D-Index & Metrics Best Publications
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
USA
2022

D-Index & Metrics

Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 102 Citations 36,230 535 World Ranking 8 National Ranking 6

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in United States Leader Award

2018 - Fellow of the Combustion Institute for brilliant research achievements in all the fundamentals of combustion for applications in propulsion, energy and environmental issues

2010 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2006 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For sustained and outstanding contributions to the fundamentals of combustion, notably those on the dynamics and combustion of droplets, the dynamics, structure, extinction, and stability of flames, and flame chemistry

2002 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For outstanding contributions to the understanding of the fundamentals of combustion processes and theory and the application in propulsion systems.

1997 - Heat Transfer Memorial Award, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

1989 - Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Mechanics
  • Organic chemistry

Combustion, Thermodynamics, Mechanics, Laminar flow and Laminar flame speed are his primary areas of study. He combines subjects such as Mechanical engineering, Strain rate, Inorganic chemistry and Vaporization with his study of Combustion. His study of Ignition system is a part of Thermodynamics.

His Mechanics study incorporates themes from Detonation and Classical mechanics. His Laminar flow research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Flame structure, Helium, Elementary reaction, Analytical chemistry and Kinetic scheme. The Laminar flame speed study combines topics in areas such as Flame speed, Lewis number, Extrapolation and Hydrocarbon.

His most cited work include:

  • Recent advances in droplet vaporization and combustion (752 citations)
  • A directed relation graph method for mechanism reduction (601 citations)
  • Hierarchical and comparative kinetic modeling of laminar flame speeds of hydrocarbon and oxygenated fuels (507 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Chung K. Law mainly investigates Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Combustion, Ignition system and Laminar flow. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Flame speed, Laminar flame speed and Premixed flame. Chung K. Law has researched Premixed flame in several fields, including Adiabatic process, Diffusion flame, Flame structure and Analytical chemistry.

His study looks at the relationship between Thermodynamics and topics such as Hydrogen, which overlap with Oxygen. His Combustion course of study focuses on Chemical engineering and Soot. His work deals with themes such as Methane and Atmospheric pressure, which intersect with Laminar flow.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Mechanics (47.35%)
  • Thermodynamics (42.31%)
  • Combustion (39.66%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Mechanics (47.35%)
  • Thermodynamics (42.31%)
  • Laminar flow (24.14%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His scientific interests lie mostly in Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Laminar flow, Ignition system and Combustion. His Mechanics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Flame speed and Detonation. He interconnects Hydrogen and Kinetic energy in the investigation of issues within Thermodynamics.

His Laminar flow study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Flame structure, Laminar flame speed, Premixed flame, Mass spectrometry and Mole fraction. His work on Minimum ignition energy as part of general Ignition system study is frequently linked to Time evolution, bridging the gap between disciplines. His Combustion study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Chemical reaction, Syngas, Catalysis, Analytical chemistry and Chemical engineering.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Flame acceleration and deflagration-to-detonation transition in micro- and macro-channels: An integrated mechanistic study (54 citations)
  • Flame acceleration and deflagration-to-detonation transition in micro- and macro-channels: An integrated mechanistic study (54 citations)
  • Speciation and the laminar burning velocities of poly(oxymethylene) dimethyl ether 3 (POMDME3) flames: An experimental and modeling study (43 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Oxygen

Chung K. Law mostly deals with Mechanics, Laminar flow, Thermodynamics, Ignition system and Premixed flame. His Mechanics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Radius, Detonation, Range, Flame speed and Acceleration. The various areas that Chung K. Law examines in his Laminar flow study include Combustion, Physical chemistry, Nanotechnology, Flame structure and Mass spectrometry.

The Combustion study combines topics in areas such as Entropy, Liquid viscosity and Analytical chemistry. The concepts of his Thermodynamics study are interwoven with issues in Branching, Chemical reaction, Syngas and Hydrocarbon. His research in Premixed flame is mostly concerned with Laminar flame speed.

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Best Publications

Recent advances in droplet vaporization and combustion

Chung King Law.
Progress in Energy and Combustion Science (1982)

1090 Citations

A directed relation graph method for mechanism reduction

Tianfeng Lu;Chung K. Law.
30th International Symposium on Combustion (2005)

911 Citations

Hierarchical and comparative kinetic modeling of laminar flame speeds of hydrocarbon and oxygenated fuels

E. Ranzi;A. Frassoldati;R. Grana;A. Cuoci.
Progress in Energy and Combustion Science (2012)

717 Citations

Regimes of coalescence and separation in droplet collision

J. Qian;Chung King Law.
Journal of Fluid Mechanics (1997)

710 Citations

Laminar flame speeds of hydrocarbon + air mixtures with hydrogen addition☆

G. Yu;C.K. Law;C.K. Wu.
Combustion and Flame (1986)

651 Citations

Toward accommodating realistic fuel chemistry in large-scale computations

Tianfeng Lu;Chung K. Law.
Progress in Energy and Combustion Science (2009)

626 Citations

Structure, aerodynamics, and geometry of premixed flamelets

Chung King Law;C. J. Sung.
Progress in Energy and Combustion Science (2000)

600 Citations

Dynamics of stretched flames

C.K. Law.
Symposium (International) on Combustion (1989)

553 Citations

Further considerations on the determination of laminar flame speeds with the counterflow twin-flame technique

C.M. Vagelopoulos;F.N. Egolfopoulos;C.K. Law.
Symposium (International) on Combustion (1994)

451 Citations

Determination of and Fuel Structure Effects on Laminar Flame Speeds of C1 to C8 Hydrocarbons

S. G. Davis;C.K. Law.
Combustion Science and Technology (1998)

441 Citations

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