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Dan Adler

Dan Adler
Professor Emeritus
Phone:
+972-77-8872059
Fax:
+972-77-8875711
Office: 507, LD

Education

  • 1957 - B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1959 - Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.(with distinction)
  • 1965 - M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1969 - Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of London, England.

Research Interests

  • Theoretical, numerical and experimental investigation of flow, heat and mass transfer related to turbomachines and jet engines.
  • Development of flow field and pressure measurement techniques in rotating passage (laser anemometry and electro optical techniques).
  • Digital simulation of gas turbines and jet engines.
  • VSTOL and vectored jet aircraft aerodynamics.
  • Combustion phenomena (fuel air mixing).

Guest Appointments

  • Visiting Research Professor, University of Bath, England (1979-1983)
  • Visiting Professor of Aeronautics, U.S. Naval Air Systems Command Chair, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School (1978-1979)
  • Consultant to: General Dynamics, Pratt & Whitney, McDonell-Douglas, Cummins Engines Co., USA., Volkswagen, Germany, Turbomeca, France.

Public Professional Activities

  • Director of Turbomachinery Laboratory (1970 - present)
  • Director of Transportation Research Center (1975-1976)
  • Director of Energy Engineering Research Center (1981-1990)

  • D. Adler and P.M. Taylor, "A procedure for obtaining velocity vector from two high response impact pressure probes", Isr. Jr. Tech., 18, pp. 152-158 (1980).
  • A. Men, Y. Krimerman, D. Adler, "A new method of simultaneous particle sizing and two-component velocity measurement", J.Phys. E: Sci. Instrum., 14, pp. 747-751 (1981).
  • M. Hirsch, D. Adler and J. Dayan, "Influence coefficients of variable geometry gas turbine engines", Isr. Jr. Tech., 20, No. 1-2 (1982).
  • L. Reitman, D. Adler and W. Wolfshtein,"A time coefficient finite differences algorithm for the solution of the meridional flow field in turbo compressor impellers", ASME., Paper No. 82-WA/FE-3 (1982).
  • D. Adler, A. Stotter and D. Maor,"Directional insensitive measurement of pressure in three dimensional steady flow using a hollow porous sphere", J. Phys. E. Sci. Instrum. 16. pp. 339-344 (1983).
  • J.P. Packer, F.J. Wallace, D. Adler and E.R. Karimi, "Diesel fuel jet mixing under high swirl conditions", Proceedings of the Inst. of Mech. Eng., Combustion in Engineering, 2, pp. 9-22 (1983).
  • D. Adler, A. Men and E. Kalekin" "Measurement of Reynolds stresses in a turbulent jet with a modified laser interferometic technique", J. Phys. E. Sci. Instrum. 19, pp. 474-479 (1986).
  • D. Adler, J. Krimerman, R. Sasson, M. Kleiner, "Development of a laser interferometric system for velocity measurements inside a transonic axial flow compressor stage", Proc. 8th Intnl. Symp. on Air Breathing Engines AIAA & ISABE (1987).
  • D. Adler and R. Sasson, "The mixing of supersonic jets in subsonic crossflow", Turbo & Jet Engines (1994), 2 - 3, pp. 163-175.
  • D. Adler and R. Sasson, "The Mixing of Supersonic Jets in Subsonic Crossflow", Turbo & Jet Engines, 2 - 3, pp. 163-175, (1994).
  • A. Arkadyev, P. Bar-Yoseph, D. Adler, "Towards an interactive aerodynamic design of turbomachines", Flow computation, Turbo & Jet Engines (1994), 11, pp. 301-314.
  • D. Adler, M. Kleiner and S. Balaban, "Three dimensional LDA measurements of the flow field inside an axial gas turbine rotor", Turbo & Jet Engines (1995), 12, pp.197-306.
  • D. Adler, M. Kleiner and S. Balaban, "Measurement of unsteady flow at the entrance to an axial gas turbine rotor", Turbo & Jet Engines, (1996), 13.
  • D. Adler, M. Kleiner and S. Balaban, "Measurement of the flow inside the tip clearance of a rotating axial gas turbine rotor", Submitted to Turbo & Jet Engines, (1996).
  • A. Arkadyev, P. Bar-Yosef, D. Adler, "Towards an interactive aerodynamic design of turbomachines", Flow computation, International Journal of Turbo & Jet Engines, 11, pp. 301-314, (1994).
  • D. Adler, M. Kleiner and S. Balaban, "Three Dimensional LDA Measurements of the Flow Field inside an Axial Gas Turbine Rotor", International Journal of Turbo & Jet Engines, 12, pp. 297-306, (1995).
  • D. Adler, M. Kleiner and S. Balaban, "Measurement of the Unsteady Flow at the Entrance to an Axial Gas Turbine Rotor", International Journal of Turbo & Jet Engines, 13, pp, 25-34, (1996).
  • D. Adler, M. Kleiner and S. Balaban, "Measurement of the Flow Inside the Tip Clearance of a Rotating Axial Gas Turbine Rotor", International Journal of Turbo & Jet Engines, 13, pp. 227 - 237, (1996).
  • E.A. Wilson, D. Adler, P.Z. Bar-Yoseph, "Axisymmetric Thrust-Vectoring Nozzle Performance Prediction", 27th Israel International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, (1998).
  • E.A. Wilson, D. Adler, B.Z. Gal-Or, "Civil vs. Military Thrust Vectoring Technologies", 27th Israel International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, (1998).
  • E.A. Wilson, D. Adler, B.Z. Gal-Or, "Thrust-vectoring turbofan jet-engine analysis", International Journal of Turbo and Jet Engines, 16, (1999).
  • E.A. Wilson, D. Adler, P.Z. Bar-Yoseph, "Thrust-Vectorin,g a single Impinging Jet in a Crossflow", Fourth International Symposium on Experimental and Computational Aerothermodynamics of Internal flows, (1999).
  • D. Adler, R. Benymin, "Experimental Investigation of the Stator Wake Propagation Inside the Flow Passages of an Axial Gas Turbine Rotor, International Journal of Turbo & Jet Engines, 16, pp. 193-206, (1999).
  • E.A. Wilson, D. Adler, B.Z. Gal-Or, "Optimizing sub-critical flow thrust-vectoring of converging-diverging nozzles", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 16, (2000).