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Martin Agelin-Chaab
BSc, MEng, MSc, PhD (Manitoba), PEng

Assistant Professor

Department of Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Contact information

2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4
Office: ACE 3026

905.721.8668 ext. 5739
905.721.3370 (fax)

martin.agelin-chaab@uoit.ca


Research topics

  • Bluff body/ground vehicle aerodynamics
  • Turbulent flows and jets
  • Vehicle and battery thermal analyses
  • Sustainable energy systems

Education

  • PhD (Mechanical Engineering), University of Manitoba
  • MSc (Mechanical Engineering), University of Manitoba
  • MEng (Engineering Management) University of Alberta
  • BSc (Mechanical Engineering), K.N.U.S.T., Ghana

Courses

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Introduction to Energy Systems
  • Advance Fluid Mechanics
  • Dynamics
  • Statics

Research and expertise

Publications and presentations

  • Selected publications and presentations

    Journal Publications

    Co-authors underlined are HQPs

    • Panchal, S. et al. 2016. Experimental and simulated temperature variations in a LiFePO4-20Ah battery during discharge process. Applied Energy, vol. 180, pp. 504-515  
    • Ghandehariun, S. et al. 2016. Modeling of heat transfer from molten salt droplets using various gases. Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 105, pp. 140-146.
    • Iftekhar, H. and Agelin-chaab, M. 2016. Structure of turbulent flows over forward facing steps with adverse pressure gradient. ASME J. Fluids Engineering, 138(11), 111202-111202-12.
    • Panchal, S. et al. 2016. Experimental and theoretical investigation of temperature distributions in a prismatic lithium-ion battery. Int. J. Thermal Sciences, Vol. 99, pp. 204 – 212.
    • Abdel-Rahman, A. et al. 2016. Integrated aero-thermal testing of a race car in a full scale climatic wind tunnel. SAE International, Technical Paper # 2016-01-1588.
    • Panchal, S. et al. 2016. Thermal modeling and validation of temperature distributions in a prismatic lithium-ion battery at different discharge rates and varying boundary conditions. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 96, 190-199.
    • Panchal, S. et al. 2016. Experimental temperature distributions in a prismatic lithium-ion battery at varying conditions. Int. Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 71, pp. 35-43.
    • Panchal, S. et al. 2016. Experimental and theoretical investigation of heat generation rates for a water cooled LiFePO4 battery. Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 101, pp. 1093 - 1102.
    • Shao, W. J. and Agelin-chaab, M. 2015. Turbulent flows over forward facing steps with surface roughness. ASME J. Fluids Engineering, 138(2), 021103 (12 pages).
    • Khasow, R. et al. 2015. Experimental investigation of underbody thermal and aerodynamic flow-field features. SAE Int. J. Passeng. Cars - Mech. Syst., Vol. 8, No. 1, 146-154.
    • Agelin-Chaab, M. 2014. Structure of turbulent flows over two-dimensional bluff bodies inspired by a pickup truck geometry. Int. J. Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 50, pp. 417-430.   
    • Suleman, F., Dincer, I. and Agelin-Chaab, M. 2014. Development of an integrated renewable energy system for multi-generation. Energy, Vol. 78, pp.  196–204.
    • Adaramola, M.S., Agelin-Chaab, M. and Paul, S.S. 2014. Analysis of hybrid energy systems for application in southern Ghana. Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 88, pp. 284-295.
    • Suleman, F., Dincer, I. and Agelin-Chaab, M. 2014. Energy and exergy analyses of an integrated solar heat pump system. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 73, No. 1, pp. 557-564.
    • Adaramola, M.S., Agelin-Chaab, M. and Paul, S.S. 2014. Assessment of wind power generation along the coast of Ghana. Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 77, pp. 61-69.
    • Agelin-Chaab, M. and Tachie, M.F. 2013. Open channel turbulent flow past rectangular cylinders at incidence. ASCE J. Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 12, pp. 1309-1313.
    • Agelin-Chaab, M. and Tachie, M. F. 2011. Characteristics of turbulent three-dimensional offset jets. ASME J. Fluids Engineering, Vol. 133, No. 5, pp. 051203 (9 pages).
    • Agelin-Chaab, M. and Tachie, M. F. 2011. Characteristics of turbulent three-dimensional wall jets. ASME J. Fluids Engineering, Vol. 133, No. 2, pp. 021201 (12 pages).
    • Agelin-Chaab, M. and Tachie, M. F. 2011. Characteristics and structure of turbulent 3d offset jets. Int. J. Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 608-620.
    • Agelinchaab, M., Tsikata, J. M., Tachie, M. F. and Adane, K. K. 2008. Turbulent wake of rectangular cylinder near a plane wall and a free surface. AIAA J., Vol. 46, No. 1, pp.104-117.
    • Agelinchaab, M., Tachie, M. F. and Ruth, D. W. 2006. Velocity measurement of flow through a model three-dimensional porous medium. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 017105-017116.
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