Dr Simon Watt

+61 2 626 88806

LOCATION

Room G34 PEMS South (Bldg 26) School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA

  • PUBLICATIONS

Journal articles

Huang Z; Sidhu HS; Towers IN; Jovanoski Z; Watt S; Gubernov VV, 2020, 'Properties of nonadiabatic combustion waves in competitive exothermic reactions', Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol. 77, pp. 1216 - 1228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apm.2019.09.010

Nelson MI; Sidhu HS; Watt S; Hai FI, 2019, 'Performance analysis of the activated sludge model (number 1)', Food and Bioproducts Processing, vol. 116, pp. 41 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fbp.2019.03.014

Watt SD; Sidhu HS; Jovanoski Z; Towers IN; Huang Z, 2019, 'Watershed initial conditions for propagating waves in a system with bistability: A weight-function approach', Applied Mathematics Letters, vol. 91, pp. 106 - 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aml.2018.11.018

Phelps H; Watt S; Sidhu H; Sidhu L, 2018, 'Using phase change materials and air gaps in designing fire fighting suits: a mathematical investigation', Fire Technology, vol. 55, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10694-018-0794-z

Huang Z; Sidhu H; Towers I; Jovanoski Z; Watt S, 2018, 'On the route to extinction in non-adiabatic flames from competitive exothermic reactions', Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/mmnp/2018047

Watt SD; Sharpe GJ; Falle SAEG; Braithwaite M, 2012, 'A streamline approach to two-dimensional steady non-ideal detonation: The straight streamline approximation', Journal of Engineering Mathematics, vol. 75, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10665-011-9506-0

Watt SD; Sidhu HS; Nelson MI; Ray A, 2010, 'Analysis of a Model for Ethanol Production through Continuous Fermentation:Ethanol productivity', International Journal of Chemical Engineering, vol. 8, pp. 1 - 17, http://www.bepress.com/ijcre/vol8/A52/

Sidhu HS; Watt SD; Nelson MI, 2009, 'Performance comparison between a two-reactor cascade and a single tank in an activated sludge wastewater treatment process', International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, vol. 3, pp. 214 - 225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJEWM.2009.026338

Sidhu HS; Watt SD; Nelson MI; Ray A, 2007, 'Performance improvement and dynamical behaviour analysis of a cascade of two CSTRs', International Journal of Chemical Engineering, vol. 5, pp. 1 - 13

Watt SD; Sharpe GJ, 2005, 'Linear and nonlinear dynamics of cylindrically and spherically expanding detonation waves', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 522, pp. 329 - 356, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022112004001946

Watt SD; Sharpe GJ, 2004, 'One-dimensional linear stability of curved detonations', Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, vol. 460, pp. 2551 - 2568, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2004.1290

Batchelor MT; Burne RV; Henry BI; Watt SD, 2003, 'Mathematical and image analysis of Stromatolite morphogensis', Mathematical Geology, vol. 35, pp. 789 - 803, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/B:MATG.0000007779.17079.fd

Watt SD; Staggs JEJ; McIntosh AC; Brindley J, 2001, 'A theoretical explanation of the influence of char formation on the ignition of polymers', Fire Safety Journal, vol. 36, pp. 421 - 436, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0379-7112(01)00008-X

Batchelor MT; Burns RC; Henry BI; Watt SD, 2000, 'Deterministic KPZ model for stromatolite laminae', Physica A - Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, vol. 282, pp. 123 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0378-4371(00)00077-7

Hearn CJ; Sidhu HS; Watt SD, 1999, 'Analysis of non-linear behaviour of shallow drought estuaries using the Stommel model', Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol. 23, pp. 35 - 54, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0307-904X(98)10055-0

Watt SD; Weber RO; Sidhu HS; Mercer GN, 1999, 'A weight-function approach for determining watershed initial conditions for combustion waves', IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, vol. 62, pp. 195 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/imamat/62.2.195

Batchelor MT; Henry BI; Watt SD, 1998, 'Mean-field analysis of Williams-Bjerknes-type growth', Physica A - Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, vol. 256, pp. 295 - 311, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0378-4371(98)00228-3

Batchelor MT; Henry BI; Watt SD, 1998, 'Surface width scaling in noise reduced Eden clusters', Physical Review E, vol. 58, pp. 4023 - 4026, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.58.4023

Batchelor MT; Henry BI; Watt SD, 1998, 'Continuum model for radial interface growth', Physica A - Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, vol. 260, pp. 11 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0378-4371(98)00326-4

Weber RO; Watt SD, 1997, 'Combustion Waves', Journal of Australian Mathematical Society B, vol. 38, pp. 464 - 476

Pleasants AB; Wake GC; McCall DG; Watt SD, 1997, 'Modelling pasture mass through time in a managed grazing system subject to perturbations resulting from complexity in natural biological processes', Agricultural Systems, vol. 53, pp. 191 - 208

Batchelor MT; Henry BI; Watt SD, 1997, 'Who cares what`s new?', Nature, vol. 387, pp. 337 - 337, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/387337b0

Watt SD; Roberts AJ, 1996, 'The construction of zonal models of dispersion in channels via matched centre manifolds', Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society Series B-Applied Mathematics, vol. 38, pp. 101 - 125

Watt SD; Weber RO, 1996, 'Reaction waves and non-constant diffusivity', Journal of Australian Mathematical Society B, vol. 37, pp. 458 - 473

Wake GC; Watt SD, 1996, 'The relaxation of May's conjecture for the logistic equation', Applied Mathematics Letters, vol. 9, pp. 59 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0893-9659(96)00073-0

Mercer GN; Weber RO; Gray BW; Watt SD, 1996, 'Combustion pseudo-waves in a system with reactant consumption and heat loss', Mathematical and Computer Modelling, vol. 24, pp. 29 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0895-7177(96)00136-7

Watt SD; Roberts AJ; Weber RO, 1995, 'Dimensional reduction of a bushfire model', Mathematical and Computer Modelling, vol. 21, pp. 79 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0895-7177(95)00055-7

WATT SD; ROBERTS AJ, 1995, 'THE ACCURATE DYNAMIC MODELING OF CONTAMINANT DISPERSION IN CHANNELS', SIAM JOURNAL ON APPLIED MATHEMATICS, vol. 55, pp. 1016 - 1038, http://dx.doi.org/10.1137/S0036139993257971

Conference Papers

Huang ZJ; Watt S; Sidhu H; McIntosh A; Brindley J; Jovanoski Z; Towers I, 2019, '2D chaotic flow in competitive exothermic-endothermic reactions', in El Sawah, S. (ed.) MODSIM2019, 23rd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation., Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, presented at 23rd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2019), Canberra, 01 December 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.36334/modsim.2019.a5.huang

McLennan-Smith T; Kalloniatis A; Sidhu H; Jovanoski Z; Watt S; Towers I, 2019, 'Exploiting ecological non-trophic models in representations of warfare', in El Sawah, S. (ed.) MODSIM2019, 23rd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation., Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, presented at 23rd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2019), Canberra, 01 December 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.36334/modsim.2019.b3.mclennan-smith

Pathak S; Watt S; Khennane A; Al-Deen S, 2019, 'Evaluation of P-Delta instability in hardening oscillators using dynamical systems approach', in El Sawah, S. (ed.) MODSIM2019, 23rd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation., Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, presented at 23rd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2019), Canberra, 01 December 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.36334/modsim.2019.a5.pathak

Luangwilai T; Watt S; Fu S; Sidhu H; Nelson M, 2019, 'Modelling the effects of ambient temperature variation on self-heating process of compost piles', in Chemeca 2019: Chemical Engineering Megatrends and Elements. Sydney, NSW: Engineers Australia, 2019, Engineers Australia, Sydney, pp. 84 - 96, presented at CHEMECA 2019, Sydney, 29 September 2019 - 02 October 2019, https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=689351109484953;res=IELENG

Watt S; Jovanoski Z; Sidhu HS; Towers I; Welbourne D, 2017, 'Population response to environmental change: A model with an alternate stable state', in Syme G; Hatton MacDonald D; Fulton B; Piantadosi J (eds.), MODSIM2017, 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation., Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. (MSSANZ), Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 154 - 159, presented at The 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, 03 December 2017 - 08 December 2017, https://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2017/A4/watt2.pdf

Mijangos L; Holleley C; Nichols R; Towers I; Jovanoski Z; Sidhu HS; Watt S; Adamack A; Sherwin W, 2017, 'Genetic linkage to explain genetic variation', in Syme G; Hatton MacDonald D; Fulton B; Piantadosi J (eds.), MODSIM2017, 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation., The 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 127 - 133, presented at The 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, 03 December 2017 - 08 December 2017, https://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2017/A4/mijangos.pdf

Saifuddin R; Jovanoski Z; Safuan H; Watt S; Sidhu HS; Towers I, 2017, 'Invasive species in a confined environment: Reindeer population in the Pribilof Islands', in Syme G; Hatton MacDonald D; Fulton B; Piantadosi J (eds.), The 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, presented at International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, 03 December 2017 - 08 December 2017, http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2017/A4/saifuddin.pdf

WATT S; Sidhu HS; Jovanoski Z; Towers I; Sharples J; Gubernov V, 2017, 'Propagation of travelling waves in a complex system modelling fire spread', in Propagation of travelling waves in a complex system modelling fire spread, 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, presented at 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 03 December 2017 - 08 December 2017

Watt SD; Sharpe GJ; Falle SAEG, 2010, 'A streamline approach to steady non-ideal detonation theory', in Proceedings - 14th International Detonation Symposium, IDS 2010, pp. 797 - 805

Watt S; Braithwaite M; Brown WB; Falle S; Sharpe G, 2009, 'Maximum entropy theory of non-ideal detonation', in AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 213 - 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3295106

Watt SD; Staggs JEJ; McIntosh AC; Brindley J, 2003, 'Comparison of competitive and non-competitive char formation in polymer combustion', in Fire Safety Science, pp. 605 - 616, http://dx.doi.org/10.3801/IAFSS.FSS.7-605

Rail DL; Henry BI; Watt SD, 2000, 'Self-organized criticality models of neural development', in Novak MM (ed.), 6th International conference on Fractals, WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBL CO PTE LTD, Singapore, pp. 77 - 85, presented at 6th International conference on Fractals, Singapore, 16 April 2000 - 19 April 2000, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000168276100007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Batchelor MT; Henry BI; Watt SD, 1999, 'Form and scaling of radial growth', in Tokuyama M; Stanley HE (ed.), 3rd Tohwa University Intern. Conf, AIP Conference Proceedings, AMER INST PHYSICS, Fukuoka, Japan, pp. 521 - 530, presented at 3rd Tohwa University Intern. Conf, AIP Conference Proceedings, Fukuoka, Japan, 08 November 1999 - 12 November 1999, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000088786100099&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Weber RO; Mercer GN; Gray BF; Watt SD, 1994, 'Combustion waves: Non adiabatic', in Buckmaster J; Takeno T (ed.), MODELING IN COMBUSTION SCIENCE, SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, KAPAA, HI, pp. 285 - 295, presented at US/Japan Seminar on Modeling in Combustion Science, KAPAA, HI, 24 July 1994 - 29 July 1994, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1995BE87P00022&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1