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International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering
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International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering

DOI: 10.1615/IntJMultCompEng.v7.i6.20
pages 487-508

Elimination of Fast Modes in the Coupled Process of Chemistry and Diffusion in Turbulent Nonpremixed Flames: An Application of the REDIM Approach

Dirk J.E.M. Roekaerts
Department Process and Energy, Delft University of Technology, Leeghwaterstraat 44, 2628 CA Delft ; Department of Multi-Scale Physics, Delft University of Technology, Leeghwaterstraat 39, 2628 CB Delft
Bart Merci
Department of Mechanics of Flow, Heat and Combustion, Ghent University, St-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, 9000 Gent; and Postdoctoral Fellow of the Fund of Scientific Research - Flanders,Belgium
Bertrand Naud
Modeling and Numerical Simulation Group, Energy Dept., Ciemat, Avda. Complutense 22, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Ulrich Maas
Institute for Technical Thermodynamics, Karlsruhe University (TH), Kaiserstraβe 12, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

Краткое описание

A computational study has been made of bluff-body stabilized turbulent jet flames with strong turbulence-chemistry interaction (Sydney Flames HM1 and HM3). The wide range of scales in the problem is described using a combination of a standard second moment turbulence closure, a joint scalar transported probability density function (PDF) method and the Reaction-Diffusion Manifold (REDIM) technique. The latter provides a reduction of a detailed chemistry mechanism, taking into account effects of laminar diffusion. In an a priori test it is evaluated to what extent the single shot experimental data are located on the reaction-diffusion manifold. Next, computed spatial profiles of mean and variance of independent and dependent scalar variables and profiles of conditional averages and variances (conditional on mixture fraction) are compared to the experimental results. The quality of these predictions is interpreted in relation to the a priori analysis. In general, simulations using the REDIM approach for reduction of detailed C2-chemistry confirm earlier findings for micro-mixing model behavior, obtained with a skeletal C1-mechanism. Nevertheless it is concluded that the experiments show important features that are not described by the currently used REDIM.


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