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Researcher: Bassom, A (Professor Andrew Bassom)

Fields of Research

Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Optical Physics
Community Ecology
Applied Mathematics

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Görtler vortices in the Rayleigh layer on an impulsively started cylinder; Physics of Fluids
Nonlinear 2Ω-dynamo waves in stellar shells; Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
A mathematical model for cell-induced gel compaction in vitro; Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences
A nonlinear dynamo wave riding on a spatially varying background; Proceedings of the Royal Society A
A Note on the Linear Stability of a Two-dimensional Stokes Layer; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
Accelerated diffusion in the centre of a vortex; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Advection-diffusion of a Passive Scalar in the Flow of a Decaying Vortex; Tubes, Sheets and Singularities in Fluid Dynamics
An asymptotic description of the elastic instability of twisted thin elastic plates; Acta Mechanica
An asymptotic solution of a kinematic αΩ-dynamo with meridional circulation; Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
An inhomogeneous Landau equation with application to spherical Couette flow in the narrow gap limit; Physica D - Nonlinear Phenomena
An inversion method of Gel'fand-Levitan type for the electromagnetic induction problem; Geophysical Journal
Analytical modelling of non-uniform deformation in thin-walled orthotropic tubes under pure bending; Welding in The World
Application of the isomonodromy deformation method to the fourth Painlevé equation; Inverse Problems
Application of uniform asymptotics to the second Painlevé transcendent; Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis
Asymptotic limits and wrinkling patterns in a pressurised shallow spherical cap; International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics
Asymptotic phenomena in pressurized thin films; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A
Batch processing in a glass furnace; The ANZIAM Journal
Boundary layers and stress concentration in the circular shearing of annular thin films; Royal Society of London. Proceedings. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Boundary tracing and boundary value problems: I. Theory; Proceedings of the Royal Society A. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Boundary tracing and boundary value problems: II. Applications; Proceedings of the Royal Society A
Bäcklund transformations and solution hierarchies for the third Painlevé equation; Studies in Applied Mathematics
Characterization of limiting homoclinic behaviour in a one-dimensional elastic buckling model; Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids
Classical theory of decompression and the design of scuba diving tables; The Mathematical Scientist
Concerning the interaction of non-stationary crossflow vortices in a three-dimensional boundary layer; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
Conditions for the localization of plastic deformation in temperature sensitive visco-plastic materials; Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures
Conservation laws and integral relations for the Boussinesq equation; Studies in Applied Mathematics
Convective plume paths in anisotropic porous media; Transport in Porous Media
Convective Plumes in Porous Media: The Effect of Asymmetrically Placed Boundaries; International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
Dean vortices in finite-aspect-ratio ducts; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Diffusion and the formation of vorticity staircases in randomly strained two-dimensional vortices; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Diffusion driven instability in an inhomogeneous circular domain; Mathematical and Computer Modelling
Direct numerical simulations of small disturbances in the classical Stokes layer; Journal of Engineering Mathematics
Effect of wall cooling on compressible Gortler vortices; European Journal of Mechanics, B/Fluids
Effects of an axial flow component on the Honji instability; Journal of Fluids and Structures
Effects of exponentially small terms in the perturbation approach to localized buckling; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A
Effects of orthotropy and variation of Poisson's ratio on the behaviour of tubes in pure flexure; Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids
Elasto-plastic localised responses in one-dimensional structural models; Journal of Engineering Mathematics
Ermakov systems of arbitrary order and dimension: structure and linearization; Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General
Evolution of disturbance wavepackets in an oscillatory Stokes layer; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Exact Solutions of the Laplace–Young Equation; Proceedings of the Royal Society A. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Finite amplitude thermal inertial waves in a rotating fluid layer; Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
Flow of a liquid layer over heated topography; Proceedings of the Royal Society A
Forced convection past a heated cylinder in a porous medium using a thermal nonequilibrium model: Boundary layer analysis; European Journal of Mechanics B - Fluids
Free convection from a heated vertical cylinder embedded in a fluid-saturated porous medium; Acta Mechanica
Frequency staircases in narrow-gap spherical Couette flow; Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
Front propagation in a phase field model with phase-dependent heat absorption; Physica D - Nonlinear Phenomena
Global bifurcation to travelling waves with application to narrow gap spherical Couette flow; Physica D - Nonlinear Phenomena
High wavenumber convection in tall porous containers heated from below; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
Higher-order asymptotics for edge-buckling of pre-stressed thin plates under in-plane bending; Journal of Engineering Mathematics
Impulsively Generated Convection in a Semi‐Infinite Fluid Layer above a Heated Flat Plate; The Quarterly Journal of Mechanics & Applied Mathematics
Instability of hypersonic flow over a cone; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Interacting convection modes in a saturated porous medium of nearly square planform: a special case; Journal of Engineering Mathematics
Interacting convection modes in a saturated porous medium of nearly square planform: four modes; IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics
Large wavenumber vortices in time-periodic flows; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A
Linear stability of a developing thermal front induced by a constant heat flux; Transport in Porous Media
Local thermal non-equilibrium effects arising from the injection of a hot fluid into a porous medium; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Localised rotating convection induced by topography; Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena
Long wavelength vortices in time-periodic flows; Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society, Series B
Long-wave/short-wave interactions in flow between concentric cylinders; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Longitudinally inhomogeneous deformation patterns in isotropic tubes under pure bending; Royal Society of London. Proceedings. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Master-equation approach to the study of phase-change processes in data storage media; Physical Review E (Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics)
Models for gibberellic acid transport and enzyme production and transport in the aleurone layer of barley; Journal of Theoretical Biology
Neutral modes of a two-dimensional vortex and their link to persistent cat's eyes; Physics of Fluids
Neutrally stable wave motions in thermally stratified Poiseuille-Couette flow; Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society, Series B
New exact solutions of the discrete fourth Painlevé equation; Physics Letters A
New similarity solutions of the unsteady incompressible boundary-layer equations; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
Non-axisymmetric α2Ω-dynamo Waves in Thin Stellar Shells; Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
Non-stationary cross-flow vortices in three-dimensional boundary-layer flows; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A
Nonclassical symmetry reductions of the three-dimensional incompressible Navier-Stokes equations; Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General
Nonlinear convection in the boundary layer above a sinusoidally heated flat plate; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
Nonlinear development of two-layer Couette-Poiseuille flow in the presence of surfactant; Physics of Fluids
Nonlinear equilibration of a dynamo in a smooth helical flow; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Nonlinear high-wavenumber Bénard convection; IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics
Nonlinear instability of viscous modes in hypersonic flow past a wedge; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
Nonlinear wind-up in a strained planar vortex; European Journal of Mechanics B - Fluids
Numerical stability criteria for localized post-buckling solutions in a strut-on-foundation model; Journal of Applied Mechanics
Numerical studies of the fourth Painlevé equation; IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics
On a class of buckling problems in a singularly perturbed domain; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
On a Painlevé II model in steady electrolysis: application of a Bäcklund transformation; Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications
On Finite-amplitude Subcritical Instability in Narrow-gap Spherical Couette Flow; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
On the application of solutions of the fourth Painlevé equation to various physically motivated nonlinear partial differential equations; Advances in Differential Equations
On the effect of crossflow on nonlinear Görtler vortices in curved channel flows; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
On the Frontal Condition for Finite Amplitude α2Ω-dynamo Wave Trains in Stellar Shells; Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
On the generation of mean flows by the interaction of Görtler vortices and Tollmien-Schlichting waves in curved channel flows; Studies in Applied Mathematics
On the instability of Görtler vortices to nonlinear travelling waves; IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics
On the Interaction of Görtler Vortices and Tollmien-Schlichting Waves in Boundary Layer Flows; Instability, Transition, and Turbulence
On the interaction of uni-directional and bi-directional buckling of a plate supported by an elastic foundation; Proceedings of the Royal Society A
On the linear stability of Stokes layers; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A
On the nonlinear membrane approximation and edge-wrinkling; International Journal of Solids and Structures
On the role of in-plane compliance in edge wrinkling; Journal of Elasticity
On the wrinkling of a pre-stressed annular thin film in tension; Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids
Onset of Darcy-Benard convection in an inclined layer heated from below; Acta Mechanica
Oxygen diffusion in tissue preparations with Michaelis-Menten kinetics; Journal of Theoretical Biology
Predicted pollen dispersal by honey-bees and three species of bumble-bees foraging on oil-seed rape: a comparison of three models; Functional Ecology
Pulse-train solutions of a spatially-heterogeneous amplitude equation arising in the subcritical instability of narrow-gap spherical Couette flow; Physica D - Nonlinear Phenomena
Radial injection of a hot fluid into a cold porous medium: the effects of local thermal nonequilibrium; Computational Thermal Sciences
Receptivity mechanisms for Görtler vortex modes; Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics
Restabilization in structures susceptible to localized buckling: An approximate method for the extended post-buckling regime; Journal of Engineering Mathematics
Similarity reductions and exact solutions for the two-dimensional incompressible Navier-Stokes equations; Studies in Applied Mathematics
Singular behaviour in a generalized boundary eigenvalue problem for annular plates in tension; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
Singularities and wrinkling: The case of a concentrated force; International Journal of Engineering Science
Solitary wave interaction phenomena in a strut buckling model incorporating restabilisation; Physica D - Nonlinear Phenomena
Some exact solutions for free convective flows over heated semi-infinite surfaces in porous media; International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
Stability of a time-periodic flow incorporating a simple model for noise; IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics
Stability of surfactant-laden core-annular flow and rod-annular flow to non-axisymmetric modes; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Stability of the boundary layer on a rotating disk for power-law fluids; Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
Stability of vertical thermal boundary-layer flow in a porous medium; European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids
Strongly nonlinear convection cells in a rapidly rotating fluid layer; Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
Strongly nonlinear vortices in the Stokes layer on an oscillating cylinder; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A
The asymptotics of neutral curve crossing in Taylor-Dean flow; Zeitschrift Fuer Angewandte Mathematik Und Physik
The Blasius boundary-layer flow of a micropolar fluid; International Journal of Engineering Science
The Dean instability for shear-thinning fluids; Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
The effect of a normal electric field on wave propagation on a fluid film; Physics of Fluids
The effect of a piggyback cylinder on the flow characteristics in oscillatory flow; Ocean Engineering
The effect of crossflow on Taylor vortices; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
The effect of fine structure on the stability of planar vortices; European Journal of Mechanics, B/Fluids
The effect of suction on the nonlinear stability of a three-dimensional compressible boundary layer; IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics
The effect of surface stress on interfacial solitary wave propagation; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
The effect of viscosity on the stability of planar vortices with fine structure; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
The large-time asymptotic solution of the mKdV equation; European Journal of Applied Mathematics
The large-time solution of a nonlinear fourth-order equation initial-value problem I. Initial data with a discontinuous expansive step; The ANZIAM Journal
The linear impulse response for disturbances in an oscillatory Stokes layer; IUTAM-ABCM Symposium on Laminar Turbulent Transition
The linear impulse response for disturbances in an oscillatory Stokes layer; 11th International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics 2013
The linear stability of a Stokes layer subjected to high-frequency perturbations; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
The linear stability of a Stokes layer with an imposed axial magnetic field; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
The Linear Stability of Flat Stokes Layers; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
The Linear Stability of High-frequency Flow in a Torsionally Oscillating Cylinder; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
The Linear Stability of High-frequency Oscillatory Flow in a Channel; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
The linear stability of oscillating pipe flow; Physics of Fluids
The linear stability of oscillatory Poiseuille flow in channels and pipes; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A
The linear vortex instability of flow induced by a horizontal heated surface in a porous medium; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
The linear vortex instability of the near-vertical line source plume in porous media; Transport in Porous Media
The linear wave instability of boundary layer flow induced by a horizontal heated surface in porous media; International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
The nonlinear interactions of convection modes in a box of a saturated porous medium; Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena
The nonlinear non-parallel wave instability of boundary-layer flow induced by a horizontal heated surface in porous media; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
The nonparallel evolution of nonlinear short waves in buoyant boundary layers; Studies in Applied Mathematics
The onset of strongly localized thermal convection in rotating spherical shells; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
The onset of three-dimensionality and time-dependence in Görtler vortices: neutrally stable wavy modes; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
The receptivity problem for O(1) wavelength Görtler vortices; Proceedings of the Royal Society A
The Relaxation of Vorticity Fuctuations in Approximately Elliptical Streamlines; Proceedings of the Royal Society A. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
The simultaneous onset and interaction of Taylor and Dean instabilities in a Couette geometry; Journal of Physics: Conference Series
The spiral wind-up and dissipation of vorticity and a passive scalar in a strained planar vortex; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
The spiral wind-up of vorticity in an inviscid planar vortex; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
The structure of highly nonlinear vortices in curved channel flow; Proceedings Royal Society of London A
The transverse magnetic reflectivity minimum of metals; Optics Express
Three-dimensional inviscid waves in buoyant boundary layer flows; Fluid Dynamics Research
Time-dependent inviscid vortices in three-dimensional boundary layers; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
Truck safety barriers for mining sites; ANZIAM Journal
Unfolding of homoclinic and heteroclinic behaviour in a multiply-symmetric strut buckling problem; Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
Unsteady thermal boundary layer flows of a Bingham fluid in a porous medium; International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
Unsteady thermal boundary layer flows of a Bingham fluid in a porous medium following a sudden change in surface heat flux; International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
Upper-branch instability of flow in pipes of large aspect ratio with three-dimensional nonlinear viscous critical layers; IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics
Using surfactants to stabilize two-phase pipe flows of core-annular type; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Vortex instabilities in three-dimensional boundary layers: the relationship between Görtler and crossflow vortices; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Vortex Motion in a Weak Background Shear Flow; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Water-table response to tidal forcing at sloping beaches; Journal of Engineering Mathematics
Weakly nonlinear convection in a porous layer with multiple horizontal partitions; Transport in Porous Media
Weakly nonlinear lower-branch stability of fully developed and developing free-surface flows; IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics
Weakly nonlinear stability of viscous vortices in three-dimensional boundary layers; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Wrinkling of pre-stressed annular thin films under azimuthal shearing; Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids

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