Gerard Hamill

Professor

  • Room 02.016B - David Keir Building

    United Kingdom

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PhD projects

I conduct research into: Groundwater supplies from coastal aquifers Saline Intrusions in groundwater and in estuaries Sediment scour at bridges and in harbours The use of CFD to model hydraulics and water engineering applications SuDS

19962020
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Research Output 1996 2020

1996

Estimating the velocities in a ship's propeller wash

Hamill, G., Johnston, H. & Stewart, P., 1996, In : Bulletin of the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses. 89, p. 46 54 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rapport
Ship
Reconnaissance
Jets

The influence of a revetment on diffusion of a propeller wash

Hamill, G., Qurrain, R. & Johnston, H., 1996, In : Bulletin of the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses. 91, p. 39 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1997

CFD predictions of the velocity distributions in the wash of a ship's propeller

Brewster, P., Hamill, G. & Robinson, D., May 1997, p. 763. 767 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

The influence of a ship's rudder on the scouring action of a propeller wash

Hamill, G., McGarvey, J. A. & Johnston, H., May 1997.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1998

A computational fluid dynamics investigation of stratified flow

Donnelly, B., Hamill, G., Robinson, D. & MacKinnon, P., Dec 1998.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

4 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling of saline intrusions in a long sea outfall

Shannon, N. R., MacKinnon, P. & Hamill, G., Sep 1998.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1999

A CFD investigation of the propeller wash induced by a manoeuvring ship

Robinson, D., Brewster, P. & Hamill, G., Apr 1999.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Designing for protection against propeller erosion in harbours

Ryan, D. & Hamill, G., Apr 1999.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

40 Citations (Scopus)

Propeller Wash Scour near Quay Walls

Hamill, G., Johnston, H. & Stewart, D. P., Jul 1999, In : Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering. 125, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quay walls
quay
Scour
Propellers
scour
2000

A method for predicting velocities within a scour hole produced by a ship's propeller in a harbour

Ryan, D. & Hamill, G., Sep 2000, p. 629. 634 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

An experimental and numerical study using computational fluid dynamics into the behaviour of stratified flow.

Donnelly, B., Hamill, G., Robinson, D. & MacKinnon, P., Sep 2000, p. 361. 366 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

3 Citations (Scopus)

An experimental investigation of saline intrusion in a long sea outfall

MacKinnon, P., Shannon, N. R., Hamill, G. & Doyle, B. M., May 2000.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Designing for protection against propeller scour in harbours

Hamill, G. & Ryan, D., Sep 2000, p. 623. 628 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Development and evaluation of a numerical model to simulate wave induced flow patterns within a long sea outfall

Doyle, B. M., MacKinnon, P., Hamill, G. & Shannon, N. R., Sep 2000, p. 355. 360 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of a numerical model to simulate wave induced flow patterns within a long sea outfall

Doyle, B. M., MacKinnon, P. & Hamill, G., May 2000.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Evaluation of a two dimensional model of saline intrusion in an outfall with two risers

MacKinnon, P., Shannon, N. R. & Hamill, G., Sep 2000, p. 753. 758 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2001
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modelling of saline intrusion in a long sea outfall with two risers

Shannon, N. R., MacKinnon, P. & Hamill, G., Mar 2001, p. 299-308. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Propellers
Ships
2002
1 Citation (Scopus)

Collection of data to validate a numerical model of wave induced intrusion in a marine outfall

Shannon, N. R., MacKinnon, P., Hamill, G. & Doyle, B. M., May 2002, p. 117-217. 101 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Evaluation of a CFD model of saline intrusion in marine outfalls

Shannon, N. R., MacKinnon, P. & Hamill, G., Sep 2002.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2003

Estimation of the erosion caused by a ship's propeller using artificial neural networks

Hamill, G. & Ryan, D., Sep 2003.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

The formation of the jet produced by a rotating ship's propeller

Hamill, G., Hughes, D. & Ryan, D., 2003.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2004
25 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of the efflux velocity from a ship's propeller

Hamill, G., Hughes, D. & McGarvey, J. A., Jun 2004, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Maritime Engineering. 157(2), 2, p. 83-91 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2005
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling of saline intrusion in marine outfalls

Shannon, N., MacKinnon, P. & Hamill, G., Jun 2005, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Maritime Engineering. 158 (2), 2, p. 47-58 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Outfalls
Computational fluid dynamics
Engineers
Seawater
Dilution
2006

Influence of a Horizontal Boundary on a Marine Propeller Wash

Wilson, P., Hamill, G., Kee, C. & Johnston, H., May 2006, p. 463-467. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Investigations of the velocity distributions within a ship's propeller wash

Kee, C., Hamill, G. & Lam, W., May 2006, p. 451. 456 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Simulations of a ship's propeller wash

Lam, W-H., Robinson, D., Hamill, G., Raghunathan, S. & Kee, C., May 2006, p. 457-462. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)

The interfacial processes on an entrapped saline wedge

Hamill, G., Robinson, D., MacKinnon, P., Johnston, H. & Donnelly, B., Dec 2006, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Maritime Engineering. 159(4), 4, p. 147-156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007

Discussion: The interfacial processes on an entrapped saline wedge: Discussion

Hamill, G., Donnelly, B., MacKinnon, P. & Johnston, H., Sep 2007, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Maritime Engineering. 160, MA3, p. 135 136 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

90 Citations (Scopus)

Reinforced Stone Columns in Weak Deposits – A Laboratory Model Study

Black, J. A., Sivakumar, V., Madhav, M. R. & Hamill, G., Sep 2007, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 133 (9), 9, p. 1154-1161 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deposits
Soils
Peat
soil
peat
2009
16 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of rudder angle on propeller wash velocities at a seabed

Hamill, G. A., Ryan, D. & Johnston, H. T., 01 Mar 2009, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Maritime Engineering. 162, 1, p. 27-38 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propellers
Velocity distribution
Electric network analysis
Sediments
Neural networks
2010
28 Citations (Scopus)

Observations of the initial 3D flow from a ship's propeller

Lam, W-H., Hamill, G., Robinson, D. & Raghunathan, S., Oct 2010, In : Ocean Engineering. 37, 14-15, p. 1380-1388 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ship propellers
Turbulence
Velocity distribution
Lasers

The decay of maximum velocity within the initial stages of a propeller wash

Hamill, G. & Johnston, H., Jan 2010, In : Journal Of Hydraulic Research. online, p. 605 613 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propellers
Ship propellers
2011
38 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the equations used to predict the velocity distribution within a ship’s propeller jet

Lam, W-H., Hamill, G., Song, Y. C., Robinson, D. & Raghunathan, S., Jan 2011, In : Ocean Engineering. 38 , 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ship propellers
Velocity distribution
Propellers
Water
Orifices
7 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating propeller scour at quays alongside a berthing ship.

Ryan, D. & Hamill, G. A., 01 Jun 2011, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Maritime Engineering. 164 , 2, p. 59-70 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quay walls
Scour
Propellers
Ships
Ports and harbors

Investigating Experimental Techniques for Measurement of the Downstream Near Wake of a TidalTurbine

Rose, S., Good, A., Atcheson, M., Hamill, G., Johnstone, C., MacKinnon, P., Robinson, D., Grant, A. & Whittaker, T., May 2011, p. 1-5. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

8 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of a ship's propeller jet using momentum decay and energy decay

Lam, W., Song, Y. C., Raghunathan, S., Hamill, G. & Robinson, D., May 2011, In : Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. 38 (1-11), 6, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ship propellers
momentum
Momentum
energy
Scour
1 Citation (Scopus)

PIV Analysis of the Near Wake of a Tidal Turbine

Good, A., Hamill, G. & Whittaker, T., Jun 2011, p. 1-7. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

The Influence of Overflow Velocity on a Stratified Co-Flow System

Hamill, G., Rogan, C. & Johnston, H., Jun 2011, p. 1-7. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2012
11 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of the 3D zone of flow establishment from a ship’s propeller

Lam, W-H., Hamill, G., Robinson, D., Raghunathan, S. & Song, Y., May 2012, In : KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering. 16, 4, p. 465-477 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ship propellers
Propellers
Flow velocity
Velocity measurement
Turbulence
9 Citations (Scopus)

An effective method for comparing the turbulence intensity from LDA measurements and CFD predictions within a ship propeller jet

Lam, W. H., Robinson, D. J., Hamill, G. A. & Johnston, H. T., 01 Oct 2012, In : Ocean Engineering. 52, null, p. 105-124 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ship propellers
Computational fluid dynamics
Turbulence
Lasers
Turbulence models
18 Citations (Scopus)

Semi-empirical methods for determining the efflux velocity from a ship's propeller

Lam, W., Hamill, G. A., Robinson, D. J. & Raghunathan, S., Mar 2012, In : Applied Ocean Research. 35, null, p. 14-24 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ship propellers
Propellers
Momentum
Computational fluid dynamics
Lasers
9 Citations (Scopus)

Time-averaged velocity and turbulence intensity at the initial downstream flow from a six-bladed propeller

Lam, W. H., Robinson, D. J., Hamill, G. A., Zhao, J. F. & Jia, M., 01 Sep 2012, In : Ocean Engineering. 51, null, p. 85-93 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propellers
Turbulence
Ship propellers
Water tanks
Electric motors
2013
3 Citations (Scopus)

Determining Propeller Erosion at the Stern of a Berthing Ship

Ryan, D. & Hamill, G., 10 Jul 2013, In : Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering. 139, 4, p. 247–255

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quay walls
quay
Propellers
Erosion
Ships
13 Citations (Scopus)

Determining propeller induced erosion alongside quay walls in harbours using Artificial Neural Networks

Ryan, D., Hamill, G. A. & Johnston, H. T., 01 Feb 2013, In : Ocean Engineering. 59, null, p. 142-151 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quay walls
Propellers
Ports and harbors
Erosion
Neural networks
12 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of a boundary on the development of a propeller wash

Johnston, H. T., Hamill, G. A., Wilson, P. R. & Ryan, D., 15 Mar 2013, In : Ocean Engineering. 61, null, p. 50-55 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propellers
Velocity measurement
Boundary layers
Estuaries
Ports and harbors
2014
99 Downloads (Pure)

Experimental Investigation of Transient Saltwater Intrusion in Heterogeneous Porous Media

Robinson, G., Hamill, G. & Ahmed, A., 17 Jun 2014. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
saline intrusion
porous medium
penetration
flow field
modeling

Stochastic Analysis of Saltwater Intrusion in Heterogeneous Aquifers using Local Average Subdivision

Robinson, G., Ahmed, A. & Hamill, G., 16 Jun 2014. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

saline intrusion
penetration
aquifer
permeability
probability density function
277 Downloads (Pure)

The hydraulics and resulting bed scour within the vicinity of Submerged Single Span Arch Bridges

Ryan, D., Hamill, G. A., McRobert, J. & Smith, W., 28 Aug 2014. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Arch bridges
Scour
Hydraulics
Rain
Arches