Sina Ghaemi, PhD

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept
Email
ghaemi@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 248-2056
Address
10-370 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211-116 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Website: https://sites.ualberta.ca/~turb/ Fluid Mechanics Multiphase Flows Turbulent Flows Aerodynamics And Aerospace Flow Measurement Systems Energy And Environment Renewable Energy


About

Education:

  • Ph.D. (cum laude), Aerospace Engineering (Delft University of Technology, 2009-2013)
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering (University of Alberta, 2007-2009)
  • B.Sc., Aerospace Engineering (Sharif University of Technology, 2002-2006)



Research

Research Interest:

  • Wall-bounded turbulent flows
  • Polymeric additives and surfactants for turbulent drag reduction
  • Turbulent particle-laden flows
  • Active/passive control of turbulent flows
  • Volumetric velocimetry, tomographic-PIV, Lagrangian particle tracking




Teaching
  • Applied Thermodynamics (MECE 340)
  • Aerodynamics (MECE 537)
  • Turbulent Fluid Dynamics (MECE 632)


Courses

MEC E 430 - Fluid Mechanics II

Navier-Stokes equations, introductory computational fluid dynamics, boundary layers, compressible fluid flow (variable area ducts, normal and oblique shock waves, Prantdl-Meyer expansions, adiabatic and isothermal pipe flow), two phase flow. Prerequisite: MEC E 330 or 331.

Winter Term 2022
MEC E 537 - Aerodynamics

Boundary layer flow, vorticity, circulation and aerodynamic lift, wing theory, aeronautical applications. Prerequisite: MEC E 330 or 331.

Winter Term 2022
MEC E 632 - Turbulent Fluid Dynamics

Governing equations of turbulent flow. Statistical and phenomenological theories of turbulent transport of momentum, heat and mass in wall-bounded and free flows. Computational techniques, empirical data and applications. Prerequisite: MEC E 630 or equivalent or consent of Instructor.

Winter Term 2022

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