John Olsen

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Contact details:
+61 2 9385 5217

Dr John Olsen is a Lecturer with the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. His research interests include:

  • Thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid mechanics.
  • Entropy generation minimisation and exergy analysis.
  • Combined heat & power systems.
  • Co and Trigeneration systems.
  • Hybrid vehicles.
  • The simulation of gas turbine engines, power stations, reciprocating piston engines, refrigeration systems, living systems, entropy, etc.
  • Turbulence.
  • Simulation philosophy.
  • Swarms.