• Associate Professor
Adolfo Delgado

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2008
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2005
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela, 2002

Research Interests

  • Dr. Delgado's research focuses on rotordynamics, structural vibration, energy dissipation mechanisms, thin film lubrication and fluid-structure interaction applied to the design, modeling and improvement of rotating machinery systems and components.

Selected Publications

  • Delgado, A., 2015, “Experimental Identification of Dynamic Force Coefficients for a 110 mm Compliantly Damped Hybrid Gas Bearing,” ASME J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power, 137(7), p. 072502
  • San Andrés, L., Delgado A., 2012 “A Novel Bulk-Flow Model for Improved Predictions of Force Coefficients in Grooved Oil Seals Operating Eccentrically,” ASME J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power, 134(5), p. 052509
  • Ertas, B., Delgado, A., and Vannini, G., 2012, “Rotordynamic Force Coefficients for Three Types of Annular Gas seals with Inlet Preswirl and High Differential Pressure Ratio,” ASME J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power, 134(4), p. 042503
  • Delgado, A., Vannini, G., Ertas, B., Drexel. M., and Naldi, L., 2011, “Identification and Prediction of Force Coefficients in a Five-Pad and Four-Pad Tilting Pad Bearing for Load-on-Pad and Load-Between-Pad Configurations,” ASME J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power, 133(9), p. 092503
  • Delgado, A., and San Andrés, L., 2010, “A Model for Improved Prediction of Force Coefficients in Grooved Squeeze Film Dampers and Grooved Oil Seal Rings,” ASME J. Tribol., 132(3), p. 032202.