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. Squire DT, Hutchins N, Morrill-Winter C, Schultz MP, Klewicki J, Marusic I. Applicability of Taylor's hypothesis in rough and smooth-wall boundary layers. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2017, Vol. 812.
  2. Chen WX, Poon K, Hutchins N, Thondapu V, Barlis P, Ooi A. Computational fluid dynamics study of common stent models inside idealised curved coronary arteries. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. Gordon Breach Publishing. 2017, Vol. 20, Issue 6.
  3. Kevin, Monty J, Bai HL, Pathikonda G, Nugroho B, Barros JM, Christensen KT, Hutchins N. Cross -stream stereoscopic particle image velocimetry of a modified turbulent boundary layer over directional surface pattern. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2017, Vol. 813.
  4. Baidya R, Philip J, Hutchins N, Monty J, Marusic I. Distance-from-the-wall scaling of turbulent motions in wall-bounded flows. PHYSICS OF FLUIDS. American Institute of Physics. 2017, Vol. 29, Issue 2.
  5. Baars W, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Reynolds number trend of hierarchies and scale interactions in turbulent boundary layers. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY A-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES. Royal Society of London. 2017, Vol. 375, Issue 2089.
  6. Chin C, Örlü R, Monty J, Hutchins N, Ooi A, Schlatter P. Simulation of a Large-Eddy-Break-up Device (LEBU) in a Moderate Reynolds Number Turbulent Boundary Layer. Flow, Turbulence and Combustion. Springer. 2017, Vol. 98, Issue 2.
  7. MacDonald M, Chung D, Hutchins N, Chan L, Ooi A, Garcia-Mayoral R. The minimal-span channel for rough-wall turbulent flows. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2017, Vol. 816.
  8. Squire D, Morrill-Winter C, Hutchins N, Schultz MP, Klewicki J, Marusic I. Comparison of turbulent boundary layers over smooth and rough surfaces up to high Reynolds numbers – ERRATUM. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. Cambridge University Press. 2016, Vol. 797.
  9. Baidya R, De Silva C, Huang Y, Castillo L, Marusic I, Hutchins N. Developing turbulent boundary layers with spanwise periodic trips. 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC). Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society. 2016.
  10. Beigzadeh Abbassi M, Baars W, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Drag Reduction via Large-scale Opposition Flow Control in a High-Reynolds-number Turbulent Boundary Layer. 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC). Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society. 2016.
  11. Squire D, Morrill-Winter C, Hutchins N, Marusic I, Schultz MP, Klewicki J. Smooth- and rough-wall boundary layer structure from high spatial range particle image velocimetry. Physical Review Fluids. American Physical Society. 2016, Vol. 1, Issue 6.
  12. Baars W, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Spectral stochastic estimation of high-Reynolds-number wall-bounded turbulence for a refined inner-outer interaction model. PHYSICAL REVIEW FLUIDS. American Physical Society. 2016, Vol. 1, Issue 5.
  13. Keylock CJ, Ganapathasubramani B, Monty J, Hutchins N, Marusic I. The coupling between inner and outer scales in a zero pressure boundary layer evaluated using a Holder exponent framework. FLUID DYNAMICS RESEARCH. Institute of Physics Publishing. 2016, Vol. 48, Issue 2.
  14. MacDonald M, Chung D, Hutchins N, Chan L, Ooi A, Garcia-Mayoral R. The minimal channel: a fast and direct method for characterising roughness. 2ND MULTIFLOW SUMMER SCHOOL ON TURBULENCE. Institute of Physics Publishing. 2016, Vol. 708, Issue 1. Editors: Jimenez J.
  15. Chen W, Chin C, Hutchins N, Poon K, Ooi A. Turbulent Pulsatile Pipe Flow with Multiple Modes of Oscillation. 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC). Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society. 2016.

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