


Ali Ahmadpour


Courses

(Special Topics (NonNewtonian Fluid Mechanics) (Rheology(FALL_2017)
Aims:
An introduction to Rheological behavior (material response to an imposed shear stress or shear strain field) of complex fluids: measurements and modeling
Syllabus:
 FundamentalsRheology, A historical background, Newtonian Fluid, Hookean Solid, NonNewtonian Fluid, General classification of nonNewtonian behavior, Some Examples of nonNewtonian behavior, An introduction to viscoelasticity:: Stress relaxation, Creep and recovery
 A brief review of continuum mechanics (1) :: Tensor Notation, Stress, Strain, Configuration and displacement, Velocity Gradient tensor, Rate of Deformation Tensor, Shear rate
 Governing Equations of fluid flow:: Continuity equation, Cauchys Flow Equation, NavierStokes Equations,Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates, Constitutive equations
 Material Functions, Viscosity and standard flows in Rheolog:: Viscosity, First and second normal stress difference, Simple shear flow, Shear free flows, Steady and Transient Material Functions
 Viscometry:: Cone and plate viscometer, Parallel plate viscometer, Capillary viscometer, Rotational Couette viscometer
 Generalized Newtonian Fluids (GNF) :: Definition, Shear thinning, Shear Thickening, Apparant viscosity and viscosity function, Powerlaw fluid, CarrueYasuda fluid, Cross fluid, Gravitational flow of powerlaw fluid, Nonisohermal flow of GNF fluids
 Viscoplasticity:: Yield phenomenon in fluids, Measuring Yield stress, Bingham model, Casson model, HB model, Flow in circular pipes, Transition to turbulent, Turbulent pipe flow of time independent fluids, Regularization concept, Variational methods
 Linear Viscoelasticity (1) :: Fading memory and elastic behavior, Relaxation time and Deborah number, Stress relaxation, Creep and recovery, LASOS
 Linear Viscoelasticity (2) :: Mechanical models, Spring and dashpot element, Maxwell Fluid, Jeffereys fluid, Generalized Maxwell Model and its material functions, Integral models, Generalized Viscoelastic model, Memory function,Relaxation function
 Non linear viscoelasticity :: Limitations of linear viscoelastic models, Frame invarince and objectivity, Infinity small strain tensor, Finite strain tensor, Polar decomposition, Finger and Cauchy strain tensor
 Nonlinear Viscoelasticity (2):: Cauchy and finger strain tensors in solid body rotation, Finite strain tensor in simple shear and shear free flows, Lodge integral model and its behavior in shear and elongation
 Non linear Viscoelasticity (3) :: Convected Derivates, UCM fluid and its behavior in standard flows, LCM fluid, Oldroyd A and B fluid and their behavior in simple shear flows,Corotational models, Second order fluids
 Non linear Viscoelasticity (4) :: Advanced modeling, Oldroyds 8 contant model and its material functions, Giesekus and PTT fluids, Viscoelastic flows
 Thixotropy (1) :: Time dependent behavior, Thixtropic fluids and their characteristics, Thixtropic behavior in simple flows
 Thixotropy (2) :: Structural modeling of Thixotropic fluids, Moore and Houska models, Thixotropic flows in Circular pipes
Text Book:
 F. Igrens, “Rheology and NonNewtonian Fluids”, Springer (2014)
 F. A. Marrison, “Understanding Rheology”, Oxford University Press (2001)
 R. B. Bird, R. C. Armstrong, O. Hassanger, “Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids”, Wiley and Sons (1987)
 C. W. Macosko, “Rheology: Principles, Measurement and Applications”, VCH Publisher (1992)

Advanced Numerical Methods(FALL_2017)
Aims:
Numerical Methods for Engineers
Syllabus:
 IntroductionNumerical methods and the art of problem solving in engineering, Programming and Software, Truncation error and Taylor series, Round of Error
 InterpolationLagrange Polynomial Interpolation, Cubic Spline Interpolation, Curve Fitting and Regression
 Numerical DifferentiationFinite Differencing Formulas and Taylor series, Pade Approximation, nonUniform Grids
 Numerical IntegrationTrapezoidal and Simpson’s Rules, Romberg Integration and Adaptive Quadrature, Gauss Quadrature, Improper and Multiple Integrals
 Numerical Solution of ODEsInitial Value Problems and Euler methods, Numerical Stability, Runge–Kutta Methods, Stiffness and MultiStep Methods, System of ODEs, Boundary Value Problems
 Root FindingBisection method, Falseposition method, NewtonRaphson method, Polynomial root finding
 Numerical Solution of PDEsClassification of Second Order PDEs, Elliptic PDEs: Discretization and Iterative methods, Parabolic PDEs: Implicit vs. Explicit, Stability Analysis
 Special FunctionsGamma and Beta Functions, Bessel Functions
Text Book:
 P. Moin, “Fundamentals of Engineering Numerical Analysis”, Cambridge (2010)
 S. C. Chapra, R. P. Canale, “Numerical Methods for Engineers”, McGrawHill (2010)
 W. H. Press et al, “Numerical Recipes in C”, Cambridge University Press (1992)
 R. W. Hornbeck, “Numerical Methods”, Prentice Hall (1975)

Fluid Mechanics Lab.(FALL_2017)
Aims:
ٍExamination of Fluid Mechanics Basic Principals
Syllabus:
 Centrifugal Pumps and its characteristic curves
 Drag force measurement for a free falling sphere
 The impact of a free jet on a flat surface
 Pressure Drop in Circular pipes
 Venturi flow meter
 weir flow measurement
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Fluid Mechanics Lab.(FALL_2017)
Aims:
ٍExamination of Fluid Mechanics Basic Principals
Syllabus:
 Centrifugal Pumps and its characteristic curves
 Drag force measurement for a free falling sphere
 The impact of a free jet on a flat surface
 Pressure Drop in Circular pipes
 Venturi flow meter
 weir flow measurement
Text Book:

Thermodynamics (I)(FALL_2017)
Aims:
Energy and Exergy Analysis of industrial processes and equipments
Syllabus:
 :IntroductionSystem, Control Mass and Control Volume, Thermodynamic Equilibrium, Process, Cycle, Temperature Scale
 Pure SubstancePhase Change and Phase Diagrams, Saturation and Mass fraction, Thermodynamics Tables
 Equation of StateIdeal Gas and Real Gas, Compresibility Factor
 Heat and Work
 First Law of Thermodynamic: Energy Equation for Control mass, Internal Energy, Enthalpy, Specific Heats, SSSF and USUF Processes, Flow Devices
 Second Law of Thermodynamics: KelvinPlanck Statement,Clausius Statement, Carnot Cycle, Revesibility
 Entropy: Clausius Inequality, Entropy Change in a Reversible Process, Second Law for Control Volume, Isentropic Efficiency
 :Exregy and AvailabilityIdeal Process, Reversible Work, Entropy Generation, Second Law Efficiency, Exergy Analysis
Text Book:
 C. Borgnakke, R. E. Sonntag, “Fundamentals of Thermodynamics”, WILEY (2008) 7th edition
 M. J. Moran, H. N. Shapiro, “Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics”, WILEY (2006) 5th edition
 Y. A. Cengel, M. A. Boles, “Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach”, McGraw Hill (2002) 4th edition

Fluid Mechanics Lab.(SPRING_2017)
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Fluid Mechanics Lab.(SPRING_2017)
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Heat Transfer (I)(SPRING_2017)
Aims:
َAn introductory course on energy transfer via temperature gradient
Syllabus:
 Fundamentals :: Heat transfer and its modes (conduction, convection and radiation) , Energy balance equation
 An introduction to heat conduction:: Fourier law, Heat diffusion Equation in various coordinate systems, Initial and boundary conditions
 1D Steady condition :: Simple wall, The concept of Thermal resistance, Complex walls, Contact resistance, 1D annular body with varying cross section
 1D Steady convection:: Radial systems, Critical Radius, Heat conduction in presence of heat generation, Extended surfaces and fins
 2D steady conduction:: Separation of variable and Fourier analysis, Conduction shape factor
 2D steady conduction:: Numerical methods in conduction, Finite differences, Energy balance method
 Transient conduction :: Lumped Capacitance method, Biot number, 1D exact solutions and their corresponding graphs
 Transient conduction :: Semi infinite bodies, Numerical methods
 Introduction to Convection :: Velocity and temperature boundary layers, convection heat transfer coefficient, Transition to turbulence in boundary layers
 Introduction to convection :: Boundary layer equations, Energy equation for fluids, Momentum and Heat transfer Analogy
 Introduction to convection :: Non dimensional numbers in convection, Similarity solutions, Blasius flow
 External flows:: Flat plate, Flow over cylinder and sphere, Tube banks
 Internal flows :: Fully developed flow, Entry length, Average temperature, Newtons cooling law for internal flows
 Internal flows:: Constant temperature and constant flux exact solution for circular pipes, Correlations for convection in internal flows
 Heat Exchangers :: LMTD, eNTU
Text Book:
 T. L. Bergman, A. S. Lavine, F. P. Incropera, D. P. Dewitt, “Introduction to Heat Transfer”, John Wiley and Sons (2011)6th edition
 Y. A. Cengel,“Heat Transfer: A Practical Approach”, McGraw Hill (2002) 2ed edition
 J. P. Holman, “Heat Transfer”, McGraw Hill (2009) 10th edition

Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics(SPRING_2017)
Aims:
An Introduction To Numerical Simulation of Fluid Flow and Heat transfer
Syllabus:
 Part 1. Introductory Remarks
 Part 2. Classification of Second Order PDEs
 Part 3. Finite Difference Method
 Part 4. Finite Difference for Elliptic PDEs
 Part 5. Finite Difference For Parabolic PDEs
 Part 6. Finite Volume
 Part 7. SIMPLE Method
 Part 8. Working With FLUENT Commercial Software
Text Book:
 K. A. Hoffmann, S. T. Chiang, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Engineering Educational System, 2000
 C. Hirsch, Numerical Computation of Internal and External Flows, Elsevier, 2007
 H. K. Versteeg, W. Malalasekera, An Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics: The Finite Volume Method, Pearson, 2007

Two Phase GasSolid Flow(SPRING_2017)
Aims:
An introduction to Multiphase Flows an their numerical modeling
Syllabus:
 Introduction:: Multiphase Flow, Classification of Multiphase flows, Flow Regimes and Flow pattern maps, volume fraction, mass velocity, superficial velocity, nondimensional numbers.
 Local Instantaneous Governing Equations:: Conservation laws and jump conditions at phase interfaces
 Averaging of Governing Equations:: Different averaging methods, Volume averaging , the mathematical operation on averaged fields, Volume average Governing Equations,
 Mixture Model:: Application and restrictions,OneFluid formulation, Mixture Properties, Drift velocity and drag force, slurry and nanofluid models, Mixture model in FLUENT
 Eluerian method:: Twofluid model, Phase interaction, Drag, Lift, Virtual mass, Wall lubrication, Surface tension, Turbulent dispersion,Interfacial Area Reconstruction, Two fluid model in FLUENT
 VOF :: Volume fraction equation, DonerAccepter method, CICSAM Method, Graphical method, Free surface flows, VOF in FLUENT
Text Book:
 Computational Techniques for Multiphase Flows, by G.H. Yeoh and J. Tu
 Multiphase flow handbook, Editor: C.T. Crow
 Convective boiling and condensation by J. Collier and J. Thome
 ThermoFluid Dynamics of twophase flows by M.Ishii and T, Hibiki

(Special Topics (NonNewtonian Fluid Mechanics) (Rheology(FALL_2016)
Aims:
An introduction to Rheological behavior (material response to an imposed shear stress or shear strain field) of complex fluids: measurements and modeling
Syllabus:
 FundamentalsRheology, A historical background, Newtonian Fluid, Hookean Solid, NonNewtonian Fluid, General classification of nonNewtonian behavior, Some Examples of nonNewtonian behavior, An introduction to viscoelasticity:: Stress relaxation, Creep and recovery
 A brief review of continuum mechanics (1) :: Tensor Notation, Stress, Strain, Configuration and displacement, Velocity Gradient tensor, Rate of Deformation Tensor, Shear rate
 Governing Equations of fluid flow:: Continuity equation, Cauchys Flow Equation, NavierStokes Equations,Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates, Constitutive equations
 Material Functions, Viscosity and standard flows in Rheolog:: Viscosity, First and second normal stress difference, Simple shear flow, Shear free flows, Steady and Transient Material Functions
 Viscometry:: Cone and plate viscometer, Parallel plate viscometer, Capillary viscometer, Rotational Couette viscometer
 Generalized Newtonian Fluids (GNF) :: Definition, Shear thinning, Shear Thickening, Apparant viscosity and viscosity function, Powerlaw fluid, CarrueYasuda fluid, Cross fluid, Gravitational flow of powerlaw fluid, Nonisohermal flow of GNF fluids
 Viscoplasticity:: Yield phenomenon in fluids, Measuring Yield stress, Bingham model, Casson model, HB model, Flow in circular pipes, Transition to turbulent, Turbulent pipe flow of time independent fluids, Regularization concept, Variational methods
 Linear Viscoelasticity (1) :: Fading memory and elastic behavior, Relaxation time and Deborah number, Stress relaxation, Creep and recovery, LASOS
 Linear Viscoelasticity (2) :: Mechanical models, Spring and dashpot element, Maxwell Fluid, Jeffereys fluid, Generalized Maxwell Model and its material functions, Integral models, Generalized Viscoelastic model, Memory function,Relaxation function
 Non linear viscoelasticity :: Limitations of linear viscoelastic models, Frame invarince and objectivity, Infinity small strain tensor, Finite strain tensor, Polar decomposition, Finger and Cauchy strain tensor
 Nonlinear Viscoelasticity (2):: Cauchy and finger strain tensors in solid body rotation, Finite strain tensor in simple shear and shear free flows, Lodge integral model and its behavior in shear and elongation
 Non linear Viscoelasticity (3) :: Convected Derivates, UCM fluid and its behavior in standard flows, LCM fluid, Oldroyd A and B fluid and their behavior in simple shear flows,Corotational models, Second order fluids
 Non linear Viscoelasticity (4) :: Advanced modeling, Oldroyds 8 contant model and its material functions, Giesekus and PTT fluids, Viscoelastic flows
 Thixotropy (1) :: Time dependent behavior, Thixtropic fluids and their characteristics, Thixtropic behavior in simple flows
 Thixotropy (2) :: Structural modeling of Thixotropic fluids, Moore and Houska models, Thixotropic flows in Circular pipes
Text Book:
 F. Igrens, “Rheology and NonNewtonian Fluids”, Springer (2014)
 F. A. Marrison, “Understanding Rheology”, Oxford University Press (2001)
 R. B. Bird, R. C. Armstrong, O. Hassanger, “Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids”, Wiley and Sons (1987)
 C. W. Macosko, “Rheology: Principles, Measurement and Applications”, VCH Publisher (1992)

Fluid Mechanics Lab.(FALL_2016)
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Fluid Mechanics Lab.(FALL_2016)
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Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics(FALL_2016)
Aims:
An Introduction To Numerical Simulation of Fluid Flow and Heat transfer
Syllabus:
 Part 1. Introductory Remarks
 Part 2. Classification of Second Order PDEs
 Part 3. Finite Difference Method
 Part 4. Finite Difference for Elliptic PDEs
 Part 5. Finite Difference For Parabolic PDEs
 Part 6. Finite Volume
 Part 7. SIMPLE Method
 Part 8. Working With FLUENT Commercial Software
Text Book:
 K. A. Hoffmann, S. T. Chiang, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Engineering Educational System, 2000
 C. Hirsch, Numerical Computation of Internal and External Flows, Elsevier, 2007
 H. K. Versteeg, W. Malalasekera, An Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics: The Finite Volume Method, Pearson, 2007

Thermodynamics (I)(FALL_2016)
Aims:
Energy and Exergy Analysis of industrial processes and equipments
Syllabus:
 :IntroductionSystem, Control Mass and Control Volume, Thermodynamic Equilibrium, Process, Cycle, Temperature Scale
 Pure SubstancePhase Change and Phase Diagrams, Saturation and Mass fraction, Thermodynamics Tables
 Equation of StateIdeal Gas and Real Gas, Compresibility Factor
 Heat and Work
 First Law of Thermodynamic: Energy Equation for Control mass, Internal Energy, Enthalpy, Specific Heats, SSSF and USUF Processes, Flow Devices
 Second Law of Thermodynamics: KelvinPlanck Statement,Clausius Statement, Carnot Cycle, Revesibility
 Entropy: Clausius Inequality, Entropy Change in a Reversible Process, Second Law for Control Volume, Isentropic Efficiency
 :Exregy and AvailabilityIdeal Process, Reversible Work, Entropy Generation, Second Law Efficiency, Exergy Analysis
Text Book:
 C. Borgnakke, R. E. Sonntag, “Fundamentals of Thermodynamics”, WILEY (2008) 7th edition
 M. J. Moran, H. N. Shapiro, “Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics”, WILEY (2006) 5th edition
 Y. A. Cengel, M. A. Boles, “Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach”, McGraw Hill (2002) 4th edition

(Special Topics (NonNewtonian Fluid Mechanics) (Rheology(SPRING_2016)
Aims:
An introduction to Rheological behavior (material response to an imposed shear stress or shear strain field) of complex fluids: measurements and modeling
Syllabus:
 FundamentalsRheology, A historical background, Newtonian Fluid, Hookean Solid, NonNewtonian Fluid, General classification of nonNewtonian behavior, Some Examples of nonNewtonian behavior, An introduction to viscoelasticity:: Stress relaxation, Creep and recovery
 A brief review of continuum mechanics (1) :: Tensor Notation, Stress, Strain, Configuration and displacement, Velocity Gradient tensor, Rate of Deformation Tensor, Shear rate
 Governing Equations of fluid flow:: Continuity equation, Cauchys Flow Equation, NavierStokes Equations,Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates, Constitutive equations
 Material Functions, Viscosity and standard flows in Rheolog:: Viscosity, First and second normal stress difference, Simple shear flow, Shear free flows, Steady and Transient Material Functions
 Viscometry:: Cone and plate viscometer, Parallel plate viscometer, Capillary viscometer, Rotational Couette viscometer
 Generalized Newtonian Fluids (GNF) :: Definition, Shear thinning, Shear Thickening, Apparant viscosity and viscosity function, Powerlaw fluid, CarrueYasuda fluid, Cross fluid, Gravitational flow of powerlaw fluid, Nonisohermal flow of GNF fluids
 Viscoplasticity:: Yield phenomenon in fluids, Measuring Yield stress, Bingham model, Casson model, HB model, Flow in circular pipes, Transition to turbulent, Turbulent pipe flow of time independent fluids, Regularization concept, Variational methods
 Linear Viscoelasticity (1) :: Fading memory and elastic behavior, Relaxation time and Deborah number, Stress relaxation, Creep and recovery, LASOS
 Linear Viscoelasticity (2) :: Mechanical models, Spring and dashpot element, Maxwell Fluid, Jeffereys fluid, Generalized Maxwell Model and its material functions, Integral models, Generalized Viscoelastic model, Memory function,Relaxation function
 Non linear viscoelasticity :: Limitations of linear viscoelastic models, Frame invarince and objectivity, Infinity small strain tensor, Finite strain tensor, Polar decomposition, Finger and Cauchy strain tensor
 Nonlinear Viscoelasticity (2):: Cauchy and finger strain tensors in solid body rotation, Finite strain tensor in simple shear and shear free flows, Lodge integral model and its behavior in shear and elongation
 Non linear Viscoelasticity (3) :: Convected Derivates, UCM fluid and its behavior in standard flows, LCM fluid, Oldroyd A and B fluid and their behavior in simple shear flows,Corotational models, Second order fluids
 Non linear Viscoelasticity (4) :: Advanced modeling, Oldroyds 8 contant model and its material functions, Giesekus and PTT fluids, Viscoelastic flows
 Thixotropy (1) :: Time dependent behavior, Thixtropic fluids and their characteristics, Thixtropic behavior in simple flows
 Thixotropy (2) :: Structural modeling of Thixotropic fluids, Moore and Houska models, Thixotropic flows in Circular pipes
Text Book:
 F. Igrens, “Rheology and NonNewtonian Fluids”, Springer (2014)
 F. A. Marrison, “Understanding Rheology”, Oxford University Press (2001)
 R. B. Bird, R. C. Armstrong, O. Hassanger, “Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids”, Wiley and Sons (1987)
 C. W. Macosko, “Rheology: Principles, Measurement and Applications”, VCH Publisher (1992)

Gas Distribution Network(SPRING_2016)
Aims:
Gas Distribution Network
Syllabus:
Text Book:
 [1] X. Wang, “Advanced Natural Gas Engineering”, Gulf Publishing Company (2009)
 [2] C. U. Ikoku, “Natural Gas Production Engineering”, Gulf Publishing Company (1992)
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Heat Transfer (I)(SPRING_2016)
Aims:
َAn introductory course on energy transfer via temperature gradient
Syllabus:
 Fundamentals :: Heat transfer and its modes (conduction, convection and radiation) , Energy balance equation
 An introduction to heat conduction:: Fourier law, Heat diffusion Equation in various coordinate systems, Initial and boundary conditions
 1D Steady condition :: Simple wall, The concept of Thermal resistance, Complex walls, Contact resistance, 1D annular body with varying cross section
 1D Steady convection:: Radial systems, Critical Radius, Heat conduction in presence of heat generation, Extended surfaces and fins
 2D steady conduction:: Separation of variable and Fourier analysis, Conduction shape factor
 2D steady conduction:: Numerical methods in conduction, Finite differences, Energy balance method
 Transient conduction :: Lumped Capacitance method, Biot number, 1D exact solutions and their corresponding graphs
 Transient conduction :: Semi infinite bodies, Numerical methods
 Introduction to Convection :: Velocity and temperature boundary layers, convection heat transfer coefficient, Transition to turbulence in boundary layers
 Introduction to convection :: Boundary layer equations, Energy equation for fluids, Momentum and Heat transfer Analogy
 Introduction to convection :: Non dimensional numbers in convection, Similarity solutions, Blasius flow
 External flows:: Flat plate, Flow over cylinder and sphere, Tube banks
 Internal flows :: Fully developed flow, Entry length, Average temperature, Newtons cooling law for internal flows
 Internal flows:: Constant temperature and constant flux exact solution for circular pipes, Correlations for convection in internal flows
 Heat Exchangers :: LMTD, eNTU
Text Book:
 T. L. Bergman, A. S. Lavine, F. P. Incropera, D. P. Dewitt, “Introduction to Heat Transfer”, John Wiley and Sons (2011)6th edition
 Y. A. Cengel,“Heat Transfer: A Practical Approach”, McGraw Hill (2002) 2ed edition
 J. P. Holman, “Heat Transfer”, McGraw Hill (2009) 10th edition












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