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Journal Papers

E. Khalili, A. Saboonchi, and M. Saghafian, “Natural convection of Al 2 O 3 Nanofluid between two horizontal cylinders inside a circular enclosure,” Heat Transf. Eng., vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 177–189, 2017.

E. Khalili, A. Saboonchi, and M. Saghafian, “Experimental study of nanoparticles distribution in natural convection of Al2O3-water nanofluid in a square cavity,” Int. J. Therm. Sci., vol. 112, pp. 82–91, 2017.

Rajabi, R. and M. Saghafian, “Numerical Study of Viscous Dissipation and Roughness Effects on Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Microchannels using Perturbation Method,” J. Comput. Methods Eng., vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 143–156, 2016.

J. Moradi Cheqamahi, M. Nili Ahmadabadi, S. Akbarzadeh, and M. Saghafian, “Numerical Analysis of Turbocharger ’ s Bearing using Dynamic Mesh,” J. Appl. Fluid Mech., vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 2545–2557, 2016.

A. Shahsavar, M. Saghafian, M. R. Salimpour, and M. B. Shafii, “Experimental investigation on laminar forced convective heat transfer of ferrofluid loaded with carbon nanotubes under constant and alternating magnetic fields,” Exp. Therm. Fluid Sci., vol. 76, pp. 1–11, 2016.

A. Shahsavar, M. R. Salimpour, M. Saghafian, and M. B. Shafii, “Effect of magnetic field on thermal conductivity and viscosity of a magnetic nanofluid loaded with carbon nanotubes,” J. Mech. Sci. Technol., vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 809–815, 2016.

S. A. Kazemi, M. Nili-Ahmadabadi, A. Sedaghat, and M. Saghafian, “Aerodynamic performance of a circulating airfoil section for Magnus systems via numerical simulation and flow visualization,” Energy, vol. 104, pp. 1–15, 2016.

A. Shahsavar, M. Saghafian, M. R. Salimpour, and M. B. Shafii, “Effect of magnetic field on thermal conductivity and viscosity of a magnetic nanofluid loaded with carbon nanotubes,” Heat Mass Transf., vol. 52, no. 10, pp. 2293–2301, 2016.

R. Jafari and M. Saghafian, “Numerical Simulation of Mixing Induced by a Rotating Cylinder in Channel,” J. Comput. Methods Eng., vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 49–68, 2015.

A. Shahsavar, M. R. Salimpour, M. Saghafian, and M. B. Shafii, “An experimental study on the effect of ultrasonication on thermal conductivity of ferrofluid loaded with carbon nanotubes,” Thermochim. Acta, vol. 617, pp. 102–110, 2015.

S. A. Kazemi, M. Saghafian, M. Nili-ahmadabadi, and A. Sedaghat, “Numerical investigation of magnus wind turbine new blade section performance,” Modares Mech. Eng., vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 163–172, 2015.

M. Saghafian, I. Saberian, R. Rajabi, and E. Shirani, “A numerical study on slip flow heat transfer in micro-poiseuille flow using perturbation method,” J. Appl. Fluid Mech., vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 123–132, 2015.

M. Moslehi and M. Saghafian, “MHD mixed convection slip flow in a vertical parallel plate microchannel heated at asymmetric and uniform heat flux,” J. Mech. Sci. Technol., vol. 29, no. 12, pp. 5317–5324, 2015.

M. Behnia, M. Nili Ahmadabadi, and M. Saghafian, “Performance analy ysis of the radial flow t turbine of a cryogenic turbine using numerical simulation and comparison with experimental results,” Modares Mech. Eng., vol. 13, no. 14, pp. 137–149, 2014.

R. Jafari and M. Saghafian, “Numerical simulation of laminar flow and heat transfer from rotating circular cylinder confined in a channel R.,” J. Solid Fluid Mech., vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 65–81, 2014.

M. Ahmadi-Baloutaki, A. Sedaghat, M. Saghafian, and M. Badri, “Control of Transition over Aerofoil,” Int. J. Flow Contro, vol. 5, no. 3+4, pp. 187–200, 2013.

M. Ahmadi-Baloutaki, A. Sedaghat, M. Saghafian, and M. Ali Badri, “A computational study on robust prediction of transition point over NACA0012 aerofoil surfaces from laminar to turbulent flows,” Theor. Appl. Mech. Lett., vol. 3, no. 4, p. 42004, 2013.

M. Saghafian, S. M. Modareszadeh, and M. H. Esteki, “Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Using a Proposed Cylindrical Device to Prevent Edge Over-thickness in Jet Wiping Process,” J. Comput. Methods Eng., vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 19–37, 2013.

M. Saghafian and M. Rezaee Alam, “Numerical Investigation of Two Cylinders Passing each other, Using Overset Grid Method,” Fluid Mech. Aerodyn., vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 13–30, 2013.

F. Baratchi, M. Saghafian, and B. Baratchi, “Numerical investigation on lock-in condition and convective heat transfer from an elastically supported cylinder in a cross flow,” J. Fluids Eng. Trans. ASME, vol. 135, no. 3, pp. 1–11, 2013.

M. Ahmadi-Baloutaki, A. Sedaghat, and M. Saghafian, “Ahmadi Aerospace journal,” Aerosp. Knowl. Technol. J., vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 52–61, 2013.

I. Harimi and M. Saghafian, “Numerical simulation of fluid flow and forced convection heat transfer from tandem circular cylinders using overset grid method,” J. Fluids Struct., vol. 28, pp. 309–327, 2012.

I. Harimi and M. Saghafian, “Evaluation of the Capability of the Multigrid Method in Speeding Up the Convergence of Iterative Methods,” ISRN Comput. Math., vol. 2012, pp. 1–5, 2012.

A. Nasr Azadani, M. S. Saidi, and M. Saghafian, “Investigation of effect of different cross-sections of rotor on two-dimensional transient flow in viscous micropumps,” J. Colloid Interface Sci., vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 67–84, 2011.

M. J. Vafaei Rostami, M. Saghafian, A. Sedaghat, and M. Miansari, “Arterial fluid mechanics modeling with the stabilized space – time fluid – structure interaction technique,” Int. J. Numer. Methods Fluids, vol. 67, pp. 135–154, 2010.

M. Saghafian, B. Forughi-Mehr, and M. Madhkhan, “Numerical Simulation of Fluid Flow over an Underwater Vehicle and Calculation of Hydrodynamic Force Coefficients Using the Morison,” Aerosp. Mech. J., vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 79–95, 2007.

M.S. Saidi, M. Saghafian, “Heat Transfer Enhancement in Perturbed Laminar Flow About a Cylinder”, Journal of Heat Transfer Engineering, vol. 25, no. 2, 2004

M. Saghafian, P. K. Stansby, M. S. Saidi, and D. D. Apsley, “Simulation of turbulent flows around a circular cylinder using nonlinear eddy-viscosity modelling: Steady and oscillatory ambient flows,” J. Fluids Struct., vol. 17, no. 8, pp. 1213–1236, 2003.