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  1. Shahzad, A., Tian, F. B., Young, J. & Lai, J. C. S. (2018) Effects of hawkmoth-like flexibility on the aerodynamic performance of flapping wings with different shapes and aspect ratios, Phys. Fluids Revised.
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  2. Yu, X., Regenauer-Lieb, K. & Tian, F. B. (2018) A hybrid immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann/finite difference method for coupled dynamics of fluid flow, advection, diffusion and adsorption in fractured and porous media, Submitted.
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  3. Wang, L., Tian, F. B. & Lai, J. C. S. (2018) Direct simulations of acoustics involving moving boundaries by an immersed boundary method, Submitted.
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  4. Ma, J., Xu, L., Tian, F. B., Young, J. & Lai, J. C. S. (2018) Dynamic characteristics of a deformable capsule in a simple shear flow, , Under revision.
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  5. Tian, F. B., Young, J., Lai, J. C. S., Walker, S. M., Taylor, G. K. & Thomas, A. L. R. (2018) Aerodynamic characteristics of hoverflies during hovering flight, , Revised.
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  6. Xu, L., Tian, F. B., Young, J. & Lai, J. C. S. (2018) A novel geometry-adaptive Cartesian grid based immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method for fluid-structure interactions at moderate and high Reynolds numbers, J. Comput. Phys., In press.
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  7. Liu, Z., Bhattacharjee, K. S., Tian, F. B., Young, J., Ray, T. & Lai, J. C. S. (2018) Kinematic optimization of a flapping foil power generator using a multi-fidelity evolutionary algorithm, Renewable Energy, In press.
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  8. Wang, L. & Tian, F. B. (2018) Recent progress of immersed boundary method and its applications in compressible flows, Science China: Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, 48, 094703. (Invited review paper, Special Issue for USTC 60th anniversary, in Chinese)
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  9. Li, W., Wang, W., Yan, Y. & Tian, F. B. (2018) Effects of pitching motion profile on energy harvesting performance of a semi-active flapping foil using immersed boundary method, Ocean Engineering 163, 94-106.
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  10. Shahzad, A., Tian, F. B., Young, J. & Lai, J. C. S. (2018) Effects of flexibility on the aerodynamic performance of flapping wings with different shapes and aspect ratios in hover, J. Fluids Struct. 81, 69-96.
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  11. Wang, L. & Tian, F. B. (2018) Heat transfer in non-Newtonian flows by a hybrid immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann and finite difference method, Appl. Sci. 8, 559.
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  12. Young, J. & Tian, F. B. (2018) Bio-inspired flapping foils and their applications, Inst. Mech. Eng. C J. Mech. Eng. Sci. 232, 2493. (Editorial notes)
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  13. Xu, Y. Q., Jiang, Y. Q., Wu, J., Sui, Y. & Tian, F. B. (2018) Benchmark numerical solutions for two-dimensional fluid--structure interaction involving large displacements with the deforming-spatial-domain/stabilized space--time and immersed boundary--lattice Boltzmann methods, Inst. Mech. Eng. C J. Mech. Eng. Sci., 232, 2500-2514.
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  14. Tian, F. B., Wang, Y., Liu, H. & Zhang, Y. (2018) The lattice Boltzmann method and its applications in complex flows and fluid-structure interactions, Inst. Mech. Eng. C J. Mech. Eng. Sci. 232, 403-404. (Editorial notes)
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  15. Wang, W., Yan, Y. & Tian, F. B. (2018) Fluid-structure coupling for a non-sinusoidal forced oscillating hydrofoil based on an immersed boundary method, Ocean Engineering 147, 606-620.
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  16. Xu, Y. Q., Wang, M. Y., Liu, Q. Y., Tang, X. Y. & Tian, F. B. (2018) External force-induced focus pattern of a flexible filament in a viscous fluid, Appl. Math. Model. 53, 369-383.
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  17. Liu, Z., Tian, F. B., Young, J. and Lai, J. C. S. (2017) Flapping foil power generator performance enhanced with a spring-connected tail, Phys. Fluids 29, 123601. (Was collected in Editor's Picks)
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  18. Wang, L., Currao, G. M. D., Han, F., Neely, A. J., Young, J. & Tian, F. B. (2017) An immersed boundary method for fluid-structure interaction with compressible multiphase flows, J. Comput. Phys. 346, 131-151.
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  19. Gao, D., Tian, F. B., Chen, Z. & Zhang, D. (2017) An improved lattice Boltzmann method for solid-liquid phase change in porous media under local thermal non-equilibrium conditions, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 110, 58-62.
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  20. Liu, Z., Lai, J. C. S., Young, J. & Tian, F. B. (2017) Discrete vortex method with flow separation corrections for a flapping foil power generator, AIAA J. 55, 410-418.
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  21. Wang, W., Yan, Y. & Tian, F. B. (2017) A simple and efficient implicit direct forcing immersed boundary framework for simulations of complex flow, Appl. Math. Model. 43, 287-305.
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  22. Shahzad, A., Tian, F. B., Young, J. & Lai, J. C. S. (2016) Effects of wing shape, aspect ratio and deviation angle on aerodynamic performance of flapping wings in hover, Phys. Fluids 28, 111901.
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  23. Tian, F. B., Sui, Y., Zhu, L., Shu, C. & Sung, H. J. (2016) Computational methods and models in circulatory and reproductive systems, Comput. Math. Meth. Med. 2016, 9028409. (Editorial notes)
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  24. Tian, F. B. (2016) Deformation of a capsule in a power-law shear flow, Comput. Math. Meth. Med. 2016, 7981386.
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  25. Jiang, Y., Guo, R. Y., Tian, F. B. & Zhou, S. (2016) Macroscopic modeling of pedestrian flow based on a second-order predictive dynamic model, Appl. Math. Model. 40, 9806-9820.
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  26. Stewart, W. J., Tian, F. B., Akanyeti, O., Walker, C. & Liao, J. C. (2016) Refusing rainbow trout selectively exploit flows behind tandem cylinders, J. Exp. Biol. 219, 2182-2191. (Highlighted by INSIDE JEB: Surfing trout foiled by widespread obstacles; Was selected into JEB Subject collection: Comparative biomechanics of movement; Was selected for 2016 Journal of Experimental Biology Outstanding Paper Prize Shortlist)
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  27. Wei, Q., Xu, Y. Q., Tang, X. Y. & Tian, F. B. (2016) An IB-LBM study of continuous cell sorting in deterministic lateral displacement arrays, Acta Mechanica Sinica 32, 1023-1030. (Invited research paper)
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  28. Tian, F. B., Wang, W., Wu, J. & Sui, Y. (2016) Swimming performance and vorticity structures of a mother-calf pair of fish, Compt. Fluids 124, 1-11.
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  29. Tian, F. B., Wang, Y., Young, J. & Lai, J. C. S. (2015) An FSI solution technique based on the DSD/SST method and its applications, Math. Model. Meth. Appl. Sci. 25, 2257-2285. (Invited research paper)
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  30. Jiang, Y., Zhou, S. & Tian, F. B. (2015) Macroscopic pedestrian flow model with degrading spatial information, J. Comput. Sci. 10, 36-44.
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  31. Wu, J., Wu, J., Tian, F. B., Zhao, N. & Li, Y. D. (2015) How a flexible tail improves the power extraction efficiency of a semi-activated flapping foil system: a numerical study, J. Fluids Struct. 54, 886-899.
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  32. Wu, J., Shu, C., Zhao, N. & Tian, F. B. (2015) Numerical study on the power extraction performance of a flapping foil with a flexible tail, Phys. Fluids 27, 013602.
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  33. Tian, F. B. (2015) A numerical study of linear and nonlinear kinematic models in fish swimming with the DSD/SST method, Comput. Mech. 55, 469-477.
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  34. Wu, J., Traore, P., Tian, F. B., Perez, A. T., Louste, C. & Dascalescu, L., (2015) Numerical investigation of electrohydrodynamic plumes for locally enhanced cooling in dielectric liquids, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications 51, 669-678.
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  35. Jiang, Y., Zhou, S. & Tian, F. B. (2015) A higher-order macroscopic model for bi-directional pedestrian flows, Physica A 425, 69-78.
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  36. Tian, F. B., Young, J. & Lai, J. C. S. (2014) Improving power-extraction efficiency of a flapping plate: From passive deformation to active control, J. Fluids Struct. 51, 384-392.
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  37. Tian, F. B. (2014) FSI modeling with the DSD/SST method for the fluid and finite difference method for the structure, Comput. Mech. 54, 581-589.
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  38. Wu, J., Traore, P., Tian, F. B., Louste, C., Dascalescu, L. & Perez, A. T., (2014) Effect of mobility parameter on the oscillatory electro-convection of dielectric liquids subject to strong unipolar charge injection, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications 50, 2306-2313.
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  39. Tian, F. B., Dai, H., Luo, H., Doyle, J. F. & Rousseau, B. (2014) Fluid-structure interaction involving large deformations: 3D simulations and applications to biological systems, J. Comput. Phys. 258, 451-469. (Listed as one of the Most Downloaded Papers in Last 90 Days on the journal website)
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  40. Tian, F. B., Bharti, R. P. & Xu, Y. Q. (2014) Deforming-Spatial-Domain/Stabilized Space-Time (DSD/SST) method in computation of non-Newtonian fluid flow and heat transfer with moving boundaries, Comput. Mech. 53, 257-271. (This paper has been highlighted by Advances in Engineering. Find details from this link.)
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  41. Xu, Y. Q., Tang, X. Y., Tian, F. B., Peng, Y. H., Xu, Y. & Zeng, Y. J. (2014) IB-LBM simulation of the hemocyte dynamics in a stenotic capillary, Comput. Method Biomec. 17, 978-985.
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  42. Ma, J. T., Xu, Y. Q., Tian, F. B. & Tang, X. Y. (2014) IB-LBM study on cell sorting by pinched flow fractionation, Bio-Med. Mater. Eng. 24, 2547-2554.
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  43. Wei, Q., Xu, Y. Q., Tian, F. B., Gao, T. X., Tang, X. Y. & Zu, W. H. (2014) IB-LBM simulation on blood cell sorting with a micro-fence structure, Bio-Med. Mater. Eng. 24, 475-481.
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  44. Tian, F. B. (2013) Role of mass on the stability of flag/flags in uniform flow, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 034101 (Cover article).
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  45. Tian, F. B., Zhu, L., Fok, P. W., & Lu, X. Y. (2013) Simulation of a pulsatile non-Newtonian flow past a stenosed 2D artery with atherosclerosis, Comput. Biol. Med. 43, 1098-1113.
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  46. Chang, S., Tian, F. B., Luo, H., Doyle, J. F. & Rousseau, B. (2013) The role of finite displacements in vocal fold modeling, J. Biomech. Eng. 135, 111008.
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  47. Deng, H. B., Xu, Y. Q., Chen, D. D., Dai, H., Wu, J. & Tian, F. B. (2013) On numerical modeling of animal swimming and flight, Comput. Mech. 52, 1221-1242.
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  48. Tian, F. B., Luo, H., Song, J. L. & Lu, X. Y. (2013) Force production and asymmetric deformation of a flexible flapping wing in forward flight, J. Fluids Struct. 36, 149-161.
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  49. Xu, Y. Q., Tian, F. B. & Deng, Y. L. (2013) An efficient red blood cell model in the frame of IB-LBM and its application, Int. J. Biomath. 6, 1250061. (Listed as Most Read paper on the IJB web)
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  50. Tian, F. B., Xu, Y. Q., Tang, X. Y. & Deng, Y. L. (2013) Study on a self-propelled fish swimming in viscous fluid by a finite element method, J. Mech. Med. Biol. 13, 1340012.
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  51. Xu, Y. Q., Tian, F. B., Tang, X. Y. & Peng, Y. H. (2013) A mathematical model for micro- and nano-swimmers, J. Mech. Med. Biol. 13, 1340013.
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  52. Tian, F. B., Lu, X. Y. & Luo, H. (2012) Propulsive performance of a body with a traveling wave surface, Phys. Rev. E 86, 016304. (Selected by BioMedLib as the top 20 articles published on the same topic since 2012).
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  53. Tian, F. B., Lu, X. Y. & Luo, H. (2012) Onset of instability of a flag in uniform flow, Theor. Appl. Mech. Lett. 2, 022005. (Listed as Most Cited This Month on the AIP web, was awarded as the Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Letters 2012 Best Paper Award in June 2015.)
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  54. Xu, Y. Q., Tian, F. B., Li, H. J. & Deng, Y. L. (2012) Red blood cell partitioning and blood flux redistribution in microvascular bifurcation, Theor. Appl. Mech. Lett. 2, 024001.
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  55. Zhu, W. P., Tian, F. B. & Ran, P. (2012) Analytical solutions of non-Fourier Pennes and Chen-Holmes equations, Int. J. Biomath. 5, 1250022.
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  56. Tian, F. B., Luo, H., Zhu, L. & Lu, X. Y. (2011) Coupling modes of three filaments in side-by-side arrangement, Phys. Fluids 23, 111903.
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  57. Tian, F. B., Luo, H., Zhu, L., Liao, J. C. & Lu, X. Y. (2011) An efficient immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method for the hydrodynamic interaction of elastic filaments, J. Comput. Phys. 230, 7266-7283.
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  58. Tian, F. B., Luo, H., Zhu, L. & Lu, X. Y. (2010) Interaction between a flexible filament and a downstream rigid body, Phys. Rev. E 82, 026301.
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  59. Wang, S. Y., Tian, F. B., Jia, L. B., Lu, X. Y. & Yin, X. Z. (2010) Secondary vortex street in the wake of two tandem circular cylinders at low Reynolds number, Phys. Rev. E 81, 036305.
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  60. Li, Y., Men, H., Thomson, G. & Tian, F. B. (2010) The development and stability analysis of a nonlinear growth model for microorganisms, Int. J. Biomath. 3 (4), 417-438.
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  61. Men, H., Li, Y. & Tian, F. B. (2010) The parameter's effect on the stability in microbial growth model, J. Comput. 5, 741-748.
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  62. Liu, Z., Sun, W. & Tian, F. B. (2009) A full-Newton step infeasible interior-point algorithm for linear programming based on a kernel function, Appl. Math. Optim. 60, 237-251.
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  63. Tian, F. B. & Lin, M. (2007) Studies on the mechanism of water jet-assisted drilling technology (2)--high-speed drip impacting with solid target, Mechanics in Engineering (in Chinese) 29 (2), 34-39.
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  64. Tian, F. B. & Lin, M. (2007) Studies on the mechanism of water jet-assisted drilling technology (1)--cavitation and erosion, Mechanics in Engineering (in Chinese) 29 (1), 29-33.
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