William W. Liou, Ph.D.

 

Courses

 


 

 

Courses Taught

 

 

AE3610  Aerodynamics I

1.   Syllabus

2.   Homework Assignment

3.   Lab #3 Manual

Lab #4 Manual

4.   XFOIL Tutoiral

NACA 23012

 

AE3710  Aerodynamics II

1.   Syllabus

2.   Homework Assignment 

3.   Handouts

Review: Thermodynamics

     Flow in a CD Channel

     A Practice Problem for Chapter 12

     Oblique Shock Figure9.9

4.   Announcement

Homework Template

 

 

AE4660  Aircraft Propulsion Systems  

1.   Syllabus

2.   Turbine Engine Run Labs

                                                                                   

Facility

MW54 Turbine Engine Test Cell Facility

                       Equipment Guide

Operator’s Guide

Sight and Sound  (wmv file)

Publications

AIAA paper 2013-0110

I.Tan and W.W. Liou, “Performance and emission of a biofueled micro turbojet,” 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Grapevine, Texas, 2013.

AIAA paper 2007-0703

W.W. Liou and C-H Leong, “Gas turbine engine testing education at Western Michigan University,” 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, 8-11 January 2007.

AIAA paper 2004-4085

C.H. Leong, J. Jacob and W.W. Liou, ``Development of a Turbojet Engine Lab for Propulsion Education,” 40th   AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, July 11-14, 2004.

Run # 1 – Turbojet Engine

Lab Sheet

Lab Assignment 

Run # 2  - Turbojet Engine

                 Lab Sheet

              Lab Assignment

 

Run Day Ambient Air: Temperature=43 oF, Pressure=0.98 atm, Humidity= 87%

Engine Data Readouts:  Group J   Group E   Group T  Group S   (2012 Data)

Engine Data Readouts:  Group T  Group U   Group R  Group B  Group O    (2013 Data)

 

      

3.   Homework Assignment

                                                               HW#1  HW#1 Solutions

HW#2  HW#2 Solutions

HW#3  HW#3 Solutions

HW#4  HW#4 Solutions

HW#5  HW#5 Solutions

HW#6  HW#6 Solutions

 

                                    4. Computer Projects

        Project#1

         Project#2 

 

5. Handouts

Handout#1  Handout#2  Handout#3  Handout#4

       Test#1 Equation Sheet 

 

6.   Propulsion on the Web

Watch where you are standing!

 

7.   Term Project

Oral Presentation Schedule

Oral Presentation Score Sheet

(Please attend to the instructions on both documents)

 

8.   Guest Lectures

2012

Subject: Fundamentals of Gas Turbine Engine Control

Lecturer: Dr. Sanjay Garg, NASA Glenn Research Center

Room C-141, 11:30am-1:20pm, Thursday, November 8, 2012

WebCast

2009

Subject: Fundamentals of Gas Turbine Engine Control

Lecturer: Dr. Sanjay Garg, NASA Glenn Research Center

Room D-205, 11:30am-1:20pm, Thursday, November 12, 2009

Lecture Notes

2008

Subject: Fundamentals of Gas Turbine Engine Control

Lecturer: Dr. Sanjay Garg, NASA Glenn Research Center November 12, 2008

2007

Subject: Low Pressure Turbine Flow Calculations

Lecturer: Dr. Don Rizzetta, Wright-Patterson Air Force Laboratory

October 21, 2007

 

9.   Other Information

-   Textbook Typos

-   Seminars

2011         

Title: Nonlinear Vibration Analysis of Cracked Structures: Applications to Jet Engines and Ground Vehicles

Speaker: Dr. Matt Castanier, US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) 

Room D-208, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Announcement

2010

Title: Applications of Extreme Value Theory and Reduced-Order Modeling to Structural Dynamics Simulation of Jet Engine Rotors and Ground Vehicles

Speaker: Dr. Matt Castanier, US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) 

Room D-109, 11:00am-12:00pm, Thursday, December 2, 2010

Announcement

2009

Title: Model Based Performance and Health Assessment of Aircraft Engines  

Speaker: Dr. Sanjay Garg, NASA Glenn Research Center

Room D-115, 9:30am-10:30am, Thursday, November 12, 2009

Announcement  

2008

Title: Intelligent Turbine Engine Control and Health Management  

Speaker: Dr. Sanjay Garg, NASA Glenn Research Center

November 13, 2008

Announcement   

2007

Title: Low Pressure Turbine Flow Calculations

Speaker: Dr. Don Rizzetta, Wright-Patterson Air Force Laboratory

October 22, 2007

Announcement

- Turbofan Engine Control Software

Commercial Modular Aero-Propulsion System Simulation (C-MAPSS) Links:

Software

http://technology.grc.nasa.gov:80/software/SWInfo_form.asp?cat=all&center=all&SwareKey=97

User’s Guide

http://gltrs.grc.nasa.gov/reports/2007/TM-2007-215026.pdf

-  Opportunities

2010 USTR Gas Turbine Industrial Fellowship Program

   FLYER APPLICATIONS

2010 NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program

2009 UTSR Gas Turbine Industrial Fellowship Program

      FLYER  APPLICATIONS 

http://www.clemson.edu/scies/utsr/UTSRStudentFellows.htm

2008 A Aeronautics Scholarship Program

                                                                        2008 TARDEC CFD Co-Op

 

 

ME2320  Thermodynamics I  

1.     Syllabus 

2.     Lecture Notes for the first day of class. (As discussed, NO instructor lecture notes for future classes will be provided) 

3.     Homework Assignment

Assignment # 1 Solutions

Assignment # 2 Solutions

    Assignment # 3 Solutions

    Assignment # 4 Solutions

    Assignment # 5 Solutions

    Assignment # 6 Solutions

    Assignment # 7 Solutions

    Assignment # 8 Solutions

    Assignment # 9 Solutions

    Assignment # 10 Solutions

    Assignment # 11 Solutions

           

 

ME3560 Fluid Mechanics    

1.     Syllabus  

2.     Homework Assignment

Homework #1 Solution

Homework #2 Solution

Homework #3 Solution

Homework #4 Solution

Homework #5A Solution

Homework #5B Solution

Homework #6A Solution

Homework #6B Solution

Homework #7 Solution

Homework #8 Solution

Homework #9 (Practice Problems)

3.     Supplemental Materials

Chapter 3 for Test#1

 

 

ME5450 Computational Fluid Dynamics I

                                            Syllabus

Computer Project Assignment

CP # 1

CP # 2

     CP # 3

Homework Assignment 

Announcement

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Opportunity (Application Due 3/31/2015)

 

ME6300 Advanced Fluid Dynamics

                                           Syllabus

 

ME6350 Turbulence

                                           Syllabus

 

                             ME6450 Computational Fluid Dynamics II

                                           Syllabus

                                                Computer Project #1

                                                Computer Project #2

                            

ME5950/ME6950  Biofluid Dynamics : From Earth To Space

1.   Syllabus

2.   Laboratory Work

3.   Homework Assignment

4.   Term Projects

           

5.   Reference Info

Propulsion of Sea-Urchin Spermatozoa

                                                                              Dimensions and Geometries of the Human Aortic Valve

 

 

ME5950 Microfluid Mechanics

                                           Syllabus

 

ME5950 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Fundamentals

                                           Syllabus