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Steen Sjolander

Chancellor's Professor, Pratt & Whitney Canada Research Fellow

    Email:steen.sjolander@carleton.ca
    Phone:613-520-2600
    Building:Mackenzie, Room 2196
    Department:Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Degrees:B.Eng., M.Eng., Carleton, Ph.D., Cambridge

    Biography

    Research Interests

    Aerodynamics

    Turbomachinery

    Wind-Tunnel Engineering

    Research

    Turbomachinery aerodynamics; axial-flow compressors and turbines; experimental techniques for low-speed and transonic aerodynamics of turbomachinery; transition from laminar to turbulent flow; flow control for turbomachinery; computational fluid dynamics; gas turbine engines; low emissions; greenhouse gas reduction.

    Activities

    Associate Technical Editor, ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, 2000-2006

    Member, Editorial Board, Proc. I.Mech.E. (U.K.), Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 1998-2008

    Member, ASME Turbomachinery Committee, 2000 – Present

    Journal Articles

    J.R.S. Graveline and S.A. Sjolander, “A Spectral Study of a Moderately Loaded LPT Airfoil: Part 1 – Identifying Frequencies Affecting By-Pass Transition,” ASME Transactions, J. Turbomachinery, Vol. 135 No. 4, Oct. 2013, 041016.

    Taremi, S.A. Sjolander and T.J. Praisner, “Application of Endwall Contouring to Transonic Turbine Cascades: Experimental Measurements at Design Conditions,” ASME Transactions, J. Turbomachinery, Vol. 135 No. 1, Jan. 2013, 011031.

    Mahallati and S.A. Sjolander, “Aerodynamics of a Low-Pressure Turbine Airfoil at Low Reynolds Numbers—Part II: Blade-Wake Interaction,” ASME Transactions, J. Turbomachinery, Vol. 135 No. 1, Jan. 2013, 011011.

    Mahallati, B. R. McAuliffe, S.A. Sjolander and T.J. Praisner, “Aerodynamics of a Low-Pressure Turbine Airfoil at Low Reynolds Numbers—Part I: Steady Flow Measurements” ASME Transactions, J. Turbomachinery, Vol. 135 No. 1, Jan. 2013, 011010.

    G.D. MacIsaac, S.A. Sjolander and T.J. Praisner, “Measurements of Losses and Reynolds Stresses in the Secondary Flow Downstream of a Low-Speed Linear Turbine Cascade,”  ASME Transactions, J. Turbomachinery, Vol. 134 No. 6, Nov. 2012, 061015.

    H.M. Abo El Ella, S.A. Sjolander and T.J. Praisner, “Effects of an Upstream Step on the Secondary Flow in a Transonic Turbine Cascade,” ASME Transactions, J. Turbomachinery, Vol. 134 No. 5, Sept. 2012, 051009.

    D.C. Knezevici, S.A. Sjolander, T.J. Praisner, E. Allen-Bradley and E.A. Grover, “Measurements of Secondary Losses in a Turbine Cascade with the Implementation of Non-Axisymmetric Endwall Contouring,”   ASME Transactions, J. Turbomachinery, Vol. 132, No. 1, Jan. 2010, 011013.

    Conference Publications

     M.D. Kibsey and S.A. Sjolander, “Influence of Mach Number on Profile Loss of Axial-Flow Gas Turbine Blades,” ASME GT2016-56410, ASME Turbo-Expo, June 2016, Seoul, Korea.

    H.M. Abo el Ella, M. Kibsey, and S.A. Sjolander, “Computational Study of a Transonic Turbine Cascade: Validation and Comparison of Gridding Approaches and Challenges,” ASME GT2014-26630, ASME Turbo-Expo, June 2014, Dusseldorf, Germany.

    H.M. Abo el Ella and S.A. Sjolander, “An Application of a Low Cost High Contrast Oil Flow Visualization Technique in a Transonic Blow-down Wind Tunnel for the Investigation of Secondary Flows,” Proc. International Symposium on Airbreathing Engines, ISABE-2013-13233, September 2013, Busan, Korea.

    G.D. MacIsaac, S. A. Sjolander, T. J. Praisner, E. A. Grover and R. Jurek, “Effects of Simplified Platform Overlap and Cavity Geometry on the Endwall Flow: Measurements and Computations in a Low-Speed Linear Turbine Cascade,” ASME Paper GT2013-95670, ASME Turbo-Expo, June 2013, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

    J.R.S. Graveline and S.A. Sjolander, “A Spectral Study of a Moderately Loaded LPT Airfoil: Part 2—Effects of Turbulence Intensity and Reynolds Number on Frequencies Affecting By-Pass Transition,”  ASME Paper GT2012-68071, ASME Turbo-Expo, June 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark.

    G.D. MacIsaac and S.A. Sjolander, “Anisotropic Eddy Viscosity in the Secondary Flow of a Low-Speed Linear Turbine Cascade,”  ASME Paper GT2011-45578, ASME Turbo-Expo, June 2011, Vancouver, Canada.

    H.Saari, S.A. Sjolander, and K. Zanganeh, “Supercritical CO2 Advanced Brayton Cycle Design”, Proceedings, Supercritical CO2 Power Cycle Symposium, Boulder, CO, May 2011.

    F. Taremi, S.A. Sjolander and T.J. Praisner, “Measurements of Endwall Flows in Transonic Linear Turbine Cascades: Part 2 – High Flow Turning,” ASME Paper GT2010-22760, ASME Turbo-Expo, June 2010, Glasgow, UK.

    F. Taremi, S.A. Sjolander and T.J. Praisner, “Measurements of Endwall Flows in Transonic Linear Turbine Cascades: Part 1 – Low Flow Turning,” ASME Paper GT2010-22759, ASME Turbo-Expo, June 2010, Glasgow, UK.