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Effect of lid height and blowing ratio on film cooling effectiveness of a novel lidded hole configuration (2022)
Journal Article
Guelailia, A., Khorsi, A., Slimane, S. A., Blala, H., Slimane, A., Salem, H., & Bouferrouk, A. (2022). Effect of lid height and blowing ratio on film cooling effectiveness of a novel lidded hole configuration. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, 236(6), 2599-2607. https://doi.org/10.1177/09544089221095665

Film cooling is one of the promising technologies used for protecting rocket nozzles and turbine blades from combustion chamber hot gases. This paper proposes a novel shape of film cooling injection hole, called lidded hole, that can offer significan... Read More about Effect of lid height and blowing ratio on film cooling effectiveness of a novel lidded hole configuration.

The effects of a morphed trailing-edge flap on the aeroacoustic and aerodynamic performance of a 30P30N Aerofoil (2022)
Journal Article
Watkins, J., & Bouferrouk, A. (2022). The effects of a morphed trailing-edge flap on the aeroacoustic and aerodynamic performance of a 30P30N Aerofoil. Acoustics, 4(1), 248-267. https://doi.org/10.3390/acoustics4010015

This paper presents initial results on the aeroacoustic and aerodynamic effects of morphing the trailing-edge flap of the 30P30N aerofoil, over five flap deflections (5–25◦ ), at an 8◦ angle of attack and a Reynolds number of Re = 9.2 × 105 . The Ffo... Read More about The effects of a morphed trailing-edge flap on the aeroacoustic and aerodynamic performance of a 30P30N Aerofoil.

Effects of an unsteady morphing wing with seamless side-edge transition on aerodynamic performance (2022)
Journal Article
Abdessemed, C., Bouferrouk, A., & Yao, Y. (2022). Effects of an unsteady morphing wing with seamless side-edge transition on aerodynamic performance. Energies, 15(3), Article 1093. https://doi.org/10.3390/en15031093

This paper presents an unsteady flow analysis of a 3D wing with a morphing trailing edge flap (TEF) and a seamless side-edge transition between the morphed and static parts of a wing by introducing an unsteady parametrization method. First, a 3D stea... Read More about Effects of an unsteady morphing wing with seamless side-edge transition on aerodynamic performance.

Geographic information-driven two-stage optimization model for location decision of solar power plant: A case study of an Algerian municipality (2021)
Journal Article
Settou, B., Settou, N., Gahrar, Y., Negrou, B., Bouferrouk, A., Gouareh, A., & Mokhtara, C. (2022). Geographic information-driven two-stage optimization model for location decision of solar power plant: A case study of an Algerian municipality. Sustainable Cities and Society, 77, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2021.103567

This paper presents an interdisciplinary framework for optimal mapping and integration of solar photovoltaic based DG systems. In a two-stage process, the proposed framework combines both spatial and technical-economic analysis, and uses efficient op... Read More about Geographic information-driven two-stage optimization model for location decision of solar power plant: A case study of an Algerian municipality.

Thermal control for electric vehicle based on the multistack fuel cells (2021)
Journal Article
Chetouane, M. A., Negrou, B., Becherif, M., Settou, N., Bouferrouk, A., & Ramadan, M. (2021). Thermal control for electric vehicle based on the multistack fuel cells. Energy Technology, 9(9), https://doi.org/10.1002/ente.202100242

Pollution, global climate change, and the scarcity of fossil fuel reserves have forced the automotive industry to step up its research efforts on clean fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). In fact, these systems can be considered relatively pollution... Read More about Thermal control for electric vehicle based on the multistack fuel cells.

Optimal design of grid-connected rooftop PV systems: An overview and a new approach with application to educational buildings in arid climates (2021)
Journal Article
Mokhtara, C., Negrou, B., Settou, N., Bouferrouk, A., & Yao, Y. (2021). Optimal design of grid-connected rooftop PV systems: An overview and a new approach with application to educational buildings in arid climates. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 47, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2021.101468

Recently, rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems are widely deployed due to their technical, economic and socio-environmental benefits. This paper presents a new design approach, which combines spatial analysis with techno-economic optimization for a robu... Read More about Optimal design of grid-connected rooftop PV systems: An overview and a new approach with application to educational buildings in arid climates.

Near stall unsteady flow responses to morphing flap deflections (2021)
Journal Article
Abdessemed, C., Yao, Y., & Bouferrouk, A. (2021). Near stall unsteady flow responses to morphing flap deflections. Fluids, 6(5), Article 180. https://doi.org/10.3390/fluids6050180

The unsteady flow characteristics and responses of an NACA 0012 airfoil fitted with a bio-inspired morphing trailing edge flap (TEF) at near-stall angles of attack (AoA) undergoing downward deflections are investigated at a Reynolds number of 0.62 ×... Read More about Near stall unsteady flow responses to morphing flap deflections.

Aerodynamic and aeroacoustic analysis of a harmonically morphing airfoil using dynamic meshing (2021)
Journal Article
Abdessemed, C., Bouferrouk, A., & Yao, Y. (2021). Aerodynamic and aeroacoustic analysis of a harmonically morphing airfoil using dynamic meshing. Acoustics, 3(1), 177-199. https://doi.org/10.3390/acoustics3010013

This work explores the aerodynamic and aeroacoustic responses of an airfoil fitted with a harmonically morphing Trailing Edge Flap (TEF). An unsteady parametrization method adapted for harmonic morphing is introduced, and then coupled with dynamic me... Read More about Aerodynamic and aeroacoustic analysis of a harmonically morphing airfoil using dynamic meshing.

Design optimization of grid-connected PV-Hydrogen for energy prosumers considering sector-coupling paradigm: Case study of a university building in Algeria (2020)
Journal Article
Mokhtara, C., Negrou, B., Settou, N., Bouferrouk, A., & Yao, Y. (2021). Design optimization of grid-connected PV-Hydrogen for energy prosumers considering sector-coupling paradigm: Case study of a university building in Algeria. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 46(75), 37564-37582. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.10.069

Integrating sector coupling technologies into Hydrogen (H2) based hybrid renewable energy systems (HRES) is becoming a promising way to create energy prosumers, despite the very little research work being done in this largely unexplored field. In thi... Read More about Design optimization of grid-connected PV-Hydrogen for energy prosumers considering sector-coupling paradigm: Case study of a university building in Algeria.

A GIS-MOPSO integrated method for optimal design of grid-connected HRES for educational buildings (2020)
Book Chapter
Mokhtar, C., Negrou, B., Settou, N., Bouferrouk, A., Yao, Y., & Messaoudi, D. A GIS-MOPSO integrated method for optimal design of grid-connected HRES for educational buildings. In Springer Proceedings in Energy (371-378). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-6595-3_48

In this paper, an optimal design of a grid-connected PV-battery-hydrogen hybrid renewable energy system (HRES) at a University campus in Ouargla, Algeria is carried out. To achieve this goal, geographical information system (GIS), CAD software and mu... Read More about A GIS-MOPSO integrated method for optimal design of grid-connected HRES for educational buildings.

Integrated supply–demand energy management for optimal design of off-grid hybrid renewable energy systems for residential electrification in arid climates (2020)
Journal Article
Mokhtara, C., Negrou, B., Bouferrouk, A., Yao, Y., Settou, N., & Ramadan, M. (2020). Integrated supply–demand energy management for optimal design of off-grid hybrid renewable energy systems for residential electrification in arid climates. Energy Conversion and Management, 221, Article 113192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2020.113192

The growing research interest in hybrid renewable energy systems (HRESs) has been regarded as a natural and yet critical response to address the challenge of rural electrification. Based on a Bibliometric analysis performed by authors, it was conclud... Read More about Integrated supply–demand energy management for optimal design of off-grid hybrid renewable energy systems for residential electrification in arid climates.

Dynamic mesh framework for morphing wings CFD - User defined function (2020)
Digital Artefact
Abdessemed, C., Yao, Y., Bouferouk, A., & Naryan, P. (2020). Dynamic mesh framework for morphing wings CFD - User defined function

This project contains the user-defined functions (UDF) necessary to perform unsteady computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis of dynamically morphing wings equipped with morphing flaps. There are three UDFs for each of the following application... Read More about Dynamic mesh framework for morphing wings CFD - User defined function.

A GIS-MOPSO integrated method for optimal design of grid-connected HRES for educational buildings (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Mokhtara, C., Negrou, B., Settou, N., Bouferrouk, A., Yao, Y., & Messaoudi, D. (2019, November). A GIS-MOPSO integrated method for optimal design of grid-connected HRES for educational buildings. Paper presented at 3rd International Symposium on Sustainable Hydrogen, Algiers

 Abstract. In this paper, an optimal design of a grid-connected PV-battery-hydrogen hybrid renewable energy system (HRES) at a University campus in Ouargla, Algeria is carried out. To achieve this goal, geographical information system (GIS), CAD sof... Read More about A GIS-MOPSO integrated method for optimal design of grid-connected HRES for educational buildings.

Influence of non-iterative time-advancement schemes on the aerodynamic prediction of pitching airfoils using dynamic mesh (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Abdessemed, C., Yao, Y., Bouferrouk, A., & Narayan, P. (2019, June). Influence of non-iterative time-advancement schemes on the aerodynamic prediction of pitching airfoils using dynamic mesh. Paper presented at 8th International Symposium on Physics of Fluids (ISPF8), Xian, China

A pitching airfoil problem is addressed in this paper to assess the use of a non-iterative time-advancement (NITA) scheme with dynamic mesh method, and also to estimate possible CPU time savings. Simulations have shown that using a combination of dyn... Read More about Influence of non-iterative time-advancement schemes on the aerodynamic prediction of pitching airfoils using dynamic mesh.

Flow response to rapid morphing flap deflection (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Abdessemed, C., Yao, Y., Bouferrouk, A., & Narayan, P. (2019, March). Flow response to rapid morphing flap deflection. Paper presented at 54th 3AF International Conference on Applied Aerodynamics, Paris - France

Flow response to rapid morphing flap deflection is investigated at a Reynolds number based on chord of 0.62×10^6 for a 2D NACA 0012 airfoil fitted with a morphing Trailing-edge flap (TEF) at a range of angles of attack and morphing frequencies. T... Read More about Flow response to rapid morphing flap deflection.

Further development of a variable camber morphing mechanism using the direct control airfoil geometry concept (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Loudon, K., Bouferrouk, A., Coleman, B., Hughes, F., Lewis, B., Parsons, B., …Yao, Y. (2018, July). Further development of a variable camber morphing mechanism using the direct control airfoil geometry concept. Paper presented at International Symposium of Sustainable Aviation, Rome, Italy

This paper reports on the design, manufacture and testing of an improved variable camber morphing wing mechanism following the study by Evans et al. (2016), who employed the so-called Direct Control Airfoil Geometry (DCAG) concept to actuate the trai... Read More about Further development of a variable camber morphing mechanism using the direct control airfoil geometry concept.

Morphing airfoils analysis using dynamic meshing (2018)
Journal Article
Abdessemed, C., Yao, Y., Bouferrouk, A., & Narayan, P. P. (2018). Morphing airfoils analysis using dynamic meshing. International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, 28(5), 1117-1133. https://doi.org/10.1108/HFF-06-2017-0261

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to use dynamic meshing to perform CFD analyses of a NACA 0012 airfoil fitted with a morphing trailing edge (TE) flap when it undergoes static and time-dependent morphing. The s... Read More about Morphing airfoils analysis using dynamic meshing.

Aeroacoustics investigation of a harmonically morphing trailing edge flap (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Abdessemed, C., Yao, Y., Bouferrouk, A., & Narayan, P. P. (2018, March). Aeroacoustics investigation of a harmonically morphing trailing edge flap. Paper presented at 53rd 3AF International Conference on Applied Aerodynamics

In this paper, an aeroacoustic study of a NACA 0012 airfoil fitted with a morphing Trailing Edge Flap (TEF) was performed at conditions of an Angle of Attack (AoA) = 4º, Reynolds number = 0.62×10^6 and Mach number = 0.11. A modified parametrization m... Read More about Aeroacoustics investigation of a harmonically morphing trailing edge flap.

Analysis of a 3D unsteady morphing wing with seamless side-edge transition (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Abdessemed, C., Yao, Y., Bouferrouk, A., & Narayan, P. P. (2018). Analysis of a 3D unsteady morphing wing with seamless side-edge transition. In 2018 Applied Aerodynamics Conferencehttps://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-3178

© 2018, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA. All rights reserved. In this paper, a comparative study between a NACA 0012 rectangular wing with a statically morphed Trailing Edge Flap (TEF) and the same wing with a hinged flap... Read More about Analysis of a 3D unsteady morphing wing with seamless side-edge transition.

Aerodynamic analysis of a harmonically morphing flap using a hybrid turbulence model and dynamic meshing (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Abdessemed, C., Yao, Y., Bouferrouk, A., & Narayan, P. P. (2018). Aerodynamic analysis of a harmonically morphing flap using a hybrid turbulence model and dynamic meshing. In 2018 Applied Aerodynamics Conferencehttps://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-3813

© 2018, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA. All rights reserved. A numerical study of the NACA 0012 airfoil fitted with a harmonically morphing trailing edge flap (TEF) is performed at an angle of attack of 4º and a Reynolds... Read More about Aerodynamic analysis of a harmonically morphing flap using a hybrid turbulence model and dynamic meshing.