Associate Professor John Young

Associate Professor
School of Engineering and Information Technology
+61 2 6268 8261
+61 2 6268 8276

LOCATION

Building 17 Room 201A
School of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA

  • PUBLICATIONS

Journal articles

Ma J; Xu L; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2019, 'Dynamic characteristics of a deformable capsule in a simple shear flow', Physical Review E, vol. 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.99.023101

Liu Z; Bhattacharjee KS; Tian FB; Young J; Ray T; Lai JCS, 2019, 'Kinematic optimization of a flapping foil power generator using a multi-fidelity evolutionary algorithm', Renewable Energy, vol. 132, pp. 543 - 557, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.08.015

Tian F; Tobing S; Young J; Lai J; Walker SM; Taylor GK; Thomas ALR, 2018, 'Aerodynamic characteristics of hoverflies during hovering flight', Computers and Fluids, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compfluid.2018.10.008

Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2018, 'Effects of hawkmoth-like flexibility on the aerodynamic performance of flapping wings with different shapes and aspect ratios', Physics of Fluids, vol. 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5044635

Xu L; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2018, 'A novel geometry-adaptive Cartesian grid based immersed boundary–lattice Boltzmann method for fluid–structure interactions at moderate and high Reynolds numbers', Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 375, pp. 22 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2018.08.024

Young J; Tian FB, 2018, 'Bio-inspired flapping foils and their applications', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, vol. 232, pp. 2493, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406218785272

Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2018, 'Effects of flexibility on the hovering performance of flapping wings with different shapes and aspect ratios', Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 81, pp. 69 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2018.04.019

Liu Z; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2017, 'Flapping foil power generator performance enhanced with a spring-connected tail', Physics of Fluids, vol. 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4998202

Wang L; Currao GMD; Han F; Neely AJ; Young J; Tian FB, 2017, 'An immersed boundary method for fluid–structure interaction with compressible multiphase flows', Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 346, pp. 131 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2017.06.008

Liu Z; Lai JCS; John Y; Tian FB, 2017, 'Discrete vortex method with flow separation corrections for flapping-foil power generators', AIAA Journal, vol. 55, pp. 410 - 418, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J055267

Tobing S; Young J; Lai JCS, 2017, 'Effects of wing flexibility on bumblebee propulsion', Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 68, pp. 141 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2016.10.005

Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2016, 'Effects of wing shape, aspect ratio and deviation angle on aerodynamic performance of flapping wings in hover', Physics of Fluids, vol. 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4964928

Doig G; Wang S; Kleine H; Young J, 2016, 'Aerodynamic analysis of projectiles in ground effect at near-sonic Mach numbers', AIAA Journal, vol. 54, pp. 150 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J054114

Fenercioglu I; Zaloglu B; Young J; Ashraf MA; Lai JCS; Platzer MF, 2015, 'Flow structures around an oscillating-wing power generator', AIAA Journal, vol. 52, pp. 3316 - 3326, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J053950

Tian FB; Wang Y; Young J; Lai JCS, 2015, 'An FSI solution technique based on the DSD/SST method and its applications', Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences, vol. 25, pp. 2257 - 2285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0218202515400084

Hoke CM; Young J; Lai JCS, 2015, 'Effects of time-varying camber deformation on flapping foil propulsion and power extraction', Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 56, pp. 152 - 176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2015.05.001

Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2014, 'Improving power-extraction efficiency of a flapping plate: From passive deformation to active control', Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 51, pp. 384 - 392, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2014.07.013

Young J; Lai JCS; Platzer MF, 2014, 'Addendum to "a review of progress and challenges in flapping foil power generation" [Prog. Aerosp. Sci., in press]', Progress in Aerospace Sciences, vol. 67, pp. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paerosci.2014.03.001

Young J; Lai JCS; Platzer MF, 2014, 'A review of progress and challenges in flapping foil power generation', Progress in Aerospace Sciences, vol. 67, pp. 2 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paerosci.2013.11.001

Young J; Ashraf MA; Lai JCS; Platzer MF, 2013, 'Numerical simulation of fully passive flapping foil power generation', AIAA Journal, vol. 51, pp. 2727 - 2739, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J052542

Ashraf MA; Young J; Lai JC, 2012, 'Oscillation Frequency and Amplitude Effects on Plunging Airfoil Propulsion and Flow Periodicity', AIAA Journal, vol. 50, pp. 2308 - 2324, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J051374

Platzer MF; Sarigul-klijn N; Young J; Ashraf MA; Lai JCS, 2011, 'Renewable hydrogen production using sailing ships', Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition IMECE2011, vol. 136, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4026200

Ashraf MA; Young J; Lai JC, 2011, 'Reynolds number, thickness and camber effects on flapping airfoil propulsion', Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 27, pp. 145 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2010.11.010

Ashraf MA; Young J; Lai JC; Platzer MF, 2011, 'Numerical analysis of an oscillating-wing wind and hydropower generator', AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, vol. 49, pp. 1374 - 1386, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J050577

Young J; Walker SM; Bomphrey RJ; Taylor GK; Thomas ALR, 2009, 'Details of insect wing design and deformation enhance aerodynamic function and flight efficiency', Science, vol. 325, pp. 1549 - 1552, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1175928

Young J; Lai JC; Germain CM, 2008, 'Simulation and Parameter Variation of Flapping-Wing Motion Based on Dragonfly Hovering', AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, vol. 46, pp. 918 - 924, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.31610

Platzer MF; Jones K; Young J; Lai JC, 2008, 'Flapping-Wing Aerodynamics: Progress and challenges', AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, vol. 46, pp. 2136 - 2149, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.29263

Young J; Lai JC; Germain CM, 2008, 'Numerical simulation and parameter variation of insect wing motion based on dragonfly hovering', AIAA Journal, vol. 46, pp. 918 - 924

Young J; Lai JC, 2007, 'Vortex lock-in phenomenon in the wake of a plunging airfoil', AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, vol. 45, pp. 485 - 490, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.23594

Young J; Lai JC, 2007, 'Mechanisms influencing the efficiency of oscillating airfoil propulsion', AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, vol. 45, pp. 1695 - 1702, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.27628

Young J; Lai JC, 2007, 'On the aerodynamic forces of a plunging airfoil', Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, vol. 21, pp. 1388 - 1397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF03177425

Young J; Lai JC, 2004, 'Oscillation frequency and amplitude effects on the wake of a plungingairfoil', AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, vol. 42, pp. 2042 - 2052, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.5070

Conference Papers

Mazharmanesh S; Young J; Tian F; Lai J, 2018, 'Energy harvesting of two inverted piezoelectric flags in tandem arrangement', in Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society, Adelaide, Australia, presented at The 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Adelaide, Australia, 10 December 2018 - 13 December 2018, https://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/21%20AFMC%20TOC.html

Pandey S; Tuttle S; Young J, 2017, 'Tackling convective heat losses within mars surface mission systems', in Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress, IAC, pp. 10926 - 10930

Young J; Tian F; Lai J, 2017, 'Betz analysis of a single flapping foil power generator', in Betz analysis of a single flapping foil power generator, The First International Symposium on Flutter and its Application, Tokyo, Japan, presented at The First International Symposium on Flutter and its Application, Tokyo, Japan, 15 May 2016 - 17 May 2016

Hoke CM; Young J; Lai JCS; Karakas F; Zaloglu B; Fenercioglu I, 2017, 'Investigation of Oscillating-Foil Power Generation in Constrained Flow', in Procedia Engineering, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy, pp. 3450 - 3455, presented at 10th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, EURODYN 2017, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy, 10 September 2017 - 13 September 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.09.450

Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2017, 'Numerical study of rigid and flexible wing shapes in hover', in Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, presented at Fifteenth Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics (15ACFM), Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 21 November 2016 - 23 November 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/822/1/012007

Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2016, 'Aerodynamic hovering performance of rigid and flexible wing planform shapes', in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016

Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2016, 'An immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method for swimming sperms', in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016

Liu Z; Lai JCS; Young J; Tian FB, 2016, 'Numerical study on the performance of a flapping foil power generator with a passively flapping flat plate', in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016

Xu LC; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2016, 'IB–LBM based high energy harvesting efficiency prediction of two parallel oscillating foils', in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016

Karakas F; Zaloglu B; Fenercioglu I; Hoke C; Young J; Lai JCS; Platzer MF, 2016, 'On optimal oscillating-foil power generation in free and constrained flow', in 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting

Tian F; Young J; Lai JC, 2016, 'An immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method for swimming sperms', in 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, The 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, presented at The 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, 05 December 2016 - 08 December 2016, http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/20/436%20Paper.pdf

Shahzad A; Tian F; Young JOHN; Lai JC, 2016, 'Aerodynamic hovering performance of rigid and flexible wing planform shapes', in 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, The 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, presented at The 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, 05 December 2016 - 08 December 2016, http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/20/451%20Paper.pdf

Xu L; Tian F; Young J; Lai JC, 2016, 'IB–LBM based high energy harvesting efficiency prediction of two parallel oscillating foils', in Proceedings of 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, The 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, presented at The 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, 05 December 2016 - 08 December 2016, http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/20/474%20Paper.pdf

Liu Z; Lai J; Young J; Tian F, 2016, 'Numerical study on the performance of a flapping foil power generator with a passively flapping flat plate', in Proceeding of 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, The 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, presented at The 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, 05 December 2016 - 08 December 2016, http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/20/494%20Paper.pdf

Fenercioglu I; Zaloglu B; Ashraf MA; Young J; Lai JCS; Platzer MF, 2015, 'Flow around an oscillating tandem-wing power generator', in AIAA SciTech, AIAA, Kissimmee, Florida, USA, presented at AIAA SciTech 53rd Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Kissimmee, Florida, USA, 05 January 2015 - 09 January 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2015-1751

Van Pelt H; Neely A; Young J, 2015, 'Analytical Models for Side Force Prediction of Fluidic Thrust Vectoring on High-Speed Vehicles', in Analytical Models for Side Force Prediction of Fluidic Thrust Vectoring on High-Speed Vehicles, The International Conference on Airbreathing Engines, Phoenix, presented at The International Conference on Airbreathing Engines, Phoenix, 25 October 2015 - 30 October 2015

Young J; Lai JCS; Platzer M, 2015, 'Flapping Foil Power Generation: Review and Potential in Pico-Hydro Application', in Proceeding - 2015 International Conference on Sustainable Energy Engineering and Application: Sustainable Energy for Greater Development, ICSEEA 2015, Bandung, Indonesia, pp. 95 - 100, presented at 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Energy Engineering and Application, Bandung, Indonesia, 05 October 2015 - 07 October 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICSEEA.2015.7380752

Pandey S; Tuttle S; Young J, 2015, 'Computational study of the effect of Mars surface atmosphere induced thermal convection within horizontal gap enclosures on surface heat transfer characteristics within a Mars rover', in Computational study of the effect of Mars surface atmosphere induced thermal convection within horizontal gap enclosures on surface heat transfer characteristics within a Mars rover, 15th Australian Space Research Conference, UNSW Canberra, presented at 15th Australian Space Research Conference, UNSW Canberra, 29 September 2015 - 01 October 2015

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