NADIR YILMAZ, Ph.D., P.E., NSPE Fellow
Professor
Associate Department Chair
Director of Undergraduate Programs
Department of Mechanical Engineering

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
E-Mail:
nadir@nmt.edu

Editor-In-Chief, SAE International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants
Vice Chair, SAE International Education Board (EB)

Vice Chair, NSPE Higher Education Interest Group
Chair, ASME-New Mexico Section

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Publications (Last 5 Years)

PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

1.      U. Demir, G. Coskun, N. Yilmaz, H. S. Soyhan, "Investigation of Performance of 0-D Internal Combustion Engine Simulation Codes Based on Detailed and Reduced Chemical Kinetic Mechanisms," International Journal of Vehicle Design (in press).

2.      N. Yilmaz, A. Atmanli, E. Ileri, "The Potential Use of Biodiesel/Higher Alcohol Blends in a Diesel Engine," International Journal of Energy Research (in press).

3.      E. Ileri, A. Atmanli, N. Yilmaz, A. D. Karaoglan, M. S. Kocak, U. Okkan, "Predicting the Engine Performance and Exhaust Emission of a Diesel Engine Fuelled with Hazeltnut Oil Methyl Ester: The Performance Comparison of RSM and LSSVM," ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology (in press).

4.      E. Ileri, A. Atmanli, N.Yilmaz, "Comparative Analyses of n-Butanol-Rapeseed Oil Oil-Diesel Blend with Biodiesel, Diesel and Biodiesel-Diesel Fuels in a Turbocharged Direct Injection Diesel Engine," Journal of the Energy Institute (in press).

5.      N. Yilmaz, I. A. Rodriguez, D. Yoon, D. R. Killingsworth, W. J. Ostergren, "Aerospace Living and Learning Community (Aerospace LLC) for First-Year Student," ASEE Gulf-Southwest Section Annual Conference, Paper No. 163, March 6-8, 2016, Dallas, Texas.

6.      N. Yilmaz, I. A. Rodriguez, D. Yoon, D. R. Killingsworth, "Aerospace Living Learning Community Projects Improve First-Year Retention," New Mexico Higher Education Assessment and Retention Conference (NMHEAR), February 25-26, 2016, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

7.      N. Yilmaz, A. Atmanli, E. Ileri, "Optimization of Diesel-Butanol-Vegetable Oil Blend Ratios Based on Engine Operating Parameters," Energy, 2016, Vol. 96, pp. 569-580, 2016.

8.      N. Yilmaz, E. Ileri, A. Atmanli, F. M. Vigil, "Emission Characteristics of a Diesel Engine Fueled with Diesel-1-1-Pentanol Blends," 13th International Combustion Symposium, 2016, Bursa, Turkey.

9.      N. Yilmaz, E. Degirmenci, C. Evci, M. Macar, H. Isik, "Effects of Gun Propellant Grain Shape and Combustion Characteristics on Internal Ballistics," 13th International Combustion Symposium, 2016, Bursa, Turkey.

10.  N. Yilmaz, E. Degirmenci, H. Isik, C. Evci, M. Macar, "Thermo-Mechanical Modeling of Double Base Propellant Combustion and Experimental Validation," 13th International Combustion Symposium, 2016, Bursa, Turkey.

11.  N. Yilmaz, S. Davis, J. James, B. Thompson, A. Ferry, "A Novel Method to Evaluate the Combustion Efficiency of Gasoline Engines: Exhaust Waveform using AutoEKG Fuel System Analyzer," SAE International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 560-567, 2015.

12.  N. Yilmaz, "Modeling of Aluminum Particle Ignition Behavior in Open Atmosphere Rocket Propellant Fires," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, DOI: 10.1177/0954410015596009, 2015.

13.  N. Yilmaz, F. M. Vigil, G. Tolendino, W. Gill, A. B. Donaldson, "Effect of Oxide Layer Formation on Deformation of Aluminum Alloys under Fire Heating," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, DOI: 10.1177/1464420715587023, 2015.

14.  N. Yilmaz, F. M. Vigil, M. S., Vigil, R. Branam, G. Tolendino, W. Gill, A. B. Donaldson, "Effect of Grain Orientation on Aluminum Relocation at Incipient Melt Conditions," Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 88, pp. 44-49, 2015.

15.  E. Degirmenci, N. Yilmaz, H. Dirikolu, "Thermo-Mechanical Modeling and Experimental Verification of the Heat Transfer in a Barrel during Successive Shots with Varying Periods," 8th International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, Paper No. 171, 2015, Istanbul, Turkey.

16.  E. Degirmenci, N. Yilmaz, H. Dirikolu, "Effect of Grain Size of Double Base Solid Propellants on the Hear Transfer of a Barrel," 8th International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, Paper No. 170, 2015, Istanbul, Turkey.

17.  E. Degirmenci, N. Yilmaz, H. Dirikolu, "Effect of Initial Temperature of Double Base Solid Propellants on the Hear Transfer of a Barrel," 8th International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, Paper No. 158, 2015, Istanbul, Turkey.

18.  A. Atmanli, E. Ileri, B. Yuksel, N. Yilmaz, "Extensive Analyses of Diesel-Vegetable Oil-nButanol Ternary Blends in a Diesel Engine," Applied Energy, Vol. 145, pp. 155-172, 2015.

19.  U. Demir, N.Yilmaz, G. Coskun, H. S. Soyhan, "Evaluation of Zero Dimensional Codes in Simulating IC Engines Using Primary Reference Fuel," Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 76, pp.18-24, 2015.

20.  N. Yilmaz, R. Nelson, "Cavity Dynamics of an Irregular Sphere at Low Froude Number, Part 2: PIV Analysis," Journal of Visualization, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 679-686, 2015.

21.  N. Yilmaz, R. Nelson, "Cavity Dynamics of an Irregular Sphere at Low Froude Number, Part 1: High Speed Imaging and Quantitative Measurement," Journal of Visualization, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 335-342, 2015.

22.  S. Davis, N. Yilmaz, "Advances in Hypergolic Propellants: Ignition, Hydrazine and Hydrogen Peroxide Research," Advances in Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 2014, Article ID 729313, 9 pages, 2014.

23.  S. Davis, N. Yilmaz, "Thermo-Chemical Analysis of Hypergolic Propellants Based on Triethylaluminum/Nitrous Oxide," International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 2014, Article ID 269836, 5 pages, 2014.

24.  N. Yilmaz, F. M. Vigil, K. Benalil, S. Davis, A. Calva, "Effect of Biodiesel-Butanol Fuel Blends on Emissions and Performance Characteristics of a Diesel Engine," Fuel, Vol. 135, pp. 46-50, 2014.

25.  A. B. Donaldson, J. Height, W. Gill, N. Yilmaz, "Evaluation of a New Device for Simultaneous Measurement of Heat Flux and Gas Velocity in a Diffusion Flame," Journal of Fire Sciences, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 448-458, 2014.

26.  H. Yasar, H.S. Soyhan, A. Parlak, N. Yilmaz, "Recent Trends in Internal Combustion Engines," Editorial, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 2014, Article ID 143160, 1 page, 2014.

27.  N. Yilmaz, F. M. Vigil, M. Trujillo, K. Benalil, I. A. Rodriguez, R. Jacquez, "Influence of NSF Funded Undergraduate Research Assistantships on Minority Students," 121st ASEE Annual Conference, Paper ID #10971, June 15-18, 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana.

28.  N. Yilmaz, K. Benalil, F. M. Vigil, "Integration of Alternative Fuels and Turbine Research in an Undergraduate Classroom," 121st ASEE Annual Conference, Paper ID #10968, June 15-18, 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana.

29.  U. Demir, N. Yilmaz, G. Coskun, H. S. Soyhan, "Investigation of Performance of 0-D Internal Combustion Engine Simulation Codes with Detailed and Reduced Chemical Kinetic Mechanisms," 7th Automotive Technologies Congress, May 26-27, 2014, Bursa, Turkey.

30.  N. Yilmaz, F. M. Vigil, "Potential Use of a Blend of Diesel, Biodiesel, Alcohols and Vegetable Oil in Compression Ignition Engines," Fuel, Vol. 124, pp. 168-172, 2014.

31.  N. Yilmaz, F. M. Vigil, A. B. Donaldson, T. Darabseh, "Investigation of CI Engine Emissions in Biodiesel-Ethanol-Diesel Blends as a Function of Ethanol Concentration," Fuel, Vol. 115, pp. 790-793, 2014.

32.  N. Yilmaz, B. C. Hogan, H. Bocanegra, A. B. Donaldson, W. Gill, "Computational Fluid Dynamics and Particle Image Velocimetry Supported Examination of Bi-Directional Velocity Probes for Measurements in Flames," ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, Vol. 6, No. 1, 011001 (6 pages), 2013.

33.  H. B. Karayaka, D. Souders, N. Yilmaz, "A CFD Based 2-D Validation Study of the Dynamics of a Semi-Submerged Sphere in Heave Motion for Wave Energy Conversion," 9th Clean Energy Symposium, UTESí13, 2013, Konya, Turkey.

34.  N. Yilmaz, "Computational Modeling of Aluminum Particle Behavior in Rocket Propellant Fires," Proceedings of Fourth International Conference on Mathematical and Computational Applications, Paper No. 32, pp. 67-76, June 11-13, 2013, Manisa, Turkey.

35.  A. B. Donaldson, W. Gill, N. Yilmaz, "Aluminum Particle Ignition Studies by Arc Heating," The Joint Army-Navy-NASA-Air Force (JANNAF) 45th Combustion / 33rd Airbreathing Propulsion / 33rd Exhaust Plume and Signatures / 27th Propulsion Systems Hazards Joint Subcommittee Meeting, December 3-7, 2012, Monterey, California.

36.  N. Yilmaz, F. M. Vigil, "Effect of Ethanol as an Additive on Diesel Emissions in Biodiesel-Ethanol-Diesel Blends," 12th International Combustion Symposium, Paper No. T52, May 24-26, 2012, Kocaeli, Turkey.

37.  T. Darabseh, N. Yilmaz, M. Bataineh, "Transient Thermoelasticity Analysis of Functionally Graded Thick Hollow Cylinder based on Green-Lindsay Model," International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design, Vol. 8, pp. 247-255, 2012.

38.  N. Yilmaz and T. M. Sanchez, "Analysis of Operating a Diesel Engine on Biodiesel-Ethanol and Biodiesel-Methanol Blends," Energy, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 126-129, 2012.

39.  N. Yilmaz, "Effect of Thermocouple Insertion Depth in Multiple Directions on Temperature Measurements," Journal of Fire Sciences, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 201-210, 2012.

40.  N. Yilmaz, "Comparative Analysis of Biodiesel-Ethanol-Diesel and Biodiesel-Methanol-Diesel Blends in a Diesel Engine," Energy, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 210-213, 2012.

41.  N. Yilmaz, "Effects of Intake Air Preheat and Fuel Blend Ratio on a Diesel Engine Operating on Biodiesel-Methanol Blends," Fuel, Vol. 94, pp. 444-447, 2012.

42.  N. Yilmaz, "Performance and Emission Characteristics of a Diesel Engine Fuelled with Biodiesel-Ethanol and Biodiesel-Methanol Blends at Elevated Air Temperatures," Fuel, Vol. 94, pp. 440-443, 2012.

43.  N. Yilmaz, "Detailed CFD Modeling and Experimental Verification of Thermocouple Insertion Depth in Flames," 7th International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, Paper No. 363, July 18-22, 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.

44.  N. Yilmaz and T. M. Sanchez, "Investigation of Biodiesel-Alcohol-Diesel Blends in a Compression Ignition Engine," 6th International Green Energy Conference, IGEC-VI-2011-248, pp. 931-935, June 6-9, 2011, Eskisehir, Turkey.

45.  N. Yilmaz and T. M. Sanchez, "Utilization of Biodiesel-Alcohol Blends in a Compression Ignition Engine," 6th International Green Energy Conference, IGEC-VI-2011-174, pp. 542-547, June 6-9, 2011, Eskisehir, Turkey.

46.  N. Yilmaz, G. E. Trapp, S. M. Gagan, and T. R. Emmerich, "CFD Supported Examination of Buoy Design for Wave Energy Conversion," 6th International Green Energy Conference, IGEC-VI-2011-173, pp. 537-541, June 6-9, 2011, Eskisehir, Turkey.

47.  N. Yilmaz, "Detailed Multiphysics Modeling and Validation of Thermocouple Readings in Fires," Journal of Fire Sciences, Vol. 29, No. 5, pp. 443-464, 2011.

48.  R. N. Ibragimov, N. Yilmaz, and A. S. Bakhtiyarov, "Experimental Mixing Parameterization due to Multiphase Fluid-Structure Interactions," Mechanics Research Communications, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 261-266, 2011.

49.  N. Yilmaz, "Temperature-Dependent Viscosity Correlations of Vegetable Oils and Biofuel-Diesel Mixtures," Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol. 35, No. 7, pp. 2936-2938, 2011.

50.  N. Yilmaz and B. Morton, "Comparative Characteristics of Compression Ignited Engines Operating on Biodiesel Produced from Waste Vegetable Oil," Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 2194-2199, 2011.

51.  N. Yilmaz and B. Morton, "Effects of Preheating Vegetable Oils on Performance and Emission Characteristics of Two Diesel Engines," Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 2028-2033, 2011.

52.  A. L. Brundage, A. B. Donaldson, W. Gill, S. P. Kearney, V. F. Nicolette, and N. Yilmaz, "Thermocouple Response in Fires, Part 2: Validation of Virtual Thermocouple Model for Fire Codes," Journal of Fire Sciences,Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 213-226, 2011.

53.  A. L. Brundage, A. B. Donaldson, W. Gill, S. P. Kearney, V. F. Nicolette, and N. Yilmaz, "Thermocouple Response in Fires, Part 1: Considerations in Flame Temperature Measurements by a Thermocouple," Journal of Fire Sciences, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 195-211, 2011.

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