SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • K.C. Adiga., K.C. Patil., S.R. Jain and V.R. Pai Verneker., "Thermal Reactivity of Ammonium Perchlorate Recrystallized from Liquid Ammonia," Combustion and Flame, 34, 209, (1979).

  • S.R. Jain, K.C. Adiga and V.R. Pai Verneker., "Combustion of Ammonium Perchlorate Based Solid Propellant in Presence of Methylammonium Perchlorates," Combustion and Flame. 35, 255 (1981)

  • S.R. Jain.,K.C. Adiga and V.R. Pai Verneker., "A New Approach to Thermochemical Calculation of Condensed Fuel-Oxidizer Systems," Combustion and Flame 40, 77 (1981).

  • S.R. Jain., K.C. Adiga and V.R. Pai Verneker., "Thermochemistry and Lower Combustion Limits of Ammonium Perchlorates in the Presence of Methylammonium Perchlorates," Combustion and Flame, 40, 113(1981).

  • R. Sunder Rajan, K.C. Adiga and S.R. Jain., "Energetics of the Condensed Ternary Fuel-Oxidizer systems," Combustion and Flame, 41, 243 (1981).

  • S.R. Jain., K.C. Adiga and V.R. Pai Verneker., “Combustion Studies on Ammonium Perchlorate/Trimythyl-ammonium Perchlorate Mixtures," Combustion and Flame, 45, 23 (1982).

  • K.C. Adiga., A.N. Sunder ram., D.O. Shah and B.M. Moudgil.,"Blending of Residual Oil with Fuel Grade Ethanol: Compatibility, Rheology and Ignition Characteristics", I & EC Product R & D, 23, 638 (1984).

  • K.C. Adiga and D.O. Shah., "Rheology and Stability of Coal-oil and Coal-Oil-alcohol Dispersions,” Colloids and Surfaces, 4, 271 (1982).

  • K.C. Adiga., Y.K. Pithapurwala., D.O. Shah and B.M. Moudgil.,"Rheology of Coal Slurries in No.2 Oil and Ethanol Blends: Effect of Water," Rheologica Acta, 22, 402 (1983)

  • K.C. Adiga., Y.K. Pithapurwala., D.O. Shah and B.M. Moudgil.,"Coal Slurries in Mixed Liquid Fuels: Rheology and Ignition Characteristics," Fuel Processing Technology, 18, 59 (1988).

  • K.C. Adiga., V.R. Pai Verneker., D.O. Shah and B.M. Moudgil.,"Effect of Cleaning on Coal Combustion," Fuel Processing Technology, 18, 80 (1988).

  • B.M. Moudgil., K.C. Adiga and D.O. Shah., "Ignition and Combustion Characteristics of Successively Floated Coal Fractions," Minerals and Mettallurgical Processing, November, 223 (1988).

  • K.C. Adiga., V.R. Pai Verneker., D.O. Shah and B.M. Moudgil.,"On the Ignition Characteristics of Coal/Water Slurries," Paper presented at Fifth International Symposium on Coal Slurry Combustion and Technology, Tampa, FL, April 25-27, (1983).

  • B.M. Moudgil., K.C. Adiga and D.O. Shah.,"Coal Cleaning: Effect of Stage Flotation on Ignition and Combustion Processes," Paper presented at 113th AIME Annual Meeting, California, February 26- March 1, (1984).

  • K.C. Adiga and D.O. Shah.,"Reduced Soot Formation by Water-in-Oil Microemulsions of Diesel and Kerosene," Paper presented at the International Workshop on Microemulsions at the University of Lund, Sweden,June 6-8, (1984).

  • K.C. Adiga and D.O. Shah, "On the Vaporization Behavior of Water-in-Oil Microemulsions," Combustion and Flame, 80:412-414(1990).

  • Adiga, K.C, “A CFD Study of the Effects of Inlet Droplet Variables on Water Mist Fire Suppression Efficiency,” 36th Intersociety Conference on Energy, Savannah, August 30, 2001.

  • Adiga, K.C and H. D. Ladouceur, " Numerical Simulation of Water Mist Mass Flow Effects on Fire Cooling Behavior," Paper presented at the Eastern Section of the Combustion Institute, Fall Technical Meeting, Hilton Head, SC., December 3-5, 2001.

  • Adiga, K.C and H. D. Ladouceur, “Implications of Nanoscale Water Mist in Fire Suppression Within Electronic Data Center,” Poster Session paper to be presented at the 7th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, June 16-21 (2002), Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA, USA.

  • Adiga, K.C, Adiga, R, and Hatcher, Jr. R.F., “Self-entraining Ultra-fine Water Mist Technology for New Generation Fire Protection,” paper presented at the Workshop on Fire Suppression Technology, February 25-27, 2003, Mobile, Alabama.

  • Adiga, K.C. and Williams, F. W., “ Ultra-Fine Water Mist As A Total Flooding Agent: A Feasibility Study, “ Paper presented at HOTWC 2004, Albuquerque, NM, May 4-6, 2004

  • Adiga, K.C., “NanoMist Suppresses Fire,” Fluent CFD Spring News Letter Article 2004.

  • Sheinson, R. S.; Williams, F. W.; Ayers, S.; Adiga, K. C.; Hatcher, R. F., Jr., Feasibility Evaluation Study of Very Fine Water Mist as a Total Flooding Fire Suppression Agent for Flammable Liquid Fires, HOTWC, 2004..

  • Adiga, K. C.; Hatcher, R. F., Jr.; Forssell, E. W.; Scheffey, J. L.; DiNenno, P. J.; Back, G. G.; Farley, J. P.; Williams, F. W.; Electronic Space Fire Protection: False Deck Mockup Fire Testing of Nanomist Systems, HOTWC 2005.

  • K. C. Adiga and Robert F. Hatcher, Jr., Eric W. Forssell, Joseph L. Scheffey, Philip J. DiNenno and Gerard G. Back, John P. Farley and Frederick W. Williams,“ Electronic Space Fire Protection: Scaled-up False Deck Fire Testing of Ultra-Fine Water Mist”. Proceedings SFPE Symposium: Advances in Fire Protection Technologies, October 18-19, 2005, San Diego, CA.

  • K.C.Adiga et al., “A Computational and Experimental Study of Ultra-Fine Water Mist as a Total Flooding Agent”, Fire Safety Journal 42 :150–160 (2007).

  • K.C. Adiga, D.E. Ramaker, P.A. Tatem and F.W. Williams, "Numerical Modeling of  Freely Burning Pool Fires, " Proceedings of the International Meeting of Fire Research and Test Centers, Vol.1, p. 83 (1986), ITSEMAP, Avila, Spain, October 7-9, (1986).

  • K.C. Adiga, D.E. Ramaker, P.A. Tatem and F.W. Williams,"Numerical Calculations on Heptane Pool Fires with Emphasis on Soot Formation and Radiation," Chemical and Physical Processes in Combustion, Eastern Section of The Combustion Institute, Fall Technical Meeting, NBS, Gaithersburg, MD, Nov 2-6, (1987), Paper No. 22.

  • H.D. Ladouceur and K.C. Adiga, “The Application of Abel Inversion to Combustion Diagnostics," in Topics in Inverse Problems (Ed) P.C. Sabatier, World Scientific Publishing Co. (1988).

  • K.C. Adiga, D.E.Ramaker, P.A.Tatem and F.W. Williams," Theory and Analysis of Liquid Pool Fires," Chemical and Physical Processes in Combustion, Eastern Section of The Combustion Institute, Fall Technical Meeting, Clear Water Beach, FL, December 7-9, (1988), Paper No. 66.

  • K.C. Adiga, D.E. Ramaker, P.A. Tatem and F.W. Williams,"Modeling Thermal Radiation in LiquidPool Fires," Proceedings of Second International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Tokyo, Japan,June 13-17, (1988). Publication: Hemisphere Publishing Co. New York, (1989).

  • K.C. Adiga, D.E. Ramaker, P.A. Tatem and F.W. Williams,"Modeling Pool-Like Gas Flames ofPropane," Fire Safety J., 14, 241-250 (1989).

  • K.C. Adiga, D.E. Ramaker, P.A. Tatem and F.W. Williams.,"Numerical Predictions for a SimulatedMethane Fire," Fire Safety J., 16:443-458 (1990).

  • K.C.Adiga, “NanoMist- A Breakthrough Water Fog with Pseudo Gas Performance ” Fire SafetyMagazine Spring 2007, FS-Word online: www.Fs-world.com

  • K.C. Adiga, Heather D. Willauer, Ramagopal Ananth, Frederick W. Williams “Implications of droplet breakup and formation of ultra-fine mist in blast mitigation”. Fire Safety J. Volume 44, Issue 3, Pages 363–369 (2009)

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