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Dave Rector

Dave Rector

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Dr. Rector has extensive experience in the computational simulation of fluid systems. Simulation approaches include Lattice-Boltzmann, molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo, colloidal modeling and computational fluid dynamics.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
  • B.S. Nuclear Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Member of Phi Lambda Upsilon, Honorary Chemical Society

PNNL Publications

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

  • Rector D.R., and M.L. Stewart. 2010. "A Semi-Implicit Lattice Method for Simulating Flow." Journal of Computational Physics 229, no. 19:6732-6743. PNNL-SA-67142. doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2010.05.020
  • Rector D.R., and M.L. Stewart. 2010. "Modeling of Leaching Filter Pressure Drop and Fouling Behavior." In Waste Management 2010: Improving the Future by Dealing with the Past, March 7-11, 2010, Phoenix, Arizona, Paper No. 10477. Pheonix, Arizona:WM Symposia. PNNL-SA-69594.

2009

  • Rector D.R., M.L. Stewart, and A.P. Poloski. 2009. "Modeling of Sediment Bed Behavior for Critical Velocity in Horizontal Piping." In Waste Management 2009 (WM'09): Waste Management for the Nuclear Renaissance, 3820-3826, Paper No. 9263. Phoenix, Arizona:WM Symposia Inc. PNNL-SA-63578.

2008

2007

  • Rector D.R., M.S. Greenwood, S. Ahmed, S.R. Doctor, G.J. Posakony, and V.S. Stenkamp. 2007. "Simulation of Ultrasonic-driven Gas Separations." Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 121, no. 6:3446-3452. PNNL-SA-51196.

2006

2004

  • Muntean G.G., D.R. Rector, D.R. Herling, M.A. Khaleel, and D.L. Lessor. 2004. "Lattice-Boltzmann Diesel Particulate Filter Sub-Grid Modeling - A Progress Report." In Diesel Emission Measurement and Modeling : SAE 2003 World Congress & Exhibition, March 2003, Detroit, MI, USA., SP-1755, 2003-01-0835. Warrendale, Pennsylvania:SAE International. PNNL-SA-37791.
  • Palmer B.J., and D.R. Rector. 2004. "Erratum: Lattice-Boltzmann algorithm for simulating thermal two-phase flow [ Phys. Rev. E 61, 5295 (2000) ]." Physical Review. E, Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics 69, no. 4:Article no: 049903. PNNL-SA-42306. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.69.049903
  • Stewart M.L., D.R. Rector, G.G. Muntean, and G.D. Maupin. 2004. "A MECHANISTIC MODEL FOR PARTICLE DEPOSITION IN DIESEL PARTICLUATE FILTERS USING THE LATTICE-BOLTZMANN TECHNIQUE." In 28th International Cocoa Beach Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites held January 2004 published in Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, 25, 437-446. Westerville, Ohio:American Ceramic Society. PNNL-SA-40422.

2002

  • Recknagle K.P., R.E. Williford, L.A. Chick, D.R. Rector, and M.A. Khaleel. 2002. "Three-Dimensional Thermo-Fluid-Electrochemical Modeling of Planar SOFC Stacks." Journal of Power Sources 113, no. 1:109-114. PNNL-SA-36906.
  • Yabusaki S.B., S.L. Bryant, S. Chen, G.I. Fann, G.P. Flach, W.G. Gray, and J.P. Holland, et al. 2002. Mechanistic Process Modeling for Subsurface Remediation. PNNL-14011. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Mechanistic Process Modeling for Subsurface Remediation

2000

  • McGrail B.P., J.P. Icenhower, P.F. Martin, D.R. Rector, H.T. Schaef, E.A. Rodriguez, and J.L. Steele. 2000. Low-Activity Waste Glass Studies: FY2000 Summary Report. PNNL-13381. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Low-Activity Waste Glass Studies: FY2000 Summary Report
  • Palmer B.J., and D.R. Rector. 2000. "Lattice Boltzmann Algorithm for Simulating Thermal Flow in Compressible Fluids." Journal of Computational Physics 161, no. 1:1-20. PNNL-SA-29454.
  • Palmer B.J., and D.R. Rector. 2000. "Lattice-Boltzmann Algorithm for Simulating Thermal Two-Phase Flow." Physical Review. E, Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics 61, no. 5:5295-5306. PNNL-SA-31554.

1998

Experimental and Computational Engineering

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