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Fluid Mechanics Group

Contents:

  1. Faculty
  2. Current Graduate Students
  3. Recent Graduates
  4. Courses
  5. Links


Fluid Mechanics Faculty:

Faculty who are actively engaged in Fluid Mechanics Research in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Memorial, along with a brief description of their interests, are listed below:

  • Don W. Bass
    Wave fields in landing platform docks, roll stabilisation for small fishing vessels, motions of small catamarans, ship-model correlation studies, fishing boat safety, discrete vortex methods
  • Serpil Kocabiyik
    unsteady separated flows, bluff-body wake flows, free-surface flows, Navier-Stokes problems, flow-induced vibrations, vortex-body/surface interactions


Fluid Mechanics Graduate Students and Recent Graduates:

Name



Type of HQP
Training and
Status

Years
Supervised
or
Cosupervised
Title of Project or Thesis



Present Position


Larisa A.
Mironova


Doctoral
(Completed)
Supervised
2003-2008

Accurate computation of flow past a cylinder beneath the free surface

Ph.D. Student, Memorial Univ. of NL
Oleg I.
Gubanov


Master's
(Completed)


Supervised
2004-07


Design of CFD code using high level programming paradigms: Free surface flow with arbitrary moving rigid bodies Ph.D. Student, McGill University

Karl P.
Lawrence


Master's
(Completed)



Supervised
2002-04



Computation of unsteady viscous incompressible flow past an obliquely oscillating cylinder using parallelized finite difference algorithm Ph.D. Student, University of Waterloo


Qasem
Al-Mdallal


Doctoral
(Completed)


Supervised
2000-04


Analysis and computation of the cross-flow past an oscillating cylinder with two degrees of freedom
Assist. Prof., United Arab Emirates Univ., UAE



Fluid Mechanics Courses:

The regular fluid mechanics courses listed below are offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Memorial University.

  • AM 4180 Introduction to Fluid Dynamics
  • Math 6120 Theoretical Fluid Dynamics

Recommended Fluid Mechanics Related Courses:

The graduate courses listed below are offered by the Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography; the Department of Earth Sciences and Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University.

  • EASC 6177 Mathematical Formulations of Seismic Wave Phenomena
  • ENGI 9901 Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics
  • ENGI 9998 Advanced Transport Phenomena
  • PHYS 6321 Coastal Oceanography
  • PHYS 6323 Stability Theory
  • PHYS 6363 Laboratory Experiments in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics


See Dr. Serpil Kocabiyik's personal home page -- fluid mechanics section for information on

  • History of Fluid Mechanics
  • Fluid Mechanics Links
  • Fluid Dynamics Institutes/Laboratories
  • Upcoming Fluid Mechanics Conferences



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