Environmental and Biological Fluid Mechanics Lab

Particle-laden turbulence and biological propulsion



Byron, M.L., Y. Tao, I. Houghton, and E.A. Variano. Effects of shape and buoyancy on the motion of large nonspherical particles in turbulence.  (in prep)

van der Hoop, J.M., M.L. Byron, K. Ozolina, J. Johanson, J. F. Steffensen, P. Domenici. Lower oxygen consumption rates in high-turbulence flows in a labriform swimmer, Cymatogaster aggregata. (accepted for publication, Journal of Experimental Biology)

Byron, M.L., J. Einarsson, K. Gustavsson, G. Voth, B. Mehlig, and E.A. Variano. Shape-dependence of particle rotation in isotropic turbulence. Physics of Fluids (1994-present) 27.3 (2015): 035101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4913501 [PDF]

Meyer, C.R., M.L. Byron, and E.A. Variano. Rotational Diffusion of Particles in Turbulence. Limnology and Oceanography: Fluids and Environments.3:89-102. 035101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/21573689-2326592. [PDF]

Byron, M.L. and E.A. Variano (2013). Refractive-index-matched hydrogel materials for measuring flow-structure interactions. Exp. Fluids. 54:1456. 035101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00348-013-1456-z. [PDF]

Bellani, G.B., M.L. Byron, A.G. Collignon, C.R. Meyer, and E.A. Variano (2012). Shape effects on turbulent modulation by large nearly neutrally buoyant particles. J. Fluid Mech. 712:41- 60. 035101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2012.393 [PDF]

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