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Dynamics and Instabilities of Vortex Pairs in the Presence of Walls

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posted on 09.01.2020 by DANIEL DEHTYRIOV
This thesis examines the behaviour and characteristics of vortex pairs interacting with walls. Investigations into the evolution of vortex pairs have found that the simple flow configuration is rich in interesting fluid mechanics phenomena, with the study of their fundamental dynamics enabling further understanding of more complex flows encountered both in nature and in the engineering industry. Of particular interest is how the dynamics differs when walls are introduced, to allow for the understanding of systems including aircraft wake vortices in ground effect and wall-bounded turbulent flows.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Mark Christopher Thompson

Additional supervisor 1

Kerry Hourigan

Year of Award

2020

Department, School or Centre

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Course

Master of Engineering Science (Research)

Degree Type

RESEARCH_MASTERS

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