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Baeder, James

Baeder, James
Professor
Department of Aerospace Engineering
3170 Glenn L. Martin Hall
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301-405-1107

Research Interests 

Research in computational aerodynamics and aeroacoustics with specific interest in coupling computational fluid dynamics to comprehensive rotor analysis.

Education 

  • B.S., Rice University (Mechanical Engineering)
  • M.S., Stanford University (Aeronautics and Astronautics)
  • Ph.D., Stanford University  (Aeronautics and Astronautics)

Selected Publications 

Journal Articles

  • Duraisamy, K., and Baeder, J., “Implicit Scheme for Hyperbolic Conservation Laws using Non-oscillatory Reconstruction in Space and Time,” SIAM Journal of Scientific Computing, Vol. 29, No. 6, 2007
  • Duraisamy, K., Ramasamy, M., Baeder, J., and Leishman, G., “High Resolution Computational and Experimental Study of Hovering Rotor Tip Vortex Formation,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 54, No. 11, Nov. 2007.
  • Duraisamy, K., McCroskey, W.J., and Baeder, J.D., “Analysis of Wind Tunnel Wall Interference Effects on Subsonic Unsteady Airfoil Flows,” AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 44, No. 5, Sept.-Oct. 2007.
  • Duraisamy, Karthikeyan and Baeder, James, “High Resolution Wake Capturing Methodology for Hovering Rotors,” Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 52, No. 2, April 2007.
  • Smith, Marilyn, Wong, Tin-Chee, Potsdam, Mark, Baeder, James and Pharsee, Sujeet, "Evaluation of CFD to Determine Two- Dimensional Airfoil Characteristics for Rotorcraft Applications", Journal of the American Helicopter Society, 2005.
  • Tang, Lei and Baeder, James, "Improving Godunov-type reconstructions for simulation of vortex-dominated flows," Journal of Computational Physics, 2005
  • Hu, Hong, Jordan, Leon and Baeder, James, "Computational simulation and analysis of double-swept blade in BVI noise," Advances in Engineering Software, Volume 36, Issue 2, February 2005, pp. 67-76.
  • Sitaraman, Jayanarayanan, Iyengar, Vishnu and Baeder, James, "On the Field Velocity Approach and Geometric Conservation Law for Unsteady Flow Simulations," AIAA Journal, 2005.
  • Duraisamy, Karthikeyan and Baeder, James, "High Resolution Wake Capturing Methodology for Hovering Rotors," Journal of the American Helicopter Society, 2005.
  • Datta, A., Sitaraman, J., Chopra., I., and Baeder, J., "Analysis Refinements for Prediction of Rotor Vibratory Loads in High-Speed Forward Flight,'' AIAA Journal of Aircraft, 2005.

Conference Proceedings

  • Ananthan, S., Baeder, J., Sitaraman, J., Hahn, S., and Iaccarino, G., "Hybrid Unsteady Simulation of Helicopters", 26th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, Aug. 18-21, 2008, AIAA-2008-7339.
  • Silbaugh, B.. and Baeder, J., "Momentum Conserving Coupling for Partitioned Computational Aeromechanic Analysis", 26th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, Aug. 18-21, 2008, AIAA-2008-6239.
  • Lakshminararyan, V., and Baeder, J., "Further Investigation of Micro Hovering Rotor Aerodynamics Using Time Accurate Computations", 64th Annual Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Montreal, Quebec, Canada April 29-May 1, 2008.
  • Ananthan, S., Baeder, J., "Prediction and validation of Loads on Bearingless Rotors Using a Coupled CFD-CSD Methodology", 64th Annual Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Montreal, Quebec, Canada April 29-May 1, 2008.
  • Bush, B., and Baeder, J., "Force Production Mechanisms of a Flapping MAV Wing", AHS International Specialists’ Conference on Aeromechanics, San Francisco, CA, January 23–25, 2008.
  • Lakshminararyan, V., and Baeder, J., "High Resolution Computational Investigation of Trimmed Coaxial Rotor Aerodynamics in Hover", AHS International Specialists’ Conference on Aeromechanics, San Francisco, CA, January 23–25, 2008.
  • Silbaugh, B., and Baeder, J., "Coupled CFD/CSD Analysis of a Maneuvering Rotor Using Staggered and Time-Accurate Coupling Schemes", AHS International Specialists’ Conference on Aeromechanics, San Francisco, CA, January 23–25, 2008.
  • Jose, A., Mishra, A., and Baeder, J., "An Investigation into the Aerodynamics of Trailing Edge Flaps with Overhang and Gap", AHS International Specialists’ Conference on Aeromechanics, San Francisco, CA, January 23–25, 2008.
  • Lakshminarayan, V., and Baeder, J., “Computational Investigation of Micro Hovering Rotor Aerodynamics,” AHS Internationalist Specialist Meeting on Unmanned Rotorcraft, Chandler, AZ, January 2007.
  • K. Duraisamy, J. Sitaraman, J. D. Baeder, “High Resolution Wake Capturing Methodology for Improved Rotor Aerodynamic Computations,” 61st Annual Forum of AHS, June, 2005.
  • Sitaraman, J., Datta, A., Baeder, J. D. and Chopra, I., “Coupled CFD/CSD Prediction of Aerodynamic and Structural Dynamic Loads for Three Critical Flight Conditions,” Presented at the 31st European Rotorcraft Forum, Florence, Italy, Sept 13-15, 2005.
  • Gupta, V., and Baeder, J.D., “Quad Tilt Rotor Aerodynamics in Forward Flight,” 61st Annual Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Grapevine, Texas, June 2005.
  • Schroeder, E., and Baeder, J.D., "Using Computational Fluid Dynamics for Micro-Air Vehicle Airfoil Validation and Prediction," (AIAA-2005-4841) 23rd AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Toronto, Ontario, June 6-9, 2005.
  • Duraisamy, K., and Baeder, J.D., "Numerical Simulation of the Effects of Spanwise Blowing on Wing-Tip Vortex Formation and Evolution," (AIAA-2005-4726) 23rd AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Toronto, Ontario, June 6-9, 2005.

Professional Memberships 

Professional Services

  • Member, Aerodynamics and Propulsion Area Committee
  • Reviewer, AIAA
  • American Helicopter Society:
  • Acoustics Technical Committee Member (1996-Present)
  • Reviewer for AHS

Institutional Services

  • Facilities Committee (1998-Present)
  • Graduate Committee Faculty Merit Review Committee (1995-97).
  • Aeroacoustics Faculty Search Committee (1997-Present)
  • Member, Undergraduate Committee
  • Member, Graduate Committee (1995-96,98-Present).
  • Member, College APT Committee

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