Athanasia Kalpakli Vester

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Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics, 2014, KTH Mechanics, Stockholm, Sweden
Licentiate in Engineering Mechanics, 2012, KTH Mechanics, Stockholm, Sweden
University Diploma in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering 2008, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece

Professional History

Post-doc at KTH Mechanics 2015-present
Ph.D. student at KTH Mechanics 2009-2014


Please note that this list might not be complete. Follow each article link for additional authors.

2016Flow visualization of an oblique impinging jet: Vortices like it downhill, not uphill
Journal of Visualization 19 7-9 (Published)
2016Combined hot-wire and PIV measurements of a swirling turbulent flow at the exit of a 90° pipe bend
Journal of Visualization 19 261-273 (Published)
2016Turbulent flows in curved pipes: recent advances in experiments and simulations
Appl. Mech. Rev. 68 050802 (Published)
2015Pulsatile turbulent flow in straight and curved pipes – interpretation and decomposition of hot-wire signals
Flow, Turbulence and Combustion 94 305-321 (Published)
2015POD analysis of the turbulent flow downstream a mild and sharp bend
Exp. Fluids 56 57 (Published)
2014Turbulent pipe flow downstream a 90 degree bend: curvature ratio effects.
Proc 10th Int. ERCOFTAC Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modeling and Measurements (ETMM10), Marbelle, Spain, Sept. 17-19 (2014)  1-6 (Published)
2014The characteristics of turbulence in curved pipes under highly pulsatile flow conditions
Progress in Turbulence V, Springer Proceedings in Physics, Proceedings of the iTi Conference in Turbulence 2012 149 183-187 (Published)
2013Coherent motions in turbulent flows through curved pipes
Proc. of 14th European Turbulence Conference (ETC 14), Lyon, France, September 1-4, 2013   (Published)
2013Turbulent pipe flow downstream a 90 degree pipe bend with and without superimposed swirl
Int. J. Heat and Fluid Flow 41 103-111 (Published)
2013Hot-wire calibration at low velocities: Revisiting the vortex shedding method
Advances in Mechanical Engineering 2013 241726 (Published)
2013Vortical patterns in turbulent flow downstream a 90 degree curved pipe at high Womersley numbers
Int. J. Heat and Fluid Flow 44 692-699 (Published)
2012Dean vortices in turbulent flows: rocking or rolling?
Journal of Visualization 15 37-38 (Published)
2012Experimental investigation on the effect of pulsations on exhaust manifold-related flows aiming at improved engine efficiency
10th International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging (iMechE), London, UK, May 15-16, 2012  377-387 (Published)
2012Experimental investigation on the secondary motion downstream a pipe bend with and without swirl
Proc 9th Int. ERCOFTAC Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modeling and Measurements (ETMM9), Thessaloniki, Greece, Jun. 6-8 (2012)  1-6 (Published)
2011Pulsatile turbulent flow through pipe bends at high Dean and Womersley numbers
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 318 092023 (Published)
2011Reynolds and swirl number effects on turbulent pipe flow in a 90 degree pipe bend
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 64rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 20–22, 2011, Baltimore, Maryland 56  (Published)
2011Dancing in the pipe
APS Online Image Gallery   (Published)
2010Experimental investigation on the effect of pulsations on turbulent flow through a 90 degrees pipe bend
3rd Int. Conf. on Jets, Wakes and Separated Flows, Sept 27-30, 2010, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA  1-6 (Published)

Internal Reports

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YearTitleDocument Type
2014Vortices in turbulent curved pipe flow—rocking, rolling and pulsating motions Doctoral thesis
2012Experimental study of turbulent flows through pipe bends Licentiate thesis