Aerospace & Mechanical
Engineering

Charles A. Radovich

Address:
University of Southern California
Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Los Angeles, California 90089-1191

Office: RRB 203
Tel. (213) 740-5359
Fax. (213) 740-7774
email: radovich@usc.edu

Academic rank: Lecturer

Education:

2010 Ph.D., Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California
2004 M.S., Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California
2002 B.S., Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California

USC Academic Positions:

2010-: Lecturer, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Other Professional Positions:

Advisor, USC AeroDesign Team (http://aerodesign.usc.edu)

Research Interests:

Experimental fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, flight mechanics, droplet and spray formation, digital imaging and velocimetry

Selected Publications:

F. Browand, D. Plocher and C. Radovich, "Spray from a rolling tire: the mechanics of droplet formation," University of Southern California Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering Report USCAME 200, 2010.
C. Radovich and D. Plocher, "Experiments on Spray from a Rolling Tire," Engineering Conferences International (ECI), Aerodynamics of Heavy Vehicles II: Trucks, Buses and Trains, Springer, 2007.
C. Radovich, "Wind Tunnel Test of Cab Extender Incidence on Heavy Truck Aerodynamics," SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, paper number 2005-01-3527 (05CV-249), November 2005.
F. Browand, C. Radovich and M. Boivin, "Fuel Savings by Means of Flaps Attached to the Base of a Trailer: Field Test Results," SAE 2005 World Congress & Exhibition, paper number 2005-01-1016, April 2005.
B. Medved and C. Radovich, "Fluctuating Static Pressure Measurements in the Allied Aerospace North American 7 x 7 Foot Trisonic Wind Tunnel," 24th International Congress of the Aeronautical Sciences, August 2004.
F. Browand, J. McArthur and C. Radovich, "Fuel Savings Achieved in the Field Test of Two Tandem Trucks," California PATH Research Report, report number UCB-ITS-PRR-2004-20, June 2004.
B. Medved and C. Radovich, "Notes on Test Section Optimum Porosity and Flow Quality in the Allied Aerospace North American 7 x 7 Foot Trisonic Wind Tunnel," Supersonic Tunnel Association International, May 2004.
C. Radovich and J. McArthur, "Hotwire Anemometry," pilot volume for the USC Viterbi School of Engineering Video Lecture Series, July 2004.

Professional Societies:

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Courses Taught:

AME 201, Statics
AME 261, Basic Flight Mechanics
AME 341, Mechoptronics Laboratory
AME 441a,b, Senior Design Projects

Recent Professional Development Activities:

Manuscript reviewer for the AIAA Journal of Aircraft.

Charles A. Radovich