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.

  • 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, 011204-011204.
10.1115/1.4037675
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.
10.1016/j.solener.2017.08.031
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, 58-58.
10.1007/s00348-017-2345-7
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.
10.1016/j.solener.2017.03.089
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.
10.1080/14685248.2015.1024839
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.
10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2014.06.016
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.
10.1080/10618562.2014.922681
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.

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2017 Emes, M. J., Arjomandi, M., Ghanadi, F. & Kelso, R. M. (2017). Wind tunnel investigation of turbulence characteristics in the atmospheric surface layer. Wind Energy Science Conference 2017. Copenhagen, Denmark.
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.
10.1063/1.4984496
2017 Ghanadi, F., Yu, J., Emes, M., Arjomandi, M. & Kelso, R. (2017). Numerical investigation of wind loads on an operating heliostat.
10.1063/1.4984497
2017 Emes, M. J., Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M. & Kelso, R. M. (2017). Optimisation of the size and cost of heliostats in a concentrating solar thermal power tower plant. The European Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment 2017. Brighton, UK.
2016 Coventry, J., Arjomandi, M., Barry, J., Blanco, M., Burgess, G., Campbell, J. ... Yu, J. (2016). Development of the ASTRI heliostat. 21st International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems (SolarPACES). V. Rajpaul & C. Richter (Eds.) Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA.
10.1063/1.4949029
2016 Emes, M., Arjomandi, M., Kelso, R. & Ghanadi, F. (2016). Integral Length Scales in a Low-Roughness Atmospheric Boundary Layer. Australasian Wind Engineering Society Workshop. McLaren Vale, South Australia.
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. 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. Perth, Australia.
2016 Yu, J., 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.
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. 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. Perth, Australia.
2015 Ghanadi, F., Arjomandi, M., Cazzolato, B. & Zander, A. (2015). Effectiveness of flow-excited Helmholtz resonator on turbulence structures in streamwise and spanwise directions. 9th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena (TSFP-9). Melbourne, Australia.
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. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC 2014). Melbourne, Australia.
2013 ghanadi, , arjomandi, , zander, & Cazzolato, B. S. (2013). Velocity Fluctuations within the Turbulent Flow over a Flow-excited Helmholtz Resonator. 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. Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics. Adelaide.
Space Vehicle Design

I am currently responsible for teaching Space Vehicle Design course to familiarise students with space vehicle types and subsystems and also provide students with an understanding of the parameters that influence the design of space vehicles including their mission, orbital mechanics and the space environment.

2017

  • Azadeh Jafari (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Investigation dynamic wind loads on heliostats in stow and operating positions

2015

  • Anton Silvestri (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: The Application of a Helmholtz Resonator as a Flow Control Device to Reduce Skin Friction Drag
  • Matthew Emes (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Static wind load on heliostats
  • Jeremy Yu (PhD in Mechanical Engineering), Thesis: Dynamic wind load on heliostats
Position
Research Associate
Phone
83132293
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Engineering South
Room Number
3 24h
Org Unit
School of Mechanical Engineering

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