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Dr. Nigel B. Kaye

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

Areas of Interest:
Environmental fluid mechanics
Wind-borne debris flight
Heat and pollutant transport in buildings
Mixing in stratified flows
Buoyancy driven shear flows

http://people.clemson.edu/~nbkaye

Education:
B.E., 1994 University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Ph.D., 1998, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Classes typically taught:
EM 2010 - Engineering Mechanics - Statics
CE 2080 - CE Dynamics
CE 3410 - Applied Fluid Mechanics
CE 4470/6470 – Stormwater Management
CE 8680 – Environmental Fluid Mechanics

Professional Society Membership:
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Physical Society
American Geophysical Union

Sample Publications:
Karimpour, A. & Kaye, N. B. "On the stochastic nature of compact debris flight" Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 100 pp.77-90 (2012)

Kaye, N. & Scase, M. "Straight-sided solutions to classical and modified plume flux equations" Journal of Fluid Mechanics 680 pp. 564-573 (2011)

Kaye, N. B., Flynn, M. R,, Cook, M. J., & Ji, Y. "The role of diffusion on the interface thickness in a ventilated filling box" Journal of Fluid Mechanics 652 195-205 (2010)

Prohaska P. D., Khan A. A., & Kaye N. B. "Investigation of flow through orifices in riser pipes" A.S.C.E. Journal of Irrigation & Drainage Eng. 136 340-347 (2010)

Kaye N. B. & Hunt G. R. "The effect of floor heat source area on the induced airflow in a room" Building & Environment 45(3) 839-847 (2010)

Kaye N. B. "Turbulent plumes in stratified environments: A review of recent work" Atmosphere Ocean Atmosphere Ocean 46, (4) 433–441 (2008)

Kaye N. B. & Hunt G. R. "Smoke filling time for a small fire in a room: the effect of ceiling height to floor width aspect ratio." Fire Safety Journal 42, 329-339 (2007)

Kaye N. B. & Hunt G. R. "Overturning in a Filling Box" Journal of Fluid Mechanics 576, 297-323 (2007)

Kaye N. B. & Hunt G. R. "Heat source modelling and natural ventilation efficiency" Building & Environment 42 (4) 1624-1631 (2007)

Kaye N. B. & Hunt G. R. "Weak fountains" Journal of Fluid Mechanics 558, 319-328 (2006)

Hunt G. R. & Kaye N. B. "Pollutant flushing with natural displacement ventilation" Building & Environment 41 (9), 1190-1197 (2006)

Linden P. F. & Kaye N. B. "Interacting turbulent plumes in a ventilated box" International Journal of Ventilation 4 (4), 301-310 (2006)

Kaye N. B. & Linden P. F. "Colliding turbulent plumes" Journal of Fluid Mechanics 550, 85-109 (2006)

Hunt G. R. & Kaye N. B. "Lazy plumes" Journal of Fluid Mechanics 533, 329-338 (2005)

Kaye N. B. & Hunt G. R. "Time-dependent flows in an emptying filling box" Journal of Fluid Mechanics 520, 135-156 (2004)

Kaye N. B. & Linden P. F. "Coalescing axisymmetric turbulent plumes" Journal of Fluid Mechanics 502, 41-63 (2004)

Hunt G. R. & Kaye N. G. "Virtual origin correction for lazy turbulent plumes" Journal of Fluid Mechanics 435, 377-396 (2001)

Kaye, Nigel B.
Contact Information:
Office: 114 Lowry Hall
Phone: (864) 656-5941
FAX: (864) 656-2670
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