Publications

Manya, J.J., M.J. Antal, Jr., C.K. Kinoshita, and S.M. Masutani. 2011. Specific heat capacity of pure water at 4.0 MPa between 298.15 and 465.65 K. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 50(10): 6470-6484.

Nihous, G.C., K. Kuroda, J.R. Lobos-Gonzalez, R.J. Kurasaki and S.M. Masutani. 2010. An analysis of gas hydrate dissociation in the presence of thermodynamic inhibitors. Chem. Eng. Sci. 65(5): 1748-1761.

Yoza, B.A., G.C. Nihous, P.K. Takahashi, L.G. Golmen, J.C. War, K. Otsuka, K. Ouchi and S.M. Masutani. 2010. Deep ocean water resources in the 21st century. Mar. Technol. Soc. J. 44(3): 80-87.

Nihous, G.C., C.K. Kinoshita, and S.M. Masutani. 2009. A determination of the activity of water-alcohol mixtures using mobile order thermodynamics. Chem. Eng. Sci. 64(11): 2767-2771.

Montgomery, M.T., T.J. Boyd, C.L. Osburn, R.E. Plummer, S.M. Masutani, and R.B. Coffin. 2009. Desalination technology waste streams: effect of pH and salinity on metabolism of marine microbial assemblages. Desalination 249(2): 861-864.

Nihous, G.C., C.K. Kinoshita, and S.M. Masutani. 2008. Stress concentration factors for oblique holes in pressurized thick cylinders. J. Press. Vess-T. ASME 130(2): 021202-1-021202-7.

Nihous, G.C. and S.M. Masutani. 2007. Notes on the modeling of methane in aging hydrothermal vents. J. Mar. Res. 65(6): 789-812.

Yoza, B.A., R.M. Harada, Q.X. Li, G.C. Nihous, and S.M. Masutani. 2007. Impact of mariculture on microbial diversity in sediments near open ocean farming of Polydactylus Sexfilis. Ecol. Indic. 7(1): 108-122.

Nihous, G.C. and S.M. Masutani. 2006. Notes on the dissolution rate of gas hydrates in undersaturated water. Chem. Eng. Sci. 61(23): 7827-7830.

Nihous, G.C. and S.M. Masutani. 2006. A model of methane concentration profiles in the open ocean. J. Mar. Res. 64(4): 629-650.

Nishio, M., S.M. Masutani, J. Minamiura, and M. Ozaki. 2005. Study of liquid CO2 droplet formation under simulated mid-depth ocean conditions. Energy. 30: 2284-2297.

Coffin, R.B., M.T. Montgomery, T.J. Boyd, and S.M. Masutani:. 2004. Influence of ocean CO2 sequestration on bacterial elemental cycling. Energy 29: 1511-1520.

Masutani, S.M. and E.E. Adams. 2004. Liquid droplet contaminant plumes in the deep ocean. Jpn. J. Multiphase Flow 18(12): 135-152

Takahashi, P., J. Vadus, and S. Masutani. 2004. Energy from the Sea:  the Potential and Realities of OTEC, IOC Bruun Memorial Lectures, UNESCO.

Zhou, J., S.M. Masutani, D.M. Ishimura, S.Q. Turn, and C.M. Kinoshita. 2000. Release of fuel-bound nitrogen during biomass gasification. . Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 39(3): 626-634.

Masutani, S. and E. Adams. 2000. Experimental study of multiphase plumes with application to deep ocean oil spills. Final report to US Dept of the Interior, Minerals Management Service Contract No 1435-01-98-CT-30946.  Available from http://www.boemre.gov/tarprojects/3.77.htm

Masutani, S.M. and P.K. Takahashi. 1999. Ocean thermal energy conversion. Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (J. Webster, ed.), Vol. 15, pp. 93-102, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Teng, H., C.M. Kinoshita, S.M. Masutani, and J. Zhou. 1998. Entropy generation in multicomponent reacting flows. ASME J. Energy Res. Technol. 120: 226-232.

Takahashi, P.K. and S.M. Masutani. 1998. Integrated Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion systems for very large floating platforms. Mar. Technol. Soc. J. 31(4): 63-69.

Teng, H., C.M.Kinoshita, and S.M. Masutani. 1995. Prediction of droplet size from the breakup of cylindrical liquid jets. Int. J. Multiphas Flow 21(1): 129-136.

Kinoshita, C.M., H. Teng, and S.M. Masutani. 1994. A study of the instability of liquid jets and comparison with Tomotika's analysis. Int. J. Multiphas Flow 20(3): 523-533.

Nihous, G.C., S.M. Masutani, L.A. Vega, and C.M. Kinoshita. 1994. Projected impact of deep ocean carbon dioxide discharge on atmospheric CO2 concentrations. Climatic Change 27: 225-244.

Mori, Y., S.M. Masutani, G.C. Nihous, L.A. Vega, and C.M. Kinoshita: 1993. Pre-combustion removal of carbon dioxide from hydrocarbon-fuelled power plants. Fuel, 72(9): 1993.

Masutani, S.M., C.M. Kinoshita, T. Ho, G.C. Nihous, and L.A. Vega. 1993. An experiment to simulate ocean disposal of carbon dioxide. Energy Convers. Mgmt. 34(9-11): 865-872.

Nihous, G.C., S.M. Masutani, L.A. Vega, and C.M. Kinoshita. 1993. A global assessment of the oceanic discharge of anthropogenic carbon dioxide in mitigating the greenhouse effect. Energy Convers. Mgmt. 34(9-11): 775-782.

Mori, Y., S.M. Masutani, G.C. Nihous, L.A. Vega, and C.M. Kinoshita. 1992. Pre-combustion removal of carbon dioxide from natural gas power plants and the transition to hydrogen energy systems. J. Energ. Resour-ASME 114: 221-226.


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