Saeed Salehi

Post doc at Fluid Dynamics

My research focus is to develop, in OpenFOAM, the required methods that are needed to study transients in hydro turbines. That involves the simultaneous mesh deformation due to guide vanes that change their angle at the same time as a part of the computational domain is rotating. The developed methods can be used to do in-depth studies of the turbulent flow features encountered during transient operation of hydraulic turbines.
My research interests are:
• Computational Fluid Dynamics
• OpenFOAM • Turbulence Modeling
• Turbomachinery
• Heat Transfer
• Uncertainty Quantification
• Robust Optimization

Source: chalmers.se
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Showing 8 publications

2021

Numerical Simulation of Hydraulic Turbine During Transient Operation Using OpenFOAM

Saeed Salehi, Håkan Nilsson, Eric Lillberg et al
IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. Vol. 774 (1)
Paper in proceeding
2021

NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF COUNTER-ROTATING PUMP-TURBINE WITH A NEW HEAD-LOSS PRESSURE BOUNDARY CONDITION

Jonathan Fahlbeck, Håkan Nilsson, Saeed Salehi
Other conference contribution
2021

Flow Characteristics of Preliminary Shutdown and Startup Sequences for a Model Counter-Rotating Pump-Turbine

Jonathan Fahlbeck, Håkan Nilsson, Saeed Salehi
Energies. Vol. 14 (12)
Journal article
2021

Development of a novel numerical framework in OpenFOAM to simulate Kaplan turbine transients

Saeed Salehi, Håkan Nilsson, Eric Lillberg et al
IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. Vol. 774 (1)
Paper in proceeding
2021

Robust optimization of the NASA C3X gas turbine vane under uncertain operational conditions

Mohamad Sadeq Karimi, Mehrdad Raisee, Saeed Salehi et al
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. Vol. 164
Journal article
2021

An in-depth numerical analysis of transient flow field in a Francis turbine during shutdown

Saeed Salehi, Håkan Nilsson, Eric Lillberg et al
Renewable Energy. Vol. 179, p. 2322-2347
Journal article
2021

Numerical analysis of an initial design of a counter-rotating pump-turbine

Jonathan Fahlbeck, Håkan Nilsson, Saeed Salehi et al
IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. Vol. 774 (1)
Paper in proceeding
2020

Numerical Simulation of Hydraulic Turbine During Transient Operation Using OpenFOAM

Saeed Salehi, Håkan Nilsson, Eric Lillberg et al
Other conference contribution

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2019–2021

Flow in turbines during new operating procedures

Håkan Nilsson Fluid Dynamics
Saeed Salehi Fluid Dynamics
Sinisa Krajnovic Fluid Dynamics
Lars Davidson Fluid Dynamics
Svenskt Vattenkraftcentrum
Swedish Energy Agency
Energiforsk AB

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