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Researcher: Venning, JA (Dr James Venning)

Fields of Research

Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics)
Fluid mechanics and thermal engineering
Marine engineering
Experimental methods in fluid flow, heat and mass transfer
Aerodynamics (excl. hypersonic aerodynamics)
Microfluidics and nanofluidics
Fundamental and theoretical fluid dynamics
Special vehicles
Dynamics, vibration and vibration control
Turbulent flows

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
Expanding knowledge in engineering
Maritime
Emerging defence technologies
Nautical equipment
Transport energy efficiency
Scientific instruments
Water transport

Career Best Publications

Measurement of nuclei seeding in hydrodynamic test facilities; Experiments in Fluids
The effect of aspect ratio on the wake of the Ahmed body; Experiments in Fluids
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
Wavelet analysis techniques in cavitating flows; Philosophical Transactions A

Research Publications

A comparison of the wake structures of scale and full-scale pedalling cycling models; Procedia Engineering
Aspect ratio and the dynamic wake of the Ahmed body; Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science: International Journal of Experimental Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, and Fluid Mechanics
Background nuclei measurements and implications for cavitation inception in hydrodynamic test facilities; Experiments in Fluids
Calibration of Mie scattering imaging for microbubble measurement in hydrodynamic test facilities; Experiments in Fluids
Cloud cavitation behavior on a hydrofoil due to fluid-structure interaction; Journal of Fluids Engineering
Cloud cavitation behaviour on a hydrofoil due to fluid-structure interaction; 17th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery
Control of cloud cavitation through microbubbles; 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference AFMC2020
Development of a cavitation susceptibility meter for nuclei size distribution measurements; 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (20AFMC)
Dual-camera mode visualization of cavitating flows; CAV2021: 11th International Symposium on Cavitation
Dynamics of cavitation inception in high Reynolds number shear flow; 33nd Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics 2020
Effects of aspect ratio on the wake dynamics of the Ahmed body; 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC)
Experiments on the scaling of tip vortex cavitation inception for elliptical hydrofoils; 2020 Annual Spring Meeting of the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers
Global mode visualisation in cavitating flows; 10th Symposium on Cavitation (CAV2018)
Hydrofoil Tip Vortex Cavitation Measurements at the Australian Maritime College Cavitation Tunnel
Importance of sub-grid scale modelling for accurate aerodynamic simulations; Journal of Fluids Engineering
Joint research between Australia and Japan on the cavitation inception of marine propellers and control surfaces; MAST Asia 2017
Measurement of nuclei seeding in hydrodynamic test facilities; Experiments in Fluids
Microbubble disperse flow about a lifting surface; 32nd Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics
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
Natural nuclei population dynamics in cavitation tunnels; Experiments in Fluids: Experimental Methods and Their Applications to Fluid Flow
Nucleation and cavitation number effects on tip vortex cavitation dynamics and noise; Experiments in Fluids
Nucleation effects on hydrofoil tip vortex cavitation; 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference 2018
Nucleation effects on tip vortex cavitation inception location; 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference AFMC2020
Nucleation effects on tip-gap cavitation; 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC2020)
Nuclei Distribution Measurements in Australian and Japanese Cavitation Tunnels using the Australian Maritime College Cavitation Susceptibility Meter
Nuclei transport about a sphere; CAV2021: 11th International Symposium on Cavitation
Propeller Tip Vortex Cavitation Measurements at the Australian Maritime College Cavitation Tunnel
Scale effects on cavitation about a sphere; 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference AFMC2020
Statistical aspects of tip vortex cavitation inception and desinence in a nuclei deplete flow; Experiments in Fluids
Steady and unsteady loading on a hydrofoil immersed in a turbulent boundary layer; Journal of Fluids and Structures
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 effect of nuclei on the attachment hysteresis in cavitating trailing vortices; CAV2021: 11th International Symposium on Cavitation
The influence of fluid-structure interaction on cloud cavitation about a flexible hydrofoil. Part 2; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
The influence of fluid-structure interaction on cloud cavitation about a hydrofoil; 10th Symposium on Cavitation (CAV2018)
The influence of fluid-structure interaction on cloud cavitation about a stiff hydrofoil. Part 1; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
The influence of nucleation on the spectral content of cloud cavitation about a hydrofoil; 10th Symposium on Cavitation (CAV2018)
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
Towards real-time optical measurement of microbubble content in hydrodynamic test facilities; 10th Symposium on Cavitation (CAV2018)
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
Wavelet analysis techniques in cavitating flows; Philosophical Transactions A

Research Projects

Visualisation and quantitative measurement of turbulent boundary layers ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Cavitation Inception and Hydroacoustics Measurement
Microbubbles for Particle Image Velocimetry

Research Candidate Supervision