James E. Braun

James Braun

Herrick Professor of Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088
Phone: +1 765 49-49157

Degrees

  • B.S. Massachusetts, '76
  • M.S. Wisconsin, '80
  • Ph.D. Wisconsin, '88

Research Interests

  • Modeling, analysis, and control of thermal systems

Ten Select Publications

Hengeveld, D.W., Braun, J.E., Groll, E.A., Mathison, M.A., and Williams, A. “Review of Modern Spacecraft Thermal Control Technologies”, Vol. 16, No. 2, Pages 189-232, HVAC&R Research, 2009.

Mathison, M., Braun, J., Groll, E., “Performance limit for economized cycles with continuous refrigerant injection,” In Press, International Journal of Refrigeration, 2010.

Bell, I., Groll, E.A., and Braun, J.E., “Performance of vapor compression systems with compressor oil flooding and regeneration,” In Press, International Journal of Refrigeration, 2010.

Jovane, M.E., Braun, J.E., and Groll, E.A., “Analysis of a Novel Rotary Compressor: Model Development and Validation,” In Review, International Journal of Refrigeration, 2009.

Jovane, M.E., Braun, J.E., and Groll, E.A., “Analysis of a Novel Rotary Compressor: Loss Analysis and Improvements,” In Review, International Journal of Refrigeration, 2009.

Hengeveld, D.W., Braun, J.E., and Groll, E.A., “Optimal Placement of Electronic Components to Minimize Heat Flux Non-Uniformities,” In Review, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 2009.

Hengeveld, D.W., Braun, J.E., and Groll, E.A., “Optimal Distribution of Electronic Components to Balance Environmental Fluxes,” In Review, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 2010.

Yu, D., Li, H., and Braun, J.E., “A Review of Virtual Sensing Technology and Application in Building Systems,” In Review, HVAC&R Research, 2010.

Shen, B., Braun, J.E., and Groll, E.A., “The Impact of Refrigerant Charge, Air Flow and Expansion Devices on the Measured Performance of an Air-Source Heat Pump,” In Review, ASHRAE Transactions, 2010.

Shen, B., Braun, J.E., and Groll, E.A., “Modeling Improvements for Air Source Heat Pumps,” In Review, ASHRAE Transactions, 2010.