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Michael Barringer

Associate Research Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Mechanical Engineering

145 Cato Park Engineering Building

mdb22@psu.edu

814-865-4326

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), 1999
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), 2001
  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), 2006

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Ivan Monge-Concepcion, Shawn Siroka, Reid Berdanier, Michael D Barringer, Karen Thole and Christopher Robak, 2022, "Influence of Vane Trailing Edge Flow on the Formation of Cavity Cells and Rim Sealing", Journal of Turbomachinery, pp. 11
  • Ivan Monge-Concepcion, Reid Berdanier, Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole and Chris Robak, 2020, "Evaluating the Effect of Vane Trailing Edge Flow on Turbine Rim Sealing", Journal of Turbomachinery, 142, (8), pp. 10
  • Kenneth Clark, Michael D Barringer, David Johnson, Karen A Thole, Eric Grover and Chris Robak, 2018, "Effects of Purge Flow Configuration on Sealing Effectiveness in a Rotor-Stator Cavity", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 140, (11), pp. 11
  • Kenneth Clark, Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole, Carey Clum, Paul Hiester, Curtis Memory and Christopher Robak, 2017, "Effects of Purge Jet Momentum on Sealing Effectiveness", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 139, (3), pp. 10
  • Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole, Vaidyanathan Krishnan and Evan Landrum, 2014, "Manufacturing Influences on Pressure Losses of Channel Fed Holes", Journal of Turbomachinery, 136, (5), pp. 10
  • Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole, D. L. Breneman, K. -M. Tham and V. Laurello, 2013, "Effects of Centrifugal Forces on Particle Deposition for a Representative Seal Pin Between Two Blades", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 135, (3), pp. 10
  • S. A. Weaver, Michael D Barringer and Karen A Thole, 2011, "Microchannels With Manufacturing Roughness Levels", Journal of Turbomachinery, 133, (4), pp. 8
  • Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole and M. D. Polanka, 2009, "An Experimental Study of Combustor Exit Profile Shapes on Endwall Heat Transfer in High Pressure Turbine Vanes", Journal of Turbomachinery, 131, (2), pp. 10
  • Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole and M. D. Polanka, 2009, "Effects of Combustor Exit Profiles on Vane Aerodynamic Loading and Heat Transfer in a High Pressure Turbine", Journal of Turbomachinery, 131, (2), pp. 10
  • Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole, M. D. Polanka, J. P. Clark and P. J. Koch, 2009, "Migration of Combustor Exit Profiles Through High Pressure Turbine Vanes", Journal of Turbomachinery, 131, (2), pp. 10
  • N. Sundaram, Michael D Barringer and Karen A Thole, 2008, "Effects of Deposits on Film Cooling of a Vane Endwall Along the Pressure Side", Journal of Turbomachinery, 130, (4)
  • Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole and M. D. Polanka, 2007, "Experimental Evaluation of an Inlet Profile Generator for High-Pressure Turbine Tests", Journal of Turbomachinery, 129, (2)
  • Michael D Barringer, Owen T Richard, Joseph P Walter, Sarah M Stitzel and Karen A Thole, 2002, "Flow Field Simulations of a Gas Turbine Combustor", Journal of Turbomachinery, 124, (3), pp. 9
  • Reid Berdanier, Ivan Monge-Concepcion, Brian F. Knisely, Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole and Eric A. Grover, , "Scaling Sealing Effectiveness in a Stator-Rotor Cavity for Differing Blade Spans", Journal of Turbomachinery, 141, pp. 10

Conference Proceedings

  • Karen Thole, Michael D Barringer, Reid Berdanier, Scott Fishbone and Joel Wagner, 2021, "Defining a Testbed for the U.S. Turbine Industry: The National Experimental Turbine (NExT)", American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, United States, pp. 14
  • Ivan Monge-Concepcion, Shawn Siroka, Reid Berdanier, Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole and Chris Robak, 2021, "Unsteady Turbine Rim Sealing and Vane Trailing Edge Flow Effects", American Society of Mechanical Engineers, United States, pp. 13
  • Shawn Siroka, Ivan Monge-Concepcion, Reid Berdanier, Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole and Chris Robak, 2021, "Correlating Cavity Sealing Effectiveness to Time-Resolved Rim Seal Events in the Presence of Vane Trailing Edge Flow", American Society of Mechanical Engineers, United States, pp. 14
  • Ivan Monge-Concepcion, Reid Berdanier, Michael D Barringer and Karen A Thole, 2019, "Evaluating the Effect of Vane Trailing Edge Flow on Turbine Rim Sealing", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2019 – Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 14
  • Reid Berdanier, Ivan Monge-Concepcion, Brian Knisely, Michael D Barringer and Karen A Thole, 2018, "Scaling Sealing Effectiveness in a Stator-Rotor Cavity for Differing Blade Spans", Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2018 – Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 12
  • Kenneth Clark, Michael D Barringer, David Johnson, Karen A Thole, Eric Grover and Chris Robak, 2017, "Effects of Purge Flow Configuration on Sealing Effectiveness in a Rotor-Stator Cavity", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 14
  • Kenneth Clark, Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole, Carey Clum, Paul Hiester, Curtis Memory and Christopher Robak, 2016, "Effects of Purge Jet Momentum on Sealing Effectiveness", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 12
  • Kenneth Clark, Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole, Carey Clum, Paul Hiester, Curtis Memory and Christopher Robak, 2016, "Using a Tracer Gas to Quantify Sealing Effectiveness for Engine Realistic Rim Seals", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 12
  • Michael D Barringer, Andrew Coward, Ken Clark, Karen A Thole, John Schmitz, Joel Wagner, Mary Anne Alvin, Patcharin Burke and Rich Dennis, 2014, "The Design of a Steady Aero Thermal Research Turbine (START) for Studying Secondary Flow Leakages and Airfoil Heat Transfer", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 13
  • Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole, Vaidyanathan Krishnan and Evan Landrum, 2013, "Manufacturing Influences on Pressure Losses of Channel Fed Holes", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 12
  • Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole, D. L. Breneman, K-M Tham and V. Laurello, 2012, "Effects of Centrifugal Forces on Particle Deposition for a Representative Seal Pin Between Two Blades", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 11
  • S. A. Weaver, Michael D Barringer and Karen A Thole, 2010, "Microchannels With Manufacturing Roughness Levels", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Soceity of Mechanical Engineers
  • Grant O. Musgrove, Eric Grover, Michael D Barringer, Joseph Barker and Karen A Thole, 2009, "Computational Design of a Louver Particle Separator for Gas Turbine Engines", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole and M. D. Polanka, 2007, "An Experimental Study of Combustor Exit Profile Shapes on Endwall Heat Transfer in High Pressure Turbine Vanes", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • N. Sundaram, Michael D Barringer and Karen A Thole, 2007, "Effects of Deposits on Film Cooling of a Vane Endwall Along the Pressure Side", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole, M. D. Polanka, J. P. Clark and P. J. Koch, 2007, "Migration of Combustor Exit Profiles Through High Pressure Turbine Vanes", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole and M. D. Polanka, 2006, "Effects of Combustor Exit Profiles on High Pressure Turbine Vane Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole and M. D. Polanka, 2006, "Experimental Evaluation of an Inlet Profile Generator for High Pressure Turbine Tests", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • V. R. Kunze, M. Wolff, Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole and M. D. Polanka, 2006, "Numerical Insight into Flow and Thermal Patterns Within an Inlet Profile Generator Comparing to Experimental Results", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • V. R. Kunze, M. Wolff, Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole and M. D. Polanka, 2005, "Numerical Modeling of Flow and Thermal Patterns Within a Combustor Simulator", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Michael D Barringer, Karen A Thole and M. D. Polanka, 2004, "Developing a Combustor Simulator for Investigating High Pressure Turbine Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Michael D Barringer, Owen T Richard, Joseph P Walter, Sarah M Stitzel and Karen A Thole, 2001, "Flow Field Simulations of a Gas Turbine Combustor", Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, American Society of Engineers, pp. 10
  • Ivan Monge-Concepcion, Michael D Barringer, Berdanier, Karen Thole and Christopher Robak, , "Use of Multiple Tracer Gases to Quantify Vane Trailing Edge Flow into Turbine Rim Seals", American Society of Mechanical Engineers, United States, pp. 14

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • START Laboratory Phase 1 Completion, Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Company, 2016
  • Hot Section Engineering Recognition for the Design and Development of the START Laboratory, Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Company, 2015
  • Research Paper Journal Article, Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, 2013
  • Teaching Deans List, Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech, 2005
  • Incentive Award, Turbines Branch, Propulsion Directorate, US Air Force Reseach Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, 2004
  • Best Technical Presentation, AIAA 28th Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Science Symposium, 2003
  • Davenport Fellowship, Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech, 2001 - 2002
  • Pratt Fellowship, Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech, 1999

Service

Service to Penn State:

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, Technical Paper Session Co-Chair, Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, Heat Transfer Sessions, 2010
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, Technical Paper Session Co-Chair, Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, Heat Transfer Sessions, 2011
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, Technical Paper Session Co-Chair, Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, Heat Transfer Sessions, 2012
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, Technical Paper Session Co-Chair, Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, Heat Transfer Sessions, 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, Technical Paper Session Co-Chair, Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, Heat Transfer Sessions, 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, Technical Paper Session Chair, Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, Heat Transfer Sessions, 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, Technical Paper Session Co-Chair, Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, Heat Transfer Sessions, 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, Technical Paper Sessions Chair, Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, Heat Transfer Sessions, 2018
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, Technical Paper Sessions Chair, Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo - Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, Heat Transfer Sessions, 2019