Representative Journal Articles
Stochastic rocket dynamics, random nozzle side loads, and Schlieren imaging of high pressure nozzle flows

Keanini, R. G. Srivastava, N., Tkacik, P. T., Weggel, D. and P. D.Knight (2011) “Stochastic rocket dynamics under random nozzle side loads: OrnsteinUhlenbeck boundary layer separation and its coarse grained connection to side loading and rocket response,” Annalen der Physik, 523, pp. 459487. Preprint at arxiv:1101.3789 pdf

Srivastava, N., Tkacik, P. T. and Keanini, R. G. (2010) “Influence of nozzle random side loads on launch vehicle dynamics,” J. Appl Phys., 108, pp. 04491104491119. pdf

Tkacik, P, Keanini, R. G., Srivistava, N. and Tkacik P. (2011) “Color Schlieren Imaging of HighPressure Overexpanded Planar Nozzle Flow using a Simple, Low Cost Test Apparatus,” J. Visualization, 14, pp. 1114. pdf

Keanini, R. G. and Brown, A. (2007) “Scale Analysis and Experimental Investigation of Compressible Turbulent Boundary Layer Separation in Nozzles,” Euro. J. Mech. B – Fluids, 26, pp. 494510.
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Stochastic and Green’s function methods with applications to nonlinear flow and evolution problems

Keanini, R. G. (2011) “Green’s functionstochastic methods framework for probing nonlinear problems: Burgers’ equation, nonlinear Shrodinger’s equation, and hydrodynamic organization of nearmolecularscale vorticity,” Annals Phys., 326, pp. 10021031. Preprint at arxiv:1007.2125,
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Keanini, R.G. (2007) “Random Walk Methods for Scalar Transport Problems Subject to Dirichlet, Neumann, and Mixed Boundary Conditions,” Proc. Royal Soc. A: Math., Phys., and Engrg., 453, pp. 435460.
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Keanini, R. G. (2007) “Stochastic solution of nonlinear and nonhomogeneous evolution problems by a differential Kolmogorov equation,” arxiv:0708.3202v1; submitted j. publ.
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Fluid mechanics – secondary streaming and particle agglomeration; waves on coating menisci; shear, buoyancy, and thermocapillary flow in thin fluid collars; plasma boundary layers

Keanini, R. G. (2000) “Structure and Particle Transport in SecondOrder Stokes Flow,” Phys Rev. E, 61, 66066620. pdf

Keanini, R.G., Thompson, J., and Gona, K. (2007) “Linear and Nonlinear Waves on Fiber Coating Entrance Menisci," Far East J. Appl. Math., 28, pp. 173182. pdf

Keanini, R.G. (1994) “Thermocapillary, bouyancy and sheardriven flow within thin annular fluid collars,”
Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 37, 15791591. pdf 
Keanini, R.G. (1995) “Electron Collisionless Layers near Evaporating Plasmaheated Anodes,”
Phys. Rev. E, 52, 45724575. pdf
Metallurgical processes and physics; mercury release from dental amalgams

Keanini, R.G., Watkins, G., Koike, M., and Okabe, T. (2007) “Theoretical study of alpha case formation during titanium casting,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, 38, pp. 729732.
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Keanini, R.G., Watanabe, K. and Okabe, T. (2005) “Theoretical Model of the TwoChamber Pressure Casting Process,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, 36, pp. 283292. pdf

Okabe, T., Elvebak, B., Carrasco, L., Ferracane, J.L., Keanini, R.G. and Nakajima, H. (2003) “Mercury Release from Dental Amalgams into Continuously Replenished Liquids,” Dental Materials, 19, pp. 3845.
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Keanini, R.G., Ferracane, J., and Okabe, T. (2001) “Theoretical Models of Mercury Dissolution
from Dental Amalgams in Neutral and Acidic Flows,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, 32B, 409416. pdf
Precision engineering and experimental methods

Lawton, K.M., Patterson, S. and Keanini, R.G. (2003) “Direct Contact Packed Bed Thermal Gradient Attenuators: Theoretical Analysis and Experimental Observations,” Rev. Scientific Instruments, 74, pp. 28862893. pdf

Phan, S., Hocken, R.J., Smith,, S.T., and Keanini, R.G. (2002) “Simultaneous Measurement of Spatially Separated Forces Using a DualCantilever ResonanceBased Touch Sensor,” Rev. Sci. Instrum., 73, pp. 318322. pdf

Lawton, K.M., Patterson, S., and Keanini, R.G. (2001) “Precision Temperature Control of HighThroughput
Fluid Flows: Experimental and Theoretical Analysis,” J. of Heat Transfer, 123, pp. 796802. pdf 
Keanini, R.G. and Allgood, C.A. (1996) “Measurement of Time Varying Surface Temperature Fields Using High Frame Rate Visible Imaging CCD Cameras,” Int. Comm. Heat and Mass Transfer, 23, 305314. pdf
Bioengineering and biophysics – optimization of cryosurgery; fluid flow in bone; growth responses of large fungal plant cells
(Phycomyces)

Keanini, R.G., Roer, R.D. and Dillaman, R.M. (1995) “A Theoretical Model of Circulatory Interstitial Fluid Flow and Species Transport within Cortical Bone,” J. Biomechanics, 28, 901914. pdf

Keanini, R.G. and Rubinsky, B. (1992) “Optimization of Multiprobe Cryosurgery,” J. Heat Transfer,
114, 796801. pdf 
Ortega, J.K.E., Zehr, E.G. and Keanini, R.G. (1989) “In vivo creep and stress relaxation experiments to determine the wall extensibility and yield threshold for the sporangiophores of Phycomyces,” Biophys. J.,
56, 465475. pdf 
Ortega, J.K.E., Manica, K.J. and Keanini, R.G. (1988) “Phycomyces:turgor pressure behavior during the light and avoidance growth responses,” Photochemistry and Photobiology, 48, 697703. pdf

Ortega, J.K.E., Keanini, R.G. and Manica, K.J. (1988) “Pressure probe technique to study transpiration in Phycomyces sporangiphores,” Plant Physiol., 87, 1114. pdf
Inverse methods and application
to materials processing problems; materials processing

Ling, X., Keanini, R.G. and Cherukuri, H.P. (2005) “A modified sequential function specification finite elementbased method for parabolic inverse heat conduction problems," Computational Mechanics, 36, pp. 117128. pdf

Ling, X., Keanini, R.G. and Cherukuri, H.P. (2003) “A Noniterative Finite Element Method for Inverse Heat Conduction Problems,” Int. J. Numerical Methods in Engrg., 56, pp. 13151334.
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Keanini, R.G. (1999) “An Implicit Method for Reconstructing Dynamic Threedimensional Phase Boundaries Under Low Peclet Number Conditions,” Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 42, 18631884.
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Keanini, R.G. (1998) “Inverse Estimation of Surface Heat Flux Distributions During High Speed Rolling Using Remote Thermal Measurements,” Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 41, 275285.
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Keanini, R.G. and Desai, N.N. (1996) “Inverse Finite Element Reduced Mesh Method for Predicting Multidimensional Phase Change Boundaries and Nonlinear Solid Phase Heat Transfer,” Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 39, 10391051. pdf

Johnson, R.E. and Keanini, R.G. (1998) “An Asymptotic Model of Work Roll Heat Transfer in Strip Rolling,” Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 41, 871879. pdf