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Experimental Capabilities

  • Five test stands each providing three degrees of freedom for full flow field mapping.
  • Data acquisition systems for monitoring processes of interest (e.g., gas flows, temperatures, pressures).
  • Two-componentlaser anemometry for measurement of gas velocities (forward and back scatter capability).
  • Two-component phase Doppler interferometry for characterization of two-phase flows.
  • Full exhaust, continuous emissions monitoring capability.
  • Flow visualization.
  • Reacting and non-reacting flows.
  • Liquid and gas-fired flows.
  • Planar Laser Induced Fluorescence
  • Laser scattering
  • Laser diffraction based particle sizing
  • Planar spray sizing
  • Optical patternation
  • Absorption spectroscopy
  • CW and pulsed lasers
  • Scientific grade, UV sensitive, intensified cameras

Experimental Design

  • Specification and use of a wide array of diagnostics including non-intrusive, laser or optical based techniques.
  • Limitations and capabilities of diagnostics.
  • Statistical design of experiments.
  • Guidance in the interpretation of results, including application of statistical methods, and alternatives for the interpretation and presentation of data.
  • Guidance in developing protocols required for investigation and understanding of fuel injection, and fuel/air and turbulent mixing.
  • Development and fabrication of testing modules and/or accessories required for conventional or advanced diagnostics.

Numerical Simulation

  • Application of comprehensive numerical simulation tools for various flow fields including
    • Two-Phase
    • Reacting/Non-reacting
    • 3D/2D
  • Graphical presentation of results.

 

Expertise ranges
from basic science
of combustion to
practical configurations.