Mechanical and Materials EngineeringWestern Engineering


Refereed Journal Publications

  1. DeGroot, C.T., 2018, "WEdiff: A Python and C++ Package for Automatic Differentiation", J. Open Source Software, 3(31), Article 820, DOI: 10.21105/joss.00820.
  2. Sherratt, A., DeGroot, C.T., Straatman, A.G., Santoro, D., 2018, "Numerical Modelling and Control of Solids Separation Using Continuously Moving Fine Mesh Sieves", Chem. Eng. Sci., published online, DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2018.10.033.
  3. Sherratt, A., DeGroot, C.T., Straatman, A.G., Santoro, D., 2018, "A Numerical Approach for Determining the Resistance of Fine Mesh Filters", Trans. CSME, published online, DOI: 10.1139/tcsme-2018-0071.
  4. DeGroot, C.T., 2018, "Automatic differentiation of a finite-volume-based transient heat conduction code for sensitivity analysis", Numer. Heat Transfer Part B, 73(5), pp. 292-307, DOI: 10.1080/10407790.2018.1486648.
  5. DeGroot, C.T. and Straatman, A.G., 2018, "A porous media model of alveolar duct flow in the human lung", J. Porous Media, 21(5), pp. 405-422, DOI: 10.1615/JPorMedia.v21.i5.20.
  6. DeGroot, C.T., Wang, C., and Floryan, J.M., 2016, "Drag reduction due to streamwise grooves in turbulent channel flow," ASME J. Fluids Engineering, 138(12), Article 121201, DOI: 10.1115/1.4034098.
  7. DeGroot, C.T. and Straatman, A.G., 2016, "A conjugate fluid-porous approach for simulating airflow in realistic geometric representations of the human respiratory system," ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 138(3), Article 034501, DOI: 10.1115/1.4032113.
  8. DeGroot, C.T. and Straatman, A.G., 2012, "Numerical results for the effective flow and thermal properties of idealized graphite foam," ASME J. Heat Transfer, 134(4), Article 042603, DOI: 10.1115/1.4005207.
  9. DeGroot, C.T. and Straatman, A.G., 2011, "A finite-volume model for fluid flow and nonequilibrium heat transfer in conjugate fluid-porous domains using general unstructured grids," Numer. Heat Transfer Part B, 60(4), pp. 252-277, DOI: 10.1080/10407790.2011.601180.
  10. DeGroot, C.T. and Straatman, A.G., 2011, "Closure of non-equilibrium volume-averaged energy equations in high-conductivity porous media," Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 54(23/24), pp. 5039-5048, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.07.018.
  11. DeGroot, C.T. and Straatman, A.G., 2010, "The effect of thermal contact resistance at porous-solid interfaces in finned metal foam heat sinks," ASME J. Electron. Packag., 132(4), Article 041007, DOI: 10.1115/1.4002724.
  12. Sultan, K., DeGroot, C.T., Straatman, A.G., Gallego, N., and Hangan, H., 2009, "Thermal characterization of porous graphitic foam - convection in impinging flow," Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 52(19/20), pp. 4296-4301, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2009.03.070.
  13. DeGroot, C.T., Straatman, A.G., and Betchen, L.J., 2009, "Modeling forced convection in finned metal foam heat sinks," ASME J. Electron. Packag., 131(2), Article 021001, DOI: 10.1115/1.3103934.

Book Chapters

  1. DeGroot, C.T. and Straatman, A.G., 2012, "Thermal dispersion in high-conductivity porous media," Numerical Analysis of Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media, Delgado, J.M.P.Q , Ed., Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 153–180.