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CUED Division A

Energy, Fluids and Turbomachinery
 

Biography

May 2015 - present: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Turbomachinery Research Fellow

Feb 2014 - April 2015: Research associate working with MHI

2009 - 2014: PhD Candidate in Engineering (Turbomachinery), Jesus College, Cambridge

2007-2009: Consultant at Arthur D. Little

2002-2006: BA(Hons) and MEng in Thermofluid Engineering, Jesus College, Cambridge

Research

Sam's current research focuses on using experimental and CFD techniques to study off-design compressor performance and unsteady flows in gas turbine exhaust ducts.

Sam's PhD thesis investigated the effect of circumferentially uniform and non-uniform bleed air extraction on compressor performance.

Publications

Key publications: 

Grimshaw, S.D., Pullan, G., and Hynes, T., 2015. Modelling Non-uniform Bleed in Axial Compressors. Paper to be presented at the ASME Turbo Expo 2015, Montreal. Recommended for publication in the ASME Journal of Turbomachinery

Grimshaw, S.D., Pullan, G. & Walker, T., 2014. Bleed-Induced Distortion in Axial Compressors. Paper presented at the ASME Turbo Expo 2014, Düsseldorf. Recommended for publication in the ASME Journal of Turbomachinery

Teaching and Supervisions

Teaching: 

Sam supervises Cambridge Tripos Papers 1A: Mechanical Vibrations, 1B: Mathematical Methods and 3A3: Thermofluids II

MHI Turbomachinery Research Fellow at Girton College

Contact Details

Whittle Laboratory
1 JJ Thompson Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 0DY
01223 339 882
Not available for consultancy

Affiliations

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Person keywords: 
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Fluid Mechanics