Publications and Presentations


André Bakker



Publications

Bakker A. (2004) Stirring Up the Phases in Tall Tanks, Fluent Newsletter, Fall 2004, page 8-9.

Agrawal M., Bakker A., Prinkey M.T. (2004) Macroscopic Particle Model - Tracking Big Particles in CFD. AIChE 2004 Annual Meeting. Particle Technology Forum - Paper 268b. November 7-12, Austin, Texas, USA. 13 page paper available on request.

Schwartz K., Quinlin T., Koutsavdis E.K., LaRoche R.D., Bakker A. (2004) High Explosive Recrystallization Model and User Interface Development. AIChE 2004 Spring Meeting. April 25-29, 2004. New Orleans, USA. 9 page paper available on request.

Bakker A. (2004) Modeling Turbulence in FloWizard, Fluent Newsletter, Fall 2004, page 38. See also: CFD Without Borders Using FloWizard and FloWizard to Help Design Engineers.

Bakker A. (2003) Ivy League CFD Simulations, Fluent Newsletter, Fall 2003, page 38-39.

Agrawal M., Bakker A., Prinkey M.T. (2003) Tracking Big Particles, Fluent Newsletter, Fall 2003, page 11.

Bakker A., Haidari A.H., Marshall E.M. (2001) Design reactors via CFD, Chemical Engineering Progress, December 2001, Vol. 97, No. 12, page 30-39.

Oshinowo L.M., Bakker A., Marshall E.M. (2001) Virtual Efficiency - Simulating Mixing Impellers Using Computational Fluid Dynamics, Flow Control, July 2001, Vol. VII, No. 7, page 28-33.

Bakker A., Haidari A.H., Oshinowo L.M. (2001) Realize Greater Benefits from CFD, Chemical Engineering Progress, March 2001, Vol. 97, No. 3, page 45-53.

Slack M.D., Prasad R.O., Bakker A., Boysan F. (2000) Advances in Cyclone Modelling Using Unstructured Grids, TransIChemE, Vol. 78, Part A, November 2000, page 1098-1104.

Pinelli D., Magelli F., Bakker A., Myers K.J., Reeder M.F. (2000) Some Features of a Novel Gas Dispersion Impeller in a Dual-Impeller Configuration, Proceedings of the 14th Int. Congr. of Chem. and Process Eng., CHISA, Prague, Czechoslovakia, August 27-31, 2000, Paper E 4.1.

Bakker A., Oshinowo L.M., Marshall E.M. (2000) The Use of Large Eddy Simulation to Study Stirred Vessel Hydrodynamics, Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Mixing, Delft, The Netherlands, July 2-5, 2000, page 247-254.

Lehn M., Myers K.J., Bakker A. (1999) Agitator Design for Solids Suspension under Gassed Conditions, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 77, October 1999, page 1065-1071.

Pacek A.W., Chamsart S., Nienow A.W., Bakker A. (1999) The Influence of Impeller Type on Mean Drop Size and Drop Size Distribution in an Agitated Vessel, Chem. Eng. Sci., Oct. 1999, Vol. 54, page 4211-4222.

Myers K.J., Thomas A.J., Bakker A., Reeder M.F. (1999) Performance of a Gas Dispersion Impeller with Vertically Asymmetric Blades, Trans IChemE, Vol. 77, Part A, November 1999, page 728-730.

Myers K.J., Bakker A. (1998) Solids Suspension with Up-Pumping Pitched-Blade and High-Efficiency Impellers, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 76, June 1998, page 433-440.

Bakker A. (1998) Impeller Assembly with Asymmetric Concave Blades. US Patent 5791780.

Bouwmans I., Bakker A., Van den Akker H.E.A., Blending Liquids of Differing Viscosities and Densities in Stirred Vessels, Trans IChemE, Vol. 75, Part A, November 1997, page 777-783.

Myers K.J., Bakker A., Ryan D. (1997) Static Mixer Fundamentals and Applications. Chemical Engineering Progress, Vol. 93, No. 6, page 28-38.

Myers K.J., Reeder M.F., Bakker A., Dickey D.S. (1997) A Parametric Study of the Performance of the Prochem Maxflo T Impeller. Recents Progres en Genie des Procedes, Vol. 11, No. 52,  page 115-122.

Bakker A., LaRoche R.D., Wang M.H., Calabrese R.V. (1997) Sliding Mesh Simulation of Laminar Flow in Stirred Reactors, Trans IChemE, Vol. 75, Part A., January 1997, page 42-44.

Myers K.J., Ward R.W., Bakker A. (1997) A Digital Particle Image Velocimetry Investigation of Flow Field Instabilities of Axial Flow Impellers, Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 119, No. 3, page 623-632.

Myers K.J., Bakker A., Corpstein R.R. (1997) The Effect of Flow Reversal on Solids Suspension in Agitated Vessels, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 74, No. 6, page 1028-1033.

Myers K.J., Russell M.I., Bakker A. (1997) Gassed Power Draw of Mixed Impeller Systems, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 75, June 1997, page 620-625.

Hicks M.T., Myers K.J., Bakker A. (1997) Cloud Height in Solids Suspension Agitation, Chem. Eng. Comm., Vol. 160, page 137-155.

Tosun G., Bakker A. (1997) A Study of Macrosegregation in Low-Density Polyethylene Autoclave Reactors by Computational Fluid Dynamic Modeling, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., Vol. 36, No. 2, page 296-305.

Myers K.J., Reeder M.F., Bakker A., Rigden M. (1996) Agitating for Success. The Chemical Engineer, October 1996, pp 39-42

Bakker A., LaRoche R.D. (1996) An Overview of Computational Fluid Mixing Applications. Proceedings of the Third World Conference in Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics, Freiburg, Germany, May 19-23, 1996,  page 3.1-8.

Bakker A., Myers K.J., Ward R.W., Lee C.K. (1996) The Laminar and Turbulent Flow Pattern of a Pitched Blade Turbine. TransIChemE, Vol. 74, Part A., May 1996, page 485-491.

Bakker A., Gates L.E. (1995) Viscous Mixing. Chemical Engineering Progress, December 1995, Vol. 91, No. 12, page 25-34. Also published in: "Practical Engineering Perspectives - Plant Operation and Optimization", Ed. Gail F. Nalven, page 243-252, Published by the AIChE, New York, ISBN 0-8169-0710-2, 1996. Also published in "Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design", Ed. John J. McKetta, Vol. 63, pp. 87-104. Marcel Dekker Inc. ISBN: 0-8247-2614-6. 1998.

Bakker A., Myers K.J., Smith J.M. (1994) How to Disperse Gases in Liquids. Chemical Engineering, December 1994, 5 pages.

Benz G.T., Bakker A. (1994) Computational Fluid Mixing for Corn Wet Milling Applications, Proceedings of the 1994 Scientific Conference of the Corn Refiners Association Inc., September 19-21, 1994, Oakbrook, Illinois, page 185-192.

Bakker A., Cathie N., LaRoche R. (1994) Modeling of the Flow and Mixing in HEV Static Mixers. 8th European Conference on Mixing, September 21-23, 1994, Cambridge, U.K. IChemE Symposium Series No. 136, ISBN 0 85295 329 1, page 533-540.

Myers K.J., Fasano J.B., Bakker A. (1994) Gas Dispersion Using Mixed High-Efficiency/Disc Impeller Systems. 8th European Conference on Mixing, September 21-23, 1994, Cambridge, U.K. IChemE Symposium Series No. 136, ISBN 0 85295 329 1, page 65-72.

Bakker A., Fasano J.B., Myers K.J. (1994) Effects of Flow Pattern on the Solids Distribution in a Stirred Tank. 8th European Conference on Mixing, September 21-23, 1994, Cambridge, U.K. IChemE Symposium Series No. 136, ISBN 0 85295 329 1, page 1-8.

Fasano J.B., Bakker A., Penney W.R. (1994) Advanced Impeller Geometry Boosts Liquid Agitation. Chemical Engineering, August 1994, 7 pages.

Bakker A., Van den Akker H.E.A. (1994) Gas-Liquid Contacting with Axial Flow Impellers. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, TransIChemE Vol. 72, Number A4, July 1994, page 573-582.

Bakker A., Van den Akker H.E.A. (1994) Single-Phase Flow in Stirred Reactors. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, TransIChemE Vol. 72, Number A4, July 1994, page 583-593.

Bakker A., Van den Akker H.E.A. (1994) A Computational Model for the Gas-Liquid Flow in Stirred Reactors. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, TransIChemE Vol. 72, Number A4, July 1994, page 573-582.

Bakker A., Morton J.R., Berg G.M. (1994) Computerizing the Steps of Mixer Selection. Chemical Engineering, March 1994, page 120-129 (6 pages)

Bakker A., Fasano J.B., Leng D.E. (1994) Pinpoint Mixing Problems with Lasers and Simulation Software. Chemical Engineering, January 1994, page 94-100.

Bakker A., LaRoche R. (1993) Flow and Mixing with Kenics Static Mixers. Cray Channels, Volume 15, Number 3, page 25-28.

Myers K.J., Corpstein R.R., Bakker A., Fasano J.B. (1993) Solids Suspension Agitator Design with Pitched-Blade High-Efficiency Impellers. Annual AIChE Meeting, November 1993, St. Louis, Missouri. AIChE Symposium Series 299, Volume 90, 1993, page 186-190.

Bakker A., Fasano J.B. (1993) Time Dependent, Turbulent Mixing and Chemical Reaction in Stirred Tanks. Annual AIChE Meeting, November 1993, St. Louis, Missouri. AIChE Symposium Series 299, Volume 90, 1993, page 71-78.

Bakker A., Fasano J.B., LaRoche (1993) Modeling of the Flow and Mixing in HEV Static Mixers. Proceedings of the Fluent Inc.'s Users Group Meeting, October 5-7, 1993, Burlington, Vermont.

Bakker A., Fasano J.B. (1993) A Computational Study of the Flow Pattern in an Industrial Paper Pulp Chest with a Side Entering Impeller. Annual AIChE Meeting, November 1992. AIChE Symposium Series 293, Volume 89, 1992, page 118-124.

Bakker A., Marshall E.M. (1992) Laminar Mixing with Kenics In-Line Mixers. Proceedings of the Fluent Inc.'s Users Group Meeting, October 13-15, 1992, Burlington, Vermont, page 126-146.

Bakker A. (1992) Hydrodynamics of Stirred Gas-Liquid Dispersions. Ph.D. Dissertation, February 1992, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands.

Bakker A., Van den Akker H.E.A. (1991) A Computational Study on Dispersing Gas in a Stirred Reactor. Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Mixing, September 18-20, 1991, Brugge, Belgium, page 199-208. Paper also published in: "Fluid Mechanics of Mixing: Modeling, Operations and Experimental Techniques", R. King (ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1992, ISBN 0-7923-1720-3, page 37-45.

Bakker A., Van den Akker H.E.A. (1990) The Use of Profiled Axial Flow Impellers in Gas-Liquid Reactors. Fluid Mixing IV, IChemE, 11-13 September 1990, Bradford, U.K., symposium series 121, page 153-166.

Frijlink J.J., Bakker A., Smith J.M. (1990) Suspension of Solid Particles with Gassed Impellers. Chem.Eng.Science, Vol. 45(7), 1990, page 1703-1718.

Bakker A., Frijlink J.J. (1989) The Drawdown and Dispersion of Floating Solids in Aerated and Unaerated Stirred Vessels. Chem.Eng.Res.Des., Vol 67, March 1989, 208-210.

Bakker A. (1987) Hydrodynamics and Scale-Up of Three-phase Reactors. Graduation thesis, Department of Applied Physics, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, September 1987 (in Dutch).
 

Presentations

Oshinowo L.M., Bakker A., (2001) CFD Modeling of solids Suspensions in Stirred Tanks. Symposium on Computational Modeling of Metals, Minerals and Materials, TMS Annual Meeting, February 17-21, 2002, Seattle, WA.

Bakker A., Haidari A. Marshall E.M. Modeling Stirred Vessel Hydrodynamics Using Large Eddy Simulaton. Presented at Mixing XVIII, June 24-29, 2001, Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania, USA.

Oshinowo L.M., Marshall E.M., Bakker A., Haidari A. (2000) Benefits of CFD in Modeling Solids Suspension in Stirred Vessels. Presentation at Session 174: Computational Fluid Mixing. AIChE Annual Meeting. Los Angeles, California, November 12-17, 2000.

Bakker A. (2000) A New Gas Dispersion Impeller with Vertically Asymmetric Blades. Presentation at IChemE's "John Smith's Day", Jan. 21, 2000, University of Birmingham, UK.

Reeder M.F., Fasano J.B., Thomas A.J., Myers K.J., Bakker A. (1999) The Third Generation of Gas Dispersion Impellers. Presented at Mixing XVII, August 15-20, 1999, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Oshinowo L., Bakker A., Marshall E.M. (1999) Mixing Time - A CFD Approach. Presented at Mixing XVII, August 15-20, 1999, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Prasad R.O., Bakker A., Marshall E.M. (1998) Numerical Modeling of Mixing Processes - What Can LES Offer? Presented at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the AIChE, Session 238, Nov. 15-20, 1998, Miami Beach.

Reeder M.F., Bakker A., Janz E., Myers K.J. (1997) Experimental Investigation of Viscosity Ratio Effects on the Performance of Kenics Static Mixers. Presented at Mixing XVI, June 22-27, 1997, Williamsburg VA, USA.

Myers K.J., Thomas A.J., Bakker A., Benz G.T. (1997) A Comparative Study of Alternative Gas Dispersion Impellers. Presented at Mixing XVI, June 22-27, 1997, Williamsburg VA, USA.

Myers K.J., Wiwi K., Bakker A., Hewitt S.A. (1997) Solids Suspension with Up-Pumping Impellers. Presented at Mixing XVI, June 22-27, 1997, Williamsburg VA, USA.

Bakker A., Liu M., Andreasen C., LaRoche R.D. (1997) Quantitative Fluid Mixing Analysis of the Kenics Static Mixer from CFD Results. Presented at Mixing XVI, June 22-27, 1997, Williamsburg VA, USA.

Sheng J., Meng H., Fox R.O., Bakker A. (1997) Validation of CFD Models Using PIV Data for an Axial Flow Impeller. Presented at Mixing XVI, June 22-27, 1997, Williamsburg VA, USA.

Bakker A. (1996) Computational Fluid Mixing in Stirred Tanks. Presented at the Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics in Chemical Reaction Engineering, organized by the Engineering Foundation, October 13-18, 1996, San Diego.

Bakker A., Benz G.T. (1996) Mixing in Industrial Fermenters. 10th International Biotechnology Symposium, August 25-30, 1996, Sydney, Australia. Oral presentation by Bakker. Copies of slides and abstract available.

Myers K.J., Bakker A. (1996) The Performance of Multiple Impeller Systems in Solids Suspension, Presented at the 1996 Annual AIChE Meeting, Session on Industrial Mixing and Scaleup, November 13, Chicago, USA.

Bakker A., Fasano J.B. (1995) Stirred Tank Flow Pattern Studies Using Digital Particle Image Velocimetry. Presented at the 1995 AIChE Annual Meeting, November 12-17, Miami Beach, Session 123, Experiments in Mixing: Methods and Results, Paper 123c. Oral presentation by Bakker. Copies of slides and abstract available.

Myers K.J., Russell M.I., Fasano J.B., Bakker A. (1995) The Performance of Mixed Impeller Systems in Gas Dispersion. Presented at the 1995 AIChE Annual Meeting, November 12-17, Miami Beach, Session 119, Multiphase Mixing 1: Gas-Liquid Systems, Paper 119d. Oral presentation by Myers. Copies of slides and abstract available.

Bakker A., Fasano J.B. (1995) A New Static Mixer Design Optimized Using Fluent. Presented at the Fluent Users Group Meeting, August 29 - August 31, 1995, Burlington, Vermont. Oral presentation by Bakker. Copies of slides available.

Bakker A., LaRoche R.D., Calabrese R.V., Wang M.H. (1995) Sliding Mesh Simulations of the Flow Pattern of Axial Pumping Impellers at Low and Intermediate Reynolds Numbers. Presented at Mixing XV, 15th Biennial North American Mixing Conference, June 18-23, 1995, Banff, Canada. Oral presentation by Bakker. Copies of slides and video available.

Myers K.J., Russell M.I., Fasano J.B., Bakker A. (1995) The Performance of Mixed High-Efficiency/Disc Impeller Systems in Gas Dispersion. Presented at Mixing XV, 15th Biennial North American Mixing Conference, June 18-23, 1995, Banff, Canada. Poster presentation by Myers. Copy of poster available.

Wang M.H., Calabrese R.V., Bakker A. (1995) Effect of Reynolds No. on the Flow Generated by Pitched Blade and High Efficiency Turbines. Presented at Mixing XV, 15th Biennial North American Mixing Conference, June 18-23, 1995, Banff, Canada. Poster presentation by Calabrese. Copy of poster available.

Myers K.J., Ward R.W., Bakker A., Fasano J.B. (1995) A DPIV Investigation of Flow Pattern Instabilities of Axial-Flow Impellers. Presented at Mixing XV, 15th Biennial North American Mixing Conference, June 18-23, 1995, Banff, Canada. Oral presentation by Myers. Written paper available.

Bakker A. (1995) Sliding Mesh Simulations with Fluent. Oral presentation at CP-CFD Meeting, Hosted by Cray Research, Minneapolis, May 23, 1995. Copies overhead transparencies available.

Myers K.J., Bakker A., Fasano J.B. (1994) Simulation and Experimental Verification of Liquid-Solid Agitation Performance. Presented at the 1994 Annual AIChE Meeting, San Francisco, November 13-18, 1994, Paper Number 188a. Oral presentation by Myers. Written paper awaiting publication in AIChE Symposium Series

Bakker A. (1994) Recent R&D Developments at Chemineer, Inc. Oral presentation at CP-CFD Meeting, Hosted by DuPont, Wilmington, October 26, 1994. Copies overhead transparencies available.

Bakker A., Fasano J.B. (1994) Modeling of Industrial Mixing Vessels. Presented at the Fluent Users Group Meeting, August 30 - September 1, 1994, Burlington, Vermont. Oral presentation by Bakker.

Cathie N., Willis S., Bakker A. (1994) Optimisation of Kenics Static Mixers for Textile Fibre Melt Processing. Presented at the World Textile Conference. Organized by the Department of Textiles, University of Huddersfield, July 1994, Huddersfield, U.K. Oral presentation by Cathie. Written paper available.

Bakker A. (1994) Modeling of Solids Suspension. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Crystallization Technology, hosted by Dow Chemical, Midland, Michigan, February 28 - March 2, 1994. Oral presentation. Copies of slides available.

Bakker A. (1994) Comparison Between Fluent Predictions and Dow Chemical LDV Data for a pitched blade turbine. Presented at the CP-CFD meeting, hosted by Eli Lilly, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 16, 1994. Oral presentation. Copies of slides available.

Fasano J.B., Bakker A. (1993) Analysis of the Flow Field in Agitated Tanks Using Particle Image Velocimetry. Presented at the MIXING XIV Conference, June 20-25, 1993, Santa Barbara, California. Oral presentation by Fasano. Written paper available.

Hicks M.T., Myers K.J., Corpstein R.R., Bakker A., Fasano J.B. (1993). Cloud Height, Fillet Volume, and the Effect of Multiple Impellers in Solids Suspension. Presented at the MIXING XIV Conference, June 20-25, 1993, Santa Barbara, California. Oral presentation by Myers. Written paper available.

Bakker A., Fasano J.B. (1993) Numerical Modeling of the Flow in Static Mixers. Presented at the MIXING XIV Conference, June 20-25, 1993, Santa Barbara, California. Oral presentation by Bakker.

Bakker A., Van den Akker H.E.A. (1991) A Parametric Study of the Internal Structure of Stirred Gas-Liquid Dispersions. Engineering Foundation Conferences, Mixing XIII, Banff Conference Center, Banff, Canada, June 10-15, 1991, Oral Presentation by Bakker.

Bakker A., Van den Akker H.E.A. (1990) Gas-Liquid Contacting with the Lightnin A315 Impeller, Effects of Flow Pattern. Presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, November 11 to 16, 1990, Chicago, Session on Industrial Mixing and Scale-Up. Oral Presentation by Bakker. Written paper available.
 

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