Multi-phase Flow Simulation Laboratory

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Conference Publications

  1. Benitz Maija, David P. Schmidt, Matthew A. Lackner, Gordon M. Stewart, Jason Jonkman, Amy Robertson, “Validation of Hydrodynamic Load Models Using CFD for the OC4-DEEPCWIND Semisubmersible,” Proc. Of the ASME 2015 International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE) Conference, St. John’s, NL, Canada.
  2. Wang Y., R. Grover, D. Schmidt, R. Diwakar, T.-W. Kuo, “Application of Interface Area Density Modeling to Define Spray Plume Boundary,” ILASS Americas, Raleigh NC, 2015.
  3. Duke D., M. Battistoni, A. Swantek, N. Sovis, A. Kastengren, C. Powell, S. Som, D. Schmidt, “Validation of Cavitation Simulations in Submerged Nozzles,” ILASS Americas, Raleigh NC, 2015.
  4. Rachakonda S., M. Moulai, D. Schmidt “Parametric Study of Flashing Nozzles For Spray Characterization,” ILASS Americas, Raleigh NC, 2015.
  5. Maryam Moulai, Ronald Grover, Scott Parrish, David P. Schmidt, “Internal and Near-Nozzle Flow in a Multi-Hole Gasoline Injector Under Flashing and Non-Flashing Conditions,” SAE Congress, April, 2015.
  6. Moulai M., Schmidt D., “Eulerian Modeling of Internal and External Diesel Injector Flow,” ILASS Americas, Portland, 2014.
  7. Duke D., Kastengren A., Swantek A., Sovis N., Fezzaa K., Neroorkar K., Moulai M., Powell C., Schmidt D., “Comparing Simulations and X-ray Measurements of a Cavitating Nozzle,” ILASS Americas, Portland, 2014.
  8. Xue Q., Battistoni M., Quan S., Senecal P., Pomraning E., Schmidt D., Som S., “Eulerian Modeling of Fully-Coupled Diesel Injector Flow and Spray,” ILASS Americas, Portland, 2014.
  9. Benitz M.A., Schmidt D.P., Lackner M.A., Jonkman J., Robertson A., Stewart G.S., "Comparison of Hydrodynamic Load Predictions Between Reduced-Order Engineering Models and Computational Fluid Dynamics for the OC4-DeepCWind Semi-Submersible." 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, San Francisco, CA, June 2014.
  10. Daniel Duke, Andrew Swantek, Zak Tilocco, Alan Kastengren, Kamel Fezzaa, Kshitij Neroorkar, Maryam Moulai, Christopher Powell, David Schmidt,” X-ray Imaging of Cavitation in Diesel Injectors,” SAE Congress, April, 2014.
  11. Qingluan Xue, Michele Battistoni, Sibendu Som, Shaoping Quan, P. K. Senecal, Eric Pomraning, David Schmidt, “Eulerian CFD Modeling of Coupled Nozzle Flow and Spray with Validation against X-ray Radiography Data,” SAE Congress, April, 2014.
  12. Karl Georg Stapf, Sandeep Menon, David Schmidt, Michael Rieß, Marc Sens, “Charge Motion and Mixture Formation Analysis of a DISI Engine Based on an Adaptive Parallel Mesh Approach,” SAE Congress, April, 2014.
  13. David P. Schmidt, Eli Baldwin, Sukanta Rakshit, “Modeling the Internal Flow through Spray A and Spray H Nozzles from the Engine Combustion Network,” 25th Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2013.
  14. Federico Brusiani, Sergio Negro, Gian Marco Bianchi, Maryam Moulai, Kshitij Neroorkar, David Schmidt, “Comparison of the Homogeneous Relaxation Model and a Rayleigh Plesset Cavitation Model in Predicting the Cavitating Flow Through Various Injector Hole Shapes,” SAE Paper 2013-01-1613, April 2013.
  15. Jose María García-Oliver, Jose Manuel Pastor, Adrian Pandal, Nathaniel Trask, David P. Schmidt, “Assessment of an Eulerian atomization model on Diesel Spray CFD simulations,” ICLASS, Heidelberg, September, 2012.
  16. Kyle G. Mooney and David P. Schmidt, “Finite Volume Simulations of the Collision of Viscoelastic Droplets using Adaptive Re-meshing and Explicit Interface Tracking,” ICLASS, Heidelberg, September, 2012.
  17. Sukanta Rakshit and David P. Schmidt, “Simulating cavitating flow in fuel injector nozzles with an equilibrium-based model,” 24th Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, San Antonio, TX, May 2012.
  18. K.D. Neroorkar, C.E. Mitcham, A.H. Plazas, R.O. Grover, Jr and D.P. Schmidt, “Simulations and Analysis of Fuel Flow in an Injector Including Transient Needle Effects,” 24th Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, San Antonio, TX, May 2012.
  19. Joseph Bliss, David Schmidt, James Smith, Kshitij Neroorkar, “Model Constant Optimization Using An Ensemble of Experimental Data”, SAE Paper 2012-01-0131, April 2012.
  20. Kshitij Neroorkar, Bradley Shields, Ronald O. Grover, Jr., Alejandro Plazas Torres,  David Schmidt, “Application of the Homogeneous Relaxation Model to Simulating Cavitating Flow of a Diesel Fuel”, SAE Paper 2012-01-1269 , April 2012.
  21. J. Lee , M. Corn , and D. Schmidt, “Flash Atomization of a Superheated Jet Fuel,” Technical Meeting of the Eastern State Combustion Institute, Oct. 2011.
  22. Paul Dauenhauer, Andrew R. Teixeira, David P. Schmidt, and Kyle G. Mooney, “Cellulose Pyrolysis Residence Time Distribution and the Mechanism of Reactive Boiling Ejection of Aerosols from Biomass,” AICHE Conference, Minneapolis, to Oct. 2011.
  23. Bradley Shields, Kshitij Neroorkar, and David P. Schmidt, “Cavitation as Rapid Flash Boiling,” ILASS-Americas 23rd Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Ventura, CA, May 2011.
  24. Kyle G. Mooney, Sharon Snyder, P. E. Sojka, and David P. Schmidt, “Simulation and Experimental Studies of Shear-Thinning Droplet Breakup,” ILASS-Americas 23rd Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Ventura, CA, May 2011.
  25. K. Neroorkar and D.P. Schmidt, “A Computational Investigation of Flash-Boiling Multi-hole Injectors with Gasoline-Ethanol Blends,” SAE Paper 2011-01-0384, April, 2011.
  26. Thomas W. Furlong, Michael Colarossi, Mark J. Bergander, David P. Schmidt,” Computational and Thermodynamic Investigation of Condensing Injector Theory and Applications,” International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue, July 12-15, 2010.
  27. Nathaniel Trask and David P. Schmidt, “A Prediction of Primary Atomization for a Subsonic Spray in Crossflow Using the Sigma ? Y Model,” ILASS Americas Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 2010.
  28. Kyle Mooney, Sandeep Menon, and David P. Schmidt, “A Computational Study of Viscoelastic Droplet Collisions,” ILASS Americas Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 2010.
  29. T. Blake, D. Schmidt, M. Samel, K. Jakus and T. Witman, “Classification of micron and submicron particles with a louver type inertial separator operating at sub-atmospheric pressure,” World Congress on Particle Technology WCPT6, Nurnberg, April, 2010. 
  30. Nathaniel Trask, J. Blair Perot, David P. Schmidt, Terry Meyer, Malissa Lightfoot, Steven Danczyk, “Modeling of the Internal Two-Phase Flow in a Gas-Centered Swirl Coaxial Fuel Injector,” 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2010.
  31. J. Lee, M. Corn, C. Fotache, S. Gopalakrishnan, C. Fotache, “Atomization of A Superheated Jet Fuel,” Eastern States Combustion Symposium, Fall Meeting, 2009.
  32. David Schmidt and Michael Colarossi, Mark J. Bergander, "Multidimensional Modeling of Two-Phase Condensing Ejector Flow," International Seminar on ejector/jet-pump technology and application, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 2009.
  33. K. D. Neroorkar, S. Gopalakrishnan and D. P. Schmidt, R.O.Grover, Jr., "Simulation of Flash-Boiling in Pressure Swirl Injectors," 11th Triennial International Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Vail, Colorado USA, July 2009.
  34. David P. Schmidt, Sukanta Rakshit, and Kshitij Neroorkar, "Thermal and Inertial Equilibrium in Small, High-Speed, Cavitating Nozzle Simulations," 11th Triennial International Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Vail, Colorado USA, July 2009.
  35. Sandeep Menon, Jonathan Rothstein and David P. Schmidt, "A Numerical Study of Axi-symmetric Droplet Formation Using A Moving Mesh Approach," 11th Triennial International Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Vail, Colorado USA, July 2009.
  36. Sandeep Menon, Jonathan Rothstein and David P. Schmidt, Zeljko Tukovic, "Simulating Non-Newtonian Droplet Formation With A Moving-Mesh Method," ILASS Americas, Orlando, Florida, May 2008.
  37. David A. Hebert, David P. Schmidt, Darrin A. Knaus, Scott Phillips, Patrick J. Magari, "Parallel VOF Spray Droplet Identification in an Unstructured Grid," ILASS Americas, Orlando, Florida, May 2008.
  38. S. Gopalakrishnan and David P. Schmidt, "Multidimensional Simulation of Flash-Boiling Fuels in Injector Nozzles," ILASS Americas, Orlando, Florida, May 2008.
  39. J. Lee, R. Madabhushi, C. Fotache, S. Gopalakrishnan, , and D. Schmidt, "Flashing Flow of Superheated Jet Fuel," Combustion Symposium, Toronto, 2008.
  40. S. Gopalakrishnan and David P. Schmidt, "A Computational Study of Flashing Flow in Fuel Injector Nozzles," SAE Congress, Detroit, Paper 2008-01-0141, 2008.
  41. Shuhai Hou, David P. Schmidt, "Interaction Mechanisms Between Closely Spaced Sprays,"SAE Congress, Detroit, Paper 2008-01-0946, 2008.
  42. David P. Schmidt, Stefano Toninel, Salvatore Filippone, Gian-Marco Bianchi, "Parallel Computation of Mesh Motion for CFD of IC Engines", SAE Congress, Detroit, Paper 2008-01-0976, 2008.
  43. Shaoping Quan, David P. Schmidt, P. S. Ayyaswamy, "Numerical Simulation of Modulated Jet using Direct Interface Tracking Method with Adaptive Mesh Refinement," 7th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Los Angeles, CA, July, 2006.
  44. Michael J. O'Brien, Shuhai Hou, and David P. Schmidt, "Spatial Error and Artful Dodges in Lagrangian/Eulerian Spray Simulations," ILASS Conference, Toronto, 2006.
  45. Shaoping Quan, S. Gopalakrishnan and David P. Schmidt, "Effect of Droplet Distortion on the Drag Coefficient in Accelerated Flows," ILASS Conference, Toronto, 2006.
  46. Meizhong Dai and David P. Schmidt, "Numerical
  47. Simulation of Droplet Collision Using a Moving Mesh Method," ILASS Conference, Irvine CA, 2005.
  48. Shuhai Hou and David P. Schmidt, "Interaction Mechanisms Between Closely Spaced Sprays From Micro-Hole Nozzles," ILASS Conference, Irvine CA, 2005.
  49. Shaoping Quan, "An Interface Tracking With Moving Mesh for Simulation of Three-Dimensional Two-Phase Flows, ILASS Conference, Irvine CA, 2005.
  50. Andreas M. Lippert, Shengming Chang, Sasanka Are, David P. Schmidt, "Mesh Independence and Adaptive Mesh Refinement for Advanced Engine Spray Simulations," SAE Congress, Detroit, 2005, Paper 2005-01-0207.
  51. Meizhong Dai, Shaoping Quan, and David P. Schmidt, "Two Phase Flow Calculations with Interface Tracking," ONR Propulsion Meeting, Cambridge, MA, 2004.
  52. Meizhong Dai, Shaoping Quan and David P. Schmidt, "Direct Numerical Simulation of Multiphase Flows," ILASS Conference, Arlington VA., 2004.
  53. David P. Schmidt, "High Spatial Accuracy in Gas-to-Liquid Coupling in Eulerian/Lagrangian CFD," ILASS Conference, Arlington VA., 2004.
  54. Shuhai Hou and David P. Schmidt, "Modeling Droplet Collision With Adaptive Meshing and Updated Outcomes," SAE Congress, Detroit, 2004, Paper 2004-01-0533.
  55. Meizhong Dai, Shaoping Quan, and David P. Schmidt, "New Numerical Methods in Two-Phase Flow," ONR Propulsion Meeting, Stanford, Dec. 2003.
  56. Are, Sasanka, Shuhai Hou, and David P. Schmidt. "Second Order Spatial Accuracy in Spray Calculations." ICLASS. Sorrento, Italy. 2003.
  57. Dai, Meizhong, Shaoping Quan, and David P. Schmidt. "New Numerical Methods in Two-Phase Flow." ONR Contractors Meeting. Los Angeles. 2003.
  58. Hou, Shuhai, Sasanka Are, David P. Schmidt. "A Generalized Adaptive Collision Mesh for Multiple Injector Orifices." IMEMUGM. Detroit. 2003.
  59. Schmidt, David P. "Direct Simulation of Primary Atomization." ONR Contractors Meeting. Reproduced in Advances in Chemical Propulsion. Ed. Gabriel Roy, 2002.
  60. Dai, Meizhong, J. Blair Perot, David P. Schmidt. "Heat Transfer within Deforming Droplets." Fall ASME ICE Meeting. New Orleans. 2002.
  61. Available as a PDF document: HeatXfer.pdf
  62. Meizhong Dai, Haoshu Wang, J. Blair Perot, and David P. Schmidt. "A Numerical Method for Interface Tracking." 15th ILASS Meeting. Madison, WI. 2002.
  63. Available as a PDF document: ILASS2002.pdf
  64. Schmidt, David P., "Improving the Numerical Accuracy of Spray Simulations." SAE International Congress. Detroit. 2002.
  65. Schmidt, David P., and C.J. Rutland. "Reducing Grid Dependency in Droplet Collision Calculations." Fall ASME ICE Meeting. Argonne National Laboratory. 2001.
  66. Schmidt, David P., et al. "Review and Assessment of Fuel Effects and Research Needs in Clean Diesel Technology." Spring ASME ICE Meeting. Philadelphia. 2001.
  67. Schmidt, David P., and C.J. Rutland. "Numerical Issues in Droplet Collision Modeling." Multi-dimensional Engine Modeler's User Group Meeting. Detroit. 2001.
  68. Schmidt, David P., M. L. Corradini, and C. J. Rutland. "A Two-Dimensional, Non-Equilibrium Model of Flashing Nozzle Flow." 3rd ASME/JSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference. 1999.
  69. Hoffman, Jeffrey A., Idriss Nouar, David P. Schmidt, Jay K. Martin, and Chris Rutland. "The Experimental Comparison of a Single-Liquid High-Pressure Spray Model." ILASS-98 Americas Conference. Sacramento. 1998.
  70. Schmidt, David P., and M. L. Corradini. "Extending Cavitation Models to Subcooled and Superheated Nozzle Flow." Nureth-8 Conference. Japan. 1997.
  71. Schmidt, David P., and M. L. Corradini. "One-Dimensional Analysis of Cavitating Orifices." ILASS-96 Americas Conference. San Francisco. 1996.
  72. Schmidt, David P., T.-F. Su, K. H. Goney, P. V. Farrell, and M. L. Corradini. "Detection of Cavitation in Fuel Injector Nozzles." Transport Phenomena in Combustion. Ed. S. H. Chan, Taylor and Francis, 1996.