Journal articles


Identification of the trade-off between speed and efficiency in undulatory swimming using a bio-inspired robot

A. Anastasiadis; L. Paez; K. Melo; E. D. Tytell; A. Ijspeert et al. 

Scientific Reports. 2023. Vol. 13, num. 1, p. 15032 . DOI : 10.1038/s41598-023-41074-9.

Strength and timing of primary and secondary vortices generated by a rotating plate

D. Francescangeli; K. Mulleners 

Experiments in Fluids. 2023. Vol. 64, p. 128(2023). DOI : 10.1007/s00348-023-03667-y.

Time scales of dynamic stall development on a vertical-axis wind turbine blade

S. Le Fouest; D. Fernex; K. Mulleners 

Flow. Applications on Fluid Mechanics. 2023. num. 3(2023), p. E11. DOI : 10.1017/flo.2023.5.

Review of rotating wing dynamic stall: Experiments and flow control

A. D. Gardner; A. R. Jones; K. Mulleners; J. W. Naughton; M. J. Smith 

Progress in Aerospace Sciences. 2023. Vol. 137, p. 100887. DOI : 10.1016/j.paerosci.2023.100887.


To tread or not to tread: comparison between water treading and conventional flapping wing kinematics

S. Krishna; A. Gehrke; K. Mulleners 

Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 2022-11-01. Vol. 17, num. 6, p. 066018. DOI : 10.1088/1748-3190/ac9a1b.

Aeroelastic characterisation of a bio-inspired flapping membrane wing

A. Gehrke; J. Richeux; E. Uksul; K. Mulleners 

Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 2022-11-01. Vol. 17, num. 6, p. 065004. DOI : 10.1088/1748-3190/ac8632.

The dynamic stall dilemma for vertical-axis wind turbines

S. Le Fouest; K. Mulleners 

Renewable Energy. 2022-10-01. Vol. 198, p. 505-520. DOI : 10.1016/j.renene.2022.07.071.

Lagrangian analysis of bio-inspired vortex ring formation

M. Baskaran; K. Mulleners 

Flow. 2022-07-01. Vol. 2, p. E16. DOI : 10.1017/flo.2022.9.

All you need is time to generalise the Goman-Khrabrov dynamic stall model

F. Ayancik; K. Mulleners 

Journal Of Fluid Mechanics. 2022-05-19. Vol. 942, p. R8. DOI : 10.1017/jfm.2022.381.

Experimental quantification of unsteady leading-edge flow separation

J. Deparday; X. He; J. D. Eldredge; K. Mulleners; D. R. Williams 

Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 2022-05-10. Vol. 941, p. A60. DOI : 10.1017/jfm.2022.319.

Greenberg’s Force Prediction for Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine Blades

D. Bensason; S. Le Fouest; A. Young; K. Mulleners 

Aiaa Journal. 2022-02-16. DOI : 10.2514/1.J061417.

Tapered foils favor traveling-wave kinematics to enhance the performance of flapping propulsion

P. Leroy-Calatayud; M. Pezzulla; A. Keiser; K. Mulleners; P. M. Reis 

Physical Review Fluids. 2022. Vol. 7, num. 7, p. 074403. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevFluids.7.074403.

Estimating the non-dimensional energy of vortex rings by modelling their roll-up

G. de Guyon; K. Mulleners 

Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 2022. Vol. 940, p. R2. DOI : 10.1017/jfm.2022.275.

On the parametrisation of motion kinematics for experimental aerodynamic optimisation

C. Busch; A. Gehrke; K. Mulleners 

Experiments in Fluids. 2022. Vol. 63, num. 10. DOI : 10.1007/s00348-021-03367-5.


The dynamics and timescales of static stall

S. Le Fouest; J. Deparday; K. Mulleners 

Journal of Fluids and Structures. 2021-06-03. Vol. 104, p. 103304. DOI : 10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2021.103304.

Discrete shedding of secondary vortices along a modified Kaden spiral

D. Francescangeli; K. Mulleners 

Journal Of Fluid Mechanics. 2021-04-30. Vol. 917, p. A44. DOI : 10.1017/jfm.2021.259.

Phenomenology and scaling of optimal flapping wing kinematics

A. Gehrke; K. Mulleners 

Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 2021-03-01. Vol. 16, num. 2, p. 026016. DOI : 10.1088/1748-3190/abd012.

Scaling of the translational velocity of vortex rings behind conical objects

G. de Guyon; K. Mulleners 

Physical Review Fluids. 2021-02-11. Vol. 6, num. 2, p. 024701. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevFluids.6.024701.

Unsteady lift on a high-amplitude pitching aerofoil

S. Ōtomo; S. Henne; K. Mulleners; K. Ramesh; I. M. Viola 

Experiments in Fluids. 2021. Vol. 62, p. 6. DOI : 10.1007/s00348-020-03095-2.


Experimental analysis of multiscale vortex shedding in turbulent turbomachine blade wakes

P. Gilge; J. R. Seume; K. Mulleners 

AIAA Journal. 2020.  p. 1-8. DOI : 10.2514/1.J059476.

Stall Delay and Leading-Edge Suction for a Pitching Airfoil with Trailing-Edge Flap

G. He; J. Deparday; L. Siegel; A. Henning; K. Mulleners 

AIAA Journal. 2020.  p. 1-10. DOI : 10.2514/1.J059719.

Multiscale Vortex Characteristics of Dynamic Stall from Empirical Mode Decomposition

P. J. Ansell; K. Mulleners 

AIAA Journal. 2020. Vol. 58, num. 2, p. 1-18. DOI : 10.2514/1.J057800.


Modeling the interplay between the shear layer and leading edge suction during dynamic stall

J. Deparday; K. Mulleners 

Physics of Fluids. 2019-10-03. Vol. 31, num. 10, p. 107104. DOI : 10.1063/1.5121312.

Effect of pitch on the flow behavior around a hovering wing

S. Krishna; M. A. Green; K. Mulleners 

Experiments in Fluids. 2019-04-25. Vol. 60, num. 5, p. 60:86. DOI : 10.1007/s00348-019-2732-3.

Coherent Structure Interaction During Unsteady Separation

M. S. Melius; K. Mulleners; R. B. Cal 

AIAA Journal. 2019. Vol. 57, num. 8, p. 3239-3249. DOI : 10.2514/1.J058059.


Genetic Algorithm Based Optimization of Wing Rotation in Hover

A. Gehrke; G. Guyon-Crozier; K. Mulleners 

Fluids. 2018. Vol. 3, num. 3, p. 59. DOI : 10.3390/fluids3030059.

The role of surface vorticity during unsteady separation

M. S. Melius; K. Mulleners; R. B. Cal 

Physics of Fluids. 2018. Vol. 30, num. 4, p. 045108. DOI : 10.1063/1.5006527.

Cross-correlation analysis of synchronized PIV and microphone measurements of an oscillating airfoil

L. Siegel; K. Ehrenfried; C. Wagner; K. Mulleners; A. Henning 

Journal of Visualization. 2018. Vol. 21, p. 381–395. DOI : 10.1007/s12650-018-0473-7.

Flowfield and Force Evolution for a Symmetric Hovering Flat-Plate Wing

S. Krishna; M. Green; K. Mulleners 

AIAA Journal. 2018. Vol. 56, num. 4, p. 1360-1371. DOI : 10.2514/1.J056468.


Analysis of Intermittent Trailing-Edge Vortex Shedding Using Recurrence Plots

K. Mulleners; M. Ruetten 

AIAA Journal. 2017. Vol. 56, num. 2, p. 571-580. DOI : 10.2514/1.J056329.

Flow Development on a Flat-Plate Wing Subjected to a Streamwise Acceleration

K. Mulleners; P. Mancini; A. R. Jones 

AIAA Journal. 2017. Vol. 55, num. 6, p. 2118-2122. DOI : 10.2514/1.J055497.


Resulting Aerodynamic Losses of Combinations of Localized Roughness Patches on Turbine Blades

P. Gilge; K. Mulleners 

AIAA Journal. 2016. Vol. 54, num. 8, p. 2552-2555. DOI : 10.2514/1.J054602.

Dynamic stall of an experimental wind turbine blade

M. Melius; R. B. Cal; K. Mulleners 

Physics of Fluids. 2016. Vol. 28, num. 3, p. 034103. DOI : 10.1063/1.4942001.

Characterizing a burst leading-edge vortex on a rotating flat plate wing

A. R. Jones; A. Medina; H. Spooner; K. Mulleners 

Experiments in Fluids. 2016. Vol. 57, num. 4, p. 1-16. DOI : 10.1007/s00348-016-2143-7.


Impact of surface roughness on the turbulent wake flow of a turbine blade

K. Mulleners; P. Gilge; S. Hohenstein 

Journal of Aerodynamics. 2014. Vol. 2014, p. 458757. DOI : 10.1155/2014/458757.


Dynamic stall development

K. Mulleners; M. Raffel 

Experiments in fluids. 2013. Vol. 54, num. 2, p. 1-9. DOI : 10.1007/s00348-013-1469-7.

Dynamic stall control by passive disturbance generators

B. Heine; K. Mulleners; G. Joubert; M. Raffel 

AIAA journal. 2013. Vol. 51, num. 9, p. 2086-2097. DOI : 10.2514/1.J051525.


Dynamic stall on a fully equipped helicopter model

K. Mulleners; K. Kindler; M. Raffel 

Aerospace Science and Technology. 2012. Vol. 19, num. 1, p. 72-76. DOI : 10.1016/j.ast.2011.03.013.

The onset of dynamic stall revisited

K. Mulleners; M. Raffel 

Experiments in fluids. 2012. Vol. 52, num. 3, p. 779-793. DOI : 10.1007/s00348-011-1118-y.


Density tagging velocimetry

M. Raffel; R. Hernandez-Rivera; B. Heine; A. Schröder; K. Mulleners 

Experiments in fluids. 2011. Vol. 51, num. 2, p. 573-578. DOI : 10.1007/s00348-011-1058-6.

Aperiodicity in the near field of full-scale rotor blade tip vortices

K. Kindler; K. Mulleners; H. Richard; B. G. van der Wall; M. Raffel 

Experiments in fluids. 2011. Vol. 50, num. 6, p. 1601-1610. DOI : 10.1007/s00348-010-1016-8.


Impact of an invasive species, Crepidula fornicata, on the hydrodynamics and transport properties of the benthic boundary layer

F. Y. Moulin; K. Guizien; G. Thouzeau; G. Chapalain; K. Mulleners et al. 

Aquatic Living Resources. 2007. Vol. 20, num. 01, p. 15-31. DOI : 10.1051/alr:2007012.

Critical parameters for the partial coalescence of a droplet

T. Gilet; K. Mulleners; J-P. Lecomte; N. Vandewalle; S. Dorbolo 

Physical Review E. 2007. Vol. 75, num. 3, p. 036303. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevE.75.036303.


Dancing droplets onto liquid surfaces

N. Vandewalle; D. Terwagne; K. Mulleners; T. Gilet; S. Dorbolo 

Physics of Fluids. 2006. Vol. 18, num. 9, p. 91106-91106. DOI : 10.1063/1.2335905.