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Professor David Buttsworth

Professor David Buttsworth
Name David Buttsworth
Position Professor (Thermofluids Engineering)
Section School of Engineering
Office P10-101
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2614
Extension 2614
Email
Qualifications BEng(Hons) Qld , PhD Qld

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 091399 )
  • Aerospace Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090199 )
  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 401799 )
  • Aerospace Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 400199 )
  • Mechanical Engineering ( 401700 )
  • Aerospace Engineering ( 400100 )

Research interests
Hypersonic aerothermodynamics, supersonic inlets and combustion, rocket propulsion, ejectors, wave rotors, icing

Professional memberships
Senior Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Industry affiliations
Senior Member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Currently teaching courses/programs
MEC2101 Thermodynamics
MEC2402 Stress Analysis
MEC4103 Heat Transfer

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
20 Years

Research most recent
GMD Currao, AJ Neely, CM Kennell, SL Gai, DR Buttsworth, 2019, Hypersonic Fluid–Structure Interaction on a Cantilevered Plate with Shock Impingement, AIAA Journal, 1-16.

R Ravichandran, DR Buttsworth, SW Lewis, RG Morgan, TJ McIntyre, 2019, Filtered Image Thermography for High Temperatures in Hypersonic Preheated Ablation Experiments, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 1-11

M Zhao, D Buttsworth, R Choudhury, 2018, Experimental and numerical study of OH* chemiluminescence in hydrogen diffusion flames, Combustion and Flame, 197, 369-377


Research most notable
DR Buttsworth, 2001, Assessment of effective thermal product of surface junction thermocouples on millisecond and microsecond time scales, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 25 (6), 409-420


Publications in ePrints

Leiser, David and Loehle, Stefan and Zander, FabianORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0597-9556 and Buttsworth, David R. and Choudhury, Rishabh and Fasoulas, Stefanos (2022) Analysis of Reentry and Break-Up Forces from Impulse Facility Experiments and Numerical Rebuilding. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets. pp. 1-13. ISSN 0022-4650

Birch, Byrenn ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0625-2455 and Zander, FabianORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0597-9556 and Buttsworth, David and Noller, Lachlan and Payne, Allan (2022) Hayabusa2 Capsule Reentry: Australian Airborne Observation Emission Spectroscopy Calibration and Preliminary Analysis. In: AIAA SciTech Forum (2022), 3 Jan - 7 Jan 2022, San Diego, California + Virtual.

James, Christopher M. and Thompson, Matthew and Apirana, Steve F. and Zander, FabianORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0597-9556 and Buttsworth, David R. and Payne, Allan (2022) System Design and Preliminary Analysis of the UQ Near Infrared Spectroscopy Data of the Hayabusa2 Re-entry. In: AIAA SciTech Forum 2022, 3 Jan - 7 Jan 2022, San Diego, California.

Zander, Fabian ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0597-9556 and Buttsworth, David R. and Birch, ByrennORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0625-2455 and Noller, Lachlan and Wright, Duncan and James, Christopher M. and Thompson, Matthew and Apirana, Steven and Leis, JohnORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5930-8139 and Lobsey, Craig and Payne, Allan (2021) Australian rapid-response airborne observation of the Hayabusa2 reentry. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets. pp. 1-5. ISSN 0022-4650

Mahmood, Raid Ahmed and Buttsworth, David and Malpress, Ray and Sharifian-Barforoush, Ahmed (2021) CFD numerical and experimental investigation of two-phase flow development after an expansion device in a horizontal pipe. Journal of Thermal Engineering, 7 (1). 307- 323.

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 091399 )
  • Aerospace Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090199 )
  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 401799 )
  • Aerospace Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 400199 )
  • Mechanical Engineering ( 401700 )
  • Aerospace Engineering ( 400100 )


Research topics