Advanced Multi-Phase Flow Laboratory

                       Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering


Refereed Journal Publications


  1. T. Worosz, M. Bernard, R. Kong, A. Toptan, S. Kim, & C. Hoxie, Sensitivity studies on the multi-sensor conductivity probe measurement technique for two-phase flows, Nucl. Eng. Des., 2016.
  2. R. Kong & S. Kim, Characterization of horizontal air-water two-phase flow, Nucl. Eng. Des., 2016.
  3. S. Qiao & S. Kim, Interfacial area transport across a 90° vertical-upward elbow in air-water bubbly two-phase flow, Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 85, pp.110–122, 2016.
  4. S. Qiao, D. Mena & S. Kim, Inlet effects on vertical-downward air-water two-phase flow, Nucl. Eng. Des., 2016.
  5. M. Bernard, T. Worosz, S. Kim & C. Hoxie, Considerations in the Practical Application of the Multisensor Conductivity Probe for Two-Phase Flow, Nucl. Technology, 190, (3), pp.225-235, 2015.
  6. T. Worosz, S. Kim & C. Hoxie, Experiments in Cap-Bubbly Two-Phase Flows for Two-Group IATE Development, Nucl. Technology, 190, (3), pp.264-273, 2015.
  7. J. Wheeler, T. Worosz & S. Kim, Experiments on the Effects of a Spacer Grid in Air-Water Two-Phase Flow, Nucl. Technology, 190, (3), pp.215-224, 2015.
  8. J. D. Talley, T. Worosz, S. Kim & J. R. Buchanan, Characterization of horizontal air-water two-phase flow in a round pipe, Part I: Flow visualization, Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 76, pp. 212-222, 2015.
  9. J. D. Talley, T. Worosz, & S. Kim, Characterization of horizontal air–water two-phase flow in a round pipe part II: Measurement of local two-phase parameters in bubbly flow, Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 76, pp. 223-236, 2015.
  10. M. S. Yadav, T. Worosz, S. Kim, K. Tien & S. M. Bajorek, Characterization of the dissipation of elbow effects in bubbly two-phase flows, Int. J. of Multiphase Flow, Vol. 66, Oct, pp 101-109, 2014.
  11. M. Yadav, S. Kim, K. Tien & S. M. Bajorek, Experiments on geometric effects of 90-degree vertical-upward elbow in air water two-phase flow, Int. J. of Multiphase Flow, Vol. 65, Oct, pp 98-107, 2014.
  12. Wheeler, J., Rau, A., Worosz, T., & Kim, S., Experimental Investigation on the Effects of a Spacer Grid on Single- and Two-Phase Flows, International Journal of Nuclear Energy Science and Engineering, 4 (2), 2014.
  13. J. D. Talley, T. Worosz, S. Kim, S. M. Bajorek, & K. Tien, Effect of Bubble Interactions on the Prediction of Interfacial Area in TRACE, Nucl. Eng. Design, 264, pp. 135-145, 2013.
  14. S. Kim, M. S. Yadav, J. D. Talley, A. Ireland, & S. M. Bajorek, Separate Effects Experiments for Air-Ingress in Helium Filled Vessel, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciences, Vol. 49, pp. 1-13, 2013.
  15. M. Yadav & S. Kim, Effects of 90-deg Vertical Elbows on the Distribution of Local Two-Phase Flow Parameters, Nuclear Technology, Vol. 181, No. 1, pp. 94-105, 2013.
  16. J. D. Talley, S. Kim, J. Mahaffy, S. M. Bajorek, & K. Tien, Implementation and evaluation of one-group interfacial area transport equation in TRACE, Nucl. Eng. Design, 241 (3), pp. 865-873, 2011.
  17. M. Yadav, J. D. Talley, & S. Kim, Comparison of Local Interfacial Structures Around 90 and 45-Degree Elbows in Horizontal Bubbly Flows, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 132, 2010.
  18. S. Kim, G. Kojaosy & T. Guo, Two-phase Minor Loss in Horizontal Bubbly Flow with Elbows: 45-degree and 90-degree Elbows, Nucl. Eng. Design, 240, pp. 284-289, 2010.
  19. J. D. Talley and S. Kim, Horizontal bubbly flow with elbow restrictions: Interfacial area transport modeling, Nucl. Eng. Design, 240 (5), pp. 1111-1120, 2010.
  20. S. Kim, K. Callender and G. Kojasoy, Interfacial Area Transport in Horizontal Bubbly Flow with 90-Degree Elbow, Nuclear Technology, Vol. 167, No. 1, pp. 20-28, 2009.
  21. Chakraborty, S., Keller, E., Talley, J. D., Srivastav, A., Ray, A., and Kim, S., Void fraction measurement in two-phase flow processes via symbolic dynamic filtering of ultrasonic signals, Meas. Sci. Tech., 20 (2), 023001, 2009.
  22. Talley, J. D., Kim, S., Guo, T., and Kojasoy, G., "Geometric effects of 45-degree elbow in horizontal air-water bubbly flow," Nuclear Technology, 167 (1), pp. 2-12, 2009.
  23. M. Ishii, S. Kim, X. Sun and T. Hibiki, Interfacial area transport equation and implementation into two-fluid model, J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Application, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 011005, 2009 (Equal contributions by authors).
  24. S. Kim, J. H. Park, G. Kojaosy, J. M. Kelly and S. O. Marshall, Geometric effects of 90-degree elbow in the development of interfacial structures in horizontal bubbly flow, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 237, pp. 2105-2113, 2007.
  25. M. Ishii, S. Kim and J. Kelly, Development of interfacial area transport equation, Nuclear Engineering and Technology, Vol. 37, No. 6, pp. 401-412, 2005.
  26. X. Sun, S. Vasavada, S. W. Choi, S. Kim, M. Ishii and S. G. Beus, Interfacial structure in an air-water planar bubble jet, Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 38, pp. 426-439, 2005.
  27. T. Hibiki, H. Goda, S. Kim, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, Axial development of interfacial structure of vertical downward bubbly flow, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 48, pp 749-764, 2005.
  28. S. Kim and M. Ishii, Dynamic modeling of interfacial structures via interfacial area transport equation, La Houille Blanche, No. 6, pp. 105-116, 2005.
  29. M. Ishii and S. Kim, Development of one-group and two-group interfacial area transport equation, Nucl Science and Eng, Vol. 146, No. 3, pp 257-273, 2004.
  30. M. Ishii, S. S. Paranjape, S. Kim and X. Sun, Interfacial structures and interfacial area transport in downward two-phase bubbly flow, Int. J. of Multiphase Flow, Vol. 30, Nos, 7-8, pp 779-801, 2004.
  31. S. Kim, S. S. Paranjape, M. Ishii and J. Kelly, Interfacial structures and regime transition in co-current downward bubbly flow, J. Fluids Eng., Vol. 126, pp 528-538, July, 2004.
  32. X. Sun, S. Paranjape, S. Kim, H. Goda, M. Ishii, and J. M. Kelly, Local Liquid Velocity in Vertical Air-Water Downward Flow, J. Fluids Eng., Vol. 126, pp 539-545, July 2004.
  33. X. Sun, S. Kim, M. Ishii and S. G. Beus, Modeling of bubble coalescence and disintegration in confined upward two-phase flow, Nucl. Eng. Des., Vol. 230, pp 3-26, 2004.
  34. X. Sun, S. Kim, M. Ishii and S. G. Beus, Model evaluation of two-group interfacial area transport equation for confined upward flow, Nucl. Eng. Des., Vol. 230, pp 27-47, 2004.
  35. T. Hibiki, H. Goda, S. Kim, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, Structure of vertical downward bubbly flow, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 47, pp. 1847-1862, 2004.
  36. X. Sun, S. Kim, L. Cheng, M. Ishii, and S. G. Beus, Interfacial structures in confined cap-turbulent and churn-turbulent flows, Int. J. Heat Fluid Flow, Vol. 25, pp. 44-57, 2004.
  37. X. Sun, S. S. Paranjape, S. Kim, B. Ozar and M. Ishii, Liquid velocity in upward and downward air-water flows, Annals of Nucl. Eng., Vol. 31, pp. 357-373, 2004.
  38. H. Goda, T. Hibiki, S. Kim, M. Ishii, and J. Uhle, Drift-Flux Model for Downward Two-Phase Flow, Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.46, pp. 4835-4844, 2003.
  39. T. Hibiki, H. Goda, S. Kim, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, Experimental study on interfacial area transport of vertical downward bubbly flow, Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 35, pp. 100-111, 2003.
  40. X. Sun, T. R. Smith, S. Kim, M. Ishii, and J. Uhle, Interfacial structure of air-water two-phase flow in a relatively large pipe, Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 34, pp. 206-219, 2003.
  41. S. Kim, X. Sun, M. Ishii, S. G. Beus and F. Lincoln, Interfacial area transport and evaluation of source and sink terms for confined air-water bubbly flow, Nucl. Eng. Des., Vol. 219, No. 1, pp 61-75, 2003.
  42. M. Ishii, S. Kim and J. Uhle, Interfacial area transport equation: Model development and benchmark experiments, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 45, N.15, pp. 3111-3123, 2002.
  43. X. Sun, S. Kim, T. R. Smith and M. Ishii, Local liquid velocity measurements in air-water bubbly flow, Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 33, pp 653-662, 2002.
  44. X. Sun, T. R. Smith, S. Kim, M. Ishii and J. Uhle, Interfacial area of bubbly flow in a relatively large diameter pipe, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 27, pp. 97-109 2002.
  45. S. Kim, M. Ishii, Q. Wu, D. McCreary and S. G. Beus, Interfacial structures of confined air-water two-phase bubbly flow, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 26, pp. 461-472, 2002.
  46. M. Ishii and S. Kim, Micro four-sensor probe measurement of interfacial area transport for bubbly flow in round pipes, Nuclear Eng. and Design, Vol. 205, pp. 123-131, 2001.
  47. S. Kim, X. Y. Fu, X. Wang, and M. Ishii, Study on Interfacial Structures in Slug Flows Using a Miniaturized Four-Sensor Conductivity Probe, Nuclear Eng. and Design, Vol. 204, pp. 45-55, 2001.
  48. S. Kim, X. Y. Fu, X. Wang, and M. Ishii, Development of the miniaturized four-sensor conductivity probe and the signal processing scheme, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 43, pp. 4101-4118, 2000.
  49. Q. Wu, S. Kim, M. Ishii, and S. G. Beus, One-group interfacial area transport in vertical bubbly flow, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 41, Nos 8-9, pp. 1103-1112, 1998.
  50. Q. Wu, S. Kim, M. Ishii, S. T. Revankar, and R. Y. Lee, High pressure simulation experiment on corium dispersion in direct containment heating, Nuclear Eng. and Design, Vol. 164, pp. 257-269, 1996.
  51. R. Bashir, S. Kim, N. Qadri, D. Jin, G. W. Neudeck, J. P. Denton, G. Yeric, K. Wu, and A. Tacsh, Degradation of Insulators in the Silicon SEG Ambient, IEEE Electron Device Letters, Vol. 16, No. 9, pp. 382-384, 1995.