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Javad Mehr

Senior Lecturer in Maritime Engineering
Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics, Australian Maritime College (AMC)

Room G64 , Swanson Building

+61 3 6324 9475 (phone)

Javad.Mehr@utas.edu.au

Dr Javad Mehr is a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics of the Australian Maritime College, an institute of University of Tasmania.

Biography

Dr Javad Mehr completed his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering at Persian Gulf University in Iran in 2003 and his Master of Engineering degree in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering at Sharif University of Technology in 2005. He then commenced his full-time position as head of Naval Architecture in Procurement Department of ISOICO (Iran Shipbuilding and Offshore Industries Complex Co.).

Gaining a lot of experiences during his collaboration with maritime industries for many years, Dr Mehr decided to continue his education after he was awarded an IPRS scholarship to conduct his PhD at School of Engineering-University of Tasmania (UTAS) in 2012.

In 2012 Dr Mehr commenced his PhD at UTAS in collaboration with INCAT and Australian Maritime College (AMC) on motion control system of high-speed catamarans through experimental investigation of a hydroelastic segmented catamaran model. This project was funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and INCAT to investigate the influence of Ride Control System (RCS) on the motion and load response of a 112 m INCAT high-speed wave-piercer catamaran through towing tank testing in head seas.

Today Dr Mehr is a senior lecturer at AMC pursuing his research interests on Autonomous Vessels, Ship Ride Control Systems, Hydrofoils, Ship Hydrodynamics, Ship Motions and Loads and Ship Model Tests. He is also the course coordinator of Marine and Offshore Engineering (MOE) at the AMC.

Career summary

Qualifications

Degree

Thesis Title

University

Country

Date Awarded

PhD

The Influence of Ride Control Systems on the Motion and Load Response of a Hydroelastic Segmented Catamaran Model

University of Tasmania

Australia

2016

MEng

Design of a new cargo vessel for replacing traditional vessels in Persian Gulf

Sharif University of Technology

Iran

2005

BEng

Design of a 1200HP Tugboat

Persian Gulf University

Iran

2003

Languages (other than English)

  • Persian (Farsi)

Memberships

Committee associations

  • Engineers Australia (MIEAust)
  • Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE)

Administrative expertise

  • Course coordinator of Marine and Offshore Engineering (MOE)

Teaching

Teaching expertise

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Maritime Systems
  • Thermal and Fluid Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Ship Design
  • Thermodynamics
  • Engineering Dynamics
  • Engineering Design & Project Management

Teaching responsibility

  • JEE360 – Marine Engineering Systems
  • JEE483 - Maritime Engineering Design

Research Invitations

  • Invited to review papers in the area of ride control systems for highly-ranked journals including IEEE, IEEE Access, OE (Ocean Engineering), JMST (Journal of Marine Science and Technology), IJNAOE (International Journal of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering) and IJME (International Journal of Maritime Engineering).
  • Invited to be the guest editor of a special edition in the Journal of Marine Science and Engineering (JMSE) titled 'Hydrodynamic Design”.
  • Invited by Ocean Offshore and Arctic Engineering, International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation and Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics to present research outcomes and talk about the benefits of ride control systems on the ship performance and passenger comfort.

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Expertise

  • Ship Ride Control Systems
  • Hydrofoils
  • Ship Hydrodynamics
  • Ship Motions and Loads
  • Ship Model Tests
  • Diesel Engines

Research Themes

Fields of Research:

  • Naval Architecture (091102)
  • Maritime Engineering (091199)
  • Ship and Platform Structures (091105)
  • Ocean Engineering (091103)
  • Mechanical Engineering (091399)
  • Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics (091104)
  • Marine Engineering (091101)
  • Control Systems, Robotics and Automation (090602)
  • Oceanography (040599)
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (091501)
  • Industrial Design (120305)
  • Automotive Combustion and Fuel Engineering (incl. Alternative/Renewable Fuels) (090201)
  • Control Systems, Robotics and Automation (090602)
  • Metals and Alloy Materials (091207)
  • Ocean engineering (401503)
  • Marine engineering (401501)
  • Mechanical engineering (401799)
  • Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics) (401504)
  • Electrical energy generation (incl. renewables, excl. photovoltaics) (400803)
  • Naval architecture (401502)
  • Autonomous vehicle systems (400703)

Research Objectives:

  • Water Transport (880299)
  • Renewable Energy (850599)
  • Yachts (861305)
  • Water Safety (880206)
  • Expanding Knowledge in Engineering (970109)
  • Passenger Water Transport (880204)
  • Wave Energy (850508)
  • Tidal Energy (850507)
  • Port Infrastructure and Management (880205)
  • Energy Conservation and Efficiency in Transport (850702
  • Expanding knowledge in engineering (280110)
  • Domestic passenger water transport (e.g. ferries) (270403)
  • Water transport (270499)
  • International passenger water transport (e.g. passenger ships) (270404)
  • Energy storage, distribution and supply (170399)
  • Energy services and utilities (170303)
  • Automotive equipment (241502)
  • Renewable energy (170899)
  • Solar-photovoltaic energy (170804)

Awards

  • Awarded the Institution’s Medal of Distinction for the paper “Response of a high-speed wave piercing catamaran to an active ride control system”, published by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects in the 2017 Transactions.

Current projects

Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Ride Control Systems for High-Speed Catamarans.

Fields of Research

  • Ocean engineering (401503)
  • Marine engineering (401501)
  • Mechanical engineering (401799)
  • Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics) (401504)
  • Electrical energy generation (incl. renewables, excl. photovoltaics) (400803)
  • Naval architecture (401502)
  • Autonomous vehicle systems (400703)
  • Infrastructure engineering and asset management (400508)
  • Maritime engineering (401599)

Research Objectives

  • Expanding knowledge in engineering (280110)
  • Domestic passenger water transport (e.g. ferries) (270403)
  • Water transport (270499)
  • International passenger water transport (e.g. passenger ships) (270404)
  • Energy services and utilities (170303)
  • Energy storage, distribution and supply (170399)
  • Automotive equipment (241502)
  • Coastal sea freight transport (270402)
  • Biofuel energy (170801)
  • Renewable energy (170899)
  • Solar-photovoltaic energy (170804)
  • Hydrogen distribution (170307)
  • Battery storage (170301)

Publications

Total publications

28

Highlighted publications

(5 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2019Journal ArticleAlaviMehr J, Lavroff J, Davis MR, Holloway DS, Thomas GA, 'An experimental investigation on slamming kinematics, impulse and energy transfer for high-speed catamarans equipped with Ride Control Systems', Ocean Engineering, 178 pp. 410-422. ISSN 0029-8018 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2019.02.004 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 12

Co-authors: Lavroff J; Davis MR; Holloway DS; Thomas GA

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2017Journal ArticleAlaviMehr J, Lavroff J, Davis MR, Holloway DS, Thomas GA, 'An experimental investigation of ride control algorithms for high-speed catamarans Part 1: Reduction of ship motions', Journal of Ship Research, 61, (1) pp. 35-49. ISSN 0022-4502 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5957/JOSR.61.1.160041 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 22Web of Science - 21

Co-authors: Lavroff J; Davis MR; Holloway DS; Thomas GA

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2017Journal ArticleAlaviMehr J, Lavroff J, Davis MR, Holloway DS, Thomas GA, 'An experimental investigation of ride control algorithms for high-speed catamarans Part 2: Mitigation of wave impact loads', Journal of Ship Research, 61, (2) pp. 1-13. ISSN 1542-0604 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5957/JOSR.61.2.160046 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 13

Co-authors: Lavroff J; Davis MR; Holloway DS

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2016Journal ArticleAlaviMehr J, Davis MR, Lavroff J, Holloway DS, Thomas GA, 'Response of a high-speed wave-piercing catamaran to an active ride control system', Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Transactions. Part A. International Journal of Maritime Engineering, 158, (Part A4) pp. A325-A335. ISSN 1479-8751 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3940/rina.ijme.2016.a4.382 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 8

Co-authors: Davis MR; Lavroff J; Holloway DS

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2015Journal ArticleAlaviMehr J, Davis MR, Lavroff J, 'Low Reynolds number performance of a model scale t-foil', International Journal of Maritime Engineering, 157, (Part A3) pp. A175-A187. ISSN 1479-8751 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3940/rina.ijme.2015.a3.336 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Davis MR; Lavroff J

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Journal Article

(12 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2022Lau C-Y, Ali-Lavroff J, Holloway DS, Mehr JA, Thomas GA, 'Influence of an active T-foil on motions and passenger comfort of a wave-piercing catamaran based on sea trials in oblique seas', Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment Article 14750902221111122. ISSN 1475-0902 (2022) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/14750902221111122 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Lau C-Y; Ali-Lavroff J; Holloway DS; Thomas GA

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2022Lau C-Y, Ali-Lavroff J, Holloway DS, Shabani B, Mehr JA, et al., 'Influence of an active T-foil on motions and passenger comfort of a large high‑speed wave‑piercing catamaran based on sea trials', Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 27 pp. 856-872. ISSN 1437-8213 (2022) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00773-022-00876-8 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Lau C-Y; Ali-Lavroff J; Holloway DS; Shabani B; Thomas GA

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2021Tavakoli S, Dashtimanesh A, Mancini S, Mehr JA, Milanesi S, 'Effects of vertical motions on roll of planing hulls', Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 143, (4) Article 041401. ISSN 0892-7219 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1115/1.4050210 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 3

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2020Javanmard E, Mansoorzadeh S, Mehr JA, 'A new CFD method for determination of translational added mass coefficients of an underwater vehicle', Ocean Engineering, 215 Article 107857. ISSN 0029-8018 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2020.107857 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 16

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2020Javanmard E, Mansoorzadeh S, Pishevar A, Mehr JA, 'Determination of drag and lift related coefficients of an auv using computational and experimental fluid dynamics methods', Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects Part A: International Journal of Maritime Engineering, 162, (Part A2) pp. A177-A191. ISSN 1479-8751 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3940/rina.ijme.2020.a2.600 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

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2020Javanmard E, Yari E, Mehr JA, 'Numerical investigation on the effect of shaft inclination angle on hydrodynamic characteristics of a surface-piercing propeller', Applied Ocean Research, 98 Article 102108. ISSN 0141-1187 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.apor.2020.102108 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 15

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2019AlaviMehr J, Lavroff J, Davis MR, Holloway DS, Thomas GA, 'An experimental investigation on slamming kinematics, impulse and energy transfer for high-speed catamarans equipped with Ride Control Systems', Ocean Engineering, 178 pp. 410-422. ISSN 0029-8018 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2019.02.004 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 12

Co-authors: Lavroff J; Davis MR; Holloway DS; Thomas GA

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2019Javanmard E, Yari E, Mehr JA, Mansoorzadeh S, 'Hydrodynamic characteristic curves and behavior of flow around a surface-piercing propeller using computational fluid dynamics based on FVM', Ocean Engineering, 192 Article 106445. ISSN 0029-8018 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2019.106445 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 5

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2017AlaviMehr J, Lavroff J, Davis MR, Holloway DS, Thomas GA, 'An experimental investigation of ride control algorithms for high-speed catamarans Part 1: Reduction of ship motions', Journal of Ship Research, 61, (1) pp. 35-49. ISSN 0022-4502 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5957/JOSR.61.1.160041 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 22Web of Science - 21

Co-authors: Lavroff J; Davis MR; Holloway DS; Thomas GA

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2017AlaviMehr J, Lavroff J, Davis MR, Holloway DS, Thomas GA, 'An experimental investigation of ride control algorithms for high-speed catamarans Part 2: Mitigation of wave impact loads', Journal of Ship Research, 61, (2) pp. 1-13. ISSN 1542-0604 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5957/JOSR.61.2.160046 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 13

Co-authors: Lavroff J; Davis MR; Holloway DS

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2016AlaviMehr J, Davis MR, Lavroff J, Holloway DS, Thomas GA, 'Response of a high-speed wave-piercing catamaran to an active ride control system', Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Transactions. Part A. International Journal of Maritime Engineering, 158, (Part A4) pp. A325-A335. ISSN 1479-8751 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3940/rina.ijme.2016.a4.382 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 8

Co-authors: Davis MR; Lavroff J; Holloway DS

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2015AlaviMehr J, Davis MR, Lavroff J, 'Low Reynolds number performance of a model scale t-foil', International Journal of Maritime Engineering, 157, (Part A3) pp. A175-A187. ISSN 1479-8751 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3940/rina.ijme.2015.a3.336 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Davis MR; Lavroff J

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Conference Publication

(12 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2022Mehr JA, Javanmardi M, Tham SW, Yin Y, 'Experimental investigation on the effect of water depth on roll natural period and damping coefficient of large commercial ships in shallow water regions', Proceedings of the 6th MASHCON Conference, 22-26 May 2022, Glasgow, UK, pp. 174-184. (2022) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Javanmardi M

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2022Mehr JA, Javanmardi M, Tham SW, Yin Y, 'Influence of water depth on roll natural period and added mass moment of inertia of large commercial ships in shallow water regions', Proceedings of the 2022 International Maritime Conference, 10-12 May 2022, Sydney, Australia, pp. 1-15. (2022) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Javanmardi M

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2019Mehr JA, Davis MR, Holloway DS, Lavroff J, Thomas GA, 'Outcomes of recent work on the optimisation of ride control operation to reduce motions and loads of high‐speed catamarans', Abstracts from the 38th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2019), 09-14 June, Glasgow, Scotland (2019) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Davis MR; Holloway DS; Lavroff J

2017AlaviMehr J, Davis MR, Holloway DS, Lavroff J, Thomas GA, 'Optimisation of ride control operation to reduce motions and loads of high-speed catamarans', 14th International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation, 27-29 September 2017, Nantes, France, pp. 215-222. (2017) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Davis MR; Holloway DS; Lavroff J

2016Shahraki JR, Davis MR, Shabani B, AlaviMehr J, Thomas GA, et al., 'Mitigation of slamming of large wave-piercing catamarans', Proceedings of the 30th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, 2-7 November 2014, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 1-13. ISBN 9781862958500 (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Shahraki JR; Davis MR; Shabani B; Thomas GA; Lavroff J; Amin WAI

2009Mehr JA, Seif MS, 'Modification of propeller and stern of a 2500t cargo vessel', Proceedings of 11th National Symposium of Marine Industries, 10-12 November 2009, Kish, Iran, pp. 167-181. (2009) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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2008Hesabi AH, Mehr JA, Seif MS, Mazaheri S, Panahi R, 'Statistical Study on Small Active Cargo and Passenger Fleets in the World', Proceedings of 10th National Symposium of Marine Industries, 28-30 October 2008, Abadan, Iran, pp. 94-109. (2008) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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2008Mehr JA, Seif MS, Hesabi AH, 'Statistical Study on Small Passenger, Fishing and Cargo Vessels in the World', Proceedings of 10th National Symposium of Marine Industries, 28-30 October 2008, Abadan, Iran, pp. 35-46. (2008) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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2008Mehr JA, Seif MS, Hesabi AH, 'Study on Sailing in the Persian Gulf and Offering an Optimized Pattern of Passenger Vessel for the Persian Gulf', Proceedings of 10th National Symposium of Marine Industries, 28-30 October 2008, Abadan, Iran, pp. 52-65. (2008) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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2006Mehr JA, Seif MS, 'Design of a Small Fishing Vessel and a Small Cargo Vessel for the Persian Gulf', Proceedings of 7th National Symposium of Marine Industries, 24-26 January 2006, Tehran, Iran, pp. 176-190. (2006) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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2005Mehr JA, Seif MS, 'Design of an Appropriated Fishing and Cargo Vessel for Replacing Old Vessels in the Persian Gulf', Proceedings of 14th Conference of Iran Marine Organizations, 27-29 June 2005, Tehran, Iran, pp. 43-59. (2005) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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2005Mehr JA, Seif MS, 'Hull Form Comparison Between Old Fishing and Cargo Vessels in the Persian Gulf', Proceedings of 6th National Symposium of Marine Industries, 28-30 January 2005, Bandar Abbas, Iran, pp. 112-127. (2005) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Thesis

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2016AlaviMehr J, 'The Influence of Ride Control Systems on the Motion and Load Response of a Hydroelastic Segmented Catamaran Model' (2016) [PhD]

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2005AlaviMehr J, 'Design of a New Cargo Vessel for Replacing Traditional Vessels in Persian Gulf' (2005) [Masters Research]

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Other Public Output

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2019Alavimehr J, 'International accolades for Tassie engineers', Brand Tasmania (2019) [Media Interview]

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2017Alavimehr J, Davis MR, Lavroff J, Holloway DS, Thomas GA, 'The Medal of Distinction of The Royal Institution of Naval Architects for Response of a high-speed wave piercing catamaran to an active ride control system' (2017) [Award]

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Co-authors: Davis MR; Lavroff J; Holloway DS; Thomas GA

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

5

Total funding

$937,638

Projects

Hydrogen Powering of vessels (2023 - 2025)$236,964
Description
The main objectives of this research project are to undertake a feasibility study into the maturity of hydrogen and ammonia powered vessel technology, to consider the near-term market for such vessels operating in Australian waters and for overseas vessel exports, and to understand the relationship between the logistic supply chain for hydrogen fuels and the likely uptake of hydrogen vessel propulsion in Australia and New Zealand.
Funding
Blue Economy CRC Co ($236,964)
Scheme
General Projects
Administered By
Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)
Research Team
Harris Andrew (BMT); Abdussamie N; Chen S; Arzaghi E; Bhaskar PR; Mehr J
Period
2023 - 2025
Scholarship for Experimental Investigation on the Natural Frequency of the Roll and Damping Coefficient from Vessel Response in Random Seas (2022)$3,000
Description
The precise prediction of vessel roll response to waves is very critical for cargo, cruise and navy vessels and poor roll estimation could cause inevitable damages. Experimental model tests, Computational Fluid Dynamics and seakeeping codes based on potential theory are most convenient methods to estimate hydrodynamic performance of ships and offshore structures, however, each method has its own restrictions and difficulties.Nowadays, measuring vessel response at random waves in seas using new technologies is much easier and more accurate than ever. Accessing the real vessel motion data provides a great opportunity to directly calculate some hydrodynamic parameters.In this project the response of model to random waves will be experimentally measured and the accuracy of estimated roll natural frequency and damping coefficient from vessel response will be investigated.
Funding
OMC International ($3,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Mehr J
Year
2022
Risk-based Procedures for Safe and Reliable Offshore Renewable Energy Systems (2022 - 2024)$638,095
Description
Emerging offshore technologies including ORES are complex to design, commission and operate, mainly due to the uncertainties involved with planning and managing their life cycle, given the newness of concepts, randomness of the offshore environment and lack of reliable procedures. Provision of risk management procedures will greatly assist in enhancing social acceptance, accelerating ORES developments to replace fossil fuels fostering efficiency and sustainability for the infrastructure and operations in the blue economies. This project will develop a framework for risk assessment methods, decision-support tools and a set of procedures that will enhance the safety, value-adding and cost-effectiveness of ORES.
Funding
Blue Economy CRC Co ($319,047)
Scheme
General Projects
Administered By
Blue Economy CRC Co
Research Team
Abbassi R; Arzaghi E; Abdussamie N; Garaniya V; Baalisampang T; Mehr J
Period
2022 - 2024
Effect of rudder deflection on vessel dynamic heel (2021 - 2022)$9,700
Description
Global demand for efficient sea transportation has led to the evolution of large vessels worldwide. To capitalise in this efficiency increase, these larger vessels must manoeuvre in ever more confined waterways. Operating in such confined waterways creates unsafe transit for channel shipping. Additionally, extreme drought condition has led to the low water level in rivers and consequently has interrupted transportation not only by larger vessels but also by the current vessels which could safely passed through the rivers in the past. To provide safe transits, all possible vertical motions and draught changes should be considered. One of the sources of the draught change is the dynamic heel due to rudder deflection. Operating in the rivers requires to remain in the provided safe course and vessels' rudders are continuously in motion for course keeping purposes.When a body moves in a circular path, there is a force towards the centre called centripetal force. In the case of a ship turning in a circle, the centripetal force is produced by the water acting on the side of the ship away from the centre of the turn. For equilibrium, there must be an equal and opposite force, which acts at the centre of mass (G). When a ship's rudder turns to port, the forces on the rudder itself causes a small angle of heel initially to port, however, the underwater form of the ship and centrifugal force on it cause a final static heel to starboard, and vice versa.These two forces are coupled which tends to heel the ship away from the centre of the turn. Although a dynamic heel is developed during this coupling, the final static heel is usually taken into consideration. Neglecting dynamic heel is acceptable in waves due to the small ratio of this motion to the roll motion. However, in the case of calm water, particularly in rivers, canals and ports where there is restriction in terms of width and depth, the dynamic heel plays an important role. This research project aims to investigate the effect of rudder deflection on the vessel's dynamic heel by three different methods of experimental, numerical and analytically solving equations of motion.
Funding
OMC International ($9,700)
Scheme
PhD instrumentation grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Mehr J; Binns JR
Period
2021 - 2022
Offshore Sustainable Hybrid Power Systems (2020)$49,879
Description
The Offshore Renewable Energy Systems Program (RP3) of the Blue Economy CRC has a key milestone to deliver a demonstration offshore renewable energy system, encompassing offshore renewable energy conversion technologies, a microgrid with integrated storage (electrochemical and/or hydrogen) and demand led control system, to meet an off-grid, offshore demand.The purpose of this scoping project is to review state of the art existing and proposed offshore renewable energy system concepts to identify suitability for Australian offshore conditions and end user suitability.
Funding
Blue Economy CRC Co ($49,879)
Scheme
Scoping Study Projects
Administered By
Blue Economy CRC Co
Research Team
Gray E; Nader JP; Mehr J; Jayasinghe Arachchillage SDG; Negnevitsky M; Wolgamot H; Lei TT; Wilson G; Shearer C; Thornton S; Pichard A; Thompson N; Dugan C; Allo JC; Carrascosa D; Pigneri A; Wang X
Year
2020

Research Supervision

Current

4

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDRemote Sensing to Improve Structural Efficiency of Catamarans2020
PhDHeat and Mass Transfer Enhancement with Magnetic Nanofluids (Micro Magnetofluidics)2021
PhDMethanol Fumigation in Diesel Engines2021
PhDExperimental and Numerical Investigation of Ride Control Systems for High-Speed Catamarans2022