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Cengiz Camci

Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Aerospace Engineering

223 Hammond Building

cxc11@psu.edu

814-865-9871

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Air-Breathing Propulsion, Computational and Experimental Fluid Dynamics

Interest Areas:

Aerothermodynamics of turbomachinery, fluid mechanics, heat transfer in propulsion systems, non-intrusive flow diagnostics, liquid crystal thermography, finite element method in fluid mechanics and heat transfer, computational fluid dynamics.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 1977
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1980
  • One year post-graduate Diploma, Turbomachinery Department, von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium, 1980
  • Ph D, Convective heat transfer, von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics (KUL, Belgium), 1985

Publications

Books

  • Cengiz Camci, 2005, Propulsion System Design and Analysis for Un-Manned Aerial Vehicles

Parts of Book

  • Cengiz Camci, 2010, Temperature and Heat Transfer Measurements in Aerospace Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., UK, pp. 1432-1439

Journal Articles

  • Cengiz Camci, 2015, "A nonaxisymmetric endwall design approach and its computational assessment in the NGV of an HP turbine stage", Aerospace Science and Technology, Elsevier, UK, 47, (December 2015, Pages 456–466), pp. Volume 47, December 2015, Pages 456–466
  • Cengiz Camci and Ozhan Turgut, 2015, "Factors Influencing Computational Predictibility of Aerodynamic Losses in a Turbine Nozzle Guide Vane Flow", ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 138, (5), pp. 13
  • Cengiz Camci, 2015, "A Time Efficient Adaptive Gridding Approach and Improved Calibrations in Five_Hole Probe Measurements", IJRM International Journal of Rotating Machinery, Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 376967, 14 pages, (Article ID 376967,), pp. Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 376967, 14 pages
  • Akturk, 2014, "Tip Clearance Investigation of a Ducted Fan Used in VTOL UAVs, Part 1: Baseline Experiments and Computational Validation", ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, 136, (2), pp. 021004-01 to 021004-10
  • Akturk and Cengiz Camci, 2014, "Tip Clearance Investigation of a Ducted Fan Used in VTOL UAVs, Part 2: Novel Treatments via Computational Design and Their Experimental Verification", 136, (2), pp. 021005-1 to 021005-9
  • Gumusel, 2014, "Vortex Shedding from a Ground Tracking Radar Antenna and 3D Tip Flow Characteristics", 13, (5), pp. 263-269
  • Cengiz Camci, 2012, "Experimental and Computational Assessment of a Ducted Fan Rotor Flow Model", AIAA Journal of Aircraft, 49, (3)
  • Cengiz Camci and B. Gumusel, 2011, "Casing Convective Heat Transfer Coefficient and Reference Free-stream Temperature Determination near an Axial Flow Turbine Rotor", Transactions of the ASME, Journal of Heat Transfer, 133, (1), pp. 128-136
  • Cengiz Camci, 2010, "Turbine Aero-Heat Transfer Studies in Rotating Research Facilities", Heat Transfer Research, 41, (7), pp. 703-736
  • A. Akturk and Cengiz Camci, 2010, "Axial Flow Fan Tip Leakage Flow Control Using Tip Platform Extensions", 132, pp. 101-110
  • Cengiz Camci and B. Gumusel, 2010, "Computational Shape Design of a Radar Antenna Used for Airport Ground Traffic Control", Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 10, (1), pp. 32-39
  • Zeki O. Gokce and Cengiz Camci, 2009, "Channel Wing as a Potential VTOL/STOL Aero-Vehicle Concept", Recent Patents in Mechanical Engineering, 3, pp. 18-31
  • L. Kavurmacioglu, D. Dey and Cengiz Camci, 2007, "Aerodynamic character of partial squealer tip arrangements in an axial flow turbine. Part 1: Detailed aerodynamic field modifications via three dimensional viscous flow simulations around baseline tip", PROGRESS IN COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS, 7, pp. 363-373
  • L. Kavurmacioglu, D. Dey and Cengiz Camci, 2007, "Aerodynamic character of partial squealer tip arrangements in an axial flow turbine. Part II: Detailed numerical aerodynamic field visualisations via three dimensional viscous flow simulations around a partial squealer tip", PROGRESS IN COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS, 7, pp. 374-386

Conference Proceedings

  • Cengiz Camci, Hidir Maral, Cem Berk Senel and Levent Kavurmacioglu, 2017, "AN INVESTIGATION OF GROOVE TYPE CASING TREATMENT ON AERODYNAMIC PERFORMANCE OF a LINEAR TURBINE CASCADE", European Turbomachinery Society/ KTH Sweden/Aerospace Europe E-CAero 2, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 15
  • Cengiz Camci and Ali Akturk, 2016, "A VTOL-UAV Inlet Flow Distortion Reduction Concept Using A New Flow Control Approach: Double-Ducted-Fan (Ddf)", The Pacific Center of Thermal Fluids Engineering, ISROMAC paper-190, pp. 12
  • Cengiz Camci, Nicholas Herwig and Nicholas Herwig, 2016, "Inlet Flow Separation Control via Novel Lip-Spoilers for Ducted Fan Based VTOL Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles", The Pacific Center of Thermal Fluids Engineering, pp. 11
  • Cengiz Camci and Ali Akturk, 2015, "A Brief Description of the Ducted Fan Inlet Flow Distortion Reduction Concept, Double-Ducted-Fan (DDF)", Proceedings of the 8 th AIAC, Ankara International Aerospace Conference, Turkey, Ankara, Turkey, Turkey
  • Cengiz Camci and Ali Akturk, 2014, "Lip Separation And Inlet Flow Distortion Control in Ducted Fans Used in VTOL Systems", ASME Publications Department, NY. , NY., USA, 2014 ASME IGTI International Gas Turbine Conference, (GT2014-26249), pp. Paper No. GT2014-26249, pp. V01AT01A027; 18 pages
  • Cengiz Camci, 2013, "NGV Exit Flow Evaluation Using Contoured Endwall and Leading Edge Fillet Geometries Including The NGV-Blade Interaction and the Rim Seal Flow", ASME International Gas Turbine Congress, ASME/IGTI 2013
  • Cengiz Camci, 2012, "Total Pressure Correction of a Sub-Miniature Five-Hole Probe in Areas of Pressure Gradients", GT2012-69280, ASME International Gas Turbine Congress, ASME/IGTI 2012
  • Cengiz Camci, 2012, "Inlet Flow Distortion and Lip Separation Control in Ducted Fans, Double Ducted Fan (DDF) as a Novel Lip Separation Control Concept", Proceedings of Fan2012 Conference
  • C C and Turgut, 2012, "Computational Validation of the Flow Through a Turbine Stage and the Effects of Rim Seal Cavity Leakage on Secondary Flows"
  • C C and Turgut, 2012, "Experimental Investigation and Computational Evaluation of Contoured Endwall and Leading Edge Fillet Configurations in a Turbine NGV"
  • O. H. Turgut and Cengiz Camci, 2011, "A Computational Validation of Turbine Nozzle Guide Vane Aerodynamic Experiments in an HP Turbine Stage", ASME/IMECE2011-64352, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • O. H. Turgut and Cengiz Camci, 2011, "A Non-axisymmetric Endwall Design Methodology for Turbine Nozzle Guide Vanes and its Computational Fluid Dynamics Evaluation", ASME/IMECE2011-64362, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Z. O. Gokce and Cengiz Camci, 2011, "Aerodynamic Influence of Endwall Fences Located in the Vicinity of the Leading-Edge Endwall Junction of Nozzle Guide Vanes", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME/IMECE 2011-65255
  • Z. O. Gokce and Cengiz Camci, 2011, "Unsteady Flow Characteristics and Viscous Flow Losses Behind Multiple Rows of Circular Pin Fins in Coolant Channels", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME/IMECE2011-64333
  • J. Town and Cengiz Camci, 2011, "A Computer-Controlled Mechanical Arm for Improved Time-Efficient Calibration of Subminiature Five Hole Probes", ASME International Gas Turbine Congress, ASME/IGTI 2011, pp. GT2011-46391
  • I. Eryilmaz, S. Inanli, B. Gumusel, S. Toprak and Cengiz Camci, 2011, "Heat Transfer Investigation Around the Film-Cooled Leading Edge of a High-Pressure Gas Turbine Rotor Blade by Artificial Neural Networks", ASME International Gas Turbine Congress, ASME/IGTI 2011, pp. GT2011-46340
  • A. Akturk and Cengiz Camci, 2011, "Experimental and Computational Tip Clearance Investigation of a Ducted Fan Used in VTOL UAVS for Hover Conditions", IGTI 2011 ASME International Gas Turbine Conference, pp. GT-46356
  • A. Akturk and Cengiz Camci, 2011, "Development of Novel Tip Treatments for Ducted Fans Used in VTOL UAV Systems", IGTI 2011 ASME International Gas Turbine Conference, pp. GT-46359
  • Cengiz Camci, 2011, "Sub-Miniature Five-Hole Probe Calibration Using a Time Efficient Pitch and Yaw Mechanism and Accuracy Improvements", IGTI 2011 ASME International Gas Turbine Conference, pp. GT-46391
  • A. Akturk and Cengiz Camci, 2011, "A Computational and Experimental Analysis of a Ducted Fan Used in VTOL UAV Systems", ETC European Turbomachinery Conference, organized by the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics and other European Institutions
  • Cengiz Camci and A. Akturk, 2010, "Double Ducted Fan (DDF) as a Novel Ducted Fan Inlet Lip Separation Control Device", AHS/AIAA/SAE/RAS International Powered Lift Conference IPLC
  • Cengiz Camci and A. Akturk, 2010, "Influence of Tip Clearance and Inlet Flow Distortion on Ducted Fan Performance in VTOL UAVs", American Helicopter Society 66th Annual Forum
  • Cengiz Camci, 2009, "Experimental Turbine Aero-Heat Transfer Studies in Rotating Research Facilities", TURBINE 2009 "Heat Transfer in Gas Turbine Systems" organized by ICHMT International Center for Heat and Mass Transfer, Proc. of the ICHMT TURBINE 2009
  • A. Akturk, A. Shavalikul and Cengiz Camci, 2009, "PIV Measurements and Computational Study of a 5-Inch Ducted Fan for V/STOL UAV Applications", 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, pp. AIAA Paper 2009-332
  • Cengiz Camci and Ali Akturk, 2008, "Development of a Tip Leakage Control Device for an Axial Flow Fan", Proceedings of ASME TURBO EXPO 2008 International Gas Turbine Congress, GT2008-50785
  • Cengiz Camci and Akamol Shavalikul, 2008, "A Comparative Analysis of Pressure Side Extensions for Tip Leakage Control in Axial Turbines", Proceedings of ASME TURBO EXPO 2008 International Gas Turbine Congress, GT2008-50782
  • Cengiz Camci and Tarun Dhall, 2008, "Pressure Resolution of a PSP Based Measurement System with Non-Linear Intensity Response", 46 th AIAA , 2008 Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA 2008-279
  • Cengiz Camci and Ali Akturk, 2007, "Tip Leakage Vortex Minimization in Ducted Axial Fans Using Novel Pressure Side Tip Platform Extensions", 4th Ankara International Aerospace Conference
  • B. Gumusel and Cengiz Camci, 2007, "Determination of Casing Convective Heat Transfer Coefficient and Reference Temperature in the Tip Clearance Region of an Axial Flow Turbine", Proceedings of the ASME International Gas Turbine Congress, in 2007 ASME International Gas Turbine Conference
  • N. Rao, L. Kavurmacioglu, B. Gumusel and Cengiz Camci, 2006, "Influence of Casing Roughness on the Aerodynamic Structure of Tip Vortices in an Axial Flow Turbine", Proceedings of the ASME International Gas Turbine Congress, pp. GT2006-91011
  • B. Gumusel, L. Kavurmacioglu and Cengiz Camci, 2006, "Aerodynamic Drag Characteristics and Shape Design of a Radar Antenna Used for Airport Ground Traffic Control", 11th Intl. Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery
  • B. Gumusel, L. Kavurmacioglu and Cengiz Camci, 2006, "3D Tip Flow Characteristics and Vortex Shedding from a Radar Antenna Used for Airport Ground Traffic Control", 11th Intl. Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery
  • H. Kahveci and Cengiz Camci, 2006, "Flow Around Helicopter Blade Tip Sections Using a 2D Particle Image Velocimeter - Part 1", 11th Intl. Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery
  • H. Kahveci and Cengiz Camci, 2006, "Flow Around Helicopter Blade Tip Sections Using a 2D Particle Image Velocimeter - Part 2", 11th Intl. Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery

Research Projects

  • July 2016 - July 2018, "SOLAR TURBINES CASING HEAT TRANSFER IN PSU AFTRF," (Sponsor: Solar Turbines Inc./(A subdivision of Caterpillar Inc.)).
  • April 2017 - October 2017, "PHASE - II SIEMENS Advanced Turbine Blade Tip Technologies Research PHASE II," (Sponsor: Siemens Energy Inc., Orlando, Florida).
  • January 2016 - December 2017, "CoE Instructional and Research Equipment Grant Stereoscopic Particle Image Velocimetry PIV System Refurbishment for Instruction and Research," (Sponsor: Penn State , College of Engineering).
  • August 2016 - December 2016, "SIEMENS AXIAL TURBINE TIP AERODYNAMICS IN PSU AFTRF 2016," (Sponsor: Siemens Energy Inc., Orlando, Florida).
  • January 2004 - January 2006, "Equipment Donation: 30 inch axial flow fan," (Sponsor: Trane Company).

Honors and Awards

  • Associate Editor, ASME, Journal of Turbomachinery , 2012 - 2018, ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Journal of Turbomachinery, January 2012 - December 2016
  • Invited keynote paper speaker, Fan2012 Conference, Senlis, France, May 2012;, Fan2012 Conference, Senlis, France, May 2012;, April 2012 - April 2012
  • Invited keynote paper speaker, Turbine 2009 Conference,, Int. Center for Heat and Mass Transfer, Aug.2009, August 2009 - August 2009
  • ASME Fellow (February 2007);, ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers, February 2007 - February 2007
  • Invited lecturer/von Karman Institute Lecture Series (2004), von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Lecture Series, Belgium, January 2004 - January 2004
  • Invited Mission Consultant to NATO/RTO (Research & Technology Office) (May 2004), NATO/RTO (Research & Technology Office), May 2004 - May 2004
  • DOE/SCERDC 1999 Faculty Fellowship;, DOE/SCERDC Energy Research and Development Consortium, December 1998 - February 1999
  • Visiting Faculty Fellowship from Ecole Centrale Lyon/CNRS, France, CNRS, France, Ecole Centrale Lyon, France, April 1999 - June 1999
  • 1999 Best Paper Award from the Education Committee of the ASME International Gas Turbine Institute IGTI;, ASME International Gas Turbine Institute IGTI, June 1999 - June 1999
  • Invited Mission Consultant to NATO/AGARD, NATO/AGARD Advisory Group for Aeronautics Research and Development (June 1997), June 1997 - June 1997
  • Invited lecturer/von Karman Institute Lecture Series (1996);, von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Lecture Series, Belgium, April 1996 - April 1996
  • 1993 National Best Paper of the Year Award from the Heat Transfer Division of the ASME ;, Heat Transfer Division of the ASME ;, May 1993 - May 1993
  • 1993 NASA New Technology Innovator Award , January 1993, , NASA Lewis Research Center, Technology Utilization Office, Cleveland, Ohio, June 1993 - June 1993
  • 1992 National Best Paper of the year, Fluids Engineering Division, ASME Fluids Engineering Division, May 1992 - May 1992
  • NASA-CASE Aerospace R&D Fellowship (1990), NASA Lewis Research Center and CASE Western University, Cleveland, Ohio, May 1990 - September 1990
  • Von Karman Institute doctoral research fellowship (1980,1981,1982,1983,1984,1985), von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium, September 1980 - June 1985
  • Invited lecturer/von Karman Institute Lecture Series, von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Lecture Series, Belgium, February 1985 - March 1985
  • One year distinguished research fellowship, Lehigh University, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Pennsylvania (1980 - 1981, not used), August 1980 - August 1981
  • One year postgraduate diploma course fellowship, von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium, September 1979 - June 1980

Service

Service to Penn State:

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizer, ASME K-14 Turbomachinery Heat Transfer Committee, September 2013 - June 2014
  • Organizer, Technical Session Organization, September 2012 - June 2013
  • Organizer, Leading Edge Heat Transfer and Film Cooling, September 2010 - June 2011
  • Organizer, Film Cooling Heat Transfer, September 2009 - June 2010
 


 

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Department of Aerospace Engineering

229 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2569