Dr Esmaeel   Eftekharian
Senior Research Associate

Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian

  • PhD, Infrastructure Engineering, Western Sydney University
  • M.Sc, Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University
Engineering
Sch: Mech & Manufacturing Eng

I am a senior research associate in School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of New South Wales. I did my PhD in Infrastructure Engineering at Western Sydney University, Australia. My research interests include Computational Fluid Dynamics, Turbulent Flow, Computational Hydroacoustic/Aeroacoustic, Fire and Wind Engineering, and Heat Transfer.  

Location
Ainsworth Building (J17) Level 4, Room 408A

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2020
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; Ghodrat M; He Y; Ong RH; Kwok KCS; Samali B, 2020, 'Numerical Simulation of the Effect of Terrain Slope on Fire-Wind Enhancement', in Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, pp. 1087 - 1096, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7603-0_103
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; Khatami A; Khosravi A; Nahavandi S, 2015, 'Data Mining Analysis of an Urban Tunnel Pressure Drop Based on CFD Data', in Neural Information Processing, Springer International Publishing, pp. 128 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26561-2_16
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; Ghodrat M; He Y; Ong RH; Kwok KCS; Zhao M, 2021, 'Numerical Analysis of the Effect of Fire Source Configuration on Fire-Wind Enhancement', Heat Transfer Engineering, vol. 42, pp. 41 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01457632.2019.1685249
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; Salehi F; He Y; Kwok KCS, 2021, 'LES analysis of fire source aspect ratio effects on fire-wind enhancement', International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, vol. 89, pp. 108803 - 108803, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2021.108803
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Ong RH; Patruno L; He Y; Efthekarian E; Zhao Y; Hu G; Kwok KCS, 2021, 'Large-eddy simulation of wind-driven flame in the atmospheric boundary layer', International Journal of Thermal Sciences, pp. 107032 - 107032, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2021.107032
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; Salehi F; He Y; Kwok KCS, 2021, 'LES analysis on the effects of baroclinic generation of vorticity on fire-wind enhancement', International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol. 162, pp. 106775 - 106775, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2020.106775
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; Ghodrat M; He Y; Ong RH; Kwok KCS; Zhao M, 2020, 'Correlations for fire-wind enhancement flow characteristics based on LES simulations', International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, vol. 82, pp. 108558 - 108558, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2020.108558
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; Rashidi M; Ghodrat M; He Y; Kwok KCS, 2020, 'LES simulation of terrain slope effects on wind enhancement by a point source fire', Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csite.2020.100588
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; Ghodrat M; He Y; Ong RH; Kwok KCS; Zhao M; Samali B, 2019, 'Investigation of terrain slope effects on wind enhancement by a line source fire', Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csite.2019.100467
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; Ghodrat M; He Y; Ong RH; Kwok KCS; Zhao M, 2019, 'Numerical analysis of wind velocity effects on fire-wind enhancement', International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, vol. 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2019.108471
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; He Y; Kwok KCS; Ong RH; Yuan J, 2019, 'Investigation of fire-driven cross-wind velocity enhancement', International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol. 141, pp. 84 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2019.03.033
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; Abouali O; Ahmadi G, 2015, 'An improved correlation for pressure drop in a tunnel under traffic jam using CFD', Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, vol. 143, pp. 34 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2015.04.013
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; Dastan A; Abouali O; Meigolinedjad J; Ahmadi G, 2014, 'A numerical investigation into the performance of two types of jet fans in ventilation of an urban tunnel under traffic jam condition', Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, vol. 44, pp. 56 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2014.07.005
  • Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; Ghodrat M; Ong RH; He Y; Kwok KCS, 2018, 'CFD investigation of cross-flow effects on fire-wind enhancement', in Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2018
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Esmaeel Eftekharian
    Eftekharian E; Ghodrat M; Ong RH; He Y; Kwok KCS, 2018, 'CFD investigation of cross-flow effects on fire-wind enhancement', in Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2018

Awards

2019: recipient of Best Student Paper Prize offered by the Australian and New Zealand Section of the Combustion Institute. 

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