Richard Yetter

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Research Summary

Research interests include combustion/environmental science, combustion chemistry, heterogeneous combustion, materials synthesis, propellant combustion, combustion generated pollutants, atmospheric plume chemistry and chemical processing.

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Recent Publications

Boron-based composite energetic materials (B-CEMs): Preparation, combustion and applications

Pang, W. Q., Yetter, R. A., DeLuca, L. T., Zarko, V., Gany, A. & Zhang, X. H., Nov 2022, In: Progress in Energy and Combustion Science. 93, 101038.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Mechanistic study of chemical looping reactions between solid carbon fuels and CuO

Zhu, W., Yetter, R. A., Boyer, J. E. & van Duin, A. C. T., Oct 2022, In: Combustion and Flame. 244, 112216.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Experimental and numerical investigation of high-pressure nitromethane combustion

Derk, G., Boyer, E., Risha, G. A., Yetter, R. A., Dobbins, R. R. & Smooke, M. D., Jan 2021, In: Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. 38, 2, p. 3325-3332 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Development and testing of liquid simulants

Littler, M. G., Risha, G. A., Moore, J. D., Yetter, R. A. & Boyer, J. E., 2021, In: Journal of Propulsion and Power. 37, 4, p. 517-527 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Progress towards nanoengineered energetic materials

Yetter, R. A., 2021, In: Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. 38, 1, p. 57-81 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review

Diffusion flame studies of solid fuels with nitrous oxide

Nardozzo, P. K., Connell, T. L., Boyer, J. E., Yetter, R. A. & Young, G., 2020, In: International Journal of Energetic Materials and Chemical Propulsion. 19, 1, p. 73-93 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Enhanced Fuel Decomposition in the Presence of Colloidal Functionalized Graphene Sheet-Supported Platinum Nanoparticles

Sim, H. S., Yetter, R. A., Hong, S., Van Duin, A. C. T., Dabbs, D. M. & Aksay, I. A., Aug 24 2020, In: ACS Applied Energy Materials. 3, 8, p. 7637-7648 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Functionalized graphene sheet as a dispersible fuel additive for catalytic decomposition of methylcyclohexane

Sim, H. S., Yetter, R. A., Hong, S., van Duin, A. C. T., Dabbs, D. M. & Aksay, I. A., Jul 2020, In: Combustion and Flame. 217, p. 212-221 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Multifunctional Graphene-Based Additives for Enhanced Combustion of Cracked Hydrocarbon Fuels under Supercritical Conditions

Sim, H. S., Yetter, R. A., Connell, T. L., Dabbs, D. M. & Aksay, I. A., Jul 2 2020, In: Combustion science and technology. 192, 7, p. 1420-1435 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Enhancement of solid fuel combustion in a hybridrocketmotor usingamorphous ti-al-b nanopowder additives

Connell, T. L., Yetter, R. A., Risha, G. A., Huba, Z. J., Epshteyn, A. & Fisher, B. T., 2019, In: Journal of Propulsion and Power. 35, 3, p. 662-665 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

High-pressure burning rate measurements by direct observation

Derk, G., Risha, G. A., Boyer, E. & Yetter, R. A., 2019, In: International Journal of Energetic Materials and Chemical Propulsion. 18, 3, p. 213-227 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Combustion of HTPB Based Solid Fuels Containing Metals and Metal Hydrides with Nitrous Oxide

Young, G., Risha, G. A., Connell, T. L. & Yetter, R. A., Jun 2019, In: Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics. 44, 6, p. 744-750 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A dedication to Professor Chung King (Ed) Law

Chung, S. H., Yang, V. & Yetter, R. A., Sep 2018, In: Combustion and Flame. 195, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

Hypergolic ignition of hydrogen peroxide/gel fuel impinging jets

Connell, T. L., Risha, G. A., Yetter, R. A. & Natan, B., Jan 2018, In: Journal of Propulsion and Power. 34, 1, p. 182-188 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Ignition of hydrogen peroxide with gel hydrocarbon fuels

Connell, T. L., Risha, G. A., Yetter, R. A. & Natan, B., Jan 2018, In: Journal of Propulsion and Power. 34, 1, p. 170-181 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review