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Researcher: Goldsworthy, LC (Dr Laurie Goldsworthy)

Fields of Research

Automotive combustion and fuel engineering
Marine engineering
Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics)
Maritime engineering
Environmental engineering
Ocean engineering
Pollution and contamination
Modelling and simulation
Engineering design
Numerical modelling and mechanical characterisation
Environmentally sustainable engineering
Air pollution modelling and control
Computational methods in fluid flow, heat and mass transfer (incl. computational fluid dynamics)
Transportation, logistics and supply chains
Naval architecture
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Transport economics
Public policy

Research Objectives

Environmentally sustainable transport activities
Air quality
Management of gaseous waste from transport activities (excl. greenhouse gases)
Water safety
Atmospheric composition (incl. greenhouse gas inventory)
Water transport
Wave energy
Environmentally sustainable energy activities
Energy efficiency
Coastal sea freight transport
Domestic passenger water transport (e.g. ferries)
Management of liquid waste from transport activities (excl. water)
Fisheries - wild caught
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Management of greenhouse gas emissions from transport activities
Maritime
Air quality, atmosphere and weather
Biofuel energy
Transport energy efficiency
Nautical equipment
Transformation of coal into electricity
Management of gaseous waste from energy activities (excl. greenhouse gases)
Climate change mitigation strategies

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Model for Ignition and Combustion Quality of Heavy Fuel Oil; CIMAC Congress
A new approach for modeling coke particle emissions from large diesel engines using heavy Fuel oil; SAE Technical Papers
A parallel volume of fluid-Lagrangian Parcel Tracking coupling procedure for diesel spray modelling; Computers and Fluids
Alternative Fuels for Fishing Vessels
Alternative Fuels for Fishing Vessels ; FRDC
An experimental investigation of microbubble generation in confined turbulent jet; 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Analysis of diesel spray dynamics using a compressible Eulerian/VOF/LES model and microscopic shadowgraphy; Fuel
Assigning machinery power values for estimating ship exhaust emissions: Comparison of auxiliary power schemes; The Science of The Total Environment
CFD modelling of heavy fuel oil spray combustion; 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
CFD modelling of primary atomisation of diesel spray; 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Chemical characterization of heavy fuel oil for combustion modelling; World Engineers Convention 2011 (WEC2011)
Combustion behaviour of a heavy duty common rail marine Diesel engine fumigated with propane; Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science
Comparison of propane and ethanol fumigation of a heavy duty common rail diesel engine; 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling of Residual Fuel Oil Combustion in the Context of Marine Diesel Engines; International Journal of Engine Research
Development of a compressible multiphase cavitation approach for diesel spray modelling; Applied Mathematical Modelling
Development of a high pressure chamber for research into diesel spray dynamics; Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering
Diagnosis of Combustion with Water Injection using High Speed Visualisation and CFD; THIESEL International Conference on Thermo- and Fluid Dynamic Processes in Diesel Engines
Effect of air ingestion at the start of injection process in a diesel injector; 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (20AFMC)
Effect of residual air bubbles on diesel spray structure at the start of injection; Fuel
End of injection process in a single-hole diesel injector; Atomization and Sprays
Energy Efficient Fishing: A 2006 Review - PART A : Alternative fuels and efficient engines
Exhaust Emissions from Ship Engines - Significance, Regulations, Control Technologies; Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference
Extensive chemical characterization of a heavy fuel oil; Fuel
Fumigation of a heavy duty common rail marine diesel engine with ethanol-water mixtures; Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science
Heavy fuel oil combustion modelling using continuous thermodynamics; Journal of The Japan Institute of Marine Engineering
Measurement of Diesel Spray Droplet Velocity and Size and the Effect of Fuel Viscosity; 8th International Symposium on Particle Image Velocimetry
Measurement of Diesel spray Droplet Velocity and Size using PIV and Shadowgraphy; Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics
Measurements of diesel spray dynamics and the influence of fuel viscosity using PIV and shadowgraphy; Atomisation and Sprays
Modelling and Measurement of High Pressure Sprays, Ignition and Combustion of Heavy Fuel oil and Marine Diesel Oil; Journal of the Japan Institution of Marine Engineering
Modelling and Measurement of High Pressure Sprays, Ignition and Combustion of Heavy Fuel Oil and Marine Diesel Oil; International Congress of Liquid Atomisation and Spray Society
Modelling Ignition and Combustion Quality of Heavy Fuel Oil; International Maritime Conference, Pacific
Modelling of diesel spray dynamics using LES; 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Modelling of fuel injector in-nozzle cavitation and early spray breakup using a multiphase volume of fluid method; 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (20AFMC)
Modelling of Ignition and Combustion Characteristics of Heavy Residual Fuel Oil on Two Component Approximation; 7th International Colloquim Fuels
Modelling of ship engine exhaust emissions in ports and extensive coastal waters based on terrestrial AIS data - An Australian case study; Environmental Modelling and Software
Modelling thermal effects in cavitating high-pressure diesel sprays using an improved compressible multiphase approach; Fuel
Numerical and experimental investigation of early stage diesel sprays; Fuel
Phase averaged flow analysis in an oscillating water column wave energy converter; 30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2011)
Phase averaged flow analysis in an oscillating water column wave energy converter; Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering
Predictive Monitoring System for Oxides of Nitrogen Emissions from Marine Diesel Engines; International Maritime Conference
Real Time Model for Oxides of Nitrogen Emissions from a Slow Speed Marine Diesel Engine; Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology
Reduced Kinetics Schemes for Oxides of Nitrogen Emissions from a Slow Speed Marine Diesel; Energy and Fuels
Ship engine exhaust emission estimates for Port of Brisbane; Air Quality and Climate Change
Ship Engine Exhaust Emissions and Fuel Consumption in Australian Waters Including Ports
Ship engine exhaust emissions in waters around Australia - an overview; Air Quality and Climate Change
The mortality effect of ship-related fine particulate matter in the Sydney greater metropolitan region of NSW, Australia; Environment International
Thermal Cracking and Polymerisation Modelling of a Single Heavy Fuel Oil Droplet; Chemeca 2011
TT Line Exhaust Emissions Starategic Analysis
Vaporisation and pyrolysis modelling of a single droplet of heavy fuel oil using continuous thermodynamics; ANZIAM JOURNAL
Vulnerabilities and adaptation of ports to climate change; Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
Waterside Air Emissions Inventory for the Port of Brisbane

Research Projects

2006/229 Development and Implementation of an Energy Audit Process for Australian Fishing Vessels; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
2007/200 Alternative Fuels for Fishing Vessels; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Performance and design optimisation of Oscillating Water Column ocean wave energy converters; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Preliminary Assessment of the Vulnerability of Australian Ports to Climate Change; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Australian National Ship Exhaust Emissions Inventory
CSIRO Coal Water Fuel Sprays
Measurement and CFD Modelling of Diesel Engine Spray Dynamics
The Impact of Shipping Emissions in the Sydney Greater Metropolitan Region
The Impact of Shipping Emissions in the Sydney Greater Metropolitan Region

Research Candidate Supervision

A Study of Diesel-hydrogen Fuel Mix in a Stationary Compression Engine
Development of Methodology and Model to Assess and Manage Ship Emissions
Ethanol Fueling of Heavy Duty Common Rail Diesel Engines
Experimental Investigation of High Pressure Diesel Spray Dynamics
Measurement and CFD Modelling of Diesel Engine Spray Dynamics
Modelling of Heavy Fuel Oil Sprey Combustion using Continuous Thermodynamics
Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Diesel Spray Dynamics Including the Effects of Fuel Viscosity