Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Eric Adams

  • Senior Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering
Eric Adams

ET 314C
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  • Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., 1984
  • University of Michigan, Mechanical Engineering, BA/BS, 1979
  • Purdue at IUPUI, Math (Applied Statistics), MA/MS, 2009
  • Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering, MA/MS, 1980

Professional Experience

  • United Technologies Research Center, United Technologies Carrier, 10/1988 - 8/2015
  • University of Karlsruhe (Germany), Department of Civil Engineering, 10/1984 - 8/1988


Indoor Air Quality, Design of Indoor Air Quality Equipment, Human Comfort, Reliability of Equipment, Warranty Analysis, Lean Manufacturing Principles, Turbulent Flows


Thermal Sciences, Fluid Mechanics of Turbulent Flow, Experimental Methods, Combustion, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Indoor Air Quality, Statistics and Design of Experiments, Reliability, Robust Design, Design of Thermal Systems, Dynamic Systems & Control, Lean Manufacturing & Applications of Lean Manufacturing to Office Environments.