Dr David Fletcher

BSc Mathematics (1979), PhD (1982) University of Exeter UK, HDR (2002) Université de Toulouse France
Adjunct Professor
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

J01 - Chemical Engineering Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 4147
Fax +61 2 9351 2854

Website School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Research interests

Adjunct Professor David Fletcher uses state of the art Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software and computing facilities to perform research involving fluid flow, heat transfer and chemical reaction that has a major impact on industrial process design and aids the development of new environmentally-friendly technologies.

Selected grants

2013

  • Dynamic input adjustment to improve the stability of transient swirling flows in spray dryers; Abbas A, Fletcher D, Langrish T; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2012

  • On the Mechanism of Boiling Instability in Microchannels; Haynes B, Fletcher D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2005

  • Flow Diagnostics Facility for Microstructured Systems; Haynes B, Maschmeyer T, Leonardi E, Wiley D, Zhang L, Masri A, See H, Fletcher D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
  • Multiphase flows in microchannels; Haynes B, Fletcher D, Xuereb C, Loewe H; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2003

  • Managing contaminant metals in complex hydrometallurgical processes; meeting techno-economic environmental and operability objectives; Petrie J, Romagnoli J, Fletcher D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2002

  • Design and Optimisation of Spinning Cone Columns; Langrish T, Fletcher D, Sykes S, Prince R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2001

  • Defining fundamental principles for the design and operation of membrane systems from time-varying performance analysis; Wiley D, Bao J, Clements D, Fletcher D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • An experimental and computational study of agglomeration in spray dryers; Langrish T, Fletcher D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).

2000

  • An experimental and computational study of transient swirling flows; Fletcher D, Langrish T, Haynes B; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).
  • Computational fluid dynamics modelling of mixing processes in stirred-tank crystallisation; Petrie J, Fletcher D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Small Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Coates, M., Tang, P., Chan, H., Fletcher, D., Raper, J. (2009). Characterization of pharmaceutical aerosols and dry powder inhalers for pulmonary drug delivery. In Sigmund W, El-Shall H, Shah D, Moudgil B (Eds.), Particulate Systems in Nano and Biotechnologies, (pp. 193-222). Boca Raton, USA: CRC Press.
  • Fletcher, D., Haynes, B., Aubin, J., Xuereb, C. (2009). Modeling of microfluidic devices. In Volker Hessel, Albert Renken, Jaap C. Schouten, Jun-i (Eds.), Micro Process Engineering : A Comprehensive Handbook, (pp. 117-144). Germany: Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.
  • Fletcher, D. (2006). Simulation Numerique D'une Cuve Agitee. In Xuereb C, Poux M, Bertrand J (Eds.), Agitation et Mélange - Aspects fondamentaux et applications industrielles, (pp. 317-337). Paris, France: Dunod.
  • Moghtaderi, B., Novozhilov, V., Fletcher, D., Kent, J. (2002). The effect of char ozidation on the flaming combustion characteristics of wood materials. In Paul R DeCicco (Eds.), The Behaviour Of Glass And Other Materials Exposed To Fire, (pp. 165-176). United States: BMJ Publishing Group.

Journals

  • Leung, S., Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2014). Experimental Investigation of Taylor and Intermittent Slug-annular/Annular Flow in Microchannels. Experimental Heat Transfer, TBA. [More Information]
  • Chen, Y., Young, P., Fletcher, D., Chan, H., Long, E., Lewis, D., Church, T., Traini, D. (2014). The Influence of Actuator Materials and Nozzle Designs on Electrostatic Charge of Pressurised Metered Dose Inhaler (pMDI) Formulations. Pharmaceutical Research, Article in press, 1-13. [More Information]
  • Zheng, Z., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2013). Chaotic advection in steady laminar heat transfer simulations: Periodic zigzag channels with square cross-sections. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 57(1), 274-284. [More Information]
  • Russell, J., Kelson, N., Barry, M., Pearcy, M., Fletcher, D., Winter, C. (2013). Computational fluid dynamic analysis of intracranial aneurysmal bleb formation. Neurosurgery, 73(6), 1061-1069. [More Information]
  • Clarke, E., Fletcher, D., Stoodley, M., Bilston, L. (2013). Computational fluid dynamics modelling of cerebrospinal fluid pressure in Chiari malformation and syringomyelia. Journal of Biomechanics, 46(11), 1801-1809. [More Information]
  • McClure, D., Kavanagh, J., Fletcher, D., Barton, G. (2013). Development of a CFD model of bubble column bioreactors: Part one - A detailed experimental study. Chemical Engineering and Technology, 36(12), 2065-2070. [More Information]
  • Bie, W., Srzednicki, G., Fletcher, D. (2013). Hydrodynamics Modeling of Corn Drying in a Triangular Spouted Bed Dryer. Acta Horticulturae, 1011, 169-178.
  • Gupta, R., Leung, S., Manica, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2013). Hydrodynamics of liquid-liquid Taylor flow in microchannels. Chemical Engineering Science, 92, 180-189. [More Information]
  • Zheng, Z., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2013). Laminar heat transfer simulations for periodic zigzag semicircular channels: Chaotic advection and geometric effects. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 62, 391-401. [More Information]
  • Liu, Y., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2013). On the importance of upstream compressibility in microchannel boiling heat transfer. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 58(1-2), 503-512. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Leung, S., Manica, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2013). Three Dimensional Effects in Taylor Flow in Circular Microchannels. La Houille Blanche, 2, 60-67. [More Information]
  • Lee Wo, D., Tanner, R., Fletcher, D. (2012). A numerical treatment of crystallization in tube flow. Polymer Engineering and Science, 52(6), 1356-1366. [More Information]
  • Leung, S., Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2012). Effect of flow characteristics on Taylor flow heat transfer. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 51(4), 2010-2020. [More Information]
  • Montlaur, A., Cochard, S., Fletcher, D. (2012). Formation of tip-vortices on triangular prismatic-shaped cliffs. Part 2: A computational fluid dynamics study. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 109(5), 21-30. [More Information]
  • Leung, S., Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2012). Gravitational effect on Taylor flow in horizontal microchannels. Chemical Engineering Science, 69(1), 553-564. [More Information]
  • Cheng, S., Stoodley, M., Wong, J., Hemley, S., Fletcher, D., Bilston, L. (2012). The presence of arachnoiditis affects the characteristics of CSF flow in the spinal subarachnoid space: A modelling study. Journal of Biomechanics, 45(7), 1186-1191. [More Information]
  • Hicks, C., See, H., Fletcher, D., Ekwebelam, C. (2012). The shear rheology of bread dough: Analysis of local flow behaviour using CFD. Food and Bioproducts Processing, 90(3), 361-369. [More Information]
  • Wong, W., Fletcher, D., Traini, D., Chan, H., Young, P. (2012). The use of computational approaches in inhaler development. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 64(4), 312-322. [More Information]
  • Asadolahi, A., Gupta, R., Leung, S., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2012). Validation of a CFD model of Taylor flow hydrodynamics and heat transfer. Chemical Engineering Science, 69(1), 541-552. [More Information]
  • Singh, H., Fletcher, D., Nijdam, J. (2011). An assessment of different turbulence models for predicting flow in a baffled tank stirred with a Rushton turbine. Chemical Engineering Science, 66(23), 5976-5988. [More Information]
  • Asadolahi, A., Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2011). CFD approaches for the simulation of hydrodynamics and heat transfer in Taylor flow. Chemical Engineering Science, 66(22), 5575-5584. [More Information]
  • Wong, W., Fletcher, D., Traini, D., Chan, H., Crapper, J., Young, P. (2011). Particle Aerosolisation and Break-Up in Dry Powder Inhalers: Evaluation and Modelling of Impaction Effects for Agglomerated Systems. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 100(7), 2744-2754. [More Information]
  • Wong, W., Fletcher, D., Traini, D., Chan, H., Crapper, J., Young, P. (2011). Particle Aerosolisation and Break-up in Dry Powder Inhalers: Evaluation and Modelling of the Influence of Grid Structures for Agglomerated Systems. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 100(11), 4710-4721. [More Information]
  • Cheung, C., Fletcher, D., Barton, G. (2010). A computational fluid dynamics model for co-deposition of silica and germania in the MCVD process. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 356(1), 24-31. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2010). CFD modelling of flow and heat transfer in the Taylor flow regime. Chemical Engineering Science, 65(6), 2094-2107.
  • Tierney, C., Wood, S., Harris, A., Fletcher, D. (2010). Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling of Ultra-lean Porous Burners. Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 10(5-6), 352-365. [More Information]
  • Fouilland, T., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2010). Film and slug behaviour in intermittent slug-annular microchannel flows. Chemical Engineering Science, 65(19), 5344-5355. [More Information]
  • Leung, S., Liu, Y., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2010). Heat Transfer in Well-Characterised Taylor Flow. Chemical Engineering Science, 65(24), 6379-6388. [More Information]
  • Mason, M., Wood, G., Fletcher, D. (2010). Numerical investigation of the influence of topography on simulated downburst wind fields. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 98(1), 21-33.
  • Mason, M., Fletcher, D., Wood, G. (2010). Numerical Simulation of Idealised Three-Dimensional Downburst Wind fields. Engineering Structures, 32(11), 3558-3572. [More Information]
  • Wong, W., Fletcher, D., Traini, D., Chan, H., Crapper, J., Young, P. (2010). Particle Aerosolisation and Break-up in Dry Powder Inhalers 1: Evaluation and Modelling of Venturi Effects for Agglomerated Systems. Pharmaceutical Research, 27(7), 1367-1376. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2010). Taylor Flow in Microchannels: A Review of Experimental and Computational Work. The Journal of Computational Multiphase Flows, 2(1), 1-31. [More Information]
  • Bilston, L., Stoodley, M., Fletcher, D. (2010). The influence of the relative timing of arterial and subarachnoid space pulse waves on spinal perivascular cerebrospinal fluid flow as a possible factor in syrinx development Laboratory investigation. Journal of Neurosurgery, 112(4), 808-813. [More Information]
  • Torre, J., Higgins, P., Xuereb, C., Fletcher, D. (2009). A novel method to include the free surface in a CFD model of jet injection into partially-baffled mixing vessels. Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 9(6-7), 368-374.
  • Fletcher, D., Geyer, P., Haynes, B. (2009). Assessment of the SST and omega-based Reynolds stress models for the prediction of flow and heat transfer in a square-section U-bend. Computational Thermal Sciences, 1(4), 385-403.
  • Wood, S., Fletcher, D., Joseph, S., Dawson, A., Harris, A. (2009). Design and evaluation of a porous burner for the mitigation of anthropogenic methane emissions. Environmental Science and Technology (Washington), 43(24), 9329-9334.
  • Cheung, C., Fletcher, D., Barton, G. (2009). Impact of chlorine dissociation for modified chemical vapor deposition. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 355(13), 817-820. [More Information]
  • Mason, M., Wood, G., Fletcher, D. (2009). Influence of tilt and surface roughness on the outflow wind field of an impinging jet. Wind and Structures, 12(3), 179-204.
  • Mason, M., Wood, G., Fletcher, D. (2009). Numerical simulation of downburst winds. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 97(11-12), 523-539.
  • Fletcher, D., Brown, G. (2009). Numerical simulation of solid suspension via mechanical agitation: effect of the modelling approach, turbulence model and hindered settling drag law. International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 23(2), 173-187.
  • Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2009). On the CFD modelling of Taylor flow in microchannels. Chemical Engineering Science, 64(12), 2941-2950. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2009). Scale-adaptive simulation (SAS) modelling of a pilot-scale spray dryer. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 87(10), 1371-1378. [More Information]
  • Cheung, C., Fletcher, D., Barton, G., McNamara, P. (2009). Simulation of particle transport and deposition in the modified chemical vapor deposition process. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 355, 327-334. [More Information]
  • Torre, J., Fletcher, D., Lasuye, T., Xuereb, C. (2008). An experimental and CFD study of liquid jet injection into a partially baffled mixing vessel: A contribution to process safety by improving the quenching of runaway reations. Chemical Engineering Science, 63(4), 924-942. [More Information]
  • Nijdam, J., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2008). Assessment of an Eulerian CFD model for prediction of dilute dispersion in turbulent jet. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 32(12), 2686-2705. [More Information]
  • Couerbe, G., Fletcher, D., Xuereb, C., Poux, M. (2008). Impact of thixotropy on flow patterns induced in a stirred tank: Numerical and experimental studies. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 86(6), 545-553. [More Information]
  • Torre, J., Fletcher, D., Touche, I., Lasuye, T., Xuereb, C. (2008). Jet injection studies for partially baffled mixing reactors: Ageneral correlation for the jet trajectory and jet penetration depth. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 86(10), 1117-1127. [More Information]
  • Bessiere, Y., Fletcher, D., Bacchin, P. (2008). Numerical simulation of colloid dead-end filtration: Effect of membrane characteristics and operating conditions on matter accumulation. Journal of Membrane Science, 313(1-2), 52-59.
  • Tang, P., Fletcher, D., Chan, H., Raper, J. (2008). Simple and cost-effective powder disperser for aerosol particle size measurement. Powder Technology, 187(1), 27-36.
  • Gupta, R., Geyer, P., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2008). Thermohydraulic performance of a periodic trapezoidal channel with a triangular cross-section. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 51(11-12), 2925-2929. [More Information]
  • Kor, Y., Prince, R., Fletcher, D. (2008). Using CFD to identify means of reducing consumption for mixing and suspension in paper pulp stock chests. Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 3(2), 144-150. [More Information]
  • Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2007). A general implementation of the H1 boundary condition in CFD simulations of heat transfer in swept passages. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 50(9-10), 1833-1842. [More Information]
  • Torre, J., Fletcher, D., Lasuye, T., Xuereb, C. (2007). An experimental and computational study of the vortex shape in a partially baffled agitated vessel. Chemical Engineering Science, 62(7), 1915-1926. [More Information]
  • Alexiadis, A., Wiley, D., Vishnoi, A., Lee, R., Fletcher, D., Bao, J. (2007). CFD modelling of reverse osmosis membrane flow and validation with experimental results. Desalination, 217, 242-250. [More Information]
  • Mason, M., Wood, G., Fletcher, D. (2007). Impinging jet simulation of stationary downburst flow over topography. Wind and Structures, 10(5), 437-462.
  • Coates, M., Chan, H., Fletcher, D., Chiou, H. (2007). Influence of Mouthpiece Geometry on the Aerosol Delivery Performance of a Dry Powder Inhaler. Pharmaceutical Research, 24(8), 1450-1456. [More Information]
  • Geyer, P., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2007). Laminar flow and heat transfer in a periodic trapezoidal channel with semi-circular cross-section. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 50(17-18), 3471-3480. [More Information]
  • Alexiadis, A., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D., Bao, J. (2007). Laminar flow transitions in a 2D channel with circular spacers. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 46(16), 5387-5396.
  • Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2007). Low-Reynolds number heat transfer enhancement in sinusoidal channels. Chemical Engineering Science, 62(3), 694-702. [More Information]
  • Cheung, C., Haley, D., Fletcher, D., Barton, G., McNamara, P. (2007). Simulation of particle-vortex interactions in the modified chemical vapor deposition process. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 353(44-46), 4046-4075.
  • Torre, J., Fletcher, D., Lasuye, T., Xuereb, C. (2007). Single and multiphase CFD approaches for modelling partially baffled stirred vessels: Comparison of experimental data with numerical predictions. Chemical Engineering Science, 62(22), 6246-6262. [More Information]
  • Torre, J., Fletcher, D., Lasuye, T., Xuereb, C. (2007). Transient hydrodynamics and free surface capture of an under-baffled stirred tank during stopping. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 85(A5), 626-636.
  • Elgebrandt, R., Fletcher, D., Gomes, V., Romagnoli, J. (2006). A framework for modeling particle size effects in emulsion polymerization systems usin computational fluid dynamics linked to a detailed population balance model. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 21(C), 551-556. [More Information]
  • Aubin, J., Kresta, S., Bertrand, J., Xuereb, C., Fletcher, D. (2006). Alternate operating methods for improving the performance of continuous stirred tank reactors. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 84(A7), 569-582.
  • Alexiadis, A., Bao, J., Fletcher, D., Wiley, D., Clements, D. (2006). Dynamic response of a high-pressure reverse osmosis membrane simulation to time dependent disturbances. Desalination, 191(1-3), 397-403. [More Information]
  • Coates, M., Chan, H., Fletcher, D., Raper, J. (2006). Effect of design on the performance of a dry powder inhaler using computational fluid dynamics. Part 2: Air inlet size. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 95(6), 1382-1392. [More Information]
  • Bilston, L., Fletcher, D., Stoodley, M. (2006). Focal spinal arachnoiditis increases subarachnoid space pressure: A computational study. Clinical Biomechanics, 21(6), 579-584. [More Information]
  • Ndinisa, N., Fane, A., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2006). Fouling control in a submerged flat sheet membrane system: Part II - Two-Phase flow characterization and CFD simulations. Separation Science and Technology, 41(7), 1411-1445.
  • Nijdam, J., Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2006). Lagrangian and Eulerian models for simulating turbulent dispersion and coalescence of droplets within a spray. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 30(11), 1196-1211. [More Information]
  • Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2006). Laminar flow and heat transfer in a periodic serpentine channel with semi-circular cross-section. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 49(17-18), 2912-2923. [More Information]
  • Geyer, P., Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2006). Laminar Flow and Heat Transfer in Periodic Serpentine Mini-Channels. Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, 13(4), 309-320.
  • Bacchin, P., Espinasse, B., Bessiere, Y., Fletcher, D., Aimar, P. (2006). Numerical simulation of colloidal dispersion filtration: description of critical flux and comparison with experimental results. Desalination, 192(1-3), 74-81. [More Information]
  • Doroodchi, E., Zhou, J., Fletcher, D., Galvin, K. (2006). Particle size classification in a fluidized bed containing parallel inclined plates. Minerals Engineering, 19(2), 162-171.
  • Geyer, P., Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2006). Thermohydraulics of square-section microchannels following a serpentine path. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2(3), 195-204. [More Information]
  • Fimbres-Weihs, G., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2006). Unsteady flows with mass transfer in narrow zigzag spacer-filled channels: A numerical study. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 45(19), 6594-6603.
  • Nijdam, J., Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2006). Validation of the Lagrangian Approach for Predicting Turbulent Dispersion and Evaporation of Droplets within a Spray. Drying Technology: an international journal, 24(11), 1373-1379.
  • Fletcher, D., Guo, B., Harvie, D., Langrish, T., Nijdam, J., Williams, J. (2006). What is important in the simulation of spray dryer performance and how do current CFD models perform? Applied Mathematical Modelling, 30(11), 1281-1292. [More Information]
  • Elgebrandt, R., Romagnoli, J., Fletcher, D., Gomes, V., Gilbert, R. (2005). Analysis of shear-induced coagulation in an emulsion polymerisation reactor using computational fluid dynamics. Chemical Engineering Science, 60(7), 2005-2015. [More Information]
  • Alexiadis, A., Bao, J., Fletcher, D., Wiley, D., Clements, D. (2005). Analysis of the dynamic response of a reverse osmosis membrane to time-dependent transmembrane pressure variation. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 44(20), 7823-7834.
  • Makarytchev, S., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2005). CFD analysis of scale effects in spinning cone columns. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 83(8A), 951-958.
  • Brown, G., Fletcher, D. (2005). CFD prediction of odour dispersion and plume visibility for alumina refinery calciner stacks. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 83(3), 231-241.
  • Ndinisa, N., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2005). Computational fluid dynamics simulations of Taylor bubbles in tubular membranes - Model validation and application to Laminar flow systems. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 83(1), 40-49.
  • Aubin, J., Fletcher, D., Xuereb, C. (2005). Design of micromixers using CFD modelling. Chemical Engineering Science, 60(n 8-9 SPEC. ISS.), 2503-2516. [More Information]
  • Marklund, M., Gebart, B., Fletcher, D. (2005). Determination of the influence of uncertain model parameters in pressurized gasification of black liquor using a factorial design. Combustion Science and Technology, 177(3), 435-453.
  • Makarytchev, S., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2005). Exploration of spinning cone column capacity and mass transfer performance using CFD. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 83(12), 1372-1380.
  • Coates, M., Chan, H., Fletcher, D., Raper, J. (2005). Influence of air flow on the performance of a dry powder inhaler using computational and experimental analyses. Pharmaceutical Research, 22(9), 1445-1453. [More Information]
  • Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2005). Laminar flow and heat transfer in a periodic serpentine channel. Chemical Engineering and Technology, 28(3), 353-361. [More Information]
  • Doroodchi, E., Galvin, K., Fletcher, D. (2005). The influence of inclined plates on expansion behaviour of solid suspensions in a liquid fluidised bed - A computational fluid dynamics study. Powder Technology, 160(1), 20-26.
  • Coates, M., Fletcher, D., Chan, H., Raper, J. (2005). The role of capsule on the performance of a dry powder inhaler using computational and experimental analyses. Pharmaceutical Research, 22(6), 923-932. [More Information]
  • Nijdam, J., Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2004). Challenges Of Simulating Droplet Coalescence Within A Spray. Drying Technology: an international journal, 22(6), 1463-1488.
  • Coates, M., Fletcher, D., Chan, H., Raper, J. (2004). Effect Of Design On The Performance Of A Dry Powder Inhaler Using Computational Fluid Dynamics. Part 1: Grid Structure And Mouthpiece Length. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 93(11), 2863-2876.
  • Stiles, P., Fletcher, D. (2004). Hydrodynamic Control Of The Interface Between Two Liquids Flowing Through A Horizontal Or Vertical Microchannel. Lab on a Chip, 4(2), 121-124.
  • Doroodchi, E., Fletcher, D., Galvin, K. (2004). Influence Of Inclined Plates On The Expansion Behaviour Of Particulate Suspensions In A Liquid Fluidised Bed. Chemical Engineering Science, 59(17), 3559-3567. [More Information]
  • Makarytchev, S., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2004). Mass Transfer Analysis Of Spinning Cone Columns Using Cfd. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 82(A6), 752-761.
  • Aubin, J., Fletcher, D., Xuereb, C. (2004). Modeling Turbulent Flow In Stirred Tanks With Cfd: The Influence Of The Modeling Approach, Turbulence Model And Numerical Scheme. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 28(5), 431-445. [More Information]
  • Aubin, J., Le Sauze, N., Bertrand, J., Fletcher, D., Xuereb, C. (2004). Piv Measurements Of Flow In An Aerated Tank Stirred By A Down- And An Up-Pumping Axial Flow Impeller. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 28(5), 447-456. [More Information]
  • Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2004). Simulation Of The Agglomeration In A Spray Using Lagrangian Particle Tracking. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 28(3), 273-290.
  • Langrish, T., Williams, J., Fletcher, D. (2004). Simulation Of The Effects Of Inlet Swirl On Gas Flow Patterns In A Pilot-Scale Spray Dryer. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 82(A7), 821-833.
  • Schwinge, J., Neal, P., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D., Fane, A. (2004). Spiral Wound Modules And Spacers - Review And Analysis. Journal of Membrane Science, 242(1-2), 129-153.
  • Bilston, L., Fletcher, D., Brodbelt, A., Stoodley, M. (2003). Arterial Pulsation-driven Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow in the Perivascular Space: A Computational Model. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 6(4), 235-241.
  • Makarytchev, S., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2003). CDF Analysis of Spinning Cone Columns: Prediction of Unsteady Gas Flow and Pressure Drop in a Dry Column. Chemical Engineering Journal, 87(3), 301-311.
  • Aubin, J., Fletcher, D., Bertrand, J., Xuereb, C. (2003). Characterization of the Mixing Quality in Micromixers. Chemical Engineering and Technology, 26(12), 1262-1270. [More Information]
  • Stiles, P., Fletcher, D. (2003). Effects of Gravity on the Steady State of a Reaction in a Liquid-State Microreactor-Deviations From Poiseuille Flow. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 5(6), 1219-1224.
  • Baird, J., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2003). Local Condensation Heat Transfer Rates in Fine Passages. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 46(23), 4453-4466.
  • Langrish, T., Makarytchev, S., Fletcher, D., Prince, R. (2003). Progress in Understanding the Physical Processes Inside Spinning Cone Columns. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 81, 122-130.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2003). Prospects for the Modelling and Design of Spray Dryers in the 21st Century. Drying Technology: an international journal, 21(2), 197-215.
  • Guo, B., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2003). Simulation of Gas Flow Instability in a Spray Dryer. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 81(6), 631-638.
  • Schwinge, J., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2003). Simulation of Unsteady Flow and Vortex Shedding for Narrow Spacer-Filled Channels. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 42(20), 4962-4977.
  • Haynes, B., Fletcher, D. (2003). Subcooled Flow Boiling Heat Transfer in Narrow Passages. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 46(19), 3673-3682.
  • Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2003). Techniques for Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling of Flow in Membrane Channels. Journal of Membrane Science, 211(1), 127-137.
  • Schwinge, J., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2002). A CFD study of unsteady flow in narrow spacer-filled channels for spiral-wound membrane modules. Desalination, 146(1-3), 195-201.
  • Harvie, D., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2002). A computational fluid dynamics study of a tall-form spray dryer. Food and Bioproducts Processing, 80(3), 163-175.
  • Makarytchev, S., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2002). CDF analysis of spinning cone columns: perdiction of unsteady gas flow and pressure drop in a dry column. Chemical Engineering Journal, 87(3), 301-311.
  • Guo, B., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2002). CFD simulation of precession in sudden pipe expansion flows with low inlet swirl. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 26(1), 1-15.
  • Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2002). Computational fluid fynamics modelling of flow and permeation for pressure-driven membrane processes. Desalination, 145, 183-186.
  • Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2002). Flow patterns in sudden expansions and their relevance to understanding the behaviour of spray dryers. Developments in Chemical Engineering and Mineral Processing, 10(3-4), 305-322.
  • Schwinge, J., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2002). Simulation of the flow around spacer filaments between channel walls. 2. mass -transfer enhancement. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 41(19), 4879-4888.
  • Schwinge, J., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2002). Simulation of the flow around spacer filaments between narrow channel walls. 1. Hydrodynamics. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 41(12), 2977-2987.
  • Stiles, P., Fletcher, D. (2002). The effect of gravity on the rate of a simple neutralisation reaction in a small, open cylindrical vessell. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 4(9), 1587-1591.
  • Harvie, D., Fletcher, D. (2001). A hydrodynamic and thermodynamic simulation of droplet impacts on hot surfaces, part I: Theoretical model. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 44(14), 2633-2642.
  • Harvie, D., Fletcher, D. (2001). A hydrodynamic and thermodynamic simulation of droplet impacts on hot surfaces, Part II: validation and applications. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 44, 2643-2659.
  • Fletcher, D., Harvie, D. (2001). A new volume of fluid advection algorithm: the defined donating region scheme. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 35, 151-172.
  • Harvie, D., Fletcher, D. (2001). A Simple Kinetic Theory Treatment of Volatile Liquid-Gas Interfaces. Journal of Heat Transfer, 123, 486-491.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D., Guo, B. (2001). An assessment of turbulence models applied to the simulation of a two-dimensional submerged jet. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 25, 635-653.
  • Fletcher, D., Aubin, J., Mavros, P., Bertrand, J., Xuereb, C. (2001). Effect of Axial Agitator Configuration (up-pumping, down-pumping, reverse rotation) on Flow Patterns generated in stirred vessels. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 79, 845-856.
  • Kockel, T., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T., Lebarbier, C. (2001). Experimental Measurement and numerical simulation of the effect of swirl on flow stability in spray dryers. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 79 Part A, 260-268.
  • Fletcher, D., Haynes, B., Chen, J., Duffy, B., Nelson, P. (2001). FTIR spectroscopy measurments and CFD simulations of the pollutants arising from unflued combustion in a room. Building And Environment, 36, 597-603.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D., Guo, B. (2001). Numerical Simulation of Unsteady Turbulent Flow in Axisymmetric Sudden Expansions. Journal of Fluids Engineering, 123, 574-587.
  • Fletcher, D., Harvie, D., Langrish, T. (2001). Numerical Simulations of Gas Flow Patterns within a tall-form spray dryer. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 79 Part A, 235-248.
  • Fletcher, D., Motteram, N., Wood, G., Kwok, K. (2001). Physical and numerical modelling of thunderstorm downbursts. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 89, 535-552.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D., Guo, B. (2001). Simulation of Turbulent Swirl Flow in an Axisymmetric Sudden Expansion. AIAA Journal, 39 No 1, 96-102.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2001). Spray Drying of food ingredients and applications of CFD in spray drying. Chemical Engineering and Processing, 40, 345-354.
  • Fletcher, D., Stiles, P. (2001). The effect of gravity on the rate of a simple liquid-state reaction in a small, unstirred cylindrical vessel. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 3, 1617-1621.
  • Fletcher, D., Holm-Christensen, O., Jones, I., Wilkes, N., Splawski, B., Stopford, P., Creemers, B., Pulles, C. (2001). The solution of coupled flow and chemistry problems. Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 1, 43-49.
  • Fletcher, D., Sowana, D., Williams, D., Dunlop, E., Dally, B., O'Neill, B. (2001). Turbulent Shear Stress Effects on Plant Cell suspension cultures. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 79, 867-875.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D., Southwell, D. (2001). Use of Computational Fluid Dynamics Techniques to assess design alternatives for the plenum chamber of a small spray dryer. Drying Technology: an international journal, 19 (2), 257-268.

Conferences

  • Cochard, S., Paetzold, J., Fletcher, D., Earl, T., Mohamad Khairuddi, M., Fathieh, S. (2014). Numerical simulations of the mixing potential of a high-rise inclined building. 16th Australasian Wind Engineering Society Workshop (AWES 2013), Australia: Australasian Wind Engineering Society.
  • Chen, Y., Traini, D., Fletcher, D., Chan, H., Lewis, D., Church, T., Young, P. (2013). The effect of pressurized metered dose inhaler (pMDI) actuator nozzle design on triboelectrification and aerosol deposition. RDD Europe 2013, Richmond, VA: Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Bertholds, A., Cochard, S., Fletcher, D. (2012). CFD Simulations of the New University of Sydney Boundary Layer Closed Circuit Wind Tunnel. 15th Australasian Wind Engineering Society (AWES) Workshop, Sydney, Australia: AWES (Australasian Wind Engineering Society).
  • Brown, G., Whyte, D., Fletcher, D. (2012). Dynamic Flow Modelling in precipitator vessels - a comparative study of turbulence modelling approaches. Ninth International Conference on CFD in the Minerals and Process Industries, Melbourne: CSIRO.
  • Leung, S., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2012). Experimental investigation of Taylor and intermittent slug-annular/annular flow in microchannels. 3rd European Conference on Microfluidics, Heidelberg, Germany: Karlsruhe University.
  • Gupta, R., Manica, R., Leung, S., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2012). Three-dimensional effects in Taylor flow in circular microchannels. 3rd European Conference on Microfluidics, Heidelberg, Germany: Karlsruhe University.
  • Asadolahi, A., Leung, S., Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2012). Validation of an Efficient Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling Approach for Taylor Flow Heat Transfer. 12th International Conference on Microreaction Technology, Netherlands: Elsevier BV.
  • Cochard, S., Montlaur, A., Fletcher, D., Letchford, C., Earl, T. (2012). Vortex formation above prismatic-shaped cliffs; an experimental and numerical investigation. 15th Australasian Wind Engineering Society (AWES) Workshop, Sydney, Australia: AWES (Australasian Wind Engineering Society).
  • Leung, S., Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2011). Flow and heat transfer characteristics of Taylor flow in microchannels. 2nd Australian and New Zealand Micro and Nanofluidics Symposium.
  • Leung, S., Gupta, R., Hagnefelt, H., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2011). Gravitational effect on Taylor flow in horizontal microchannels. 2nd Australian and New Zealand Micro and Nanofluidics Symposium.
  • Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2010). Heat Transfer Modelling for Taylor Flow in Microchannels. IMRET 11, Japan.
  • Gupta, R., Hagnefelt, H., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2010). On the Importance of Buoyancy for Taylor Flow in Horizontal Microchannels. 7th International Conference on Multiphase Flow ICMF 2010, Florida: University of Florida.
  • Wong, W., Adi, H., Traini, D., Chan, H., Fletcher, D., Crapper, J., Young, P. (2010). Use of Rapid Prototyping and Computational Fluid Dynamics in the Design of DPI Devices. RDD 2010 Florida Respiratory Drug Delivery, United States: Davis Healthcare International Publishing.
  • Fletcher, D. (2008). A Novel Method to Include the Free Surface in a CFD Model of Jet Injection into Partially-Baffled Mixing Vessels. 2008 ANSYS Australiasian User Conference. LEAP Pty Ltd.
  • Cheung, C., Fletcher, D., Barton, G., McNamara, P. (2008). Numerical Simulation of silica deposition in the Modified Chemical Vapour Deposition Process. CHT-08 : Advances in Computation Heat Transfer, 50 Cross Highway; Redding, CT 06896-2404, USA: Begell House Inc.
  • Wood, S., Fletcher, D., Joseph, M., Dawson, A., Harris, A. (2006). Design of a porous burner for the oxidation of methane in mine ventilation air. CHEMECA 2006 Knowledge and Innovation, Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland University Press.
  • Coates, M., Chan, H., Fletcher, D. (2006). Influence of mouthpiece geometry on the performance of a dry powder inhaler. Respiratory Drug Delivery 2006, River Grove, Illinois 60171, United States: Davis Healthcare International Publishing.
  • Gardner, S., Fletcher, D., Joseph, M., Dawson, A., Harris, A. (2006). On the design of a porous burner for the oxidation of methane in mine ventilation air. Australian National Science Graduate Conference, Sydney.
  • Cheung, C., Barton, G., McNamara, P., Fletcher, D. (2005). Computational Fluid Dynamics and the MCVD Process. BGPP/ ACOFT 2005 : OSA Topical Meeting on Bragg Gratings, Poling & Photosensitivity (BGPP) / 30th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT) 2005, Sydney: Tour Hosts Pty Ltd.
  • Brown, G., Fletcher, D. (2003). CFD prediction of odour dispersion and plume visibility for alumina refinery calciner stacks. Computational Fluid Dynamics In The Minerals And Process Industries, Sydney: CSIRO.
  • Nijdam, J., Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2003). Lagrangian and Eulerian models for simulating turbulent dispersion and agglomeration of droplets within a spray. Computational Fluid Dynamics In The Minerals And Process Industries, Sydney: CSIRO.
  • Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Rojas Marquez, G., Al-Abdeli, Y., Starner, S., Masri, A. (2003). Rans calculations and measurements of instabilities in swirl-stabilised jets and flames. 2003 Australian Symposium on Combustion & the 8th Australian Flame Days, Melbourne: Monash University.
  • Fletcher, D., Guo, B., Harvie, D., Langrish, T., Nijdam, J., Williams, J. (2003). What is important in the simulation of spray dryer performance and how do current CFD models perform? Computational Fluid Dynamics In The Minerals And Process Industries, Sydney: CSIRO.
  • Petrie, J., Fletcher, D., Dustan, A., Krige, A. (2002). A CFD analysis of reactie crystallisation in stirred tanks. World Congress on Particle Technology 4, Sydney, Australia: WCPT4/IEAust.
  • Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Al-Abdeli, Y., Masri, A. (2002). Computations and measurements of turbulent non-reacting swirling jets. 2002 Australian Symposium on Combustion and 7th Australian Flame Days, Adelaide: Australian Flame Research Committee Inc.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2002). Simulation of the agglomeration in a spray using lagrangian particle tracking. WCPT4, Sydney, Australia: WCPT4 Inc.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D., Guo, B. (2001). Effect of a Downstream Sudden Contraction on Flow Instability Behind a Sudden Pipe Expansion. 14th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2001). Prospects for the Modelling and Design of Spray Dryers in the 21st Century. 6th World Congress of Chemical Engineering. UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.

2014

  • Leung, S., Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2014). Experimental Investigation of Taylor and Intermittent Slug-annular/Annular Flow in Microchannels. Experimental Heat Transfer, TBA. [More Information]
  • Cochard, S., Paetzold, J., Fletcher, D., Earl, T., Mohamad Khairuddi, M., Fathieh, S. (2014). Numerical simulations of the mixing potential of a high-rise inclined building. 16th Australasian Wind Engineering Society Workshop (AWES 2013), Australia: Australasian Wind Engineering Society.
  • Chen, Y., Young, P., Fletcher, D., Chan, H., Long, E., Lewis, D., Church, T., Traini, D. (2014). The Influence of Actuator Materials and Nozzle Designs on Electrostatic Charge of Pressurised Metered Dose Inhaler (pMDI) Formulations. Pharmaceutical Research, Article in press, 1-13. [More Information]

2013

  • Zheng, Z., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2013). Chaotic advection in steady laminar heat transfer simulations: Periodic zigzag channels with square cross-sections. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 57(1), 274-284. [More Information]
  • Russell, J., Kelson, N., Barry, M., Pearcy, M., Fletcher, D., Winter, C. (2013). Computational fluid dynamic analysis of intracranial aneurysmal bleb formation. Neurosurgery, 73(6), 1061-1069. [More Information]
  • Clarke, E., Fletcher, D., Stoodley, M., Bilston, L. (2013). Computational fluid dynamics modelling of cerebrospinal fluid pressure in Chiari malformation and syringomyelia. Journal of Biomechanics, 46(11), 1801-1809. [More Information]
  • McClure, D., Kavanagh, J., Fletcher, D., Barton, G. (2013). Development of a CFD model of bubble column bioreactors: Part one - A detailed experimental study. Chemical Engineering and Technology, 36(12), 2065-2070. [More Information]
  • Bie, W., Srzednicki, G., Fletcher, D. (2013). Hydrodynamics Modeling of Corn Drying in a Triangular Spouted Bed Dryer. Acta Horticulturae, 1011, 169-178.
  • Gupta, R., Leung, S., Manica, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2013). Hydrodynamics of liquid-liquid Taylor flow in microchannels. Chemical Engineering Science, 92, 180-189. [More Information]
  • Zheng, Z., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2013). Laminar heat transfer simulations for periodic zigzag semicircular channels: Chaotic advection and geometric effects. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 62, 391-401. [More Information]
  • Liu, Y., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2013). On the importance of upstream compressibility in microchannel boiling heat transfer. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 58(1-2), 503-512. [More Information]
  • Chen, Y., Traini, D., Fletcher, D., Chan, H., Lewis, D., Church, T., Young, P. (2013). The effect of pressurized metered dose inhaler (pMDI) actuator nozzle design on triboelectrification and aerosol deposition. RDD Europe 2013, Richmond, VA: Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Gupta, R., Leung, S., Manica, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2013). Three Dimensional Effects in Taylor Flow in Circular Microchannels. La Houille Blanche, 2, 60-67. [More Information]

2012

  • Lee Wo, D., Tanner, R., Fletcher, D. (2012). A numerical treatment of crystallization in tube flow. Polymer Engineering and Science, 52(6), 1356-1366. [More Information]
  • Bertholds, A., Cochard, S., Fletcher, D. (2012). CFD Simulations of the New University of Sydney Boundary Layer Closed Circuit Wind Tunnel. 15th Australasian Wind Engineering Society (AWES) Workshop, Sydney, Australia: AWES (Australasian Wind Engineering Society).
  • Brown, G., Whyte, D., Fletcher, D. (2012). Dynamic Flow Modelling in precipitator vessels - a comparative study of turbulence modelling approaches. Ninth International Conference on CFD in the Minerals and Process Industries, Melbourne: CSIRO.
  • Leung, S., Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2012). Effect of flow characteristics on Taylor flow heat transfer. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 51(4), 2010-2020. [More Information]
  • Leung, S., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2012). Experimental investigation of Taylor and intermittent slug-annular/annular flow in microchannels. 3rd European Conference on Microfluidics, Heidelberg, Germany: Karlsruhe University.
  • Montlaur, A., Cochard, S., Fletcher, D. (2012). Formation of tip-vortices on triangular prismatic-shaped cliffs. Part 2: A computational fluid dynamics study. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 109(5), 21-30. [More Information]
  • Leung, S., Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2012). Gravitational effect on Taylor flow in horizontal microchannels. Chemical Engineering Science, 69(1), 553-564. [More Information]
  • Cheng, S., Stoodley, M., Wong, J., Hemley, S., Fletcher, D., Bilston, L. (2012). The presence of arachnoiditis affects the characteristics of CSF flow in the spinal subarachnoid space: A modelling study. Journal of Biomechanics, 45(7), 1186-1191. [More Information]
  • Hicks, C., See, H., Fletcher, D., Ekwebelam, C. (2012). The shear rheology of bread dough: Analysis of local flow behaviour using CFD. Food and Bioproducts Processing, 90(3), 361-369. [More Information]
  • Wong, W., Fletcher, D., Traini, D., Chan, H., Young, P. (2012). The use of computational approaches in inhaler development. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 64(4), 312-322. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Manica, R., Leung, S., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2012). Three-dimensional effects in Taylor flow in circular microchannels. 3rd European Conference on Microfluidics, Heidelberg, Germany: Karlsruhe University.
  • Asadolahi, A., Gupta, R., Leung, S., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2012). Validation of a CFD model of Taylor flow hydrodynamics and heat transfer. Chemical Engineering Science, 69(1), 541-552. [More Information]
  • Asadolahi, A., Leung, S., Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2012). Validation of an Efficient Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling Approach for Taylor Flow Heat Transfer. 12th International Conference on Microreaction Technology, Netherlands: Elsevier BV.
  • Cochard, S., Montlaur, A., Fletcher, D., Letchford, C., Earl, T. (2012). Vortex formation above prismatic-shaped cliffs; an experimental and numerical investigation. 15th Australasian Wind Engineering Society (AWES) Workshop, Sydney, Australia: AWES (Australasian Wind Engineering Society).

2011

  • Singh, H., Fletcher, D., Nijdam, J. (2011). An assessment of different turbulence models for predicting flow in a baffled tank stirred with a Rushton turbine. Chemical Engineering Science, 66(23), 5976-5988. [More Information]
  • Asadolahi, A., Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2011). CFD approaches for the simulation of hydrodynamics and heat transfer in Taylor flow. Chemical Engineering Science, 66(22), 5575-5584. [More Information]
  • Leung, S., Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2011). Flow and heat transfer characteristics of Taylor flow in microchannels. 2nd Australian and New Zealand Micro and Nanofluidics Symposium.
  • Leung, S., Gupta, R., Hagnefelt, H., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2011). Gravitational effect on Taylor flow in horizontal microchannels. 2nd Australian and New Zealand Micro and Nanofluidics Symposium.
  • Wong, W., Fletcher, D., Traini, D., Chan, H., Crapper, J., Young, P. (2011). Particle Aerosolisation and Break-Up in Dry Powder Inhalers: Evaluation and Modelling of Impaction Effects for Agglomerated Systems. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 100(7), 2744-2754. [More Information]
  • Wong, W., Fletcher, D., Traini, D., Chan, H., Crapper, J., Young, P. (2011). Particle Aerosolisation and Break-up in Dry Powder Inhalers: Evaluation and Modelling of the Influence of Grid Structures for Agglomerated Systems. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 100(11), 4710-4721. [More Information]

2010

  • Cheung, C., Fletcher, D., Barton, G. (2010). A computational fluid dynamics model for co-deposition of silica and germania in the MCVD process. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 356(1), 24-31. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2010). CFD modelling of flow and heat transfer in the Taylor flow regime. Chemical Engineering Science, 65(6), 2094-2107.
  • Tierney, C., Wood, S., Harris, A., Fletcher, D. (2010). Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling of Ultra-lean Porous Burners. Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 10(5-6), 352-365. [More Information]
  • Fouilland, T., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2010). Film and slug behaviour in intermittent slug-annular microchannel flows. Chemical Engineering Science, 65(19), 5344-5355. [More Information]
  • Leung, S., Liu, Y., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2010). Heat Transfer in Well-Characterised Taylor Flow. Chemical Engineering Science, 65(24), 6379-6388. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2010). Heat Transfer Modelling for Taylor Flow in Microchannels. IMRET 11, Japan.
  • Mason, M., Wood, G., Fletcher, D. (2010). Numerical investigation of the influence of topography on simulated downburst wind fields. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 98(1), 21-33.
  • Mason, M., Fletcher, D., Wood, G. (2010). Numerical Simulation of Idealised Three-Dimensional Downburst Wind fields. Engineering Structures, 32(11), 3558-3572. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Hagnefelt, H., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2010). On the Importance of Buoyancy for Taylor Flow in Horizontal Microchannels. 7th International Conference on Multiphase Flow ICMF 2010, Florida: University of Florida.
  • Wong, W., Fletcher, D., Traini, D., Chan, H., Crapper, J., Young, P. (2010). Particle Aerosolisation and Break-up in Dry Powder Inhalers 1: Evaluation and Modelling of Venturi Effects for Agglomerated Systems. Pharmaceutical Research, 27(7), 1367-1376. [More Information]
  • Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2010). Taylor Flow in Microchannels: A Review of Experimental and Computational Work. The Journal of Computational Multiphase Flows, 2(1), 1-31. [More Information]
  • Bilston, L., Stoodley, M., Fletcher, D. (2010). The influence of the relative timing of arterial and subarachnoid space pulse waves on spinal perivascular cerebrospinal fluid flow as a possible factor in syrinx development Laboratory investigation. Journal of Neurosurgery, 112(4), 808-813. [More Information]
  • Wong, W., Adi, H., Traini, D., Chan, H., Fletcher, D., Crapper, J., Young, P. (2010). Use of Rapid Prototyping and Computational Fluid Dynamics in the Design of DPI Devices. RDD 2010 Florida Respiratory Drug Delivery, United States: Davis Healthcare International Publishing.

2009

  • Torre, J., Higgins, P., Xuereb, C., Fletcher, D. (2009). A novel method to include the free surface in a CFD model of jet injection into partially-baffled mixing vessels. Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 9(6-7), 368-374.
  • Fletcher, D., Geyer, P., Haynes, B. (2009). Assessment of the SST and omega-based Reynolds stress models for the prediction of flow and heat transfer in a square-section U-bend. Computational Thermal Sciences, 1(4), 385-403.
  • Coates, M., Tang, P., Chan, H., Fletcher, D., Raper, J. (2009). Characterization of pharmaceutical aerosols and dry powder inhalers for pulmonary drug delivery. In Sigmund W, El-Shall H, Shah D, Moudgil B (Eds.), Particulate Systems in Nano and Biotechnologies, (pp. 193-222). Boca Raton, USA: CRC Press.
  • Wood, S., Fletcher, D., Joseph, S., Dawson, A., Harris, A. (2009). Design and evaluation of a porous burner for the mitigation of anthropogenic methane emissions. Environmental Science and Technology (Washington), 43(24), 9329-9334.
  • Cheung, C., Fletcher, D., Barton, G. (2009). Impact of chlorine dissociation for modified chemical vapor deposition. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 355(13), 817-820. [More Information]
  • Mason, M., Wood, G., Fletcher, D. (2009). Influence of tilt and surface roughness on the outflow wind field of an impinging jet. Wind and Structures, 12(3), 179-204.
  • Fletcher, D., Haynes, B., Aubin, J., Xuereb, C. (2009). Modeling of microfluidic devices. In Volker Hessel, Albert Renken, Jaap C. Schouten, Jun-i (Eds.), Micro Process Engineering : A Comprehensive Handbook, (pp. 117-144). Germany: Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.
  • Mason, M., Wood, G., Fletcher, D. (2009). Numerical simulation of downburst winds. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 97(11-12), 523-539.
  • Fletcher, D., Brown, G. (2009). Numerical simulation of solid suspension via mechanical agitation: effect of the modelling approach, turbulence model and hindered settling drag law. International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 23(2), 173-187.
  • Gupta, R., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2009). On the CFD modelling of Taylor flow in microchannels. Chemical Engineering Science, 64(12), 2941-2950. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2009). Scale-adaptive simulation (SAS) modelling of a pilot-scale spray dryer. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 87(10), 1371-1378. [More Information]
  • Cheung, C., Fletcher, D., Barton, G., McNamara, P. (2009). Simulation of particle transport and deposition in the modified chemical vapor deposition process. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 355, 327-334. [More Information]

2008

  • Fletcher, D. (2008). A Novel Method to Include the Free Surface in a CFD Model of Jet Injection into Partially-Baffled Mixing Vessels. 2008 ANSYS Australiasian User Conference. LEAP Pty Ltd.
  • Torre, J., Fletcher, D., Lasuye, T., Xuereb, C. (2008). An experimental and CFD study of liquid jet injection into a partially baffled mixing vessel: A contribution to process safety by improving the quenching of runaway reations. Chemical Engineering Science, 63(4), 924-942. [More Information]
  • Nijdam, J., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2008). Assessment of an Eulerian CFD model for prediction of dilute dispersion in turbulent jet. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 32(12), 2686-2705. [More Information]
  • Couerbe, G., Fletcher, D., Xuereb, C., Poux, M. (2008). Impact of thixotropy on flow patterns induced in a stirred tank: Numerical and experimental studies. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 86(6), 545-553. [More Information]
  • Torre, J., Fletcher, D., Touche, I., Lasuye, T., Xuereb, C. (2008). Jet injection studies for partially baffled mixing reactors: Ageneral correlation for the jet trajectory and jet penetration depth. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 86(10), 1117-1127. [More Information]
  • Bessiere, Y., Fletcher, D., Bacchin, P. (2008). Numerical simulation of colloid dead-end filtration: Effect of membrane characteristics and operating conditions on matter accumulation. Journal of Membrane Science, 313(1-2), 52-59.
  • Cheung, C., Fletcher, D., Barton, G., McNamara, P. (2008). Numerical Simulation of silica deposition in the Modified Chemical Vapour Deposition Process. CHT-08 : Advances in Computation Heat Transfer, 50 Cross Highway; Redding, CT 06896-2404, USA: Begell House Inc.
  • Tang, P., Fletcher, D., Chan, H., Raper, J. (2008). Simple and cost-effective powder disperser for aerosol particle size measurement. Powder Technology, 187(1), 27-36.
  • Gupta, R., Geyer, P., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2008). Thermohydraulic performance of a periodic trapezoidal channel with a triangular cross-section. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 51(11-12), 2925-2929. [More Information]
  • Kor, Y., Prince, R., Fletcher, D. (2008). Using CFD to identify means of reducing consumption for mixing and suspension in paper pulp stock chests. Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 3(2), 144-150. [More Information]

2007

  • Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2007). A general implementation of the H1 boundary condition in CFD simulations of heat transfer in swept passages. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 50(9-10), 1833-1842. [More Information]
  • Torre, J., Fletcher, D., Lasuye, T., Xuereb, C. (2007). An experimental and computational study of the vortex shape in a partially baffled agitated vessel. Chemical Engineering Science, 62(7), 1915-1926. [More Information]
  • Alexiadis, A., Wiley, D., Vishnoi, A., Lee, R., Fletcher, D., Bao, J. (2007). CFD modelling of reverse osmosis membrane flow and validation with experimental results. Desalination, 217, 242-250. [More Information]
  • Mason, M., Wood, G., Fletcher, D. (2007). Impinging jet simulation of stationary downburst flow over topography. Wind and Structures, 10(5), 437-462.
  • Coates, M., Chan, H., Fletcher, D., Chiou, H. (2007). Influence of Mouthpiece Geometry on the Aerosol Delivery Performance of a Dry Powder Inhaler. Pharmaceutical Research, 24(8), 1450-1456. [More Information]
  • Geyer, P., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2007). Laminar flow and heat transfer in a periodic trapezoidal channel with semi-circular cross-section. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 50(17-18), 3471-3480. [More Information]
  • Alexiadis, A., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D., Bao, J. (2007). Laminar flow transitions in a 2D channel with circular spacers. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 46(16), 5387-5396.
  • Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2007). Low-Reynolds number heat transfer enhancement in sinusoidal channels. Chemical Engineering Science, 62(3), 694-702. [More Information]
  • Cheung, C., Haley, D., Fletcher, D., Barton, G., McNamara, P. (2007). Simulation of particle-vortex interactions in the modified chemical vapor deposition process. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 353(44-46), 4046-4075.
  • Torre, J., Fletcher, D., Lasuye, T., Xuereb, C. (2007). Single and multiphase CFD approaches for modelling partially baffled stirred vessels: Comparison of experimental data with numerical predictions. Chemical Engineering Science, 62(22), 6246-6262. [More Information]
  • Torre, J., Fletcher, D., Lasuye, T., Xuereb, C. (2007). Transient hydrodynamics and free surface capture of an under-baffled stirred tank during stopping. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 85(A5), 626-636.

2006

  • Elgebrandt, R., Fletcher, D., Gomes, V., Romagnoli, J. (2006). A framework for modeling particle size effects in emulsion polymerization systems usin computational fluid dynamics linked to a detailed population balance model. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 21(C), 551-556. [More Information]
  • Aubin, J., Kresta, S., Bertrand, J., Xuereb, C., Fletcher, D. (2006). Alternate operating methods for improving the performance of continuous stirred tank reactors. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 84(A7), 569-582.
  • Wood, S., Fletcher, D., Joseph, M., Dawson, A., Harris, A. (2006). Design of a porous burner for the oxidation of methane in mine ventilation air. CHEMECA 2006 Knowledge and Innovation, Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland University Press.
  • Alexiadis, A., Bao, J., Fletcher, D., Wiley, D., Clements, D. (2006). Dynamic response of a high-pressure reverse osmosis membrane simulation to time dependent disturbances. Desalination, 191(1-3), 397-403. [More Information]
  • Coates, M., Chan, H., Fletcher, D., Raper, J. (2006). Effect of design on the performance of a dry powder inhaler using computational fluid dynamics. Part 2: Air inlet size. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 95(6), 1382-1392. [More Information]
  • Bilston, L., Fletcher, D., Stoodley, M. (2006). Focal spinal arachnoiditis increases subarachnoid space pressure: A computational study. Clinical Biomechanics, 21(6), 579-584. [More Information]
  • Ndinisa, N., Fane, A., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2006). Fouling control in a submerged flat sheet membrane system: Part II - Two-Phase flow characterization and CFD simulations. Separation Science and Technology, 41(7), 1411-1445.
  • Coates, M., Chan, H., Fletcher, D. (2006). Influence of mouthpiece geometry on the performance of a dry powder inhaler. Respiratory Drug Delivery 2006, River Grove, Illinois 60171, United States: Davis Healthcare International Publishing.
  • Nijdam, J., Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2006). Lagrangian and Eulerian models for simulating turbulent dispersion and coalescence of droplets within a spray. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 30(11), 1196-1211. [More Information]
  • Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2006). Laminar flow and heat transfer in a periodic serpentine channel with semi-circular cross-section. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 49(17-18), 2912-2923. [More Information]
  • Geyer, P., Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2006). Laminar Flow and Heat Transfer in Periodic Serpentine Mini-Channels. Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, 13(4), 309-320.
  • Bacchin, P., Espinasse, B., Bessiere, Y., Fletcher, D., Aimar, P. (2006). Numerical simulation of colloidal dispersion filtration: description of critical flux and comparison with experimental results. Desalination, 192(1-3), 74-81. [More Information]
  • Gardner, S., Fletcher, D., Joseph, M., Dawson, A., Harris, A. (2006). On the design of a porous burner for the oxidation of methane in mine ventilation air. Australian National Science Graduate Conference, Sydney.
  • Doroodchi, E., Zhou, J., Fletcher, D., Galvin, K. (2006). Particle size classification in a fluidized bed containing parallel inclined plates. Minerals Engineering, 19(2), 162-171.
  • Fletcher, D. (2006). Simulation Numerique D'une Cuve Agitee. In Xuereb C, Poux M, Bertrand J (Eds.), Agitation et Mélange - Aspects fondamentaux et applications industrielles, (pp. 317-337). Paris, France: Dunod.
  • Geyer, P., Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2006). Thermohydraulics of square-section microchannels following a serpentine path. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2(3), 195-204. [More Information]
  • Fimbres-Weihs, G., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2006). Unsteady flows with mass transfer in narrow zigzag spacer-filled channels: A numerical study. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 45(19), 6594-6603.
  • Nijdam, J., Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2006). Validation of the Lagrangian Approach for Predicting Turbulent Dispersion and Evaporation of Droplets within a Spray. Drying Technology: an international journal, 24(11), 1373-1379.
  • Fletcher, D., Guo, B., Harvie, D., Langrish, T., Nijdam, J., Williams, J. (2006). What is important in the simulation of spray dryer performance and how do current CFD models perform? Applied Mathematical Modelling, 30(11), 1281-1292. [More Information]

2005

  • Elgebrandt, R., Romagnoli, J., Fletcher, D., Gomes, V., Gilbert, R. (2005). Analysis of shear-induced coagulation in an emulsion polymerisation reactor using computational fluid dynamics. Chemical Engineering Science, 60(7), 2005-2015. [More Information]
  • Alexiadis, A., Bao, J., Fletcher, D., Wiley, D., Clements, D. (2005). Analysis of the dynamic response of a reverse osmosis membrane to time-dependent transmembrane pressure variation. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 44(20), 7823-7834.
  • Makarytchev, S., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2005). CFD analysis of scale effects in spinning cone columns. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 83(8A), 951-958.
  • Brown, G., Fletcher, D. (2005). CFD prediction of odour dispersion and plume visibility for alumina refinery calciner stacks. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 83(3), 231-241.
  • Cheung, C., Barton, G., McNamara, P., Fletcher, D. (2005). Computational Fluid Dynamics and the MCVD Process. BGPP/ ACOFT 2005 : OSA Topical Meeting on Bragg Gratings, Poling & Photosensitivity (BGPP) / 30th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT) 2005, Sydney: Tour Hosts Pty Ltd.
  • Ndinisa, N., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2005). Computational fluid dynamics simulations of Taylor bubbles in tubular membranes - Model validation and application to Laminar flow systems. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 83(1), 40-49.
  • Aubin, J., Fletcher, D., Xuereb, C. (2005). Design of micromixers using CFD modelling. Chemical Engineering Science, 60(n 8-9 SPEC. ISS.), 2503-2516. [More Information]
  • Marklund, M., Gebart, B., Fletcher, D. (2005). Determination of the influence of uncertain model parameters in pressurized gasification of black liquor using a factorial design. Combustion Science and Technology, 177(3), 435-453.
  • Makarytchev, S., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2005). Exploration of spinning cone column capacity and mass transfer performance using CFD. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 83(12), 1372-1380.
  • Coates, M., Chan, H., Fletcher, D., Raper, J. (2005). Influence of air flow on the performance of a dry powder inhaler using computational and experimental analyses. Pharmaceutical Research, 22(9), 1445-1453. [More Information]
  • Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2005). Laminar flow and heat transfer in a periodic serpentine channel. Chemical Engineering and Technology, 28(3), 353-361. [More Information]
  • Doroodchi, E., Galvin, K., Fletcher, D. (2005). The influence of inclined plates on expansion behaviour of solid suspensions in a liquid fluidised bed - A computational fluid dynamics study. Powder Technology, 160(1), 20-26.
  • Coates, M., Fletcher, D., Chan, H., Raper, J. (2005). The role of capsule on the performance of a dry powder inhaler using computational and experimental analyses. Pharmaceutical Research, 22(6), 923-932. [More Information]

2004

  • Nijdam, J., Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2004). Challenges Of Simulating Droplet Coalescence Within A Spray. Drying Technology: an international journal, 22(6), 1463-1488.
  • Coates, M., Fletcher, D., Chan, H., Raper, J. (2004). Effect Of Design On The Performance Of A Dry Powder Inhaler Using Computational Fluid Dynamics. Part 1: Grid Structure And Mouthpiece Length. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 93(11), 2863-2876.
  • Stiles, P., Fletcher, D. (2004). Hydrodynamic Control Of The Interface Between Two Liquids Flowing Through A Horizontal Or Vertical Microchannel. Lab on a Chip, 4(2), 121-124.
  • Doroodchi, E., Fletcher, D., Galvin, K. (2004). Influence Of Inclined Plates On The Expansion Behaviour Of Particulate Suspensions In A Liquid Fluidised Bed. Chemical Engineering Science, 59(17), 3559-3567. [More Information]
  • Makarytchev, S., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2004). Mass Transfer Analysis Of Spinning Cone Columns Using Cfd. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 82(A6), 752-761.
  • Aubin, J., Fletcher, D., Xuereb, C. (2004). Modeling Turbulent Flow In Stirred Tanks With Cfd: The Influence Of The Modeling Approach, Turbulence Model And Numerical Scheme. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 28(5), 431-445. [More Information]
  • Aubin, J., Le Sauze, N., Bertrand, J., Fletcher, D., Xuereb, C. (2004). Piv Measurements Of Flow In An Aerated Tank Stirred By A Down- And An Up-Pumping Axial Flow Impeller. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 28(5), 447-456. [More Information]
  • Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2004). Simulation Of The Agglomeration In A Spray Using Lagrangian Particle Tracking. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 28(3), 273-290.
  • Langrish, T., Williams, J., Fletcher, D. (2004). Simulation Of The Effects Of Inlet Swirl On Gas Flow Patterns In A Pilot-Scale Spray Dryer. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 82(A7), 821-833.
  • Schwinge, J., Neal, P., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D., Fane, A. (2004). Spiral Wound Modules And Spacers - Review And Analysis. Journal of Membrane Science, 242(1-2), 129-153.

2003

  • Bilston, L., Fletcher, D., Brodbelt, A., Stoodley, M. (2003). Arterial Pulsation-driven Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow in the Perivascular Space: A Computational Model. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 6(4), 235-241.
  • Makarytchev, S., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2003). CDF Analysis of Spinning Cone Columns: Prediction of Unsteady Gas Flow and Pressure Drop in a Dry Column. Chemical Engineering Journal, 87(3), 301-311.
  • Brown, G., Fletcher, D. (2003). CFD prediction of odour dispersion and plume visibility for alumina refinery calciner stacks. Computational Fluid Dynamics In The Minerals And Process Industries, Sydney: CSIRO.
  • Aubin, J., Fletcher, D., Bertrand, J., Xuereb, C. (2003). Characterization of the Mixing Quality in Micromixers. Chemical Engineering and Technology, 26(12), 1262-1270. [More Information]
  • Stiles, P., Fletcher, D. (2003). Effects of Gravity on the Steady State of a Reaction in a Liquid-State Microreactor-Deviations From Poiseuille Flow. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 5(6), 1219-1224.
  • Nijdam, J., Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2003). Lagrangian and Eulerian models for simulating turbulent dispersion and agglomeration of droplets within a spray. Computational Fluid Dynamics In The Minerals And Process Industries, Sydney: CSIRO.
  • Baird, J., Fletcher, D., Haynes, B. (2003). Local Condensation Heat Transfer Rates in Fine Passages. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 46(23), 4453-4466.
  • Langrish, T., Makarytchev, S., Fletcher, D., Prince, R. (2003). Progress in Understanding the Physical Processes Inside Spinning Cone Columns. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 81, 122-130.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2003). Prospects for the Modelling and Design of Spray Dryers in the 21st Century. Drying Technology: an international journal, 21(2), 197-215.
  • Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Rojas Marquez, G., Al-Abdeli, Y., Starner, S., Masri, A. (2003). Rans calculations and measurements of instabilities in swirl-stabilised jets and flames. 2003 Australian Symposium on Combustion & the 8th Australian Flame Days, Melbourne: Monash University.
  • Guo, B., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2003). Simulation of Gas Flow Instability in a Spray Dryer. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 81(6), 631-638.
  • Schwinge, J., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2003). Simulation of Unsteady Flow and Vortex Shedding for Narrow Spacer-Filled Channels. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 42(20), 4962-4977.
  • Haynes, B., Fletcher, D. (2003). Subcooled Flow Boiling Heat Transfer in Narrow Passages. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 46(19), 3673-3682.
  • Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2003). Techniques for Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling of Flow in Membrane Channels. Journal of Membrane Science, 211(1), 127-137.
  • Fletcher, D., Guo, B., Harvie, D., Langrish, T., Nijdam, J., Williams, J. (2003). What is important in the simulation of spray dryer performance and how do current CFD models perform? Computational Fluid Dynamics In The Minerals And Process Industries, Sydney: CSIRO.

2002

  • Petrie, J., Fletcher, D., Dustan, A., Krige, A. (2002). A CFD analysis of reactie crystallisation in stirred tanks. World Congress on Particle Technology 4, Sydney, Australia: WCPT4/IEAust.
  • Schwinge, J., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2002). A CFD study of unsteady flow in narrow spacer-filled channels for spiral-wound membrane modules. Desalination, 146(1-3), 195-201.
  • Harvie, D., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2002). A computational fluid dynamics study of a tall-form spray dryer. Food and Bioproducts Processing, 80(3), 163-175.
  • Makarytchev, S., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2002). CDF analysis of spinning cone columns: perdiction of unsteady gas flow and pressure drop in a dry column. Chemical Engineering Journal, 87(3), 301-311.
  • Guo, B., Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2002). CFD simulation of precession in sudden pipe expansion flows with low inlet swirl. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 26(1), 1-15.
  • Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2002). Computational fluid fynamics modelling of flow and permeation for pressure-driven membrane processes. Desalination, 145, 183-186.
  • Rosaguti, N., Fletcher, D., Al-Abdeli, Y., Masri, A. (2002). Computations and measurements of turbulent non-reacting swirling jets. 2002 Australian Symposium on Combustion and 7th Australian Flame Days, Adelaide: Australian Flame Research Committee Inc.
  • Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T. (2002). Flow patterns in sudden expansions and their relevance to understanding the behaviour of spray dryers. Developments in Chemical Engineering and Mineral Processing, 10(3-4), 305-322.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2002). Simulation of the agglomeration in a spray using lagrangian particle tracking. WCPT4, Sydney, Australia: WCPT4 Inc.
  • Schwinge, J., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2002). Simulation of the flow around spacer filaments between channel walls. 2. mass -transfer enhancement. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 41(19), 4879-4888.
  • Schwinge, J., Wiley, D., Fletcher, D. (2002). Simulation of the flow around spacer filaments between narrow channel walls. 1. Hydrodynamics. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 41(12), 2977-2987.
  • Moghtaderi, B., Novozhilov, V., Fletcher, D., Kent, J. (2002). The effect of char ozidation on the flaming combustion characteristics of wood materials. In Paul R DeCicco (Eds.), The Behaviour Of Glass And Other Materials Exposed To Fire, (pp. 165-176). United States: BMJ Publishing Group.
  • Stiles, P., Fletcher, D. (2002). The effect of gravity on the rate of a simple neutralisation reaction in a small, open cylindrical vessell. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 4(9), 1587-1591.

2001

  • Harvie, D., Fletcher, D. (2001). A hydrodynamic and thermodynamic simulation of droplet impacts on hot surfaces, part I: Theoretical model. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 44(14), 2633-2642.
  • Harvie, D., Fletcher, D. (2001). A hydrodynamic and thermodynamic simulation of droplet impacts on hot surfaces, Part II: validation and applications. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 44, 2643-2659.
  • Fletcher, D., Harvie, D. (2001). A new volume of fluid advection algorithm: the defined donating region scheme. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 35, 151-172.
  • Harvie, D., Fletcher, D. (2001). A Simple Kinetic Theory Treatment of Volatile Liquid-Gas Interfaces. Journal of Heat Transfer, 123, 486-491.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D., Guo, B. (2001). An assessment of turbulence models applied to the simulation of a two-dimensional submerged jet. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 25, 635-653.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D., Guo, B. (2001). Effect of a Downstream Sudden Contraction on Flow Instability Behind a Sudden Pipe Expansion. 14th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.
  • Fletcher, D., Aubin, J., Mavros, P., Bertrand, J., Xuereb, C. (2001). Effect of Axial Agitator Configuration (up-pumping, down-pumping, reverse rotation) on Flow Patterns generated in stirred vessels. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 79, 845-856.
  • Kockel, T., Fletcher, D., Langrish, T., Lebarbier, C. (2001). Experimental Measurement and numerical simulation of the effect of swirl on flow stability in spray dryers. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 79 Part A, 260-268.
  • Fletcher, D., Haynes, B., Chen, J., Duffy, B., Nelson, P. (2001). FTIR spectroscopy measurments and CFD simulations of the pollutants arising from unflued combustion in a room. Building And Environment, 36, 597-603.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D., Guo, B. (2001). Numerical Simulation of Unsteady Turbulent Flow in Axisymmetric Sudden Expansions. Journal of Fluids Engineering, 123, 574-587.
  • Fletcher, D., Harvie, D., Langrish, T. (2001). Numerical Simulations of Gas Flow Patterns within a tall-form spray dryer. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 79 Part A, 235-248.
  • Fletcher, D., Motteram, N., Wood, G., Kwok, K. (2001). Physical and numerical modelling of thunderstorm downbursts. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 89, 535-552.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2001). Prospects for the Modelling and Design of Spray Dryers in the 21st Century. 6th World Congress of Chemical Engineering. UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D., Guo, B. (2001). Simulation of Turbulent Swirl Flow in an Axisymmetric Sudden Expansion. AIAA Journal, 39 No 1, 96-102.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D. (2001). Spray Drying of food ingredients and applications of CFD in spray drying. Chemical Engineering and Processing, 40, 345-354.
  • Fletcher, D., Stiles, P. (2001). The effect of gravity on the rate of a simple liquid-state reaction in a small, unstirred cylindrical vessel. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 3, 1617-1621.
  • Fletcher, D., Holm-Christensen, O., Jones, I., Wilkes, N., Splawski, B., Stopford, P., Creemers, B., Pulles, C. (2001). The solution of coupled flow and chemistry problems. Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 1, 43-49.
  • Fletcher, D., Sowana, D., Williams, D., Dunlop, E., Dally, B., O'Neill, B. (2001). Turbulent Shear Stress Effects on Plant Cell suspension cultures. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 79, 867-875.
  • Langrish, T., Fletcher, D., Southwell, D. (2001). Use of Computational Fluid Dynamics Techniques to assess design alternatives for the plenum chamber of a small spray dryer. Drying Technology: an international journal, 19 (2), 257-268.

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