Siamack Shirazi, PhD
Bio
Siamack A. Shirazi is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the Director of the Erosion/Corrosion Research Center (E/CRC) at The University of Tulsa (TU) and Director of TU Sand Management Projects (TUSMP) in addition to some other petroleum engineering consortia at TU that he has contributed and cofounded. Professor Shirazi has over 500 publications, technical and invited presentations most of them related to oil and gas industry applications, including several invited SPE sponsored symposiums on sand management, pipeline erosioncorrosion and the API RP 14E. Professor Shirazi’s past 30 years of teaching and research has advanced the stateoftheart in the important field of erosion mitigation for oil field applications and he is known worldwide through his work for the sponsors of his research and through his publications and short courses delivered around the globe. To recognize his contributions for his research in erosioncorrosion, Shirazi has also received NACE Technical Achievement award in addition to ASME and NACE Fellow awards and the 2018 SPE International Projects, Facilities, and Construction Award.
Research Interests
Erosion/Corrosion
Multiphase Flow
Turbulent Flow of Multiphase Flow
Computational Fluid Dynamics of Multiphase Flow
Sand Monitoring and Transport
Erosion of Materials
Pipes and Equipment
PIV and LDV Measurements of Particle Velocities
Teaching Interests
Thermofluids
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Turbulent Flow
Boundary Layers
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Fluid Dynamics
Heat Transfer
Gas Dynamics
Conduction and Convection
Publications
Journal Articles

MansouriA., ArabnejadH., ShiraziS., and McLauryB. A Combined CFD/Experimental Methodology for Erosion Prediction. Vol. 332–333, Wear, 2015, pp. 1090 97.

Najmi, K., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., Hill, A.L., and Cremaschi, S., “A Generalized Model to Predict Minimum Particle Transport Velocities in Multiphase AirWater Horizontal Pipes”, AIChE Journal, 2015, Vol. 31, No. 8, pp. 26342646.

ArabnejadH., MansouriA., ShiraziS., and McLauryB. Development of Mechanistic Erosion Equation for Solid Particles. Vol. 332–333, Wear, 2015, pp. 1044 50.

Experimental Characterization of Vertical Downward TwoPhase Annular Flows Using WireMesh Sensor. Vol. 134, Chemical Engineering Science, 2015, pp. 32439.

Vieira, R.E., Parsi, P., Torres, C.F., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., Schleicher, E., and Hampel, U., “Experimental Characterization of Vertical GasLiquid Pipe Flow for Annular and Liquid Loading Conditions using Dual WireMesh Sensor”, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 2015, Vol. 64, pp. 8193.

Parsi, M., Vieira, R.E., Torres, C.F., Kesana, N.R., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., Schleicher, E.S., and Hampel, U., “Experimental Investigation of Interfacial Structures within Churn Flow using a Dual WireMesh Sensor”, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 2015, Vol. 73, pp. 155170.

Najmi, K., Hill, A.L., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., and Cremaschi, S., “Experimental Study of Low Concentration Sand Transport in Multiphase AirWater Horizontal Pipelines”, (ASME) Journal of Energy Resources Technology, May 2015, Vol. 137, No. 3.

Najmi, K., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., Cremaschi, S., 2015 ”Experimental Study of Low Concentration Sand Transport in Wet Gas Flow Regime in Horizontal Pipes” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Vol. 24, pp 8088, DOI:10.1016/j.jngse.2015.03.018

Mansouri, A., Arabnejad, H., Karimi, S., Shirazi, S.A., and McLaury, B.S., “Improved CFD modeling and validation of erosion damage due to fine sand particles”, Wear, 2015, Volumes 338339, pp. 339350.

On the Effect of Liquid Viscosity on Interfacial Structures Within Churn Flow: Experimental Study Using Wire Mesh Sensor. Vol. 130, Chemical Engineering Science, 2015, pp. 221–238.

The Effect of Erodent Particle Hardness on the Erosion of Stainless Steel. Vol. 332–333, Wear, 2015, pp. 1098 03.

Parsi, M., Vieira, R.E., Kesana, N.R., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Ultrasonic Measurements of Sand Particle Erosion in Gas Dominant Multiphase Churn Flow in Vertical Pipes”, Wear, 2015, Vol. 328329, pp. 401413.

R. Vieira, M. Parsi, B.S. McLaury, S.A. Shirazi, C. F. Torres, U. Hampel, and E. Schleicher, “ Experimental Characterization of Downward Vertical Annular Flows Using Dual WireMesh Sensor,” Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 134, 29 September 2015, pp. 324339.

Parsi, M., Najmi, K., Najafifard, F., Hassani, S., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “A comprehensive review of solid particle erosion modeling for oil and gas wells and pipelines applications,” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Vol. 21, November 2014, pp. 850873.

HashemianY., YuM., MiskaS., ShiraziS., and AhmedR. Accurate Predictions of Velocity Profiles and Frictional Pressure Losses in Annular YPLFluid Flow. Vol. 53, Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 2014, pp. 355–363.

Kesana, N.R., Throneberry, J., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., Rybicki, E.F., “Effect of Particle Size and Viscosity on Erosion in Annular and Slug Flows,” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol. 136, p. 012901, 2013.

Vieira, R. E., Kesana, N., Torres, C. F., McLaury, B., Shirazi, S. A., Schleicher, E., and Hampel, U., “Experimental Investigation of Horizontal GasLiquid Stratified and Annular Flow using WireMesh Sensor”, (ASME) Journal of Fluids Engineering, 2014, Vol. 136, No. 12.

Kesana N., Vieira, R. E., Mclaury B., Shirazi S. A., “Experimental Study of Sand Particle Concentration Profiles in Straight and Pipe Elbow for Horizontal Multiphase Flow,” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 136 (3), March, 2014.

Experimental Investigation of the Effect of 90 Standard Elbow on Horizontal GasLiquid Stratified and Annular Flow Characteristics Using Dual WireMesh Sensors. Vol. 59, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 2014, pp. 7287.

Rafiei KarahroudiM., Mousavi ShiraziS., and SepanlooK. Optimization of Designing the Core Fuel Loading Pattern in a VVER1000 Nuclear Power Reactor Using the Genetic Algorithm. Vol. 57, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 2013, pp. 142 50.

KesanaN., GrubbS., MclauryB., and ShiraziS. Ultrasonic Measurement of Multiphase Flow Erosion Patterns in a Standard Elbow. Vol. 135, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Transactions of the ASME, 2013.

Hassani, S.H., Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., Rybicki, E.F., Roberts, K.P., and Joia, C., “A New Approach for Studying Inhibited ErosionCorrosion in CO2 Saturated Systems”, SPE production and Operation Journal, March 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/155136PA.

Hassani, S.H., Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., Rybicki, E.F., Roberts, K.P., and Joia, C ., “Characterization and Prediction of Chemical Inhibition Performance for ErosionCorrosion Conditions in Sweet Oil and Gas Production”, Corrosion Journal, Vol. 68, No. 10, October 2012.

HassaniS., RobertsK., ShiraziS., RybickiE., ShadleyJ., and JoiaC. Characterization and Prediction of Chemical Inhibition Performance for ErosionCorrosion Conditions in Sweet Oil and Gas Production. Vol. 1, NACE – International Corrosion Conference Series, 2012, pp. 550 78.

Okita, R., Zhang, Y., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A. “Experimental and CFD Investigation to Evaluate the Effects of Fluid Viscosity and Particle Size on Erosion Damage”, to appear in ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 2012.

Hassani, S.H., Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., Rybicki, E.F., Roberts, K.P., and Joia, C., “Flow Loop Study of NaCl Concentration Effect on Erosion, Corrosion, and ErosionCorrosion of Carbon Steel in CO2Saturated Systems”, Corrosion Journal, Vol. 68, No. 2, February 2012.

ShiraziS., McLauryB., SowE., ButterM., FolefacA., and HassaballaS. Sand Settling in a Subsea Production System. Vol. 62, JPT, Journal of Petroleum Technology, 2010, pp. 76 79.

KesanaN., ThroneberryJ., McLauryB., and ShiraziS. Solid Particle Erosion in Slug Flow. Vol. 55, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 2010.

ChenX., McLauryB., and ShiraziS. A Comprehensive Procedure to Estimate Erosion in Elbows for gas/liquid/Sand Multiphase Flow. Vol. 128, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 2006, pp. 70–78.

Chen, X., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Investigation of Relative Erosion Severity between Plugged Tees and Elbows,” International Journal of Wear, 2006, Vol. 261, pp. 715729.

Simulations of ParticleWallTurbulence Interactions, Particle Motion and Erosion in With a Commercial CFD Code. Proceedings of, 2006.

Erdal, F.M. and Shirazi, S.A., “Effect of the Inlet Geometry on the Flow in a Cylindrical Cyclone Separator,” Journal of Energy Resources Technology, March 2006, Vol. 128, pp. 62–69.

Mazumder, Q., Shirazi, S.A., McLaury, B., Rybicki, E., and Shadley, J., “Development and Validation of a Mechanistic Model to Predict Solid Particle Erosion in Multiphase Flow,” International Journal of Wear, JulyAugust 2005, Vol. 259, Issues 16, pp. 203207.

Erdal, F.M. and Shirazi, S.A., “Local Velocity Measurements and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulations of Swirling Flow in a Cylindrical Cyclone Separator”, ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol. 126, December 2004, pp. 326333.

Application and Experimental Validation of a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)Based Erosion Prediction Model in Elbows and Plugged Tees. Vol. 33, Computers & Fluids, 2004, pp. 1251–1272.

Harun, A.F., Prado, M.G., Shirazi, S.A. and Doty, D.R., “TwoPhase Flow Modeling of Inducers,” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol. 126, No. 2, 2004, pp. 140–148.

Harry, F. A., Prado, M. G., Shiraz, S. A., Doty, D. R. “Two Phase Flow Modeling of Inducers”, Journal of Energy Resources Technology – June 2004.

Wang, J. and Shirazi, S.A., “A CFD Based Correlation for Erosion Factor for Long Radius Elbows and Bends,”ASME , ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol. 125, March 2003, pp. 2634.

Lackner, Gernot, Doty, D.R., Shirazi, S.A., Schmidt, Z., “Effect of Viscosity on Downhole Gas Separation in a Rotary Gas Separator”, SPE 79076, SPE Production and Facilities, (Aug. 2002), 184–191.

Lackner, G., Doty, D.R., Shirazi, S.A., and Schmidt, Z., “Effects of Viscosity on Downhole gas Separation in a Rotary Gas Separator,” SPE Production and Facilities, Vol. 17, No. 3, August 2002, pp. 184191.

Harun, A.F., Prado, M.G., Shirazi, S.A. and Doty, D.R. , “An Improved Model for Predicting Separation Efficiency of a Rotary Gas Separator in ESP Systems,” SPE Production and Facilities, Vol. 17, No. 2, May 2002, pp.7883.

Wang, J. and Shirazi, S.A., “A CFD Based Correlation for Mass Transfer Coefficient in Elbows,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 44, no 9, March, 2001, pp 18171822.

Modeling Solid Particle Erosion in Elbows and Plugged Tees. Vol. 123, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 2001, pp. 277–284.

Wang, J. and Shirazi, S.A., “A Simultaneous Variable Solution Procedure for Laminar and Turbulent Flows in Curved Channels and Bends,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 122, 2000, pp. 552–559.

An Alternate Method to API RP 14E for Predicting Solids Erosion in Multiphase Flow. Vol. 122, Journal of energy resources technology, 2000, pp. 115–122.

Erdal, F.M., and Shirazi, S.A., Mantilla, I. and Shoham, O. “CFD Study of Bubble CaryUnder in GasLiquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” SPE Journal of Production and Facilities, November 2000, Vol. 15, No.4, pp. 217221.

Effect of Entrance Shape on Erosion in the Throat of Chokes. Vol. 122, Journal of energy resources technology, 2000, pp. 198–204.

Xu, J., Shirazi, S.A., Doty, D.R., Prado, M.G., and Blais, R.N., “Prediction of Turbulent Friction in RodPumped Wells,” SPE Journal, Vol. 5, No. 2, June 2000, pp. 182–190.

Aldridge, D., Shaw, B. and Shirazi, S.A., “LargeBore Gas Completions Receive A Safety FaceLift,” Offshore, May 2000 issue, pp. 58–59, 200.

Mantilla, I., Shirazi, S.A., and Shoham, O., “Flow Prediction and Bubble Trajectory Model in GasLiquid Cylindrical Cyclone (GLCC) Separators, ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 1999, Vol. 121, pp. 914.

Pilehvari, A.A., Azar, J.J., Shirazi, S.A., “StateoftheArt Cuttings Transport in Horizontal Wellbors,” SPE Drilling & Completion, Vol. 14, No. 3, September 1999, pp. 196200.

Shirazi, S.A., Soulisa, R., Lebeck, A.O., and Nygren, M.E., “Fluid Temperature and Film Coefficient Prediction and Measurement in Mechanical Face Seals – Numerical Results,” Tribology Transactions, Vol. 41, 1998, pp. 459470.

Azouz, I. and Shirazi, S.A., “Evaluation of Several Turbulence Models for Flow in Vertical and Inclined Wellbores,” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol. 120, 1998, pp. 268275.

Lebeck, A.O., Nygren, M.E., Shirazi, S.A. and Soulisa, R. “Fluid Temperature and Film Coefficient Prediction and Measurement in Mechanical Face Seals – Experimental Results,” Tribology Transactions, Vol. 41, 1998, pp. 411422.

Shirazi, S.A., Soulisa, R., Lebeck, A.O., and Nygren, M.E., “Fluid Temperature and Film Coefficient Prediction and Measurement in Mechanical Face Seals – Numerical Results,” in Proceedings of the 53rd STLE Annual Meeting, Preprint No. 98AM5G2, Detroit, May 1998.

Lackner, G., Alhanati, F.J.S., Shirazi, S.A., Doty, D.R., and Schmidt, Z., “Numerical Simulation of GasLiquid Flow Inside A Downhole Centrifuge,” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 1998, Vol. 120, pp. 4148.

Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., Dayalan, E., and Rybicki, E.F., “Prediction of ErosionCorrosion Penetration Rate in a CO2 Environment with Sand,” Corrosion, Vol. 54, 1998, pp. 972978.

Shadley, J.R., Rybicki, E.F., Shirazi, S.A., and Dayalan, E., “Velocity Guidelines for Avoiding ErosionCorrosion Damage in Sweet Production with Sand,” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 1998, Vol. 120, pp. 7883.

Erdal, F.M., Shirazi, S.A., Shoham, O., and Kouba, G.E., “CFD Simulation of SinglePhase and TwoPhase Flow in GasLiquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” SPE Journal, Vol. 2, December 1997, pp. 436446.

Azouz, I. and Shirazi, S.A., “Numerical Simulation of Drag Reducing Turbulent Flow in Annular Conduits,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 119, December 1997, pp. 836846.

Arpandi, I., Joshi, A.R., Shoham, O., and Shirazi, S.A., “Hydrodynamics of TwoPhase Flow in GasLiquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators, SPE Journal, Vol. 1, December 1996, pp. 427436.

Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., Dayalan, E., Ismail, M., and Rybicki, E.F., “ErosionCorrosion of a Carbon Steel Elbow in a CO2 Environment,” Corrosion, Vol. 52, No. 9, 1996, pp. 714723.

A Procedure to Predict Solid Particle Erosion in Elbows and Tees. Vol. 117, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 1995, pp. 45–52.

Generalization of the API RP 14E Guideline for Erosive Services. Vol. 47, Journal of Petroleum Technology, 1995, pp. 693–698.

Parabolic Flows,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 115, 1993, pp. 627630.

Azouz, I., Shirazi, S.A., Pilehvari, A., and Azar, J.J., “Numerical Simulation of Laminar Flow of YieldPowerLaw Fluids in Conduits of Arbitrary CrossSection,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 115, 1993, pp. 710716.

Shirazi, S.A. and Lebeck, A.O., “A Simple Numerical Algorithm for TwoDimensional Moving Boundary Problems,” 1992.

Shirazi, S.A. and Truman, C.R., “Simple Turbulence Models for Supersonic Flows: Bodies at Incidence and Compression Corners,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 29, November 1991, pp. 18501859.

Shirazi, S.A. and Truman, C.R., “Evaluation of Algebraic Turbulence Models for PNS Predictions of Supersonic Flow Past a SphereCone,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 27, May 1989, pp. 560568.

Truman, C.R., Shirazi, S.A. and Blottner, F.G., “Noniterative Solution for Pressure in Parabolic Flows,” in Advances and Applications in Computational Fluid Dynamics, ASME FEDVol. 66, ed. by O. Baysal, 1988, pp. 121127.

Shirazi, S.A. and Truman, C.R., “Prediction of Turbulent Source Flow Between Corotating Disks with an Anisotropic TwoEquation Turbulence Model,” ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 110, April 1988, pp. 187194.

McLaury, B.S., Zhang, Y., and Shirazi, S.A., “Acoustic Sand Monitor Behavior in Multiphase Flows and Model to Determine Sand Rate from Monitor Response,” Submitted to Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering.

M. Parsi, M. Agrawal, V. Srinivasan, B.S. McLaury, S.A. Shirazi, E. Schleicher, U. Hampel, “Assessment of a hybrid CFD model for simulation of complex vertical upward gasliquid churn flow”, Prepared for submission to Chemical Engineering Journal.

Najmi, K., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., Cremaschi, S., “Effect of Viscosity in Low Concentration Particle Transport in Horizontal Pipes” Submitted to Journal of Energy Resources Technology.

HassaniS., RobertsK., ShiraziS., ShadleyJ., RybickiE., and JoiaC. Characterization and Prediction of Chemical Inhibition Performance for ErosionCorrosion Conditions in Sweet Oil and Gas Production. Vol. 68, Corros. (USA), pp. 885 – 96.

ZhangY., ReuterforsE., McLauryB., ShiraziS., and RybickiE. Comparison of Computed and Measured Particle Velocities and Erosion in Water and Air Flows. Vol. 263, Wear (Netherlands), pp. 330 – 8.

McLauryB., ShiraziS., ViswanathanV., MazumderQ., and SantosG. Distribution of Sand Particles in Horizontal and Vertical Annular Multiphase Flow in Pipes and the Effects on Sand Erosion. Vol. 133, J. Energy Resour. Technol. (USA), p. 023001 (10 pp.) .

OkitaR., ZhangY., McLauryB., and ShiraziS. Experimental and Computational Investigations to Evaluate the Effects of Fluid Viscosity and Particle Size on Erosion Damage. Vol. 134, J. Fluids Eng. (USA), p. 061301 (13 pp.) .

MazumderQ., ShiraziS., and McLauryB. Experimental Investigation of the Location of Maximum Erosive Wear Damage in Elbows. Vol. 130, J. Press. Vessel Technol. (USA), pp. 011303 – 1.

ZhangY., McLauryB., and ShiraziS. Improvements of Particle NearWall Velocity and Erosion Predictions Using a Commercial CFD Code. Vol. 131, J. Fluids Eng. (USA), p. 031303 (9 pp.) .

ChenX., McLauryB., and ShiraziS. Numerical and Experimental Investigation of the Relative Erosion Severity Between Plugged Tees and Elbows in Dilute gas/Solid TwoPhase Flow. Vol. 261, Wear (Netherlands), pp. 715 – 29.

MazumderQ., ShiraziS., and McLauryB. Prediction of Solid Particle Erosive Wear of Elbows in Multiphase Annular FlowModel Development and Experimental Validations. Vol. 130, J. Energy Resour. Technol. (USA), pp. 023001 – 1.

SheibaniJ., ShiraziS., and RahimiM. Studying the Effects of Compound Nucleus Energy on Coefficient of Surface Tension in Fusion Reactions Using Proximity Potential Formalism. Vol. 33, J. Fusion Energy (USA), pp. 74 82.

ShiraziS. The Simulation of a Model by SIMULINK of MATLAB for Determining the Best Ranges for Velocity and Delay Time of Control Rod Movement in LWR Reactors. Vol. 54, Prog. Nucl. Energy (UK), pp. 64 – 7.
Conference Proceedings

“Comparison of Erosion Resistance of Iron Carbonate Protective Layer With Calcium Carbonate Particles Versus Sand”. SPE Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, 2017.

“ErosionCorrosion of Low Carbon Steel Inhibition in OilBrineSand Flow”. NACE International Corrosion Conference Proceedings, 2016, p. 1.

“A 3Cell Flow Loop Test Facility for the Simultaneous Evaluation of Erosion, Corrosion, and ErosionCorrosion”. CORROSION 2015, 2015.

“Corrosion Inhibition in Oil/Water Environments”. CORROSION 2015, 2015.

“Effects of Flow Pattern and Flow Orientation on Sand Erosion in Elbows for Multiphase Flow Conditions”. CORROSION 2015, 2015.

Erosion Modeling in Vertical Slug/Churn Flow. NACE Corrosion 2015, 2015.

Experimenta and Numerical Investigation of the Effect of Sand Concentration on the Erosion Ratio in Slurry Flows. NACE Corrosion 2015, 2015.

“Investigating the Effect of Sand Concentration on Erosion Rate in Slurry Flows”. CORROSION 2015, 2015.

Very Low Concentration Sand Transport in Multiphase Horizontal Pipelines – An Experimental Study and Modeling Guidelines. 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Artic Engineering, 2015.

ArabnejadH., ShiraziS., MclauryB., and ShadleyJ. A Guideline to Calculate Erosional Velocity Due to Liquid Droplets for Oil and Gas Industry. Vol. 7, Proceedings – SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 2014, pp. 4882 93.

AlAithan, G, AlMutahar, F., Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., Rybicki, E.F., and Roberts, K., “A Mechanistic ErosionCorrosion Model for Predicting Iron Carbonate (FeCO3) Scale Thickness in a CO2, Environment with Sand,” Paper prepared for Corrosion2014, San Antonio, NACE International, 2014.

A Mechanistic Model for Predicting Erosion in Pseudo Slug Flow. NACE Corrosion 2014, 2014.

Application of Temperature Compensated, Fixed Mount, Multichannel UT Device to Examine Erosion in a Bend and HighPrecision Corrosion Rates of Pit Inhibition. NACE Corrosion 2014, 2014.

Arabnejad, H., Mansouri, A., Shirazi, S.A., and McLaury, B.S., “Calculation of Turbulent Boundary Layer for a Slot Jet Impingement on a Flat Surface,” FEDSM201421677, Proceedings of ASME 2014 Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, August 37, 2014.

Parsi M., Vieira, R.E., Torres C. F., Mclaury B. S., Shirazi S. A., Schleicher, E., and Hampel U., “Characterizing Vertical Slug/Churn Flow Using Wire Mesh Sensor,” Forum on Fluid Measurements and Instrumentation, FEDSM201421678, Proceedings of ASME 2014 Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, August 37, 2014.

Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Effect of Viscosity and Particle Size on the Erosion Damage Caused by Solid Particles. Vol. 1D, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FEDSM, 2014, p. Fluids Engineering Division .

NajmiK., McLauryB., ShiraziS., and CremaschiS. Experimental Study of Low Concentration Sand Transport in Low Liquid Loading WaterAirflow in Horizontal Pipes. BHR Group – 9th North American Conference on Multiphase Technology 2014, 2014, pp. 17 27.

VieiraR., ParsiM., TorresC., ShiraziS., McLauryB., SchleicherE., and HampelU. Experimental Study of Vertical GasLiquid Pipe Flow for Annular and Liquid Loading Conditions Using Dual WireMesh Sensors. Vol. 2, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FEDSM, 2014, p. Fluids Engineering Division .

Experimental Study of Vertical GasLiquid Pipe Flow for Annular and LiquidLoading Conditions Using WireMesh Sensor. ASME 2014 Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, 2014.

“Experiments for Sand Erosion Model Improvement for Elbows in Gas Production, LowLiquid Loading and Annular Flow Conditions”. CORROSION 2014, 2014.

Vieira, R., Kesana, N.R., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Evaluation of Sand Erosion Measurement Techniques in Bends for Low Liquid Loading and Annular Flow Conditions,” FluidInduced DegradationCorrosion, Erosion, and Their Interactions, NACE Conference 2014, San Antonio, Texas, March, 2014.

Najmi, K., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., Cremaschi, S., “A Generalized Model for Predicting Critical Deposition Velocities for Particles Entrained in Horizontal Liquid and Gas Pipe Flows” Proceeding of ASME FEDSM 2013, Incline Village, NV, USA.

Calculation of Erosional Velocity Due to Liquid Droplets With Application to Oil and Gas Industry Production. Vol. 5, Proceedings – SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 2013, pp. 4030 42.

AlMutaharF., AlAithanG., RobertsK., ShiraziS., RybickiE., and ShadleyJ. Characterization of Erosion Resistance of Iron Carbonate (FeCO3) Scale. NACE – International Corrosion Conference Series, 2013.

Vieira, R. E., Kesana N., Torres C. F., McLaury B., Shirazi S. A., Schleicher, E., and Hampel, U., “Experimental Investigation of Horizontal GasLiquid Stratified and Annular Flow using WireMesh Sensor,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, JFE131571, June 2014.

Kesana, N.R., Vieira, R. , McLaury, B.S., S.A. Shirazi, S.A., Schleicher, E., Hampel, U., “Experimental Investigation of Slug Characteristics Through a Standard Pipe Bend,” 22nd Symposium on Industrial Flows, IMECE201362896, Proceedings of ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, San Diego, California, November 1521, 2013.

Kesana N., Vieira, R. E., Mclaury B. S., Shirazi S. A., Schleicher, E., & Hampel U., “Experimental Study of Slug Characteristics – Implications to Sand Erosion,” 13th International Symposium on GasLiquid TwoPhase Flows, FEDSM201316165, Proceedings of ASME 2013 Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, Incline Village, Nevada, July 711, 2013.

KesanaN., GrubbS., McLauryB., and ShiraziS. Ultrasonic Measurement of Multiphase Flow Erosion Patterns in a Standard Elbow. Vol. 1, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FEDSM, 2012, pp. 1183 95.

HassaniS., RobertsK., ShiraziS., RybickiE., ShadleyJ., and JoiaC. Characterization and Prediction of Chemical Inhibition Performance for ErosionCorrosion Conditions in Sweet Oil and Gas Production. Vol. 1, NACE – International Corrosion Conference Series, 2012, pp. 550 78.

OdigieM., McLauryB., ShiraziS., and CremaschiS. Acoustic Monitor Threshold Limits for Sand Detection in Multiphase Flow Production System. Society of Petroleum Engineers – SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Oilfield Corrosion 2012, 2012, pp. 62 74.

ShiraziS., McLauryB., HusenA., VenkatesanK., NadeemA., and HassaballaS. Challenges of Integrity Management of Pipelines and Erosion Control in Sand Producing Wells. Society of Petroleum Engineers – SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Oilfield Corrosion 2012, 2012, pp. 172 87.

“Effect of Cell Size on ParticleEddy Interaction and Erosion Predictions Using Commercial CFD Software (FLUENT)”. ASME 2012 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting Collocated With the ASME 2012 Heat Transfer Summer Conference and the ASME 2012 10th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels, 2012, pp. 1287–1295.

N.R. Kesana, J. Throneberry, B.S. McLaury, S.A. Shirazi, E.F. Rybicki, “Effect of Particle Size and Viscosity on Erosion in Annular and Slug Flow,” presented at the ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Houston, Texas, USA, November, 2012.

“Experimental Research of Sand Erosion In Gas Dominant Flows”. CORROSION 2012, 2012.

AlMutaharF., RobertsK., ShiraziS., RybickiE., and ShadleyJ. Modeling and Experiments of FeCO3 Scale Growth and Removal for ErosionCorrosion Conditions. Vol. 1, NACE – International Corrosion Conference Series, 2012, pp. 683 01.

Vieira, R. E., Kesana, N. R., Mclaury B. S., and Shirazi S. A., “Sand Erosion in Multiphase Flow for LowLiquid Loading and Annular Conditions,” Recent Developments in Multiphase Flows – Multiphase Applications and Experimental Analysis of Liquid/Gas Flows, Proceedings of ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Houston, Texas, November, 2012.

KesanaN., GrubbS., McLauryB., and ShiraziS. UT Measurements to Determine Erosion Patterns in a Bend for Single and Multiphase Flows. Vol. 4, NACE – International Corrosion Conference Series, 2012, pp. 3396 11.

“Effects of Viscosity, Particle Size, and Particle Shape on Erosion in Gas and Liquid Flows”. ASMEJSMEKSME 2011 Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, 2011, pp. 2389–2398.

“Evaluation of Electrical Resistance Probes to Detect Pipeline Erosion and Sand Production in Low Liquid Loading Flow Conditions”. SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, 2011.

HassaniS., RobertsK., ShiraziS., ShadleyJ., RybickiE., and JoiaC. Flow Loop Study of Chloride Concentration Effect on Erosion, Corrosion and ErosionCorrosion of Carbon Steel in CO2 Saturated Systems. NACE – International Corrosion Conference Series, 2011.

“Predicting Sand Erosion in Slug Flows Using a TwoDimensional Mechanistic Model”. CORROSION 2011, 2011.

“A TwoDimensional Mechanistic Model for Sand Erosion Prediction Including Particle Impact Characteristics”. CORROSION 2010, 2010.

“Experimental and CFD Investigations to Evaluate the Effects of Fluid Viscosity and Particle Size on Erosion Damage in Oil and Gas Production Equipment”. ASME 2010 3rd Joint USEuropean Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting Collocated With 8th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels, 2010, pp. 361–374.

“Particle, Fluid Velocity, and Erosion Measurements for Viscous Liquids in a Submerged Direct Impingement Flow”. ASME 2010 3rd Joint USEuropean Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting Collocated With 8th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels, 2010, pp. 2887–2904.

“Sand Erosion in Multiphase Flow for Slug and Annular Flow Regimes”. CORROSION 2010, 2010.

ShiraziS., McLauryB., SowE., ButterM., FolefacA., and HassaballaS. Sand Settling and Locations of High Erosion in Subsea Production System. Vol. 2, Society of Petroleum Engineers – Trinidad and Tobago Energy Resources Conference 2010, SPE TT 2010, 2010, pp. 702 11.

“SolidParticle Erosion in Slug Flow”. SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 2010.

“Application of CFD in ErosionRelated Prediction and Model Development”. 3rd World Conference on Safety of Oil and Gas Industry, 2010.

“Predicting Solid Particle Erosion in Multiphase Flow: Challenges and Success Stories (Keynote Paper)”. ASME 2009 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, 2009, pp. 637–637.

“CFD Prediction and LDV Validation of Liquid and Particle Velocities in a Submerged Jet Impinging a Flat Surface for Different Viscosities and Particle Sizes”. ASME 2009 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, 2009.

Zhang, Y., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Effects of Multiple Impacts and Size Distribution of Particles on Erosion Prediction using CFD,” Paper No. FEDSM200737364, ASME/JSME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, San Diego, July 30August 2, 2007.

“Effect of Upstream Pipe Orientation on Erosion/Corrosion in Bends for Annular Flow”. CORROSION 2006, 2006.

“A Comprehensive Erosion Prediction Method for gas/liquid/Sand Multiphase Flow”. ASME 2005 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, 2005, pp. 951–958.

AdsaniE., ShiraziS., ShadleyJ., and RybickiE. CO2 Corrosion Rate Prediction in Vertical Multiphase Flow. Second SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Corrosion 2005: Corrosion Control in Oil and Gas Production – “Fluids, Chemicals, Materials and More”, Proceedings, 2005, pp. 133 6.

“Measurements and Modeling of Particle Sedimentation Rate and Settling Velocity in a Vertical Pipe”. ASME 2005 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, 2005, pp. 1005–1015.

“A Mechanistic Model to Predict Erosion in Multiphase Flow in Elbows Downstream of Vertical Pipes”. CORROSION 2004, 2004.

“Particle Velocity Measurements to Improve Erosion Prediction”. ASME 2004 Heat Transfer/Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, 2004, pp. 647–652.

Shirazi, S.A., AlAdsani, E., Shadley, J.R., and Rybicki, E.F., “A Mechanistic Model for Predicting Heat and Mass Transfer in Vertical TwoPhase Flow,” Proceedings of ASME Fluids Engineering Division Meeting, 2004, Charlotte, North Carolina, July 1115, 2004, HTFED 200456465.

“Effect of Sand Distribution on Erosion in Annular ThreePhase Flow”. ASME/JSME 2003 4th Joint Fluids Summer Engineering Conference, 2003, pp. 871–880.

Erdal, F.M. and Shirazi, S.A., “Effect of Inlet Configuration on Flow Behavior In A Cylindrical Cyclone Separator”, Paper No. ETCE 2002 29110, proceedings of the 2002 Engineering Technology Conference on Energy, February 45, 2002, Houston, Texas.

“A Method for Relating Acoustic Sand Monitor Output to Sand Rate and Particle Kinetic Energy”. CORROSION 2002, 2002.

“Application of a CFDBased Erosion Prediction Procedure for Sudden Expansions”. ASME 2002 Joint USEuropean Fluids Engineering Division Conference, 2002, pp. 231–236.

“Effects of Applying a Stochastic Rebound Model in Erosion Prediction of Elbow and Plugged Tee”. ASME 2002 Joint USEuropean Fluids Engineering Division Conference, 2002, pp. 247–254.

Erdal, F.M., and Shirazi, S.A., “LDV Measurements of a Swirling Flow in a Cylinder with One Tangential Inclined Inlet,” FEDSM 200118006, Proceedings of ASME Fluids Engineering Division Meeting, 2001, New Orleans, May 29June 1, 2001.

AldridgeD., ShawB., and ShiraziS. Economic, Safety, and Performance Considerations for Safety System Design for LargeBore Gas Completions. Vol. 3, Proceedings of the Annual Offshore Technology Conference, 2000, pp. 81 90.

“Sand Monitor Evaluation in Multiphase Flow”. CORROSION 2000, 2000.

Harun, Amrin, Prado, M. G., Shirazi, S. A., Doty, D. “An Improved Model for Predicting Separation Efficiency of a Rotary Gas Separator in an ESP Systems”, SPE 63044 – SPE 2000 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition – October 2000 – Dallas.

Shirazi, S.A. and McLaury, B.S., “Erosion Modeling of Elbows in Multiphase Flow,” Paper No. FEDSM0011251, ASME Fluids Engineering Division Meeting, Boston, MA, June 1115, 2000.

Edwards, J.K., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Evaluation of Alternative Pipe Bend Fittings in Erosive Service,” Paper No. FEDSM0011245, ASME Fluids Engineering Division Meeting, Boston, MA, June 1115, 2000.

Burden, T.L., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “LDV Measurements for Validation of Turbulence Modeling in a Choke and a RoundedThroatInlet Choke,” Paper No. FEDSM0011055, ASME Fluids Engineering Division Meeting, Boston, MA, June 1115, 2000.

McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., Shadley, J.R., and Rybicki, E.F., “How Operating and Environmental Conditions Affect Erosion,” Corrosion 99, Paper No. 34, NACE International Annual Conference, Houston, April 1999.

Lackner, Gernot, Doty, D.R., Shirazi, S.A., Schmidt, Z., “Downhole Gas Separation in a Rotary Gas Separator,” SPE 52160, 1999 SPE MidContinent Operations Symposium, Oklahoma City, March 2831, 1999.

Shirazi, S.A., Soulisa, R., Lebeck, A.O., and Nygren, M.E., “Fluid Temperature and Film Coefficient Prediction and Measurement in Mechanical Face Seals – Numerical Results,” in Proceedings of the 53rd STLE Annual Meeting, Preprint No. 98AM5G2, Detroit, May 1998.

McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Predicting Erosion in Straight Pipes,” in Proceeding of the 1998 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, FEDSM985228, Washington D.C., June 1998.

Erdal, F.M., Mantilla, I., Shirazi, S.A., and Shoham, O., “Simulation of Free Interface Shape and Complex TwoPhase Flow Behavior in a GasLiquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separator,” in Proceeding of the 1998 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, FEDSM985206, Washington D.C., June 1998.

Edwards, J.K., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Supplementing a CFD Code with Erosion Prediction Capabilities,” ASME FED Summer Meeting, Paper No. FEDSM985229, Washington D.C., June 2125, 1998.

Wang, J., Shirazi, S.A., Shadley, J.R., Rybicki, E.F., and Dayalan, E., “A Correlation for Mass Transfer Coefficients in Elbows,” Corrosion 98, Paper No. 98042, NACE International Annual Conference, San Diego, March 1998.

Dayalan, E., de Moraes, F.D., Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., and Rybicki, E.F., “CO2 Corrosion Prediction in Pipe Flow Under FeCO_{3 ScaleForming Conditions,” Corrosion 98, Paper No. 98051, NACE International Annual Conference, San Diego, March 1998.}

Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., Dayalan, E., and Rybicki, E.F., “Prediction of ErosionCorrosion Penetration Rate in a CO2 Environment with Sand,” Corrosion 98, Paper No. 98059, NACE International Annual Conference, San Diego, March 1998.

Xu, J., Shirazi, S.A., Doty, D.R., Schmidt, Z., Blais, R.N., “Prediction of Turbulent Friction in Rod Pumped Wells,” SPE paper 39800 presented at the 1998 Permian Basin Oil and Gas Recovery Conference in Midland, TX, March 2527, 1998.

Gernot Lackner, Francisco J.S. Alhanati, Siamack A. Shirazi, Dale R. Doty, Zelimir Schmidt: “Numerical Simulation of the GasLiquid Flow in a Rotary Gas Separator,” ASME Paper presented in the Petroleum Production Technology Symposium at ETCE “98 in Houston, February 34, 1998.

Wang, J. and Shirazi, S.A., “A Simultaneous Solution Procedure for Laminar and Turbulent Flows in Curved Channels and Bends,” in Proceedings of the 1997 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, FEDSM973318, Vancouver, Canada, June 1997.

Motta, B.R., Erdal, F.M., Shirazi, S.A., Shoham, O., and Rhyne, L.D., “Simulation of SinglePhase and Two Phase Flow in Gas Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” in Proceedings of the 1997 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, FEDSM973554, Vancouver, Canada, June 1997.

Wang, J. and Shirazi, S.A., Shadley, J.R., and Rybicki, E.F., “Application of Flow Modeling and Particle Tracking to Predict Sand Erosion Rates in Elbows,” in ASME FED Vol. 236, July 1996, pp. 725734.

McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., Shadley, J.R., and Rybicki, E.F., “Modeling Erosion in Chokes,” in ASME FED Vol. 236, July 1996, pp. 773782.

Dayalan, E., Shadley, J.R, Shirazi, S.A., and Rybicki, “CO2 Corrosion Rate Prediction in Pipe Flow for FeCo_{3 ScaleForming Conditions,” Corrosion 96, Paper No. 96007, NACE International Annual Conference, Denver, March 1996.}

Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., Dayalan, E., and Rybicki, E.F., “Velocity Guidelines for Preventing Pitting of Carbon Steel Piping When the Flowing Medium Contains CO2 and Sand,” Corrosion 96, Paper No. 96015, NACE International Annual Conference, Denver, March 1996.

Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., Dayalan, E., Ismail, M., and Rybicki, E.F., “ErosionCorrosion of a Carbon Steel Elbow in a CO2 Environment,” Corrosion 95, Paper No. 119, NACE International Annual Conference, Orlando, April 1995.

Dayalan, E. and Johar, T. and Shadley, J.R., and Shirazi, S.A., “Hydrodynamic Correlations Between Pipe Flow and Rotating Cylinder Electrode (RCE) For Oilfield Corrosion – Some Insights,” Corrosion 95, Paper No. 117, NACE International Annual Conference, Orlando, April 1995.

Dayalan, E., Vani, G., Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., and Rybicki, E.F., “Modeling CO2 Corrosion of Carbon Steels in Pipe Flow,” Corrosion 95, Paper No. 118, NACE International Annual Conference, Orlando, April 1995.

McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., Shadley, J.R., and Rybicki, E.F., “Parameters Affecting Flow Accelerated Erosion and ErosionCorrosion,” Corrosion 95, Paper No. 120, NACE International Annual Conference, Orlando, April 1995.

Azouz, I. and Shirazi, S.A., “Turbulent Flow of DragReducing Fluids in Annular Passages,” in Numerical Methods For NonNewtonian Fluid Dynamics, ASME FEDVol. 179, ed. by G. C. Vradis and D.A. Siginer, June 1994, pp. 7181.

Azouz, I., Shirazi, S.A., Pilehvari, A., and Azar, J.J., “Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Flow in Concentric and Eccentric Annuli,” AIAA Paper 933106, 24th Fluid Dynamics Conference, Orlando, July 1993.

Shirazi, S.A., Shadley, J.R., McLaury, B.S., and Rybicki, E.F., “A Procedure For Prediction of Solid Particle Erosion in Elbows and Tees,” in Codes and Standards in a Global Environment, ASME PVPVol. 259, ed. J.E. Staffiera, June 1993, pp. 159167.

Azouz, I., Shirazi, S.A., Pilehvari, A., and Azar, J.J., “Numerical Simulation of Laminar Flow of PowerLaw Fluids in Conduits of Arbitrary CrossSection,” in Recent Developments in NonNewtonian Flows and Industrial Applications, ASME FEDVol. 124, ed. by D.A. Siginer and M.N. Dhaubhadel, 1991, pp. 7379.

Shirazi, S.A. and Truman, C.R., “Simple Turbulence Models for Supersonic and Hypersonic Flows: Bodies at Incidence and Compression Corners,” AIAA paper 890669, 27th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, January 1989.

Truman, C.R., Shirazi, S.A. and Blottner, F.G., “Noniterative Solution for Pressure in Parabolic Flows,” in Advances and Applications in Computational Fluid Dynamics, ASME FEDVol. 66, ed. by O. Baysal, 1988, pp. 121127.

Shirazi, S.A. and Truman, C.R., “A Study of Algebraic and HalfEquation Turbulence Models for Hypersonic PNS predictions,” AIAA Paper 880222, AIAA 26th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, January 1988.

Shirazi, S.A. and Truman, C.R., “Prediction of Turbulent Source Flow Between Corotating Disks with an Anisotropic TwoEquation Turbulence Model,” ASME Paper 87GT73, International Gas Turbine Conference, Anaheim, June 1987.

Shirazi, S.A. and Truman, C.R., “Comparison of Algebraic Turbulence Models for PNS Prediction of Supersonic Flow Past a SphereCone,” AIAA Paper 870544, AIAA 25th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, January 1987.

Validation of New Test Facility for ErosionCorrosion Inhibition Prediction. NACE conference proceedings.
Book Chapters

“Mechanistic Modeling of Erosion–Corrosion for Carbon Steel”. Trends in Oil and Gas Corrosion Research and Technologies, 2017, p. 74963.

Shirazi, S.A., McLaury, B.S., Shadley, J.R., Roberts, K.P., Rybicki, E.F., Rincon, H., Hassani, Sh., AlMutahar, F., and AlAithan, G., “ErosionCorrosion in Oil and Gas Pipelines” Chapter 28, Oil and Gas Pipelines: Integrity and Safety Handbook, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey, 2015.
Technical Reports

Edwards, J.K. and Shirazi, S.A., “Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulation of Tank Cleaning,” Summary Report prepared for Heath Services, May, 1999

Shirazi, S.A. and McLaury, B.S., “Sand Probes Evaluation for Multiphase Production Systems, Summary Report prepared for Shell, October 1998.

Edwards, J.K. and Shirazi, S.A., “Baker Oil Tools Safety Valve Erosion Study,” Summary Report prepared for Baker Oil Tools, January 1998.

Dong, Jim, McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulation of Carbon Black Reactors,” Prepared for BDM, Final Report, September 19997.

Dong, Jim, McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulation of Carbon Black Reactors,” Prepared for BDM, Quarterly Report 3, July 1997.

Dong, Jim, McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulation of Carbon Black Reactors,” Prepared for BDM, Quarterly Report 2, April 1997.

Dong, Jim, McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulation of Carbon Black Reactors,” Prepared for BDM, Quarterly Report 1, December 1996.

McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulation of Carbon Black Reactors,” Quarterly Report 1, Phase I of Delivery Order No. 0041Rev. A., December, 1996.

Edwards, J.K., and Shirazi, S.A., “Experimental Evaluations and Analysis of Wear Resistance Coatings,” Final Report to Chevron, December, 1996.

Shoham, O. and Shirazi, S.A., “Design and Performance of GasLiquid Cylindrical Cyclone (GLCC) Separators for Multiphase Production Systems,” Final Report to DOE – BDM, Delivery Order 0031 – Rev. A, Reporting Period: April 21, 1995 to April 20, 1996.

How ErosionCorrosion Patterns in a Choke Change As Material Losses in the Choke Progress. NACE International, Houston, TX (United States), 1996.

Shirazi, S.A., Shadley, J.R., Dayalan, E. and Rybicki, E.F., “ThreePhase (GasLiquidSand) Separator for Erosion/Corrosion Research,” Final Report to DOE – BDM, Phase II of Delivery Order 0027Rev. A Subcontract 930001., August 1996.

Shirazi, S.A., and Wang, J., “Prediction of Erosion Rates for Production and Test Headers,” Final Report to Conoco, Inc., August 1995.

Lebeck, A.O, Shirazi, S.A., Soulisa, R., and Nygren, M.E., “Sealed Fluid Temperature and Film Coefficient Prediction and Measurement,” Final Report to Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, Advanced Projects Subcommittee Chairman and Contributors, May 1995.

Soulisa, R. and Shirazi, S.A., “Fluid Temperature and Heat Transfer Predictions in Mechanical Face Seals,” Final Report to Mechanical Seal Technology, Inc., April 1995.

Azouz, I. and Shirazi, S.A., “Numerical Simulation of Laminar and Turbulent Flow of Drilling Fluids in Conduits of Arbitrary CrossSection,” SemiAnnual Progress Reports to the Advisory Board of the Tulsa University Drilling Research Projects, May 1994.

A Particle Tracking Method to Predict Sand Erosion Threshold Velocities in Elbows and Tees. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York, NY (United States), 1994.

Shirazi, S.A., Wang, J., Soulisa, R., and Lebeck, A.O., “Sealed Fluid Temperature and Film Coefficient Prediction and Measurement,” Progress Report MarchJune 1994 to the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, July 1994.

Shirazi, S.A., Shadley, J.R., McLaury, B.S., and Rybicki, E.F., “Particulate Erosion – A Summary,” Prepared for Chevron, November, 1994.

Shirazi, S.A., Wang, J., Soulisa, R., and Lebeck, A.O., “Sealed Fluid Temperature and Film Coefficient Prediction and Measurement,” Progress Report Oct. 93 Feb. 94, to the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, March 1994.

Azouz, I. and Shirazi, S.A., “Numerical Simulation of Laminar and Turbulent Flow of Drilling Fluids in Conduits of Arbitrary CrossSection,” SemiAnnual Progress Reports to the Advisory Board of the Tulsa University Drilling Research Projects, Nov. 1993.

Azouz, I. and Shirazi, S.A., “Numerical Simulation of Laminar and Turbulent Flow of Drilling Fluids in Conduits of Arbitrary CrossSection,” SemiAnnual Progress Reports to the Advisory Board of the Tulsa University Drilling Research Projects, May 1993.

Shirazi, S.A., Soulisa, R., and Lebeck, A.O., “Sealed Fluid Temperature and Film Coefficient Prediction and Measurement,” Progress Report JuneSept. 1993 to the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, October 1993.

Azouz, I. and Shirazi, S.A., “Numerical Simulation of Laminar and Turbulent Flow of Drilling Fluids in Conduits of Arbitrary CrossSection,” SemiAnnual Progress Reports to the Advisory Board of the Tulsa University Drilling Research Projects, Nov. 1992.

Azouz, I. and Shirazi, S.A., “Numerical Simulation of Laminar and Turbulent Flow of Drilling Fluids in Conduits of Arbitrary CrossSection,” SemiAnnual Progress Reports to the Advisory Board of the Tulsa University Drilling Research Projects, May 1992.

Shirazi, S.A., and Scoville, J.C., “Comparison of Magnesium and Aluminum Heat Sinks,” Final Report to Kaiser Aluminum Specialty Products, Tulsa, Oklahoma, September 1992.

Azouz, I. and Shirazi, S.A., “Numerical Simulation of Laminar and Turbulent Flow of Drilling Fluids in Conduits of Arbitrary CrossSection,” SemiAnnual Progress Reports to the Advisory Board of the Tulsa University Drilling Research Projects, Nov. 1991.

Azouz, I. and Shirazi, S.A., “Numerical Simulation of Laminar and Turbulent Flow of Drilling Fluids in Conduits of Arbitrary CrossSection,” SemiAnnual Progress Reports to the Advisory Board of the Tulsa University Drilling Research Projects, May 1991.

Lebeck, A.O., Young, L.A., and Shirazi, S.A., “An Investigation of Parallel Sliding Load Support in Mechanical Seals,” Final Report to John Crane UK Ltd., June 1990.

Shirazi, S.A., “A Simple Numerical Algorithm for TwoDimensional Moving Boundary Problems,” Report to MSTI as a part of a project supported by NSF grant ISI88211893, February, 1990.

Shirazi, S.A. and Lebeck, A.O., “Total Dissolution of Gases from a Liquid,” Report to John Crane UK Ltd., October 1989.

Shirazi, S.A., “Oscillatory Bubble Dynamics, Report to John Crane UK Ltd., July 1989.

Truman, C.R. and Shirazi, S.A., “Calibration of LowVelocity Probes,” Sandia National Laboratories Contract Report, June 1985.
Other

Najmi, K., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., Cremaschi, S., “Experimental Study of Low Concentration Sand Transport in Multiphase Viscous Horizontal Pipes” Accepted to SPE Production and Operation Symposium, 2015, OKC, OK, USA.

Najmi, K., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., Cremaschi, S., “Experimental Study of Low Concentration Sand Transport in Multiphase Viscous Horizontal Pipes” SPE Production and Operation Symposium, 2015, OKC, OK, USA.

AlAithanG., AlMutaharF., ShadleyJ., ShiraziS., RybickiE., and RobertsK. “How Iron Carbonate Scale Provides Protection under Erosion in a Sweet Corrosion Environment (Abstract)”. Proceedings of the 15th MECC, Bahrain, 2014.

Arabnejad, H., Shirazi, S.A., McLaury, B.S., Shadley, J.R., “Calculation of Erosional Velocity Due to Liquid Droplets with Application to Oil and Gas Industry Production,” SPE, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Amsterdam October 2014.

Kieta, M., Kesana, N.R., Hau, X., McLaury, B.S. and Shirazi, S.A. “Use of Sampling Techniques for Determining the Solid Concentration in Multiphase Flow and Implication to Erosion,” BHR Group Multiphase Production Technology Conference, Banff, Calgary, Canada, June, 2014.

McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., Kesana, N.R., Blumer, D., Yellapantula, S., Barnes, R., Grubb, S., Rincon, H. “Application of Temperature compensated, Fixed Mount, Multichannel UT Device to Examine Erosion in a Bend and HighPrecision Corrosion Rates of Pit Inhibitor,” NACE CORROSION 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA, March, 2014.

Vieira, R., Kesana, N.R., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Evaluation of Sand Erosion Measurement Techniques in Bends for Low Liquid Loading and Annular Flow Conditions,” NACE CORROSION 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA, March, 2014.

Kesana, N.R., Vieira, R., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “A Mechanistic Model for Predicting Erosion in Pseudo Slug Flow,” NACE CORROSION 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA, March, 2014.

Arabnejad, H., Shirazi, S.A., McLaury, B.S., Shadley, J.R., “Calculation of Erosional Velocity Due to Liquid Droplets with Application to Oil and Gas Industry Production,” SPE 166423, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 30 September–2 October 2013.

Vieira, R. E., Torres, C. F., Gomez, L., and Shirazi, S. A., “Comparison of Models for Isothermal Unsteady Flow Calculations in Gas Pipelines,” Proceedings of ASME Early Career Technical Conference (ECTC) District E, Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 2013.

F.M. AlMutahar, G. AlAithan, K.P. Roberts, S.A. Shirazi, E.F. Rybicki, J.R. Shadley, “Characterization of Erosion Resistance of Iron Carbonate (FeCO3) Scale,” paper presented at CORROSION 2013, Orlando, March 2013.

Hassani, Sh., Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., Rybicki, E.F., Roberts, K.P. and Joia, C.”A New Approach for Studying Inhibited ErosionCorrosion in CO2 Saturated Systems”, SPE Paper No. 155136, Oilfield Corrosion 2012, Aberdeen, UK, 28–29 May 2012.

Odigie, M.E., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., and Cremaschi, S. “Acoustic Monitor Threshold Limits for Sand Detection in Multiphase Flow Production System,” SPE Paper 154378, SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Oilfield Corrosion, Aberdeen, UK, 28–29 May 2012.

Shirazi, S.A., McLaury, B.S., Anwar, A.A., Nadeem, A, Venkatesan, P., Watson, P, and Hassaballa, S.A., “Challenges of Integrity Management of Pipelines and Erosion Control in Sand Producing Wells, SPE Paper 155122, Oilfield Corrosion 2012, Aberdeen, UK, 28–29 May 2012.

Hassani, Sh., Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., Rybicki, E.F., Roberts, K.P. and Joia, C. “Characterization and Prediction of Chemical Inhibition Performance for ErosionCorrosion Conditions in Sweet Oil and Gas Production”, CORROSION 2012, Salt Lake City, Paper No. 1122, March 2012.

Fan, C., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A. and Rybicki, E.F., “Experimental Research of Sand Erosion in Gas Dominant Flows,” paper presented at the Corrosion 2012, Paper No. C20120001422, NACE International Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, March 2012.

AlMutahar, F.M., Roberts, K.P., Shirazi, S.A., Rybicki, E.F., and Shadley, J.R. “Modeling and Experiments of FeCO3 Scale Growth and Removal for ErosionCorrosion Conditions,” Paper No. 1132. Corrosion 2012, Salt Lake City, March 1115, 2012.

Kesana, N.R., Kieta, M., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “UT Measurements to Determine Erosion Patterns in a Bend for Single and Multiphase Flows,” paper presented at NACE CORROSION 2012, Salt Lake City, March 14, 2012.

Odigie, M.E., Shirazi, S.A., McLaury, B.S., Cremaschi, S., “Variation in Acoustic Monitor Threshold Limits for Sand Detection in Multiphase Flow Systems Using Experimental and Statistical Approach,” paper presented at the 14th Middle East Corrosion Conference and Exhibition, Paper No. 182CR25, NACE Middle East and Africa, Bahrain, February 2012.

Hassani, Sh., Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., Rybicki, E.F., Roberts, K.P. and Joia, C., “Flow Loop Study of Chloride Concentration Effect on Erosion, Corrosion and ErosionCorrosion of carbon Steel in CO2 Saturated Systems”, CORROSION 2011, Houston, Paper No. 11237.

Fan, C., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Evaluation of Electrical Resistance Probes to Detect Pipeline Erosion and Sand Production in Low Liquid Loading Flow Conditions, ” paper presented at Society of Petroleum Engineers Eastern Regional Meeting 2011, Paper No. 149013, Columbus, Ohio, USA, August 2011.

Kesana, N.R., Throneberry, J., McLaury, B.S. and Shirazi, S.A., “Solid Particle Erosion in Slug Flow,” presented at the 63rd Annual APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting, Long Beach, CA; Nov 23rd 2010.

Zhang, Y., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., and Rybicki, E.F., “Application of CFD in ErosionRelated Prediction and Model Development,” Paper No. 0353, Proceedings of The 3rd World Conference on Safety of Oil and Gas Industry (WCOGI 2010), Beijing, China, September 2728, 2010.

Throneberry, J.M., Zhang, Y., McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., and Rybicki, E.F., “SolidParticle Erosion in Slug Flow,” SPE Paper 135402, SPE Annual Conference and Exhibition, Florence, Italy, September 1922, 2010.

Shirazi, S.A. and McLaury, B.S., Sow E., Butter, M., Folefac, A., and Hassaballa, S.A., “Sand Settling and Locations of High Erosion in Subsea Production System,” Trinidad and Tobago Energy Resource Conference, Port of Spain, SPE 132909, Trainidad, June 2730, 2010.

McLaury, B., Shirazi, S., AlMutahar, F., “Sand Monitoring Techniques – Applications and Limitations,” Paper 08076, 12th Middle East Corrosion Conference, Bahrain, February 36, 2008.

McLaury, B.S., Viswanathan, V., Shirazi, S.A., and Mazumder, Q.H., “Effect of Upstream Pipe Orientation on Erosion in Bends for Annular Flow,” paper presented at the Corrosion 06, Paper No. 06572, NACE International Annual Conference, San Diego, March 2006.

Shirazi, S.A., Adsani, E., Shadley, J.R., and Rybicki, E.F., “Validation of Mass Transfer Coefficient Models used in Predicting CO2 Corrosion in Vertical TwoPhase Flow in the Oil and Gas Production,” paper presented at the Corrosion 06, Paper No. 06573, NACE International Annual Conference, San Diego, March 2006.

AlMutahar, F., Shirazi, S.A., McLaury, B.S., “Critical Deposition Velocities of Solid Particles in Horizontal and Inclined Pipes,” Paper presented at the 11th Middle East Corrosion Conference, Feb. 26March 1st, Bahrain, 2006.

Shirazi, S.A., McLaury, B.S., Rincon, H., Shadley, J.R., and Rybicki, E.F., “Application of Tulsa University Erosion Model to Predict Threshold Production Flow Rates and Sand Rates from Sand Detection Sensors,” Paper presented at the 11th Middle East Corrosion Conference, Feb. 26March 1st, Bahrain, 2006.

Russell, R., Shirazi, S.A., Macrae, J., Luce, T., “A New Computational Fluid Dynamics Model to Predict Flow Profiles and Erosion Rates in Downhole Completion Equipment, SPE 90734, paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Houston, Texas, U.S.A., 26–29 September 2004.

Sampson, M.J., McLaury, B.S. and Shirazi, S.A., “A method for Relating Sand Monitor Output to Sand Rate and Particle Kinetic Energy,” paper presented at the Corrosion 02, Paper No. 02248, NACE International Annual Conference, Denver, March 2002.

Adsani, E., Shirazi, S.A., Shadley, J.R., Rybicki, E.F., “Mass Transfer And Co2 Corrosion in Multiphase Flow,” paper presented at the Corrosion 02, Paper No. 02248, NACE International Annual Conference, Denver, March 2002.

Amey, M.J., Benard, A., Chase, G.G., Evans, E.A., Jayaraman, K., Mohan, R.S., Parks, S.M., Petty, C.A., Shoham, O., Shirazi, S.A., Wisecarver, K.D., and Zhuang, M.: “NSF Combined Research and Curriculum Development on Multiphase Transport Phenomena,” ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, 2002 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Vive L’ingenieur, 2002, pp. 98779886.

Wang, J. and Shirazi, S.A., “A CFD Based Correlation for Erosion Factor for LongRadius Elbows and Bends,” Proceedings of the Engineering Technology Conference on Energy, ETCE 2001, February 57, Houston, Part A, pp. 503514.

Erdal, F.M. and Shirazi, S.A., “Local Velocity Measurements and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulations of Swirling Flow in a Cylindrical Cyclone Separator,” Paper No. ETCE 200117101,Proceedings of ETCE 2001, February 57, Houston, 2001.

Harun, A.F., Prado, M.G., Shirazi, S.A., and Doty, D.R., “Improved Model for Predicting Separation Efficiency of a Rotary Gas Separator in ESP Systems, Proceedings – SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exibition, v PI, 2000, pp. 399409.

Harun, A.F., Prado, M.G., Shirazi, S.A. and Doty, D.R., “An Improved Model for Predicting Separation Efficiency of a Rotary Gas Separator in ESP Systems,” SPE Paper 63031, paper prepared for presentation at the 2000 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Dallas, Texas, 1–4 October 2000.

Aldridge, D., Shaw, B., and Shirazi, S., “Economic, Safety, and Performance Considerations for Safety System Design for LargeBore Gas Completions,” Paper No. OTC 11881, Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, May 2000.

McLaury, B.S., Shirazi, S.A., and Burden, T.L., “Effect of Entrance Shape on Erosion in the Throat of Chokes,” Paper No. ETCE00ER034, ETCE 2000 / OMAE 2000 Joint Conference of ASME Petroleum Division, February 1417, 2000.

Edwards, J.K., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Erosion Prediction in Elbows and Plugged Tees,” Paper No. ETCE00ER033, ETCE 2000 / OMAE 2000 Joint Conference of ASME Petroleum Division, February 1417, 2000.

McLaury, B.S. and Shirazi, S.A., “Is API RP 14E Reliable for Predicting an Erosional Production Velocity when Sand Production is Anticipated?” Paper No. ETCE00PR054, ETCE 2000 / OMAE 2000 Joint Conference of ASME Petroleum Division, February 1417, 2000.

Harun, A.F.,Prado, M.G., Shirazi, S.A. and Doty, D.R., “TwoPhase Flow Modeling of Induces,” Paper No. ETCE00PROD10033, Proceedings of the ETCE 2000 / OMAE 2000 Joint Conference of ASME Petroleum Division, February 1417, 2000, Houston.

Harun, A.F., Prado, M.G., Shirazi, S.A. and Doty, D.R., “TwoPhase Flow Modeling of Induces,” paper presented at the ETCE/OMAE 2000 Joint Conference of ASME Petroleum Division, Paper No. PROD10033, February 1417, 2000, Houston.

Erdal, F.M., Shirazi, S.A., Mantilla, I., and Shoham, O., “CFD Study of Bubble Carryunder in GasLiquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators, SPE/EPA Exploration and Production Environmental Conference, 1999, SPE 49309, pp. 125135.

McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Predicting Sand Erosion in Chokes for High Pressure Wells, SPE Paper 49308, in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, Pi Production Operations and Engineering/General, New Orleans, October 1999.

McLaury, B.S. and Shirazi, S.A., “Generalization of API RP 14E for Erosive Service in Multiphase Production,” SPE Paper 56812, Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, Pi Production Operations and Engineering/General, Houston, October 36, 1999.

Edwards, J.K, Erdal, F.M., McLaury, B.S., and Shirazi, S.A., “Validation of a CFD Code for Tangentially Injected Swirling Flows and Flow in 90 degree Elbows,” Paper No. FEDSM996785, 3rd ASME/JSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, San Francisco, CA, July 1823, 1999.

Lackner, G., Doty, D.R., Shirazi, S.A., and Schmidt, Z., “Effect of Viscosity on Downhole Gas Separation in a Rotary Gas Separator,” SPE Paper 52160, in Proceedings of the SPE MidContinent Operations Symposium, Oklahoma City, March 1999.

Mantilla, I., Shirazi, S.A., and Shoham, O., “Flow Prediction and Bubble Trajectory Model in GasLiquid Cylindrical Cyclone (GLCC) Separators,” Paper No. ETCE996658, Proceedings of the 1999 ASME Energy Sources Technology Conference, Feb. 1999, Houston.

Erdal, F.M., Shirazi, S.A., Mantilla, I., and Shoham, O., “Bubble Trajectory Analysis for Design of Gas Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” SPE Paper 49309, in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, Pi Production Operations and Engineering/General, New Orleans, October 1998.

Xu, J., Shirazi, S.A., Doty, D.R., Schmidt, Z., and Blais, R.N., “ Prediction of Turbulent Friction in Rod Pumped Wells,” in Proceeding of the 1998 SPE Permian Basin Oil and Gas Recovery Conference, SPE paper 39800, March 1998.

Shadley, J.R., Rybicki, E.F., Shirazi, S.A., and Dayalan, E., “Velocity Guidelines for Avoiding ErosionCorrosion Damage in Sweet Production with Sand,” Paper No. ETCE 984684, the Energy Sources Technology Conference & Exhibition, Houston, February 1998.

McLaury, B.S., Wang, J., Shirazi, S.A., Shadley, J.R., and Rybicki, E.F., ”Solid Particle Erosion in Long Radius Elbows and Straight Pipes, “SPE Paper 38842, in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, Pi Production Operations and Engineering Annual Meeting, Sand Diego, October 1997.

Shadley, J.R., Shirazi, S.A., Dayalan, E. and Rybicki, E.F., “Using an Inhibitor to Combat ErosionCorrosion in Carbon Steel Piping – How Much Does It Help?” in Annual Proceedings of the 1996 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, May 1996, Vol. 4, pp. 437443.

Pilehvari, A.A., Azar,J. J., and Shirazi, S.A., “StateoftheArt Cuttings Transport in Horizontal Wellbores,” SPE Paper 37079, SPE International Conference on Horizontal Well Technology, Calgary, Canada, November 1996.

Ferhat, F.M., Shirazi, S.A., Shoham, O. and Kouba, G.E., “CFD Simulation of SinglePhase and TwoPhase Flow in GasLiquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” SPE paper 36645, presented at the SPE Annual Meeting, Denver, October 1996.

Jalukar, L.S., Azar, J.J., Pilehvari, A., and Shirazi, S.A., “Extensive Experimental Investigation of Hole Size Effect on Cuttings Transport in Directional Well Drilling,” paper presented at the Forum on Industrial and Environmental Applications of Fluid Mechanics, ASME Fluids Engineering Division Meeting, San Diego, July 711, 1996.

Marti, S.K., Erdal, F.M., Shoham, O., and Shirazi, S.A., “Analysis of Gas CarryUnder in GasLiquid Cylindrical Cyclones,” in proceedings of the “Hydrocyclones 96” International Conference, Cambrige, England, April 1996.

Arpandi, I., Joshi, A.R., Shoham, O., and Shirazi, S.A., “Hydrodynamics of TwoPhase Flow in GasLiquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” SPE Paper 30683, in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, Pi Production Operations and Engineering Annual Meeting, Dallas, October 1995.

Kouba, G.E., Shoham, O. and Shirazi, S.A., “Design and Performance of Gas Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” in Proceedings of the BHR Group 6th International Meeting on Multiphase Flow, Gannes, France, June 79, 1995.

Shirazi, S.A., McLaury, B.S., Shadley, J.R., and Rybicki, E.F., “Generalization of the API RP 14E Guideline for Erosive Services,” SPE Paper 28518, in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, Pi Production Operations and Engineering , Vol. 1, pp. 583592, New Orleans, September 1994.

Dayalan, E., Barrious H.J.C., Shirazi, S.A., and Shadley, J.R., “Velocity Effects on Carbon Dioxide Corrosion Behavior of API N80 Steel,” Paper Number 226, Extended Abstract, 183rd ECS Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 1993.

Brown, J.F., Jr., Riopelle, L., and Shirazi, S.A., “Magnesium Heat Sink Evaluations,” SAE Technical Paper Series 930415, in Proceedings of the 1993 SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, Michigan, March 1993.

Shirazi, S.A., Scoville, J.C., and Brown, J.F. Jr., “Magnesium Heat Sink Evaluations,” Abstract in Proceedings of the 49th Annual World Conference of the International Magnesium Association, Chicago, May 1992.

Shirazi, S.A., “Evaluation of Algebraic and HalfEquation Turbulence Models for Supersonic and Hypersonic Flows Using a Parabolized NavierStokes Method,” Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of New Mexico, 1989.
Courses Taught
 Turbulent Flow
 Research and Thesis
 Thermofluids
 Thermofluids Lab
 Project and Report
 Research and Dissertation
 Independent Study
Awards & Honors
 Technical Achievemet Award
 ASME Fellow
 NACE Fellow