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Yi-Chun Wang

Associate Professor
Name Yi-Chun Wang
Office 91717
TEL 886-6-2757575 ext.62125
FAX 886-6-2352973
E-Mail wangyc@mail.ncku.edu.tw
Laboratory
Education
  1. 1986, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  2. 1988, M.S., Applied Mechanics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  3. 1996, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, USA
Experience
  1. 1988-1992, Junior Researcher, Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  2. 1993-1994, Teaching Assistant, California Institute of Technology, USA
  3. 1992-1996, Research Assistant, California Institute of Technology, USA
  4. 1996-1997, Lecturer, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  5. 1997-2000, Assistant Professor, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Expertise
  1. Thermo-fluid sciences
  2. Cavitation and two-phase flows
  3. Acoustic cavitation and sonochemistry
  4. Low temperature co-fired ceramics (LTCC) tape technology
  5. Liquid film dynamics and aqueous lithium bromide absorbers
Service
Honors
Patents
Publications

A. Referred Papers

Yi-Chun Wang* and Ming-Chung Yao, “Realization of cavitation fields based on the acoustic resonance modes in an immersion-type sonochemical reactor,” Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, DOI 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2012.07.026 (2012) (SCI,5-year Impact Factor: 3.83, Ranking 1/30=3.3% in Acoustics)(NSC 97-2221-E-006-226)

Yi-Chun Wang*, Hung-Yi Chen and Yu-Ying Hsiao, “Experimental study of the flow rectification performance of conical diffuser valves,” Acta Mechanica, 219, 15-27 (2011) (SCI,5-year Impact Factor: 1.192, Ranking 70/133=52.6% in Mechanics) (NSC 94-2212-E006-100)

Yi-Chun Wang* and Chia-Sheng Chuang, “Development of an electrohydraulic liquid shock tube,” Journal of Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers, 31(6), 485-492 (2010) (SCI,Impact Factor: 0.548, Ranking 69/116=59.5% in Engineering-Mechanical) (NSC 92-2212-E-006-046)

Yi-Chun Wang*, Shin-Hang Lin and Darry Jang, “Unsteady analysis of the flow rectification performance of conical microdiffuser valves for valveless micropump applications,” Journal of Mechanics, 26, 299-307 (2010) (SCI, 5-yearImpact Factor: 0.489, Ranking 113/133=84.9% in Mechanics)(NSC 94-2212-E-006-100)

Wang, Y.-C.*, Hsu, J.-C., Kuo, P.-C. and Lee, Y.-C., “Loss characteristics and flow rectification property of diffuser valves for micropump applications,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 52, 328-336(2009)(SCI,5-year Impact Factor: 2.423, Ranking 8/122=6.6% in Engineering-Mechanical)(NSC 93-2212-E-006-060)

Wang, Y.-C.*and Chen, Y.-W., “Application of piezoelectric PVDF film to the measurement of impulsive forces generated by cavitation bubble collapse near a solid boundary,” Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 32 (2), 403-414 (2007). (SCI,5-year Impact Factor: 1.552, Ranking 28/122=22.9% in Engineering-Mechanical) (NSC 89-2212-E-006-100)

Wang, Y.-C.*, Huang, C.H., Lee, Y.-C. and Tsai, H.-H., “Development of a PVDF sensor array for measurement of the impulsive pressure generated by cavitation bubble collapse,” Experiments in Fluids,41, 365-373 (2006).(SCI,5-year Impact Factor: 1.817, Ranking 12/116=10.3% in Engineering-Mechanical)(NSC 91-2212-E-006-154)

Wang, Y.-C.* and Chen, E., “Effects of phase relative motion on critical bubbly flows through a converging-diverging nozzle,” Physics of Fluids, 14(9), 3215-3223 (2002). (SCI, 5-year Impact Factor: 2.056, Ranking 17/123=13.8% in Mechanics) (NSC 87-2212-E-006-059)

Wang, Y.-C.* and Lee, M.-W. “The application of a Lagrangian integral method on the nonlinear dynamics of a spherical cavitating bubble cloud,” Chinese Journal of Mechanics, Series B, 17(1), 21-26 (2001). (SCI, EI)

Wang, Y.-C.* “Stability analysis of one-dimensional steady cavitating nozzle flows with bubble size distribution,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 122, 425-430 (2000). (SCI, 5-year Impact Factor: 0.784, Ranking 59/116=50.9% in Engineering-Mechanical) (NSC 87-2212-E-006-059)

Wang, Y.-C.* “Effects of nuclei size distribution on the nonlinear dynamics of a spherical cloud of cavitation bubbles,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 121, 881-886 (1999). (SCI, 5-year Impact Factor: 0.784, Ranking 59/116=50.9% in Engineering-Mechanical) (NSC 88-2212-E-006-032)

Wang, Y.-C.* and Brennen, C.E. “Numerical computation of shock waves in a spherical cloud of cavitation bubbles,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 121, 872-880 (1999). (SCI, 5-year Impact Factor: 0.784, Ranking 59/116=50.9% in Engineering-Mechanical) (NSC 87-TPC-E-006-009)

Wang, Y.-C. and Brennen, C.E. “One-dimensional bubbly cavitating flows through a converging-diverging nozzle,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 120, 166-170 (1998). (SCI, 5-year Impact Factor: 0.784, Ranking 59/116=50.9% in Engineering-Mechanical) (NSC 86-2621-E-006-039-T)

Reisman, G.E., Wang, Y.-C., and Brennen, C.E. “Observations of shock waves in cloud cavitation,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 355, 255-283 (1998). (SCI, 5-year Impact Factor: 2.698, Ranking 9/123=7.3% in Mechanics)

B. Conference Papers

Chi-Mo Huang, Ming-Hsun Wu and Yi-Chun Wang, “Development of Meso-ScaleFuel ReformerUsing Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramic Tape Technology,”Proceedings of the11th International Workshops on Micro and Nanotechnology for PowerGeneration and Energy Conversion Applications(PowerMEMS 2011), pp. 427-430 (2011)(NSC 98-2221-E-006-169-MY2)

Chi-Mo Huang and Yi-Chun Wang, “Development of a High Performance LTCC Valveless Micropump,” Proceedings of the IMAPS/ACerS 6th International Conference and Exhibition on Ceramic Interconnect and Ceramic Microsystems Technologies (CICMT), 10cicmt024 (2010)(NSC 98-2221-E-006-169-MY2)

Y. H. Hsu and Y. C. Wang, “Application of Genetic Algorithm to the Optimization of a Sonochemical Reactor,” 27th National Conference on Mechanical Engineering of CSME, NTUT, Taipei, December 11 (2010) (NSC 97-2221-E-006-226)

Yi-Chun Wang and Ming-Chung Yao, “Modeling and experiments of a resonant sonochemical reactor,”Proceedings of ASME 2010 3rd Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting(FEDSM2010), August 2-4, Montreal, Canada (2010) (NSC 97-2221-E-006-226)

Wang, Yi-Chun, Huang, Ching-Hung, and Tsai, Ho-Hsun, “Spatial and temporal measurements of the impulsive pressure generated by cavitation bubble collapse near a solid boundary,” 17th International Symposium on Nonlinear Acoustics, July 18-22, State College, Pennsylvania, USA. (2005) (NSC 93-2212-E-006-060)

Wang, Yi-Chun and Chen, Ethan, “Hydrodynamic Effects of Phase Relative Motion on Critical Bubbly Cavitating Flows Through a Converging-Diverging Nozzle,” Fourth International Symposium in Cavitation, Pasadena, California, USA. Paper No.: B5.002 (2001) (NSC 87-2212-E-006-059)

Wang, Y.-C., “Stability analysis of one-dimensional steady cavitating nozzle flows with bubble size distribution,” 1999 ASME/JSME FED Summer Meeting,FED-Vol. 248, paper no. FEDSM99-6751, San Francisco, California, USA. (1999) (NSC 87-2212-E-006-059)