Here you will find a list of the scientific production of the FluidLab group in the last 10 years. Please, contact prof. Stefano Malavasi (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Dr. Gianandrea Vittorio Messa (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for any request.

 

Articles in scientific journals

2019
  • Boffi P., Ferrarese G., Ferrario M., Malavasi S., Mastronardi M.V., Mattarei M., Coherent optical fiber interferometric sensor for incipient cavitation index detection, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation. In press.
  • Messa G.V., Mandelli S., Malavasi S., 2019, Hydro-abrasive erosion in Pelton turbine injectors: a numerical study, Renewable Energy, 130: 474-488.
2018
  • Negri M., Malavasi S., 2018, Wave energy harnessing in shallow water through oscillating bodies, Energies, 11, 10 pages.
  • Negri M., Mirauda D., Malavasi S., 2018, VIV trajectories of an elastically mounted sphere, Applied Ocean Research, 70: 62-75.
  • Messa G.V., Malavasi S., 2018, A CFD based method for slurry erosion prediction, Wear, 398-399: 127-145.
  • Messa G.V., Branco R.D.L., Dalfré Filho, J.G., Malavasi S., 2018, A combined CFD-experimental method for abrasive erosion testing of concrete, Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 66: 121-128.
2017
  • Bossi F.C., Barannyk O., Rahimpour M., Malavasi, S., Oshkai P., 2017, Effect of transverse perforations on fluid loading on a long, slender plate at zero incidence, Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 65: 378-384.
  • Messa G.V., Malavasi S., 2017, The effect of sub-models and parameterizations in the simulation of abrasive jet impingement tests, Wear, 370-371: 59-72.

2016

  • Mandelli S., Muggiasca S. Malavasi S., 2016, Pressure Field and Wake Mode Analysis of an Oscillating Cylinder, Ocean Engineering, 124: 74–83.
  • Malavasi S., Ferrarese G., Rossi M.M.A., 2016, GreenValve: hydrodynamics and applications of the control valve for energy harvesting, Urban Water Journal,  15: 200-209.

2015

  • Negri M., Malavasi S., 2015, Double system wave energy converter for the breaker zone, Energia Ambiente e Innovazione, Speciale: Ocean energy: Ongoing research in Italy, 61: 68–75.
  • Messa G.V., Ferrarese G., Malavasi S., 2015, A mixed Euler-Euler/Euler-Lagrange approach to erosion prediction, Wear, 342-343: 138–153.
  • Fieramonti L., Foglia E. A., Malavasi S., D’Andrea C., Valentini G., Cotelli F., Bassi A, 2015, Quantitative measurement of blood velocity in zebrafish with optical vector field tomography, Journal of Biophotonics, 8: 52-59.
  • Ferrarese G., Messa G.V., Rossi M.M.A., Malavasi S., 2015, New method for predicting the incipient cavitation index by means of single-phase computational fluid dynamics model, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 7(3), 11 pages.
  • Malavasi S., Messa G.V., Fratino U., Pagano A., 2015, On cavitation occurrence in perforated plates, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 41: 129–139.
  • Messa G.V., Malavasi S., 2015, Improvements in the numerical prediction of fully-suspended slurry flow in horizontal pipes, Powder Technology, 270: 358–367.

2014

  • Messa G.V., Malavasi S., 2014, Numerical prediction of dispersed turbulent liquid-solid flows in vertical pipes, Journal of Hydraulic Research, 52(5): 684-692.
  • Messa G.V., Malavasi S., 2014, Computational investigation of liquid-solid slurry flow through an expansion in a rectangular duct, Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 62(3): 234-240. 
  • Mirauda D., Volpe Plantamura A., Malavasi S., 2014, Dynamic response of a sphere immersed in a shallow water flow, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 136:021101.
  • Messa G.V., Malavasi S., 2014, Numerical prediction of particle distribution of solid-liquid slurries in straight pipes and bends, Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, 8(3): 356-372.
  • Messa G.V., Malin M., Malavasi S., 2014, Numerical prediction of fully-suspended slurry flow in horizontal pipes, Powder Technology, 256: 61–70.

2013

  • Arslan T., Malavasi S., Pettersen B., Andersson H.I., 2013, Turbulent Flow Around a Semi-Submerged Rectangular Cylinder, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 135, 041801.
  • Messa G.V., Malavasi S., 2013, Numerical investigation of solid-liquid slurry flow through an upward-facing step, Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 61(2): 126–133.
  • Zappa E., Malavasi S., Negri M., 2013, Uncertainty budget in PSV technique measurements, Journal of Flow Measurement and Instrumentations, 30: 144–153

2012

  • Malavasi S., Messa G.V., Fratino U., Pagano A., 2012, On the pressure losses through perforated plates, Journal of Flow Measurement and Instrumentations, 28: 57-66.
  • Malavasi S., Blois G., 2012, Wall effects on the flow structure around a rectangular cylinder, Meccanica, 47: 805–815

2011

  • Malavasi S., Corretto R., Fossati F., 2011, PSV and marker detection techniques for the wake investigation of an oscillating cylinder in a wind tunnel, Flow Measurament and Instrumentation, 22: 428-437.
  • Malavasi S., Messa G.V., 2011, Dissipation and Cavitation Characteristics of Single-Hole Orifices, Journal of Fluid Engineering, 133(5), 051302.
  • Mirauda D., Volpe Plantamura A., Malavasi S., 2011, Boundaries effects on the movements of a sphere immersed in a free surface flow, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 133: 041301.
  • Negri M., Cozzi F., Malavasi S., 2011, Self-synchronized phase averaging of PIV measurements in the base region of a rectangular cylinder, Meccanica, 46(2): 423–435.

2010

  • Volpe Plantamura A., Mirauda D., Malavasi S., 2010, Effetti della distorsione del pelo libero sulle traiettorie di una sfera, L'Acqua - n.4/2010.

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Book chapters

 
  • Ferrarese G., Malavasi S., 2015, Energy Harvesting in Water Systems. In Williams R. (Ed.), Energy Harvesting: Technology, Methods and Applications. Hauppauge, NY-US: Nova Science Pub Inc.
  

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Papers published in proceedings of international and national conferences 

2018
  • Messa, G.V., Malavasi, S., Flussi slurry in condotte verticali con approccio Euleriano-Euleriano: effetto delle forze di lift e massa aggiunta, in Atti del XXXVI Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche. In Italian. Click here to download the poster.
  • Messa, G.V., Matousek, V., Malavasi , S., 2018, Computational investigation of fine glass-bead slurry flow in horizontal pipe, in: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids CHoPS 2018 (in press).
  • Messa, G.V., Wang, Y., 2018, Importance of accounting for finite particle size in CFD-based erosion prediction, in: Proceedings on the ASME 2018 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference PVP 2018, Paper No. PVP2018-84248 (in press).
  • Malavasi, S., Messa, G.V., Negri, M., 2018, Prediction of erosion damage in a choke valve working in severe slurry conditions, in: Proceedings on the ASME 2018 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference PVP 2018, Paper No. PVP2018-84293 (in press).
  • Fecarotta, O., Messa, G.V., Pugliese, F., Carravetta, A., Malavasi, S., Giugni, M., 2018, Preliminary development of a method for impact erosion prediction in Pumps running As Turbines, Proceedings, 2(11): 680.
2017
  • Branco, R.D.L., Messa G.V., Azevedo, T.M.T., Dalfrè Filho, J.G., Malavasi, S., 2017, Experimentos preliminares sobre o comportamento de diferentes concretos à erosão por mistura água sólido, in: Proceedings of the XXII Simposio Brasilero de Recursos Hidricos. In portuguese.
  • Messa, G.V., Negri, M., Wang, Y., Malavasi, S., 2017, Estimation of the useful lifetime of a gate valve subjected to impact erosion, In Proceedings of the AIMETA Conference, Vol. 1, pp. 147-163.
2016
  • Messa, G.V., Malavasi, S., Simulazione numerica dell'erosione da impatto in un test a getto abrasivo, in Atti del XXXV Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche. In Italian.
  • Messa, G.V., Malavasi S., Scaccabarozzi D., Saggin B., Tarabini M., Esposito F., Molfese C., 2016, Preliminary design of the inlet duct of a dust analyzer for Mars, In Proceedings of Metrology for Aerospace IEEE, pp. 604-608.
  • Messa, G.V. Malavasi S., 2016, A numerical strategy to account for the effect of self-induced geometry changes in wear estimation, In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Multiphase Flow, Paper No. 133.
  • Bossi F.C., Barannyk O., Rahimpour M., Oshkai P., Malavasi S., 2016, Experimental analysis of wake structure of flat plates with transverse perforations at zero incidence, In Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Flow Induced Vibrations.
  • Fenini L., Bossi F.C., Malavasi S., 2016, Broadband noise generated downstream of a resistor in a duct, In Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Flow Induced Vibrations.
2015
  • Messa G.V., Ingrosso I., Malavasi S., 2015, A new methodology for erosion prediction using eulerian-eulerian CFD models, In Proceedings of the ASME 2015 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference PVP2015, Paper No. PVP2015-45608.
  • Rossi M.A., Ferrarese G., Messa G.V., Malavasi S., 2015, Improvements and validation of the numerical prediction of the incipient cavitation index, In Proceedings of the ASME 2015 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference PVP2015, Paper No. PVP2015-45608.
  • Malavasi S., Messa G.V., 2015, New CFD-based method for erosion prediction in control valves, Industrial Valve Summit.
2014
  • Malavasi S., Ferrarese G., Rossi M.M.A., 2014, Fluid-Dynamic Characterization of the GreeValve, an Energy Recovery Control Valve, Water Ideas 2014.
  • Ardito R., Perotti F., Mandelli S., Novarina D., Malavasi S., 2014, Fluid-Structure interaction and co-simulation: analysis of a beam-supported sphere for VIV application, In Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference PVP2014, Paper No. PVP2014-28758.
  • Malavasi S., Messa G.V., 2014, CFD modelling of a choke valve under critical working conditions, In Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference PVP2014, Paper No. PVP2014-28629.
  • Malavasi S., Ferrarese G., Rossi M.M.A., 2014, A Control Valve for Energy Harvesting, In Procedia Engineering, Vol. 89: 588-594.
2013
  • Malavasi S., Messa G.V., Righini A., Dalfrè Filho J.G., 2013, Development Of An Experimental Benchmark For The Study Of Erosion Of A Brittle Material, XX Simposio Brasilero de Recursos Hidricos. In portuguese.
  • Messa G.V., Malavasi S., 2013, Solid-Liquid Slurry Flow Through an Expansion in a Rectangular Duct, In Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference PVP2013, Paper No. PVP2013-97247.
  • Malavasi S., Rossi M., Ferrarese G., Messa G.V., 2013, Numerical Method to Provide Cavitation Index for Control Valves, In Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference PVP2013, Paper No. PVP2013-97150.
  • Messa G.V., Malin M., Malavasi S., 2013, Numerical prediction of pressure gradient of slurry flows in horizontal pipes, In Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference PVP2013, Paper No. PVP2013-97460.
  • Malavasi S., Messa G.V., Ferrarese G., 2013, Solid-liquid flow through a wellhead choke valve, In Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference PVP2013, Paper No. PVP2013-97737.
  • Mirauda D., Volpe Plantamura A., Malavasi S., 2013, Boundaries influence on the flow fields around an oscillating sphere, In Proceedings of the ASME 2013 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE2013, Paper No. OMAE2013-11385.
  • Mandelli S., Muggiasca S., Malavasi S., 2013, Numerical Simulation of an Oscillating Cylinder at High Reynolds Number, In Proceedings of the ASME 2013 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE2013, Paper No. OMAE2013-11362.
  • Negri M., Clerici F., Malavasi S., 2013, A breaker-zone wave energy converter, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, Vol. 1(11): 489-494.
2012
  • Malavasi S., Corretto R., 2012, Prediction and handling of cavitation in rotary control ball valves, Valve World Conference 2012.
  • Pagano A., Messa G., Malavasi S., Fratino U., 2012, Definizione sperimentale dell’efficienza dissipativa di diaframmi a foro multiplo con geometria variabile, In Atti del XXXIII Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche.
  • Malavasi S., Bossi F., 2012, Rumore fluidodinamico generato da piatti forati, In Atti del XXXIII Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche IDRA 2012.
  • Malavasi S., Mandelli S., Vandone A., 2012, Vibrazioni indotte da distacco di vortici su un cilindro circolare, In Atti del XXXIII Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche IDRA 2012.
  • Messa G.V., Malavasi S., 2012, Slurry flow through an upward-facing step, In Atti del XXXIII Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche IDRA 2012.
  • Malavasi S., Bossi F., 2012, Experimental analysis of aerodynamic noise generation in a rotary control valve, In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Flow-Induced Vibrations FIV2012, Paper No. 697.
  • Fratino U., Pagano A, Malavasi S., Messa G.V., 2012, Pressure drop and recovery across sharp-edged multi-hole orifices, In Proceedings of the 2nd IAHR Europe conference.
  • Arslan T., Malavasi S., Pettersen B., Andersson H.I., 2012, Experimental and numerical study of the flow around a semi-submerged rectangular cylinder, In Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE2012, Paper No. OMAE2012-83652.
2011
  • Quadri R., Ezquerra Larrode F., Negri M., Malavasi S., 2011, Numerical modeling of the trajectory of a tethered sphere immersed in a free surface flow, In Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium on Bluff Body Flows Blubof 2011.
  • Mirauda D., Volpe Plantamura A., Malavasi S., Martinelli L., 2011, Estimation of hydrodynamic loading on an oscillating sphere, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures EVACES 2011.
  • Mirauda D., Volpe Plantamura A., Malavasi S., 2011, Hydrodynamic forces acting on an oscillating structure, In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Physical Coastal Process Management and Engineering, WIT Transaction on Ecology and Enviromental, Vol.149: 321-331.
2010
  • Mirauda D., Volpe Plantamura A., Malavasi S., Martinelli L., 2010, Forze idrodinamiche agenti su una struttura oscillante, In Atti del XXXII Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche IDRA 2010.
  • Messa G.V., Macchi S., 2010, Pressure drop coefficent through sharp-edged perforate plates, In Atti del XXXII Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche IDRA 2010.

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Other posters

   
   
  • Messa G.V., Negri M., Piani L., Gorini S., Malavasi S., 2017, Lifetime prediction of valves subjected to impact erosion, Wear of Materials Conference, Long Beach, California, USA, 26-30 March 2017. Click here to download.
  • Mastronardi M.V., Messa G.V., Pagano A., Malavasi S., Fratino U., 2014, Modellazione fluidodinamica del comportamento dissipativo di piatti forati con orifizi a sagomatura variabile, XXXIV Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche IDRA 2014, Bari, 8-10 September 2014. Click here to download.
  • Messa G.V., Malavasi S., Malin M., 2012, Flow of sand-water mixtures in horizontal pipes, European Post-Graduate Fluid-Dynamic Conference, London, UK, 10-12 July 2012. Click here to download.