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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

11:40-5:30pm     Meeting
5:30-7:30pm     Reception
April 20, 2015

The 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

Cyclic Variation in Unsteady RANS Engine Simulations

K. Richards, E. Pomraning, P. K. Senecal, Convergent Science Inc.; R. Scarcelli, T. Wallner, Argonne N.L.

12:20 – 12:40

Large-Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Flame Kernel Development and Application to SI Engines

A. d’Adamo, S. Fontanesi, S. Breda, G. Cantore, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

12:40 – 1:00

Advanced Near-Wall Heat Transfer Modeling for In-Cylinder Flows

S. Saric, B. Basara, AVL List GmbH

1:00 – 1:20

Recent Development of ECFM-CLEH Combustion Model in STAR-CD: Application to SI-DI Engine with a Special Investigation on Emissions under High EGR and Stratified Mixture

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

1:20 – 2:00


2:00 – 2:20

Validation of CFD simulation of premixed combustion and gasoline spray in a SI engine using ANSYS CFD

I. Verma, E. Bish, M. Kuntz, E. Meeks, K. V. Puduppakkam, C. V. Naik, ANSYS Inc.; N. Beilke, D. A. Rothamer, UW–Madison

2:20 – 2:40

Effects of the direct-injected fuel Physical Properties under early and late Reactivity Con-trolled Compression Ignition (RCCI) Combustion

 F.D.F Chuahy, Y. Ra, and S. Kokjohn, UW-Madison

2:40 – 3:00

Modeling Radiative Heat Transfer in Engines

D.C. Haworth, S.P. Roy, J. Cai, A. Sircar, A. Imren, M.F. Modest,  Penn State Univ & UC-Merced

3:00 – 3:20

On the effects of chemistry and turbulence-chemistry models for Diesel combustion

F.A. Tap, D. Goryntsev, A. Starikov, Dacolt International BV; C. Meijer, L.M.T. Somers, Eindhoven University of Technology; G. Hardy, FPT Motorenforchung AG

3:20 – 4:00


4:00 – 4:20

Comprehensive Validation of OpenFOAM Based Libraries for IC Engine Simulations with ECN Test Cases

T. Lucchini , G. D’Errico, G. Montenegro, T. Cerri, A. Della Torre, A. Maghbouli, A. Onorati, Politecnico di Milano

4:20 – 4:40

Progress in Predicting Soot Particle Numbers in CFD Simulations of GDI and Diesel Engines

K. Puduppakkam, A. Modak, C. Naik, L. Liang, E. Meeks, Reaction Design

4:40 – 5:00  

Multi-component Fuel Combustion Simulation Using a Physical Surrogate Group Chemistry Representation

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

5:00 – 5:20

A Compressible Dynamic Solver for the Simulation of Turbulent Flows in IC Engine Geometries

F. Piscaglia, A. Montorfano, A. Onorati, Politecnico di Milano; S.M. Aithal, Argonne N.L.