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Manuel Garcia

  • Manuel Garcia
    Manuel Garcia

David L. Hirschfeld Department of Engineering

Assistant Professor
Office Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10 to 11:30 a.m., or by appointment 10 to 11:30 a.m., or by appointment
  • Ph.D. (1999) Aeronautical Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia
  • MSc. M.E. (1993) Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
  • BSc. M.E. (1990) Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia

Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Dynamics, Statics.

Researcher in the area of numerical methods applied to engineering, in particular, the use of the Finite Element Method for design optimization involving fluid-structure interaction and multiphysics problems.

Books

Manuel J Garcia Optimizacion Estructural con análisis de elementos finitos de malla fija in El método de elementos finitos y sus aplicaciones en ingeniería, Cali: Editorial Universidad Autonoma de Occidente, 2012. pag 150-192.

Manuel J Garcia Lecture Notes on Numerical Analysis Fondo Editorial Universidad EAFIT. 2008. ISBN: 978-958-8281-92-6.

Santiago Laín , Manuel J García, François Avellan, Brian Quintero, y Santiago Orrego. Simulación numérica de turbinas Francis Fondo Editorial Universidad EAFIT, Editorial Universidad Autónoma de Occidente. 2011. page 220.

Latest Journal Publications

Raúl A. Valencia, Manuel J. García, John Bustamante A comparative computational study of blood flow pattern in exemplary textile vascular grafts (2017) In The Journal Of The Textile Institute. Ed. Taylor & Francis 2017,

Juan F. Monsalvo, Manuel J. García, Harry Millwatter, Yusheng Feng Sensitivity analysis for radiofrequency induced thermal therapies using the complex finite element method (2017) In: Finite Elements in Analysis and Design. 2017, Vol 135,C, p 11-21.

Garcia, Manuel, Lain, Santiago, Barbosa, Jaime, Orrego, Santiago, and Quintero, Brian (2015).  Hydraulic and Rotor-dynamic interaction for performance evaluation on a Francis Turbine (2017) In: International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing (IJIDeM) Vol 11 N 3 p 623-632

Perez, Carlos Andres and Garcia, Manuel J. (2015). Flow behaviour over a 2D body with free surface using a modified moving particle semi-implicit method. (2017) In: International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing (IJIDeM) Vol 11 N 3 p 633-640.

Garcia, Manuel J., Duque, Juan, Henao, Miguel, and Boulanger, Pierre (2015). ParaVoxel: A Domain Decomposition Based Fixed Grid Preprocessor. In: International Journal of Computational Methods 12.03, p. 1550014.

García, Manuel J., Duque, Juan, Boulanger, Pierre, and Figueroa, Pablo (2015). Computational steering of CFD simulations using a grid computing environment. In: International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing (IJIDeM) 9.3, pp. 235–245.