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. 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 Low-Pressure Turbines. JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME. ASME International. 2019, Vol. 141, Issue 4. DOI: 10.1115/1.4041753
  2. Rouhi A, Chung D, Hutchins N. Direct numerical simulation of open-channel flow over smooth-to-rough and rough-to-smooth step changes. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2019, Vol. 866. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2019.84
  3. Li M, De Silva C, Rouhi A, Baidya R, Chung D, Marusic I, Hutchins N. Recovery of wall-shear stress to equilibrium flow conditions after a rough-to-smooth step change in turbulent boundary layers. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2019, Vol. 872. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2019.351
  4. Baidya R, Baars W, Zimmerman S, Samie M, Hearst RJ, Dogan E, Mascotelli L, Zheng X, Bellani G, Talamelli A, Ganapathisubramani B, Hutchins N, Marusic I, Klewickil J, Monty J. Simultaneous skin friction and velocity measurements in high Reynolds number pipe and boundary layer flows. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2019, Vol. 871. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2019.303
  5. Baidya R, Philip J, Hutchins N, Monty J, Marusic I. Spatial averaging effects on the streamwise and wall-normal velocity measurements in a wall-bounded turbulence using a cross-wire probe. MEASUREMENT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. IOP Publishing. 2019, Vol. 30, Issue 8. DOI: 10.1088/1361-6501/ab2587
  6. 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
  7. Krug D, Baars W, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Vertical Coherence of Turbulence in the Atmospheric Surface Layer: Connecting the Hypotheses of Townsend and Davenport. BOUNDARY-LAYER METEOROLOGY. Springer Verlag. 2019, Vol. 172, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1007/s10546-019-00445-4
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Samie M, Marusic I, Hutchins N, Fu M, 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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

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