David KittelsonFrank Rowley Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. 1972, Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge, England
M.S. 1966, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
B.S. 1964, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
- Sampling and characterization of particles from high-temperature, high-pressure streams.
- Characterization of devices for removing particulate matter from combustion products.
- Energy conversion and the production and use of alternative fuels.
- Dynamics of diesel exhaust and other carbonaceous aerosols.
- Electronic engine control.
- Measurement and control of spark ignition engine knock; engine sensors, control, and on-board diagnostics.
- Performance of alcohols and other alternate fuels in engines.
- Continuous measurement of airborne particulate sulfur, carbon, and nitrogen.
- Measurements of ultrafine particles in gases and liquids; and megasonic cleaning of silicon wafers.
|Thomas E Murphy Engine Lab (MERL)||2811 Weeks Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414|
- Watts, Winthrop F., David D. Gladis, Matthew F, Schumacher, Adam C. Ragatz, and David B. Kittelson, 2010. Evaluation of a Portable Photometer for Estimating Diesel Particulate Matter Concentrations in an Underground Limestone Mine, in press, Annals of Occupational Hygiene.
- Bika, Anil Singh, Luke Franklin, and David Kittelson, 2009. Hydrogen as a Combustion Modifier of Ethanol in Compression Ignition Engines, SAE paper number 09FFL-0209.
- Boies, Adam, Steven Hankey, David Kittelson, Julian Marshall, Peter Nussbaum, Winthrop Watts, and Elizabeth Wilson, 2009. Reducing Motor Vehicle GHG Emissions in a State that is not California, Environmental Science and Technology, 2009, 43 (23), pp 8721-8729.
- Gidney, Jeremy T., Martyn V. Twigg, and David B. Kittelson, 2009. Effect of Organometallic Fuel Additives on Nanoparticle Emissions from a Gasoline Passenger Car, in press, Environmental Science and Technology.
- Gladis, David Daniel and David Kittelson, 2009. Measuring Diesel Ash Emissions and Estimating Lube Oil Consumption Using a High Temperature Oxidation Method, SAE paper number 2009-01-1843.