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Researcher: Lavroff, J (Dr Jason Lavroff)

Fields of Research

Mechanical Engineering
Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics
Marine Engineering
Naval Architecture
Automotive Engineering
Automotive Combustion and Fuel Engineering (incl. Alternative/Renewable Fuels)
Manufacturing Processes and Technologies (excl. Textiles)
Engineering
Ship and Platform Structures

Research Objectives

Passenger Water Transport
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Navy
Coastal Sea Freight Transport
Ground Transport
Rail Freight
Manufacturing

Career Best Publications

Determination of wave slamming loads on high-speed catamarans by hydroelastic segmented model experiments; International Journal of Maritime Engineering

Research Publications

An experimental investigation of ride control algorithms for high-speed catamarans Part 1: Reduction of ship motions; Journal of Ship Research
An experimental investigation of ride control algorithms for high-speed catamarans Part 2: Mitigation of wave impact loads; Journal of Ship Research
Application of RANSE-based simulations for resistance prediction of medium-speed catamarans at different scales; 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Characterisation of slam events of a high-speed catamaran in irregular waves; FAST: International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation
Compression ratio effects in bobbin friction stir welding; 10th International Friction Stir Welding Symposium
Deep water entry of high speed ferry bows; 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Design features for bobbin friction stir welding tools: Development of a conceptual model linking the underlying physics to the production process; Materials & Design
Determination of wave slamming loads on high-speed catamarans by hydroelastic segmented model experiments; International Journal of Maritime Engineering
Effect of slam force duration on the vibratory response of a lightweight high-speed wave-piercing catamaran; Journal of Ship Research
Experimental analysis of the wet flexural mode response of an NPL 6A hydroelastic segmented model; Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering
Experimental analysis of the wet flexural mode response of an NPL6a hydroelastic segment model; HIPER 06: 5th International Conference on High Performance Marine Vehicles
Global and Slam Load Model Testing to Support Developing HSMV Operations in Severe Sea Conditions; International Conference for Innovation in High Speed Marine Vessels
Global Structural design of hydroelastic models; HiPer: International Conference on High Performance Marine Vehicles
Identification of extreme impulsive slam loads on high speed ferries by hydro-elastic model testing; 2nd International Conference on Violent Flows
Lessons learnt through the design, construction and testing of a hydroelastic model for determining motions, loads and slamming behavior in severe sea states; Sixth International Conference on Hydroelasticity in Marine Technology
Loading response of stern tab motion controls in shallow water; Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Transactions. Part A. International Journal of Maritime Engineering
Low Reynolds number performance of a model scale t-foil; International Journal of Maritime Engineering
Measured loading response of model motion control stern tabs; Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Transactions. Part A.International Journal of Maritime Engineering
Mitigation of slamming of large wave-piercing catamarans; 30th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics
Non-linear Behaviour in the Seakeeping of High Speed Craft; 12th International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation
Pressure distribution due to stern tab deflection at model scale; Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Transactions. Part A. International Journal of Maritime Engineering
Response of a high-speed wave-piercing catamaran to an active ride control system; Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Transactions. Part A. International Journal of Maritime Engineering
Slam events of high-speed catamarans in irregular waves; Journal of Marine Science and Technology
Slam excitation scales for a large wave piercing catamaran and the effect on structural response; 13th International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation
Slamming and Whipping of Wave-Piercing Catamarans; Hydroelasticity in Marine Technology International Conference
Slamming kinematics, impulse and energy transfer for wave-piercing catamarans; Journal of Ship Research
Slamming of High-Speed Catamarans in Severe Sea Conditions Investigated by Hydroelastic Segmented Model Experiments; Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics
The art of scientific research publications in engineering; Publishing Research Quarterly
The prediction of wetdeck slam loads on high-speed catamarans; International Maritime Conference, Pacific
The Vibratory Response of High-Speed Catamarans to Slamming Investigated by Hydroelastic Segmented Model Experiments; International Journal of Maritime Engineering
The whipping vibratory response of a hydroelastic segmented catamaran model; FAST: International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation
Transient slam load estimation by RANSE simulation and by dynamic modeling of a hydroelastic segmented model; The 30th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics
Validation for full scale Ranse simulation of resistance prediction for high speed catamarans; 12th International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation
Wave impact loads on wave-piercing catamarans; Ocean Engineering
Wave slamming loads on wave-piercer catamarans operating at high-speed determined by hydro-elastic segmented model experiments; Marine Structures

Research Projects

Power and Propulsion Efficiency of High-Speed Catamaran Vessels; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Incat Catamaran Motions and Loads Research
UTAS Motorsport FSAE ELECTRIC
UTAS Motorsport FSAE Research

Research Candidate Supervision

Computational Finite Element Analysis Methods for the Design and Optimisation of Space Frame Vehicle Chassis
Global Bending Moments of High Speed Wave Piercing Catamarans (WPC) Using Computational Fluid Dynamics
High Speed Craft Motion and Wave Load
Motions and Wave Loads of of Large High SPeed Catamarans
Self-propulsion Tests of Catamaran Ferry
Severe Dynamic Asymmetric Structural Loads on Large High-Speed Catamarans
Wave Slam of Large High-Speed Catamarans