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Research Interests

Combustion Engineering: Alternative biofuels including alcohols and biodiesel; design of novel experimental methods for combustion analysis; computational analysis of reaction mechanisms for combustion

Journal Articles

2016

A detailed combined experimental and theoretical study on dimethyl ether/propane blended oxidation
E.E. Dames, A.S. Rosen, B.W. Weber, C.W. Gao, C.J. Sung, and W.H. Green
Combustion and Flame, vol. 168, pp. 310–330, Jun. 2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2016.02.021

2015

Autoignition study of tetralin in a rapid compression machine at elevated pressures and low-to-intermediate temperatures
G. Kukkadapu, B.W. Weber, and C.J. Sung
Fuel, vol. 159, pp. 436–445, Nov. 2015
DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2015.06.093
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On the Uncertainty of Temperature Estimation in a Rapid Compression Machine
B.W. Weber, C.J. Sung, and M.W. Renfro
Combust. Flame, vol. 162, no. 6, pp. 2518–2528, Jun. 2015
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2015.03.001
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An experimental and modeling study of propene oxidation. Part 2: Ignition delay time and flame speed measurements
S.M. Burke, U. Burke, R. Mc Donagh, O. Mathieu, I. Osorio, C. Keesee, A. Morones, E.L. Petersen, W. Wang, T.A. DeVerter, M.A. Oehlschlaeger, B. Rhodes, R.K. Hanson, D.F. Davidson, B.W. Weber, C.J. Sung, J. Santner, Y. Ju, F.M. Haas, F.L. Dryer, E.N. Volkov, E.J. Nilsson, A.A. Konnov, M. Alrefae, F. Khaled, A. Farooq, P. Dirrenberger, P.A. Glaude, F. Battin-Leclerc, and H.J. Curran
Combust. Flame, vol. 162, no. 2, pp. 296–314, Feb. 2015
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2014.07.032

2014

Experiments and modeling of the autoignition of methylcyclohexane at high pressure
B.W. Weber, W.J. Pitz, M. Mehl, E.J. Silke, A.C. Davis, and C.J. Sung
Combust. Flame, vol. 161, no. 8, pp. 1972–1983, Aug. 2014
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2014.01.018

2013

A comprehensive experimental and modeling study of iso-pentanol combustion
S.M. Sarathy, S. Park, B.W. Weber, W. Wang, P.S. Veloo, A.C. Davis, C. Togbé, C.K. Westbrook, O. Park, G. Dayma, Z. Luo, M.A. Oehlschlaeger, F.N. Egolfopoulos, T. Lu, W.J. Pitz, C.J. Sung, and P. Dagaut
Combust. Flame, vol. 160, no. 12, pp. 2712–2728, Dec. 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2013.06.022

Comparative Autoignition Trends in Butanol Isomers at Elevated Pressure
B.W. Weber and C.J. Sung
Energy & Fuels, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 1688–1698, Mar. 2013
DOI: 10.1021/ef302195c
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2012

Development of Isopentanol Reaction Mechanism Reproducing Autoignition Character at High and Low Temperatures
T. Tsujimura, W.J. Pitz, F. Gillespie, H.J. Curran, B.W. Weber, Y. Zhang, and C.J. Sung
Energy & Fuels, vol. 26, no. 8, pp. 4871–4886, Aug. 2012
DOI: 10.1021/ef300879k

2011

Autoignition of n-butanol at elevated pressure and low-to-intermediate temperature
B.W. Weber, K. Kumar, Y. Zhang, and C.J. Sung
Combust. Flame, vol. 158, no. 5, pp. 809–819, Mar. 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.02.005

Conference Publications and Posters

2015

Autoignition study of tetralin in a rapid compression machines at elevated pressures and low-to-intermediate temperatures
G. Kukkadapu, B.W. Weber, and C.J. Sung
Paper 1G05, 9th US Natl. Tech. Meet. Combust. Inst., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, May 2015
G. Kukkadapu presenting.

Autoignition of methyl-propanoate and a comparison with its selected ester homologs
K. Kumar, J. Bunnell, B.W. Weber, and C.J. Sung
Paper 1G07, 9th US Natl. Tech. Meet. Combust. Inst., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, May 2015
K. Kumar presenting.

Towards a comprehensive DME/propane blended combustion kinetic model
E.E. Dames, B.W. Weber, A. Rosen, C.W. Gao, C.J. Sung, and W.H. Green
Paper 2F16, 9th US Natl. Tech. Meet. Combust. Inst., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, May 2015
E.E. Dames presenting.

2013

Combustion of the Butanol Isomers: Reaction Pathways from High to Low Temperature
S.S. Merchant, W.H. Green, K.M. Van Geem, N. Hansen, B.W. Weber, and C.J. Sung
8th Int. Conf. Chem. Kinet., University Seville, Seville, Spain, Jul. 2013
S.S. Merchant presenting. Abstract: University of Seville

Experiments and Modeling of the Autoignition of Methyl-Cyclohexane at High Pressure
B.W. Weber, W.J. Pitz, C.J. Sung, M. Mehl, E.J. Silke, and A.C. Davis
Paper 3A02, 8th US Natl. Tech. Meet. Combust. Inst., University of Utah, Park City, UT, May 2013
Paper: PDF from LLNL

A Comprehensive Experimental and Modeling Study of iso-Pentanol Combustion
S.M. Sarathy, S. Park, W. Wang, P.S. Veloo, A.C. Davis, C. Togbé, B.W. Weber, C.K. Westbrook, O. Park, G. Dayma, Z. Luo, M.A. Oehlschlaeger, F.N. Egolfopoulos, T. Lu, W.J. Pitz, C.J. Sung, and P. Dagaut
Paper 2A12, 8th US Natl. Tech. Meet. Combust. Inst., University of Utah, Park City, UT, May 2013

An Autoignition Study of iso-Butanol: Experiments and Modeling
B.W. Weber, S.S. Merchant, C.J. Sung, and W.H. Green
Paper 3A01, 8th US Natl. Tech. Meet. Combust. Inst., University of Utah, Park City, UT, May 2013

2011

Comparative Investigation of the High Pressure Autoignition of the Butanol Isomers
B.W. Weber and C.J. Sung
Paper A–01, Fall Tech. Meet. East. States Sect. Combust. Inst., University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, Oct. 2011

Validation of Kinetic Models of the Butanol Isomers at High Pressure using a Rapid Compression Machine
B.W. Weber and C.J. Sung
Poster T40, 7th Int. Conf. Chem. Kinet., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, Jul. 2011
Poster: MIT

Combustion of the butanol isomers: Reaction pathways at elevated pressure from low-to-high temperatures.
M.R. Harper, W.H. Green, K.M. Van Geem, B.W. Weber, C.J. Sung, I. Stranic, D.F. Davidson, and R.K. Hanson
Paper #84, 7th Int. Conf. Chem. Kinet., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, Jul. 2011
W.H. Green presenting. Slides: MIT

A Rapid Compression Study of the Butanol Isomers at Elevated Pressure
B.W. Weber and C.J. Sung
Paper 1B13, 7th US Natl. Tech. Meet. Combust. Inst., Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, Apr. 2011

Autoignition of Butanol Isomers at Low to Intermediate Temperature and Elevated Pressure
B.W. Weber, K. Kumar, and C.J. Sung
Paper AIAA–2011–0316, 49th AIAA Aerosp. Sci. Meet. Incl. New Horizons Forum Aerosp. Expo., Reston, Virigina, Jan. 2011
DOI: 10.2514/6.2011-316

2010

Autoignition of n-Butanol at Elevated Pressure and Low to Intermediate Temperature
B.W. Weber
1st Combust. Energy Front. Res. Cent. Annu. Meet., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Sep. 2010
Poster: PDF

2009

An Investigation of Hydrocarbon Flames using Probe Sampling and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
B.W. Weber, K. Kumar, and C.J. Sung
Support Undergrad. Res. Creat. Endeavors Symp. Poster Sess., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, Apr. 2009
Poster: PDF

Ph.D. Dissertation

2014

High Pressure Ignition Chemistry of Alternative Fuels
B.W. Weber
University of Connecticut, Aug. 2014
Screen Reading Paper: PDF Print Reading Paper: PDF Slides: PDF

Master’s Thesis

2010

Autoignition of n-Butanol at Low to Intermediate Temperature and Elevated Pressure
B.W. Weber
University of Connecticut, Aug. 2010
Paper: PDF Slides: PDF

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