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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 30 Citations 3,308 112 World Ranking 1328 National Ranking 44

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid dynamics

His main research concerns Mechanics, Natural convection, Boundary layer, Rayleigh number and Heat transfer. His Mechanics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Geometry and Thermal, Thermodynamics. His Natural convection research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Convective instability and Flow visualization.

His Flow visualization study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Shadowgraph and Meteorology. His Rayleigh number research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Airflow, Buoyancy, Flow, Solar chimney and Scaling. The Heat transfer study which covers Nusselt number that intersects with Attic.

His most cited work include:

  • Re-examination of the effect of a plane boundary on force and vortex shedding of a circular cylinder (202 citations)
  • Vortex shedding suppression for flow over a circular cylinder near a plane boundary (92 citations)
  • Unsteady natural convection in a triangular enclosure induced by absorption of radiation (90 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Chengwang Lei mainly focuses on Mechanics, Natural convection, Boundary layer, Heat transfer and Thermal. His work deals with themes such as Meteorology and Thermodynamics, which intersect with Mechanics. The concepts of his Natural convection study are interwoven with issues in Instability and Scaling.

His work on Boundary layer thickness as part of general Boundary layer study is frequently linked to Boundary value problem, bridging the gap between disciplines. Within one scientific family, Chengwang Lei focuses on topics pertaining to Attic under Heat transfer, and may sometimes address concerns connected to Fluid dynamics. Chengwang Lei works mostly in the field of Thermal, limiting it down to topics relating to Grashof number and, in certain cases, Daytime.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Mechanics (83.93%)
  • Natural convection (63.10%)
  • Boundary layer (41.67%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Mechanics (83.93%)
  • Thermal (25.60%)
  • Turbulence (8.93%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Mechanics, Thermal, Turbulence, Natural convection and Boundary layer. In his study, Heat transfer coefficient is inextricably linked to Meteorology, which falls within the broad field of Mechanics. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Hollow core, Structural engineering, Atmospheric sciences and Opacity.

He combines subjects such as Vortex, Heat transfer and Laminar flow with his study of Turbulence. His studies in Natural convection integrate themes in fields like Shadowgraph, Lagrangian coherent structures, Flow and Condensed matter physics. His research in Boundary layer intersects with topics in Heat flux, Curvature, Rayleigh number, Direct numerical simulation and Scaling.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • A numerical study on the thermal performance of night ventilated hollow core slabs cast with micro-encapsulated PCM concrete (22 citations)
  • Natural transition in natural convection boundary layers (14 citations)
  • PIV measurements of the K-type transition in natural convection boundary layers (12 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid dynamics

Chengwang Lei mainly focuses on Mechanics, Water column, Thermal, Natural convection and Boundary layer. His Thermal research incorporates themes from Convection, Atmospheric sciences, Heat flux, Plume and Penetration depth. Chengwang Lei has included themes like Sensitivity, Attenuation coefficient and Thermal radiation in his Convection study.

His studies in Natural convection integrate themes in fields like Turbulence, Direct numerical simulation, Transition point and Instability. The Direct numerical simulation study combines topics in areas such as Boundary layer thickness, Blasius boundary layer, Optics, Vorticity and Prandtl number. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Amplitude, Particle image velocimetry and Shadowgraph.

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Best Publications

Re-examination of the effect of a plane boundary on force and vortex shedding of a circular cylinder

C. Lei;Liang Cheng;Kenneth Kavanagh.
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics (1999)

334 Citations

Solar chimney—A passive strategy for natural ventilation

Rakesh Khanal;Chengwang Lei.
Energy and Buildings (2011)

200 Citations

Vortex shedding suppression for flow over a circular cylinder near a plane boundary

C. Lei;L. Cheng;S.W. Armfield;K. Kavanagh.
Ocean Engineering (2000)

158 Citations

Unsteady natural convection in a triangular enclosure induced by absorption of radiation

Chengwang Lei;John C Patterson.
Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2002)

139 Citations

A finite difference solution of the shear flow over a circular cylinder

Chengwang Lei;Liang Cheng;Ken Kavanagh.
Ocean Engineering (2000)

114 Citations

Spanwise length effects on three-dimensional modelling of flow over a circular cylinder

Chengwang Lei;Liang Cheng;Ken Kavanagh.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2001)

88 Citations

Unsteady natural convection in a triangular enclosure induced by surface cooling

Chengwang Lei;John C. Patterson.
International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow (2005)

83 Citations

Natural convection in a reservoir sidearm subject to solar radiation: experimental observations

C. Lei;J. C. Patterson.
Experiments in Fluids (2002)

83 Citations

Unsteady natural convection in a water-filled isosceles triangular enclosure heated from below

Chengwang Lei;Steven W. Armfield;John C. Patterson.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2008)

79 Citations

Flow reversal effects on buoyancy induced air flow in a solar chimney

Rakesh Khanal;Chengwang Lei.
Solar Energy (2012)

78 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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