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Researcher: Barbaca, L (Dr Luka Barbaca)

Fields of Research

Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics)
Experimental methods in fluid flow, heat and mass transfer

Research Objectives

Nautical equipment
Expanding knowledge in engineering
Maritime
Emerging defence technologies

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An experimental study of cavity flow over a 2-D wall-mounted fence in a variable boundary layer; International Journal of Multiphase Flow
An experimental study of unsteady behaviour of cavity flow over a 2-D wall-mounted fence; 10th Symposium on Cavitation (CAV2018)
Cavitation in tip-leakage flows; 33rd Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics
Characterization of microbubble generation in a confined turbulent jet; 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference AFMC2020
Computational investigation of ventilated cavity flow over a 2-D fence; 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Dynamics of cavitation inception in high Reynolds number shear flow; 33nd Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics 2020
Experimental Investigation of Ventilated Cavity Flow over a Wall Mounted Fence; 16th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery
Experimental study of ventilated cavity flow over a 3-D wall-mounted fence; International Journal of Multiphase Flow
Measurement of nuclei seeding in hydrodynamic test facilities; Experiments in Fluids
Microbubble production in a confined cavitating radial jet; CAV2021: 11th International Symposium on Cavitation
Nucleation effects on tip-gap cavitation; 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC2020)
Numerical analysis of ventilated cavity flow over a 2-D wall mounted fence; Ocean Engineering
On the unsteady behaviour of cavity flow over a two-dimensional wall-mounted fence; Journal of Fluid Mechanics

Research Projects

Microbubbles for Particle Image Velocimetry

Research Candidate Supervision