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Dr. Abdul A. Khan

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
Graduate Program Coordinator

Personal Website

Areas of Interest:
Computational Hydrodynamics
Environmental Fluid Mechanics
Sediment Transport
Hydraulics and Hydrology

Education:
B.S.C.E., 1986, University of Engineering and Technology
M.Sc., Civil Engineering, 1989, University of Alberta
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 1995, University of Alberta

Classes typically taught:
CE 3420 Applied Hydraulics and Hydrology
CE 8690 Environmental Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics
CE 8750 Numerical Models in Hydraulics

Associate Editor: Journal of Hydraulic Engineering for the American Society of Civil Engineers

Professional Registration
Professional Engineer in South Carolina

Professional Society Membership:
American Society of Civil Engineers
International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research

Sample Publications:

Books

Khan, A. A. and Lai, W., Modeling Shallow Water Flows Using the Discontinuous Galerkin Method, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, ISBN: 978-1-4822-2601-0, (2014).

Khan, A. A. and Wu, W., Editors, Sediment Transport: Monitoring, Modeling and Management, Nova Science publishers, Inc., New York, ISBN: 978-1-62618-683-5, (2013

Book Chapters

Schillinger, M. W. and Khan, A. A., “Temporal Pier Scour Evolution Under Stepped Hydrographs,” In Sediment Transport: Monitoring, Modeling and Management, Editors: Abdul A. Khan and Weiming Wu, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, ISBN: 978-1-62618-683-5, 73–109, (2013).

Fisher, M., Khan, A. A., and Atamturktur, S., “The State of the Art in Scour Monitoring,” In Sediment Transport: Monitoring, Modeling and Management, Editors: Abdul A. Khan and Weiming Wu, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, ISBN: 978-1-62618-683-5, 37–72, (2013).

Journal Publications

Powell, D. N. and Khan, A. A., “Flow Field Upstream of an Orifice Under Fixed Bed and Equilibrium Scour Conditions,” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 141, No. 2, #04014076 (2015).

Murphy, P., Kaye, N. B., and Khan, A. A., “Hydraulic Performance of Aggregate Beds with Perforated Pipe Underdrains Flowing Full,” Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 140, No. 8, #04014023 (2014).

Grayson, J. M., Khan, A. A., and Karanfil, T., “Permeability of Uniform and Mixed-Size Tire Chips Under Different Loading Conditions,” Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 139, No. 11, 939–946 (2013).

Fisher, M., Atamturktur, S., and Khan, A. A., “A Novel Vibration-Based Monitoring Technique for Bridge Pier and Abutment Scour,” Structural Health Monitoring, Vol. 12, No. 2, 114–124 (2013).

Lai, W. and Khan, A. A., “A Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Two-Dimensional Shallow Water Flows,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 70, No. 8, 939–960 (2012).

Lai, W. and Khan, A. A., “Discontinuous Galerkin Method for 1D Shallow Water Flow in Nonrectangular and Nonprismatic Channels,” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 138, No. 3, 285–296 (2012).

Powell, D. N. and Khan A. A., “Scour Upstream of a Circular Orifice Under Constant Head,” Journal of Hydraulic Research, IAHR, Vol. 50, No. 1, 28–34 (2012).

Lai, W. and Khan, A. A., “Discontinuous Galerkin Method for 1D Shallow Water Flows in Natural Rivers,” Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 6, No. 1, 74–86 (2012).

Prohaska, P. D., Khan, A. A., and Kaye, N. B., “Investigation of Flow Through Orifices in Riser Pipes,” Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 136, No. 5, 340–347 (2010).

Raiford, J. P. and Khan, A. A., “Investigation of Circular Jets in Shallow Water,” Journal of Hydraulic Research, IAHR, Vol. 47, No. 5, 611–618 (2009).

Frizzell, C. S., Khan, A. A., and Werth, D. E., “Investigation of Equal and Opposing Flow Junctions,” Journal of Water Management, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Vol. 161, No. WM3, 127–134 (2008).

Raiford, J. P. and Khan, A. A., “Numerical Simulation of Flow Downstream of Lock and Dam,” International Journal of River Basin Management, IAHR, Vol. 5, No. 4, 321–327 (2007).

Werth, D. E., Khan, A. A., and Gregg, W. B., “Experimental Study of Wall Curvature and Bypass Flow Effects on Orifice Discharge Coefficients,” Experiments in Fluids, Springer, Vol. 39, No. 3, 483–489 (2005).

Ying, X., Khan, A. A., and Wang, S. S. Y., “Upwind Conservative Scheme for the Saint Venant Equations,” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 130, No. 10, 977–987 (2004).

Matsumoto J., Khan, A. A., Wang, S. S. Y., and Kawahara, M., “Shallow Water Flow Analysis with Moving Boundary Technique Using Least-squares Bubble Function”, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 16, No. 2, 129–134 (2002).

Khan, A. A., “Modeling Flow Over an Initially Dry Bed,” Journal of Hydraulic Research, IAHR, Vol. 38, No. 5, 383–388 (2000).

Khan, A. A., Steffler, P. M., and Gerard, R., “Dam-Break Surges with Floating Debris,” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 126, No. 5, 375–379 (2000).

Khan, A. A., Modelling Rectangular Overfalls Using Boussinesq Equations,” Water, Maritime and Energy, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Vol. 136, No. 2, 77–80 (1999).

Khan, A. A., and Steffler, P. M., “Physically Based Hydraulic Jump Model for Depth-Averaged Computations,” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 122, No. 10, 540–548 (1996).

Khan, A. A., and Steffler, P. M., “Modeling Overfalls Using Vertically Averaged and Moment Equations,” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 122, No. 7, 397–402 (1996).

Khan, A. A., and Steffler, P. M., “Vertically Averaged and Moment Equations Model for Flow Over Curved Beds,” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 122, No. 1, 3–9 (1996).

Rajaratnam, N., and Khan, A. A., “Intersecting Circular Turbulent Jets,” Journal of Hydraulic Research, IAHR, Vol. 30, No. 3, 373–387 (1992).

 

 

Abdul A. Khan
Contact Information:
Office: 218 Lowry Hall
Phone: (864) 656-3327
FAX: (864) 656-2670
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