Mechanical and Materials EngineeringWestern Engineering

Publications

Chapters in Books

  1. X. Jiang and C. Zhang, 2006, “A New Rapid Tooling Process,” Manufacturing the Future, Concepts - Technologies - Visions, Eds. V. Kordic, A. Lazinica and M. Merdan, pIV pro literatur Verlag Robert Mayer-Scholz, Mammendorf, Germany, pp. 637-672.

  2. H. Xu, C. Zhang, and R. Barron, 2003, “A New Numerical Algorithm for Treatment of Convective Terms and Its Applications to PDEs,” Current Trends in Scientific Computing, Eds. Z. Chen, R. Glowinski and K. Li, Contemporary Mathematics Book Series, Vol. 329, American Mathematical Society, pp.333-345.

Selected Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. R. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, “Computational Fluid Dynamic Assisted Control System Design with Applications to CPU Chip Cooling,” submitted to ASME Trans. Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications (accepted 04/16/2013).

  2. L. Kong, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, “Evaluation of the Effect of Wall Boundary Conditions on Numerical Simulations of Circulating Fluidized Beds” submitted to Particuology (accepted 04/11/2013).

  3. B. Peng, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2012, “Improvement of the Uniformity of Radial Solids Concentration Profiles in Circulating Fluidized-Bed Risers,” Chemical Engineering & Technology, Vol. 35, No.4, pp. 627–634.

  4. B. Peng, J. Zhu and C. Zhang, 2012, “A New Approach To Specify the Inlet Boundary Conditions for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modeling of Hydrodynamic Behavior of a Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) Riser,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp 2152–2165.

  5. Y. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2012, “Numerical Study on the Turbulent Mixing Coefficient for Supercritical Fluids in Subchannels,” Nuclear Technology, Vol. 177, No. 1, pp. 98-106.

  6. B. Peng, J. Xu, J. Zhu and C. Zhang, 2011, “Numerical and Experimental Studies on the Flow Multiplicity Phenomenon for Gas-Solids Two-Phase Flows in CFB Risers,” Powder Technology, Vol. 214, No.2, pp. 177-187.

  7. B. Peng, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2011, “Numerical Study of the Effect of the Gas and Solids Distributors on the Uniformity of the Radial Solids Concentration Distribution in CFB Risers,” Powder Technology, Vol. 212, No. 1, pp. 89-102.

  8. B. Peng, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2011, “Theoretical and Numerical Studies on the Flow Multiplicity Phenomenon for Gas-Solids Two-Phase Flows in CFB Risers,” International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol. 37, pp. 660–670.

  9. Y. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2011, “Numerical Simulation of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer of Supercritical Fluids in Fuel Bundles,” Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, Vol. 48, No. 6, pp. 929-935.

  10. R. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2011, “A New Approach to Design a Control System for a FGR Furnace Using the Combination of the CFD and Linear System Identification Techniques,” Combustion Theory and Modelling, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 183–204.

  11. Y. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2011, “Numerical Simulation of Heat Transfer of Supercritical Fluids in Circular Tubes Using Different Turbulence Models,” Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 366–373.

  12. J. A. Bourgeois, R. J. Martinuzzi, E. Savory, C. Zhang and D. A. Roberts, 2011, "Assessment of Turbulence Model Predictions for an Aero-Engine Centrifugal Compressor ," ASME Trans. Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 133.

  13. R. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2011, “Determination of Applicable Input Range for Approximating a Nonlinear FGR Furnace around the Design Point,” Combustion Theory and Modelling, Vol. 15, pp. 89-106.

  14. B. Peng, J. Zhu and C. Zhang, 2010, "Numerical Study on the Effect of the Air Jets at the Inlet Distributor in the Gas-Solids Circulating Fluidized Bed Risers" Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 49, No. 11, pp. 5310–5322.

  15. H. G. Hu and C. Zhang, 2009, “Evaluations of Closure Correlations for the Simulation of Two-Phase Flows in Condensers,” Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 437-451.

  16. H. Liang, Y. Li, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2008, “Air Flow and Solid Particle Deposition Patterns in a Lung Airway Model,” International Journal of Transport Phenomena, Vol. 10, No.4, pp. 277-291.

  17. J. Shao and C. Zhang, 2008, “Large Eddy Simulations of the Flow Past Two Side-by-Side Circular Cylinders,” International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 22, No. 6, pp. 393-404.

  18. S. A. Razzak, K. Agarwal, J. Zhu, and C. Zhang, 2008, “Numerical Investigation on the Hydrodynamics of an LSCFB Riser,” Powder Technology, Vol. 188, pp.42-51.

  19. H. G. Hu and C. Zhang, 2008, “A New Inundation Correlation for the Prediction of Heat Transfer in Steam Condensers,” Numerical Heat Transfer Part A-Applications, Vol. 54, No.1, pp.34-46.

  20. R. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2008, “A New Approach for Direct Solution of 2D Heat Transfer Problems in Frequency Domain with Dynamic Boundary Conditions,” International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation, Vol. 9, No.3, pp. 249-265.

  21. D. Wang, C. Zhang and Y. Wang, 2007, “A Numerical Study of Multiple Fuel Injection Strategies for NOx Reduction from DI Diesel Engines,” International Journal of Green Energy, Vol. 4, pp. 453–470.

  22. B. Peng, Q. W. Wang, C. Zhang, G. N. Xie, L. Q. Luo, Q.Y. Chen and M. Zeng, 2007, “An Experimental Study of the Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchanger with Continuous Helical Baffles,” ASME Trans. Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 129, pp. 1425-1431.

  23. R. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2007, “A New Approach to Construct Dynamic Models for NOx Control in a FGR Furnace,” International Journal of Environmental Studies, Vol. 64, No. 4, pp.445-456.

  24. Q. Jiang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2007, “Sensitivity Analysis of a FGR Industrial Furnace for NOx Emission Using Frequency Domain Method,” ASME Trans. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol.129, pp.134-143.

  25. U. Shah, C. Zhang, J. Zhu, F. Wang and R. Martinuzzi, 2007, “Validation of a Numerical Model for the Simulation of an Electrostatic Powder Coating Process,” International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol.33, pp.557-573.

  26. Q. Jiang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2007, “A CFD Assisted Control System Design with Applications to NOx Control in a FGR Furnace,” Combustion Theory and Modelling, Vol.11, No. 3, pp.469-481.

  27. H. G. Hu and C. Zhang, 2007, “A Modified k-e Turbulence Model for the Simulation of Two-Phase Flow and Heat Transfer in Condensers,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.50, pp.1641-1648.

  28. H. Xu, R. Barron and C. Zhang, 2006, “A New Numerical Algorithm Based on Transformed Equations and Its Applications to Very Low Re Fluid Flows,” Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol.181, pp.619-633.

  29. J. Shao and C. Zhang, 2006, “Numerical Analysis of the Flow around a Circular Cylinder Using RANS and LES,” International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol.20, No.5, pp.301-307.

  30. U. Shah, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2006, “Comparison of Electrostatic Fine Powder Coating and Coarse Powder Coating by Numerical Simulations,” Journal of Electrostatics, Vol. 64, pp. 345-354.

  31. Z. Li, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2006, “Numerical Study of Air-Particle Two-Phase Flows inside a Powder Coating Booth,” International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Vol.7, No.3, pp.141-154.

  32. U. Shah, J. Zhu, C. Zhang and J.H. Nother Sr., 2006, “Numerical Investigation of Coarse Powder and Air Flow in an Electrostatic Powder Coating Process,” Powder Technology, Vol. 164, pp.22-32.

  33. H. Xu, C. Zhang and R. Barron, 2006, “Numerical Simulation of Cavity Flows Based on Transformed Equations,” Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol.176, No.2, pp.506-515.

  34. R. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2006, “A New Approach to Direct Solution of 2D Heat Transfer Problem with Non-Linear Source Terms in Frequency Domain,” International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation, Vol.7, No.3, pp.295-298.

  35. Y. Li, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2006, “Numerical Simulation of Gas-Solid Two-Phase Flow in Lung Airways”, International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation, Vol.7, No.3, pp.357-360.

  36. Z. Li, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2005, “Numerical Study of the Effect of Particle Size on the Coating Efficiency and Uniformity of an Electrostatic Powder Coating Process,” Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol.83, No.5, pp.882-888.

  37. R. Liu, and C. Zhang, 2005, “Numerical Simulations of a DI Diesel Engine with Complex Geometry,” International Journal of Heat and Technology, Vol.23, No.2, pp.59-66

  38. X. Jiang, X. Liu and C. Zhang, 2005, “Feasibility Study of a New Rapid Tooling Process,” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.27, No.3-4, pp.296–304.

  39. H. Xu, C. Zhang and R. Barron, 2005, “A New Numerical Approach to Solve an Elliptic Equation,” Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol.171, No.1, pp.1-24.

  40. M. Cui, A. G. Straatman and C. Zhang, 2005, “A Computational Study of Gas-Solid Flow in an Enhanced Solid Entrainment (ESE) Nozzle System,” International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, Vol.3, A7, pp.1-21.

  41. X. Jiang, X. Liu and C. Zhang, 2005, “Experimental Study of the Deformation Behavior of Compacted Metal Powders Used in a New Rapid Tooling Process,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part C - Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol.219, pp.347-355.

  42. S. Natarajan, C. Zhang and C. Briens, 2005, “Numerical Simulation and Experimental Verification of Gas Flow through Packed Beds,” Powder Technology, Vol.152, No.1-3, pp.31-40.

  43. Z. Li, J. Zhu and C. Zhang, 2005, “Numerical Simulations of Ultrafine Powder Coating Systems,” Powder Technology, Vol.150, No.3, pp.155-167.

  44. V. Damodaran, C. Zhang and G. W. Rankin, 2004, "Effect of a Time-dependent Constriction on Pulsatile Flow of Incompressible Fluid in a Tube," CSME Transaction, Vol.28, No.2B, pp.277-289.

  45. Q. Jiang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2004, “An Industrial Reheating Furnace with Flue Gas Recirculation Modeled by Linear Transfer Functions,” Combustion Science and Technology, Vol.176, pp.1473-1464.

  46. S. Natarajan, C. Zhang and C. Briens, 2004, “A Parametric Study of the Oxygen Elimination Process in an Experimental Packed Bed,” International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, Vol.2, A17, pp.1-13.

  47. Q. Jiang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2004, “Reduction of NOx in a Regenerative Industrial Furnace with the Addition of Methanol in the Fuel,” ASME Trans. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol.126, pp.159-165.

  48. R. Liu and C. Zhang, 2004, “A Numerical Study of NOx Reduction for a DI Diesel Engine with Complex Geometry,” ASME Trans. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol.126, pp.13-20.

  49. H. Xu and C. Zhang, 2003, “Numerical Solution of a Transformed Parabolic Equation,” Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol.139, pp.535-554.

  50. T. Ishii, C. Zhang and Y. Hino, 2002, “Numerical Study of the Performance of a Regenerative Furnace,” Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol.23, No.4, pp.23-33.

  51. N. Stockwell, C. Zhang, T. Ishii and Y. Hino, 2001, “Numerical Simulations of Turbulent Non-Premixed Combustion in a Regenerative Furnace,” J. Iron and Steel Institute of Japan (ISIJ) International, Vol.41, No.10, pp.1272-1281.

  52. T. Ishii, C. Zhang and S. Sugiyama, 2000, “Effects of NO Models on the Prediction of NO Formation in a Regenerative Furnace,” ASME Trans. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol.122, pp.224-228.

  53. C. Zhang, T. Ishii, Y. Hino and S. Sugiyama, 2000, “The Numerical and Experimental Study of Non-premixed Combustion Flames in Regenerative Furnaces,” ASME Trans. Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol.122, pp.287-293.

  54. H. Xu and C. Zhang, 2000, “Numerical Calculations of Laminar Flows Using Contravariant Velocity Fluxes,” Computers & Fluids, Vol.29, pp.149-177.

  55. V. Damodaran, G. W. Rankin and C. Zhang, 1999, "Effect of a Moving Boundary on Pulsatile Flow of Incompressible Fluid in a Tube," Computational Mechanics, Vol.23, pp.20‑32.

  56. H. Xu and C. Zhang, 1999, “Study of the Effect of the Non-Orthogonality for Non-staggered Grids - The Results,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol.29, pp.625-644.

  57. H. Xu and C. Zhang, 1998, “Study of the Effect of the Non-Orthogonality for Non-staggered Grids - The Theory,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol.28, pp.1265-1280.

  58. T. Ishii, C. Zhang and S. Sugiyama, 1998, “Numerical Simulations of Highly Reheated Air Combustion in an Industrial Furnace,” ASME Trans. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol.120, pp.276-284.

  59. C. Zhang, T. Ishii and S.Sugiyama,1997, “Numerical Modeling of the Thermal Performance of Regenerative Slab Reheat Furnaces,” Numerical Heat Transfer Part A-Applications, Vol.32, No.6, pp.613-631.

  60. C. Zhang and A. Bokil, 1997, "A Quasi-Three-Dimensional Approach to Simulate the Two-Phase Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Condensers," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.40, No.15, pp.3537-3546.

  61. V. Damodaran, G. W. Rankin and C. Zhang, 1996, "Numerical Study of Steady Laminar Flow through Tubes with Multiple Constrictions Using Curvilinear Coordinates," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol.23, pp.1021-1041.

  62. C. Zhang, 1996, "Local and Overall Condensation Heat Transfer Behavior in Horizontal Tube Bundles," Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol.17, No.1, pp.19-30.

  63. V. Damodaran, C. Zhang and G. W. Rankin, 1995, "Comparison of k-e Turbulence Models for Pipe Flows," Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing, Vol.5, No.1, pp.57-72.

  64. C. Zhang and Y. Zhang, 1994, "Sensitivity Analysis of Heat Transfer Coefficient Correlations on the Predictions of Steam Surface Condensers," Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol.15, No.2, pp.54-63.

  65. C. Zhang, 1994, "Numerical Modeling Using a Quasi-Three-Dimensional Procedure for Large Power Plant Condensers," ASME Trans. Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol.116, No.1, pp.180-188.

  66. C. Zhang and Y. Zhang, 1993, "A Quasi-Three-Dimensional Approach to Predict the Performance of Steam Surface Condensers," ASME Trans. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol.115, No.3, pp.213-220.

  67. C. Zhang, A. C. M. Sousa and J. E. S. Venart, 1993, "The Numerical and Experimental Study of a Power Plant Condenser," ASME Trans. Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol.115, No.2, pp.435-445.

  68. C. Zhang, A. C. M. Sousa and J. E. S. Venart, 1991, "Numerical Simulation of Different Types of Steam Surface Condensers," ASME Trans. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol.113, No.2, pp.63-70.

  69. C. Zhang and A. C. M. Sousa, 1990, "Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Shear Flow in an Isothermal Heat Exchanger Model," ASME Trans. Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 12, No.1, pp.48-55.

  70. C. Zhang and A. C. M. Sousa, 1989, "Comparison of Different Turbulence Models for Shell-Side Flow in a Model Heat Exchanger," International Journal of Heat and Technology, Vol.7, No.1, pp.99-110.

  71. C. Zhang and Z. Xu, 1986, "A Four‑Parameter Extension of Modified Lee‑Kesler Equation of State," Chemical Engineering Communications, Vol.43, pp.107‑118.

Selected Papers in Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  1. R. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2012, “CFD Assisted Control System Design for Chip Cooling,” Proc. ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Puerto Rico, July 8-12.

  2. B Peng, C Zhang and J Zhu, 2012, “New Approaches to Improve the Uniformity of the Radial Solids Concentration Distribution in CFB Risers,” Proc. ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, Puerto Rico, July 8-12.

  3. P. Sun, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2012, “Dynamic Cross-coupling Analysis and Decoupling Controller Design for Canadian SCWR,” 3rd China-Canada Joint Workshop on Supercritical Water-Cooled Reactors, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China, April 18-20.

  4. D. Wang and C. Zhang, 2011, “Development of Diesel Engine Emissions Control Models Based on Heat Release Rate Analysis of Combustion Proc. ASME/JSME 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 13-17.

  5. J. Xu, B. Peng, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2010, “The Effects of Distributor Design on the Solids Distribution in a CFB riser,” Proc. Fluidization XIII: New Paradigm in Fluidization Engineering, Gyeong-ju, Korea, May 16-21, pp. 375-382.

  6. D. Brown, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2009, “Modern Control of Computationally Modeled Heat Transfer Systems Using the Numerical Method of Lines,” Proc. ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, San Francisco, CA, July 19-23.

  7. B. Peng, C. Zhang, J. Zhu and X. Qi, 2009, “CFD Modeling of a CFB Riser Using Improved Inlet Boundary Conditions,” Proc. 6th International Symposium on Multiphase Flow, Heat Mass Transfer and Energy Conversion, Xi'an, China, July 11-15

  8. Y. N. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2009, “Numerical Simulation of Heat Transfer of Supercritical Fluids In Tubes Using Different Turbulence Models,” Proc. 20th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Victoria, Canada, July 7-10.

  9. D. Brown, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2009, “Modern Control of Computationally Modeled Fluid Flow Systems Using the Numerical Method of Lines,” Proc. 20th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Victoria, Canada, July 7-10.

  10. J. Bourgeois, E. Savory, R. Martinuzzi, C. Zhang and D. Roberts, 2009, “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of an Aero-Engine Centrifugal Compressor,” Proc. ASME Turbo Expo, Orlando, FL, June 8-12.

  11. E. Abu-Ramadan, B. Ghafouri, E. Savory, C. Zhang and R. Martinuzzi, 2009, “Prediction of the Low-Reynolds Number Flows Around the Airfoil and Bluff Body Components of an Automotive Cooling Fan Module,” Proc. SAE World Congress, Detroit, MI, April 20-23.

  12. H. G. Hu and C. Zhang, 2008, “A New Correlation for Inundation Effect on Heat Transfer in Steam Surface Condensers,” Proc. 19th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Reykjavik, Iceland, August 17-21.

  13. R. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2008, “Validation of Dynamic Models for an Air-Cooled CPU Chip Cooling Device,” Proc. ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Jacksonville, FL, August 10-14.

  14. J. Bourgeois, E. Savory, R. Martinuzzi, C. Zhang and D. Roberts, 2008, “Comparison of Turbulence Model Predictions for an Aero-Engine Centrifugal Compressor Stage,” Proc. CSME Forum 2008, Ottawa, Canada, June 5-8.

  15. J. Shao and C. Zhang, 2007, “Numerical Studies of Flow Past Two Side-By-Side Circular Cylinders,” Computation in Modern Science and Engineering, Proc. International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 2, Part B, Eds. T.E. Simos and G. Maroulis, Corfu, Greece, September 25-30, pp. 1367-1370.

  16. L. Zhang, C. Zhang and R. Martinuzzi, 2007, “Numerical Modeling of Energy Consumption in a Typical Residential Building,” Computation in Modern Science and Engineering, Proc. International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 2, Part B, Eds. T.E. Simos and G. Maroulis, Corfu, Greece, September 25-30, pp.1417-1420.

  17. R. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2007,”Direct Solution of 2D Heat Transfer Problems in Frequency Domain with Dynamic Boundary Conditions,” Proc. 7th International Conference on Simulation, Modelling and Optimization, Ed. D. Xu, Beijing, China, September 15-17, pp. 12-19.

  18. H. Liang, Y. Li, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2007, “Air Flow and Solid Particle Deposition Patterns in a Lung Airway Model,” Proc. 18th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Daejeon, Korea, August 27-30, pp. 2145-2151.

  19. S. A. Razzak, K. Agarwal, J. Zhu, and C. Zhang, 2007, “Numerical Simulations of an LSCFB Riser,” Proc. 18th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Daejeon, Korea, August 27-30, pp. 982-988.

  20. H. G. Hu and C. Zhang, 2007, “The Effect of Closure Correlations on the Simulation of Two-Phase Flows in Condensers,” Proc. 18th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Daejeon, Korea, August 27-30, pp. 989-996.

  21. R. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2007, “Construction of Dynamic Models for an Air-Cooled CPU Chip Cooling Device,” ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering and Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Vancouver, Canada, July 8-12, Paper No. HT2007-32930.

  22. R. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2006, “Modeling of a FGR Industrial Furnace Using Linear Transfer Functions for NOx Control,” Proc. 13th International Heat Transfer Conference, Sydney, Australia, August 13–18.

  23. H. G. Hu and C. Zhang, 2006, “Numerical Simulation of Two-Phase Flow and Heat Transfer in an Experimental Steam Condenser Using a Modified k-e Turbulence Model,” Proc. CSME Forum 2006, Calgary, Canada, May 21-24.

  24. R. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2006, “Extension of Linear Range of a Dynamic Model for a Nonlinear FGR Furnace Using Input Re-organization,” Proc. CSME Forum 2006, Calgary, Canada, May 21-24.

  25. Y. Li, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2006, “Numerical Study of Gas-Solid Two-Phase Flow in a Lung Airway Model,” Proc. CSME Forum 2006, Calgary, Canada, May 21-24.

  26. H. Zhan, C. Zhang, J. Zhu, X. Li, 2006, “Numerical Analysis of the Flow in a Liquid-Solid Circulating Fluidized Bed,” Proc. CSME Forum 2006, Calgary, Canada, May 21-24.

  27. Y. Wang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2005, “A Numerical Study of the Effect of Multi-Injection Strategy on NOx Reduction in DI Diesel Engines,” Proc. 2005 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, San Francisco, CA, July 17-22, Fire and Combustion, Paper No. HT2005-72741.

  28. Z. Li, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2005, “Numerical Study of Air-Particle Two-Phase Flows in a Powder Coating System,” Proc. 5th International Symposium on Multiphase Flow, Heat Mass Transfer and Energy Conversion, Xi’an, China, July 3-6, Paper No. 340.

  29. M. Cui, A. G. Straatman and C. Zhang, 2004, “Numerical Study of the Gas-Solid Two-Phase Flow and Solid Entrainment in an ESE Nozzle,” Proc. CSME Forum 2004, London, Canada, June 1-4, pp.36-43.

  30. U. Shah, J. Zhu, C. Zhang, F. Wang and R. Martinuzzi, 2004, “Numerical Modeling of a Powder Coating System,” Proc. CSME Forum 2004, London, Canada, June 1-4, pp.21-28.

  31. X. Jiang, X. Liu, and C. Zhang, 2004, “Packing Behavior of Metal Powders Used in a New Rapid Tooling Process,” Proc. CSME Forum 2004, London, Canada, June 1-4, pp.667-675.

  32. X. Jiang, X. Liu, and C. Zhang, 2004, “Deformation Analysis of Metal Shells and Metal Shell-Powder Assemblies for a New Rapid Tooling Process,” Proc. CSME Forum 2004, London, Canada, June 1-4, pp.930-935.

  33. C. Zhang, 2004, “Evaluation of the Thermal Performance of Regenerative Furnaces,” Proc. 3rd International Symposium on Heat Transfer and Energy Conservation, Guangzhou, China, January 12-15, Eds. H. B. Hua, Z. Guo and C. Ma, Vol.2, pp.1253-1259.

  34. Q. Jiang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang , 2003, “A Sensitivity Study of NOx Emission to the Change in the Input Variables of a FGR Industrial Furnace,” Proc. of 2003 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 21-23, Fire and Combustion, Paper No. HT2003-47315.

  35. Q. Jiang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2003, “Dynamic Model Construction of an Industrial Flue Gas Recirculation (FGR) Furnace for Real-Time NOx Emission Control,” ASME 2003 International Joint Power Generation Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, June 16-19, Fuel, Combustion and Emission Issues, Paper NO. IJPGC2003-40110.

  36. Z. Li, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2003, “Numerical Simulations of a Fine Powder Coating System,” 3rd International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, Banff, Canada, May 26-30, Ed. A. A. Mohamad, pp.144-153.

  37. R. Liu and C. Zhang, 2002, “A Numerical Study of the Effects of Operation and Geometrical Parameters on NOx Formation in a DI Diesel Engine,” Proc. CSME Forum 2002, Thermal Systems, Kingston, Canada, May 21-24, Eds. J. T. Paul, P. H. Oosthuizen and H. A. Zou.

  38. Q. Jiang and C. Zhang, 2001, “A Study of the NOx Emission in a Regenerative Industrial Furnace,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, New York, New York, November 11 –16.

  39. Zhang, C., Ishii, T., Hino, Y. and Sugiyama, S., 1998, “The Numerical and Experimental Study of a Regenerative Furnace,” Proc.11th International Heat Transfer Conference, Kyongju, Korea, August 23-28, pp.361-366.

  40. Hino, Y., Zhang, C., Ishii, T. and Sugiyama, S., 1998, “Comparison of Measurements and Predictions of Flame Structure and NOx Emission in a Gas-Fired Furnace,” Proc. 7th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 15-18, Ed. B. F. Armaly, HTD-Vol.357-1, pp.141-149.

  41. Xu, H. and Zhang, C., 1998, “An approach Using General Coordinates for the Calculation of Fluid Flows,” Proc. CSME Forum 1998, Symposium on Thermal and Fluids Engineering, Toronto, Canada, May 19-22, Eds. M. A. Rosen, D. Naylor and J.G. Kawall, Vol.1, pp.163-168.

  42. Ishii, T., Zhang, C. and Sugiyama, S., 1998, “Numerical Analysis of the Thermal Efficiency of a Slab Reheat Furnace,” Proc. CSME Forum 1998, Symposium on Thermal and Fluids Engineering, Toronto, Canada, May 19-22, Eds. M. A. Rosen, D. Naylor and J. G. Kawall, Vol.1, pp.25-32.

  43. T. Ishii, C. Zhang and S. Sugiyama, 1997, “Numerical Analysis of NOX Formation Rate in a Regenerative Furnace,” Proc. ASME 1997 Int. Joint Power Generation Conference, Denver, Colorado, November 2-5, Eds. A. Sanyal, A. Gupta and J. Veilleux, Vol.1, pp.267-278.

  44. T. Ishii, C. Zhang and S. Sugiyama, 1997, “Numerical Simulations of Combustion in an Industrial Furnace with Preheated High Temperature Air Flow,” Proc. ASME 1997 Int. Joint Power Generation Conf., Denver, Colorado, November 2-5, Eds. A. Sanyal, A. Gupta and J. Veilleux, Vol.1, pp.287-297.

  45. A. Bokil and C. Zhang, 1996, "Numerical Simulations of Two-Phase Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in a Condenser," 4th Advanced Computational Methods in Heat Transfer, Udine, Italy, July 8-10.

  46. C. Zhang, 1994, "The Effect of Non-condensable Gases in Condensation on Condensers," Proc. 5th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, May 8-12, Vol. B, pp.651-671.

  47. C. Zhang, 1993, "The Effect of Inundation in Condensation on Condensers," ASME Winter Annual Meeting, New Orleans, La, November 28 - December 3, Thermodynamics and the Design, Analysis, and Improvement of Energy Systems, Ed. H. J. Richter, HTD-Vol.266/AES-Vol.30, pp.249-255.

  48. Y. Zhang and C. Zhang, 1993, "Comparison of Predictions for Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers by Different Condensation Heat Transfer Correlations," Transport Phenomena in Thermal Engineering, Eds. J. S. Lee, S. H. Chung and K. H. Kim, Begell House, New York, Vol.2, pp.916-921.

  49. C. Zhang, A. C. M. Sousa and J. E. S. Venart, 1991, "Numerical Simulation of Steam Condenser Using Quasi-Three-Dimensional Method," ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Ga, December 1-6, ASME Paper No. 91-WA-NE-1, 7 pages.

  50. J. E. S. Venart, A. C. M. Sousa and C. Zhang, 1991, "Model Assessment and Measurements for a 350 MWe Power Plant Condenser," Proc. 9th National Heat Transfer Conference, Pisa, Italy, June 13-14, pp.541-555.

  51. C. Zhang, C. Dutcher, W. Cooper, K. Diab, A. C. M. Sousa, and J. E. S. Venart, 1991, "Measurement and Modelling: A 350 MWe Power Plant Condenser," Design and Operation of Heat Exchangers, Eds. W. Roetzel, P.J. Heggs and D. Butterworth, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp.340-361.

  52. C. Zhang, A. C. M. Sousa and J. E. S. Venart, 1990, "The Numerical and Experimental Study of a Power Plant Condenser," ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, November 25-30, Heat Transfer in Advanced Energy Systems, Eds. R.F. Boeham and G. Vliet, HTD-Vol.151/AES-Vol.18, pp.1-7.

  53. C. Zhang and A. C. M. Sousa, 1990, "A Computational Method for Simulation of Steam Flow in Condensers," Advanced Computational Methods in Heat Transfer, Eds. L.C. Wrobel, C.A. Brebbia and A. J. Nowak, Springer-Verlag, London, U.K., Vol.3, pp.457-468.

  54. A. C. M. Sousa, C. Zhang and P. G. Berardi, 1990, "A Numerical Model for the Performance Evaluation of Power Plant Condensers," Proc. 8th National Heat Transfer Conference, Ancona, Italy, June 28-29, pp.411-422.

  55. C. Zhang and A. C. M. Sousa, 1989, "Critical Evaluation of an Enhanced Two-Equation Turbulence Model," Computers and Experiments in Fluid Flow, Eds. C.M. Carlomagno and C.A. Brebbia, Springer-Verlag, London, U.K., pp.129-138.

  56. X. Huang, Q. Wang, and C. Zhang, 1989, "A New Design Method for Centrifugal Compressor Vaned Diffuser," International Gas Turbine Aeroengine Congress and Exposition, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 5-7, ASME Paper No.89-GT-156, 6 pages.

  57. C. Zhang and A. C. M. Sousa, 1989, "Numerical Predictions of Steam Flow and Heat Transfer in a Condenser," Numerical Methods in Thermal Problems, Eds. R.W. Lewis and K. Morgan, Volume VI, Part 2, Pineridge Press, Swansea, U.K., pp.1368-1378.

  58. C. Zhang and A. C. M. Sousa, 1989, "Numerical Simulation of Flow in a Multibaffled Region with a Two-Equation Turbulence Model," Proc. Fourth Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, Eds. N. W. M. Ko and S.C. Kot, Hong Kong, August 21‑25, Vol.1, pp.F101-F104.

  59. C. Zhang and A. C. M. Sousa, 1987, "Numerical Predictions of Shell-Side Flow in a Model of a Disc-and-Doughnut Heat Exchanger," Proc. 9th Brazilian Congress of Mechanical Engineering, Eds. A. T. Prata, B. Snoeijer and C. A. C. Selke, Florianopolis, S.C., Dec. 7‑11, Vol.1, pp.41-44.

Selected Papers in Non-Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  1. K. Elliott, E. Savory, C. Zhang, R. Martinuzzi and W. Lin, 2012, “Analysis of Curvature Corrected Turbulence Models Using a 90 Degree Curved Geometry Modelled after a Centrifugal Compressor,” 20th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Canmore, AB, Canada, May 9-11 Canada.

  2. K. Elliott, E. Savory, C. Zhang, R. Martinuzzi and W. Lin, 2012, “Investigation of the Performance of Turbulence Models with Respect to High Flow Curvature in Centrifugal Compressors,” 20th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Canmore, AB, Canada, May 9-11 Canada.

  3. B. Peng, J. Zhu and C. Zhang, 2010, “Numerical Study on the Approach to Improve the Uniformity of the Radial Solids Distribution in CFB Risers by Changing Inlet Air Jets Arrangements,” Proc. 18th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, London, Canada, May 17-19.

  4. B. Peng, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2010,”CFD Simulation on the Use of Shapeless Internals to Improve the Uniformity of Radial Solids Concentration Profile in CFB Risers,” Proc. 18th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, London, Canada, May 17-19.

  5. D. Wang and C. Zhang, 2010, “A Numerical Approach to Develop Linear Control Models of NOx and Soot Emissions in a Direct Injection Diesel Engine,” Proc. 18th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, London, Canada, May 17-19.

  6. B. Peng, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2009, “Comparison of Different Approaches to Specify Inlet Boundary Conditions for CFD Modeling in a CFB Riser”, Proc. Joint ASCE-ASME-SES Conference on Mechanics and Materials, Blacksburg, Virginia, June 24-27.

  7. Y. N. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2009, “Numerical Simulation of Heat Transfer of Supercritical Water for SCWRs,” Proc. 17th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Ottawa, Canada, May 3-5.

  8. D. Wang and C. Zhang, 2009, “A Numerical Study of NOx and Soot Trade-off in Diesel Combustion Processes,” Proc. 17th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Ottawa, Canada, May 3-5.

  9. J. Bourgeois, E. Savory, R. Martinuzzi, C. Zhang and D. Roberts, 2008, “Assessment of Turbulence Model Predictions for an Aero-Engine Centrifugal Compressor Stage Using the Mixing Plane Approach,” Proc. 16th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Saskatoon, Canada, June 8-10.

  10. B. Peng, C. Zhang, G. N. Xie, and Q.W. Wang, 2007, “Numerical Simulation of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in the Shell Side of a Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchanger with Segmental Baffles,” Proc. 15th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Toronto, Canada, May 27-31.

  11. U. Shah, J. Zhu and C. Zhang, 2006, “Comparison of Electrostatic Fine Powder Coating and Coarse Powder Coating by Numerical Simulations,” Proc. 5th World Congress on Particle Technology, Orlando, Florida, April 23-27.

  12. J. Shao and C. Zhang, 2005, “Numerical Simulation of the Flow around a Circular Cylinder in Subcritical Regime,” Proc. 13th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, July 31 - August 3.

  13. S. Natarajan, C. Zhang and C. Briens, 2004, “A Parametric Study of the Oxygen Elimination Process in an Experimental Packed Bed,” Proc. 4th International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Dalian, China, July 20-23.

  14. H. Xu, C. Zhang and R. M. Barron, 2004, “Numerical Analysis of Fluid Flows Using an Algorithm Based on Transformed Equations,” Proc. 4th International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Dalian, China, July 20-23.

  15. C.C.Y. Poon, X.F. Teng, Y.M. Wong, C. Zhang and Y.T. Zhang, 2004, “Changes in the Photoplethysmogram Waveform after Exercise,” Proc. 2nd IEE-EMBS International Symposium for Medical Devices and Biosensors, Hong Kong, July 1-2.

  16. F. Chen, Y.T Zhang and C. Zhang, 2004, “An Integrate-and-Fire Based Baroreceptor Model,” Proc. 2nd IEE-EMBS International Symposium for Medical Devices and Biosensors, Hong Kong, July 1-2.

  17. X.F. Teng, C.C.Y. Poon, C. Zhang and Y.T. Zhang, 2004, “Study on the Effect of Contacting Force on Pulse Transit Time Measurement,” Proc. 2nd IEE-EMBS International Symposium for Medical Devices and Biosensors, Hong Kong, July 1-2.

  18. R. Liu and C. Zhang, 2004, “A Numerical Study of the Combustion and NOx Formation Processes in a DI Diesel Engine,” 6th International Symposium on Heat Transfer, Beijing, China, June 15-19.

  19. M. Cui, A. G. Straatman and C. Zhang, 2004, “A Strategy for Modelling Gas-Solid Flow in an Induction Nozzle,” 12th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, May 9‑11, Ottawa, Canada.

  20. U. Shah, J. Zhu and C. Zhang, 2004, “Parametric Study of Electrostatic Fine Powder Coating Process by Numerical Modelling and Simulation”, 12th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, May 9‑11, Ottawa, Canada.

  21. S. Natarajan, C. Zhang and C. Briens, 2003 “Numerical Simulation and Experimental Verification of Gas Flow Through Packed Beds,” Proc. 11th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Vancouver, Canada, May 28-30, Vol. 1, pp. 154-159.

  22. H. Xu, R. Barron and C. Zhang, 2003, “Validation of a Numerical Algorithm Based on Transformed Equations,” Proc. 11th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Vancouver, Canada, May 28-30, Vol.2, pp.703-709.

  23. Z. Li, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2002, “Numerical Simulations of Gas-Solid Flows in a Powder Coating Booth,” Proc. 10th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Ed. R. M. Barron, June 9-11, Windsor, Canada, pp.504-509.

  24. X. Wang, J. Zhu and C. Zhang, 2002, “Numerical Simulations of the Flow and Particle Deposition Patterns in Model Lung Airways,” Proc. 10th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Ed. R. M. Barron, June 9-11, Windsor, Canada, pp.282-286.

  25. H. Xu and C. Zhang, 2001, “A Numerical Analysis of Fluid Flows Using an Algorithm Based on the Transformed Equations,” Proc. 9th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, Ed. G. E. Schneider, Waterloo, Canada, May 27-29, pp.89-94.

  26. C. Zhang, 1993, "Comparison of Calculation Methods for Inundation Effects in Condensation on a Condenser," ICHMT International Symposium on New Developments in Heat Exchangers, Lisbon, Portugal, September 6-10.

Selected Conference Abstracts

  1. B. Peng, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2009, “Numerical and Mathematical Study of Core-Annulus Structure Formation Mechanisms for Gas-Solids Two Phase Flow in a CFB Riser,” 5th M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Cambridge, MA, June 17–19.

  2. Y. Li, C. Zhang and J. Zhu, 2005, “Numerical Simulations of the Gas-Solid Two-Phase Flow in Lung Airways,” 2005 International Symposium on Nonlinear Dynamics, Shanghai, China, December 20-21.

  3. R. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Jiang, 2005, “A New Approach for Direct Solution of 2D Heat Transfer Problem with Non-Linear Source Terms in Frequency Domain,” 2005 International Symposium on Nonlinear Dynamics, Shanghai, China, December 20-21.

  4. U. Shah, J. Zhu and C. Zhang, 2003, “Numerical Simulation of Electrostatic Powder Coating Process with Corona Spray Gun,” 53rd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Hamilton, ON, Oct. 26-29.

  5. H. Xu, C. Zhang and R. M. Barron, 2002, “A New Numerical Algorithm and Its Applications,” ICM 2002 – Beijing Satellite Conference on Scientific Computing, Aug. 15 – 18, Xi’an, China, page 79.

Invited Technical Presentations

  1. C. Zhang, “Numerical Simulation of Two-Phase Flow and Heat Transfer in a Steam Condenser Using a Modified k-e Turbulence Model,” Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, July 2008.

  2. C. Zhang, “Numerical Simulation of Two-Phase Flow and Heat Transfer in a Steam Condenser Using a Modified k-e Turbulence Model,” Tsinghua University, China, September 2007.

  3. C. Zhang, “Numerical Study of the Non-Premixed Combustion Process and NOx Formation in Regenerative Furnaces,” Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, July 2005.

  4. C. Zhang, “A Parametric Study of the Oxygen Elimination Process in an Experimental Packed Bed,” Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, July 2005.

  5. C. Zhang, “Dynamic Model Construction of an Industrial Flue Gas Recirculation Furnace for Real-Time NOx Emission Control,” Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, July 2005.

  6. C. Zhang, “Numerical Simulations of Industrial Furnaces,” Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Jan. 2004.

  7. C. Zhang, “Numerical Study of the Non-Premixed Combustion Process and NOx Formation in Regenerative Industrial Furnaces,” the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Jan. 2004.

  8. C. Zhang, “A New Numerical Algorithm and Its Applications,” Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, Aug. 2002.

  9. C. Zhang, “A Study of the NOx Emission in a Regenerative Industrial Furnace,” Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, Aug. 2002.

  10. C. Zhang, “A Numerical Study of the Effects of Operation and Geometrical Parameters on NOx Formation in a DI Diesel Engine,” Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, Aug. 2002.

  11. C. Zhang, “Numerical Simulations of Two-Phase Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Condensers,” Yamagata University, Yonezawa, Japan, May, 1997

  12. C. Zhang, "Comparison of Predictions for Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers by Different Condensation Heat Transfer Correlations," Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, May 1993.

Invited Short Course