Mojtaba Aghajani Delavar

Mojtaba Aghajani Delavar

مجتبی آقاجانی دلاور
Email:  m.a.delavar[at]nit.ac.ir
Website:  http://en.nit.ac.ir/people/resume_faculty_members/mojtaba_delavar.aspx

Associate Professor
PhD in Mechanical Engineering

Contact: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,
Babol University of Technology, P.O. Box 484, Babol, Iran.

Tel/Fax: +98(111) 3234205 (Internal: 1335)

Email: m.a.delavar@nit.ac.ir

 
Qualifications

Ph.D.   Mechanical Engineering, Energy Conversion

University of Mazandaran, Iran, 2006-2010 

Thesis: 2D Numerical Simulation and Multi Components of DMFC Using Lattice Boltzmann Method.

M.Sc.  Mechanical Engineering, , Energy Conversion

Mazandaran University, Iran, 2001-2003

Dissertation: Numerical Investigation of Heat Transfer inside a Mantle tank of Thermosyphon Solar Water Heater

B.Sc.   Mechanical Engineering, Heat and Fluid

Amir Kabir University of Technology, Iran, 1997-2001

 
Research Interests
Heat Transfer
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Lattice Boltzmann Method
Piping: Fluid and Slurry
Fuel Cell
Heat Exchangers
Measurement Systems
HVAC
 
Honors and Awards
 
Previous and Present Positions

Faculty Member of Babol University of Technology, since 2010

Member of Fuel Cell Technology Research Group, Since 2007

 
Professional Membership

Construction Engineering System Organization of Mazandaran

Babol Engineering Society

Fuel Cell Research Technology Group (Babol Noshirvani University of Technology)

Iranian Fuel Cell Committee

 
Teaching Experiences
Graduate Courses:
Advanced Numerical Analysis
Advanced Heat Exchanger Design
Application of Solar Energy in Iran

Undergraduate Courses:
Heating and air conditioning systems
Heat Transfer
Heat Exchanger Design
Measurement Systems
Thermodynamics workshop
Gambit & Fluent
 
Publications

Journal Papers:

1.        A. Mahdavi, M. A. Delavar, Thermal performance of wavy fin in a compact heat exchanger duct using Galerkin method, Applied Thermal Engineering 130 (2018) 1290–1298

2.        S. S. Mousavi, M. A. Delavar, A. Dolati, Numerical investigation of melting process in horizontal shell-and-tube pahse change material storage considering different HTF channel geometries, Heat Transfer Research 48(16):1515–1529 (2017)

3.        M. Valizadeh, M. A. Delavar, M. Farhadi, Numerical simulation of heat and mass transfer during hydrogen desorption in metal hydride storage tank by Lattice Boltzmann Method, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41 (2016) 413-424

4.        E. Bijad, M. A. Delavar , K. Sedighi, CFD simulation of effects of dimension changes of buildings on pollution dispersion in the built environment, Alexandria Engineering Journal, 55 (4) (2016) 3135-3144

5.        M. Hosseini, D. D. Ganji, M. A. Delavar, Experimental and numerical evaluation of different vortex generators on heat transfer, Applied Thermal Engineering, 108 (2016) 905–915

6.        M. Jafari, M. A. Delavar, M. Farhadi, A. Naysari, Wall Shape Effects on Convection Heat Transfer Over a Corrugated Channel, Heat Transfer - Asian Research, Vol. 45 (2) (2016) 101-122

7.        M. Hosseini, D. D. Ganji, M. A. Delavar, Influence of Different Arranges of Vortex Generators on Heat Transfer, International Journal of Applied Computational Mathematics, DOI 10.1007/s40819-016-0237-9

8.        E. Sattari, M. A. Delavar, K. Sedighi, Numerical Study of Bubble Separation and Motion Using Lattice Boltzmann Method, Journal of Transport Phenomena in Nano-Micro Scale, 4(2) (2016) 17-27

9.        Y. Vazifeshenas, M. A. Delavar, Investigation of Thermo-hydraulic Performance of Circular Tube Fitted with Center cleared Twisted Tape Using CFD Modeling, International Journal of Engineering, 28 (3) (2015) 476-482

10.     M. Alijanpour, M. Shateri, M. A. Delavar, M. Farhadi,  Energy management simulation in a PEM fuel cell system,  Iranian Journal of Hydrogen & Fuel Cell 1(2015) 1-6

11.    E. Sattari, M. A. Delavar, E. Fattahi, K. Sedighi, Numerical Investigation the Effects of Working Parameters on Nucleate Pool Boiling, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 59 (2014) 106–113

12.    E. Sattari, M. A. Delavar, E. Fattahi, K. Sedighi, Investigation of two bubble coalescence with large density differences with Lattice Boltzmann Method, Modares Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 14 (10), 2014, pp. 93-100 (in Persian)

13.    S. Shabani, M. A. Delavar, M. R. Azmi, Investigation of biomass gasification hydrogen and electricity co-production with carbon dioxide capture and storage, International Journal of Hydrogen, 38 (2013), pp. 3630-3639

14.    M. A. Delavar, M. Hedayatpour, Forced convection and entropy generation inside a channel with a heat-generating porous block, Heat Transfer-Asian Research, 2012, Vol. 41 (7) (2012) pp.580-600

15.    M. A. Delavar, M. Farhadi, K. Sedighi, Effect of discrete heater at the vertical wall of the cavity over the heat transfer and entropy generation using LBM, Thermal Science, 15 (2) (2011) pp. 423-435

16.    M. A. Delavar, M. Farhadi, K. Sedighi, Numerical simulation of direct methanol fuel cells using lattice Boltzmann method, Int. Hydrogen Energy, 35 (17) (2010) pp. 9306-9317

17.    M. A. Delavar, M. Farhadi, K. Sedighi, Effect of the heater location on heat transfer and entropy generation in the cavity using the lattice Boltzmann Method, Heat Transfer Research, 40 (6) (2009) pp. 521-536

18.    D.D. Ganji, M. Mostofi, A. Delavar and A. Kazemi,  Analytical Treatment of Fins with Temperature-Dependent Surface Heat Flux Using the Homotopy Perturbation Method and Comparison of Decomposition and Numerical Methods, Heat Transfer Research Journal, 38 (5) pp. (2007) 407-415 

19.    M. A. Delavar, Investigation of porous block porosity on flow and entropy generation inside a T-micromixer using lattice boltzmann method, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 229-231 (2012) pp. 282-286

20.    M. Shakeri, J. Imen, A. Delavar, Design criteria of a DMFC stack with low scaling effects, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 152-154 (2012) pp. 424-429

21.    H. Hassanzadeh Afrouzi, A.A. Rabienataj Darzi, M. A. Delavar, A. Abouei Mehrizi, Pulsating Flow and Heat Transfer in a Helical Tube With Constant Heat Flux, International Journal of Advance Industrial Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2013)

22.    N. Janzadeh, M. A. Delavar, Using Lattice Boltzmann Method to Investigate the Effects of Porous Media on Heat Transfer from Solid Block inside a Channel, Journal of Transport Phenomena in Nano-Micro Scale, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2013)

23.    A. Abouei Mehrizi, M. Farhadi, K. Sedighi, M. A. Delavar, Effect of fin position and porosity on heat transfer improvement in a plate porous media heat exchanger, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 44 (3) (2013) pp. 420-431

24.    A. A. Rabienataj, M. Farhadi, K. Sedighi, S. Aallahyari, M. A. Delavar, Turbulent heat transfer of Al2O3-eater nanofluid inside helically corrugated tubes: Numerical study, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 41 (2013) pp. 68-75

25.    M. A. Delavar, E. Alizadeh, S. S. Mousavi Ajarostaghi, Experimental and Lattice Boltzmann Method Investigation of Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Performance, International Journal of Energy Science and Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2015) 71-84

26.    M. A. Delavar, E. Sattari, Study of Free Convection in Enclosure Partially Filled with Porous Media, International Journal of Mathematics and Computational Science, Vol. 1, No. 4 (2015) 214-226

27.    M. A. Delavar, M. Valizadeh, LBM Simulation of Porous Block Effects on Force Convection in a Channel, International Journal of Energy Science and Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 3 (2015) 126-135

28.    J. H. Gervi, M. A. Delavar, K. Sedighi, Numerical Investigation of Double Stack Blade Savonius Wind Turbine, International Journal of Energy Science and Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 3 (2015) 106-114

29.    E. Sattari, M. A. Delavar, E. Fattahi, K. Sedighi, Two and Three Dimensional Investigation of Bubble Rising in High Density Ratio, Physics Journal, 1 (1) (2015), 1-9

30.    N. Janzadeh, M. A. Delavar, Using LBM to Investigate the Effects of Solid-Porous Block in Channel, International Journal of Modern Physics and Applications, Vol. 1, No. 3 (2015) 45-51

31.    N. Janzadeh, M. A. Delavar, Flow and Heat Transfer over a Solid-Porous Block in a Channel, International Journal of Mathematics and Computational Science, Vol. 1, No. 4 (2015) 160-165

32.    M. A. Delavar, F. Mohammadvali, Numerical Simulation of Force Convection in a Channel with Porous Part, Int. J. of Thermal & Environmental Engineering, Volume 6, No. 1 (2013 ) pp. 7-14

33.    M. A. Delavar, Using porous material for heat transfer enhancement in heat exchanger: review, International Journal of Heat and Technology, 31(2) (2012) pp. 93-96

34.    N. Janzadeh, M. A. Delavar, Numerical investigation of forced convection in a channel with solid block inside a square porous block, Journal of Energy (2013) Article ID: 327179, 7 pages

 

Conference Papers:

1.   M. Shirzad, M. A. Delavar, S. S. Mousavi, K. Sedighi, Numerical investigation of flow and heat transfer in pillow-plate heat Exchangers, Third Iranian conference on heat and mass transfer, Babol, Iran (in Persian)

2.   A. Naghizadeh, M. A. Delavar, M. Valizadeh, Investigation the effects geometrical parameters on hydrogen absorption performance in metal hydride reactor, Third Iranian conference on heat and mass transfer, Babol, Iran (in Persian)

3.   Keshvarparast, M. A. Delavar, S. S. Mousavi, Thermodynamic study of organic Rankine cycle in geothermal power plant with air cooled condenser, Third Iranian conference on heat and mass transfer, Babol, Iran (in Persian)

4.   A Karimi, M. A. Delavar, S. S. Mousavi, Thermodynamic investigation of heat recovery from vapor compression refrigeration cycle with organic Rankine cycle, Third Iranian conference on heat and mass transfer, Babol, Iran (in Persian)

5.   T. Jalali, M. A. Delavar, T. Tavangar, Investigation of heat recovery from fuel cell using carbon dioxide and natural gas cycles, Third Iranian conference on heat and mass transfer, Babol, Iran (in Persian)

6.   H. Dehghani. M. Farhadi, M. A. Delavar, Numerical study of the effects of  extended surfaces on heat transfer in shell and coil heat exchanger, Third Iranian conference on heat and mass transfer, Babol, Iran (in Persian)

7.   M. Alijanpour, S. S. Mousavi, M. A. Delavar, Thermodynamic investigation of waste heat recovery from hybrid cycle of fuel cell and vapor compression refrigeration cycle using organic Rankin cycle with regenerator, Third Iranian conference on heat and mass transfer, Babol, Iran (in Persian)

8.   H. Javadi, M. A. Delavar, S. S. Mousavi, M. Zaboli, Numerical investigation of effecting parameters on vertical geothermal heat exchanger performance, Third Iranian conference on heat and mass transfer, Babol, Iran (in Persian)

9.   S. S. Mousavi, M. A. Delavar, Using Lattice Boltzmann Method to Investigate Effect of Porous Block Effective Conductivity on Thermal Mixing in a T-micromixer, 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON TECHNOLOGY - ENGINEERING & SCIENCE, Malysia, 2016

10.    M. A. Delavar, Investigation of porous block porosity on flow and entropy generation inside a T-micromixer using lattice Boltzmann method, International Conference on Mechanical and Electrical Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2012

11.    A. K. Abdolmaleki, M. A. Delavar, S. S. Mousavi, Thermodynamic investigation of the effects of working fluid and flow characteristics on performance of organic Rankin cycle with heat recovery unit,  National confrarence on Interdisciplinary Researches In Computer, Electronic, Mechanic & Mechateronic Engineering, Buein Zahra, Qazvin, Iran, 2017

12.    M. A. Delavar, Using Lattice Boltzmann Method to investigate the Flow and entropy generation inside a T-Type Micromixer with a porous block, ASME Proceeding of 4th international Conference on Advanced Computer Theory and Engineering, International Conference on Physics Science and Technology (ICPST 2011), Dubai, 2011, pp: 55-58

13.    M. A. Delavar, M. Farhadi, K. Sedighi, A three dimensional two phase flow study of Carbon dioxide generation in the anode side of a DMFC, Alternative Energy Applications, Option or Necessity?, Kuwait 2009

14.    M. A. Delavar, M. Farhadi, K. Sedighi, Investigation of the influence of cross section geometry in a DMFC with a three dimensional two phase flow model, Alternative Energy Applications, Option or Necessity?, Kuwait 2009

15.    M. Habibi, M. A. Delavar, S. S. Mousavi, Simulation of gas flow pattern and separation efficiency of cyclone with one or two cylindrical sections using computational fluid dynamics, 1st National conference on technology in applied engineering, Tehran, 2017

16.    M. S. Hosseini, M. A. Delavar, K. Sedighi, Simulation of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell by lattice Boltzmann method, Third Iranian national conference of new technologies in chemistry, petrochemistry and Nano, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, 2016 (in Persian) 

17.    S. Z. Hashemi, M. A. Delavar, K. Sedighi, S. S. Mousavi, Numerical investigation the effects of flow parameters and membrane characteristics on membrane humidifier performance in PEM fuel cells, Emerging trends in energy conservation (ETEC 2016), University of Tehran, Iran, 2016 (in Persian)

18.    Rahimifar, M. A. Delavar, K. Sedighi, 3 D Numercial investigation of carbon dioxide management in anode channel of Direct Methanol Fuel Cell, Second international conference of energy management and technology, University of Tehran, Iran, 2015 (in Persian)

19.    A. Pourmohammadjafar, M. A. Delavar, Study on effect of inlet and outlet turbine vapour characteristics on performance of solar power plant, 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Solar Energy (ICES-2015) University of Tehran, Iran, 2015 (in Persian)

20.    A. Dolati, M. A. Delavar, S. S. Mousavi, Numerical investigation of effect of increasing fin length on phase change material melting in a heat storage system, The second national conference of the management of pure and new energies, Hamdan, Iran, 2015 (in Persian)

21.    A. Mirzaali, M. A. Delavar, Numerical Investigation of flow and acoustic field in a subsonic jet at Mach number 0.6, National Conference on Development of Civil Engineering, Architecture, Electrical and Mechanical in Iran, Gorgan, Iran, 2014 (in Persian)

22.    J. Hosseinzadeh, M. A. Delavar, K. Sedighi, Numerical analysis of the influence of internal blades on the performance of domestic wind turbines, 10th international Energy Conference, Tehran, Iran, 2014 (in Persian)

23.    E. Sattari, M. A. Delavar,E. Fattahi, K. Sedighi, Investigation of dynamic bubble in two-phase flow with numerical method, The first National Conference of New Technologies in Chemical and Petrochemical, Tehran, March 2014 (in Persian)

24.    M. Alijanpour, M. A. Delavar, M. Fahadi, Heat management in 64KW fuel cell System, The 1st National Conference on Environment, Energy and Biodefense, Tehran, Iran, 2013 (in Persian)

25.    M. Valizadeh, M. A. Delavar, Majid Shateri, Soheil Mousavai Ojarestaghi, Investigation of effective parameters of metal hydride tanks performance in hydrogen adsorption and desorption processes. First national Conference (Production, Storage, Consumption), Isfahan, Iran, 2013 (in Persian)

26.    E. Sattari, M. A. Delavar, E. Fattahi, K. Sedighi, Studying the movement of bubble with large density ratio using Lattice Boltzmann Method,  2nd National Conference of Mechanical Systems and Industrial Inventions, Ahvaz, Iran, Dec. 2013 (in Persian)

27.    M. Valizadeh, M. A. Delavar, M. Shateri, S. S. Mousavi, Investigating the Design Challenges of Metal Hydride Tanks, Second National Conference of New and Clean Energy, Hamedan, Iran, 2013 (in Persian)  

28.    M. A. Delavar, M. A. Akbari, Investigation the effect of heat exchanger on heat and mass transfer inside a heat absorbing metal hydride bed, 4th Heat Exchanger Conference, Tehran, Iran, 2012 (in Persian)

29.    M. A. Delavar, K. Sedighi, M. Farhadi, Investigation of heat generation and thermal field in fuel cell using lattice Boltzmann method, The Second Conference on Hydrogen and Fuel Cell, Tehran, 2012 (in Persian)

30.    M. A. Delavar, M. Farhadi, K. Sedighi, Using Lattice Boltzmann Method to simulate free convection and entropy generation in the square cavity: investigation of heater location effect, 12th Fluid Dynamics Conference, Babol University of technology, 2009 (in Persian)

31.    M. A. Delavar, M. Farhadi, K. Sedighi,, Three dimensional and unsteady investigation of two phase flow of CO2 bubble formation in anode side of Direct Methanol Fuel Cell, The first National Conference on Hydrogen & Fuel Cell, Elmo-Sanat University, Tehran, 2009

32.    M. A. Delavar, Hessam Taherian, Investigation of the effect of a horizontal plate on the flow and temperature field in a solar water tank, 11th Fluid Dynamics Conference, Khaje Nasir University of Technology, Tehran, 2008 (in Persian)

33.    M. A. Delavar, Using CFD to Optimize Design of Leaching Tanks with Mechanical Agitator, Rey Azad University, 2007 (in Persian)

34.    Hessam Taherian, M. A. Delavar, Studying the effect of width of the mantle side flow passage of the solar water heater tank, 12th Annual Conference and 8th International Conference of Mechanical Engineering, Tarbiat Modarres University, 2004 (in Persian)

 

Book:
M. A. Delavar, M. Farhadi, K. Sedighi, Book chapter in Computational Fluid Dynamics: Theory, Analysis and Applications, Chapter entitled: Lattice Boltzmann Method for Fluid Dynamics, Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2011, ISBN:978-1-61209-276-8, pp:551-592


 
Supervised Dissertations and Theses
  1. Elham Sattari, “Numerical simulation of explosive boiling and investigation the effect of heater geometry in bubble grow
  2. Farzaneh Mohammad Vali, “Development of two-phase LBM  model for 2D simulation of  Direct Methanol Fuel Cell”
  3. Mehran Valizadeh, "Investigation of different temperature and pressure conditions on heat and mass transfer in metal hydride storage tank desorption"
  4. Mohammad Alijanpour, "Simulation of a 64kW PEM Fuel Cell System "
  5. Jaber Hosseini Geravi, "Numerical Investigation of Domestic Wind Turbine Performance", in progress
  6. Soheil Mousavi,” Investigation the effects of geometric and flow parameters on T-shaped micro-mixers performance using lattice Boltzmann method
  7. Vahid MirzaAli, “Numerical Investigation of Acoustic Behavior of Subsonic Jet”
  8. Ehsan Bijad, "Numerical Modeling of Chemical Pollution Dispersion in the Residential Environment"
  9. Kaveh Esmaeili, "The effect of conical injector turbulator on generating turbulent swirling flow in tube",
  10. Mehrnia Sadat Hosseini, "Investigation of Entropy Generation of PEM Fuel Cell Using Thermal Lattice Boltzmann Method", in progress
  11. Amin Modarres, "Prototype sample Implementation of modified residential wind turbine", in progress
  12. Amir Rahimifar, "Numerical investigation of CO2 bubbles management in anode side of direct methanol fuel cell", in progress
  13. Atefe PourMohammad, "Process Simulation of a Solar Thermal Plant with Dish Stirling as CollectorsProcess simulation of dish/stirling and parabolic solar power plant"

 
Research Projects
 
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