Publications, Conferences & Major Reports

Archival Publications

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T.G. Theofanous, "Aerobreakup of Newtonian and Viscoelastic Liquids", Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, Vol 43, pp.661-690, 2011  
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T.G. Theofanous, V.V. Mitkin, C.L.Ng, C.H.Chang, X.Deng, and S.Sushchikh, "The physics of aerobreakup.II.Viscous liquids", Physics of Fluids, 24, 022104, 2012

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D.Kivotides, S.L.Wilkin and Theo G. Theofanous, "Stretching of polymer chains by fluctuating flow fields", Physical Review E, 2010  
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D.Kivotides, S.Louise.Wilkin and Theo G. Theofanous, "Stochastic entangled chain dynamics of dense polymer solutions", Journal of Chemical Physics, 133: 144902, 2010 Open pdf file
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Daniel Lhuillier and Theo G. Theofanous,"Multiphase Flows: Compressible Multi-Hydrodynamics Part I: Effective Field Formulation of Multiphase Flows". Meng-Sing Liou and Theo G. Theofanous, "Part II: Computation with Effective-Field Models of Multiphase Flows", Handbook of Nuclear Engineering, Dan Gabriel Cacuci (ed.), Chpt 16 pp. 1813-1912, Springer Science, 2010 Open pdf file
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D.Kivotides, S.L.Wilkin and Theo G. Theofanous, "Entangled chain dynamics of polymer knots in extensional flow", Physical Review E 80, pp. 041808 -1 to -16, 2009 Open pdf file
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D.Kivotides, V.V. Mitkin and T. G. Theofanous, "Mesoscopic dynamics of polymer chains in high strain rate extensional flows", Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech. 161, pp 69-86, 2009 Open pdf file
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Truc-Nam Dinh and Theo G. Theofanous, "Integration of Multiphase Science and Technology with Risk Management in Nuclear Power Reactors", Multiphase Science and Technology, Quarterly Volume 20, Issue 2, pp. 81-211, 2008  
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M.-S. Liou, L. V. Nguyen, T.G. Theofanous, and C.-H. Chang, How to Solve Compressible Multifluid Equations: a Simple, Robust and Accurate Method , AIAA Journal, 46 ,9, 2008 Open pdf file
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T.G. Theofanous,G.J. Li, On the Physics of Aerobreakup , Physics of Fluids , 20 ,1, 2008
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T.G. Theofanous,G.J. Li, T.N. Dinh, and C.-H. Chang, Aerobreakup in disturbed subsonic and supersonic flow fields, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 593 , pp.131-170, 2008
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R.R. Nourgaliev, M.-S. Liou and T.G. Theofanous, Numerical prediction of Interfacial Instabilities. Part I:Sharp Interface Method (SIM) , Journal of Computational Physics,227, pp.3940-3970, 2008
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T.G.Theofanous, R.R.Nourgaliev, and S.Wiri,Short Communication:“Direct numerical simulations of two-layer viscosity-stratified flow by Qing Cao, Kausik Sarkar, Ajay K. Prasad , IJMF (2004) 30, 1485-1508 ”, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 33(7), pp.786-796, 2007 .
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T.G.Theofanous, R.R.Nourgaliev, and B. Khomami Short Communication on “An experimental/theoretical investigation of interfacial instabilities in superposed pressure-driven channel flow of Newtonian and well characterized viscoelastic fluids: Part I: linear stability and encapsulation effects, by Bamin Khomami and Kuan C. Su”, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 143(2-3), pp.131-132, 2007.
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R.R.Nourgaliev, and T.G.Theofanous, High-Fidelity Interface Tracking in Compressible Flows: Unlimited Anchored Adaptive Level Set, Journal of Computational Physics,224 (2), pp.836-866, 2007.
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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, Adaptive Characteristics-Based Matching for Compressible Multifluid Dynamics, Journal of Computational Physics, 213(2), pp.500-529, 2006.
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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, L.Nguyen, and T.G.Theofanous, Treatment of Particle Collisions in Direct Numerical Simulations of High Speed Compressible Flows, in Proceedings of an IUTAM Symposium on Computational Approaches to Disperse Multiphase Flow, S.Balachandar and A.Prosperetti (eds), Springer, pp.247-259, Dordrecht, 2006. Open pdf file
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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, The Adaptive Characteristics-Based Matching (aCBM): a Method for Interfacial Dynamics in Compressible Multiphase Flows , in Proceedings of an IUTAM Symposium on Computational Approaches to Disperse Multiphase Flow, S.Balachandar and A.Prosperetti (eds), Springer, pp.341-352, Dordrecht, 2006. Open pdf file
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T.G.Theofanous, R.R.Nourgaliev, G.J.Li, and T.N.Dinh, Compressible Multi-Hydrodynamics (CMH): Breakup, Mixing, and Dispersal, of Liquids/Solids in High Speed Flows, in Proceedings of an IUTAM Symposium on Computational Approaches to Disperse Multiphase Flow, S.Balachandar and A.Prosperetti (eds), Springer, pp.353-369, Dordrecht, 2006. Open pdf file
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R.R. Nourgaliev, S. Wiri, T.N. Dinh, and T.G. Theofanous, "On Improving Mass Conservation of Level Set Method by Reducing Spatial Discretization Errors", International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 31(12), pp.1329-1336, 2005.
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R.R.Nourgaliev, S.Yu.Sushchikh, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, Shock Wave Refraction Patterns at Interfaces, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 31(9), pp.969-995, 2005.
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T.N. Dinh, R.R. Nourgaliev, and T.G. Theofanous, On the Numerical Simulation of Acceleration-Driven Multifluid Mixing, Multiphase Science and Technology, 17(4), pp.1-32, 2005.
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T.G. Theofanous, G.J.Li, T.N. Dinh, Aerobreakup in Rarefied Supersonic Gas Flows, Transactions of the ASME, Journal of Fluids Engineering 126, pp. 516-527, 2004.
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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, A Pseudo-Compressibility Method for the Simulation of Multiphase Incompressible Flows, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 30(7-8), pp.901-937, 2004.
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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, The Characteristics-Based Matching Method for Compressible Flow with Moving Boundaries and Interfaces, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 126, pp.586-604, 2004.
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T.G. Theofanous, G.J.Li, T.N. Dinh, Aerobreakup in Rarefied Supersonic Gas Flows, Transactions of the ASME, Journal of Fluids Engineering 126, pp. 516-527, 2004. Open pdf file
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T.N.Dinh, R.R.Nourgaliev, and T.G.Theofanous, "On the Multiscale Treatment of Multifluid Flow", Multiphase Science and Technology, 15(1-4), pp.275-288, 2003.
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28. R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, T.G.Theofanous, and D.Joseph, The Lattice Boltzmann Equation Method: Theoretical Interpretation, Numerics and Implications, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 29(1), pp.117-169, 2003. Open pdf file
29. T.G.Theofanous, "A Computational Platform for Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer", Multiphase Science and Technology, 15(1-4), pp 177-180, 2003.  
30. T.N. Dinh and T.G.Theofanous , "Nucleation Phenomena in Boiling", Multiphase Science and Technology, 15(1-4), pp 349-363, 2003.  
31. T.G.Theofanous and T.N. Dinh, "On the Prediction of Flow Patterns as a Principal Scientific Issues in Multifluid Flow", Multiphase Science and Technology, 15(1-4), pp 57-76, 2003.  
32. T.G.Theofanous and T.J. Hanratty, et. al.,"Workshop on Scientific Issues in Multiphase Flow" and T.G. Theofanous and T.J. Hanratty "Report of Study Group on Flow Regimes in Multiphase Flow" as Appendix 1, International Journal Multiphase Flow, Vol 29(7), p. 1061-1068, 2003.  
33. T.G.Theofanous, "Risk Assessment and Management", Comprehensive Structural Integrity, Ch.19 in Vol.1of 10-vol. Handbook Eds. I.Milne, R.O.Ritchie, B.Karihaloo, Elsevier, 2003.  
34. T.G.Theofanous, J.P. Tu, A.T. Dinh and T.N. Dinh,"The Boiling Crisis Phenomenon. Part I: Nucleation and Nucleate Boiling Heat Treasfer", Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciencel 26, p.775-792, 2002.  
35. T.G.Theofanous, J.P. Tu, A.T. Dinh and T.N. Dinh,"The Boiling Crisis Phenomenon. Part II: Dryout Dynamics and Burnout", Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciencel 26, p.793-810, 2002.

Conferences

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C.H.Chang,S.Sushchikh,V.Mitkin,T.G.Theofanous, Shock-Induced Fluidization, The 20th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 27-30,2010, Honolulu, Hawaii.  
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C.H.Chang,X.Deng,T.G.Theofanous, Numerical Prediction of Interfacial Instabilities: The Sharp Interface Method for Compressible Flows, The 20th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 27-30, 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii.  
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Chee-Loon Ng, V. Mitkin, T. Theofanous, Shock Fluidization of Solids and Liquids, The XXIIth ICTAM , August 25-29, 2008, Adelaide, Australia.
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A. Rozhkov, V. Mitkin, T. Theofanous, The Dynamics of Visco-Elastic Bridges in Drop Coalescance, The XXIIth ICTAM , August 25-29, 2008, Adelaide, Australia.
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V. Mitkin, A. Rozhkov, T. Theofanous, Pulse Jets, Rims and Elastic-Liquid Sheets: Rheology at High Strain Rates and Rapture Criteria, The XVth International Congress of Rheology, August 3-8, 2008, Monterey, California.
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Chee-Loon Ng, T. Theofanous, Modes of Aero-Breakup with Visco-Elastic Liquids, The XVth International Congress of Rheology, August 3-8, 2008, Monterey, California.
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D. Kivotides, T. Theofanous,Brownian Dynamics of Polymers at High Stain Rates The XVth International Congress of Rheology, August 3-8, 2008, Monterey, California.
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T.G. Theofanous, C.-H. Chang, On the Computation of Multiphase Interactions in Transonic and Supersonic Flows , 46th AIAA Aerospace SciencesMeeting and Exibit, January , 2008, Reno, Nevada.
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R.R. Nourgaliev and T.G. Theofanous,"Direct Numerical Simulation of Interfacial Flows: Implicit Sharp-Interface Method (I-SIM)", 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exibit, January , 2008, Reno, Nevada.  
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C.-H. Chang, S. Sushchikh, L. V. Nguyen, M.-S. Liou and T.G. Theofanous, Hyperbolicity, Discontinuities, and Numerics of the Two-Fluid Model , 5th Joint ASME/JSME Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, 10th International Symposium on Gas-Liquid Two-Phase Flows , ASME/JSME 2007 , July 30-August 2, 2007, San Diego, California.
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T.G.Theofanous, S. Sushchikh, and R.R.Nourgaliev,Linear Stability of Sharp and Diffuse Interfaces under Shear , 5th Joint ASME/JSME Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, 10th International Symposium on Gas-Liquid Two-Phase Flows , ASME/JSME 2007 , July 30-August 2, 2007, San Diego, California.
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R.R.Nourgaliev, M.-S. Liou, and T.G.Theofanous,On the Numerical Predictions of Interfacial Instability in Shear Flow (Keynote) , 5th Joint ASME/JSME Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, 10th International Symposium on Gas-Liquid Two-Phase Flows , ASME/JSME 2007 , July 30-August 2, 2007, San Diego, California.
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R.R.Nourgaliev, M.-S.Liou, and T.G.Theofanous,The Sharp Interface Method (SIM): Prediction of Interfacial Instabilities in Shear Flows by DNS, The 6th International Conference on Multiphase Flow, ICMF 2007 , July 9-13, 2007, Leipzig, Germany.
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T.G.Theofanous, S. Y. Sushchikh, S. Wiri and R.R.Nourgaliev, Linear Instability of Sheared, Diffusive Interfaces: Revisiting the Yih Mode , The 6th International Conference on Multiphase Flow, ICMF 2007 , July 9-13, 2007, Leipzig, Germany.
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R.R.Nourgaliev, M.-S.Liou, and T.G.Theofanous, Numerical Prediction of Interfacial Instability, The 4th International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, ICCFD'4, July 10-14, 2006, Ghent, Belgium.
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M.-S.Liou, L.Nguyen, C.-H.Chang, S.Sushchikh, R.R.Nourgaliev, and T.G.Theofanous, Hyperbolicity, Discontinuities, and Numerics of Two-Fluid Models, The 4th International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, ICCFD'4, July 10-14, 2006, Ghent, Belgium.
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R.R. Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, M.-S.Liou, and T.G.Theofanous, "The Characteristics-Based Matching Method (CBM) for High-Speed Fluid-Fluid Flows", in "Computational Fluid Dynamics 2004, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, ICCFD'3, Toronto, 12-16 July 2004 ", G.Groth and D.W.Zingg (Eds.), pp.605-612, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006. Open pdf file
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R.R. Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, "On Modeling of Collisions in Direct Numerical Simulation of High-Speed Multiphase Flows", in "Computational Fluid Dynamics 2004, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, ICCFD'3, Toronto, 12-16 July 2004 ", G.Groth and D.W.Zingg (Eds.), pp.637-642, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006. Open pdf file
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R.R. Nourgaliev, T.N. Dinh, and T.G. Theofanous, Sharp Treatment of Surface Tension and Viscous Stresses in Multifluid Dynamics, AIAA 2005-5349, 17th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 6-9, 2005, Toronto, Canada.
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R.R. Nourgaliev, S. Wiri, T.N. Dinh, and T.G. Theofanous, Adaptive Strategies for Mass Conservation in Level Set Treatment, AIAA 2005-5348, 17th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 6-9, 2005, Toronto, Canada.
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R.R. Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, "Direct Numerical Simulation of Compressible Multiphase Flows: Interaction of Shock Waves with Dispersed Multimaterial Media", The 5th International Conference on Multiphase Flow, ICMF-2004, May 31-June 3, 2004, Yokohama, Japan.
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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, T.G.Theofanous, J.M.Koning, R.M.Greenman, and G.T.Nakafuji, Direct Numerical Simulation of Disperse Multiphase High-Speed Flows, AIAA 2004-1284, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 5-8, 2004, Reno, NV, USA.
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G.J.Li, R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, Particle-to-Particle Long-Range Interaction and Drag in Supersonic Flows, AIAA 2004-1064, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 5-8, 2004, Reno, NV, USA.
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T.N.Dihn, J.Tu, T.Salmassi and T.G.Theofanous, "Limits of coolability in the AP1000-related ULPU 2400, configuration V facility", NURETH-10, October 5-9, 2003, Seoul, Korea  
25. T.G.Theofanous, "Risk, Severe Accidents And Thermohydraulics", NURETH-10, October 5-9, 2003, Seoul, Korea  
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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, The Characteristics-Based Matching Method for Compressible Flow with Moving Boundaries and Interfaces, Proceedings of FEDSM03, 4th ASME/JSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, FEDSM2003-45550, July 6-11, 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, A Characteristics-Based Approach to the Numerical Solution of the Two-Fluid Model, Proceedings of FEDSM03, 4th ASME/JSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, FEDSM2003-45551, July 6-11, 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Open pdf file
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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, S.Yu.Sushchikh, W.W.Yuen, and T.G.Theofanous, The Characteristics-Based Matching Method for Compressible Flow in Complex Geometries, AIAA 2003-0247, 41st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 6-9, 2003, Reno, NV, USA. Open pdf file
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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, The `Numerical Acoustic Relaxation (NAR)' Method for Time-Dependent Incompressible Single- and Multiphase Flows, The 4th International Conference on Multiphase Flows, May-June 2001, New Orleans, USA. Open pdf file

Major Technical Reports

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R. Babarsky and T.G. Theofanous, "An Assessment of the State-of-the-Art on Explosive Dissemination of Chemical Agents with Perspectives for Future Work", National Ground Intelligence Center Report, 177 pages, 2009.  
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T.G. Theofanous, Co-author, "Risk and Decisions, About the Disposition of Transuranic and High Level Radioactive Wastes", NRC Panel Report, National Academies Press, Washington D.C., 2005.  
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T.G. Theofanous, Co-author, "Transmission Pipelines and Land Use: A Risk Informed Approach", Transportation Research Board, Special Report 281, National Academies Press, Washington D.C., 2004. Open pdf file
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G.J. li, S. Yu. Sushchikh, R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous," Detailed Characterization of the Gas Dynamics in the ALPHA Facility" , CRSS-Research Report 08/03-1, 138p., August 3, 2003.
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T.G. Theofanous, J.P. Tu, T. Salmassi, T.N.Dinh, "Quantification of Limits to Coolability in ULPU-2000 Configuration IV", CRSS-Research Report-02.05.3 Westinghouse Electric Corp., 2002.  
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T.G. Theofanous, S.Additon, C.Liu, O.Kymalainen, S.Angelini and T.Salmassi "The Probability of In-Vessel Coolability and Retention of a Core Melt in the AP600", DOE/ID - 10460, Vols. I & II, October 1996.  
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T.G. Theofanous, "Some Considerations on Severe Accidents at Loviisa", IVO Proprietary Report, Theofanous & Co., Inc., 1989.  
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T.G. Theofanous, Co-author, "Safety Issues at the DOE Test and Research Reactors", Panel Report, National Academy Press, Washington D.C., 1988.  
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T.G. Theofanous, Co-author, "Safety Issues at the Defense Production Reactors", Panel Report, National Academy Press, Washington D.C., 1987.  
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