Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering
Combustion phenomena are studied in our Reactive Gas Dynamics Laboratory. Our interests include not only conventional fuels but also alternative and next-generation fuels such as carbon neutral biomass, coal gasification gas and hydrogen. Huge amount of energy is utilized by combustion of fuel in the world. And the demand for energy is still growing. It is very important to understand combustion properties of these fuels for the global warming and energy issue. We investigate the fundamental and practical aspects of combustion properties and techniques by experiments using the apparatus unique in the world and numerical simulation. Our studies also contribute to R&D and design of automobile engines, jet engines, gas turbines and boilers in industries.
Large-eddy simulation on coal combustion furnace by 10,000 parallel computing
Large-eddy simulation on gas turbine combustor with considering elementary reactions
Prof. Toshiaki Kitagawa