# Peter J Disimile

## Assoc Professor

### Rhodes Hall

722

CEAS - Aerospace Eng & Eng Mechanics - 0070

## Professional Summary

ResearchGate Profile

**Research Interests**

- Experimental Fluid Mechanics/Heat Transfer
- Unsteady Flows
- Vorticity Dynamics
- Turbulence/Mixing
- Instrumentation Development
- Fire & Explosion Suppression related to aircraft survivability

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## Research and Practice Interests

**Research Interests**

- Experimental Fluid Mechanics/Heat Transfer
- Computational Fluid Mechanics/Heat Transfer
- Unsteady Flows
- Vorticity Dynamics
- Turbulence/Mixing
- Instrumentation Development
- Fire & Explosion Suppression related to aircraft survivability

## Research Support

Grant: #ESI / N6833520C0511 Investigators:Disimile, Peter 06-01-2020 -05-31-2021 Department of the Navy Design of a Shear Stress Calibration System for Heated High Speed Compressible Flows Role:PI $72,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #STTR Ph I 1GP0259-UC1 / N00253-16-P-0259 Investigators:Disimile, Peter 09-01-2016 -07-01-2017 Department of the Navy Low-Cost Thermal Management Technology for Combat Systems Computers Role:PI $39,502.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #W911NHF-11-C-0031 Investigators:Disimile, Peter 01-01-2011 -07-30-2011 Department of the Army Automated System for Determination of JP-8 Smoke Point and Luminometer Number Role:PI $30,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #OPS04173/01 & 02 Investigators:Disimile, Peter 03-01-2004 -02-28-2008 Department of the Air Force Intergovernmental Personnel Assignment Agreement Role:PI $185,451.52 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #OBR 1999 - 9968 Investigators:Disimile, Peter 07-01-1999 -06-30-2001 Ohio Board of Regents Center for Fire and Explosion Science and Technology Role:PI $178,800.00 Closed Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #prepare reverse agreement / N6833522C0844 Investigators:Disimile, Peter 12-01-2021 -11-30-2025 Department of the Navy Measurements of Wall-Shear-Stress Distribution in Hypersonic Flows Phase 2 Role:PI 0.00 Hold Level:Federal

Grant: #prepare reverse agreement / FA864923P0429 Investigators:Disimile, Peter 06-01-2023 -08-31-2023 Air Force Research Laboratory A Digital Twin of an Integrated Directed Energy Aircraft Survivability Facility Role:PI 25000.00 Hold Level:Federal

## Publications

### Peer Reviewed Publications

Disimile P.;Toy N.
(06-01-2019. )
*The imaging of fluid sloshing within a closed tank undergoing oscillations*.*Results in Engineering, *,
2 , More Information

Disimile P.;Toy N.
(06-01-2019. )
*Video analysis of high velocity projectile entering fluid filled tank*.*Results in Engineering, *,
2 , More Information

Gopalakrishnan R.;Disimile P.
(12-01-2018. )
*CFD analysis of twin turbulent impinging round jets at different impingement angles*.*Fluids, *,
3
(4 )
, More Information

Landers B.;Disimile P.;Toy N.
(12-01-2017. )
*The fluid thermal field over a flat heated disk*.*International Journal of Heat and Technology, *,
35
(4 )
,799-805 More Information

Landers B.;Disimile P.;Snow P.
(08-01-2016. )
*The growth characteristics of a starting axisymmetric turbulent jet*.*Journal of Visualization, *,
19
(3 )
,343-350 More Information

Disimile P.;Toy N.
(01-01-2015. )
*Liquid spurt caused by hydrodynamic ram*.*International Journal of Impact Engineering, *,
75 ,65-74 More Information

Czarnecki G.; Disimile P.; Yang H.
(01-01-2015. )
*A multiphase and multiphysics CFD technique for fuel spurt prediction with cavitation and fluid-stru *.*22nd AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, *,

Landers B.;Disimile P.
(01-01-2015. )
*The growth characteristics of transient impinging axisymmetric turbulent jets*.*Journal of Flow Visualization and Image Processing, *,
22
(1-3 )
,117-129 More Information

Pyles J.;Disimile P.
(12-01-2011. )
*Thermal model for ballistic impact flashes*.*Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, *,
More Information

Disimile P.;Davis J.;Toy N.
(02-01-2011. )
*Mitigation of shock waves within a liquid filled tank*.*International Journal of Impact Engineering, *,
38
(2-3 )
,61-72 More Information

Disimile P.;Toy N.;Swanson L.
(12-01-2009. )
*A large-scale shadowgraph technique applied to hydrodynamic ram*.*Journal of Flow Visualization and Image Processing, *,
16
(4 )
,303-332 More Information

Disimile P.;Swanson L.;Toy N.
(06-01-2009. )
*The hydrodynamic ram pressure generated by spherical projectiles*.*International Journal of Impact Engineering, *,
36
(6 )
,821-829 More Information

Davis J.;Toy N.;Disimile P.
(06-01-2009. )
*Flowfield downstream of circular cylinders immersed within thick boundary layers*.*AIAA Journal, *,
47
(6 )
,1461-1469 More Information

Disimile P.J.;Pyles J.M.;Toy N.
(03-01-2009. )
*Hydraulic jump formation in water sloshing within an oscillating tank*.*Journal of Aircraft, *,
46
(2 )
,549-556 More Information

Davis J.M.;Disimile P.J.
(05-05-2008. )
*Effect of engine nacelle clutter density on downstream water spray distributions *.*Atomization and Sprays, *,
18
(6 )
,553-569

Disimile P.;Toy N.
(03-01-2008. )
*Examining the potential fire risk from a short duration pyrotechnic event*.*Fire Technology, *,
44
(1 )
,77-96 More Information

Kemp J.;Disimile P.;O'Connell P.;Pyles J.;Toy N.
(12-24-2007. )
*Unique facility for testing solid propellant gas generators as a halon replacement *.*Collection of Technical Papers - 7th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, *,
2 ,1617-1631

Disimile P.;Davis J.;Pyles J.
(12-01-2007. )
*Qualitative assessment of a transient spray caused by a hydrodynamic ram event*.*Journal of Flow Visualization and Image Processing, *,
14
(3 )
,287-303 More Information

Disimile P.;Pyles J.;Toy N.
(12-01-2007. )
*Dynamic hydraulic jumps in oscillating containers*.*WIT Transactions on Engineering Sciences, *,
56 ,281-290 More Information

Kemp J.S.;Disimile P.J.;O'Connell P.;Pyles J.M.;Toy N.
(12-01-2007. )
*Unique facility for testing solid propellant gas generators as a Halon replacement *.*Collection of Technical Papers - 7th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, *,
1 ,

Caspers M.S.;MaPle R.C.;Disimile P.J.
(11-07-2007. )
*CFD investigation of flow past idealized engine nacelle clutter *.*Collection of Technical Papers - 18th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, *,
1 ,48-60

Disimile P.J.;Toy N.;Davis J.M.
(11-05-2007. )
*The effect of turbulent length scales on flow driven diffusion flames *.*Collection of Technical Papers - U.S. Air Force T and E Days, 2007(Test and Evaluation, *,
208-218

Disimile P.;Toy N.
(01-01-2007. )
*Convective flow field above a heated circular plate*.*Journal of Heat Transfer, *,
129
(8 )
,935 More Information

Weisenbach M.;Lindell D.;McNab K.E.;Disimile P.
(12-01-2006. )
*A review of the fiscal year 2003-2005 joint aircraft survivability programs *.*Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, *,
9 ,6331-6339

Davis J.M.;Disimile P.J.
(12-01-2006. )
*The effect of measurement volume size on PDA measurements of monodisperse glass spheres *.*Collection of Technical Papers - 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, *,
18 ,13635-13647

Disimile P.J.;Toy N.;Bai X.
(12-19-2005. )
*Experimental investigation of hot surface ignition for transportation survivability *.*Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, *,
10 ,6510-6519

Disimile P.J.;Toy N.
(12-19-2005. )
*Experimental simulation of fuel pool ignition by incendiary flash *.

Davis J.M.;Disimile P.J.
(12-01-2005. )
*Optical configuration selection effects on Phase Doppler Anemometer measurements of glass microspher *.*43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit - Meeting Papers, *,
11309-11319

Disimile P.;Tucker J.;Croswell B.;Davis J.
(02-01-2005. )
*The transport of water sprays past generic clutter elements found within engine nacelles*.*Fire Safety Journal, *,
40
(1 )
,65-78 More Information

Disimile P.;Toy N.
(01-01-2005. )
*Fuel pool ignition caused by a pyrotechnic device *.*WIT Transactions on the Built Environment, *,
82 ,471-481

Disimile P.;Pyles J.;Toy N.
(01-01-2005. )
*Measurement of oxygen concentration using laser diode spectroscopy *.*WIT Transactions on the Built Environment, *,
82 ,483-493

Disimile P.;Toy N.
(12-01-2004. )
*Acoustical properties of a long rectangular cavity of constant cross-section immersed in a thick bou*.*International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, *,
46
(12 )
,1827-1844 More Information

Davis J.;Disimile P.
(07-01-2004. )
*The effect of lens/aperture selection on phase Doppler anemometer measurements *.*AIAA Paper, *,
5884-5905

Disimile P.;Toy N.
(12-01-2003. )
*The acoustics associated with a long rectangular cavity of constant cross-section immersed in a thic *.*Advances in Fluid Mechanics, *,
36 ,385-394

DesJardin P.E.;Presser C.;Disimile P.J.;Tucker J.R.
(12-01-2003. )
*A phenomenological droplet impact model for Lagrangian spray transport *.*41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, *,

Disimile P.;Toy N.
(01-01-2003. )
*The acoustics associated with a long rectangular cavity of constant cross-section immersed in a thic *.*WIT Transactions on the Built Environment, *,
71 ,385-394

Black A.;Suo-Anttila J.;Disimile P.;Tucker J.
(12-01-2002. )
*Numerical predictions and experimental results of air flow in a smooth quarter-scale nacelle *.*40th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, *,

Czech M.;Disimile P.;Savory E.;Toy N.
(12-01-2000. )
*Aerodynamic phenomena associated with yawed rectangular cavities *.*18th Applied Aerodynamics Conference, *,

Toy N.;Savory E.;Disimile P.J.
(12-01-2000. )
*Liquid crystal visualization of the vortex flow field within a yawed rectangular cavity at Mach 2 *.*Journal of Flow Visualization and Image Processing, *,
7
(3 )
,269-279

Disimile P.;Toy N.;Savory E.
(01-01-2000. )
*Effect of planform aspect ratio on flow oscillations in rectangular cavities*.*Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, *,
122
(1 )
,32-38 More Information

Disimile P.J.;Toy N.;Savory E.
(07-01-1998. )
*Pressure oscillations in a subsonic cavity at yaw *.*AIAA Journal, *,
36
(7 )
,1141-1148

Disimile P.;Fox C.;Lee C.
(01-01-1998. )
*An experimental investigation of the airflow characteristics of laser drilled holes*.*Journal of Laser Applications, *,
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,78-84 More Information

Disimile P.J.;Orkwis P.D.
(01-01-1998. )
*Sound-pressure-level variations in a supersonic rectangular cavity at yaw*.*Journal of Propulsion and Power, *,
14
(3 )
,392-398 More Information

Aydore S.;Disimile P.J.
(01-01-1997. )
*Natural coherent structure dynamics in near field of fully turbulent axisymmetric jet*.*AIAA Journal, *,
35
(7 )
,1171-1178 More Information

Lan J.;Disimile P.;Weisman J.
(01-01-1997. )
*Two phase flow patterns and boiling heat transfer in tubes containing helical wire inserts. Part I -*.*Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, *,
4
(4 )
,269-281 More Information

Lan J.;Disimile P.;Weisman J.
(01-01-1997. )
*Two phase flow patterns and boiling heat transfer in tubes containing helical wire inserts: Part II *.*Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, *,
4
(4 )
,283-296 More Information

Disimile P.J.;Orkwis P.D.
(01-01-1997. )
*Effect of yaw on pressure oscillation frequency within Rectangular cavity at mach 2*.*AIAA Journal, *,
35
(7 )
,1233-1235 More Information

Tarn C.;Orkwis P.;Disimile P.
(01-01-1997. )
*Variations in flow field physics caused by algebraic turbulence model modifications for a supersonic *.*35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, *,

Tam C.J.;Orkwis P.D.;Disimile P.J.
(03-01-1996. )
*Comparison of Baldwin-Lomax turbulence models for two-dimensional open cavity computations *.*AIAA Journal, *,
34
(3 )
,629-631

Weisman J.;Lan J.;Disimile P.
(01-01-1996. )
*The effect of fluid properties on two-phase (vapor-liquid) flow patterns in the presence of helical *.*International Journal of Multiphase Flow, *,
22
(3 )
,613-619 More Information

Tam C.;Orkwis P.;Disimile P.
(01-01-1996. )
*Algebraic turbulence model simulations of supersonic open-cavity flow physics*.*AIAA Journal, *,
34
(11 )
,2255-2260 More Information

Disimile P.; Orkwis P.; Tam C.
(01-01-1996. )
*Supersonic open cavity flow physics ascertained from algebraic turbulence model simulations *.*34th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, *,

Disimile P.;Toy N.;Savory E.
(12-01-1995. )
*Assessment of shear stress sensitive liquid crystals for high-speed aerodynamics *.*American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FED, *,
224 ,163-168

Disimile P.;Toy N.;Savory E.
(12-01-1995. )
*Evaluation of shear sensitive liquid crystals at Mach 3 *.*ICIASF Record, International Congress on Instrumentation in Aerospace Simulation Facilities, *,

Orkwis P.;Tam C.;Disimile P.
(01-01-1995. )
*Observations on using experimental data as boundary conditions for computations*.*AIAA Journal, *,
33
(1 )
,176-178 More Information

Aydore S.;Disimile P.J.
(01-01-1995. )
*New method for eduction of natural coherent structures*.*AIAA Journal, *,
33
(8 )
,1529-1531 More Information

Disimile P.;Toy N.
(01-01-1995. )
*Determination of starting shock velocity in supersonic wind tunnel*.*AIAA Journal, *,
33
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,1981-1983 More Information

Bahr G.;Disimile P.
(01-01-1995. )
*Space vehicle propulsion systems: Environmental hazards of low earth orbit-lunar domain*.*Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, *,
32
(6 )
,1001-1005 More Information

Disimile P.;Savory E.;Toy N.
(01-01-1995. )
*Mixing characteristics of twin impinging circular jets*.*Journal of Propulsion and Power, *,
11
(6 )
,1118-1124 More Information

Tarn C.;Orkwis P.;Disimile P.
(01-01-1995. )
*A comparison of several standard turbulence models for 2-D open cavity flow field computations *.*33rd Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, *,

Disimile P.
(01-01-1994. )
*Effect of impinging jet excitation on curved surface heat transfer*.*Journal of Propulsion and Power, *,
10
(2 )
,293-294 More Information

Weisman J.;Lan J.;Disimile P.
(01-01-1994. )
*Two-phase (air-water) flow patterns and pressure drop in the presence of helical wire ribs*.*International Journal of Multiphase Flow, *,
20
(5 )
,885-899 More Information

Savory E.;Toy N.;Disimile P.;Dimicco R.
(05-01-1993. )
*The drag of three-dimensional rectangular cavities*.*Applied Scientific Research, *,
50
(3-4 )
,325-346 More Information

Disimile P.;Scaggs N.
(01-01-1992. )
*Turbulent boundary-layer characteristics over a flat-plate/wedge configuration at Mach 6*.*AIAA Journal, *,
30
(1 )
,270-272 More Information

DiMicco R.;Disimile P.
(12-01-1991. )
*A new look at surface flow visualization to provide insight into complex fluid dynamic behavior *.*ICIASF Record, International Congress on Instrumentation in Aerospace Simulation Facilities, *,
43-48

Disimile P.J.;Fox C.F.;Toy N.
(01-01-1991. )
*Optical leak detection of oxygen using IR laser diodes *.*Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, *,
1492 ,64-75

Shoe B.;Disimile P.J.;Savory E.;Toy N.;Tahouri B.
(01-01-1991. )
*Image analysis of two impinging jets using laser induced fluorescence and smoke flow visualization *.*Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, *,
1521 ,34-45

Disimile P.;Shoe B.;Toy N.
(01-01-1991. )
*Health monitoring of rocket engines using image processing *.*Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, *,
1483 ,39-48

Disimile P.;Scaggs N.
(01-01-1991. )
*Wedge-induced turbulent boundary-layer separation on a roughened surface at mach 6.0*.*Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, *,
28
(6 )
,636-645 More Information

Disimile P.J.;Scaggs N.E.
(01-01-1991. )
*Mach 6 turbulent boundary layer characteristics on smooth and rough surfaces *.*AIAA 22nd Fluid Dynamics, Plasma Dynamics and Lasers Conference, 1991, *,

Toy N.;Savory E.;Disimile P.
(01-01-1991. )
*Determination of surface temperature and surface shear stress using liquid crystals *.

Aydore S.;Disimile P.J.;Tsuei Y.G.;Behbahani A.I.
(01-01-1991. )
*Flow characteristics in the nearfield of an impinging jet issuing from a long circular pipe *.

Disimile P.;DiMicco R.;Toy N.;Savory E.
(12-01-1990. )
*Development of twin-jets issuing into a crossflow *.*Preprints for the Symposium on Turbulence, *,

DiMicco R.;Disimile P.
(12-01-1990. )
*Steady flow in a three-dimensional rectangular cavity yawed from the freestream turbulent boundary l *.*American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FED, *,
94 ,169-174

Disimile P.;DiMicco R.;Lueders K.;Savory E.;Toy N.
(12-01-1990. )
*Unsteady flow in a three-dimensional rectangular cavity immersed in a subsonic crossflow *.*American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FED, *,
102 ,45-48

Aydore S.;Disimile P.J.;Tsuei Y.G.
(12-01-1990. )
*Flow characteristics in the nearfield of an impinging jet issuing from a long circular pipe *.*American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FED, *,
94 ,67-72

DiMicco R.;Disimile P.;Lueders K.;Toy N.;Savory E.
(12-01-1990. )
*Three dimensional flow in a rectangular cavity *.*Preprints for the Symposium on Turbulence, *,

DiMicco R.;Fabris D.;Disimile P.
(01-01-1990. )
*The effect of constructive and destructive interference on the downstream development of twin jets i *.*AIAA 21st Fluid Dynamics, Plasma Dynamics and Lasers Conference, 1990, *,

Aydore S.;Disimile P.J.;Tsuei y. G.;Behbahani A.I.
(01-01-1990. )
*Flow characteristics in the nearfield of an impinging jet issuing from a long circular pipe *.

Bahr G.;Disimile P.
(01-01-1990. )
*Electric space vehicle propulsion systems: Environmental space hazard *.*AlAA/DGLR/JSASS 21st International Electric Propulsion Conference, 1990, *,

Bahr G.K.;Disimile P.J.
(01-01-1990. )
*A high severity space hazard: Orbital debris *.*AIAA Space Programs and Technologies Conference, 1990, *,

Disimile P.J.;Scaggs N.E.
(01-01-1990. )
*The effect of separation on turbulent boundary layer characteristics over a smooth surface at mach 6 *.*Flight Simulation Technologies Conference and Exhibit, 1990, *,
273-283

Behbahani A.I.;Disimile P.J.;Aydore S.
(12-01-1989. )
*Flow visualization in an impinging circular air jet *.*American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Heat Transfer Division, (Publication) HTD, *,
112 ,143-148

Disimile P.;Scaggs N.
(01-01-1989. )
*High Reynolds number wedge-induced separation lengths at Mach 6*.*AIAA Journal, *,
27
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,1827-1828 More Information

Disimile P.J.;Scaggs N.E.
(01-01-1989. )
*An investigation into wedge-induced turbulent boundary layer separation on a uniformly roughened sur *.*7th Applied Aerodynamics Conference, 1989, *,

Disimile P.;Paule D.
(01-01-1988. )
*The effects of an excited impinging jet on the local heat transfer coefficient of aircraft turbine b*.*Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, *,
4 , More Information

Disimile P.
(01-01-1988. )
*The distribution of vorticity in a large vortical motion. *

Disimile P.;Paule D.
(01-01-1988. )
*EFFECTS OF AN EXCITED IMPINGING JET ON THE LOCAL HEAT TRANSFER COEFFICIENT OF AIRCRAFT TURBINE BLADE *.*American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Paper), *,

Disimile P.
(01-01-1986. )
*Phase averaged transverse vorticity measurements in an excited, two-dimensional mixing layer*.*AIAA Journal, *,
24
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,1621-1627 More Information

Disimile P.J.
(01-01-1986. )
*The effect of ensemble averaging on transverse vorticity measurements in forced shear flows. **PHYS. FLUIDS, *,
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Disimile P.
(01-01-1986. )
*QUASI-INSTANTANEOUS TRANSVERSE VORTICITY MEASUREMENTS IN AN EXCITED, TWO-DIMENSIONAL, SINGLE STREAM *.*AIAA Paper, *,

Ali S.;Klewicki C.;Disimile P.;Lawson I.;Foss J.
(12-01-1985. )
*ENTRAINMENT REGION PHENOMENA FOR A LARGE PLANE SHEAR LAYER. *

Disimile P.
(01-01-1985. )
*PHASE AVERAGED TRANSVERSE VORTICITY MEASUREMENTS IN AN EXCITED, TWO-DIMENSIONAL MIXING LAYER. **AIAA Paper, *,

Ali S.;Lawson I.;Foss J.;Klewicki C.;Disimile P.
(01-01-1985. )
*Entrainment region phenomena for a large plane shear layer. *
((Ithaca, U.S.A.,: Aug. 7-9, 1985) )
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Disimile P.; Wang C.
(01-01-1983. )
*The forces due to the relative motion of two corrugated plates*.*Physics of Fluids, *,
26
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,611-613 More Information