
Zvi Rusak 
Zvi Rusak received the
degrees of B.Sc. (1980) and M.Sc. (1982), in Aeronautical Engineering from the
TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology. He has worked as an aeronautical
engineer at the Israeli Air Force (1982  1988), where he headed the
Aeroelasticity group from 1987  1988. He received a D.Sc. in Aerospace
Engineering from the TechnionIIT in August 1989. Ph.D. thesis advisor:
Professor Arnan Seginer. He spent 1989  1991 as a postdoctorate associate at
the Mathematical Sciences Department in RPI, working with Professor Julian D.
Cole. He joined the RPI faculty in 1991. Assistant Professor (1991  1995),
Associate Professor (1995  2000), and Full Professor (since 2000) at the
department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering at RPI. He was the
Director of the Aerospace Engineering Program at the department (20012004).
Teaching Activities
Fall 2007: Theory of Compressible Flow
Fall 2007: Flight Mechanics
Research Interests and Activities:
Theoretical
and computational Aerodynamics and Fluid Mechanics Current research interests
span a wide range of issues in modern aerodynamics: Subsonic and Transonic
flows, the sonic boom problem, and Supersonic aerodynamics. Research interests
also include Vortex Dynamics, Vortex stability and its control, the Vortex
Breakdown phenomenon, High Angle of Attack Aerodynamics and
Supermanuverability, Rotorcraft Aerodynamics, Viscous Flows, and Bifurcation
and Stability theory. The work is both analytical and numerical. Graduate
Students: (a) Masters Students:
Thomas E. Giddings, August 1993, ``Interaction of Turbulence with Shock Waves,'' 1994 Sadowsky Prize winner for best M.S. thesis in the MEAEM department at RPI. (continued to Ph.D.)
Kyle P. Judd, May 1994, ``Helical Symmetric Flows with Swirl.'' (continued to Ph.D.)
Bogdan M. Sandu, May 1993, ``Numerical Investigation of the Flow Over Optimal Critical Airfoils.''
Gregory Kohlenberg, May 1996, ``Numerical Investigation of Delta Wings at High Angles of Attack.''
Christopher Whiting, May 1996, ``Numerical Study of the Vortex Breakdown Phenomenon.'' 1996 Sadowsky Prize winner for best M.S. thesis in the MEAEM department at RPI.
Jung Jin Choi, May 1997, ``Analysis of Newtonian and Viscoelastic Flow in a Porous Surface Channel.'' (continued to Ph.D.)
Takumi Hawa, August 1997, ``Numerical Sudy of Viscous Flows in a Channel.'' 1998 Sadowsky Prize winner for best M.S. thesis in the MEAEM department at RPI. (continued to Ph.D.).
Lamb David, May 1998, ``Prediction of Vortex Breakdown in Leading Edge Vortices.'' Currently a Mechanical Engineer, Engineering Product Development, The Ford Company, Detroit, Michigan.
James Meyerholz, December 2004, ``Fully Developed Turbulent Flows in a Channel and a Pipe." Currently an Aerospace Engineer at The Boeing Company, Seattle.
Inness R. Eisle, May 2005, ``The Response to Low and High Frequency Upstream Excitation of The Flow Over a Backward Facing Step." Currently a Mechanicla Engineer at The Honda Company.
Wallace J. Morris II, May 2005, ``The Inception of Stall on Airfoils," 2005 Sadowsky Prize winner for best M.S. thesis in the MANE department at RPI. (continued to Ph.D.).
Chukwueloka O. Umeh, August 2005 "Stability of Swirling Flows in An Axisymmetric Lean Premixed Combustor" (continued to Ph.D.).
(b)
Ph. D. Students:
Bruce E. Webster, May 1993, ``An Adaptive Finite Element Methodology for Unsteady Compressible Rotor Airfoil Aerodynamics,'' 1992 Northeast Regional Winner of the Lichten Award Competition (with Prof. M. Shephard).
ChunWei Wang, May 1998, ``Transonic Flow of Dense Gases Around a Thin Airfoil.'' Currently an Associate Professor, Department of System Engineering, ChungCheng Institute of Technology, National Defense University, TaShi, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C. Homepage: http://www.ccit.edu.tw/~wangcw/wangen.htm
WenKing Chen, November 1998, ``Aerodynamics of Helicopters in Transition Speeds.''
Takumi Hawa, April 1999, ``Viscous Flow in a Channel with a Sudden Expansion.'' Currently a PostDoctorate Associate, NIST, University of Maryland, MD
Thomas E. Giddings, October 1999, ``ShockTurbulence Interaction,'' (with Prof. J. Fish). Currently a Research Associate, Metron Inc., Reston, Virginia (contracted to the Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC).
Kyle P. Judd, November 1999, ``Swirling Flows in a Diverging Streamtube,'' (with Prof. A. Hirsa). Currently at Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, PA.
JangChang Lee, April 2000, ``Transonic flow of moist air around a thin airfoil.'' Currently a FullTime Lecturer, School of Mechanical Engineering, Andong National University, 388 Songchundong, Andong, Kyongbuk, 760749, Korea. Homepage: http://anu.andong.ac.kr/~leejc/
JeongHun Lee, July 2003, ``Stability and Breakdown of Compressible Vortex Flows In a Pipe.'' Currently at Advanced Technology and Analysis Team, Corporate Research and Development Division, HyundaiKia Motors, Gyeonggido, Korea.
JungJin Choi, July 2003, ``Premixed Combustion with NearCritical Swiriling Flows,'' (with A.K. Kapila). Currently a PostDoctorate Associate, School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institue of Technology, GA.
KangHo Shon, April 2004, ``NonPremixed Combustion with NearCritical Swirl,'' (with A.K. Kapila).
JongMin Kim, April 2004, ``Flow Control Strategies For Improved Aerodynamic Efficiency of MicroRotorcraft,'' (with N.A. Koratkar).
Wallace J. Morris II, Started August 2005, "Theory of Stall of Airfoils."
Chukwueloka O. Umeh, Started August 2005 "Lean Premixed Combustion with Swirl and Vortex Breakdown."
PostDoctoral
Associates:
Dr. Carlo Bottasso, 1993  1995, ``Adaptive Finite Element Methodology for Aerodynamics.''
Dr. S. Wang, 1994  1996, ``Analysis of Vortex Breakdown.'' Currently a lecturer in the Department of Mathematics, University of Auckland, New Zeland.
Dr. JangChang Lee, 2000, ``Study of Vortex Dynamics in Pipes.'' Currently a FullTime Lecturer, School of Mechanical Engineering, Andong National University, 388 Songchundong, Andong, Kyongbuk, 760749, Korea. Homepage: http://anu.andong.ac.kr/~leejc/
Dr. Jung J. Choi, 20062007, “The Control of Shear Layer and Vortex Flows.” Currently a Post Doctorate Associate at the School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, GA.
Research
Grants:
NASA  Langley Research Center, Award No.: NAG11362, ``Interaction of Turbulence with Shock Waves,'' 19921993 (with Prof. J.D. Cole).
NASA  Langley Research Center, Award No.: NGT51113, ``Interaction of Shock Waves with Vortical Flows and Turbulence,'' 19931996.
National Science Foundation, Award No.: CTS9310181, ``Helical Symmetric Flows with Swirl,'' 19941997.
Rotorcraft Technology Center (RTC)  Army Research Office, Award No. DAAH0494G0073, ``Adaptive Finite Element Analysis for Rotorcraft Aerodynamics,'' 19941996 (with Prof. M. Shephard).
Rotorcraft Technology Center  Army Research Office, Award No. DAAH0494G0073, ``Augmentation Award of RTC'' 19941996 (with Profs. A.Z. Lemnios, P. Hajela, O.A. Bauchau, and M. Shephard).
U.S.Israel Binational Science Foundation, Award No.: BSF 9400245/1, ``Theoretical and Experimental Program on Vortex Breakdown Phenomena,'' 19951999 (with Prof. J. Cohen, TechnionIIT, Israel).
National Science Foundation, Award No.: CTS9804745, ``ThreeDimensional Instabilities and Transition to Vortex Breakdown in Swirling Flows,'' 19982002.
National Science Foundation, Award No.: CTS9804745  supplementary REU award, ``Swirling Flows in Contracting Pipes,'' 20002001.
National Science Foundation, Award No.: CTS9904327, ``The Dynamics of Combustion Systems with Swirl and Vortex Breakdown,'' 19992002 (with Prof. A.K. Kapila).
National Science Foundation, Award No.: CTS9904327  supplementary REU award, ``Flame Spread in Narrow Gaps,'' 20002001 (with Prof. A.K. Kapila).
National Science Foundation, Award No.: CTS9904327  supplementary REU award, ``Ignition of Exothermically Reactive Materials Caused By An Embedded Hot Spot,'' 20012002 (with Prof. A.K. Kapila).
Boeing  Air Force Research Lab, ``Direct SmallScale Forcing in Turbulent Free Shear Flows,'' 20032006 (with Prof. A. Glezer).
National Science Foundation, Award No.: ECS0523957, ``PhysicallyBased Models and System Analysis Tools for Feedback Flow Control,'' 20052008 (with Prof. G. Tadmor).
Air Force Office of Scientific Research, "MURI 2005, Multi Electromagnetic And Laser Launchers for Affordable, Rapid Access to Space," 20052008 (PI: Prof. L. Myrabo).
Professional
Societies:
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics ( AIAA ): Associate Fellow
Member  Applied Aerodynamics Committee (19941997); Chairman  Subcommittee for Education (19961997).
Member  Fluid Dynamics Committee (19941998), (2003  present).
Member  Technical Committee for the AIAA 1st Theoretical Fluid Dynamics Conference, New Orleans, LA, June 1822, 1996.
Technical Chairman  AIAA 2nd Theoretical Fluid Dynamics Conference, Albuqerque, NM, June 1518, 1998.
Member  Technical Committee for the AIAA 3rd Theoretical Fluid Dynamics Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 1518, 2002.
Technical Chairman  AIAA 4th Theoretical Fluid Dynamics Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 69, 2005.
American
Physical Society ( APS ): Member
Member  Technical Committee for the APSDFD 2003 meeting and chair of the Gallery for Fluid Motion, NY City, NY, November 2325, 2003.
Articles: (a) Major Articles:
"A Numerical Calculation of Nonlinear Aerodynamics of WingBody
Configurations," Z. Rusak, E. Wasserstrom and A. Seginer, AIAA Journal,
21, 7, 929936 (1983).
"Convergence Characteristics of VortexLattice Methods for Nonlinear Configuration Aerodynamics," Z. Rusak, A. Seginer, and E. Wasserstrom, Journal of Aircraft, 22, 9, 743749 (1985).
"Reply by Authors to J.M. Luckring", Z. Rusak, A. Seginer, and E. Wasserstrom, Journal of Aircraft, 23, 10, 799 (1986).
"Control of VortexSystem Stability," Z. Rusak and A. Seginer, AIAA Journal, 29, 10, 15811588 (1991).
"An Adaptive Finite Element Method for Rotorcraft Aerodynamics," B.E. Webster, M.S. Shephard, Z. Rusak and J.E. Flaherty, 7th IMACS Proceedings on Computer Methods for Partial Differential Equations, 799805 (1992).
"Propagation of SmallAmplitude Displacement Waves on a Vortex in the Center of a Circular Tube," Z. Rusak and A. Seginer, Physics of Fluids, 5, 3, 578587 (1993).
"Subsonic and Transonic Flows Around a Thin Airfoil with a Parabolic Nose," Z. Rusak. Chapter 2 in: SIAM Frontiers in Applied Mathematics: Transonic Aerodynamics  Problems in Asymptotic Theory, edited by P.L. Cook, SIAM Publication, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 828 (1993).
"Transonic Flow Around the Leading Edge of a Thin Airfoil with a Parabolic Nose," Z. Rusak, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 248, 126 (1993).
"Subsonic Flow Around the Leading Edge of a Thin Airfoil with a Parabolic Nose," Z. Rusak, European Journal of Applied Mathematics, 5, 283311 (1994).
"Novel Similarity Solutions of the Sonic SmallDisturbance Equation with Applications to Airfoil Transonic Aerodynamics," Z. Rusak, SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics, 59, 2, 285308 (1994).
"An Automated Adaptive TimeDiscontinuous Finite Element Method for Unsteady Compressible Airfoil Aerodynamics," B.E. Webster, M.S. Shephard, Z. Rusak and J.E. Flaherty, AIAA Journal, 32, 4, 748757 (1994).
"The Stability of a Slightly Eccentric Straight Vortex Filament in a Circular Tube," Z. Rusak and A. Seginer, Physics of Fluids, 6, 8, 2862867 (1994).
"Transonic Flow Around Optimum Critical Airfoils," Z. Rusak, SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics, 55, 5, 10121025 (1995).
"Interaction of a Weak Shock with Free Stream Disturbances," Z. Rusak, T. Giddings and J.D. Cole, AIAA Journal, 33, 6, 977984 (1995).
"AIAA 1995 Highlight Article  Fluid Dynamics," P. Purtell and Z. Rusak, Aerospace America, 12, 2021 (1995).
"The Global Minimizer of the Squirelong Equation," S. Wang and Z. Rusak, Chapter 10 in: "Applied Mathematics: Methods and Applications," A volume dedicated to Professor George Handleman, Amos Eaton Professor of Mathematics at RPI, edited by G. Oyibo, Nova Science Publishers, 118127 (1995).
"On the Stability of an Axisymmetric Rotating Flow in a Pipe," S. Wang and Z. Rusak, Physics of Fluids, 8, 4, 10071016 (1996).
"On the Stability of NonColumnar Swirling Flows in a Pipe," S. Wang and Z. Rusak, Physics of Fluids, 8, 4, 10171023 (1996).
"Axisymmetric Swirling Flow Around a Vortex Breakdown Point," Z. Rusak, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 323, 79105 (1996).
"Theoretical Study of the Axisymmetric Vortex Breakdown Phenomenon," Z. Rusak and S. Wang, Chapter 7 in: SIAM Proceedings in Applied Mathematics 84: "Mathematics is for Solving Problems," A volume in honor of Julian Cole's 70th Birthday, edited by P.L. Cook, V. Roytburd and M. Tulin, SIAM Publication, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6575. (1996).
"Axisymmetric Vortex Breakdown in a Pipe," S. Wang and Z. Rusak, ESAIM (European Series in Applied and Industrial Mathematics) Proceedings, 1, 101112. (1996).
"The Dynamics of a Swirling Flow in a Pipe and Transition to Axisymmetric Vortex Breakdown," S. Wang and Z. Rusak, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 340, 177223 (1997).
"The Effect of Slight Viscosity on NearCritical Swirling Flows," S. Wang and Z. Rusak, Physics of Fluids, 9, 7, 19141927 (1997).
"The Effect of Small Pipe Divergence on NearCritical Swirling Flows," Z. Rusak, K.P. Judd and S. Wang, Physics of Fluids, 9, 8, 22732285 (1997).
"Transonic Flow of Dense Gases Around an Airfoil with a Parabolic Nose," Z. Rusak and C.W. Wang, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 346, 121 (1997).
"The Evolution of a Perturbed Vortex in a Pipe to Axisymmetric Vortex Breakdown," Z. Rusak, S. Wang and C.H. Whiting, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 366, 211237 (1998).
"Axisymmetric Breakdown of a QVortex in a Pipe," Z. Rusak, C.H. Whiting and S. Wang, AIAA Journal, 36, 10, (1998)
"The Interaction of NearCritical Swirling Flows in a Pipe with Inlet Vorticity Perturbations," Z. Rusak, Physics of Fluids, 10, 7, 16721684 (1998).
"Novel Similarity Solutions of f_{x}^{3} f_{xx} = f_{yy} with Applications to Dense Gas Transonic Aerodynamics," C.W. Wang and Z. Rusak, SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics, 59, 2, 514528 (1998).
"Numerical Studies of Transonic BZT Gas Flows Around Thin Airfoils," C.W. Wang and Z. Rusak, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 396, 109141 (1999).
"Maxwell Fluid Suction Flow in a Channel," J.J. Choi, Z. Rusak and J.A. Tichy, Journal of NonNewtonian Fluid Mechanics, 85, 165187 (1999).
"SelfSimilar Compressible Laminar Boundary Layers Behind a Shock Wave Advancing into a Stationary Fluid," P.G.P. Toro, Z. Rusak, H.T. Nagamatsu and L.N. Myrabo, Journal of Hybrid Methods in Engineering, 1, 3, 235247 (1999) .
"Prediction of Vortex Breakdown in LeadingEdge Vortices Above Slender Delta Wings," Z. Rusak and D. Lamb, Journal of Aircraft, 36, 4, 659667 (1999).
"A Weakly Nonlinear Analysis of the Dynamics of a Viscous Flow in a Symmetric Channel With a Sudden Expansion," Z. Rusak and T. Hawa, Physics of Fluids, 11, 12, 36293636 (1999).
"Transonic Flow of Moist Air Around a Thin Airfoil with Nonequilibrium and Homogeneous Condensation," Z. Rusak and J.C. Lee, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 403, 173199 (2000).
"LowDrag Airfoils in Transonic Flow of Dense Gases," Z. Rusak and C.W. Wang, ZAMP (Z. Angew. Math. Phys.), 51, 3, 467480 (2000).
"Transonic SmallDisturbance Theory  A Tool for Aerodynamic Analysis and Design," Z. Rusak and J.C. Lee, CASI (Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute) Journal, 46, 2, 7486 (2000).
"Nonadiabatic Compressible Flow of Humid Air Around Airfoils," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, in: "Advances in Fluid Mechanics III," edited by M. Rahman and C.A. Brebbia, WIT Press, 323334 (2000).
"Viscous Flow in a Channel With a Sudden Expansion," T. Hawa and Z. Rusak, in: "Advances in Fluid Mechanics III," edited by M. Rahman and C.A. Brebbia, WIT Press, 465476 (2000).
"Theoretical and Experimental Studies of Swirling Flows in Diverging Streamtubes," K.P. Judd, Z. Rusak and A. Hirsa, in: "Advances in Fluid Mechanics III," edited by M. Rahman and C.A. Brebbia, WIT Press, 491502 (2000).
"Viscous Flow in a Slightly Asymmetric Channel With a Sudden Expansion," T. Hawa and Z. Rusak, Physics of Fluids, 12, 9, 22572267 (2000).
"A Stabilized Finite Element Formulation for the Transonic SmallDisturbance System," T.E. Giddings, J. Fish, and Z. Rusak, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 50, 9, 20692091 (2001).
"A Transonic SmallDisturbance Model for the Propagation of Weak Shock Waves in Heterogenous Gases," T.E. Giddings, Z. Rusak, and J. Fish, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 429, 255281 (2001).
"Parametric Investigation of Nonadiabatic Compressible Flow Around Airfoils," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, Physics of Fluids, 13, 1, 315323 (2001).
"Transonic Flow of Moist Air Around a Thin Airfoil with Equilibrium Condensation ," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, Journal of Aircraft, 38, 4, 693702 (2001).
"The Dynamics of a Laminar Flow In a Symmetric Channel With a Sudden Expansion," T. Hawa and Z. Rusak, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 436, 283320 (2001).
"The Stability of NonColumnar Swirling Flows in Diverging Streamtubes," Z. Rusak and K.P. Judd, Physics of Fluids, 13, 10, 28352844 (2001).
"NumericalAsymptotic Expansion Matching for Computing a Viscous Flow Around a Sharp Corner," T. Hawa and Z. Rusak, Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics, 15, 5, 265282 (2002).
"The Effect of Compressibility on the Critical Swirl of Vortex Flows in a Pipe," Z. Rusak and J.H. Lee, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 461, 301  319 (2002).
"Compressible Flow of Satuarted Moist Air with Condensation Phenomena," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, in: "Advances in Fluid Mechanics IV," edited by C.A. Brebbia, M. Rahman, and R. Verhoeven, WIT Press, 407416 (2002).
"Theoretical and Numerical Studies of Transonic Flow of Moist Air Around a Thin Airfoil," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics, 15, 6, 359372 (2002).
"Effect of Combustion on NearCritical Swirling Flow," Z. Rusak, A.K. Kapila, and J.J. Choi, Combustion Theory and Modeling, 6, 625645 (2002).
"A Computational Study on Compressible Flow of Humid Air Around Airfoils," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, Journal of The Korean Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, 31, 4, 17 (2003).
"SmallScale Airfoil Aerodynamic Efficiency Improvement By Surface Temperature and Heat Transfer," J.M. Kim, Z. Rusak, and N. Koratkar, AIAA Journal, 11, 21052113 (2003).
"Condensation Processes in Transonic TwoPhase Flow of Saturated Humid Air," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, Journal of The Korean Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, 31, 6, 2329 (2003).
"Rapid Prototyping of Wind Tunnel Models," A. Blum, S. Chiappone, V. Paedelt, and Z. Rusak, SME Journal on Rapid Prototyping, 9, 3, 1419 (2003); Also, SME Technical Papers, TP04PUB87, April (2004).
"On the Stability of a Compressible Axisymmetric Rotating Flow in a Pipe," Z. Rusak and J.H. Lee, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 501, 2542 (2004).
"NearCritical Swirling Flow in a Slightly Contracting Pipe," Z. Rusak and C.C. Meder, AIAA Journal, 11, 22842293 (2004).
"The Effect of Swirl on the BurkeSchumann Reaction Zone," K.H. Sohn, Z. Rusak, and A.K. Kapila, Journal of Engineering Mathematics 54 (2), 181196 (2006).
"On The Structure of FullyDeveloped Turbulent Flows in a Pipe," Z. Rusak and J. Meyerholz, AIAA Journal (In print 2006).
“Numerical Simulation of Premixed Chemical Reactions with Swirl,” J. J. Choi, Z. Rusak and A. K. Kapila, Combustion
Theory and Modeling, 11, 6, 863 – 887 (2007).
“Bifurcation and Stability of NearCritical Compressible Swirling Flows,” Z. Rusak, J. J. Choi,
and J.H. Lee, Physics of Fluids, 19, 114107 (2007) (13
pages).
“Prediction of LeadingEdge Sheet Cavitation Inception on Hydrofoils at Low to Moderate Reynolds Number Flows,” Z. Rusak, W. J. Morris, II, and Y. Peles, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 129, 12, 15401546 (2007).
“A SmallDisturbance Model of Transonic Combustion,” Z. Rusak, J. C. Lee and J. J. Choi, Combustion Theory
and Modeling, 12 (2008)
DOI:
10.1080/13647830701449417, First Published on: 29 October (2007).
Articles Under Review:
"On The Prediction of the Incpetion of Stall on Airfoils at Moderately High Reynolds Number Flows," Z. Rusak and, W. Morris II, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (submitted in 2007).
“"A Numerical Solution of Hyperbolic Equations Using the PCMFS Method," C. Schmitt, Z. Rusak and S. De, AIAA Journal (submitted in 2007).
(b) Articles In Refereed Conference
Proceedings:
"Numerical Calculations of Nonlinear Aerodynamics of WingBody Configurations," Z. Rusak, A. Seginer, and E. Wasserstrom, Collection of papers 24th Israel Annual Conference on Aviation and Astronautics, TelAviv, Israel, February 1718, pp. 187197 (1982).
"Convergence Characteristics of Nonlinear VortexLattice Methods for Configuration Aerodynamics," A. Seginer, Z. Rusak, and E. Wasserstrom, AIAA paper 831882, AIAA 6th Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, July 1315, Danvers, Massachusetts (1983).
"An Analytical Parametric Investigation of Numerical Nonlinear VortexLattice Methods," Z. Rusak and A. Seginer, Collections of Papers, 28th Israel Annual Conference on Aviation and Astronautics, TelAviv, Israel, February 2728, pp. 1322 (1986).
"The Stability of a Vortex Filament in the Center of A Circular Tube," Z. Rusak and A. Seginer, Collection of Papers, 29th Israel Annual Conference on Aviation and Astronautics, TelAviv, Israel, February 2526, pp. 1626 (1987).
"Dynamic and Static (Divergence) Stability of Vortex Systems," Z. Rusak and A. Seginer, Collection of papers, 30th Israel Annual Conference on Aviation and Astronautics, TelAviv, Israel, February 1516, pp. 5161 (1989).
"The Controllability and Observability of Vortex Systems Stability," Z. Rusak and A. Seginer, Collection of Papers, 30th Israel Annual Conference on Aviation and Astronautics, TelAviv, Israel, February 1516, pp. 173180 (1989).
"ThreeDimensional Dynamic and Static Stability of Vortex Systems and Their Controllability and Observability," A. Seginer, and Z. Rusak, VI Aerodynamic Seminar, Lehrund Forschungsgebiet Aerodynamik des Fluges, RWTHAchen, Germany, July (1989).
"The Stability of a Slightly Eccentric Straight Vortex Filament in a Circular Tube," Z. Rusak and A. Seginer, Collection of Papers, 31st Israel Annual Conference on Aviation and Astronautics, TelAviv, Israel, February, pp. 197204 (1990).
"The ThreeDimensional Stability of the Foppl Vortices," Z. Rusak and A. Seginer, Collection of papers, 31st Israel Annual Conference on Aviation and Astronautics, TelAviv, Israel, February, pp. 217225 (1990).
"The ThreeDimensional Stability of Vortex Systems in a Circular Tube or Outside a Circular Cylinder," Z. Rusak and A. Seginer, AIAA paper 903022, AIAA 8th Applied Aerodynamics Conference, August 2022, Portland, OR, pp. 483495 (1990).
"ThreeDimensional Dynamic and Static Stability of Vortex Systems and Their Observability and Controllability," Z. Rusak and A. Seginer, ICAS Paper 903.2.1, ICAS Congress, September 914, Stockholm, Sweden (1990).
"An Adaptive Finite Element Method for Rotorcraft Aerodynamics," B.E. Webster, M.S. Shephard, Z. Rusak and J.E. Flaherty, 7th IMACS Conference on Computer Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Rutgers University, New Jersey, June, pp. 799805 (1992).
"The Subsonic and Transonic Flow Around the Leading Edge of a Thin Airfoil with a Parabolic Nose," Z. Rusak and B.E. Webster, AIAA paper 922649, AIAA 10th Applied Aerodynamics Conference, June 2224, Palo Alto, California, pp. 457463 (1992).
"Unsteady Compressible Airfoil Aerodynamics Using an Adaptive TimeDiscontinous GLS Finite Element Method," B.E. Webster, M.S. Shephard, Z. Rusak and J.E. Flaherty, AIAA Paper 930339, 31st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada (1993).
"Unsteady Compressible Rotor Airfoil Aerodynamics Using an Automated Adaptive Finite Element Method," B.E. Webster, M.S. Shephard and Z. Rusak, AHS93, American Helicopter Society 49th Annual Forum, St. Louis, Missouri, pp. 631648 (1993).
"The Interaction of the Sonic Boom with Atmospheric Turbulence," Z. Rusak and J. Cole, AIAA Paper 932943, AIAA 24th Fluid Dynamics Conference, Orlando, Florida (1993).
"Compressible Aerodynamics Using Parallel Adaptive TimeDiscontinuous Galerkin LeastSquares Finite Element Method," C. Bottasso, H.L. de Cougny, M. Dindar, C. Ozturan, Z. Rusak and M.S. Shephard, AIAA paper 941888, 12th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Confrence, June 2022, Colorado Springs, Colorado (1994).
"A Theory of the Axisymmetric Vortex Breakdown," S. Wang and Z. Rusak, Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Vortex Flows and Related Numerical Methods, August 2024, Monteal, Canada, pp. 110112 (1995).
"Aeroelastic Stability of Rotor Blades Using Parallel Adaptive Finite Element Flow Solver," H. Murty, Z. Rusak, and M.S. Shephard, 2nd International Aeromechanics Specialists Conference, October (1995).
"Numerical Computations of Axisymmetric Vortex Breakdown in a Pipe," Z. Rusak, S. Wang and C. Whiting, AIAA paper 960801, 34th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January 1518 (1996).
"Axisymmetric Vortex Breakdown in a Pipe  Theoretical and Experimental Studies," E. Malkiel, J. Cohen, Z. Rusak and S. Wang, 36th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, TelAviv, Israel, February, pp. 2435 (1996).
"Theoretical Study of the Axisymmetric Vortex Breakdown Phenomenon," Z. Rusak and S. Wang, United Technologies Research Center Proceedings of a Workshop on Dynamics and Optimal Control of Turbulence and Combustion: Basic Research and Industrial Applications, 6789, April (1996).
"Review of Theoretical Approaches to the Vortex Breakdown Phenomena," Z. Rusak and S. Wang, AIAA Paper 962126, AIAA 1st Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Meeting, New Orleans, LA, June (1996).
"Axisymmetric Breakdown of a QVortex in a Pipe," Z. Rusak, C.H. Whiting and S. Wang, AIAA Paper 970441, AIAA 35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January 610 (1997).
"SelfSimilar Compressible Laminar Boundary Layers," P.G.P. Toro, Z. Rusak, H.T. Nagamatsu and L.N. Myrabo, AIAA Paper 970767, AIAA 35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January 610 (1997).
"Dynamics of Swirling Flows in a Divergiing Pipe," Z. Rusak and K.P. Judd, AIAA Paper 980691, AIAA 36th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January 1215 (1998).
"Hypersonic Flow Over a Flat Plate," P.G.P. Toro, Z. Rusak, H.T. Nagamatsu and L.N. Myrabo, AIAA Paper 980683, AIAA 36th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January 1215 (1998).
"Numerical Studies of Transonic BZT Gas Flows Around Thin Airfoils," C.W. Wang and Z. Rusak, AIAA Paper 982690, AIAA 2nd Theoretical Fluid Fmechanics Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, June 16 (1998).
"Dynamics of Vortex Flows in a Stream Tube and Transition to Axisymmetric Breakdown," Z. Rusak, AIAA Paper 982859, AIAA 2nd Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, June 17 (1998).
"Prediction of Vortex Breakdown in Leading Edge Vortices Above Slender Delta Wings," Z. Rusak and D. Lamb, AIAA Paper 982860, AIAA 2nd Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, June 17 (1998).
"Design of LowDrag Airfoils in Transonic Flow of BZT Gases," Z. Rusak and C.W. Wang, AIAA Paper 993106, AIAA 17th Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Norfolk, VA, June 28 (1999).
"Numerical Studies of Transonic Flow of Moist Air Around a Thin Airfoil," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, AIAA Paper 993189, AIAA 17th Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Norfolk, VA, June 30 (1999).
"The Dynamics of a Viscous flow in a Channel With a Sudden Expansion," T. Hawa and Z. Rusak, AIAA Paper 993789, AIAA 30th Fluid Dynamics Conference, Norfolk, VA, July 1 (1999).
"Transonic SmallDisturbance Theory for BZT Gases: a Tool for Analysis and Design," C.W. Wang and Z. Rusak, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Dense Gas Dynamics, 1112, Boulder, CO, August 11 (1999).
"Hypersonic Laminar Boundary Layers with Adiabatic Wall Condition," P.G.P. Toro, Z. Rusak, H.T. Nagamatsu and L.N. Myrabo, Proceedings of the XV Congresso Brasileiro de Eungenharia Mechanica, COBEM 99, Brazil, November 28 (1999).
"Transonic Flow of Moist Air with Equilibrium Condensation Around a Thin Airfoil," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, AIAA Paper 20002460, AIAA Fluids 2000 Conference, Denver, Colorado, June 20 (2000).
"Review of Recent Studies on the Axisymmetric Vortex Breakdown Phenomenon," Z. Rusak, AIAA Paper 20002529, AIAA Fluids 2000 Conference, Denver, Colorado, June 21 (2000).
"The Axisymmetric Vortex Breakdown Phenomenon," Z. Rusak, in: "Advances in Turbulence VIII," Proceedings of the 8th European Turbulence Conference, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 809812, June 30 (2000).
"Lean Combustion with NearCritical Swirling Flows," Z. Rusak and A. Kapila, AIAA Paper 20010191, 39th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 8 (2001).
"Transonic SmallDisturbance Theory for BZT Gases: A Tool for Analysis and Design," C.W. Wang and Z. Rusak, AIAA Paper 20012750 35th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Anaheim, CA, June 11 (2001)
"The Effect of Compressibility on the critical swirl of Vortex Flows," Z. Rusak and J.H. Lee, AIAA Paper 20020159, 40th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 14 (2002).
"NearCritical Swirling Flow in a Slightly Contracting Pipe," Z. Rusak and C.C. Meder, AIAA Paper 20022984, AIAA 3rd Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Meeting, St. Louis, MO, June 25 (2002).
"Swirling Flow of a Viscoelastic Fluid in a Pipe," Z. Rusak and J.A. Tichy, FEDSM200231107, 2002 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, Montreal, Canada, July 15, (2002).
"Non Premixed Combustion with Swirl and No Heat Release," K. Sohn, Z. Rusak and A. Kapila, AIAA20030491, 41st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 7 (2003).
"The Stability of a Compressible Axisymmetric Rotating Flow in a Pipe," Z. Rusak and J.H. Lee, AIAA20030791, 41st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 8 (2003).
"RP4 Composite Bush Plane Project at Rensselaer," J. Schneider, J. Urban, Z. Rusak, and V. Paedelt, AIAA North East Students Meeting, U. Maryland, April (2003).
"Improving Aerodynamic Efficiency of Small Scale Airfoils by Surface Temperature and Heat Transfer," Z. Rusak, N. Koratkar and J.M. Kim, AIAA20033925, 21st AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Orlando, FL, June 25 (2003).
"Bifurcation and Stability of NearCritical Compressible Swirling Flows," J.H. Lee and Z. Rusak, AIAA Paper 20040102, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 5 (2004).
"Numerical Simulations of Premixed Combustion with Swirl," J.J. Choi, Z. Rusak, and A.K. Kapila,AIAA Paper 20040977, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 7 (2004).
"Prediction of Helicopter's Rotor Airloads in Transition Flight Regime," W.K. Chen, Z. Rusak and N.A. Koratkar, AIAA Paper 20041277, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 8 (2004).
"A SmallDisturbamce Model of Transonic Combustion," Z. Rusak and J.C. Lee, AIAA Paper 20042336, 34th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Portland, OR, June 28 (2004).
"The Prediction of Stall Onset on Thin Airfoils at Moderately High Reynolds Number Flows," Z. Rusak and W.J. Morris II, AIAA Paper 20050086, 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 10 (2005).
"Controlled Manipulation of Small and Large Scales in a Turbulent Shear Layer, Part II: Stability Studies," Z. Rusak and I.R. Eisele, AIAA20054754, 35th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 6 (2005).
"Parametric Investigation of Combustion at Compressible Flows," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, AIAA20054805, 4th AIAA Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 6 (2005).
"The Compressible Flow of Moist Air in a Channel with Nonequilibrium and Homogeneous Condensation," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, AIAA20054941 4th AIAA Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 7 (2005).
"On the Mean Velocity of Fully Developed Turbulent Pipe Flows," Z. Rusak and J. Meyerholz, AIAA20055322, 4th AIAA Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 7 (2005).
"Swirling Flows in an Axisymmetric Lean Premixed Combustor," C. Umeh and Z. Rusak, AIAA20063732, 36th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, San Francisco, California, June 7 (2006).
"Numerical solution of the advection and Burgers equations using the point collocationbased method of finite spheres (PCMFS)," C. Schmitt, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany; Z. Rusak and S. De, AIAA20063707, 36th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, San Francisco, California, June 7 (2006).
(c) Articles In NonRefereed Conference Proceedings:
"Convergence Characteristics of Nonlinear VortexLattice Methods for Configuration Aerodynamics," A. Seginer, Z. Rusak and E. Wasserstrom, NASA TM 84371, June (1983).
"A General Theory for the ThreeDimensional LongWave Linear Stability of Systems of Straight Vortices," Z. Rusak and A. Seginer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Math Report No. 183, February (1990).
"The Static Instability of a Pair of Corotating Vortices and of the VonKarman Street," Z. Rusak and A. Seginer, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Vol. 35, 10, November 1990, p. 2227 (1990).
"Subsonic Flow Around a Thin Airfoil With a Parabolic Nose," Z. Rusak, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Math Report No. 186, September 1990; Also, ICIAM 91, p. 181, Washington, D.C., July (1991).
"Transonic Flow Around the Leading Edge of a Thin Airfoil with a Parabolic Nose," Z. Rusak, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Math Report No. 188, December; Also, ICIAM 91, p. 182, Washington, D.C., July (1991).
"Similarity Solutions of the Sonic SmallDisturbance Equation," Z. Rusak, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Math Report No. 189, January 1991; Also, "Similarity Solutions" Meeting, University of Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, April (1991).
"The Sonic Flow about TwoDimensional Slender SemiInfinite Bodies," Z. Rusak, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Math Report No. 196, February (1991).
"Transonic Flow Around Optimum Critical Airfoils," Z. Rusak, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Math Report No. 198, August 1991; Bulletin of American Physical Society, 36 (10), 2664 (1991).
"HelicalSymmetric Flow with Swirl," Z. Rusak, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Aeronautical Engineering Report No. 101, (1992).
"HelicalSymmetric Waves in a Swirling Flow," Z. Rusak and K. Judd, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Aeronautical Engineering Report No. 102, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 37 (8), 1179 (1992).
"Interaction of a Weak Shock with Turbulence," T.E. Giddings, Z. Rusak and J.D. Code, NASA CP10132, High Speed Research Sonic Boom, Vol. 1, 6593, May (1993).
"Sonic Boom Interaction with Turbulence," Z. Rusak and T.E. Giddings, NASA CP 3279, High Speed Research: 1994 Sonic Boom Workshop, 8198, October (1994).
"Swirling Flow Around a Breakdown Point," Z. Rusak, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 39 (9), 19711972 November (1994).
"A Theory of the Axisymetric Vortex Breakdown," Z. Rusak and S. Wang, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 40 (12), 2044 November (1995).
"Transonic Flow of Dense Gases Around an Airfoil with a Parabolic Nose," Z. Rusak and C.W. Wang, APS/DFD Meeting 1996, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 41, (9), 1741, November (1996).
"Axisymmetric Breakdown of a QVortex in a Pipe," C. Whiting, Z. Rusak and C.W. Wang, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 41, (9), 1765, November (1996).
"Axisymmetric Vortex Breakdown in a Pipe," E. Malkiel, J. Cohen, Z. Rusak and S. Wang, APS/DFD Meeting 1996, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 41, (9), 17641765, November (1996).
"The Effect of Slight Viscosity on Near Critical Swirling Flows," S. Wang and Z. Rusak, APS/DFD Meeting 1996, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 41 (9), 17681769, November (1996).
"Swirling Flows in a Diverging Pipe," Z. Rusak, K.P. Judd and S. Wang, APS/DFD Meeting 1996, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 41 (9), 1769, November 1996.
"The Ineraction of NearCritical Swirling Flows in a Pipe with Inlet Aximuthal Vorticity Perturbations," Z. Rusak, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 42 (11), 2182, November 1997.
"Incompressible Viscous Flow Around A Sharp Expansion Corner," T. Hawa and Z. Rusak, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 42, (11), 22492250, November 1997.
"Maxwell Fluid Suction Flow in A Channel," J.J. Choi, Z. Rusak and J. Tichy, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 42, (11), 2254, November 1997.
"The Dynamics of a Laminar Flow in a Channel with a Sudden Expansion," T. Hawa and Z. Rusak, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 43, (9), 2035, November 1998.
"Transonic Flow of Moist Air Around a Thin Airfoil," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 43, (9), 2098, November 1998.
"Low Drag Airfoils in Transonic Flow of Dense Gases," Z. Rusak and C.W. Wang, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 43 (9), 2098, November 1998.
"Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Vortex Breakdown Over a Delta Wing," K.P. Judd, Z. Rusak and A. Hirsa, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 43 (9), 2011, November 1998.
"Viscous Flow in an Asymmetric Channel with a Sudden Expansion," T. Hawa and Z. Rusak, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 44 (8), 75, November 1999.
"Parametric Investigation of Nonadiabatic Compressible Flow Around Airfoils," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 44, (8), 105, November 1999.
"The Dynamics of Vortex Flows in A Stream Tube and Transition to Axisymmetric Vortex Breakdown," Z. Rusak, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 44 (8), 159, November 1999.
"NearCritical Swiriling Flows with Lean Combustion," Z. Rusak and A. Kapila, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, p. 42, March 2000.
"A SmallDisturbance Model for the Propagation of Weak Shock Waves in Heterogeneous Fluids," T.E. Giddings and Z. Rusak, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 45 (9) 17, November 2000.
"Lean Combustion with Near Critical Swirling Flows," Z. Rusak and A. Kapila, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 45 (9) 122, November 2000.
"Condensation processes in Compressible Flow of Moist Air Around Airfoils," J.C. Lee and Z. Rusak, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 45 (9) 184185, November 2000.
"NearCritical Swirling Flow in a Slightly Contracting Pipe," C.C. Meder and Z. Rusak, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 46 (10) 158, November 2001.
"The Critical Swirl of Compressible Swirling Flows in a Pipe," Z. Rusak and J.H. Lee, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 46 (10) 158, November 2001.
"NumericalAsymptotic Expansion Matching for Computing a Viscous Flow Around a Corner," T. Hawa and Z. Rusak, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 46 (10) 200201, November 2001.
"Global Analysis  Beyond Asymptotic Methods and Numerical Simulations," Z. Rusak, Proceedings of the 14th U.S. National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, p. 101, June 2002.
"Rotating Flow of Viscoelastic Fluids in a Pipe," Z. Rusak and J.A. Tichy, Proceedings of the 74th Society of Rheology Annual Meeting, p. 36, October 2002.
"Swirling Flow of NonNewtonian Fluids," Z. Rusak and J.A. Tichy, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 47 (10), 65, November 2002.
"NonPremixed Combustion with Swirl and No Heat Release," Z. Rusak, K.H. Sohn, and A.K. Kapila, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 47 (10), 87, November 2002.
"Numerical Studies of Premixed Combustion with Swirl," J.J. Choi, Z. Rusak, and A.K. Kapila, AIAA/ASME Northeast NY Symposium, Albany, NY, April 2003.
"Numerical Studies of BurkeSchumann Flame with Swirl," Z. Rusak, K.H. Sohn, and A.K. Kapila, AIAA/ASME Northeast NY Symposium, Albany, NY, April 2003.
"Combustion in Swirling Flow," A.K. Kapila, Z. Rusak, K.H. Sohn, and J.J. Choi, ICIAM 2003, 5th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Sydney, Australia, July 2003.
"Premixed Combustion With NearCritical Swirl," J.J. Choi, Z. Rusak, and A.K. Kapila, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 48 (10), 104, November 2003.
"A SmallDisturbance Theory of Transonic Combustion," Z. Rusak and J.C. Lee, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 48 (10), 204, November 2003.
"The Inception of Stall on Thin Airfoils at Moderately High Reynolds Number Flows," Z. Rusak and W.J. Morris II, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 49 (9), 35, November 2004.
"The Inception of LeadingEdge Cavitation on Thin Airfoils," W.J. Morris II, Z. Rusak, and Y. Peles, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 49 (10), 51, November 2004.
"A numerical solution of hyperbolic equations using the PCMFS method," C. Schmitt, Z. Rusak and S. De, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 50 (10), 92, November 2005.
"Control of Small and Large Scales in a Shear layer," Z. Rusak and I. Eisele, Bulletin of American Physical Society, 50 (10), 51, November 2005.
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