Academic Staff

                                        Saeed Rajab Rekani
Saeed Rajab Rekani
Assistant Professor
Fluid Mechanics/ Computational Fluid Dynamics
    • Doctor of philosophy in mechanical engineering, May 2014. School of Engineering & Technology, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK. Thesis: “Optimization of the performance of micro hydro-turbines for electricity generation”.
    • Master of science in mechanical engineering (power), March 2003. College of Engineering, AL-Mustansiriya University, Baghdad, Iraq. Thesis: “Study of erosion effect on water-turbines performance due to cavitation of Mosul dam”.
    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Oct. 1st 1998. College of Engineering, University of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq.
    1. S. Yassen, “CFD Analysis of the Gap Effects on the Flow Characteristics of Hydraulic Turbines” ZANCO Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, ZJPAS (2016) 28 (2) 312 – 324.
    2. S. Yassen, “3D CFD Simulation and Experimental Study of a Water Jet Impingement Kufa Journal of Engineering, Vol (10) No. 4, October 2019, P.P. 53 - 65.
    3. E. Karash, S. Yassen and M. Qasim, “The Effect of the Cutting Depth of the Tool Friction Stir Process on the Mechanical Properties and Microstructures of Aluminum Alloy 6061-T6” American Journal of Mechanics and Applications, ISSN: 2376-6115, doi; 10.1164/j.ajma.2015030.11.
    4. S. Atrooshi and S. Yassen, “Hybrid Renewable Energy CO-generation – A Comparative Study” ZANCO Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, ZJPAS (2016) 28 (1) 29 -36; DOI 10.
    5. S. Atrooshi and S. Yassen, “Turbulence Model Effects on the Modelling Simulation of Hydraulic Turbines” Polytechnic Journal, vol (7) No. 1, January 2017.
    6. S. Yassen, “Investigation of the Effects of Number of Blades on the Performance of Cross-flow Turbine Using STAR CCM+” Polytechnic Journal, vol (7) No. 4, January 2017.
    7. E. Karash and S. Yassen, “Effect of Friction Stir Welding Parameters on the Impact Energy Toughness of the Aluminum Alloys 6061 – T6” Annals of Dunarea de jos University of Galati, vol (29), December 2018.

    • renewable energy
    • computational fluid dynamics

    • Fluid mechanics (Mechanical Eng. Department, College of Engineering, Salahaddin University-Erbil),
    • Gas dynamics (Mechanical Eng. Department, College of Engineering, Salahaddin University-Erbil),
    • C++ programming (Mechanical Eng. Department, College of Engineering, Salahaddin University Erbil),
    • Computer aided design software (CAD), Catia V5 Computer Lab - (UK),
    • Thermodynamics Labs (UK), and
    • Heat transfer Labs (UK).
    • Engineering Analysis (Mechanical Eng. Department, College of Engineering, University of Duhok),
    • Numerical Analysis (Mechanical Eng. Department, College of Engineering, University of Duhok),

  •   saeed.rajab@uod.ac

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