BOOKS:

1.      “Wicking in Porous Materials: Traditional and Modern Modeling Approaches,” Reza Masoodi and Krishna.M. Pillai, CRC Press, ISBN 978-1-43-987432-5, Oct 2012.

 

2.      “Flow and Transport in Porous Media, An Introduction,” Krishna M. Pillai, M. Quintard, M. Hassanizadeh, manuscript under preparation, expected by 2013 end.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS:

1.    “Modeling the Processing of Natural Fiber Composites made using Liquid Composites Molding,” R. Masoodi and K.M. Pillai, Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications, edited by Srikanth Pilla, Publisher: Wiley-Scrivener. 2011.

2.   “Processing Composites for Blast Protection,” Hua Tan and Krishna M. Pillai, in Blast protection of civil infrastructures and vehicles using composites, edited by N. Uddin, Woodhead Publishing limited, Cambridge, 2010.

3.   “Advanced Processing Techniques for Composite Materials for Structural Applications,” Rani El-Hajjar, Hua Tan and K.M. Pillai, in Advanced Composites in Civil Engineering: Developments and Applications, edited by N. Uddin, to be published by Woodhead Publishing limited, expected date: end of 2012.

4.   “Characterization and Processing of Nanocellulose Thermosetting Composites,” Ronald C. Sabo, Rani F. El-Hajjar, Craig M. Clemons, Krishna M. Pillai, in Technological advancement in polymer nano- composites of cellulose nano-particle: processing, performance and applications, edited by Jitendra K.Pandey, Hitoshi Takagi, Antonio N. Nakagaito and Hyun-Joong Kim, to be published by Springer-Verlag, expected date 2013.

 

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES:  

 

1.      “On Applying an External-Flow Driven Mass Transfer Boundary Condition to Simulate Drying from a Pore-Network Model,” M.R. Shaeri, S. Beyaghi and K.M. Pillai, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, n 57, pp. 331-344, 2013.

 

2.      “A fast numerical simulation for modeling simultaneous metal flow and solidification in thin cavities using the lubrication approximation,” A. Reikher and K.M. Pillai,  Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, accepted for publication.

 

3.      “Drying of a Porous Medium with Multiple Open sides Using a Pore-Network Model Simulation,” M.R. Shaeri, S. Beyhaghi and K.M. Pillai, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 39 (2012), pp. 1320-1324
DOI information: 10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2012.07.022

 

4.       “A Study on Moisture Absorption and Swelling in Bio-Based Jute-Epoxy Composites,” Masoodi, R. and Pillai, K.M., Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, v 31, n 5, p 285-294, March 2012.

 

5.       “Mechanical characterization of cellulose nanofiber and bio-derived epoxy composite,” R. Masoodi, R.E. Hajjar, K.M. Pillai, and R. Sabo,  Materials and Design, v 36, p 570-576, April 2012.

 

6.      "A General Formula for Capillary Suction Pressure in Porous Media," R. Masoodi and K.M. Pillai, Journal of Porous Media, 15(8), pp 775-783, 2012.

 

7.      “Numerical Simulation of LCM Mold-Filling during the Manufacture of Natural Fiber Composites,” R. Masoodi, K.M. Pillai, N. Grahl, and H. Tan, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, v31, issue 6, March 2012.

 

8.      Multiscale Modeling of Unsaturated Flow in Dual-Dcale Fiber Preforms of Liquid Composite Molding I: Isothermal Flows,” Hua Tan and K.M. Pillai, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, v 43, n 1, pp. 1-13, Jan 2012.

 

9.      Multiscale Modeling of Unsaturated Flow in Dual-Dcale Fiber Preforms of Liquid Composite Molding II: Non-isothermal Flows,” Hua Tan and K.M. Pillai,  Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, v 43, n 1, p 14-28, Jan 2012.

 

10.    Multiscale Modeling of Unsaturated Flow in Dual-Dcale Fiber Preforms of Liquid Composite Molding III: Reactive Flows,” Hua Tan and K.M. Pillai, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, v 43, n 1, pp. 29-44, Jan 2012. 

 

11.    "Darcy's Law Based Numerical Simulation for Modeling 3-D Liquid Absorption into Porous Wicks," Masoodi, R., Tan, H, and Pillai, K.M., AIChE Journal, v 57, n 5, pp. 1132-1143, May 2011.

12.    "Estimation of Tortuosity and Effective Diffusivity Tensors using Closure Formulation in a Sintered Polymer Wick during Transport of a Nondilute, Multicomponent Liquid-Mixture", S. Beyhaghi and K.M. Pillai, Special Topics & Reviews in Porous Media - An International Journal, Vol. 2, issue 4, pp. 267-282, 2011.

 

13.     “Evaporation and Transport of Non-Dilute, Multi-Component Liquid Mixtures in Porous Wicks: Simulation and Experimental Validation”, S. Beyhaghi, K.M. Pillai, D. T. Qadah, and M. L. Dietz, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, v 54, pp.5216-5230, 2011.

 

14.    “Natural Convection – An Overlooked Phenomenon of the Solidification Process,” A. Reikher, H. Gerber, K.M. Pillai, T.-C. Jen, Die Casting Engineer, Jan 2010

 

15.    “Numerical Simulation of Liquid Absorption in Paper-Like Swelling Porous Media,” Masoodi, R., Tan. H., and Pillai, K.M., AIChE Journal, v 56, n 9, pp. 2257-2267, Sep 2010.

16.    "Fast Liquid Composite Molding Simulation of Unsaturated Flow in Dual-Scale Fiber Mats Using the Imbibition Characteristics of a Fabric-Based Unit Cell", H. Tan and K.M. Pillai, Polymer Composites, vol. 31, issue 10, p 1790-1807, 2010.

17.    “Numerical Simulation of Reactive Flow in Liquid Composite Molding Using Flux-Corrected Transport (FCT) Based Finite Element/Control Volume (FE/CV) Method,” Hua Tan, Pillai, K.M., International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, v 53, p 2256-2271, 2010.

18.    "Effect of Externally Applied Liquid Pressure on Wicking in Paper Wipes," Masoodi, R., Pillai, K.M. and Varanasi, P.P.,  Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics, vol. 5, no. 3, 49-66, 2010.

 

19.    "Design and Evaluation of an Idealized Porous Medium for Calibration of Permeability Measuring Devices," Vechart, A., Masoodi, R., and Pillai, K.M., Advanced Composites Letters, Vol. 19, No. 1, 35-49, 2010.

 

20.    "Darcy’s Law based Model for Wicking in Paper-Like Swelling Porous Media," Masoodi, R. and Pillai, K.M., AIChE Journal, v 56, n 9, pp. 2257-2267, Sep 2010.

 

21.    “Application of numerical simulation to the optimization of a thin wall casting in high pressure die casting process,” A. Reikher, H. Gerber, K.M. Pillai, T.-C. Jen, Die Casting Engineer, 2009

 

  1. “A Deviation from Darcy’s Law: an implication of unsaturated flow in dual-scale porous media,” M. Munagavalasa and K.M. Pillai, Journal of Porous Media, v 12, n 4, p 327-344, 2009.

23.    “Finite element implementation of stress-jump and stress-continuity conditions at porous-medium, clear-fluid interface,” Hua Tan and K.M. Pillai, Computers & Fluids, v 38 (n 6), p 1118-1131, 2009.

24.    “A method to estimate the accuracy of radial flow-based permeability measuring devices,” Hua Tan and K.M. Pillai, Journal of Composite Materials, 43(21), p 2307-2332, 2009.

25.    "A Study on Slow Evaporation of Liquids in a Dual-Porosity Porous Medium using Square Network Model", K M. Pillai , M. Prat, M. Marcoux, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, v 52, n 7-8, p 1643-1656, March 2009

26.    “Effect of fiber-mat anisotropy on 1D mold filling in LCM: A numerical investigation,” Hua Tan, K.M. Pillai, Polymer Composites 29 (8) (2008) 869-882.

27.    "Darcy’s Law based Models for Liquid Absorption in Polymer Wicks," Masoodi, R., Pillai, K.M. and Varanasi, P.P.,  AIChE Journal, Vol 53, No. 11, 2769-2782, 2007.

28.    “Variations in unsaturated flow with flow direction in resin transfer molding: An experimental investigation,” Hua Tan, T. Roy, K.M. Pillai, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 38 (8) (2007) 1872-1892.

29.    “A method to estimate the accuracy of 1-D flow based permeability measuring devices,” T. Roy, Hua Tan, K.M. Pillai, Journal of Composite Materials 41 (17) (2007) 2037-2055.

  1. “Darcy’s Law-Based Models for Liquid Absorption in Polymer Wicks,” R. Masoodi, K.M. Pillai, P.P. Varanasi, AIChE Journal, Nov 2007, vol 53, no. 11
  2. “An estimation of effective thermal conductivity of a fibrous dual-scale porous medium during unsaturated flow”, M. Munagavalasa and K.M. Pillai, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,  49, p 317-328, 2006.
  3. “Characterization of dual-scale fiber mats for unsaturated flow in liquid composite molding,”  T. Roy and K.M. PillaiPolymer Composites, 26(6): 756-769, Dec 2005.
  4. “A Numerical Study of Non-Isothermal Reactive Flow in a Dual-Scale Porous Medium under Partial Saturation”, K.M. Pillai and R.S. Jadhav*, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, 46: 1-28, 2004
  5. “Unsaturated flow in liquid composite molding processes: a review and some thoughts”, K.M. Pillai, Journal of Composite Materials, vol. 38, n 23 Dec 2004, p2097-2118.
  6. “Governing equations for unsaturated flow through woven fiber mats, Part 2: Nonisothermal reactive flows”, K.M. Pillai and M.S. Munagavalsa, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, v 35, 2004, p403-415.
  7. “Experimental Investigation of the effect of fiber-mat architecture on the unsaturated flow in liquid composite molding”, B.Z. Babu and K. M. Pillai, Journal of Composite Materials, v 38, n 1, 2003, p 57-79.
  8.  “A Numerical Study of Heat Transfer during Unsaturated Flow in Dual-Scale Porous Media”, R.S. Jadhav and K.M. Pillai,  Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, v 43, 2003, p385-407.
  9. "Governing Equations for Unsaturated Flow through Woven Fiber Mats: Part 1 Isothermal Flows", K. M. Pillai, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, v33, 2002, p 1007-1019.
  10. "Investigation of Unsaturated Flow in woven, braided and stitched fiber mats during mold  filling in Resin Transfer Molding", J. Slade, K. M. Pillai and S. G. Advani, Polymer Composites, v 22, no. 4, Aug. 2001, p 491-505.
  11. ``Numerical Simulation of Injection/Compression Liquid Composite Molding.  Part 2: Preform Compression'',  K. M. Pillai, F. R. Phelan  Jr.  and C. L. Tucker III, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, v32, n2, Feb 2001, p 207-220.
  12. "Numerical  Simulation  of  Crystallization  in  High  Density  Polyethylene  Fibers'',
    K. M. Pillai, A. Benard, K. I. Jacob  and  S. G. Advani, Polymer Engineering and Science, v 40, no. 11, Nov 2000, p 2356-2373.
  13. ``Numerical Simulation of Injection/Compression Liquid Composite Molding.  Part 1: Mesh Generation'', K. M. Pillai, F. R. Phelan Jr.  and C. L. Tucker III, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, v 31, no. 1, Jan 2000, p 87-94.
  14. ``Numerical Simulation of Unsaturated Flow in Woven or Stitched Fiber Mats in Resin Transfer Molding'', K. M. Pillai and S.G. Advani, Polymer Composites, v 19, no.1, Feb 1998, p 71-80.
  15. ``A Model for Unsaturated Flow in Woven or Stitched Fiber Mats during mold filling in Resin Transfer Molding'', K. M. Pillai and S. G. Advani, Journal of Composite Materials, v 32, no.  19, 1998, p1753-1783.
  16. ``A Simple Model for the Variation of Permeability due to Partial Saturation in Dual Scale Porous Media'', Y.D. Parseval, K. M. Pillai and S. G. Advani, Transport in Porous Media, 27, 1997, p  243-264.
  17. ``Wicking across a Fiber-bank'', K. M. Pillai and S. G. Advani, Journal for Colloid and Interface Science, v 183, no.1, 1996, p100-110.
  18. ``Numerical and Analytical Study to Estimate the Effect of Two Length Scales upon the Permeability of a Fibrous Porous Medium’’, K. M. Pillai and S. G. Advani, Transport in Porous Media, v 21, 1995, pp.1-17.
  19. ``A Numerical Study of Oil Recovery Using Water Injection Method'', K. M. Pillai and K. Muralidhar, Numerical Heat Transfer Part A: Applications, v 24, No.  3, 1993, pp.  305-322.
  20. ``Application of an Operator Splitting Algorithm for Advection-Diffusion Problems'', K. Muralidhar, Verghese and K. M. Pillai, Numerical Heat Transfer Part A : Applications, V 23, No 1, 1993, pp.99-113.
  21. ``Numerical Modeling of Enhanced Oil Recovery Using Water Injection Method'', K. M. Pillai and K. Muralidhar, The Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), 1992.

 

PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS: 

 

1.      “An experimental estimation of Liquid Absorption Coefficient for Cellulose Nano-Fiber Films,” A. Javadi, K.M. Pillai and R. Sabo, Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM11), Auckland, New Zealand, July 9-12, 2012.

 

2.      “Investigation of Resin Flow in Woven (Dual-Scale) Jute Fabrics through the Two-Color Experiment,” R. Masoodi, A. Javadi and K.M. Pillai, Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM11), Auckland, New Zealand, July 9-12, 2012.

 

3.      “Coupling Mass Transfer in Inner and Outer Flows while Modeling Drying from a Pore-Network Model,” M.R. Shaeri, S. Beyaghi and K.M. Pillai, a talk presented at 4th International Conference on Porous Media and its Applications in Science, Engineering and Industry, Potsdam (Germany), June 17-22, 2012.

 

4.      “Experimental and Theoretical Validation of Permeability obtained using the Closure Formulation for Sintered Polymer Wicks,” S. Beyaghi and K.M. Pillai, a talk presented at 4th International Conference on Porous Media (INTERPORE 4), Purdue University, May 14-16, 2012.

 

5.      “Drying Simulation of a Porous Medium Using a Pore-Network Model with Multiple Open-Sides,” M.R. Shaeri, S. Beyaghi and K.M. Pillai, a talk presented at 4th International Conference on Porous Media (INTERPORE 4), Purdue University, May 14-16, 2012.

 

6.      Numerical Simulation of Pressure Infiltration Process for Making Metal Matrix Composites: Effect of Process Parameters,” B. Wang and K.M. Pillai, in CPE: Science and Engineering of Light Metal Matrix Nanocomposites and Composites, the proceedings of 2012 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, held in Orlando, Florida, March 11-15, 2012.

 

7.       “An Experimental Study on Swelling of Cellulose Nano-Fiber Films in Epoxy Resins and Water,” R. Masoodi, R. Javadi, K.M. Pillai, R. Sabo, 2011 Spring SAMPE Technical Conference and Exhibition – State of the Industry: Advanced Materials, Applications, and Processing Technology, International SAMPE Technical Conference, 2011.

 

8.      An Experimental Study on Crack Propagation in Green Composites made from Cellulose Nanofibers and Epoxy,” R. Masoodi, R.E. El-Hajjar, K.M. Pillai, A. Javadi, and R. Sabo, 2011 Spring SAMPE Technical Conference and Exhibition – State of the Industry: Advanced Materials, Applications, and Processing Technology, International SAMPE Technical Conference, 2011.

 

9.       “A Study of Mechanical Properties of Cellulose Nanofiber Composites made using Resin Transfer Molding,” R. Masoodi, K.M. Pillai, R. E. Hajjar, and R. Sabo, 11th International Conference on Wood & Biofiber Plastic Composites Madison, Wisconsin,  May 16-17, 2011.

 

10.   An Experimental Study on Mechanical Properties of Green Composites Made Using Cellulose Nanofiber Films,” R. Masoodi, Benton J. Weibel, K.M. Pillai, R.E. Hajjar, and R. Sabo, 2011 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Denver, Colorado, November 11-17, 2011

 

11.  "Evaporation of a Non-Dilute, Multi-Component Liquid Mixture from a Porous Wick", S. Beyhaghi, K.M. Pillai, D.T. Qadah and M.L. Dietz, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Porous Media and its Applications in Science and Engineering (ICPM3), Montecatini, Italy, June 20-25, 2010.

 

12.  "Study of the Closure Problem for Prediction of Tortuosity and Dispersion Tensor during Multicomponent Transport in a Consolidated Porous Medium", S. Beyhaghi and K.M. Pillai, Proceedings (CD) of the 3rd International Conference on Porous Media and its Applications in Science and Engineering (ICPM3), Montecatini, Italy, June 20-25, 2010.

 

13.  "An Approach to Model Resin Flow through Swelling Porous Media made of Natural Fibers," Languri, E.M., Moore, R.D., Masoodi, R., Pillai, K.M., and Sabo, R., Proc. 10th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM10), Monte Verità, Ascona, CH – July 11-15, 2010.

 

14.  “Modeling Unsaturated Flow in Dual-Scale Fiber Mats of Liquid Composite Molding: Some Recent Developments,” Hua Tan, Krishna M. Pillai, 10th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Ascona, Switzerland (2010).

 

15.   "A Reference Porous Medium made by Rapid Prototyping as a Calibration Tool for Permeability Measurement," Languri, E.M., Bennett III, G. L., Masoodi, R., and Pillai, K.M., Proc. 10th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM10), Monte Verità, Ascona, CH – July 11-15, 2010.

 

16.  Multiscale Modeling of Isothermal Unsaturated Flow in Dual-Scale Fiber Preforms of Liquid Composite Molding,” Hua Tan, Krishna. M. Pillai, SAMPE 2010, May 17-20. Seattle, WA.

 

17.  "Flow Modeling in Natural-Fiber Preforms used in Liquid Composite Molding," Masoodi, R., Pillai, K.M. and Verhagen, M.A., Proc. 1st joint American-Canadian International Conference on Composites, Delaware, USA, September 15-17, 2009.

 

18.  "A Study of Change in Properties of Polymer Composite after the Replacement of Glass with Jute Fibers," Verhagen, M.A., Duelge, T., Pillai, K.M. and Masoodi, R., Proc. 1st joint American- Canadian International Conference on Composites, Delaware, USA, September 15-17, 2009. 

 

19.   “Role of Hydraulic and Capillary Radii in Improving the Effectiveness of Capillary Model in Wicking,” Masoodi, R., Pillai K.M., and Varanasi P.P., ASME Summer Conference, Jacksonville FL, USA, August 10-14, 2008.

 

20.  Boundary conditions at the interface between the clear-fluid and porous medium domains, Hua Tan, X. Chen, K. M. Pillai and T. D. Papathanasiou, 9th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Montreal, Canada (2008).

 

21.  "Effect of Preform Aspect Ratio on Permeability measured through 1D Flow Experiments,"  Ehsan M. Languri, Andrew Vechart, Hua Tan and Krishna M. Pillai, 9th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM9), Montreal, 8-10 July, 2008.

 

22.  "Prediction of Permeability in a Dual-Scale Fiber Mat using Two Different Unit Cells," Hua Tan, Ehsan M. Languri and Krishna M. Pillai, 9th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM9), Montreal, 8-10 July, 2008.

 

23.  "Effect of Preform Aspect Ratio on the Transient 1-D Mold Filling in LCM,"  Ehsan M. Languri, Hua Tan and Krishna M. Pillai, 9th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM9), Montreal, 8-10 July, 2008.

 

24.  “Recent Advances in Modeling Unsaturated Flow in LCM Processes used for Manufacturing Polymer Composites,” Invited presentation at Industrial Porous Media Workshop at Utricht University in Holland, Oct. 2007

 

25.  “Recent Advances in Modeling Unsaturated Flow in LCM Processes used for Manufacturing Polymer Composites,” K.M. Pillai, proceedings of Second International Conference on Porous Media and its Applications in Science, Engineering and Industry, June 17-22, 2007 Kauai, Hawaii

 

26.  "A New Method to Estimate Permeability of Isotropic Fiber Mats through Radial Flow," Hua Tan and Krishna M. Pillai, proceedings of SAMPE 2007 conference, June 3-7, Baltimore, MD.

 

27.  "Calibration of 1-D Flow and Radial Flow Based Permeability Measuring Devices," Hua Tan, Tonmoy Roy, and Krishna M. Pillai, proceedings of SAMPE 2007 conference, June 3-7, Baltimore, MD.

 

28.  “Deviation from Darcy’s law: an implication of unsaturated flow in dual-scale fiber mats in LCM,” M. Munagavalasa and K. M. Pillai, in Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composites Materials (FPCM8) in Douai, France in 11-13 July, 2006

 

29.  “Investigation of direction-dependent unsaturated flow in anisotropic dual-scale fiber-mats of LCM,” T. Roy and K. M. Pillai, in Proceedings of  8th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composites Materials (FPCM8) in Douai, France in 11-13 July, 2006

 

30.  ``Variations in the unsaturated flow with flow direction in liquid composite molding,’’ T. Roy and K.M. Pillai, a presentation in IMECE (International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition) 2005, Orlando (FL), USA, Nov 5-11, 2005.

 

31.  ``Experimental investigations of the unsaturated flow in liquid composite molding,’’ T. Roy, C. Dulmes, and K.M. Pillai, Proceedings of the 5th Canadian-International Conference (CANCOM 2005), Vancouver, Canada, August 16-19, 2005.

 

32.  ``Some studies on modeling the unsaturated flow in woven, stitched or braided fiber mats in LCM", T. Roy, B.Z. Babu, R.S. Jadhav, M.S. Munagavalasa and K.M. Pillai, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composites Materials (FPCM7), Newark, DE, USA, July 7-10, 2004.

 

33.  ``First steps towards quantitative validation of the unsaturated flow theories in liquid composite molding’’, T. Roy,  B.Z. Babu and K.M. Pillai, Proceedings of ASME International: Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Las Vegas (Nevada), July 21-23, 2003.

 

34.  ``Investigation of heat transfer and cure during the unsaturated flow in woven, stitched and braided mats’’, R.S. Jadhav and K.M. Pillai, Proceedings of ASME International: Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Las Vegas (Nevada), July 21-23, 2003.

 

35.  ``New Experimental Findings on Resin Impregnation Process for Woven, Stitched or Braided Fiber Mats in Liquid Composite Molding’’, B.Z. Babu and K.M. Pillai, 47th International SAMPE Symposium Conference Proceedings, May 2002.

 

36.  ``Developing Next-Generation Mold-Filling Simulations for LCM Processes in Polymer Composites’’, invited poster at ``CAE in Polymer Processing’’, Gordon Research Conference, Ventura CA, Feb 2001.

 

37.  ``Micro-macro Coupling in Semi-crystalline Polymers'', S. G. Advani, A. Benard, K. M. Pillai and K. I. Jacob, The 1998 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition by ASME, Anaheim (CA), November 1998.

 

38.  ``Modeling Mold Filling in Injection/Compression Liquid Composite Molding'', K. M. Pillai, F. R. Phelan Jr.  and C. L. Tucker III,  American Society for
Composites Meeting, Baltimore, September 1998.

 

39.  ``Injection/Compression Liquid Composite Molding 3-D Flow Simulation'', F. R. Phelan Jr., K. M. Pillai and C. L. Tucker III, AIChE Annual Meeting, November 1997.

 

40.  ``Some Mold Filling Issues in Liquid Composite Molding  Processes: Modeling and Experiments'', S. Bickerton, P. Simacek, J. Mogavero, K. M. Pillai and S. G. Advani,  ANTEC97 held by the Society of Plastics Engineers, Toronto, April-May 1997.

 

41.  ``Modeling of Void Migration in Resin Transfer Molding Process'', K. M. Pillai and S. G. Advani,  Proceedings of the 1996 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exhibition, Nov 17-22, Atlanta GA, 14p, 1996.

 

42.  Presented a poster on ``Macroscopic Modeling of Void Formation in RTM'', Liquid Composite Molding Workshop, Columbus (OH), June 1996.

 

43.  ``A Two Layer Model of Permeability in the Unsaturated Flow Regime for a woven RTM preform'', K. M. Pillai and S. G. Advani, American Society for Composites meeting, September 1994.

 

44.  ``Modeling the Heterogeneities Present in Preforms During Mold Filling in RTM'', K. M. Pillai, M. Bruschke, T. Luse, R. Parnas and S. G. Advani,  25th International SAMPE Technical Conference, Philadelphia, October 1993.

 

45.  ``Operator Splitting Algorithm for Advection Diffusion Problems'', K. Muralidhar, Verghese and K. M. Pillai, 9th National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, I.I.T. Madras (India), December 1991.