Dr Peter Jacobs

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School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
p.jacobs@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54068

Overview

Dr Peter Jacobs's research interests are in: computational fluid dynamics for compressible flow.

He received his PhD from The University of Queensland in 1987.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), The University of Queensland
  • PhD, The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Damm, Kyle A., Gollan, Rowan J., Jacobs, Peter A., Smart, Michael K., Lee, Seonguk, Kim, Eunsa and Kim, Chongam (2020). Discrete adjoint optimization of a hypersonic inlet. Aiaa Journal, 58 (6) 2621-2634. doi:10.2514/1.J058913

  • Stennett, Samuel J., Gildfind, David, Jacobs, Peter, Morgan, Richard, James, Christopher and Toniato, Pierpaolo (2020). The X3R Free-Piston Reflected Shock Tunnel: Australia's New Large-Scale, Long-Duration Hypersonic Testing Capability. 23rd AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Montreal, Canada , March 10-12, 2020. Reston, VA United States :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2020-2447

  • Toniato, P., Gildfind, D. E., Jacobs, P. A. and Morgan, R. G. (2019). Expansion tube nozzle design using a parallel simplex algorithm. Shock Waves, 30 (2) 185-199. doi:10.1007/s00193-019-00930-2

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Gildfind, David, Morgan, Richard G. and Jacobs, Peter A. (2016). Expansion tubes in Australia. Experimental methods of shock wave research. (pp. 399-431) edited by Ozer Igra and Friech Seiler.Basel, Switzerland: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-23745-9_13

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Stennett, Samuel J., Gildfind, David, Jacobs, Peter, Morgan, Richard, James, Christopher and Toniato, Pierpaolo (2020). The X3R Free-Piston Reflected Shock Tunnel: Australia's New Large-Scale, Long-Duration Hypersonic Testing Capability. 23rd AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Montreal, Canada , March 10-12, 2020. Reston, VA United States :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2020-2447

  • Lefevre, Alexis, Gildfind, David E., Gollan, Rowan J. and Jacobs, Peter A. (2019). Design of experiments for expansion tube evaluation of magnetohydrodynamic aerobraking for Earth return from deep space. 32nd International Symposium on Shock Waves, Singapore, 14-19 July 2019. Singapore :Research Publishing Services. doi: 10.3850/978-981-11-2730-4_0207-cd

  • Gildfind, David, Smith, Daniel, Thompson, Owen, Jacobs, Peter, Morgan, Richard, Kelly, Rory and McIntyre, Tim (2019). Evaluation of electrically insulating coatings for magnetohydrodynamic aerobraking experimentation. 32nd International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW32), Singapore, 14-19 July 2019. Singapore :Research Publishing Services. doi: 10.3850/978-981-11-2730-4_0014-cd

  • Whitside, Ryan W., Chan, Wilson Y.K., Gildfind, David E., Smart, Michael K. and Jacobs, Peter A. (2019). Nitrogen driver for low-enthalpy testing in free-piston driven shock tunnels. 32nd International Symposium on Shock Waves, Singapore, 14-19 July 2019. Singapore :Research Publishing Services. doi: 10.3850/978-981-11-2730-4_0305-cd

  • Toniato, Pierpaolo, Gildfind, David, Jacobs, Peter A. and Morgan, Richard G. (2019). Optimisation and design of a fully instrumented Mach 12 nozzle for the X3 expansion tube. 31th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Nagoya, Japan, 9-14 July 2017. Cham, Switzerland :Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-91017-8_108

  • Stennett, Samuel, Gildfind, David and Jacobs, Peter A. (2019). Optimising the X3R reflected shock tunnel free-piston driver for long duration test times. 31st International Symposium on Shock Waves, Nagoya, Japan, 9-14 July 2017. Cham, Switzerland :Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-91017-8_23

  • Gildfind, David E., Smith, Daniel R., Lefevre, Alexis, Thompson, Owen, Jacobs, Peter A., Lewis, Steven W., Chia, Yu Shen, Kelly, Rory and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2019). Progress with Magnetohydrodynamics Experiments at the University of Queensland. Asia Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology (APISAT 2019), Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, 4-6 December 2019.

  • Stennett, S. J., Gildfind, D. E., Jacobs, P. A., Morgan, R. G., James, C. M. and Toniato, P. (2019). The X3R reflected shock tunnel: a new, long-duration operating mode for the X3 expansion tube. Asia Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology (APISAT 2019), Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, 4-6 December 2019.

  • Mariotto, P., Tibère-Inglesse, A., McGuire, S., Perrin, M. Y., Laux, C. O., Jacobs, P. and Gollan, R. (2019). Vibrational state-to-state modeling of a recombining nitrogen/argon plasma. AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum, San Diego, CA, United States, 7-11 January 2019. Reston, VA, United States :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). doi: 10.2514/6.2019-0796

  • Stennett, Samuel J., Gildfind, David E., Jacobs, Peter A. and Morgan, Richard G. (2018). Performance optimization of X3R: A new reflected shock tunnel mode for the X3 expansion tube. 34th AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, 2018, Atlanta, GA United States, 25 - 29 June 2018. Reston, VA United States :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2018-3563

  • Jahn, I. H. J., Currao, G. M. D., Neely, A. J., Gollan, R. and Jacobs, P. (2018). Two way coupled hypersonic fluid structure interaction simulations with Eilmer. 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Adelaide, SA, Australia, 10-13 December 2018. Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society.

  • Qin, Kan, Jacobs, Peter A., Keep, Joshua and Jahn, Ingo (2017). A three-dimensional fluid-structure-thermal simulation of bump-type foil thrust bearings. The 1st Global Power and Propulsion Forum, Zurich, Switzerland, 16-18 January 2017. Zurich, Switzerland :Global Power and Propulsion Forum.

  • Wei, H., Morgan, R. G., Sheikh, U. A., Jacobs, P. A., Gollan, R. J. and McIntyre, T. J. (2017). Preliminary experimental investigation of air radiation in super-orbital expanding flow. International Symposium on Shock Waves, Tel Aviv, Israel, 19-24 July 2015. Cham, Switzerland :Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-44866-4_8

  • Toniato, Pierpaolo, Gildfind, David E., Jacobs, Peter A. and Morgan, Richard G. (2016). Development of a new Mach 12 scramjet operating capability in the X3 expansion tube. Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology (APISAT), Cairns, QLD, Australia, 25 – 27 November 2015.

  • Qin, Kan, Jahn, Ingo and Jacobs, Peter (2016). Effect of operating conditions on the elasto-hydrodynamic performance of foil thrust bearings for supercritical CO2 cycles. ASME Turbo Expo 2016: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, Seoul, South Korea, 13-17 June 2016. New York, NY, United States :American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). doi: 10.1115/GT2016-56524

  • Fahy, Elise J., Gollan, Rowan J., Buttsworth, David R., Jacobs, Peter A. and Morgan, Richard G. (2016). Experimental and computational fluid dynamics studies of superorbital earth re-entry. 46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Washington, DC, United States, 13 - 17 June 2016. Reston, VA, United States :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2016-3532

  • Toniato, P., Gildfind, D. E., Jacobs, P. A. and Morgan, R. G. (2016). Extension of the X3 expansion tube capabilities for Mach 12 scramjet testing: flow condition: development and nozzle optimization. 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 5-8 December 2-16. Perth, Australia :Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society.

  • Kang, X., Gollan, R. J., Jacobs, P. A. and Veeraragavan, A . (2016). On the effect of outflow boundary truncation for numerical simulation of narrow-channel flames. 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, Australia, 5 – 8 December 2016. Perth, Australia :Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society.

  • Qin, K., Jahn, I. H. and Jacobs, P. A. (2016). Prediction of dynamic characteristics of foil thrust bearings using computational fluid dynamics. Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, Australia, 5-8 December 2016. Perth, WA, Australia :Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference.

  • Stennett, Samuel, Chan, Wilson, Gildfind, David and Jacobs, Peter (2016). Validating the k-omega turbulence model for 3D flows within the CFD solver Eilmer. Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics, Brisbane, Australia, 30 November - 1 December 2015. Pfaffikon, Switzerland :Scientific.Net. doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.846.67

  • Damm, K. A., Gollan, R. J. and Jacobs, P. A. (2016). Verification of the least-squares procedure within an unstructured-grid flow solver. 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, Australia, 5-8 December 2016. Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society.

  • Jacobs, Peter and Gollan, Rowan (2015). Implementation of a compressible-flow simulation code in the D programming language. Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics, Brisbane, Australia, 30 November to 1 December 2015.

  • Kang, X., Gollan, R. J., Jacobs, P. A. and Veeraragavan, A. (2015). Numerical simulation of premixed methane/air flame dynamics in narrow channels. Australian Combustion Symposium, Parkville, VIC, Australia, 7-9 December 2015. Melbourne, VIC, Australia :Combustion Institute Australian and New Zealand Section.

  • Zander, F., Jacobs, P. A., Gollan, R. J. and Morgan, R. G. (2015). Shock standoff on hemi-spherical bodies in hypervelocity flows. International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW29), Madison, WI, United States, 14-19 July 2013. Cham, Switzerland :Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-16835-7_85

  • Wei, H., Chan, W. Y. K, Jacobs, P. A. and Morgan, R. G. (2014). Computational optimisation and analysis of a truncated hypersonic nozzle for X3 expansion tunnel. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 8-11 December 2014. Melbourne, VIC, Australia :RMIT University.

  • Kang, X ., Gollan, R . J., Jacobs, P . A. and Veeraragavan, A . (2014). Numerical simulations of premixed combustion in narrow channels. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 8-11 December 2014. Melbourne, VIC, Australia :RMIT University.

  • Qin, K., Jahn, I. H. and Jacobs, P. A. (2014). Validation of a three-dimensional CFD analysis of foil bearings with supercritical CO2. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 8-11 December 2014. Melbourne, VIC, Australia :RMIT University.

  • Jacobs, Peter, Morgan, Richard, Brandis, Aaron, Buttsworth, David, Dann, Andrew, D'Souza, Mary, Eichmann, Troy, Gildfind, David, Gollan, Rowan, Jacobs, Carolyn, McGilvray, Matthew, McIntyre, Tim, Mudford, Neil, Porat, Hadas, Potter, Dan and Zander, Fabian (2013). Design, operation and testing in expansion tube facilities for super-orbital re-entry. STO-AVT-VKI Lecture Series Radiation and Gas-Surface Interaction Phenomena in High Speed Re-Entry (2013-AVT-218), Rhode-St-Genèse, Belgium, 6-8 May 2013.

  • James, Chris, Gildfind, David, Morgan, Richard G., Jacobs, Peter A. and Zander, Fabian (2013). Designing and simulating high enthalpy expansion tube conditions. APISAT 2013: 2013 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology, Takamatsu, Japan, 20-22 November 2013. Takamatsu, Japan :Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences.

  • Gildfind, D. E., Morgan, R. G., McGilvray, M., Jacobs, P. A., Stalker, R. J. and Eichmann, T. N. (2012). Free-piston driver optimisation for simulation of high Mach number scramjet flow conditions. International Symposium on Shock Waves (28th, ISSW, 2011), Manchester, U. K., 17-22 July 2011. Heidelberg, Germany :Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-25685-1_150

  • Gildfind, D. E., Morgan, R. G., McGilvray, M. and Jacobs, P. A. (2012). High mach number and total pressure flow conditions for scramjet testing. International Symposium on Shock Waves (28th, ISSW28), Manchester, U.K., 17-22 July 2011. Heidelberg, Germany :Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-25685-1_42

  • Zander, F., Jacobs, P. A., Sheikh, U. A., Buttsworth, D. R. and Morgan, R. G. (2012). High speed imaging of X2 expansion tube flows. 30th International Congress on High-Speed Imaging and Photonics, Pretoria, South Africa, 16-21 September 2012. Johannesburg, South Africa :University of the Witwatersrand, School of Mechanical, Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering.

  • Zander, F., Jacobs, P. A., Sheikh, U. A. and Morgan, R. G. (2012). High speed imaging of spherical shock standoff in hypervelocity flows. 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Launceston, Australia, 3-7 December 2012. Hawthorn, Vic., Australia :Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society.

  • Zander, F., Molder, S., Morgan, R. G., Jacobs, P. A. and Gollan, R. J. (2012). High temperature gas effects for converging conical shocks. 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference 2012, Tours, France, 24 - 28 September 2012. Red Hook, N.Y :Currans. doi: 10.2514/6.2012-5939

  • Zander, Fabian, Morgan, Richard G., Molder, Sannu, Jacobs, Peter A., Gollan, Rowan, Porat, Hadas and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2012). Mach disk platform for studying radiating flows. 5th International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, Barcelona, Spain, 16-19 October 2012. Noordwijk, The Netherlands :ESA Communications .

  • McGilvray, Matthew, Dann, Andrew G. and Jacobs, Peter A. (2012). Modeling the complete operation of a free-piston shock tunnel for a low enthalpy condition. 28th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Manchester, England, 17 - 22 July 2011. Heidelberg, Germany :Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-25688-2_107

  • Gollan, Rowan J. and Jacobs, Peter A. (2012). On the validation of a hypersonic flow solver using measurements of shock detachment distance. International Symposium on Shock Waves (28th, ISSW28), Manchester, U.K., 17-22 July 2011. Heidelberg, Germany :Springer.

  • Gildfind, David E., Morgan, Richard G., McGilvray, Matthew and Jacobs, Peter (2012). Simulation of high mach number scramjet flow conditions using the X2 expansion tube. 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Tours, France, 24-28 September 2012. Reston, VA, United States :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2012-5954

  • Buttsworth, David R., Jacobs, Peter A., Potter, Daniel, Mudford, Neil, D'Souza, Mary, Eichmann, Troy N., Jenniskens, Peter, McIntyre, Timothy J., Jokic, Michael David, Jacobs, Carolyn, Upcroft, Benjamin, Khan, Razmi, Porat, Hadas, Neely, Andrew and Loehle, Stefan (2012). Super-orbital re-entry in Australia: laboratory measurement, simulation and flight observation. 28th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Manchester, England, 17 - 22 July 2011. Heidelberg, Germany :Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-25688-2_5

  • Sancho, J., Gildfind, D. E., Jacobs, P. A. and Morgan, R. G. (2012). Toward the full CFD Simulation of expansion tubes. 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Launceston, Australia, 3-7 December 2012. Hawthorn, VIC, Australia :Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society.

  • Dann, A. G., Morgan, R. G., Gildfind, D. E., Jacobs, P. A., McGilvray, M. and Zander, F. (2012). Upgrade of the X3 super-orbital expansion tube. 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Launceston, Australia, 3-7 December 2012. Hawthorn, VIC, Australia :Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society.

  • Gollan, R. J. and Jacobs, P. A. (2012). Verification of a compressible flow solver. 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Launceston, Australia, 3-7 December 2012. Hawthorn, VIC, Australia :Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society.

  • Gildfind, D. E., Morgan, R. G. and Jacobs, P. A. (2012). Vibration isolation in a free-piston driven Expansion tube. 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Launceston, Australia, 3-7 December 2012. Hawthorn, VIC, Australia :Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society.

  • Ventura, Carlos, Sauret, Emilie, Jacobs, Peter, Petrie-Repar, Paul, Gollan, Rowan and Van Der Laan, Paul (2010). Adaption and use of a compressible flow code for turbomachinery design. V European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics ECCOMAS CFD, Lisbon, Portugal, 14-17 June 2010.

  • Jacobs, P. A., Gollan, R. J., Potter, D. F., Gildfind, D. E., Eichmann, T. N., O'Flaherty, B. F. and Buttsworth, D. R. (2010). CFD Tools for Design and Simulation of Transient Flows in Hypersonic Facilities. AVT-186 RTO AVT/VKI Lecture Series - Aerothermodynamic design, review on ground testing and CFD, Genese, Belgium, 29 March-01 April 2010. Genese, Belgium :von Karman Institute.

  • Gildfind, D. E., Morgan, R. G., McGilvray, M., Jacobs, P. A., Eichmann, T., Stalker, R. J. and Teakle, P. (2010). Design of lightweight pistons for the X2 and X3 expansion tube free-piston drivers. 17AFMC: 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 5-9 December 2010. Auckland, New Zealand :The University of Auckland.

  • Buttsworth, David R., D'Souza, Mary, Potter, Daniel, Eichmann, Troy N., Mudford, Neil, McGilvray, Matthew, McIntyre, Timothy J., Jacobs, Peter A. and Morgan, Richard G. (2010). Expansion tunnel radiation experiments to support hayabusa re-entry observations. 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, Florida, USA, 4-7 January 2010. Reston, VA, United States :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). doi: 10.2514/6.2010-634

  • Wheatley, V. and Jacobs, P. A. (2010). Fuel injection via rectangular cross-section injectors for mixing enhancement in scramjets. 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 5-9 December 2010. Auckland, New Zealand :The University of Auckland.

  • Rowan Gollan, Carolyn Jacobs, Jacobs, Peter A., Morgan, Richard G., McIntyre, Timothy J., Macrossan, Michael N., Buttsworth, David R., Eichmann, Troy N. and Daniel Potter (2009). A simulation technique for radiating shock tube flows. 26th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW26), Gottingen, Germany, 15-20 July. Berlin, Germany :Springer-Verlag Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-85168-4_74

  • Brandis, Aaron, McIntyre, Tim, Morgan, Richard, Jacobs, Peter, Laux, Christophe and Magin, Thierry (2009). Nonequilibrium radiation modeling and experimentation relevant to titan entry. 3rd International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry , Heraklion, Greece, 30 September-3 October 2008. Noordwijik, The Netherlands :ESA Communication Production Office.

  • Potter, D. F., Gollan, R. J., Jacobs, P. A. and Leyland, P. (2009). Numerical simulations and analysis of the 8.5 km/s CO2-N2 east shock tube condition. 3rd International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, Heraklion, Greece, 30 September - 3 October 2008. Noordwijk, The Netherlands :ESA Communication Production Office.

  • Brandis, A., McIntyre, T., Morgan, R. and Jacobs, P. (2009). Overview of radiation intensity measurements on the x2 facility at the university of queensland. 3rd International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, Heraklion, Greece, 30 September – 3 October 2008. Noordwijk, The Netherlands :European Space Agency.

  • Lim, Yah Leng, Kliese, Russell, Bertling, Karl, Tanimizu, Katsuyoshi, Jacobs, Peter A and Rakić, A. D. (2009). Parallel self-mixing flow sensor using monolithic VCSEL array. The 14th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, Hong Kong, China, 13-17 July 2009. Piscataway, U.S. :IEEE. doi: 10.1109/OECC.2009.5215719

  • Buttsworth, David R. and Jacobs, Peter A. (2009). Premature ignition in scramjets with intake injection: A preliminary laminar mixing simulation. Australian Combustion Symposium 2009 (ACS09), St Lucia, QLD, Australia, 2-4 December 2009. Brisbane, Australia :The University of Queensland.

  • McGilvray, Matthew, Morgan, Richard G. and Jacobs, Peter A. (2009). Scramjet experiments in an expansion tunnel: Evaluated using a quasi- steady analysis technique. 16th AIAA/DLR/DGLR International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Bremen, Germany, 19-22 October, 2009. Washington, DC, U.S.A. :AIAA - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/1.J050024

  • McIntyre, T. J., Eichmann, T. N., Mallon, M., Potter, D., Brandis, A., Jacobs, C., Morgan, R., Jacobs, P. and Buttsworth, D. (2009). The generation and measurement of high temperature radiating flows in a high enthalpy pulsed facility. 3rd International Workshop: Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, Heraklion, Greece, 30 September - 3 October 2008. Noordwijk, The Netherlands :ESA Communication Production Office.

  • Morgan, R. G., McIntyre, T. J., Buttsworth, D. R., Jacobs, P. A., Potter, D. F., Brandis, A. M., Gollan, R. J., Jacobs, C. M., Capra, B. R., McGilvray, M. and Eichmann, T. (2008). Impulse facilities for the simulation of hypersonic radiating flows. 38th Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., 23 - 26 June, 2008. Reston, VA, U.S.A. :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2008-4270

  • Brandis, Aaron M., Morgan, Richard G., McIntyre, Tim and Jacobs, Peter A. (2008). Nonequilibrium radiation intensity measurements in simulated titan atmospheres. 26th AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, Seattle, United States, 23-26 June 2008. Reston, VA, United States :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronau. doi: 10.2514/6.2008-4136

  • Potter, Daniel F., Gollan, Rowan J., Eichmann, Troy, McIntyre, Tim J., Morgan, Richard G. and Jacobs, Peter A. (2008). Simulation of CO2–N2 expansion tunnel flow for the study of radiating bluntbody shock layers. 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, USA, 7-10 january 2008.

  • Potter, Daniel F., Eichmann, Troy, Brandis, Aaron, Morgan, Richard G., Jacobs, Peter A. and McIntyre, Tim J. (2008). Simulation of radiating CO2–N2 shock layer experiments at hyperbolic entry conditions. 40th Thermophysics Conference, Seattle, Washington State, USA, 23-26 June 2008. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

  • McGilvray, Matthew, Jacobs, Peter A., Morgan, Richard G. and Ramanah, Dwishen (2007). Boundary Layer Transition in an Expansion Tube at a Low Enthalpy Operating Condition. 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, 8 -11 January, 2007. Reston, VA :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc..

  • Gollan, R. J., Johnston, I. A., O’Flaherty, B. T. and Jacobs, P. A. (2007). Development of Casbar: a Two-phase Flow Code for the Interior Ballistics Problem. 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 2-7 December 2007. Brisbane, Australia :School of Engineering, The University of Queensland.

  • McGilvray, M., Austin, J. M., Sharma, M, Jacobs, P. A. and Morgan, R. G. (2007). Diagnostic Modelling of an Expansion Tube Operating Condition for a Hypersonic Free Shear Layer Experiment. 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 2-7 December 2007. Brisbane, Australia :School of Engineering, The University of Queensland.

  • Brandis, A. M., Morgan, R. G., Laux, C. O., Magin, T., McIntyre, T. and Jacobs, P. A. (2007). Nonequilibrium radiation measurements and modelling relevant to Titan entry. 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 2-7 December, 2007. Brisbane, Australia :School of Engineering, The University of Queensland.

  • Gangurde, Dhananjay Y., Mee, David J. and Jacobs, Peter A. (2007). Numerical Simulation of a Ludwieg-tube Fuel Delivery System for Scramjet Experiments in Shock Tunnels. 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 2-7 December 2007. Brisbane, Australia :School of Engineering, The University of Queensland.

  • Potter, D. F., Gollan, R. J., Eichmann, T., Jacobs, P. A., Morgan, R. G. and McIntyre, T. J. (2007). Simulation of CO2–N2 expansion tunnel flow for the study of radiating bluntbody shock layers. 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 3-7 December, 2007. Brisbane, Queensland :School of Engineering, The University of Queensland.

  • Petrie-Repar P.J., McGhee A. and Jacobs P.A. (2007). Three-dimensional viscous flutter analysis of standard configuration 10. 2007 ASME Turbo Expo, Montreal, Que., May 14, 2007-May 17, 2007. ASME. doi: 10.1115/GT2007-27800

  • McGilvray, Matthew, Jacobs, Peter A. and Morgan, Richard G. (2006). Simulations of scramjet starting and establishment time in an expansion tunnel. 14th AIAA/AHI International Space Planes and Hypersonics Systems Technologies Conference, , , November 6, 2006-November 9, 2006.

  • Petrie-Repar, Paul J., McGhee, Andrew, Jacobs, Peter A. and Gollan, Rowan (2006). Analytical maps of aerodynamic damping as a function of operating condition for a compressor profile. TE06: ASME Turbo Expo 2006, Barcelona, Spain, 8-11 May 2006. New York, NY, U.S.A. :ASME. doi: 10.1115/GT2006-90829

  • Brandis, A. M., Gollan, R. J., Scott, M. P., Morgan, R. G. and Jacobs, P. A. (2006). Expansion tube operating conditions for studying nonequilibrium radiation relevant to Titan Aerocapture. 42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, California, USA, 9-12 July 2006. USA :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

  • Brandis, A. M., Buttsworth, D. R., Capra, B. R., Eichmann, T., Gollan, R. J., Jacobs, C. M., Jacobs, P. A., Macrossan, M. N., McGilvray, M., McIntyre, T. J., Morgan, R. G., Potter, D. F., Scott, M. P. and van Diem, D. (2006). Impulse facility simulation of hypervelocity radiating flows. 2nd International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, Rome, Italy, 6-8 September 2006. The Netherlands :ESA Publications.

  • Buttsworth, D. R., Goozee, R. J. and Jacobs, P A (2006). Measurement and simulation of the interface in a low-enthalpy shock tunnel. 14th AIAA/AHI Space Plans and Hypersonic and Technologies Conference, Canberra, Australia, 6-9 November 2006. USA :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

  • Morgan, Richard, Mcintyre, Tim, Gollan, Rowan, Jacobs, Peter, Brandis, Aaron, McGilvray, Matthew, Van Diem, Dwight, Gnoffo, Peter, Pulsonnetti, Maria V. and Wright, Michael (2006). Radiation measurements in nonreflected shock tunnels. 25th AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, San Francisco, CA, United States, 5-8 June 8 2006. doi: 10.2514/6.2006-2958

  • Morgan, Richard, McIntyre, Tim, Gollan, Rowan, Jacobs, Peter, Brandis, Aaron, McGilvray, Matthew, van Diem, Dwight, Gnoffo, Peter, Pulsonnetti, Maria and Wright, Michael (2006). Radiation measurements in nonreflected shock tunnels. 25th AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, San Francisco, California, USA, 5-8 June 2006. Reston, VA, U.S.A. :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

  • McGilvray, M, Jacobs, P A and Morgan, R G (2006). Simulations of scramjet starting and establishment time in an expansion tunnel. 14th AIAA/AHI Space Plans and Hypersonic and Technologies Conference, Canberra, Australia, 6-9 November 2006. USA :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

  • Dann, A. G., Denman, A. W., Jacobs, P A and Morgan, R G (2006). Study of separating compressible turbulent boundary-layers. 14th AIAA/AHI Space Plans and Hypersonic and Technologies Conference, Canberra, Australia, 6-9 November 2006. USA :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2006-7943

  • Petrie-Rapar, P J, McGhee, A M and Jacobs, P A (2006). Viscous flutter analysis of a three-dimensional compressor blade. International Symposium on Unsteady Aerodynamics, Aeroacoustics & Aeroelasticity of Turbomachines, Moscow, Russia, September, 2006. Russia :Torus Press Ltd.

  • Scott, Michael P., Morgan, Richard G. and Jacobs, Peter A. (2005). A new single stage driver for the X2 expansion tube. 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit - Meeting Papers, Reno, NV USA, 10-13 January 2005.

  • Raghunath, S., Mee, D., Roesgen, T. and Jacobs, P. (2005). Background oriented schlieren technique for flow visualisation in shock tunnels. 25th International Symposium on Shock Waves- ISSW25, Bangalore, India, 17-22 July 2005. India :Universities Press.

  • Denman, Andrew W., Jacobs, Peter A. and Mee, David J. (2005). Compressible, turbulent flow with boundary-layer heat addition. 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, 10 - 13 Jan 2005. Reston, Va. :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

  • McGilvray, Matthew, Teakle, Phillip, Jacobs, Peter and Morgan, Richard (2005). Geometrical Nozzle Design for Wagtail Rocket Motors. 5th Australian Space Science Conference, Melbourne (Hosted by RMIT), September 14 - 16, 2005.

  • Scott, MP, Jacobs, PA and Morgan, RG (2005). Nozzle development for an expansion tunnel. 24th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Beijing Peoples R China, Jul 11-16, 2004. BERLIN :SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-27009-6_41

  • McGilvray, M., Morgan, R. G., Paull, A., Abdel-Jawad, M. M., Jacobs, P. A., McIntyre, T. J. and Scott, M. A. (2005). Operating conditions in UQ's impulse facilities for scramjet testing. 25th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Bangalore, India, 17-22 July 2005.

  • Jacobs, P. A., Silvester, T. B., Morgan, R. G., Scott ,M .P., Gollan, R. J. and McIntyre, T. J. (2005). Superorbital expansion tube operation: estimates of flow conditions via numerical simulation. 43rd AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, United States, 10 - 13 January 2005. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc.. doi: 10.2514/6.2005-694

  • Jacobs, P. A., Gardner, A. D., Buttsworth, D. R., Schramm, J. M., Karl, S. and Hannemann, K. (2004). End-to-end modelling of the HEG shock tunnel. 24th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Beijing, China, 11-16 July, 2004. Berlin, Germany :Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-27009-6_46

  • Raghunath, S., Mee, D. J., Roesgen, T. and Jacobs, P. A. (2004). Flow visualization in the Drummond shock tunnel using the background oriented schlieren technique. 9th International Workshop on Shock Tube Technology, Woomera, South Australia, 27 September- 1 October 2004.

  • Mee, D. J., Jacobs, P. A., Reddy, K. P. J., Rajakumar, B. and Arunan, E. (2004). Simulation of the performance of a shock tube for studying chemical kinetics. 9th International Workshop on Shock Tube Technology, Woomera, Australia, 27 September - 1 October 2004.

  • Silvester, T. B., Morgan, R. G. and Jacobs, P. A. (2004). Skin friction measurements in a duct in the X3 superorbital expansion tube. 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Florida, USA, 11-14 July 2004. USA :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc. doi: 10.2514/6.2004-3551

  • Raghunath, Sreekanth, Mee, David J., Roesgen, Thomas and Jacobs, Peter A. (2004). Visualization Of Supersonic Flows In Shock Tunnels, Using The Background Oriented Schlieren Technique. 2004 AIAA Australian Aerospace Student Conference, The University of Sydney, Sydney, 12 December, 2004.

  • Mundt, C., Jacobs, P., Boyce, R. R. and Hanneman, K. (2003). A comparative study of piston-driven shock-tunnels. Deutscher Luft- und Raumfahrtkongress 2003, Munich, Germany, 17-20 November 2003.

  • Austin, K. J. and Jacobs, P. A. (2002). Application of genetic algorithms to hypersonic flight control. 9th International Fuzzy Systems Association World Congress/20th North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, International Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 25-28 Jul 2001. New York, NY :IEEE.

  • Rohde, A. H., Pienaar, G. L., Veidt, M., Jacobs, P.A., Murdoch, B. E., Goozee, J. V., Scott, D. and Meyers, I. A. (2002). Development and application of a pressure-sensing electropalatograph. Ninth Australian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia, 3-5 December 2002. Canberra, A.C.T. :Australian Speech Science and Technology Association (Inc.).

  • Goozee, R., Buttsworth, D. R. and Jacobs, P.A. (2002). Numerical simulation of fluctuations in a shock tunnel flow. Computional Fluid Dynamics 2002, Sydney, Australia, 15-19 July 2002. Germany :Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

  • Goozee, R. and Jacobs, P.A. (2002). Parellelism for simulations of an entire shock tunnel facility. Proceedings of the Second Internatinal Conference on Computios, Sydney, Australia, 15-19 July 2002. Germany :Springer-Verlag.

  • Stewart, B. S., Jacobs, P.A. and Morgan, R. G. (2002). The starting processes of an expansion tube nozzle. Twenty-Third International Symposium on Shock Waves, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA, 23-27 July, 2001. USA :ISSW23.

  • Abdel-Jawad, M., Mee, D. J., Morgan, R. G., Jacobs, P.A. and Philpot, J.A. (2002). Transient force measurements at superorbital speeds. Twenty-Third International Symposium on Shock Waves, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA, 23-27 July, 2001. USA :ISSW23.

  • Austin, K.J. and Jacobs, P.A. (2001). Application of genetic algorithms to hypesonic flight control. Joint 9th IFSA World Congress and 20th NAFIPS International Ce, Vancouver, Canada, 25-28 July, 2001. Canada :IEEE.

  • Stewart, B. S., Morgan, R. G., Jacobs, P.A., Austin, K.J. and Jenkins, D.M. (2001). Establishment of test conditions in the RHYFL-X facility. 37th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibition, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 8-11 July, 2001. USA :American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

  • Buttsworth, D. R. and Jacobs, P. A. (2000). Measurement of fluctuations in a Mach 4 shock tunnel nozzle flow. 7th Australasian Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, James Cook University, Townsville, 3-6 July, 2000. Cottesloe, Western Australia :Chalkface Press Pty Ltd.

  • Stewart, B. S., Morgan, R. G., Jacobs, P. A. and Jenkins, D. (2000). The RHYFL facility as a high performance expansion tube for scramjet testing. 21st AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology & Ground Testing, Denver, Colorado, USA, 19-22 June, 2000. Virginia, USA :AIAA.

  • Mcintyre, T. J., Jacobs, P. A., Bishop, A. and Boyce, R. (1999). Experimental and numerical studies of super-orbital ionizing flows. 22nd International Symposium on Shock Waves, Imperial College, London, 18-23 July, 1999. London :University of Southampton.

  • Johnston, Ian A., Jacobs, Peter A. and Shimoda, Takayuki (1998). A study of flush air data system calibration using numerical simulation. 8th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Norfolk, VA USA, 27-28 April 1998. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

  • Wendt M., Macrossan M., Jacobs P. and Mee D. (1998). Pilot study for a rarefied hypervelocity test facility. Proceedings of the 1998 Thirteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, December 13, 1998-December 18, 1998. Monash University.

  • Wendt, M. N., Stalker, R. J. and Jacobs, P. A. (1995). Effect of fuel temperature on supersonic combustion. 6th International Conference on Aerospace Planes and Hypersonics Technologies, 1995, Chattanooga, TN USA, 3-7 April 1995. Washington, DC :American Institute for Astronautics and Aeronautics.

  • Jacobs P.A. and Pullin D.I. (1986). SOME APPLICATIONS OF THE METHOD OF CONTOUR DYNAMICS.. Computational Techniques and Applications: CTAC-85., North-Holland.

Edited Outputs

  • Peter Jacobs, Peter McIntyre, Matthew Cleary, David Buttsworth, David Mee, Rose, Clements, Richard Morgan and Charles Lemckert ed. (2007). Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 3-7 December, 2007.Brisbane, Qld, Australia :School of Engineering, The University of Queensland.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Dr Peter Jacobs is not currently available to take on new students.

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision