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Engineering

 

josh

Assistant Professor

518 W. Locust St.
Hayes 220
Davenport, IA 52803

563-333-5739

DrakeJoshuaB@sau.edu 

Education and Training

PhD, Iowa State University
Mechanical Engineering

MA in Teaching, ibid
Science Education

BS, ibid
Math and Physics

Courses Taught

ME 310 - Measurement and Instrumentation
ME 350 - Machine Design
PHYS 306 - Electronics

 

Areas of Professional Interest

Multiphase flow hydrodynamics, experimental X-ray visualization techniques, artificial intelligent automated systems.

 

Recent Publications

Drake, J.B. and Heindel, T.J. (2012). "Comparisons of annular hydrodynamic structures in 3D fluidized beds using X-ray CT," Journal of Fluids Engineering, 134(8): 081305-1 - 081305-8.
Drake, J.B. and Heindel, T.J. (2011). "Comparisons of gas holdup in cold flow fluidized beds," Chemical Engineering Science, 68: 157-165.
Drake, J.B. and Heindel, T.J. (2011). "The repeatability and uniformity of 3D fluidized beds," Powder Technology, 213: 148-154.
Min, J., Drake, J.B., Heindel, T.J., and Fox, R.O. (2010). "Experimental validation of CFD simulations of a lab-scale fluidized-bed reactor with and without side-gas injection," AIChE Journal, 56: 1434-1446.
Ford, J.J., Heindel, T.J., Jensen, T.C., and Drake, J.B. (2008). "X-ray computed tomography of a gas-sparged stirred-tank reactor," Chemical Engineering Science, 63(8): 2075-2085

 

Conference Papers

Drake, J.B., Kenney, A.L., Morgan, T.B., Heindel, T.J. (2011). "Developing tracer particles for X-ray particle tracking velocimetry," Proceedings of ASME-JSME-KSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, July 24-29, 2011, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, JAPAN.
Heindel, T.J., Jensen, T.C., Drake, J.B., McCormick, N., and Riveland, M.L. (2010). "3D X‐ray CT imaging of cavitation from a butterfly valve," Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Multiphase Flow, May 30-June 4, 2010, Tampa, FL.
Drake, J.B., and Heindel, T.J. (2009). "Repeatability of gas holdup in a fluidized bed using x-ray computed tomography," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Conference, August 2-6, 2009, Vail, CO.
Drake, J.B., Tang, L., and Heindel, T.J. (2009). "X-ray particle tracking velocimetry in fluidized beds," Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Conference, August 2-6, 2009, Vail, CO.
Drake, J.B., Franka, N.P., and Heindel, T.J. (2008). "X-ray particle tracking velocimetry for applications in fluidized beds," Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, October 31-November 6, 2008, Boston, MA
Meyer, T.R., Schmidt, J.B., Nelson, S.M., Drake, J.B., Janvrin, D.M., and Heindel, T.J. (2008). "Three-dimensional spray visualization using X-ray computed tomography," Proceedings of the ILASS Americas: 21st Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray System, May 18-21, Orlando, FL.
Franka, N.P., Drake, J.B., and Heindel, T.J. (2008). "Minimum fluidization velocity and gas holdup in fluidized beds with side port air injection," Proceedings of the ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, August 10 - 14, 2008, Jacksonville, FL.

 

Technical Presentations

Heindel, T.J., Fox R.O., Drake, J.B., Gavi, E., and Keller, N. (2009). "Fluidized bed modeling and validation for gasification and pyrolysis," presented to the ConnocoPhillips Research and Development Division, April 23, Bartlesville, OK.
Gavi, E., Drake, J.B., Min, J., Heindel, T.J., and Fox R.O. (2009). "Modeling fluidized beds for application to biomass systems," presented at the AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting, November 8-13, Nashville, TN.
Min, J., Drake, J.B., Fox, R.O., and Heindel, T.J. (2008). "CFD Modeling of Cold-Flow Fluidized Beds and Validation with X-ray Computed Tomography," presented at the AIChE 2008 Annual Meeting, November 16-21, Philadelphia, PA.
Drake, J.B., Min, J., Fox, R.O., and Heindel, T.J. (2008). "Validating fluidized bed hydrodynamic simulations," poster presented at the 2008 BioBased Industry Outlook Conference, September 7-10, Ames, IA.