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Hashem Zadeh SM; Mehryan SAM; Ghalambaz M; Ghodrat M; Young J; Chamkha A, 2020, 'Hybrid thermal performance enhancement of a circular latent heat storage system by utilizing partially filled copper foam and Cu/GO nano-additives', Energy, vol. 213, pp. 118761 - 118761, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2020.118761

Young J; Tian F-B; Liu Z; Lai JCS; Nadim N; Lucey AD, 2020, 'Analysis of unsteady flow effects on the Betz limit for flapping foil power generation', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 902, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2020.612

Ma J; Wang Z; Young J; Lai JCS; Sui Y; Tian FB, 2020, 'An immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method for fluid-structure interaction problems involving viscoelastic fluids and complex geometries', Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 415, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2020.109487

Mazharmanesh S; Young J; Tian FB; Lai JCS, 2020, 'Energy harvesting of two inverted piezoelectric flags in tandem, side-by-side and staggered arrangements', International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, vol. 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2020.108589

Young J; Garratt M, 2020, 'Drones become even more insect-like', Science, vol. 368, pp. 586 - 587, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.abb0064

Liu Z; Bhattacharjee KS; Tian FB; Young J; Ray T; Lai JCS, 2019, 'Kinematic optimization of a flapping foil power generator using a multi-fidelity evolutionary algorithm', Renewable Energy, vol. 132, pp. 543 - 557, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.08.015

Ma J; Xu L; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2019, 'Dynamic characteristics of a deformable capsule in a simple shear flow', Physical Review E, vol. 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.99.023101

Xu L; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2018, 'A novel geometry-adaptive Cartesian grid based immersed boundary–lattice Boltzmann method for fluid–structure interactions at moderate and high Reynolds numbers', Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 375, pp. 22 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2018.08.024

Tian F; Tobing S; Young J; Lai J; Walker SM; Taylor GK; Thomas ALR, 2018, 'Aerodynamic characteristics of hoverflies during hovering flight', Computers and Fluids, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compfluid.2018.10.008

Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2018, 'Effects of hawkmoth-like flexibility on the aerodynamic performance of flapping wings with different shapes and aspect ratios', Physics of Fluids, vol. 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5044635

Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2018, 'Effects of flexibility on the hovering performance of flapping wings with different shapes and aspect ratios', Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 81, pp. 69 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2018.04.019

Young J; Tian FB, 2018, 'Bio-inspired flapping foils and their applications', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, vol. 232, pp. 2493, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406218785272

Liu Z; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2017, 'Flapping foil power generator performance enhanced with a spring-connected tail', Physics of Fluids, vol. 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4998202

Wang L; Currao GMD; Han F; Neely AJ; Young J; Tian FB, 2017, 'An immersed boundary method for fluid–structure interaction with compressible multiphase flows', Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 346, pp. 131 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2017.06.008

Liu Z; Lai JCS; John Y; Tian FB, 2017, 'Discrete vortex method with flow separation corrections for flapping-foil power generators', AIAA Journal, vol. 55, pp. 410 - 418, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J055267

Tobing S; Young J; Lai JCS, 2017, 'Effects of wing flexibility on bumblebee propulsion', Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 68, pp. 141 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2016.10.005

Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2016, 'Effects of wing shape, aspect ratio and deviation angle on aerodynamic performance of flapping wings in hover', Physics of Fluids, vol. 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4964928

Doig G; Wang S; Kleine H; Young J, 2016, 'Aerodynamic analysis of projectiles in ground effect at near-sonic Mach numbers', AIAA Journal, vol. 54, pp. 150 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J054114

Tian FB; Wang Y; Young J; Lai JCS, 2015, 'An FSI solution technique based on the DSD/SST method and its applications', Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences, vol. 25, pp. 2257 - 2285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0218202515400084

Hoke CM; Young J; Lai JCS, 2015, 'Effects of time-varying camber deformation on flapping foil propulsion and power extraction', Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 56, pp. 152 - 176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2015.05.001

Fenercioglu I; Zaloglu B; Young J; Ashraf MA; Lai JCS; Platzer MF, 2015, 'Flow structures around an oscillating-wing power generator', AIAA Journal, vol. 52, pp. 3316 - 3326, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J053950

Young J; Lai JCS; Platzer MF, 2014, 'A review of progress and challenges in flapping foil power generation', Progress in Aerospace Sciences, vol. 67, pp. 2 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paerosci.2013.11.001

Young J; Lai JCS; Platzer MF, 2014, 'Addendum to "a review of progress and challenges in flapping foil power generation" [Prog. Aerosp. Sci., in press]', Progress in Aerospace Sciences, vol. 67, pp. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paerosci.2014.03.001

Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2014, 'Improving power-extraction efficiency of a flapping plate: From passive deformation to active control', Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 51, pp. 384 - 392, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2014.07.013

Young J; Ashraf MA; Lai JCS; Platzer MF, 2013, 'Numerical simulation of fully passive flapping foil power generation', AIAA Journal, vol. 51, pp. 2727 - 2739, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J052542

Ashraf MA; Young J; Lai JC, 2012, 'Oscillation Frequency and Amplitude Effects on Plunging Airfoil Propulsion and Flow Periodicity', AIAA Journal, vol. 50, pp. 2308 - 2324, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J051374

Ashraf MA; Young J; Lai JC; Platzer MF, 2011, 'Numerical analysis of an oscillating-wing wind and hydropower generator', AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, vol. 49, pp. 1374 - 1386, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J050577

Platzer MF; Sarigul-klijn N; Young J; Ashraf MA; Lai JCS, 2011, 'Renewable hydrogen production using sailing ships', Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition IMECE2011, vol. 136, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4026200

Ashraf MA; Young J; Lai JC, 2011, 'Reynolds number, thickness and camber effects on flapping airfoil propulsion', Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 27, pp. 145 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2010.11.010

Young J; Walker SM; Bomphrey RJ; Taylor GK; Thomas ALR, 2009, 'Details of insect wing design and deformation enhance aerodynamic function and flight efficiency', Science, vol. 325, pp. 1549 - 1552, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1175928

Platzer MF; Jones K; Young J; Lai JC, 2008, 'Flapping-Wing Aerodynamics: Progress and challenges', AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, vol. 46, pp. 2136 - 2149, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.29263

Young J; Lai JC; Germain CM, 2008, 'Numerical simulation and parameter variation of insect wing motion based on dragonfly hovering', AIAA Journal, vol. 46, pp. 918 - 924

Young J; Lai JC; Germain CM, 2008, 'Simulation and Parameter Variation of Flapping-Wing Motion Based on Dragonfly Hovering', AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, vol. 46, pp. 918 - 924, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.31610

Young J; Lai JC, 2007, 'Mechanisms influencing the efficiency of oscillating airfoil propulsion', AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, vol. 45, pp. 1695 - 1702, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.27628

Young J; Lai JC, 2007, 'On the aerodynamic forces of a plunging airfoil', Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, vol. 21, pp. 1388 - 1397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF03177425

Young J; Lai JC, 2007, 'Vortex lock-in phenomenon in the wake of a plunging airfoil', AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, vol. 45, pp. 485 - 490, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.23594

Young J; Lai JC, 2004, 'Oscillation frequency and amplitude effects on the wake of a plungingairfoil', AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, vol. 42, pp. 2042 - 2052, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.5070


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