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Numerical simulations of soot formation in turbulent flows
This work deals with the simulation of soot formation phenomena under gasturbine-like conditions. Main goal is the development of a reliable CFD simulation tool able to predict trends of sootExpand
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Soot predictions in premixed and non-premixed laminar flames using a sectional approach for PAHs and soot
Abstract A new soot model is presented, which has been developed for CFD applications, combining accuracy and efficiency. While the chemical reactions of small gas phase species are captured by aExpand
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Numerical Simulations of Confined, Turbulent, Lean, Premixed Flames Using a Detailed Chemistry Combustion Model
In this paper numerical simulations of a confined, high strained jet flame employing a detailed chemistry combustion model are presented. Unlike other configurations available in literature, theExpand
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Improvement and Assessment of RANS Scalar Transport Models for Jets in Crossflow
The present work proposes a new form of two-equation model for turbulent scalar transport. The aim is a better prediction of turbulent scalar mixing by the Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS)Expand
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Modeling of Soot Size Distributions in Partially Premixed C2H4/Air Flames
A soot model is presented for the simulation of soot concentration and soot size distribution in partially premixed laminar ethylene/air flames. The model consists of three basic submodels. The firstExpand
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Nonlinear heat waves and some analogies with nonlinear optics
Abstract The linear theory of heat waves is generalized to nonlinear situations in a conservation-dissipation formalism in the context of extended thermodynamics. An analogy with the theory ofExpand
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Spark Ignition Simulations and the Generation of Ignition Maps by Means of a Turbulent Flame Speed Closure Approach
This paper presents a numerical investigation of ignition phenomena in turbulent partially premixed methane/air flames. In this work, a turbulent flame speed closure model (TFC) is employed with anExpand
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Numerical and experimental investigation of syngas combustion in a semi-technical scale burner
A semi-technical scale burner burning a syngas mixture is presented and deeply investigated by means numerical tools and experimental campaigns. The combustor is operated at atmospheric andExpand
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