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Faculty and Staff / Henry Saari

Henry Saari

Associate Professor
    Phone:613-520-2600, ext. 1497
    Building:Mackenzie, Room 2490
    Department:Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Degrees:B.Eng., M.Eng., Ph.D., Carleton University


    Research Interests

    • Processing (powder metallurgy, casting, brazing, and heat treatment) and properties of gas turbine materials (titanium aluminides, superalloys)
    • corrosion of materials in supercritical carbon dioxide
    • supercritical carbon dioxide Brayton cycle development



    Development of lightweight materials for aircraft gas turbine blade applications, leading to improved efficiency and power output.  Material compatibility for supercritical carbon dioxide gas turbines used for high efficiency power generation.


    Executive Member, Ottawa Valley Chapter, ASM International

    Journal Articles

    R.W.L. Fong, R. Miller, H. Saari, S.C. Vogel, Crystallographic Texture and Volume Fraction of α and β Phases in Zr-2.5Nb Pressure Tube Material During Heating and Cooling, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, v. 43, n. 3, 2012, 806-821.

    R.W.L. Fong, H. Saari, R. Miller, J. Teutsch, S.C. Vogel, A differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) study of phase changes in an as-received Zr-2.5Nb pressure tube material during continuous heating and cooling, Materials Science Forum, Vols. 706-709, 2012, 859-864.

    D.J. Kim, D.Y. Seo, Q. Yang, H. Saari, T. Sawatzky, Y-W. Kim, Isothermal Oxidation Behavior of Beta Gamma Powder Metallurgy TiAl-4Nb-3Mn Alloys, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, v. 50, n. 4, 2011, 416-424.