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International Multidimensional Engine Modeling Meeting

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International Multidimensional Engine Modeling User's Group Meeting

at the SAE Congress


April 19, 2009

The Detroit Downtown Courtyard by Marriott Hotel
333 Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI, USA
Phone: 313-222-7700

12:10 – 12:20


Ting-Ting Zhu, Cray, Inc.

12:20 – 12:40

A Modeling Study of Charge Preparation and Combustion in an HCCI Engine Using a Variable Pressure Pulse (VPP) Injection System and Optimized PRF Blends

S. Kokjohn, R. D. Reitz, UW-Madison

12:40 – 1:00

Towards Using Realistic Chemical Kinetics in Multidimensional CFD

L. Liang, K. Puduppakkam, E. Meeks, Reaction Design

1:00 – 1:20

Assessment of Soot and NOx Reduction Strategies in a Medium-Speed Marine Diesel Engine Configuration Adopting the CFD-Code AVL FIRE and Optical Measurements

M. Frobenius, R. Pittermann, M. Gouda, R. Tatschl, AVL

1:20 – 1:40

Examination of Initialization and Geometric Details on the Results of CFD Simulations of Diesel Engines

M. Bergin, E. Musu, S. Kokjohn, R. D. Reitz, UW-Madison

1:40 – 2:20


2:20 – 2:40

Advanced Combustion Modeling in STAR-CD: a New Technique for Automatic Grid and Mesh Motion Generation Applied to Diesel Combustion and Emissions Analysis

D. Abouri, M. Zellat, G.Desoutter, A. Cano, CD-Adapco; F. Ravet,


2:40 – 3:00

Simulation of Transient Cavitation Processes in Diesel Injectors Using KIVA with a Homogeneous Equilibrium Model

W.G. Lee, R.D. Reitz, UW-Madison

3:00 – 3:20

First Application of the Flamelet Generated Manifold (FGM) Approach to the Simulation of an Igniting Diesel Spray

C. Bekdemir, L.M.T. Somers, L.P.H. de Goey, Eindhoven Univ of Tech

3:20 – 3:40

Effects of Hydrogen Addition on NOx Emissions in Hydrogen-Assisted Diesel Combustion

H. Zhang, G.K. Lilik, A.L. Boehman, D.C. Haworth, Penn State Univ

3:40 – 4:20


4:20 – 4:40

Large-Eddy Simulation for an Axisymmetric Piston-Cylinder Assembly with and Without Swirl

K. Liu, Penn State Univ

4:40 – 5:00

Comparison of RANS and LES Models in the Laminar Limit for a Flow Over a Backward-Facing Step Using OpenFOAM

Y. Gong, F. X. Tanner, Michigan Tech Univ.

5:00 – 5:20  

Development of a Computational Model for Heavy Fuel Oil for Marine Diesel Engine Applications

N. Kyriakides, C. Chryssakis, L. Kaiktsis, Nat’l Tech Univ of Athens

5:20 – 5:40

Mixture Preparation in a Small Engine Carburetor

P. Dittrich, F. Peter, MBtech Powertrain

Written Only

Effect of Mesh Structure in the KIVA-4 Code with a Less Mesh Dependent Spray Model for DI Diesel Engine Simulations

Y. Imamori, K. Hiraoka, S. Murakami, H. Endo,

Mitsubishi; C. J. Rutland, R. D. Reitz, UW-Madison

Written Only

Numerical Study of Multi-Component Spray Combustion with a Discrete Multi-Component Fuel Model

Y. Ra, R.D. Reitz, UW-Madison