Dr. Marc D. Polanka

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JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Polanka, M.D., Cutbirth, J. M., and Bogard, D.G., “Three Component Velocity Field Measurements in the Stagnation Region of a Film Cooled Turbine Vane,” Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 124, 2002.
  2. Polanka, M.D., Hoying, D.A., Meininger, M., and MacArthur, C.D., “Turbine Tip and Shroud Heat Transfer and Loading Part A: Parameter Effects Including Reynolds Number, Pressure Ratio, and Gas to Metal Temperature Ratio”, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 125, 2003, pp. 97-106.
  3. Urbassik, R. M., Wolff, J.M., and Polanka, M.D., “Unsteady Aerodynamics and Interactions Between a High Pressure Turbine Vane and Rotor” Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 128, 2006, pp. 35-42.
  4. Clark, J.P, Polanka, M.D., Meininger, M., and Praisner, T. J., “Validation of Heat-Flux Predictions on the Outer Air Seal of a Transonic Turbine Blade” Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 128, 2006, pg. 589-595.
  5. Barringer, M.D., Thole, K.A., and Polanka, M.D., “Experimental Evaluation of an Inlet Profile Generator for High Pressure Turbine Tests”, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 129, April 2007, pg. 382-393.
  6. Barringer, M.D., Thole, K.A., and Polanka, M.D., “Effects of Combustor Exit Profiles on Vane Aerodynamic Loading and Heat Transfer in a High Pressure Turbine” Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 131, April 2009, pg. 021008: 1-10.
  7. Barringer, M.D., Thole, K.A., and Polanka, M.D., “An Experimental Study of Combustor Exit Profile Shapes on Endwall Heat Transfer in High Pressure Turbine Vanes”, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 131, April 2009, pg. 021009: 1-10.
  8. Barringer, M.D., Thole, K.A., Polanka, M.D., Clark, J.P., and Koch, P.J., “Migration of Combustor Exit Profiles Through High Pressure Turbine Vanes”, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 131, April 2009, pg. 021010: 1-10.
  9. Anderson, W., Polanka, M., Zelina, J., Evans, D., Stouffer, S.D., and Justinger, Garth R., “Effects of a Reacting Cross-Stream on Turbine Film Cooling” Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 132, May 2010, pg 051501 1-7.
  10. Polanka, M.D., Zelina, J., Anderson, W., Sekar, B., Evans, D.S., Lin, C.X., and Stouffer, S.D., “Heat Release in Turbine Film Cooling Part 1: Experimental and Computational Comparison of Three Geometries” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 27, March-April 2011, pg. 257-268.
  11. Lin, C.X., Holder, R.J., Sekar, B., Zelina, J., Polanka, M.D., Thornburg, H.J., and Briones, A.M., “Heat Release in Turbine Film Cooling Part 2: Numerical Simulation of Shaped Hole Secondary Combustion Development and Location” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 27, March-April 2011, pg. 269-281.
  12. Sanders, D.D., O’Brien, W.F., Sondergaard, R., Polanka, M.D., Rabe, D.C., “Predicting Separation and Transitional Flow in Turbine Blades at Low Reynolds Numbers - Part I: Development of Prediction Methodology” Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 133, July 2011, pg. 031011: 1-10.
  13. Sanders, D.D., O’Brien, W.F., Sondergaard, R., Polanka, M.D., Rabe, D.C., “Predicting Separation and Transitional Flow in Turbine Blades at Low Reynolds Numbers - Part II: The Application to a Highly Separated Turbine Blade Cascade Geometry” Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 133, July 2011, pg. 031012: 1-7.
  14. Bohan, B.T. and Polanka, M.D. “Analysis of Flow Migration in an Ultra-Compact Combustor” Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, vol. 135, May 2013, pp. 051502 1-11
  15. Rutledge, J.L. and Polanka, M.D. “Achieving a Specific Non-Uniform Heat Flux with an Electrical Heat Flux Plate”, Journal of Heat Transfer, vol. 135, August 2013, 084502 1-7
  16. Crosbie, S.C., Polanka, M.D., Litke, P., and Hoke, J.L., "Increasing Reliability of a Small 2-Stroke Internal Combustion Engine for Dynamically Changing Altitudes", Journal of Propulsion and Power, vol. 30, issue 1, Jan, 2014, pg 87-95
  17. Bohan, B.T., Blunck, D.L., Polanka, M.D., Kostka, S., Jiang, N., Stouffer, S.D., “Impact of an Upstream Film-Cooling Row on Mitigation of Secondary Combustion in a High Fuel-Air Environment”, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 136, No.3, March 2014, pp. 031008 1-8.
  18. Heffernen, J.J., Hartsfield, C.R., Reeder, M.F., Polanka, M.D., “Horizontally Issuing Diffusion Flames Characterized by OH-PLIF and Visualizations”, International Journal of Spray and Combustion Dynamics, Vol. 6, No. 1, March 2014,  pp. 35-65.
  19. Greiner, N.J., Polanka, M.D., Robertson, J.R., Rutledge, J.L., “Effect of Variable Properties Within a Boundary Layer With Large Freestream to Wall Temperature Differences”, Journal for Gas Turbines and Power, vol. 136, issue 5 May 2014, pp. 052604 1-9 .
  20. Rutledge, J.L., and Polanka, M.D., “CFD Evaluations of Unconventional Film Cooling Scaling Parameters on a Simulated Turbine Blade Leading Edge” Journal of Turbomachinery Vol. 136, Issue 10, Jul, 2014. 101006 1-9. doi: 10.1115/1.4028001.
  21. Husaboe, T.D., Rittenhouse, J.A., Polanka, M.D., Litke, P.J., and Hoke, J.L. “Small Internal Combustion Engine Dependence on Inlet Pressure and Temperature at Altitude” AIAA Journal for Propulsion and Power. Vol. 30, Issue 5, Sept-Oct 2014, pg. 1328-1333. doi: 10.2514/1.B35133.
  22. Wilson, J.D., Damele, C.J., and Polanka, M.D., “Flame Structure Effects at High G-Loading”, J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 136(10), 101502 Nov. 2014; doi: 10.1115/1.4027128
  23. Rutledge, J.L. and Polanka, M.D. “Waveforms of Periodic Adiabatic Wall Temperature and Heat Transfer Coefficient Subject to Unsteady Film Cooling” AIAA Journal for Propulsion and Power. vol. 31, issue 1, Jan, 2015, pg 253-264. doi: 10.2514/1.B35180.
  24. Rutledge, J.L., and Polanka, M.D., “Thermal Efficiency of an Ideal Brayton Cycle with a Constant Volume Combustor Inter-Turbine Burner”, Journal of Propulsion and Power, Apr, 2015; 31(3):1-6. DOI:10.2514/1.B35446.
  25. Greiner, N.J., Polanka, M.D., and Rutledge, J.L., “Scaling of Film Cooling Performance from Ambient to Engine Temperatures” Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 137, Issue 7, Jul 2015, 071007 1-11. doi: 10.1115/1.4029197.
  26. Shewhart, A.T., Polanka, M.D., Robertson, J.R., Greiner, N.J., and Rutledge, J.L., “Minimization of Heat Load due to Secondary Reactions in Fuel Rich Environments” Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. vol. 137(12), pg 121504 1-10, Dec 2015.
  27. Rutledge, J.L., Rathsack, T.C., Van Voorhis, M., Polanka, M.D., “Heat Transfer Boundary Condition Waveforms on a Film Cooled Turbine Blade Leading Edge With Oscillating Stagnation Line,” Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 138, Issue 7, July 2016, 071005, DOI: 10.1115/1.4032455.
  28. Rutledge, J.L., Polanka, M.D., Bogard, D.G., “The Delta Phi Method of Evaluating of Overall Film Cooling Performance,” Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 138, Issue 7, July 2016, 071006, DOI: 10.1115/1.4032456.
  29. Benhassen, F., Polanka, M.D., Reeder, M.F., “Trajectory Measurements of a Horizontally Oriented Buoyant Jet in a Co-Flow Using Filtered Rayleigh Scattering”, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. Issue, 2016, pg 04016067 1:11. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0000655
  30. Shewhart, A.T., Lynch, A.J., Greiner, N.J., Polanka, M.D., and Rutledge, J.L., “Mitigation of Heat Release From Film Cooling in Fuel Rich Environments” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 32 Issue 6, pp.1454-1461, November, 2016, DOI: 10.2514/1.B35903.
  31. Greiner, N.J., Polanka, M.D., Rutledge, J.L., and Shewhart, A.T ”Effect of Variable Properties and Radiation on Convective Heat Transfer Measurements at Engine Conditions”, Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol 138(11), pg 112002 1:8, 2016. Doi: 10.1115/1.4033537
  32. Polanka, M.D., Rutledge, J.L., Bogard, D.G., and Anthony, R.J., “Determination of Cooling Parameters for a High Speed, True Scale, Metallic Turbine Vane Ring”, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol 139(1), pg 011001 1:9, 2017.  doi: 10.1115/1.4033974
  33. Rutledge J.L., Polanka M.D., Greiner N.J. “Computational Fluid Dynamics Evaluations of Film Cooling Flow Scaling Between Engine and Experimental Conditions”, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 139(2), pg 021004 1:7, 2017. doi:10.1115/1.4034557.
  34. Ausserer, J.K., Polanka, M.D., Baranski, J.A., Grinstead, K.D., Litke, P.J., "Measurement of Loss Pathways in Small, Two-Stroke Internal-Combustion Engines," SAE Int. Journal of Engines 10(2):128-143, 2017, doi:10.4271/2017-01-9276.
  35. Andrus, I.Q., King, P.I., Polanka, M.D., Schauer, F.R., and Hoke, J.L., “Design of a Premixed Fuel-Oxidizer System to Prevent Flashback in a Rotating Detonation Engine”, Journal of Propulsion and Power. Vol 33, No 5, pp. 1063-1073, 2017. doi:10.2514/1.B36259.
  36. Andrus, I.Q., Polanka, M.D., King, P.I., Schauer, F.R., and Hoke, J.L., “Experimentation of a Premixed Rotating Detonation Engine Utilizing a Variable Slot Feed Plenum”, Journal of Propulsion and Power. Vol 33, No. 6, pp. 1448-1458, 2017. doi:10.2514/1.B36261.
  37. Shepard, J.J., Polanka, M.D., Naples, A.G., Hoke, J.L., Kaemming, T.A., Schauer, F.R., “Development and Testing of a Rotating Detonation Engine Fueled With JP-8”, JANNAF Journal or Propulsion and Energetics, vol 8, No. 1, 2017, p 13-26.
  38. Cottle, A.E., Polanka, M.D., Goss, L.P., Goss, C.Z., "Investigation of Air Injection and Cavity Size Within a Circumferential Combustor to Increase G-Load and Residence Time". ASME. J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. 2017; 140(1): 011501-011501-12. doi:10.1115/1.4037578.
  39. Wiese, C.J., Rutledge, J.L., Polanka, M.D., “Experimental Evaluation of Thermal and Mass Transfer Techniques to Measure Adiabatic Effectiveness with Various Coolant to Freestream Property Ratios”, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 140(2), pg 021001 1:9, Feb 2018. doi: 10.1115/1.4038177
  40. Blantin, J.R., Ausserer, J.K., Polanka, M.D., Litke, P.J., and Baranski, J.R., “Energy Balance and Power Loss Pathway Study of a 120 cc Four-Stroke Internal Combustion Engine” Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. vol. 140 (7), pg 072803 1-10, July 2018.
  41. Ausserer, J.K., Polanka, M.D., Litke, P.J., and Baranski, J.R., “Engine-Control Impact on Energy Balances for Two-Stroke Engines for 10-25 kg Remotely-Piloted Aircraft”, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. vol. 140 (11), pg 112803 1-18, Nov 2018
  42. Greiner, N.J., Polanka, M.D., and Rutledge, J.L., Impact of Wall Boundary Condition on Scaling Film Cooling Performance from Near Ambient to Engine Temperatures” International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Volume 132, October 2018, Pages 378-386.
  43. Wiese, C.J., Bryant, C.E., Rutledge, J.L., Polanka, M.D., “Influence of Scaling Parameters and Gas Properties on Overall Effectiveness on a Leading Edge Showerhead” Journal of Turbomachinery, vol. 140 (11), pg. 111007 1-12, Nov 2018, doi:10.1115/1.4041292.
  44. Bohan, B.T., and Polanka, M.D., “A New Spin on Small-Scale Combustor Geometry”, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. vol. 141 (1) pg. 011504 1-10, Jan 2019, doi: 10.1115/1.4040658.
  45. Bryant, C.E., Wiese, C.J., Rutledge, J.L., Polanka, M.D., “Experimental Evaluations of the Relative Contributions to Overall Effectiveness in Turbine Blade Leading Edge Cooling”, Journal of Turbomachinery, vol.141 (4) pg. 041007 1-15, April 2019, doi:10.1115/1.4041645.
  46. Ausserer, J.K., Polanka, M.D., Litke, P.J., and Baranski, J.R., “Experimental Investigation of Fuel Anti-Knock-Index Requirements in Three Small Two-Stroke Engines for Remotely Piloted Aircraft”, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, vol. 141 (5) pg. 051502 1-8, May 2019
  47. Ausserer, J.K., Polanka, M.D., Baranski, J.R and. Litke, P.J., “Mapping of Fuel Anti-Knock Requirements for a Small Remotely Piloted Aircraft Engine”, SAE Int. Journal of Aerospace 12(1): June 2019, pg 1-17, doi:10.4271/2016-32-0045.  Manly Award Winner for Best Paper
  48. Ausserer, J.K., Polanka, M.D., Litke, P.J., and Baranski, J.R., “The Control Space for Knock Mitigation in Two-Stroke Engines for 10-25 kg Remotely Piloted Aircraft”, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, vol. 141 (9) pg. 091010 1-13, Sept. 2019.
  49. DeMarco K.J.; Bohan B.T.; Polanka M.D.; Rutledge J.L.; Akbari P.J., “Analysis of an Additively Manufactured Cooled Ultra Compact Combustor Vane”, Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, vol. 11 (10) pg. 051021 1-9. Oct 2019.
  50. Bohan, B.T., Polanka, M.D., and Rutledge, J.L., “Fluidic Oscillators Injecting From Backward-Facing Steps”, Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol 141, No. 12, 2019, pg. 121201 1-17.
  51. Huff, R., Polanka, M.D., McClearn, M.J., Schauer, F.R, Fotia, M.L., Hoke, J.L., “Design and Operation of a Radial Rotating Detonation Engine”, Journal of Propulsion and Power. Vol 35, No. 6, 2019, pp. 1143-1150.
  52. Bohan, B.T. and Polanka, M.D., “Experimental Analysis of an Ultra-Compact Combustor Powered Turbine Engine”, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, vol. 142 (5) pg. 051014 1-10, May 2020.
  53. Bohan, B.T., and Polanka, M.D., “The Effect of Scale and Working Fluid on Sweeping Jet Frequency and Oscillation Angle”, Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol 142, No. 6, June 2020, pg. 061206 1-9.
  54. Ausserer, J.K., Polanka, M.D., Deutsch, M.J., Baranski, J.R., and Rein, K.D., “In-Cylinder Temperature Measurements in a 55 cm3 Two-Stroke Engine via Tunable Laser Absorption Spectroscopy”, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, vol. 142 (9) pg. 091011 1-8, Sept 2020.
  55. Fischer, J.P, McNamara, L.J., Rutledge, J.L., Polanka, M.D., “Scaling Flat Plate, Low Temperature Adiabatic Effectiveness Results Using the Advective Capacity Ratio”, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol 142. No 8, Aug 2020, pg. 081010 1:12.
  56. Claus, G.C., Hatton, A., Bohan, B.T., and Polanka, M.D., “Internal Geometry and External Wall Effects on Fluidic Oscillator Behavior” Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol 142, No. 11, 2020, pg. 111212: 1-10.
  57. Staton, B.M., Bohan, B.T., Polanka, M.D., and Goss, L.P., “Design, Analysis, and Manufacture of an Axial Length Saving Disk-Oriented Engine” Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, vol. 143 No 1, 2021, pg. 011001: 1-9.
  58. McNamara, L.J., Fischer, J.P., Rutledge, J.L., Polanka, M.D., “Scaling Considerations for Thermal and Pressure Sensitive Paint Methods Used to Determine Adiabatic Effectiveness,” Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol 143, No 1, 2021, pg 011004: 1-11.
  59. Huff, R.T, Boller, S.A., Polanka, M.D., Schauer, F.R., Fotia, M.L., and Hoke, J.L., “A Radial Rotating Detonation Engine Driven Bleed Air Turbine” Journal of Propulsion and Power. Vol 37, No. 2, 2021, pp. 252-260.
  60. Akbari, P.J., Brady, G.M., Sell, B.C., Polanka, M.D., “Experimental Investigation of a Radial Wave Engine Utilizing a Rotary Valved Pressure Gain Combustor”, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, vol. 143 No 4, 2021, pg. 041027: 1-8.

 

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