Dr Zhibin Yu

  • Lecturer in Energy Engineering (Systems Power and Energy)

telephone: 01413302530
email: Zhibin.Yu@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Biography:

I am a Lecturer in Energy Engineering within the School of Engineering. Prior to this position, I worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the University of Manchester (2006–2011) and the University of Leicester (2011–2012). I received my BEng in Cryogenic and Refrigeration Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China) in 2000 and my PhD in Thermal Engineering from Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2006. Part of my PhD project was carried out at the Laboratoire d’Informatique pour la Mécanique et les Sciences de l’Ingénieur, CNRS, France (2004–2005). I am a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a Member of Institution of Mechanical Engineers (MIMechE), and also currently the Research Theme Coordinator for Heat Energy within the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP) of Scotland.

Research Interests:

My research is mainly focused on thermal energy technologies and their fundamental thermodynamic, heat transfer, fluid-dynamic problems. I am particularly interested in developing novel energy technologies to utilise low temperature heat sources such as geothermal energy, industrial waste heat, solar thermal energy, and exhaust heat of internal combustion engines, including but not limited to the topics as follows:    

  • Organic Rankine Cycle and Kalina Cycle power generation technologies.   
  • Heat pump technologies for domestic and industrial applications.     
  • Thermoacoustic generator, heat pump, refrigerator, and gas liquefier.
  • Combined heat and power.     
  • Thermal energy storage.    

My research covers both the fundamental and applied aspects of these energy systems:

  • Advanced modelling techniques for investigating their thermodynamic and fluid dynamic characteristics.
  • Numerical simulation tools for their design and optimisation.
  • Novel concepts for their applications. 
  • Experimental study of the complicated unsteady flows and heat transfer within such energy systems. 

Expertise:

Thermodynamics, heat transfer, numerical modelling, advanced experimental techniques such as Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) and Planar Laser Induced Fluorescence (PLIF), system design, integration, and prototyping, etc.

Selected publications

Grants

Current Grants:

  • EPSRC IAA: Development of a Novel Expander Technology, (Via EP/K503903/1), Total value: £10K, Jan 2017 – Mar. 2017, Role: PI.
  • EPSRC: Thermally Driven Heat Pump Based on an Integrated Thermodynamic Cycle for Low Carbon Domestic Heating (Therma-Pump), Ref: EP/N020472/1, Total value: £713,033 (UoG: £505,270), Oct. 2016 – Jun. 2019, Role: PI at UoG and overall project leader.
  • EPSRC: Dynamic Organic Rankine Cycle for Recovering Industrial Waste Heat, Ref: EP/N005228/1, Total value: £98,481, Feb. 2016 – Apr. 2017, Role: PI.
  • Royal Society–National Natural Science Foundation of China: Study on the integrated vehicle IC engine based ORC system, Ref: IE150866, Total value: £12,500 (UoG: £5,350), Mar. 2016 – Mar. 2018, Role: PI.
  • European Commission: Demonstration of soft stimulation treatments of geothermal reservoirs (DESTRESS), Ref: No 691728, Total value: €10.7M (UoG: £279,890) 2016 – 2020, Role: Co-I
  • EPSRC: Real time control of gasifiers to increase tolerance to biomass variety and reduce emissions, Ref: EP/M01343X/1, Jan. 2015 – Dec. 2017, Total value: £999,756 (UoG: £427,355) Role: Co-I.  
  • European Commission: Low-Carbon After-Life for Coal Mines (LoCAL) – Ground-Source Heat-Pumps, Total Value: £189,871, Jul. 2014 – Jun. 2017, Role: Co-I.

Previous Grants:

  • University of Glasgow: Part-time Industrial Secondment to Crown House Technology Ltd, £9,350, Jan. 2015 – Dec. 2015, Role: PI
  • Royal Society: Investigating zeotropic mixtures as working fluids for high efficiency Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power plants, Ref: RG130051, Total value: £14,750, Nov. 2013 – Oct. 2014, Role: PI.
  • Energy Technology Partnership: Organic Rankine Cycle using Zeotropic Working Fluids. Feb. 2014 – April 2014. Total value: £800, Role: PI.    
  • Royal Academy of Engineering: Innovative energy neutral membrane system for metallurgy wastewater treatment and heavy metal recovery, Ref: NRCP/1415/55, Total value: £17,850, Jan. 2015 – Nov. 2015, Role: Co-I.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences: Visiting Scholar Fellowship, Thermoacoustic energy systems, Total value: CNY 130,000, Sep. 2004 – Sep. 2005, Role: PI.

Member of Research Networks:  

  • EPSRC: Thermal Energy Challenge Network. Ref: EP/P005667/1, Aug 2016 – July 2019.
  • EPSRC: Network Plus: Industrial Systems in the Digital Age. Ref: EP/P001246/1, June 2016 – May 2019.
  • EPSRC: UK Fluids Network. Ref: EP/N032861/1, June 2016 – May 2019.

Supervision

Current PDRA: 

  • Dr Youcai Liang

Previous PDRA:

  • Dr Enhua Wang 

Current PhD students: 

  • Mr Andrew Mckeown, Project: Organic Rankine cycle power generation technologies. 
  • Mr Mohammed Ridha Al-Tameemi, Project: Heat pump technologies. 
  • Mr Ali Abbas Hameed Al-kayiem, Project: Travelling wave thermoacoustic engines and their applications.
  • Mr Peter Collings, Project: Dynamic Organic Rankine Cycle power plants. 

Potential PhD projects: 

I am keen to supervise and support PhD projects in the areas as follows: 

  • Dynamic modelling of organic Rankine cycle power plants
  • Organic Rankine cycle systems for energy recovery from exhaust heat of internal combustion engines 
  • Thermally driven thermoacoustic refrigerator/heat pump
  • Thermoacoustic electricity generators for energy recovery from exhaust heat of internal combustion engines 
  • High temperature heat pumps for energy recovery from industrial waste heat sources
  • Modelling and experimental research on the heat transfer enhancement for phase change materials

If you have your own project ideas in my research areas and seek for a supervisor, please contact me via my email address (Zhibin.Yu@glasgow.ac.uk).  

Teaching

Courses:

  • ENG2053: Thermodynamics 2
  • ENG3053: Thermodynamics of Engines 3
  • ENG4179: Advanced Thermal Engineering 4
  • ENG5303: Advanced Thermal Engineering 5

Management:

  • Course leader of "Thermodynamics 2" (ENG2053)
  • Course leader of "Thermodynamics of Engines 3" (ENG3053)
  • BEng Project Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering Teaching Discipline, School of Engineering

Additional information

Esteem:

Membership:  

  • Member of EPSRC Associate College
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)     
  • Charted Engineer, Engineering Council, United Kingdom                    
  • Member of IMechE, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, United Kingdom  

Awards to the team:

  • Best Paper in the Session “Energy Conversion”, 12th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 11-12 July, 2016, Malaga, Spain; with a paper “Dynamic Organic Cycle with a fixed expansion ratio positive displacement expander” authored by Peter Collings and Zhibin Yu. 
  • Best Paper in the Session “Energy and Environmental Systems”, 12th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 11-12 July, 2016, Malaga, Spain; with a paper “A combined organic Rankine cycle – heat pump system for domestic hot water application” authored by Peter Collings, Mohammed Al-Tameemi and Zhibin Yu.  
  • Dr Zhibin Yu received “Outstanding Reviewer” Certificate from the journal “Applied Energy”, Elsevier, 2015.
  • PhD Student Ali Al-Kayiem received “James Watt PG Award” from the School of Engineering in 2015.
  • Certificate of Merit (Student) for The 2014 International Conference of Mechanical Engineering, with a paper “Design of a traveling wave thermoacoustic engine driven cooler with hybrid configuration”, authored by Ali Al-Kayiem, and Zhibin Yu.
  • Runner Up Prize for Best student paper at 3rd IIR International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain, London, UK, with a paper “Heating Glasgow University with river sourced heat pumps” authored by Adam McConkey, Andrew Poon-King and Zhibin Yu.

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2017

Collings, P., and Yu, Z. (2017) Numerical analysis of an Organic Rankine Cycle with adjustable working fluid composition, a volumetric expander and a recuperator. Energies, 10(4), 440. (doi:10.3390/en10040440)

Al-Kayiem, A., and Yu, Z. (2017) Using a side-branched volume to tune the acoustic field in a looped-tube travelling-wave thermoacoustic engine with a RC load. Energy Conversion and Management, (Accepted for Publication)

Wang, E., Yu, Z., Zhang, H., and Yang, F. (2017) A regenerative supercritical-subcritical dual-loop organic Rankine cycle system for energy recovery from the waste heat of internal combustion engines. Applied Energy, 190, pp. 574-590. (doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.12.122)

Yang, F., Zhang, H., Yu, Z., Wang, E., Meng, F., Liu, H., and Wang, J. (2017) Parametric optimization and heat transfer analysis of a dual loop ORC (organic Rankine cycle) system for CNG engine waste heat recovery. Energy, 118, pp. 753-775. (doi:10.1016/j.energy.2016.10.119)

2016

Wang, E., and Yu, Z. (2016) A numerical analysis of a composition-adjustable Kalina cycle power plant for power generation from low-temperature geothermal sources. Applied Energy, 180, pp. 834-848. (doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.08.032)

Al-Kayiem, A., and Yu, Z. (2016) Numerical investigation of a looped-tube travelling-wave thermoacoustic engine with a bypass pipe. Energy, 112, pp. 111-120. (doi:10.1016/j.energy.2016.06.050)

Collings, P., Al-Tameemi, M., and Yu, Z. (2016) A Combined Organic Rankine Cycle-Heat Pump System for Domestic Hot Water Application. In: 12th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Malaga, Spain, 11 - 13 Jul 2016, ISBN 9781775921240

Collings, P., and Yu, Z. (2016) Organic rankine cycle with positive displacement expander and variable working fluid composition. In: 12th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Malaga, Spain, 11 - 13 Jul 2016, ISBN 9781775921240

Wang, E., Yu, Z., Collings, P., Zhang, H., Yang, F., and Bei, C. (2016) Thermodynamic analysis of a dual-loop organic Rankine cycle (ORC) for waste heat recovery of a petrol engine. In: Heat Powered Cycles Conference 2016, Nottingham, UK, 27-29 Jun 2016, ISBN 9780956332950

Collings, P., Yu, Z., and Wang, E. (2016) A dynamic organic Rankine cycle using a zeotropic mixture as the working fluid with composition tuning to match changing ambient conditions. Applied Energy, 171, pp. 581-591. (doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.03.014)

2015

Al-Kayiem, A., and Yu, Z. (2015) Using Side-Branched Helmholtz Resonator to Tune Phase in Looped-Tube Travelling Wave Thermoacoustic Engine. In: ASME ATI UIT 2015 Conference on Thermal Energy Systems: Production, Storage, Utilization and the Environment, Napoli, Italy, 17-20 May 2015,

Kang, H., Cheng, P., Yu, Z., and Zheng, H. (2015) A two-stage traveling-wave thermoacoustic electric generator with loudspeakers as alternators. Applied Energy, 137, pp. 9-17. (doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.09.090)

2014

Yu, Z., Mao, X., and Jaworski, A. J. (2014) Experimental study of heat transfer in oscillatory gas flow inside a parallel-plate channel with imposed axial temperature gradient. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 77, pp. 1023-1032. (doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2014.06.031)

Collings, P., and Yu, Z. (2014) Modeling and Analysis of a Small-Scale Organic Rankine Cycle System with a Scroll Expander. In: World Congress on Engineering 2014, London, UK, 02-04 Jul 2014, ISBN 9789881925350

McConkey, A., Poon-King, A., and Yu, Z. (2014) Heating Glasgow University with River Sourced Heat Pumps. In: 3rd IIR International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain, London, UK, 23-25 Jun 2014,

Al-Kayiem, A., and Yu, Z. (2014) Design of a traveling wave thermoacoustic engine driven cooler with hybrid configuration. In: World Congress on Engineering 2014, London, UK, 2-4 July 2014,

Yu, Z., and Al-Kayiem, A. (2014) Numerical analysis of a thermally driven thermoacoustic heat pump for low grade heat recovery. Computational Thermal Sciences, 6(4), pp. 317-327. (doi:10.1615/.2014010661)

2013

Abduljalil, A.S., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2013) Non-linear phenomena occurring during the start-up process of a travelling-wave looped-tube thermoacoustic engine. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 226(7), pp. 822-836. (doi:10.1177/0957650912454793)

Yu, Z. (2013) Design and analysis of a thermally driven thermoacoustic air conditioner for low grade heat recovery. In: 13th UK Heat Transfer Conference, London, UK, 2-3 Sep 2013, 109-1-109-8.

2012

Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Backhaus, S. (2012) Travelling-wave thermoacoustic electricity generator using an ultra-compliant alternator for utilization of low-grade thermal energy. Applied Energy, 99, pp. 135-145. (doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2012.04.046)

Abdoulla, K.O.A., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2012) Design of a Low-Cost Two-Stage Thermoacoustic Electricity Generator for Rural Communities in Developing Countries. In: 19th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Vilnius, Lithuania, 8-12 July 2012,

Mohd Saat, F.A.Z., Jaworski, A.J., Mao, X., and Yu, Z. (2012) CFD modelling of flow and heat transfer within the parallel plate heat exchanger in standing wave thermoacoustic system. In: 19th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Vilnius, Lithuania, 8-12 Jul 2012,

Saechan, P., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2012) Design and experimental evaluation of a travelling wave thermoacoustic cooler driven by a standing wave thermoacoustic engine. In: 19th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Vilnius, Lithuania, 8-12 Jul 2012,

Saha, C.R., Riley, P.H., Paul, J., Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Johnson, C.M. (2012) Halbach array linear alternator for thermo-acoustic engine. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 178, pp. 179-187. (doi:10.1016/j.sna.2012.01.042)

Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2012) Demonstrator of a combustion driven thermoacoustic electricity generator for remote and rural areas of developing countries. In: 19th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Vilnius, Lithuania, 8-12 Jul 2012,

2011

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) Investigation into the Strouhal numbers associated with vortex shedding from parallel-plate thermoacoustic stacks in oscillatory flow conditions. European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids, 30(2), pp. 206-217. (doi:10.1016/j.euromechflu.2010.10.005)

Abduljalil, A.S., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) Design and experimental validation of looped-tube thermoacoustic engine. Journal of Thermal Science, 20(5), pp. 423-429. (doi:10.1007/s11630-011-0490-5)

Abduljalil, A.S., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) Selection and experimental evaluation of low-cost porous materials for regenerator applications in thermoacoustic engines. Materials and Design, 32(1), pp. 217-228. (doi:10.1016/j.matdes.2010.06.012)

Saat, F. A. Z., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A. J. (2011) CFD-assisted regenerator analysis: application to thermoacoustic system. In: 23rd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Prague, Czech Republic, 21-26 Aug 2011,

Saechan, P., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) Optimal design of coaxial travelling wave thermoacoustic cooler. In: 23rd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Prague, Czech Republic, 21-26 Aug 2011,

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) Development of experimental methods to capture the unsteady temperature field distributions in thermoacoustic devices. Experimental Techniques, 35(2), pp. 68-75. (doi:10.1111/j.1747-1567.2009.00601.x)

Yu, Z., Saat, F.A.Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) Experimental testing of the flow resistance and thermal conductivity of porous materials for regenerators. In: 23rd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Prague, Czech Republic, 21-26 Aug 2011,

Yu, Z., Saechan, P., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) A method of characterising performance of audio loudspeakers for linear alternator applications in low-cost thermoacoustic electricity generators. Applied Acoustics, 72(5), pp. 260-267. (doi:10.1016/j.apacoust.2010.11.011)

2010

Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2010) Optimization of thermoacoustic stacks for low onset temperature engines. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 224(3), pp. 329-337. (doi:10.1243/09576509JPE845)

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2010) Application of laser-based instrumentation for measurement of time-resolved temperature and velocity fields in the thermoacoustic system. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 49(9), pp. 1688-1701. (doi:10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2010.03.015)

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2010) Vortex shedding flow patterns and their transitions in oscillatory flows past parallel-plate thermoacoustic stacks. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 34(7), pp. 954-965. (doi:10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2010.02.012)

Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2010) Impact of acoustic impedance and flow resistance on the power output capacity of the regenerators in travelling-wave thermoacoustic engines. Energy Conversion and Management, 51(2), pp. 350-359. (doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2009.09.032)

Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Abduljalil, A.S. (2010) Fishbone-like instability in a looped-tube thermoacoustic engine. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 128(4), EL188. (doi:10.1121/1.3486198)

Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Backhaus, S. (2010) Design of a low cost thermoacoustic electricity generator and its experimental verification. In: 10th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, Istanbul, Turkey, 12-14 July 2010,

Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Backhaus, S. (2010) A low-cost electricity generator for rural areas using a travelling-wave looped-tube thermoacoustic engine. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 224(6), pp. 787-795. (doi:10.1243/09576509JPE864)

2009

Abduljalil, A.R.S., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Experimental characterisation of low-cost regenerators for travelling-wave thermoacoustic devices. In: 7th Annual International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA, 2-5 Aug 2009,

Abduljalil, A.R.S., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Performance studies of travelling-wave thermoacoustic engine for selected low-cost regenerators. In: 2009 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Albuquerque, NM, USA, 1-4 Jun 2009,

Abduljalil, A.R.S., Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Shi, L. (2009) Construction and Performance Characterization of the Looped-Tube Travelling-Wave Thermoacoustic Engine with Ceramic Regenerator. In: International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics (FMHT), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28-30 Jan 2009,

Jaworski, A.J., Mao, X., Mao, X., and Yu, Z. (2009) Entrance effects in the channels of the parallel plate stack in oscillatory flow conditions. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 33(3), pp. 495-502. (doi:10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2008.11.003)

Mao, X., Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Investigations of flow morphology around thermoacoustic parallel-plate stacks and heat exchangers. In: 2009 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Albuquerque, NM, USA, 1-4 Jun 2009,

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) PIV&PLIF measurement of the time-resolved velocity and temperature fields around the fins of a thermoacoustic heat exchanger in oscillatory flow conditions. In: 7th Annual International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA, 2-5 Aug 2009,

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) PLIF Measurement of Instantaneous Temperature Field within Thermoacoustic Heat Exchangers. In: 2009 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1-4 June 2009,

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) PLIF measurement of the time-resolved temperature field distribution around the fins of a thermoacoustic heat exchanger in oscillatory flow. In: 16th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Krakow, Poland, 5-9 Jul 2009,

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Vortex formation at the end of the parallel-plate stack in the standing-wave thermoacoustic device. In: 16th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Krakow, Poland, 5-9 Jul 2009,

Shi, L., Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Abduljalil, A.R.S. (2009) Vortex shedding at the end of parallel-plate thermoacoustic stack in the oscillatory flow condition. In: International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics (FMHT), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28-30 Jan 2009,

Yu, Z., Abduljalil, A.R.S., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Construction and testing of a steel-wool regenerator within a looped travelling-wave thermoacoustic engine. In: 16th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Krakow, Poland, 5-9 Jul 2009,

Yu, Z., Backhaus, S., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Design and testing of a travelling-wave looped-tube engine for low-cost electricity generators in remote and rural areas. In: 7th Annual International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA, 2-5 Aug 2009,

Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Abduljalil, A.R.S. (2009) Impact of viscous and heat relaxation loss on the critical temperature gradients of thermoacoustic stacks. In: International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics (FMHT), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28-30 Jan 2009,

Yu, Z., Mao, X., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Acoustic-electric characterisation of loudspeakers for low-cost thermoacoustic electricity generators. In: 16th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Krakow, Poland, 5-9 Jul 2009,

2008

Abduljalil, A.R.S., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2008) Construction and performance characterisation of the low-cost regenerators for travelling-wave thermoacoustic engines. In: 7th EUROMECH Fluid Mechanics Conference, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 14-18 Sept 2008,

Mao, X., Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Marx, D. (2008) PIV studies of coherent structures generated at the end of a stack of parallel plates in a standing wave acoustic field. Experiments in Fluids, 45(5), pp. 833-846. (doi:10.1007/s00348-008-0503-7)

2007

Mao, X., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2007) Oscillating flow in a parallel-plate stack in a standing wave thermoacoustic resonator: PIV measurements within the entrance region. In: International Congress on Ultrasonics, Vienna, Austria, 9-13 Apr 2007,

Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2007) Study on regenerator in travelling wave thermoacoustic engines. In: 22nd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Beijing, China, 21-26 Aug 2007,

2006

Duthil, P., Baltean, D., Bétrancourt, A., François, M.X., Yu, Z.B., and Thermeau, J.P. (2006) Experiments and valve modelling in thermoacoustic device. In: CEC-ICMC'05 Conference, Keystone, Colorado, USA, 29 Aug-2 Sept 2005, pp. 1095-1102. (doi:10.1063/1.2202524)

2005

Dutil, P., Baltean, D., Bétrancourt, A., Yu, Z., François, M.X., and Defresne, G. (2005) Caractérisation des éléments de contrôle du champ acoustique dans les systèmes thermoacoustiques. In: 17ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Troyes, France, 29 Aug-2 Sept 2005,

Xie, X.J., Li, Q., and Yu, Z. (2005) Theoretical calculation and experimental investigation on acoustic characteristics of a regenerator in thermoacoustic apparatus. Heat Transfer: Asian Research, 34(8), pp. 539-546. (doi:10.1002/htj.20093)

Yu, Z., Li, Q., Chen, X., Guo, F.Z., and Xie, X.J. (2005) Experimental investigation on a thermoacoustic engine having a looped tube and resonator. Cryogenics, 45(8), pp. 566-571. (doi:10.1016/j.cryogenics.2005.06.007)

2004

Chen, X., Li, Q., Li, Z., Yu, Z., and Xie, X. (2004) Experimental investigation on dynamic character of thermoacoustic system and parameters of regenerator. In: 20th International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, Beijing, China, 11-14 May 2004,

Xie, X., Li, Q., Chen, X., and Yu, Z. (2004) Investigation on the acoustic characteristics of regenerator in the thermoacoustic apparatus. In: 20th International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, Beijing, China, 11-14 May 2004,

Yu, Z., Li, Q., Chen, X., Guo, F., and Xie, X. (2004) Study on the optimal characteristic dimension of regenerator in a thermoacoustic engine. In: 20th International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, Beijing, China, 11-14 May 2004,

2003

Yu, Z., Li, Q., Chen, X., Guo, F.Z., Xie, X.J., and Wu, J.H. (2003) Investigation on the oscillation modes in a thermoacoustic Stirling prime mover: mode stability and mode transition. Cryogenics, 43(12), pp. 687-691. (doi:10.1016/S0011-2275(03)00183-8)

2002

Li, Q., Wu, J., Guo, F., Tu, Q., and Yu, Z. (2002) Investigation of a high frequency traveling wave thermoacoustic-driven system. Cryocoolers, 12(11), pp. 439-446. (doi:10.1007/0-306-47919-2_58)

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Articles

Collings, P., and Yu, Z. (2017) Numerical analysis of an Organic Rankine Cycle with adjustable working fluid composition, a volumetric expander and a recuperator. Energies, 10(4), 440. (doi:10.3390/en10040440)

Al-Kayiem, A., and Yu, Z. (2017) Using a side-branched volume to tune the acoustic field in a looped-tube travelling-wave thermoacoustic engine with a RC load. Energy Conversion and Management, (Accepted for Publication)

Wang, E., Yu, Z., Zhang, H., and Yang, F. (2017) A regenerative supercritical-subcritical dual-loop organic Rankine cycle system for energy recovery from the waste heat of internal combustion engines. Applied Energy, 190, pp. 574-590. (doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.12.122)

Yang, F., Zhang, H., Yu, Z., Wang, E., Meng, F., Liu, H., and Wang, J. (2017) Parametric optimization and heat transfer analysis of a dual loop ORC (organic Rankine cycle) system for CNG engine waste heat recovery. Energy, 118, pp. 753-775. (doi:10.1016/j.energy.2016.10.119)

Wang, E., and Yu, Z. (2016) A numerical analysis of a composition-adjustable Kalina cycle power plant for power generation from low-temperature geothermal sources. Applied Energy, 180, pp. 834-848. (doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.08.032)

Al-Kayiem, A., and Yu, Z. (2016) Numerical investigation of a looped-tube travelling-wave thermoacoustic engine with a bypass pipe. Energy, 112, pp. 111-120. (doi:10.1016/j.energy.2016.06.050)

Collings, P., Yu, Z., and Wang, E. (2016) A dynamic organic Rankine cycle using a zeotropic mixture as the working fluid with composition tuning to match changing ambient conditions. Applied Energy, 171, pp. 581-591. (doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.03.014)

Kang, H., Cheng, P., Yu, Z., and Zheng, H. (2015) A two-stage traveling-wave thermoacoustic electric generator with loudspeakers as alternators. Applied Energy, 137, pp. 9-17. (doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.09.090)

Yu, Z., Mao, X., and Jaworski, A. J. (2014) Experimental study of heat transfer in oscillatory gas flow inside a parallel-plate channel with imposed axial temperature gradient. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 77, pp. 1023-1032. (doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2014.06.031)

Yu, Z., and Al-Kayiem, A. (2014) Numerical analysis of a thermally driven thermoacoustic heat pump for low grade heat recovery. Computational Thermal Sciences, 6(4), pp. 317-327. (doi:10.1615/.2014010661)

Abduljalil, A.S., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2013) Non-linear phenomena occurring during the start-up process of a travelling-wave looped-tube thermoacoustic engine. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 226(7), pp. 822-836. (doi:10.1177/0957650912454793)

Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Backhaus, S. (2012) Travelling-wave thermoacoustic electricity generator using an ultra-compliant alternator for utilization of low-grade thermal energy. Applied Energy, 99, pp. 135-145. (doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2012.04.046)

Saha, C.R., Riley, P.H., Paul, J., Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Johnson, C.M. (2012) Halbach array linear alternator for thermo-acoustic engine. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 178, pp. 179-187. (doi:10.1016/j.sna.2012.01.042)

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) Investigation into the Strouhal numbers associated with vortex shedding from parallel-plate thermoacoustic stacks in oscillatory flow conditions. European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids, 30(2), pp. 206-217. (doi:10.1016/j.euromechflu.2010.10.005)

Abduljalil, A.S., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) Design and experimental validation of looped-tube thermoacoustic engine. Journal of Thermal Science, 20(5), pp. 423-429. (doi:10.1007/s11630-011-0490-5)

Abduljalil, A.S., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) Selection and experimental evaluation of low-cost porous materials for regenerator applications in thermoacoustic engines. Materials and Design, 32(1), pp. 217-228. (doi:10.1016/j.matdes.2010.06.012)

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) Development of experimental methods to capture the unsteady temperature field distributions in thermoacoustic devices. Experimental Techniques, 35(2), pp. 68-75. (doi:10.1111/j.1747-1567.2009.00601.x)

Yu, Z., Saechan, P., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) A method of characterising performance of audio loudspeakers for linear alternator applications in low-cost thermoacoustic electricity generators. Applied Acoustics, 72(5), pp. 260-267. (doi:10.1016/j.apacoust.2010.11.011)

Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2010) Optimization of thermoacoustic stacks for low onset temperature engines. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 224(3), pp. 329-337. (doi:10.1243/09576509JPE845)

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2010) Application of laser-based instrumentation for measurement of time-resolved temperature and velocity fields in the thermoacoustic system. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 49(9), pp. 1688-1701. (doi:10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2010.03.015)

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2010) Vortex shedding flow patterns and their transitions in oscillatory flows past parallel-plate thermoacoustic stacks. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 34(7), pp. 954-965. (doi:10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2010.02.012)

Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2010) Impact of acoustic impedance and flow resistance on the power output capacity of the regenerators in travelling-wave thermoacoustic engines. Energy Conversion and Management, 51(2), pp. 350-359. (doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2009.09.032)

Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Abduljalil, A.S. (2010) Fishbone-like instability in a looped-tube thermoacoustic engine. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 128(4), EL188. (doi:10.1121/1.3486198)

Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Backhaus, S. (2010) A low-cost electricity generator for rural areas using a travelling-wave looped-tube thermoacoustic engine. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 224(6), pp. 787-795. (doi:10.1243/09576509JPE864)

Jaworski, A.J., Mao, X., Mao, X., and Yu, Z. (2009) Entrance effects in the channels of the parallel plate stack in oscillatory flow conditions. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 33(3), pp. 495-502. (doi:10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2008.11.003)

Mao, X., Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Marx, D. (2008) PIV studies of coherent structures generated at the end of a stack of parallel plates in a standing wave acoustic field. Experiments in Fluids, 45(5), pp. 833-846. (doi:10.1007/s00348-008-0503-7)

Xie, X.J., Li, Q., and Yu, Z. (2005) Theoretical calculation and experimental investigation on acoustic characteristics of a regenerator in thermoacoustic apparatus. Heat Transfer: Asian Research, 34(8), pp. 539-546. (doi:10.1002/htj.20093)

Yu, Z., Li, Q., Chen, X., Guo, F.Z., and Xie, X.J. (2005) Experimental investigation on a thermoacoustic engine having a looped tube and resonator. Cryogenics, 45(8), pp. 566-571. (doi:10.1016/j.cryogenics.2005.06.007)

Yu, Z., Li, Q., Chen, X., Guo, F.Z., Xie, X.J., and Wu, J.H. (2003) Investigation on the oscillation modes in a thermoacoustic Stirling prime mover: mode stability and mode transition. Cryogenics, 43(12), pp. 687-691. (doi:10.1016/S0011-2275(03)00183-8)

Li, Q., Wu, J., Guo, F., Tu, Q., and Yu, Z. (2002) Investigation of a high frequency traveling wave thermoacoustic-driven system. Cryocoolers, 12(11), pp. 439-446. (doi:10.1007/0-306-47919-2_58)

Conference Proceedings

Collings, P., Al-Tameemi, M., and Yu, Z. (2016) A Combined Organic Rankine Cycle-Heat Pump System for Domestic Hot Water Application. In: 12th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Malaga, Spain, 11 - 13 Jul 2016, ISBN 9781775921240

Collings, P., and Yu, Z. (2016) Organic rankine cycle with positive displacement expander and variable working fluid composition. In: 12th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Malaga, Spain, 11 - 13 Jul 2016, ISBN 9781775921240

Wang, E., Yu, Z., Collings, P., Zhang, H., Yang, F., and Bei, C. (2016) Thermodynamic analysis of a dual-loop organic Rankine cycle (ORC) for waste heat recovery of a petrol engine. In: Heat Powered Cycles Conference 2016, Nottingham, UK, 27-29 Jun 2016, ISBN 9780956332950

Al-Kayiem, A., and Yu, Z. (2015) Using Side-Branched Helmholtz Resonator to Tune Phase in Looped-Tube Travelling Wave Thermoacoustic Engine. In: ASME ATI UIT 2015 Conference on Thermal Energy Systems: Production, Storage, Utilization and the Environment, Napoli, Italy, 17-20 May 2015,

Collings, P., and Yu, Z. (2014) Modeling and Analysis of a Small-Scale Organic Rankine Cycle System with a Scroll Expander. In: World Congress on Engineering 2014, London, UK, 02-04 Jul 2014, ISBN 9789881925350

McConkey, A., Poon-King, A., and Yu, Z. (2014) Heating Glasgow University with River Sourced Heat Pumps. In: 3rd IIR International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain, London, UK, 23-25 Jun 2014,

Al-Kayiem, A., and Yu, Z. (2014) Design of a traveling wave thermoacoustic engine driven cooler with hybrid configuration. In: World Congress on Engineering 2014, London, UK, 2-4 July 2014,

Yu, Z. (2013) Design and analysis of a thermally driven thermoacoustic air conditioner for low grade heat recovery. In: 13th UK Heat Transfer Conference, London, UK, 2-3 Sep 2013, 109-1-109-8.

Abdoulla, K.O.A., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2012) Design of a Low-Cost Two-Stage Thermoacoustic Electricity Generator for Rural Communities in Developing Countries. In: 19th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Vilnius, Lithuania, 8-12 July 2012,

Mohd Saat, F.A.Z., Jaworski, A.J., Mao, X., and Yu, Z. (2012) CFD modelling of flow and heat transfer within the parallel plate heat exchanger in standing wave thermoacoustic system. In: 19th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Vilnius, Lithuania, 8-12 Jul 2012,

Saechan, P., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2012) Design and experimental evaluation of a travelling wave thermoacoustic cooler driven by a standing wave thermoacoustic engine. In: 19th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Vilnius, Lithuania, 8-12 Jul 2012,

Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2012) Demonstrator of a combustion driven thermoacoustic electricity generator for remote and rural areas of developing countries. In: 19th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Vilnius, Lithuania, 8-12 Jul 2012,

Saat, F. A. Z., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A. J. (2011) CFD-assisted regenerator analysis: application to thermoacoustic system. In: 23rd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Prague, Czech Republic, 21-26 Aug 2011,

Saechan, P., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) Optimal design of coaxial travelling wave thermoacoustic cooler. In: 23rd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Prague, Czech Republic, 21-26 Aug 2011,

Yu, Z., Saat, F.A.Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2011) Experimental testing of the flow resistance and thermal conductivity of porous materials for regenerators. In: 23rd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Prague, Czech Republic, 21-26 Aug 2011,

Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Backhaus, S. (2010) Design of a low cost thermoacoustic electricity generator and its experimental verification. In: 10th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, Istanbul, Turkey, 12-14 July 2010,

Abduljalil, A.R.S., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Experimental characterisation of low-cost regenerators for travelling-wave thermoacoustic devices. In: 7th Annual International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA, 2-5 Aug 2009,

Abduljalil, A.R.S., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Performance studies of travelling-wave thermoacoustic engine for selected low-cost regenerators. In: 2009 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Albuquerque, NM, USA, 1-4 Jun 2009,

Abduljalil, A.R.S., Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Shi, L. (2009) Construction and Performance Characterization of the Looped-Tube Travelling-Wave Thermoacoustic Engine with Ceramic Regenerator. In: International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics (FMHT), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28-30 Jan 2009,

Mao, X., Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Investigations of flow morphology around thermoacoustic parallel-plate stacks and heat exchangers. In: 2009 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Albuquerque, NM, USA, 1-4 Jun 2009,

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) PIV&PLIF measurement of the time-resolved velocity and temperature fields around the fins of a thermoacoustic heat exchanger in oscillatory flow conditions. In: 7th Annual International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA, 2-5 Aug 2009,

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) PLIF Measurement of Instantaneous Temperature Field within Thermoacoustic Heat Exchangers. In: 2009 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1-4 June 2009,

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) PLIF measurement of the time-resolved temperature field distribution around the fins of a thermoacoustic heat exchanger in oscillatory flow. In: 16th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Krakow, Poland, 5-9 Jul 2009,

Shi, L., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Vortex formation at the end of the parallel-plate stack in the standing-wave thermoacoustic device. In: 16th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Krakow, Poland, 5-9 Jul 2009,

Shi, L., Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Abduljalil, A.R.S. (2009) Vortex shedding at the end of parallel-plate thermoacoustic stack in the oscillatory flow condition. In: International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics (FMHT), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28-30 Jan 2009,

Yu, Z., Abduljalil, A.R.S., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Construction and testing of a steel-wool regenerator within a looped travelling-wave thermoacoustic engine. In: 16th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Krakow, Poland, 5-9 Jul 2009,

Yu, Z., Backhaus, S., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Design and testing of a travelling-wave looped-tube engine for low-cost electricity generators in remote and rural areas. In: 7th Annual International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA, 2-5 Aug 2009,

Yu, Z., Jaworski, A.J., and Abduljalil, A.R.S. (2009) Impact of viscous and heat relaxation loss on the critical temperature gradients of thermoacoustic stacks. In: International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics (FMHT), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28-30 Jan 2009,

Yu, Z., Mao, X., and Jaworski, A.J. (2009) Acoustic-electric characterisation of loudspeakers for low-cost thermoacoustic electricity generators. In: 16th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Krakow, Poland, 5-9 Jul 2009,

Abduljalil, A.R.S., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2008) Construction and performance characterisation of the low-cost regenerators for travelling-wave thermoacoustic engines. In: 7th EUROMECH Fluid Mechanics Conference, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 14-18 Sept 2008,

Mao, X., Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2007) Oscillating flow in a parallel-plate stack in a standing wave thermoacoustic resonator: PIV measurements within the entrance region. In: International Congress on Ultrasonics, Vienna, Austria, 9-13 Apr 2007,

Yu, Z., and Jaworski, A.J. (2007) Study on regenerator in travelling wave thermoacoustic engines. In: 22nd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Beijing, China, 21-26 Aug 2007,

Duthil, P., Baltean, D., Bétrancourt, A., François, M.X., Yu, Z.B., and Thermeau, J.P. (2006) Experiments and valve modelling in thermoacoustic device. In: CEC-ICMC'05 Conference, Keystone, Colorado, USA, 29 Aug-2 Sept 2005, pp. 1095-1102. (doi:10.1063/1.2202524)

Dutil, P., Baltean, D., Bétrancourt, A., Yu, Z., François, M.X., and Defresne, G. (2005) Caractérisation des éléments de contrôle du champ acoustique dans les systèmes thermoacoustiques. In: 17ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Troyes, France, 29 Aug-2 Sept 2005,

Chen, X., Li, Q., Li, Z., Yu, Z., and Xie, X. (2004) Experimental investigation on dynamic character of thermoacoustic system and parameters of regenerator. In: 20th International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, Beijing, China, 11-14 May 2004,

Xie, X., Li, Q., Chen, X., and Yu, Z. (2004) Investigation on the acoustic characteristics of regenerator in the thermoacoustic apparatus. In: 20th International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, Beijing, China, 11-14 May 2004,

Yu, Z., Li, Q., Chen, X., Guo, F., and Xie, X. (2004) Study on the optimal characteristic dimension of regenerator in a thermoacoustic engine. In: 20th International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, Beijing, China, 11-14 May 2004,

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