Research interests, Publications.

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School of Mathematics and Statistics

The University of New South Wales

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The linear and nonlinear stability of fluid flows, with particular interests in:

- Boundary layer flows
- Unsteady flows
- Wave vortex interaction

- S.O. MacKerrell, P.J. Blennerhassett and A.P. Bassom,
Gortler vortices in the Rayleigh layer on an impulsively started cylinder,
*Physics of Fluids*14 (2002), 2948-2956. - P.J. Blennerhassett and A.P. Bassom,
The linear stability of flat Stokes layers,
*J. Fluid Mech.*464 (2002), 393-410. - A.P. Bassom and P.J. Blennerhassett,
Impulsively generated convection in
a semi-infinite fluid layer above a heated flat plate,
*Q. Jl Mech. Appl. Math.*55 (2002), 573-595. - P.J. Blennerhassett and A.P. Bassom,
The
linear stability of high-frequency oscillatory flow in a channel,
*J. Fluid Mech.*556 (2006), 1-25. - P.J. Blennerhassett and A.P. Bassom,
The linear stability of high-frequency flow in a torsionally oscillating
cylinder,
*J. Fluid Mech.*576 (2007), 491-505. - P.J. Blennerhassett and A.P. Bassom,
A note on the linear stability of a two-dimensional Stokes layer,
*Q. Jl Mech. Appl. Math.*60 (2007), 391-396. - P.J. Blennerhassett and A.P. Bassom,
On the linear stability of Stokes layers,
*Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A*366 (2008), 2685-2697. - C. Thomas, A.P. Bassom, P.J. Blennerhassett and C. Davies,
Direct numerical simulations of small disturbances in the classical
Stokes layer,
*Journal of Engineering Mathematics*68 (2010), 327-338. - C. Thomas, A.P. Bassom, P.J. Blennerhassett and C. Davies,
The linear stability of oscillatory Poiseuille flow in channels and pipes,
*Proc. R. Soc. A*467 (2011), 2643-2662. - C. Thomas, A.P. Bassom and P.J. Blennerhassett,
The linear stability of oscilling pipe flow,
*Phys. Fluids*24, 014106 (2012); doi: 10.1063/1.3675899.

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