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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)

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Numerical and Computational Mathematics not elsewhere classified ( 010399 )
  • Optical Physics not elsewhere classified ( 020599 )
  • Environmental Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 059999 )
  • Environmental Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090799 )
  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 091399 )
  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 401799 )
  • Environmental Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 401199 )
  • Atomic ( 510299 )
  • Other Environmental Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 419999 )
  • Numerical And Computational Mathematics not elsewhere classified ( 490399 )

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

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.

Ebrahiminejad, Vahid and Sharifian Barforoush, Ahmad (2020) Potential Application of Wire Woven Mesh as Tower Packing Support-Computational Approach. In: 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials 2019 (ICCM22), 11-16 Aug, 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

Alrikabi, Redha and Chong, Albert and Sharifian, Ahmad (2020) Studying the effects of using two types of Afos on the ankle and knee joints kinematics and kinetics during walking in the sagittal plane for a patient with severe DDH; Part 2. International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing, 8 (3). pp. 148-154. ISSN 1793-8198

Alrikabi, Redha and Chong, Albert and Sharifian, Ahmad (2020) Studying the effects of using two types of Afos on the hip joint kinematics and kinetics during walking in the sagittal plane for a patient with severe DDH; Part 1. International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing, 8 (2). pp. 40-45. ISSN 1793-8198

Sharifian, Ahmad and Hashempour, Javad (2020) Wind tunnel experiments on effects of woven wire screens and buffer zones in mitigating risks associated with firebrand showers. Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 18 (2). pp. 156-168. ISSN 1448-4846

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Numerical and Computational Mathematics not elsewhere classified ( 010399 )
  • Optical Physics not elsewhere classified ( 020599 )
  • Environmental Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 059999 )
  • Environmental Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090799 )
  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 091399 )
  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 401799 )
  • Environmental Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 401199 )
  • Other Environmental Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 419999 )
  • Numerical And Computational Mathematics not elsewhere classified ( 490399 )


Research topics