Faculty Profile

Ty A Newell

Mechanical Science and Engineering
Ty A Newell
Ty A Newell
Professor Emeritus

Education

  • Ph.D., ME, University of Utah, 1980
  • M.S., ME, University of Utah, 1978
  • B.S., ME, University of Michigan, 1974

Academic Positions

  • Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, UIUC, Aug. 2002-date
  • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, UIUC, 1986-2002
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, UIUC, 1980-86
  • Visiting Professor of Physics, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Summer 1992

Other Professional Employment

  • Newell Instruments, Inc.; President, 1997-date
  • Acting Executive Director, Community Recycling Center, Inc., Sept. 1991-May 1992
  • Project Engineer at a Mylar Manufacturing Plant with E. I. DuPont DeNemours, Inc., 1974-76

Research Interests

  • Basic heat and mass transfer research; energy conversion; and nature conservation

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Alvardo, J. L., C. Marsh, C. Sohn, G. Phetteplace, and T. A. Newell, "Thermal Performance of Microencapsulated Material Slurry in Turbulent Flow and Constant Heat Flux," International Journal. of Heat and Mass Transfer, 50, 1938-1952, 2007.
  • Jassim, E. W., T. A. Newell and J. C. Chato, "Probabilistic Determination of Two-Phase Flow Regimes in Horizontal Tubes Utilizing an Automated Image Recognition Technique," Experiments in Fluids, in press, 2007.
  • Terrell, W. and T. A. Newell, "Experimental Techniques for Determining Heat and Mass Transfer on Cooled, Open Cavities," Applied Thermal Engineering, 27, 1574-1584, 2007.
  • Alvardo, J. L., C. Marsh, C. Sohn, M. Vilcius, V. Hock, G. Phetteplace, and T. A. Newell, "Characterization of Supercooling Suppression of Microencapsulated Phase Change Material by Using Differential Scanning Calorimetery," Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetery, 86, 505-509, 2006.
  • Gerlach, D. W. and T. A. Newell, "Basic Modeling of Direct Electrochemical Cooling," International Journal of Energy Research, in press, 2006.
  • Jassim, E. W. and T. A. Newell, "Prediction of Two-Phase Pressure Drop and Void Fraction in Microchannels using Probabilistic Flow Regime Modeling," Int. J Heat Mass Transfer, in press, 2006.
  • Jassim, E. W., T. A. Newell and J. C. Chato, "Two-Phase Flow Visualization in Chevron and Bumpy Style Flat Plate Heat Exchangers," Heat Transfer Engineering, in press, 2006.
  • Jassim, E. W., T. A. Newell, and J. C. Chato, "Refrigerant Pressure Drop in Chevron and Bumpy Style Plate Heat Exchangers," Experimental Fluid and Thermal Science, in press, 2006.
  • Nino, V. G., E. W. Jassim, P. S. Hrnjak, and T. A. Newell, "Flow-Regime-Based Model for Pressure Drop Predictions in Microchannels," International Journal of HVAC&R Research, 12:1, 17-34, 2006.
  • Jassim, E. W., T. A. Newell, and J. C. Chato, "Two-Phase Flow Visualization in Chevron and Bumpy Style Flat Plate Heat Exchangers," Heat Transfer Engineering, in press, 2005.
  • Mina, E., T. A. Newell, and A. M. Jacobi, "A Generalized Coefficient of Performance for Conditioning Moist Air," International. J. of Refrigeration, 2005.
  • Shedd, T. A. and T. A. Newell, "Characteristics of the Liquid Film and Pressure Drop in Horizontal Annular Two-Phase Flow Through Round, Square and Triangular Tubes," Journal of Fluids Engineering, 126, 807-817, 2004.
  • Infante Ferreira, C. A., T. A. Newell, J. C. Chato, and X. Nan, "R404A Condensing Under Forced Flow Conditions Inside Smooth, Microfin, and Cross-Hatched Horizontal Tubes," International J. of Refrigeration, 26, 433-441, 2003.
  • Nino, V., P. Hrnjak, and T. A. Newell, "Two-phase Flow Visualization of R134a in a Multi-port Microchannel Tube," Heat Transfer Eng., 24:1, 41-52, 2003.
  • Nino, V., P. Hrnjak, and T. Newell, "Two-Phase Flow Visualization of R134a in a Multi-Port Microchannel Tube," Heat Transfer Engineering, 24:1, 41-52, 2003.
  • Wilson, M., T. A. Newell, J. C. Chato, and C. Infante Ferreira, "Refrigerant Charge, Pressure Drop, and Condensation Heat Transfer in Flattened Tubes," International J. of Refrigeration, 26, 442-451, 2003.
  • Stein, M. A., C. Inan, C. Bullard, and T. Newell, "Closed Door Moisture Transport in Refrigerator/Freezers," International Journal of Energy Research, 26, 793-805, 2002.
  • Newell, T. A. and R. Shah, "An Assessment of Refrigerant Heat Transfer, Pressure Drop, and Void Fraction Effects in Microfin Tubes," International Journal of HVAC&R Research, 7:2, 125-153, 2001.
  • Yashar, D. A., M. J. Wilson, H. R. Kopke, D. M. Graham, J. C. Chato, and T. A. Newell, "An Investigation of Refrigerant Void Fraction in Horizontal, Microfin Tubes," International Journal of HVAC&R Research, 7:1, 67-82, 2001.
  • Hurlburt, E. and T. Newell, "Prediction of the Circumferential Film Thickness Distribution in Horizontal Annular Gas-Liquid Flow," Journal of Fluids Engineering, 122, 396-402, 2000.
  • Newell, T. A, "Thermodynamic Analysis of an Electrochemical Refrigeration Cycle," International Journal of Energy Research, 24, 443-453, 2000.
  • Graham, D., J. C. Chato, and T. A. Newell, "Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop during Condensation of Refrigerant 134a in an Axially Grooved Tube," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 42, 1999.
  • Hurlburt, E. T. and T. A. Newell, "Characteristics of Refrigerant Film Thickness, Pressure Drop, and Condensation Heat Transfer in Annular Flow," International Journal of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Research, 5:3, 229-248, 1999.
  • Rush, T. A., T. A. Newell, and A. M. Jacobi, "An Experimental Study of Flow and Heat Transfer in Sinusoidal Wavy Passages," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 42, 1541-1553, 1999.
  • Shedd, T. and T. Newell, "Automated Optical Liquid Film Thickness Measurement Method," Review of Scientific Instruments, 69:12, 4205-4213, 1998.
  • Newell, T. A, "A Comparison of Gradient Zone Pumping and Rising Pond Maintenance Techniques for Gradient Zone Stabilization," Solar Energy, 60:1, 25-33, 1997.
  • Boughton, B., A. M. Clausing, and T. A. Newell, "An Investigation of Household Refrigerator Cabinet Thermal Loads," International Journal of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Research, 2:2, 135-148, 1996.
  • Hurlburt, E. and T. A. Newell, "Optical Measurement of Liquid Film Thickness and Wave Velocity in Liquid Film Flows," Experiments in Fluids, 21, 357-362, 1996.
  • Newell, T. A, "In Situ Refractometry for Concentration Measurements in Refrigeration Systems," International Journal of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Research, 2:3, 247-256, 1996.
  • Newell, T. A. and M. Snyder, "Analyzing Collection of Commercial Organics," Bio Cycle, 37:7, 63-65, 1996.
  • Newell, T. A., M. K. Smith, R. G. Cowie, J. M. Upper, and G. L. Cler, "Characteristics of a Solar Pond Brine Reconcentration System," ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 116:2, 69-73, 1994.
  • Newell, T. A., E. Markstahler, and M. Snyder, "Commercial Food Waste from Restaurants and Grocery Stores," Resource Recycling (XIII:2), 56-61, 1993.
  • Abdel-Messih, R. N. and T. A. Newell, "Development of a Magnetically Levitated Density Meter for Salt Gradient Solar Ponds," Solar Energy, 49:1, 1-8, 1992.
  • Smith, M. K. and T. A. Newell, "Simulation and Economic Evaluation of a Solar Evaporation System for Concentrating Sodium Chloride Brines," Solar Energy, 46:6, 389-399, 1991.
  • Newell, T. A., R. G. Cowie, J. M. Upper, M. K. Smith, and G. L. Cler, "Construction and Operation Activities at the University of Illinois Salt Gradient Solar Pond," Solar Energy, 45:4, 231-239, 1990.
  • Smith, M. K., M. C. Heun, R. R. Crawford, and T. A. Newell, "Thermodynamic Performance Limit , Non-Azeotropic ReConsiderations for Dual-Evaporatorfrigerant Mixture-Based Domestic Refrigerator-Freezer Systems," International Journal of Refrigeration, 13, 237-242, 1990.
  • Snyder, M. E. and T. A. Newell, "Cooling Cost Minimization Using Building Mass for Thermal Storage," Transactions American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (SL-90-14-3), 96, 1990.
  • Newell, T. A. and J. A. Althof, "Successive Lumped Analysis Simulation of Solar Energy Collection Systems," International Journal of Energy Research, 10:3, 277-290, 1986.
  • Newell, T. A, "Tempering Valve Effects on Solar System Efficiency," International Solar Energy Society, Solar Energy Journal, 35:5, 417-418, 1985.
  • Newell, T. A. and J. R. Hull, "Depth Sounding Diagnostic Measurements of Salt Gradient Solar Ponds," American Society of Mechanical Engineers Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 107:2, 160-164, 1985.
  • Newell, T. A. and P. M. Von Driska, "Double Diffusive Effects on Solar Pond Gradient Zones," American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 108:2, 3-6, 1985.
  • Witte, M. J. and T. A. Newell, "Transmission of Solar Radiation Through a Random Medium of Water and Glass," American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 108:3, 199-205, 1985.
  • Newell, T. A, "A Discussion on Solar Ponds and Their Potential as an Alternative Energy System," Military Engineer, Journal for the Society of American Military Engineers, 1984.
  • Newell, T. A, "Characteristics of a Double Diffusive Interface at High Density Stability Ratios," Journal of Fluid Mechanics (385-40l), 149, 1984.