993.
T. Reinarts, K. Miller, and F. Best, "Two-Phase Flow Regimes in Smooth Tubing in Microgravity, Lunar Gravity, Martian Gravity, and Earth-Normal Gravity," Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering Winter Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 1993.
M. W. Wheeler, F. R. Best, T. R. Reinarts, "An investigation of two phase flow pressure drops in a reduced acceleration environment," AIP Conference Proceedings, n 271, pt.2, 1993, p 981-6.
P. Baranek, K.C. Marsden, F.R. Best, "Zero-G Annular Flow and 1-G Stratified Flow Single Component Two-Phase Condensation Modeling," AIP Conference Proceedings, n 301, pt.2, 1994, p1137-1142.
I. Carron and F. Best, "Gas-liquid Annular Flow Under Microgravity Conditions: A Temporal Linear Stability Study," International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol: 20 Iss: 6 p. 1085-93, Date: Dec. 1994.
R. B. Williams, F. R. Best, "Two-phase flow regime management for in-space power rejection management - feasibility study," Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, v 1, Aerospace Power, 1995, p 583-588.
M. J. Longeot, F. R. Best, "Two-phase adiabatic pressure drop experiments and modeling under micro-gravity conditions," AIP Conference Proceedings, n 324, pt.1, 1995, p 53-8.
I. Carron and F. Best, "Microgravity Gas/Liquid Flow Regime Maps: Can We Compute Them from First Principles? ," Proceedings of the 31st National Heat Transfer Conference, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Houston, Texas, August 3-6, 1996.
C. Kurwitz and F. Best, "Experimental Results of Loop Heat Pipe Startup in Microgravity," Proceedings of the 1st Conference on Applications of Thermophysics in Microgravity, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 1997.
F. Best, T. Hamm, and R. Kurwitz, "Design of a PbBi Cooled, Electrically Heated MOX Test Facility," K. L. Peddicord, Leonard Lazarev and Leslie J. Jardine eds., Nuclear Materials Safety Management, NATO ASI Series, Kluwer Publishing Company, 1997.
C. Kurwitz and F. Best, "The Design of Micro-Fabricated Evaporators in Multichip Modules," Proceedings of the International Conference on Integrated Nano/Microtechnology for Space Applications, Houston, TX. November, 1998.
C. Young, F. Best, and C. Kurwitz, "Modeling of Two-Phase Flow in Manifolds Under Microgravity Conditions," Proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Thermophysics in Microgravity and Breakthrough Propulsion Physics, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 1999.
C. Kurwitz and F. Best, "Phase Separation by Passively Induced Centrifugal Forces," 4th International Conference on Life Support and Biosphere Science, Baltimore, MD. August, 2000.
C. Kurwitz, and F. Best, "Modeling and Testing of Two-Phase Flow in Manifolds Under Microgravity Conditions," Proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Thermophysics in Microgravity and Breakthrough Propulsion Physics, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2001.
T. Wong, B. Nguyen, F. Best, and C. Kurwitz, "Helium Evolution from Ullage Venting of Propellant Tank in Space," submitted for the 37th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit conference in Salt Lake City, UT., July 2001.
C. Kurwitz, and F. Best, "New Results in Gravity Dependent Two-Phase Flow Regime Mapping," Proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Thermophysics in Microgravity and Breakthrough Propulsion Physics, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2002.
R.Oinuma and F. R. Best, Evaporative "Modeling for Idealized Lithographic Pores", AIP Conference Proceedings Vol 608(1) pp. 21-29. January 14, 2002 .
D. Bean, C. Kurwitz, P. Waghela, and F. Best, "Vortex Necking Phenomena under Microgravity," Proceedings of the Thermal Fluids Analysis Workshop 2002, NASA Johnson Space Center, August 2002.
R. Oinuma and F. R. Best," Fundamental Study of Heat Pipe Design for High Heat Flux Source", NASA Thermal & Fluid Analysis Workshop 2002, Houston , Texas , August 12-16, 2002 .
P. McIntyre, A. Sattarov, M. Adams, F. Best, R. Kurwitz and Z. Wu, "Accelerator-Driven Thorium Cycle Power Reactor: Design and Performance Calculations", Global 2003: Atoms for Prosperity: Updating Eisenhouwer's Global Vision for Nuclear Energy, 2003, p 1881-1885.
P. McIntyre, A. Sattarov, M. Adams, F. Best, C. Kurwitz, Z. Wu, "Accelerator-Driven Thorium Cycle Power Reactor: Design and Performance Calculations," 2003 ANS/ENS International Winter Meeting, November 16 - 20,2003 • New Orleans, Louisiana.
R. B. Williams, I. Carron, D. Bray, C. Kurwitz and F. Best, "Zero-Gravity Test Results for Ultrasonic Sensing Air-liquid Interface in a Vortex Separator,"
Proceedings of the Conference on Space Technology and Application International Forum
, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2003, Pages 239-246.
F. Finodeyev, and F. Best, "Controlled Acceleration Track Equipment Description,"
Proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Thermophysics in Microgravity and Breakthrough Propulsion Physics
, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2004.
J. Braisted, C. Kurwitz, and F. Best, "New Results in Two-Phase Pressure Drop Calculations at Reduced Gravity Conditions,"
Proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Thermophysics in Microgravity and Breakthrough Propulsion Physics
, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2004.
F. Finodeyev, D. Algama, P. Waghela, D. Bean, C. Kurwitz, and F. Best, "Gamma Densitometry Applications in Microgravity Two-Phase Flow Experiments,"
Proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Thermophysics in Microgravity and Breakthrough Propulsion Physics
, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2004.
K. M. Hurlbert , L. C. Witte , F. R. Best and C. Kurwitz, "Scaling two-phase flows to Mars and Moon gravity conditions," International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Volume 30, Issue 4, April 2004, Pages 351-368.
C. Kurwitz, and F. Best, "A Statistical Comparison of Various Fluids for a Drift Flux Model in Reduced Gravity Two-Phase Slug Flow," Proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Thermophysics in Microgravity and Breakthrough Propulsion Physics, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2005.
F. Finodeyev, M. Ghrist, and F. Best, "Development of a Passive Flow Coalesence Device for Two-Phase Phase Separation under Microgravity," Proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Thermophysics in Microgravity and Breakthrough Propulsion Physics, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2005.
C. Kurwitz, M. Ellis, K. Marsden and F. Best, "Vortex Separator for Use in Microgravity Nuclear Power Systems," Proceedings of the Space Nuclear Conference 2005, Paper 1130, San Diego, California, June 5-9, 2005.
R. Oinuma, D. C. Bean, C. Neil, R. C. Kurwitz and F. R. Best, "Two-phase Flow Issues in Space Nuclear Reactor and Nuclear Propulsion Systems," Proceedings of the Space Nuclear Conference 2005, Paper 1135, San Diego, California, June 5-9, 2005.
M. Ellis, R. C. Kurwitz and F. R. Best, "Development of a Unique, Passive, Microgravity Vortex Separator," Proceeding of International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2005-81616, Orland, Florida, Nov. 5-10, 2005.
R. Oinuma, D. Bean, C. Neil, K. Supak and F. Best, "Two-Phase Flow Pressure Drop with Twisted Tape Insert for a Microgravity Rankine Cycle Power System,"
Proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Thermophysics in Microgravity and Breakthrough Propulsion Physics
, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2006.
A. Barbu, M. Ellis, R. Kurwitz and F. Best, "Acoustic gauge monitoring of fluid inventory in a microgravity vortex separator," Measurement Science Technology 17, 2006, Pages 403-410.
M. Ghrist, M. Ellis, D. Bean, C. Kurwitz and F. Best, "Microgravity Phase Separation for the Rankine Cycle," Nuclear Technology, v156, n 3, 2006, p 282-288.
C. Liao, R. Oinuma, C. Kurwitz, "Heat Transfer Coefficient Computational Model for Tube Boiler with Twisted-Tape," 2006 ANS WINTER MEETING & Nuclear Technology Expo, November 12-16, 2006, Albuquerque, NM.
L. Valota, R. Kurwitz, A. Shepard and F. Best, "Microgravity flow regime data and analysis," International Journal of Multiphase Flow, v33, n 11, 2007, p. 1172-1185.
K. Supak, R. Kurwitz, R. Oinuma, and F. Best, "Reduced Gravity Rankine Cycle System Simulation and Design with Passive Vortex Phase Separation," Proceedings of the Space Nuclear Conference 2007, p 154-162, Boston, Massachusetts, June 24-28, 2007.
M. Schuller, C. Kurwitz, and F. Best, "Demonstration of a Martian Surface Power System Sodium Boiler Heat Exchanger," Proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Thermophysics in Microgravity and Breakthrough Propulsion Physics, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2008.
C. Kurwitz, M. Ellis, R. Oinuma, and F. Best, "Reduced Gravity Direct Contact Heat Exchanger for Cabin Air Dehumidifcation," Earth and Space Conference 2008, 11th ASCE Aerospace Division International Conference on Engineering, Construction and Operations in Challenging Environments, 2008.
K. Vierow, F. Best, J. Ford, Y. Hassan, S. McDeavitt, J. Ragusa, W. D. Reece, L. Shao, P. Tsvetkov, "TAMU Nuclear Safety Curriculum Development for a 21st Century Workforce," Transactions American Nuclear Society Summer Meeting, Anaheim, California, 2008.
R. Oinuma, N. Nguyen, N. Dickes, C. Kurwitz, and F.R. Best, "Heat Transfer Characteristics of Liquid-driven Swirls Boiling Liquid/Gas Separator under Reduced Gravity," Space Propulsion and Energy Science International Forum, Huntsville, AL, Feb. 24-27, 2009.
M. King, A. Creary, M. Langston, C. Kurwitz, P. Nelson, and F. Yilmaz, "Time Domain Analysis of the Temperatures in an Electrical Auxiliary Building Room," ICONE17-75720, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, July 12-16, 2009, Brussels, Belgium
B. Larsen, F. Best, and R. Kurwitz, "Statistical Analysis of Multiple Fluids in Microgravity Two-Phase Slug Flow Via a Drift Flux Model", Proceedings of the American Nuclear Society, Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space, June, 2009.
R. Oinuma - Separator Journal Paper Japanese
A. Shephard and F. Best, "Microgravity Flow Regime Data: Buoyancy and Mixing Apparatus Effects," submitted to Microgravity Science and Technology, Summer 2009.
A. Shephard and F. Best, "Microgravity Flow Regime Transition Modeling" submitted to International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Summer 2009.
C. Liao, A. Shephard, and F. Best, "Comprehensive Gas Ejector Model," submitted to Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Summer 2009.
L. Gaul, C. Kurwitz, and F. Best, "Equilibrium Interface Position During Operation of a Fixed Cylinder Vortex Separator," Proceedings of the Space, Propulsion & Energy Sciences International Forum, February 23-26, 2010, Applied Physics Laboratory - JHU.