Search for dissertations about: "Turbulent Combustion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 125 swedish dissertations containing the words Turbulent Combustion.

  1. 1. Laser Sheet Imaging and Image Analysis for Combustion Research

    Author : Rafeef Abu-Gharbieh; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : non-linear diffusion filtering; optically dense sprays; curve evolution propagation; image sequence analysis; laser induced fluorescence; geodesic paths; level sets; LIF; optical density; spray characterization; flame propagation; laser; particle image velocimetry; spectroscopy; combustion engines; spray diagnostics; Mie scattering; flame fronts; laser attenuation; tracking; combustion diagnostics; curve matching; combustion; laser sheet imaging; PIV; time resolved imaging; segmentation;

    Abstract : This Thesis presents techniques that aim at exploiting the potential of image analysis and processing in order to solve problems of data reduction, interpolation, quantification, and interpretation within the field of experimental laser imaging of combustion processes. Combustion is the most important source of energy for power generation, heating, and transportation in the world today and its strong dominance is projected to continue in the foreseeable future. READ MORE

  2. 2. Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Flow and Combustion in HCCI Engines

    Author : Rixin Yu; Strömningsteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Turbulent combustion; Numerical methods.; LES; Temperature inhomogeneity; HCCI combustion; In-cylinder flow;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with numerical simulations of the turbulent combustion process in Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) engines. An accurate and computationally efficient Large Eddy Simulation (LES) model was developed and used throughout this thesis to investigate the development of in-cylinder turbulence, temperature stratification, onset of auto-ignition, and development of the reaction fronts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Advanced Laser-based Multi-scalar Imaging for Flame Structure Visualization towards a Deepened Understanding of Premixed Turbulent Combustion

    Author : Bo Zhou; Förbränningsfysik; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Laser Diagnostics; PLIF; High Spatial Resolution; Multi-scalar Instantaneous Visualization; HCO CH Radicals; Distributed Reaction Zone; Mild Combustion.; Combustion Regimes; Turbulence Flame Interaction; Turbulent Premixed Combustion; Fysicumarkivet A:2015:Zhou;

    Abstract : The work presented in the thesis concerns the developments of laser-based diagnostics and its application to the study of turbulent premixed combustion. The diagnostic developments, mainly concerned with planar laser-induced fluorescence (PLIF), are intended to provide instantaneous visualization of the key species originating from the combustion processes involved in the burning of hydrocarbons and nitrogen-containing fuels under turbulent conditions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development and application of laser diagnostics - from laboratory devices towards practical combustion engines

    Author : Zhenkan Wang; Förbränningsfysik; []
    Keywords : Combustion diagnostics; Laser induced fluorescence LIF ; Ultra-high-speed; Burst-mode laser; Ballistic imaging; Particle imaging velocimetry; Laser Doppler anemometry; Turbulent premixed combustion; Plasma; Internal combustion engine; Partially premixed combustion PPC ; Auto-ignition; OH radical; CH2O formaldehyde ; Fysicumarkivet A:2018:Wang;

    Abstract : For many decades, research work on combustion has been focused on improving combustion efficiency and reducing harmful emissions. Laser diagnostics is one of the best ways to investigate the combustion process and emission formation as it is non-intrusive and it has high spatiotemporal resolution. READ MORE

  5. 5. Extension of OpenFOAM Library for RANS Simulation of Premixed Turbulent Combustion

    Author : Ehsan Yasari; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TFC model. FSC model; Premixed turbulent combustion; Simulation; Modeling; OpenFOAM; Turbulent flow;

    Abstract : Unsteady multi-dimensional numerical simulation of turbulent flames is a well recognized tool for research and development of future internal combustion engines capable for satisfying stringent requirements for ultra-low emission and highly efficient energy conversion. To attain success, such simulations need, in particular, well elaborated Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software, as well as advanced predictive models of turbulent burning. READ MORE