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Dr Ahmad Sharifian-Barforoush

Dr Ahmad Sharifian-Barforoush
Name Ahmad Sharifian-Barforoush
Position Senior Lecturer (Mechanical Engineering)
Section School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Office Z403
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2734
Extension 2734
Email
Qualifications BSc Tehran , MSc Tehran , PhD USQ
Languages Persian (non accredited translator)

Research interests
Thermofluid
CFD (FLUENT,ANSYS, MATLAB,...)
Renewable energy (wind energy, solar energy)
Wind and Shock tunnel experiments
Bushfire, Radiation and firebrand attack
Particle Image Velocimetery (PIV)
Industrial hydraulics and pneumatics

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences (IAESS)

Currently teaching courses/programs
ENG1901- Engineering Practice 1
MEC3102- Fluid Mechanics
MEC4104- Energy Technology

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
15 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
10 Years

Research most recent
Etminan, A. and Sharifian, A. and Reda, E. and Harun, Z. (2018) Time-averaged heat transfer and vortex shedding of a singular and twin heated bluff bodies in cross flow. International Journal of Engineering and Technology, 7 (3.17 (Special Issue)). pp. 270-276.

Sharifian, Ahmad and Hashempour, Javad (2018) Wind tunnel experiments on effects of woven wire screens and buffer zones in mitigating risks associated with firebrand showers. Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering. ISSN 1448-4846
2017

Hashempour, Javad and Sharifian, Ahmad (2017) Effective factors on the performance of woven wire screens against leaf firebrand attacks. Journal of Fire Sciences, 35 (4). pp. 303-316. ISSN 0734-9041


Research most notable
Sharifian, Ahmad and Buttsworth, David (2010) Double-layered metal mesh screens to contain or exclude thermal radiation from bush fires. Journal of Fire Protection Engineering, 20 (4). pp. 291-311. ISSN 1042-3915


Publications in ePrints

Etminan, A. and Sharifian, A. and Reda, E. and Harun, Z. (2018) Time-averaged heat transfer and vortex shedding of a singular and twin heated bluff bodies in cross flow. International Journal of Engineering and Technology, 7 (3.17 (Special Issue)). pp. 270-276.

Sharifian, Ahmad and Hashempour, Javad (2018) Wind tunnel experiments on effects of woven wire screens and buffer zones in mitigating risks associated with firebrand showers. Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering. ISSN 1448-4846

Alkaisi, Ahmed and Mossad, Ruth and Sharifian-Barforoush, Ahmad (2017) A review of the water desalination systems integrated with renewable energy. Energy Procedia, 110. pp. 268-274.

Hashempour, Javad and Sharifian, Ahmad (2017) Effective factors on the performance of woven wire screens against leaf firebrand attacks. Journal of Fire Sciences, 35 (4). pp. 303-316. ISSN 0734-9041

Tangalajuk Siang, Jeri and Sharifian, Ahmad (2017) Extending the capillary tube of a propane air-conditioner to reduce the refrigerant charge. Energy Procedia, 110. pp. 229-234.

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