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. Chan L, MacDonald M, Chung D, Hutchins N, Ooi A. Analysis of the coherent and turbulent stresses of a numerically simulated rough wall pipe. Journal of Physics: Conference Series. Institute of Physics Publishing. 2017, Vol. 822, Issue 1.
  2. Squire D, 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.
  3. Grayson K, De Silva C, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Beam stability and warm-up effects of Nd:YAG lasers used in particle image velocimetry. Measurement Science and Technology. IOP Publishing. 2017, Vol. 28, Issue 6.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. De Silva C, Philip J, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Interfaces of uniform momentum zones in turbulent boundary layers. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. Cambridge University Press. 2017, Vol. 820.
  8. 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.
  9. Chin C, Orlu 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. 9th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena (TSFP9). Springer. 2017, Vol. 98, Issue 2.
  10. 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.
  11. Abbassi MR, Baars W, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Skin-friction drag reduction in a high-Reynolds-number turbulent boundary layer via real-time control of large-scale structures. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. Elsevier Science. 2017.
  12. 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.
  13. Monty J, Dogan E, Hanson R, Scardino AJ, Ganapathisubramani B, Hutchins N. An assessment of the ship drag penalty arising from light calcareous tubeworm fouling. BIOFOULING. Harwood Academic Publishers. 2016, Vol. 32, Issue 4.
  14. 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. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2016, Vol. 795.
  15. 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.

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