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Research Interests

Scientific fields of interests : magnetohydrodynamics, rurbulence, rotating flows, convection, heat transfer, particulate flows.

Fields of application: geophysical flows, nuclear fusion, electromagnetic processing of materials, metallurgy

Methods of investigation combine Numerical simultation, theory and experiments.

Research supported by the Royal Society with a Wolfson Research Merit Award.

 

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Research Output 2010 2020

Mixed baroclinic convection in a cavity

Kumar, A. & Potherat, A., 7 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 885, 31 p., A40.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linear stability analysis
Mixed convection
Direct numerical simulation
Flow patterns
convection
6 Downloads (Pure)

An instability mechanism for particulate pipe flow

Rouquier, A., Potherat, A. & Pringle, C., 10 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 870, p. 247-265 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pipe flow
Pipe flow
particulates
Fluids
fluids
14 Downloads (Pure)

From three-dimensional to quasi-two-dimensional: Transient growth in magnetohydrodynamic duct flows

Cassells, O., Vo, T., Potherat, A. & Sheard, G. J., 25 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 861, p. 382-406 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hartmann number
Magnetohydrodynamics
ducts
Ducts
magnetohydrodynamics

Transition between advection and inertial wave propagation in rotating turbulence

Brons, J., Thomas, P. J. & Potherat, A., 12 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. (In-Press), p. (In-Press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Advection
advection
Wave propagation
wave propagation
Turbulence
1 Citation (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

Transition to Chaos in an acoustically-driven cavity flow

Launay, G., Cambonie, T., Henry, D., Potherat, A. & Botton, V., 8 Apr 2019, In : Physical Review Fluids. 4, 4, 044401.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Driven Cavity Flow
Chaos theory
Chaos
Simplification
Acoustics