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Turbulent Flows

People specializing in this area

Academic/PI

Dr Nick Atkins

 

Rotating turbulence

    • rotor-rotor and rotor-stator cavities as applied to gas-turbine engines

Stratified turbulence

    • rotor-rotor and rotor-stator cavities as applied to gas-turbine engines

Prof Holger Babinsky

 

Compressible turbulence

    • turbulent boundary layers

Turbulent boundary layers

    • flow control

Prof Natalia Berloff

 

Rotating turbulence

    • turbulence in rotating superfluids

Turbulence modelling

    • finite temperature modelling in quantum turbulence

Wave-turbulence interactions

    • sound wave interactions in quantum turbulent flows

Dr Silvana Cardoso

 

Turbulent convection

    • plumes, thermals, jets and fountains

Prof Colm-cille Caulfield

 

Shear layer turbulence

    • transition

Stratified turbulence

    • transition and mixing

Dr John Coull

 

Intermittency

    • transitional boundary layers in low pressure turbines

Turbulence modelling

    • RANS models for boundary layer transition

Turbulent boundary layers

    • boundary layers in turbines and compressors

Turbulent transition

    • boundary layer transition in low pressure turbines

Dr Otti Croze

 

Turbulence simulation

    • swimmers in turbulent channel flows

Dr Stuart Dalziel

 

Rotating turbulence

    • decay; role of inertial waves

Shear layer turbulence

    • stratified shear flows, inclined duct experiments

Stratified turbulence

    • source-sink driven turbulence, inclined duct and mixing box experiments

Turbulent convection

    • plumes, thermals, jets and fountains

Wave-turbulence interactions

    • internal wave generation by turbulence

Dr Adrian Fisher

 

Turbulent boundary layers

    • electrochemical sensing and analysis (hydrodynamic voltammetry)

Prof Zoran Hadzibabic

 

Compressible turbulence

    • turbulence in compressible atomic-gas superfluids

Dr Henrik Latter

 

Rotating turbulence

    • accretion discs and astrophysical flows

Wave-turbulence interactions

    • large-scale oscillations in turbulent accretion discs

Prof Paul Linden


Shear layer turbulence

    • stratified shear flows, inclined duct experiments

Stratified turbulence

    • source-sink driven turbulence, inclined duct and mixing box experiments

Turbulent convection

    • plumes, thermals, jets and fountains

Wave-turbulence interactions

    • internal wave generation by turbulence

Dr Iris Möller

 

Shear layer turbulence

    • turbulence around submerged (coastal) vegetation (individual plants and whole canopy scale)

Dr Rob Smith

 

Compressible turbulence

    • studies in ultra-cold (superfluid) Bose gases in homogeneous optical trap

Homogeneous turbulence

    • shaken box-trapped Bose gases

Turbulence simulation

    • using ultra-cold atoms as a quantum simulator, Gross-Pitaevskii equation

Wave-turbulence interactions

    • weak-wave turbulence in Bose gas with tuneable interactions

Dr John Taylor

 

Shear layer turbulence

    • transient growth in stratified shear layers

Stratified turbulence

    • stratified plane-Couette flow

Turbulence modelling

    • RANS models, influence of stratification

Turbulence simulation

    • DNS, LES, ocean models

Prof Paul Tucker

 

Turbulence modelling

    • for aerospace

Turbulent transition

    • for aerospace problems

Dr Andrew Wheeler

 

Turbulence simulation

    • direct numerical simulation of a transonic turbine vane to study effect of turbulence on performance

Prof Ian Wilson

 

Turbulence simulation