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Professor Stephen Spence
Prof of Mechanical Engineering (1980), Mechanical, Manuf & Biomedical Eng

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Xing, H, Stuart, C, Spence, S and Chen, H, Fuel cell power systems for maritime applications: Progress and perspectives, Sustainability, 13, (3), 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Elliott, M, Seiler, M and Spence, S, Performance improvement of a mixed flow turbine using 3D blading, ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, 2021 Journal Article, 2021

Liang, T, Bo, L, Spence, S and Gibson, L, Effect of Boundary layer suction on the corner separation in a highly loaded axial compressor cascade, ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, 143, (6), 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Wang, B, Wu, Y, Yang, F, Spence, S, Intermittent breakdown of the tip leakage vortex and the resultant flow unsteadiness in the tip-region of a subsonic compressor cascade, Aerospace Science and Technology, 113, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Bach, T, Huet, M, Watson, R, Spence, S, and Mahmoudi, Y, , Effect of Film Cooling on Entropy Noise Generation in a Stator Blade Row, AIAA Journal, 2020-08-J060077, 2021 Journal Article, 2021

Morrison, R, Spence, S, Leonard, T, and Kim, S, Investigation of a Novel Turbine Housing to Produce a Non-Uniform Spanwise Flow Field at the Inlet to a Mixed Flow Turbine and Provide Variable Geometry Capabilities, ASME Turbo Expo, Virtual, Online, 7 - 11 June 2021, GT2021-58382, 2021 Conference Paper, 2021

Elliott, M, Spence, S, Seiler, M and Geron, M,, Aeromechanical optimization of scalloping in mixed flow turbines, ASME Turbo Expo, Virtual, Online, 7 - 11 June 2021, GT2021-58901, 2021 Conference Paper, 2021

Lang, J, Chu, W, Spence, S, An, G, and Galloway, L, Performance enhancement of a centrifugal compressor stage using profiled end wall (PEW) treatments in the radial vaned diffuser, Aerospace Science and Technology, 110, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

An, G, Wu, Y, Spence, S, Lang, J, Chen, Z and Mahmoudi, Y, Numerical investigation into the mechanism regarding the Inception and Evolution of Flow Unsteadiness Induced by the tip leakage flow in a transonic compressor, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 235, (1), 2021, p44 - 58 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Stuart, C, Spence, S, Teichel, S and Starke, A, Design and evaluation of an active inlet swirl control device for automotive turbocharger compressors, Proc. of IMechE 14th International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging, IMechE 14th International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging, London, May 2020, 2020, pppp. 1-14 Conference Paper, 2020 DOI

Liang, T, Bo, L and Spence, S, Numerical analysis for the effects of circumferential groove casing suction in a counter-rotating axial flow compressor, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, 13, (5), 2020, p1587 - 1599 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Qin, R, Ju, Y, Galloway, L, Spence, S, and Zhang, C, High Dimensional Matching Optimization of Impeller-Vaned Diffuser Interaction for a Centrifugal Compressor Stage, ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, 142, (12), 2020 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Liang, T, Bo, L, Spence, S, and Jiao, L, Numerical Investigation into the Effects of Tip Clearance on the Performance of a Counter-rotating Axial Flow Compressor, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 2020 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Liu, Y, Qin, R, Ju, Y, Spence, S and Zhang, C, Robust Design Optimization of a Transonic Centrifugal Impeller Considering Realistic Manufacturing Variabilities, ASME Turbo Expo, Virtual, Online, 21-25 September 2020, GT2020-14784, 2020 Conference Paper, 2020 DOI

Xing, H, Spence, S, and Chen, H, A comprehensive review on countermeasures for carbon emissions from ships, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 134, 2020, ppp. 1-18 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Gibson, L, Spence, S, Kim, S, Schwitzke, M, Starke, A, and Filsinger, D, An investigation into the effect of clearance aspect ratio on the performance of a variable geometry vaned diffuser for automotive turbocharger application, ASME Turbo Expo, Virtual, Online, 21-25 September 2020, GT2020-14905, 2020 Conference Paper, 2020 DOI

Lang, J, Chu, W, Spence, S and An, G, Investigation of stall recovery potential in a transonic compressor rotor, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 2020 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Bach, T, Mahmoudi, Y and Spence, S, Unsteady RANS simulation on the effect of film cooling on entropy noise generation in a two-dimensional stator cascade, 26th International Congress on Sound and Vibration ICSV26, Montreal, 7 - 11 July 2019, 2019 Conference Paper, 2019

Gibson, L, Spence, S, Kim, S, Schwitzke, M, Starke, A, and Filsinger, D, An Investigation into the Effect of Diffuser Vane Side Clearance Position on the Efficiency and Stability of an Automotive Turbocharger Compressor, Proceedings of The International Gas Turbine Congress, International Gas Turbine Congress, Tokyo, 17-22 November 2019, 145, 2019 Conference Paper, 2019

Leonard, T, Spence, S, Starke, A and Filsinger, D, Design and performance analysis of mixed flow turbine rotors with extended blade chord, ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, 142, (12), 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Lang, J, Li, X, Galloway, L, Spence, S and Wu, Y, Performance Enhancement of a Centrifugal Compressor Stage using Profiled End Wall (PEW) Treatments in the Radial Vaned Diffuser, Turbocharging Seminar, Harbin, 10-11 Sept 2019, 2019, pp1 - 8 Conference Paper, 2019

Morrison, R, Spence, S, Leonard, T, Starke, A and Kim, S, Evaluating the use of leaned stator vanes to produce a non-uniform flow distribution across the inlet span of a mixed flow turbine rotor, ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, 142, (12), 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Galloway, L, Spence, S, Kim, S, Rusch, D, Vogel, K and Hunziker, R, An investigation of centrifugal compressor stability enhancement using a novel vaned diffuser recirculation technique, ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, 140, (12), 2018 Journal Article, 2018 URL

Gibson, L, Spence, S, Kim, S, Schwitzke, M and Starke, A, A numerical investigation of a turbocharger compressor back-disk cavity under vastly different operating conditions, Turbocharging Seminar, Shanghai, 16 - 17 Oct , 2018, pp1 - 11 Conference Paper, 2018