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G.U. Kulkarni Ganesh Subramanian Govindaraju T H Ila Hemalatha Balaram 
James P. Clement Chelliah Jayanta Haldar K. B. Sinha K.S. Narayan Kanishka Biswas 
Kaustuv Sanyal Kavita Jain Krishnan V.Kundu Tapas K.M. R. S. Rao 
Maneesha Inamdar Meheboob Alam Meher K. Prakash Namita Surolia Narasimha Roddam 
Premkumar Senguttuvan Premkumar Senguttuvan Rajesh Ganapathy Ranjan Datta Ranjani Viswanatha 
Ravi Manjithaya S. N. Bhat Santosh Ansumali Santosh Ansumali Sarit S. Agasti 
Sebastian C Peter Sheeba Vasu Shivaprasad S. M.Shobhana Narasimhan Sreenivas K. R.
Sridhar Rajaram Srikanth Sastry Subi Jacob George Subir K. Das Sundaresan A.
Swapan Pati Tapas Kumar Maji Udaykumar Ranga Umesh V. Waghmare Valdiya K. S.
Vidhyadhiraja N. S.Vidya T. N. C. 


  1. Ratul Dasgupta and Rama Govindarajan, The Hydraulic Jump and the Shallow Water Equations, Recent Advances in Mechanics (2011).

  2. Ratul Dasgupta and Rama Govindarajan, Non-similar solutions of the viscous shallow water equations governing weak hydraulic jumps.112108, Physics of Fluids 22 (2010).

  3. P. T. Sumesh and Rama Govindarajan, The possible equilibrium shapes of static pendant drops. 144707, J. Chem. Phys. 133, 1 - 8 (2010).

  4. Harish N Dixit and Rama Govindarajan, Vortex-induced instabilities and accelerated collapse due to inertial effects of density stratification, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, First view and cover picture article 646, 415 - 439 (2010).

  5. Rahul Bale and Rama Govindarajan, Transient Growth, and why you should care about it, Resonance 15 15, 441 - 457 (2010).

  6. Anubhab Roy and Rama Govindarajan, An introduction to hydrodynamic stability, in Rheology of Complex Fluids ed. MuraliKrishnan, Springer (2010).

  7. Srikanth T, Harish N Dixit and Rama Govindarajan, Shedding behaviour in flow past an inline oscillating square cylinder.  , Proc. IUTAM Symposium on Bluff Body Wakes (2010).

  8. Harish N Dixit and Rama Govindarajan, Instabilities due a vortex at a density interface: gravitational and centrifugal effects, Seventh IUTAM Symposium on Laminar - Turbulent Transition, Ed. Schlatter & Henningsn, Springer (2009).

  9. Srikanth T, Rao Tatavarti and Rama Govindarajan, Two-dimensional flow field in the vicinity of an accelerating bodies., Proc. Second National Conference of the Ocean Society of India (2009).

  10. Gayathri Swaminathan and Rama Govindarajan, Global instabilities in non-symmetric convergent-divergent channels, Symposium on Global Flow Instability and Control - IV, Creta Maris, Hersonissos, Crete, Sept 28 - Oct 2, 2009, (V.Theofilis, T. Colonius, A. Seifert eds.) (2009).

  11. Gayathri Swaminathan, A Sameen, Rama Govindarajan, Global Instabilities in Wall Jets :, Seventh IUTAM Symposium on Laminar - Turbulent Transition, Ed. Schlatter & Henningsn, Springer (2009).

  12. R. Narasimha, Pinaki Bhattacharya and Rama Govindarajan, In what sense is a low-Reynolds number mixing layer stable?, Proc. of the 12th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, Daejeon, Korea (2008).

  13. K.C. Sahu, A. Sameen and R. Govindarajan, The relative roles of divergence and velocity slip in the stability of plane channel flow, The European Physical Journal Appl. Phys. 44, 101 - 107 (2008).

  14. Itamar Procaccia, Anna Pomyalov, Victor S. L'vov and Rama Govindarajan, Random Vortex-Street Model for a Self-Similar Plane Turbulent Jet, Physical Review Letters 101, 094503 (2008).

  15. B. Selvam, S. Merk, Rama Govindarajan and E. Meiburg, Stability of miscible core-annular flows with viscosity stratification, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 592, 23 - 49 (2007).

  16. A. Sameen and Rama Govindarajan, The effect of wall heating on instability of channel flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 577, 417 - 442 (2007).

  17. M. Mathur,R. DasGupta, N. S. John,N. R. Selvi, G. U. Kulkarni and  Rama Govindarajan, Gravity-free hydraulic jumps and metal femtolitre cups, Physical Review Letters 98, 164502 (2007).

  18. K. C. Sahu and Rama Govindarajan, Linear instability of entry flow in a pipe, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering 129, 1277 - 1280 (2007).

  19. A. Sameen and Rama Govindarajan, The effectiveness of wall heating as a control option for channel flow, Sadhana 32, 65 - 81 (2007).

  20. N. Vinod and Rama Govindarajan, The signature of laminar instabilities in the zone of transition to turbulence, Journal of Turbulence 8, 1 - 17 (2007).

  21. P. Bhattacharya, M. Manoharan, Rama Govindarajan and R. Narasimha,The critical Reynolds number of a laminar incompressible mixing layer from minimal composite theory, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 565, 105 - 114 (2006).

  22. N. S. John, N. R. Selvi, M. Mathur, Rama Govindarajan  and G. U. Kulkarni, A Facile Method of Producing Femtoliter Metal Cups by Pulsed Laser Ablation, J. Physical Chemisty B 110, 22975 - 22978 (2006).

  23. V. Chikkadi, A. Sameen and Rama Govindarajan, Manipulating transition to turbulence: A viscosity stratification does not always help, Physical Review Letters 95, 264504 (2005).

  24. S. Muralidharan, K. R. Sreenivas and Rama Govindarajan, Dynamical systems model of entrainment due to coherent structures, Physical Review E 72, 46308 (2005).

  25. C. Kalelkar, Rama Govindarajan and  R. Pandit, Drag reduction by polymer additives in decaying turbulence, Physical Review E 72, 17301 (2005).

  26. K. C. Sahu and Rama Govindarajan, Stability of flow through a slowly diverging pipe, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 531, 325 - 334 (2005).

  27. Rama Govindarajan and R. Narasimha, Accurate estimate of disturbance amplitude variation from solution of minimal composite stability theory, Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics 19, 229 - 235 (2005).

  28. N. Vinod and Rama Govindarajan, Instabilities and transition in boundary layers, Pramana Journal of Physics 64, 323 - 332 (2005).

  29. T. N.  Venkatesh, V. R. Sarasamma, S. Rajalakshmy, K. C. Sahu and Rama Govindarajan, Super-linear speedup of a parallel multigrid Navier-Stokes solver on Flosolver, Current Science 88, 589 - 593 (2005).

  30. N. Vinod and Rama Govindarajan The pattern of breakdown of laminar flow into turbulent spots, Physical Review Letters 93, 114501 (2004).

  31. Rama Govindarajan, Effect of miscibility on the linear instability of two-fluid channel flow, International Journal of Multiphase Flow 30, 1177 - 1192 (2004).

  32. S. Rao, R. Seshadri and  Rama Govindarajan, A minimal composite theory for stability of non-parallel compressible boundary-layer flow, Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics 17, 233 - 248 (2004).

  33. R. Benzi, E. De Angelis, Rama Govindarajan and I. Procaccia, Shell model for drag reduction with polymer additive in homogeneous turbulence, Physical Review E 68, 16308 (2003).

  34. Rama Govindarajan, I. Procaccia  and A. Sameen, Stabilization of hydrodynamic flows by small viscosity variations, Physical Review E 67, 26310 (2003).

  35. Rama Govindarajan, P. R. Nott and S. Ramaswamy, Stripes in sheared non-brownian suspensions with a free surface, Physica A 318, 80 - 84 (2003).

  36. Rama Govindarajan, Surprising effects of minor viscosity gradients, Journal of Indian Institute of Science 82, 121 - 127 (2002).

  37. Rama Govindarajan, Universal behaviour of entrainment due to coherent structures in turbulent shear flow, Physical Review Letters 88, 134503 (2002).

  38. Rama Govindarajan and R. Narasimha, Estimating amplitude ratios in boundary layer stability theory: a comparison between two approaches, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 439, 403 - 412 (2001).

  39. Rama Govindarajan and I. Procaccia, Retardation of the onset of turbulence by minor viscosity contrasts, Physical Review Letters 87, 174501 (2001).

  40. B. T. Ranganathan and Rama Govindarajan, Stabilization and destabilization of channel flow by location of viscosity- stratified fluid layer, Physics of Fluids 13, 1 - 3 (2001).

  41. Rama Govindarajan, P. R. Nott  and S. Ramaswamy, A theory of suspension segregation in horizontal couette cells, Physics of Fluids 13, 3517 - 3520 (2001).

  42. Rama Govindarajan and R. Narasimha, Transition delay by surface heating: a zonal analysis for axisymmetric bodies, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 418, 077 - 100 (2000).

  43. Rama Govindarajan, The role of the critical layer in the stability of viscous shear flows, Current Science 79, 741 - 746 (2000).

  44. R. Narasimha and Rama Govindarajan, Minimal composite equations and the stability of non-parallel flows, Current Science 79, 730 - 740 (2000).

  45. Rama Govindarajan and R. Narasimha, A low-order parabolic theory for two-dimensional boundary layer stability, Physics of Fluids 11, 1449 - 1458 (1999).

  46. Rama Govindarajan, Turbulence and flying machines, Resonance 4, 54 - 62 (1999).

  47. Rama Govindarajan and R. Narasimha, A low-order theory for stability of non-parallel boundary layer flows, Proceedings of the Royal Soceity of London A 453, 2537 - 2549 (1997).

  48. Rama Govindarajan and R. Narasimha, Stability of spatially developing boundary layers in pressure gradients, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 300, 117 - 147 (1995).

  49. Rama Govindarajan and R. Narasimha,  The role of residual nonturbulent disturbances on transition onset in two-dimensional boundary layers, Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of ASME 113, 147 - 149 (1991).

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