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Researcher: Venning, JA (Dr James Venning)

Fields of Research

Fluidisation and Fluid Mechanics
Marine Engineering
Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics
Fluid Physics
Aerodynamics (excl. Hypersonic Aerodynamics)
Special Vehicles
Dynamics, Vibration and Vibration Control
Turbulent Flows

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Emerging Defence Technologies
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Energy Conservation and Efficiency in Transport
Nautical Equipment (excl. Yachts)
Water Transport

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparison of the wake structures of scale and full-scale pedalling cycling models; Procedia Engineering
Background nuclei measurements and implications for cavitation inception in hydrodynamic test facilities; Experiments in Fluids: Experimental Methods and Their Applications to Fluid Flow
Cloud cavitation behaviour on a hydrofoil due to fluid-structure interaction; 17th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery
Development of a cavitation susceptibility meter for nuclei size distribution measurements; 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (20AFMC)
Effects of aspect ratio on the wake dynamics of the Ahmed body; 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC)
Joint research between Australia and Japan on the cavitation inception of marine propellers and control surfaces; MAST Asia 2017
Microbubble generation for PIV seeding; 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (20AFMC)
Microbubble generation from condensation and turbulent breakup of sheet cavitation; 31st Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics
The application of laser diagnostics to cycling aerodynamics; Seventh Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion
The effect of aspect ratio on the wake of the Ahmed body; Experiments in Fluids
The influence of nuclei content on cloud cavitation about a hydrofoil; 17th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery
The nature of the vortical structures in the near wake of the Ahmed body; Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering
The wakes of Ahmed bodies with varying aspect ratio; 9th European Fluid Mechanics Conference
Vortex separation and interaction in the wake of inclined trapezoidal plates; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Vortex Structures in the Wakes of Two- and Three-Dimensional Bodies

Research Projects

Visualisation and quantitative measurement of turbulent boundary layers ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision