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Researcher: Henderson, AD (Dr Alan Henderson)

Fields of Research

Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage Engineering
Aerodynamics (excl. Hypersonic Aerodynamics)
Aerospace Engineering
Maritime Engineering
Turbulent Flows
Water Resources Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Education Assessment and Evaluation
Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Separation Science
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics
Renewable Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Solar Cells)
Building Science and Techniques
Phycology (incl. Marine Grasses)
Numerical Modelling and Mechanical Characterisation
Civil Engineering
Higher Education
Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Engineering
Instrumental Methods (excl. Immunological and Bioassay Methods)
Fluidisation and Fluid Mechanics
Wood Processing
Aquaculture
Heat and Mass Transfer Operations
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)
Architectural Science and Technology (incl. Acoustics, Lighting, Structure and Ecologically Sustainable Design)
Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management
Decision Support and Group Support Systems
Environmental Technologies
Manufacturing Processes and Technologies (excl. Textiles)
Mathematical Software
Fish Physiology and Genetics

Research Objectives

Hydro-Electric Energy
Air Safety
Energy Storage (excl. Hydrogen)
Air Passenger Transport
Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Solar-Thermal Energy
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Energy Transformation
Aerospace Equipment
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Energy Conservation and Efficiency in Transport
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Intermodal Materials Handling
Learner and Learning Achievement
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Nautical Equipment (excl. Yachts)
Residential Construction Design
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Aerospace Transport
Navy
Defence
Industrial Machinery and Equipment
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Geothermal Energy
Commercial Energy Conservation and Efficiency
Energy Transmission and Distribution (excl. Hydrogen)
Aquaculture Rock Lobster
Land and Water Management of environments
Tidal Energy
Industrial Gases
Application Tools and System Utilities
Oil and Gas Refining
Wood, Wood Products and Paper
Renewable Energy
Construction Materials Performance and Processes
Wind Energy
Wheat
Residential Energy Conservation and Efficiency
Construction Design
Energy Services and Utilities
Energy Systems Analysis

Career Best Publications

The influence of turbulence on wake dispersion and blade row interaction in an axial compressor; Journal of Turbomachinery, Transactions of the ASME

Research Publications

3D printed LED based on-capillary detector housing with integrated slit; Analytica Chimica Acta
A comparative investigation of round and fan-shaped cooling hole near flow fields; ASME Turbo Expo 2007: Power for Land, Sea and Air GT2007
A Comparative Investigation of Round and Fan-Shaped Cooling Hole Near Flow Fields; Journal of Turbomachinery-Transactions of the ASME
A comparative study of thermal behaviour of a horizontal and vertical shell-and-tube energy storage using phase change materials; Applied Thermal Engineering
A Numerical Prediction of the Hydrodynamic Torque Acting on a Safety Butterfly Valve in a Hydro-Electric Power Scheme; WSEAS Transactions on Fluid Mechanics
A numerical study of the flow through a safety butterfly valve in a hydro-electric power scheme; Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
A Tool for Online Mechanics Learning Resource Sharing; AAEE
Assessment of final year engineering projects an AQF8 perspective; Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference (AAEE 2014)
Bubble breakup in a turbulent shear layer; 9th International Symposium on Cavitation
Complete polymer electrophoresis microchip with integrated high voltage and detection electrodes; 15th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences 2011, MicroTAS 2011
Compressed air energy storage: thermodynamic and economic review; 2014 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
Cross-institutional comparison of mechanics examinations: A guide for the curious; AAEE
Design and calibration of a facility for film cooling research; Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Design and performance evaluation of a pump-as-turbine micro-hydro test facility with incorporated inlet flow control; Renewable Energy
Development of a CFD model for an oscillating hydrofoil; Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
DRAFT: The effect of reduced frequency on transition and separation at the leading edge of a compressor stator; ASME 2012 Gas Turbine India Conference
Drag force and surface roughness measurements on freshwater biofouled surfaces; Biofouling: The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research
Effects of geometric parameter on energy storage performance in a shell-and-tube latent heat energy storage system; 7th International Conference on Compressors and Refrigeration
Engineering curriculum structure and mapping: Accreditation and beyond; 24th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Experimental investigation into the rapid reserve generating capability of Francis-type turbines; 3rd IAHR Europe Congress
Guidelines for learning and teaching of final year engineering projects at AQF8 learning outcomes; 26th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE2015)
Heat transfer mechanism in solar thermal energy storage systems using phase change materials; 5th Annual International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Science (SEES2016)
Honour thesis assessment: the role of guidelines in achieving inter-rater agreement; AAEE
Honours thesis assessment: the role of guidelines in achieving inter-rater agreement; Engineering Education: an Australian Perspective
Influence of Free-Stream Turbulence on Wake-Wake Interaction in an Axial Compressor; The Fifteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Influence of Ground Effect on the Aerodynamic Characteristics of a High-Aspect Ratio Catamaran Vessel; Thirteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Influence of inlet velocity ratio on the outlet flow uniformity of a fan-shaped film cooling hole; ASME Turbo Expo
Initial Investigations into the Unsteady Operation of Hydroelectric Systems During Rapid Starting of Francis Turbines; Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Investigation of destructive condensation in Australian cool temperate buildings
Lab-on-a-Chip device with laser-patterned polymer electrodes for high voltage application and contactless conductivity detection; Chemical Communications
Light as a key driver of freshwater biofouling surface roughness in an experimental hydrocanal pipe rig; Biofouling
Metal-Free Lab on a Chip Electrophoresis Device with Integrated Electrodes; Analytix 2012
Modelling Penstock Pulsations in Hydro-Electric Power Stations; Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Numerical investigation of a horizontal axis tidal turbine; 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC)
Numerical investigation of heat transfer mechanism in a vertical shell and tube latent heat energy storage system; Applied Thermal Engineering
Observation of transition phenomena on a controlled diffusion compressor stator with a circular arc leading edge; ASME Turbo Expo
Observations of Transition Phenomena on a Controlled Diffusion Compressor Stator With a Circular Arc Leading Edge; Journal of Turbomachinery
Observing cultural interactions in engineering design projects; The 22nd Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Physics-based hydraulic turbine model for system dynamic studies; IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
Prediction of Free-Stream Turbulence Variation around the Leading Edge of an Axial Compressor Blade; Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Quality outcomes of learning and teaching in final year Engineering projects; 27th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Annual Conference (AAEE2016)
Separation and relaminization at the circular arc leading edge of a controlled diffusion compressor stator; ASME Turbo Expo 2012
Solar domestic hot water systems using latent heat energy storage medium: a review; Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
The Effect of Freshwater Biofilms on Skin Friction Drag; 16th IAHR-APD Congress and 3rd Symposium of IAHR-ISHS
The effect of stator reduced frequency on transition and separation at the leading edge of a compressor stator; 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
The influence of bacteria based biofouling on the wall friction and velocity distribution of hydropower pipes; 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
The influence of bacteria-based biofouling on the wall friction and velocity distribution of hydropower pipes; Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering
The influence of turbulence on wake dispersion and blade row interaction in an axial compressor; Journal of Turbomachinery, Transactions of the ASME
The Influence of Turbulence on Wake Dispersion and Blade Row Interaction in an Axial Compressor; ASME Turbo Expo 2005: Gas Turbine Technology, Focus for the future
The Influence of University Entry Scores on Performance in Engineering Mechanics; AAEE
The influence of university entry scores on student performance in engineering mechanics; Australasian Journal of Engineering Education
The turbulence structure of flows over rough surfaces and freshwater biofilms; 17th IAHR-APD Congress
Turbulent boundary-layer structure of flows over freshwater biofilms; Experiments in Fluids: Experimental Methods and Their Applications to Fluid Flow
Two-dimensional simulation of a cylinderical latent heat thermal energy storage system; 11th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Refrigerants 2014
Unsteady Transition Phenomena At A Compressor Blade Leading Edge; ASME Turbo Expo 2006: Power for Land, Sea, and Air
Unsteady Transition Phenomena at a Compressor Blade Leading Edge; Journal of Turbomachinery-Transactions of the ASME
Unsteady Wake-Induced Transition on axial compressor blades-calming and leading edge interaction effects; 2006 Workshop om Unsteady Flows in Turbomachinery
Validation of a microbubble seeding generator for particle image velocimetry applications; 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference

Research Projects

Assessing final year engineering projects (FYEPs): ensuring learning and teaching standards and AQF8 outcomes; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Commercial development of rock lobster culture systems: the cutting edge of aquaculture; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Freshwater Biofouling of Hydraulic Conduits: Impact, Mitigation, and Control, and the Consequences of Climate Change; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Fully-automated Direct-writing Lithography for Microchip Fabrication; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Investigation of the Unsteady Aerodynamics at the Leading Edge of an Optimised Stator Blade in an Axial Compressor; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Rapid Starting and Unsteady Operation of Hydraulic Turbines; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Unsteady Effects in Large Scale Film Cooling Holes; Rolls Royce (RR)
Dam spillway hydraulics
Investigation of Destructive Condensation in Australian Cool-temperate Buildings
Research Connections - Houstons Farm Cold Chain Analysis
Review of Water Current Turbines for Hydro Canal Power Generation
Sense-T Stage 2: Forest and Wood Products
Unsteady Operation of Hydroelectric Turbine During Synchronous Condenser (SC) Mode Research

Research Candidate Supervision

Apnea Detection and Adaptive Control of Normoxia in Premature Neonates
CFD in Ship Design
Climate Change Mitigation through Strategic Planning in Local Government- A Technology Approach
Conditions Favouring Growth of Freshwater Biofouling in Hydraulic Canals and the Impact of Biofouling on Pipe Flows
Design, Construction and Optimisation of a Scalable Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) and Distribution System for Off-Grid and Hybrid Grid Connect Electricity Generation
Detection in microseparation formats designed, modelled and fabricated utilising modern engineering technologies
Influence of Internal Flow Configuration on the Flow Field Within and Around a Fan-Shaped Film Cooling Hole
Long-Term Performance of Tidal Turbines
Numerical Modelling of Hydrofoil Fluid-Structure Interaction
Performance Appraisal of a Diesel Generator Powered by Biodiesel
Solar hot water system using latent heat thermal energy storage
The Effect of Freshwater Biofilms on Turbulent Boundary Layers and the Implications for Hydropower Canals
The Empirical Validation of the House Energy Rating Software AccuRate for Residential Buildings in Cool Temperate Climates of Australia
Turbulent Flow Phenomena and Boundary Layer Transition at the Circular Arc Leading Edge of an Axial Compressor Stator Blade
Unsteady Loading of Hydrofoils Normally Immersed in a Turbulent Boundary Layer
Unsteady Operation of Hydro-Electric Turbines