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Aloha!

It’s a great pleasure to welcome you to Waikiki for this joint ISROMAC / ISIMet conference. Many scientific issues related to rotating machinery and relevant fluid dynamics are addressed in the thirty-two forums of ISROMAC 16. In addition, the increasing use of non-intrusive flow metrology to investigate complex flows is also highlighted in this first edition of the ISIMet symposium. We have several inspiring invited lectures, great keynote speeches, and I believe that you will all enjoy the outstanding scientific content of this joint event.

I would like to thank the forum organizers, who have put forth great efforts in the last year, especially in conducting the review process for all of the submitted papers. It has certainly increased the scientific quality of all contributions. In this process, we have arrangements to directly publish the highest rated papers in several journals including: the Journal of Fluids engineering, the European Journal of Mechanics, and the Journal of Turbomachinery. This process will occur over the next few months. All other papers will be published in an online, open-access archive, with permanent access for the scientific community. Lastly, more than 400 abstracts have been submitted, and there will be more than 300 talks presented in the technical sessions.

I believe that the present ISIMet conference is the first of many promising events to come, where we intend to attract and feature different colleague approaches to image based metrology in various scientific communities. I am also confident that following ISROMAC events will continue to grow in attendance and scope and will be a conference that the scientific and engineering communities are excited to attend.

This will be an event to enjoy both inside and outside the venue, the Sheraton Waikiki, I trust you will all make time for both attending the excellent sessions and exploring beautiful Oahu.

Kind regards,

Olivier Coutier-Delgosha, Conference chair

Olivier Coutier-Delgosha

 

 

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Blade-tip/casing contacts Bidirectional thrust bearing Compressor Torque converter Inducer CLE curves Axial flow turbine BEK family Casing contours Bubble breakup Base pressure energy separation Rotating boundary layers Trailing edge noise Film cooling Cathode airflow Added mass Array Numerical simulation Airfoil Atmospheric eddy Radial fan Wake Accuracy Automated meshing Water hammer Broad/slender rotating cone Bladed assembly Free surface Performance Abrasion test Aero-acoustic Multi-objective optimization Centrifugal pump VTOL-UAV Bluff body shedding Balancing Accumulator Vibration Aeroacoustics Acoustic Boundary layer Leakage flow Cavitation surge Active mass injection Bioinspired CHT simulation Annular turbine cascade Airfoil deterioration Aeroelastic Gas turbine Efficiency Inlet flow distortion Heat transfer Particle image velocimetry Bent inlet duct Turbine Analytical noise prediction Micro gas turbine Axial fan Balance piston Bubble cluster Blade-casing contact interaction Acoustic analogy Computational Fluid Dynamics Axial-flow Bypass transition Sheet cavitation Cavitation erosion Rotating stall Cavitation Bubble number density Pump turbine Adjustable speed hydro plants Radial turbine Turbocharger Optimization Fluid structure interaction Axial turbomachines Rotordynamics Back shroud Numerical analysis Cavitating flow Axial compressor Atomization Ducted fans Reynolds equation Boundary Element Method Cascade Wind turbine aerodynamics Axial waterjet pump Kriging Surface roughness Rotating cavitation Bubble cloud Actuator concept Radial impeller Flow control Airfoil in oscillatory flow Tip leakage Erosion

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