John R. Saylor

Clemson University
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Clemson, SC 29634-0921
Phone: (864) 656-5621
Fax: (864) 656-4435

E-Mail: jsaylor "at" clemson "dot" edu

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  1. J. Tabor, E. Sarver & J. R. Saylor A fog-and-tube scrubber for the removal of diesel particulate matter from engine exhaust, Aerosol Air Qual. Res. vol. 21, 210134 (2021).

  2. S. Kala & J. R. Saylor Factors affecting the diameter of ring-shaped deposition patterns in inertial impactors having small S/W ratios, Aerosol Sci. Technol. vol. 56, pp. 234 - 246 (2022).

  3. N. Santa, C. Keles, J. R. Saylor, E. Sarver Demonstration of optical microscopy and image processing to classify respirable coal mine dust particles, Minerals vol. 11, 838 (2021).

  4. X. Shao, P. Wilson, J. B. Bostwick & J. R. Saylor Viscoelastic effects in circular edge waves, J. Fluid Mech. vol. 919, A18 (2021).

  5. X. Shao, P. Wilson, J. R. Saylor & J. B. Bostwick Surface wave pattern formation in a cylindrical container, J. Fluid Mech. vol. 915, A19 (2021).

  6. X. Shao, C. T. Gabbard, J. B. Bostwick1 & J. R. Saylor On the role of meniscus geometry in capillary wave generation, Exp. Fluids vol. 62, 59 (2021).

  7. X. Shao, G. Bevilacqua, P. Ciarletta, J. R. Saylor & J. B. Bostwick Experimental observation of Faraday waves in soft gels, Phys. Rev. E vol. 102, 060602(R) (2020).

  8. G. Bevilacqua, X. Shao, J. R. Saylor, J. B. Bostwick, & P. Ciarletta Faraday waves in soft elastic solids, Proc. R. Soc. A vol. 476, 20200129 (2020).

  9. X. Shao, S. A. Fredericks, J. R. Saylor & J. B. Bostwick A method for determining surface tension, viscosity, and elasticity of gels via ultrasonic levitation of gel drops, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. vol. 147, pp. 2488 - 2498 (2020).

  10. X. Shao, S. A. Fredericks, J. R. Saylor & J. B. Bostwick Elastocapillary transition in gel drop oscillations, Phys. Rev. Lett. vol. 123, pp. 188002 (2019).

  11. S. Fredericks & J. R. Saylor Experimental study of drop shape and wake effects on particle scavenging for non-evaporating drops using ultrasonic levitation, J. Aerosol Sci. vol. 127, pp. 1 - 17 (2019).

  12. X. Shao, J. R. Saylor & J. B. Bostwick Extracting the surface tension of soft gels from elastocapillary wave behavior, Soft Matter vol. 14, pp. 7347 - 7353 (2018).

  13. S. Fredericks & J. R. Saylor Ring-shaped deposition patterns in small nozzle-to-plate distance impactors, Aerosol Sci. Technol. vol. 52, pp. 30-37 (2018).

  14. S. Fredericks & J. R. Saylor, Parametric investigation of two aerosol scavenging models in the inertial regime, J. Aerosol Sci. vol. 101, pp. 34-42 (2016).

  15. L. Rojas-Mendoza, E. A. Sarver & J. R. Saylor Removal of DPM from an air stream using micron-scale droplets, Aerosol Air Qual. Res. vol. 17, pp. 1865 - 1874 (2017).

  16. L. Rojas-Mendoza, Z. Henderson, E. A. Sarver & J. R. Saylor Laboratory demonstration of DPM mass removal from an exhaust stream by fog drops, Mining Engineering. vol. 69, pp. 55 - 60 (2017).

  17. T. M. Merrell & J. R. Saylor Scavenging of micron-scale particles using a combination of fog and a cylindrical ultrasonic standing wave field, J. Aerosol Sci. vol. 107, pp. 14 - 30 (2017).

  18. T. M. Merrell & J. R. Saylor Demisting using an ultrasonic standing wave field, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. vol. 141, pp. 171 - 182 (2017).

  19. J. L. Hodges, J. R. Saylor & N. B. Kaye, A functional form for the diurnal variation of lake surface temperature on Lake Hartwell, northwestern South Carolina, IEEE J. Sel. Topics Appl. Earth Observ. Remote Sens. vol. 9, pp. 3564 - 3577 (2016).

  20. R. C. Phillips, J. R. Saylor, N. B. Kaye & J. M. Gibert, A multi-lake study of seasonal variation in lake surface evaporation using MODIS satellite-derived surface temperature, Limnology vol. 17, pp. 273-289 (2016).

  21. D. S. Sontag & J. R. Saylor, An experimental study of the collection of fog droplets using a mesh fabric: possible application to cooling towers, ASME J. Energy Resour. Technol. vol. 138, pp. 024501 - 024501-4 (2015).

  22. W. Ran & J. R. Saylor, The directional sensitivity of the acoustic radiation force to particle diameter, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. vol. 137, pp. 3288-3298 (2015).

  23. W. Ran & J. R. Saylor, A mechanistic explanation of the increase in particle scavenging in the ultrasonic scrubber, J. Aerosol Sci. vol. 87, pp. 88-101 (2015).

  24. R. K. Sundberg-Anderson & J. R. Saylor, Mesler entrainment in alcohols, Exp. Fluids vol. 55, pp. 104-118 (2014).

  25. W. Ran, J. R. Saylor & R. G. Holt, Improved particle scavenging by a combination of ultrasonics and water sprays, J. Aerosol Sci. vol. 67, pp. 104-118 (2014).

  26. D. Sitarski, R. J. Lee, J. R. Saylor & J. P. McHugh, Large-scale circulation in a rectangular enclosure with periodic boundary temperature, J. Fluids Eng. vol.135, 071201 (2013).

  27. S. M. Bower & J. R. Saylor, Sherwood-Rayleigh parameterization for evaporation in the presence of surfactant monolayers, AIChE J. vol. 59, pp. 303-315 (2013).

  28. J. R. Saylor & G. D. Bounds, Experimental study of the role of the Weber and capillary numbers on Mesler entrainment, AIChE J. vol. 58, pp. 3841-3851 (2012).

  29. B. H. Mills, J. R. Saylor & F. Y. Testik, An experimental study of Mesler entrainment on a surfactant-covered interface: The effect of drop shape and Weber number, AIChE J. vol. 58, pp. 46-58 (2012).

  30. S. M. Bower & J. R. Saylor, The effects of surfactant monolayers on free surface natural convection, Int. J. Heat & Mass Trans. vol. 54, pp. 5348-5358 (2011).

  31. J. Kou, K. P. Judd & J. R. Saylor, The temperature statistics of a surfactant-covered air/water interface during mixed convection heat transfer and evaporation, Int. J. Heat & Mass Trans. vol. 54, no. 15, pp. 3394-3405 (2011).

  32. R. J. Lee & J. R. Saylor, The effect of a surfactant monolayer on oxygen transfer across an air/water interface during mixed convection, Int. J. Heat & Mass Trans. vol. 53, no. 17, pp. 3405-3413 (2010).

  33. B. K. Jones & J. R. Saylor, Axis ratios of water drops levitated in a vertical wind tunnel, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology vol. 26, no. 11, pp. 2413-2419 (2009).

  34. S. M. Bower, J. Kou & J. R. Saylor, A method for the temperature calibration of an infrared camera using water as a radiative source, Rev. Sci. Instrum. vol. 80, no. 9, 095107 (2009).

  35. S. M. Bower & J. R. Saylor, A study of the Sherwood-Rayleigh relation for water undergoing natural convection-driven evaporation, Int. J. Heat & Mass Trans. vol. 52, no. 13, pp. 3055-3063 (2009).

  36. S. M. Bower & J. R. Saylor, Erratum to: "A study of the Sherwood-Rayleigh relation for water undergoing natural convection-driven evaporation", Int. J. Heat & Mass Trans. vol. 54, no. 3, pg. 749 (2011).

  37. J. Kou & J. R. Saylor, A method for removing surfactants from an air/water interface, Rev. Sci. Instrum. vol. 79, no. 12, 123907 (2008).

  38. N. A. Sivasubramanian & J. R. Saylor, Application of a histogram modification algorithm to the processing of raindrop images, Optical Enginering vol. 47, no. 3, 037011 (2008).

  39. Conover T. A. & J. R. Saylor, Statistics of the surface temperature field of an air/water interface under air flow, Experiments in Fluids vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 509-524 (2007).

  40. J. R. Saylor & N. A. Sivasubramanian, Edge detection methods applied to the analysis of spherical raindrop images, Applied Optics vol. 46, no. 22, pp. 5352-5367 (2007).

  41. T. A. Conover & J. R. Saylor, Infrared imaging of a solid phase surfactant monolayer, Langmuir vol. 22, no. 16, pp. 6881-6886 (2006).

  42. D. D. Saxena & J. R. Saylor, Use of thresholding algorithms in the processing of raindrop imagery, Applied Optics vol. 45, no. 12, pp. 2672-2688 (2006).

  43. J. R. Saylor & B. K. Jones, The existence of vortices in the wakes of simulated raindrops, Phys. Fluids vol. 17, no. 3 (2005).

  44. J. R. Saylor, C. W. Ulbrich, J. W. Ballentine, & J. L. Lapp, The correlation between lightning and DSD parameters, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens. vol. 43, no. 8, pp. 1806-1815 (2005).

  45. J. R. Saylor & A. L. Kinard, Simulation of particle deposition beneath Faraday waves in thin liquid films, Phys. Fluids vol. 17, no. 5, 047106 (2005).

  46. J. R. Saylor & N. K. Grizzard, The optimal drop shape for vortices generated by drop impacts: the effect of surfactants on the drop surface, Exp. Fluids, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 783-790 (2004).

  47. M. Grujicic, J. R. Saylor, D. E. Beasley, W. S. DeRosset, & D. Helfritch Computational analysis of the interfacial bonding between feed-powder particles and the substrate in the cold-gas dynamic-spray process, Appl. Surf. Sci., vol. 219, no. 3-4, pp. 211-227 (2003).

  48. P. H. Wright & J. R. Saylor Patterning of particulate films using Faraday waves, Rev. Sci. Instrum., vol. 74, no. 9, pp. 4063-4070 (2003).

  49. J. R. Saylor & N. K. Grizzard The effect of surfactant monolayers on vortex rings formed from an impacting water drop, Phys. Fluids, vol. 15, no. 10, pp. 2852-2863 (2003).

  50. J. R. Saylor, B. K. Jones, & L. F. Bliven Single-camera method to determine the optical axis position of ellipsoidal drops, Applied Optics, vol. 42, no. 6, pp. 972-978 (2003).

  51. J. R. Saylor The fate of soluble and insoluble surfactant monolayers subjected to drop impacts, Exp. Fluids, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 540--547 (2003).

  52. J. R. Saylor, B. K. Jones, & L. F. Bliven A method for increasing depth of field during droplet imaging, Rev. Sci. Instrum., vol. 73, no. 6, pp. 2422-2427 (2002).

  53. J. R. Saylor, K. A. Flack, M. P. Schultz, & G. B. Smith, The correlation between surface temperature and subsurface velocity during evaporative convection, Exp. Fluids, vol. 32, no. 5, pp. 570-579 (2002).

  54. J. R. Saylor, Determining liquid substrate cleanliness using infrared imaging, Rev. Sci. Instrum., vol. 72, no. 12, pp. 4408-4414 (2001).

  55. J. R. Saylor, G. B. Smith, & K. A. Flack, An experimental investigation of the surface temperature field during evaporative convection, Phys. Fluids, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 428-439 (2001).

  56. K. A. Flack, J. R. Saylor, & G. B. Smith, Near-surface turbulence for evaporative convection at an air/water interface, Phys. Fluids, vol. 13, no. 11, pp. 3338-3345 (2001).

  57. J. R. Saylor, G. B. Smith, & K. A. Flack, Infrared imaging of the surface temperature field of water during film spreading, Phys. Fluids, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 597-602 (2000).

  58. A. J. Szeri, R. L. Stefan, & J. R. Saylor, Surfactant scavenging by microbubble clouds: consequences for capillary wave damping, Lecture Notes in Physics , vol. 566, pp. 337-352 (2001).

  59. J. R. Saylor, G. B. Smith, & K. A. Flack, The effect of a surfactant monolayer on the temperature field of a water surface undergoing evaporation, Int. J. Heat & Mass Trans., vol. 43, no. 17, pp. 3073-3086 (2000).

  60. J. R. Saylor, A. J. Szeri & G. P. Foulks, Measurement of surfactant properties using a standing circular capillary wave field, Experiments in Fluids, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 509-518 (2000).

  61. R. A. Handler, J. R. Saylor, R. I. Leighton, & A. L. Rovelstad Transport of a passive scalar at a shear free boundary in fully developed turbulent open channel flow, Physics of Fluids, vol. 11, no. 9, pp. 2607-2625 (1999).

  62. J. R. Saylor, The role of capillary waves in oceanic air/water gas exchange, Tellus Series B - Chemical and Physical Meteorology, vol. 51, pp. 616-628 (1999).

  63. J. R. Saylor & R. A. Handler, Capillary wave gas exchange in the presence of surfactants, Experiments in Fluids, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 332-338 (1999).

  64. J. R. Saylor & K. R. Sreenivasan, Differential diffusion in low Reynolds number water jets, Physics of Fluids, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 1135 - 1146 (1997).

  65. J. R. Saylor, Internal reflection beneath capillary water waves: a method for measuring wave slope, Applied Optics, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 1121-1129, (1997).

  66. J. R. Saylor & R. A. Handler, Gas transport across an air/water interface populated with capillary waves, Physics of Fluids, vol. 9, no. 9, pp. 2529 - 2541 (1997).

  67. J. R. Saylor, Measurements of differential diffusion in a liquid-filled lung model, Experiments in Fluids, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 498-503 (1997).

  68. J. R. Saylor Photobleaching of disodium fluorescein in water, Exp. Fluids vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 445-447 (1995).

  69. P. Kailasnath, K. R. Sreenivasan, & J. R. Saylor, Conditional scalar dissipation rates in turbulent wakes, jets, and boundary layers, Phys. Fluids A vol. 5, no. 12, pp. 3207-3215 (1993).

  70. J. R. Saylor, A. Bar-Cohen, T. Y. Lee, T. W. Simon, W. Tong, & P. S. Wu, Fluid selection and property effects in single and two-phase immersion cooling, IEEE Trans. Components, Hybrids and Manufacturing Technology vol. 11, pp. 557-565 (1988).







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