The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University develops and maintains graduate research programs in technical areas relevant to Aeronautics and Astronautics and fosters an environment necessary to conduct enabling research for aerospace systems.

This series contains publications from the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University.

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Submissions from 2014

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Amplification and reversal of Knudsen force by thermoelectric heating, William J. O'Neill, Mizuki Wada, Andrew D. Strongrich, Anthony Cofer, and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Experimental measurements and modeling of convective heat transfer in the transitional rarefied regime, Andrew D. Strongrich and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Kinetic modeling of evolution of 3 + 1:Resonance enhanced multiphoton ionization plasma in argon at low pressures, Siva Sashank Tholeti, Mikhail N. Shneider, and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Effect of molecular models on viscosity and thermal conductivity calculations, Andrew B. Weaver and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Effect of intermolecular potential on compressible Couette flow in slip and transitional regimes, Andrew B. Weaver, A Venkattraman, and Alina A. Alexeenko

Submissions from 2013

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miR-133a Regulates Adipocyte Browning In Vivo., Weiyi Liu, Pengpeng Bi, Tizhong Shan, Xin Yang, Hang Yin, Yong-Xu Wang, Ning Liu, Michael A. Rudnicki, and Shihuan Kuang

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Frequency response of atmospheric pressure gas breakdown in micro/nanogaps, Abbas Semnani, Ayyaswamy Venkattraman, Alina A. Alexeenko, and Dimitrios Peroulis

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Pre-breakdown evaluation of gas discharge mechanisms in microgaps, Abbas Semnani, Ayyaswamy Venkattraman, Alina A. Alexeenko, and Dimitrios Peroulis

Submissions from 2012

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Nonlinear Effects in Squeeze Film Gas Damping on Microbeams, S Chigullapalli, A Weaver, and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Assessment of high-enthalpy air chemistry models for hypervelocity ground-based experiments, Marat Kulakhmetov, Yevgeniy A. Bondar, Mikhail S. Ivanov, and Alina A. Alexeenko

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A study of field emission process in electrostatically actuated MEMS switches, L Michalas, A Garg, A Venkattraman, M Koutsoureli, Alina A. Alexeenko, Dimitrios Peroulis, and G Papaioannou

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Climatic effects of the Chicxulub impact ejecta, Devon Parkos, Marat Kulakhmetov, Brandon Johnson, Henry J. Melosh, and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Immersed boundary method for Boltzmann model kinetic equations, Cem Pekardan, Sruti Chigullapalli, and Alina A. Alexeenko

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A Runge-Kutta discontinuous Galerkin solver for 2D Boltzmann model equations: Verification and analysis of computational performance, Wei Su, Alina A. Alexeenko, and Guobiao Cai

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Scaling law for direct current field emission-driven microscale gas breakdown, A Venkattraman and Alina A. Alexeenko

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A comparative study of no-time-counter and majorant collision frequency numerical schemes in DSMC, A Venkattraman, Alina A. Alexeenko, M A. Gallis, and M S. Ivanov

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Direct measurements and numerical simulations of gas charging in microelectromechanical system capacitive switches, A Venkattraman, A Garg, D Peroulis, and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Binary scattering model for Lennard-Jones potential: Transport coefficients and collision integrals for non-equilibrium gas flow simulations, Ayyaswamy Venkattraman and Alina A. Alexeenko

Submissions from 2010

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Implications of Rarefied Gas Damping for RF MEMS Reliability, Alina A. Alexeenko and Sruti Chigullapalli

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Experimental Determination of the Key Heat Transfer Mechanisms in Pharmaceutical Freeze Drying, Arnab Ganguly, Steven L. Nail, and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Knudsen Force Modeling in Application to Microsystems, Jeremy S. Nabeth, Sruti Chigullapalli, and Alina A. Alexeenko

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What Determines Knudsen Force at the Microscale, Jeremy S. Nabeth, Sruti Chigullapalli, and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Direct simulation Monte Carlo modeling of e-beam metal deposition, A Venkattraman and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Molecular Models for DSMC Simulations of Metal Vapor Deposition, A Venkattraman and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Flowfield Uncertainty Analysis for Hypersonic CFD Simulations, A B. Weaver, Alina A. Alexeenko, R B. Greendyke, and J A. Camberos

Submissions from 2009

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Numerical Investigation of Power Transmission Efficiency in a RF Plasma, Akshay Ashok, William Stein, and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Unified theory of gas damping of flexible microcantilevers at low ambient pressures, Rahul A. Bidkar, Ryan C. Tung, Alina A. Alexeenko, Hartono Sumali, and Arvind Raman

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Modeling of Viscous Shock Tube Using ES-BGK Model Kinetic Equations, S Chigullapalli, A Venkattraman, and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Simulations of Aerodynamic Damping for MEMS Resonators, Xiaohui Guo and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Numerical simulation of gas-phonon coupling in thermal transpiration flows, Xiaohui Guo, Dhruv Singh, Jayathi Murthy, and Alina A. Alexeenko

Area and edge effects in radiometric forces, N Selden, C Ngalande, S Gimelshein, E P. Muntz, Alina A. Alexeenko, and A Ketsdever

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Modeling of subcontinuum thermal transport across semiconductor-gas interfaces, Dhruv Singh, Xiaohui Guo, Alina A. Alexeenko, Jayathi Y. Murthy, and Timothy S. Fisher

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Simulations and Measurements of Gas-Droplet Flows in Supersonic Jets Expanding into Vacuum, A Venkattraman and Alina A. Alexeenko

Submissions from 2008

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High-Order Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Boltzmann Model Equations, Alina A. Alexeenko, Cyril Galitzine, and Alexander M. Alekseenko

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Non-Equilibrium Flow Modeling Using High-Order Schemes for the Boltzmann Model Equations, S Chigullapalli, A Venkattraman, Alina A. Alexeenko, and M S. Ivanov

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Gas-Phonon Interaction Model for Subcontinuum Thermal Transport Simulations, Xiaohui Guo, Dhruv Singh, Jayathi Murthy, and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Experimental and Computational Investigation of a RF Plasma Micro-Thruster, J D. Olliges, A D. Ketsdever, W B. Stein, Alina A. Alexeenko, and I Hrbud

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Experimental and Computational Study of Area and Perimeter Contributions to Radiometer Forces, N P. Selden, S F. Gimelshein, E P. Muntz, Alina A. Alexeenko, and A D. Ketsdever

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Application of the DSMC Method for Design of a Coaxial Microthruster Nozzle, William B. Stein and Alina A. Alexeenko

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Plasma-Neutral Heat Transfer in Coaxial RF Argon Discharges, William B. Stein, Alina A. Alexeenko, and Ivana Hrbud

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RFCCD Microthruster Performance via Numerical Simulation, William B. Stein, Alina A. Alexeenko, and Ivana Hrbud

Submissions from 2007

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Experimental and Computational Studies of Temperature Gradient Driven Molecular Transport in Gas Flows through Nano/Micro-Scale Channels, Yen-Lin Han, Alina A. Alexeenko, Marcus Young, and Eric Phillip Muntz

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Performance Modeling of an RF Coaxial Plasma Thruster, William B. Stein, Alina A. Alexeenko, Ivana Hrbud, and Evgeniy Bondar

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Numerical Simulations of Supersonic Flow in a Linear Aerospike Micronozzle, A Zilic, D L. Hitt, and Alina A. Alexeenko

Submissions from 2006

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Comparison of Kinetic Models for Gas Damping of Moving Microbeams, Alina A. Alexeenko, E Phillip Muntz, Michael A. Gallis, and John R. Torczynski