Ranjbar A.A.

Ranjbar A.A.

پروفسور علی اکبر رنجبر
Email:  ranjbar[at]nit.ac.ir
Website:  http://en.nit.ac.ir/people/resume_faculty_members/ali%20akbar_ranjbar.aspx

Professor

Ali Akbar Ranjbar 
Professor

 

Name:              Ali Akbar Ranjbar 

Position:          Professor (Full)

Affiliation:      

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Babol Noshivani University of Technology, Babol, Iran.

Tel:                     +98(111) 3220740

Fax:                    +98(111) 3234201

E-mail:                ranjbar@nit.ac.ir

 

 
Qualifications

BSc, Mechanical Engineering, Abadan Inst. Tech. & Tabriz University, Iran, 1984.

MSc, Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University & Tabriz University, Iran, 1988.

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of London, England, 2000.

 
Research Interests

Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer,

CFD,

Turbulence (Paramount Unsolved Problem of Classical Physics! ),

Numerical & Experimental Simulation of Transport Phenomena in Micro & Nano Scales,

Porous Media,

Fuel Cells,

Non-Newtonian Fluids,

Biofluidics

 
Honors and Awards

 

·         University Distinguished Researcher, University of Mazandaran, Babol, Iran, 2003.

·         Province Distinguished Researcher, Mazandaran Province, Sari, Iran, 2004.

·         Province Distinguished Researcher, Mazandaran Province, Sari, Iran, 2012.

·         Country Distinguished Researcher, Supreme Council of Engineering, Iran, 2013.

 
Previous and Present Positions

2001-2004        Head of Mechanical Engineering Department of Babol University of Technology (BUT)

2004-2005        Research Deputy of Faculty of Engineering & Technology (BUT)

2009-2010        Dean of School of Mechanical Engineering (BUT)

2009-2010        Chairman of 12th International Fluid Dynamics Conference, Iran

2013-2014        Member of Research Commission- Iranian Organization for Engineering Order of Buildings

2012-2016        Member of Academic Promotion Board (BUT)

2014-2016        Head of Promotion Commission on Mechanical, Materials and Industrial Eng. (BUT)

2010-2016        Director General- Scientific Collaboration & International Affairs (BUT)

 
Professional Membership

2011-present             Editorial Board- J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JNN), USA

2012-present             Editorial Board- J. Science and Technology (IJSTM), Shiraz, Iran

2012-present             Editorial Board- J. Transp. Pheno. Nano and Micro Scales (TPNMS), Iran

1993-present             Iranian Hydraulic Association (IHA)

2002-present             Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineers (ISME)

2000-present             Iranian Organization for Engineering Order of Buildings

 

 
Teaching Experiences

·                                                      Dynamics (BSc)

·                                                      Fluid Mechanics (BSc)

·                                                      Thermodynamics (BSc)

·                                                      Heat Transfer (BSc)

·                                                      Fluid Mechanics Laboratory (BSc)  

·                                                      Supervision of over 200 final year projects (BSc)

·                                                      CFD 1 (MSc)

·                                                      CFD 2 (PhD)

·                                                      Biomechanics (PhD)

·                                                      Selected Topics in Fluid Mechanics (PhD)

·                                                      Supervision of 90 MSc dissertations and 12 PhD Theses in Mechanical Engineering

 
Publications

a)     Books:

  1. Implementing Advanced Turbulence Models in Oscillating Flows, PhD Thesis, University of London, England, 2000, in English.
  2. Computational Methods for Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Publication of BUT, 2009, in Persian.
  3. Fluid Dynamics: Fundamentals and Applications, Publication of BUT, 2009, in Persian.
  4. Proceeding of 12th Fluid Dynamics Conference, Iran, 2009, in Persian.

b)     Selected ISI Journal Papers:

1        Easapour, M., Hosseini, M.J., Ranjbar, A.A., Pahmli, Y., Bahrampoury, R. (2016) Numerical Study on Geometrical Specifications and Operational Parameters of Multi-Tube Heat Storage Systems, Applied Thermal Engineering, Elsevier, accepted.

2        Mohsenian, S., Ramiar, A., Ranjbar, A.A. (2016)            Numerical Study of Laminar Non-Newtonian Nanofluid Flow in a T-Junction: Investigation of Viscous Dissipation and Temprature Dependent Properties, Applied Thermal Engineering, Elsevier, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.07.122.

3        Larimi, M.M., Ramiar, A.,  Ranjbar A.A. (2016) Magnetic Nanoparticles and Blood Flow Behavior in Non-Newtonian Pulsating Flow Within the Carotid Artery in Drug Delivery Application, Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Part H, IMechE, DOI: 10.1177/0954411916656663.

4        Tahereh B., Gorji, Ranjbar A.A. (2016) A           Numerical and Experimental Investigation on the Performance of a Low-Flux Direct Absorption Solar Collector (DASC) Using Graphite, Magnetic and Silver Nanofluids, Solar Energy, Elsevier, Vol. 135, 493-505.

5        Hafttananian, H., Ramiar, A., Ranjbar, A.A. (2016) Novel Techniques of Oxygen Bleeding for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Under Impure Anode Feeding and Poisoning Condition: A computational Study Using OpenFOAM, Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2016.05.084.

6        Hosseini, M.J., Ranjbar, A.A., Pahamli, Y., Bahrampouri, R. (2016) Analysis of the Effect of Eccentricity and Operational Parameters in PCM-Filled Single-Pass Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers, Renewable Energy, Elsevier, Accepted.

7        Rahimi-Esbo, M., Ranjbar, A.A., Ramiar, A., Alizadeh, E., Aghaee, M. (2016) Improving PEM Full Cell Performance and Effective Water Removal by Using a Novel Gas Flow Field, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier, Vol. 41, 3023-3037.

8        Yousefi, B., Ramiar, A., Ranjbar A.A. (2016) Numerical Simulation of Two Phase Turbulent Flow of Nanofluids in Confined Slot Impinging Jet, Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s10494-016-9705-x.

9        Esapour, M., Hosseini, M.J., Ranjbar, A.A., Pahamli, Y., Bahrampouri, R. (2016) Phase Change in Multi-Tube Heat Exchangers, Renewable Energy, Elsevier, Vol. 85, 1017-1025.

10    Tahereh B., Gorji, Ranjbar A.A. (2015) Geometry Optimization of a Nanofluid-Based Direct Absorption Solar Collector Using Response Surface Methodology, Solar Energy, Elsevier, Vol. 122, 314-325.

11    Bahreini, M., Ramiar, A., Ranjbar, A.A. (2015) Numerical Simulation of Bubble Behavior in Subcooled Flow Boiling under Velocity and Temperature Gradient, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Elsevier, Vol. 293, 238-248.

12    Hosseini, M.J., Ranjbar, A.A., Rahimi, M., Bahrampouri, R. (2015) Experimental and Numerical Evaluation of Longitudinally Finned Latent Heat Thermal Storage Systems, Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, Vol. 99, 263-272.

13    Tahereh B., Gorji, Ranjbar A.A., Mirzababae, S.N. (2015) Optical Properties of Carboxyl Functionalized Carbon Nanotube, Solar Energy, Elsevier, Vol. 119, 332-342.

14    Pakrouh, R., Hosseini, M.J., Ranjbar, A.A., Bahrampouri, R. (2015) A Numerical Method for PCM-Based Pin Fin Heat Sinks Optimization, Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier, Vol. 103, 542-552.

15    Pakrouh, R., Hosseini, M.J., Ranjbar, A.A. (2015) A Parametric Investigation of a PCM-Based Pin Fin Heat Sink, Mechanical Sciences, Copernicus, Vol. 6, 65-73.

16    Pourfallah, M., Ranjbar, A.A., Mirsalim, S.M., Jazayeri, S.A. (2015) Studying the Effect of Reformer Gas and Exhaust Gas Recirculation on Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine Operation, Int. J. Engineering Trans. B: Applications, Vol. 28, No. 8, 1239-1246.

17    Rahimi, M., Ranjbar, A.A., Hosseini, M.J. (2015) Effect of Blockage Ratio on Heat Transfer and Entropy Generation in Pulsating Flow through Parallel Bluff Plates, Heat Transfer Research, Begell House, , Vol. 46, No. 12, 1123-1145.

18    Abdollahzadeh, M., Pascoa, J.C., Ranjbar, A.A., Esmaili, Q. (2014) Analysis of PEM (Polymer Electrolyte Membrane) Fuel Cell Cathode Two-Dimensional Modeling, International Journal of Energy, Elsevier, Vol. 68, 478-494.

19    Alipanah, M., Ranjbar, A.A., Farnad, E., Alipanah, F. (2014) Entropy Generation of Natural Convection Heat Transfer in a Square Cavity Using Al2O3-Water Nanofluid, Journal of Heat Transfer-Asian Research, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/htj.21141.

20    Larimi, M.M., Ramiar, A., Ranjbar, A.A. (2014) Numerical Simulation of Magnetic Nanoparticles Targeting in a Bifurcation Vessel, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Elsevier, Vol. 362, 58-71.

21    Yousefi-Lafouraki, B., Ramiar, A., Ranjbar, A.A. (2014) Laminar Forced Convection of a Confined Slot Impinging Jet in a Converging Channel, International Journal of Thermal Science, Elsevier, Vol. 77, 130-138.

22    Rahimi, M., Ranjbar, A.A., Ganji, D.D., Sedighi, K., Hosseini, J., Bahrampoury, R. (2014) Analysis of Geometrical and Operational Parameters of PCM in a Fin and Tube Heat Exchanger, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier, Vol. 53, 109-115.

23    Rahimi, M., Ranjbar A.A., D.D. Ganji, Sedighi, K., Hosseini, M.J. (2014) Experimental Investigation of Phase Change inside a Finned-Tube Heat Exchanger, Journal of Engineering, Hindawi, DOI: 10.1155/2014/641954.

24    Kashani, S., Ranjbar, A.A., Mastiani, M., Mirzaei, H. (2014) Entropy Generation and Natural Convection of Nanoparticle-Water Mixture (Nanofluid) Near Water Density Inversion in an Enclosure with Various Patterns of Vertical Wavy Walls, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Elsevier, Vol. 226, 180-193.

25    Alipanah, M., Ranjbar, A.A., Zahmatkesh, A. (2014) Numerical Study of Natural Convection in Vertical Enclosures Utilizing Nanofluids, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Hindawi, DOI: 10.1155/2014-392610.

26    Pourfallah, M., Ranjbar, A.A., Mirsalim, S.M., Jazayeri, S.A. (2014) Effect of Combustion Chamber Thermal Stratification on HCCI Engine Combustion Operation, The Journal of Engine Research, Vol. 35, 3-16.

27    Esmaili, Q., Ranjbar, A.A., Abdollahzadeh, M. (2013) Numerical Simulation of Direct Methanol Fuel cell Through a 1D+1D Approach, International Journal of Green Energy, Taylor & Francis, Vol. 10, 190-204.

28    Ghasemi, S.A., Ranjbar, A.A., Ramiar, A. (2013) Three-dimensional Numerical Analysis of Heat Transfer Characteristics of Solar Parabolic Collector With Two Segmental Rings, Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science, Vol. 7, 89-100.

29    Manavi, S.E., Ranjbar, A.A., Ramiar, A. (2013) Turbulent Forced Convection of Nanofluid in a Wavy Channel Using Two-Phase Model, Heat and Mass Transfer, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00231-013-1276-y.

30    Ghasemi, S.A., Ramiar, A., Ranjbar, A.A. (2013) Numerical Study on Thermal Performance of Solar Parabolic Through Collector, Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science, Vol. 7, 1-12.

31    Hosseini, M.J., Ranjbar A.A., Sedighi, K., Rahimi, M. (2013) Melting of Nanoprticle-Enhanced Phase Change Material inside Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger, Journal of Engineering, Hindawi, DOI: 10.1155/2013/784681.

32    Ramiar, A., Ranjbar, A.A. (2013) Two-Dimensional Variable Property Conjugate Heat Transfer Simulation of Nanofluids in Microchannels, Journal of Nanoscience, Hindawi, DOI: 10.1155/2013/217382.

33    Hosseini, M.J., Ranjbar A.A., Sedighi, K., Rahimi, M. (2012) A Combined Experimental and Computational Study on the Melting Behavior of a Medium Temperature Phase Change Storage Material Inside Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier, Vol. 39, 1416-1424.

34    Rahimi-Esbo, M., Ranjbar, A.A., Ramiar, A., Rahgoshay, M. (2012) Numerical Simulation of Forced Convection of Nanofluid in a Confined Jet, Heat and Mass Transfer, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00231-012-1040-8.

35    Rahimi-Esbo, M., Ranjbar, A.A., Ramiar, A., Rahgoshay, M., Aria, A. (2012) Numerical Study of Turbulent Forced Convection Jet Flow of Nanofluid in a Converging Duct, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/10407782.2012.677368.

36    Rahimi-Esbo, M., Ranjbar, A.A., Ramiar, A., Rahgoshay, M., Aria, A. (2012) Numerical Study of Turbulent Forced Convection Jet Flow in a Converging Sinusoidal Channel, International Journal of Thermal Science, Elsevier, Vol. 59, 176-185.

37    Kashani, S., Ranjbar, A.A., Abdollahzadeh, M., Sebti, S. (2012) Solidification of Nano-Enhanced Phase Change Material (NEPCM) in a Wavy Cavity, Heat and Mass Transfer, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00231-012-0965-2.

38    Rahimi, M., Ranjbar, A.A., Hosseini, J., Abdollahzadeh, M. (2012) Natural Convection of Nanoparticle-Water Mixture Near its Density Inversion in a Rectangular Enclosure, International Communications in Heat  and  Mass Transfer, Elsevier, Vol. 39, 131-137.

39    Rahgoshay, M., Ranjbar, A.A., Ramiar, A. (2012) Laminar Pulsating Flow of Nanofluids  in a Circular Tube with Isothermal Wall, International Communications in Heat  and  Mass Transfer, Elsevier, Vol. 39, 463-469.

40    Abdollahzadeh, M., Ranjbar, A.A., Esmaili, Q. (2012) 1D+1D Approach Mathematical Modeling of Two Phase Multicomponent Transport Flow in PEMFC, Russian Journal of Electrochemistry, Springer, Vol. 48, No. 12, 1187–1196.

41    Dousti, P., Ranjbar, A.A., Famouri, M., Ghaderi, A. (2012) An Inverse Problem in Estimation of Interfacial Heat Transfer Coefficient during Two-Dimensional Solidification of Al 5%Wt-Si based on PSO, Int. J. Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Emerald, Vol. 22, Issue 4, 473-490.

42    Ramiar, A., Ranjbar, A.A. (2012) Effect of Axial Conduction and Variable Properties on Two- Dimensional Conjugate Heat Transfer of Al2O3-EG/Water Mixture Nanofluid in Microchannel, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 5, No. 3, 79-87.

43    Ramiar, A., Ranjbar, A.A. (2011) The Effects of Viscous Dissipation and Variable Properties on Nanofluids Flow in Two-Dimensional Microchannels, Int. J. Engineering Trans. A, Vol. 24, Issue 2, 273-286.

44    Ranjbar, A.A., Kashani, S., Hosseinizadeh, S.F., Ghanbarpour, M. (2011) Numerical  Heat Transfer Studies of a Latent Heat Storage System Containing Nano-Enhanced Phase Change Material, J. Thermal Science, Vol. 15, No. 1, 169-181.

45    Ranjbar, A.A., Ghaderi, A., Famouri, M., Doosti, P. (2010) A Transient Two-Dimensional Inverse Estimation of the Metal-Mold Heat Transfer Coefficient during Squeeze Casting of Al-4.5wt%Cu, Int. J. Engineering Trans. A, Vol. 23, Issue 3-4, 273-286.

46    Ranjbar, A.A., Famouri, M., Imani, A. (2010) A Transient Inverse Problem in Simultaneous Estimation of TDTP based on MEGA, Int. J. Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Emerald, Vol. 20, No. 2, 201-207.

47    Ranjbar, A.A., Rahimi, M., Hosseini, J. (2010) Heat Transfer Enhancement  in Pulsating Flows Through Parallel Bluff Plates, J. Enhanced Heat Transfer, Begell House, Vol. 17, No. 2, 169-182.

48    Ramiar, A., Ranjbar, A.A., Hosseinizadeh, S.F. (2009) Numerical Simulation of Two Dimensional Conjugate Heat Transfer of Al2O3-Water Nanofluid in Microchannels, J. Faculty of Engineering, Vol. 39, No. 2, 15-23.

49    Ranjbar, A.A., Ezzati, M., Famouri, M. (2009) Optimization of Experimental Design for an Inverse Estimation of the Metal-Mold Heat Transfer Coefficient in the Solidification of Sn–10% Pb, J. Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier, Vol. 209, No. 15-16, 5611-5617.

50    Ranjbar, A.A., Sedighi, K., Farhadi, M., Pourfallah, M. (2009) Computational Study of the Effect of Different Injection Angle on Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Combustion, J. Thermal Science, Vol. 13, No. 3, 9-21.

51    Ranjbar, A.A., Domairry, G. and Javadein, M.S. (2009) The Influence of a Magnetic Field on Laminar Viscous Flow in a Semi-Porous Channel, Int. J. Modern Phy. B, Vol. 23, No. 20.

52    Ranjbar, A.A., Mirsadeghi, M. (2008) Inverse Estimation of the Initial Temperature Profile in a Polymer Process, Journal of Polymer Science and Engineering, Wiley, Vol. 48, No. 1, 133–140.

53    Imani, A., Ranjbar, A.A., Esmkhani, M. (2006) Simultaneous Estimation of Temperature-dependent Thermal Conductivity and Heat Capacity based on Modified Genetic Algorithm, Journal of Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, Taylor & Francis, Vol. 14, No. 7, 767-783.

54    Ranjbar, A.A. (2005) A Perturbation based Analysis to Investigate the Effects of Temperature-dependent Viscosity in Two-layer Plane Couette Flow, Journal of Heat Transfer Research, Begell House, Vol. 36, No. 3, 141-149.

55    Ranjbar, A.A., Hooman, K. (2004) Numerical Investigation of Flow and Heat Transfer of a Liquid Metal in a Compact Heat Exchanger, Journal of Heat Transfer Research, Begell House, Vol. 35, No. 3-4, 229-238.

56    Ranjbar, A.A., Hooman, K. (2004) The Hazen-Dupuit-Darcy Model to Investigate Viscous Dissipation Effects on Thermal Development of a Liquid Metal Flow  in a Porous Medium: Circular Tube with Uniform Wall Temperature, Journal of Heat Transfer Research, Begell House, Vol. 35, No. 3-4, 219-228.

57    Ranjbar, A.A., Hooman, K. (2004) Viscous Dissipation Effects on Thermally Developing Forced Convection in a Porous Medium: Circular Duct with Isothermal Wall, Journal of International Communications in Heat  and  Mass Transfer, Elsevier, Vol. 31, No. 6, 897-907.

58    Hooman, K., Ranjbar, A.A. (2004) A Perturbation Based Analysis to Investigate Forced Convection in a Porous Saturated Tube, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Elsevier, Vol. 162, 411-419.

59    Hooman, K., Ranjbar, A.A. (2004) A Perturbation Solution for Viscous Dissipative Laminar Flow in a Porous-saturated Pipe with Uniform Wall Temperature, International Journal of Transport Phenomena, Vol. 6, No. 4, 307-313.

60    Hooman, K., Ranjbar, A.A., Hooman, F. (2003) Forced Convection through a Hyperporous Duct with Internal Heating/Cooling Effects, International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research, Begell House, Vol. 30, No. 5, 485-492.

61    Ranjbar, A.A., Kantoori, A.A., Hooman, K. (2003) Forced Convection in a Heterogenic Porous-Medium: Parallel Plate Channel , Journal of Heat Transfer Research, Begell House, Vol. 34, No. 7-8, 525-531.

62    Hooman, K., Ranjbar, A.A. (2003) Forced Convection in a Fluid-saturated Porous-Medium Tube with Isoflux Wall, Journal of International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier, Vol. 30, No. 7, 1015-1026.

c)     Selected International Conference Papers:

63    Viscous Dissipation and Variable Properties Effect on Two Dimensional Conjugate Heat Transfer of Nanofluids in Microchannels, ICNMM, Edmonton, Canada; 06/2011.

64    Heat Transfer Enhancement of a Temperature-Dependent-Property Fluid in a Tube Using Tape Inserts,  2nd International Fluid Dynamics Conference, Shiraz, Iran; 10/2010.

65    Numerical Investigation on the Effect of Different Piston Bowl Geometries on Combustion Process and Engine Performance in a Heavy Duty DI Diesel Engine, 7th International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, Turkey; 01/2010.

66    Effect of Injection Timing on the Combustion and Emission Formation of a DI Heavy Duty Diesel Engine, 12th Fluid Dynamics Conference, Iran; 04/2009.

67    Two Dimensional Flow and Heat Transfer Simulation of Nanofluids in Microchannels, 7th International ASME Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and Minichannels, South Korea; 01/2009.

68    A Numerical Study on Bubble Growth and Departure in Microchannels, 11th Fluid Dynamics Conference, Iran; 01/2008.

69    Effect of Different Injection Angle on a Heavy Duty Diesel Engine,  6th IASME/WSEAS International Conference on Fluid Mechanics & Aerodynamics, Greece; 01/2008.

70    Simultaneous Estimation of Temperature-Dependent Thermal conductivity and Heat Capacity Based on Modified Genetic Algorithm, ASME Heat Transfer Summer Conference, USA; 01/2005.

71    A Perturbation Solution for Laminar Dissipative Flow in a Porous-Saturated Pipe With Uniform Wall Temperature, With Viscous Dissipation Effects, BAIL 2004, France; 01/2004.

72    Modeling of Turbulent Oscillatory Boundary Layers, 8th Biennial Colloquium on CFD, UMIST, Manchester, England; 01/1998.

 
Supervised Dissertations and Theses

 

Title of PhD Thesis

PhD Student

Status

1

Flow and Heat Transfer Simulation of Nanofluids in Microchannel

Dr. A. Ramiar

Defended- July 2011

2

Flow and Heat Transfer in Micro Heat Exchanger

Dr. Q. Esmaili

Defended- Jan. 2012

3

Experimental and Numerical Simulation of Heat Transfer Enhancement in Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger using Nano-Particles and Extended Surfaces in PCM

Dr. M.J. Hosseini

Defended- Jan. 2013

4

Experimental and Numerical Simulation of Heat Transfer in a Fin and Tube Heat Exchanger using Nano-Particles in Phase Change Material

Dr. M. Rahimi

Defended- Sep. 2014

5

Extending the HCCI Engine Operating Rang by Charge Stratification on Combustion Chamber

Dr. M. Pourfallah

Defended- Sep. 2015

6

Experimental Study of Dead-End PEM Fuel Cell Stack Performance with Transparent End Plates at Different Alignments Using In-Situ Measurements

M. Rahimi-Esbo

Approved Proposal

7

Experimental Study of Nanofluids Flow and Heat Transfer in Direct-Absorption Solar Thermal Energy Collectors

T. Gorji-Bandpy

Approved Proposal

8

Experimental Study of Pintle Injector Performance

A. Mahdavi

Approved Proposal

9

Determination of Heat Distribution in a PEM Fuel Cell Using Experimental Data and Design of Optimal Coolant Flow Field

M. Rahgoshay

Approved Proposal

10

Modeling and Development of High Energy Density Redox Flow Batteries as a new Efficient Energy Storage System

P. Hasannasab

Approved Proposal

11

Experimental study on effect of nanoparticles on thermal performance of working fluid flow in a heat sink

S.E. Ghasemi

Approved Proposal

12

Thermal management of a thermal system with thermoelectric generators for transient boundary conditions using phase change materials

S. Ahmadi

Approved Proposal

 
Research Projects

 

a)      Regional:

 

Project 1, Laminar Flow Through a Hyperporous Tube with Uniform Heat Flux at Wall, Mazandaran University, (2002-2003).

 

Project 2, Exact and Numerical Solution of Liquid Metal Flow in a Porous Saturated Circular Tube with Uniform Wall Temperature, Mazandaran University, (2003-2004).

 

Project 3, Effects of Temperature-Dependent Viscosity Variation on Forced Convection Through a Porous Medium, Babol University of Technology, (2004-2005).

 

b)      National:

 

Project 1, Development of Engineering Software for the Analysis of PEM & DM Fuel Cells,   Ministry of Defense, (2007-2008).

 

Project 2, CFD Analysis of Combustion in a DI Heavy Duty Diesel Engine, DESA, (2008-2009).

 

 
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