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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

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

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

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

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
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

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
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 the combustion of propellant sandwiches

Knott, G. M. & Brewster, M. Q., Apr 2002, In : Combustion Science and Technology. 174, 4, p. 61-90 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

propellants
composite propellants
Propellants
burning rate
surface geometry
2001

Nonlinear dynamic combustion in solid rockets: L* effects

Tang, K. C. & Brewster, M. Q., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 17, 4, p. 909-918 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rockets
rockets
combustion
Pressurization
spikes
2000

Oscillatory combustion of fine-AP/HTPB propellants: Disproportionate pyrolysis response

Hickman, S. R. & Brewster, M. Q., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 16, 5, p. 867-873 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ammonium perchlorates
polybutadiene
perchlorate
Polybutadienes
propellants

Simplified combustion modeling of double base propellant: gas phase chain reaction vs. thermal decomposition

Brewster, M. Q., Ward, M. J. & Son, S. F., Jan 1 2000, In : Combustion science and technology. 154, 1, p. 1-30 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

double base propellants
Propellants
thermal decomposition
Pyrolysis
Gases

Two-dimensional combustion modeling of heterogeneous solid propellants with finite Peclet number

Knott, G. M. & Brewster, M. Q., Apr 1 2000, In : Combustion and Flame. 121, 1-2, p. 91-106 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solid propellants
burning rate
Solid propellants
Peclet number
eigenvalues
1999

Analysis of molecular gas radiation: Real gas property effects

Tang, K. C. & Brewster, M. Q., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer. 13, 4, p. 460-466 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

real gases
molecular gases
optical thickness
radiation
molecular absorption

Steady-state hydrazinium nitroformate (HNF) combustion modeling

Louwers, J., Gadiot, G. M. H. J. L., Brewster, M. Q., Son, S. F., Parr, T. & Hanson-Parr, D., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 15, 6, p. 772-777 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nitroformates
activation energy
Activation energy
combustion
modeling
1998
Gases
Radiation
Heat flux
Distribution functions
Temperature distribution

Condensed-phase chemical interaction between ammonium perchlorate and hydroxy-terminated polybutadiene

Jojic, I. & Brewster, M. Q., Jul 1998, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 14, 4, p. 575-576 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ammonium compounds
ammonium compound
ammonium perchlorates
carbon dioxide lasers
polybutadiene

Optical Properties of Energetic Materials: RDX, HMX, AP, NC/NG, and HTPB

Isbell, R. A. & Brewster, M. Q., Aug 1998, In : Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics. 23, 4, p. 218-224 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HMX
Optical properties
Propellants
Spectrometry
Refractive index

Role of gas- and condensed-phase kinetics in burning rate control of energetic solids

Ward, M. J., Son, S. F. & Brewster, M. Q., Sep 1998, In : Combustion Theory and Modelling. 2, 3, p. 293-312 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

burning rate
Rate Control
Gases
Kinetics
kinetics

Steady deflagration of HMX with simple kinetics: A gas phase chain reaction model

Ward, M. J., Son, S. F. & Brewster, M. Q., Aug 1 1998, In : Combustion and Flame. 114, 3-4, p. 556-568 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HMX
deflagration
Activation energy
Gases
vapor phases
1997

Laser-recoil combustion response of RDX

Brewster, M. Q. & Schroeder, T. B., Dec 1 1997, In : Combustion science and technology. 122, 1-6, p. 363-381 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

RDX
burning rate
Lasers
lasers
Fluxes

Optical properties of energetic materials from infrared spectroscopy

Isbell, R. A. & Brewster, M. Q., 1997, In : Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer. 11, 1, p. 65-71 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ammonium perchlorates
absorptivity
infrared spectroscopy
optical properties
subtraction
1996

Application of a genetic algorithm to the optical characterization of propellent smoke

Jones, M. R., Brewster, M. Q. & Yamada, Y., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of thermophysics and heat transfer. 10, 2, p. 372-377 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

smoke
genetic algorithms
optical properties
propellants
plumes

Effects of Kevlar® fibers on ammonium perchlorate propellant combustion

Hites, M. H. & Brewster, M. Q., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 12, 3, p. 616-619 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

propellant combustion
ammonium compounds
Ammonium compounds
Kevlar (trademark)
ammonium compound

Laser pyrolysis of hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene

Esker, D. R. & Brewster, M. Q., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 12, 2, p. 296-301 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polybutadiene
Polybutadienes
pyrolysis
Pyrolysis
laser