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3D LES simulations of a static and vertically free-to-oscillate 4:1 rectangular cylinder: Effects of the grid resolution (2019)
Journal Article
Álvarez, A., Nieto, F., Nguyen, D., Owen, J., & Hernández, S. (2019). 3D LES simulations of a static and vertically free-to-oscillate 4:1 rectangular cylinder: Effects of the grid resolution. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 192, 31-44. doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2019.06.012

Vortex induced vibration (VIV) is an important phenomenon which appears in flexible structures immersed in a moving fluid. This oscillation is self-sustained and self-limited, but VIV might cause fatigue damage and affect the structure's serviceabili... Read More about 3D LES simulations of a static and vertically free-to-oscillate 4:1 rectangular cylinder: Effects of the grid resolution.

Design and implementation of a new system for large bridge monitoring—GeoSHM (2018)
Journal Article
Meng, X., Nguyen, D. T., Xie, Y., Owen, J. S., Psimoulis, P., Ince, S., …Bhatia, P. (2018). Design and implementation of a new system for large bridge monitoring—GeoSHM. Sensors, 18(3), https://doi.org/10.3390/s18030775

Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is a relatively new branch of civil engineering that focuses on assessing the health status of infrastructure, such as long-span bridges. Using a broad range of in-situ monitoring instruments, the purpose of the SHM... Read More about Design and implementation of a new system for large bridge monitoring—GeoSHM.

Vortex-induced vibration of a 5:1 rectangular cylinder: A comparison of wind tunnel sectional model tests and computational simulations (2018)
Journal Article
Nguyen, D. T., Hargreaves, D. M., & Owen, J. S. (2018). Vortex-induced vibration of a 5:1 rectangular cylinder: A comparison of wind tunnel sectional model tests and computational simulations. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 175, doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2018.01.029

Considered to be representative of a generic bridge deck geometry and characterised by a highly unsteady flow field, the 5:1 rectangular cylinder has been the main case study in a number of studies including the “Benchmark on the Aerodynamics of a R... Read More about Vortex-induced vibration of a 5:1 rectangular cylinder: A comparison of wind tunnel sectional model tests and computational simulations.

Computational studies on pressure distribution around a bending 5:1 rectangular cylinder (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Nguyen, D. T., Hargreaves, D., & Owen, J. (2016). Computational studies on pressure distribution around a bending 5:1 rectangular cylinder

This paper describes the development and testing of a numerical model, based around the Large Eddy Simulation model, of a flexible 5:1 rectangular cylinder. We report on the vortex-induced vibration (VIV) of the bending cylinder, which is an analogue... Read More about Computational studies on pressure distribution around a bending 5:1 rectangular cylinder.

Wind tunnel studies of pressure distribution around a 5:1 rectangular cylinder (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Nguyen, D. T., Owen, J., & Hargreaves, D. (2016). Wind tunnel studies of pressure distribution around a 5:1 rectangular cylinder

In this paper, a wind tunnel study is described focusing on analysing the pressure distribution and correlation around both static and dynamic 5:1 rectangular cylinders in smooth and turbulent flow. Results from the static tests highlighted the signi... Read More about Wind tunnel studies of pressure distribution around a 5:1 rectangular cylinder.

Computational studies of pressure distribution around a 5:1 rectangular section in turbulent flow (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Nguyen, D. T., Hargreaves, D., & Owen, J. (2015). Computational studies of pressure distribution around a 5:1 rectangular section in turbulent flow

This paper presents a numerical method based on a LES approach to modelling the unsteady flow around and the vortex-induced vibration (VIV) of a 5:1 rectangular cylinder in the smooth and turbulent flow. A fluid-structure interaction algorithm was al... Read More about Computational studies of pressure distribution around a 5:1 rectangular section in turbulent flow.