Civil and Environmental EngineeringWestern Engineering


Selected Journal Publications

  1. Diwakar, N.*, Hangan, H., “Large eddy simulations of translation and surface roughness effects on tornado-like vortices”, J. Wind Eng. and Ind. Aerodynamics, Vol. 104-106 (2012) 577–584

  2. Naghib-Lahouti, A*, Dodipatla, S., Hangan, H., "Secondary wake instabilities of a blunt trailing edge profiled body as a basis for flow control", Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 52 (2012) 1547-1566

  3. Refan, M.*, Hangan, H., “Aerodynamic performance of a small Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine”, Journal of Solar (and Wind) Energy Engineering, Vol. 134 (2012) 0210131-7

  4. Akomah, A*, Hangan, H., Naughton, J., Very High Reynolds Number Boundary Layers Over 3D Sparse Roughness and Obstacles: The Mean Flow, Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 51 (2011) 743-752

  5. Hashemi-Tari, P*., Gurka, R, Hangan, H., Experimental investigation of tornado-like vortex dynamics with Swirl Ratio: The mean and turbulent flow fields, J. Wind Eng. and Ind. Aerodynamics, Vol. 98 (2010) 936-944

  6. Hangan, H., Current and Future Directions for Wind Research at Western: A New Quantum Leap in Wind Research through the Wind Engineering, Energy and Environment (WindEEE) Dome, the Japan Architectural Wind Engineering (JAWE) Journal, Vol. 35, No 4 (No 125), 2010

  7. Naghib-Lahouti, A*., Hangan, H., Active Flow Control for Reduction of Fluctuating Aerodynamic Forces of a Blunt Trailing Edge Profiled Body, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Volume 31, Issue 6, pp. 1096-1106

  8. Hamada A*., El Damatty A. and Hangan H., Shehata A.Y., "Finite element modelling of transmission line structures under tornado wind loading" Wind and Structures, Vol. 13, No. 5 (2010) 451-469

  9. El-Gammal, M*., Naughton, J., Hangan, H. (2010) The surface flow and drag force balance of a blunt and divergent trailing edge airfoil. Journal of Aircraft, AIAA Journal, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp 345-348.

  10. Rasouli, A.*, Hangan, H., and Siddiqui, K. PIV measurements for Complex Topographic Terrain, submitted to the J. of Wind Eng. and Ind. Aerodynamics, DOI 10.1016/j.jweia.2009.06.010, 2009.

  11. Xu, Z.* and Hangan, H. An Inviscid Solution for Modeling of Tornado-like Vortices. ASME Journal of Mechanics, DOI 101115/1.3063632, Vol. 76, 031011 (5pp), 2009.

  12. Siddiqui, K., Hangan, H. and Rasouli, A.*, PIV Technique Implementation for Wind Mapping in Complex Topographies, Measurements Science and Technology Journal, 19, 065403 (11pp), 2008.

  13. Hangan, H. and Kim, J.D.*, Swirl Ratio Effects on Tornado Vortices in relation to Fujita Scale, Wind and Structures, 11, No. 4, 291-302, 2008.

  14. Xu, Z.* and Hangan, H., Scale, boundary and inlet condition effects on impinging jets with application to downburst simulations, J. of Wind Eng. and Ind. Aerodynamics, 96, 2383–2402, 2008.

  15. Holmes, J.D., Hangan, H., Schroeder, J.L., Letchford, C.W. and Orwig, K.D.*, A forensic study of the Lubock-Reese downdraft of 2002, Wind and Structures, 11, No. 2, 137-152, 2008.

  16. Xu, Z.*, Hangan, H. and Yu, P. Analytical Solutions for Inviscid Gaussian Impinging Jets. ASME Journal of Mechanics, 75, Iss. 2, 2008.

  17. El Gammal, M.* and Hangan, H., Three-dimensional wake dynamics of a blunt and divergent trailing edge airfoil. Experiments in Fluids, vol. 4, 705-717, 2008.

  18. Hangan, H. and Kim, J.D.*, Numerical characterization of impinging jets with application to downbursts. J. of Wind Eng. and Ind. Aerodynamics, 95, Issue 4, 279-298, 2007.

  19. Dobre, A.*, Hangan, H and Vickery, B.J., Wake control based on spanwise sinusoidal perturbations. AIAA Journal, 44, no. 3, 485-492, 2006.

  20. Dobre, A.* and Hangan, H. Wavelet-based investigation of the high Reynolds number bluff body wake topology. The International Journal of Wavelets, Multiresolution and Information Processing (IJWMIP), 4, No. 2, 321-332, 2006.

  21. Dobre, A.* and Hangan, H. Investigation of the three-dimensional intermediate wake topology for a square cylinder at very high Reynolds numbers. Experiments in Fluids, 37, Nr. 2, 518-530, 2004.

  22. Seo, J.*, Castillo, L., Johansson, T.G. and Hangan, H. Reynolds stresses in turbulent boundary layers at high Reynolds number. Journal of Turbulence, JOT 5, 015, 1-22, 2004.

  23. Castillo, L., Seo, J.*, Hangan, H. and Johansson, G. Smooth and Rough Turbulent Boundary Layer at High Reynolds Number. Experiments in Fluids, 36, Nr. 5, 759-774, 2004.

Note: * designates graduate students