Professor Philip J. Smith
  • Director, Institute for Clean and Secure Energy, Institute for Clean and Secure Energy
  • Professor, Chemical Engineering
801-585-3129

Presentations

  • too many to find. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2010.
  • There were lots (more than a dozen) invited talks, conference talks .... I don't have the time to track them down. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2009.

Research Groups

  • Yuxin Wu, Senior Associate. Institute for Clean and Secure Energy. 02/2012 - present.
  • Michal Hradisky, Senior Associate. Institute for Clean and Secure Energy. 07/01/2010 - present.
  • Jeremy Thornock, Research Professor. 01/2009 - present.
  • Jennifer Spinti, Research Professor. Chemical Engineering. 01/2009 - present.
  • Diem Nguyen, Senior Associate. Institute for Clean and Secure Energy. 01/2000 - present.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Canada
  • China
  • France

Software Titles

  • ARCHES. Large Eddy Simulation software for flow, reaction and heat transfer including particulate transport and reaction with DQMOM. Used for coal combustion in furnaces and boilers, gas-fired furnaces and boilers, industrial flares, and pool fires. Release Date: 09/01/2012.
  • ARCHES. Large Eddy Simulation software for flow, reaction and heat transfer including particulate transport and reaction with DQMOM. Used for coal combustion in furnaces and boilers, gas-fired furnaces and boilers, industrial flares, and pool fires. Release Date: 09/01/2011.
  • ARCHES. Large Eddy Simulation software for flow, reaction and heat transfer including particulate transport and reaction with DQMOM. Release Date: 01/2010.
  • ARCHES. Software for Large Eddy Simulations of Combustion Systems. Release Date: 10/01/2009. Inventors: Philip Smith, Jeremy Thornock, Jennifer Spinti, Rajesh Rawat, Stanislav Borodai. Distribution List: John Zink Corporation and others over the internet.
  • ARCHES. Large Eddy Simulation Software for computational flow, reaction and heat transfer on massively parallel computes. Release Date: 01/2008.

Publications

  • A Novel Methodology for Chemical Time Scale Evaluation with Detailed Chemical Reaction Kinetics, Energy Fuels,Just Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1021/ef301961x,Publication Date (Web): March 4, 2013. Accepted, 12/31/2012.
    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ef301961x?prev...
  • Large Eddy Simulation of Pulverized Coal Jet Flame Ignition Using the Direct Quadrature Method of Moments, Energy Fuels, 2012, 26 (11), pp 6686–6694. Published, 10/02/2012.
    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ef3012905?prev...
  • Ignition of co-axial turbulent diffusion oxy-coal jet flames: Experiments and simulations collaboration, Combustion and Flame, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 6 March 2013. In press, 09/30/2012.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.combustflame.2013.01.0...
  • A. Parente, Axel Coussement, Benjamin Isaac, Philip J. Smith, Olivier Gicquel, "Optimal Selection of Pricipal Variables for the Development of Reduced-Order Combustion Models," Elsevier. Submitted, 12/20/2011.
  • C. Reid, P.J. Smith, "Response Surface Representations of High-Fidelity Large Eddy Simulations of Coal Gasification", submitted to Chemical Engineering Science. Submitted, 12/2011.
  • A. Parente, J.C. Sutherland, B.B. Dally, L. Tognotti, and P.J. Smith, "Investigation of the MILD combustion regime via Principal Component Analysis," Proc. Combust. Inst. 33 (2) (2011) 3333–3341, doi:10.1016/j.proci.2010.05.108,. Published, 02/2011.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proci.2010.05.108.
  • A Parametric Case Study in Radiative Heat Transfer Using the Reverse Monte-Carlo Ray-Tracing With Full-Spectrum k-Distribution Method J. Heat Transfer -- February 2010 -- Volume 132, Issue 2, 024501 (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.4000232. Published, 02/01/2010.
  • Yuxin Wu, Jiansheng Zhang, Philip J. Smith, Hai Zhang, Charles Reid, Junfu Lv and Guangxi Yue, “Three-Dimensional Simulation for an Entrained Flow Coal Slurry Gasifier,” Energy Fuels, 2010, 24 (2), pp 1156–1163 DOI: 10.1021/ef901085b. Published, 2010.
    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ef901085b
  • Yuxin Wu, Philip J. Smith, Jiansheng Zhang, Jeremy N. Thornock and Guangxi Yue, “Effects of Turbulent Mixing and Controlling Mechanisms in an Entrained Flow Coal Gasifier,” Energy Fuels, 2010, 24 (2), pp 1170–1175 DOI:10.1021/ef9011214 Publication Date (Web): November 23, 2009. Published, 2010.
    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ef9011214
  • A Parametric Case Study in Radiative Heat Transfer Using the Reverse Monte-Carlo Ray-Tracing With Full-Spectrum k-Distribution Method J. Heat Transfer, Volume 132, Issue 2, 024501 (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.4000232. In press, 12/03/2009.
    http://pubster.aip.org/getabs/servlet/GetabsServle...
  • Xiaojing Sun and Philip J. Smith, A Parametric Case Study in Radiative Heat Transfer Using the Reverse Monte-Carlo Ray-Tracing With Full-Spectrum k-Distribution Method J. Heat Transfer, Volume 132, Issue 2, 024501 (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.4000232. In press, 12/03/2009.
    http://pubster.aip.org/getabs/servlet/GetabsServle...
  • A. Parente, J.C. Sutherland, L. Tognotti, P.J. Smith, Identification of low-dimensional manifolds in turbulent flames, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Volume 32, Issue 1, 2009, Pages 1579-1586, ISSN 1540-7489, DOI: 10.1016/j.proci.2008.06.177. Published, 2009.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B7GWS...
  • D.O. Lignell, J.H. Chen, P.J. Smith, “Three-dimensional direct numerical simulation of soot formation and transport in a temporally-evolving, nonpremixed ethylene jet flame,” Combustion and Flame, 155(1-2): 316-333 (2008). Published, 2008.