# Publications by: Wenxian Lin

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Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, S.W.
(2013)
*Direct numerical simulation of unsteady natural convection boundary layers on an evenly heated plate with time-varying heating flux.*
In: Proceedings of the 5th Asia Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th International Symposium on Computational Mechanics, pp. 1-8. From: APCOM and ISCM 2013: 5th Asia Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th International Symposium on Computational Mechanics, 11-14 December 2013, Singapore.

Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, S.W.
(2013)
*Scalings for unsteady natural convection boundary layers on an evenly heated plate with time-dependent heating flux.*
Physical Review E (Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics), E88 (6).
pp. 1-17.

Song, Xin, Gao, Wenfeng, Liu, Tao, Lin, Wenxian, Li, Ming, and Luo, Chuanxu
(2013)
*The operational thermal performance of a simple passive solar house in winter: a case study in Kunming, China.*
International Journal of Green Energy, 10 (6).
pp. 647-660.

Srinarayana, N., Armfield, S.W., and Lin, Wenxian
(2013)
*Behaviour of laminar plane fountains with a parabolic inlet velocity profile in a homogeneous fluid.*
International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 67.
pp. 87-95.

Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, S.W.
(2012)
*Unified Prandtl number scaling for start-up and fully developed natural-convection boundary layers for both Pr ≳1 and Pr ≳1 fluids with isothermal heating.*
Physical Review E, 86 (6).
pp. 1-10.

Gao, Wenfeng, Lin, Wenxian, Liu, Tao, and Armfield, Steven
(2012)
*Onset of asymmetry and three-dimensionality in transitional round fountains in a linearly stratified fluid.*
In: Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, pp. 1-4. From: 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 December 2012, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

Mahmud, H., Hill, B., Gao, W., Lin, W., He, Y., and Armfield, S.W.
(2012)
*PIV study on the interaction of triple transitional round fountains in a homogeneous fluid.*
In: Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, pp. 1-4. From: 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 December 2012, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

Mahmud, H., Lin, Wenxian, Gao, Wenfeng, He, Yinghe, and Armfield, S.W.
(2012)
*Direct numerical simulation of interaction of twin transitional fountains in a homogeneous fluid.*
In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM 2012), pp. 1-8. From: 4th International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM 2012), 25-28 NOV 2012, Gold Coast, Australia.

Ma, Fang-fang, Gao, Wen-feng, Liu, Tao, and Lin, Wen-xian
(2012)
*Experimental study on the influence of the absorptance of the selective absorbing coating on the thermal performance of all-glass evacuated tubes.*
Journal of Yunnan Normal University, 32 (4).
pp. 17-22.

Zhang, Lei, Liu, Tao, Gao, Wenfeng, and Lin, Wenxian
(2012)
*Comparison of performance of four commonly-used turbulence models in numerically simulating two-dimensional backward-facing step turbulent flows.*
Journal of Yunnan Normal University, 32 (4).
pp. 8-16.

Wei, Shengxian, Li, Ming, Lin, Wenxian, Ji, Xu, Yu, Qiongfen, Luo, Xi, and Long, Xing
(2012)
*Mass area ratio of solar hot water systems integrated with so[u]th-facade of high-rise residential buildings.*
Acta Energiae Solaris Sinica, 33 (4).
pp. 663-669.

Ding, Xiang, Xu, Ling, Gao, Wen-feng, Liu, Tao, and Lin, Wen-xian
(2012)
*Research progress in the numerical simulation to the manufacturing of GaN-based materials.*
Journal of Yunnan Normal University, 32 (1).
pp. 25-30.

Liu, Tao, Lin, Wenxian, Gao, Wenfeng, and Armfield, Steven W.
(2012)
*Onset asymmetry and three-dimensionality in transitional round fountains in homogeneous fluid.*
In: Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, pp. 1-2. From: ICTAM 2012: 23rd International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 19-24 August 2012, Beijing, China.

Mahmud, Hasan, Hill, Blair, Gao, Wenfeng, Lin, Wenxian, He, Yinghe, and Armfield, Steven
(2012)
*PIV Study of behavior of interaction of twin fountains in homogenous fluid.*
In: Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, pp. 1-2. From: ICTAM 2012: 23rd International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 19-24 August 2012, Beijing, China.

Ding, Xiang, Gao, Wenfeng, Liu, Tao, and Lin, Wenxian
(2011)
*Thermal performance of solar water heater hanged on balcony wall with separate pressure bearing.*
Transactions of the CSAE (Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering), 27 (10).
pp. 233-237.

Liu, Xueping, Gao, Wenfeng, Xu, Ling, Lin, Wenxian, Ding, Xiang, Dai, Wei, and Liu, Tao
(2011)
*Comparative study on the two testing methods to obtain the heat gain for flat-plate solar water heaters with vertical storage tanks.*
Journal of Yunnan Normal University, 31 (4).
pp. 36-40.

Ding, Xiang, Lin, Wenxian, Xu, Ling, Gao, Wenfeng, and Liu, Tao
(2011)
*The research and applications of heat-pipe-type evacuated tubes and solar collectors.*
Journal of Yunnan Normal University, 31 (4).
pp. 41-49.

Wei, Shengxian, Sun, Yanlin, Li, Ming, Lin, Wenxian, Zhao, Derong, Shi, Youming, and Yang, Huimin
(2011)
*Indoor thermal environment evaluations and parametric analyses in naturally ventilated buildings in dry season using a field survey and PMVe-PPDe model.*
Building and Environment, 46 (6).
pp. 1275-1283.

Williamson, Nicholas, Armfield, Steven W., and Lin, Wenxian
(2011)
*Forced turbulent fountain flow behaviour.*
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 671.
pp. 535-558.

Gao, Wenfeng, Liu, Tao, Lin, Wenxian, and Luo, Chuanxu
(2011)
*Numerical study on mixing characteristics of hot water inside the storage tank of a solar system with different inlet velocities of the supply cold water.*
Procedia Environmental Sciences, 11.
pp. 1153-1163.

Bednarz, Tomasz P., Lin, Wenxian, and Saha, Suvash
(2010)
*Scaling of thermo-magnetic convection.*
In: Proceedings of the 13th Asian Congress on Fluid Mechanics, pp. 1-3. From: ACFM 2010 13th Asian Congress on Fluid Mechanics, 17-21 December 2010, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Wei, Shengxian, Li, Ming, Ji, Xu, Lin, Wenxian, Zheng, Tufeng, Li, Guoliang, and Luo, Xi
(2010)
*Aspect ratio and spacing optimization of a solar flat-plate collector unit.*
Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering (CSAE), 26 (11).
pp. 225-230.

Wang, Liuling, Xu, Yongfeng, Li, Ming, Xiang, Ming, Wang, Yunfeng, Lin, Wenxian, and Wei, Shengxian
(2010)
*The experimental study of trough concentrating solar photovoltaic/thermal system.*
Acta Energiae Solaris Sinica, 31 (9).
pp. 1154-1160.

He, Yun, Liu, Tao, Lin, Wen-xian, Luo, Chuan-xu, and Gao, Wen-feng
(2010)
*Temperature field analysis of solar chimney.*
Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, 32 (14).
pp. 174-178.

Williamson, N., Armfield, S.W., and Lin, Wenxian
(2010)
*Transition behaviour of weak turbulent fountains.*
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 655.
pp. 306-326.

Wei, Shengxian, Li, Ming, Lin, Wenxian, and Sun, Yanlin
(2010)
*Parametric studies and evaluations of indoor thermal environment in wet season using a field survey and PMV–PPD method.*
Energy and Buildings, 42 (6).
pp. 799-806.

Srinarayana, N., Williamson, N., Armfield, S.W., and Lin, Wenxian
(2010)
*Line fountain behavior at low-Reynolds number.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 53 (9-10).
pp. 2065-2073.

Srinarayana, N., Armfield, S.W., Behnia, M., and Lin, Wenxian
(2010)
*Critical Froude number for transition from a steady to an unsteady fountain injected into a homogeneous fluid.*
In: Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, pp. 1-3. From: 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 5-9 December 2010, Auckland, New Zealand.

Williamson, N., Armfield, S.W., and Lin, Wenxian
(2010)
*Entrainment in turbulent fountain flow.*
In: Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, pp. 1-4. From: 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 5-9 December 2010, Auckland, New Zealand.

Ievers, Simon, and Lin, Wenxian
(2009)
*Numerical simulation of three-dimensional flow dynamics in a hot water storage tank.*
Applied Energy, 86 (12).
pp. 2604-2614.

Bednarz, Tomasz P., Lin, Wenxian, Patterson, John C., Lei, Chengwang, and Armfield, Steven W.
(2009)
*Scaling for unsteady thermo-magnetic convection boundary layer of paramagnetic fluids of Pr > 1 in micro-gravity conditions.*
International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 30 (6).
pp. 1157-1170.

Wei, Shengxian, Li, Ming, and Lin, Wenxian
(2009)
*Field survey and analysis of student flat indoor thermal environment in Winter.*
In: Proceedings of 2009 International Conference on Energy and Environmental Technology (ICEET2009) (1), pp. 168-171. From: 2009 International Conference on Energy and Environmental Technology (ICEET2009), 16-18 October, 2009, Guilin, Guangxi, China.

Patterson, John C., Lei, Chengwang, Armfield, Steve W., and Lin, Wenxian
(2009)
*Scaling of unsteady natural convection boundary layers with a non-instantaneous initiation.*
International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 48 (10).
pp. 1843-1852.

Lin, Wenxian, Armfield, S.W., Patterson, J.C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2009)
*Prandtl number scaling of unsteady natural convection boundary layers for Pr>1 fluids under isothermal heating.*
Physical Review E (Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics), 79 (6).

Srinarayana, N., Armfield, S.W., and Lin, W.X.
(2009)
*Impinging plane fountains in a homogeneous fluid.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 52.
pp. 2614-2623.

Srinarayana, N., Armfield, S.W., and Lin, Wenxian
(2009)
*Laminar plane fountains impinging on a ceiling with an opposing heat flux.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 52.
pp. 4545-4552.

Bednarz, Tomasz, Kaneda, Masayuki, Lin, Wenxian, and Dranga, Octavian
(2009)
*Scaling of unsteady magnetic convection boundary layer growth for Pr>1 fluids.*
In: Proceedings of 46th National Heat Transfer Symposium, pp. 689-690. From: 46th National Heat Transfer Symposium, 2 - 4 June 2009, Kyoto, Japan.

Williamson, N., Armfield, S.W., and Lin, W.
(2008)
*Direct numerical simulation of turbulent intermediate Froude number fountain flow.*
ANZIAM Journal, 50.
pp. 16-30.

Williamson, N., Srinarayana, N., Armfield, S.W., McBain, G.D., and Lin, W.
(2008)
*Low-Reynolds-number fountain behaviour.*
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 608.
pp. 297-317.

Luo, Chuan-xu, Lin, Wen-xian, Liu, Tao, Gao, Wen-feng, Li, Ming, Ma, Yu, and Zheng, Qin-hong
(2008)
*Direct numerical simulation and analysis of transitional fountain flows.*
Journal of Hydrodynamics, 23 (3).
pp. 244-255.

Srinarayana, N., McBain, G.D., Armfield, S.W., and Lin, W.X.
(2008)
*Height and stability of laminar plane fountains in a homogeneous fluid.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 51.
pp. 4717-4727.

Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, S.W.
(2008)
*Onset of entrainment in transitional round fountains.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 51.
pp. 5226-5237.

Lin, Wenxian, Armfield, S.W., and Patterson, J.C.
(2008)
*Unsteady natural convection boundary-layer flow of a linearly-stratified fluid with Pr < 1 on an evenly heated semi-infinite vertical plate.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 51.
pp. 327-343.

Lin, Wenxian, Armfield, S.W., and Patterson, J.C.
(2007)
*Direct simulation of transitional plane fountains in a homogeneous fluid.*
ANZIAM Journal, 48.
pp. 692-708.

Williamson, N., Srinarayana, N., Armfield, S.W., McBain, G., and Lin, W.
(2007)
*Characterisation of Low Reynolds Number Fountain Behaviour.*
In: Proceedings of the Sixteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, pp. 699-703. From: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 December 2007, Gold Coast, Australia.

Srinarayana, N., Armfield, S.W., and Lin, W.X.
(2007)
*Numerical simulation of free-fountains in a homogeneous fluid.*
In: Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, pp. 856-861. From: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 December 2007, Gold Coast, Australia.

Gao, Wenfeng, Lin, Wenxian, Liu, Tao, and Xia, Chaofeng
(2007)
*An experimental study on the heat storage
performances of polyalcohols NPG, TAX, PE,
and AMPD and their mixtures as solid-solid phase-change materials for solar energy applications.*
International Journal of Green Energy, 4 (2).
pp. 301-311.

Lin, Wenxian, Armfield, S.W., and Patterson, John C.
(2007)
*Cooling of a Pr<1 fluid in a rectangular container.*
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 574.
pp. 85-108.

Gao, Wenfeng, Lin, Wenxian, Liu, Tao, and Xia, Chaofeng
(2007)
*Analytical and experimental studies on the thermal performance of cross-corrugated and flat-plate solar air heaters.*
Applied Energy, 84.
pp. 425-441.

Armfield, S.W., Patterson, John C., and Lin, Wenxian
(2007)
*Scaling investigation of the natural convection boundary layer on an evenly heated plate.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 50 (7-8).
pp. 1592-1602.

Liu, Tao, Lin, Wenxian, Gao, Wenfeng, and Xia, Chaofeng
(2007)
*A comparative study of the thermal performances of cross-corrugated and V-groove solar air collectors.*
International Journal of Green Energy, 4 (4).
pp. 427-451.

Liu, Tao, Lin, Wenxian, Gao, Wenfeng, Luo, Chuanxu, Li, Ming, Zheng, Qinhong, and Xia, Chaofeng
(2007)
*A parametric study on the thermal performance of a solar air collector with a v-groove absorber.*
International Journal of Green Energy, 4.
pp. 601-622.

Liu, Tao, Lin, Wenxian, Xia, Chaofeng, Graham, A.L., Ingber, M.S., Abbott, J.R., and Leggoe, J.W.
(2006)
*Boundary-element simulation of hydrodynamic interaction of two smooth spheres suspended in an unbounded Couette flow.*
Applied Energy, 83 (9).
pp. 975-988.

Lin, Wenxian, Yi, Jidong, Graham, A.L., Liu, Tao, Xia, Chaofeng, Ingber, M.S., Leggoe, J.W., and Abbott, J.R.
(2006)
*Boundary-element method simulation of the impact of bounding walls on the dynamics of a particle group freely moving in a wide-gap Couette flow.*
Applied Energy, 83 (7).
pp. 669-680.

Srinarayana, N., Lin, W., McBain, G.D., and Armfield, S.W.
(2006)
*Direct simulation of impinging plane fountains in a homogeneous fluid.*
In: Proceedings of the 13th International Heat Transfer Conference. From: 13th International Heat Transfer Conference, 13-18 August 2006, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Lin, W., and Armfield, S.W.
(2006)
*Direct simulation of transitional axisymmetric fountains in a homogeneous environment.*
In: Proceedings of the 13th International Heat Transfer Conference. From: 13th International Heat Transfer Conference, 13-18 August 2006, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Lin, Wenxian, Gao, Wenfeng, and Liu, Tao
(2006)
*A parametric study on the thermal performance of cross-corrugated solar air collectors.*
Applied Thermal Engineering, 26 (10).
pp. 1043-1053.

Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, S.W.
(2005)
*Unsteady natural convection on an evenly heated vertical plate for Prandtl number Pr<1.*
Physical Review E (Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics), 72 (6).
066309-1.

Lin, Wenxian, and Liu, Tao
(2005)
*Progress on direct numerical simulation of weak negatively buoyant jets.*
Journal of Hydrodynamics, 20 (6).
pp. 694-707.

Lin, W., Graham, A.L., Ingber, M.S., Abbott, J.R., and Leggoe, J.W.
(2005)
*Hydrodynamic interaction of two neutrally-buoyant smooth spheres suspended in plane Poiseuille flow: the BEM simulations versus the MoR approximations.*
Computational Mechanics, 36 (4).
pp. 307-319.

Yin, Y., Chalhovb, N., Zhang, L., Scott, D., Lin, W., Summers, N., Dey, C., Burie, D., and Vodenitcharova, T.
(2005)
*Evacuated non-tubular solar thermal collectors.*
In: Proceedings of the 43rd Australian & New Zealand Solar Energy Society Conference, pp. 1-5. From: 43rd Australian & New Zealand Solar Energy Society Conference, 28-30 November 2005, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, SW
(2005)
*Long-term behaviour of cooling fluid in a vertical cylinder.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 48.
pp. 53-66.

Armfield, S.W., McBain, G.D., Lin, W., and Jiracheewanun, S.
(2005)
*Natural convection boundary layers on evenly heated plates.*
In: Proceedings of the 8th Australasian Heat & Mass Transfer Conference, pp. 1-6. From: 8th Australasian Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, 26-29 July 2005, Perth, WA, Australia.

Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, Steven
(2005)
*Scaling analysis and simulation of natural convection cooling of fluid with Pr < 1 in a rectangular container.*
In: Proceedings of the 8th Australasian Heat & Mass Transfer Conference, pp. 1-4. From: 8th Australasian Heat & Mass Transfer Conference, 26-29 July 2005, Perth, WA, Australia.

Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, SW
(2005)
*Scaling laws for unsteady natural convection cooling of fluid with Prandtl number less than one in a vertical cylinder.*
Physical Review E (Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics), 72 (1).
016306.

Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, S.W.
(2004)
*Scaling analysis and direct simulation of unsteady natural convection cooling of fluid with Pr < 1 in a vertical cylinder.*
In: Proceedings of the Fifteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference 2004, pp. 1-4. From: Fifteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference 2004, 13-17 December 2004, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, S.W.
(2004)
*Long-term behavior of cooling fluid in a rectangular container.*
Physical Review E (Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics), 69 (5).
056315-1.

Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, S.W.
(2004)
*Direct simulation of fountains with intermediate Froude and Reynolds numbers.*
ANZIAM Journal, 45.
pp. 66-77.

Behnia, M., Lin, W., and McBain, G.D.
(2004)
*Proceedings of the 15th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference.*
In: Proceedings of the Fifteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, - . From: Fifteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 13-17 December, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Lin, W., and Armfield, S.W.
(2003)
*The Reynolds and Prandtl number dependence of weak fountains.*
Computational Mechanics, 31 (5).
pp. 379-389.

Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, S.W.
(2002)
*Weak fountains in a stratified fluid.*
Physical Review E (Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics), 66 (6).
066308-1.

Morgan, P.L., Armfield, S.W., Lin, Wenxian, and Patterson, J.C.
(2002)
*Direct numerical simulation of boundary layer start-up on semi-infinite vertical flat plates for buoyant and non-buoyant flows.*
Computational Fluid Dynamics Journal, 11 (1).
pp. 18-26.

Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, SW
(2001)
*Natural convection cooling of rectangular and cylindrical containers.*
International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 22.
pp. 72-81.

Lin, Wenxian, and Armfield, S. W.
(2000)
*Direct simulation of weak axisymmetric fountains in a homogeneous fluid.*
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 403.
pp. 67-88.