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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.

U-model-based two-degree-of-freedom internal model control of nonlinear dynamic systems (2021)
Journal Article
Li, R., Zhu, Q., Narayan, P., Yue, A., Yao, Y., & Deng, M. (2021). U-model-based two-degree-of-freedom internal model control of nonlinear dynamic systems. Entropy, 23(2), https://doi.org/10.3390/e23020169

This paper proposes a U-Model-Based Two-Degree-of-Freedom Internal Model Control (UTDF-IMC) structure with strength in nonlinear dynamic inversion, and separation of tracking design and robustness design. This approach can effectively accommodate mod... Read More about U-model-based two-degree-of-freedom internal model control of nonlinear dynamic systems.

Comparison study of URANS and hybrid RANS-LES models on predicting vertical axis wind turbine performance at low, medium and high tip speed ratio ranges (2020)
Journal Article
Syawitri, T. P., Yao, Y. F., Chandra, B., & Yao, J. (2021). Comparison study of URANS and hybrid RANS-LES models on predicting vertical axis wind turbine performance at low, medium and high tip speed ratio ranges. Renewable Energy, 168, 247-269. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2020.12.045

Comparison study of unsteady Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes (URANS) and hybrid RANS-LES models is carried out for predicting the performance of three-straight-bladed vertical axis wind turbine operating within tip speed ratios (TSRs) ranges of (1.44... Read More about Comparison study of URANS and hybrid RANS-LES models on predicting vertical axis wind turbine performance at low, medium and high tip speed ratio ranges.

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.

Flow analysis in right-angled pipes with different geometric shapes and parameters for sludge discharge in slime shield machines measured using a CFD-DEM method (2020)
Journal Article
Chen, L., Liu, K., Yao, Y., Yao, J., Su, Z., & Luo, G. (2020). Flow analysis in right-angled pipes with different geometric shapes and parameters for sludge discharge in slime shield machines measured using a CFD-DEM method. International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, 21(5), 231-242. https://doi.org/10.1080/15502287.2020.1809554

Mud and gravel deposition often occurs in circulation systems of pumps. In this paper, a liquid-solid coupling method combining CFD and DEM is proposed to study two-phase flow behavior of water, The flow characteristics of water-clay mud and the moti... Read More about Flow analysis in right-angled pipes with different geometric shapes and parameters for sludge discharge in slime shield machines measured using a CFD-DEM method.

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.

Assessment of stress-blended eddy simulation model for accurate performance prediction of vertical axis wind turbine (2020)
Journal Article
Syawitri, T. P., Yao, Y., Yao, J., & Chandra, B. (2021). Assessment of stress-blended eddy simulation model for accurate performance prediction of vertical axis wind turbine. International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, 31(2), 655-673. https://doi.org/10.1108/hff-09-2019-0689

Abstract Purpose The aim of this paper is to assess the ability of a stress-blended eddy simulation (SBES) turbulence model to predict the performance of a three-straight-bladed vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT). The grid sensitivity study is condu... Read More about Assessment of stress-blended eddy simulation model for accurate performance prediction of vertical axis wind turbine.

On the turbulence amplification in shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction (2020)
Journal Article
Fang, J., Zheltovodov, A. A., Yao, Y., Moulinec, C., & Emerson, D. R. (2020). On the turbulence amplification in shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 897, https://doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2020.350

The mechanism of turbulence amplification in shock-wave/boundary layer interactions is reviewed, and a new turbulence amplification mechanism is proposed based on the analysis of data from direct numerical simulation of an oblique shock-wave/flat-pla... Read More about On the turbulence amplification in shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction.

The effect of gurney flap on flow characteristics of vertical axis wind turbine (2020)
Journal Article
Syawitri, T. P., Yao, Y. F., Yao, J., & Chandra, B. (2020). The effect of gurney flap on flow characteristics of vertical axis wind turbine. International Journal of Modern Physics B, 34(14n16), https://doi.org/10.1142/S0217979220401074

Recently, the Gurney Flap (GF) has been used to improve the performance of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine (HAWT) by enhancing its lift coefficient. Compared to HAWT, research on GF application for Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) is very limited. More... Read More about The effect of gurney flap on flow characteristics of vertical axis wind turbine.

An Investigation of a Morphing Flapped Wing (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Madi, F., Kanaa, Z., Narayan, P., & Yao, Y. (2020, February). An Investigation of a Morphing Flapped Wing. Paper presented at Aerospace Europe Conference (AEC2020), Bordeaux, France

This study investigated the design, development, and validation of an alternative method to achieve morphing in wings through the implementation of a sliding mechanism concept. Performance was tested at a specific Reynolds number (Re = 0.62 × 106). M... Read More about An Investigation of a Morphing Flapped Wing.

A composite feedback approach to stabilize nonholonomic systems with time varying time delays and nonlinear disturbances (2020)
Journal Article
Rasoolinasab, S., Mobayen, S., Fekih, A., Narayan, P., & Yao, Y. (2020). A composite feedback approach to stabilize nonholonomic systems with time varying time delays and nonlinear disturbances. ISA Transactions, 101, 177-188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isatra.2020.02.009

In this work, we propose a robust stabilizer for nonholonomic systems with time varying time delays and nonlinear disturbances. The proposed approach implements a composite nonlinear feedback structure in which a linear controller is designed to yiel... Read More about A composite feedback approach to stabilize nonholonomic systems with time varying time delays and nonlinear disturbances.

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.

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.