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Dr Nagabhushana Rao Vadlamani

Dr Nagabhushana Rao Vadlamani

Research Associate at Whittle Laboratory

Whittle Laboratory,
1 JJ Thomson Avenue,
University of Cambridge

CB3 0DY
Email:

Biography:

PhD : University of Cambridge (Oct' 2010 - Jan' 2014)
Associate Engineer at Airbus Engineering Centre India (Jul' 2009 - June 2010)
M.Tech : Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (Aug' 2007 - Jul' 2009)
B.Tech : National Institute of Technology, Warangal (Aug' 2003 - Jul' 2007)

Research Interests

CFD, Transition to turbulence, Flow instabilities

Teaching

4A2 CFD demonstration

SA1 Wing Analysis project demonstration

Key Publications

Journal Publications
 
Nagabhushana Rao V., Jefferson-Loveday R., Tucker P. G. and Lardeau S., 2013, “Large eddy simulations in Turbines: Influence of Roughness and free-stream Turbulence,” Flow, Turbulence and Combustion 92, 543-561
 
Nagabhushana Rao V., Tucker P. G., Jefferson-Loveday R., and Coull J. D., 2013, “Large eddy simulations in low-pressure turbines: Effect of wakes at elevated free-stream turbulence,” International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow 43, 85-95

Jefferson-Loveday R., Nagabhushana Rao V., Tyacke J., and P. G. Tucker. 2013, "High order detached eddy simulation, zonal LES and URANS of cavity and labyrinth seal flows,' International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 73, 830-846
 
Richard Jefferson-Loveday., Paul Tucker., John Northall., and Nagabhushana Rao V., 2013, “Differential equation specification of integral turbulence length scales,” Journal of Turbomachinery 135, 031013
 

Tucker P., Jefferson-Loveday R ., Tyacke J., and Nagabhushana Rao V., 2012, “Zonal RANS-LES modelling for turbines in aeroengines,” Computational Thermal Sciences 4, 497-506

Nagabhushana Rao V. and Ramamurthi K., 2010. “Role of axisymmetric axial velocity gradients in nonlinear disintegration of liquid sheets,” Fluid Dynamics Research 42, 065505

Nagabhushana Rao V. and Ramamurthi K., 2009. “Internal instability of thin liquid sheets,” Physics of Fluids 21, 092106

Gururaja Rao C., Nagabhushana Rao V. and Krishna Das C., 2008, “Simulation studies on Multi-mode Heat Transfer from an open cavity with a flush-mounted discrete heat source,” Heat and Mass Transfer 44, 727-737

Conference Proceedings

Nagabhushana Rao V., Tucker P. G., Jefferson-Loveday R., and Coull J. D., “Investigation of wake induced transition in low-pressure turbines using large eddy simulation,” Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo, San Antonio, Texas, June 2-7, 2013 (Recipient of IGTI Turbomachinery Committee Best Paper Award, 2013)

Nagabhushana Rao V., Jefferson-Loveday R., Tucker P. G. and Lardeau S., “Large eddy simulations in Turbines: Influence of Roughness and free-stream Turbulence,” Proceedings of Turbulence, Heat and Mass Transfer, Palermo, Sicily, Italy, September 24-27, 2012

Richard Jefferson-Loveday., Nagabhushana Rao V., James C. Tyacke and Paul G. Tucker., “High-order DES and zonal LES of a Labyrinth seal,” 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, January 09-12, 2012

4th Year Project Deadlines

 May 2017
Each student submits two copies of Final report plus an extra copy of their technical abstract, plus their log book or electronic equivalent to Group Centres by 4pm.

 

Upcoming events

Graduate Open Day 2017

Nov 03, 2017

Cambridge University

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