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John Kim

 

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John Kim, Ph.D.
(Stanford, 1978)

jkim@seas.ucla.edu
46-147J, Eng IV
(310) 825-4393


Link(s):

Professor Kim's Home Page

Turbulence Research Group
 

 

 

 

 

 

Areas of Interest:

Numerical simulation of transitional and turbulent flows, turbulence and heat-transfer control, numerical algorithms for computational physics.


Selected Recent Publications:

"A numerical study of laterally strained wall-bounded turbulence," by G. Coleman, D. Fedorov, P. Spalart and J, Kim, J. Fluid Mech., Vol. 636, 2009.

"A hybrid-filter approach to turbulence simulation,"
by B. Rajamani and J. Kim, Flow, Turbulence and Combustion,  Vol. 85, No. 3-4, 2010.

"State-space approximations of the Orr-Sommerfeld system with boundary inputs and outputs," by A. Or, J. Speyer and J. Kim, J. Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2010.

"Reduced balancing transformations for large non-normal state-space systems," by A. Or, J. Speyer and J. Kim, J. Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2011.

"A numerical study of compressible turbulent boundary layers," by M. Lagha, J. Kim, J. D. Eldredge and X. Zhong, Phys. Fluids, Vol. 23, 2011.

"Near-wall dynamics of compressible boundary layers,"
by M. Lagha, J. Kim, J. D. Eldredge and X. Zhong,
Phys. Fluids, Vol. 23, 2011.

"Physics and control of wall turbulence for drag reduction," by J. Kim, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, Vol. 369, 2011.