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Nadim Zgheib

Research interests

Selected publications

Journals

  1. Zgheib N., Fedele J., Hoyal D., Perillo M. & Balachandar S.,  Direct numerical simulation of transverse ripples. Part I. Pattern initiation and bedform interactions, under review
  2. Zgheib N., Fedele J., Hoyal D., Perillo M. & Balachandar S.,  Direct numerical simulation of transverse ripples. Part II. Flow dynamics, self-similarity, and effect of neighbouring structures, under review
  3. Zgheib N., Bonometti T. & Balachandar S. (2017),  Suspension-driven gravity surges on horizontal surfaces: effect of the initial shape, Comput. Fluids, 158, 84-95
  4. Zhu S.J., Zgheib N., Balachandar S. & Ooi A. (2017),  Front dynamics of elliptical gravity currents on a uniform slope, Phys. Review Fluids 2(6), 064801
  5. Zgheib N., Ooi A. & Balachandar S. (2016),  Front dynamics and entrainment of finite circular gravity currents on an unbounded uniform slope, J. Fluid Mech., 801, 322-352 
  6. Zgheib N., Bonometti T. & Balachandar S. (2015),  Dynamics of non-circular finite release gravity currents, J. Fluid Mech., 783, 344-378 
  7. Zgheib N., Bonometti T. & Balachandar S. (2015),  Propagation and deposition of non-circular finite release particle-laden currents, Phys. Fluids, 27(8), 086604 
  8. Zgheib N., Bonometti T. & Balachandar S. (2015),  Direct numerical simulations of cylindrical particle-laden gravity currents, Comput. Fluids, 123, 23-31 
  9. Zgheib N., Bonometti T. & Balachandar S. (2014),  Long-lasting effect of initial configuration in gravitational spreading of material fronts, Theor. Comput. Fluid Dyn., 28, 521-529

Conferences

  1. Zgheib N., Fedele J., Hoyal D., Perillo M. & Balachandar S.,  Pattern formation under turbulent flows from direct numerical simulations, AGU, 2017
  2. Zgheib N., Fedele J., Hoyal D., Perillo M. & Balachandar S.,  Direct numerical simulations of fluvial bedforms under turbulent flow, APS DFD, 2017
  3. Zgheib, N., Bonometti, T. & Balachandar S.,  Suspension-driven gravity surges on horizontal surfaces: effect of the initial shape, APS DFD, 2016
  4. Zhu, S., Zgheib, N., Balachandar, S. & Ooi, A.,  Front dynamics of elliptical gravity currents on a uniform slope, Australasian Heat & Mass Transfer Conference, 2016
  5. Ooi, A., Zgheib, N. & Balachandar, S.,  Direct Numerical Simulation of Three-Dimensional Gravity Current on a Uniform Slope, International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, 2015
  6. Ooi, A., Zgheib, N. & Balachandar, S.,  Numerical simulations of a 3d gravity current moving down a uniform slope, APS DFD Gallery of fluid motion, 2015
  7. Bonometti, T., Zgheib, N. & Balachandar, S.,  Self-similar behavior of non-planar non-circular gravity currents, APS DFD, 2015
  8. Ooi, A., Zhu, S., Zgheib, N. & Balachandar, S.,  Computational study of the formation and evolution of a three-dimensional gravity current, APS DFD, 2015
  9. Zgheib, N., Bonometti, T. & Balachandar S.,  Spreading of non-planar non-axisymmetric gravity and turbidity currents, APS DFD, 2014
  10. Zgheib, N., Bonometti, T. & Balachandar, S.,  Dynamics of non-circular gravity currents, APS DFD, 2013
  11. Zgheib, N., Bonometti, T. & Balachandar, S.,  Asymmetric spreading in gravity currents, APS DFD, 2012
  12. Zgheib, N. & Majdalani, J.,  Axial waves in simulated rocket motors, AIAA JPC, 2010

Academic degrees

Ph.D. (Joint PhD), Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, & Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse, Toulouse, France, 2015
M.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Tennessee Space Institute, Tullahoma, TN, USA, 2009
B.E.,Mechanical Engineering, Notre Dame University, Louaize, Lebanon, 2007

 


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