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Professor N Swaminathan

Professor N Swaminathan

N Swaminathan is interested in taking PhD students.

University of Cambridge
Department of Engineering
Trumpington Street

Cambridge CB2 1PZ
Email:
Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 332586

Departments and Institutes

Energy:

Teaching

Lecturer on Convective Heat and Mass Transfer.

 

Keywords

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Combustion
  • Combustion Theory and Modelling
  • Stratified combustion
  • Combustion instability/thermoacoustics
  • LES-CMC
  • Pollutant Emissions in Gas Turbine Combustion
  • Combustion instability
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Combustion noise

Key Publications

  1. N. Swaminathan and K. N. C. Bray (Editors) (2011).  Turbulent Premixed Flames, ISBN - 9780521769617, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
  2. Z. M. Nicolaou, J. Y. Chen and N. Swaminathan (2013).  A 5 step reduced mechanism for the combustion of CO/H2/H2O/CH4/CO2 mixtures with low hydrogen/methane and high H2O content. Combust. Flame, 160(1), 56-75, DOI: /10.1016/j.combustflame.2012.09.010.
  3. T. Leung, N. Swaminathan and P. A. Davidson (2012). Geometry and interaction of structures in homogeneous isotropic turbulence. J. Fluid Mech., 710, 453-481, DOI:10.1017/jfm.2012.373.
  4. T. D. Dunstan, N. Swaminatha, and K.N.C. Bray (2012).  Influence of flame geometry on turbulent premixed flame propagation: A DNS investigation. J. Fluid Mech., 709, 191-222, DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2012.328.
  5. N. Swaminathan, G. Xu, A. P. Dowling, and R. Balachandran (2011).  Heat release rate correlation and combustion noise, J.  Fluid Mech., 681, 80-115, DOI:10.1017/jfm.2011.232
  6. H. Kolla, J. W. Rogerson, N. Chakraborty and N. Swaminathan (2009).  Scalar dissipation rate modelling and its validation.  Combust. Sci. Tech., 181(4) 518 – 535.
  7. H. Kolla and N. Swaminathan (2010).  Strained flamelets for turbulent premixed flames, II: Laboratory flame results. Combust. Flame, 157, 1274-1289. ISSN 0010-2180.

Full list is at http://www.eng.cam.ac.uk/research_db/publications/ns341


     

Courses:

Combustion and IC Engines
Environmental Fluid Mechanics
Solar Thermal Power Generation

4th Year Project Deadlines

Wednesday, 28th May 2014. Last day for handing in final reports to group centres.  Each student submits 2 copies plus an extra copy of their technical abstract, plus their log book or CD of electronic equivalent

Thursday, 29th May, Friday 30th May.  Group A project presentations, Hopkinson Laboratory, Hopkinson West Meeting Room and Whittle Laboratory.


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