**Proceedings of the Seventh Australasian Conference on Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics**

**Table of Contents **

*A decade of hydraulics in Australasia, *CJ Apelt

*Turbulence, bluff body aerodynamics and wind engineering, *WH Melbourne

*A landfill groundwater study in Christchurch, New Zealand, *B Hunt & RE Young

*Modelling flow to partially penetrating wells using an electrolytic tank, *CR Dudgeon & RJ Cox

*Comparison of immiscible and miscible fluid models for sea water intrusion in aquifers, *RE Volker

*Prospecting for wind energy: A field assessment of physical modelling, *D Neal & DC Stevenson

*Simulation of the dynamic response of transmission lines to strong winds, *MJ Matheson & JD Holmes

*Power generation from the East Australian Current by use of arrays of submerged Darrieus vertical axis turbines, *KD Thomson

*Flow phenomena of polymer solutions in an annular die, *C Tiu & KL Tan

*Non-Newtonian effects in creeping flow about a sphere, *RP Chhabra, C Tiu & PHT Uhlherr

*Normal stress measurements for viscoelastic liquids using real time holographic interferometry of the Weissenberg Effect, *MF Hibberd & HG Hornung

*Model studies for a wave riding facility, *PD Killen

*Wave transmission characteristics of fixed and floating breakwaters, *V Sundar & S Dakshinamoorthy

*Computer simulation of water waves and the natural frequencies of a submerged cylinder, *WK Soh

*An alternative to diffraction theory for evaluating inertial wave forces on cylinders standing on the sea floor, *SH Chue

*The measurement of aerodynamic admittance using discrete frequency gust generation,* ED Jancauskas & WH Melbourne

*Correlation of fluctuating wind pressures on a house, *RJ Best & JD Holmes

*Some effects of an isolated hill on wind velocities near ground level, *JD Holmes, GR Walker & WE Steen

*Further measurements of buffeting effects on twin upstream buildings, *JW Saunders

*Stability of elastico-viscous Poiseuille flow with flexible boundaries, *SK Pathak, A Kumar & PK Pande

*Isolation of elastic effects in non-Newtonian fluid mechanics, *DV Boger & RJ Binnington

*Fluid flow in tapered tangential runners feeding thin gates in metal diecasting dies, *AJ Davis & TH Siauw

*The influence of molecular agglomerates on the drag reducing properties of polyethylene oxide solutions, *HD Ellis, I Cowling & RJ Norton

*Boundary element methods for free surface viscous flows, *JF Milthorpe & RI Tanner

*Finite element solution of a converging hydrodynamic flow-field between stationary porous and sliding nonporous surfaces, *M Malik & R Sinhasan

*Finite element analysis of flow under sluice gates, *LT Isaacs

*Admissibility requirements and the least squares finite element solution for potential flow, *G De Vries & DH Norrie

*On the finite element modelling of the injection of carbon dioxide into a wheat silo, *GP Steven & SJ Auld

*Self streaming wind tunnels without computers, *N Pollock

*Wind tunnel blockage effects on a circular cylinder in turbulent flows, *CK Cheung & WH Melbourne

*Two-dimensional solid blockage in a slotted wall wind tunnel, *AJ Smits & V Baskaran

*The flying hot-wire and its application to the study of large scale structures in turbulent wakes, *JH Watmuff, MS Chong & AE Perry

*The dynamic behaviour of propeller anemometers, *PS Jackson

*Mean flow measurements in three dimensions using a four hole pressure probe, *IC Shepherd

*A membrane moiré fringe and shadowgraph technique as aids in fluid mechanics, *AE Perry & MS Chong

*The development of a peak gust anemometer, *GR Walker & RD Marshall

*The organized motion in a turbulent boundary layer, *RA Antonia

*A study of the boundary layer transition process, *AE Perry, TT Lim & EW Teh

*The potential flow signature of a turbulent spot, *CW Van Atta, M Sokolov, RA Antonia & AJ Chambers

*The structure of turbulence in axisymmetric and flat plate flows, *SM Henbest, KL Lim & AE Perry

*A study on channel obstructions with a longitudinal slot,* MH Abdul Khader & SP Rai

*The validity of backwater models for flood routing applications, *C Zoppou & IC O’Neill

*Depth control during demand changes in open channels, *WE Bodley & AK McIntyre

*A laboratory study of flow patterns and exchange processes in channels with abrupt variations in width, *BS Jenkins

*Developments in loose boundary hydraulics, *AJ Raudkivi

*Some geological implications of double-diffusive convection, *JS Turner

*Double-diffusive convection with a nonlinear equation of state,* TJ McDougall

*Topographic forcing in nonlinear and linear barotropic models, *JS Frederiksen & BL Sawford

*Stress at a sheared finger interface, *BR Ruddick

*Erosion of the sand bed near piers, *SK Davies & G De Vahl Davis

*Self amouring of non-uniform alluvial sediments, *GT Proffitt & AJ Sutherland

*Secondary circulation in meandering channels, *M Nouh

*Axial dispersion of liquids in packed beds and porous rocks, *HH Nguyen & DF Bagster

*Flow control by secondary injection, *RK Duggins

*Friction factors of aqueous electrolyte solutions in pipe flow, *PL Spedding & JJJ Chen

*Thrust augmenting ejectors for high pressure ratio propulsive jets, *SA Fisher

*The viscous tornado, *TT Lim, MS Chong & AE Perry

*Predicting the movement of a higher density pollutant through an aquifer from a surface source, *RE Volker & J Foruria

*An improved solution for the infiltration-advance problem in irrigation hydraulics, *JH Knight

*The movement of air and water in unsaturated porous materials, *AA Curtis & KK Watson

*Aquifers with very high horizontal permeability, *RA Wooding

*Self-induced recirculation characteristics of a swirl burner, *GE Pleasance

*The effect of induced sound on the flow around a rectangular body in a wind tunnel, *MC Welsh, R Parker & SAT Stoneman

*Measurement of secondary flows in rod bundle duct flow, *JD Hooper

*Growth and collapse of cavitation bubbles near flexible boundaries, *DC Gibson & JR Blake

*Gasdynamics Research in Australia, *HG Hornung

*Flow characteristics of the outer part of a circular jet with and without excitation, *AJ Chambers, RA Antonia & AKMF Hussain

*Chemically reacting turbulent shear layers with significant heat release, *AK Wallace

*The fine-scale structure of the velocity field of turbulent jets, *BR Satyaprakash & RA Antonia

*Prandtl-Meyer Flow of a finite Knudsen number gas, *GA Bird

*Finite element analysis of transonic flow in nozzles, *T Doan & RD Archer

*Strength of shock waves produced by electrical discharges, *PI McKelvie, NW Page & D Mackerras

*Efficient pipe-culvert exit transitions, *V Michels

*Hydrodynamic forces on a fixed-wheel gate in complex approach conditions, *MA Wilke

*Effect of gate shape on closure loading, *IG Hampton & EJ Lesleighter

*The vortex shedding process behind a circular cylinder, *MS Chong, TT Lim & AE Perry

*Wall pressure fluctuations in a separated region downstream of a corner, *DC Stevenson & HB Nguyen

*Flow separation on bodies of revolution at incidence, *BD Fairlie

*Investigation of transition conditions for shock wave reflexion in steady flow, *ML Robinson & HG Hornung

*A numerical procedure for the analysis of one-space-dimensional non-steady compressible flow, *JS Cronje & JAC Kentfield

*The effect of refraction on acoustic wave-angle emission from free jets, *S-L Hall

*Restricted orifice surge tanks on low-head pump rising mains, *MA Wilke

*Damping and stability of orifice plate surge tanks by approximate analytical technique, *JS Montes

*Prospecting for turbomachinery in Australia during the next decade, *JP Gostelow

*On the dynamics of the Celebes and Sulu seas, *RL Hughes

*The evaluation of tide well constants, *CC Lill & RD Braddock

*Progress with modelling diurnal temperature profiles in the upper ocean, *JW Hill

*Effect of wakes of upstream stator blades on the rotor of an axial flow compressor, *AR Oliver

*On a consistent model of blade-to-blade flow through an axial turbomachine, *DA Frith

*Turbulent flow between a rotating disk and a stationary wall, *JW Polkowski

*Use of the method of lines for choking flow in a nozzle, *CK Somasundaram & RD Archer

*The two-strip method of integral relations for supersonic blunt elliptic nose, *VN Nguyen & RD Archer

*The effect of viscosity on the transition to Mach reflexion in pseudosteady flow, *JR Taylor & HG Hornung

*Missile aerodynamics prediction using computer programs, *LM Sheppard

*Experiments on air-water flows in an eccentric annular channel, *DRH Beattie & KR Lawther

*Structure and analysis of gas-liquid mixture flow, *MR Davis

*Two phase flow pressure loss prediction, *PL Spedding & JJJ Chen

*A comparison of experimental results of pressure drop for two phase steam/water and air/water mixtures in a horizontal pipe, *DH Freeston

*The performance of delta-wing bladed wind-turbines,* JAC Kentfield

*Optimization of a vertical axis wind turbine for small scale applications, *JP Baird & SF Pender

*Diffuser-augmented wind turbine analysis, *CAJ Fletcher

*Application of neutron techniques to the measurement of two-phase flow, *V Ilic, J Marshall & HJ Woodley

*The evaporation of small mist droplets from a vertical plate using a two-dimensional air jet, *RR Horsley

*Effect of suspended particulates on the measurement of gas velocity using a pitot-static tube, *ST Huynh & MJ McIntosh

*The stable floating liquid droplet phenomenon, *R Davis, P Dranfield & A Tan

*Turbulent boundary layers in strong adverse pressure gradients, *WH Schofield

*A study of a turbulent boundary layer downstream of a sudden decrease in wall heat flux, *SC Subramanian & RA Antonia

*Low Reynolds number turbulent boundary layer measurements, *AJ Smits, V Baskaran, LP Erm & PN Joubert

*Analytical approximations to the solution of the Blasius equation, *JY Parlange, RD Braddock &G Sander

*Natural convection in inclined cavities filled with a compressible fluid with variable properties: A numerical study, *E Leonardi & JA Reizes

*Mathematical modelling of surface discharge of heated water, *HN Phien & S Vongvisessomjai

*A predictive model of tropical cyclone wind-waves, *IR Young & RJ Sobey

*Influence of channel slope on numerical stability in unsteady flow simulation, *CL Yen

*A spectral model of MHD finite amplitude overstability, *KJ Mann

*Hydraulics and sediment transport in a creek – mangrove swamp system, *JS Bunt & E Wolanski

*Mixing in the surf zone, *TJ Pollock & IG Wallis

*Hydrodynamics of the Gippsland Lakes, *JJ Fryer & AK Easton

*Large structure in a heated turbulent mixing layer, *S Rajagopalan & RA Antonia

*Turbulent momentum interchange between connected flow passages, *JD Hooper, WJ Crawford & MJ Hincksman

*Vertical and horizontal spatial coherence of temperature fluctuations in the atmospheric surface layer, *D Phong-Anant, AJ Chambers & RA Antonia

*A higher order panel method for three-dimensional potential flow, *JL Hess

*An experimental study of steady and quasi-steady jet flaps, *YP Chai & JM Simmons

*Results of recent measurements on an oscillating aerofoil, *KH Ly & VAL Chasteau

*Shock strength gain and transmitted wave attenuation in focusing contractions of different aspect ratios, *BE Milton RD Archer

*Process of bow shock detachment for relaxing gas flow over cones, *AFP Houwing

*Weak shock wave structure in real gases, *NW Page

*Mixing in an unsteady flow system, *T Wood

*Pressure distribution due to shear layer re-attachment, *KCS Kwok & SJ Palmer

*The attachment line boundary layer on a body at incidence in subsonic flow, *ML Robinson

*The vortex flow field generated by a hovering helicopter, *KR Reddy

*Experimental studies to modify the velocity in the wake of ships’ hulls, * N Matheson

*Flow improvement at pump intakes by the use of baffles, *DKC Haradasa & RJ Cox