Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP170101013 [ 2017 - 2023 ]

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Researchers Dr Paul Medwell; Prof Bassam Dally; Prof Heinz Pitsch

Brief description This project aims to predict spray flames using experimental and computational modelling of the combustion near burning droplets in spray flames. Spray flames are the dominant source of energy for the transportation sector, and are expected to remain so well into the future. Limited understanding of combustion processes surrounding the burning of the droplets restricts further technological development. This project is expected to enable progress in design tools for spray flame combustors operating on liquid fuels, including bio-fuels. The result will be lower pollutant emissions and lower the cost of design of new engines.

Funding Amount $367,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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