Benjamin Knox, Ph.D., P.E – Publications

Publications

Knox, B.W., Papageorge, M., Colwell, J.D. (2020). Full-Scale Burn Test of a 2014 Sport Utility Vehicle. SAE Technical Paper 2020-01-0925.

Colwell, J.D., Knox, B.W. (2018). Full-Scale Burn Tests of Side-by-Side All-Terrain Vehicles. SAE Technical Paper 2018-01-0279.

Magnotti, G.M., Matusik, K.E., Duke, D.J., Knox, B.W., Martinez, G.L., Powell, C.F., Kastengren, A.L., Genzale, C.L. (2017). Modeling the Influence of Nozzle-Generated Turbulence on Diesel Sprays. ILASS Americas, 29th Annual Conf. on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems.

Martinez, G.L., Magnotti, G.M., Knox, B.W., Genzale, C.L., Matusik, K.E., Duke, D.J., Powell, C.F., Kastengren, A.L. (2017). Quantification of Sauter Mean Diameter in Diesel Sprays using Scattering-Absorption Extinction Measurements. ILASS Americas, 29th Annual Conf. on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems.

Knox, B.W., Genzale, C.L. (2017). Scaling Combustion Recession after End-of-Injection in Diesel Sprays. Combust. Flame 177 (2017): 24-36.

Jarrahbashi, D., Kim, S., Knox, B.W., Genzale, C.L. (2017). Computational Analysis of End-of-Injection Transients and Combustion Recession. Int. J. of Engine Research 18(10):1088-1110.

Knox, B.W. (2016) End-of-Injection Effects on Diesel Spray Combustion. Ph.D. Dissertation, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Knox, B.W., Genzale, C.L. (2016) Effects of End-of-Injection Transients on Combustion Recession in Diesel Sprays. SAE Int. J. Engines 9(2):932-949.

Knox, B.W., Genzale, C.L. (2016) Reduced-order Numerical Model for Transient Reacting Diesel Sprays with Detailed Kinetics. Int. J. of Engine Research 17(3):261-279.

Knox, B.W., Genzale, C.L., Pickett, L.M., Garcia-Oliver, J.M., Vera-Tudela W. (2015) Combustion Recession after End-of-Injection in Diesel Sprays. SAE Int. J. Engines 8(2):679-695.

Knox, B.W., Franze, M.J., Genzale, C.L. (2015) Diesel Spray Rate-of-Momentum Measurement Uncertainties and Diagnostic Considerations. J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 138(3), 031507.

Falcone, J.A., Knox, B.W., Genzale, C.L. (2015) Identifying Uncertainties in Diesel Spray Rate of- Momentum Transients under Elevated Back Pressure. ASME 2015 Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference.

Knox, B.W. (2011) The Fluidic Obstacle Technique: An Approach for Enhancing Deflagration to- Detonation Transition in Pulsed Detonation Engines. M.S. Thesis, The State University of New York at Buffalo.

Knox, B.W., Forliti, D.J., Stevens, C.A., Hoke, J.L., Schauer, F.R. (2011) A Comparison of Fluidic and Physical Obstacles for Deflagration-to-Detonation Transition. 49th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit Conference.

Knox, B.W., Forliti, D.J., Stevens, C.A., Hoke, J.L., Schauer, F.R. (2010) Unsteady Flame Speed Control and Deflagration-to-Detonation Transition Enhancement using Fluidic Obstacles. 48th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit Conference.

Peer Reviewer

SAE International

Process Safety Progress

ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The State University of New York at Buffalo

B.S., Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering, The State University of New York at Buffalo

Certifications

Fire Investigation 1A: Fire Origin and Cause Determination accredited by the California State Fire Marshal

 

Advanced Cognitive Interviewing & Forensic Statement Analysis certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training

Professional Honors

Principal member for NFPA Technical Committee on Recreational Vehicles (REC-AAA)

Best Paper Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2014

Society of Automotive Engineers Excellence in Oral Presentation, 2014 and 2016

Georgia Institute of Technology President’s Fellowship, 2011-2015

Air Force Research Laboratory Summer Faculty Fellowship, 2009-2011

Mark Diamond Research Fund Grant, 2011

Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Grant, 2008