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Advanced Modeling of Particulate and Pollutant Formation in Turbulent Combustion
This course aims at introducing the most popular advanced computational tools for particulate and pollutant formation that can be effectively used to design low emission turbulent combustion processes. This course is addressed to master and PhD students in engineering and science, post-docs and industrial researchers working on simulation and modeling of single and multiphase combustion processes.
Date: June 10, 2006 - June 13, 2006
Location: Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
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Organizer: Daniele Marchisio
Application Areas: Turbomachinery, Automotive, Process Industry, Aerospace, Power Generation, Oil, Gas & Petrochemical, General CFD
Special Fields: Turbulence Modeling, Turbulence - LES Methods, Combustion, Reactive Flows, Compressible Flows
Deadlines: May 15, 2008 (abstract), May 15, 2008 (registration)
Type of Event: Course, International

Course Lecturers

John W. Campbell, Iveco Motorenforschung AG 
Debora Fino, Politecnico di Torino Italy
Gilles Hardy, Wartsila Switzerland
Daniele Marchisio, Politecnico di Torino Italy
Venkatramanan Raman, University of Texas at Austin U.S.A.
Alessandro Zucca, Nuovo Pignone GE Oil&Gas Italy

Course topics
Theory and fundamentals:
Introduction and fundamentals of turbulent combustion;
Direct numerical simulations (DNS), Reynolds Averaged Navier
Stokes (RANS), Large Eddy Simulation (LES); Probability
Density Function (PDF)  approach; multiphase combustion
modeling; particle formation in flames: the Population
Balance (PB) approach.
Research and Industrial applications:
Simulation of soot formation in turbulent flames; simulation
of non-premixed turbulent combustion; latest trends in
Materials and Technologies for diesel particulate control;
simulation of combustion in internal engines; simulation of
combustion in gas turbines

Preliminary suggested readings
S.B. Pope, Turbulent Flows, Cambridge University Press, 2000
N. Peters, Turbulent Combustion, Cambridge University Press,
R.O. Fox, Computational Models for Turbulent Reacting Flows,
Cambridge University Press, 2003

Financial support for this course comes from the Doctorate
School of Politecnico di Torino.
The course has no admission fee however students planning to
attend are requested to register. 
For registration and further information please contact:
Daniele Marchisio
DISMIC Politecnico di Torino Duca degli Abruzzi 24
10129 Torino, Italy
Event record first posted on April 21, 2008, last modified on April 29, 2008

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