Graduate Theses
The following documents are available in PDF.

Kyle Damm PhD Thesis, 2020 Adjointbased aerodynamic design optimisation in hypersonic flow

Jens Kunze PhD Thesis, 2020 Design of a 3D shape transitioning nozzle and experimental thrust measurements of an airframe integrated scramjet

Pierpaolo Toniato PhD Thesis, 2019 Freejet testing of a Mach 12 scramjet in an expansion tube

Kan (Jason) Qin PhD Thesis, 2017 Development and application of multiphysics simulation tools for foil thrust bearings operating with carbon dioxide

Elise Fahy PhD Thesis, 2016 Superorbital Reentry Shock Layers: Flight and Laboratory Comparisons

David Gildfind PhD Thesis, 2012 Development of High Total Pressure Scramjet Flow Conditions using the X2 Expansion Tube

Wilson Chan PhD Thesis, 2012 Effects of flow nonuniformities on the drag reduction by boundary layer combustion

Brendan O’Flaherty PhD Thesis, 2012 Reducing the Global Warming Potential of Coal Mine Ventilation Air by Combustion in a FreePiston Engine

Carolyn Jacobs PhD Thesis, 2011 Radiation in low density hypervelocity flows

Dan Potter PhD Thesis, 2011 Modeling of radiating shock layers for atmospheric entry at Earth and Mars

Rowan Gollan PhD Thesis, 2009 The Computational Modelling of HighTemperature Gas Effects with Application to Hypersonic Flows

Matthew McGilvray PhD Thesis, 2008 Scramjet testing at high enthalpies in expansion tube facilities

Joseph Tang PhD Thesis, 2008 Development of a Parallel Adaptive Cartesian Cell Code to Simulate Blast in Complex Geometries

Matthew Smith PhD Thesis, 2008 The True Direction Equilibrium Flux Method and its Application

Adrian Window MPhil Thesis, 2008 Simulation of Separating Flows in the X2 Expansion Tube Over Bluff Aerocapture Vehicles

Dwishen Ramanah MPhil Thesis, 2007 Background Oriented Schlieren Technique for Flow Visualisation in Shock Tunnels

Andrew Denman PhD Thesis, 2007 LargeEddy Simulation of Compressible Turbulent Boundary Layers with Heat Addition

Michael Scott PhD Thesis, 2006 Development and Modelling of Expansion Tubes

Michael Elford MSc Thesis, 2005 Validation of a CFD Solver for Hypersonic Flows

Charles Lilley PhD Thesis, 2005 A Macroscopic Chemistry Method for the Direct Simulation of Nonequilibrium Gas Flows

Ben Stewart PhD Thesis, 2004 Predicted Scramjet Testing Capabilities of the Proposed RHYFLX Expansion Tube

Richard Goozee PhD Thesis, 2003 Simulation of a Complete Shock Tunnel using Parallel Computer Codes

Kevin Austin PhD Thesis, 2002 Evolutionary Design of Robust Flight Control for a Hypersonic Aircraft

Vince Wheatley MSc Thesis, 2001 Modelling LowDensity Flow in Hypersonic Impulse Facilities

James Faddy MSc Thesis, 2000 Computational Modelling for Shock Tube Flows

Chris Craddock PhD Thesis, 1999 Computational Optimization of Scramjets and Shock Tunnel Nozzles

Haruko Ishikawa PhD Thesis, 1999 Investigations of Optimum Design of Heat Exchangers of Thermoacoustic Engines

IanJohnstonPhDThesis, 1999 Simulation of Flow Around BluntNosed Vehicles for the Calibration of AirData Systems

Paul Petrie Repar PhD Thesis, 1997 Numerical Simulation of Diaphragm Rupture

Peter Jacobs PhD Thesis, 1987 Nonlinear Dynamics of PiecewiseConstant Vorticity Distributions in an Inviscid Fluid

Neil Mudford PhD Thesis, 1976 The Production of Pulsed Nozzle Flows in a Shock Tube
Undergraduate Projects
Although the following documents are not directly linked, they should be available if you ask.
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Alexander Braiden, 2016: Computational Study of Earth Reentry Flows. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Rowan Gollan]

Heather Muir, 2016: An Unstructured Mesh Generation Code for Eilmer4. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Peter Jacobs]

Jonathan Ho, 2015: Simulation of Dense Gas Flows in Computational Fluid Dynamics. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Peter Jacobs]
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Charles McMahon, 2016: Nonequilibrium Gas Effects in the Flow about Hypersonic Vehicles. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Rowan Gollan]

Matthew Trudigan, 2016: Simualtion of moving flap in Eilmer 3. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Ingo Jahn]

Alex Ward, 2016: Parametric Grid Generation for SPARTAN. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Ingo Jahn]

Justin Beri, 2015: Development of a Solid Solver for Tightly Coupled Conjugate Heat Transfer. Undergradudate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Anand Veeraragavan]

James Burgess, 2015: CFD Study of a Fast Opening Valve as a Film Diaphragm Replacement for Expansion Tubes. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by David Gildfind]

Kyle Damm, 2015: Using GPUs to Reduce WallClock Times of Reacting Flow Simulations. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Anand Veeraragavan]

Lachlan Davies, 2015: Simulation of Radiating Hypersonic Flows. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Rowan Gollan]

Douglas Irvine, 2015: Numerical Investigation of a Cone Pressure Probe in Hypersonic Flows. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Rowan Gollan]

Andrew Williams, 2015: Simulation of Pitching Aerofoil in Hypersonic Flow. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Ingo Jahn]

Lamboo, S., 2015: Grid importing for CFD simulations of turbomachines. University of Twente Internship Report.

Samuel Stennet, 2014: The Validation of the kw Turbulence Model for 3D Test Cases. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Wilson Chan]

Campmans, G.H.P., 2013: Validating densegas models recently added to the Computational Fluid Dynamics code Eilmer3 at University of Queensland. University of Twente Thesis.

Zachary Denman, 2013: Modelling Heat Recirculation in MicroCombustors Using Eilmer3. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Peter Jacobs and Anand Veeraragavan]

Antonia Flocco, 2013: Optimising Porthole Geometry for Maximum Jet Strength. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Ingo Jahn]

Nicholas Gibbons, 2013: Computational Fluid Dynamics of FreePiston Motion in Superorbital Expansion Tubes using the Ghost Fluid Method. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Vincent Wheatley]

Andrew Jensen, 2013: Parallel Plate Microcombustion Simulations Using Eilmer3. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Engineering, The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Anand Veeraragavan]

Peter Blyton, 2011: Development of CFD Capability for the Optimisation of Radialinflow Turbine Geometry B.Sc Thesis, School of Engineering, The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Peter Jacobs]

Nathan Belgrove, 2010: Development of CFD capability for the calculation of compressible flow in complex threedimensional geometries. B.A. Thesis, School of Engineering, The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Peter Jacobs]

Brian Cook, 2010: Compressibleflow CFD exercise book for beginners in hypersonic flow analysis. B.Sc Thesis, School of Engineering, The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Peter Jacobs]
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 Aaliya Doolabh, 2016: Slow opening valve for L1d3. Undergraduate Thesis. School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering. The University of Queensland. [Supervised by Ingo Jahn]