# Publications by: Chengwang Lei

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Saha, Suvash C., Patterson, John C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2011)
*Scaling of natural convection of an inclined flat plate: sudden cooling condition.*
Journal of Heat Transfer, 133 (4). 041503. pp. 1-9.

Lei, Chengwang, Peng, Zhongxiao, Day, Thomas, Yan, Xinping, Bai, Xiuqin, and Yuan, Chengqing
(2011)
*Experimental observation of surface morphology effect on crystallization fouling in plate heat exchangers.*
International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 38 (1). pp. 25-30.

Saha, Suvash C., Patterson, John C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2010)
*Scaling of natural convection of an inclined flat plate: ramp cooling condition.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 53 (23-24). pp. 5156-5166.

Saha, Suvash C., Patterson, John C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2010)
*Natural convection and heat transfer in attics subject to periodic thermal forcing.*
International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 49 (10). pp. 1899-1910.

Saha, Suvash C., Patterson, John C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2010)
*Natural convection boundary-layer adjacent to an inclined flat plate subject to sudden and ramp heating.*
International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 49 (9). pp. 1600-1612.

Saha, Suvash C., Patterson, John C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2010)
*Natural convection in attics subject to instantaneous and ramp cooling boundary conditions.*
Energy and Buildings, 42 (8). pp. 1192-1204.

Saha, Suvash C., Patterson, John, and Lei, Chengwang
(2010)
*Natural convection in attic-shaped spaces subject to sudden
and ramp heating boundary conditions.*
Heat and Mass Transfer, 46 (6). pp. 621-638.

Mao, Yadan, Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2010)
*Characteristics of instability of radiation-induced natural convection in shallow littoral waters.*
International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 49 (1). pp. 170-181.

Mao, Yadan, Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2010)
*Unsteady near-shore natural convection induced by surface cooling.*
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 642. pp. 213-233.

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.

Bednarz, Tomasz, Patterson, John C., Lei, Chengwang, and Ozoe, Hiroyuki
(2009)
*Enhancing natural convection in a cube using a strong magnetic field — Experimental heat transfer rate measurements and flow visualization.*
International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 36 (8). pp. 781-786.

Xu, Feng, Patterson, John C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2009)
*Heat transfer through coupled thermal boundary layers induced by a suddenly generated temperature difference.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 52 (21-22). pp. 4966-4975.

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.

Bednarz, Tomasz P., Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2009)
*Unsteady natural convection induced by diurnal temperature changes in a reservoir with slowly varying bottom topography.*
International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 48 (10). pp. 1932-1942.

Bednarz, Tomasz Piotr, Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2009)
*An experimental study of unsteady natural convection in a reservoir model subject to periodic thermal forcing using combined PIV and PIT.*
Experiments in Fluids, 47 (1). pp. 107-117.

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). 066313.

Bednarz, Tomasz P., Lei, Chengwang, Patterson, John C., and Hiroyuki, Ozoe
(2009)
*Suppressing Rayleigh–Benard convection in a cube using a strong magnetic field — experimental heat transfer rate measurements and flow visualization.*
International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 36 (2). pp. 97-102.

Xu, Feng, Patterson, John C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2009)
*Transition to a periodic flow induced by a thin fin on the sidewall of a differentially heated cavity.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 52 (3-4). pp. 620-628.

Bednarz, Tomasz, Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John
(2009)
*A numerical study of unsteady natural convection induced by iso-flux surface cooling in a reservoir model.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 52 (1-2). pp. 56-66.

Bednarz, Tomasz P., Lei, Chengwang, Patterson, John C., and Ozoe, Hiroyuki
(2009)
*Effects of a transverse, horizontal magnetic field on natural convection of a paramagnetic fluid in a cube.*
International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 48 (1). pp. 26-33.

Xu, Feng, Patterson, John C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2009)
*Transient natural convection flows around a thin fin on the sidewall of a differentially heated cavity.*
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 639. pp. 261-290.

Mao, Yadan, Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2009)
*Unsteady natural convection in a triangular enclosure induced by absorption of radiation – a revisit by improved scaling analysis.*
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 662. pp. 75-102.

Xu, Feng, Patterson, John C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2008)
*An experimental study of the unsteady thermal flow around
a thin fin on a sidewall of a differentially heated cavity.*
International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 29 (4). pp. 1139-1153.

Xu, Feng, Patterson, John, and Lei, Chengwang
(2008)
*On the double-layer structure of the boundary layer adjacent to a sidewall of a differentially heated cavity.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 51 (15-16). pp. 3803-3815.

Bednarz, Tomasz, Fornalik, Elzbieta, Ozoe, Hiroyuki, Szmyd, Janusz S., Patterson, John C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2008)
*Influence of a horizontal magnetic field on the natural convection of paramagnetic fluid in a cube heated and cooled from two vertical side walls.*
International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 47 (6). pp. 668-679.

Lei, Chengwang, Armfield, Steven, and Patterson, John
(2008)
*Unsteady natural convection in a water-filled isosceles triangular enclosure heated from below.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 51 (11-12). pp. 2637-2650.

Bednarz, Tomasz P., Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2008)
*An experimental study of unsteady natural convection in a reservoir model cooled from the water surface.*
Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 32 (3). pp. 844-856.

Xu, Feng, Patterson, John C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2008)
*Unsteady natural convection in a differentially heated partitioned cavity.*
In: Proceedings of XXII International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. pp. 11694-11695. From: XXII International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 25-29 August 2008, Adelaide, SA, Australia.

Bednarz, Tomasz P., Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2008)
*Unsteady natural convection in a reservoir model subject to periodic heating and cooling at the water surface.*
In: Proceedings of XXII International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. - . From: XXII International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 25-29 August 2008, Adelaide, SA, Australia.

Bednarz, Tomasz P., Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2008)
*Unsteady natural convection induced by constant surface cooling in a reservoir.*
ANZIAM Journal, 48. pp. 852-867.

Younis, Obai, Xu, Feng, Patterson, John C., Lei, Chengwang, Pallares, Jordi, and Grau, Francesc X.
(2008)
*An experimental study of transient natural convection in a side-cooled cavity.*
In: Proceedings of XXII International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. - . From: XXII International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 25-29 August 2008, Adelaide, SA, Australia.

Xu, F., Patterson, J.C., and Lei, C.
(2007)
*Natural convection adjacent to a sidewall with three fins in a differentially heated cavity.*
ANZIAM Journal, 48. pp. 806-819.

Xu, F., Patterson, J.C., and Lei, C.
(2007)
*The leading edge effect in a suddenly differentially heated cavity.*
ANZIAM Journal, 48. pp. 790-805.

Saha, S.C., Lei, C., and Patterson, J.C.
(2007)
*Effect of aspect ratio on natural convection in attics subject to periodic thermal forcing.*
ANZIAM Journal, 48. pp. 677-691.

Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2007)
*A numerical simulation of natural convection in an isosceles triangular enclosure heated from below.*
ANZIAM Journal, 48. pp. 630-644.

Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2007)
*Flow response to periodic forcing in a reservoir with water depth beyond the penetration depth of the solar radiation.*
In: Proceedings of the 8th Australasian Heat and Mass Transfer Conference. From: 8th Australasian Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, 26-29 July 2005, Perth, WA, Australia.

Xu, F., Patterson, John C., and Lei, C.
(2007)
*Observations of the thermal boundary layer flow along a vertical wall with a square obstruction in a side-heated cavity.*
In: Proceedings of the 8th Australasian Heat and Mass Transfer Conference. pp. 1-4. From: 8th Australasian Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, 26-29 July 2005, Perth, WA, Australia.

Xu, F., Patterson, J.C., and Lei, C.
(2007)
*Simulations of the natural convection in a side-heated cavity with a square obstruction on the sidewall.*
In: Proceedings of the 8th Australasian Heat and Mass Transfer Conference. From: 8th Australasian Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, 26-29 July 2005, Perth, WA.

Lei, C., Armfield, S.W., Patterson, J.C., and O'Neill, A.
(2007)
*Effects of corner geometry and adiabatic extensions on heat transfer through a differentially heated square cavity.*
In: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. pp. 125-128. From: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 DEC 2007, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.

Lei, C., and Patterson, J.C.
(2007)
*Flow response to periodic thermal forcing in a reservoir with water depth beyond the penetration depth of solar radiation.*
Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 4 (1). pp. 29-37.

Bednarz, T.P., Lei, C., Patterson, J.C., and Ozoe, H.
(2007)
*How expensive space-zero-gravity convection experiments can be carried out in terrestrial conditions - magnetic convection of a paramagnetic fluid.*
In: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. pp. 368-372. From: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 DEC 2007, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.

Xu, F., Patterson, J.C., and Lei, C.
(2007)
*Natural convection in a differentially heated cavity with a square obstruction on the sidewall.*
Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 4 (1). pp. 77-86.

Mao, Yadan, Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John
(2007)
*Natural convection in a triangular enclosure induced by solar radiation.*
In: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. pp. 406-410. From: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 DEC 2007, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.

Saha, S.C., Lei, C., and Patterson, J.C.
(2007)
*On the natural convection boundary layer adjacent to an inclined flat plate subject to ramp heating.*
In: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. pp. 121-124. From: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 DEC 2007, Gold Coast.

Bednarz, T.P., Lei, C., and Patterson, J.C.
(2007)
*Particle image thermometry for natural convection flows.*
In: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. pp. 1165-1170. From: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 DEC 2007, Gold Coast, QLD, Austrlia.

Saha, S.C., Lei, C., and Patterson, J.C.
(2007)
*Scaling analysis of the thermal boundary layer adjacent to an abruptly heated inclined flat plate.*
In: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. pp. 117-120. From: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 DEC 2007, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.

Xu, F., Patterson, J.C., and Lei, C.
(2007)
*Transient natural convection in a differentially heated cavity with a thin fin of different lengths on a sidewall.*
In: Proceedings of the Sixteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. pp. 402-405. From: Sixteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3 - 7 December 2007, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.

Xu, F., Patterson, J.C., and Lei, C.
(2007)
*An experimental study of the thermal flow around a thin fin on the sidewall of a differentially heated cavity.*
In: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. pp. 398-401. From: 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 DEC 2007, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.

Xu, Feng, Patterson, John C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2006)
*Experimental observations of the thermal flow around a square obstruction on a vertical wall in a differentially heated cavity.*
Experiments in Fluids, 40 (3). pp. 364-371.

Saha, S.C., Lei, C., and Patterson, J.C.
(2006)
*Natural convection in a triangular enclosure subject to periodic thermal forcing.*
In: Proceedings of 13th International Heat Transfer Conference. From: 13th International Heat Transfer Conference: IHTC-13, 13-18 August 2006, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2006)
*Natural convection induced by diurnal heating and cooling in a reservoir with slowly varying topography.*
JSME International Journal - Series B: Fluids and Thermal Engineering, 49 (3). pp. 605-615.

Xu, F., Patterson, J.C., and Lei, C.
(2006)
*Observation and simulation of the double layer structure of the thermal boundary layer in a side-heated cavity.*
Journal of Flow Visualization & Image Processing, 13 (3). pp. 287-297.

Xu, F., Patterson, J.C., and Lei, C.
(2006)
*Thermal boundary layer flow and heat transfer in a differentially heated cavity with a thin fin on the sidewall.*
In: Proceedings of 13th International Heat Transfer Conference. From: 13th International Heat Transfer Conference: IHTC-13, 13-18 August 2006, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Xu, F., Patterson, J.C., and Lei, C.
(2006)
*Visualization of the thermal flow around thin fin on the hot wall of a differentially heated rectangular cavity.*
In: Proceedings of the Joint U.S.-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting. pp. 1-8. From: 2006 ASME 2nd Joint U.S.-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, 17-20 July 2006, Miami, FL, USA.

Xu, Feng, Patterson, John C., and Lei, Chengwang
(2005)
*Shadowgraph observations of the transition of the thermal boundary layer in a side-heated cavity.*
Experiments in Fluids, 38 (6). pp. 770-779.

Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2005)
*Unsteady natural convection in a triangular enclosure
induced by surface cooling.*
International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 26. pp. 307-321.

Lei, C., Xu, F., and Patterson, J.C.
(2005)
*Visualisation of natural convection in an isosceles triangular enclosure heated from below.*
In: Proceedings of the 5th Pacific Symposium on Flow Visualisation and Image Processing. pp. 1-8. From: 5th Pacific Symposium on Flow Visualisation and Image Processing, 27 - 29 September 2005, Daydream Island, QLD, Australia.

Lei, Chengwang, Patterson, John C., and Sha, Yong
(2004)
*Flow response to periodic heating and cooling in a reservoir.*
In: Proceedings of the 15th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. From: 15th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 13 - 17 December 2004, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Lei, C., and Patterson, J.C.
(2004)
*Numerical visualization of cooling-induced natural convection in a wedge.*
In: Proceedings of the 7th Asian Symposium on Visualization, 2003 (7) From: 7th Asian Symposium on Visualization, 2003, 3-7 November 2003, Singapore.

Xu, F., Patterson, J.C., and Lei, C.
(2004)
*Oscillations of the horizontal intrusion in a side-heated cavity.*
In: Proceedings of the Fifteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference 2004. From: Fifteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference 2004, 13-17 December 2004, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2003)
*A direct stability analysis of a radiation-induced natural convection boundary layer in a shallow wedge.*
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 480. pp. 161-184.

Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2003)
*A direct three-dimensional simulation of radiation-induced natural convection in a shallow wedge.*
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 46 (7). pp. 1183-1197.

Lei, Chengwang, Patterson, John C., and Farrow, Duncan E.
(2003)
*Thermal layer instability in a shallow wedge subject to solar radiation.*
In: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics. From: Second International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, 15-19 July 2002, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C
(2002)
*Unsteady natural convection in a triangular enclosure induced by absorption of radiation.*
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 460. pp. 181-209.

Lei, Chengwang, and Patterson, John C.
(2002)
*Natural convection in a reservoir sidearm subject to solar radiation: a two-dimensional simulation.*
Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, Applications, 42 (1 & 2). pp. 13-32.

Lei, C., and Patterson, J.C.
(2002)
*Natural convection in a reservoir sidearm subject to solar radiation: experimental observations.*
Experiments in Fluids, 32 (5). pp. 590-599.

Lei, Chengwang, Cheng, Liang, and Kavanagh, Ken
(2001)
*Spanwise length effects on three-dimensional modelling of flow over a circular cylinder.*
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 190 (22-23). pp. 2909-2923.

Lei, C., Patterson, J.C., and Lee, M.
(2000)
*Visualisation of natural convection in a reservoir sidearm subject to surface radiation.*
In: Proceedings of the 7th Heath and Mass Transfer Conference. pp. 201-208. From: 7th Australasian Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, 3-6 July 2000, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

Lei, Chengwang, Cheng, Liang, and Kavanagh, Ken
(2000)
*A finite difference solution of the shear flow over a circular cylinder.*
Ocean engineering, 27 (3). pp. 271-290.