University of Hertfordshire

Dr Amin Paykani PhD, FHEA

Senior Lecturer

Publications

  1. 2021
  2. Comparative Study on Chemical Kinetics Mechanisms for Methane-Based Fuel Mixtures under Engine-Relevant Conditions

    Paykani, A., 14 May 2021, In: Energies. 14, 10, 15 p., 2834.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. A chemical kinetic study of low alcohol/iso-octane blends in both premixed and partially premixed combustion

    Rahnama, P., Bao, H., Somers, B., Paykani, A. & Novella, R., 15 Apr 2021.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review

  4. Reactivity controlled compression ignition engine: Pathways towards commercial viability

    Paykani, A., Garcia, A., Shahbakhti, M., Rahnama, P. & Reitz, R. D., 15 Jan 2021, In: Applied Energy. 282, Part A, 23 p., 116174.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. 2020
  6. Effect of injection strategies on a single-fuel RCCI combustion fueled with isobutanol/isobutanol + DTBP blends

    Mohammadian, A., Chehrmonavari, H., Kakaee, A. & Paykani, A., 15 Oct 2020, In: Fuel. 278, 13 p., 118219.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Effect of Syngas Composition on the Combustion and Emissions Characteristics of a Syngas/Diesel RCCI Engine

    Kousheshi, N., Yari, M., Paykani, A., S. Mehr, A. & de la Fuente, G. F., 2 Jan 2020, In: Energies. 13, 1, 212.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. 2019
  9. Numerical optimization of methane-based fuel blends under engine-relevant conditions using a multi-objective genetic algorithm

    Paykani, A., E. Frouzakis, C. & Boulouchos, K., 15 May 2019, In: Applied Energy. 242, p. 1712-1724 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. 2018
  11. Numerical study of natural gas/diesel reactivity controlled compression ignition combustion with large eddy simulation and reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes model

    Kakaee, A. H., Jafari, P. & Paykani, A., Jun 2018, In: Fluids. 3, 2, 18 p., 24.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. 2017
  13. A numerical study of the effects of reformer gas composition on the combustion and emission characteristics of a natural gas/diesel RCCI engine enriched with reformer gas

    Rahnama, P., Paykani, A., Bordbar, V. & Reitz, R. D., 1 Dec 2017, In: Fuel. 209, p. 742-753 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. A numerical study of the effects of using hydrogen, reformer gas and nitrogen on combustion, emissions and load limits of a heavy duty natural gas/diesel RCCI engine

    Rahnama, P., Paykani, A. & Reitz, R. D., 1 May 2017, In: Applied Energy. 193, p. 182-198 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. 2016
  16. Effects of piston bowl geometry on combustion and emissions characteristics of a natural gas/diesel RCCI engine

    Kakaee, A-H., Nasiri-Toosi, A., Partovi, B. & Paykani, A., 8 Aug 2016, In: Applied Thermal Engineering. 102, p. 1462-1472 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. Mathematical optimization of variable valve timing for reducing fuel consumption of a SI engine

    Kakaee, H., Keshavarz, M., Paykani, A. & Keshavarz, M., 1 Jan 2016, In: Engineering Review. 36, 1, p. 61-69 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  18. 2015
  19. Combining artificial neural network and multi-objective optimization to reduce a heavy-duty diesel engine emissions and fuel consumption

    Kakaee, A. H., Rahnama, P., Paykani, A. & Mashadi, B., 1 Nov 2015, In: Journal of Central South University. 22, 11, p. 4235-4245 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. Effects of diesel injection strategy on natural gas/diesel reactivity controlled compression ignition combustion

    Paykani, A., Kakaee, A-H., Rahnama, P. & Reitz, R., 20 Aug 2015, In: Energy. 90, p. 814-826

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. Progress and recent trends in reactivity-controlled compression ignition engines

    Paykani, A., Rahnama, P., Kakaee, A-H. & Reitz, R., 14 Jul 2015, In: International Journal of Engine Research. 17, 5

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  22. Influence of fuel composition on combustion and emissions characteristics of natural gas/diesel RCCI engine

    Kakaee, A. H., Rahnama, P. & Paykani, A., 1 Jul 2015, In: Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 25, p. 58-65 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  23. A parametric study on the performance of a Ranque-Hilsch vortex tube using a CFD-based approach

    Pourmahmoud, N., Feyzi, A., Orang, A. A. & Paykani, A., 22 Jan 2015, In: Mechanics and Industry. 16, 2, 203.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. CFD Study of Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI) combustion in a heavy-duty diesel engine

    Kakaee, A. H., Rahnama, P. & Paykani, A., 1 Jan 2015, In: Periodica Polytechnica Transportation Engineering. 43, 4, p. 177-183 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  25. Optimization of spark timing and air-fuel ratio of an SI engine with variable valve timing using genetic algorithm and steepest descend method

    Kakee, A. H., Sharifipour, S., Mashadi, B., Keshavarz, M. & Paykani, A., 1 Jan 2015, In: UPB Scientific Bulletin, Series D: Mechanical Engineering. 77, 1, p. 61-76 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  26. 2014
  27. Investigation on the effects of stiffness and damping coefficients of the suspension system of a vehicle on the ride and handling performance

    Zehsaz, M., Vakili-TAHAMI, F. & Paykani, A., 28 Feb 2014, In: UPB Scientific Bulletin, Series D: Mechanical Engineering. 76, 1, p. 55-70 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  28. Effect of radiation heat transfer on HCCI multizone combustion

    Akbarzadeh, A., Talati, F. & Paykani, A., 1 Jan 2014, In: Heat Transfer Research. 45, 1, p. 23-41 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  29. The influence of fuel composition on the combustion and emission characteristics of natural gas fueled engines

    Kakaee, A. H., Paykani, A. & Ghajar, M., 1 Jan 2014, In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 38, p. 64-78 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  30. 2013
  31. Research and development of natural-gas fueled engines in Iran

    Kakaee, A. H. & Paykani, A., 24 Jul 2013, In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 26, p. 805-821 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  32. Optimization of suspension system of off-road vehicle for vehicle performance improvement

    Mahmoodi-Kaleibar, M., Javanshir, I., Asadi, K., Afkar, A. & Paykani, A., 1 Apr 2013, In: Journal of Central South University. 20, 4, p. 902-910 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  33. Finite element analysis of composite high-pressure hydrogen storage vessels

    Marzbanrad, J., Paykani, A., Afkar, A. & Ghajar, M., 21 Mar 2013, In: Journal of Materials and Environmental Science. 4, 1, p. 63-74 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. Numerical study of diodicity mechanism in different tesla-type microvalves

    Nobakht, A. Y., Shahsavan, M. & Paykani, A., 1 Jan 2013, In: Journal of Applied Research and Technology. 11, 6, p. 876-885 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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