Faculty

Margaret Mathison

  • Lecturer
  • Mechanical Engineering

Main Office

1345 Hoover
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515-294-4850




Education

  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2011
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2005

Interest Areas

  • Positive displacement compressors
  • HVAC&R equipment
  • Modeling and analysis of thermal systems

Selected Publications

  • Mathison, M.M., Braun, J.E., and E.A. Groll.  2014.  Approaching the performance limit for economized cycles using simplified cycles.  J. Refrigeration 45: 64-72.  DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2014.05.025.
  • Mathison, M.M., Braun, J.E., and E.A. Groll.  2013.  Modeling of a novel spool compressor with multiple vapor refrigerant injection ports.  J. Refrigeration 36(7):1982-1997.  DOI 10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2013.03.020.
  • Mathison, M.M., Braun, J.E., and E.A. Groll.  2011.  Performance limit for economized cycles with continuous refrigerant injection.  J. Refrigeration 34(1): 234-242.  DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2010.09.006.
  • Mathison, M.M., Braun, J.E., and E.A. Groll.  2008.  Modeling of a two-stage rotary compressor.  HVAC&R Research14(5): 719-748.
  • Hengeveld, D., Mathison, M., Braun, J., and E. Groll.  2010.  Review of modern spacecraft thermal control technologies. HVAC&R Research 16(2): 189-220.
  • Gessler, P.D., Mathison, M.M., and A.J. Bowman. 2014. Modeling of a hot gas bypass test block for centrifugal compressors. Int. Compressor Engineering Conf. at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1549.
  • Gu, R. and M. Mathison. 2014. Design of a compressor load stand capable of supplying two-phase refrigerant at two intermediate pressures. Int. Compressor Engineering Conf. at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1539.
  • Janicki, C., Hermann, K., Neuman, J., Riley, P., and M. Mathison. 2014. Performance of an R-410A room air conditioner modified for use with R-1234ze. Int. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conf. at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2582.
  • Hugh, N., Mathison, M., and A. Bowman. 2013. Modeling and testing of an R23/R134a mixed refrigerant system for low temperature refrigeration. ASHRAE Annual Conference, Denver, CO, Paper DE-13-C044.
  • Marklin, R., Mathison, M., Mayer, B., Nagurka, M., and Cariapa, V. 2013. Aquaponics: A sustainable food production system that provides research projects for undergraduate engineering students. World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF), Sept 24-27, Cartagena, Colombia.