Publications

  • Journal Publications

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    • A. H. Birjandi and E. L. Bibeau, “Frequency analysis of the power output for a vertical axis marine turbine operating in the wake,” Ocean Eng., vol. 127, no. August 2015, pp. 325–334, 2016.

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    • A. H. Birjandi, V. Chatoorgoon, and E. L. Bibeau, “Marine kinetic turbine operation in the wake zone,” Ocean Eng., vol. 97, pp. 145–155, 2015.

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    • M. Shahsavarifard, E. L. Bibeau, and V. Chatoorgoon, “Effect of shroud on the performance of horizontal axis hydrokinetic turbines,” Ocean Eng., vol. 96, pp. 215–225, 2015.

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    • A. H. Birjandi, E. L. Bibeau, V. Chatoorgoon, and A. Kumar, “Power measurement of hydrokinetic turbines with free-surface and blockage effect,” Ocean Eng., vol. 69, pp. 9–17, 2013.

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    • A. H. Birjandi, J. Woods, and E. L. Bibeau, “Investigation of macro-turbulent flow structures interaction with a vertical hydrokinetic river turbine,” Renew. Energy, vol. 48, pp. 183–192, 2012.

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    • A. H. Birjandi and E. L. Bibeau, “Improvement of Acoustic Doppler Velocimetry in bubbly flow measurements as applied to river characterization for kinetic turbines,” Int. J. Multiph. Flow, vol. 37, no. 8, pp. 919–929, 2011.

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    • D. L. F. Gaden and E. L. Bibeau, “A numerical investigation into upstream boundary-layer interruption and its potential benefits for river and ocean kinetic hydropower,” Renew. Energy, vol. 35, no. 10, pp. 2270–2278, 2010.

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    • D. L. F. Gaden and E. L. Bibeau, “A numerical investigation into the effect of diffusers on the performance of hydro kinetic turbines using a validated momentum source turbine model,” Renew. Energy, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 1152–1158, 2010.

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    • E. Bibeau, S. Kassam, J. Woods, T. Molinski, and C. Bear, “Operating a 5-KW grid connected hydrokinetic turbine in a river in cold climates,” J. Ocean Technol., vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 71–82, 2009.

  • Conference Publications

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    • S. d’Auteuil, E. Bibeau, and A. H. Birjandi, “Adaptation of velocity and turbulence acoustic measurement techniques for riverine hydrokinetic turbine sites,” in Hydrovision International, 2016, p. 7.

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    • A. Birjandi, F. Mosallat, E. Bibeau, J. Soviak, D. Neufeld, and C. Macdonald, “Dynamic mooring load measurement on a 25-kW hydrokinetic turbine,” in Hydrovision International, 2016, p. 10.

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    • M. Shahsavarifard, A. H. Birjandi, E. L. Bibeau, and R. Sinclaire, “Performance characteristics of the Energy Cat 3EC42 hydrokinetic turbine,” in MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2015 - Genova: Discovering Sustainable Ocean Energy for a New World, 2015, pp. 3–6.

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    • M. Shahsavarifard and E. L. Bibeau, “Yaw operation of a shrouded horizontal axis hydrokinetic turbine,” in MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2015 - Genova: Discovering Sustainable Ocean Energy for a New World, 2015, p. 4.

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    • A. H. Birjandi, M. Shahsavarifard, A. Hamta, E. L. Bibeau, and D. Neufeld, “Wake measurement behind a loaded vertical axis hydrokinetic turbine in field test,” in MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2015 - Genova: Discovering Sustainable Ocean Energy for a New World, 2015, p. 4.

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    • A. H. Birjandi, S. D’Auteuil, C. Ridd, and E. L. Bibeau, “An innovative low cost hydrokinetic site selection technique for cold climate regions,” in MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2015 - Genova: Discovering Sustainable Ocean Energy for a New World, 2015, p. 4.

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    • S. E. d’Auteuil, A. H. Birjandi, C. Ridd and E. L. Bibeau, “Riverine hydrokinetic resource assessment and site selection using low cost satellite and aerial winter imagery,” in Marine Energy Technology Symposium, 2015, p. 4.

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    • A. Hamta, A. H. Birjandi, and E. L. Bibeau, “Influence of Turbulent Flow Field on Power Generation,” in Oceans - San Diego, 2013, 2013, p. 6.

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    • A. H. Birjandi and E. L. Bibeau, “Reynolds number effects on the freewheeling behavior of a high solidity vertical river kinetic turbine,” in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2010, p. 5.

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    • A. H. Birjandi, S. Kassam, and E. L. Bibeau, “Accoustic Doppler Velocimter (ADV) in Bubbly flow,” in 39th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, 2009.

  • Technical Reports

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    • A. H. Birjandi, M. Goharrokhi, S. D’Auteuil, and E. Bibeau, “Resource assessment at the CHTTC site using horizontal ADCP,” 2015.

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    • S. d’Auteuil, A. H. Birjandi, J. Soviak, and E. L. Bibeau, “Flow measurement on Assiniboine River at The Forks for hydrokinetic turbine deployment purposes,” 2015.

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    • V. Guerry, A. H. Birjandi, and E. Bibeau, “Wind Tunnel Testing of Two Angle of Attack Sensors,” 2015.

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    • M. Shahsavarifard, A. H. Birjandi, and E. L. Bibeau, “Measurements using a hydrokinetic screw-type impeller turbine,” 2014.

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    • M. Shahsavarifard, A. H. Birjandi, and E. L. Bibeau, “Performance test of Energy Cat 3EC42 hydrokinetic turbine,” 2014.

  • Theses

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    • J. Soviak, “A numerical investigation into the effects of positioning and rotation on the performance of two vertical-axis hydrokinetic turbines,” The University of Manitoba, 2016.

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    • M. Shahsavarifard, “Effect of pitch angle on the performance of horizontal axis hydrokinetic turbine for river application,” The University of Manitoba, 2015.

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    • A. H. Birjandi, “Effect of flow and fluid structures on the performance of vertical river hydrokinetic turbines,” University of Manitoba, 2012.

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    • S. Kassam, “In-situ testing of a Darrieus hydrokinetic turbine in cold climates,” The University of Manitoba, 2009.

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    • D. Gaden, “An investigation of river kinetic turbines: performance enhancements, turbine modelling techniques, and an assessment of turbulence models,” The University of Manitoba, 2007.