How do engineers create new knowledge? Can engineers capture new knowledge, or in reality do they lose it almost as fast as it is created? How can engineers apply new knowledge in a way that really changes the industry within which they work? How do engineers move from research, to development to production? "Tip Clearance Measurement in Aero and Industrial Turbomachinery" answers these questions and more. The editor and authors provide real insight into the reality of what they needed to create and apply new knowledge into the most demanding applications. Touted by many leaders, both domestically and internationally, this book will appeal to: corporate managers accountable for maintaining a technical lead over competitors; senior engineers who are trusted to lead research and development programs; junior engineers who wish to learn what it means to develop and apply new technology; those within the turbomachinery community who wish to gain an insight into how new knowledge is created and put to work; those within the wider engineering community who wish to understand the product development process, to make their own development effort more effective; and, those within academia who wish to become more effective at not only creating new knowledge, but putting it to work.
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Wearing many hats, Geoff Sheard is the Flakt Woods Group Vice President of Fan Technology, a leading global supplier of energy-efficient solutions operating in both the air climate for buildings and air movement for the infrastructure and industry markets. He is a director of Flakt Woods Limited, a Visiting Fellow at the University of Northampton Business School and a Visiting Professor at Sapienza University of Rome Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica e Aerospaziale. Geoff is also a director of the Air Movement & Control Association (AMCA) and a member of the AMCA Executive Board. He is a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Fluid Machinery Group and Chairman of the organizing committee for Fan 2012, an international conference on fan noise, technology and numerical methods. He also leads the International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI) Fans & Blowers initiative. Geoff has doctorate degrees from Oxford University in turbomachinery aerodynamics and from the University of Northampton in leadership and team development. He also holds a masters degree in business administration from Cranfield University and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Liverpool University. He is a chartered engineer, a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers, a fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, a fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building Service Engineers, Geoff has published widely in both technical and management areas. He has published two books, two monographs, over 75 articles, and is a member of the Journal of Management Development editorial advisory board and the Leadership and Organisational Development Journal editorial review board.
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Book Description Sigel Press, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M190594120X