Applied Mechanics and Energy conversion (TME)
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.