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Sung P. Lin

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Sung P. Lin
Professor Emeritus
Clarkson University
PO Box 5725
Potsdam, NY 13699-5725

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Ph.D., University of Michigan (1965)

Dr. Lin's currently taught coureses include:

ES330 - Fluid Mechanics
ES340 - Thermodynamics
ME326 - Intermediate Fluid Mechanics
ME411 - Introduction to Heat Transfe
ME425 - Aerodynamics
ME431 - Gas Dynamics
ME455 - Mechanical Viberation
ME527 - Advanced Fluid Mechanics
ME630 - Instability of Fluid Motion
ME527 - Advanced Fluid Mechanics
ME628 - Topics in Advanced Fluid Mechanics

Research Interests
Dr. Lin's research is focused in the area of fluid mechanics and thermal sciences. His research interest's are Liquid Film Coating, Atomozing and Sprays and, Interfacial Phonomena. More information can be found on his research Web site.

Specific Topics of Interest
  • Microgravity fluid physics
  • Atomization
  • Spray and drop formation from liquid jets
  • Multiphase flows and their stability
  • Film coating
  • Computational fluid mechanics and heat transfer

    Selected Publications
  1. S.P. Lin, "Absolute and Convective Instability and Splitting of a Liquid Jet at Microgravity," Proceedings of 5th Microgravity Physics and Transport Phenomena," Cleveland, OH USA (August 9-11, 2000).
  2. S.P. Lin, "Stability and Control of Film Flow," Proceedings 3rd European Coating Symposium, Erlangen, Germany, pp. 217-230, 1999 (September 7-10).
  3. S.P. Lin, "Nonlinear Theory of Control of Instability in a Liquid Film Flow," Proceedings of IUTAM Symposium on Nonlinear Wave Behavior of Multiphase Flow. Ed. H.C. Chang, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 11-20, 1999
  4. S.P. Lin and M. Hudman, "Regimes of Jet Breakup," ILASS - America, 10, 103-107 (1997).
  5. S.P. Lin, "Absolute and Convective instability of a liquid jet in microgravity," Proceedings, 3rd Microgravity Fluid Physics Conference, Cleveland, OH, July 13-15 (1996).