International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow: Volume 27 Issue 7


Table of contents - Special Issue: Numerical Fluids 2015

Guest Editors: Dia Zeidan, Eric Goncalves

Reactor modelling assessment for urea-SNCR applications

Oskar Finnerman, Narges Razmjoo, Ning Guo, Michael Strand, Henrik Ström

This work aims to investigate the effects of neglecting, modelling or partly resolving turbulent fluctuations of velocity, temperature and concentrations on the predicted…

Performance of UPFD scheme under some different regimes of advection, diffusion and reaction

Appanah Rao Appadu

An unconditionally positive definite finite difference scheme termed as UPFD has been derived to approximate a linear advection-diffusion-reaction equation which models…

Investigation of flow structures in a turbulent separating flow using hybrid RANS-LES model

Gaurav Kumar, Ashoke De, Harish Gopalan

Hybrid Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes large eddy simulation (RANS-LES) methods have become popular for simulation of massively separated flows at high Reynolds numbers…

The weak solvability of the steady problem modelling the flow of a viscous incompressible heat-conductive fluid through the profile cascade

Tomáš Neustupa

The paper aims to theoretically study the mathematical model of a steady flow of a heat-conductive incompressible viscous fluid through a spatially periodic plane profile cascade.

A parallel wavelet adaptive WENO scheme for 2D conservation laws

Alex A. Schmidt, Alice de Jesus Kozakevicius, Stefan Jakobsson

The current work aims to present a parallel code using the open multi-processing (OpenMP) programming model for an adaptive multi-resolution high-order finite difference…

Numerical study of turbulent cavitating flows in thermal regime

Eric Goncalves, Dia Zeidan

The aim of this work is to quantify the relative importance of the turbulence modelling for cavitating flows in thermal regime. A comparison of various transport-equation…

Natural convection of nanofluids in a cavity: criteria for enhancement of nanofluids

M. Sabour, Mohammad Ghalambaz, Ali Chamkha

The purpose of this study is to theoretically analyze the laminar free convection heat transfer of nanofluids in a square cavity. The sidewalls of the cavity are subject…

Effect of adding nanoparticle on squeezing flow and heat transfer improvement using KKL model

M. Sheikholeslami, D.D. Ganji

Nanofluid flow which is squeezed between parallel plates is studied using differential transformation method (DTM). The fluid in the enclosure is water containing…

Unsteady MHD rear stagnation-point flow over off-centred deformable surfaces

Mustafa Turkyilmazoglu, Kohilavani Naganthran, Ioan Pop

The purpose of this paper is to present both an analytical and a numerical analysis of the unsteady magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) rear stagnation-point flow over off-centred…

Enhancement of heat transfer in a square channel by roughened surfaces in rib-elements and turbulent flow manipulation

Jian Liu, Gongnan Xie, Bengt Ake Sunden, Lei Wang, Martin Andersson

The purpose of this paper is to augment heat transfer rates of traditional rib-elements with minimal pressure drop penalties.

New types of chirped soliton solutions for the Fokas–Lenells equation

Houria Triki, Abdul-Majid Wazwaz

The purpose of this paper is to present a reliable treatment of the Fokas–Lenells equation, an integrable generalization of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation. The authors…


Reduced order modelling for efficient numerical optimisation of a hot-wall chemical vapour deposition reactor

Domenico Borzacchiello, Jose Vicente Aguado, Francisco Chinesta

The purpose of this paper is to present a reduced order computational strategy for a multi-physics simulation involving a fluid flow, electromagnetism and heat transfer in…

Smoothed profile method and its applications in VIV

Fangfang Xie, Dingyi Pan, Yao Zheng, Jianfeng Zou

The purpose of this paper is to propose a partitioned approach by coupling the smoothed profile method (SPM) and the Euler tension beam model in simulating a…

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