Dr. Avishag Pelosi

Dr. Avishag Pelosi

Dr. Avishag Pelosi

Department: Mechanical Engineering

Education :

Ph.D.2008, Aerospace Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Topic: “Solid Propellant Enhancement by Liquid Oxidizer Addition”

M.Sc.2001, Aerospace Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Topic: “Solid Fuel Ramjet Regulation by Means of an Air-Division Valve”.

B.Sc.1997, Aerospace Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

Refereed Papers

1. Pelosi, A. D. and Gany, A., “Modeling the Combustion of an Endothermically Evaporating Liquid Oxidizer Droplet Contained in a Solid Fuel”, Journal of
Propulsion and Power, Vol. 28, No. 6, pp. 1379-1388, 2012.

2. Pelosi, A. D. and Gany, A., “The Mechanisms Involved in the Combustion of a Liquid Oxidizer Capsule Contained in a Solid Fuel”, International Journal
of Energetic Materials and Chemical Propulsion, Vol. 7, No. 6, pp. 523-547, 2008.

3. Pelosi, A. D. and Gany, A., “Combustion of a Solid Fuel Tube with Contained Liquid Oxidizer in a Hot Gas Atmosphere”, Combustion Science and
Technology, Vol. 179, pp. 265-280, 2007.

4. Pelosi-Pinhas, D. and Gany, A., “Bypass-Regulated Solid Fuel Ramjet Combustor in Variable Flight Conditions”, Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 19
, No. 1, pp.73-80, 2003.

5. Pelosi-Pinhas, D. and Gany, A., “Analysis and Testing of Fuel Regression Rate Control in Solid Fuel Ramjets”, International Journal of Energetic
Materials and Chemical Propulsion, Vol. 5, No. 1-6, pp. 340-353, 2002.

6. Pelosi-Pinhas, D. and Gany, A., “Solid-Fuel Ramjet Regulation by Means of an Air-Division Valve”, Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp.
1069-1074, 2000.

Book Chapters
  • Pelosi-Pinhas, D. and Gany, A., “Analysis and Testing of Fuel Regression Rate Control in Solid Fuel Ramjets”, in “Combustion of Energetic Materials”, K.K. Kuo and L.T. De Luca Editors, Begell House Inc. Publishers, New York, pp. 340-353, 2002.
  •  Pelosi, A. D. and Gany, A., “The Mechanisms Involved in the Combustion of a Liquid Oxidizer Capsule Contained in a Solid Fuel”, K. K. Kuo and K. Hori Editors, Begell House Inc. Publishers, New York, pp. 523-547, 2008.
  •  Gany, A., Pelosi, A.D. and Livne, A., “Concept and Study of the Combustion of Liquid Oxidizer Contained in a Solid Propellant”, Zel’Dovich Memorial, Vol. 1, edited by A.A. Borisov and S.M. Frolov, Torus Press, Moscow, pp. 107-111, 2014.

Conference Proceedings and Abstracts

  • Uzan, S., Pelosi, A. and Gany, A., “Film Cooling of a Blunt Body in Supersonic High Enthalpy Flow”, 55th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, Tel Aviv and Haifa, Feb. 25-26, 2015.
  •  Uzan, S., Pelosi, A. and Gany, A., “Experimental Investigation of Blunt Body Film Cooling in Supersonic High Enthalpy Flows”, Poster presentation, 27th Annual Symposium of the Israeli Section of the Combustion Institute, Tel Aviv, Nov. 28, 2013.
  • Pelosi, A. D. and Gany, A., “Combustion of Liquid Oxidizer Droplet Contained in a Solid Fuel-Rich Propellant”, P-15-10, 3rd European Combustion Meeting ECM 2007, Chania, Greece, April 11-13, 2007.
  • Pelosi, A. D. and Gany, “Modeling and Experimenting the Combustion of a Solid Propellant Containing Liquid Oxidizer Droplets”, 47th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, Tel-Aviv and Haifa, Feb. 21-22, 2007, Book of Abstracts p. 45 and full paper on a disk.
  • Gany, A., Pelosi, A. D., Setter, A., Rosenband, V., Yavor, Y. and Lazarev, A., “Study of New Ideas for Improving Rocket Motor and Propellant Performances”, Energetic Materials Meeting, Herzliya, May 21, 2007.
  •  Pelosi, A. D. and Gany, A., “The Mechanisms Involved in the Combustion of a Liquid Oxidizer Capsule Contained in a Solid Fuel”, 7th International Symposium on Special Topics in Chemical Propulsion (7-ISICP), Kyoto, Japan, 17-21 Sept., 2007.
  • Pelosi, A. D. and Gany, A., “Experimenting and Modeling the Combustion of a Liquid Oxidizer Droplet with Adjacent Solid Fuel”, AIAA Paper 2006-4929, 42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Sacramento, California, July 9-12, 2006.
  • Pelosi, A. D. and Gany, A., “Combustion of a Solid Fuel Tube with Contained Liquid Oxidizer in a Hot Gas Atmosphere”, 4th Mediterranean Combustion Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal, Oct. 6-10, 2005.
  • Pelosi, A. D. and Gany, A., “Combustion Study of a Miniature Hybrid Propellant Combination”, 5th International High Energy Materials Conference & Exhibit, HEMCE-2005, Hyderabad, India, Nov. 23-25, 2005.
  • Pelosi, A. D. and Gany, A., “Combustion Behavior of a Nitric Acid Droplet Contained in a Solid Propellant Strand”, Poster P-03, 21st Annual Symposium of the Israeli Section of the Combustion Institute, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Dec. 29, 2005, Book of Abstracts, p. 12.
  • Pelosi, A. D. and Gany, A., “Combustion of a Solid Propellant with Embedded Thin Tube Containing Liquid Oxidizer”, Poster P-33, 20th Annual Symposium of the Israeli Section of the Combustion Institute, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Dec. 9, 2004, Book of Abstracts, p. 58.
  • Pelosi-Pinhas, D. and Gany, A., “Concept and Experimental Evaluation of Solid Fuel Ramjet Regulation”, 41st Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, Tel-Aviv and Haifa, Feb. 21-22, 2001, Proceedings pp. 469-484.
  • Pelosi-Pinhas, D. and Gany, A., “Experimental Investigation of a Bypass-Regulated Solid Fuel Ramjet Combustor in Variable Flight Conditions”, ISABE Paper 2001-1238, 15th International Symposium on Air Breathing Engines, International Society of Air Breathing Engines ISABE, Bangalore, India, Sept. 2-7, 2001.
  • Pelosi-Pinhas, D. and Gany, A., “Analysis and Testing of Fuel Regression Rate Control in Solid Fuel Ramjets”, Poster No. 5-ISICP-007-7-OP-VR, 5th International Symposium on Special Topics in Chemical Propulsion (5-ISICP), Combustion of Energetic Materials, Stresa, Italy, June 19-22, 2000.
  • Pelosi-Pinhas, D. and Gany, A., “Status Report on Solid Fuel Ramjet Regulation Research”, Poster Presentation, 1st Israeli Conference on Rocket Propulsion and Ballistics, Soreq Nuclear Research Center, Yavne, June 27, 2000.
  • Pelosi-Pinhas, D. and Gany, A., “Analysis and Testing of Fuel Regression Rate Control in Solid Fuel Ramjets”, Poster P-12, 15th Annual Symposium of the Israeli Section of the Combustion Institute, Beer-Sheva, Dec. 9, 1999, Book of Abstracts, pp. 50-52.
  • Pelosi-Pinhas, D. and Gany, A., “Solid-Fuel Ramjet Regulation by Means of an Air-Division Valve”, ISABE Paper 99-7425, 14th International Symposium on Air Breathing Engines, International Society of Air Breathing Engines ISABE, Florence, Italy, Sept. 5-10, 1999. Pelosi-Pinhas, D. and Gany, A., “Analysis of Flow/Heat Transfer Coupling to Regulate the Solid Fuel Burning Rate in a Ramjet Combustor”, Poster No. FDT/9, Mediterranean Combustion Symposium, Antalya, Turkey, June 20-25, 1999.
  •  Pelosi-Pinhas, D. and Gany, A., “In-Flight Control of Fuel/Air Ratio in a Solid Fuel Ramjet Combustor”, Poster P-16, 14th Annual Symposium of the Israeli Section of the Combustion Institute in Honor of Prof. Y.M. Timnat’s 75th Birthday, Technion, Haifa, Dec. 17, 1998, Book of Abstracts, pp. 59-61.

Professional Activities

2014-2018
Freelancer, exams committee, aerodynamics and aircraft motors for technicians and practical engineers, Center for Educational Technology (MATAH)
2009-2011
Freelancer consultant, propulsion and energetic materials, Directorate of Defence Research & Development (MAFAT)/ IMOD
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