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There is no funding attached to this project, it is for self-funded students only.
Aberdeen has a strong research track record in hydro- and sediment dynamics in oscillatory flows and under waves. Example publications:
1. O’Donoghue,T. and Wright, S. (2004), Flow tunnel measurements of velocities and sand flux in oscillatory sheet flow for well-sorted and graded sands, Coastal Engineering, 51, 1163-1184.
2. O’Donoghue,T. and Wright, S. (2004), Concentrations in oscillatory sheet flow for well sorted and graded sands, Coastal Engineering, 50, 117-138.
3. Van der A, D., O’Donoghue, T. and Ribberink, J.S. (2010). Measurements of sheet flow transport in acceleration-skewed oscillatory flow and comparison with practical formulations, Coastal Engineering, 57 (3), 331-342.
4. Van der A, D., O’Donoghue, T., Davies, A.G. and J.S. Ribberink (2011). Experimental Study of Turbulent Boundary Layer in Acceleration-Skewed Oscillatory Flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol 684, 251-283.
5. Van der A, D., Ribberink, J.S., van der Werf, J.J., O’Donoghue, T., Buijsrogge, R.H., Kranenburg, W.M. (2013). Practical sand transport formula for non-breaking waves and currents. Coastal Engineering, 76, 26-42.
Formal applications can be completed online: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply. You should apply for PhD in Engineering, to ensure that your application is passed to the correct College for processing. Please ensure that you quote the project title and supervisor on the application form.
Informal inquiries can be made to Professor T O'Donoghue ([email protected]) with a copy of your curriculum vitae and cover letter. All general enquiries should be directed to the Graduate School Admissions Unit ([email protected]).