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Chengwang Lei

Prof. Chengwang Lei

The University of Sydney, Australia
Associate Professor


Email: Chengwang.Lei@sydney.edu.au


Qualifications

1996-1999 Ph.D., The University of Western Australia, Australia

1989–1992 M.Eng., Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China

1984–1988 B.Eng., Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China


Publications(Selected)

  1. Khanal, R. & Lei, C. (2011) Solar chimney – A passive strategy for natural ventilation, Energy & Building, 43, 1811–1819.
  2. Xu, F., Patterson, J.C. & Lei, C. (2011) Unsteady flow and heat transfer adjacent to the sidewall wall of a differentially heated cavity with a conducting and an adiabatic fin,International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 32, 680–687.
  3. Lei, C., Peng, Z., Day, T., Yan, X., Bai, X. & Yuan, C. (2011) Experimental observation of surface morphology effect on crystallization fouling in plate heat exchangers,International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer , 38, 25–30.
  4. Xu, F., Patterson, J.C. & Lei, C. (2010) Temperature oscillations in a differentially heated cavity with and without a fin on the sidewall, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 37, 350–359.
  5. Xu, F., Patterson, J.C. & Lei, C. (2009) Transient natural convection flows around a thin fin on the sidewall of a differentially heated cavity, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 639, 261-290.
  6. Xu, F., Patterson, J.C. & Lei, C. (2009) Heat transfer through coupled thermal boundary layers induced by a suddenly generated temperature difference, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 52, 4966-4975.
  7. Bednarz, T., Patterson, J.C., Lei, C. & Ozoe, H. (2009) Enhancing natural convection in a cube using a strong magnetic field – experimental heat transfer rate measurements and flow visualization, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 36, 781-786.
  8. Patterson, J.C., Lei, C., Armfield, S.W. & Lin, W. (2009) Scaling of unsteady natural convection boundary layers with a non-instantaneous initiation, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 48, 1843-1852.
  9. Mao, Y, Lei, C. & Patterson, J.C. (2009) Unsteady natural convection in a triangular enclosure induced by absorption of radiation —a revisit by improved scaling analysis, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 622, 75-102.
  10. Xu, F., Patterson, J.C. & Lei, C. (2009) Transition to a periodic flow induced by a thin fin on the sidewall of a differentially heated cavity, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 52, 620-628.
  11. Xu, F., Patterson, J.C. & Lei, C. (2008) An experimental study of the unsteady thermal flow around a thin fin on a sidewall of a differentially heated cavity, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 29, 1139-1153.
  12. Lei, C., Armfield, S.W. & Patterson, J.C. (2008) Unsteady natural convection in a water-filled isosceles triangular enclosure heated from below, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 51, 2637-2650.
  13. Lei, C. & Patterson, J.C. (2005) Unsteady natural convection in a triangular enclosure induced by surface cooling, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 26, 307-321.
  14. Lei, C. & Patterson, J.C. (2003) A direct stability analysis of a radiation-induced natural convection boundary layer in a shallow wedge, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 480, 161-184.
  15. Lei, C. & Patterson, J.C. (2002) Unsteady natural convection in a triangular enclosure induced by absorption of radiation, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 460, 181-209.
  16. Lei, C. & Patterson, J.C. (2002) Natural convection in a reservoir sidearm subject to solar radiation: experimental observations, Experiments in Fluids, 32, 590-599.
  17. Lei, C., Cheng, L., Armfield, S. & Kavanagh, K. (2000) Vortex shedding suppression for flow over a circular cylinder near a plane boundary, Ocean Engineering, 27, 1109-1127.
  18. Lei, C., Cheng, L. & Kavanagh, K. (1999) Re-examination of the effect of a plane boundary on force and vortex shedding of a circular cylinder, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 80, 263-286.


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