School of Engineering

New Investigator Award EPSRC - Determining the Effects of Competing Instabilities in Complex Rotating Boundary Layers

PI Dr Zahir Hussain
National Lead of the Boundary Layers & Complex Rotating Flows UKFN SIG 
Qualifications: BA, MA (Cantab), PhD, MRAeS, FHEA
Lecturer in Fluid Dynamics

Project work packages 

  • WP1: Neutral stability analyses for complex geometries
  • WP2: Energy analyses and flow dissipation
  • WP3: Competing effects of crossflow and centrifugal instabilities

Main results

  • Chebyshev Spectral Solver (CheSS)
  • Competing Boundary Layer Instabilities
  • Complex 3D geometry neutral stability curves

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