Carl Howard

Professor Carl Howard

Professor

School of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Lecturer, researcher and consultant in acoustics, ultrasound, thermoacoustics, condition monitoring, finite element analysis, boundary element analysis, statistical energy analysis, modal analysis.

Current Research Projects

(last updated January 2019)

  • Active noise control of the exhaust on a diesel engine
  • Adaptive passive noise control
  • Vibration condition monitoring - defect size estimation
  • Noise radiation and control from exhaust stacks - CFD and FEA simulations and experimental testing
  • Development of a condition monitoring system for shock absorbers
  • Improving throughput in copper-ore processing
  • Acoustic meta-materials
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Awards

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2018 Co-Supervisor Intelligent Vibration Analysis and Control Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Abdullah Balhaddad
    2018 Co-Supervisor Intelligent Vibration Monitoring and Control for Mining Process Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yiping Zheng
    2015 Principal Supervisor Estimation of bearing fault size using vibration and acoustic condition monitoring Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Frank Larizza
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2011 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Experimental and Numerical Investigation of a Carbon Nanotube Acoustic Absorber Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Md Ayub
    2011 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Vibration Signatures of Defective Bearings and Defect Size Estimation Methods Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Alireza Moazen Ahmadi
    2009 - 2014 Principal Supervisor Explicit dynamics finite element modelling of defective rolling element bearings Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Sarabjeet Singh
    2004 - 2006 Co-Supervisor Tonal Noise Attenuation in Ducts by Optimising Adaptive Helmholtz Resonators Master of Engineering Science Master Full Time Mr Sarabjeet Singh
    2004 - 2008 Co-Supervisor Numerical Investigations of the Performance and Effectiveness of Thermoacoustic Couples Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Luke Zoontjens
  • Position: Professor
  • Phone: 83133469
  • Email: carl.howard@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4367
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering South, floor 2
  • Room: 2 31
  • Org Unit: School of Mechanical Engineering

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