Jacques Richard

Senior Lecturer

Jacques Richard

Office: HRBB 744C
Phone: 979.845.3916
Fax: 979.845.6051
Email: richard@tamu.edu

Personal Website

Research Interests

  • Electric propulsion: ion thruster optics plasma flow
  • MHD model of ion thruster discharge cathode assembly (DCA)
  • Plasma jets in magnetic fields
  • Hemodynamics (blood flow in carotid artery)s
  • Atmospheric and oceanic wave interaction
  • Lattice-Boltzmann methods
  • WENO
  • Spectral element methods

Awards & Honors

  • 1995 - NASA Glenn (formerly Lewis) Research Center Teamwork Awareness Award
  • 1995 - NASA Team Achievement Award: Supersonic Flow Drag Probe, (Cash Award)

Education

  • Ph. D.: Aeronautical Engineering; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; 1989
  • M. S.: Aeronautical Engineering; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; 1987
  • B. S.: Aerospace Engineering; Boston University; 1984

Selected Publications

Richard, Jacques C. and Young, Brian, "Multi-Species Lattice-Boltzmann Models of Xe, Xe+, Xe++, e- Flow through Ion Thruster Optics", AIAA paper Number AIAA-2006-5006, http://www.aiaa.org 42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, CA, 9 - 12 Jul 2006. Follow-up to be submitted to AIAA J. Propulsion and Power, 2006.

Richard, Jacques C., "Unsteady Quasi-1D Non-Linear Dynamic Model of Supersonic Surge in a Supersonic Through-Flow Fan", AIAA J. Propulsion and Power, Vol. 22, No 1, Jan.-Feb. 2006, pp. 188-196. Link

Bowen, S. P., Richard, J. C., Mancini, J. C., Fessitides, V. and Crooker, B., "Microseism and Infrasound Generation by Cyclones", J. Acoustical Soc. of America (JASA), Vol. 113, No. 5, pp. 2562-2573, May 2003.

Richard, J. C. and Fralick, G. C., "Extension of Drag Probe Utility to Supersonic Flow", NASA TM, 1997.

Richard, Jacques C., "Low-Order Nonlinear Dynamic Modeling of IC Engine-Variable Pitch Propeller System for General Aviation Aircraft", NASA LeRC Tech. Memo. NASA TM 107006, 1995.

Richard, Jacques C., "Preliminary Results from Quasi-One-Dimensional Dynamic Modeling of a Supersonic Throughflow Fan System", NASA TM 106317, July 1994 (Limited Distribution).

Chicatelli, Amy K. and Richard, Jacques C., "Reduced Order Linear Modeling of Supersonic Compression & Propulsion System Dynamics", NASA TM 106090, Mar. 1993 (Limited Distribution).

Cole, G. L. and Richard, Jacques C., "Supersonic Propulsion Simulation by Incorporating Component Models in the Large Perturbation INlet (LAPIN) Computer Code". NASA TM 105193, Dec. 1991.

Richard, Jacques C., and Myrabo, Leik N., "Analysis of Laser-Generated Impulse In An Airbreathing Pulsed Detonation Engine: Part 1", 3rd International Symposium on Beamed Energy Propulsion, 11-14 October 2004, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. published in the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Conference Proceedings 766 "Beamed Energy Propulsion", ISBN 0-7354-0251-5, 2005.

Richard, Jacques C., and Myrabo, Leik N., "Analysis of Laser-Generated Impulse In An Airbreathing Pulsed Detonation Engine: Part 2", 3rd International Symposium on Beamed Energy Propulsion, 11-14 October 2004, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. published in the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Conference Proceedings 766 "Beamed Energy Propulsion", ISBN 0-7354-0251-5, 2005.