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Selected Recent Publications

This represents a selection of representative publications and presentations, it is not intended to be a complete list.

Books and Multimedia

  • Multimedia Fluid Mechanics. Homsy, G., Aref, H., Breuer, K.S., Hochgreb, S., Powell, K., Munson, B. & Robertson, C. Cambridge University Press. 2000. Second edition, revised and expanded, 2008.
  • A Gallery of Fluid Motion. Saminy, M., Breuer, K.S., Leal, G. & Steen, P. (editors). Cambridge University Press. 2003.
  • Microscale Diagnostic Techniques. Breuer, K.S. (editor). Springer-Verlag. 2004.

Journal Articles

before 1995

  • R Lueptow, K Breuer, and J Haritonidis. (1988). Computer aided calibration of x probes using a look up table. Experiments in Fluids, 6 (2) pp. 115-118.
  • K Breuer, J Haritonidis, and M Landahl. (1989). The control of transient disturbances in a flat plate boundary layer through active wall motion. Physics of Fluids A-Fluid Dynamics, 1 (3) pp. 574-582.
  • K Breuer and J Haritonidis. (1990). The evolution of a localized disturbance in a laminar boundary layer 1 Weak disturbances. J. Fluid Mechanics, 220 pp. 569-594.
  • K Breuer and M Landahl. (1990). The evolution of a localized disturbance in a laminar boundary layer 2 Strong disturbances. J. Fluid Mechanics, 220 pp. 595-621.
  • K Breuer and L Sirovich. (1991). The use of the Karhunen Loeve procedure for the calculation of linear eigenfunctions. J. Computational Physics, 96 (2) pp. 277-296.
  • J Cohen, K Breuer, and J Haritonidis. (1991). On the evolution of a wave packet in a laminar boundary layer. J. Fluid Mechanics, 225 pp. 575-606.
  • K Breuer and R Everson. (1992). On the errors incurred calculating derivatives using Chebyshev Polynomials. J. Computational Physics, 99 (1) pp. 56-67.
  • K Breuer and T Kuraishi. (1994). Transient growth in two dimensional and three dimensional boundary layers. Physics of Fluids, 6 (6) pp. 1983-1993.
  • D Henningson, L Gustavsson, and K Breuer. (1994). Localized disturbances in parallel shear flows. Applied Scientific Research, 53 (1-2) pp. 51-97.
  • P OSullivan and K Breuer. (1994). Transient growth in circular pipe flow 1 Linear disturbances. Physics of Fluids, 6 (11) pp. 3643-3651.
  • P OSullivan and K Breuer. (1994). Transient growth in circular pipe flow 2 Nonlinear development. Physics of Fluids, 6 (11) pp. 3652-3664.
  • K Breuer. (1995). Stochastic Calibration of Sensors in Turbulent Flow Fields. Experiments in Fluids, 19 (2) pp. 138-141.
  • S Dinavahi, K Breuer, and L Sirovich. (1995). Universality of probability density functions in turbulent channel flow. Physics of Fluids, 7 (5) pp. 1122-1129.
  • R Henry, R Hansman, and K Breuer. (1995). Heat transfer variation on protuberances and surface roughness elements. J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 9 (1) pp. 175-180.

1995 - 2000

  • K Breuer, E Dzenitis, J Gunnarsson, and M Ullmar. (1996). Linear and nonlinear evolution of boundary layer instabilities generated by acoustic receptivity mechanisms. Physics of Fluids, 8 (6) pp. 1415-1423.
  • E Piekos and K Breuer. (1996). Numerical modeling of micromechanical devices using the Direct Simulation Monte Carlo method. J. Fluids Engineering-Transactions of the {ASME}, 118 (3) pp. 464-469.
  • A Padmanabhan, H Goldberg, K Breuer, and M Schmidt. (1996). A wafer bonded floating element shear stress microsensor with optical position sensing by photodiodes. J. Microelectromechanical Systems, 5 (4) pp. 307-315.
  • EB Arkilic, MA Schmidt, and KS Breuer. (1997). Gaseous slip flow in long microchannels. J. Microelectromechanical Systems, 6 (2) pp. 167-178. [doi] .
  • K Breuer, J Cohen, and J Haritonidis. (1997). The late stages of transition induced by a low amplitude wavepacket in a laminar boundary layer. J. Fluid Mechanics, 340 pp. 395-411.
  • R Rathnasingham and K Breuer. (1997). Coupled fluid structural characteristics of actuators for flow control. AIAA Journal, 35 (5) pp. 832-837.
  • R Rathnasingham and K Breuer. (1997). System identification and control of a turbulent boundary layer. Physics of Fluids, 9 (7) pp. 1867-1869.
  • E Arkilic, M Schmidt, and K Breuer. (1998). Sub nanomol per second flow measurement near atmospheric pressure. Experiments in Fluids, 25 (1) pp. 37-41.
  • E Piekos and K Breuer. (1999). Pseudospectral Orbit Simulation of Nonideal Gas Lubricated Journal Bearings for Microfabricated Turbomachines. J. Tribology, 121 (3) pp. 604-609.
  • K Amonlirdviman and K Breuer. (2000). Linear predictive filtering in a numerically simulated turbulent flow. Physics of Fluids, 12 (12) pp. 3221-3228.

2000 - 2005

  • A Ayon, R Bayt, and K Breuer. (2001). Deep reactive ion etching a promising technology for micro and nanosatellites. Smart Materials {\&} Structures, 10 (6) pp. 1135-1144.
  • EB Arkilic, KS Breuer, and MA Schmidt. (2001). Mass flow and tangential momentum accommodation in silicon micromachined channels. J. Fluid Mechanics, 437 pp. 29-43. [doi] .
  • RL Bayt and KS Breuer. (2001). Analysis and Testing of a Silicon Intrinsic Point Heater in a Micropropulsion Application. Sensors and Actuators, 91 (3) pp. 249-255.
  • N Savoulides, K Breuer, S Jacobson, and F Ehrich. (2001). Low Order Models for Very Short Hybrid Gas Bearings. J. Tribology, 123 (2) pp. 368-375.
  • M Sheplak, A Padmanabhan, M Schmidt, and K Breuer. (2001). Dynamic calibration of a shear stress sensor using Stokes layer excitation. AIAA Journal, 39 (5) pp. 819-823.
  • R King and K Breuer. (2002). Oblique transition in a laminar Blasius boundary layer. J. Fluid Mechanics, 453 pp. 177-200. [doi] .
  • E Piekos and K Breuer. (2002). Manufacturing effects in microfabricated gas bearings Axially varying clearance. J. Tribology - Transactions of the ASME, 124 (4) pp. 815-821. [doi] .
  • C Choi, K Westin, and K Breuer. (2003). Apparent slip flows in hydrophilic and hydrophobic microchannels. Physics of Fluids, 15 (10) pp. 2897-2902. [doi] .
  • M Kim, J Bird, A Van Parys, K Breuer, and T Powers. (2003). A macroscopic scale model of bacterial flagellar bundling. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 100 (26) pp. 15481-15485. [doi] .
  • R Rathnasingham and K Breuer. (2003). Active control of turbulent boundary layers. J. Fluid Mechanics, 495 pp. 209-233. [doi] .
  • KJA Westin, CH Choi, and KS Breuer. (2003). A novel system for measuring liquid flow rates with nanoliter per minute resolution. Experiments in Fluids, 34 (5) pp. 635-642. [doi] .
  • K Breuer, J Park, and C Henoch. (2004). Actuation and control of a turbulent channel flow using lorentz forces. Physics of Fluids, 16 (4) pp. 897-907. [doi] .
  • N Darnton, L Turner, K Breuer, and H Berg. (2004). Mixing fluids with bacterial carpets. Biophysical Journal, 86 pp. 1863-1870. [doi] .
  • G Han, J Bird, K Johan, A Westin, Z Cao, and K Breuer. (2004). Infrared diagnostics for measuring fluid and solid motion inside silicon microdevices. Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 8 (2) pp. 169-182. [doi] .
  • S Jin, P Huang, J Park, J Yoo, and K Breuer. (2004). Near surface velocimetry using evanescent wave illumination. Experiments In Fluids, 37 (6) pp. 825-833. [doi] .
  • M Kim and K Breuer. (2004). Enhanced diffusion due to motile bacteria. Physics of Fluids, 16 (9) pp. L78-L81. [doi] .
  • M Kim, M Kim, J Bird, J Park, T Powers, and K Breuer. (2004). Particle image velocimetry experiments on a macro scale model for bacterial flagellar bundling. Experiments In Fluids, 37 (6) pp. 782-788. [doi] .
  • JW Bae, KS Breuer, and CS Tan. (2005). Active control of tip clearance flow in axial compressors. J. Turbomachinery, 127 (2) pp. 352-362. [doi] .
  • L Frechette, S Jacobson, K Breuer, F Ehrich, R Ghodssi, R Khanna, C Wong, X Zhang, M Schmidt, and A Epstein. (2005). High speed microfabricated silicon turbomachinery and fluid film bearings. J. Microelectromechanical Systems, 14 (1) pp. 141-152. [doi] .
  • P Kwok, M Weinberg, and K Breuer. (2005). Fluid effects in vibrating micromachined structures. J. Microelectromechanical Systems, 14 (4) pp. 770-781. [doi] .

2005 - 2010

  • JS Guasto, P Huang, and KS Breuer. (2006). Statistical particle tracking velocimetry using molecular and quantum dot tracer particles. Experiments In Fluids, 41 (6) pp. 869-880. [doi] .
  • P Huang, JS Guasto, and KS Breuer. (2006). Direct measurement of slip velocities using three dimensional total internal reflection velocimetry. J. Fluid Mechanics, 566 pp. 447. [doi] .
  • X Tian, J Iriarte Diaz, K Middleton, R Galvao, E Israeli, A Roemer, A Sullivan, A Song, S Swartz, and K Breuer. (2006). Direct measurements of the kinematics and dynamics of bat flight. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 1 (4) pp. S10-S18. [doi] .
  • DK Yi, MJ Kim, L Turner, KS Breuer, and DY Kim. (2006). Colloid lithography induced polydimethylsiloxane microstructures and their application to cell patterning. Biotech. Lett., 28 (3) pp. 169-173. [doi] .
  • P Huang and KS Breuer. (2007). Direct measurement of anisotropic near wall hindered diffusion using total internal reflection velocimetry. Physical Review E, 76 (4) pp. 046307. [doi] .
  • P Huang and KS Breuer. (2007). Direct measurement of slip length in electrolyte solutions. Physics of Fluids, 19 (2) pp. 028104. [doi] .
  • D Willis, J Peraire, and K Breuer. (2007). A computational investigation of bio inspired formation flight and ground effect. In 25th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. [doi]. [PDF]
  • GD Jay, JR Torres, ML Warman, MC Laderer, and KS Breuer. (2007). The role of lubricin in the mechanical behavior of synovial fluid. Proceedings of the National Academy of the USA, 104 (15) pp. 6194-6199. [doi] .
  • MJ Kim and KS Breuer. (2007). Controlled mixing in microfluidic systems using bacterial chemotaxis. Analytical Chemistry, 79 (3) pp. 955-959. [doi] .
  • MJ Kim and KS Breuer. (2007). Use of bacterial carpets to enhance mixing in microfluidic systems. J. Fluids Engineering-Transactions of the ASME, 129 (3) pp. 319-324. [doi] .
  • JS Guasto and KS Breuer. (2008). Simultaneous ensemble averaged measurement of near wall temperature and velocity in steady micro flows using single quantum dot tracking. Experiments In Fluids, 45 (1) pp. 157-166. [doi] .
  • MJ Kim and KS Breuer. (2008). Microfluidic pump powered by self organizing bacteria. Small, 4 (1) pp. 111-118. [doi] .
  • B Qian, TR Powers, and KS Breuer. (2008). Shape transition and propulsive force of an elastic rod rotating in a viscous fluid. Physical Review Letters, 100 (7) pp. 078101. [doi] .
  • DK Riskin, DJ Willis, J Iriarte Diaz, TL Hedrick, M Kostandov, J Chen, DH Laidlaw, KS Breuer, and SM Swartz. (2008). Quantifying the complexity of bat wing kinematics. J. Theoretical Biology, 254 (3) pp. 604-615. [doi] .
  • BJ Schmidt, P Huang, KS Breuer, and MB Lawrence. (2008). Catch strip assay for the relative assessment of two dimensional protein association kinetics. Analytical Chemistry, 80 (4) pp. 944-950. [doi] . PMID: 18217724.
  • A Song, X Tian, E Israeli, R Galvao, K Bishop, S Swartz, and K Breuer. (2008). Aeromechanics of Membrane Wings with Implications for Animal Flight. AIAA Journal, 46 pp. 2096-2106. [doi] .
  • JS Guasto and KS Breuer. (2009). High speed quantum dot tracking and velocimetry using evanescent wave illumination. Experiments In Fluids, 47 (6) pp. 1059-1066. [doi] .
  • P Huang, JS Guasto, and KS Breuer. (2009). The effects of hindered mobility and depletion of particles in near wall shear flows and the implications for nanovelocimetry. J. Fluid Mechanics, 637 pp. 241-265. [doi] .
  • TY Hubel, NI Hristov, SM Swartz, and KS Breuer. (2009). Time resolved wake structure and kinematics of bat flight. Experiments in Fluids, 46 (5) pp. 933-943. [doi] .
  • B Qian, H Jiang, DA Gagnon, KS Breuer, and TR Powers. (2009). Minimal model for synchronization induced by hydrodynamic interactions. Physical Review E, 80 (6) pp. 061919. [doi] .
  • B Qian, M Loureiro, DA Gagnon, A Tripathi, and KS Breuer. (2009). Micron scale droplet deposition on a hydrophobic surface using a retreating syringe. Physical Review Letters, 102 (16) pp. 164502. [doi] .
  • TY Hubel, DK Riskin, SM Swartz, and KS Breuer. (2010). Wake structure and wing kinematics the flight of the lesser dog faced fruit bat Cynopterus brachyotis. J. Experimental Biology, 213 (20) pp. 3427-3440.[doi] .
  • M Molki and K Breuer. (2010). Oscillatory motions of a prestrained compliant membrane caused by fluid membrane interaction. J. Fluids and Structures, 26 (3) pp. 339-358. [doi] .
  • DK Riskin, J Iriarte Diaz, KM Middleton, KS Breuer, and SM Swartz. (2010). The effect of body size on the wing movements of pteropodid bats with insights into thrust and lift production. J. Experimental Biology, 213(23) pp. 4110-4122. [doi] .

2010 - present

  • R Albertani, T Hubel, S Swartz, K Breuer, and J Evers. (2011). In flight wing membrane strain measurements on bats. Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Volume 6, pages 437-445.
  • J Iriarte Diaz, DK Riskin, DJ Willis, KS Breuer, and SM Swartz. (2011). Whole body kinematics of a fruit bat reveal the influence of wing inertia on body accelerations. J. Experimental Biology, 214 (9) pp. 1546-1553.[doi] .
  • B Liu, TR Powers, and KS Breuer. (2011). Force free swimming of a model helical flagellum in viscoelastic fluids. Proceedings of the National Academy of the USA, 108 (49) pp. 19516-19520. [doi] .
  • LC MacAyeal, DK Riskin, SM Swartz, and KS Breuer. (2011). Climbing flight performance and load carrying in lesser dog faced fruit bats Cynopterus brachyotis. J. Experimental Biology, 214 (5) pp. 786-793.[doi] .
  • B Qian and KS Breuer. (2011). The motion stability and breakup of a stretching liquid bridge with a receding contact line. J. Fluid Mechanics, 666 pp. 554-572. [doi] .
  • D Willis, J Bahlman, K Breuer, and S Swartz. (2011). Energetically optimal short range gliding trajectories for gliding animals. AIAA Journal, 49 (12) pp. 2650-2657. [doi] .
  • J Colorado, A Barrientos, C Rossi, JW Bahlman, and KS Breuer. (2012). Biomechanics of smart wings in a bat robot morphing wings using SMA actuators. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 7 (3) pp. 036006. [doi] .
  • TY Hubel, NI Hristov, SM Swartz, and KS Breuer. (2012). Changes in kinematics and aerodynamics over a range of speeds in Tadarida brasiliensis the Brazilian free tailed bat. J Royal Society Interface. [doi] .
  • J Iriarte Diaz, DK Riskin, KS Breuer, and SM Swartz. (2012). Kinematic plasticity during flight in fruit bats Individual variability in response to loading. PLoS ONE, 7 (5) pp. e36665. [doi] .
  • DK Riskin, A Bergou, KS Breuer, and SM Swartz. (2012). Upstroke wing flexion and the inertial cost of bat flight. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. [doi] .
  • RM Waldman and KS Breuer. (2012). Accurate measurement of streamwise vortices using dual plane PIV. Experiments in Fluids, 53 (5) pp. 1487-1500. [doi] .
  • TS Yu, J Park, H Lim, and KS Breuer. (2012). Fog deposition and accumulation on smooth and textured hydrophobic surfaces. Langmuir, 28 (35) pp. 12771-12778. [doi] .
  • JW Bahlman, SM Swartz, and KS Breuer. (2013). Design and characterization of a multi articulated robotic bat wing. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 8 (1) pp. 016009. [doi] .
  • JW Bahlman, SM Swartz, DK Riskin, and KS Breuer. (2013). Glide performance and aerodynamics of non equilibrium glides in northern flying squirrels Glaucomys sabrinus. J Royal Society Interface, 10 (80) pp. 20120794. [doi] .
  • O Curet, S Swartz, and K Breuer. (2013). An aeroelastic instability provides a possible basis for the transition from gliding to flapping flight. J. Royal Society Interface, 10 (80) . [doi] .
  • M Dasgupta, B Liu, HC Fu, M Berhanu, KS Breuer, TR Powers, and A Kudrolli. (2013). Speed of a swimming sheet in Newtonian and viscoelastic fluids. Physical Review E, 87 pp. 013015. [doi] .
  • B Liu, KS Breuer, and TR Powers. (2013). Helical swimming in Stokes flow using a novel boundary element method. Physics of Fluids, 25 (6) pp. 061902. [doi] .
  • B Liu, KS Breuer, and TR Powers. (2014). Propulsion by a helical flagellum in a capillary tube. Physics of Fluids26 (1) . [doi] .
  • M Dasgupta, B Liu, HC Fu, M Berhanu, KS Breuer, TR Powers, and A Kudrolli. (2013). Speed of a swimming sheet in Newtonian and viscoelastic fluids. Physical Review E, 87 pp. 013015. [doi] .
  • B Liu, KS Breuer, and TR Powers. (2013). Helical swimming in Stokes flow using a novel boundary element method. Physics of Fluids, 25 (6) pp. 061902. [doi] .
  • JW Bahlman, SM Swartz, and KS Breuer. (2014). How wing kinematics affect power requirements and aerodynamic force production in a robotic bat wing. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 9 (2) pp. 025008.
  • OM Curet, A Carrere, R Waldman, and KS Breuer. (2014). Aerodynamic characterization of a wing membrane with variable compliance. AIAA Journal, pages 1--8. [doi].
  • JA Cheney, N Konow, KM Middleton, KS Breuer, TJ Roberts, EL Giblin, and SM Swartz. (2014). Membrane muscle function in the compliant wings of bats. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 9 (2) pp. 025007.
  • JA Cheney, D Ton, N Konow, DK Riskin, KS Breuer, and SM Swartz. (2014). Hindlimb motion during steady flight of the lesser dog faced fruit bat Cynopterus brachyotis. PLoS ONE, 9 (5) pp. e98093. [doi] .
  • R von Busse, RM Waldman, SM Swartz, CC Voigt, and KS Breuer. (2014). The aerodynamic cost of flight in the short tailed fruit bat Carollia perspicillata comparing theory with measurement. Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 11 (95) . [doi] .
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