Research Interests are in aspects of Hydrodynamic Stability Theory. Linear and Nonlinear Receptivity. Laminar-Turbulent Boundary Layer Transition and Flow Control Modelling.
- Modelling Receptivity due to Natural Distributed Surface Roughness, Freestream Acoustic and Turbulence/Vortical induced Instabilities in Swept Wing Boundary-Layers.
- Development of Physics Correct, Rapid Methods for Modelling Biglobal & Triglobal Disturbance Evolution in Three-Dimensional Boundary Layers. Advancing the Modelling of Instabilities arising in Properly Three-Dimensional Boundary-Layer Flows for Aerospace Applications.
- Scientific Computing.
Raposo H, Mughal S, Ashworth R, 2018, Acoustic receptivity and transition modeling of Tollmien-Schlichting disturbances induced by distributed surface roughness, Physics of Fluids, Vol:30, ISSN:1070-6631
Thomas C, Mughal S, Ashworth R, 2017, Development of Tollmien-Schlichting disturbances in the presence of laminar separation bubbles on an unswept infinite wavy wing, Physical Review Fluids, Vol:2, ISSN:2469-990X
et al., 2017, Destabilisation and modification of Tollmien-Schlichting disturbances by a three-dimensional surface indentation, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol:819, ISSN:0022-1120, Pages:592-620
Thomas C, Mughal S, Ashworth R, 2017, On predicting receptivity to surface roughness in a compressible infinite swept wing boundary layer, Physics of Fluids, Vol:29, ISSN:1070-6631
Ashworth R, Mughal S, 2015, Modeling three dimensional effects on cross flow instability from leading edge dimples, Iutam-abcm Symposium on Laminar Turbulent Transition, Vol:14, ISSN:2210-9838, Pages:201-210
et al., 2016, Stability of an infinite swept wing boundary layer with surface waviness, AIAA Journal, Vol:54, ISSN:0001-1452, Pages:3024-3038
Mughal MS, 1998, Active control of wave instabilities in three-dimensional compressible flows, Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol:12, ISSN:0935-4964, Pages:195-217
Raposo H, Mughal MS, Ashworth R, Acoustic Receptivity of Compressible Tollmien-Schlichting Waves with an Efficient Time-Harmonic Linearized Navier-Stokes Method, 2018 Fluid Dynamics Conference
Arthur M, Horton H, Mughal MS, 2009, Modeling of Natural Transition in Properly Three-Dimensional Flows, 39th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Mughal MS, Stability Analysis of Complex Wing Geometries: Parabolised Stability Equations in Generalised Non-Orthogonal Coordinates, 36th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit
et al., Role of buoyancy and heat release in fire modelling, propagation, and instability, The fire environment--innovations, management, and policy
Mughal SM, Ashworth R, Uncertainty Quantification Based Receptivity Modelling of Crossflow Instabilities Induced by Distributed Surface Roughness in Swept Wing Boundary Layers, 43rd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference