Constantinescu, George
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Works:  27 works in 32 publications in 4 languages and 50 library holdings 

Roles:  Author, Thesis advisor, Editor, Translator 
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Most widely held works about
George Constantinescu
 George Constantinescu by Ionel Jianu( )
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Most widely held works by
George Constantinescu
Improved method for determining wind loads on highway sign and trafficsignal structures by
George Constantinescu(
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1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The main objective of the proposed study is to use computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) tools to determine the wind loads by accurate numerical simulations of air flow characteristics around large highway sign structures under severe wind speeds conditions. Fully threedimensional ReynoldsAveraged NavierStokes (RANS) simulations are used to estimate the total force on different panels, as well as the actual pressure distribution on the front and back faces of the panels. In particular, the present study investigates the effects of aspect ratio and sign spacing for regular panels, the effect of sign depth for the dynamic message signs that are now being used on Iowa highways, the effect induced by the presence of backtoback signs, the effect of the presence of addon exit signs, and the effect of the presence of trucks underneath the signs potentially creating "wind tunnel" effect
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The main objective of the proposed study is to use computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) tools to determine the wind loads by accurate numerical simulations of air flow characteristics around large highway sign structures under severe wind speeds conditions. Fully threedimensional ReynoldsAveraged NavierStokes (RANS) simulations are used to estimate the total force on different panels, as well as the actual pressure distribution on the front and back faces of the panels. In particular, the present study investigates the effects of aspect ratio and sign spacing for regular panels, the effect of sign depth for the dynamic message signs that are now being used on Iowa highways, the effect induced by the presence of backtoback signs, the effect of the presence of addon exit signs, and the effect of the presence of trucks underneath the signs potentially creating "wind tunnel" effect
Evaluation of bridge scour research : pier scour processes and predictions by
R Ettema(
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1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report explores the current state of knowledge regarding bridge pier scour, assesses several methods for design estimates of scour depth, examines a structured methodology for scour depth estimation for design purposes, and highlights aspects of pier scour in need of potential further research
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report explores the current state of knowledge regarding bridge pier scour, assesses several methods for design estimates of scour depth, examines a structured methodology for scour depth estimation for design purposes, and highlights aspects of pier scour in need of potential further research
Computational fluid dynamics model for pumpbay flow : documentation and user guide(
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2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exploatări, transporturi şi construcţii forestiere by Gh. T Ionascu(
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2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in Romanian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in Romanian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Numerical study of the flow field at cylindrical piers in an alluvial bed by Gokhan Kirkil(
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1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ştiinţa sonică by
George Constantinescu(
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2 editions published in 1920 in Undetermined and Romanian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1920 in Undetermined and Romanian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teoria sonicităţii by
George Constantinescu(
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1 edition published in 1985 in Romanian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1985 in Romanian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evaluation of bridge scour research : pier scour processes and predictions by
R Ettema(
Book
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1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Constantinescu by
Ionel Jianu(
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1 edition published in 1966 in Romani and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1966 in Romani and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Lockexchange gravity currents propagating in a channel containing an array of obstacles(
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1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Abstract: Large eddy simulation (LES) is used to investigate the evolution of Boussinesq gravity currents propagating through a channel of height $H$ containing a staggered array of identical cylinders of square crosssection and edge length $D$ . The cylinders are positioned with their axes horizontal and perpendicular to the (streamwise) direction along which the lockexchange flow develops. The effects of the volume fraction of solids, ${\it\phi}$, the Reynolds number and geometrical parameters describing the array of obstacles on the structure of the lockexchange flow, total drag force acting on the gravity current, front velocity and global energy budget are analysed. Simulation results show that the currents rapidly transition to a state in which the extra resistance provided by the cylinders strongly retards the motion and dominates the dissipative processes. A shallow layer model is also formulated and similarity solutions for the motion are found in the regime where the driving buoyancy forces are balanced by the drag arising from the interaction with the cylinders. The numerical simulations and this shallow layer model show that lowReynoldsnumber currents transition to a dragdominated regime in which the resistance is linearly proportional to the flow speed and, consequently, the front velocity, $U_{f}$, is proportional to $t^{1/2}$, where $t$ is the time measured starting at the gate release time. By contrast, highReynoldsnumber currents, for which the cylinder Reynolds number is sufficiently high that the drag coefficient for most of the cylinders can be considered constant, transition first to a quadratic dragdominated regime in which the front speed determined from the simulations is given by $U_{f}\sim t^{0.25}$, before undergoing a subsequent transition to the aforementioned linear drag regime in which $U_{f}\sim t^{1/2}$ . Meanwhile, away from the front, the depthaveraged gravity current velocity is proportional to $t^{1/3}$, a result that is in agreement with the shallow water model. It is suggested that the difference between these two is due to mixing processes, which are shown to be significant in the numerical simulations, especially close to the front of the motion. Direct estimation of the drag coefficient $C_{D}$ from the numerical simulations shows that the combined drag parameter for the porous medium, ${\it\Gamma}_{D}=C_{D}{\it\phi}(H/D)/(1{\it\phi})$, is the key dimensionless grouping of variables that determines the speed of propagation of the current within arrays with different $C_{D}, {\it\phi}$ and $D/H$
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Abstract: Large eddy simulation (LES) is used to investigate the evolution of Boussinesq gravity currents propagating through a channel of height $H$ containing a staggered array of identical cylinders of square crosssection and edge length $D$ . The cylinders are positioned with their axes horizontal and perpendicular to the (streamwise) direction along which the lockexchange flow develops. The effects of the volume fraction of solids, ${\it\phi}$, the Reynolds number and geometrical parameters describing the array of obstacles on the structure of the lockexchange flow, total drag force acting on the gravity current, front velocity and global energy budget are analysed. Simulation results show that the currents rapidly transition to a state in which the extra resistance provided by the cylinders strongly retards the motion and dominates the dissipative processes. A shallow layer model is also formulated and similarity solutions for the motion are found in the regime where the driving buoyancy forces are balanced by the drag arising from the interaction with the cylinders. The numerical simulations and this shallow layer model show that lowReynoldsnumber currents transition to a dragdominated regime in which the resistance is linearly proportional to the flow speed and, consequently, the front velocity, $U_{f}$, is proportional to $t^{1/2}$, where $t$ is the time measured starting at the gate release time. By contrast, highReynoldsnumber currents, for which the cylinder Reynolds number is sufficiently high that the drag coefficient for most of the cylinders can be considered constant, transition first to a quadratic dragdominated regime in which the front speed determined from the simulations is given by $U_{f}\sim t^{0.25}$, before undergoing a subsequent transition to the aforementioned linear drag regime in which $U_{f}\sim t^{1/2}$ . Meanwhile, away from the front, the depthaveraged gravity current velocity is proportional to $t^{1/3}$, a result that is in agreement with the shallow water model. It is suggested that the difference between these two is due to mixing processes, which are shown to be significant in the numerical simulations, especially close to the front of the motion. Direct estimation of the drag coefficient $C_{D}$ from the numerical simulations shows that the combined drag parameter for the porous medium, ${\it\Gamma}_{D}=C_{D}{\it\phi}(H/D)/(1{\it\phi})$, is the key dimensionless grouping of variables that determines the speed of propagation of the current within arrays with different $C_{D}, {\it\phi}$ and $D/H$
A numerical method for largeeddy simulation in complex geometries by
K Mahesh(
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1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Lucrări stiintifice : institutul de cercetári hortiviticole(
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1 edition published in 1961 in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1961 in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Ampelografia Republicii populare Romane = (Ampelographie der Rumaenischen Volksrepubliek(
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in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A LES study on gravity currents propagating over roughness elements by Talia Ekin Tokyay(
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1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The simulations provide detailed information on the temporal evolutions of the front velocity, energy balance, sediment entrainment capacity and the flow instabilities, and of the distributions of the density, velocity, local dissipation rate and bed shear stresses at different stages of the propagation of the gravity current. The study investigates of the effect of the shape and relative size of the obstacles, with respect to the current height, on the structure of the current and on the differences with the simpler, but much more widely studied case of a gravity current propagating over a flat smooth surface. For example, the simulation results are used to explain why gravity currents propagating over dunes have a much larger capacity to entrain sediment than gravity currents propagating over ribs of the same height and with similar spacing. The accurate estimation of impact of gravity current on the structures over its path is very important from engineering point of view since many submerged cables over the ocean bottom or submerged dams in reservoirs are under the risk of such impacts. The simulations of gravity currents propagating past arrays of ribs or isolated dams are used to estimate the characteristic times and magnitudes of the hydrodynamic impact forces on these obstacles. This information is crucial for the proper design of these structures. The study shows the critical role played by flow disturbances (e.g., backward propagating hydraulic jumps) that form as a result of the interaction between the current and the largescale obstacles. Finally, the study investigates scale effects between the Reynolds numbers at which most experimental investigations of gravity currents are conducted and Reynolds numbers at field scale
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The simulations provide detailed information on the temporal evolutions of the front velocity, energy balance, sediment entrainment capacity and the flow instabilities, and of the distributions of the density, velocity, local dissipation rate and bed shear stresses at different stages of the propagation of the gravity current. The study investigates of the effect of the shape and relative size of the obstacles, with respect to the current height, on the structure of the current and on the differences with the simpler, but much more widely studied case of a gravity current propagating over a flat smooth surface. For example, the simulation results are used to explain why gravity currents propagating over dunes have a much larger capacity to entrain sediment than gravity currents propagating over ribs of the same height and with similar spacing. The accurate estimation of impact of gravity current on the structures over its path is very important from engineering point of view since many submerged cables over the ocean bottom or submerged dams in reservoirs are under the risk of such impacts. The simulations of gravity currents propagating past arrays of ribs or isolated dams are used to estimate the characteristic times and magnitudes of the hydrodynamic impact forces on these obstacles. This information is crucial for the proper design of these structures. The study shows the critical role played by flow disturbances (e.g., backward propagating hydraulic jumps) that form as a result of the interaction between the current and the largescale obstacles. Finally, the study investigates scale effects between the Reynolds numbers at which most experimental investigations of gravity currents are conducted and Reynolds numbers at field scale
Raionarea viticulturii by
Gherasim Constantinescu(
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1 edition published in 1958 in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1958 in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
De barrevoeters by
Zaharia Stancu(
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1 edition published in 1950 in Dutch and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1950 in Dutch and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Ampelografia Republicii Socialiste Romania by
O Alexei(
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in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Exploatări, transporturi şi construcţii forestiere by Gh. T Ionascu(
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1 edition published in 1988 in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1988 in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Ampelografia Republicii Populare Romine by
Gherasim Constantinescu(
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1 edition published in 1962 in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1962 in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Annual Research Briefs  2001 (Center for Turbulence Research)(
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1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This report contains the 2001 Annual Progress Reports of the postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars of the Center for Turbulence Research. In 2001 CTR sponsored 15 resident Postdoctoral Fellows, 7 Research Associates and 3 Senior Research Fellows, hosted 7 visiting scholars and many shorterterm visitors, and supported 6 doctoral students. Most of the doctoral students engaged in turbulence research at CTR are supported by the U.S Office of Naval Research or the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. CTR is closely associated with the Stanford multidepartmental Center for Integrated Turbulence Simulations (CITS), funded by the Department of Energy's Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative (ASCI). The aim of the CITS program is to compute the complete flow through an aircraft gas turbine engine. The combustion chamber is the most critical region: it is typically of very complicated geometrical shape, and the fuel is introduced as a spray of droplets which must disperse and vaporize before burning. The first paper in this volume describes largeeddy simulation of the air flow in a real aircraft gas turbine combustor, and there are several papers relevant to the crucial problem of spray combustion
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This report contains the 2001 Annual Progress Reports of the postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars of the Center for Turbulence Research. In 2001 CTR sponsored 15 resident Postdoctoral Fellows, 7 Research Associates and 3 Senior Research Fellows, hosted 7 visiting scholars and many shorterterm visitors, and supported 6 doctoral students. Most of the doctoral students engaged in turbulence research at CTR are supported by the U.S Office of Naval Research or the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. CTR is closely associated with the Stanford multidepartmental Center for Integrated Turbulence Simulations (CITS), funded by the Department of Energy's Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative (ASCI). The aim of the CITS program is to compute the complete flow through an aircraft gas turbine engine. The combustion chamber is the most critical region: it is typically of very complicated geometrical shape, and the fuel is introduced as a spray of droplets which must disperse and vaporize before burning. The first paper in this volume describes largeeddy simulation of the air flow in a real aircraft gas turbine combustor, and there are several papers relevant to the crucial problem of spray combustion
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Constantinesco, Gogu 18811965
Constantinesco, Gogu George, 18811965
Constantinescu, G.
Constantinescu, G. 18811965
Constantinescu, George.
Constantinescu, George 18811965
Constantinescu, Gogu 18811965
Constantinescu, Gogu George, 18811965
George Constantinescu ingeniero rumano
George Constantinescu ingénieur roumain
George Constantinescu Romanian engineer
George Constantinescu ruimteingenieur uit Roemenië (18811965)
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