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Dr Maziar Arjomandi

Telephone +61 8 8313 8128
Position Associate Professor
Email maziar.arjomandi@adelaide.edu.au
Fax +61 8 8313 4367
Building Engineering South
Floor/Room 2 32
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit School of Mechanical Engineering

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Qualifications

PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the Moscow Aviation Institute (Russia)

ME in Aerospace Engineering from the Moscow Aviation Institute (Russia)

BE (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from the Iran University of Science and Technology (Iran)

Teaching Interests

Different courses in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Currently I am teaching "Aircraft Design" and "Aeronautical Engineering"

Research Interests

-Renewable energy (wind turbines, Wave and tidal energy, concentrated solar thermal systems, hybrid energy systems)

-Aerodynamics (Active and passive flow control, Plasma aerodynamics, airfoil circulation control, flapping wing aerodynamics, WIG aerodynamics)

-Aircraft design and optimisation (Multidisciplinary optimisation of air vehicles, Aircraft stability and control, UAV design, Solar and fuel-cell UAV, Aeroelasticity)

-Propulsion (plasma thruster, Pulse-jet engines, Bio-fuel jet engines, Fish tail propulsion system)

Various projects leading to a research degree (Master or PhD) in Aerospace Engineering, Aerodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat transfer, Multidisciplinary Design Optimisation, Aircraft Design, Solar thermal, Wave and Wind Energy are available. For more information please contact Dr Maziar Arjomandi (maziar.arjomandi@adelaide.edu.au

Current and Completed PhD and Master Projects

2015

  • Mahyar Silakhori (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: High-temperature thermo-chemical solar energy storage using copper oxide
  • Anton Silvestri (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: The Application of a Helmholtz Resonator as a Flow Control Device to Reduce Skin Friction Drag 

2014

  • Eshodarar Manickam Sureshkumar (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Spatial and temporal concentration of energy in bluff body wakes
  • Nataliia Sergiienko (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Intelligent control system for oscillating buoy wave energy systems
  • Matthew Emes (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Static wind load on heliostats
  • Ka Lee Lok (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Understanding of the effect of wind on heat losses from a concentrated solar receiver
  • Jeremy Yu (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Dynamic wind load on heliostats
  • Abdulrahim Rezaeiha (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Application of active and passive flow control techniques on the wind turbine blades
  • Nima Sedaghatizadeh (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Investigation of the effect of wind turbine wake interaction on wind farm performance
  • Syed Ahmad Hussain (Masters by Coursework in Aerospace Engineering), Thesis: Investigation of the effect of turning vanes on the performance of a wind tunnel

 

2013

  • Nan Chen (Masters by Research in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Numerical simulation of wind induced vibration on heliostats
  • Michael Bolzon (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: An investigation into the effects of tubercles on airfoil performance at low angles of attack
  • Ryan Leknys (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Understanding of an airfoil dynamic stall 
  • Alex Laratro (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Investigation of the wake propagation and interaction of a horizontal axis wind turbine
  • Zhao Lu (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Investigation of the flow field in a solar vortex reactor
  • Md Shahabuddin Ahmmad (Masters by Research in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Investigations of a recirculating fluidized bed solar reactor

 

2012

  • Erwin Hamminga (Maters by Research in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Wake propagation of a vertical axis wind turbine
  • Ryan Leknys (Masters by Coursework in Aerospace Engineering), Thesis: Investigation into the dynamic stall characteristics of airfoils used in the wind turbine industry using flow visualisation techniques

 

2011

  • Chen Song (Masters by Coursework in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Bus cabin ventilation system evaluation and optimization
  • Fang Yu (Masters by Coursework in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Investigation of the efficiency of Savonius wind turbine with helical blades
  • Seyed Mehdi Jafarian (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Application of concentrated solar power in the chemical looping combustion
  • Md Rabiul Islam Sarker (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Investigation of the interactions between solid particles and air in a concentrated solar receiver
  • Javad Farrokhi Derakhshandeh (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: harnessing hydropower from vortex induced vibration
  • Amanullah Choudhry (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Post-stall load control of wind turbines using cavities
  • Farzin Ghanadi (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Turbulent drag reduction by Helmholtz resonator

 

2010

  • Peter Chaplin (PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Thesis: Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) technology

 

2009

  • Yunpeng Xue (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: An investigation into the flow structure in a Ranque-Hilsch vortex tube
  • Mohammadamin Miremadi (PhD in Aerospace Engineering), Thesis: Thermal effects of an external insert on its downstream flow over a flat plate
  • Xin Chen (Masters by Coursework in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: An investigation into the effect of vertically positioned inserts with different geometries on the heat transfer enhancement
  • Zhengbin Zhu (Masters by Coursework in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Vortex tube for desalination

 

2008

  • Benjamin Chartier (PhD in Aerospace Engineering), Thesis: The influence of plasma aerodynamic actuators on wing tip vortices for the reduction of drag
  • Brad Gibson (PhD in Aerospace Engineering), Thesis: Application of Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma (DBD) flow augmentation for viscous drag reduction
  • Nikan Rostamzadeh Torghabeh (Masters by Coursework in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: An investigation into the aerodynamic forces in downstroke motion of a pair of flat plates

 

2007

  • YunPeng Xue (Masters by Coursework in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Analysis the performance and efficiency of a ranque-Hilsch vortex tube

 

 

Current and Completed Honours Projects

2014
(1) dancing particles (6 students)
(2) Infrared thermography in sports medicine (2 students)
(3) Horizontal axis wind turbine wake interaction (7 students)
(4) Crop thriving by wind turbines (4 students)
(5) Flapping wing MAV (7 student)

2013
(1) Design and build a hybrid renewable energy production, storage and management system for household application (3 students)
(2) Design and test a lift type vertical axis wind turbine (6 students)
(3) The effect of wing leading edge tubercles on induced drag (5 students) - Awarded the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund prize for the best project in aerodynamics or aircraft design & also the School of Mechanical Engineering for the best poster prize
(4) Investigation of the wake of a horizontal axis wind turbine (5 students)
(5) Flow morphology of a plasma actuator (1 student) - Awarded the BAE prize for the best aerospace engineering project
(6) Develop a data acquisition system for a Swearingen SX-300 (1 student)

2012
(1) Design and build of a submarine that can fly (8 students)

2011
(1) Design and build of a plasma thruster for MAV application (1 student) - Awarded the Australian Submarine Corporation prize for the most innovative project
(2) Design and build of an aileronless UAV (8 students) - Awarded the BAE prize for the best aerospace engineering project
(3) Construction of a test rig and scaled aircraft wing for validation and comparison of a beam theory based wing model (1 student) - Awarded the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund prize for the best project in aerodynamics or aircraft design
(4) Solar chimney for water desalination (3 students)
(5) Simulation of a thermally soaring unmanned aerial vehicle (1 student)
(6) Design, build and test of a high-efficiency smart Darrieus wind turbine (Phase 2) (5 students)

2010
(1) Design, build and test of a high-efficiency smart Darrieus wind turbine (7 students) - Awarded the Australian Submarine Corporation prize for the most innovative project
(2) Design, build and launch of a small satellite, based on CubeSat designs (5 students) - Awarded the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund prize for the best project in space research or technology
(3) Parametric study of Dielectric Barrier Discharge (DBD) plasma actuators (1 student) - Awarded the ARI prize for research impact
(4) Assessment of Water Bombing of Bushfires (1 student)

2009
(1) Design and build of a UAV with morphing configuration (5 students) - Awarded the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund prize for the best aerospace related project
(2) Search and rescue UAV for outback challenge (4 students) - Awarded the Australian Submarine Corporation prize for the project with best return for engineering innovation
(3) Design and build of an autonomous hovercraft for mine detection (6 students) - Awarded the Nova Defence prize for the best project with defence potential
(4) Water desalination via wind power (3 students)
(5) Bat wing (2 students)

2008
(1) Design and build a flying surveillance platform with coaxial counter-rotating rotors (7 students) - Awarded the Nova Defence prize for the best project with defence potential
(2) Design and build of three different types of wind turbines to investigate the amount of accessible wind power in the cities (10 students) - Awarded the Bassett prize for the best energy based project
(3) Design and build of a vortex heat generator (3 students)
(4) Design, development and manufacture of a valveless pulsejet powered unmanned aerial vehicle (6 students) - Awarded the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund prize for the best aerospace related project
(5) Energy harvesting eel - wave energy converter (4 students) - Awarded the OneSteel Whyalla Steelworks prize for the best environmentally sound project & also the KM Fabrications for the best poster prize
(6) The design, development and manufacture of a fuel cell powered unmanned aerial vehicle for surveillance applications (5 students) - Awarded the Tigerfish Aviation prize for the best project in aeronautics or fluid mechanics & also the Australian Submarine Corporation prize for the best managed project
(7) Design and build a flapping wing MAV (3 students)

2007
(1) Design and build of a search and rescue UAV (8 students) - Awarded the Tenix Aerospace and Defence prize for the best overall project & also the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund prize for the best aerospace related project
(2) Design and build of a valveless pulsejet engine (5 students)
(3) Design and build of a small unmanned airship (3 students) - Awarded the Tigerfish Aviation prize for the best project in aeronautics or fluid mechanics
(4) Design and build of a composite anti-explosive shield (3 students)
(5) Design and build of an air-conditioned helmet (2 students)
(6) Design and build of a micro satellite based on CubeSat (4 students)
(7) Design and build of a flapping wing MAV (4 students) - Awarded the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund prize for the runner-up best aerospace related project

 

Research Funding

Selected research funding

Nonlinear modelling of fully submerged wave energy converters for high fidelity computationally efficient numerical analysis and prototype design, ECMS Interdisciplinary Research Grant Scheme $12,000
Low noise small scale wind based power generation using non-linear vortices interaction, ECMS Interdisciplinary Research Grant Scheme $18,000
On-sun demonstration of a novel particle receiver for application as an alumina flash calciner, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA),  $4,367,000
New experimental facility for temperature, defect and stress imaging, Research Equipment and Infrastructure Fund, the University of Adelaide $49,000
Modelling and optimisation of submerged buoys for improved ocean wave energy production, Interdisciplinary Research Fund, the University of Adelaide $27,000
New understanding and models for two-phase solar thermal particle receivers, Australian Research Council Discovery Project (ARC-DP) $611,800
Bladed receivers with active flow control, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) 2014-2017 $3,550,548
Oscillating water Column efficiency improvement through impedance matching and active latching control techniques (Australian Research Council Linkage Project) 2013-2016 $259,000
Heliostat field cost down project, Australian Solar Thermal Research Institute (ASTRI) 2013-2016 $4,500,000
Establishment of a Flight Simulator Laboratory (Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund) 2013-2014 $57,634
Economic feasibility of small scale renewable energy systems (Adelaide Airport Limited), 2011-2012 $27,000
Thermodynamic modelling of the Adelaide Airport Terminal 1 (Adelaide Airport Limited), 2011-2012 $126,000
Investigation of the effect of amplitude modulation on the wind farm noise pollution (Adelaide Airport Limited), 2011-2012 $48,000
Design and build of a smart vertical axis wind turbine (AGL & Parsons Brinckerhoff), 2010-2011 $22,000
Feasibility study of the application of small scale hybrid solar and wind energy systems (Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, the University of Adelaide), 2010 $47,500
Design and build of a nano-satellite based on the cubesat concept (Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund, Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, the University of Adelaide & Engineers Australia National Committee for Space Engineering), 2010 $19,000
Development of wave energy research capability (Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, the University of Adelaide), 2010 $35,000
Hybrid solar and wind energy systems for urban environment (City of Victor Harbour), 2010 $30,000
Design and build of an autonomous hovercraft for landmine detection (Defence Science and technology Organisation, AMCOR & Soil Testing Services), 2009 $13,000
Design and build of a UAV with morphing configuration (Aeronautical Engineers Australia, Australian Aerospace & Babcock Integrated Technology Australia), 2009 $6,000
Application for the acquisition of an educational control products model 750 control moment gyroscope (Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund), 2008 $34,000
The development of a wing structure laboratory facility for undergraduate education (Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund), 2008 $25,160
The design and build of three different types of wind turbines to explore the optimum configuration for a small scale wind turbine in an urban environment (System Solutions, Suzlon Energy & Robway Crane Safety), 2008 $8,000
The design, development and manufacture of a valveless pulsejet powered unmanned aerial vehicle (Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund & Australian Submarine Corporation), 2008 $14,000
The design, development and manufacture of a fuel cell powered unmanned aerial vehicle for surveillance applications (Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund & Aeronautical Engineers Australia), 2008 $17,000
The design and manufacture of a coaxial counter-rotating platform (Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund), 2008 $12,000
Energy harvesting eel (One Steel & Cowell Electric Supply), 2008 $3,000
Establishment of a large scale wind tunnel facility at the University of Adelaide (Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund), 2007 $330,000
Establishment of a jet propulsion teaching capability at the University of Adelaide ( Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund), 2007 $80,000
Design, development and manufacture of an unmanned aerial vehicle for civil surveillance purposes (Thales Australia & Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund), 2007 $30,000
Design and build a small autonomous airship (BAE Systems), 2007 $3,500
Establishment of plasma flow control research capability at the University of Adelaide with application to the aircraft and propulsion design (Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Fund), 2007-2008 $30,000
The establishment of a large scale, world class wind tunnel facility to support SA's defence, aerospace and wind turbine sectors (not listed as PI) (Premier's Science and Research Fund), 2007 $800,000

Total competitive funding:

$15,226,000

Publications

Journal Articles

  •  Silvestri, A., Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B.S., Zander, A.C., (2016) The characteristics of the turbulent boundary layer generated by induced transition using different tripping techniques, submitted to Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science (IF=2.040)
  • Sergiienko, N.Y., Cazzolato, B.S., Ding, B., Hardy P. & Arjomandi, M., (2016) Performance comparison of the floating and fully submerged point absorber wave energy converters, submitted to Renewable Energy (IF=3.361).
  • Leknys, R.R., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R.M. & Birzer, C. (2016), Dynamic Stall Analysis of Thick and Thin Airfoils at Elevated Angles of Attack Using Particle Image Velocimetry, AIAA Journal, in review. (IF=1.165)
  • Sedaghatizadeh, N., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R.M., Cazzolato, B.S. (2016), Wind farm noises: Mechanisms and evidence for their dependency on wind direction, submitted to Renewable Energy (IF=3.361).
  • Sedaghatizadeh, N., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R.M., Cazzolato, B.S., Ghayesh, M.H. (2016), Atmospheric boundary layer effect on the wake of a wind turbine, Submitted to Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. (IF=1.698)
  • Sedaghatizadeh, N., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R.M., Cazzolato, B.S., Ghayesh, M.H. (2016), A discussion on fidelity of wind turbine wake models and their application, Submitted to Journal of Wind Energy. (IF=2.891)
  • Sedaghatizadeh, N., Laratro, A., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R.M., Cazzolato, B.S. (2016), Aeroacoustic behaviour of a NACA 0012 airfoil, Submitted to Journal of Sound and Vibration. (IF=2.3).
  • Sureshkumar, E.M., Arjomandi, M., Dally, B. & Cazzolato, B. (2016), Spatial and temporal concentration of hydro-kinetic energy by bluff bodies , Submitted to Journal of Ocean Engineering (IF=1.337)
  • Emes, M.J., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R.M., Ghanadi, F. (2016), Understanding of the relationship between gust factor, turbulence intensity and integral length scales in the atmospheric boundary layer, submitted to Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics (IF=1.698)
  • Bolzon, M.D., Kelso, R.M., Arjomandi, M., (2016) Leading Edge Tubercles: A Parametric and Optimization Study, Submitted to Journal of Aerospace Information and Systems. (IF=0.35)
  • Bolzon, M.D., Kelso, R.M., Arjomandi, M., (2016) Effects of a Single Tubercle Terminating at a Swept Wing’s Tip on Wing Performance, Submitted to Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science. (IF=2.040)
  • Bolzon, M.D., Kelso, R.M., Arjomandi, M., (2016) Tubercles: A Flow Visualization Study, Submitted to Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science. (IF=2.040)
  • Bolzon, M.D., Kelso, R.M., Arjomandi, M., (2016) Force measurements and wake surveys of a swept tubercled wing, Submitted to Journal of Aerospace Engineering. (IF=0.454)
  • Chinnici A., Arjomandi M., Tian Z., and Nathan G.J. (2016). A novel solar expanding-vortex particle reactor: experimental and numerical investigation of the iso-thermal flow field and particle deposition, Solar Energy, 133, Pages 451-464 (IF=3.541).
  • Bolzon M. D., Kelso R. and Arjomandi M. (2016) Formation of vortices on a tubercled wing, and their effects on drag, Aerospace Science and Technology, 56, Pages 46-55 (IF=1.751)
  • Lu Z., Jafarian M., Arjomandi M. and Nathan G.J. (2016). Particle-Scale Investigation of Heat Transfer in Radiation-Driven Char Gasification, Chemical Engineering and Technology, 39, 10, Pages 1903-1911 (IF=2.385).
  • Ghayesh, M., Farrokhi, H., Hussain, S., Gholipour, A., Arjomandi, M., (2016) A size-dependent nonlinear third-order shear-deformable dynamic model for a microplate on an elastic medium, Microsystem Technologies, August, Pages 1–19 (IF=0,931)
  • Derakhshandeh, J. F., Arjomandi, M., Dally, B., Cazzolato, B., (2016) Flow induced vibration of an elastically mounted airfoil under the influence of oncoming vortices, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Volume 74, Pages 58–72 (IF=2.040)
  • Sergiienko, N., Cazzolato, B., Ding, B. and Arjomandi, M. (2016). An optimal arrangement of mooring lines for the three-tether submerged point-absorbing wave energy converter, Journal of Renewable Energy, 93, Pages 27-37 (IF=3.361)
  • Ding B., Cazzolato S., Arjomandi, M. and Hardy P. (2016). Sea-state Based Maximum Power Point Tracking Damping Control of a Fully Submerged Oscillating Buoy, Journal of Ocean Engineering, 126, 299-312. (IF=1.337)
  • Chinnici A., Arjomandi M., Tian Z., Lu Z. and Nathan G.J. (2015). A novel solar expanding-vortex particle reactor: influence of vortex structure on particle residence times and trajectories, Solar Energy, 122,  58–75 (IF=3.541)
  • Ghanadi F., Arjomandi M., Cazzolato B. and Zander A. (2015) Control of turbulent boundary layer by a self-excited Helmholtz resonator, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, (Accepted 08/10/2016). (IF=2.294)
  • Derakhshandeh, J. F., Arjomandi, M., Dally, B., Cazzolato, B., (2015) Harnessing Hydro-kinetic energy from wake induced vibration using virtual mass spring damper system, Journal of Ocean Engineering, 108, 115–128 (IF=1.337)
  • Choudhry, A., Arjomandi, M., & Kelso, R. (2015). Methods to Control Dynamic Stall for Wind Turbine Applications, Journal of Renewable Energy, 86, 26–37 (IF=3.361)
  • Ghanadi F., Arjomandi M., Cazzolato B. and Zander A. (2015) Analysis of the pressure fluctuations induced by grazing flow over a Helmholtz resonator, Journal of Fluids and Structures, (Accepted 20.01.2015). (IF=2.229)
  • Bolzon M. D., Kelso R. and Arjomandi M. (2016) Tubercles and their applications, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 74, Pages 58-72 (IF=0.926)
  • Emes M., Arjomandi M., and Nathan G. (2015) Effect of heliostat design wind speed on the levelised cost of electricity from concentrating solar thermal power tower plants, Solar Energy, Volume 115, 441–451. (IF=3.541)
  • Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B. S., and Zander, A. C. (2015) Analysis of the turbulent boundary layer in the vicinity of a self-excited cylindrical Helmholtz resonator, Journal of Turbulence, 16:8, 705-728. (IF=1.520)
  • Choudhry, A., Arjomandi, M., and Kelso, R. (2015). A study of long separation bubble on thick airfoils and its consequent effects. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 52, 2015, 84-96. (IF=1.777)
  • Choudhry, A., Mo, J. O., Arjomandi, M., and Kelso, R. (2014). Effects of wake interaction on downstream wind turbines. Wind Engineering, 38(5), 535-547. (IF=0.715)
  • Derakhshandeh, J. F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B. S., & Dally, B. (2014). Effect of a rigid wall on the vortex induced vibration of two staggered circular cylinders. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 6(3), 16 pages. (IF=0.925)
  • Laratro A. J., Arjomandi M., Kelso, R.M. and Cazzolato B.S. (2014). On wake-rotor interaction contributions to wind farm noise, Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Volume 127, 2014, Pages 1-10. (IF=1.698)
  • Jafarian, M., Arjomandi, M., & Nathan, G. J. (2014). Influence of the type of oxygen carriers on the performance of a hybrid solar chemical looping combustion system. Energy and Fuels, 28(5), 2914-2924. (IF=2.733)
  • Jafarian, S., Arjomandi, M., & Nathan, G. (2014). A hybrid solar chemical looping combustion system with a high solar share. Applied Energy, 126, 69-77. (IF=5.261)
  • Choudhry, A., Leknys, R., Arjomandi, M., & Kelso, R. (2014). An insight into the dynamic stall lift characteristics. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 58, 188-208. (IF=2.080)
  • Xue, Y., Arjomandi, M., & Kelso, R. (2014). Energy analysis within a vortex tube. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 52, 139-145. (IF=2.080)
  • Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B., & Zander, A. (2014). Interaction of a flow-excited Helmholtz resonator with a grazing turbulent boundary layer. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 58, 80-92. (IF=2.080)
  • Derakhshandeh, J. F., Arjomandi, M., Daily, B., & Cazzolato, B. (2014). The effect of arrangement of two circular cylinders on the maximum efficiency of Vortex-Induced Vibration power using a Scale-Adaptive Simulation model. Journal of Fluids and Structures, 49, 654-666. (IF=2.229)
  • Jafarian, M., Arjomandi, M., & Nathan, G. J. (2014). The energetic performance of a novel hybrid solar thermal & chemical looping combustion plant. Applied Energy, 132, 74-85. (IF=5.261)
  • Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B., & Zander, A. (2014). Understanding of the flow behaviour on a Helmholtz resonator excited by grazing flow. International Journal of Computational Fluid dynamics, 28(5), 219-231. (IF=0.716)
  • Xue Y., Arjomandi M. and Kelso R. (2014). Energy analysis within a vortex tube, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciences, Volume 52, Pages 139–145. (IF=2.080)
  • Jafarian M., Arjomandi M. and Nathan G.J. (2013). The influence of high intensity solar radiation on the temperature and reduction of an oxygen carrier particle in hybrid chemical looping combustion, Chemical Engineering Science, Volume 95, Pages 331-342. (IF=2.613)
  • Ghanadi F., Arjomandi M., Cazzolato B. and Zander A. (2013). Numerical simulation of grazing flow over a self-excited Helmholtz resonator, Engineering Letters, 21(3), 137-142. (IF=0.900)
  • Xue Y., Arjomandi M. and Kelso R. (2013). The working principle of a vortex tube, International Journal of Refrigeration, 36, 2013, Pages 1730-1740. (IF=2.216)
  • Mo J.O., Choudhry A., Arjomandi M., Kelso, R. and Lee Y.H. (2013). Effects of wind speed changes on wake instability of a wind turbine in a virtual wind tunnel using large eddy simulation, Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, Volume 117, Pages 38–56. (IF=1.698)
  • Bourne M., Arjomandi M. and Kurji R. (2013). The economic assessment of micro wind turbines for South Australia, International Journal of Energy Systems, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 355-377. (IF=0.504)
  • Choudhry A., Arjomandi M. and Kelso R. (2013) Horizontal axis wind turbine dynamic stall predictions based on wind speed and direction variability, Journal of Power and Energy, vol. 227 no. 3, 338-351. (IF=0.596)
  • Xue Y., Arjomandi M. and Kelso R. (2013). Experimental study of the thermal separation in a vortex tube, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciences, Volume 46, Pages 175–182. (IF=2.080)
  • Mo J.O., Arjomandi M., Choudhry A. and Lee Y.H. (2013). Large eddy simulation of turbulent wake characteristics behind a wind turbine in a wind tunnel model, Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, 112, pages 11-24. (IF=1.698)
  • Jafarian M., Arjomandi M. and Nathan G.J. (2013). A hybrid solar and chemical looping combustion system for solar thermal energy storage, Journal of Applied Energy, Volume 103, Pages 671–678. (IF=5.261)
  • Greig A., Birzer C. and Arjomandi M. (2013). Atmospheric plasma thruster: theory and concept, AIAA Journal, Vol. 51, No. 2, pages 362-371. (IF=1.165)
  • Kurji R. and Arjomandi M. (2013). Techno-economic assessment of the application of small scale wind turbines, International Journal of Sustainable Energy, iFirst, Pages 1–12. (IF=0.38)
  • Xue Y., Arjomandi M. and Kelso R. (2012). Experimental study of the flow structure in a counter flow Ranque–Hilsch vortex tube, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 55, Pages 5833-5860. (IF=2.522)
  • Gibson B., Arjomandi M. and Kelso R. (2012). The response of a flat plate boundary layer to an orthogonally arranged dielectric barrier discharge actuator. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 45, 025202, 13pp. (IF=2.521)
  • Hollick M., Arjomandi M. and Cazzolato B. (2011). An investigation into the sensory application of DBD plasma actuators for pressure measurement. Journal of Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Volume 171, Issue 2, Pages 102-108. (IF=1.943)
  • Xue Y., Arjomandi M. and Kelso R. (2011). Visualization of the flow structure in a vortex tube, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciences, Volume 35, Issue 8, Pages 1514-1521. (IF=2.080)
  • Cheong M., Greig A., Gibson B. and Arjomandi M. (2011). An investigation into the effect of electric field on the performance of DBD actuators, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciences, Volume 35, Issue 8, Pages 1600-1607. (IF=2.080)
  • Wolf S. and Arjomandi M. (2011). Investigation of the effect of dielectric barrier discharge plasma actuators on the radar cross section of an object. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Volume 44, Number 31, 10pp. (IF=2.521)
  • Xue Y., Arjomandi M. and Kelso R. (2010). A critical review of temperature separation in a vortex tube. Journal of Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Volume 34, Issue 8, Pages 1367-1374. (IF=2.080)
  • Xue Y. and Arjomandi M. (2008). An investigation on the effect of vortex angle on the efficiency of the Ranque-Hilsch vortex tube. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp. 54-57. (IF=2.080)
  • Arjomandi M. and Xue Y. (2007). An investigation on the effect of the hot end plugs on the efficiency of the Ranque-Hilsch vortex tube. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 211-217. (IF=0.301)
  • Arjomandi M. and Liseytsev N.K. (2000) A simplified method for estimation of the take-off weight of short-haul transport aircraft. Journal of Aircraft Design, 3, pp. 49-56. (IF=.0488)
  • Liseytsev N.K. and Arjomandi M. (1999) Influence of engine trust vector turn on the takeoff run distance of transport aircraft. Journal of Aviatsionnaya Tekhnika, 2, pp. 3-6 (in Russian Language).
  • Arjomandi M. (1999) Influence of field length requirements on the wing high-lift device types in commercial airplanes, Journal of Moscow Aviation Institute, 6, pp. 16-23 (in Russian Language).
  • Arjomandi M. (1998) Assessment of efficiency of wing turn with engines to improve take-off and landing characteristics of transport aircraft, Journal of Aviatsionnaya Tekhnika, 3, pp. 92-96 (in Russian Language).

 

 Refereed Conference Papers

  • Silvestri, A., Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B.S., Zander, A.C., (2016), Control of the turbulent boundary layer by the application of a cavity array, 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, Australia.
  • Leknys, R.R., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R.M. & Birzer, C. (2016), Dynamic Stall on Airfoils Exposed to Constant Pitch-Rate Motion, 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, Australia.
  • Yu, J.S., Arjomandi, M., Ghanadi, F., Kelso, R., (2016). The effect of inclination angle on the flow characteristics of tandem bluff plates. 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, Australia.
  • Sedaghatizadeh, N., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R.M., Cazzolato, B.S., Ghayesh, M.H. (2016). Effect of all confinement on a wind turbine wake. 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, Australia.
  • Emes, M.J., Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R.M., (2016). An experimental technique for the generation of large-scale vortices in a wind tunnel, 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, Australia.
  • Sergiienko, N., Cazzolato, B., Ding, B., Arjomandi, M. (2016). Three-tether axisymmetric wave energy converter: Estimation of energy delivery. Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Singapore, 24-28 October 2016.
  • Ghanadi, F., Yu, J.S., Emes, M., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R., (2016). Numerical investigation of wind loads on an operating heliostat. Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems Conference (SolarPACES), Abu Dahbi, UAE
  • Ghanadi, F., Yu, J.S., Emes, M., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R., (2016). The effect of heliostat mirror geometry on static and dynamic wind loads. Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems Conference (SolarPACES), Abu Dahbi, UAE
  • Emes, M.J., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R.M., Ghanadi, F., (2016), Integral length scales in a low-roughness atmospheric boundary layer, in: 18th Australasian Wind Engineering Society Workshop, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Bolzon M. D., Kelso R. and Arjomandi M. (2016). Force measurements and wake surveying of a swept tubercled wing, 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA SciTech, San Diego, California (AIAA 2016-0295).
  • Ding B., Cazzolato S., Arjomandi, M. and Hardy P. (2015). An optimal arrangement of mooring lines for the three-tether submerged point-absorbing wave energy converter, KOZwaves 2015, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Chinnici A., Xue Y., Lau T., Arjomandi M., and Nathan G.J. (2015). Experimental characterisation of the vortex structure within a solar expanding-vortex particle receiver-reactor, 7th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Coventry, J., Arjomandi, M., Barry, J., Blanco, M., Burgess, G., Campbell, J., Connor, P., Emes, M., Fairman, P., Farrant, D., Ghanadi, F., Grigoriev, V., Hall, C., Koltun, P., Lewis, D., Martin, S., Nathan, G., Pye, J., Qiu, A., Stuart, W., Tang, Y., Venn, F., and Yu, J., (2015) Development of the ASTRI Heliostat, SolarPACES, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Chinnici A., Arjomandi M., Tian Z., Lu Z. and Nathan G.J. (2015). Experimental and numerical investigation of flow field and particle deposition in a novel solar expanding-vortex particle reactor, SolarPACES, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Bolzon M. D., Kelso R. and Arjomandi M. (2015) A New Technique for Investigating the Induced and Profile Drags, and Stall Pattern of a Wing, Experimental Fluid Mechanics Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Rezaeiha, A., Arjomandi, M., Kotsonis, M. and Hansen, M. (2015). Identification of variations of angle of attack and lift coefficient for a large horizontal-axis wind turbine, 15th European Turbulence Conference, Delft, Netherland.
  • Laratro A.J., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R.M. and Cazzolato, B.S. (2015). A comparison of the spectra of NACA 0012 and NACA 0021 airfoils at high angles-of-attack, 3rd Symposium on Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control (FSSIC2015), Perth, Australia.
  • Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B. S., and Zander, A. C. (2015). The streamwise and spanwise effects of flow-excited Helmholtz resonators on a three-dimensional turbulent boundary layer, 9th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP-9, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Nathan, G.J., Alwahabi, Z.T., Dally, B.B., Medwell, P.R., Arjomandi, M., Sun, Z.W., Lau, T.C.W. and Van Eyk, P. Optics and photonics in solar thermal energy technologies, Optics for Solar Energy (OSE 2014) Energy Change Institute, Canberra, Australia.
  • Hansen, K., Kelso, R., Choudhry, A., & Arjomandi, M. (2014). Laminar separation bubble effect on the lift curve slope of an airfoil. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (19AFMC). Melbourne, Australia.
  • Choudhry, A., Arjomandi, M., & Kelso, R. (2014). Lift curve breakdown for airfoil undergoing dynamic stall. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (19AFMC). Melbourne, Australia.
  • Xue Y., & Arjomandi, M. (2014). Thermodynamic analysis of the energy separation in a counter-flow vortex tube. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (19AFMC). Melbourne, Australia.
  • Bolzon, M., Kelso, R., & Arjomandi, M. (2014). The effects of tubercles on swept wing performance at low angles of attack. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (19AFMC). Melbourne, Australia.
  • Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B., & Zander, A. (2014). Experimental investigation of the application of a self-excited cylindrical Helmholtz resonator for turbulent drag reduction. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (19AFMC). Melbourne, Australia.
  • Derakhshandeh, J. F., Arjomandi, M., Daily, B., & Cazzolato, B. (2014). Experimental and computational investigation of wake-induced vibration. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (19AFMC). Melbourne, Australia.
  • Jafarian M., Arjomandi M. and Nathan G.J. (2014). A hybrid solar chemical looping combustion system with indirect heating system, 3rd International Conference on Chemical Looping, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg.
  • Ghanadi F., Arjomandi M., Cazzolato B.S., Zander A.C. (2013). Numerical Simulation of Grazing Flow over a Self-excited Helmholtz Resonator. International Conference of Mechanical Engineering (ICME), London, UK.
  • Ghanadi F., Arjomandi M., Cazzolato B.S., Zander A.C. (2013). Velocity fluctuations within the turbulent flow over a flow-excited Helmholtz resonator. International Conference on Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Derakhshandeh J., Arjomandi M., Cazzolato B. and Dally B. (2012). Numerical simulation of vortex-induced vibration of an elastic mounted cylinder, 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (18AFMC), Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
  • Choudhry A., Arjomandi M. and Kelso R. (2012). Estimation of dynamic stall on wind turbine blades using an analytical model, 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (18AFMC), Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
  • Choudhry A., Arjomandi M. and Kelso R. (2012). Effects of spacing between wind turbines on blade dynamic stall, 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (18AFMC), Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
  • Xue Y., Arjomandi M. and Kelso R. (2012). Experimental study of the thermal separation in a vortex tube, 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (18AFMC), Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
  • Ghanadi F., Arjomandi M., Zander A. and Cazzolato B. (2012). Investigation of the Effects of Helmholtz Resonator on the Flow Excitation in the Turbulent Boundary Layer, the 7th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 7), Adelaide, Australia.
  • Choudhry A., Mo J.O., Arjomandi M. and Lee Y.H. (2012). Turbulent wake characteristics of the wind turbine of NREL phase VI in a virtual wind tunnel using large eddy simulation, the 7th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 7), Adelaide, Australia.
  • Jafarian M., Arjomandi M. and Nathan G.J. (2012). Modelling the influence of high intensity radiation flux on particle performance in a hybrid solar chemical looping combustion reactor, The Australian Solar Energy Society, 50th Annual Academic Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Leknys R., Choudhry A., and Arjomandi M. (2012). Flow visualisation of unsteady aerodynamics on a NREL S809 airfoil using hydrogen bubble wire, AIAA Student Conference, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Fahy E. and Arjomandi M. (2012). Performance evaluation of thermal soaring unmanned aerial vehicles for coastal surveillance in South Australia, 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
  • Greig A., Cheong M., Arjomandi M. and Birzer C. (2012). Investigation into the effect of electrode angle on force production of a dielectric barrier discharge plasma actuator, 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
  • Jafarian S.M., Arjomandi M., Nathan G.J. and Nasehi S.M. (2011). Application of chemical looping combustion for solar thermal energy storage, Australian Combustion Symposium, Newcastle, Australia.
  • Greig A., Birzer C. and Arjomandi M. (2011). Investigation into the response force of a dielectric barrier discharge plasma actuator with varying electrode angle using particle image velocimetry, Sixth Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, Canberra, Australia.
  • Lau T., Dally B., and Arjomandi M., (2011). The application of dynamic thermal model for the assessment of the energy efficiency of Adelaide airport terminal 1, Building Simulation 2011, Sydney, Australia
  • Cheong M., and Arjomandi M., (2011). Current trends in the application of atmospheric plasma for the improvement of wind turbine efficiency through separation control, Int Conference for Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES15), Adelaide, Australia.
  • Xue Y., Arjomandi M., and Kelso R. (2010). Flow visualization to determine the flow structure in a vortex tube, 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Mehdizadeh A., Miremadi A., Al-Sarawi S., Arjomandi M., Kahrom M., Dally B., and Abbott D., (2010). Taguchi based performance analysis of an offset strip fin heat sink, CHEMCA-2010, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Miremadi A., Mehdizadeh A., Arjomandi M., Al-Sarawi S., Mehdizadeh S., Dally B., and Abbott D., (2010). Optimal design of an offset strip fin heat sink using harmony search, CHEMCA-2010, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Cheong M., Pohl K., and Arjomandi M. (2010). Investigation into the effect of geometrical parameters on the performance of sliding plasma actuators, AIAA Student Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Gibson B., Arjomandi M., and Kelso R. (2009). Plasma Actuator Influence on Laminar Boundary Layer Flow, Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology (APISAT-2009), Gifu, Japan.
  • Xue Y., and Arjomandi M. (2009). Thermal investigation of the Ranque-Hilsch vortex tube, Interdisciplinary Conference on Chemical, Mechanical and Materials Engineering with Virtual Participation (ICCMME 2009), Melbourne, Australia
  • Arjomandi M., Kestell C., and Grimshaw P. (2009). An EFQM Excellence Model for higher education quality assessment, Australasian Association for Engineering Education (A2E2) Conference, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Forrester C., and Arjomandi M. (2009). Generation Y: Communication in engineering project teams, Australasian Association for Engineering Education (A2E2) Conference, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Grimshaw P., Kestell C., Arjomandi M., Marqués-Bruna P., Mackintosh S., and de Jonge M. (2009). The anatomy of engineering education: parallels in teaching the practical aspects of Anatomy and Engineering, Australasian Association for Engineering Education (A2E2) Conference, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Kestell C., and Arjomandi M., Dally B., Grainger S., and Blazewicz S. (2009). 4+1>3+2?, Australasian Association for Engineering Education (A2E2) Conference, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Kahrom M., Haghparast P., Miremadi M.A. and Arjomandi M. (2009). Genetic algorithm technique for optimization of heat transfer enhancement from a flat plate, 4th International Conference on Thermal Engineering: Theory and Applications, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Miremadi M.A., Arjomandi M., Dally B. and Kahrom M. (2009). Analytical investigation of the effects of free stream fluctuations on the flat plate heat transfer, Fourth International Conference on Thermal Engineering: Theory and Applications, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Chartier B., Arjomandi M., and Cazzolato B. (2009). An investigation on the application of DBD plasma actuators as Pressure Sensors, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Gibson B., Arjomandi M., and Kelso R. (2009). Investigation of the Effect of Electrode Arrangement on Plasma Actuator Performance, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Valiyff A. and Arjomandi M. (2009). An Investigation into the Aerodynamic Efficiency of Tailless Aircraft, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Arjomandi M., Gibson B., Valiyff A., Chartier B. and Missingham D. (2009). The role of ‘hands-on’ practice in aerospace engineering education at the University of Adelaide, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Missingham D., Chartier B., Gibson B. and Arjomandi M. (2009). The Effectiveness of Project-Based Learning on Net-Generation Aerospace Engineering Students, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Arjomandi M. and Xue Y. (2007). Influence of the vortex angle on the efficiency of the Ranque-Hilsch vortex tube, the 9th International Symposium on Fluid Control, Measurement and Visualization, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
  • Arjomandi M. and Xue Y. (2007). An investigation on the effect of the hot end plugs on the efficiency of the Ranque-Hilsch vortex tube, the 5th International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Shanghai, China.
  • Daneshjou K., Arjomandi M., and Shahrabi H. (2002). Formulisation of satellite structure conceptual design, International Conference ISME, Tehran, Iran, pp. 225-232 (in English & Persian Languages).
  • Daneshjou K., Arjomandi M., and Shahrabi H. (2001). "Faragam" algorithm in satellite layout, the 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Multilateral Cooperation in Space Technology and Applications, Beijing, China, pp. 120-127.
  • Daneshjou K., Arjomandi M., and Shahrabi H. (2001). Optimization of satellite layout, The 20th International Conference ISDC, New Mexico, USA, pp. 161-167.
  • Liseytsev N.K. and Arjomandi M. (1999). The reliability analysis of aircraft with Upper Surface Blowing. Moscow Aviation University International Conference, Moscow, Russia (in Russian Language)

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