Zhijin Wang

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1995 …2022
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2019

Modified near-wakes of axisymmetric cylinders with slanted base

Bulathsinghala, D., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 10 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Aerospace Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Drag Reduction by Manipulation of Afterbody Vortices

Bulathsinghala, D., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 13 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : AIAA Journal of Aircraft.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drag reduction
Vortex flow
Drag
Velocity measurement
Wind tunnels
1 Citation (Scopus)

Experiments on tip vortices interacting with downstream wings

Chen, C., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 1 May 2018, In : Experiments in Fluids. 59, 5, 82.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
wings
Vortex flow
vortices
Experiments
wing tips
2 Citations (Scopus)

Flow control of tip/edge vortices

Gursul, I. & Wang, Z., 1 May 2018, In : AIAA Journal. 56, 5, p. 1731-1749

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Flow control
Vortex flow
Turbulence
Control surfaces
Flow separation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Vortex coupling in trailing vortex-wing interactions

Chen, C., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Mar 2018, In : Physical Review Fluids. 3, 3, 034704.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Vortex
Vortex flow
Interaction
Flexible wings
Rotating
2017
8 Citations (Scopus)

Afterbody vortices of axisymmetric cylinders with a slanted base

Bulathsinghala, D., Jackson, R., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., May 2017, In : Experiments in Fluids. 58, 5, 60.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
afterbodies
Vortex flow
vortices
trailing edges
wing tip vortices
4 Citations (Scopus)

Lift Enhancement of a Flat-Plate Airfoil by Steady Suction

Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Apr 2017, In : AIAA Journal. 55, 4, p. 1-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Airfoils
Angle of attack
Wind tunnels
Reynolds number
Flow rate
8 Citations (Scopus)

Symmetry breaking and instabilities of conical vortex pairs over slender delta wings

Ma, B-F., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 10 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 832, p. 41-72

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

slender wings
delta wings
broken symmetry
Vortex flow
vortices
2016
5 Citations (Scopus)

Complex flow in the nasal region of guitarfishes

Agbesi, M. P. K., Naylor, S., Perkins, E., Borsuk, H. S., Sykes, D., Maclaine, J. S., Wang, Z. & Cox, J. P. L., Mar 2016, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 193, p. 52-63 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Water
Dyes
Pumps
Flaps
Vortex flow
11 Citations (Scopus)

Interaction of multiple vortices over a double delta wing

Zhang, X., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Jan 2016, In : Aerospace Science and Technology. 48, p. 291-307 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Vortex flow
Velocity measurement
Wind tunnels
Decomposition
5 Citations (Scopus)

Lift enhancement through flexibility of plunging wings at low Reynolds numbers

Cleaver, D., Calderon, D. E., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 1 Jul 2016, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 64, p. 27-45

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Strouhal number
Vortex flow
Reynolds number
Rigid wings
Flexible wings

Motion-driven flow in an unusual piscine nasal region

Agbesi, M. P. K., Borsuk, H. S., Hunt, J. N., Maclaine, J. S., Abel, R. L., Sykes, D., Ramsey, A. T., Wang, Z. & Cox, J. P. L., 1 Dec 2016, In : Zoology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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odor compounds
nasal cavity
epithelium
Belonidae
water
2014
9 Citations (Scopus)

Attenuation of self-excited roll oscillations of low-aspect-ratio wings by using acoustic forcing

Hu, T., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 1 Apr 2014, In : AIAA Journal. 52, 4, p. 843-854 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Low aspect ratio wings
Acoustics
Angle of attack
Airfoils
Velocity measurement
26 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Fluid structure interaction
Vortex flow
Reynolds number
Airfoils
Aircraft
11 Citations (Scopus)

On the absence of asymmetric wakes for periodically plunging finite wings

Calderon Robayo, D., Cleaver, D. J., Gursul, I. & Wang, Z., 31 Jul 2014, In : Physics of Fluids. 26, p. 1 - 15 15 p., 071907.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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wakes
wings
vortices
trailing edges
vortex tubes
9 Citations (Scopus)

Passive control of roll oscillations of low-aspect-ratio wings using bleed

Hu, T., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., May 2014, In : Experiments in Fluids. 55, 1752.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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low aspect ratio wings
Low aspect ratio wings
Flow control
slots
Vortex flow
13 Citations (Scopus)

Thrust enhancement due to flexible trailing-edge of plunging foils

Cleaver, D., Gursul, I., Calderon, D. & Wang, Z., 1 Nov 2014, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 51, 0, p. 401-412

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Metal foil
Vortex flow
Hydrofoils
Strouhal number
Drag reduction
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

Active control of self-induced roll oscillations of a wing using synthetic jet

Hu, T., Wang, Z., Gursul, I. & Bowen, C., Sep 2013, In : International Journal of Flow Control. 5, 3-4, p. 201-214 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Velocity measurement
Wind tunnels
Aspect ratio
Flow fields
Momentum
23 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Airfoils
Vortex flow
Strouhal number
Angle of attack
Drag
12 Citations (Scopus)

Lift-enhancing vortex flows generated by plunging rectangular wings with small amplitude

Calderon, D. E., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Dec 2013, In : AIAA Journal. 51, 12, p. 2953-2964 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vortex flow
Velocity measurement
Strouhal number
Force measurement
Vortex shedding
5 Citations (Scopus)

Periodically plunging foil near a free surface

Cleaver, D., Calderon, D. E., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Mar 2013, In : Experiments in Fluids. 54, 3, 18 p., 1491.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Metal foil
foils
Drag reduction
Vortex flow
drag reduction
8 Citations (Scopus)

Unsteady fluid-structure interactions of a pitching membrane wing

Tregidgo, L., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Jul 2013, In : Aerospace Science and Technology. 28, 1, p. 79-90

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluid structure interaction
Membranes
Velocity measurement
Flow fields
Rigid wings
12 Citations (Scopus)

Volumetric measurements and simulations of the vortex structures generated by low aspect ratio plunging wings

Calderon, D. E., Wang, Z., Gursul, I. & Visbal, M. R., 2013, In : Physics of Fluids. 25, 6, 067102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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low aspect ratio wings
Strouhal number
vortices
leading edges
wings
2012
41 Citations (Scopus)

Bifurcating flows of plunging airfoils at high Strouhal numbers

Cleaver, D. J., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Oct 2012, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 708, p. 349-376 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Strouhal number
airfoils
Angle of attack
Airfoils
Vortex flow
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
rectangular wings
gusts
oscillations
vehicles
fluids
10 Citations (Scopus)

Three-dimensional measurements of vortex breakdown

Calderon, D. E., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 2012, In : Experiments in Fluids. 53, 1, p. 293-299

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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delta wings
vortex breakdown
dimensional measurement
angle of attack
leading edges
22 Citations (Scopus)

Unsteady characteristics of inlet vortices

Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 1 Oct 2012, In : Experiments in Fluids. 53, 4, p. 1015-1032 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Vortex flow
vortices
Intake systems
meanders
particle image velocimetry
2011
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of slenderness ratio on free-to-roll wing aerodynamics

Gresham, N. T., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., May 2011, In : AIAA Journal of Aircraft. 48, 3, p. 1112-1116 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Citations (Scopus)

Flow-induced vibrations of low aspect ratio rectangular membrane wings

Rojratsirikul, P., Genc, M. S., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Nov 2011, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 27, 8, p. 1296-1309 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Aspect ratio
Vortex shedding
Membranes
Rigid wings
Vortex flow
55 Citations (Scopus)

Lift enhancement by means of small-amplitude airfoil oscillations at low Reynolds numbers

Cleaver, D. J., Wang, Z., Gursul, I. & Visbal, M. R., Sep 2011, In : AIAA Journal. 49, 9, p. 2018-2033 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Airfoils
Reynolds number
Vortex flow
Angle of attack
Velocity measurement
2010
63 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of pre-strain and excess length on unsteady fluid-structure interactions of membrane airfoils

Rojratsirikul, P., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Apr 2010, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 26, 3, p. 359-376 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Fluid structure interaction
Airfoils
Membranes
High speed cameras
Angle of attack
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of unsteady trailing-edge blowing on delta wing aerodynamics

Jiang, P., Wang, Z. J. & Gursul, I., Mar 2010, In : AIAA Journal of Aircraft. 47, 2, p. 591-602 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blow molding
Aerodynamics
Velocity measurement
Force measurement
Flow visualization
24 Citations (Scopus)

Functional morphology of the nasal region of a hammerhead shark

Abel, R. L., Maclaine, J. S., Cotton, R., Xuan, V. B., Nickels, T. B., Clark, T. H., Wang, Z. & Cox, J. P. L., Apr 2010, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A - Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 155, 4, p. 464-475 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Sharks
Nose
X rays
Running
X-Rays
31 Citations (Scopus)

Low Reynolds number aerodynamics of free-to-roll low aspect ratio wings

Gresham, N. T., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 1 Jul 2010, In : Experiments in Fluids. 49, 1, p. 11-25 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

low aspect ratio wings
Low aspect ratio wings
low Reynolds number
Angle of attack
aerodynamics
19 Citations (Scopus)

Vortex dynamics of free-to-roll slender and nonslender delta wings

Gresham, N., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Jan 2010, In : AIAA Journal of Aircraft. 47, 1, p. 292-302 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
14 Citations (Scopus)

Computational and experimental investigation of a nonslender delta wing

Gordnier, R. E., Visbal, M. R., Gursul, I. & Wang, Z., Aug 2009, In : AIAA Journal. 47, 8, p. 1811-1825 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reynolds number
Low pass filters
Large eddy simulation
Unsteady flow
Angle of attack
16 Citations (Scopus)

Self-induced roll oscillations of nonslender wings

Gresham, N. T., Wang, Z. J. & Gursul, I., 2009, In : AIAA Journal. 47, 3, p. 481-483 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

96 Citations (Scopus)

Unsteady fluid-structure interactions of membrane airfoils at low Reynolds numbers

Rojratsirikul, P., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 1 May 2009, In : Experiments in Fluids. 46, 5, p. 859-872 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluid structure interaction
airfoils
low Reynolds number
Airfoils
Reynolds number
2008
9 Citations (Scopus)

Active flow control on a nonslender delta wing

Williams, N. M., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Nov 2008, In : AIAA Journal of Aircraft. 45, 6, p. 2100-2110 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blow molding
Flow control
Vortex flow
Momentum
Velocity measurement
256 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of spanwise flexibility on flapping wing propulsion

Heathcote, S., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Feb 2008, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 24, 2, p. 183-199 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propulsion
Strouhal number
Vorticity
Micro air vehicle (MAV)
Flexible structures
17 Citations (Scopus)

Flow reattachment and vortex re-formation on oscillating low-aspect-ratio wings

Vardaki, E., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Jun 2008, In : AIAA Journal. 46, 6, p. 1453-1462 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low aspect ratio wings
Vortex flow
Strouhal number
Swept wings
Axial flow
2007
7 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of thrust vectoring jets on delta wing aerodynamics

Wang, Z., Jiang, P. & Gursul, I., 2007, In : AIAA Journal of Aircraft. 44, 6, p. 1877-1888 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

Lift enhancement over flexible nonslender delta wings

Taylor, G., Wang, Z., Vardaki, E. & Gursul, I., 2007, In : AIAA Journal. 45, 12, p. 2979-2993 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rigid wings
Flexible wings
Strouhal number
Fluid structure interaction
Axial flow
81 Citations (Scopus)

Review of flow control mechanisms of leading-edge vortices

Gursul, I., Wang, Z. & Vardaki, E., Oct 2007, In : Progress in Aerospace Sciences. 43, 7-8, p. 246-270 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Flow control
Vortex flow
Blow molding
Flexible wings
Swept wings
2005
22 Citations (Scopus)

Fluid dynamics around an inclined cylinder with running water rivulets

Wang, Z. J., Zhou, Y., Huang, J. F. & Xu, Y. L., 2005, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 21, 1, p. 49-64 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)
67 Citations (Scopus)

Vortex interactions in a two side-by-side cylinder near-wake

Wang, Z. J. & Zhou, Y., 2005, In : International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. 26, 3, p. 362-377 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fluctuating temperature measurements on a heated cylinder placed in a cylinder near-wake

Wang, Z. J., Zhou, Y., Wang, X. W. & Jin, W., 2004, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 126, 1, p. 62-69 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003
9 Citations (Scopus)
9 Citations (Scopus)

A note on the fluid damping of an elastic cylinder in a cross-flow

Zhang, H. J., Zhou, Y., So, R. M. C., Mignolet, M. P. & Wang, Z. J., 2003, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 17, 3, p. 479-483 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle