Prof. David P. Schmidt
Associate Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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Kshitij Neroorkar and David P. Schmidt, “Simulation of Flash-Boiling in Pressure Swirl Injectors,” Atomization and Sprays, in revision, 2011

David A. Hebert, David P. Schmidt, Darin A. Knaus, Scott Phillips, Patrick J. Magari, “Parallel VOF Spray Droplet Identification on an Unstructured Grid,” Computers and Fluids, in review, 2011.

Nathaniel Trask , David P. Schmidt, Malissa D.A. Lightfoot, Stephen A. Danczyk, “Compressible Modeling of the Internal Two-Phase Flow in a Gas-Centered Swirl Coaxial Fuel Injector,” J. Propulsion and Power, in review, 2011.

Sandeep Menon and David P. Schmidt, “Supermesh construction for conservative interpolation on unstructured meshes: An extension to cell-centered finite-volume variables,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, in press, 2011.

David Schmidt and Michael Colarossi, Mark J. Bergander, “Multidimensional Modeling of Two-Phase Condensing Ejector Flow,” Int. J. of Refrigeration, in revision, 2011.

Kshitij Neroorkar and David P. Schmidt, “Modeling of Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium of Gasoline-Ethanol Blended Fuels for Flash Boiling Simulations,” Fuel, 90( 2), 665-673, 2010.

D. P. Schmidt, S. Gopalakrishnan, H. Jasak, “Multidimensional Simulation of Thermal Non-Equilibrium Channel Flow,” Intl. J. of Multiphase Flow, 36, 284-292, 2010.

Shaoping Quan, David Schmidt, Jinsong Hua, Jing Lou, “A numerical study of the relaxation and breakup of an elongated drop in a viscous liquid,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 640, 237 - 266, 2009.v

Shaoping Quan , Jing Lou, David P. Schmidt, "Modeling Merging and Breakup in the Moving Mesh Interface Tracking Method for Multiphase Flow Simulations," Journal of Computational Physics, in press, 2009.

J. Lee, R. Madabhushi, C. Fotache, S. Gopalakrishnan, and D. Schmidt, "Flashing Flow of Superheated Jet Fuel," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute , in press, 2009.

S. Gopalakrishnan and David P. Schmidt, "A Computational Study of Flashing Flow in Fuel Injector Nozzles," SAE Int. J. Engines 1(1), 160-170, 2008.

Shaoping Quan and David Schmidt, "A moving mesh interface tracking method for 3D incompressible two-phase flows," Journal of Computational Physics, 221(2), 2007.

Shaoping Quan and David Schmidt, "A moving mesh interface tracking method for 3D incompressible two-phase flows," Journal of Computational Physics , 221(2), 2007.

Shaoping Quan and David Schmidt, "Direct Numerical Study of a Liquid Droplet Impulsively Accelerated by Gaseous Flow," Physics of Fluids, 18, 102103, 2006.

X. Shan, D. Schmidt, and J. Watkins,"Study of Natural Convection in Supercritical CO2 Cold Wall Reactors: Simulations and Experiments," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 40(1), 2006.

Matt Kennedy, David Ahlfeld, David P. Schmidt, John Tobiason, "Three Dimensional Modeling for Estimation of Hydraulic Retention Time in a Reservoir," J. of Environmental Eng., 2006.

Matt Frain, David P. Schmidt, Yong-Le Pan, and Richard Chang, "Selective Classification and Concentration of Flowing Aerosols," submitted to J. of Aerosol Science and Technology, 2005.

Shuhai Hou and David P. Schmidt, "Adaptive Collision Meshing and Satellite Droplet Formation in Spray Simulations," submitted to Int. J. of Multiphase Flow, 2005.

David P. Schmidt, "Theoretical Analysis for Achieving High-Order Spatial Accuracy in Lagrangian/Eulerian Source Terms," submitted to Int. J. of Numerical Methods in Fluids, 2005.

R.C. Bradshaw, David P. Schmidt, J. R. Rogers, K.F. Felton, and R. W. Hyers, "Machine Vision for High Precision Volume Measurement Applied to Levitated Containerless Materials Processing," Review of Scientific Instruments, in press, 2005.

Matthew J. Frain, David P. Schmidt, and Woodrow Fiveland, "An Experimental Investigation of the Influence of gas and Solid Particle Interaction on the Heat Transfer Effectiveness of a Falling-Bed Heat Exchanger," Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, in press, 2005.

Meizhong Dai and David P. Schmidt, "Numerical Simulation of Head-On Droplet Collision:  Effect of Viscosity on Maximum Deformation," Phys. Fluids, 17(4), 2005.

Sasanka Are, Shuhai Hou, David P. Schmidt, "Second Order Spatial Accuracy in Lagrangian-Eulerian Spray Calculations," Numerical Heat Transfer, in press 2005.

Meizhong Dai and David P. Schmidt, "Adaptive Tetrahedral Meshing in Free-Surface Flow,"  v. 208, n. 1, pp. 228-252, Journal of Computational Physics, 2005.

David P. Schmidt and C.J. Rutland, "Reducing Grid Dependency in Droplet Collision Calculations," ASME Journal for Gas Turbines and Power, April, 2004.

David P. Schmidt, Lou Chiappetta, Graham Goldin, and Ravi Madhabushi, "Transient Multidimensional Modeling of Airblast Atomizers," Atomization and Sprays, v. 13, n. 4 , 2003.

David P. Schmidt, "Improving the Numerical Accuracy of Spray Simulations", SAE Transactions, Journal of Engines, pp. 1826-1835, 2002.

Meizhong Dai, Haoshu Wang, J. Blair Perot, and David P. Schmidt, "Direct Interface Tracking of Droplet Deformation," Atomization and Sprays, v. 12 n. 5-6, 2002.

Xing Zhang, David Schmidt, and Blair Perot, "Accuracy and Conservation Properties of a Three Dimensional Unstructured Staggered Mesh Scheme for Fluid Dynamics," Journal of Computational Physics, v. 175, pp. 764-791, 2001.

D. Schmidt and M. L. Corradini, "The Internal Flow of Fuel Injector Nozzles: A Review," International Journal of Engine Research, v.2, n.1, 2001.

J. Murphy, D. Schmidt, S. P. Wang, and Michael L. Corradini, "Multi-Dimensional Modeling of Multiphase Flow Physics:  High-Speed Nozzle and Jet Flows-A Case Study," Nuclear Engineering and Design, v. 204, pp. 177-190, 2001.

David P. Schmidt and C. J. Rutland, "A New Droplet Collision Algorithm," Journal of Computational Physics, v. 164, pp. 62-80, 2000.

 P. K. Senecal, David P. Schmidt, Idriss Nouar, Christopher J. Rutland, and Rolf D. Reitz, "Modeling High Speed Viscous Liquid Sheet Atomization," Intl. Journal of Multiphase Flow, v. 25, pp. 1073-1097, 1999.

David P. Schmidt, C. J. Rutland, and M. L. Corradini, "A Fully Compressible Two-Dimensional Model of High Speed Cavitating Nozzles," Atomization and Sprays, v. 9, 1999.

David P. Schmidt, C. J. Rutland, M. L. Corradini, P. Roosen, and O. Genge, "Cavitation in Asymmetric Two-Dimensional Nozzles," SAE Transactions, Journal of Engines, v. 108., sect. 3, pp. 613-629, 1999.
               
David P. Schmidt, Idriss Nouar, P. K. Senecal, Jeffrey A. Hoffman, C. J. Rutland, Jay Martin, and R. D. Reitz, "Pressure-Swirl Atomization in the Near Field," SAE Transactions, Journal of Engines, v. 108., sect. 3, pp. 471-484, 1999.

David P. Schmidt and M. L. Corradini,  "Analytical Prediction of the Exit Flow of Cavitating Orifices," Atomization and Sprays, v. 7, n. 6, 1997.

David P. Schmidt, C. J. Rutland, and M. L. Corradini, "A Numerical Study of Cavitating Flow Through Various Nozzle Shapes," SAE Transactions, Journal of Engines, v. 106, sec. 3, pp. 1644-1673, 1997.