Selected Recent Research

2018

CLASSICAL
Breda, M., Buxton, O.R.H. 2018. Influence of coherent structures on the evolution of an axisymmetric turbulent jet, Physics of Fluids 30, 3, 035109.

Cho, M., Hwang, Y., Choi, H. 2018. Scale interactions and spectral energy transfer in turbulent channel flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 854, 474-504.

Keylock, C.J. 2018. The Schur decomposition of the velocity gradient tensor for turbulent flows, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 848, 876-904.

Yasuda, T., Vassilicos, J.C. 2018. Spatio-temporal intermittency of the turbulent energy cascade, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 853, 235-252.

FUNDAMENTALS
McComb, W.D., Fairhurst, R.B. 2018. The dimensionless dissipation rate and the Kolmogorov (1941) hypothesis of local stationarity in freely decaying isotropic turbulence, Journal of Mathematical Physics 59, 7, 073103.

Ohkitani, K. 2018. Study of the 3D Euler equations using Clebsch potentials: Dual mechanisms for geometric depletion, Nonlinearity 31, 2, R25-R51.

HEAT TRANSFER
Paul, I., Papadakis, G., Vassilicos, J.C. 2018. Direct numerical simulation of heat transfer from a cylinder immersed in the production and decay regions of grid-element turbulence, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 847, 452-488.

MACHINERY
Wheeler, A.P.S., Dickens, A.M.J., Miller, R.J. 2018. The effect of nonequilibrium boundary layers on compressor performance, Journal of Turbomachinery 140, 10, 101003.

QUANTUM FLUIDS
Baggaley, A.W., Barenghi, C.F. 2018. Decay of homogeneous two-dimensional quantum turbulence, Physical Review A 97, 3, 033601.

Gao, J., Guo, W., Yui, S., Tsubota, M., Vinen, W.F. 2018. Dissipation in quantum turbulence in superfluid He 4 above 1 K, Physical Review B 97, 18, 184518.

TECHNIQUES
Ferreira, M.A., Rodriguez-Lopez, E., Ganapathisubramani, B. 2018. An alternative floating element design for skin-friction measurement of turbulent wall flows, Experiments in Fluids 59, 10, 155.

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2017

CLASSICAL
Buxton, O.R.H., Breda, M., Chen, X. 2017. Invariants of the velocity-gradient tensor in a spatially developing inhomogeneous turbulent flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 817, 1-20.

Chaitanya, P., Joseph, P., Narayanan, S., Vanderwel, C., Turner, J., Kim, J.W., Ganapathisubramani, B.2017. Performance and mechanism of sinusoidal leading edge serrations for the reduction of turbulence-aerofoil interaction noise, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 818, 435-464.

Cossu, C. and Hwang, Y. 2017. Self-sustaining processes at all scales in wall-bounded turbulent shear flows, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 375 (2089), 20160088.

Paul, I., Papadakis, G., Vassilicos, J.C. 2017. Genesis and evolution of velocity gradients in near-field spatially developing turbulence, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 815, 295-332.

Whalley, R.D., Park, J.S., Kushwaha, A., Dennis, D.J., Graham, M.D., Poole, R.J. 2017. Low-drag events in transitional wall-bounded turbulence,
Physical Review Fluids 2, 034602.

Zhou, Y., Vassilicos, J.C. 2017. Related self-similar statistics of the turbulent/non-turbulent interface and the turbulence dissipation, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 821, 440-457.

FUNDAMENTALS
McComb, W.D. and Yoffe, S.R. 2017 A formal derivation of the local energy transfer (LET) theory of homogeneous turbulence, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 50, 375501.

Ohkitani, K.2017. Near-invariance under dynamic scaling for Navier-Stokes equations in critical spaces: A probabilistic approach to regularity problems, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 50, 045501.

MHD
Linkmann, M, Dallas, V. 2017. Triad interactions and the bidirectional turbulent cascade of magnetic helicity, Physical Review Fluids 2, 5, 054605.

NUMERICAL METHODS
Dairay, T., Lamballais, E., Laizet, S., Vassilicos, J.C. 2017. Numerical dissipation vs. subgrid-scale modelling for large eddy simulation, Journal of Computational Physics 337, 252-274.

Sandham, N.D., Johnstone, R., Jacobs, C.T. 2017. Surface-sampled simulations of turbulent flow at high Reynolds number, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 85, 525-537.

POLYMERS
Cocconi, G., De Angelis, E., Frohnapfel, B., Baevsky, M., Liberzon, A. 2017. Small scale dynamics of a shearless turbulent/non-turbulent interface in dilute polymer solutions , Physics of Fluids 29, 075102

STRATIFICATION
Craske, J., Salizzoni, P., Van Reeuwijk, M. 2017. The turbulent Prandtl number in a pure plume is 3/5, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 822, 774-790.

SUPERFLUIDS
Gao, J., Varga, E., Guo, W., Vinen, W.F. 2017. Energy spectrum of thermal counterflow turbulence in superfluid helium-4, Physical Review B, 96, 094511.

Stagg, G.W., Parker, N.G., Barenghi, C.F. 2017. Superfluid boundary layer, Physical Review Letters 118, 135301.

Tsepelin, V., Baggaley, A.W., Sergeev, Y.A., Barenghi, C.F., Fisher, S.N., Pickett, G.R., Jackson, M.J., Suramlishvili, N. 2017. Visualization of quantum turbulence in superfluid He 3 -B: Combined numerical and experimental study of Andreev reflection, Physical Review B, 96, 054510.

Villois, A., Proment, D., and Krstulovic, G. 2017. Universal and nonuniversal aspects of vortex reconnections in superfluids, Physical Review Fluids 2, 044701.

TECHNIQUES
Keylock, C.J. 2017. Synthetic velocity gradient tensors and the identification of significant aspects of the structure of turbulence, Physical Review Fluids 2, 8, 084607.

Tobias, S.M. and Marston, J.B. 2017. Direct statistical simulation of jets and vortices in 2D flows, Physics of Fluids 29, 111111.