Professor Nicholas Hutchins

  • Room: Level: 03 Room: 3.03
  • Building: Mechanical Engineering
  • Campus: Parkville

Biography

Dr Nicholas Hutchins is a researcher with the Fluid Mechanics Group in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Melbourne. His particular areas of research expertise are turbulent boundary layers, turbulent structure, turbulent drag reduction, turbulent wall-bounded flows over rough or fouled surfaces, and advanced flow diagnostics (PIV and HWA).

Recent publications

  1. Kevin K, Monty J, Hutchins N. The meandering behaviour of large-scale structures in turbulent boundary layers. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. Cambridge University Press. 2019, Vol. 865. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2019.131
  2. Akolekar H, Weatheritt J, Hutchins N, Sandberg R, Laskowski G, Michelassi V. DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF MACHINE-LEARNT ALGEBRAIC REYNOLDS STRESS MODELS FOR ENHANCED PREDICTION OF WAKE MIXING IN LPTS. ASME Turbo Expo: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition. ASME International. 2018, Vol. 2C-2018. DOI: 10.1115/GT201875447
  3. MacDonald M, Ooi A, Garcia-Mayoral R, Hutchins N, Chung D. Direct numerical simulation of high aspect ratio spanwise-aligned bars. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2018, Vol. 843. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2018.150
  4. Samie M, Marusic I, Hutchins N, Fu MK, Fan Y, Hultmark M, Smits AJ. Fully resolved measurements of turbulent boundary layer flows up to Re-tau=20 000. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2018, Vol. 851. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2018.508
  5. Grayson K, De Silva C, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Impact of mismatched and misaligned laser light sheet profiles on PIV performance. EXPERIMENTS IN FLUIDS. Springer Verlag. 2018, Vol. 59, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1007/s00348-017-2453-4
  6. De Silva C, Kevin, Baidya R, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Large coherence of spanwise velocity in turbulent boundary layers. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2018, Vol. 847. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2018.320
  7. De Silva C, Kevin K, Baidya R, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Large coherence of spanwise velocity in turbulent boundary layers. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. Cambridge University Press. 2018, Vol. 847. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2018.320
  8. Samie M, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Revisiting end conduction effects in constant temperature hot-wire anemometry. EXPERIMENTS IN FLUIDS. Springer Verlag. 2018, Vol. 59, Issue 9. DOI: 10.1007/s00348-018-2587-z
  9. MacDonald M, Hutchins N, Chung D. Roughness effects in turbulent forced convection. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2018, Vol. 861. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2018.900
  10. Chan L, MacDonald M, Chung D, Hutchins N, Ooi A. Secondary motion in turbulent pipe flow with three-dimensional roughness. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2018, Vol. 854. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2018.570
  11. Chung D, Monty J, Hutchins N. Similarity and structure of wall turbulence with lateral wall shear stress variations. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2018, Vol. 847. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2018.336
  12. De Silva C, Grayson K, Scharnowski S, Kaehler CJ, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Towards fully-resolved PIV measurements in high Reynolds number turbulent boundary layers with DSLR cameras. JOURNAL OF VISUALIZATION. IOS Press. 2018, Vol. 21, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1007/s12650-017-0465-z
  13. Berk T, Hutchins N, Marusic I, Ganapathisubramani B. Trajectory of a synthetic jet issuing into high-Reynolds-number turbulent boundary layers. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2018, Vol. 856. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2018.734
  14. Bai H, Kevin K, Hutchins N, Monty J. Turbulence modifications in a turbulent boundary layer over a rough wall with spanwise-alternating roughness strips. PHYSICS OF FLUIDS. American Institute of Physics. 2018, Vol. 30, Issue 5. DOI: 10.1063/1.5026134
  15. Kevin K, Monty J, Hutchins N. Turbulent structures in a statistically three-dimensional boundary layer. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2018, Vol. 859. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2018.814

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