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Dr Ray Malpress

Dr Ray Malpress
Name Ray Malpress
Position Specified Term/Task
Section Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences (Research)
Office P10-103
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4687 3873
Extension 3873
Email
Qualifications ADipMEng USQ , BEng USQ , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 091399 )
  • Automotive Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090299 )
  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 401799 )
  • Automotive Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 400299 )

Research interests
Automotive power plants
Alternative fuels
Energy
Ejector performance; development of variable geometry ejectors for performance improvement

Professional memberships
Member, Engineers Australia
Member, Society of Automotive Engineering
Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineering

Industry affiliations
Member, Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Casual Consultancy to local industry

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences (IAESS)

Currently teaching courses/programs
ENG1100, Introduction to Engineering Design
ENG3902, Professional Practice 1
ENG4903, Professional Practice 2

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
15 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Semi-retired; supporting Post-graduate students, contributing to teaching, consulting to local industry

Research most recent
Al-Rbaihat, R. and Malpress, R. and Buttsworth, D. and Saleh, Kh. (2018) Detached eddy simulation of an adjustable radial ejector. In: 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 10-13 Dec 2018, Adelaide, Australia. Item availability may be restricted.
Zhao, Mengmeng and Buttsworth, David and Choudhury, Rishabh (2018) Experimental and numerical study of OH* chemiluminescence in hydrogen diffusion flames. Combustion and Flame, 197. pp. 369-377. ISSN 0010-2180 Item availability may be restricted.
Mahmood, Raid Ahmed (2018) Experimental and computational investigation of gravity separation in a vertical flash tank separator. [Thesis (PhD/Research)] Item availability may be restricted.


Research most notable
Malpress, Ray (2016) Variable length connecting rod. Patent. Item not available from this repository.
Zhao, M. M. and Choudhury, R. and Malpress, R. and Buttsworth, D. R. (2016) Absolute concentration measurements of OH* in an axisymmetric hydrogen-air premixed flame adjacent to a hot graphite model. In: 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), 5-8 Dec 2016, Perth,Australia. Item availability may be restricted.
Ariafar, Kavous and Buttsworth, David and Al-Doori, Ghassan and Malpress, Ray (2015) Effect of mixing on the performance of wet steam ejectors. Energy, 93 (2). pp. 2030-2041. ISSN 0360-5442 Item availability may be restricted.


Publications in ePrints

Mahmood, Raid Ahmed and Buttsworth, David and Malpress, Ray and Sharifian-Barforoush, Ahmed (2021) CFD numerical and experimental investigation of two-phase flow development after an expansion device in a horizontal pipe. Journal of Thermal Engineering, 7 (1). 307- 323.

Mahmood, Raid Ahmed and Buttsworth, David and Malpress, Ray (2019) Computational and Experimental Investigation of the Vertical Flash Tank Separator Part 1: Effect of Parameters on Separation Efficiency. International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration, 27 (1):1950005. pp. 1950005-1. ISSN 2010-1325

Mahmood, R. A. and Buttsworth, D. and Malpress, R. (2019) Computational and experimental investigation of using an extractor in a vertical gravitational flash tank separator. International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, 16 (2). pp. 6706-6722. ISSN 2229-8649

Mahmood, Raid Ahmed and Buttsworth, David and Malpress, Ray (2019) Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Two-phase Flow Orientation Direction Change on a Vertical Flash Tank Separator. International Journal of Management and Applied Science (IJMAS), 5 (4). pp. 25-29.

Mahmood, Raid Ahmed and Buttsworth, David and Malpress, Ray (2019) Experimental and numerical investigation of two-phase flow orientation direction change on a vertical flash tank separator. In: ISER 460th International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow (ICHTFF 2019), 8-9 Jan 2019, Brisbane, Australia.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 091399 )
  • Automotive Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090299 )
  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 401799 )
  • Automotive Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 400299 )