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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), 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), 177-200. 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. (in press). 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, 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, 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.

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.

Dynamic mesh framework for morphing wings CFD - User defined function (2019)
Digital Artefact
Abdessemed, C., Yao, Y., Bouferouk, A., & Naryan, P. (in press). 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.

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)

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

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

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.

Design, manufacture and test of a camber morphing wing using MFC actuated smart rib (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kimaru, J., & Bouferrouk, A. (2017, July). Design, manufacture and test of a camber morphing wing using MFC actuated smart rib. Paper presented at 8th International Conference on Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

This paper discusses the design, manufacture and testing of a light weight, camber morphing wing concept for UAV application. The concept is based on using an MFC actuator attached to a composite plate which extends along the main wing and connects l... Read More about Design, manufacture and test of a camber morphing wing using MFC actuated smart rib.

Unsteady parametrization of a morphing wing design for improved aerodynamic performance (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Abdessemed, C., Yao, Y., Narayan, P., & Bouferrouk, A. (2017, March). Unsteady parametrization of a morphing wing design for improved aerodynamic performance. Paper presented at 52nd 3AF International Conference on Applied Aerodynamics

A morphing wing is a bio-inspired concept where all moving parts e.g. slats/flaps are replaced with a deformable body. This paper describes a methodology that uses modified parametrization methods to define a morphing geometry, and applies user-defin... Read More about Unsteady parametrization of a morphing wing design for improved aerodynamic performance.

DES prediction of a novel high-lift device step 1: Steady blowing (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Ouyang, B., Yao, Y., & Bouferrouk, A. (2016, July). DES prediction of a novel high-lift device step 1: Steady blowing. Poster presented at 2016 Applied Aerodynamics

This presentation focus on my recent results from year one. I.E. Identify the best CFD method to use with high-lift devices and apply flow control to improve performance.

DES prediction of near stall performance of a high lift airfoil (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Ouyang, B., Yao, Y., & Bouferrouk, A. (2016, May). DES prediction of near stall performance of a high lift airfoil. Paper presented at International Symposium of Sustainable Aviation

CFD analyses using Detached Eddy Simulation (DES) and Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) techniques are conducted on a two-element NLR 7301 airfoil configuration at take-off flow conditions to predict its near stall aerodynamic performance. Meshi... Read More about DES prediction of near stall performance of a high lift airfoil.

Development and testing of a variable camber morphing wing mechanism (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Evans, C., Harmer, M., Marks, O., Tiley, S., Willis, T., Bouferrouk, A., & Yao, Y. (2016, May). Development and testing of a variable camber morphing wing mechanism. Paper presented at International Symposium of Sustainable Aviation

The aim of this study was to develop, build and test a morphing wing design in a low-speed wind tunnel to demonstrate its viability as a practical morphing mechanism. The original concept this study is based upon is so-called the Direct Control Airfo... Read More about Development and testing of a variable camber morphing wing mechanism.

Quantifying turbulence from field measurements at a mixed low tidal energy site (2016)
Journal Article
Colucci, A. M., Hardwick, J. P., Bouferrouk, A., Hardwick, J., Colucci, A., & Johanning, L. (2016). Quantifying turbulence from field measurements at a mixed low tidal energy site. Renewable Energy, 87(1), 478-492. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2015.10.046

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. This study explores typical characteristics of the mean and turbulent profiles at a mixed low tidal energy site (40 m mean water depth) where the waves have limited effects on the currents. The turbulence profiles were derived fr... Read More about Quantifying turbulence from field measurements at a mixed low tidal energy site.