ttu logo

tennessee technological university

Mechanical Engineering

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

ABOUT


INTERESTS

  • Scale Model Testing
  • Fluid Flow Measurement
  • Thermal Modeling
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer

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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Kulkarni, D., Khaire, S., and Idem, S., 2009, “Measurements of Flat Oval Elbow Loss Coefficients,” ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Part 1, pp. 35-47.
  8. Kulkarni, D., Khaire, S., and Idem, S., 2009, “Pressure Loss of Corrugated Spiral Duct,” ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Part 1, pp. 28-34.