Kent Carlson

  • Program Years: 1991-1995
  • Academic Institution: Florida State University
  • Field of Study: Mechanical Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Ching Jen Chen
  • Practicum(s):
    Argonne National Laboratory (1992)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Florida State University, 1997
    B.S.E. Mechanical Engineering, University of Iowa, 1991

Current Status

  • Status: Assistant Research Engineer/Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Iowa
  • Research Area: Solidification of Cast Metals
  • Publications

    1. K.D. Carlson, S. Ou and C. Beckermann (2005), "Feeding of High-Nickel Alloy Castings," Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, Vol. 36B, pp. 843-856.

    2. K.D. Carlson and C. Beckermann (2005), "Modeling of Reoxidation Inclusion Formation During Filling of Steel Castings," Defect Formation, Detection, and Elimination During Casting, Welding, and Solidification, proceedings of the 2005 TMS Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition, September 25-28, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pp. 35-46.

    3. M. Blair, R. Monroe, C. Beckermann, R. Hardin, K. Carlson and C. Monroe (2005), "Predicting the Occurrence and Effects of Defects in Castings," JOM, Vol. 57(5), pp. 29-34.

    4. M. Blair, R. Monroe, C. Beckermann, R. Hardin, K. Carlson, C. Monroe and J. Griffin (2005), "Designing Reliable Castings," Shape Casting: The John Campbell Symposium, proceedings of the 2005 TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition, February 13-17, San Francisco, California, pp. 63-72.

    5. S. Ou, K.D. Carlson and C. Beckermann (2005), "Feeding and Risering of High-Alloy Steel Castings," Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, Vol. 36B, pp. 97-116.

    6. K.D. Carlson and C. Beckermann (2004), "Modeling of Reoxidation Inclusion Formation During Filling of Steel Castings," Proceedings of the 2004 SFSA Technical and Operating Conference, November 4-6, Chicago, Illinois.

    7. K.D. Carlson, S. Ou and C. Beckermann (2004), "Feeding of Nickel-Based Alloys," Proceedings of the 2004 SFSA Technical and Operating Conference, November 4-6, Chicago, Illinois.

    8. K. Carlson, S. Ou, R. Hardin and C. Beckermann (2004), Development of New Feeding Distance Rules Using Casting Simulation, Steel Founders' Society of America Research Report No. 111, Crystal Lake, Illinois.

    9. K.D. Carlson, S. Ou and C. Beckermann (2003), "Feeding and Risering of High Alloy Steel Castings," Proceedings of the 2003 SFSA Technical and Operating Conference, November 6-8, Chicago, Illinois.

    10. B. Bryant, K.D. Carlson, S. Ou and C. Beckermann (2003), "Tilt Pour Trials and Analysis," Proceedings of the 2003 SFSA Technical and Operating Conference, November 6-8, Chicago, Illinois.

    11. K.D. Carlson, Z. Lin, R.A. Hardin, C. Beckermann, G. Mazurkevich and M.C. Schneider (2003), "Modeling of Porosity Formation and Feeding Flow in Steel Casting," Proceedings of Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes X, May 25-30, Destin, Florida, pp. 295-302.

    12. K.D. Carlson, Z. Lin, R.A. Hardin, L. Chen and C. Beckermann (2002), "Modeling of Porosity Formation and Feeding Flow in Steel Casting," 2002 SFSA Technical and Operating Conference, November 7-9, Chicago, Illinois.

    13. K.D. Carlson, S. Ou, R.A. Hardin and C. Beckermann (2002), "Development of New Feeding-Distance Rules Using Casting Simulation: Part I. Methodology," Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, Vol. 33B, pp. 731-740.

    14. S. Ou, K.D. Carlson, R.A. Hardin and C. Beckermann (2002), "Development of New Feeding-Distance Rules Using Casting Simulation: Part II. The New Rules," Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, Vol. 33B, pp. 741-755.

    15. K. Carlson, S. Ou, R. Hardin and C. Beckermann (2001), Feeding & Risering Guidelines for Steel Castings, Steel Founders' Society of America, Barrington, Illinois.

    16. K. Carlson, S. Ou, R. Hardin and C. Beckermann (2001), "Development of a Methodology to Predict and Prevent Leaks Caused by Microporosity in Steel Castings," proceedings of the 2001 SFSA Technical and Operating Conference, November 1-3, Chicago, Illinois.

    17. K. Carlson, S. Ou, R. Hardin and C. Beckermann (2001), Development of a Methodology to Predict and Prevent Leaks Caused by Microporosity in Steel Castings, Steel Founders' Society of America Research Report No. 110, Crystal Lake, Illinois.

    18. K. Carlson, S. Ou, R. Hardin and C. Beckermann (2001), "Analysis of ASTM X-ray Shrinkage Rating for Steel Castings," International Journal of Cast Metals Research, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 169-183.

    19. K. Carlson, S. Ou, R. Hardin and C. Beckermann (2000), "Analysis of ASTM X-ray Shrinkage Rating for Steel Castings," proceedings of the 2000 SFSA Technical and Operating Conference, November 2-4, Chicago, Illinois.

    20. S. Ou, K. Carlson, M. Blair, G. Jones, R. Hardin and C. Beckermann (2000), "Yield Improvement Case Study: Stacked Spring Caps," Proceedings of the 2000 SFSA Technical and Operating Conference, November 2-4, Chicago, Illinois.

    21. C.J. Chen, R. Bernatz, K.D. Carlson and W.L. Lin (2000), Finite Analytic Method in Flows and Heat Transfer, Taylor & Francis, New York, New York.

    22. R.A. Hardin, S. Ou, K. Carlson and C. Beckermann (2000), "Relationship Between the Niyama Criterion and Radiographic Testing in Steel Casting," AFS Transactions, Vol. 108, pp. 53-62.

    23. R.A. Hardin, S. Ou, K. Carlson and C. Beckermann (1999), "Relationship Between Casting Simulation and Radiographic Testing: Results from the SFSA Plate Casting Trials," Proceedings of the 1999 SFSA Technical and Operating Conference, November 4-6, Chicago, Illinois.

    24. W.L. Lin, K.D. Carlson and C.J. Chen (1999), "Numerical Modeling of Conjugate Heat Transfer on Complex Geometries with Diagonal Cartesian Method, Part I: Methods," Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 121, No. 2, pp. 253-260.

    25. K.D. Carlson, W.L. Lin and C.J. Chen (1999), "Numerical Modeling of Conjugate Heat Transfer on Complex Geometries with Diagonal Cartesian Method, Part II: Applications," Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 121, No. 2, pp. 261-267.

    26. W.L. Lin, K.D. Carlson and C.J. Chen (1998), "Diagonal Cartesian Method for Numerical Simulation of Incompressible Flows over Complex Boundaries," Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B, Vol. 33, pp. 181-213.

    27. K.D. Carlson (1997), Numerical Simulation of Fluid Flow and Conjugate Heat Transfer for Complex Geometries, Ph.D. Thesis, FAMU - FSU College of Engineering, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

    28. W.L. Lin, K.D. Carlson and C.J. Chen (1997), "Pressure Boundary Conditions of Incompressible Fluid Flows with Conjugate Heat Transfer on Non-Staggered Grids Part I: Methods," Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, Vol. 32, pp. 459-479.

    29. K.D. Carlson, W.L. Lin and C.J. Chen (1997), "Pressure Boundary Conditions of Incompressible Fluid Flows with Conjugate Heat Transfer on Non-Staggered Grids Part II: Applications," Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, Vol. 32, pp. 481-501.