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Researcher: Liu, P (Associate Professor Pengfei Liu)

Fields of Research

Ocean Engineering
Marine Engineering
Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Naval Architecture
Aerospace Structures
Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics
Maritime Engineering
Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage Engineering
Renewable Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Solar Cells)

Research Objectives

Tidal Energy
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Water Transport
Wind Energy
International Sea Freight Transport (excl. Live Animal Transport)
Wave Energy
Biofuel (Biomass) Energy
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Coastal Sea Freight Transport
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Aerospace Equipment
Teacher and Instructor Development
Hydro-Electric Energy

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Design and implementation of teaching and learning activities in a ship resistance and propulsion classroom; Global Journal of Engineering Education (Online)
Design and optimization for strength and integrity of tidal turbine rotor blades; Energy
Development and optimization of dual-mode propellers for renewable energy; Renewable Energy
Drag reduction by using the microriblet of sawtooth and scalloped types; International Journal of Physics
Drag reduction results using different types of the micro-riblets surface; Indian Journal of Geo Marine Science
Evaluation, design and optimization for strength and integrity of polar class propellers; Cold Regions Science and Technology
Exploration of outcome-based computational thinking education programs for teachers; 2nd International Conference on Education and Distance Learning (ICEDL 2018)
Model testing and performance comparison of plastic and metal tidal turbine rotors; Applied Ocean Research
Model testing of a series of bi-directional tidal turbine rotors; Energy
Numerical aerodynamic of the rectangular wing concerning to ground effect; American Journal of Mechanical Engineering
Numerical analysis of the effects of riblets on drag reduction of a flat plate; Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics
Numerical hydrodynamic evaluation of propeller (with hub taper) and podded drive in azimuthing conditions; Ocean Engineering
Numerical study of a solitary wave impacting on the submerged barrier; The 9th International Conference on Asia and Pacific Coasts 2017 (APAC 2017)
Numerical study on interaction of a solitary wave with the submerged obstacle; Ocean Engineering: An International Journal of Research and Development
Oscillating foil propulsion system
Parametric analysis of horizontal axis tidal turbine hydrodynamics for optimum energy generation; 3rd International Symposium on Marine Propulsors
Performance of dynamic azimuthing podded propulsor; International Shipbuilding Progress
Prototyping a series of bi-directional horizontal axis tidal turbines for optimum energy conversion; Applied Energy
Study on propulsive performance of two geometrically similar podded propulsors; Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects Part A: International Journal of Maritime Engineering
Uncertainty of measurements of podded propulsor performance characteristics; Ocean Engineering
WIG (wing-in-ground) effect dual-foil turbine for high renewable energy performance; Energy
WIG effect turbine of a remarkable energy generation efficiency; The Second Conference of Global Chinese Scholars on Hydrodynamics (CCSH'2016)

Research Projects

Dual-Mode Propeller-Turbine Device (DMPTD); CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Oscillating Foil Turbine; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Research Candidate Supervision