overview

My laboratory specializes in the study of combustion, gas dynamics and propulsion. We conduct experiments and analyses on reacting flows, chemical kinetics, and shock waves for applications ranging from advanced propellants and rockets to optical diagnostics and gas turbine engines.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles170
  • Liu, M., Fang, R., Sung, C., Aljohani, K., Farooq, A., Almarzooq, Y., ... Zhou, C. (2022). A comprehensive experimental and modeling study of n-propylcyclohexane oxidation. Combustion and Flame. 238, 111944-111944.
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  • Grégoire, C. M., Westbrook, C. K., Kukkadapu, G., Cooper, S. P., Alturaifi, S. A., Mathieu, O., & Petersen, E. L. (2022). Shock-tube spectroscopic CO and H2O measurements during 2-methyl-1-butene combustion and chemical kinetics modeling. Combustion and Flame. 238, 111919-111919.
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  • Thomas, J. C., & Petersen, E. L. (2022). HTPB Heat of Formation: Literature Survey, Group Additive Estimations, and Theoretical Effects. AIAA Journal. 60(3), 1269-1282.
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  • Alturaifi, S. A., Mathieu, O., & Petersen, E. L. (2022). An experimental and modeling study of ammonia pyrolysis. Combustion and Flame. 235, 111694-111694.
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  • Turner, M. A., Paschal, T. T., Parajuli, P., Kulatilaka, W. D., & Petersen, E. L. (2021). Application of high-speed, species-specific chemiluminescence imaging for laminar flame speed and Markstein length measurements in spherically expanding flames. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science. 129, 110477-110477.
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Conference Papers144
  • Cooper, S. P., Mulvihill, C. R., Mathieu, O., Petersen, E. L., Crofton, M. W., & Lam, K. Y. (2020). CH KINETICS MEASUREMENTS AND THEIR IMPORTANCE FOR MODELING PROMPT NOx FORMATION IN GAS TURBINES. Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. 142(4),
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  • Keesee, C. L., Guo, B., & Petersen, E. L. (2019). Laminar Flame Speed Experiments of Alternative Liquid Fuels. Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. 142(1),
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  • Turner, M. A., Paschal, T., Kulatilaka, W. D., & Petersen, E. L. (2019). An Investigation of Laminar Flame Speed of CH4-O2-CO2 Mixtures. Volume 4B: Combustion, Fuels, and Emissions, ASME Turbo Expo 2019: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition.
  • Alturaifi, S. A., Atherley, T., Mathieu, O., Guo, B., & Petersen, E. L. (2019). Autoignition Study of “Gas-to-Liquid” Fischer-Tropsch Jet Fuels. Volume 3: Coal, Biomass, Hydrogen, and Alternative Fuels; Cycle Innovations; Electric Power; Industrial and Cogeneration; Organic Rankine Cycle Power Systems, ASME Turbo Expo 2019: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition.
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  • Petersen, E. L., Thomas, J. C., & Dillier, C. (2019). High-Pressure Propellant Burning Rate Measurements at Texas A&M University. 49th JANNAF Combustion Meeting, 49th JANNAF Combustion Meeting. 1-19.
patents
Patents3
chaired theses and dissertations
Email
epetersen@tamu.edu
First Name
Eric
Last Name
Petersen
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Mechanical Engineering; 3123 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3123
USA