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2016

Advanced parallelization strategies using hybrid MPI-CUDA DSMC method for modeling flow through porous media

Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2016, 46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference).

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

Coarse-grained model for N2-N relaxation in hypersonic shock conditions using two-dimensional bins

Zhu, T., Li, Z. & Levin, D. A., Nov 15 2016, 30th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, RGD 2016. Struchtrup, H. & Ketsdever, A. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., 150008. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1786).

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

Coarse graining of ethylammonium nitrate using effective field coarse graining method

Mehta, N. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2016, 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting; vol. 0).

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

Development of an amr octree DSMC approach for shock dominated flows

Sawant, S. S., Jambhunathan, R., Tumuklu, O., Korkut, B. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2016, 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting).

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

Development of a two-dimensional binning model for N2-N relaxation in hypersonic shock conditions

Zhu, T., Li, Z. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2016, 46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference).

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

Development of a two-dimensional binning model for N2-N relaxation in hypersonic shock conditions

Zhu, T., Li, Z. & Levin, D. A., Aug 14 2016, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 145, 6, 064302.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Factors influencing flow steadiness in laminar boundary layer shock interactions

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A., Gimelshein, S. F. & Austin, J. M., Nov 15 2016, 30th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, RGD 2016. Struchtrup, H. & Ketsdever, A. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., 050005. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1786).

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

Forest of octree DSMC simulations of flow through porous media

Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Nov 15 2016, 30th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, RGD 2016. Struchtrup, H. & Ketsdever, A. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., 050009. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1786).

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

Grid-free octree approach for modeling heat transfer to complex geometries

Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of thermophysics and heat transfer. 30, 2, p. 379-393 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Modeling of near-continuum laminar boundary layer shocks using DSMC

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A., Gimelshein, S. F. & Austin, J. M., Nov 15 2016, 30th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, RGD 2016. Struchtrup, H. & Ketsdever, A. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., 050004. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1786).

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

Particle ellipsoidal statistical bhatnagar-gross-krook approach for simulation of hypersonic shocks

Tumuklu, O., Li, Z. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2016, In : AIAA journal. 54, 12, p. 3701-3716 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Simulation of hypersonic flows using a particle-based ellipsoidal statistical Bhatnagar-Gross-Krook method

Tumuklu, O., Li, Z. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2016, 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting; vol. 0).

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

Study of non-reactive scattering from graphene using molecular beam experiments and molecular dynamics

Mehta, N. A., Levin, D. A., Murray, V. J. & Minton, T. K., Nov 15 2016, 30th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, RGD 2016. Struchtrup, H. & Ketsdever, A. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., 100003. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1786).

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

2018

Ablative thermal protection systems: Pyrolysis modeling by scale-bridging molecular dynamics

Harpale, A., Sawant, S., Kumar, R., Levin, D. & Chew, H. B., Apr 2018, In : Carbon. 130, p. 315-324 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Application of adaptively refined unstructured grids in DSMC to shock wave simulations

Sawant, S. S., Tumuklu, O., Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Jul 15 2018, In : Computers and Fluids. 170, p. 197-212 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Design of a cubesat mission to investigate high-enthalpy noneqilibrium flow chemistry

Zuiker, N., Williams, J., Putnam, Z. R., Levin, D., Ghosh, A. & Alexeenko, A., Jan 1 2018, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 210059 ed. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2018; no. 210059).

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

Development of new techniques for studying unsteady behavior in hypersonic boundary layer interactions

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., Jan 1 2018, 2018 Fluid Dynamics Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, AIAA 2018-3709. (2018 Fluid Dynamics Conference).

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

Effects of reynolds number on laminar boundary layer shock-interaction hypersonic flows on a double cone

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., Jan 1 2018, 2018 Fluid Dynamics Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, AIAA 2018-4032. (2018 Fluid Dynamics Conference).

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

Investigation of unsteady, hypersonic, laminar separated flows over a double cone geometry using a kinetic approach

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., Apr 1 2018, In : Physics of fluids. 30, 4, 046103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Micro-scale thermal response modeling of an Avcoat-like TPS

Sawant, S. S., Rao, P., Harpale, A., Chew, H. B. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2018, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 210059 ed. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2018; no. 210059).

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

Multi-GPU PIC solver for modeling of ion thruster plasma plume

Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2018, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 210059 ed. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2018; no. 210059).

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

Nonreactive Scattering of N2 from Layered Graphene Using Molecular Beam Experiments and Molecular Dynamics

Mehta, N. A., Murray, V. J., Xu, C., Levin, D. A. & Minton, T. K., May 10 2018, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 122, 18, p. 9859-9874 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

On the unsteadiness of shock-laminar boundary layer interactions of hypersonic flows over a double cone

Tumuklu, O., Theofilis, V. & Levin, D. A., Oct 1 2018, In : Physics of fluids. 30, 10, 106111.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particle simulations of the effects of atomic oxygen on ion thruster plumes

Tumuklu, O. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets. 55, 5, p. 1154-1165 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prediction of flight measurements of high-enthalpy nonequilibrium flow from a cubesat-class atmospheric probe

Morgan, J., Nuwal, N., Williams, J., Putnam, Z. R., Levin, D., Pikus, A., Berger, A. & Alexeenko, A., Jan 1 2018, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 210059 ed. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2018; no. 210059).

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

Prediction of thermal protection system material permeability and hydraulic tortuosity factor using Direct Simulation Monte Carlo

Jambunathan, R., Levin, D. A., Borner, A., Ferguson, J. C. & Panerai, F., Jan 1 2018, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 210059 ed. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2018; no. 210059).

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

Sensitivity of electrospray molecular dynamics simulations to long-range Coulomb interaction models

Mehta, N. A. & Levin, D. A., Mar 12 2018, In : Physical Review E. 97, 3, 033306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

3D detailed far field plume modeling of SPT-100

Tekinalp, A. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2019, AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, 2019. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, 2019).

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

Electrospray molecular dynamics simulations using an octree-based Coulomb interaction method

Mehta, N. A. & Levin, D. A., Mar 11 2019, In : Physical Review E. 99, 3, 033302.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinetic modeling of parasitic currents on spacecraft surfaces due to ambient space plasmas

Nuwal, N. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2019, AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, 2019. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, 2019).

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

Kinetic modeling of unsteady hypersonic flows over a tick geometry

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., May 1 2019, In : Physics of fluids. 31, 5, 056108.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Modal analysis with proper orthogonal decomposition of hypersonic separated flows over a double wedge

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., Mar 2019, In : Physical Review Fluids. 4, 3, 033403.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiscale modeling of damaged surface topology in a hypersonic boundary

Mehta, N. A. & Levin, D. A., Sep 28 2019, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 151, 12, 124710.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Multi-scale thermal response modeling of an AVCOAT-like thermal protection material

Sawant, S. S., Rao, P., Harpale, A., Chew, H. B. & Levin, D. A., Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 133, p. 1176-1195 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

On the study of ion thruster plume characteristics and backflow contamination using fully-kinetic PIC-DSMC simulations.

Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2019, AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, 2019. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, 2019).

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

Prediction of gas transport properties through fibrous carbon preform microstructures using Direct Simulation Monte Carlo

Jambunathan, R., Levin, D. A., Borner, A., Ferguson, J. C. & Panerai, F., Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 130, p. 923-937 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Simulations of surface evolution due to particulate-surface interaction

Mehta, N., Rayabharam, A. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2019, AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum).

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

Study of inert simulated particle transportation in a moving shock/pressure wave generated by electrostatic discharges

Marayikkottu, A. V., Sawant, S., Rao, P. & Levin, D. A., Jan 1 2019, AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum).

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

Study of ionic liquid mixture droplet evolution in an external electric field using molecular dynamics

Mehta, N. A. & Levin, D. A., Aug 5 2019, 31st International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, RGD 2018. Lockerby, D., Emerson, D. R., Wu, L. & Zhang, Y. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., 050001. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 2132).

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

Open Access

Use of particle methods for understanding hypersonic shock boundary layer interactions

Tumuklu, O., Levin, D. A. & Theofilis, V., Aug 5 2019, 31st International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, RGD 2018. Lockerby, D., Emerson, D. R., Wu, L. & Zhang, Y. (eds.). American Institute of Physics Inc., 080002. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 2132).

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

Open Access
2020

A Self-Consistent Open Boundary Condition for Fully Kinetic Plasma Thruster Plume Simulations

Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Mar 2020, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 48, 3, p. 610-630 21 p., 8986756.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinetic, 3-D, PIC-DSMC Simulations of Ion Thruster Plumes and the Backflow Region

Jambunathan, R. & Levin, D. A., Jun 2020, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 48, 6, p. 2017-2034 18 p., 9082014.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle