Mechanical and Materials EngineeringWestern Engineering


Refereed Journal Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 A, 60(4), pp. 252-277, DOI: 10.1080/10407790.2011.601180.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.