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Jay Frankel

Jay I. Frankel

Professor

Biography

1996-present
Professor, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

1993-1996
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

1991-1993
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Florida Institute of Technology

1986-1991
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Florida Institute of Technology

1983-1984
Guest Worker (from UM) National Bureau of Standard (now NIST), Gaithersburg, MD and Instructor at University of Maryland (heat transfer)

1982-1983
Thermal Analyst, ORI Inc, Silver Spring, MD


Research

  • Inverse analysis and parameter estimation in heat transfer
  • Calibration mathematics, methodologies and experimental design
  • Heat transfer in hypersonics (TPS’s and combustors)
  • Aerospace temperature and heat flux measurements and sensors
  • Integral and integro-differential equations of mathematical physics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and vibrations
  • Weighted-residual methods: spectral and radial basis functions

Education

PhD, 1986, Virginia Polytechnic University and State University

MS, 1982, Virginia Polytechnic University and State University

BS, 1980, University of Maryland


Professional Service

Fellow, Computational Mechanics, Wessex Institute of Technology, Southampton, UK (2000)

Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (2005)

  • AIAA Thermophysics Technical Committee (2000-2003, 2003-2006, 2009-2012)
  • AIAA TC-Thermophysics Liaison to TC-Ground Testing (2009-2012)

Distinguished Visiting Scientist and Faculty, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2007–2008)

Guest Professor, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China (2009-2012)

General H.H. Arnold Award, AIAA TN (2010): General H. H. Arnold Award is granted for outstanding contributions in the advancement of thermal analysis in harsh rocket environments and high speed propulsion systems.

Exxon Mobil Professorship, 2005

Associate Editor, Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, 2002-2010

Robert M. Condra Professorship, 1999-2003


Publications

Frankel, J.I. and M. Keyhani, “Inverse Ablation Analysis and the Calibration Integral Equation Method”, AIAA J.Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, (on line available), doi: 10.2514/1.T4625.

Chen, H.C., J.I. Frankel, and M. Keyhani, “Two-Dimensional Formulation for Inverse Heat Conduction Problems by the Calibration Integral Equation Method”, Applied Mathematical Modeling, Volume 40, Issues 13–14, (2016), pp. 6588–6603 (doi:10.1016/j.apm.2016.02.003). 

Chen, Y-Y., Frankel, J.I., and M. Keyhani, “A Nonlinear, Rescaling Based Inverse Heat Conduction Calibration Method and Optimal Regularization Parameter Strategy”, AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 30, No. 1 (2016), pp.67-88 (doi: 10.2514/1.T4572).

Myrick, J.A., Keyhani, M, and J.I. Frankel, “Inverse Prediction of Temperature through Time Rescaling of High Temperature Experimental Data”, Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, Vol.8, No. 4 (2016) 041005 (12 pages) doi: 10.1115/1.4034093.

Frankel, J.I. and D. Bottländer, “Acoustic Interferometry and the Calibration Integral Equation Method for Inverse Heat Conduction”, AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 29, No. 4 (2015), pp. 862-869 (doi: 10.2514/1.T4560)

Chen, H., Keyhani, M. and J.I. Frankel, “A New Thermophysical Property Estimation Approach based on Calibration Equations and Rescaling Principle”, Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, Vol. 8, No. 2 (2015) pp. 021013-021023,  doi: 10.1115/1.4032179.

Löhle, S. and J.I. Frankel, “Physical Insight into System Identification Parameters Applied to Inverse Heat Conduction Problems”, AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 29, No. 3 (2015), pp 467-472, doi: 10.2514/1.T4431.

Frankel, J.I. and M. Keyhani, “Nonlinear Inverse Calibration Heat Conduction through Property Physics”,AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 203-217 (2014). doi:10.2514/T4269

Frankel, J.I. and M. Keyhani, “Calibration Integral Equation Method for Two-Probe Inverse Heat Conduction” AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 28, No. 3 (2014) pp. 548-553. doi: 10.2514/1.T4374.

Frankel, J.I., M. Keyhani, “Phase-Plane Analysis and Cross-Correlation for Estimating Optimal Regularization Parameters in Inverse Heat Conduction Problems”, AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 28, No. 3 (2014) pp.542-548.(doi: 10.2514/1.T4357).

Chen, Y.Y., Frankel, J.I., and M. Keyhani, “A New Nonlinear Surface Heat Flux Calibration Method based on Kirchhoff Transformation and Rescaling Principles”, Inverse Problems in Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 22, #8 (2014), pp.1394-1421). (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17415977.2014.880906).

Frankel, J.I.,and M. Keyhani, “Theoretical Development of a New Surface Heat Flux Calibration Method for Thin-Film Resistive Temperature Gauges and Co-Axial Thermocouples”, Shock Waves, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp 177-188 (2013). doi: 10.1007/s00193-012-0418-3

Elkins, B., M. Keyhani, and J.I. Frankel, “Surface Heat Flux Prediction Through Physics-Based Calibration- Part 2: Experimental Verification, AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 27, No. 2 , pp. 206-216 (2013).doi: 10.2514/1.T3918

Frankel, J.I., M. Keyhani, and B. Elkins, “Surface Heat Flux Prediction Through Physics-Based Calibration- Part 1: Theory, AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer , Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 189-205 (2013). doi: 10.2514/1.T3917

Frankel, J.I., Keyhani, M, “Moving Low-Pass Gauss Filter with Automatically Defined Influence Region for Diffusive Studies”, AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 26, #1, pp. 176-181 (2012).

Elkins, B.S., Keyhani, M., and J.I. Frankel,” Global Time Method for the Inverse Heat Conduction Problem”,Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, Vol. 20, Issue 5, pp. 651-664 (2012).

Elkins, B.E., M. G. Huang, and J.I. Frankel, “In-Situ Higher-Time Derivative of Temperature Sensors for Aerospace Heat Transfer”, Int. Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 52, pp. 31-39 (2012).

Kruttiventi, J, J. Wu and J.I. Frankel, “Real-Time Low-Noise Differentiation of Low Frequency Signals in Heat-Transfer Applications”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurements, Vol. 59, #3, pp. 596-603 (2010).

Frankel, J.I., M. Keyhani, and R. Arimilli, “New Three-Dimensional Heat Flux-Temperature Integral Relation for Half-Space Transient Diffusion”, Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 347, pp. 1681-1688 (2010).

Frankel, J.I., M. Keyhani, and M.G. Huang, “Local Sensitivity Analysis for the Heat Flux-Temperature Integral Relationship in the Half Space”, Applied Mathematics and Computations, Vol. 217, pp. 363-375 (2010).

Frankel, J.I., M. Keyhani, and R.V. Arimilli, “A New, Orthotropic, Two-Dimensional, Transient Heat Flux-Temperature Integral Relationship for Half-Space Diffusion”, AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer , Vol. 24, #1, pp. 212-215 (2010).

Frankel, J.I., M. Keyhani, R.V. Arimilli, and B. Elkins, “A New, Anisotropic, Two-Dimensional, Transient Heat Flux-Temperature Integral Relationship for Half-Space Diffusion”, Zeitschrift für angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (ZAMM) , Vol.90, No. 2, pp. 161-170 (2010).

Frankel, J.I., M. Keyhani, R.V. Arimilli, and B. Elkins, “A New Rate-Based Sensor Approach for Measuring Thermal Diffusivity”, AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 24, #4, pp. 811-817 (2010).

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