Scholarly Publications/Presentations

Selected Refereed Journal Publications:

  1. Boyd, R.D., “Thermal Management High Heat Flux Amplification Conceptual Model,” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 29 (No.1), pp. 16-20, 2013.
  2. Boyd, R.D. and May, A.M., "Conjugate Heat Transfer High-Heat-Flux Amplification Simulation," Fusion Science and Technology, Vol. 57, pp. 129-141, 2010.
  3. Boyd, R.D. and Zhang, H., “Conjugate Heat Transfer Measurements with Single-Phase and Water Flow Boiling in a Single-Side Heated Monoblock Flow Channel,” International J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 49, pp. 1320-1328, 2006.
  4. Boyd, R.D., Cofie, P., Zhang, H., and Ekhlassi, A., “Single-Side Heated Monoblock High Heat Flux Removal Using Water Subcooled Turbulent Flow Boiling,” J. of Heat Transfer, Vol. 126, pp. 17-21, 2004.
  5. Boyd, R.D., Ekhlassi, A., Cofie, P., and Zhang, H., “High Heat Flux Removal From a Single-Side Heated Monoblock Using Flow Boiling,” International J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 47, pp. 2183-2189, 2004.
  6. Boyd, R.D., Strahan, M., Cofie, P., Ekhlassi, A., and Marin, R., “High Heat Flux Removal Using Subcooled Flow Boiling in a Single-Side Heated Circular Channel,” International J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 46, pp. 4105-4117, 2003.
  7. Boyd, R.D., Cofie, P., and Ekhlassi, A., “Conjugate Heat Transfer Measurements in Non-Uniformly Heated Circular Flow Channel Under Flow Boiling Conditions,” International J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 45, pp. 1605-1613, 2002.
  8. Boyd, R.D., Cofie, P., Li, Q.-Y., and Ekhlassi, A., “A New Facility for Measurements of Three-Dimensional, Local Subcooled Flow Boiling Heat Flux and Related Critical Heat Flux for PFC’s,” Fusion Technology, Vol. 41, pp. 1-12, 2002.

Selected Conference, Symposium and Workshop Publications/Presentations

  1. Boyd, R.D., “Thermal Management Using a Hypervapotron; Part III: Summary of Controlling Parameters,” 25th Symposium on Fusion Engineering (SOFE), San Francisco, CA, June 10-14, 2013.
  2. Boyd, R.D., “Thermal Management Using a Hypervapotron; Part II: Additional Controlling Parameters,” 34th Annual Conference of the Canadian Nuclear Society, Toronto (ON), Canada, June 9-12, 2013.
  3. Boyd, R.D, “Thermal Management Using a Hypervapotron; Part I: Some Controlling Parameters,” Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS-2013), Paper 6903, Albuquerque, NM, February 25-28, 2013.
  4. Boyd, R.D., “Institute for High Heat Flux Removal (IHHFR)–Phase II,” Upgrade, Plasma Facing Components (PFC) e-Meeting, February 13, 2008.
  5. Boyd, R.D., “Institute for High Heat Flux Removal (IHHFR)–Phase II,” Plasma Facing Components (PFC) Meeting, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, June 4-6, 2007.
  6. Boyd, R.D., “Institute for High Heat Flux Removal (IHHFR)–Phase I,” Annual Fusion Plasma Component (PFC) Meeting, University of California, San Diego (California), February 28-March 2, 2006.
  7. Boyd, R.D., Ekhlassi, A., Cofie, P., and Zhang, H., “High Heat Flux Removal Using Water Subcooled Flow Boiling in a Single-Side Heated Monoblock Channel,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and R&D Exp, Washington, DC, 2003.
  8. Boyd, R.D., Ekhlassi, A., Cofie, P., Martin, R., and Zhang, H., “Single-Side Heated Monoblock, High Heat Flux Removal Using Water Subcooled Flow Boiling,” National Heat Transfer Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2003.
  9. Boyd, R.D., Ekhlassi, A., Cofie, P., and Zhang, H., “ High Heat Flux Removal From a Single-Side Heated Monoblock Using Flow Boiling,” 5th International Conference on Boiling Heat Transfer, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 2003.
  10. Boyd, R.D., Cofie, P., Ekhlassi, A., and Strahan, M., “Conjugate Heat Transfer Measurements in a Single-Side Heated Circular Flow Channel Under Turbulent, Subcooled Flow Boiling Conditions,” 12th International Heat Transfer Conference, Elsevier Publishing, Grenoble (France), pp. 713-718, 2002.
  11. Boyd, R.D., Cofie, P., and Ekhlassi, A., “Conjugate Heat Transfer Measurements in a Non-Uniformly Heated Circular Flow Channel Under Flow Boiling Conditions,” Third International Symposium on Measurements Techniques for Multiphase Flows, Fukui University, Fukui (Japan), August, 2001.

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