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O'Connor, Jacqueline

The Reacting Flow Dynamics Laboratory focuses on issues of reacting flows for energy and propulsion applications. High-speed laser diagnostics and other state-of-the-art experimental techniques are used in research areas such as combustion, hydrodynamic instability and thermoacoustics. With a particular focus on engine combustion and flow fields, the goal of this lab's work is to understand fundamental issues that have been distilled from real-world technologies. Study of these "unit problems" helps to bridge the gap between real-world technological issues and university-level, fundamental research.


Density ratio effects on reacting bluff-body flow field characteristics  Journal of Fluid Mechanics 706, 219-250, 2012
Disturbance field characteristics of a transversely excited burner  Combustion Science and Technology 183 (5), 427-443, 2011
Post injections for soot reduction in diesel engines: A review of current understanding  SAE International Journal of Engines 6 (2013-01-0917), 400-421, 2013
Recirculation zone dynamics of a transversely excited swirl flow and flame  Physics of Fluids (1994-present) 24 (7), 075107, 2012
Transverse combustion instabilities: Acoustic, fluid mechanic, and flame processes  Progress in Energy and Combustion Science 49, 1-39, 2015
Research Centers
Center for Combustion Power and Propulsion
Power Systems
Propulsion and Power Generation
Thermal Science and Materials
Market Centers
Transportation Fuels and Advanced Vehicles
Institute for Natural Gas Research