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Dr Farzin Ghanadi

Farzin Ghanadi
Research Associate
School of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Lecturer, researcher and consultant in experimental/numerical fluid mechanics and aerodynamics with the application in aerospace engineering, wind engineering and renewable energy.

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Dr Farzin Ghanadi

Lecturer, researcher and consultant in experimental/numerical fluid mechanics and aerodynamics with the application in aerospace engineering, wind engineering and renewable energy.

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD — email supervisor to discuss availability.

  • Active and passive turbulent flow control with application areas being aerospace engineering and sports aerodynamics.
  • Applied research on bluff body aerodynamics and atmospheric boundary layer related to solar thermal systems and wind assessment. 
  • Experiments in free and wall-bounded turbulent flows by means of Hotwire anemometry, Cobra probe and Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV). 
  • Turbulent flow structure analysis using 3D unsteady numerical models 

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2017 Lecturer University of Adelaide, Adelaide
2015 Post-doctoral researcher University of Adelaide University of Adelaide, Adelaide

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2015 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia PhD
2010 Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran Iran M. Sc. (Aerospace Engineering)
2007 Azad University Iran B.E. (Mechanical Engineering)

Journals

Year Citation
2018 Silvestri, A., Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B., & Zander, A. (2018). The Application of Different Tripping Techniques to Determine the Characteristics of the Turbulent Boundary Layer over a Flat Plate. Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, 140(1), 12 pages.
DOI Scopus1
2018 Torres, J., Ghanadi, F., Nock, I., Arjomandi, M., & Pye, J. (2018). Mixed convection around a tilted cuboid with an isothermal sidewall at moderate Reynolds numbers. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 119, 418-432.
DOI
2017 Silvestri, A., Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Chin, R., Cazzolato, B., & Zander, A. (2017). Attenuation of turbulence by the passive control of sweep events in a turbulent boundary layer using micro-cavities. Physics of Fluids, 29(11), 11 pages.
DOI
2017 Emes, M., Arjomandi, M., Ghanadi, F., & Kelso, R. (2017). Effect of turbulence characteristics in the atmospheric surface layer on the peak wind loads on heliostats in stow position. Solar Energy, 157, 284-297.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
2017 Lee, K., Jafarian, M., Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., & Nathan, G. (2017). An investigation into the effect of aspect ratio on the heat loss from a solar cavity receiver. Solar Energy, 149, 20-31.
DOI Scopus2 WoS2
2017 Silvestri, A., Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B., & Zander, A. (2017). Attenuation of sweep events in a turbulent boundary layer using micro-cavities. Experiments in Fluids, 58(5), 58.
DOI Scopus2 WoS1
2015 Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B., & Zander, A. (2015). Analysis of the turbulent boundary layer in the vicinity of a self-excited cylindrical Helmholtz resonator. Journal of Turbulence, 16(8), 705-728.
DOI Scopus5 WoS4
2014 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.
DOI Scopus7 WoS2
2014 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.
DOI Scopus6 WoS3
2013 Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Zander, A., & Cazzolato, B. (2013). Velocity Fluctuations within the Turbulent Flow over a Flow-excited Helmholtz Resonator. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 79(201), 1560-1565.
2013 Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Zander, A., & Cazzolato, B. (2013). Numerical simulation of grazing flow over a self-excited Helmholtz resonator. Engineering Letters, 21(3), 137-142.
Scopus2

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2017 Ghanadi, F., Emes, M., Yu, J., Arjomandi, M., & Kelso, R. (2017). Investigation of the atmospheric boundary layer characteristics on gust factor for the calculation of wind load. In AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 1850 (pp. 130002-1-130002-5). Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: AMER INST PHYSICS.
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2017 Ghanadi, F., Yu, J., Emes, M., Arjomandi, M., & Kelso, R. (2017). Numerical investigation of wind loads on an operating heliostat. In AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 1850 (pp. 130003-1-130003-6). Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: AMER INST PHYSICS.
DOI
2017 Silvestri, A., Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B., & Zander, A. (2017). The effect of the backing cavity on the control of the turbulent boundary layer by the application of a cavity array. In 10th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP 2017 Vol. 1.
Scopus1
2017 Emes, M., Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., & Kelso, R. (2017). Optimisation of the size and cost of heliostats in a concentrating solar thermal power tower plant. In Proceedings of The European Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment 2017: East meets West: Innovation and discovery (pp. 29-38). Brighton, UK: The International Academic Forum.
2017 Emes, M., Yu, J., Jafari, A., Ghanadi, F., & Arjomandi, M. (2017). Experimental Investigation of the Wind Loads on Heliostats. In Proceedings of the Asia Pacific Solar Research Conference 2017. Melbourne, Australia: Australian PV Institute.
2016 Coventry, J., Arjomandi, M., Barry, J., Blanco, M., Burgess, G., Campbell, J., . . . Yu, J. (2016). Development of the ASTRI heliostat. In V. Rajpaul, & C. Richter (Eds.), Proceedings of International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems, as published in AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 1734 (pp. 020005-1-020005-8). Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA: American Institute of Physics.
DOI
2016 Emes, M., Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., & Kelso, R. (2016). An experimental technique for the generation of large-scale spanwise vortices in a wind tunnel. In Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (pp. 1-5). Perth, Australia: Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society.
2016 Yu, J., Arjomandi, M., Ghanadi, F., & Kelso, R. (2016). The effect of inclination angle on the flow characteristics of tandem bluff plates. In The Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (pp. 1-4). Perth, Australia: Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society.
2016 Silvestri, A., Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B., & Zander, A. (2016). Control of the turbulent boundary layer by the application of a cavity array. In Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (pp. 1-4). Perth, Australia: Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society.
2016 Emes, M., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R., & Ghanadi, F. (2016). Integral length scales in a low-roughness atmospheric boundary layer. In Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Wind Engineering Society Workshop (pp. 1-4). McLaren Vale, South Australia: AWES.
2015 Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B., & Zander, A. (2015). Effectiveness of flow-excited Helmholtz resonator on turbulence structures in streamwise and spanwise directions. In Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena (TSFP-9) Vol. 1 (pp. 2D4-1-2D4-6). Melbourne, Australia: Technische Universität Darmstadt.
2014 Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B. S., & Zander, A. C. (2014). Experimental investigation of the application of a self-excited cylindrical Helmholtz resonator for turbulent drag reduction. In Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2014 (pp. 5 pages). Melbourne, Australia.
2013 ghanadi., arjomandi., zander., & Cazzolato, B. S. (2013). Velocity Fluctuations within the Turbulent Flow over a Flow-excited Helmholtz Resonator. In Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Mechanical and Materials Engineering. Stockholm, Sweden.
2012 Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Zander, A., & Cazzolato, B. (2012). A review of skin friction drag reduction within the turbulent boundary layer. In Proceedings of the 7th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, ACAM 7 (pp. 1-10). CDROM / DVDROM: Engineers Australia.

Conference Items

Space Vehicle Design

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Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2017 Co-Supervisor Investigation of dynamic wind loads on heliostats Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Azadeh Jafari
2017 Co-Supervisor Dynamic Wind Load on Heliostats Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Jeremy Shiyao Yu

Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2016 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Investigation of the Wind Load on Heliostats in Stow Position Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Matthew John Emes
Position
Research Associate
Phone
83132293
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Engineering South, floor 3
Room Number
3 24h
Org Unit
School of Mechanical Engineering

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