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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

  • 2013

    Dilip Ballal Early Career Engineer Award. .

  • 2010

    IGTI Heat Transfer Committee Best Paper Award. .

  • 2006

    IGTI Heat Transfer Committee Best Paper Award. .

Journal Articles

2015

  • Nickol,Jeremy,B; Mathison,Randall,M; Malak,Malak,F; Rana,Rajiv; Liu,Jong,S, 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, 091009 -
  • 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 -

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 II: Independent Influences of Vane Trailing Edge and Purge Cooling." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 134, no. 3, 031015 -
  • 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 -
  • 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 -
  • 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 -
  • 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 -
  • 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 -
  • 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 -
  • 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 -

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 -
  • 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 -

2005

  • Mathison,R,M; Dunn,M,G; Weaver,M,M; Dushko,A, 2005, "Measurement of air film damping effectiveness." JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 127, no. 3, 557 - 563.

Unknown

  • Nickol, JB, Mathison, RM, Dunn, MG, Liu, JS, Malak, MF, "An Investigation of Coolant Within Serpentine Passages of a High-Pressure Axial Gas Turbine Blade." Journal of TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME
  • Nickol, JB, Mathison, RM, Dunn, MG, Liu, JS, Malak, MF, "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

  • "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, Salt Lake City, US|USA
  • "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, Dayton, US|USA
  • "Heat Transfer Measurements for a Cooled High-Pressure Turbine with Multiple Hole Shapes and Purge Flow Variation." 2016, Presented at Turbine Engine Technology Symposium, Dayton, US|USA
  • "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, Dayton,
  • "Experimental Investigation of Inlet Temperature Profile and Cooling Effects for a 1-1/2 Stage Turbine." 2010, Presented at Turbine Engine Technology Symposium, Dayton,

Papers in Proceedings

2016

  • Nickol, J.B., Mathison, R.M., Dunn, M.G., Liu, J.S., Malak, M.F. "Unsteady Heat Transfer and Pressure Measurements on the Airfoils of a Rotating Transonic Turbine With Multiple Cooling Configurations." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2016). GT2016 - 57768.
  • 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. Reston, VA, (7 2016). AIAA - 2016.
  • Nickol, J.B., Mathison, R.M., Dunn, M.G., Liu, J.S., Malak, M.F. "An Investigation of Coolant Within Serpentine Passages of a High-Pressure Axial Gas Turbine Blade." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2016). GT2016 - 57776.

2014

  • Habib, A.J., Barton, J.L., Mathison, R.M., and Dunn, M.G. "Wireless Telemetric Data Acquisition and Real-Time Control for a High Measurement-Density Internal Heat Transfer Experiment." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2014). GT2014 - 26408.
  • 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. New York, (6 2014). GT2014 - 26407.

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. New York, (6 2013). GT2013 - 94926.
  • Nickol, J.B., Mathison, R.M., and Dunn, M.G. "Heat-Flux Measurements for a Realistic Cooling Hole Pattern with Multiple Flow Conditions." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2013). GT2013 - 94925.
  • Smith, M.A., Mathison, R.M., and Dunn, M.G. "Heat Transfer for High Aspect Ratio Rectangular Channels in a Stationary Serpentine Passage with Turbulated and Smooth Surfaces." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2013). GT2013 - 94924.

2012

  • Green, B.R., Mathison, R.M., and Dunn, M.G. "Time-Averaged and Time-Accurate Aerodynamic Effects of Forward Rotor Cavity Purge Flow for a High-Pressure Turbine—Part I: Analytical and Experimental Comparisons." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2012). GT2012 - 69937.
  • Green, B.R., Mathison, R.M., and Dunn, M.G. "Time-Averaged and Time-Accurate Aerodynamic Effects of Rotor Purge Flow for a Modern, One and One-Half Stage High-Pressure Turbine-—Part II: Analytical Flow Field Analysis." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2012). GT2012 - 69939.
  • 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. New York, (6 2012). GT2012 - 69941.
  • Green, B.R., Mathison, R.M., and Dunn, M.G. "Comparison of Harmonic and Time-Marching Unsteady CFD Solutions with Measurements for a Single Stage High-Pressure Turbine." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2012). GT2012 - 69934.

2011

  • Kahveci, H.S., Haldeman, C.W., Mathison, R.M., and Dunn, M.G. "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." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2011). GT2011 - 46570.
  • Kahveci, H.S., Haldeman, C.W., Mathison, R.M., and Dunn, M.G. "Heat Transfer for the Film-Cooled Vane of a 1-1/2 Stage High-Pressure Transonic Turbine- Part II: Effect of Cooling Variation on Vane Airfoil and Inner Endwall." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2011). GT2011 - 46573.

2010

  • Haldeman, C.W., Dunn, M.G., and Mathison, R.M. "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." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2010). GT2010 - 23445.
  • Mathison, R.M., Haldeman, C.W., and Dunn, M.G. "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." New York, (6 2010). GT2010 - 22715.
  • Mathison, R.M., Haldeman, C.W., and Dunn, M.G. "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." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2010). GT2010 - 23855.
  • Mathison, R.M., Haldeman, C.W., and Dunn, M.G. "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." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2010). GT2010 - 22718.
  • Mathison, R.M., Haldeman, C.W., and Dunn, M.G. "Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer for a Cooled One and One-Half Stage High-Pressure Turbine--Part I: Vane Inlet Temperature Profile Generation and Migration." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2010). GT2010 - 22716.
  • Mathison, R.M., Haldeman, C.W., and Dunn, M.G. "Heat Transfer for the Blade of a Cooled Stage and One-Half High-Pressure Turbine: Part I—Influence of Cooling Variation." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2010). GT2010 - 22713.
  • Mathison, R.M., Wishart, M.B., Haldeman, C.W., and Dunn, M.G. "Temperature Predictions and Comparison with Measurements for the Blade Leading Edge and Platform of a 1-1/2 Stage Transonic HP Turbine." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2010). GT2010 - 22987.
  • Haldeman, C.W., Dunn, M.G., and Mathison, R.M., 2010 "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." New York, (6 2010). GT2010 - 23446.

2006

  • Southworth, S., Harral, J.W., Haldeman, C.W., Mathison, R.M., Dunn, M.G., and Heitland, G. "Aerodynamic and Heat Flux Measurements in a Single Stage Fully Cooled Turbine: Part I — Experimental Approach." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2006). GT2006 - 90966.
  • Haldeman, C.W., Mathison, R.M., Dunn, M.G., Southworth, S., Harral, J.W., and Heitland, G. "Aerodynamic and Heat Flux Measurements in a Single Stage Fully Cooled Turbine: Part II — Experimental Results." in ASME Turbo Expo. New York, (6 2006). GT2006 - 90968.

2004

  • Mathison, R.M., Dunn, M.G., Weaver, M.M., and Dushko, A. "Measurement of Air Film Damping Effectiveness." New York, (6 2004). GT2004 - 53057.
  • 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. Reston, VA, (7 2004). AIAA 2004 - 3829.

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  • Mathison, RS and Dunn, MG "A New Rotating Facility for Investigating Cooling Passage Internal Heat Transfer." in Global Power and Propulsion Forum.