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Daniel N. Pope

Associate Professor

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 3111 - Fluid Mechanics
  • ME 4112 - Heat and Mass Transfer
  • ME 4122 - Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
  • ME 5305 - Computational Fluid Dynamics

Selected Publications:

  • 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.
  • Howard, D., Pope, D. N. and Gogos, G., “Surface Tension Effects on Methanol Droplet Combustion”, Proceedings of the Fourth Joint Meeting of the United States Sections of The Combustion Institute, Paper D34, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, March 20-23, 2005.
  • 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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