Robert E. Kielb

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Associate Chair

Affiliated Professor, Swedish Royal Institute of Technology Director, GUIde Consortium

Contact Information:
Education:

PhDOhio State University1981
MSOhio State University1975
BSPurdue University1971

Research Interests:

Conducts research and supervises graduate students in the areas of unsteady aerodynamics, aeroelasticity, mistuning, damping, and probabilistic methods. Principal investigator on AFOSR, DARPA, NASA, and Industrial funded research projects. Provides consultion services to turbine engine companies, including most major companies. Teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanical engineering with emphasis on vibration and design.

Specialties:

Aerodynamics
Structural Engineering
Aeroelasticity
Vibration
Design

Courses Taught:
  • ME 544.01 - ADV MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS
  • ME 555.01 - ADVANCED TOPICS
  • ME 555.07 - ADVANCED TOPICS

Representative Publications: (More Publications)
    • R. Kielb and J. Barter and O. Chernycheva and T. Fransson, Flutter of low pressure turbine blades with cyclic symmetric modes: A preliminary design method, Journal Of Turbomachinery-transactions Of The Asme, vol 126 no. 2 (2004), pp. 306 -- 309 [abs].
    • V. Ramamurti and R. Kielb, Natural frequencies of twisted rotating plates, Journal Of Sound And Vibration, vol 97 no. 3 (1984), pp. 429 -- 449.