Development and application of a comprehensive soot model for 3D CFD reacting flow studies in a diesel engine

Abstract

A three-dimensional reacting flow modeling approach is presented for diesel engine studies that can be used for predictions of trends in soot emissions for a wide range of operating conditions. The modeling framework employs skeletal chemistry for n-heptane for ignition and combustion, and links acetylene chemistry to the soot nucleation process. The soot… (More)

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