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Direct numerical simulation of supersonic turbulent flows around a tandem expansion-compression corner (2015)
Journal Article
Zheltovodov, A. A., Fang, J., Yao, Y., Zheltovodov, A., Li, Z., & Lu, L. (2015). Direct numerical simulation of supersonic turbulent flows around a tandem expansion-compression corner. Physics of Fluids, 27(12), 125104. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4936576

© 2015 AIP Publishing LLC. The M = 2.9 supersonic turbulent flows over a tandem expansion-compression corner configuration with a sharp deflection angle of 25° at three Reynolds numbers Reδ = 20 000, 40 000, and 80 000 were studied by using direct nu... Read More about Direct numerical simulation of supersonic turbulent flows around a tandem expansion-compression corner.

Proton modified Pt zeolite fuel cell electrocatalysts (2015)
Book Chapter
Yao, J., Yao, Y., & Mirzaii, H. (2015). Proton modified Pt zeolite fuel cell electrocatalysts. In A. Sayigh (Ed.), Renewable Energy in the Service of Mankind Vol I (173-182). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-17777-9_16

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015. NaY zeolite has been selected as a suitable material to host 1.5 wt.% platinum (Pt) loading on zeolite using ion-exchange methods of Pt(NH3)4(NO3)2 without excess NH4NO3 nitrate and Pt(NH3)4(NO3)2... Read More about Proton modified Pt zeolite fuel cell electrocatalysts.

Large-eddy simulation of a three-dimensional shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction of a single-fin (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Fang, J., Yao, Y., Zheltovodov, A. A., & Lu, L. (2015, September). Large-eddy simulation of a three-dimensional shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction of a single-fin. Paper presented at UKTC Annual Workshop

The three-dimension (3D) shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction (SWTBLI) raised from a hypersonic flow passing a single-fin at Mach 5 is investigated i by using LES. The performed LES has demonstrated very good agreements with available expe... Read More about Large-eddy simulation of a three-dimensional shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction of a single-fin.

Experimental study of characteristics of bimetallic Pt-Fe nano-particle fuel cell electrocatalyst (2015)
Journal Article
Yao, J., & Yao, Y. (2015). Experimental study of characteristics of bimetallic Pt-Fe nano-particle fuel cell electrocatalyst. Renewable Energy, 81, 182-196. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2015.03.031

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. The characteristics of 1.5wt% Platinum (Pt) loading on Fe incorporated Y zeolite (Pt-Fe/Y zeolite) nano-electrocatalysts have been experimentally studied by the extended X-ray adsorption fine structure (EXAFS) and cyclic voltamme... Read More about Experimental study of characteristics of bimetallic Pt-Fe nano-particle fuel cell electrocatalyst.

DNS of transitional and turbulent flow simulations (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Yao, Y., & Zheng, Y. (2015, July). DNS of transitional and turbulent flow simulations. Presented at The First Chinese International Conference on CFD

An in-house direct numerical simulation (DNS) code SBLI has been developed and used extensively for high-performance computation (HPC) of transitional and turbulent flows, most related to shock/boundary-layer interaction problems. The code has also p... Read More about DNS of transitional and turbulent flow simulations.

CFD of air/water two-phase flow in small horizontal pipe (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Yao, J., & Yao, Y. (2015, July). CFD of air/water two-phase flow in small horizontal pipe. Paper presented at The First Chinese International Conference on CFD

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has been applied to investigate air/water two-phase flow characteristics in an 8.8mm I.D small horizontal pipe. Simulation has successfully predicted water film thickness using newly developed user defined wave func... Read More about CFD of air/water two-phase flow in small horizontal pipe.

Numerical optimisation of thermal comfort improvement for indoor environment with occupants and furniture (2015)
Journal Article
Horikiri, K., Yao, Y., & Yao, J. (2015). Numerical optimisation of thermal comfort improvement for indoor environment with occupants and furniture. Energy and Buildings, 88, 303-315. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.12.015

© 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. Indoor thermal environment of a 3-D ventilated room was studied by computational fluid dynamics to understand correlations between heat generation, ventilation velocity and thermal sensation indices. The exis... Read More about Numerical optimisation of thermal comfort improvement for indoor environment with occupants and furniture.

Assessment of the low-dissipation monotonicity-preserving scheme in a series of DNS of shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interactions (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Fang, J., Yao, Y., & Lu, L. (2015, January). Assessment of the low-dissipation monotonicity-preserving scheme in a series of DNS of shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interactions. Paper presented at The 9th International Conference on Computational Physics (ICCP9)

The seventh-order low-dissipation monotonicity-preserving scheme developed by Fang et al. (Journal of Scientific Computing, 2013, 56:67-95) was assessed in direct numerical simulations (DNS) of isotropic turbulence and channel flow. The influence of... Read More about Assessment of the low-dissipation monotonicity-preserving scheme in a series of DNS of shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interactions.

Mixing flow characteristics for a transverse sonic jet injecting into a supersonic crossflow (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Khali, E. H., & Yao, Y. (2015, January). Mixing flow characteristics for a transverse sonic jet injecting into a supersonic crossflow. Paper presented at AIAA 2015 Sci-Tech conference

Detached-eddy simulation (DES) of a sonic jet flow issuing perpendicularly into a supersonic crossflow is presented. The supersonic boundary layer flow has conditions of incoming Mach number 1.6 and Reynolds number Reδ 1.08×105, based on the free-str... Read More about Mixing flow characteristics for a transverse sonic jet injecting into a supersonic crossflow.

Large-eddy simulation of a three-dimensional hypersonic shock wave turbulent boundary layer interaction of a single fin (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Fang, J., Yao, Y., Zheltovodov, A. A., & Lu, L. (2015, January). Large-eddy simulation of a three-dimensional hypersonic shock wave turbulent boundary layer interaction of a single fin. Paper presented at AIAA 2015 Sci-Tech conference

The large-eddy simulation (LES) of a hypersonic flow passing a single-fin at Mach 5 and Re∞=3.7×107/m was conducted and the three-dimensional (3D) shock wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction (SWTBLI) was studied in the present paper. This is prob... Read More about Large-eddy simulation of a three-dimensional hypersonic shock wave turbulent boundary layer interaction of a single fin.

Equations of state implementation for 1-D modelling of performance in ram accelerator thermally choked propulsion mode (2015)
Journal Article
Bauer, P., Bengherbia, T., Knowlen, C., Bruckner, A., Yao, Y., & Giraud, M. (2015). Equations of state implementation for 1-D modelling of performance in ram accelerator thermally choked propulsion mode. International Journal of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation, 7(2), 71-79. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJESMS.2015.068650

© 2015 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. This paper presents advancement on one-dimensional (1-D) unsteady modelling of a ram accelerator (RAMAC) in the sub-detonative velocity regime by including real-gas equations of state (EoS) in order to account for... Read More about Equations of state implementation for 1-D modelling of performance in ram accelerator thermally choked propulsion mode.