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Zhen Xue Han

Name

[Han, Zhen Xue]
  • Senior Lecturer, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Professional Preparation

    • 1989 Ph.D. Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    • 1985 M.S. Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    • 1982 B.S. in Mechanical EngineeringXian Jiaotong University

Appointments

    • Sept 2004 to Present Sr. Lecturer
      University of Texas at Arlington   Engineering   Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    • Sept 2004 to Present Undergraduate Advisor
      University of Texas at Arlington   Engineering   Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Awards and Honors

    • Apr  2012 2011-2012 Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty Advisor Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • May  2009 Most Valuable Faculty Award sponsored by the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    • May  2008 2007-2008 ASME Student Chapter Heritage Award sponsored by the student members of ASME at the University of Texas at Arlington

Research and Expertise

  • Expertise
    Computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer; air-breathing propulsion system; turbomachinary; multidisciplinary design optimization
  • Research Interests
    Development of methods and software in computational mechanics, especially computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and multidisciplinary design optimization

Publications

      Journal Article 2012
      • Aerodynamic Shape Optimization of a Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine Using Differential Evolution

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      Journal Article 2008
      • "Numerical Investigation of Moisture Diffusion Effects on Underfill within Flip-Chip Package," International Review of Mechanical Engineering, vol. 2, no. 2, May 2008.
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      Conference Paper 2006
      • "Integrated Aero-Acoustics Rotor Simulation and Design Optimization," Aeroacoustics Conference (27th AIAA Aeroacoustics Conference), Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2006.
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      Conference Paper 2005
      • "A Novel Response Surface Method for the Mechanical Design Optimization of Electronic Packages," presented at , Thermal & mechanical simulation and experiments in micro-electronics and micro-systems, Berlin, Germany, April 18, 2005.
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      Journal Article 2005
      • "Aerodynamic Data Modeling Using Support Vector Machines," Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2005,.
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      Conference Paper 2004
      • "Reliability-Based Design Optimization for LGA Solder Joint Electronic Packages," presented at Thermal & mechanical simulation and experiments in micro-electronics and micro-systems, Leuven / Brussels, Belgium, May 9, 2004.
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      Conference Paper 2003
      • "Determination of Temperatures and Heat Fluxes on Surfaces and Interfaces of Multi-Domain Three-Dimensional Electronic Components," ASME 2003 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Expo (IMECE'03), Washington, D.C., 2003.
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      Journal Article 2003
      • "A CFD Method for Axial Thrust Load Prediction of Centrifugal Compressor," International Journal of Turbo & Jet-Engines, Vol. 20, 2003, 1-16.
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Courses

      • MAE 3303-001 Aerodynamics of Compressible Flow

        Fundamental thermodynamic concepts of compressible flow, isentropic flow, normal and oblique shock waves, expansion waves, quasi-one-dimensional flows within nozzles and diffusers, linearized compressible flow theory, the method of characteristics and supersonic nozzle design.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3303-001 Aerodynamics of Compressible Flow

        Fundamental thermodynamic concepts of compressible flow, isentropic flow, normal and oblique shock waves, expansion waves, quasi-one-dimensional flows within nozzles and diffusers, linearized compressible flow theory, the method of characteristics and supersonic nozzle design.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3303-001 Aerodynamics of Compressible Flow

        Fundamental thermodynamic concepts of compressible flow, isentropic flow, normal and oblique shock waves, expansion waves, quasi-one-dimensional flows within nozzles and diffusers, linearized compressible flow theory, the method of characteristics and supersonic nozzle design.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 2314-001 FLUID MECHANICS I

        Fluid properties; fluid statics; Bernoulli's equation; fluid kinematics; finite control volume analysis and differential analysis of fluid flow; dimensional analysis and similitude; viscous flow in pipes.

        Summer - 11 Weeks - 2015Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 2315-001 Fluid Dynamics

        Introduction to fluid dynamics and low speed aerodynamics; fluid properties; dimensional analysis; conservation equations in integral and differential form; viscous flow; potential flow theory.

        Summer - 11 Weeks - 2015Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3303-001 Aerodynamics of Compressible Flow

        Adiabatic and isentropic flows; normal and oblique shockwaves; Prandtl-Meyer flows; expansion waves; compressible flow nozzles, diffusers, and wind tunnels; thin-airfoil and small-perturbation theory; design principles for supersonic vehicles and wind tunnels; methods of characteristics.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3303-001 Aerodynamics of Compressible Flow

        Adiabatic and isentropic flows; normal and oblique shockwaves; Prandtl-Meyer flows; expansion waves; compressible flow nozzles, diffusers, and wind tunnels; thin-airfoil and small-perturbation theory; design principles for supersonic vehicles and wind tunnels; methods of characteristics.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 1312-001 Engineering Statics

        A study of forces and force systems, resultants and components of force systems, forces due to friction, conditions of equilibrium, forces acting on members of trusses and frame structures, centroids and moments of inertia. Vector and index notation introduced. Prerequisite: C or better in PHYS 1443, C or better in MATH 1426.

        Summer - 11 Weeks - 2013Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 2314 Fluid Mechanics

        Fluid properties; fluid statics; Bernoulli's equation; fluid kinematics; finite control volume analysis and differential analysis of fluid flow; dimensional analysis and similitude; viscous flow in pipes.

        Summer - 11 Weeks - 2013Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAE 3303-001 Aerodynamics of Compressible Flow
        Adiabatic and isentropic flows; normal and oblique shockwaves; Prandtl-Meyer flows; expansion waves; compressible flow nozzles, diffusers, and wind tunnels; thin-airfoil and small-perturbation theory; design principles for supersonic vehicles and wind tunnels; methods of characteristics. Prerequisite: C or better in MAE 2315, C or better in MAE 3309 (or MAE 3310), C or better in MAE 3360.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAE 1312-001 Engineering Statics
        A study of forces and force systems, resultants and components of force systems, forces due to friction, conditions of equilibrium, forces acting on members of trusses and frame structures, centroids and moments of inertia. Vector and index notation introduced. Prerequisite: C or better in PHYS 1443, C or better in MATH 1426.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAE 2315-001 Fluid Dynamics
        Introduction to Fluid Dynamics and low speed aerodynamics; fluid properties; dimensional analysis; conservation equations in integral and differential form; viscous flow; potential flow theory, air foil and finite wing theory. Prerequisites: C or better in MAE 2323, C or better in MAE 3309 (or concurrent enrollment), C or better in MAE 3360 (or concurrent enrollment).
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 20121 Link

Other Service Activities

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    • Dec  Memberships
      ASME

Administrative Appointment

  • 2004
    • Sept 2004 to Present - Undergraduate Advisor, University of Texas at Arlington   Engineering   Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering