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Combustion and Robust optimization

Research Group

Main organisation:Research Council
Lifecycle:4 Nov 2014 →  Today
Organisation profile:

The research topics of BURN are:

- Novel combustion technologies:
combustor (flameless, oxy-fuel), internal combustion engine (LTC engines), micro gas turbine (mHAT)

- Kinetic mechanism reduction:
Tabulation of Dynamic Adaptive Chemistry, Principal Component Analysis

- Non-conventional fuels:
H2 enriched fuels, biofuels and biomass

- Pollutant formation:
particulate matter

- Turbulence/chemistry interaction

- Robust optimization and uncertainty quantification
sensitivity analysis, validation of kinetic mechanisms, UQ large number of uncertainties, coupling of UQ with optimization, development of surrogate models

Disciplines:General chemical and biochemical engineering, Design theories and methods