Kentfield, J(ohn) A(lan) C.
KENTFIELD, J(ohn) A(lan) C.
KENTFIELD, J(ohn) A(lan) C. British, b. 1930. Genres: Engineering. Career: C.V.A. Kearney and Trecker Ltd., Brighton, England, trainee, 1950-52; Ricardo and Co. Ltd., Shoreham-by-Sea, England, assistant tester, 1952-56; University of London, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, England, assistant lecturer in mechanical engineering, 1952-53; Curtiss-Wright Corp., Woodridge, NJ, project engineer, 1963-66; University of London, Imperial College of Science and Technology, lecturer in mechanical engineering, 1966-70; University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, associate professor, 1970-78, professor of mechanical engineering, 1978-, Killam resident fellow, 1980. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, visiting professor, 1974-75; Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, visiting professor, 1990. Inventor, responsible for several patents; consultant to corporations in Canada and the United States. Publications: Nonsteady 1D: Internal Compressible Flows, 1993; The Fundamentals of Wind-Driven Water Pumpers, 1996. Contributor to scientific journals. Address: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4.