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Dr Peter Kalt

Qualifications

  • B.Sc (Computer Science), Basser Department of Computer Science, University of Sydney.
  • B.E. (Hons), School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, University of Sydney.
  • M.A. (Egyptology), Australian Centre for Egyptology, Macquarie University.
  • Ph.D, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Sydney. 

Research Interests

  • Turbulent Premixed Combustion
  • Turbulent Nonpremixed Combustion
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Advanced Laser Diagnostics
    • PIV, PLIF, LDV, Raman/Rayleigh, Mie-scattering, PLSD, TLAF, etc...
  • Imaging in densely-seeded Multiphase Flows
  • Photometric Image Processing.

 

Publications

EDITED VOLUMES
B. B. Dally and G. J. Nathan and P. A. M. Kalt (eds.) (2005), Proceedings of the Fifth Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion , The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia.
Z. T. Alwahabi and B. B. Dally and P. A. M. Kalt and G. J. Nathan (eds.) (2005), Proceedings of the Fourth Australia Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion , School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide, McLaren Vale, South Australia.
PATENTS
R. J. Truce and J. W. Wilkins and G. J. Nathan and R. M. Kelso and P. A. M. Kalt (2005), Particle Interactions in a Fluid Flow , US Patent App., 10/588,535.
R. J. Truce and J. W. Wilkins and G. J. Nathan and R. M. Kelso and P. A. M. Kalt (2005), Ameliorations des Interactions entre les Particles dans un Ecoulement de Fluide , WO Patent, 2,005,075,837.
JOURNAL ARTICLES
P.R. Medwell, Q.N. Chan, P.A.M. Kalt, Z.T. Alwahabi, B.B. Dally, G.J. Nathan (2010), Instantaneous Temperature Imaging of Diffusion Flames Using Two-Line Atomic Fluorescence Applied Spectroscopy.64(2) 173-176.
P. A. M. Kalt (2010), Correcting saturation of detectors for particle/droplet imaging methods Meas. Sci. Technol. 21 doi: 10.1088/0957-0233/21/1/015501
P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, and B. B. Dally (2009), Reaction zone weakening effects under hot and diluted oxidant stream conditions Combust. Sci. Tech. 181 doi 10.1080 / 00102200902904138.
J. Mi, P. A. M. Kalt, and G. J. Nathan (2009), On turbulent jets issuing respectively from notched-rectangular and circular orifice plates Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, doi 10.1007/s10494-009-9239-6
P. R. Medwell, Q. N. Chan, P. A. M. Kalt, Z. T. Alwahabi, B. B. Dally, and G. J. Nathan (2009), Development of temperature imaging using two-line atomic fluorescence Appl. Opt. 48, 1237-1248.
C. H. Birzer, P. A. M. Kalt, and G. J. Nathan (2009), The influences of jet precession on near field particle distributions Int. J. Multiphas. Flow 35, 288-296.
G. England, P. A. M. Kalt, R. M. Kelso, and G. J. Nathan (2009), The effect of density ratio on the near field of a naturally occurring oscillating jet Exp. Fluid. doi: 10.1007/s00348-009-0706-6
P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, and B. B. Dally (2008), Imaging of diluted turbulent ethylene flames stabilised on a jet in hot coflow (jhc) burner Combust. Flame 152, 100-113.
J. Mi, P. A. M. Kalt, and G. J. Nathan (2008), PIV measurements of turbulent jets issuing from notched-rectangular and circular orifice plates Exp. Fluid. 42, 625-637.
A. R. Masri, P. A. M. Kalt, Y. M. Al-Abdeli, and R. S. Barlow (2007), Turbulence-chemistry interactions in non-premixed swirling flames Combust. Theor. Model. 11, 653-673.
P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, and B. B. Dally (2007), Simultaneous imaging of OH, formaldehyde, and temperature of turbulent nonpremixed jet flames in a heated and diluted coflow Combust. Flame 148, 48-61.
P. A. M. Kalt and G. J. Nathan (2007), Corrections to facilitate planar-imaging of particle concentration in particle-laden flow using Mie-scattering part 2: Diverging laser sheets Appl. Opt. 46, 7227-7236.
J. Mi, P. A. M. Kalt, and G. J. Nathan (2007), Velocity measurements in a circular jet from an orifice plate with high initial turbulence intensity Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete & Impulsive Systems B: Applications and Algorithms 14, 19-29.
P. A. M. Kalt, C. H. Birzer, and G. J. Nathan (2007), Corrections to facilitate planar imaging of particle concentration in particle-laden flows using Mie-scattering, part 1: Collimated laser sheets Appl. Opt. 46, 5823-5834.
A. R. Masri, P. A. M. Kalt, and R. S. Barlow (2004), The compositional structure of swirl-stabilised turbulent nonpremixed flames Combust. Flame 137, 1-37.
Y.-C. Chen, P. A. M. Kalt, R. W. Bilger, and N. Swaminathan (2002), Effects of mean flow divergence on turbulent scalar flux and local flame front structure in premixed turbulent combustion Proc. Combust. Inst.29, 1863-1871.
P. A. M. Kalt, Y. M. Al-Abdeli, A. R. Masri, and R. S. Barlow (2002), Swirling turbulent non-premixed flames of methane: Flow field and compositional structure Proc. Combust. Inst. 29, 1913-1919.
P. A. M. Kalt, Y. C. Chen, and R. W. Bilger (2002), Experimental Investigation of Turbulent Scalar Flux in Premixed Stagnation-Type Flames Combust. Flame. 129(4), 401-415.
R. G. Gilbert, F. G. Li, S. Williams, C. M. Fellows, B. S. Hawkett, V. Gomes, P. Kalt, and Y. C. Chen (2002),Shear-induced coagulation in emulsion polymerization systems. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 224, U498-U498.
J. H. Frank, P. A. M. Kalt, and R. W. Bilger (1999), Measurements of conditional velocities in turbulent premixed flames by simultaneous OH PLIF and PIV Combust. Flame 116, 220-232.
P. A. M. Kalt and R. W. Bilger (1999), Experimental characterisation of the alpha-parameter in turbulent scalar flux for premixed combustion Combust. Sci. Tech. 150, 213-221.
P. A. M. Kalt, J. H. Frank, and R. W. Bilger (1998), Laser imaging of conditional velocity in premixed propane/air flames using simultaneous OH PLIF and piv. Proc. Combust. Inst. 27, 751-758.
PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCES
Q. N. Chan, P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, Z. T. Alwahabi, B. B. Dally, and G. J. Nathan (2009), Temperature Measurement Using Non-Linear Two-Line Atomic Fluorescence, In Proceedings of Australian Combustion Symposium, Brisbane, Australia. pp.63-66.
C. H. Birzer, P. A. M. Kalt, and G. J. Nathan (2009), Toward Optimising Instantaneous Particle Clusters in Pulverised Fuel Combustion Systems, In Proceedings of 2009 Australasian Combustion SymposiumBrisbane, Australia.
Q. N. Chan, P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, Z. T. Alwahabi, B. B. Dally, and G. J. Nathan (2009), Comparison of Water and Acetone as Solvent for Two-Line Atomic Fluorescence (TLAF), In Proceedings of 2009 Australasian Combustion Symposium Brisbane, Australia. pp.95-98.
Q. N. Chan, P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, Z. T. Alwahabi, B. B. Dally, and G. J. Nathan (2009), Temperature Imaging of Nonpremixed Flames using Non-linear Regime Two-Line Atomic Fluorescence (NTLAF), In Proceedings of 2009 Australasian Combustion Symposium Brisbane, Australia. pp.63-66.
J. Mi, P. A. M. Kalt, and G. J. Nathan (2009), Self-Excited Precessing-Jet Flames Versus the Strouhal Number of Precession, In Proceedings of the Sino-Australia Combustion Conference, Beijing, China.
Q. N. Chan, P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, Z. T. Alwahabi, B. B. Dally, and G. J. Nathan (2009), Effects of Solvent on Laser-Induced Fluorescence in the Context of Two-Line Atomic Fluorescence, In Proceedings ofthe Australasian Conference on Optics, Lasers and Spectroscopy, Adelaide, Australia. pp.44-45.
P. R. Medwell, Q. N. Chan, P. A. M. Kalt, Z. T. Alwahabi, B. B. Dally, and G. J. Nathan (2008), Non-linear regime two-line atomic fluorescence (ntlaf) for temperature measurement , In Proceedings of Fifth Australian conference on Laser Diagnostics in fluid mechanics and combustion Perth, Australia.
P. R. Medwell, Q. N. Chan, P. A. M. Kalt, Z. T. Alwahabi, B. B. Dally, and G. J. Nathan (2008), Development of two-line atomic fluorescence (TLAF) technique for temperature measurement , In Proceedings of 5th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion Perth, Australia.
P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, and B. B. Dally (2008), The role of hydrogen addition on the structure and stability of hydrocarbon flames in a jhc burner , In Proceedings of 7th High-Temperature Air Combustion and Gasification International Symposium Phuket, Thailand.
P. V. Lanspeary, Soon Kong Lee, and P. A. M. Kalt (2008), Conditionally-sampled velocity in an oscillating-triangular-jet nozzle , In Proceedings of XXII International Congress on Theoretical and Applied MechanicsAdelaide, Australia.
Soon Kong Lee, P. V. Lanspeary, and P. A. M. Kalt (2008), Vortex structure in an oscillating-triangular-jet nozzle , In Proceedings of XXII ICTAM Adelaide, Australia.
C. H. Birzer, P. A. M. Kalt, and G. J. Nathan (2008), A statistical analysis of a technique to measure large-scale particle clusters , In Proceedings of Fifth Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion Perth, Australia.
C. H. Birzer, P. A. M. Kalt, and G. J. Nathan (2008), A methodology for measuring particle clustering from planar images , In Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Multiphase Flows in Industrial PlantsPalermo, Italy.
P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, and B. B. Dally (2007), Structure of ethylene based nonpremixed flames stabiled on a jhc burner , In Proceedings of 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion Nagoya, Japan.
P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, and B. B. Dally (2007), Influence of fuel type on turbulent nonpremixed jet flames under MILD combustion conditions , In Proceedings of 16-AFMC Brisbane, Australia.
P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, and B. B. Dally (2007), Influence of fuel composition on the MILD combustion reaction zone structure in a jhc burner , In Proceedings of 2007 Australian Combustion SymposiumSydney.
J. Mi, P. A. M. Kalt, and G. J. Nathan (2007), Near-field mixing characteristics of turbulent jet issuing from a notched-rectangular orifice plate , In Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Fluid MechanicsShanghai.
P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, and B. B. Dally (2005), Effect of fuel dilution on jet flames in a heated and diluted CO-flow , In Proceedings of 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion Adelaide.
P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, and B. B. Dally (2005), Quantification of OH-LIF in jet diffusion flames , In Proceedings of 4th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechnics and CombustionAdelaide.
C. H. Birzer, P. A. M. Kalt, G. J. Nathan, and N. L. Smith (2005), Planar measurements of the distribution of particles in a two-phase precessing jet flow , In Proceedings of 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on CombustionAdelaide.
A. R Masri, Y. M. Al-Abdeli, P. A. M. Kalt, and R. S. Barlow (2005), Turbulence, chemistry and instabilities in non-premixed swirling flames , In Proceedings of 4th Mediterranean Combustion Symposium Lisbon, Portugal.
J. Mi, P. A. M. Kalt, and G. J. Nathan (2005), PIV measurements of turbulent jets from non-circular orifice plates , In Proceedings of International Symposium on Flows, Structural Vibration, Their Interactions and Control Guelph, Canada.
C. H. Birzer, P. A. M. Kalt, G. J. Nathan, and N. L. Smith (2005), Particle image velocimetry of a solid fuel precessing jet , In Proceedings of 4th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechnics and Combustion Adelaide.
P. A. M. Kalt (2005), Extending the dynamic range of detectors from average particle/droplet methods , In Proceedings of 4th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechnics and CombustionAdelaide.
P. A. M. Kalt and C. H. Birzer (2005), Calibrations for planar nephelometry in densely seeded two-phase flows , In Proceedings of 4th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechnics and Combustion Adelaide, Australia.
P. R. Medwell, P. A. M. Kalt, and B. B. Dally (2005), Effect of reynolds number on the spatial dilution of OH and formaldehyde in jet flames in a heated and diluted coflow , In Proceedings of 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion Adelaide.
C. H. Birzer, P. A. M. Kalt, G. J. Nathan, and N. L. Smith (2004), The influence of mass loading on particle distribution in the near field of a CO-annular jet , In Proceedings of 15-AFMC Sydney, Australia.
G. England, P. A. M. Kalt, G. J. Nathan, and R. M. Kelso (2004), The effect of density ratio on the mean spread rate of a low pressure drop oscillating jet nozzle , In Proceedings of 15-AFMC Sydney, Australia.
J. Mi, P. A. M. Kalt, and G. J. Nathan (2004), Mixing characteristics of a notched-rectangular jet and a circular jet , In Proceedings of 15-AFMC Sydney, Australia.
G. England, P. A. M. Kalt, G. J. Nathan, and R. M. Kelso (2003), Near-field velocity measurements of low pressure drop oscillating jet burners , In Proceedings of 2003 Australian Combustion SymposiumMelbourne.
Y.-C. Chen, P. A. M. Kalt, and R. W. Bilger (2001), Investigation of mean flow divergence effects on turbulent scalar flux in open premixed flames , In Proceedings of 3rd Asian Pacific Conference on Combustion Seoul, Korea.
Y.-C. Chen, P. A. M. Kalt, A. R. Masri, and R. W. Bilger (1999), Feasibility study of integral length scale measurements in turbulent jet flows using DPIV , In Proceedings of 2nd Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics and Fluid Mechanics in Combustion Melbourne.
P. A. M. Kalt and A. R Masri (1999), Development of a low-cost and portable digital PIV system , In Proceedings of 2nd Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and CombustionMelbourne.
P. A. M. Kalt and R. W. Bilger (1998), Experimental characterisation of the alpha-parameter in turbulent scalar flux for premixed combustion , In Proceedings of 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on CombustionTainan, Taiwan.
P. A. M. Kalt, J. H. Frank, and R. W. Bilger (1997), Determination of turbulent scalar flux in premixed propane/air flames. , In Proceedings of 1997 Australian Symposium on Combustion Sydney.
J. H. Frank, P. A. M. Kalt, and R. W. Bilger (1996), Two-dimensional measurements of conditional velocities in turbulent premixed methane/air flames , In Proceedings of 1st Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics and Fluid Mechanics in Combustion Sydney, Australia.
C. H. Birzer, P. A. M. Kalt, and G. J. Nathan (2009), The use of jet precession to enhance and control the formation of particle clusters , In Proceedings of 7th Asia-pacific conference on Combustion Taipei, Taiwan.
TECHNICAL REPORTS
P. R. Medwell, G. J. Nathan, R. M. Kelso, and P. A. M. Kalt (2007), Assessment of the aerodynamic forces generated by indigo's emitter arrays MechTEST Report MT0847, MT0847.
G. J. Nathan, L. Wilkinson, R. M. Kelso, F. C. Christo, and P. A. M. Kalt (2007), Effect of the size of the frame on side-force and flow-field around indigo emitter arrays MechTEST Report MT0882-5, MT0882-5.
P. A. M. Kalt, G. J. Nathan, and R. M. Kelso (2005), Planar laser measurements of the aerodynamic agglomeration caused by indigo's emitter MechTEST Report MT-0659-3, MT0659-3.
THESES
Kalt PAM, (1998), Experimental Investigation of Turbulent Scalar Flux in Premixed Flames, Ph.D. Thesis, School of Aeronautical, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, University of Sydney.

Entry last updated: Monday, 23 Aug 2010

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