Advisory Committee for the Proceedings of the 33rd Turbomachinery Symposium

Turbomachinery Laboratories
Dr. Childs' expertise is in dynamics and vibrations, with an emphasis in rotordynamics. He has conducted research and engineering projects for NASA, DOD, and private firms. Current research includes: high-pressure testing honeycomb and hole-pattern gas damper seals; testing high-pressure laminar oil seals; force measurements in magnetic bearings using fiber-optic strain gauges. Dr. Childs has authored numerous reviewed publications related to rotordynamics and vibrations, and the book,
more » ... inery Rotordynamics. He is presently completing a new dynamics book entitled, Dynamics in Engineering Practice.
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