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Dr Taimoor Asim


Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
SAHARE, S., ASIM, T., KUBIAK, K., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. 2019. Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling. Presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.

Functional surfaces are extensively being designed for specific purposes within various industries. The inspiration for many of such surfaces has been derived from biological entities such as shark skin etc. In industry, various surfaces are created... Read More about Inverse design of functional surfaces through low fidelity modelling..

Visualisation of turbulent structures in a centrifugal pump's volute using large eddy simulation. (2019)
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ASIM, T., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. 2019. Visualisation of turbulent structures in a centrifugal pump’s volute using large eddy simulation. Presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.

Centrifugal pumps are an integral part of process and chemical industries around the globe. The flow within vaneless volutes of centrifugal pumps is highly turbulent and three-dimensional. Conventional flow modelling techniques are usually incapable... Read More about Visualisation of turbulent structures in a centrifugal pump's volute using large eddy simulation..

Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ASIM, T., UBBI, K., MISHRA, R. and NSOM, B. 2019. Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly. Presented at the 24th Congrès Français de Mécanique (CFM 2019), 26-30 August 2019, Brest, France.

Aerodynamic drag is the most dominant resistive force to the motion of a vehicle, several methods of drag reduction have been applied over the years; these mainly include shape modification and add-on devices. A novel method to improve drag response... Read More about Effect of surface roughness on the aerodynamic performance of an articulated truck-trailer assembly..

Effects of a freely moving maintenance device on the hydrodynamic characteristics of pipe bends. (2019)
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ASIM, T., MISHRA, R. and UBBI, K. 2019. Effects of a freely moving maintenance device on the hydrodynamic characteristics of pipe bends. Presented at the 5th eMaintenance conference 2019, 14-15 May 2019, Stockholm, Sweden.

Regular inspection and maintenance of oil and gas pipelines is crucial for safe and cost effective operation of oil and gas industry. Various techniques are practised globally for this purpose. One such technique is to insert a maintenance device wit... Read More about Effects of a freely moving maintenance device on the hydrodynamic characteristics of pipe bends..

Comparison of operational effectiveness of a turbocharger volute. (2019)
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ZALA, K., ASIM, T., BAKER, P., UBBI, K. and MISHRA, R. 2019. Comparison of operational effectiveness of a turbocharger volute. Presented at the 5th eMaintenance conference 2019, 14-15 May 2019, Stockholm, Sweden.

Centrifugal compressors are commonly used across a wide range of applications such as in the automotive industry for engine turbocharging. A turbocharger has four main components i.e. inducer, impeller, diffuser and volute. Turbocharger volutes are c... Read More about Comparison of operational effectiveness of a turbocharger volute..

Drive cycle optimisation for pollution reduction. (2015)
Presentation / Conference
AL-GHADHI, M., BALL, A., KOLLAR, L.E., MISHRA, R. and ASIM, T. 2015. Drive cycle optimisation for pollution reduction. Presented at 2nd International conference on petroleum and petrochemical engineering 2015 (ICPPE 2015), 10-11 January 2015, Dubai, UAE.

Green house gas emissions have abraded environmental quality for human existence. Automobile exhaust is a significant contributor globally to green house gases, among other contributors. This research investigates how vehicle fuel consumption can be... Read More about Drive cycle optimisation for pollution reduction..

Numerical studies of the velocity distribution within the volute of a centrifugal pump. (2014)
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AL-OBAIDI, A., PRADHAN, S., ASIM, T., MISHRA, R. and ZALA, K. 2014. Numerical studies of the velocity distribution within the volute of a centrifugal pump. Presented at 27th Condition monitoring and diagnostic engineering management international congress 2014 (COMADEM 2014), 16-18 September 2014, Brisbane, Australia.

Centrifugal pumps play an essential role in engineering systems since they are widely used in the process and power industries. The performance of a centrifugal pump needs to be maximised due to its importance and this depends on the flow structure w... Read More about Numerical studies of the velocity distribution within the volute of a centrifugal pump..

The effect of blade angles of the vertical axis wind turbine on the output performance. (2014)
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MOHAMED, F., PARK, K.-S., PRADHAN, S., MISHRA, R., ZALA, K., ASIM, T. and AL-OBAIDI, A. 2014. The effect of blade angles of the vertical axis wind turbine on the output performance. Presented at 27th Condition monitoring and diagnostic engineering management international congress 2014 (COMADEM 2014), 16-18 September 2014, Brisbane, Australia.

There are many social, political and environmental issues associated with the use of fossil fuels. For this reason, there are numerous investigations currently being carried out to develop newer and renewable sources of energy to alleviate energy dem... Read More about The effect of blade angles of the vertical axis wind turbine on the output performance..

Numerical analysis of a closed thermo-syphon hot water solar system under steady and transient loading conditions. (2013)
Presentation / Conference
FREEGAH, B., ASIM, T., and MISHRA, R. 2013. Numerical analysis of a closed thermo-syphon hot water solar system under steady and transient loading conditions. Presented at 40th National conference on fluid mechanics and fluid power 2013 (NCFMFP 2013), 12-14 December 2013, Hamirpur, India.

Solar energy is one of the most important sources of alternative energy. This energy source is inexhaustible and the cleanest of all known energy sources. One of the most important systems which can be used to exploit energy stored in the solar rays... Read More about Numerical analysis of a closed thermo-syphon hot water solar system under steady and transient loading conditions..

Effects of a moving surface boundary layer control device (MSBC) on the drag reduction in heavy commercial vehicles. (2013)
Presentation / Conference
ASIM, T., SENDANAYAKE, I., MISHRA, R., ZALA, K. and UBBI, K. 2013. Effects of a moving surface boundary layer control devise (MSBC) on the drag reduction in heavy commercial vehicles. Presented at 40th National conference on fluid mechanics and fluid power 2013 (NCFMFP 2013), 12-14 December 2013, Hamirpur, India.

Rapid escalation in fuel prices has motivated the manufacturers of heavy commercial vehicles to focus their attention towards efficient aerodynamic design of surface transport systems such as trucks–trailers, railways etc. In order to reduce the drag... Read More about Effects of a moving surface boundary layer control device (MSBC) on the drag reduction in heavy commercial vehicles..