Douglas T. Reindl

Professor

Room: 843
Extension Building
432 North Lake Street
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 262-6381
Fax: (608) 263-3160
dreindl@wisc.edu


Education

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering Technology, 1985, Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1988, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 1992, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Education

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering Technology, 1985, Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1988, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 1992, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

  • industrial refrigeration systems and technologies
  • safety and process safety management
  • refrigeration system modeling
  • advanced thermal storage technologies
  • energy
  • HVAC systems

Awards, Honors and Societies

  • Registered Professional Engineer, Wisconsin
  • Fellow, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers
  • International Institute of Refrigeration
  • International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration
  • ASME

Publications

Select publications:

  • “Liquid Refrigerant Pumping in Industrial Refrigeration Systems”, Jekel, T. B. and Reindl, D. T., ASHRAE Journal, Vol. 53, No. 8, pp. 36-43, (2011).
  • “Design specifications for wet-bulb aspirator apparatus”, Brenner, J. P., Nellis, G. F., Reindl, D. T., International Journal of HVAC&R, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 646-659, (2011).
  • “Evaluation and Validation of Equivalent Circuit Photovoltaic Solar Cell Performance Models,”  Boyd, M. T., Klein, S. A., Reindl, D. T., Dougherty, B. P., ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 133, No. 2, (2011).
  • “Assessment of high penetration of solar photovoltaics in Wisconsin,” Myers, K. S., Klein, S. A., and Reindl, D. T., Energy Policy, Vol. 38, pp. 7338–7345, (2010).
  • “Defrosting Industrial Refrigeration Evaporators,” Reindl, D. T. and Jekel, T. B., ASHRAE Journal, Vol. 51, No. 8, pp. 30-40, (2009).
  • “Frost on Air-cooling Evaporators,” Reindl, D. T. and Jekel, T. B., ASHRAE Journal, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 27-33, (2009).
  • “Pressure Relief Device Capacity Determination,” Reindl, D. T. and Jekel, T. B, ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, No. 1, pp. 603-612, (2009).
  • “Infiltration Rate Determination for Low Temperature Freezing Systems,” Reindl, D. T. and Jekel, T. B., ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 114, No. 2, pp. 264-272, (2008).
  • “Single- or Two-Stage Compression,” Jekel, T. B. and Reindl, D. T., ASHRAE Journal, Vol. 50, No. 8, (2008).
  • “The Commercial Feasibility of the use of Water as a Refrigerant,” International Journal of Refrigeration, Lachner, B., Nellis, G. F., Reindl, D. T., Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 699-708 (2007).
  • “Mechanical Integrity and Carbon Steel Piping,” Dettmers, D. J. and Reindl, D. T., ASHRAE Journal, Vol. 49, No. 10, pp. 12-20, (2007).
  • “A Finite-Time Thermodynamic Framework for Optimizing Solar-Thermal Powerplants,” McMahon, D. Klein, S. A., and Reindl, D. T., Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Volume 129, No. 4, pp. 355-363, (2007).
  • “Heat Recovery in Industrial Refrigeration,” Reindl, D. T., and Jekel, T. B., ASHRAE Journal, Vol. 49, No. 8, pp. 22-28, (2007).
  • “Evaluation of system configurations for solid oxide fuel cell-based micro-combined heat and power generators in residential applications,” Braun, R. J., Klein, S. A., and Reindl, D. T., Journal of Power Sources, 158, pp. 1290-1305, (2006).

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Courses

Fall 2014-2015

  • ME 699 - Advanced Independent Study

  • ME 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • Secondary Contact

    3184
    Mechanical Engineering
    1513 University Ave.
    Madison, WI 53706

    Alt Ph: (608) 265-3010
    Alt Email: dreindl@wisc.edu


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