Profile
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Title: 
Assist. Prof. Dr.
Surname: 
ALP
Status: 
Full-Time Academic Staff
Program: 
Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
Telephone: 
+90 392 661 3010
E-mail: 
dorukalp@metu.edu.tr
Room: 
T-134
Educational Background: 
  • B.S., M.S., METU
  • Ph.D., Penn State University
Research Interests: 
  • Numerical modeling of multi-phase flow in porous media and conduits
Courses Taught: 
  • Introduction to Fluid Mechanics (PNGE 210): Spring semesters since 2016
  • Drilling Engineering I (PNGE 321): Fall semesters since 2016
  • Drilling Engineering II (PNGE 322): Spring 2017
  • Petroleum Engineering Design I (PNGE 417): Fall semesters since 2016
  • Petroleum Engineering Project Design II (PNGE 418), Spring 2020.
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery Methods (PNGE 443): Spring semesters since 2016
  • Numerical Modeling of Hydrocarbon Reservoirs (PNGE 444): Fall semesters since 2016
  • Special Topics: Surface Operations (PNGE 491): Spring semesters 2018, 2019
Selected Publications: 
  • 1. Ayala, L. F., Alp, D., Al-Timimy, M. (2009). Intelligent design and selection of natural gas two-phase separators. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Vol.1 (3), p. 84-94
  • 2. Ayala, L. F., Alp, D. (2008). Evaluation of “Marching Algorithms” in the Analysis of Multiphase Flow in Natural Gas Pipelines. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 130 (4), 043003-10
  • 3. Alp, D., Parlaktuna M., Moridis, G. J. (2007). Gas production by depressurization from hypothetical Class 1G and Class 1W hydrate reservoirs. Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 48 (6), p. 1864-1879