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Daniel N. Pope

Associate Professor/Department Head

Dan Portrait

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Duluth
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
105 Voss-Kovach Hall
1305 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN 55812-3042
(218) 726-6685 (office)
(218) 726-8596 (fax)
dpope@d.umn.edu

Education:

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN Lincoln, NE, August 2001
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN Lincoln, NE, December 1993
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN Lincoln, NE, May 1989

Research Interests:

  • Numerical modeling of processes involving fluid flow, heat and mass transfer and chemical reactions
  • Fundamental phenomena present in fuel droplet vaporization and combustion
  • Biodiesel usage in marine environments

Courses Taught:

  • ME 3010 - Fundamentals of Machining and Manufacturing
  • ME 3111 - Fluid Mechanics
  • ME 4112 - Heat and Mass Transfer
  • ME 4122 - Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
  • ME 4495 - Special Topics (ASME Design Competition)
  • ME 5305 - Computational Fluid Dynamics

Selected Publications:

  • Awasthi, I., Pope, D. N., and Gogos, G., “Effects of the Ambient Temperature and Initial Diameter in Droplet Combustion”, Combustion and Flame, 161(7):1883-1899, July 2014.
  • Raghuram, S., Raghavan, V., Pope, D. N., and Gogos, G., “Two-Phase Modeling of Evaporation Characteristics of Blended Methanol-Ethanol Droplets”, International Journal of Multiphase Flows, 52:46-59, June 2013.
  • Raghuram, S., Raghavan, V., Pope, D. N., and Gogos, G., “Numerical study of marangoni convection during transient evaporation of two-component droplet under forced convective environment”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55:7949-7957, 2012.
  • Sahu, V. K., Raghavan, V., Pope, D. N., and Gogos, G., “Numerical modeling of steady burning characteristics of spherical ethanol particles in a spray environment”, Journal of Heat Transfer (ASME), v. 133, n. 9, 094502-1-6, 2011.
  • Pope, D. N., Raghavan, V., and Gogos, G., “Gas-Phase Entropy Generation during Transient Methanol Droplet Combustion”, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 49(7):1288-1302, 2010.
  • Raghavan, V., Pope, D. N., and Gogos, G., “Effect of Non-Luminous Flame Radiation during Methanol Droplet Combustion”, Combustion Science and Technology, 180(3):546-564, March 2008.
  • Raghavan, V., Pope, D. N. and Gogos, G., “Effects of Forced Convection and Surface Tension during Methanol Droplet Combustion”, AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 20(4):787-798, 2006.
  • Raghavan, V., Pope, D. N., Howard, D. and Gogos, G., “Surface Tension Effects during Low-Reynolds-Number Methanol Droplet Combustion”, Combustion and Flame, 145(4):791-807, 2006.
  • Pope, D. N. and Gogos, G., “A New Multicomponent Diffusion Formulation for the Finite-Volume Method”, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B, 48(3):213-234, 2005.
  • Pope, D. N. and Gogos, G., “Numerical Simulation of Fuel Droplet Extinction Due to Forced Convection”, Combustion and Flame, 142:89-106, 2005.
  • Pope, D. N., Howard, D., Lu, K. and Gogos, G., “Combustion of Moving Droplets Suspended Droplets: Transient Numerical Results”, AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 19(3):273-281, 2005.
  • Gogos, G., Soh, S. and Pope, D. N., “Effects of Gravity and Ambient Pressure on Liquid Fuel Droplet Evaporation”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 46:283-296, 2002.

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