Interfacial Instabilities & Aerobreak (IIA)

1978 “Fragmentation Requirements for Detonating Thermal Explosions”

P.D. Patel and T.G. Theofanous


274, No. 5667, 142-144

1981 “Hydrodynamic Fragmentation of Drops”

P.D. Patel and T.G. Theofanous

J. Fluid Mech.

103, 207-223

2004a “Aerobreakup in Rarefied Supersonic Gas Flows”

T.    T.T.G. Theofanous, G.J. Li, T.N. Dinh

ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 126, 516-527
2004b “The Characteristics-Based Matching Method for Compressible Flow with Moving Boundaries and Interfaces”

R.R. Nourgaliev, T.N. Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous

ASME J. Fluids Engineering

126, 586-604

2005a “On Improving Mass Conservation of Level Set by Reducing Spatial Discretization Errors”

R.R. Nourgaliev, S. Wiri, T.N. Dinh, and T.G. Theofanous.

Intern. J. Multiphase Flow 31(12), 1329-1336
2005b “Shock Wave Refraction Patterns at Interfaces”
R.R. Nourgaliev, S.Y. Sushchikh, T.N. Dinh, and T.G. Theofanous
Intern. J. of Multiphase Flow31(9), 969-995
2006a “Adaptive Characteristics-Based Matching for Compressible Multifluid Dynamics”

R.R. Nourgaliev, T.N. Dinh, and T.G. Theofanous

Journal of Comp. Physics

213(2), pp.500-529

2006b “The Adaptive Characteristics-Based Matching (aCBM): a Method for Interfacial Dynamics in Compressible Multiphase Flows”

R.R. Nourgaliev, T.N. Dinh, and T.G. Theofanous

“Computational Approaches to Disperse Multiphase Flow”, Ed. A.Prosperetti and S.Balachandar, Springer
2007a “An experimental/theoretical investigation of interfacial instabilities in superposed pressure-driven channel flow of Newtonian and well characterized Viscoelastic Fluids”

T.G. Theofanous, R. R. Nourgaliev, and B. Khomami

J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech.

143, 131–132

2007b “Direct numerical simulations of two-layer viscosity-stratified flow”

T.G. Theofanous, R. Nourgaliev, and S. Wiri

Intl. Jl. Multiphase Flow

33, 789-796

2007c “High-fidelity interface tracking in compressible flows: Unlimited anchored adaptive level set”

R.R. Nourgaliev, and T.G. Theofanous.

Journal Comp. Physics

24(2), 836-866

2007d “Aerobreakup in disturbed subsonic and supersonic flow fields”

T.G. Theofanous, G. Li, T.N. Dinh, and C.-H. Chang

J.  Fluid Mech.

593, 131-170

2008a “On The Physics of Aerobreakup”

T.G. Theofanous and G.J. Li

Physics of Fluids

20, (052103)-1-14

2008b “Numerical Prediction of Interfacial Instabilities: Sharp Interface Method”

R.R. Nourgaliev, M.-S. Liou, and T.G. Theofanous

Journal Comp. Physics


2011a “Aerobreakup of Newtonian and Viscoelastic Liquids”

T. G. Theofanous

Annual Rev. of Fluid Mech.

43, 661-690

2011b “The Physics of Aerobreakup: Part II Viscous Liquids”

T.G. Theofanous, V.V. Mitkin, C.L. Ng, C.-H. Chang, X. Deng, S. Sushchikh

Physics of Fluids

24, 022104

2013a “The physics of aerobreakup III: viscoelastic liquids”

T.G. Theofanous, V.V. Mitkin, C.L. Ng,

Physics of Fluids

25, 032101

2013b Direct numerical simulation of interfacial instabilities: a conservative, consistent, all-speed sharp-interface method”

C.-H. Chang , X. Deng, T.G. Theofanous

Journal Comp. Physics

242, 946-990

2017 “The physics of aerobreakup IV: shear-thickening liquids”

V. Mitkin, T.G. Theofanous

Physics of Fluids

29, 122101