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Combustion and Energy Systems Research Group

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

  

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General Research Topics

Our group has a broad research interests in the following area:

High-speed reacting compressible flow: Fundamentals in explosion and detonation dynamics; Flame acceleration; Interactions of compressible turbulence with chemistry.

Alternative Fuels: Combustion characteristics of potential alternative fuels including hydrogen, dimethyl ether, syngas and bio-fuels; Modeling of fuel blends to improve safety, fuel energy and emission efficiency.

Energetic Materials: Condensed phase energetic materials modeling; Spectroscopy analysis.

Numerical Methods: CFD, High-order finite volume numerical schemes; Implicit Large Eddy Simulations (ILES); Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR); Adaptive and Overlapping Grid Method; Reduced chemical kinetics strategy.

Nonlinear Dynamics: Nonlinear dynamics and chaos in reactive flow phenomena; Logistic equation modeling.

Development of advanced propulsion system: Pulsed detonation engines; micro-combustion thruster

Shock Waves Phenomena: Blast wave theory; Shock interactions; Blast injury.

Surface Waves and Vortex Dynamics: water waves; SPH; Pattern formation.

Wind Energy: Turbulent flow field behind scaled wind turbine; Blades design.

 

2022 APS/DFD Gallery of Fluid Motion Milton Van Dyke Award

 

Presented at the 70th APS DFD Annual Meeting

 

31st APS Gallery of Fluid Motion Milton Van Dyke Award

 

29th APS Gallery of Fluid Motion Award

Featured in: Scientific American Image Gallery and APS website

 

28th Gallery of Fluid Motion Milton Van Dyke Award

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Azimuthal solitary waves

 

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Polygonal patterns within a hollow vortex core

 

Nonlinear chaotic attractor of a one-dimensional pulsating detonation

 

Visualization of an imploding circular wave

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Airfoil Wake LES Simulation and Soap-Film Experiments

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Flamelet street in a meso-scale channel

 

 

 

 


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