Projects/Publications



S. Mostafa Ghiaasiaan (2011) Convective Heat and Mass Transfer, Cambridge University Press, ISBN=9781107003507.

S. Mostafa Ghiaasiaan (2008) Two-Phase Flow, Boiling and Condensation in Conventional and Miniature Systems, Cambridge University Press, ISBN=978-0-521-882.

Pathak, M.G., Patel, V.C., Ghiaasiaan, S.M., Mulcahey, T.I., Helvensteijn, B.P., Kashani, A., and Feller, J.R. “Hydrodynamic Parameters for ErPr Cryocooler Regenerator Fillers Under Steady and Periodic Flow Conditions,” Cryogenics, Vol. 58, pp. 68-77 (2013).

Pathak, M., Mulcahey, T.I., and Ghiaasiaan, S.M. “Conjugate Heat Transfer during Oscillatory Laminar Flow in Porous Media,” Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 66, pp. 23-30 (2013).

Mulcahey, T.I., Pathak, M., and Ghiaasiaan, S.M. “The Effect of Flow Pulsation on Drag and Heat Transfer in an Array of Heated Square Cylinders,” Int. J. Thermal Science, Vol. 64, pp. 105-120, 2013.

Ouchiha, Z., Ghiaasiaan, S.M., Loraud, J.C., Ghezal, A. “Transient Flow of Highly Pressurized Fluids in Pipelines,” Int. J. Pressure Vessels and Piping, Vol. 92, pp. 106-114 (2012).

Pathak, M., Ghiaasiaan, S.M. (2011) Convective Heat Transfer and Thermal Dispersion during Laminar Pulsating Flow in Porous Media, Int. J. Thermal Science, 50, 440-448.

Sumner, T., Ghiaasiaan, S.M. (2011) Effects of Fuel Type on the Safety Characteristics of a Sodium Cooled Fast Reactors. Part I: Background, Modeling Tools and Pre-Transient Calculations, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 38, 1559-1568.

Sumner, T., Ghiaasiaan, S.M. (2011) Effects of Fuel Type on the Safety Characteristics of a Sodium Cooled Fast Reactors. Part II: Simulation Results, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 38, 1760-1768

Conrad T.J., Ghiaasiaan S.M., Kirkconnell C.S., “Simulation of Boundary Layer Effects in the Pulse Tube of a Miniature Cryocooler”, Cryocoolers 16, p. 267 (2011).

Conrad T.J., Ghiaasiaan S.M., Kirkconnell C.S., Crittenden T., “Impact of Small Regenerator Structural Flaws on the Performance of Miniature Pulse Tube Cryocoolers”, Cryocoolers 16, p. 281 (2011).

Landrum E.C., Conrad T.J., Pathak M.G., Ghiaasiaan S.M., Kirkconnell C.S., Crittenden T., Yorish S., “Effect of Frequency on Hydrodynamic Parameters of Mesh Fillers in Oscillatory Flow”, Cryocoolers 16, p. 411 (2011).

Kirkconnell C.S., Freeman J.J., Hon R.C., Jackson M.A., Kieffer M.H., “Modular Linear-Drive Cryocooler Electronics”, Cryocoolers 16, p. 667 (2011)

J. Cha and E. Fong, A Method for Estimating Cryogenic Cooling Load in Infrared Payload, submitted for publication in 2011 Advances in Cryogenic Engineering Proceedings.

D.W. Webb, E.M. Lim, J.S. Cha, S.W.K Yuan, Modified Methodology for Technology Forcasting: Case Study of Cryocooler Efficiency, submitted for publication in 2011 Advances in Cryogenic Engineering Proceedings.

Conrad, Pathak, Ghiaasiaan, and Kirkconnell, “The Effect of Component Junction Tapering on Miniature Cryocooler Performance”, Advances in Cryogenic Engineering, 2011 (under review); Presented Poster at Cryogenic Engineering Conference 2011

Landrum, E.C., Conrad, T.J., Ghiaasiaan, S.M., Kirkconnell, C.S. (2010) Cryogenics, Hydrodynamic Parameters of Mesh Fillers Relevant to Miniature Regenerative Cryocoolers, 50, 373-380

Sumner, T.S., Stacey, W.M., Ghiaasiaan, S.M. (2010) Dynamic Safety Analysis of The SABR Subcritical Transmutation Reactor Concept, Nuclear Technology, 171, 123-135

Pathak, “Thermal Dispersion and Convective Heat Transfer during Laminar Pulsating Flow”, Master’s Thesis, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2010;

Pathak and Ghiaasiaan, “Thermal Dispersion and Convection Heat Transfer during Laminar Pulsating Flow”, Cryocoolers 16, 2010

Kim, S.M., Ghiaasiaan, S.M. (2009) Numerical Modeling of Laminar Pulsating Flow in Porous Media, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 131, 041203-1 ~9

Akbar, M.K., Rahman, M., Ghiaasiaan, S.M. (2009) Particle Transport in a Small Square Enclosure in Laminar Natural Convection, Journal of Aerosol Science, 40, 747-761

Hon, R.C., Kirkconnell, C.S., and Shrago, J.A., “Raytheon RSP2 Cryocooler Low Temperature Testing and Design Enhancements”, Adv. in Cryogenic Engineering, vol. 55, p. 371 (2009).

Chalfi, T.K., and Ghiaasiaan, S.M. (2008) Pressure Drop Caused by Flow Area Changes in Capillaries under Low Flow Conditions, Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 34, 2-12

Novak, V., Sadowski, D.L., Schoonover, K.G., Abdel-Khalik, S.I., and Ghiaasiaan, S.M. (2008) Heat Transfer in Two-Component Internal Mist Cooling: Part 1 - Experimental Investigation, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 238, 2341-2350

Novak, V., Sadowski, D.L., Schoonover, K.G., Abdel-Khalik, S.I., and Ghiaasiaan, S.M., (2008) Heat Transfer in Two-Component Internal Mist Cooling: Part 2 - Mechanistic Modeling, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 235, 2351-2358

Clearman, W.M., Cha, J.S., Ghiaasiaan, S.M., and Kirkconnel, C.S. (2008) Anisotropic Hydrodynamic Parameters of Microporous Media Applied in Pulse Tube and Stirling Cryocooler Regenerators, Cryogenics, 48, 112-121

Cha, J.S., Ghiaasiaan, S.M., Kirkconnel, C.S. (2008) Oscillatory Flow Anisotropic Hydrodynamic Parameters of Microporous Media Applied in Pulse Tube and Stirling Cryocooler Regenerators, Experimental Thermal Fluid Science, 32, 1264-1278

Wolfe, D.W., Kirkconnell, C.S., Fleishchman, G.L., et al., “Jitter suppression techniques for mechanical cryocooler-induced disturbances”, Proc. of SPIE, vol. 7087, Remote Sensing System Engineering, (25 August 2008).

Kirkconnell, C.S., Hon, R.C., and Roberts, T., “Raytheon Stirling/Pulse Tube Cryocooler Maturation Programs, Cryocoolers 15, p. 31 (2008).

Conrad, T.J., Landrum, E.C., Ghiaasiann, S.M., Kirkconnell, C.S., Crittenden, T., and Yorish, S., “CFD Modeling of Meso-Scale and Micro-Scale Pulse Tube Refrigerators”, Cryocoolers 15, p. 241 (2008).

Muller, J.R., Johnson, L.G., Kirkconnell, C.S., and Hon, R., “Proton Conductive Membrane Compressor-Driven Pulse Tube Crycooler”, Cryocoolers 15, p. 299 (2008).

Landrum, E.C., Conrad, T.J., Ghiaasiaan, S.M., and Kirkconnell, C.S., “Effect of Pressure on Hydrodynamic Parameters of Several PTR Regenerator Fillers in Axial Steady Flow”, Cryocoolers 15, p. 335 (2008).

Conrad, T.J., Landrum, E.C., Ghiaasiaan, S.M., Kirkconnell, C.S., Crittenden, T., and Yorish, S., “Anisotropic Hydrodynamic Parameters of Regenerator Materials Suitable for Miniature Cryocoolers”, Cryocoolers 15, p. 343 (2008).

Zagarola, M.V., Breedlove, J.J., Kirkconnell, C.S., Russo, J.T., and Chiang, T., “Demonstration of a Two-Stage Turbo-Brayton Cryocooler for Space Applications”, Cryocoolers 15, p. 461 (2008).

Zagarola, M.V., Sanders, J.K., Kirkconnell, C.S., “A Cryogenic Heat Transport System for Space-Borne Gimbaled Instruments”, Cryocoolers 15, p. 533 (2008).

Kesler, C., Matsuoka, T., Zimmerman, J., Kirkconnell, C., and La Komski, D., “Design and Implementation of a Ground Test Configuration for a Space Infrared Sensor”, Cryocoolers 15, p. 695 (2008).

Cha, J.S., Ghiaasiaan, S.M., and Kirkconnell, C.S., “Longitudinal hydraulic resistance parameters of cryocooler and Stirling regenerators in periodic flow”, Adv. in Cryogenic Engineering, vol. 53A, p. 259 (2007).

J. Cha, S. Ghiaasiaan, C. Kirkconnell, Oscillatory flow in microporous media applied in pulse – tube and Stirling – cycle cryocooler regenerators, Journal of Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 32 (2008), 1264-1278.



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