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Journal Publications (under review)

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  • Y. Chi, Q. Meng, L. Zhang, and P. Zhang*, An ONIOM-based Thermochemistry Study of Hydrogen Abstraction Reactions of n-CnH2n+2 + R (n=1-16, R=H, OH, HO2), Journal of Physical Chemistry A (to be submitted)

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  • Q. Meng, Y. Chi, L. Zhang, and P. Zhang*, Barrierless reaction investigated with Vairational Transition State Theory/ Master equations accounts for the undefined products of benzyl decomposition, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (under review)

  • D. Zhang*, D. Yu*, P. Zhang, Y. Yuen, and X. Fan, Structural Characteristics in Hypergolic Ignition Induced by Binary Collision of Bipropellant Droplets of Monoethanolamine-based Fuel and Hydrogen Peroxide, Fuel (under review

 

  • T. Yang and P. Zhang*, Faster Flicker of Buoyant Diffusion Flames by Weakly Rotatory Flows, Combust. Flame (under review) 

Journal Publications (2023)

86. Y. Chi, T. Yang and P. Zhang*, Dynamical Mode Recognition of Triple Flickering Buoyant Diffusion Flames in Wasserstein Space, Combust. Flame, 248 (2023) 112526. PaperLink

 

85. T. Yang, Y. Chi, and P. Zhang*, Vortex Interaction in Triple Flickering Buoyant Diffusion Flames, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute (in press) PaperLink

84. Y. Yang, H.Zhang, X. Xia*, P. Zhang, and F. Qi, An experimental study of the blue whirl onset, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute (in press) PaperLink

Journal Publications (2022)

83. C. Liu, J. Yu, C. Tang*, P. Zhang, and Z. Huang, Experimental and theoretical investigation on the liquid film behaviors by an inclined jet-wall impingement, Phys. Fluids (in press) PaperLink

 

82. Y. Chi, Q. Meng, C. He and P. Zhang*, Metric-Based Assessment Method for MS-T Formalism with Small Subsets of Torsional Conformers, J. Phys. Chem. A (in press) PaperLink

 

81. H. Fu, Z. Huang, C. Tang*, and P. Zhang, Effect of mixer structure on liquid film formation and NOx conversion efficiency in Selective Catalytic Reduction system, Fuel 330 (2022) 125405. PaperLink

80. K. Wu, P. Zhang and X. Fan*, On jet-wake flame stabilization in scramjet: A LES/RANS study from chemical kinetic and fluid-dynamical perspectives, Aerospace Science and Technology, 120 (2022) 107255. PaperLink

 

79. J. Bai, H. Zhao*, C. Zhou and P. Zhang, Theoretical Studies of Real-Fluid Oxidation of Hydrogen Under Supercritical Conditions by Using the Virial Equation of State, Combustion and Flame 243 (2022) 111945. PaperLink

 

78. C. He, L. Yue, and P. Zhang*, Spin-affected reflexive and stretching separation of off-center droplet collision, Physical Review Fluids 7, 013603 (2022). PaperLink

 

77. M. Qin, T. Yang, Y. Song, C. Tang* and P. Zhang, Subpatterns of thin-sheet splash of a droplet impact on a heated surface, Langmuir 2022, 38, 810-817. PaperLink

Journal Publications (2021)

76. T. Huang, Q. Zhang, L. Yue*, P. Zhang, and X. Chang, Hysteresis of shock train movement in a Mach 3 isolator with a ramp, AIAA Journal Vol. 59, No. 10, 3873-3882, October 2021. PaperLink

75. C. He, Y. Chi and P. Zhang*, Approximate Reconstruction of Torsional Potential Energy Surface based on Voronoi Tessellation, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 38 (2021) 757-766. 23, 4658. PaperLink

74. M. Yang, C. Liao, C. Tang*, P. Zhang, and Z. Huang, Theoretical studies on the initial reaction kinetics and mechanisms of p-, m- and o-nitrotoluene, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2021. PaperLink

73. K. Sun*, F. Jia, P. Zhang, L. Shu and T. Wang, Marangoni effect in bi-propellant droplet mixing, Physical Review Applied, 15, 034076 (2021). PaperLink

72. M. Yang, C. Liao, C. Tang*, P. Zhang, and Z. Huang, The auto-ignition behaviors and risk assessments of double-base propellant containing different 1,1-diamino-2,2-dinitroethene particle sizes under rapid heating, Combustion and Flame 234 (2021) 111627. PaperLink

71. C. He, L. Yue, and P. Zhang*, A Computational Model for Spinning Effects on Post-collision Velocities of Bouncing Droplets, Atomization and Sprays, 31(10):43-61 (2021). PaperLink

70. L. Yang, Z. Li, T. Yang, Y. Chi and P. Zhang*, Experimental Study on Droplet Splash and Receding Breakup on a Smooth Surface at Atmospheric Pressure, Langmuir 2021, 37, 10838-10848. PaperLink

Journal Publications (2020)

​69. C. He and P. Zhang*, Non-axisymmetric flow characteristics in head-on collision of spinningdroplets, Physical Review Fluids, 5, 113601, (2020). PaperLink

68. Q. Meng, L. Zhang, Y. Chi, Q. Chen, and P. Zhang*, Influence of Torsional Anharmonicity on the Reactions of Methyl Butanoate with Hydroperoxyl Radical, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2020, 124, 8643-8652. PaperLink

67. F. Jia, K. Sun*, P. Zhang, C. Yin, and T. Wang, Marangoni effect on the impact of droplets onto a liquid-gas interface, Physical Review Fluids, 5, 073605, (2020). PaperLink

66. T. Huang, L. Yue*, S. Ma, Q. Zhang, P. Zhang, and X. Chang, Numerical investigation on flow nonuniformity-induced hysteresis in the scramjet isolator, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, (2020), 33(12): 3176-3188. PaperLink

65. X. Zhu, X. Xia and P. Zhang*, Stability of Buoyant Inverse Diffusion Methane Flames with Confinement Effects, Combustion Science and Technology, 2020, Vol. 192, No. 9, 1650-1667. PaperLink

64. M. Qin, C. Tang*, Y. Guo, P. Zhang, and Z. Huang, Spreading and Bouncing of Liquid Alkane Droplets upon Impacting on a Heated Surface, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 159 (2020), 120076. PaperLink

63. Q. Meng, B. Feng, L. Zhang*, P. Zhang* and L. Sheng, Theoretical Chemical Kinetics for Catalytic Pyrolysis of Methyl Acetate over H-ZSM-5 Zeolites, Fuel, 277 (2020), 118101. PaperLink

62. M. Qin, C. Tang*, Y. Guo, P. Zhang, and Z. Huang, Sub-patterns of thin sheet splash on a smooth surface, Langmuir, 2020, 36(18), 4917-4922. PaperLink

61. C. He, X. Xia, P. Zhang*, Vortex-Dynamical Implications of Nonmonotonic Viscous Dissipation of Off-center Droplet Bouncing, Physics of Fluids 32, 032004 (2020). PaperLink

60. Q. Meng, X. Lin, Y. Zhai, L. Zhang*, P. Zhang* and L. Sheng, A theoretical investigation on BellEvans-Polanyi correlations for hydrogen abstraction reactions of large biodiesel molecules by H and OH radicals, Combustion and Flame, 214, (2020) 396-406. PaperLink

Journal Publications (2019)

59. Z. Feng, C. Tang*, Y. Yin, P. Zhang* and Z. Huang, Time-resolved droplet size and velocity distributions in a dilute regions of a high-pressure pulsed diesel spray, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 133 (2019) 745-755. PaperLink

58. J. Wu, H. Ning, L. Ma, P. Zhang and W. Ren*, Cascaded group-additivity ONIOM: a new method to approach CCSD(T)/CBS energies of large aliphatic hydrocarbons, Combustion and Flame 201(2019) 31-43. PaperLink

57. Y. Li*, P. Zhang*, N. Kang and F. Liu, Rayleigh-Taylor instability on a spherical droplet with nonradial disturbances, Applied Mathematical Modelling 67 (2019) 634-644. PaperLink

56. K. Wu, P. Zhang*, W. Yao* and X. Fan, Computational realization of multiple flame stabilization modes in DLR strut-injection hydrogen supersonic combustor, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 37 (2019) 3685-3692. PaperLink

55. Q. Meng, Y. Chi, L. Zhang*, P. Zhang* and L. Sheng, Towards high-level theoretical studies of large biodiesel molecules: an ONIOM/RRKM/Master-equation approach to the isomerization and dissociation kinetics of methyl decanoate radicals, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 21 (2019), 5232-5242. PaperLink

54. Y. Wu, M. Yang, C. Tang*, Y. Liu, P. Zhang, Z. Huang, Promoting “adiabatic core” approximation in a rapid compression machine by an optimized creviced piston design, Fuel 251 (2019) 328-340. PaperLink

53. T. Yang, X. Xia, and P. Zhang*, Vortex-dynamical interpretation of anti-phase and in-phase flickering of dual buoyant diffusion flames, Physical Review Fluids 4, 053202 (2019). PaperLink

52. C. He, X. Xia, and P. Zhang*, Non-monotonic Viscous Dissipation of Bouncing Droplets undergoing Off-center Collision, Physics of Fluids 31, 052004 (2019). PaperLink

51. M. Qin, C. Tang*, S. Tong, Y. Guo, X. Weng, P. Zhang* and Z. Huang, On the role of liquid viscosity in affecting droplet spreading on a smooth solid surface, International Journal of Multiphase Flow 117 (2019) 53-63. PaperLink

50. D. Zhang, D. Yu, P. Zhang*, Y. Yuan, L. Yue, T. Zhang and X. Fan, Hypergolic Ignition Modulated by Head-on Collision, Intermixing and Convective Cooling of Binary Droplets with Varying Sizes, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 139 (2019) 475-481. PaperLink

49. X. Xia, C. He and P. Zhang*, Universality in the viscous-to-inertial coalescence of liquid droplets, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 2019 116 (47) 23467-23472. PaperLink

48. Z. Zhang and P. Zhang*, Numerical interpretation to the roles of liquid viscosity in droplet spreading at small Weber numbers, Langmuir 2019, 35, 16164-16171. PaperLink

Journal Publications (2018)

47. Y. Li*, P. Zhang* and N. Kang,  Linear analysis on the interfacial instability of a spherical liquid droplet subject to a radial vibration, Physical of Fluids 30, 102104 (2018). PaperLink

46. Z. Zhang and P. Zhang*, Modelling kinetic energy dissipation of bouncing droplets for Lagrangian simulation of impinging sprays under high ambient pressures, Atomization and Sprays, 28(8):673-694 (2018). PaperLink

45. X. Xia and P. Zhang*, A vortex-dynamical scaling theory for flickering buoyant diffusion flames, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2018) vol. 855, pp.1156-1169. PaperLink

44. D. Zhang, C. He, P. Zhang* and C. Tang, Mass Interminglement and Hypergolic Ignition of TMEDA and WFNA Droplets by Off-center Collision, Combustion and Flame 197(2018) 276-289. PaperLink

43. Z. Zhang, P. Zhang*and Z. Zhao, Cross-Impingement and Combustion of Sprays in High-Pressure Chamber and Opposed-piston Compression Ignition Engine, Applied Thermal Engineering, 144 (2018) 137-146. PaperLink

42. L. Zhang, Q. Meng, Y. Chi and P. Zhang*,Toward High-Level Theoretical Studies of Large Biodiesel Molecules: An ONIOM [QCISD(T)/CBS:DFT] Study of the Reactions between Unsaturated Methyl Esters (CnH2n−1COOCH3) and Hydrogen Radical. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 122 (2018) 4882-4893. PaperLink

41. Q. Meng, X. Zhao, L. Zhang*, P. Zhang*, and L. Sheng, A theoretical kinetics study on low-temperature reactions of methyl acetate radicals with molecular oxygen. Combustion and Flame, 196 (2018) 66-75. PaperLink

40. X. Zhu, X. Xia, and P. Zhang*, Near-field Flow Stability of Buoyant Methane/Air Inverse Diffusion Flames. Combustion and Flame, 191 (2018) 66-75. PaperLink

39. D. Yu and P. Zhang*, Circulation-controlled firewhirl with differential diffusion.Combustion and Flame, 189 (2018) 288–299. PaperLink

38. L.Y. Yue, Y. Jia, X. Xu, X. Zhang, and P. Zhang, Effects of Cowl Shock on the Self-starting Characteristics of Hypersonic Inlets. Aerospace Science and Technology, 74 (2018) 72-80. PaperLink

37. K. Sun, P. Zhang, Z. Che, and T. Wang, Marangoni-flow-induced partial coalescence of a droplet on a liquid/air interface. Physical Review Fluids 3, 023602 (2018). PaperLink

 

36. K. Sun, P. Zhang*, M. Jia, and T. Wang, Collision-induced jet-like mixing for droplets of unequal-sizes. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 120 (2018) 218-227. PaperLink

Journal Publications (2017)

35. X. Xia, C. He, J. Zhao, D. Yu, and P. Zhang*, Vortex-Ring-Induced Internal Mixing Upon the Coalescence of Initially Stationary Droplets.Physical Review Fluids, 2, 113607 (2017). PaperLink

34. Z. Zhang and P. Zhang*, Kinetic Energy Recovery and Interface Hysteresis of Bouncing Droplets after Inelastic Head-on Collision, Physics of Fluids, 2017. 29, 103306. PaperLink

33. K. Wu, P. Zhang*, W. Yao, and X. Fan, Numerical Investigation onFlame Stablization in DLR Hydrogen Supersonic Combustor with Strut Injection.Combustion Science and Technology, 2017.189(12): p. 2154-2179. PaperLink

32. Z. Zhang, P. Zhang*, and Z. Zhao, Impingement and Combustion of Sprays in a Model Opposed-Piston Compression Ignition Engine.Combustion Science and Technology, 2017. 189(11): p.1943-1965. PaperLink

31. C. Tang, X. Zhang, L. Song, M. Qin, P. Zhang, J. Li and Z. Huang, Dynamics of droplet impact on solid surface with hierarchical roughness. International Journal of Multiphase Flows, 96: p. 56–69. PaperLink

30. D. Yu and P. Zhang*, On the flame height of circulation-controlled firewhirl with variable density and in power-law vortices: a mass-diffusivity-ratio model correction.Combustion and Flame, 2017. 182: p. 36–47. PaperLink

29. D. Yu and P. Zhang*, On the flame height of circulation-controlled firewhirls with variable density.Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2017. 36(2): p. 3097-3104. PaperLink

 

28. Y. Yuan, T. Zhang, W. Yao, X. Fan*, and P. Zhang,Characterization of flame stabilization modes in an ethylene-fueled supersonic combustor using time-resolved CH* chemiluminescence.Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2017. 36(2): p. 2919-2925. PaperLink

27. L. Shi, H. Shen, P. Zhang, D. Zhang, and C. Wen, Assessment of vibrational non-equilibrium effect on detonation cell size.Combustion Science and Technology, 2017. 189(5): p. 841-853. PaperLink

Journal Publications (2016)

26. C.L. Tang, J.Q. Zhao, P. Zhang*, C.K. Law*, and Z.H. Huang, Dynamics of internal jets in the merging of two droplets of unequal sizes. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2016. 795: p. 671-689. PaperLink

 

25. Z. Zhang, Y. Chi, L. Shang, P. Zhang*, and Z. Zhao, On the role of droplet bouncing in modeling impinging sprays under elevated pressures. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2016. 102: p. 657-668. PaperLink

 

24. D. Zhang, P. Zhang*, Y. Yuan, and T. Zhang, Hypergolic Ignition by Head-on Collision of N,N,N',N'-tetramethylethylenediamine and White Fuming Nitric Acid Droplets. Combustion and Flame, 2016. 173: p. 276-287. PaperLink

Journal Publications (2015)

23. K. Sun, P. Zhang*, C.K. Law*, and T.Y. Wang, Collision Dynamics and Internal Mixing of Droplets of Non-Newtonian Liquids. Physical Review Applied, 2015. 4(5). PaperLink

22. K. Sun, T.Y. Wang, P. Zhang*, and C.K. Law, Non-Newtonian flow effects on the coalescence and mixing of initially stationary droplets of shear-thinning fluids. Physical Review E, 2015. 91(2). PaperLink

21. P. Zhang*, L.D. Zhang, and C.K. Law, Density functional theory study of the reactions of 2-azido-N,N-dimethylethanamine with nitric acid and nitrogen dioxide. Combustion and Flame, 2015. 162(1): p. 237-248. PaperLink

20. X.R. Zhu, R.F. Li*, D.G. Li*, P. Zhang*, and R.Z. Qian, Experimental study and RANS calculation on velocity and temperature of a kerosene-fueled swirl laboratory combustor with and without centerbody air injection. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2015. 89: p. 964-976. PaperLink

19. Y.C. Li, R.F. Li*, D.G. Li*, J.Y. Bao, and P. Zhang*, Combustion characteristics of a slotted swirl combustor: An experimental test and numerical validation. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 2015. 66: p. 140-147. PaperLink

18. L.D. Zhang and P. Zhang*, Towards high-level theoretical studies of large biodiesel molecules: an ONIOM [QCISD(T)/CBS:DFT] study of hydrogen abstraction reactions of CnH2n+1COOCmH2m+1 + H. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2015. 17(1): p. 200-208. PaperLink

17. L.D. Zhang, Q.X. Chen, and P. Zhang*, A theoretical kinetics study of the reactions of methylbutanoate with hydrogen and hydroxyl radicals. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2015. 35: p. 481-489. PaperLink

Journal Publications (2014)

16. P. Zhang*, S.J. Klippenstein*, L.B. Harding, H.Y. Sun, and C.K. Law, Secondary channels in the thermal decomposition of monomethylhydrazine (CH3NHNH2). RSC Advances, 2014. 4(108): p. 62951-62964. PaperLink

15. T.C. Zhang, J. Wang, X.J. Fan*, and P. Zhang, Combustion of Vaporized Kerosene in Supersonic Model Combustors with Dislocated Dual Cavities. Journal of Propulsion and Power, 2014. 30(5): p. 1152-1160. PaperLink

14. T.C. Zhang, J. Wang, L. Qi, X.J. Fan*, and P. Zhang, Blowout Limits of Cavity-Stabilized Flame of Supercritical Kerosene in Supersonic Combustors. Journal of Propulsion and Power, 2014. 30(5): p. 1161-1166. PaperLink

Journal Publications (2013)

13. P. Zhang, S.J. Klippenstein*, and C.K. Law, Ab Initio Kinetics for the Decomposition of Hydroxybutyl and Butoxy Radicals of n-Butanol. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2013. 117(9): p. 1890-1906. PaperLink

12. D. Liu, P. Zhang*, C.K. Law, and Y.C. Guo, Collision dynamics and mixing of unequal-size droplets. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2013. 57(1): p. 421-428. PaperLink

Journal Publications (Before 2013)

11. H.Y. Sun, P. Zhang, and C.K. Law, Ab Initio Kinetics for Thermal Decomposition of CH3N·NH2, cis-CH3NHN·H, trans-CH3NHN·H, and C·H2NNH2 Radicals. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2012. 116(33): p. 8419-8430. PaperLink

10. H.Y. Sun, P. Zhang, and C.K. Law, Gas-Phase Kinetics Study of Reaction of OH Radical with CH3NHNH2 by Second-Order Multireference Perturbation Theory. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2012. 116(21): p. 5045-5056. PaperLink

9. S.W. Yoo, S. Chaudhuri, K.R. Sacksteder, P. Zhang, D.L. Zhu, and C.K. Law, Response of spherical diffusion flames subjected to rotation: Microgravity experimentation and computational simulation. Combustion and Flame, 2012. 159(2): p. 665-672. PaperLink

8. C. Tang, P. Zhang, and C.K. Law, Bouncing, coalescence, and separation in head-on collision of unequal-size droplets. Physics of Fluids, 2012. 24(2). PaperLink

7. P. Zhang and C.K. Law, An analysis of head-on droplet collision with large deformation in gaseous medium. Physics of Fluids, 2011. 23(4). PaperLink

6. P. Zhang and C.K. Law, A Fitting Formula for the Falloff Curves of Unimolecular Reactions, II: Tunneling Effects. International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, 2011. 43(1): p. 31-42. PaperLink

5. P. Zhang, S.J. Klippenstein, H.Y. Sun, and C.K. Law, Ab initio kinetics for the decomposition of monomethylhydrazine (CH3NHNH2). Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2011. 33: p. 425-432. PaperLink

4. P. Zhang and C.K. Law, Rarefied flow effects on stabilization and extinction of rotating-disk flame at low pressures. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2010. 53(1-3): p. 475-481. PaperLink

3. T.C. Zhang, P. Zhang, C.K. Law, and F. Qi, CVD in Weakly Rarefied Rotating Disk Flows. Chemical Vapor Deposition, 2009. 15(10-12): p. 274-280. PaperLink

2. P. Zhang and C.K. Law, A Fitting Formula for the Falloff Curves of Unimolecular Reactions. International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, 2009. 41(11): p. 727-734. PaperLink

1. P. Zhang and C.K. Law, Role of the Knudsen layer in determining surface reaction rates based on sticking coefficients. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2009. 634: p. 113-135. PaperLink

Journal Publications (In Chinese)

7. Q. Wu, Y. Li, N. Kang, and P. Zhang, Secondary Breakup Analysis of Spherical Oil Droplets Under Time-Dependent Inertial Force, Neiranji Xuebao/Transations of CSICE, 2019, Vol. 37, Issue 6, Pages 56.

 

6. Y. Chi and P. Zhang*, High-level Theoretical Thermochemistry Study Review on Large Gaseous Fuel Molecules. Physics of Gases, 2019, 4(5):32-42.

 

5. C. He and P. Zhang*, Binary Droplet Collision in Gasesous Environment. SCIENTIA SINICA Physica, Mechanica & Astronomica, 2017. 47(7): 070013. (invited review paper)

 

4. P. Zhang* and G. Yu, Rayleigh-Taylor instability of a liquid drop at high Bond numbers. Chinese Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2006. 38(3): p. 1-7.

 

3. Y. Zhang, M. Zhang, S. Xu, and P. Zhang, Numerical investigation on blast wave propagation and dynamic response of an explosion vessel. Explosion and Shock Waves, 2003. 23(4): p. 331-336.

 

2. P. Zhang and G. Yu, Study of one-dimensional flow analysis model of the combustor in supersonic combustion experiments. Experiments and Measurements in Fluid Mechanics 2003. 17(1): p. 88-92.

 

1. P. Yue, S. Xu, and P. Zhang, Numerical study on a moving shock diffracted over the cylinder/square column in hydrogen air mixture. Chinese Journal of Computational Physics, 2001. 18(1): p. 10-16.​

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