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Advanced flamelet modelling of turbulent non-premixed and partially premixed combustion
thesisposted on 2018-09-06, 11:54 authored by Satyanarayana M. Ravikanti Veera Venkata
Current work focuses on the development and performance evaluation of advanced flamelet models for turbulent non-premixed and partially premixed combustion in RANS and large eddy simulation (LES) based modelling. A RANS-based combustion modelling strategy which has the ability to capture the detailed structure of turbulent non-premixed flames, including the pollutant NO, and account for the effects of radiation heat loss and transient evolution of NO, has been developed and incorporated into the in-house RANS code. The strategy employs an 'enthalpy defect'-based non-adiabatic flamelet model in conjunction with steady or unsteady nonadiabatic flamelets based NO submodels. [Continues.]
Loughborough University (research studentship).
- Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
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NotesA Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.