Mofid Gorji-Bandpy

Babol Noshirvani University of Technology

Dr. Mofid Gorji-Bandpy received his MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, in 1978. In 1990, he obtained his Ph.D. in Hydraulic Engineering from the School of Engineering, University of Wales College of Cardiff (UWCC), UK. At present, he is a full professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, Iran. He is also a visiting professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto, Canada. His major interests are in advanced methods of energy-conversion systems, turbo machinery, fluid mechanics, water distribution networks, and solutions to both energy and environmental problems. He has published more than 300 papers in these fields. He has also published several refereed publications in different fields of mechanical engineering, applied mathematics, and aerodynamics. In addition, Dr. Gorji-Bandpy was recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics in 2017 and 2018.

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Aerodynamics, the study of air motion around solid objects, allows us to understand and measure the dominating forces acting on aircrafts, buildings, bridges, automobiles, and other structures. The forces that result in an aircraft overcoming gravity and drag are called thrust and lift. Various parameters such as geometrical configurations of objects, as well as physical properties of air, which may be functions of position and time, affect those forces. This book covers some of the latest studies regarding the application of the principles of aerodynamics to the design of many different engineered objects. This book will be of interest to mechanical and aerospace engineering students, academics, and researchers who are looking for new insights into this fascinating branch of fluid mechanics.

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