Journal article

Front dynamics and entrainment of finite circular gravity currents on an unbounded uniform slope

N Zgheib, A Ooi, S Balachandar

Journal of Fluid Mechanics | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by ExxonMobil Upstream Research grant

Awarded by National Science Foundation Partnership

Funding Acknowledgements

This project was supported by the ExxonMobil Upstream Research grant (EM 09296). We also wish to thank the French Embassy in the USA for the Chateaubriand Fellowship as well as the National Science Foundation Partnership for International Research and Education (PIRE) grant (NSF OISE-0968313). We are grateful to T. Bonometti for many stimulating ideas and comments on the manuscript. The three anonymous reviewers are thanked for their excellent and intuitive comments which greatly improved the quality of the paper.