gerry at me dot pdx dot edu
Greetings from the Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. I am interested in heat transfer, fluid mechanics, numerical methods and innovative laboratory teaching methods and hands-on project-based learning. From links on this page you can learn more about the classes I teach, and my research projects.
Current Teaching Schedule: During Spring 2013, I am teaching ME 370: The Mechanical Engineering Profession.
Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer: If you're interested in numerical modeling of fluids and heat transfer, look at the on-line lecture notes and toy MATLAB codes for my class on applied CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics). If you're interested in laboratory techniques related to the cooling of electronic equipment, look at the look at the on-line lecture notes and lab assignments for my class on thermal management measurements.
MATLAB: If you have arrived at this page looking for information on MATLAB, you will be interested in my book Numerical Methods with MATLAB, or a web page giving overview of MATLAB, my (old) MATLAB Hypertext Reference, and the class ME 352: Numerical Methods in Engineering.