Ronald Adrian

Regents Professor

  • 22554 Citations
  • 61 h-Index
1969 …2020

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Research Output

2019

Space-time formation of very-large-scale motions in turbulent pipe flow

Lee, J. H., Sung, H. J. & Adrian, R. J., Dec 25 2019, In : JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. 881, p. 1010-1047 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

A new method to calculate unsteady particle kinematics and drag coefficient in a subsonic post-shock flow

Bordoloi, A. D., Ding, L., Martinez, A. A., Prestridge, K. & Adrian, R., May 17 2018, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 29, 7, 074001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2017

Applications of laser Doppler anemometry.

Adrian, R. & Fingerson, L. M., Jan 1 2017, In : [No source information available].

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fundamental principles of optics.

Adrian, R., Jan 1 2017, In : [No source information available].

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fundamental principles of optics.

Adrian, R., Jan 1 2017, In : [No source information available].

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laser velocimetry

Adrian, R., Jan 1 2017, Fluid Mechanics Measurements, Second edition. CRC Press, p. 175-300 126 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

LDA data processing.

Adrian, R. & Fingerson, R. M., Jan 1 2017, In : [No source information available].

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light scattering effects in laser anemometers.

Adrian, R., Jan 1 2017, In : [No source information available].

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Measurement potential of laser speckle velocimetry.

Adrian, R., Jan 1 2017, In : [No source information available].

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

N-pulse particle image velocimetry-accelerometry for unsteady flow-structure interaction

Ding, L. & Adrian, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 28, 1, 014001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Reynolds decomposition of turbulence containing super-coherent states

Adrian, R., Sakievich, P. J. & Peet, Y., 2017, 10th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP 2017. International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP10, Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Statistical characteristics of the Doppler photo current.

Adrian, R., Jan 1 2017, In : [No source information available].

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wave theory of laser anemometers.

Adrian, R., Jan 1 2017, In : [No source information available].

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

A High Performance Pulsatile Pump for Aortic Flow Experiments in 3-Dimensional Models

Chaudhury, R. A., Atlasman, V., Pathangey, G., Pracht, N., Adrian, R. & Frakes, D., Jun 1 2016, In : Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology. 7, 2, p. 148-158 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Analysis of velocity structures in a transitionally rough turbulent boundary layer

Doosttalab, A., Dharmarathne, S., Tutkun, M., Adrian, R. & Castillo, L., Aug 30 2016, Whither Turbulence and Big Data in the 21st Century?. Springer International Publishing, p. 77-92 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Light-induced energy conversion in liquid nanoparticle suspensions

Phelan, P., Taylor, R., Adrian, R., Prasher, R. S. & Otanicar, T. P., Apr 19 2016, Nanoparticle Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow. CRC Press, p. 123-142 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations
2015

Effect of small roughness elements on thermal statistics of a turbulent boundary layer at moderate Reynolds number

Doosttalab, A., Araya, G., Newman, J., Adrian, R., Jansen, K. & Castillo, L., Dec 8 2015, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 787, p. 84-115 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Effects of Bileaflet mechanical mitral valve rotational orientation on left ventricular flow conditions

Westerdale, J. C., Adrian, R., Squires, K., Chaliki, H. & Belohlavek, M., Jul 1 2015, In : Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal. 9, p. 62-68 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Large-scale, coherent structures in wide-aspect-ratio, turbulent, Rayleigh-benard convection

Sakievich, P. J., Peet, Y. & Adrian, R., Jan 1 2015, 9th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP 2015. TSFP-9, Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Scopus citations

Length and time for development of laminar flow in tubes following a step increase of volume flux

Chaudhury, R. A., Herrmann, M., Frakes, D. & Adrian, R., Nov 22 2015, In : Experiments in Fluids. 56, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
26 Scopus citations

Rise dynamics of unsteady laboratory jets with implications for volcanic plumes

Chojnicki, K. N., Clarke, A., Phillips, J. C. & Adrian, R., Feb 5 2015, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 412, p. 186-196 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

The evolution of volcanic plume morphology in short-lived eruptions

Chojnicki, K. N., Clarke, A., Phillips, J. C. & Adrian, R., 2015, In : Geology. 43, 8, p. 707-710 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2014

Analytic solutions for three dimensional swirling strength in compressible and incompressible flows

Chen, H., Adrian, R., Zhong, Q. & Wang, X., Aug 20 2014, In : Physics of Fluids. 26, 8, 1.4893343.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Experimental study on the role of spanwise vorticity and vortex filaments in the outer region of open-channel flow

Chen, Q., Adrian, R., Zhong, Q., Li, D. & Wang, X., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 52, 4, p. 476-489 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

The flow structure of jets from transient sources and implications for modeling short-duration explosive volcanic eruptions

Chojnicki, K. N., Clarke, A., Adrian, R. & Phillips, J. C., Dec 2014, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 15, 12, p. 4831-4845 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2013

Osborne reynolds' pipe flow: Direct computation from laminar through transition to fully-developed turbulence

Wu, X., Moin, P., Adrian, R., Baltzer, J. B. & Hickey, J. P., Jan 1 2013, International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP 2013. TSFP-8, Vol. 3.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Particle image velocimetry for complex and turbulent flows

Westerweel, J., Elsinga, G. E. & Adrian, R., Jan 1 2013, In : Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics. 45, p. 409-436 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

226 Scopus citations

PIV measurements of anisotropy and inhomogeneity in decaying fractal generated turbulence

Discetti, S., Ziskin, I. B., Astarita, T., Adrian, R. & Prestridge, K. P., Dec 1 2013, In : Fluid Dynamics Research. 45, 6, 061401.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Structural organization of large and very large scales in turbulent pipe flow simulation

Baltzer, J. R., Adrian, R. & Wu, X., Apr 1 2013, In : journal of fluid mechanics. 720, p. 236-279 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Structure of Turbulent Boundary Layers

Adrian, R., Jan 1 2013, Coherent Flow Structures at Earth's Surface. wiley, p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Scopus citations
2012

Characterization of light-induced, volumetric steam generation in nanofluids

Taylor, R. A., Phelan, P., Adrian, R., Gunawan, A. & Otanicar, T. P., Jun 1 2012, In : International Journal of Thermal Sciences. 56, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Coherent structures in flow over hydraulic engineering surfaces

Adrian, R. & Marusic, I., Oct 1 2012, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 50, 5, p. 451-464 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations

Direct numerical simulation of a 30R long turbulent pipe flow at R + = 685: Large-and very large-scale motions

Wu, X., Baltzer, J. R. & Adrian, R., May 10 2012, In : journal of fluid mechanics. 698, p. 235-281 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Scopus citations

High accuracy measurement of magnification for monocular PIV

Discetti, S. & Adrian, R., Nov 2012, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 23, 11, 117001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Vortex organization in a turbulent boundary layer overlying sparse roughness elements

Guala, M., Tomkins, C. D., Christensen, K. T. & Adrian, R., Oct 1 2012, In : Journal of Hydraulic Research. 50, 5, p. 465-481 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2011

Characterization of a nanofluid volumetric solar absorber / steam generator

Taylor, R. A., Phelan, P., Adrian, R., Gunawan, A. & Otanicar, T., Dec 1 2011, ASME 2011 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES 2011. PARTS A, B, AND C ed. p. 1927-1936 10 p. (ASME 2011 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES 2011; no. PARTS A, B, AND C).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

Nanofluid extinction coefficients for photothermal energy conversion

Taylor, R. A., Phelan, P., Adrian, R., Prasher, R. & Otanicar, T. P., Dec 1 2011, ASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, AJTEC 2011. (ASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, AJTEC 2011).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Nanofluid optical property characterization: towards efficient direct absorption solar collectors

Taylor, R. A., Phelan, P., Otanicar, T. P., Adrian, R. & Prasher, R., Jan 2011, In : Nanoscale Research Letters. 6, 1, 225.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

331 Scopus citations

PIV through moving shocks with refracting curvature

Murphy, M. J. & Adrian, R., Apr 1 2011, In : Experiments in Fluids. 50, 4, p. 847-862 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Structure, scaling, and synthesis of proper orthogonal decomposition modes of inhomogeneous turbulence

Baltzer, J. R. & Adrian, R., Jan 3 2011, In : Physics of Fluids. 23, 1, 015107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2010

A particle-image velocimeter for measuring the output of high-energy detonators

Murphy, M. J., Adrian, R. & Clarke, S. A., 2010, Proceedings - 14th International Detonation Symposium, IDS 2010. p. 482-488 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Closing in on models of wall turbulence

Adrian, R., Jul 9 2010, In : Science. 329, 5988, p. 155-156 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

9 Scopus citations

Photothermal energy conversion in liquid nanoparticle suspensions

Phelan, P., Taylor, R., Adrian, R., Prasher, R. S. & Otanicar, T., Dec 1 2010, ASME 2010 8th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels Collocated with 3rd Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, ICNMM2010. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 781-787 7 p. (ASME 2010 8th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels Collocated with 3rd Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting, ICNMM2010; no. PARTS A AND B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

PIV space-time resolution of flow behind blast waves

Murphy, M. J. & Adrian, R., Jul 1 2010, In : Experiments in Fluids. 49, 1, p. 193-202 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

The eddies and scales of wall turbulence

Marusic, I. & Adrian, R., Jan 1 2010, Ten Chapters in Turbulence. Cambridge University Press, p. 176-220 45 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

15 Scopus citations