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Direct numerical simulation of a tip-leakage flow in a planar duct with a longitudinal slit (2019)
Journal Article
Liu, Y., Fang, J., Gao, Y., Lu, L., Yao, Y., & Le Ribault, C. (2019). Direct numerical simulation of a tip-leakage flow in a planar duct with a longitudinal slit. Physics of Fluids, 31(12), 125108. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5124163

A planar duct flow configuration with a cross-flow injected from a longitudinal slit close to the upper wall of the duct is studied by using a direct numerical simulation approach to explore the underlying flow mechanism in relation to the tip-leakag... Read More about Direct numerical simulation of a tip-leakage flow in a planar duct with a longitudinal slit.

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.

Detached eddy simulation of blade trailing-edge cutback cooling performance at various ejection slot angles (2019)
Journal Article
Effendy, M., Yao, Y., Yao, J., & Marchant, D. R. (2019). Detached eddy simulation of blade trailing-edge cutback cooling performance at various ejection slot angles. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 80, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2019.108487

© 2019 Elsevier Inc. Detached eddy simulation (DES) has been carried out to study a three-dimensional trailing-edge (TE) cutback turbine blade model with five rows of staggered circular pin-fin arrays inside the cooling passage, in order to evaluate... Read More about Detached eddy simulation of blade trailing-edge cutback cooling performance at various ejection slot angles.

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.

Blockchain enabled industrial Internet of Things technology (2019)
Journal Article
Zhao, S., Li, S., & Yao, Y. (2019). Blockchain enabled industrial Internet of Things technology. IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, 6(6), 1442-1453. https://doi.org/10.1109/TCSS.2019.2924054

The emerging blockchain technology shows promising potential to enhance industrial systems and the Internet of things (IoT) by providing applications with redundancy, immutable storage, and encryption. In the past a few years, many more applications... Read More about Blockchain enabled industrial Internet of Things technology.

Pin-fin shape and orientation effects on wall heat transfer predictions of gas turbine blade (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Effendy, M., Yao, Y., Yao, J., & Marchant, D. R. (2019). Pin-fin shape and orientation effects on wall heat transfer predictions of gas turbine blade. In EXPLORING RESOURCES, PROCESS AND DESIGN FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Engineering, Technology, and Industrial Application (ICETIA) 2018. , (020008). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5112392

Turbine blades are often exposed to the ‘hot’ gas environment and thus it is essential to apply effective cooling technique to extend the blade lifetime. In the present work, wall heat transfer characteristics inside a blade trailing-edge coolant pas... Read More about Pin-fin shape and orientation effects on wall heat transfer predictions of gas turbine blade.

Numerical study of pin-fin cooling on gas turbine blades (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Effendy, M., Yao, Y., Sugati, D., & Tjahjono, T. (2019). Numerical study of pin-fin cooling on gas turbine blades. In Exploring resources, process and design for sustainable urban development: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Engineering, Technology, and Industrial Application (ICETIA) 2018, (060022). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5112493

This paper describes a numerical study of internal pin-fin cooling performance of a trailing-edge cutback configuration for gas turbine blade. The study was performed at two steps: first, to validate simulation results from an existing TE cutback coo... Read More about Numerical study of pin-fin cooling on gas turbine blades.

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.

Assessment of stress-blended eddy simulation model for accurate prediction of three-straight-bladed vertical axis wind turbine performance (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Syawitri, T. P., Yao, Y., Yao, J., & Chandra, B. (2019, March). Assessment of stress-blended eddy simulation model for accurate prediction of three-straight-bladed vertical axis wind turbine performance. Paper presented at 54th 3AF International Conference on Applied Aerodynamics

The performance of a three-straight-bladed vertical axis wind turbine at low tip speed ratio has been evaluated by detached eddy simulation (DES) with stress-blended eddy simulation (SBES) turbulence model. Two grid topologies around the blades, i.e.... Read More about Assessment of stress-blended eddy simulation model for accurate prediction of three-straight-bladed vertical axis wind turbine performance.

Flow separation control over a rounded ramp with spanwise alternating wall actuation (2019)
Journal Article
Ni, W., Lu, L., Fang, J., Moulinec, C., Emerson, D. R., & Yao, Y. (2019). Flow separation control over a rounded ramp with spanwise alternating wall actuation. Physics of Fluids, 31(1), 015101. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5055948

An implicit large-eddy simulation is carried out to study turbulent boundary-layer separation from a backward-facing rounded ramp with active wall actuation control. This method, called spanwise alternating distributed strips control, is imposed onto... Read More about Flow separation control over a rounded ramp with spanwise alternating wall actuation.