Modelling of diesel spray flame under engine-like conditions using an accelerated eulerian stochastic fields method: A convergence study of the number of stochastic fields

Kar Mun Pang, Mehdi Jangi, X.-S. Bai, Jesper Schramm, Jens Honore Walther

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Abstract

The use of transported Probability Density Function(PDF) methods allows a single model to compute the autoignition, premixed mode and diffusion flame of diesel combustion under engine-like conditions [1,2]. The Lagrangian particle based transported PDF models have been validated across a wide range of conditions [2,3]. Alternatively, the transported PDF model can also be formulated in the Eulerian framework[4]. The Eulerian PDF is commonly known as the Eulerian Stochastic Fields (ESF) model. When the same chemical mechanism and micro-mixing model were used, both ESF model and its Lagrangian counterpart generated similar results. The principal motivation for ESF compared to Lagrangian particle based PDF is the relative ease of implementation of the former into Eulerian computational fluid dynamics(CFD) codes [5]. Several works have attempted to implement the ESF model for the simulations of diesel spray combustion under engine-like conditions.The current work aims to further evaluate the performance of the ESF model in this application, with an emphasis on examining the convergence of the number of stochastic fields, nsf. Five test conditions, covering both the conventional diesel combustion and low temperature combustion regimes, are used. The associated ambient conditions and injection characteristics are provided in Table 1.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2016
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventJoint Meeting of the Portuguese and Scandinavian-Nordic Sections of the Combustion Institute - Lisbon, Portugal
Duration: 17 Nov 201618 Nov 2016

Conference

ConferenceJoint Meeting of the Portuguese and Scandinavian-Nordic Sections of the Combustion Institute
CountryPortugal
CityLisbon
Period17/11/201618/11/2016

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Pang, K. M., Jangi, M., Bai, X-S., Schramm, J., & Walther, J. H. (2016). Modelling of diesel spray flame under engine-like conditions using an accelerated eulerian stochastic fields method: A convergence study of the number of stochastic fields. Abstract from Joint Meeting of the Portuguese and Scandinavian-Nordic Sections of the Combustion Institute, Lisbon, Portugal.