Noor Ahmed

UNSW SydneyAustralia

Professor N.A. Ahmed obtained his PhD (1989) from Cranfield University, UK. He is currently the Head of Aerospace Engineering at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Prior to this he worked as Senior Design Engineer at Kent Industrial Measurements, UK and as Manager of Low Speed Compressor Test Facility, UK the largest such industrial research facility in Europe. He is involved with Aerodynamics research with a bias towards environmentally friendly outcomes. He has developed novel flow control techniques, advanced flow diagnostic techniques, designed several wind tunnels and prize winning commercial fluid mechanical products of international acclaim. He has published well over 150 journal and conference papers and is regularly invited to give plenary/keynote lectures at different international conferences.

2books edited

5chapters authored

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This book is intended to be a valuable addition to students, engineers, scientists, industrialists, consultants and others providing greater insight into wind tunnel designs and their enormous research potential. It is a compilation of works from world experts on subsonic and supersonic wind tunnel designs, applicable to a diverse range of disciplines. The book is organised in two sections. The first section comprises of three chapters on various aspects of stationary and portable subsonic wind tunnel designs, followed by one chapter on supersonic wind tunnel and the final chapter discusses a method to address unsteadiness effects of fan blade rotation. The second section contains four chapters regarding wind tunnel applications across a multitude of engineering fields including civil, mechanical, chemical and environmental engineering.

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