LES methodology

  • Numerical methods adapted for LES
  • CHT methods for LES
  • Comparing & validating LES with experimental evidence
  • Quality criteria for LES
  • UQ/methods adapted for LES

Experimental techniques

  • Techniques for local time-resolved and global wall heat flux measurements
  • Optical diagnostics for internal flows
  • Optical diagnostics for separate phase and dispersed two-phase flows and sprays
  • Optical diagnostics for mixing and combustion
  • Techniques for characterizing liquid films
  • Acquisition of experimental databases for validating LES

Combining LES and experiments for an improved understanding

  • Combined usage of advanced diagnostics and LES for yielding a better understand and mastering of  complex flows
  • Methods allowing to extract meaningful information from large experimental and LES databases (POD, EMD, ML, etc.)
  • Data assimilation methods for LES

LES models and codes (NS, LBM, SPH, etc.)

  • Subgrid-scale models  for turbulence, mixing, two-phase effects, etc.
  • LES combustion models
  • LES approaches for two-phase flows, including wall film modelling
  • LES wall treatment, including hybrid  RANS-LES approaches
  • LES code developments
  • ML to support LES modelling

Application fields

  • Internal aerodynamics of EM
  • ICE flows and combustion
  • Cooling of EM and power electronics
  • Cooling of batteries and fuel cells
  • Piston cooling
  • Liquid cooling systems  for ICE
  • Heat exchanger flows
  • Under-the-hood flows
  • Injector flows and sprays

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> See the previous editions (2010 to 2018)