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Applied Mechanics and Energy Conversion Section

Lifecycle:1 Jul 1977 →  31 Jul 2020
Organisation profile:

The Applied Mechanics and Energy Conversion Section also contains the Centre for Nuclear Engineering.

The research activities of the group are situated in the following areas : - Simulation of thermal industrial processes and systems - Heat pumps : design and applications. - Heat transfer : boiling and condensation, augmentation techniques, measurement techniques. - Heat exchangers optimization : compact gas-gas heat exchangers, air heaters, heat storage engines. - Explosion safety. - Internal combustion engines. - Risk evaluation. - Computational fluid dynamics, RANS and LES. - Safety aspects of nuclear power plants. - Environmental impact of combustion processes. - Energy systems analysis. - Thermal application of solar energy: system modelling and monitoring.

Keywords:International combustion engines, Combustion, Risk analyses, Refrigeration, Explosion safety, Vibrations, Heat transfer, Thermo sciences
Disciplines:Electrical power engineering, Energy generation, conversion and storage engineering, Thermodynamics, Mechanics, Mechatronics and robotics, Manufacturing engineering, Safety engineering