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Boundary Layers

People specializing in this area

Academic/PI

Dr Anurag Agarwal

 

Free shear layers

    • stability of jets

Dr Nick Atkins

 

Free shear layers

    • hot-gas ingestion across gas-turbine rim seals

Prof Holger Babinsky

 

Boundary layer control

    • separation control

Boundary layer separation

    • unsteady separated flows, high-speed flow separation, flow control

Dr John Coull

 

Boundary layer control

    • transitional boundary layers in low pressure turbines, turbulent separations in compressors

Boundary layer receptivity

    • transitional boundary layers in low pressure turbines

Boundary layer separation

    • transitional boundary layers in low pressure turbines

Boundary layer stability

    • transitional boundary layers in low pressure turbines

Boundary layer structure

    • transitional boundary layers in low pressure turbines

Dr Stephen Cowley

 

Boundary layer receptivity

    • leading-edge receptivity

Boundary layer separation

    • unsteady separation

Boundary layer stability

    • transition to turbulence

Free shear layers

    • Rayleigh and Kelvin-Helmholtz waves

Dr Chez Hall

 

Boundary layer separation

    • low-Reynolds-number compressor design

Dr Michael Herzog

 

Boundary layer structure

    • interaction between atmospheric boundary layer, surface fluxes, cloud and precipitation

Prof Nigel Peake

 

Boundary layer stability

    • absolute, convective and global stability; stability of flows with random perturbations

Dr John Taylor

 

Free shear layers

    • stratified shear layers - instabilities and turbulence

Prof Paul Tucker

 

Boundary layer control

    • surface roughness, acceleration and curvature response

Dr Andrew Wheeler

 

Boundary layer stability

    • direct numerical simulation to investigate transition in transonic turbines

Prof Ian Wilson

 

Pipe flow boundary layer