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Paul Brandner

Research Leader
Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics

Room 2-1, AMC Cavitation research laboratory (Building A1), Newnham Campus

+61 3 6324 9832 (phone)

Paul.Brandner@utas.edu.au

When fluid flows around an object at high speed, like water around a ship's propeller, it may form bubbles like water boiling. This phenomenon is called cavitation. Instead of temperature increase causing the water to boil, a reduction in pressure causes the bubbling in cavitation. The process is violent and chaotic. Bubbles form and collapse with enough power to erode metal. The violent formation and collapse of vapour bubbles also create a lot of noise. This is a serious problem for vessels that require low noise levels for their survival.

The chaos, violence and beauty of cavitation

Associate Professor Paul Brandner of the Australian Maritime College is the leader of an experimental group studying fluid mechanics and naval hydrodynamics. He and his team are working with the defence industry on acoustic signature reduction of naval vessels.

'The objective of our current research is to determine how to make ships and submarines as quiet as possible,' said Associate Professor Brandner.

Associate Professor Brandner and his team are currently partnered with the Australian Government's Defence Science and Technology Organisation, the US Office of Naval Research and the Technical Research and Development Institute of the Japanese Ministry of Defence.

'Our facilities are some of the most advanced internationally for their size and the type of work that we are doing,' he said.

They are also using the $10 million facility to explore how structures respond to extreme flows, in particular turbulence and its effect on structural vibrations.

'Turbulence and cavitation around vessels create highly transient loads that cause structural vibration that are another source of noise,' he said.

The applications for understanding the phenomenon of cavitation are broad. Cavitation occurs in liquid flows in fuel injectors in cars, ships, aircraft, hydroelectric turbines and rocket fuel pumps. It also occurs in biological and natural processes.

'The snapping shrimp and mantis shrimp use cavitation to capture their prey, and cavitation actually occurs in trees!' said Associate Professor Brandner.

'Many of the physical processes involved with cavitation are common with other phenomena, such as the nucleation and gaseous diffusion forming tiny bubbles within a glass of champagne or soft drink, or breaking waves in the ocean forming bubbles that promote dissolution of atmospheric (greenhouse) gases.'

What drives Associate Professor Brandner is sheer enjoyment of his work.

'Cavitation is captivating. It is beautiful and interesting. It is also chaotic. There is so much we don't understand, and every time you think you've solved a problem, there is something new.

'Cavitation problems also require a multidisciplinary approach, so I work with a diverse range of interesting people from other specialised fields, which I really enjoy,' he said.

The next focus of Associate Professor Brandner's research is the nucleation mechanisms of cavitation.

'We'd like to understand how cavitation starts, what the nucleation mechanisms are.'

The knowledge uncovered by Associate Professor Brandner and his team is used by modelling experts to develop computational tools to predict fluid flow as accurately as possible.

Associate Professor Paul Brandner is manager and research leader of the Australian Maritime College's Cavitation Research Laboratory (CRL). The CRL consists principally of a variable pressure water tunnel for investigating cavitation, and bubbly and turbulent flows in a naval hydrodynamics context as well as general fluid mechanics. The CRL water tunnel is one of the most sophisticated medium-sized tunnels worldwide for experimental modeling of the physics of hydrodynamic cavitation. Professor Brandner and his team are using the facility to work on internationally relevant problems in the field. Partners of the CRL include the Australian government's Defence Science and Technology Organisation, the US Office of Naval Research and the Technical Research and Development Institute of the Japanese Ministry of Defence.

Career summary

Qualifications

  • PhD (1996) 'Performance and effectiveness of omni-directional stern drive tugs', University of Tasmania, Australia
  • BE (Hons) (1991), 'Finite element analysis of axisymmetric thin continua', University of Tasmania, Australia

Biography

Paul has worked in naval hydrodynamic research at the AMC for his entire graduate career, obtaining a PhD from the University of Tasmania in 1996. Since then he has mainly specialised in cavitation and bubbly flows. During the late 1990s, Paul had several sabbatical periods at the Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute (MARINTEK) learning of applied cavitation research and facility operation. This work was funded by two Department of Industry Science and Tourism, International Science and Technology Program Grants (1996-1997 and 1997-1998).

From 2001, Paul conceived and led the development of the Cavitation Research Laboratory (CRL) at the AMC funded under the AusIndustry Major National Research Facilities Program. The CRL is a suite of facilities; the main one being a variable pressure water tunnel designed to be one of the most advanced for experimental modelling of hydrodynamic cavitation physics internationally. Throughout his career, Paul has developed long term collaboration with the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) on submarine related hydrodynamics that involve a range of other collaborations with universities and institutions nationally and internationally.

Research Themes

Paul's research aligns with the University's research theme of Marine, Antarctic and Maritime.

His work is in fluid mechanics in a naval hydrodynamics context specialising mainly in cavitating and bubbly flows but also fluid-structure interaction, hydro-acoustics, high Reynolds number turbulent flows and experimental techniques. Our understanding and ability to model these flows and associated phenomena are important for the prediction and ultimate performance of ships and submarines in naval applications. These flows are also important more generally for a range of scientific and engineering processes.

Large scale hydrodynamic flows remain a challenge due not only to their non-linear dynamical nature, but the large range of physical and temporal scales involved with the turbulent and multi-phase aspects; and associated interactions that may occur between phases and/or affected structures. For ships and submarines, the propulsion and control equipment are located in the highly turbulent flow at the stern and are typically heavily loaded creating unsteady pressures that along with turbulence and cavitation generate noise and vibration.

Cavitation may strictly be defined as the change of phase, from liquid to vapour, that occurs when the static pressure in the liquid on, or about, a body is reduced below the vapour pressure. It is similar to boiling but the driving mechanism is pressure rather than heat. It is a complex phenomenon and places limitations on the performance of submerged machinery. It may cause thrust breakdown in propulsors and hydrofoils, loss of efficiency, metal erosion, noise, vibration and ultimately destruction of machinery.

Interest in cavitation has traditionally been in hydraulic and hydrodynamic applications such as in naval hydrodynamics, hydro-electric machinery, nuclear plant and rocket propulsion. Modern research is more diverse and often focused on basic fluid dynamic phenomena with applications additionally in medicine, biomedical engineering and biology. Cavitation in this context is more appropriately defined as encompassing all phenomena involving the interaction between vaporous or gaseous volumes (or cavities) with flowing or non-flowing liquid volumes.


These flows are of obvious importance for signature minimisation of naval vessels be they from acoustic radiation or wakes that may be detected through electromagnetic or acoustic means etc. They are also important for predicting and managing through-life costs of large infrastructure, reducing noise from research vessels or cruise ships and, for example, for minimising the noise effects global shipping has on marine life. Understanding the physics of these flows are important for processes such as the rate of dissolution of atmospheric gases in the ocean to understand the role of the oceans in modulating atmospheric changes.

Memberships

Professional practice

  • Institution of Engineers Australia
  • Royal Institution of Naval Architects

Committee associations

  • Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society (voted an executive committee member, 2014 AGM)

Administrative expertise

Paul has experience in the following administrative roles:
  • Conceived and led the development of the Cavitation Research Laboratory at the AMC - a decade long, $10M project of national and international significance.
  • Deputy Director Research for AMC NCMEH
  • AMC lead coordinator for 2 ERA submission rounds
  • Acting AMC Associate Dean – Research
  • Acting Head of School AMC NCMEH.
  • Membership on the AMC Research Committee

Teaching

Teaching expertise

Although Paul's work model is research and administration, he delivers specialist undergraduate guest lectures and laboratory classes and supervises undergraduate final year thesis projects. Paul and the team in the CRL seek as much as possible to incorporate undergraduate student projects within our major research programs to expose undergraduate students to leading work in the field.

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Expertise

  • Cavitation and bubbly flows
  • Super-cavitation
  • Propeller and hydrofoil hydrodynamics
  • Fluid-structure interaction
  • Hydro-acoustics
  • High Reynolds number flows
  • Experimental techniques in fluid mechanics

Awards

  • 1994 R.I.N.A., Australian Division Walter Atkinson Award
  • 2001 I.E. Aust (Tasmania Division) Engineering Excellence Award, 2001 (Brandner P.A. and Walker G.J.)
  • 2003 R.I.N.A, Australian Division Walter Atkinson Award (Andrewartha, M.J., Doctors, L.J., Kantimahanthi, K. and Brandner, P.A.)
  • 2004 Inaugural Australian Maritime Hydrodynamics Research Centre - Research Award.
  • 2004 AMC Council Award for Scholarly Excellence – Research
  • 2005      Richards T. Miller Prize for best paper - 17th Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium (Binns, J.R. and Brandner, P.A.)

Collaboration

Paul has developed long term collaboration (over 20 years) with the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) who fund, and are a stakeholder in, the major part of the research he leads in the Cavitation Research Laboratory (CRL) at the AMC.

Through this collaboration, Paul is currently collaborating with researchers from Australian Universities including University of Adelaide, Monash and University of New South Wales. From funding received through the United States Office of Naval Research he is currently collaborating with researchers from the Universities of Michigan, Minnesota and Iowa, and the United States Naval Surface Warfare Centre, Carderock Division and Dynaflow, Inc..

Most recently, Paul is leading a program for DSTO on cavitation research as part of an Australia-Japan collaboration in naval hydrodynamics involving the Technical Research and Development Institute, Ministry of Defence, Japan. As part of current ARC grants he is also collaborating with researchers from University of New South Wales and University of Cambridge.

Current projects

  • Propeller and hydrofoil unsteady loading, fluid-structure interaction, vibration, cavitation and hydro-acoustics
  • Turbulent and bubbly flows about hulls and propulsion and control devices
  • Bubble breakup, coalescence and transport in structured turbulence
  • Influence of lifting surfaces and cavitation on freestream bubble populations
  • Microbubble generation and measurement
  • Basic hydrodynamic cavitation research – bubble dynamics, cavitation inception from freestream and surface nucleation and unsteady and coherent phenomena
  • Supercavitation (ventilated cavities)

Fields of Research

  • Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics (091104)
  • Maritime Engineering (091199)
  • Automotive Combustion and Fuel Engineering (incl. Alternative/Renewable Fuels) (090201)
  • Fluidisation and Fluid Mechanics (091504)
  • Marine Engineering (091101)
  • Naval Architecture (091102)
  • Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage Engineering (091305)
  • Mechanical Engineering (091399)
  • Ocean Engineering (091103)
  • Turbulent Flows (091508)
  • Numerical Modelling and Mechanical Characterisation (091307)
  • Special Vehicles (091106)
  • Civil Engineering (090599)
  • Synchrotrons; Accelerators; Instruments and Techniques (029904)
  • Engineering Instrumentation (099902)
  • Environmental Engineering Modelling (090702)
  • Fluid Physics (020303)
  • Dynamics, Vibration and Vibration Control (091304)
  • Palaeoclimatology (040605)
  • Acoustics and Noise Control (excl. Architectural Acoustics) (091301)
  • Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (090905)
  • Composite and Hybrid Materials (091202)
  • Bacteriology (060501)
  • Manufacturing Processes and Technologies (excl. Textiles) (091006)
  • Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management (090505)
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (091501)
  • Phycology (incl. Marine Grasses) (060701)
  • Aerospace Engineering (090199)
  • Ship and Platform Structures (091105)
  • Numerical and Computational Mathematics (010399)
  • Water Resources Engineering (090509)
  • Quantum Chemistry (030701)
  • Mathematical Software (080204)

Research Objectives

  • Navy (810108)
  • Nautical Equipment (excl. Yachts) (861303)
  • Expanding Knowledge in Engineering (970109)
  • Environmentally Sustainable Transport (889899)
  • Hydro-Electric Energy (850503)
  • Emerging Defence Technologies (810104)
  • Water Transport (880299)
  • Integrated Systems (861604)
  • Water Safety (880206)
  • Scientific Instruments (861503)
  • Management of Gaseous Waste from Transport Activities (excl. Greenhouse Gases) (889801)
  • Coastal and Estuarine Land Management (960902)
  • Land and Water Management of environments (960999)
  • Oil and Gas Refining (850304)
  • Coastal Sea Freight Transport (880201)
  • Defence (810199)
  • Marine Air Quality (960104)
  • Passenger Water Transport (880204)
  • Transport (889999)
  • Management of Noise and Vibration from Transport Activities (889804)
  • Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability (960311)
  • Tidal Energy (850507)
  • Instrumentation (861599)
  • Wheat (820507)
  • Machinery and Equipment (861499)
  • Industrial Machinery and Equipment (861403)
  • Energy Conservation and Efficiency in Transport (850702)
  • Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transport Activities (889802)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences (970101)
  • Construction Design (870299)
  • Organic Industrial Chemicals (excl. Resins, Rubber and Plastics) (860604)

Publications

Paul publishes in, and reviews for a range of journals on fluid mechanics and related topics that vary in focus from basic to applied research including

Paul also regularly publishes in major symposia in his field, including:
  • The International Symposium on Cavitation
  • The Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
  • The Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics.

Total publications

97

Highlighted publications

(15 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2015Journal ArticleBrandner PA, Pearce BW, De Graaf KL, 'Cavitation about a jet in crossflow', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 768, (April) pp. 141-174. ISSN 0022-1120 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2015.73 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Pearce BW; De Graaf KL

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2015Journal ArticlePearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Numerical analysis of base-ventilated intercepted supercavitating hydrofoil sections', Ocean Engineering, 104 pp. 63-76. ISSN 0029-8018 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2015.04.072 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Pearce BW

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2014Journal Articlede Graaf KL, Brandner PA, Penesis I, 'The pressure field generated by a seismic airgun', Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science: International Journal of Experimental Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, and Fluid Mechanics, 55 pp. 239-249. ISSN 0894-1777 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2014.02.025 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: de Graaf KL; Penesis I

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2014Journal Articlede Graaf KL, Brandner PA, Penesis I, 'Bubble dynamics of a seismic airgun', Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science: International Journal of Experimental Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, and Fluid Mechanics, 55 pp. 228-238. ISSN 0894-1777 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2014.02.018 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9

Co-authors: de Graaf KL; Penesis I

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2014Journal ArticlePearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Inviscid cavity flow over a wall-mounted fence', Ocean Engineering: An International Journal of Research and Development, 80 pp. 13-24. ISSN 0029-8018 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2014.02.003 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Pearce BW

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2014Journal ArticleZarruk GA, Brandner PA, Pearce BW, Phillips AW, 'Experimental study of the steady fluid-structure interaction of flexible hydrofoils', Journal of Fluids and Structures, 51 pp. 326-343. ISSN 0889-9746 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2014.09.009 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7

Co-authors: Zarruk GA; Pearce BW

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2012Conference PublicationBrandner PA, Pearce BW, 'Proceedings of the eighteenth Australasian fluid mechanics conference', Australian Maritime College, 3-7 December 2012, Launceston, Tasmania, pp. 1-37. ISBN 978-0-646-58373-0 (2012) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW

2011Journal ArticleGoldsworthy LC, Bong C, Brandner PA, 'Measurement of Diesel Spray Dynamics and the Influence of Viscosity using PIV and Shadowography', Atomisation and Sprays, 21, (2) pp. 167 - 178. ISSN 1044-5110 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1615/AtomizSpr.2011002336 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Goldsworthy LC; Bong C

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2010Journal ArticleBrandner PA, Dawson E, Walker GJ, 'An experimental investigation into the influence of ramp-mounted vortex generators on the performance of a flush waterjet inlet', Journal of Ship Research, 54, (3) pp. 209-223. ISSN 0022-4502 (2010) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Dawson E; Walker GJ

2010Journal ArticleBrandner PA, Walker GJ, Niekamp PJC, Anderson B, 'An experimental investigation of cloud cavitation about a sphere', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 656, (August) pp. 147-176. ISSN 0022-1120 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1017/S0022112010001072 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Walker GJ; Niekamp PJC

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2008Journal ArticleBinns JR, Brandner PA, 'Dynamic interaction of breaking waves and inverted sailing yachts: Explaining the efficacy of mast height retention to vertical centre of gravity', Ocean Engineering, 35, (17-18) pp. 1759-1768. ISSN 0029-8018 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2008.08.013 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Binns JR

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2008Journal ArticleBrandner PA, Roberts JL, Walker GJ, 'The influence of viscous effects and physical scale on cavitation tunnel contraction performance', Journal of Fluids Engineering, 130, (10) pp. 101301. ISSN 0098-2202 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1115/1.2969274 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Roberts JL; Walker GJ

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2007Conference PublicationBrandner PA, Lecoffre Y, Walker GJ, 'Design Considerations in the Development of a Modern Cavitation Tunnel', Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 2-7 December 2007, Crown Plaza, Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 630-637. ISBN 978-1-864998-94-8 (2007) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Walker GJ

2007Journal ArticleBrandner PA, Walker GJ, 'An experimental investigation into the performance of a flushwater-jet inlet', Journal of Ship Research, 51, (1) pp. 1-21. ISSN 0022-4502 (2007) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Walker GJ

2006Conference PublicationBrandner PA, Lecoffre Y, Walker GJ, 'Development of an Australian National Facility for Cavitation Research', Proceedings of CAV2006, 11-15 September, 2006, Wageningen, Netherlands, pp. 1-9. (2006) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Walker GJ

Journal Article

(31 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Barbaca L, Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Numerical analysis of ventilated cavity flow over a 2-D wall mounted fence', Ocean Engineering, 141, (1) pp. 143-153. ISSN 0029-8018 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2017.06.018 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Pearce BW

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2017De Graaf KL, Brandner PA, Pearce BW, 'Spectral content of cloud cavitation about a sphere', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 812 Article R1. ISSN 1469-7645 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2016.819 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: De Graaf KL; Pearce BW

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2017Yu H, Goldsworthy L, Brandner PA, Garaniya V, 'Development of a compressible multiphase cavitation approach for diesel spray modelling', Applied Mathematical Modelling, 45 pp. 705-727. ISSN 0307-904X (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.apm.2017.01.035 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Yu H; Goldsworthy L; Garaniya V

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2017Yu H, Goldsworthy L, Ghiji M, Brandner PA, Garaniya V, 'A parallel Volume of Fluid-Lagrangian Parcel Tracking coupling procedure for diesel spray modelling', Computers and Fluids pp. 2-60. ISSN 0045-7930 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.compfluid.2017.03.027 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Yu H; Goldsworthy L; Ghiji M; Garaniya V

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2017Ghiji M, Goldsworthy L, Brandner PA, Garaniya V, Heild P, 'Analysis of diesel spray dynamics using a compressible Eulerian/VOF/LES model and microscopic shadowgraphy', Fuel, 88 pp. 352-366. ISSN 1873-7153 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2016.10.041 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3

Co-authors: Ghiji M; Goldsworthy L; Garaniya V

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2016Ghiji M, Goldsworthy L, Brandner PA, Garaniya V, Hield P, 'Numerical and experimental investigation of early stage diesel sprays', Fuel, 175 pp. 274-286. ISSN 0016-2361 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2016.02.040 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7

Co-authors: Ghiji M; Goldsworthy L; Garaniya V

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2016Belle A, Brandner PA, Pearce BW, de Graaf KL, Clarke DB, 'Artificial thickening and thinning of cavitation tunnel boundary layers', Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 78 pp. 75-89. ISSN 1879-2286 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2016.05.007 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Belle A; Pearce BW; de Graaf KL

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2016Giosio DR, Henderson AD, Walker JM, Brandner PA, 'Physics-based hydraulic turbine model for system dynamic studies', IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 99 pp. 1-8. ISSN 0885-8950 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1109/TPWRS.2016.2574330 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Giosio DR; Henderson AD; Walker JM

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2015Brandner PA, Pearce BW, De Graaf KL, 'Cavitation about a jet in crossflow', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 768, (April) pp. 141-174. ISSN 0022-1120 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2015.73 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Pearce BW; De Graaf KL

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2015Giosio DR, Henderson AD, Walker JM, Brandner PA, Sargison JE, et al., 'Design and performance evaluation of a pump-as-turbine micro-hydro test facility with incorporated inlet flow control', Renewable Energy, 78 pp. 1-6. ISSN 0960-1481 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2014.12.027 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12

Co-authors: Giosio DR; Henderson AD; Walker JM

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2015Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Numerical analysis of basic base-ventilated supercavitating hydrofoil sections', Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, 299, (3) pp. 291-302. ISSN 2041-3084 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/1475090213518195 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Pearce BW

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2015Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Numerical analysis of base-ventilated intercepted supercavitating hydrofoil sections', Ocean Engineering, 104 pp. 63-76. ISSN 0029-8018 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2015.04.072 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Pearce BW

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2014Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Inviscid cavity flow over a wall-mounted fence', Ocean Engineering: An International Journal of Research and Development, 80 pp. 13-24. ISSN 0029-8018 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2014.02.003 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Pearce BW

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2014Zarruk GA, Brandner PA, Pearce BW, Phillips AW, 'Experimental study of the steady fluid-structure interaction of flexible hydrofoils', Journal of Fluids and Structures, 51 pp. 326-343. ISSN 0889-9746 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2014.09.009 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7

Co-authors: Zarruk GA; Pearce BW

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2014de Graaf KL, Brandner PA, Penesis I, 'The pressure field generated by a seismic airgun', Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science: International Journal of Experimental Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, and Fluid Mechanics, 55 pp. 239-249. ISSN 0894-1777 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2014.02.025 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: de Graaf KL; Penesis I

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2014de Graaf KL, Brandner PA, Penesis I, 'Bubble dynamics of a seismic airgun', Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science: International Journal of Experimental Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, and Fluid Mechanics, 55 pp. 228-238. ISSN 0894-1777 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2014.02.018 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9

Co-authors: de Graaf KL; Penesis I

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2014de Graaf KL, Penesis I, Brandner PA, 'Modelling of seismic airgun bubble dynamics and pressure field using the Gilmore equation with additional damping factors', Ocean Engineering, 76 pp. 32-39. ISSN 1873-5258 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2013.12.001 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: de Graaf KL; Penesis I

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2011Goldsworthy LC, Bong C, Brandner PA, 'Measurement of Diesel Spray Dynamics and the Influence of Viscosity using PIV and Shadowography', Atomisation and Sprays, 21, (2) pp. 167 - 178. ISSN 1044-5110 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1615/AtomizSpr.2011002336 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Goldsworthy LC; Bong C

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2010Brandner PA, Dawson E, Walker GJ, 'An experimental investigation into the influence of ramp-mounted vortex generators on the performance of a flush waterjet inlet', Journal of Ship Research, 54, (3) pp. 209-223. ISSN 0022-4502 (2010) [Refereed Article]

[eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Dawson E; Walker GJ

2010Brandner PA, Walker GJ, Niekamp PJC, Anderson B, 'An experimental investigation of cloud cavitation about a sphere', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 656, (August) pp. 147-176. ISSN 0022-1120 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1017/S0022112010001072 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Walker GJ; Niekamp PJC

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2010Binns JR, Brandner PA, 'Breaking wave prediction with boundary elements and finite volumes for use with small boat capsize studies: Convergence and resource requirements', Ocean Engineering: An International Journal of Research and Development, 37, (5-6) pp. 464-472. ISSN 0029-8018 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2010.01.014 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Binns JR

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2009Binns JR, Palos O, Brandner PA, Thomas GA, 'Dynamic knockdown of canting keel yachts in breaking waves', Marine Technology and SNAME News, 46, (2) pp. 99-106. ISSN 1945-3582 (2009) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Binns JR; Thomas GA

2009Goldsworthy LC, Ashraf N, Brandner PA, 'Development of a high pressure chamber for research into diesel spray dynamics', Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 7, (2) pp. 15-34. ISSN 1448-4846 (2009) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 3

Co-authors: Goldsworthy LC

2009Sargison JE, Barton AF, Walker GJ, Brandner PA, 'Design and calibration of a water tunnel for skin friction research', Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 7, (2) pp. 111-124. ISSN 1448-4846 (2009) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 4

Co-authors: Sargison JE; Barton AF; Walker GJ

2008Binns JR, Brandner PA, 'Dynamic interaction of breaking waves and inverted sailing yachts: Explaining the efficacy of mast height retention to vertical centre of gravity', Ocean Engineering, 35, (17-18) pp. 1759-1768. ISSN 0029-8018 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2008.08.013 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Binns JR

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2008Brandner PA, Roberts JL, Walker GJ, 'The influence of viscous effects and physical scale on cavitation tunnel contraction performance', Journal of Fluids Engineering, 130, (10) pp. 101301. ISSN 0098-2202 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1115/1.2969274 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Roberts JL; Walker GJ

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2008Clarke D, Brandner PA, Walker GJ, 'Experimental and Computational Investigation of Flow around a 3-1 Prolate Spheroid', WSEAS Transactions on Fluid Mechanics, 3, (3) pp. 207 - 217. ISSN 1790-5087 (2008) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Clarke D; Walker GJ

2007Brandner PA, Walker GJ, 'An experimental investigation into the performance of a flushwater-jet inlet', Journal of Ship Research, 51, (1) pp. 1-21. ISSN 0022-4502 (2007) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Walker GJ

2003Brandner PA, Walker GJ, 'Hydrodynamic Performance of a Vortex Generator', Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 27, (5) pp. 573-581. ISSN 0894-1777 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S0894-1777(02)00271-6 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Walker GJ

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2001Brandner PA, Mak T, 'An investigation into the influence of hull appendages on the performance of an omni-directional stern drive tug', Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Part B: International Journal of Small Craft Technology, 143 pp. 99-116. ISSN 1740-0694 (2001) [Refereed Article]

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1998Brandner PA, Renilson MR, 'Interaction between two closely spaced azimuthing thrusters', Journal of Ship Research, 42, (1) pp. 15-32. ISSN 0022-4502 (1998) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Renilson MR

Conference Publication

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2017Russell PS, Giosio DR, Venning JA, Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Microbubble generation from condensation and turbulent breakup of sheet cavitation', Proceedings of the 31st Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, 11-16 September 2016, Monterey, California, USA, pp. 1-13. (In Press) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Russell PS; Giosio DR; Venning JA; Pearce BW

2016Barbaca L, Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Experimental Investigation of Ventilated Cavity Flow over a Wall Mounted Fence', ISROMAC 16 Conference Proceedings, 10, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, pp. 1-7. (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW

2016Croaker P, Peters H, Mulcahy L, Kinns R, Brandner PA, et al., 'Structural and acoustic responses of a fluid loaded shell due to propeller forces', Proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, 05-09 July 2015, Perth, Australia, pp. 95-100. ISBN 978-3-662-48866-9 (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-48868-3_15 [eCite] [Details]

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2016De Graaf KL, Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'The influence of nucleation on cloud cavitation about a sphere', ISROMAC 16 Conference Proceedings, 10-15 April 2016, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, pp. 1-7. (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: De Graaf KL; Pearce BW

2016Ellis CL, Clarke D, Butler D, Brandner PA, 'Complementary CFD study of generic submarine model tests in a cavitation tunnel', Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), 5-8 December, Perth, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-1-74052-377-6 (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Ellis CL; Butler D

2016Ghiji M, Goldsworthy L, Brandner PA, Garaniya V, Heild P, 'Effect of air ingestion at the start of injection process in a diesel injector', Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), 5-8 December 2016, Perth, Australia, pp. 1-4. (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Ghiji M; Goldsworthy L; Garaniya V

2016Giosio DR, Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Influence of pressure on microbubble production rate in a confined turbulent jet', Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), 5-8 December 2016, Perth, Australia, pp. 1-4. (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Giosio DR; Pearce BW

2016Giosio DR, Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Leading edge interfacial phenomena of sheet and cloud cavitation', Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), 5-8 December 2016, Perth, Australia, pp. 1-4. (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Giosio DR; Pearce BW

2016Khoo MT, Venning JA, Pearce BW, Brandner PA, Lecoffre Y, 'Development of a cavitation susceptibility meter for nuclei size distribution measurements', Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), 5-8 December 2016, Perth, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-1-74052-377-6 (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Venning JA; Pearce BW

2016Smith SM, Pearce BW, Brandner PA, Clarke DB, Moreau DJ, et al., 'Steady and unsteady loads acting on a hydrofoil immersed in a turbulent boundary layer', Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), 5-8 December 2016, Perth, Australia, pp. 1-4. (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW; Xue Y

2016Venning JA, De Vincentis S, Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Microbubble generation for PIV seeding', Proceeding of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), 5-8 December 2016, Perth, Australia, pp. 1-4. (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Venning JA; Pearce BW

2016Yu H, Goldsworthy L, Brandner PA, Garaniya V, 'Modelling of fuel injector in-nozzle cavitation and early spray breakup using a multiphase volume of fluid method', Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), 5-8 December 2016, Perth, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-1-74052-377-6 (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Yu H; Goldsworthy L; Garaniya V

2016Clarke DB, Butler D, Ellis CL, Brandner PA, 'Hydrodynamic measurements on the Joubert hull in the AMC cavitation tunnel with CFD determined blockage corrections', Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), 5-8 December, Perth, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-1-74052-377-6 (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Butler D; Ellis CL

2015De Graaf KL, Brandner PA, Pearce BW, Lee JY, 'Cavitation due to an impacting sphere', Journal of Physics Conference Series: 9th International Symposium on Cavitation, 6-10 December 2015, Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 1-4. ISSN 1742-6588 (2015) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/656/1/012014 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: De Graaf KL; Pearce BW; Lee JY

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2015Phillips AW, Nanayakkara A, Cairns R, St John N, Herath MT, et al., 'Effect of material anisotropy on the structural response of flexible composite hydrofoils', SAMPE Baltimore 2015: Official Event Directory Annual Conference & Exhibition, 18-21 May, Baltimore, MD, United States, pp. 1-14. (2015) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Zarruk GA

2015Pearce BW, Brandner PA, Foster SJ, 'Ventilated cavity flow over a backward-facing step', Journal of Physics Conference Series: 9th International Symposium on Cavitation, 6-10 December 2015, Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 1-4. ISSN 1742-6588 (2015) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/656/1/012164 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Pearce BW

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2015Brandner PA, Henderson AD, De Graaf KL, Pearce BW, 'Bubble breakup in a turbulent shear layer', Journal of Physics Conference Series: 9th International Symposium on Cavitation, 6-10 December 2015, Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 1-4. ISSN 1742-6588 (2015) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/656/1/012015 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Henderson AD; De Graaf KL; Pearce BW

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2015Trump MC, De Graaf KL, Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'An experimental investigation of the optical measurement of microbubbles in a confined radial jet', Proceedings of the 7th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, 9-11 December 2015, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 29-34. ISBN 978-0-646-94892-8 (2015) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: De Graaf KL; Pearce BW

2015Khoo M, Brandner P, Pearce B, Clarke D, Butler D, et al., 'An Australian capability for submarine control surface performance evaluation', Mast Asia Conference 2015, 13-15 May 2015, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 1-19. (2015) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Pearce B; Butler D; Belle A

2014Doolan CJ, Moreau DJ, Brandner PA, Pearce BW, De Graaf KL, 'Noise from sub-boundary layer steps', Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 8-11 December, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-0-646-59695-2 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW; De Graaf KL

2014Brandner PA, De Graaf KL, Pearce BW, Burgess JS, 'Microbubble generation in a confined radial jet', The Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 8-11 December, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-4. (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: De Graaf KL; Pearce BW

2014Clarke DB, Butler D, Crowley B, Brandner PA, 'High-speed full-field deflection measurements on a hydrofoil using digital image correlation', Proceedings of the Thirtieth Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, 2-7 November 2014, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 1-13. ISBN 978-1-86295-850-0 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Butler D

2014Barbaca L, Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Computational investigation of ventilated cavity flow over a 2-D fence', The Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 8-11 December, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-0-646-59695-2 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW

2014De Graaf KL, Brandner PA, Pearce BW, 'Spectral content of cloud cavitation about a sphere', The Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 8-11 December, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-0-646-59695-2 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: De Graaf KL; Pearce BW

2014De Graaf KL, Zarruk GA, Brandner PA, Pearce BW, 'Microbubble content in the wake of a cavitating hydrofoil', Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 8-11 December, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-0-646-59695-2 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: De Graaf KL; Zarruk GA; Pearce BW

2014Brandner PA, Pearce BW, Kim K-H, 'Proceedings of the 30th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics', 2-7 November 2014, Hobart, Australia (2014) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW

2014Ghiji M, Goldsworthy L, Garaniya V, Brandner PA, Hield P, 'CFD modelling of primary atomisation of diesel spray', The Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 8-11 December, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-4. (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Ghiji M; Goldsworthy L; Garaniya V

2014Giosio DR, Henderson AD, Walker JM, Brandner PA, Sargison JE, 'Experimental investigation into the rapid reserve generating capability of Francis-type turbines', 3rd IAHR Europe Congress: Book of Abstracts, 14-16 April 2014, Porto, Portugal, pp. 153-166. ISBN 978-989-96479-2-3 (2014) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Giosio DR; Henderson AD; Walker JM

2014Mulcahy NL, Croaker P, McGuckin DG, Brandner PA, Kessissoglou N, 'Optimisation applied to composite marine propeller noise', Proceedings of 43rd International Congress on Noise Control Engineering, 16-19 November 2014, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-8. ISBN 978-0-909882-04-4 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2014Pearce BW, Brandner PA, Foster SJ, Zarruk GA, 'The effect of boundary layer thickness on cavity flow over a backward-facing step', The Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 8-11 December, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-0-646-59695-2 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW; Zarruk GA

2014Zarruk G, Henderson AD, De Graaf KL, Brandner PA, Pearce BW, 'Validation of a microbubble seeding generator for particle image velocimetry applications', The Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 8-11 December, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-0-646-59695-2 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Zarruk G; Henderson AD; De Graaf KL; Pearce BW

2014De Graaf KL, Brandner PA, Lee JY, Pearce BW, 'Cavitation about a sphere impacting a flat surface', The Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 8-11 December, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-0-646-59695-2 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: De Graaf KL; Lee JY; Pearce BW

2013Doolan C, Brandner PA, Butler D, Pearce BW, Moreau D, et al., 'Hydroacoustic Characterisation of the AMC Cavitation Tunnel', Proceedings of Acoustics 2013 Victor Harbor: Science, Technology and Amenity Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, 17-20 November 2013, Victor Harbor, South Australia, pp. 1-7. ISBN 978-0-646-91218-9 (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Butler D; Pearce BW

2012Bong CH, Goldsworthy LC, Brandner PA, 'Modelling of diesel spray dynamics using LES', Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 December, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 9780646583730 (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Bong CH; Goldsworthy LC

2012Brandner PA, Belle A, Pearce BW, Holmes MJ, 'Artificial thickening of cavitation tunnel boundary layers', Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 December, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 9780646583730 (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Belle A; Pearce BW; Holmes MJ

2012Brandner PA, Pearce BW, 'Proceedings of the eighteenth Australasian fluid mechanics conference', Australian Maritime College, 3-7 December 2012, Launceston, Tasmania, pp. 1-37. ISBN 978-0-646-58373-0 (2012) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW

2012De Graaf KL, Penesis I, Brandner PA, 'Comparison of the Rayleigh-Plesset and Gilmore equations and additional aspects for the modelling of seismic airgun bubble dynamics', Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 December, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 9780646583730 (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: De Graaf KL; Penesis I

2012Hutchison C, Binns J, Duffy J, Brandner P, 'Model Testing - What is the point? A review of yacht testing and the implications for yacht designers', Proceedings of the 4th International High Performance Yacht Design Conference, 12-14 March 2012, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 119-125. ISBN 978-1-905040-97-1 (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Hutchison C; Binns J; Duffy J

2012Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'The effect of vapour cavitation occurrence on the hydrodynamic performance of an intercepted base-ventilated hydrofoil', Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 December, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 9780646583730 (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW

2012Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Experimental investigation of a base-ventilated supercavitating hydrofoil with interceptor', Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Cavitation, 14-16 Aug, Singapore, pp. 1-6. ISBN 9789810728267 (2012) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW

2012Brandner PA, Pearce BW, 'Experimental modelling of steady hydrofoil fluid-structure interaction', Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 December, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, pp. 1-4. ISBN 9780646583730 (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW

2011Binns JR, Thompson RF, Brandner PA, Imas L, 'Free-surface effects of variations in appendage vertical volume distribution: where does a bulb not see the free-surface?', Proceedings of the 20th Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium, 18-19 March, Annapolis, USA, pp. 71-79. (2011) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Binns JR; Thompson RF

2010Hutchison SR, Brandner PA, Binns JR, Henderson AD, Walker GJ, 'Development of a CFD model for an oscillating hydrofoil', Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 5-9 December 2010, Auckland, New Zealand EJ ISBN 978-0-86869-129-9 (2010) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Hutchison SR; Binns JR; Henderson AD; Walker GJ

2010Pearce BW, Brandner PA, Binns JR, 'A numerical investigation of the viscous 2-D cavitating flow over a wall - mounted fence', Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 5-9 December 2010, Auckland ISBN 978-0-86869-129-9 (2010) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW; Binns JR

2010Brandner PA, Wright G, Pearce B, Goldsworthy L, Walker GJ, 'An experimental investigation of microbubble generation in confined turbulent jet', Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 5-9 December 2010, Auckland ISBN 978-0-86869-129-9 (2010) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Pearce B; Goldsworthy L; Walker GJ

2009Goldsworthy LC, Bong CH, Brandner PA, 'Measurement of Diesel Spray Droplet Velocity and Size and the Effect of Fuel Viscosity', Proceeding of the 8th Interernational Symposium on Particle Image Velocimetry, August 25 -28th 2009, Melbourne, pp. USB. (2009) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Goldsworthy LC; Bong CH

2008Binns JR, Brandner PA, Plouhinec J, 'The effect of heel angle and free-surface proximity on the performance and strut wake of a moth sailing dingy rudder t-foil', High Performance Yacht Design 2008 Conference Proceedings, 2 - 4 December 2008, Auckland, pp. CD ROM. ISBN 1-905040-53-9 (2008) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Binns JR

2008Goldsworthy LC, Bong CH, Brandner PA, 'Measurement of Diesel spray Droplet Velocity and Size using PIV and Shadowgraphy', Proceedings of the 5th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics , 3-4 December, Perth, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-1-74052-177-2 (2008) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Goldsworthy LC; Bong CH

2008Seil GJ, Widjaja R, Anderson B, Brandner PA, 'Computational Analysis of Submarine Propeller Hydrodynamics and Validation Against Experimental measurement', Conference Proceeding UDT Pacific 2008, 4-6 November, Sydney, pp. CD Rom. (2008) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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2007Barton AF, Brandner PA, Sargison JE, Walker GJ, 'A force balance to measure the total drag of biofilms on test plates', Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 2-7 December 2007, Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 819-824. ISBN 978-1-864998-94-8 (2007) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Barton AF; Sargison JE; Walker GJ

2007Brandner PA, Lecoffre Y, Walker GJ, 'Design Considerations in the Development of a Modern Cavitation Tunnel', Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 2-7 December 2007, Crown Plaza, Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 630-637. ISBN 978-1-864998-94-8 (2007) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Walker GJ

2007Brandner PA, Walker GJ, Niekamp PJC, Anderson B, 'An Investigation of Cloud Cavitation about a Sphere', Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 2-7 December 2007, Crown Plaza, Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 1392-1398. ISBN 978-1-864998-94-8 (2007) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Walker GJ; Niekamp PJC

2007Clarke DB, Brandner PA, Walker GJ, 'Computational and Experimental Investigation of Flow Around a 3-1 Prolate Spheroid', Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 2-7 December 2007, Crowne Plaza, Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 1381-1387. ISBN 978-1-864998-94-8 (2007) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Walker GJ

2007Pearce BW, Brandner PA, 'Limitations on 2D Super-cavitating Hydrofoil Performance', Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 2-7 December 2007, Crown Plaza, Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 1399-1404. ISBN 978-1-864998-94-8 (2007) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW

2006Brandner PA, Lecoffre Y, Walker GJ, 'Development of an Australian National Facility for Cavitation Research', Proceedings of CAV2006, 11-15 September, 2006, Wageningen, Netherlands, pp. 1-9. (2006) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Walker GJ

2006Clarke DB, Brandner PA, Walker GJ, 'Development of Capabilities for Cavitation Tunnel Investigation of Transitional Flows about Underwater Bodies', Proceedings - Pacific 2005, 2005, Sydney, Australia, pp. 10 pp. (2006) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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2006Clarke DB, Anderson B, Brandner PA, Kidd PA, Kanev S, 'A Preliminary Investigation into the Hydroelastic Behaviour of a Non-Rigidly Mounted Hydrofoil', Proceedings - Undersea DefenceTechnology, 2006, Pacific, pp. 14pp. (2006) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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2005Andrewartha MJ, Doctors LJ, Kantimahanthi K, Brandner PA, 'A Numerical Method for Performance Prediction of Hydrofoil-assisted Catamarans', Proceedings of FAST 2003, 2003, Ischia, Italy, pp. 9-16. (2005) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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2005Barton AF, Sargison JE, Walker GJ, Osborn JE, Brandner PA, 'A baseline study of the effect of freshwater biofilms in hydraulic conduit', Proceedings of XXXI IAHR Congress, 11-16 Sept. 2005, Seoul, Korea, pp. 992-1002. ISBN 89-87898-25-3 (2005) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Barton AF; Sargison JE; Walker GJ; Osborn JE

2005Binns JR, Brandner PA, 'The Effect of Mast Height and Centre of Gravity on the Re-Righting of Yachts', Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Chesapeake Sailing Symposium, 4-5 March, Annapolis, USA, pp. 135-142. (2005) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Binns JR

2004Brandner PA, Clarke DB, Walker GJ, 'Development of a Fast response Pressure Probe for Use in a Cavitation Tunnel', Proceedings of the Fifteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 13-17 December 2004, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia, pp. 4pp. ISBN 1 864 87695 6 (2004) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Walker GJ

2004Brandner PA, Walker GJ, 'Hydrodynamic Performance of a Surfboard Fin', Proceedings of the Fifteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 13-17 December 2004, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia, pp. 4pp. ISBN 1 864 87695 6 (2004) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Walker GJ

2003Binns JR, Brandner PA, 'Yacht Testing at the Australian Maritime College', The Modern Yacht, 2003, Southampton, United Kingdom, pp. 145-156. (2003) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Binns JR

2001Brandner PA, Walker GJ, 'Hydrodynamic Performance of a Vortex Generator', Proceedings of the Fourteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 9-14 December, 2001, Adelaide, Australia, pp. 637-640. ISBN 1 876346 33 7 (2001) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Walker GJ

2001Brandner PA, Walker GJ, 'A Waterjet Test Loop for the Tom Fink Cavitation Tunnel', Proceedings of the Waterjet Propulsion Conference III, Royal Institution of Naval Architects, 20 February, Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 1-11. (2001) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Other Public Output

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2012Brandner P, Anderson B, Pearce BW, 'Bubble Behaviour', Catalyst, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australia, 29 March 2012 (2012) [Media Interview]

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Co-authors: Pearce BW

Grants & Funding

A major part of the work Paul leads in the Cavitation Research Laboratory (CRL) is funded through his long term collaboration (over 20 years) with the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO). Paul conceived and led the development of the CRL, funded under the AusIndustry Major National Research Facilities Program through an AMC, DSTO and UTAS collaboration. The CRL was completed over 10 years with an estimated cash and in-kind cost of over $10M.

Through his DSTO collaboration, Paul has secured over $5M in funding as lead investigator on several major projects including work on the SEA1000 (future submarine) program. Most recently, Paul has led a program for DSTO on cavitation research as part of an Australia-Japan Collaboration in naval hydrodynamics involving the Technical Research and Development Institute, Ministry of Defence, Japan.

Paul also developed, for the first time at AMC/UTAS, funding from the United States Office of Naval Research (ONR) with two projects funded through the ONR Naval International Cooperative Opportunities in Science and Technology Program to date. Paul has also received funding from the Australian Research Council in Linkage Infrastructure, Linkage Projects and Discovery programs. Throughout his career, Paul has collaboratively secured over $11M of national competitive and contract research funding.

Funding Summary

Number of grants

27

Total funding

$14,937,889

Projects

Naval Propeller Cavitation (2017 - 2018)$462,363
Description
The project aims to improve the understanding of nucleation as well as cavitation inception on hydrofoils and propellers through experiments in the AMC Cavitation Research Laboratorys cavitation tunnel. The relationship between DSTO and AMC forms a critical component of the collaborative research project between DSTO and the British Ministry of Defence (MPO), in which comparative tests of British and Australian nucleation measurement equipment will be undertaken. This joint research will advance the understanding of cavitation tunnel testing nuclei measurement techniques.
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($462,363)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA; Pearce BW
Period
2017 - 2018
Hydrodynamics and Hydroacoustics research program (2016 - 2018)$479,742
Description
The Commonwealth (DSTG) and University of Tasmania (Australian Maritime College) have entered into a Research Agreement under the Defence Science Partnering Deed for 28 months to lead, develop, and manage the research program in hydrodynamics and hydroacoustics at DSTG.
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($479,742)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Ranmuthugala SD; Brandner PA
Period
2016 - 2018
Measurement of the vibration behaviour of flexible hydrofoils (2016)$29,900
Description
Due to their excellent strength and stiffness properties combined with their low mass, composite materials are being used in a range of undersea naval applications such as rudders, propellers and control surfaces. However, a rigorous understanding of the dynamic behaviour of these structures is required to evaluate their structural integrity. An extreme example is where hydrodynamic forces couple with the structures natural mode of vibration causing a potentially destructive self-reinforcing vibration (flutter). One of the challenges for the analysis of composite structures is that the material density approaches the fluid density and as such the added mass of the fluid must be taken into account. This project will measure the free vibration of a range of metallic and composite hydrofoils. The experiments will be performed both in-air and in-water so that a better understanding of how added mass influences the hydrofoils vibration behaviour can be developed.
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($29,900)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA; Pearce BW; Wrigley RL
Year
2016
Submarine Propulsor Research Project (2016 - 2018)$1,238,100
Description
The Maritime Division of the Defence Science and Technology Group (DST Group) in collaboration with the Australian Maritime College (AMC) of the University of Tasmania will undertake a submarine propeller research project that will investigate submarine propeller performance using experimental and computational techniques in support of the SEA1000 Future Submarine Program. The project will develop experimental capabilities to test propellers in realistic flow fields as well as conducting studies into the Fluid Structure Interactions (FSI) on hydrofoils as the material, damping and loading issues are equally applicable to propellers. The above research work will also involve related computational studies.
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($1,238,100)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA; Pearce BW
Period
2016 - 2018
Nucleation Effects on Cavitation Inception of Marine Hydrofoils and Propellers (2015 - 2018)$896,650
Description
The project aims to improve the understanding of nucleation as well as cavitation inception on hydrofoils and propellers through experiments in the AMC Cavitation Research Laboratorys cavitation tunnel. The relationship between DSTO and AMC forms a critical component of the collaborative research project between DSTO and TRDI, in which comparative tests of Japanese and Australian nucleation measurement equipment as well as cavitation investigations on hydrofoil models and a generic propeller model will be conducted in Japanese and Australian cavitation tunnels. This joint research will advance the understanding of cavitation tunnel testing techniques and enhance the performance of the respective facilities.This work will provide greater insight and understanding of nucleation physics and cavitation inception and how this may be experimentally modelled in research facilities of significantly different design and functional architecture. This project is part of a new collaboration between Australia and Japan in naval hydrodynamics research.
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($896,650)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA; Pearce BW; De Graaf KL
Period
2015 - 2018
Microbubble disperse flow about lifting surfaces (2015 - 2017)$346,925
Description
The ultimate goal of the proposed efforts is to understand the physics of dispersed bubbly flows generated or modulated by ships and underwater vehicles that influence a range of signatures that potentially enable identification and tracking. As a first step towards this goal, experimental efforts are proposed to quantify the influence of the turbulent flow field generated by a lifting surface on the size distribution and dispersion of freestream microbubbles. The proposed efforts are aligned with the Platform Design and Survivability focus area of the US Naval S&T Strategy. The research will be conducted in collaboration with the US researchers, including Prof. S. Ceccio (U. of Michigan), Dr. G. Chahine (Dynaflow, Inc.), Prof. P. Carrica (U. of Iowa), and Prof. K. Mahesh (U. of Minnesota). The project outcome includes new knowledgebase on the dispersed bubbly flow physics, state-of-the-art optical measurements techniques and data analysis methods, comprehensive experimental database for CFD verification and validation, tools and conference/journal papers.
Funding
Office of Naval Research Global ($346,925)
Scheme
Grant- Navy and Marine Corps Program
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA; Pearce BW; De Graaf KL
Period
2015 - 2017
Tailoring composite propellers for reduced sound radiation (2015 - 2018)$470,686
Description
Propellers are a harmful source of noise in the marine environment, disturbing animal behaviour, revealing thelocation of naval vessels and interfering with sonar operation. Adaptive composite propellers are potentiallyquieter than metal propellers, as well as offering improvements in efficiency and fuel consumption. The aims ofthis proposal are to understand the physical mechanisms associated with composite propeller noise generation,and to use this understanding to tailor the composite properties for reduced underwater noise. The intendedoutcomes are to provide advanced numerical capabilities that will enable quieter marine propeller designs,enhanced defence capability and an improved acoustic environment for marine mammals
Funding
Australian Research Council ($318,468)
Scheme
Grant-Linkage Projects Round 1
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Kessissoglou N; Doolan C; Brandner PA; Marburg S; Kinns R; Mulcahy N
Period
2015 - 2018
Grant Reference
LP150100567
Experimental study of 5-blade propellor induced wakes (2014)$71,133
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($71,133)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Zarruk Serrano GA; De Graaf KL; Brandner PA; Pearce BW
Year
2014
Prediction of radiated noise from marine propellers (2014 - 2016)$415,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($415,000)
Scheme
Grant-Discovery Projects
Administered By
University of New South Wales
Research Team
Kessissoglou N; Brandner PA
Period
2014 - 2016
Grant Reference
DP140104043
SEA 1000: Future Submarine Hydrodynamics Research (2013 - 2016)$2,245,745
Description
The Maritime Division of the Defence Science and Technology Group (DST Group) in collaboration with the Australian Maritime College (AMC) of the University of Tasmania will undertake a submarine propeller research project that will investigate submarine propeller performance using experimental and computational techniques in support of the SEA1000 Future Submarine Program. The project will develop experimental capabilities to test propellers in realistic flow fields as well as conducting studies into the Fluid Structure Interactions (FSI) on hydrofoils as the material, damping and loading issues are equally applicable to propellers. The above research work will also involve related computational studies.The aims of the project are to:Develop techniques to create realistic test environments for testing submarine propeller performance; Provide a capability to investigate FSI of control surfaces and propellers and investigate techniques for improved dampening of hydrofoils; andInvestigate the flow around a flapped control surface and its impact on the inflow into the propeller plane
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($2,245,745)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA; Pearce BW
Period
2013 - 2016
Targeted artificial seeding and diagnostics of cavitation nuclei for hydrodynamic research (2013)$940,000
Description
This project directly supports the delivery of activities under the Interactive Project Agreement between DSTO and UTAS entitled Submarine Research Program. In undertaking this Interactive project, the Organisation will provide the following: 1) design and manufacture of microbubble injector arrays for artificial seeding of cavitation nuclei at specific concentrations and locations within the cavitation tunnel test section; 2) design and manufacture of new test section metal and glass windows enabling high quality optical access for photographic and laser based investigations; 3) specification and purchase of Laser diagnostic equipment for measurement of microbubble velocity and size distributions for cavitation and particle imaging velocimetry investigations in the cavitation tunnel; 4) engage with the Defence Security Agency to upgrade the security status of the UTAS Cavitation Research Laboratory at AMC; 5) specification and purchase of constant temperature anemometry equipment for quantification of background velocity and turbulent flow fields as part of multiphase and cavitating flow studies.
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($940,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA; Pearce BW
Year
2013
The influence of hydrodynamic lifting surfaces on freestream microbubble content (2013)$20,000
Description
The scientific objectives of the project are to develop an experimental capability for generation and measurement of microbubbles in flowing water volumes, and investigate parameters influencing the performance of microbubble generating devices as used in the Cavitation Tunnel for artificial seeding of cavitation nuclei and bubbly flows. Bubble production rates will be derived through application of new laser based diagnostic techniques, which measure local distribution of bubble sizes, their concentration and velocity, in flowing water. The application of this research will enable rigorous investigation of cavitation phenomena about model hydrodynamic bodies and lifting surfaces, and their influence on entrainment and dispersion of microbubbles in their wake, existing in the free stream and generated through cavitation (if the flow conditions allow for inception of phase change). The findings of this research will also be used to assess the feasibility of using the microbubble generation devices to populate the flow with tracer particles suitable for particle image velocimetry (PIV) studies.
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($20,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA; Pearce BW; Zarruk Serrano GA
Year
2013
Experimental Modeling of Hydrofoil Fluid-Structure Interaction (2012 - 2014)$174,095
Funding
Office of Naval Research Global ($174,095)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA
Period
2012 - 2014
Propeller Performance Modeling Benchmark Study (2012 - 2013)$20,001
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($20,001)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA; Pearce BW
Period
2012 - 2013
Benchmarking of tests applied to generic submarine model (2011 - 2012)$60,000
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($60,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA; Pearce BW
Period
2011 - 2012
An Investigation of Unsteady Flow and Hydro-elastic Response of an Oscillating Hydrofoil (2010)$50,625
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($50,625)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA; Walker GJ
Year
2010
An Investigation of Sensor Instrumentation for the Measurement of Foil and Propeller Performance (2010)$25,000
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($25,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA
Year
2010
Measurement and CFD Modelling of Diesel Engine Spray Dynamics (2010 - 2011)$30,000
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($30,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Goldsworthy LC; Brandner PA; Binns JR
Period
2010 - 2011
Underwater Explosions (UNDEX) and Cavitation Dynamics Adjacent to an Elastic Plate (2010 - 2012)$85,000
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($85,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Penesis I; Brandner PA
Period
2010 - 2012
Freshwater Biofouling of Hydraulic Conduits: Impact, Mitigation, and Control, and the Consequences of Climate Change (2010 - 2012)$309,154
Description
Biofouling, the growth of nuisance bacteria or algae, is a significant problem in canals and pipelines and causes efficiency losses of up to 10% in hydroelectric power systems. This project aims to develop strategies to maximise renewable electricity production through biofouling mitigation. It will move our understanding of frictional wall flows from typical engineering roughness to more complex interacting organic surfaces, a critical contribution to scientific knowledge. The potential impacts of climate change on the development of biofouling and its impact on operation will also be studied. The data will be applied to improve design methods for conduits and provide industry with tools to identify strategic areas for treatment.
Funding
Australian Research Council ($160,014)
Scheme
Grant-Linkage Projects Round 1
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Walker JM; Sargison JE; Brandner PA; Henderson AD; Hallegraeff GM; Osborn JE; Walker GJ
Period
2010 - 2012
Grant Reference
LP1010700
Gas Cat: A Gas Processing and Offloading Catamaran (2008)$78,500
Funding
Woodside Energy Ltd ($78,500)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Thomas GA; Finnie I; Binns JR; Brandner PA
Year
2008
Skin Friction Control Using Engineering and Biological Surface Coatings (2006 - 2008)$261,421
Funding
Australian Research Council ($201,421)
Scheme
Grant-Linkage APA(I)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Sargison JE; Osborn JE; Hallegraeff GM; Walker GJ; Brandner PA
Period
2006 - 2008
Grant Reference
LP0667925
DSTO Research Funding for the Cavitation Tunnel (2005 - 2008)$918,000
Funding
Defence Science and Technology Group ($918,000)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Brandner PA
Period
2005 - 2008
Improvement of Water Conveying Efficiency in Hydroelectric Power Generation Systems by Optimising Pipe Friction Losses (2003 - 2005)$482,900
Funding
Australian Research Council ($350,000)
Scheme
Grant-Linkage Projects Round 1
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Sargison JE; Walker GJ; Line MA; Osborn JE; Barmuta LA; Brandner PA
Period
2003 - 2005
Grant Reference
LP0347167
The influence of sway-roll coupling on the dynamics of an inverted sailing yacht in waves (2002 - 2004)$175,000
Funding
ARC ($175,000)
Scheme
Discovery
Administered By
Australian Maritime College
Research Team
Renilson MR ; Brandner PA
Period
2002 - 2004
Australian Maritime Hydrodynamic Research Centre (2002 - 2006)$4,456,949
Funding
Department of Education, Science and Training ($4,456,949)
Scheme
Agreement-Major National Research Facility
Administered By
Australian Maritime College
Research Team
Brandner PA; MacFarlane GJ; Walker GJ
Period
2002 - 2006
Control of free/dissolved Gas Content in a Cavitation tunnel (2002)$195,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($195,000)
Scheme
Grant-Linkage Infrastructure
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Walker GJ; Brandner PA
Year
2002

Research Supervision

Paul supervises undergraduate and postgraduate students on projects within the Cavitation Research Laboratory (CRL), as well as other areas in AMC and the University including diesel spray dynamics and hydroelectric applications. Supervision of 12 PhD, Masters and honours projects (7 PhD, 1 Masters and 4 honours completions). Mentoring of five DSTO emerging scientists and engineers.

Currently there are several postgraduate opportunities within the CRL in the following areas:

  • Super-cavitating hydrofoils for motion control of high-speed ships
  • Cavitation dynamics in steady and unsteady flow about hydrofoils
  • Hydro-elastic behaviour of hydrofoils
  • Cavitation inception from surface and freestreem nucleation
  • Dynamics of cavitation inception and its effect on cloud cavitation
  • Microbubble generation and measurement
  • Microbubble disperse wakes and shear layers
  • Bubble breakup in turbulent shear layers

Current

5

Completed

9

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDExperimental investigation of super-caviting hydrofoils for ride control of high-speed craft2013
PhDNumerical and Experimental Study of Diesel Engine Spray Dynamics Using Eulerian to lagrangian Transition Code2014
PhDThe Influence of Hydrodynamic Lifting Surfaces on Freestream Microbubble Populations2016
PhDUnsteady Loading of a Hydrofoil Immersed in a Turbulent Boundary Layer2016
PhDThe Influence of Nuclei Content on Tip Vortex Cavitation Inception2017

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDMeasurement and CFD Modelling of Diesel Engine Spray Dynamics
Candidate: Mohammadmahdi Ghiji
2016
PhDUnsteady Operation and Rapid Start Up of Francis Turbines
Candidate: Dean Robert Giosio
2015
MastersAn Investigation into the Effects of Submergence Depth, Speed and Hull Length-to-Diameter Ratio on the Near-Surface
Candidate: Edward Craig Dawson
2014
PhDThe Use of Hot-Films to Characterise Flow Regimes on a Sailing Yacht Hull - Guidance for Scaling
Candidate: Christopher David Hutchison
2014
PhDThe Bubble Dynamics and Pressure Field Generated by a Seismic Airgun
Candidate: Katrina Leigh de Graaf
2013
PhDNumerical Modelling of Hydrofoil Fluid-Structure Interaction
Candidate: Suzanne Ruth Hutchison
2012
PhDVentilated Supercavitating Hydrofoils for Ride Control of High-Speed Craft
Candidate: Bryce William Pearce
2011
PhDNumerical and Experimental Analysis of Diesel Spray Dynamics Including the Effects of Fuel Viscosity
Candidate: Chin Heung Bong
2010
PhDExperimental and Computational Investigation of Flow about Low Aspect Ratio Ellipsoids at Transcritical Reynolds Numbers
Candidate: David Burnett Clarke
2009