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

17 Citations (Scopus)
537 Downloads (Pure)

3D Efflux Velocity Characteristics of Marine Propeller Jets

Hamill, G. A., Kee, C. & Ryan, D., Jun 2015, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Maritime Engineering. 168, 2, p. 62-75 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Propellers
Design aids
Engineers

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

A computational fluid dynamics investigation of stratified flow

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
141 Downloads (Pure)

An Advanced Calibration Method for Image Analysis in Laboratory-Scale Seawater Intrusion Problems

Robinson, G., Moutari, S., Ahmed, A. A. & Hamill, G. A., 11 Apr 2018, In : Water Resources Management. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Salt water intrusion
Calibration
seawater
calibration
Aquifers
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
15 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)

A new physical barrier system for seawater intrusion control

Abdoulhalik, A., Ahmed, A. & Hamill, G. A., Jun 2017, In : Journal of Hydrology. 549, p. 416-427 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
cutoff wall
seawater
dam
aquifer
saline intrusion

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

Arch Bridges under flood conditions, a study of the velocity distributions, and the resulting bed scour

Ryan, D., Hamill, G., Solan, B. & Ettema, R., Aug 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

scour
arch
pier
scanner
distribution
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
13 Citations (Scopus)
229 Downloads (Pure)

Automated image analysis for experimental investigations of salt water intrusion in coastal aquifers

Robinson, G., Hamill, G. A. & Ahmed, A. A., Nov 2015, In : Journal of Hydrology. 530, p. 350-360 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
coastal aquifer
salt water
image analysis
saline intrusion
methodology

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)

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

Designing for protection against propeller erosion in harbours

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
9 Citations (Scopus)
62 Downloads (Pure)

Empirical model for Darrieus-type tidal current turbine induced seabed scour

Sun, C., Lam, W. H., Cui, Y., Zhang, T., Jang, J., Guo, J., Ma, Y., Wang, S., Tan, T. H., Chuah, J. H., Lam, S. S. & Hamill, G., 14 Jun 2018, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 171, p. 478-490 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Scour
Turbines
Rotors
Piles
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

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

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

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

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

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
8 Citations (Scopus)
323 Downloads (Pure)

Experimental Saltwater Intrusion in Coastal aquifers Using Automated Image Analysis: Applications to Homogeneous Aquifers.

Robinson, G., Ahmed, A. A. & Hamill, G. A., Jul 2016, In : Journal of Hydrology. 538, p. 304-313 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
saline intrusion
coastal aquifer
image analysis
aquifer
methodology
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

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

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

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

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

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
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

Modelling the hydraulic characteristics of vortex flow controls for urban drainage applications

Robinson, G., Hamill, G., O'Kane, O. & Robinson, D., 31 May 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

vortex flow
urban drainage
flow control
hydraulics
stormwater
4 Citations (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)

Novel energy coefficient used to predict efflux velocity of tidal current turbines

Wang, S., Lam, W-H., Cui, Y., Zhang, T., Jang, J., Sun, C., Guo, J., Ma, Y. & Hamill, G., 01 Sep 2018, In : Energy. 158, p. 730-745 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Turbines
Computational fluid dynamics
Momentum
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
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

14 Citations (Scopus)
261 Downloads (Pure)

Predicting axial velocity profiles within a diffusing marine propeller jet

Hamill, G. A. & Kee, C., 15 Sep 2016, In : Ocean Engineering. 124, p. 104-112

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Propellers
Ship propellers
Docks
Ports and harbors
Flow fields
43 Downloads (Pure)

Prediction of Seabed Scour Induced by Full-Scale Darrieus-Type Tidal Current Turbine

Sun, C., Lam, W-H., Dai, M. & Hamill, G., 30 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 7, 10, 26 p., 342.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Scour
scour
tidal current
turbine
Turbines
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
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

Scour Concerns for Short-Span Masonry Arch Bridges

Solan, B., Ettema, R., Ryan, D. & Hamill, G. A., 19 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 146, 2, 7 p., 06019019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Masonry bridges
Arch bridges
Scour
masonry
scour