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Alessandro Talamelli

PhD, Associate Prof.
Phone: +46 8 790 67 52
Fax: +46 8 790 76 54
E-mail: talamelli@mech.kth.se
WWW: Personal Homepage
Room: 5205 Teknikringen 8

Education

M.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering, Università di PISA, 1990. Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di MILANO, 1994.

Professional History

Researcher in Fluid Mechanics, Università di PISA, 1995-2001, Associate Professor in Aerodynamics, Università di BOLOGNA, 2001-, Guest Lecturer in Vehicle Aerodynamics, KTH 2003-

Research and Professional Activities

Research in fluid mechanics, in particular experimental studies of transition and turbulence in jets and confined flows

Teaching Activity

Leader for the following list of courses.
For the complete list of courses at mechanics, see Courses .

CourseProg.TitleKTH Info
SG2211 All Vehicle Aerodynamics SG2211

Publications

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

YearTitle
2017Turbulent pipe flow near-wall statistics
Progress in Turbulence VII, Proc. iTi Conference in Turbulence, Sept. 7-9, 2016, Bertinoro, Italy  89-94 (Published)
2017Reynolds stress scaling in pipe flow turbulence – first results from CICLoPE
Phil. Trans. R. Soc. London A 375 20160187 (Published)
2016The effect of temperature fluctuations on hot-wire measurements in wall turbulence and their correction
Progress in Turbulence VI, Springer Proceedings in Physics, Proceedings of the iTi Conference in Turbulence 2014 165 185-189 (Published)
2014Transition to turbulence delay using miniature vortex generators – AFRODITE –
Progress in Turbulence and Wind Energy IV, Springer Proceedings in Physics, Proceedings of the iTi Conference in Turbulence 2010 149 65. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-01860-7_12 (Published)
2014Numerical investigation of the AFRODITE transition control strategy
Progress in Turbulence III, Springer Proceedings in Physics, Proceedings of the iTi Conference in Turbulence 2008 149 65. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-01860-7_12 (Published)
2014Consecutive turbulence transition delay with reinforced passive control
Physical Review E 89 061001(R) (Published)
2014The influence of temperature fluctuations on hot-wire measurements in wall-bounded turbulence
Exp. Fluids 55 1781 (Published)
2013Computational study of temperature gradient effects on hot-wire measurements
Proc. of 14th European Turbulence Conference (ETC 14), Lyon, France, September 1-4, 2013   (Published)
2013A note on the effect of the separation wall in the initial mixing of coaxial jets
Exp. Fluids 54 1483 (Published)
2013Correcting hot-wire spatial resolution effects in third and fourth-order velocity moments in wall-bounded turbulence
Exp. Fluids 54 1496 (Published)
2013Scaling of streamwise boundary layer streaks and their ability to reduce skin-friction drag
J. Fluid Mech. 733 1-32 (Published)
2012Miniature vortex generators for transition delay
9th Eur. Fluid Mech. Conf. EFMC9, 9-13 September, University of Rome "Tor Vergata"   (Published)
2012On the generation of steady streamwise streaks in flat plate boundary layers
J. Fluid Mech. 698 211-234 (Published)
2012Effect of the separation wall in the mixing properties of coaxial jets
Proc 9th Int. ERCOFTAC Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modeling and Measurements (ETMM9), Thessaloniki, Greece, Jun. 6-8 (2012)  1-6 (Published)
2012Revival of Classical Vortex Generators Now for Transition Delay
Physical Review Letters 109  (Published)
2011Advanced Fluid Research On Drag reduction In Turbulence Experiments - AFRODITE
Proc. of 13th European Turbulence Conference (ETC 13), Poland (Journal of Physics: Conference Series) 318 032007 (Published)
2011A method to estimate turbulence intensity and transverse Taylor microscale in turbulent flows from spatially averaged hot-wire data
Exp. Fluids 51 693-700 (Published)
2011High amplitude streaks in boundary layers: a new passive mechanism for transition delay
4th European Conference for Aerospace Sciences Saint Petersburg, Russia, July 4, 2011 – July 8, 2011 2 1-10 (Published)
2011Transition delay by means of base flow modulations
Svenska mekanikdagarna, Göteborg, June 13-15 2011 1 36 (Published)
2011A method to correct third and fourth order moments in turbulent flows
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 318 042023 (Published)
2011Effect of the spatial filtering and alignment error of hot-wire probes in a wall-bounded turbulent flow
Meas. Sci. Technol. 22 105408 (Published)
2011Experimental analysis of dominant instabilities of coaxial jets
Phys. Fluids 23 024103 (Published)
2011“Lock-in” phenomenon in coaxial jets
Journal of Visualization   (Published)
2011Base flow modulations for skin-friction drag reduction
Proc. of 13th European Turbulence Conference (ETC 13), Poland (Journal of Physics: Conference Series) 318 032008 (Published)
2011Transition delay by means of base flow modulations
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 64th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Baltimore, November 20-22 2011   (Published)
2010Effect of oblique waves on jet turbulence
Seventh IUTAM Symposium on Laminar-Turbulent Transition, IUTAM Bookseries 18 541-544 (Published)
2010Main instabilities of coaxial jets
Proc. iTi Conference on Turbulence IV, Bertinoro, Italy, 2010   (Published)
2010Experimental study on the use of the wake instability as a passive control in coaxial jet flows
Seventh IUTAM Symposium on Laminar-Turbulent Transition, IUTAM Bookseries 18 361-366 (Published)
2010CICLoPE - A Large Pipe Facility for Detailed Turbulence Measurements at High Reynolds Number
Progress in Turbulence III, Proc. iTi Conference in Turbulence 2008    (Published)
2010High amplitude steady streaks in flat plate boundary layers
40th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit. Chicago, Illinois, USA. 28 June - 1 July 2010 15 1-14 (Published)
2009CICLoPE - a response to the need for high Reynolds number experiments
Fluid Dynamics Research 41  021407 (Published)
2009Turbulence enhancement in coaxial jet flows by means of vortex shedding
Progress in Turbulence III, Springer Proceedings in Physics, Proceedings of the iTi Conference in Turbulence 2008 131 235-238 (Published)
2009The effect of oblique waves on jet turbulence
Progress in Turbulence III, Springer Proceedings in Physics, Proceedings of the iTi Conference in Turbulence 2008 131 231-234 (Published)
2009The diagnostic plot - a new way to appraise turbulent boundary layer data
Advances in Turbulence XII, Springer Proceedings in Physics 132 609-612 (Published)
2009Challenges in Hot Wire Measurements in Wall-Bounded Turbulent Flows
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 62nd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Volume 54, Number 19, Sunday–Tuesday, November 22–24, 2009, Minneapolis, Minnesota  54 20 (Published)
2009Transition to turbulence delay by means of a passive mechanism
CEAS/KATnet II Conference on Key Aerodynamic Technologies, 12-15 May 2009, Bremen 1  (Published)
2008Passive control of mixing in a coaxial jet
Proc. of 7th Int. ERCOFTAC Symp. on Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Measurements (ETMM7) 2 450-455 (Published)
2008On the passive control of the near-field of coaxial jets by means of vortex shedding
2nd Int. Conf. on Jets, Wakes and Separated Flows, Sept 16-19, 2008, Berlin, Germany  1-7 (Published)
2008Scaling of mixed structure function in turbulent boundary layers.
Physics of Fluids 20 045101 (Published)
2008CICLoPE - A new high Reynolds number pipe flow facility for detailed turbulence measurements.
Proc. XXII ICTAM, 25--29 August 2008, Adelaide, Australia   (Published)
2008The new high Reynolds number pipe flow facility at CICLoPE.
38th Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, 23-26 June 2008, Seattle, Washington AIAA-paper 2008-3966  (Published)
2007A study of swirling turbulent pipe and jet flows
Phys. Fluids 19 035105 (Published)
2007The role of vortex shedding in the mixing of coaxial jets
Proc. 19th AIDAA 2007    (Published)
2006Experimental study of the stabilization of Tollmien-Schlichting waves by finite amplitude streaks
Laminar-Turbulent Transition, Proc. IUTAM Symp., Bangalore, Dec. 13-17. 2004. Ed. Rama Govindarajan, Springer,   p. 299-304 (Published)
2006Delaying transition to turbulence by a passive mechanism
Physical Review Letters 96 064501 (Published)
2006Experimental analysis of transition delay by means of roughness elements
AIAA-06-3528, 36th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, June 5-8, San Francisco   (Published)
2006Using non-normality for passive laminar flow control
Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Mathematics for Industry, Leganés, Madrid, Spain, July 10-14.   (Published)
2006Transition delay by roughness elements
Whither Turbulence Prediction and Control. March 26-29, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.    (Published)
2006Delaying transition to turbulence by a passive mechanism
6th Euromech Fluid Mech. Conf., June 26-30, 2006. 2 360 (Published)
2005Experimental study of the stabilization of Tollmien-Schlichting waves by finite amplitude streaks
Phys. Fluids 17 (5) 054110 (Published)
2005Stabilization of Tollmien Schlichting waves by means of roughness generated streaks
Proc. 18th AIDAA 2005   (Published)
2005A heated swirling jet emanating from a fully developed turbulent pipe flow
6th ExHFT   (Accepted)
2005Transition delay by means of a passive mechanism
58th Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Nov. 20-22, Chicago (IL), USA. Abstract in Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 50  (Published)
2004Experimental and theoretical investigation of the non-modal growth of steady streaks in a flat plate boundary layer
Phys. Fluids 16 3627-3638 (Published)
2004An active grid for the simulation of atmospheric boundary layers in a wind tunnel
Wind & Structures - An International Journal 7 131-144 (Published)
2003Experimental investigation of jets produced by rotating fully developed pipe flow
Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena - 3 3 1217-1222 (Published)
2003Experimental analysis of the evolution of steady disturbances in a flat plate boundary layer
Proc. 17th AIDAA 2003   (Published)
2003Experimental analysis of the evolution of steady disturbances in a flat plate boundary layer
In Atti del XVII Congresso Nazionale dell'Associazione Italiana di Aeronautica e Astronautica. Rome, Italy, Sept. 15-19.   (Published)
2003Stabilisation of Tollmien-Schlichting waves by streaky base flow
56th Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Nov. 23-25, East Rutherford (NJ), USA. Abstract in Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 48  (Published)
2002Experimental investigation of streaky structures in a relaminarizing boundary layer
J. Turbulence 3 1-13 (Published)
2000An experimental investigation of the response of hot-wire X-probes in shear flows
Exp. in Fluids 28 425-435 (Published)

Projects

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PeriodTitleArea
2003-Laminar-Turbulent transition delay by means of passive controlFluid mechanics