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2019
Bubbles (in fluids)
Cavitation
Computational fluid dynamics
Liquids
Vapors
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

A multiphase level-set approach for all-Mach numbers

Kinzel, M. P., Lindau, J. W. V. & Kunz, R. F., May 15 2018, In : Computers and Fluids. 167, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mach number
Conservation
Compressible flow
Multiphase flow
2015
6 Citations (Scopus)

Localized modeling of biochemical and flow interactions during cancer cell adhesion

Behr, J., Gaskin, B., Fu, C., Dong, C. & Kunz, R. F., Sep 14 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 9, e0136926.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flow interactions
Cell adhesion
cell adhesion
Cell Adhesion
melanoma
2013
5 Citations (Scopus)

A multi-scale computational framework for modeling the thermo-fluid- dynamics of high speed gearbox systems

Yu, Q., McIntyre, S. M., Kunz, R. F., Saribay, Z. & Bill, R., 2013, In : Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International. 3, p. 2203-2214 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluid dynamics
Macros
Gears
Elastohydrodynamic lubrication
Tribology
2012
8 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling of cavitating flow through waterjet propulsors

Lindau, J. W. V., Pena, C., Baker, W. J., Dreyer, J. J., Moody, W. L., Kunz, R. F. & Paterson, E. G., Aug 17 2012, In : International Journal of Rotating Machinery. 2012, 716392.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cavitation
Axial flow
Stators
Computational fluid dynamics
Rotors
9 Citations (Scopus)

Study of local hydrodynamic environment in cell-substrate adhesion using side-view μPIV technology

Fu, Y., Kunz, R. F., Wu, J. & Dong, C., Feb 17 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 2, e30721.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rheology
Hydrodynamics
Cell Adhesion
Velocity measurement
hydrodynamics
2011
39 Citations (Scopus)

CFD analysis of gear windage losses: Validation and parametric aerodynamic studies

Hill, M. J., Kunz, R. F., Medvitz, R. B., Handschuh, R. F., Long, L. N., Noack, R. W. & Morris, P. J., Mar 30 2011, In : Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 133, 3, 031103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamic analysis
Gears
Aerodynamics
Computational fluid dynamics
Spur gears
2010
3 Citations (Scopus)

Computational fluid dynamics coupled with thermal impact model for building design

Haupt, S. E., Kunz, R. F., Peltier, L. J. & Dreyer, J. J., Oct 1 2010, In : Journal of Computers. 5, 10, p. 1552-1559 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computational fluid dynamics
Heating
Passive solar buildings
Heat radiation
Buoyancy
2009
9 Citations (Scopus)

Coupled flow-structure-biochemistry simulations of dynamic systems of blood cells using an adaptive surface tracking method

Hoskins, M. H., Kunz, R. F., Bistline, J. E. & Dong, C., Jul 1 2009, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 25, 5, p. 936-953 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biochemistry
Flow structure
Dynamical systems
Blood
Cells
2007
32 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of two-fluid eulerian CFD modeling for microbubble drag reduction across a wide range of reynolds numbers

Kunz, R. F., Gibeling, H. J., Maxey, M. R., Tryggvason, G., Fontaine, A. A., Petrie, H. L. & Ceccio, S. L., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 129, 1, p. 66-79 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drag reduction
Computational fluid dynamics
Reynolds number
Fluids
Skin friction
2006
31 Citations (Scopus)

Design of a side-view particle imaging velocimetry flow system for cell-substrate adhesion studies

Leyton-Mange, J., Yang, S., Hoskins, M. H., Kunz, R. F., Zahn, J. D. & Dong, C., Apr 1 2006, In : Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 128, 2, p. 271-278 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rheology
Cell Adhesion
Velocity measurement
Shear deformation
Adhesion
2005
37 Citations (Scopus)

Propeller cavitation breakdown analysis

Lindau, J. W. V., Boger, D. A., Medvitz, R. B. & Kunz, R. F., Sep 1 2005, In : Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 127, 5, p. 995-1002 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propellers
Cavitation
Torque
Multiphase flow
Tunnels
2002
95 Citations (Scopus)

Computation of multiphase mixture flows with compressibility effects

Venkateswaran, S., Lindau, J. W. V., Kunz, R. F. & Merkle, C. L., Jan 1 2002, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 180, 1, p. 54-77 24 p., 97062.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

compressibility effects
Compressibility
compressibility
time marching
preconditioning
81 Citations (Scopus)

High reynolds number, unsteady, multiphase CFD modeling of cavitating flows

Lindau, J. W. V., Kunz, R. F., Boger, D. A., Stinebring, D. R. & Gibeling, H. J., Dec 1 2002, In : Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 124, 3, p. 607-616 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computational fluid dynamics
Reynolds number
Angle of attack
Flow velocity
Mass transfer
15 Citations (Scopus)

On the automated assessment of nuclear reactor systems code accuracy

Kunz, R. F., Kasmala, G. F., Mahaffy, J. H. & Murray, C. J., Jan 1 2002, In : Nuclear Engineering and Design. 211, 2-3, p. 245-272 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nuclear reactors
Nuclear reactors
nuclear reactor
code
programme
119 Citations (Scopus)

Performance analysis of cavitating flow in centrifugal pumps using multiphase CFD

Medvitz, R. B., Kunz, R. F., Boger, D. A., Lindau, J. W. V., Yocum, A. M. & Pauley, L., 2002, In : Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 124, 2, p. 377-383 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Centrifugal pumps
Cavitation
Computational fluid dynamics
Navier Stokes equations
Turbomachine blades
2001
10 Citations (Scopus)

Ldv measurement of confined parallel jet mixing

Kunz, R. F., D’Amico, S. W., Vassallo, P. F. & Zaccaria, M. A., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 123, 3, p. 567-573 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Secondary flow
Velocity measurement
Anisotropy
Lasers
2000
541 Citations (Scopus)

A preconditioned Navier-Stokes method for two-phase flows with application to cavitation prediction

Kunz, R. F., Boger, D. A., Stinebring, D. R., Chyczewski, T. S., Lindau, J. W. V., Gibeling, H. J., Venkateswaran, S. & Govindan, T. R., Aug 31 2000, In : Computers and Fluids. 29, 8, p. 849-875 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cavitation
Two phase flow
Volume fraction
Computational efficiency
Boiling liquids
1 Citation (Scopus)

Preconditioned Navier-Stokes method for two-phase flows with application to cavitation prediction

Kunz, R. F., Boger, D. A., Stinebring, D. R., Chyczewski, T. S., Lindau, J. W. V., Gibeling, H. J., Venkateswaran, S. & Govindan, T. R., Jan 1 2000, In : Annales de Chimie: Science des Materiaux. 25, 3, p. 849-875 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cavitation
Two phase flow
Volume fraction
Computational efficiency
Boiling liquids
1999
7 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an implicit method for multi-fluid flow simulations

Kunz, R. F., Cope, W. K. & Venkateswaran, S., Jun 10 1999, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 152, 1, p. 78-101 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flow simulation
fluid flow
Flow of fluids
mass transfer
Fluids
1998
42 Citations (Scopus)

A coupled phasic exchange algorithm for three-dimensional multi-field analysis of heated flows with mass transfer

Kunz, R. F., Siebert, B. W., Cope, W. K., Foster, N. F., Antal, S. P. & Ettorre, S. M., Sep 1 1998, In : Computers and Fluids. 27, 7, p. 741-768 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mass transfer
Volume fraction
Momentum
Boiling liquids
Turbulence
1995
33 Citations (Scopus)

Navier-stokes analysis of the pump flow field of an automotive torque converter

By, R. R., Kunz, R. F. & Lakshminarayana, B., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 117, 1, p. 116-122 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Torque converters
Flow fields
Secondary flow
Pumps
Viscous flow
1993
10 Citations (Scopus)

Grid generation for three-dimensional turbomachinery geometries including tip clearance

Basson, A. H., Kunz, R. F. & Lakshminarayana, B., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 9, 1, p. 59-66 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turbomachinery
Turbomachinery
clearances
topology
grids
27 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of tip clearance phenomena in an axial compressor cascade using Euler and Navier-Stokes procedures

Kunz, R. F., Lakshminarayana, B. & Basson, A. H., Jul 1993, In : Journal of Turbomachinery. 115, 3, p. 453-467 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Compressors
Flow fields
Turbomachinery
Secondary flow
Pressure distribution
1992
36 Citations (Scopus)

Explicit navier-stokes computation of cascade flows using the k-ϵ turbulence model

Kunz, R. F. & Lakshminarayana, B., Jan 1 1992, In : AIAA Journal. 30, 1, p. 13-22 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Turbulence models
Cascades (fluid mechanics)
Reynolds number
Viscous flow
Navier Stokes equations
36 Citations (Scopus)

Stability of explicit navier-stokes procedures using k-ε and k - ε/algebraic reynolds stress turbulence models

Kunz, R. F. & Lakshminarayana, B., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 103, 1, p. 141-159 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reynolds stress
turbulence models
Turbulence models
Turbulence
Turbomachinery
45 Citations (Scopus)
Turbomachinery
Turbulence models
Reynolds number
Rotors
Cascades (fluid mechanics)
1991
2 Citations (Scopus)
Turbomachinery
Turbulence models
Reynolds number
Cascades (fluid mechanics)
Secondary flow
1990
1 Citation (Scopus)

Calculation of internal flows using a single-pass, parabolized Navier-Stokes analysis

Kunz, R. F., Rhie, C. M. & Malecki, R. E., Jan 1 1990, In : AIAA Journal. 28, 5, p. 817-818 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vorticity
Pressure gradient
Laminar flow
Flow velocity
Pressure distribution