Basic Engineering

Kristine Craven Ph.D.

Kristine Craven, Ph.DAssistant Professor

    Email: KCraven@tntech.edu
    Office: Clement Hall (CLEM) 318
    Box 5002
    Phone: (931) 372-6027
    Fax: (931) 372-3679


ABOUT


INTERESTS

  • Engineering Graphics
  • Programming for Engineers
  • Thermodynamics

EDUCATION

  • BS (Mechanical Engineering.), West Virginia University, 1987
  • MS (Mechanical Engineering), West Virginia University, 1990
  • Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), West Virginia University, 1997

SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSION SOCIETIES

  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Secretary of Region D
  • Upper Cumberland Professional Section, Treasurer
  • Engineering Education Research
  • American Society for Engineering Education

RECENT WORKS/PROJECTS ACCOMPLISHED

  • “Assessing Participant Engagement in a Middle School Outreach Program”, submitted to the American Society of Engineering Education, in review. Oswalt, Jessica, Craven, Kristine, Pardue, Sally, Darvennes, Corinne
  • “Engineering A Future at Tennessee Technological University”, 2005 Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education, Washington, D.C., 2005. Craven, Kristine, Pardue, Sally, and Ramsey-Idem, Karen
  • “Assessing the Effectiveness of a Project-Based Laboratory Manual for a C Programming Course”,2003 Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education, Washington, D.C., 2003. Craven, Kristine K.
  • "Integrating Design and Decision Making into Freshman Engineering at West Virginia University." 1999 Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education, Session 2253, Washington, D.C., 1999. Wayne, Scott, Stiller, Alfred, and Craven, Kristine
  • ”The Freshman Engineering Experience at West Virginia University. 1999 Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Educators, Session 2353, Washington, D.C., 1999. Craven, Kristine, Wayne, Scott, Stiller, Alfred
  • "Thermodynamic Model of a Three Chamber Engine". Ph.D. Dissertation, West Virginia University, 1997. Craven, Kristine K. 
  • “Ideal Computer Analysis of a Novel Engine Concept. Society of Automotive Engineers Technical Paper Series, Paper No. 960080, 1996. Craven, Kristine K., Clark, Nigel N.
  • “Initial Investigations of a Novel Engine Concept for Use with a Wide Range of Fuel Types.” Society of Automotive Engineers Technical Paper Series, Paper No. 920057, 1992. Craven, Kristine K., Clark, Nigel N., and Smith, James E.
  • "A Study of the Effect of Piston Motion on Ignition Delay of Several Different Fuels". MSME Masters Thesis, West Virginia University, 1990. Craven, Kristine K..
  • “Compression Ignition Delay Research at West Virginia University. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Paper No. 90-ICE-5, 1990.Craven, Kristine K., Clark, Nigel N., Smith, James E., and Cox, Jonathan
  • “Piston Motion and Ignition Delay: Details on Coal-Based Fuel Injection and Effects of Mass Leakage. Society of Automotive Engineers Technical Paper Series, Paper No. 900388, 1990.Craven, Kristine K., Clark, Nigel N., and Smith, James E.
  • “Combustion Ignition Delay in Engines with Unconventional Piston Motion. Proceedings of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Transport Engineering, Vol. 203, 1989, pp. 193-196.Craven, Kristine K., Smith, James E., Clark, Nigel N.