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Miss Tafara Estelle Makuni

Miss Tafara Estelle Makuni
Cambridge University Engineering Department.
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Postgraduate Student

Research Interests

  • Jet Engines.
  • Shock Wave-Boundary-Layer Interactions.
  • Thermo-acoustic instabilities.

Teaching

Supervisor:

  • Part IB: Mathematics.
  • Part IIA: Fluid Mechanics II (Compressible Flow).

Keywords

  • Acoustics
  • Combustion instability/thermoacoustics
  • Fluid Mechanics

Key Publications

1. T. Makuni, H. Kalsi, P. Tucker and H. Babinsky, “Transitional Shock-Wave/Boundary-Layer Interactions in Intakes at Incidence”, in “Advances in Simulation of Wing and Nacelle Stall: Results of the Closing Symposium of the DFG Research Unit FOR 1066”, December 1-2, 2014, Braunschweig, Germany, ISBN 978-3-319-21127-5.

2. T. Makuni, H. Babinsky, M. Slaby and C. Sheaf, “Experimental Investigations of Shock-Wave/Boundary-Layer Interactions in Transonic Aircraft Engine Intakes at High Incidence”, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, AIAA 2015-0067, SciTech Forum, Kissimmee FL, USA, January 2015.

3. T. E. Makuni and H. Babinsky. Experimental Investigations of Shock Wave–Boundary-Layer Interactions in Intakes at High Incidence. Imperial College London Workshop, “Shock/Boundary-layer Interactions and its Control”. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2632.0888.

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.

 

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