# Professor Nigel Peake

## Career

**2003-**Professor of Applied Mathematics.**2000-2003**Reader in Fluid Mechanics.**1994-2000**University Lecturer, joint between DAMTP and Cambridge University Engineering Department.**1992-95**Royal Society University Research Fellow.**1990-**Fellow, Emmanuel College, Cambridge (Supernumerary Fellow 1990-93, Official Fellow 1993-2003, Professorial Fellow 2003- ).

## Research

The aeroacoustics of turbomachinery and jets, hydroacoustics, stability of aerodynamics flows, vortex breakdown, structural vibration, fluid-structure interactions.

## Selected Publications

- Posson H. & Peake N. 2013 The acoustic analogy in an annular duct with swirling mean flow. J. Fluid Mech., 726 , 439 - 475
- Lloyd, A. E. D. & Peake, N. 2013 The propagation of acoustic waves in a slowly varying duct with radially sheared axial mean flow. J. Sound Vib., 332(17), 3937-3946.
- Jaworski, J. W.; Peake, N. 2013 Aerodynamic noise from a poroelastic edge with implications for the silent flight of owls. J. Fluid Mech., 723, 456-479.
- Assier R.C. & Peake N. 2012 Precise description of the different far fields encountered in the problem of diffraction of acoustic waves by a quarter-plane. IMA J. Applied Math., 77(5), 605-625.
- Brambley E. J., Davis A. M. J. & Peake, N 2012 Eigenmodes of lined flow ducts with rigid splices. J. Fluid Mech., 690, 399-425.
- Assier R.C. & Peake N. 2012 On the diffraction of acoustic waves by a quarter-plane. Wave Motion, 49, 64-82.
- Peake N & Parry A.B. 2012 Modern challenges facing turbomachinery aeroacoustics. Ann. Review Fluid Mech. 44, 227-248.
- Veitch B. & Peake N. 2008 Acoustic propagation and scattering in the exhaust flow from coaxial cylinders. J. Fluid Mech., 613, 275--307.
- Brambley E.J. & Peake N. 2008 Stability and acoustic scattering in a cylindrical thin shell containing compressible mean flow. J. Fluid Mech.}, 602, 403-426.
- Brambley E.J. & Peake N. 2008 Sound transmission in strongly curved slowly varying cylindrical ducts with flow. J. Fluid Mech., 596, 387-412.
- Heaton C.J. & Peake N. 2007 Transient growth in vortices with axial flow. J. Fluid Mech., 587, 271-301
- Garrett, S.J. & Peake, N. 2007 The absolute instability of the boundary layer on a rotating cone. European Journal of Mechanics, B, 26, 344--353.
- Heaton. C.J. & Peake, N. 2006 Algebraic and exponential instability of inviscid swirling flow. J. Fluid Mech., 565, 279-318.
- Cooper, A.J. & Peake,N. 2006 Transient growth and rotor-stator interaction noise in mean swirling duct flow. J. Sound Vib., 295, 553--570.
- Peake, N. & Sorokin, S. 2006 A nonlinear model of the dynamics of a large elastic plate with heavy fluid loading. Proc. Roy. Soc., 462, 2205 - 2224.
- Sorokin, S. & Peake, N. 2006 On symmetry-breaking effects in propagation of waves in sandwich plates with and without heavy fluid loading. J. Sound Vib., 295, 114--128.
- Brambley E.J. & Peake N. 2006 Classification of aeroacoustically relevant modes in cylindrically lined ducts. Wave Motion, 43(4), 301-310.
- Cooper, A.J. & Peake, N. 2006 Rotor-stator interaction noise in swirling flow: stator sweep and lean effects. AIAA J., 44, 981--991.
- Heaton. C.J. & Peake, N. 2005 Acoustic Scattering in a Duct with Mean Swirling Flow. J. Fluid Mech., 540, 189--220.
- Peake, N. 2005 A note on `Computational aeroacoustics examples showing the failure of the acoustic analogy theory to identify the correct noise sources' by CKW Tam. J. Comp. Acoustics, 12, 631--634.
- Cooper, A.J. & Peake, N. 2005 Upstream-radiated rotor-stator interaction noise in mean swirling flow. J. Fluid Mech., 523, 99--133.
- Cooper, A.J., Parry, A.B. & Peake, N. 2004 Acoustic resonance in aeroengine intake ducts. ASME J. Turbomachinery, 126(3), 432--441.
- Peake, N. 2004 On the unsteady motion of a long fluid-loaded elastic plate with mean flow. J. Fluid Mech.,507, 335--366.
- Garrett, S.J. & Peake, N. 2004 The stability of the boundary layer on a sphere rotating in a uniform axial flow. European Journal of Mechanics, B, 23, 241--253.
- Peake, N. & Kerschen, E.J. 2004 Influence of mean loading on noise generated by the interaction of gusts with a cascade: unsteady lift and downstream radiation. J. Fluid Mech., 515, 99-133.
- Peake, N. 2004 On applications of high-frequency asymptotics in aeroacoustics. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond., 362, 673-696.
- Spivack, O.R., Kinns R. & Peake, N. 2004 Acoustic excitation of hull surfaces by propeller sources. J. Marine Science & Technology 9(3), 109-116.
- Garrett, S.J. & Peake, N. 2002 The stability and transition of the boundary layer on a rotating sphere. J. Fluid Mech., 456, 199-217.
- Cooper, A.J. & Peake, N. 2002 The stability of a slowly diverging, swirling jet. J. Fluid Mech., 473, 389--411.
- Keith, G.M. & Peake, N. 2002 High-wavenumber acoustic radiation from a thin-walled axisymmetric cylinder. J. Sound Vib., 255(1), 129--146.
- Keith, G.M. & Peake, N. 2002 High-wavenumber acoustic radiation from a thin-walled scarfed cylinder. J. Sound Vib., 255(1), 147--160.
- Evers, I. & Peake, N. 2002 On sound generation by the interaction between turbulence and a cascade of airfoils with non-uniform mean flow. J. Fluid Mech., 463, 25--52.
- Peake, N. 2001 Nonlinear stability of a fluid-loaded elastic plate with mean flow. J. Fluid Mech., 434, 101--118.
- Cooper, A.J. & Peake, N. 2001 Propagation of unsteady disturbances in swirling flow with axial variation. J. Fluid Mech., 445, 201--234.
- Peake, N. & Cooper, A.J. 2001 Acoustic propagation in ducts with slowly-varying elliptic cross-section. J. Sound Vib., 243, 381--401.
- Peake, N. & Sorokin, S. 2001 On the behaviour of fluid-loaded sandwich panels with mean flow. J. Sound Vib., 242, 597--617.
- Sorokin, S. & Peake, N. Vibrations of sandwich plates with concentrated masses and spring-like inclusions. J. Sound Vib., 237(2), 203-222.
- Evers, I. & Peake, N. 2000 Noise generation by airfoils interacting with high-frequency gusts in transonic flow. J. Fluid Mech., 411, 91-130.
- Cooper, A.J. & Peake, N. 2000 Trapped acoustic modes in aeroengine intakes with swirling flow. J. Fluid Mech., 419, 151--175.
- Peake, N. & Crighton, D.G. 2000 Active control of sound. Ann. Rev. Fluid Mech., 32, 137-164.