Title: "Method and apparatus for simultaneous velocity and temperature measurements in fluid flow"

by Manoochehr Koochesfahani, Hu Hui and Charles P Gendrich

Patent No: US 20060146910

Issue Date: July 06, 2006



Title: "Method and apparatus for active control of the combustion processes in an internal combustion engine"

by Koochesfahani, Schock and Nocera

Patent No: US 6065454

Issue Date: May 23, 2000

TMUAL Publications

Some recent TMUAL publications are listed below in reverse chronological order:
  • Ryabtsev, A., Pouya, S., Safaripour, A., Koochesfahani, M., and Dantus, M. [2016] Fluid flow vorticity measurement using laser beams with orbital angular momentum, Optics Express, 24(11), 11762-11767 (PDF File)

  • Pouya, S. Liu, D., and Koochesfahani, M. [2015] Effect of finite sampling time on estimation of Brownian Fluctuation , Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 767, 65-84 (PDF File)

  • Olson, D.A., Naguib, A.M., Koochesfahani, M.M. [2015] An Measurement of the wall pressure and shear stress distribution using molecular tagging diagnostics,  Experiments in Fluids, 56(171), 1-6. (PDF File)

  • Monnier, B., Naguib, A.M., Koochesfahani, M.M. [2015] An Influence of structural flexibility on the wake vortex pattern of airfoils undergoing harmonic pitching oscillation,  Experiments in Fluids 56(80), 1-17. (PDF File)

  • Zhang, K., Naguib, A.M., Koochesfahani, M.M. [2014] An Vortex-Array Model of a Shear Layer Perturbed by a Periodically Pitching Airfoil, 44th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, AIAA 2014-2503 (PDF File)

  • Ryabtsev, A., Pouya, S., Koochesfahani, M., and Dantus, M. [2014] Vortices in the wake of a femtosecond laser filament, Optics Express, 22(21) (PDF File)

  • Pouya, S., Van Rhijn, A., Dantus, M., and Koochesfahani, M. [2014] Multi-photon molecular tagging velocimetry with femtosecond excitation (FemtoMTV), Experiments in Fluids, 55(8), 1-5. (PDF File)

  • Olson, D.A., Katz, A.W., Naguib, A.M., Koochesfahani, M.M., Rizzetta, D.P., and Visbal, M.R. [2013] On the challenges in experimental characterization of flow separation over airfoils at low Reynolds number,  Experiments in fluids 54(2), 1-11. (PDF File)
  • Hammer, P., Pouya, S., Naguib, A., and Koochesfahani, M. [2013] A multi-time-delay approach for correction of the inherent error in single-component molecular tagging velocimetry, Measurement Science and Technology 24(10), 105302-105312 (PDF File)

  • Olson, D.A., Katz, A.W., Naguib, A.M., Koochesfahani, M.M., Rizzetta, D.P., and Visbal, M.R. [2011] An Investigation of Freestream Turbulence on the Laminar Separation Bubble on an SD7003 Airfoil, 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA 2011-395 (PDF File)

  • Lempert, W.R., and Koochesfahani, M.M. [2011] Molecular Tagging Velocimetry and Thermometry,Flow Visualization Technique and Examples, Chapter 4, Editors: A.J. Smits and T.T. Lim, Imperial College Press, 2nd Edition, 77-106 (PDF File)

  • Hu, H., and Koochesfahani, M.M. [2011] Thermal Effects on the Wake of a Heated Circular Cylinder Operating in Mixed Convection Regime, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 685, 235-270 (PDF File)

  • Naguib, A.M., Vitek, J., and Koochesfahani, M.M. [2011] Finite-Core Vortex Array Model of the Wake of a Periodically Pitching Airfoil, AIAA Journal, 49(7),1542-1550 (PDF File)

  • Basu, R., Naguib. A.M., and Koochesfahani, M.M. [2010] Feasibility Study of  Whole-Field Pressure Measurements in Gas Flows" Molecular Tagging Manometry, Experiments in Fluids, 49, 67-75 (PDF File)

  • Shafii, M.B., Lum, C., and Koochesfahani, M.M. [2010] In Situ LIF Temperature Measurements in Aqueous Ammonium Chloride Solution during Uni-Directional Solidification,  Experiments in Fluids, 48, 651-662 (PDF File)

  • Hu, H., Jin, Z., Nocera, D., Lum, C., and Koochesfahani, M.M. [2010] Experimental Investigation of Micro-Scale Flow and Heat Transfer Phenomena by Using Molecular Tagging Techniques, Measurement Science and Technology, 21, 085401. (PDF file)

  • Shafii, M.B., Dehkordi, E.A., Moghadam, M.S., and Koochesfahani, M.M. [2009] Using Nucleators to Control Freckles in Unidirectional Solidfication, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 33, 1209-1215 (PDF File)

  • Bohl, D.G. and Koochesfahani, M.M. [2009] MTV Measurements of Vortical Field in the Wake of an Airfoil Oscillating at High Reduced Frequency, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 620, 63-88 (PDF File)

  • Vedre, A.,  Pathak, D.R., Crimp, M., Lum, C., Koochesfahani, M.M., and Abela, G.S. [2009] "Physical Factors that Trigger Cholesterol Crystallization Leading to Plaque Rupture, Atherosclerosis, 203, 89-96 (PDF File)

  • Pouya, S., Koochesfahani, M.M., Greytak, A.B., Bawendi, M.G. and Nocera D.G. [2008] Experimental Evidence of Diffusion-Induced Bias in Near-Wall Velocimetry Using Quantum Dot Measurements,Experiments in Fluids, 44, 1035-1038 (PDF File)

  • Kendall, A. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [2008] A Method for Estimating Wall Friction in Turbulent Wall-Bounded Flows," Experiments in Fluids, 44, 773-780 (PDF File)

  • Koochesfahani, M. M. and Nocera, D. G. [2007] “Molecular Tagging Velocimetry,” Handbook of Experimental Fluid Dynamics, Chapter 5.4, editors: J. Foss, C. Tropea and A. Yarin, Springer-Verlag. (PDF File)

  • Hu, H. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [2006] “Molecular Tagging Velocimetry and Thermometry and its Application to the Wake of a Heated Circular Cylinder,” Measurement Science and Technology, 17, 1269-1281. (PDF file)

  • Hu, H., Koochesfahani, M. M., and Lum, C. [2006] Molecular Tagging Thermometry with Adjustable Temperature Sensitivity, Experiments in Fluids, 40, 753-763. (PDF file)

  • Kendall, A. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [2006] A Method for Estimating Wall Friction in Turbulent Boundary Layers, 25th AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, AIAA-2006-3834. (PDF file)

  • Hu, H. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [2006] “Molecular Tagging Technique for the Simultaneous Measurements of Flow Velocity and Temperature Fields,” 4th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, AIAA-2006-0041. (PDF file)

  • Pitz, R. W, Lahr, M. D., Douglas, Z. W., Wehrmeyer, J. A., Hu, S., Carter, C. D., Hsu, K. Y., Lum, C., and Koochesfahani, M. M. [2005] Hydroxyl Tagging Velocimetry in Supersonic Flow over a Cavity,  Applied Optics, 44(31), 6692-6700 . (PDF file)

  • Pouya, S., Koochesfahani, M. M., Snee, P., Bawendi, M., and Nocera, D. [2005] Single Quantum Dot (QD) Imaging of Fluid Flow Near Surfaces,Experiment in Fluids, 39, 784-786. (PDF file)

  • Hu, H. and Koochesfahani, M.  [2005]  “The wake behavior behind a heated cylinder in forced and mixed convection regimes,”  Proceedings of ASME 2005 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, ASME Paper No. HT2005-72766. (PDF file)

  • Pitz, R. W, Lahr, M. D., Douglas, Z. W., Wehrmeyer, J. A., Hu, S., Carter, C. D., Hsu, K. Y., Lum, C., and Koochesfahani, M. M. [2005] Hydroxyl Tagging Velocimetry in a Mach 2 Flow with a wall Cavity,  AIAA paper No. AIAA-2005-0036. (PDF file)

  • Hu, H. and Koochesfahani, M. [2004]  “Flow Visualization and Simultaneous Velocity and Temperature Measurements in the Wake of a Heated Cylinder,”  Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Flow Visualization, Notre Dame, Indiana, U.S.A., Paper No. 044. (PDF File)

  • Bohl, D. G. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [2004] “Molecular Tagging Velocimetry Measurements of Axial Flow in a Concentrated Vortex Core,” Physics of Fluids, 16(11), 4185-4191. (PDF file)

  • Naguib, A. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [2004] On Wall-Pressure Sources Associated with the Unsteady Separation in a Vortex-Ring/Wall Interaction,Physics of Fluids, 16(7), 2613-2622. (PDF file)

  • Koochesfahani, M. M., Goh, A. C., and Schock, H. J. [2004]  “Molecular Tagging Velocimetry (MTV) and Its Automotive Applications,Aerodynamics of Heavy Vehicles: Trucks, Buses, and Trains, Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics, 19, 143-155. (PDF file)

  • Tobias, P., Hu, H., Koochesfahani, M., and Ghosh, R. [2004]  “Millisecond response time measurements of high temperature gas sensors,”  The 3rd IEEE Conference on Sensors, Paper ID 1612, Oct. 24-27, 2004, Vienna, Austria.

  • Hu, H. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [2003]  “A novel technique for quantitative temperature mapping in liquid by measuring the lifetime of laser induced phosphorescence,”  Journal of Visualization, 6(2), 143-153. (PDF file)

  • Bohl, D. G. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [2003]  “MTV Measurements of the Flow Structure Downstream of an Oscillating Airfoil,”  AIAA Paper No.  AIAA-2003-9116.

  • Fourguette, D., Modarress, D., Wilson, D., Koochesfahani, M. and Gharib, M.  [2003]  “An Optical MEMS-Based Shear Stress Sensor for High Reynolds Number Applications,”  AIAA Paper No.  AIAA-2003-0742.

  • Gharib, M., Kremers, D., Koochesfahani, M. M., and Kemp, M. [2002]  “Leonardo’s vision of flow visualization,”  Experiments in Fluids, 33, 219-223. (PDF file)

  • Koochesfahani, M. M. and Bohl, D. [2002]  “Molecular tagging visualization and velocimetry of the flow at the trailing edge of an oscillating airfoil,”  Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Flow Visualization, Kyoto, Japan, Paper No. F0453.

  • Hu, Hui and Koochesfahani, M. M. [2002]  “A novel method for instantaneous, quantitative measurement of molecular mixing in gaseous flows,”  Experiments in Fluids, 33, 202-209. (PDF file)

  • Koochesfahani, M. and Nocera, D. [2001]  Molecular tagging velocimetry maps fluid flows,  Laser Focus World, 37(6), 103-108. (PDF file)

  • Bohl, D, and Koochesfahani, M., and Olson, B. [2001]  Development of stereoscopic Molecular Tagging Velocimetry," Experiments in Fluids, 30, 302-308. (PDF file)

  • Lum, C, Koochesfahani, M. M., and McGrath, J. J. [2001] Measurements of the velocity field with MTV during the solidification of an alloy analog with mushy region, ASME/IMECE2001 Paper No. HTD-24222. (PDF file)

  • Fourguette, D, Modarress, D., Taugwalder, F, Wilson, D, Koochesfahani, M. and Gharib, M. [2001] Miniature and MOEMS flow sensors, AIAA Paper No. AIAA-2001-2982.

  • Koochesfahani, M., Cohn, R, and MacKinnon, C. [2000]  Simultaneous whole-field measurements of velocity and concentration fields using combined MTV and LIF, Measurements Science and Technology., 11(9), 1289- 1300. (PDF file)

  • Cohn, R. K. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [2000]  The Accuracy of Remapping Irregularly Spaced Velocity Data onto a Regular Grid and the Computation of Vorticity,  Experiments in Fluids, 29(7), S061- S069. (PDF file)

  • Koochesfahani, M. and Waelchli, S. [2000] Vortex ring / wall interaction for a wall with a circular aperture, AIAA Paper No. 2000-2466; AIAA FLUIDS 2000, June 2000, Denver, Colorado.

  • Stier, B. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [1999]   Molecular tagging velocimetry (MTV) measurements in gas phase flows,  Experiments in Fluids, 26(4), 297-304. (PDF file)

  • Cohn, R. K. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [1999] Vorticity field evolution in a forced wake,  Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, Ed. Banerjee, S. and Eaton, J. K., pp. 901-906. (PDF file)

  • Koochesfahani, M. M. [1999] Molecular Tagging Velocimetry (MTV): Progress and Applications, AIAA Paper No. AIAA-99-3786 (PDF file)

  • Stier, B. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [1998]  Whole field MTV measurements in a steady flow rig model on an IC engine, SAE paper #980481.

  • Wirtz, K, Koochesfahani, M. M., McGrath, J. J. and Benard, A. [1998] Molecular tagging velocimetry applied to buoyancy-driven convective phenomena during solidification, ASME Paper HTD-Vol. 361(4), 103.

  • Hascher, H. G., Novak, M., Lee, K., Schock, H. Rezaei, H. and Koochesfahani, M. [1998] An evaluation of IC-engine flow with the use of modern in-cylinder measuring techniques, AIAA Paper No. AIAA-98-3455.

  • Gendrich, C. P., Koochesfahani, M. M. and Nocera, D. G. [1997] Molecular tagging velocimetry and other novel applications of a new phosphorescent supramolecule,  Experiments in Fluids, 23(5), 361-372. (PDF file)

  • MacKinnon, C. G. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [1997]  Flow structure and mixing in a low Reynolds number forced wake inside a confined channel,  Physics of Fluids, 9(10), 3099-3101. (PDF file)

  • Stier, B. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [1997]  Molecular tagging velocimetry in gas phase and its application to jet flows, ASME Paper FEDSM97-3687.

  • Gendrich, C. P., Bohl, D., and Koochesfahani, M. M. [1997]  Whole field measurements of unsteady separation in a vortex ring/wall interaction,   AIAA Paper No. AIAA-97-1780.

  • Koochesfahani, M. M. and Nelson, K.  [1997]  Molecular mixing enhancement in the confined wake of a splitter plate, AIAA Paper No. AIAA-97-2007.

  • Gendrich, C. P. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [1996]  A spatial correlation technique for estimating velocity fields using Molecular Tagging Velocimetry (MTV),  Experiments in Fluids, 22(1), 67-77. (PDF File)

  • Koochesfahani, M. M., Cohn, R. K., Gendrich, C. P. and Nocera, D. G. [1996]  Molecular tagging diagnostics for the study of kinematics and mixing in liquid phase flows, (Invited Plenary Paper), Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Applications of Laser Techniques to Fluids Mechanics, July 8 - 11, 1996, Lisbon, Portugal, vol. I, 1.2.1-1.2.12; Also in Developments in Laser Techniques and Fluid Mechanics, Chapter 2, section 1, p. 125, Eds. Adrian, Durao, Durst, Maeda, and Whitelaw; Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1997. (PDF file)

  • Gendrich, C. P., Koochesfahani, M. M. and Visbal, M. R. [1995]  Effects of initial acceleration on the flow field development around rapidly pitching airfoils, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 117, 45-49.

  • Cohn, R. K. and Koochesfahani, M. M. [1993]  Effect of boundary conditions on axial flow in a concentrated vortex core,  Physics of Fluids A, 5(1), 280-282. (PDF File)

  • Koochesfahani, M. M. and Smiljanovsky, V. [1993]  Initial acceleration effects on flow evolution around airfoils pitching to high angles of attack,  AIAA Journal, 31(8), 1529-1531. (PDF File)

  • Koochesfahani, M. M. [1989] Vortical patterns in the wake of an oscillating airfoil, AIAA Journal, 27(9), 1200-1205. (PDF File)

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