Terrence Simon

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Terrence Simon

Professor, Mechanical Engineering


Mechanical Engineering
Room 235
111 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Ph.D. 1980, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
M.S. 1971, Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley
B.S. 1968, Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University


Turbulent Convective Heat Transfer - ME 273

Research Interests
  • Heat and momentum transfer.
  • Heat transfer with change of phase.
  • Flow visualization.
  • Energy balance techniques.
  • Thermocouples.
  • Resistance temperature direction.
  • Hot-wire anemometry.
  • Liquid crystal visualization.

Selected Publications

  • Simon, T. W. and N. Jiang, 2003, “Micro- or Small-Gas Turbines, Keynote address and paper, JSME Japan International Gas Turbine Conference, November, 2003.
  • Simon, T. W. and J. D. Piggush, 2006, “Turbine Endwall Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer,” 2006, Invited paper for the Special Section on Turbine Reliability in the AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, Volume 22, No. 2, Journal of Propulsion and Power (March-April 2006), (same as A-55). 
  • Simon, T. W., and N. Jiang, 2007, “Transition of Boundary Layer Flows with Application to Turbomachinery Airfoils,” 19th National and 8th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, January 3-5, 2008, JNTU Hyderabad, India.
  • Zhang, C., Yan, B., Wieberdink, J., Li, P., Van de Ven, J., and Simon, T., 2013, ”Thermal Analysis of a Compressor for Application to Compressed Air Energy Storage,” IWHT2013-001, Proceedings of IWHT2013 2nd International Workshop on Heat Transfer Advances for Energy Conservation and Pollution Control October 18-21, 2013, Xi’an, China 
  • Yue, L., Reich, L., Simon, T., Bader, R. and Lipinski, W., 2017, Progress in thermal transport modeling of carbonate-based reacting systems., International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, in press. Invited paper.