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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, 59 (4). pp. 1276-1288. ISSN 0022-4650

Spence, Jennifer ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8901-2846 and Buttsworth, David and Carter, BradORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0035-8769 (2022) Energy content, bulk density, and the latent heat of vaporisation characteristics of abattoir paunch waste. Energy, 248:123645. pp. 1-6. ISSN 0360-5442

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.

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: Visible and Near-IR Emission Spectroscopy from the Australian Airborne Observation. In: AIAA Aviation Forum 2022, 27 June - 01 July 2022, Chicago, United States.

Birch, Byrenn ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0625-2455 and Buttsworth, David and Zander, FabianORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0597-9556 (2022) Laser-Induced Diaphragm Rupture for Improved Sequencing and Repeatability in a Hypersonic Facility. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets. pp. 1-10. ISSN 0022-4650

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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