William L.H. Hallett, P. Eng.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Research projects and theses
St. Barnabas' Church
- Dr. Hallett joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in
1981, and is active in teaching and research in
combustion, thermodynamics and energy engineering. He has done
collaborative or contract research work with
CANMET, National Defence and NRC. He was department Chair from 1997 -
2009 and has also been active in co-op
programmes, curriculum development,
and in teaching support work with the Centre for University Teaching.
Dr. Hallett is the recipient of an OCUFA
Teaching Award (1989), the University of Ottawa Teaching Award (1991),
3M Teaching Fellowship (1994), and a University of Ottawa Excellence in
Education Award (2004).
Brief slide show on current research
- Combustion and energy conversion, including:
Solid Fuel Combustion
and incineration in packed beds, particularly biomass combustion,
modelling and experiments.
Liquid Fuel Combustion,
in particular modelling of mixture combustion using continuous
thermodynamics, bio-fuels, ignition, high pressure effects.
Energy Conversion: reciprocating steam
- Fourth year
CURRENT TEACHING DUTIES
Fall semester 2010 - MCG2130 (Thermodynamics I), MCG4126 (Energy Conversion)
Winter semester 2011 -
MCG1100 dissection labs, MCG2131 (Thermodynamics II)
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