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Ivan Catton


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Ivan Catton, Ph.D.
(UCLA, 1966)
(310) 825-5320


International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research








Heat transfer and fluid mechanics, transport phenomena in porous media, nucleonics heat transfer and thermal hydraulics, natural and forced convection, thermal/hydrodynamic stability, turbulence.


  • Geb, D., Zhou, F., Catton, I., “Internal Heat Transfer Coefficient Determination in a Packed Bed From the Transient Response Due to Solid Phase Induction Heating,” Journal of Heat Transfer-Transactions of the Asme, 134(4), April 2012.
  • Zhou, F., DeMoulin, G.W., Geb, D., and Catton, I., “Closure for a Plane Fin Heat Sink with Scale-Roughened Surfaces for Volume Averaging Theory (VAT) Based Modeling,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (in press), 2012.
  • Zhou, F. and I. Catton, “Volume Averaging Theory (VAT) based modeling and closure evaluation for fin-and-tube heat exchangers,” Heat and Mass Transfer: 1-11 (in press), 2012.
  • Catton, I., “Conjugate Heat Transfer Within a Heterogeneous Hierarchical Structure,” Journal of Heat Transfer-Transactions of the Asme, 133(10), October 2011.
  • M.R. Paul and I. Catton, "The relaxation of two-dimensional rolls in Rayleigh–Benard convection," Physics of Fluids 16(5), 1262–1266 (2004).
  • A. Horvat and I. Catton, "Numerical Technique for Modeling Conjugate Heat Transfer in an Electronic Device Heat Sink," Int J Heat Mass Transfer 46, 2155–2168 (2003).
  • A. Horvat and I. Catton, "Application of Galerkin Method to Conjugate Heat Transfer Calculation," Num Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals 44, 509–531 (2003).