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Research Output 1982 2018

2018
spent fuels
Spent fuels
air flow
Natural convection
free convection
2017

Water Evaporation and Condensation in Air with Radiation: The Self-Similar Spalding Model

Brewster, M. Q., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 139, 8, 081501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Condensation
Evaporation
condensation
Steam
evaporation
2015
mist
Heat radiation
thermal radiation
Fog
Condensation

Optical properties of variable-composition aluminum/alumina thin films, part 1

Jung, J. Y. & Brewster, M. Q., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of thermophysics and heat transfer. 29, 2, p. 376-389 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aluminum oxides
aluminum
optical properties
thin films
ellipsometry

Optical properties of variable-composition aluminum/alumina thin films, Part 2

Jung, J. Y. & Brewster, M. Q., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of thermophysics and heat transfer. 29, 2, p. 390-402 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aluminum oxides
aluminum
optical properties
thin films
oxygen
2014

Mixed boundary layer skin friction and heat transfer with abrupt Transition

Brewster, M. Q., Nov 2014, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 136, 11, 114501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

skin friction
Skin friction
textbooks
boundary layers
Momentum

Temperature effect on phase-transition radiation of water

Brewster, M. Q., Wang, K. T., Wu, W. H. & Khan, M. G., Jun 1 2014, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 136, 6, 062704.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal effects
temperature effects
Phase transitions
Condensation
atmospheric windows
2013

Phase-change radiation: Enhanced infrared absorption in vapor-liquid water mixtures

Wang, K. T. & Brewster, M. Q., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of thermophysics and heat transfer. 27, 3, p. 447-457 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infrared absorption
vapors
radiation
liquids
water
2011

Burning-rate behavior in aluminized wide-distribution AP composite propellants

Brewster, M. Q. & Mullen, J. C., Mar 1 2011, In : Combustion, Explosion and Shock Waves. 47, 2, p. 200-208 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

composite propellants
Composite propellants
ammonium perchlorates
burning rate
Binders

Reduced agglomeration of aluminum in wide-distribution composite propellants

Mullen, J. C. & Brewster, M. Q., May 1 2011, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 27, 3, p. 650-661 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

composite propellants
Composite propellants
ammonium perchlorates
perchlorate
agglomeration

Thermodynamic behavior of water from soft-cell theory

Wang, K. T. & Brewster, M. Q., Mar 1 2011, In : International Journal of Thermodynamics. 14, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermodynamics
thermodynamics
cells
water
Water
2010

An intermolecular vibration model for lattice ice

Wang, K. T. & Brewster, M. Q., Jun 1 2010, In : International Journal of Thermodynamics. 13, 2, p. 51-57 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ice
ice
vibration
Thermodynamic properties
thermodynamic properties

Flame structure in aluminized wide-distribution AP composite propellants

Brewster, M. Q. & Mullen, J. C., Dec 1 2010, In : Combustion and Flame. 157, 12, p. 2340-2347 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

composite propellants
Composite propellants
ammonium perchlorates
Binders
flames

Phase-transition radiation in vapor condensation process

Wang, K. T. & Brewster, M. Q., Oct 1 2010, In : International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer. 37, 8, p. 945-949 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Condensation
condensation
Phase transitions
Vapors
vapors
2009

Analysis of thermal radiation from burning aluminium in solid propellants

Harrison, J. & Brewster, M. Q., Jun 1 2009, In : Combustion Theory and Modelling. 13, 3, p. 389-411 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solid propellants
Solid propellants
Thermal Radiation
Heat radiation
thermal radiation

Infrared emitted intensity measurements from burning aluminum droplets in solid propellants

Harrison, J. & Brewster, M. Q., Jan 1 2009, In : Combustion science and technology. 181, 1, p. 18-35 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solid propellants
Solid propellants
Aluminum
Oxides
Infrared radiation

Simple model of thermal emission from burning aluminum in solid propellants

Harrison, J. & Brewster, M. Q., Jul 1 2009, In : Journal of thermophysics and heat transfer. 23, 3, p. 630-634 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solid propellants
thermal emission
aluminum
caps
propellant combustion
Solid propellants
Aluminum Oxide
Heat radiation
Oxides
Aluminum
2008

Characterization of aluminum at the surface of fine-AP/HTPB composite propellants

Mullen, J. C. & Brewster, M. Q., 2008, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

composite propellants
Composite propellants
ammonium perchlorates
polybutadiene
perchlorate

Infrared imaging of AP/HTPB laminate propellant flames

Fitzgerald, R. P. & Brewster, M. Q., Sep 1 2008, In : Combustion and Flame. 154, 4, p. 660-670 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ammonium perchlorates
polybutadiene
Polybutadienes
diffusion flames
propellants

Radiative heat transfer analysis with molten Al2O3 dispersion in solid rocket motors

Jung, J. Y. & Brewster, M. Q., Sep 1 2008, In : Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets. 45, 5, p. 1021-1030 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radiative heat transfer
Radiative transfer
Rocket engines
rockets
heat transfer
2007

AP/HTPB laminate propellant flame structure: Fuel-lean intrinsic instability

Fitzgerald, R. P. & Brewster, M. Q., Jan 1 2007, In : Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. 31 II, 2, p. 2071-2078 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

ammonium perchlorates
polybutadiene
Polybutadienes
propellants
Propellants

Investigations of aluminum behavior and its role using laminate propellants

Mullen, J. C. & Brewster, M. Q., 2007, Collection of Technical Papers - 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference. Vol. 7. p. 6317-6326 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

propellants
laminates
aluminum
matrix
oxidizers

Radiative properties of MoO3 and Al nanopowders from light-scattering measurements

Begley, S. M. & Brewster, M. Q., May 1 2007, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 129, 5, p. 624-633 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum
Light scattering
light scattering
Scattering
aluminum

Solid propellant grain design and burnback simulation using a minimum distance function

Willcox, M. A., Brewster, M. Q., Tang, K. C. & Stewart, D. S., Mar 1 2007, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 23, 2, p. 465-475 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

propellant grains
solid propellants
Solid propellants
Propellants
computer aided design

Solid rocket motor internal ballistics simulation using three-dimensional grain burnback

Willcox, M. A., Brewster, M. Q., Tang, K. C., Stewart, D. S. & Kuznetsov, I., May 1 2007, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 23, 3, p. 575-584 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

erosive burning
Rocket engines
Ballistics
rockets
ballistics
2006

Influence of AP/HTPB flame structure on aluminum behavior in laminate propellents

Mullen, J. C. & Brewster, M. Q., Dec 1 2006, Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE 42nd Joint Propulsion Conference. p. 5717-5726 10 p. (Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE 42nd Joint Propulsion Conference; vol. 7).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

ammonium perchlorates
perchlorate
laminates
Laminates
flames

Investigation of aluminum agglomeration in AP/HTPB composite propellants

Mullen, J. C. & Brewster, M. Q., Dec 1 2006, Collection of Technical Papers - 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. p. 3372-3377 6 p. (Collection of Technical Papers - 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting; vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

composite propellants
Composite propellants
ammonium perchlorates
polybutadiene
perchlorate

Laminate propellant combustion (Review) 2. Theoretical investigations

Fitzgerald, R. P. & Brewster, M. Q., Jan 1 2006, In : Combustion, Explosion and Shock Waves. 42, 1, p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

propellant combustion
Propellants
laminates
Laminates
propellants

Multiscale modeling of solid rocket motors: Computational aerodynamics methods for quasi-steady burning

Stewart, D. S., Tang, K. C., Yoo, S., Brewster, M. Q. & Kuznetsov, I. R., Nov 1 2006, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 22, 6, p. 1382-1388 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rocket engines
computational fluid dynamics
rockets
aerodynamics
Computational fluid dynamics

Radiative ignition of fine-ammonium perchlorate composite propellants

Cain, J. & Brewster, M. Q., Aug 1 2006, In : Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics. 31, 4, p. 278-284 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite propellants
Ignition
Polybutadienes
Soot
Laser radiation

Surface-absorption assumption for radiant heating and ignition of energetic solids

Brewster, M. Q., Apr 1 2006, In : Journal of thermophysics and heat transfer. 20, 2, p. 348-351 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radiant heating
ignition
radiation absorption
numerical analysis
conduction
2005

Laminate propellant combustion (review) 1. Experimental investigations

Fitzgerald, R. P. & Brewster, M. Q., Nov 1 2005, In : Combustion, Explosion and Shock Waves. 41, 6, p. 693-708 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

propellant combustion
propellants
Propellants
laminates
Laminates

Multi-scale modeling of solid rocket motors: Time integration methods from computational aerodynamics applied to stable quasi-steady motor burning

Stewart, D. S., Tang, K. C., Yoo, S., Brewster, M. Q. & Kuznetsov, I. R., Dec 1 2005, p. 6789-6798. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Rocket engines
Computational fluid dynamics
Solid propellants
Rockets
Boosters (rocket)

Radiative ignition and extinction dynamics of energetic solids

Weber, J. W., Brewster, M. Q. & Tang, K. C., Jan 1 2005, In : Journal of thermophysics and heat transfer. 19, 3, p. 257-265 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ignition
extinction
corridors
heat transfer
HMX

Radiative properties of nano-energetic materials

Brewster, M. Q. & Begley, S. M., Dec 1 2005, Advancements in Energetic Materials and Chemical Propulsion. p. 103-116 14 p. (Advancements in Energetic Materials and Chemical Propulsion).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Light scattering
Scattering
Multiple scattering
Aluminum
Molybdenum

Solid propellant grain design and burnback simulation using a minimum distance function

Willcox, M. A., Brewster, M. Q., Tang, K. C. & Stewart, D. S., Dec 1 2005.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Solid propellants
Propellants
Computer aided design
Rocket engines
Nonlinear analysis

Temperature measurement of a burning surface by a thermocouple II

Ishihara, A., Tang, K. C. & Brewster, M. Q., Dec 1 2005.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Thermocouples
Temperature measurement
Heat conduction
Temperature
Wire
2004

Flame and surface structure of laminate propellants with coarse and fine ammonium perchlorate

Fitzgerald, R. P. & Brewster, M. Q., Feb 2004, In : Combustion and Flame. 136, 3, p. 313-326 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ammonium perchlorates
propellants
Propellants
Surface structure
laminates

Unsteady combustion modelling of energetic solids, revisited

Jackson, T. L., Massa, L. & Brewster, M. Q., Sep 1 2004, In : Combustion Theory and Modelling. 8, 3, p. 513-532 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Combustion
Activation Energy
Modeling
Pyrolysis
Activation energy

Unsteady Solid-Propellant Pressure Combustion Response Using a Piston Burner

Saarloos, B. & Brewster, M. Q., Jan 1 2004, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 20, 1, p. 127-134 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solid propellants
Solid propellants
burners
pistons
Fuel burners

Volume scattering of radiation in packed beds of large, opaque spheres

Brewster, M. Q., Dec 1 2004, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 126, 6, p. 1048-1050 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Packed beds
beds
Scattering
Radiation
radiation
2003

Combustion Mechanisms and Simplified-Kinetics Modeling of Homogeneous Energetic Solids

Brewster, M. Q., Jan 1 2003, In : Theoretical and Computational Chemistry. 13, p. 225-294 70 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Kinetics
Gases
kinetics
double base propellants
Activation energy

Flame and surface structure of laminate propellants with coarse and fine ammonium perchlorate

Fitzgerald, R. P., Genevieve, P. & Brewster, M. Q., Dec 1 2003, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. (41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

ammonium perchlorates
perchlorate
propellants
Propellants
Surface structure

High-irradiance laser ignition of explosives

Ali, A. N., Son, S. F., Asay, B. W., Decroix, M. E. & Brewster, M. Q., Aug 1 2003, In : Combustion science and technology. 175, 8, p. 1551-1571 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

irradiance
ignition
Ignition
Lasers
HMX

Ignition of composite solid propellants: Model development, experiments, and validation

Weber, J. W., Tang, K. C. & Brewster, M. Q., Dec 1 2003, 39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit. (39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solid propellants
Ignition
Fluxes
Composite materials
Experiments

Unsteady solid propellant pressure combustion response using a piston burner

Saarloos, B. & Brewster, M. Q., Dec 1 2003, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. (41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

solid propellants
Solid propellants
burners
pistons
Fuel burners
2002

Emission imaging of AP/HTPB propellant sandwich combustion

Chorpening, B. T. & Brewster, M. Q., Apr 2002, In : Combustion science and technology. 174, 4, p. 39-60 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ammonium perchlorates
polybutadiene
Polybutadienes
propellants
Propellants

Modeling combustion of hydrazinium nitroformate

Tang, K. C. & Brewster, M. Q., Dec 1 2002, 38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit. (38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pressurization
Propellants
Temperature
Activation energy
HMX