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Dr. Kursat Kara

Dr. Kursat Kara

Dr. Kursat Kara Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering

Address: P.O.Box: 127788, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Telephone: +971-(0)2-5018508

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CV

  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, Old Dominion University (USA), 2008
  • M.Sc., Aerospace Engineering, Istanbul Technical University (TUR), 2003
  • B.Sc., Aerospace Engineering, Istanbul Technical University (TUR), 1999
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Differential Equations and Applications
  • Aerospace Analysis
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Aerospace Propulsion
  • Laminar to Turbulent Transition in Supersonic/Hypersonic Flows
  • Detached Eddy Simulation of Supersonic Jets for Aeroacoustics
  • High Order Accurate Methods
  • Discrete Vortex Methods
  • Aerodynamic Flow Control
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Parallel Programming

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  • 2017, Kursat Kara, Daegyoum Kim, and Philip J. Morris, “Flow Separation Control using Sweeping Jet Actuator,” AIAA Journal, submitted on September 12, 2017, Manuscript ID 2017-09-J056715, Editor I. Wygnanski. 
  • 2017, Bartosz J. Slupski and Kursat Kara. "Effects of Feedback Channel Size on Oscillation Frequency of a Sweeping Jet Actuator," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, submitted on September 6, 2017, SNA_2017_1338, Editor P.J. French.
  • 2017, Tongil Park, Kursat Kara, and Daegyoum Kim, "Flow structure and heat transfer of a sweeping jet impinging on a flat wall," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, submitted on August 19, 2017.
  • 2015, Omer San and Kursat Kara, “Evaluation of Riemann flux solvers for WENO reconstruction schemes: Kelvin-Helmholtz instability,” Computers & Fluids, Volume 117, 31 August 2015, Pages 24–41. DOI:10.1016/j.compfluid. 2015.04.026. 
  • 2014, Omer San and Kursat Kara, “Numerical assessments of high-order accurate shock capturing schemes: Kelvin-Helmholtz type vortical structures in high-resolution,” Computers & Fluids, Volume 89, 20 January 2014, Pages 254–276, DOI: 10.1016/j.compfluid.2013.11.006.
  • 2011, Kursat Kara, Ponnampalam Balakumar, and Osama A. Kandil, Effects of Wall Cooling on Hypersonic Boundary Layer Receptivity over Cones, Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics. 
  • 2011Kursat Kara, Ponnampalam Balakumar, and Osama A. Kandil, Effects of Nose Bluntness on Hypersonic Boundary-Layer Receptivity and Stability over Cones, AIAA Journal, Vol. 49, No. 12, 2593-2606, December 2011.

  • 2011, Omer San and Kursat Kara, High-Order Accurate Spectral Difference Method for Shallow Water Equations,International Journal of Research and Reviews in Applied Sciences, Vol. 6 No. 1, January 2011, 41-54.

  • 2010, Omer San and Kursat Kara, A Multigrid Accelerated High-Order Compact Fractional-Step Method for Unsteady Incompressible Viscous Flows, International Journal of Research and Reviews in Applied Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 3, December 2010, 245-259.

  • 2010, Philip J. Morris, Yongle Du and Kursat Kara, Reprint of: Jet Noise Simulations for Realistic Jet Nozzle Geometries, IUTAM Symposium on Computational Aero-Acoustics for Aircraft Noise, Procedia IUTAM, Volume 1, 2010, Pages 28–37, doi:10.1016/j.piutam.2010.10.004.

  • 2010, Philip J. Morris, Yongle Du and Kursat Kara, Jet Noise Simulations for Realistic Jet Nozzle Geometries, IUTAM Symposium on Computational Aero-Acoustics for Aircraft Noise, Procedia Engineering, Volume 6, 2010, Pages 28–37, doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2010.09.004.

  • 2008, K. Kara, P. Balakumar, O. A. Kandil, Effects of Wall Temperature on Stability of Hypersonic Boundary Layers over a Blunt Cone, 38th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Seattle, WA, 2008.

  • 2007, K. Kara, P. Balakumar, O. A. Kandil, Effects of Nose Bluntness on Stability of Hypersonic Boundary Layers over a Blunt Cone,  37th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Miami, FL, 2007.

  • 2007, K. Kara, P. Balakumar, O. A. Kandil, Receptivity of Hypersonic Boundary Layers Due To Acoustic Disturbances over Blunt Cone, 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, 2007.

  • 2006, K. Kara, P. Balakumar, O. A. Kandil, High Order WENO Method for the Steady Compressible 2D and Axisymmetric Navier-Stokes Equations. YPSE-06, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Nov 10-11, 2006.

  • 2006, W. A. Mokhtar, X. D. Zheng, I. Koc, K. Kara, Aerodynamics and Flow Control of Flapping Wings. 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, 2006.

  • 2006, K. Kara, M. F. Unal, Simulation and Analysis of Three-Dimensional Separated Flow around Sphere and Circular Cylinder. AIAA Region I-MA Student Conference, Pennsylvania State University, April 7-8, 2006