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Hansong Tang

Associate Professor


Grove School of Engineering


Civil Engineering


Steinman Hall T-127

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  • Profile

  • Education

    • Ph.D., 2001, Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Georgia Inst. Tech.
    • D.Sc., 1993, Computational Mathematics, Peking Univ.
    • BS 1983, Mechanical/Electric Eng., 1986,
    • MS, Computational Hydrodynamics, Wuhan Univ. of Hydraulic and Electrical Eng.


  • Courses Taught

    Data analysis (CE264)
    Fluid mechanics (CE350)
    Numerical method and simulation in fluid (CEG9700)
    Modeling of surface water quality (CEG7300)
    Environmental water resource (CE451)
    Analytical methods (H1000)


  • Research Interests

    Environmental Fluid mechanics. Computational physics. Numerical algorithms

  • Publications

    Peer review journals:

    • Z. M. Chen, X. H. Xia, H. S. Tang, S. C. Li, and Y. Deng. “Emergy based ecological assessment of constructed wetland for municipal wastewater treatment: methodology and application to the Beijing Wetland”. Journal of Environmental Informatics. 2010, in press.
    • L. Zeng, G. Q. Chen, H. S. Tang, and Z. Wu, “Environmental dispersion in wetland flow”, Comm. Non-linear Sciences & Numerical Simulations, 2010, in press.
    • H. S. Tang, T. R. Keen, and Khanbilvardi, “A model-coupling framework for nearshore waves, currents, sediment transport, and seabed morphology”, Comm. Non-linear Sciences & Numerical Simulations, 14(2009), 2935-2947. 
    • H. S. Tang and T. R. Keen, “Analytical model for temperature response of channel flows with time-dependent thermal discharge and boundary heating”, ASCE J. Hydr. Eng,, 135(2009), 327-339. 
    • H. S. Tang, J. Paik, F. Sotiropoulos, and T. Khangaokar. “Three-dimensional CFD modeling of thermal discharge from multports”, ASCE J. Hydr. Eng,, 134(2008), 1210-1224.
    • H. S. Tang and D. M. Kalyon, “Development of flow instabilities during Tube flow of Concentrated Suspensions with non-colloidal Particles”, J. Rheology, 52(2008), 1069-1090. 
    • H. S. Tang and D. M. Kalyon, “Unsteady circular tube flow of compressible polymetric liquids subject to pressure-dependent wall slip”, J. Rheology, 52(2008), 507-525. J. Rheology, 52(2008), 1069-1090.
    • H. S. Tang and F. Sotiropoulos, “Fractional step artificial compressibility method for Navier-Stokes equations”, Computers & Fluids. 36, 2007, 974-986.
    • D. M. Kalyon and H. S. Tang, “Inverse problem solution of squeeze flow for parameters of generalized Newtonian fluid and wall slip”, J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 143, 2007, 133-140
    • H. S. Tang, “Study on a grid interface algorithm for solutions of incompressible Navier-Stokes equations”, Computers & Fluids. 35, 2006, 1372-1383.
    • D. M. Kalyon, H. S. Tang, and B. Karuv, “Squeeze flow rheometry for rheological characterization of energetic formulations”, J. Energetic Materials, 24, 2006, 215-222
    • Z. K. Zhang, H. S. Tang, “Numerical simulation of vortex flow over delta wing with trailing edge jet at high angle of attack”, Int. J. Numer. Meth. Eng., 59, 2004, 2047-2063
    • H. S. Tang and D. M. Kalyon, “Estimation of parameter of Hershel-Bulkley fluid subject to wall slip by combination of squeeze and capillary flow viscometers”, Rheol. Acta, 2004, 43, 80-88
    • H. S. Tang, C. Jones, and F. Sotiropoulos, “An overset grid method for 3D unsteady incompressible flows”, J. Comput. Phys., 191, 2003, 567-600
    • Z. K. Zhang, H. S. Tang, and J. B. Jia, “Numerical investigation of trailing edge jet effects on flows around delta wing using Navier-Stokes equations, ACTA Aerodynamics Sinica, 18,2000, 484-489
    • H. S. Tang and T. Zhou, “On nonconservative algorithms for grid interfaces”, SIAM J. Numer. Anal., 37, 1999, 173-193
    • H. S. Tang and F. Sotiropoulos, “A second-order Godunov method for wave problems in coupled solid-water-gas systems”, J. Comput. Phys., 1999, 151, p790-815
    • H. S. Tang, “A second-order Godunov scheme for wave and fracture problems in hydro-elesto-plastic body”, Math Numerica Sinica, 21, 1999, 225-236
    • H. S. Tang, D. L. Zhang, and C. H. Lee, “Monotonicity preserving CIP schemes for convection equations”, J. Hydrodynamics, ser. A, 12, 1997, 181-187
    • H. S. Tang, D. L. Zhang, and C. H. Lee, “Analysis and modification on CIP method for hyperbolic equations”, Comput. Fluid Dyn. J., 6, 1997, 227-236
    • H. S. Tang, “Numerical prediction of cavitation phenomenon in water shock tube”, J. Hydrodynamics, ser. A, 12, 1997, 175-180
    • H. S. Tang and D. Huang, “A second-order accurate capturing scheme for 1D inviscid flows of gas and water with vacuum zones”, J. Comput. Phys, 128, 1996, 301-318
    • H. S. Tang and C. H. Lee, “On consistency of conservative algorithms for internal interfaces in calculations of inviscid flows by zonal method”, Chin. J. Comput. Phys., 13, 1996, p445-453
    • H. S. Tang, D. L. Zhang, and C. H. Lee, “Comments on algorithms for grid interfaces in simulating Euler flows”, Comm. Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 1, 1996, 50-54
    • X. S. Xu and H. S. Tang, “A general solution for the Stokes flows around axis-symmetrical body”, Transaction of Changsha Comm. Inst., 9, 1993, 57-63
    • X. Lu and H. S. Tang, “A primary study on mathematical modeling of sediment transport in a river section with two patterns”, Transaction of Changsha Comm. Inst., 8, 1992, 69-77
    • H. S. Tang, S. C. Wang, Y. Z. Pong, and W. L. Hou, “Experimental study on the regularity of water head loss in unsteady pipe flow”, Transaction of Changsha Comm. Inst., 5, 1989, 95-100
    • H. S. Tang, “An upwind method for Navier-Stokes equations”, Transaction of Changsha Comm. Inst., 4, 1988, 73-81
    • H. S. Tang, “Finite element analysis of heated jets into shallow waters”, Transaction of Changsha Comm. Inst., 3, 1987, 85-92


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