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Numerical techniques - experience

Grid-based techniques

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Dr Jethro Akroyd

 

Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes

  • moment methods for coupled RANS and population balance modelling

 


 

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Dr Neil Arnold

 

Direct numerical simulation

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Prof Holger Babinsky

 

Direct numerical simulation

  • indirect involvement through validation exercises

Large-eddy simulation

  • indirect involvement through validation exercises

Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes

  • indirect involvement through validation exercises

 


 

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Prof Jeremy Baumberg

 

Direct numerical simulation

  • finite element method simulations of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation

 


 

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Dr Silvana Cardoso

 

Direct numerical simulation

  • porous media with chemical reaction
  • natural convection with chemical reaction

 


 

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Prof Mike Cates

 

Direct numerical simulation

  • lattice Boltzmann methods for fluid mixtures, liquid crystals, suspensions

 


 

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Dr Alex Copley

 

Direct numerical simulation

  • numerical solutions of Stokes flow

 


 

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Dr Otti Croze

 

Direct numerical simulation

  • DNS of swimmers

 


 

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Dr Michael Herzog

 

Large-eddy simulation

  • applied ATHAM model to volcanic eruption plumes, biomass burning plumes, aerosol cloud interaction, convection

Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes

  • tested new parameterisation for convection in ECHAM climate model

 


 

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Prof Matthew Juniper

 

Direct numerical simulation

  • DNS in finite difference, finite element, and spectral element codes

Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes

  • linear stability analysis around Reynolds averaged mean flows

 


 

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Dr Dongfang Liang

 

Direct numerical simulation

Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes

 


 

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Dr Alex Routh

 

Direct numerical simulation

 


 

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Dr Christopher Tout

 

Direct numerical simulation

  • models of the structure and evolution of stars

 


 

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Prof Paul Tucker

 

Direct numerical simulation

  • for an aircraft engine

Large-eddy simulation

  • for aircraft engines and aircraft

Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes

  • wide range of applications - mostly aerospace

 


 

 

Localised element modelling

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Dr Bart Hallmark

 

Finite element modelling

  • license holder of commercial finite-element code, Polyflow, suited to extrusion and moulding simulation and arbitrary flows of complex fluids

 


 

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Prof Matthew Juniper

 

Finite element modelling

  • use of FE codes in fluid mechanics

 


 

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Dr Ulrich Keyser

 

Finite element modelling

 


 

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Dr Dongfang Liang

 

Discrete element modelling

Smoothed-particle hydrodynamics

 


 

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Dr Alex Routh

 

Finite element modelling

 


 

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Dr John Rudge

 

Finite element modelling

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Prof Ian Wilson

 

Finite element modelling

  • coupled solid (soil) mechanics and fluid flow for paste systems

 


 

 

Particle-based methods

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Dr Jethro Akroyd

 

Stochastic numerical methods

  • stochastic methods for population balance modelling

 


 

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Dr Mike Bithell

 

Discrete element modelling

  • focused on granular flows

Smoothed-particle hydrodynamics

  • in development

 


 

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Dr Christopher Tout

 

Smoothed-particle hydrodynamics

  • common envelope evolution in binary stars

 


 

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Dr Nathalie Vriend

 

Discrete element modelling

  • DEM models of granular systems

 


 

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Prof Ian Wilson

 

Discrete element modelling

  • (in the past)