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International Multidimensional Engine Modeling User's Group Meeting

at the SAE Congress

April 11, 2016

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

Flow Dynamics in IC-Engine Configurations Simulated by Scale-Resolving Models

C.Y. Chang, B. Krumbein, S. Jakirlic, C. Tropea, Technische Universität Darmstadt; B. Basara, AVL; A. Sadiki, J. Janicka, B. Böhm, A. Dreizler, Technische Universität Darmstadt; B. Peterson, University of Edinburgh

12:20 – 12:40

Applying Solution-Adaptive Mesh Refinement in Engine Simulations

L. Liang, Y. Wang, A. Shelburn, C. Wang, A. Modak, E. Meeks, ANSYS

12:40 – 1:00

A Detailed Analysis of the Cycle-To-Cycle Variations featured by RANS Engine Modeling

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

1:00 – 1:20

State-of-the-Art of Modeling of Spark-Ignited Engine Reacting Flows: Differences and Similarities between Models Illustrated by Application and Validations

M. Zellat, D. Abouri, G. Desoutter, Y. Liang, A. Desportes, J. Hira, CD-adapco; Y. Zeng, GM R&D

1:20 – 2:00


2:00 – 2:20

Ignition Behavior of Gasoline Surrogate Fuels Under Low-Temperature Combustion Conditions

J. Han, Penn State Univ; V.B. Kalaskar, D. Kang, Univ of Michigan; D.C. Haworth, Penn State Univ; A.L. Boehman, Univ of Michigan

2:20 – 2:40

A First Investigation on Using a 1000+ Species Reaction Mechanism for Flame Propagation and Soot Emissions in CFD of SI Engines

F.A. Tap, D. Goryntsev, C. Meijer, A. Starikov, Dacolt International BV (The Netherlands)

2:40 – 3:00

A Model to Estimate Knock Probability in RANS Simulation

A. d’Adamo, S. Breda, S. Fontanesi,

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

3:00 – 3:20

Hybrid RANS/LES of Moving Boundary Problems: Application to Cavitating Sprays and In-Cylinder Flows

F. Piscaglia, A. Montorfano, Y. Wu, J. Martinez, F. Giussani, A. Onorati, Politecnico di Milano; J. Hielie, Continental Automotive SAS, France; S. M. Aithal, Argonne N.L.

3:20 – 4:00


4:00 – 4:20

Numerical Investigation of Combustion Processes in a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Operating with Extreme Miller Timing and Pilot Injections

S. S. Pandurangi, Y. M. Wright, K. Boulouchos, ETH Zurich

4:20 – 4:40

Tabulated Kinetics for Diesel Combustion Modeling: Preliminary Validation With Constant-Volume and Engine Experiments

A. Maghbouli, T. Lucchini, G. D'Errico, Politecnico di Milano

4:40 – 5:00  

Approaching the Limits of Diesel Combustion Efficiency

A. Ennemoser, A. Machold, M. Thelliez, AVL