Xiuling Wang

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Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering


Address

Purdue University Calumet

Department of Engineering

Powers 211I

2200 169th Street Hammond, IN 46323-2094

Phone: 219-989-8065

To send email: wangx@purduecal.edu


Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Hebei University of Technology, 1995
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Hebei University of Technology, 1998
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2005

Areas of Instruction

  • Heat Transfer
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

Research Interests

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Heat and Mass Transport
  • Adaptive Finite Element Modeling
  • Renewable Energy

Representative Publications

Selected Journal Papers:

  • X. Wang , D. Pepper, “Application of an hp-adaptive FEM for solving thermal flow problems”, AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, v21, n1, pp.190-198, 2007.
  • X. Wang, D. Pepper, “Numerical Simulation for Under Floor Air Distribution System with Swirl Diffusers”, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, v129, pp. 589-594, 2007.
  • D. Pepper, X. Wang, “Application of an h-adaptive FEM for Wind Energy Assessment in Nevada”, Renewable Energy, v32, n10, pp. 1705-1722, 2007.
  • X. Wang , D. Pepper, “hp-adaptive FEM simulations of viscous flow including convection”, Numerical Heat Transfer, v51, pp. 491-513, 2007.
  • D. Pepper, X. Wang, “A Self-Adapting Model for Assessing Hazardous Environmental Releases”, (in press), Natural Hazards Journal of the International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards, DOI 10.1007/s 11069-007-9127-0.

Selected Conference Papers:

  • X. Wang , D. Pepper, “Modeling natural convection in obstructed channel”, 2007 ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Jul. 8-12, 2007, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • X. Wang , D. Pepper, “Application of h-, p- and hp-adaptation for convective heat transfer problems”, 45 th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Jan. 8-11, 2007, Reno, NV.
  • X. Wang , D. Pepper, “an hp-adaptive FEM model for convective heat transfer in an attic space”, 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 5-10, 2006, Chicago, IL.
  • X. Wang , D. Pepper, “hp-adaptive FEM for modeling 3-D natural convective heat transfer in a partitioned enclosure”, 13 th International Heat Transfer Conference, Aug. 13-18, 2006, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
  • X. Wang , D. Pepper, “An examination of natural convection within a spherical enclosure using hp-adaptive FEM”, 9 th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, Jun. 5-8, 2006, San Francisco, CA.
  • X. Wang , D. Pepper, “A hybrid numerical model for simulating environmental dispersion”, 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 5-11, 2005, Orlando, FL.
  • X. Wang , D. Pepper, Y. Chen “A Three Dimensional Finite Element Model for Emergency Response”, 43 rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Jan.10-13, 2005, Reno, NV.