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Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Mechanics
  • Combustion

Robert W. Schefer mainly investigates Analytical chemistry, Mechanics, Jet, Premixed flame and Combustion. His Analytical chemistry research integrates issues from Turbulence, Molecular physics and Flame structure. His study in the field of Circulation, Tourbillon and Vortex ring is also linked to topics like Fundamental interaction and Momentum.

Robert W. Schefer has included themes like Leak, Hydrogen storage, Froude number and Flammability limit in his Jet study. The various areas that Robert W. Schefer examines in his Premixed flame study include Number density, Thermocouple, Diffusion flame and Optics. His study in Combustion is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Waste management and Radiative transfer.

His most cited work include:

  • Combustion of hydrogen-enriched methane in a lean premixed swirl-stabilized burner (234 citations)
  • Hydrogen enrichment for improved lean flame stability (216 citations)
  • Characterization of high-pressure, underexpanded hydrogen-jet flames (115 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Mechanics, Combustion, Turbulence, Jet and Analytical chemistry. His work in Mechanics addresses subjects such as Ignition system, which are connected to disciplines such as Deflection and Thermal radiation. Combustor and Premixed flame are subfields of Combustion in which his conducts study.

His Turbulence research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Raman scattering, Flow and Optics. His Jet study combines topics in areas such as Soot, Froude number, Flammability limit and Flame structure. His Analytical chemistry study also includes

  • Diffusion flame which intersects with area such as Laminar flow,
  • Molecular physics that intertwine with fields like Luminous flame.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Mechanics (40.19%)
  • Combustion (39.25%)
  • Turbulence (35.51%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2008-2012)?

  • Mechanics (40.19%)
  • Ignition system (6.54%)
  • Jet (32.71%)

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

Robert W. Schefer spends much of his time researching Mechanics, Ignition system, Jet, Combustion and Nuclear engineering. His work deals with themes such as Relief valve and Helium, which intersect with Mechanics. His Jet research includes themes of Soot, Turbulence and Flammability.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Premixed flame, Diffusion flame and Adiabatic flame temperature. His Adiabatic flame temperature research includes elements of Large eddy simulation, Flame structure, Laminar flow and Analytical chemistry. His Nuclear engineering research incorporates elements of Combustor, Vaporization, Pipe flow and Hydrogen fuel.

Between 2008 and 2012, his most popular works were:

  • Visible emission of hydrogen flames (67 citations)
  • Analysis of jet flames and unignited jets from unintended releases of hydrogen (42 citations)
  • Design of "model-friendly" turbulent non-premixed jet burners for C2+ hydrocarbon fuels. (30 citations)

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

  • Thermodynamics
  • Mechanics
  • Combustion

Robert W. Schefer mainly focuses on Mechanics, Ignition system, Overpressure, Thermal radiation and Heat flux. His Ignition system research incorporates themes from Leak, Combustibility, Deflection and Electromagnetic shielding. Robert W. Schefer interconnects Hydrogen storage, Flammability and Computational fluid dynamics in the investigation of issues within Thermal radiation.

His work carried out in the field of Flammability brings together such families of science as Jet and Turbulence. Robert W. Schefer undertakes interdisciplinary study in the fields of Jet and Methane through his research. His Turbulence study incorporates themes from Soot and Combustion.

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Best Publications

Combustion of hydrogen-enriched methane in a lean premixed swirl-stabilized burner

R.W. Schefer;D.M. Wicksall;A.K. Agrawal.
Proceedings of the Combustion Institute (2002)

411 Citations

Hydrogen enrichment for improved lean flame stability

R.W. Schefer.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2003)

358 Citations

Characterization of high-pressure, underexpanded hydrogen-jet flames

R.W. Schefer;W.G. Houf;T.C. Williams;B. Bourne.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2007)

194 Citations

Mechanism of Flame Stabilization in Turbulent, Lifted-Jet Flames

R.W. Schefer;P.J. Goix.
Combustion and Flame (1998)

156 Citations

Analytical and experimental investigation of small-scale unintended releases of hydrogen

W. Houf;R. Schefer.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2008)

144 Citations

Stabilization of lifted turbulent-jet flames

R.W. Schefer;M. Namazian;J. Kelly.
Combustion and Flame (1994)

141 Citations

Predicting radiative heat fluxes and flammability envelopes from unintended releases of hydrogen

William Houf;Robert Schefer.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2007)

139 Citations

Visible emission of hydrogen flames

Robert W. Schefer;Waruna Dasal Kulatilaka;Brian D. Patterson;Thomas B. Settersten.
Combustion and Flame (2009)

127 Citations

A Comparison of Bluff-Body and Swirl-Stabilized Flames

Ruey-Hung Chen;James F. Driscoll;J. Kelly;M. Namazian.
Combustion Science and Technology (1990)

122 Citations

Spatial and radiative properties of an open-flame hydrogen plume

R.W. Schefer;W.G. Houf;B. Bourne;J. Colton.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2006)

119 Citations

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