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Vortex Flows

People specializing in this area

Academic/PI

Prof Natalia Berloff

 

Vortex dynamics

    • vortex dynamics in quantum fluids

Vortex instability

    • vortex instability in counter-flow quantum turbulence

Vortex interactions

    • vortex interactions in superfluids

Vortex shedding

    • vortex shedding by moving ions in superfluids

Prof Colm-cille Caulfield

 

Vortex shedding

    • vortex shedding around flapping structures/propulsion and energy extraction

Dr John Coull

 

Vortex breakdown

    • wake dynamics in turbine blade rows, interaction with surface boundary layers

Dr Stephen Cowley

 

Vortex breakdown

    • transition

Dr Stuart Dalziel

 

Vortex interactions

    • vortex ring interaction with stratification; interaction with particle beds

Dr Will Graham

 

Vortex interactions

    • evolution and merger of aircraft trailing vortices

Prof Zoran Hadzibabic

 

Vortex shedding

    • superfluid flow, quantised supercurrents, critical velocity for dissipationless flow

Prof Matthew Juniper

 

Vortex instability

    • stability of vortex breakdown bubbles

Dr Dongfang Liang

 

Vortex shedding

    • vortex-induced vibration

Prof Paul Linden


Vortex instability

    • instability of baroclinic vortices

Dr Rob Smith

 

Vortex dynamics

    • superfluid flow experiments with ultra-cold Bose gases