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  • Experimental and kinetic modeling study of 2-methyl-2-butene: allylic hydrocarbon kinetics 

    Westbrook, Charles K.; Pitz, William J.; Mehl, Marco; Glaude, Pierre-Alexandre; Herbinet, Olivier; Bax, Sarah; Battin-Leclerc, Frederique; Mathieu, Olivier; Petersen, Eric L.; Bugler, John; Curran, Henry J. (American Chemical Society, 2015-03-20)
    Two experimental studies have been carried out on the oxidation of 2-methyl-2-butene, one measuring ignition delay times behind reflected shock waves in a stainless steel shock tube, and the other measuring fuel, intermediate, ...
  • An experimental and kinetic modeling study of n-hexane oxidation 

    Zhang, Kuiwen; Banyon, Colin; Togbé, Casimir; Dagaut, Philippe; Bugler, John; Curran, Henry J. (Elsevier, 2015-09-11)
    Ignition delay times for n-hexane oxidation have been measured in a rapid compression machine (RCM) at stoichiometric conditions and at 15 bar. Due to the high reactivity of n-hexane and non-ideal experimental effects ...
  • An experimental and kinetic modeling study of the pyrolysis and oxidation of n-C-3-C-5 aldehydes in shock tubes 

    Pellucci, Matteo; Somers, Kieran P.; Yasunaga, Kenji; Burke, Ultan; Alessio, Frassoldati; Ranzi, Eliseo; Curran, Henry J.; Faravelli, Tiziano (Elsevier ScienceDirect, 2015-08-24)
    Due to the increasing interest in the use of biofuels for energy production, it is of great importance to better understand the combustion and thermal decomposition characteristics of species such as aldehydes. These are ...
  • Experimental and kinetic modeling study of the shock tube ignition of a large oxygenated fuel: tri-propylene glycol mono-methyl ether 

    Burke, Ultan; Pitz, William J.; Curran, Henry J. (Elsevier, 2015-05-13)
    Tri-propylene glycol monomethyl ether (TPGME) is an important oxygenated fuel additive that can be used to reduce soot in diesel engines. However, a validated chemical kinetic model that incorporates the low- to high-temperature ...
  • An experimental and modeling study of diethyl carbonate oxidation 

    Nakamura, Hisashi; Curran, Henry J.; Córdoba, Angel Polo; Pitz, William J.; Dagaut, Philippe; Togbé, Casimir; Sarathy, S. Mani; Mehl, Marco; Agudelo, John R.; Bustamante, Felipe (Elsevier ScienceDirect, 2015-01-19)
    Diethyl carbonate (DEC) is an attractive biofuel that can be used to displace petroleum-derived diesel fuel, thereby reducing CO2 and particulate emissions from diesel engines. A better understanding of DEC combustion ...
  • An experimental and modeling study of propene oxidation. Part 1: Speciation measurements in jet-stirred and flow reactors 

    Burke, Sinéad M.; Metcalfe, Wayne; Herbinet, Olivier; Battin-Leclerc, Frédérique; Haas, Francis M.; Santner, Jeffrey; Dryer, Frederick L.; Curran, Henry J. (Elsevier ScienceDirect, 2014-06-20)
    Propene is a significant component of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and an intermediate in the combustion of higher order hydrocarbons. To better understand the combustion characteristics of propene, this study and its ...
  • An experimental and modeling study of propene oxidation. Part 2: Ignition delay time and flame speed measurements 

    Burke, Sinéad M.; Burke, Ultan; Mc Donagh, Reuben; Mathieu, Olivier; Osorio, Irmis; Keesee, Charles; Morones, Anibal; Petersen, Eric L.; Wang, Weijing; DeVerter, Trent A.; Oehlschlaeger, Matthew A.; Rhodes, Brandie; Hanson, Ronald K.; Davidson, David F.; Weber, Bryan W.; Sung, Chih-Jen; Santner, Jeffrey; Ju, Yiguang; Haas, Francis M.; Dryer, Frederick L.; Volkov, Evgeniy N.; Nilsson, Elna J. K.; Konnov, Alexander A.; Alrefae, Majed; Khaled, Fethi; Farooq, Aamir; Dirrenberger, Patricia; Glaude, Pierre-Alexandre; Battin-Leclerc, Frédérique; Curran, Henry J. (Elsevier ScienceDirect, 2014-09-11)
    Experimental data obtained in this study (Part II) complement the speciation data presented in Part I, but also offer a basis for extensive facility cross-comparisons for both experimental ignition delay time (IDT) and ...
  • An experimental and modeling study of shock tube and rapid compression machine ignition of n-butylbenzene/air mixtures 

    Nakamura, Hisashi; Darcy, Daniel; Mehl, Marco; Tobin, Colin J.; Metcalfe, Wayne K.; Pitz, William J.; Westbrook, Charles K.; Curran, Henry J. (Elsevier, 2013-08-28)
    In our previous work (D. Darcy, C.J. Tobin, K. Yasunaga, J.M. Simmie, J. Wurmel, W.K. Metcalfe, T. Niass, S.S. Ahmed, C.K. Westbrook, H.J. Curran, Combust. Flame 159 (2012) 2219-2232), ignition delay times of n-butylbenzene ...
  • An experimental and modeling study of surrogate mixtures of n-propyl- and n-butylbenzene in n-heptane to simulate n-decylbenzene ignition 

    Darcy, D,Nakamura, H,Tobin, CJ,Mehl, M,Metcalfe, WK,Pitz, WJ,Westbrook, CK,Curran, HJ; Darcy, Daniel; Nakamura, Hisashi; Tobin, Colin J.; Mehl, Marco; Metcalfe, Wayne K.; Pitz, William J.; Westbrook, Charles K.; Curran, Henry J. (Elsevier ScienceDirect, 2014-01-11)
    This paper presents experimental data for the oxidation of two surrogates for the large alkylbenzene class of compounds contained in diesel fuels, namely n-decylbenzene. A 57:43 molar% mixture of n-propylbenzene:n-heptane ...
  • An experimental and modeling study of the shock tube ignition of a mixture of n-heptane and n-propylbenzene as a surrogate for a large alkyl benzene 

    Darcy, Daniel; Mehl, Marco; Simmie, John M.; Würmel, Judith; Westbrook, Charles K.; Pitz, William J. (Elsevier ScienceDirect, 2012-07-11)
    Alkyl aromatics are an important chemical class in gasoline, jet and diesel fuels. In the present work, an n-propylbenzene and n-heptane mixture is studied as a possible surrogate for large alkyl benzenes contained in ...
  • Experimental characterisation of neural tissue at collision speeds 

    Destrade, Michel; Rashid, Bader; Gilchrist, Michael (International Research Council on Biomechanics of Injury (IRCOBI), 2012)
    Mechanical characterisation of brain tissue at high loading velocities is particularly important for modelling Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). During severe impact conditions, brain tissue experiences a mixture of compression, ...
  • Explicit secular equation for Scholte waves over a monoclinic crystal 

    Destrade, Michel (Elsevier, 2004)
    Scholte waves are acoustic waves propagating at a fluid/solid interface. They are localized in the neighborhood of the phase boundary in the sense that they decay exponentially in both directions along the normal to the ...
  • The explicit secular equation for surface acoustic waves in monoclinic elastic crystals 

    Destrade, Michel (Acoustical Society of America, 2001-01-25)
    The secular equation for surface acoustic waves propagating on a monoclinic elastic half-space is derived in a direct manner, using the method of first integrals. Although the motion is at first assumed to correspond to ...
  • Explicit secular equations for piezoacoustic surface waves: Rayleigh modes 

    Destrade, Michel (American Institute of Physics, 2005-09-06)
    The existence of a two-partial Rayleigh wave coupled to an electrical field in 2 mm piezoelectric crystals is known but has rarely been investigated analytically. It turns out that the Z cut X propagation problem can be ...
  • Explicit secular equations for piezoacoustic surface waves: Shear-horizontal modes 

    Destrade, Michel (AIP Publishing, 2005-09-06)
    The existence of a two-partial Rayleigh wave coupled to an electrical field in 2 mm piezoelectric crystals is known but has rarely been investigated analytically. It turns out that the Z cut X propagation problem can be ...
  • Extreme softness of brain matter in simple shear 

    Destrade, Michel; Murphy, J.G.; Gilchrist, M.; Rashid, J.G.; Saccomandi, Giuseppe (Elsevier, 2015-03-13)
    We show that porcine brain matter can be modelled accurately as a very soft rubber-like material using the Mooney-Rivlin strain energy function, up to strains as high as 60%. This result followed from simple shear experiments ...
  • A F-bridged Mn(II) molecular square 

    Meally, Sean T.; McArdle, Patrick; Ryder, Alan G.; Jones, Leigh F. (RSC, 2009-10-08)
    We report on a tetranuclear Mn(II) complex possessing a F-bridged molecular square topology directed by 1,10-phenanthroline ligands.
  • A family of double-bowl pseudo metallocalix[6]arene discs 

    Meally, Sean T.; McDonald, Cecelia; Dunne, Peter W.; McArdle, Patrick; Jones, Leigh F. (RSC, 2010-03-10)
    We report the synthesis and magnetic characterisation of a series of planar [M7] (M = NiII, ZnII) disc complexes [Ni7(OH)6(L1)6](NO3)2 (1), [Ni7(OH)6(L1)6](NO3)2·2MeOH (2), [Ni7(OH)6(L1)6](NO3)2·3MeNO2 (3), [Ni7(OH)6(L2) ...
  • Features and purposes of mathematical proofs in the view of novice students: observations from proof validation and evaluation performances 

    Pfeiffer, Kirsten (2010-12-22)
    This thesis describes a comprehensive exploratory study of the approaches taken by novice students to the validation and evaluation of mathematical proofs. A theoretical framework based on sociocultural learning theories ...
  • Ferromagnetic exchange in a twisted, oxime-bridged [Mn(III)2] dimer 

    Jones, Leigh F. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012-05-02)
    The dimeric complex [MnIII2(Naphth-sao)2(Naphth-saoH)2(MeOH)2][middle dot]4MeOH (1[middle dot]4MeOH), acts as a simple model complex with which to examine the magneto-structural relationship in polymetallic, oxime-bridged ...