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Numerical prediction of the effect of thermal plume of a standing human on the airborne aerosol flow in a room: assessment of the social distancing rule. (2022)
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HOSSAIN, M., CHINENYE-KANU, N., FAISAL, N.H., PRATHURU, A., ASIM, T. and BANIK, S. [2022]. Numerical prediction of the effect of thermal plume of a standing human on the airborne aerosol flow in a room: assessment of the social distancing rule. Aerosol science and engineering [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1007/s41810-022-00165-2

Purpose: The purpose of the study is to investigate the dispersion of droplet nuclei/aerosol which are produced during coughing and continuous talking in order to quantify the risk of infection due to airborne disease transmission. Methods: A three-d... Read More about Numerical prediction of the effect of thermal plume of a standing human on the airborne aerosol flow in a room: assessment of the social distancing rule..

Effect of stator blades on the startup dynamics of a vertical axis wind turbine. (2022)
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ASIM, T., SINGH, D., SIDDIQUI, M.S. and MCGLINCHEY, D. 2022. Effect of stator blades on the startup dynamics of a vertical axis wind turbine. Energies [online], 15(21), 8135. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en15218135

Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs) are omni-directional, low-cost, low-efficiency wind power extractors. A conventional drag-based VAWT consists of multiple thin rotor blades with a typical peak Tip Speed Ratio (λ) of less than 1. Their lower cut-in... Read More about Effect of stator blades on the startup dynamics of a vertical axis wind turbine..

Combustion characterization of hybrid methane-hydrogen gas in domestic swirl stoves. (2022)
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LIU, X., ZHU, G., ASIM, T. and MISHRA, R. 2022. Combustion characterization of hybrid methane-hydrogen gas in domestic swirl stoves. Fuel [online], 333(Part 2), article 126413. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2022.126413

Combustion of hybrid natural gas (methane) and hydrogen mixture in domestic swirl stoves has been characterized using hot-state experiments and numerical analysis. The detailed combustion mechanism of methane and hydrogen (GRI-Mech 3.0) has been simp... Read More about Combustion characterization of hybrid methane-hydrogen gas in domestic swirl stoves..

Application of momentum flux method for the design of an ?-shaped flame incinerator fueled with two-component solid waste. (2022)
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LIU, X., ZHU, G., ASIM, T. and MISHRA, R. 2022. Application of momentum flux method for the design of an ?-shaped flame incinerator fueled with two-component solid waste. Energy [online], 248, article 123647. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2022.123647

Kitchen waste and tree branches are two of the most common solid waste materials suitable for on-site disposal. Quantification of combustion characteristics of these waste materials is vital for designing an appropriate incinerator. In this paper, th... Read More about Application of momentum flux method for the design of an ?-shaped flame incinerator fueled with two-component solid waste..

A review of recent advancements in offshore wind turbine technology. (2022)
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ASIM, T., ISLAM, S.Z., HEMMATI, A. and KHALID, M.S.U. 2022. A review of recent advancements in offshore wind turbine technology. Energies [online], 15(2), article 579. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en15020579

Offshore wind turbines are becoming increasingly popular due to their higher wind energy harnessing capabilities and lower visual pollution. Researchers around the globe have been reporting significant scientific advancements in offshore wind turbine... Read More about A review of recent advancements in offshore wind turbine technology..

Parametric analysis using CFD to study the impact of geometric and numerical modeling on the performance of a small scale horizontal axis wind turbine. (2022)
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SIDDIQUI, M.S., KHALID, M.H., BADAR, A.W., SAEED, M. and ASIM, T. 2022. Parametric analysis using CFD to study the impact of geometric and numerical modeling on the performance of a small scale horizontal axis wind turbine. Energies [online], 15(2), article 505. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en15020505

The reliance on Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations has drastically increased over time to evaluate the aerodynamic performance of small-scale wind turbines. With the rapid variability in customer demand, industrial requirements, economic... Read More about Parametric analysis using CFD to study the impact of geometric and numerical modeling on the performance of a small scale horizontal axis wind turbine..

Effects of damaged rotor on wake dynamics of vertical axis wind turbines. (2021)
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ASIM, T. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2021. Effects of damaged rotor on wake dynamics of vertical axis wind turbines. Energies [online], 14(21), article 7060. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en14217060

Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs) are omni-directional turbomachines commonly used in rural areas for small-to-medium-scale power generation. The complex flow observed in the wake region of VAWTs is affected by a number of factors, such as rotor bl... Read More about Effects of damaged rotor on wake dynamics of vertical axis wind turbines..

The innovative design of air caps for improving the thermal efficiency of CFB boilers. (2021)
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LIU, X., ZHU, G., ASIM, T., ZHANG, Y. and MISHRA, R. 2021. The innovative design of air caps for improving the thermal efficiency of CFB boilers. Energy [online], 221, article ID 119844. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2021.119844

Air caps are an effective way of ensuring uniformity of air flow in Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) boilers. Published literature on the design and configuration of these air caps is severely limited. In this study, extensive theoretical as well as e... Read More about The innovative design of air caps for improving the thermal efficiency of CFB boilers..

Numerical investigations on the propagation of fire in a railway carriage. (2020)
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CRAIG, M. and ASIM, T. 2020. Numerical investigations on the propagation of fire in a railway carriage. Energies [online], 13(19), article ID 4999. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en13194999

In this study, advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)-based numerical simulations have been performed in order to analyse fire propagation in a standard railway compartment. A Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) has been employed to mimic real world s... Read More about Numerical investigations on the propagation of fire in a railway carriage..

Local multiphase flow characteristics of a severe-service control valve. (2020)
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SINGH, D., ALIYU, A.M., CHARLTON, M., MISHRA, R., ASIM, T. and OLIVEIRA, A.C. 2020. Local multiphase flow characteristics of a severe-service control valve. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 195, article ID 107557. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107557

For safety-critical industrial applications, severe-service valves are often used, and the conditions during operations can be either single phase or multiphase. The design requirements for valves handling multiphase flows can be very different to th... Read More about Local multiphase flow characteristics of a severe-service control valve..