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Randall Mathison

  • Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
  • 2300 W Case Rd
    158 Aerospace Research Center
    Columbus, OH 43235
  • 614-636-0293

About

Research interests include:

  • Experimental investigations of full-stage turbine heat transfer and aerodynamics
  • Turbine blade internal heat transfer
  • Computational fluid dynamics applications in gas turbine engines
  • Development of full-coverage heat transfer measurement techniques
  • Novel instrumentation electronics and digital interfaces
  • Supercritical CO2 gas turbine cycles

Can also be reached at:

E338 Scott Lab
201 W. 19th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210

Faculty Focus: https://mae.osu.edu/faculty-focus/mathison

Honors

  • June, 2013

    Dilip Ballal Early Career Engineer Award.

  • June, 2010

    IGTI Heat Transfer Committee Best Paper Award.

  • May, 2006

    IGTI Heat Transfer Committee Best Paper Award.

Journal Articles

2015

  • Habib,Alexander,J; Barton,Jeffery,L; Mathison,Randall,M; Dunn,Michael,G, 2015, "Wireless Telemetric Data Acquisition and Real-Time Control for a High Measurement-Density Internal Heat Transfer Experiment." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 137, no. 4, 041003 - 041003.
  • Nickol, J.B.; Mathison, R.M.; Malak, M.F.; Rana, R. et al., 2015, "Time-Resolved Heat Transfer and Surface Pressure Measurements for a Fully Cooled Transonic Turbine Stage." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 137, no. 9,

2014

2013

2012

  • Mathison,R,M; Haldeman,C,W; Dunn,M,G, 2012, "Heat Transfer for the Blade of a Cooled Stage and One-Half High-Pressure Turbine-Part I: Influence of Cooling Variation." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 134, no. 3, 031014 - 031014.
  • Kahveci, H.S.; Haldeman, C.W.; Mathison, R.M.; Dunn, M.G., 2012, "Heat Transfer for the Film-Cooled Vane of a 1-1/2 Stage High-Pressure Transonic Turbine-Part II: Effect of Cooling Variation on the Vane Airfoil and Inner End Wall." Journal of Turbomachinery 135, no. 2,
  • Kahveci, H.S.; Haldeman, C.W.; Mathison, R.M.; Dunn, M.G., 2012, "Heat Transfer for the Film-Cooled Vane of a 1-1/2 Stage High-Pressure Transonic Turbine-Part I: Experimental Configuration and Data Review With Inlet Temperature Profile Effects." Journal of Turbomachinery 135, no. 2,
  • Mathison,R,M; Haldeman,C,W; Dunn,M,G, 2012, "Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer for a Cooled One and One-Half Stage High-Pressure Turbine-Part II: Influence of Inlet Temperature Profile on Blade Row and Shroud." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 134, no. 1, 011007 - 011007.
  • Mathison,R,M; Haldeman,C,W; Dunn,M,G, 2012, "Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer for a Cooled One and One-Half Stage High-Pressure Turbine-Part III: Impact of Hot-Streak Characteristics on Blade Row Heat Flux." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 134, no. 1, 011008 - 011008.
  • Haldeman, C.W.; Dunn, M.G.; Mathison,R.M., 2012, "Fully Cooled Single Stage HP Transonic Turbine-Part II: Influence of Cooling Mass Flow Changes and Inlet Temperature Profiles on Blade and Shroud Heat-Transfer." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 134, no. 3, 031011 - 031011.
  • Mathison,R,M; Haldeman,C,W; Dunn,M,G, 2012, "Heat Transfer for the Blade of a Cooled Stage and One-Half High-Pressure Turbine-Part II: Independent Influences of Vane Trailing Edge and Purge Cooling." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 134, no. 3, 031015 - 031015.
  • Haldeman,C.W.; Dunn,M.G.; Mathison,R.M., 2012, "Fully Cooled Single Stage HP Transonic Turbine-Part I: Influence of Cooling Mass Flow Variations and Inlet Temperature Profiles on Blade Internal and External Aerodynamics." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 134, no. 3, 031010 - 031010.
  • Mathison,Randall,M; Wishart,Mark,B; Haldeman,Charles,W; Dunn,Michael,G, 2012, "Temperature Predictions and Comparison With Measurements for the Blade Leading Edge and Platform of a 1 1/2 Stage Transonic HP Turbine." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 134, no. 1, 011016 - 011016.
  • Mathison,R,M; Haldeman,C,W; Dunn,M,G, 2012, "Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer for a Cooled One and One-Half Stage High-Pressure Turbine-Part I: Vane Inlet Temperature Profile Generation and Migration." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 134, no. 1, 011006 - 011006.

2008

  • Haldeman,C,W; Mathison,R,M; Dunn,M,G; Southworth,S,A; Harral,J,W; Heltland,G, 2008, "Aerodynamic and heat flux measurements in a single-stage fully cooled turbine - Part II: Experimental results." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 130, no. 2, 021016 - 021016.
  • Haldeman,C,W; Mathison,R,M; Dunn,M,G; Southworth,S,A; Harral,J,W; Heitland,G, 2008, "Aerodynamic and heat flux measurements in a single-stage fully cooled turbine - Part I: Experimental approach." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 130, no. 2, 021015 - 021015.

2005

  • Mathison, R.M.; Dunn, M.G.; Weaver, M.M.; Dushko, A., 2005, "Measurement of air film damping effectiveness." Journal of Turbomachinery 127, no. 3, 557-563 - 557-563.

Unknown

  • Nickol, J.B.; Mathison, R.M.; Dunn, M.G.; Liu, J.S. et al., "An Investigation of Coolant Within Serpentine Passages of a High-Pressure Axial Gas Turbine Blade." Journal of TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME
  • Nickol, J.B.; Mathison, R.M.; Dunn, M.G.; Liu, J.S. et al., "Unsteady Heat Transfer and Pressure Measurements on the Airfoil of a Rotating Transonic Turbine with Multiple Cooling Configurations." Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power

Presentations

  • "Heat Transfer Measurements for a Cooled High-Pressure Turbine with Multiple Hole Shapes and Purge Flow Variation." 2016, Presented at Turbine Engine Technology Symposium,
  • "Experimental Investigation of Inlet Temperature Profile and Cooling Effects for a 1-1/2 Stage Turbine." 2010, Presented at Turbine Engine Technology Symposium,
  • "Determination of Transient Heat Transfer Rates for a Film Cooled Metal Plate in a Blowdown Facility using Infrared Thermography." 2016, Presented at AIAA Propulsion and Energy,
  • "Recent Experiments/CFD Related to Purge Cavity Flows and Aeroperformance for Two Different Cooled Full Stage High-Pressure Turbines." 2012, Presented at Turbine Engine Technology Symposium,
  • "Time-Resolved Measurements for a Fully-Cooled Transonic Turbine Stage and Development of a Telemetric Acquisition and Control System." 2014, Presented at Turbine Engine Technology Symposium,

Papers in Proceedings

2018

  • Nickol, J.; Tomko, M.; Mathison, R.; Liu, J. et al. "Heat Transfer and Pressure Measurements for the Forward Purge Cavity, Inner Endwall, and Rotor Platform of a Cooled Transonic Turbine Stage." in ASME Turbo Expo. (6 2018).
  • Nickol, J.; Tomko, M.; Mathison, R.; Liu, J.S. et al. "Heat transfer and pressure measurements for the forward purge cavity, inner endwall, and rotor platform of a cooled transonic turbine stage." (1 2018).

2017

  • Mathison, R.; D'Souza, K. "Air breathing propulsion education and research activities at the Ohio State University." (1 2017).

2016

  • Chen, L.; Mathison, R.M. "Determination of transient heat transfer rates for a film cooled metal plate in a blowdown facility using infrared thermography." (1 2016).
  • Chen, L, Mathison, RM "Determination of Transient Heat Transfer Rates for a Film Cooled Metal Plate in a Blowdown Facility using Infrared Thermography." in AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum. (7 2016).

2014

  • Nickol, J.B., Mathison, R.M., Malak, M.F. Rana, R., and Liu, J.S. "Time-Resolved Heat Transfer and Surface Pressure Measurements for a Fully-Cooled Transonic Turbine Stage." in ASME Turbo Expo. (6 2014).
  • Nickol, J.B.; Mathison, R.M.; Malak, M.F.; Rana, R. et al. "TIME-RESOLVED HEAT TRANSFER AND SURFACE PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS FOR A FULLY-COOLED TRANSONIC TURBINE STAGE." in ASME Turbo Expo: Turbine Technical Conference and Exposition. (1 2014).
  • Nickol, J.B.; Mathison, R.M.; Malak, M.F.; Rana, R. et al. "TIME-RESOLVED HEAT TRANSFER AND SURFACE PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS FOR A FULLY-COOLED TRANSONIC TURBINE STAGE." (1 2014).
  • Nickol, J.B.; Mathison, R.M.; Malak, M.F.; Rana, R. et al. "Time-resolved heat transfer and surface pressure measurements for a fully-cooled transonic turbine stage." (1 2014).

2004

  • Haldeman, CW, Mathison, RM, Dunn, MG "Design, Construction, and Operation of a Combustor Emulator for Short-Duration High-Pressure Turbine Experiments." in 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit. (7 2004).

Unknown

  • Mathison, RS and Dunn, MG "A New Rotating Facility for Investigating Cooling Passage Internal Heat Transfer." in Global Power and Propulsion Forum.
  • Mathison, R.; D'Souza, K.X. "Air Breathing Propulsion Education and Research Activities at The Ohio State University." in 53rd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference.