Faculty/Staff Profile

Stephen A Idem, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Highest Degree University: Purdue University
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Brown Hall (BRWN) 111
PO Box: 5014
(931) 372-3607
Scale Model Testing, Fluid Flow Measurement, Thermal Modeling, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer

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Education

  • B.S.M.E., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1979
  • M.S.M.E., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1982
  • Ph.D. (M.E.), Purdue University, 1986

Recent Works/Projects Accomplished

Cantrell, C. and Idem, S. 2010, “On-Line Performance Model of the Convection Passes of a Pulverized Coal Boiler,” Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 31, No. 14, pp. 1173-1183.

Cantrell, C. and Idem, S. 2010, “U-Tube Assembly Heat Exchanger Performance Analysis Using Cyclic Iteration,” Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 31, No. 13, pp. 1042-1050.

Young, M.N., Darvennes, C., and Idem, S. 2009, “Aerodynamic Performance and System Effects of Propeller Fans,” HVAC&R Research, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 231-254.

Darvennes, C. Young, M.N., and Idem, S., 2009, “Acoustic System Effects of Propeller Fans Due to Inlet Installations,” ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Part 2, pp. 443-455.

Young, M.N., Darvennes, C., and Idem, S., 2009, “Test Apparatus and Procedure to Measure Inlet Installation Effects of Propeller Fans,” ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Part 2, pp. 432-441.

Kulkarni, D., Khaire, S. and Idem, S., 2009, “Influence of Aspect Ratio and Hydraulic Diameter on Flat Oval Elbow Loss Coefficients, ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Part 1, pp. 48-57.

Kulkarni, D., Khaire, S., and Idem, S., 2009, “Measurements of Flat Oval Elbow Loss Coefficients,” ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Part 1, pp. 35-47.

Kulkarni, D., Khaire, S., and Idem, S., 2009, “Pressure Loss of Corrugated Spiral Duct,” ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Part 1, pp. 28-34.

 

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