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(11) Selected Research Projects

  • October 2012—May 2015, "Film Cooling and High FST Simulations of Gas Turbine Blade Heat Transfer," (Sponsor: No Sponsor Currently).
  • October 2012—May 2014, "Calculation of Near Field of Film cooling using OpenFOAM CFD Code," (Sponsor: No Sponsor Currently).
  • January 2009—May 2014, "Modeling of Effects of High Free Stream Turbulence on Film Cooling," (Sponsor: No Sponsor Currently).
  • May 2010—December 2013, "CFD Calculations and Analysis of Vortex Rope Formation and Vortex Breakdown in Draft Tubes of Hydroturbines Operating at Off_Design Conditions," (Sponsor: PSU/AHC DOE Graduate Student Fellowship Program for Hydropower Research).

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  • January 2011—December 2011, "Continuation of Development and Application of ROFM with ICHT Technique for Calculation of Conjugate Film Cooled Gas Turbine Blade Temperatures using FLUENT Code," (Sponsor: United Technologies-Pratt & Whitney).
  • January 2009—December 2011, "Modeling of Effects of High Free Stream Turbulence on Film Cooling," (Sponsor: No Sponsor Currently).
  • January 2010—December 2010, "Continuation of Development of an Iterative Conjugate Heat Transfer Method for Calculation of Film Cooled Gas Turbine Blade Temperatures using FLUENT Code and Empirical Heat Transfer Coefficient Corrections," (Sponsor: United Technologies-Pratt & Whitney).
  • June 2009—August 2010, "CO2 Capture modeling in Water-Amine mixture Droplets," (Sponsor: No Sponsor Currently).
  • May 2009—May 2010, "Modeling Conjugate Heat Transfer in Disk Cavities of Gas Turbines," (Sponsor: No Sponsor Currently).
  • January 2009—December 2009, "Development of an Iterative Conjugate Heat Transfer Method for Calculation of Film Cooled Gas Turbine Blade Temperatures using FLUENT Code and Empirical Heat Transfer Coefficient Corrections," (Sponsor: United Technologies-Pratt & Whitney).
  • January 2008—September 2008, "Efficient CO2 Gas Capture and Solution Storage," (Sponsor: NSF SBIR-Phase I).
 

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