Joseph Klewicki, Professor

Joseph Klewicki, Professor

Jere Chase O.E. Lab, 121C
(603) 862-3113


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, 1989
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1985
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, 1983

Prof. Klewicki joined the Mechanical Engineering Department at UNH in 2005.

Joe Klewicki's Curriculum Vitae

Research Areas

Joe Klewicki's areas of specialization are in Experimental methods in fluid mechanics, turbulent and unsteady flows, vorticity dynamics, boundary layers. For more detailed information about Prof. Klewicki's research, please see the Center for Fluid Physics site.


Scholarly Book Chapters

  • Klewicki, J. and Mehdi, F. 2010 Modified hierarchy structure of rough-wall flows,  in IUTAM Symposium on The Physics of Wall-Bounded Turbulent Flows on Rough-Walls, (T.B. Nickels, editor), Springer Verlag, 135.
  • *Klewicki, J. 2007 Measurement considerations in wall-bounded turbulent flows: Wall shear stress, Springer Handbook of Experimental Fluid Mechanics, (C.  Tropea, A. Yarin and J. Foss, editors), Springer-Verlag, 871.
  • *Klewicki, J. 2006 Mean momentum balance: Implications for turbulence control, in NUS-IMS Workshop on Transition and Turbulence Control (Volume 8), (M. Gad-el-Hak and H. Tsai editors), Lecture Note Series, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 283.

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Saha, S., Klewicki, J. Ooi, A., Blackburn, H. and Wei, T. 2014 Scaling Properties of the Equation for Passive Scalar Transport in Wall-Bounded Turbulent Flows, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transf. 70, 779.
  • *Klewicki, J. 2013 A Description of Turbulent Wall-Flow Vorticity Consistent with Mean Dynam- ics, J. Fluid Mech.  737, 176.
  • *Klewicki, J. 2013 On the Singular Nature of Turbulent Boundary Layers, Procedia IUTAM 9, 69.
  • *Vincenti, P., Klewicki, J., Morrill-Winter, C., White, C. and Wosnik, M. 2013  Streamwise Velocity Statistics in Turbulent Boundary Layers that Spatially Develop to High Reynolds Number, Expts.  in Fluids 54, 1629.
  • *Klewicki, J. 2013 Toward Coherently Representing Turbulent Wall-Flow Dynamics, J. Fluid Mech. 734, 1.
  • Mehdi, F., Klewicki, J. and White, C. 2013 Mean Force Structure and its Scaling in Rough-Wall Turbulent Boundary Layers, J. Fluid Mech.  731, 682.
  • *Klewicki, J. 2013 Self-Similar Mean Dynamics in Turbulent Wall-Flows, J. Fluid Mech. 718, 596.
  • *Morrill-Winter, C. and Klewicki, J. 2013 Influences of Boundary Layer Scale Separation on the Vorticity Transport Contribution to Turbulent Inertia, Phys. Fluids 25, 015108.
  • Bamberger, M. and Klewicki J., 2013 Statistical Structure and Mean Dynamics of Developing Turbulent Shear-Wake Flows, Expts.  in Fluids 54, 1415.
  • Hutchins, N., Chauhan, K., Marusic, I., Monty, J. and Klewicki, J. 2012 Toward Reconciling the Large-Scale Structure of Turbulent Boundary Layers in the Atmosphere and Laboratory Boundary Layer Meterol.  145,  273.
  • *Klewicki, J., Chin, C., Blackburn, H., Ooi, A. and Marusic, I. 2012 Emergence of the Four Layer Dynamical Regime in Turbulent Pipe Flow Phys. Fluids 24, 045107.
  • White, C.M., Dubief, Y. and Klewicki, J. 2012 Re-examining the logarithmic dependence of the mean velocity distribution in polymer drag reduced wall-bounded flow, Phys. Fluids 24, 021701.
  • *Klewicki, J., Ebner, R. and Wu, X. 2011 Mean Dynamics of Transitional Boundary Layer Flow
  • J. Fluid Mech. 682, 617.
  • Stawarz, J., Vasquez, B., Smith, C., Forman, M. and Klewicki, J. 2011 Third Moments and the Role of Anisotropy from Velocity Shear in the Solar Wind Astrophys. J. 736, 44.
  • *Elsnab, J., Kelwicki, J., Maynes, D. and Ameel, T. 2011 Mean dynamics of channel flow transition J. Fluid Mech. 678, 451.
  • Elsnab, J., Maynes, D., Klewicki, J. and Ameel, T. 2010 Mean flow structure in high aspect ration microchannel flows Exp. Thermal Fluid Sci. 34, 1077.
  • *Klewicki, J. 2010 Reynolds number dependence, scaling and dynamics of turbulent boundary layers J. Fluids Eng. 132, 094001-1.
  •  Mehdi, F., Klewicki, J. and White, C. 2010 Mean momentum balance analysis of rough-wall turbulent boundary layers Physica D 239, 1329.
  • *Klewicki, J., Fife, P. and Wei, T. 2009 On the logarithmic mean profile J. Fluid Mech. 638, 73.
  • *Fife, P., Klewicki, J. and Wei, T. 2009 Time averaging in turbulence settings may reveal and infiniyte hierarchy of length scales J. of Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems-A, 24, 781.
  • Klewicki, J., Priyadarshana, P. and Metzger, M. 2008 Statistical structure of the fluctuating wall pressure and its in-plane gradients at high Reynolds number J. Fluid Mech. 609, 195.
  • *Hamman, C., Klewicki, J. and Kirby, R. 2008 On the Lamb vector divergence in Navier-Stokes flows, J. Fluid Mech. 610, 261.
  • Costaschuck, D., Elsnab, J., Peterson, S., Klewicki, J. Ameel, T. 2007 Axial static pressure measurements of water flow in a rectangular microchannel, Exprts. in Fluids 43, 907.
  • Ramamurthy, P., Pardyjak, E. Klewicki, J., 2007 Observations of the effects of atmospheric stability on turbulence statistics deep within an urban street canyon, J. Appl. Meteorol. & Climatology 46, 2074.
  • Nelson, M., Pardyjak, E., Klewicki, J., Pol, E. and Brown, M. 2007 Statistical properties of the wind field withing the Oklahoma City Park Avenue Street Canyon: Part I: Mean flow and turbulence statistics, J. Appl. Meteorol. & Climatology 46, 2038.
  • Nelson, M., Pardyjak, E., Brown, M. and Klewicki, J. 2007 Statistical properties of the wind field within the Oklahoma City Park Avenue Street Canyon: Part II: Spectra, cospectra, and quadrant analyses, J. Appl. Meteorol. & Climatology 46, 2055.
  • Morris, S. Stolpa, S., Slaboch, P. Klewicki, J. 2007 Near Surface particle image velocimetry measurements in a trasitionally rough-wall atmospheric boundary layer, J. Fluid Mech. 580, 319.
  • *Klewicki, J., Fife, P., Wei, T. and McMurtry, P. 2007 A physical model of the turbulent boundary layer consonant with mean momentum balance structure, Phil, Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. A 365, 823.
  • *Wei, T., Fife, P., and Klewicki, J. 2007 On scaling the mean momentum balance and its solutions in turbulent Couette-Poiseuille flow, J. Fluid Mech 573, 371.
  • *Priyadarshana, P., Klewicki, J., Treat, S. and Foss, J. 2007 Statistical structure of turbulent boundary layer velocity-vorticity products at high and low Reynolds numbers, J. Fluid Mech. 570, 307.