overview

I have research interests in Rotordynamics, Magnetic Bearings, Active Vibration and Noise Control, Fluid Film Bearings, Vibrations, Finite and Boundary Elements, Seal and Impeller Leakage Flow, Piping Systems, Machine Design, Flywheels, Machinery Couplings, Expert Systems, Microgravity Vibration Isolation, Electromechanical Systems, CFD flow in pumps and compressors, Heart pumps (VAD), drillstring vibration, and RO desalination.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles118
  • Derbal, M., Gharib, M., Refaat, S. S., Palazzolo, A., & Sassi, S. (2021). Fractional-order controllers for stick-slip vibration mitigation in oil well drill-strings. Journal of Low Frequency Noise, Vibration and Active Control. 40(3), 1571-1584.
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  • Dawahdeh, A., Oh, J., Zhai, T., & Palazzolo, A. (2021). Computational Fluid Dynamics—Machine Learning Prediction of Machinery Coupling Windage Heating and Power Loss. Journal of Heat Transfer. 143(8),
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  • Yang, J., & Palazzolo, A. (2021). Power loss reduction for tilt pad journal bearings utilizing pad pockets and steps. Tribology International. 159, 106993-106993.
  • Oh, J., Kim, B. J., & Palazzolo, A. (2021). Three-Dimensional Solid Finite Element Contact Model for Rotordynamic Analysis: Experiment and Simulation. Journal of Vibration and Acoustics. 143(3),
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  • Shin, D., Yang, J., Tong, X., Suh, J., & Palazzolo, A. (2021). A Review of Journal Bearing Thermal Effects on Rotordynamic Response. Journal of Tribology. 143(3),
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Chapters1
  • Palazzolo, A. B., Wang, Z., Gu Lee, J., Kascak, A. F., & Provenza, A. J. (2012). Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology, Volume II. Bruce, R. W. (Eds.), Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology, Volume II: Theory and Design, Second Edition. 55-1-55-22. CRC Press.
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Conference Papers96
  • Kang, X., & Palazzolo, A. (2020). Simulation, Test and Mitigation of 1/2x Forward Whirl Following Rotor Drop Onto Auxiliary Bearings. Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. 142(4),
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  • Li, X., Hu, L., & Palazzolo, A. (2019). A Lightweight, High-Speed Kinetic Battery for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles. 2019 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC), 2019 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC). 00, 1-6.
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  • Mohiuddin, M. W., Palazzolo, A. B., Tucker, R. P., Reddy, D. V., Provenza, A. J., & Kascak, A. F. (2019). High Temperature Magnetic Thrust Bearing: Theory and Experiment. Volume 7A: Structures and Dynamics, ASME Turbo Expo 2019: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition.
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  • Mortazavi, F., & Palazzolo, A. (2018). CFD-BASED PREDICTION OF ROTORDYNAMIC PERFORMANCE OF SMOOTH STATOR-GROOVED ROTOR (SS-GR) LIQUID ANNULAR SEALS. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME TURBO EXPO: TURBINE TECHNICAL CONFERENCE AND EXPOSITION, 2017, VOL 7A. 7A-2017,
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  • Li, Y., & Palazzolo, A. (2018). PM Synchronous Motor Induced Vibration. 2018 21st International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS), 2018 21st International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS). 00, 323-328.
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patents
Patents3
  • Palazzolo, A., Tucker, R., & Wang, Z. (2014). Shaft-less energy storage flywheel.
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  • Provenza, A., Beach, R., Kascak, A., Palazzolo, A., Li, M., Kenny, A., ... Kascak, A. (2008). Fault tolerant homopolar magnetic bearings.
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  • Palazzolo, A., Li, M. u., Na, U., & Thomas, E. (2001). System and method for controlling suspension using a magnetic field.
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chaired theses and dissertations
Email
a-palazzolo@tamu.edu
First Name
Alan
Last Name
Palazzolo
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Mechanical Engineering; 3123 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3123
USA