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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

11:40-6:00pm     Meeting
6:00-8:00pm     Reception
April 23, 2012

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


11:40 – 12:00


Ting-Ting Zhu, Cray, Inc.

12:00 – 12:20

Development of a CFD Methodology for Fuel-Air Mixing and Combustion Modeling of GDI Engines


T. Lucchini, G. D’Errico, L. Cornolti, G. Montenegro, A. Onorati, Politecnico di Milano

12:20 – 12:40

PDF-Based Simulations of Turbulent Spray Combustion in a Constant-Volume Chamber under Diesel-Engine-Like Conditions


S. Bhattacharjee, J. Jaishree, V. Raj Mohan, H. Zhang, D.C. Haworth, Penn State University

12:40 – 1:00

Modeling Soot Emissions in Diesel Spray Using Multistep Soot Model with Detailed PAH Chemistry


S. Sukumaran, C. V. Huynh, S.-C. Kong, Iowa State University; N. H. Cho, John Deere Power Systems

1:00 – 1:20

A Fully Coupled Eulerian/Lagrangian Spray with ECFM-CLEH Combustion Model: Application and Validation to Diesel Combustion with a Special Emphasis on Low Temperature NO Formation

G. Desoutter, M. Zellat, A. Desportes, D. Abouri, J. Hira, CD-adapco

1:20 – 2:00



2:00 – 2:20

Boundary Conditions and Subgrid Scale Models for LES Simulation of Internal Combustion Engines


F. Piscaglia, A. Montorfano, A. Onorati, Politecnico di Milano; J.P. Keskinen, Aalto University

2:20 – 2:40

Tracking Cycle to Cycle Variations in a Gasoline DI Engine by Applying LES Combustion Modeling


P. Priesching, M. Bogensperger, Z. Pavlović, R. Tatschl, AVL List GmbH; O. Vitek, Czech Technical University in Prague, Josef Božek Research Center

2:40 – 3:00

POD Analysis of Large-Eddy Simulations in a Motored Engine


K. Liu, D.C. Haworth, Penn State University

3:00 – 3:20

Fuel Droplet Evaporation Modeling using Continuous Thermodynamics Method with Multi-Distribution Functions


C. Shen, W. L. Cheng, C.-F. Lee, UIUC

3:20 – 3:40



4:00 – 4:20

Validation of an Automatic Mesh Generation Technique in Engine Simulations

L. Liang, A. Shelburn, C. Wang, D. Hodgson, E. Meeks, Reaction Design

4:20 – 4:40

Performance of an OpenMP Parallel Flow Solver for Engine CFD Simulations


B. Cantrell, R.D. Reitz, C.J. Rutland, UW-Madison; C. Wang, L. Liang, K. Puduppakkam, E. Meeks, Reaction Design

4:20 – 4:40

Computation of IC-Engine-Type Flows by a Variable Resolution Model


B. Basara, AVL List GmbH; S. Jakirlic, C.Y. Chang, Darmstadt University of Technology

5:00 – 5:20

Crevice and Blowby Model Development and Application


Randy P. Hessel, UW–Madison; S. M. Aceves, D. L. Flowers,  LLNL

5:20 – 5:40

Modeling IC Engine Thermal Management using ANSYS CFD

S. Shrivastava, P. Mandloi , A. Walavalkar, ANSYS, Inc.