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Randall Mathison

  • Assistant 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

  • 20130601

    Dilip Ballal Early Career Engineer Award.

  • 20100601

    IGTI Heat Transfer Committee Best Paper Award.

  • 20060501

    IGTI Heat Transfer Committee Best Paper Award.

Journal Articles

2015

  • 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

Unknown

  • 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
  • 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

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

2013

  • Dunn, M.G. and Mathison, R.M. "History of Short-Duration Measurement Programs Related to Gas Turbine Heat Transfer, Aerodynamics, and Aeroperformance at Calspan and OSU." in ASME Turbo Expo. (6 2013).

2012

  • Haldeman, C.W., Dunn, M.G., Mathison, R.M., Troha, W., Vander Hoek, T., and Riahi, A. "Aeroperformance Measurements for a Fully Cooled High-Pressure Turbine Stage." in ASME Turbo Expo. (6 2012).

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.