Heat Transfer Laboratory

Faculty: Dr. Richard J. Goldstein

Research Interests 

Current research at the Heat Transfer Laboratory covers a wide range of topics related to fundamental and applied research in fluid mechanics and heat transfer and applied thermodynamics.

Current Projects 

  • Effects of Weelspace Coolant Injection and Discrete Hole Injection on Endwall Film-Cooling
    Matt Stinson, B.S, 2009 (Purdue University)
  • Natural Convection at Very High Rayleigh Numbers in Rectangular Enclosures with Different Orientations and Aspect Ratios
    Umesh Madanan, M.Tech., 2012 (Indian Institute of Technology Madras)
  • a) Jet Impingement Heat Transfer on Conical Surfaces for Aircraft Anti-icing System
    b) Study of Spatial Variation in Heat Transfer in Flow over Circular Cavities

    Manish Sachdeva, B.Tech., 2015 (Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur)

Alumni

Some Recent PhD

2017 Matthew Taliaferro - Local Variation of Heat and Mass Transfer for Flow Over a Cavity and on a Flat Plate

2009 Kalyanjit Ghosh - Effect of Wall Shear on a Two-dimensional Turbulent Boundary Layer

2008 Kaustubh Kulkarni - Experimental Verification of Heat and Mass Transfer Analogy for Boundary Layer Flows (details), currently at Exxon Mobil Corp, Houston, TX

2007 Vinod Srinivasan - Turbulent Natural Convection in a Horizontal Fluid Layer Heated From Below (details), currently at University of Minnesota as Assistant Professor (link)

2006 Marco Papa - Influence of Blade Leading Edge Geometry and Upstream Blowing of the Heat/Mass Transfer in a Turbine Cascade

2004 Sangjo Han - The Heat and Mass Transfer Analogy Factor, Nu/Sh For 2-D and 3-D Boundary Layers, currently at Korean Institute of Metals and Materials

2002 Surachai Sanitjai - Effects of the Prandtl Number on Local Heat Transfer from a Circlar Cylinder in Crossflow, currently at King Mongkuts University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

2001 Bumsoo Han - Instantaneous Energy Separation in a Jet Flow, Associate Professor, Purdue University (link)

2000 Peitong Jin - Local Measurement and Numerical Modeling of Mass/Heat Transfer from a Turbine Blade in a Linear Cascade with Tip Clearance

2000 Amy Fleischer - Investigation of Rayleigh-Benard Natural Convection at High Rayleigh Numbers in Gases Under Pressure, Professor, Villanova University (link)

Some Recent Masters

2010 Rajat Mittal - Experimental Verification of Heat and Mass Transfer Analogy in Turbulent Separated Flows over a Backward Facing Step

2009 Daniel Keene - Natural convection in a porous medium

2005 Willard Hanson - The Effect of Blockage on the Local Mass Transfer Near the Endwall of a Right Circular Cylinder in Cross Flow

2003 Kaustubh Kulkarni - Study of Energy Separation in the Wake of a Cylinder

2002 Min-Ho Lee - The Analogy between Heat and mass Transfer on Flat Surfaces

2000 Sangjo Han - Film Cooling Effectiveness and Heat (Mass) Transfer Coefficient For a Single Row of Discrete Holes

2000 Vinod Srinivasan - Effect of Simulated Rotation on the Mass/Heat Transfer From the Tip of a Turbine Blade

2000 Arvind Pachhapur - Heat Transfer Characteristics of Near-Tip Region of TurbineBlade with Uniform Surface Temperature: Verification of Mass Transfer Analogy

2000 Prasad Terala - Study of Energy Separation in the Wake of a Cylinder for High Speed Flow

 

 

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