A new model approach is presented in this work for including convective wall heat losses in the Direct Quadrature Method of Moments (DQMoM) approach, which is used here to solve the transport equation of the one-point, one-time joint thermochemical probability density function (PDF). This is of particular interest in the context of designing industrial combustors, where wall heat losses play a crucial role. In the present work, the novel method is derived for the first time and validated against experimental data for the thermal entrance region of a pipe. The impact of varying model-specific boundary conditions is analysed. It is then used to simulate the turbulent reacting flow of a confined methane jet flame. The simulations are carried out using the DLR in-house Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) code THETA. It is found that the DQMoM approach presented here agrees well with the experimental data and ratifies the use of the new convective wall heat losses model.
A New Model Approach for Convective Wall Heat Losses in DQMoM-IEM Simulations for Turbulent Reactive Flows
Emmi, Y, Fiolitakis, A, Aigner, M, Genin, F, & Syed, K. "A New Model Approach for Convective Wall Heat Losses in DQMoM-IEM Simulations for Turbulent Reactive Flows." Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo 2018: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition. Volume 4B: Combustion, Fuels, and Emissions. Oslo, Norway. June 11–15, 2018. V04BT04A035. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/GT2018-76811
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