Program

The meeting is held in the BYU Conference Center in rooms 2260, 2265, and 2267.

The printed program is available here

Monday October 5

7:15 Registration
Continential Breakfast
7:45 Welcome Address
8:00 Invited Presentation: Prof. Philip J. Smith--University of Utah
Title: Exascale Computing and Coal-Fired Power Generation (really?)
Turbulent Flames
Room 2260
Session Chair: David L. Blunck
Fire
Room 2265
Session Chair: Thomas H. Fletcher
Kinetics
Room 2267
Session Chair: Gregory E. Bogin Jr.
9:20 1A01: Effects of flame configuration on chemistry tabulation Shyam Menon1, Runhua Zhao2, Jagannath Jayachandran2, Fokion N. Egolfopoulos2 1Oregon State University 2University of Southern California 1B01: Laboratory experiments to study surface to crown fire transition in chaparral Jeanette Cobian-Iñiguez1, Chirawat Sanpakit1, Joey Chong2, Gloria Burke2, Gabriel Dupont1,3, David R. Weise2, Marko Princevac1 1University of California 2USDA Forest Service 3École Nationale Supérieure d’ingénieurs de Caen 1C01: Preconditioning methods for acceleration of ignition solves with detailed chemistry Michael A. Hansen, James C. Sutherland University of Utah
9:40 1A02: Tabulated chemistry approach based on reduced-dimension manifolds Simon Lapointe, Bruno Savard, Guillaume Blanquart California Institute of Technology 1B02: Experiments and modeling of fire spread in big sagebrush and chamise shrubs in a wind tunnel Chen Shen1, Marianne E. Fletcher1, Jonathan R. Gallacher1, Dallan R. Prince1, Thomas H. Fletcher1, Carl A. Seielstad2, David R. Weise3 1Brigham Young University 2Univeristy of Montana 3USDA Forest Service 1C02: Initial investigation of pyJac: An analytical Jacobian generator for chemical kinetics Kyle E. Niemeyer1, Nicholas J. Curtis2, Chih-Jen Sung2 1Orgeon State University 2University of Connecticut
10:00 1A03: Effect of turbulent fluctuations on radiation emissions from a premixed flame Jonathan M. Bonebrake, Aaron J. Fillo, David L. Blunck Oregon State University 1B03: The effect of heating mode on the ignition and burning behavior of 10 live shrub fuels Jonathan R. Gallacher1, Victoria B. Lansinger1, Sydney Hansen1, Samantha Smith1, David R. Weise2, Thomas H. Fletcher1 1 Brigham Young University 2USDA Forest Service 1C03: Investigation of n-pentane pyrolysis at elevated pressures in a variable pressure flow reactor Mario H. Saldana, Gregory E. Bogin Jr. Colorado School of Mines
10:20 1A04: Effects of fuel chemistry and turbulence intensity on turbulent consumption speed for large hydrocarbon fuels Aaron J. Fillo, David L. Blunck Oregon State University 1B04: Ignition temperatures of wood cylinders under convective heating Sara McAllister, Mark Finney USDA Forest Service 1C04: The combustion behavior of various hydrocarbons with complex molecular structure K. Klock, A. Punase, A. Prakoso, B. Hascakir Texas A&M University
10:40 -----------------------Break-----------------------
Turbulent Flames
Room 2260
Session Chair: John C. Hewson
Coal and Char
Room 2265
Session Chair: James C. Sutherland
Carbon Capture
Room 2267
Session Chair: Dave Frankman
11:00 1A05: Radiation emissions from turbulent diffusion flames burning large hydrocarbon fuels Eric D. Zeuthen, David L. Blunck Oregon State University 1B05: Global sensitivity analysis for a comprehensive char conversion model Troy Holland, Thomas H. Fletcher Brigham Young University 1C05: Overview of Cryogenic Carbon Capture™ process Dave Frankman1, Kyler Stitt1, Andrew Baxter1, Larry L. Baxter2 1Sustainable Energy Solutions 2Brigham Young University
11:20 1A06: Flame length measurements and correlation for swirled pulverized fuel flames Steven Owen1, David Ashworth1, Kenneth Kaiser2, Hwanho Kim2, Dale R. Tree1 1Brigham Young University 2Delaware Research and Technology Center 1B06: The effect of model fidelity on prediction of char burnout for single-particle coal combustion Josh McConnell, James C. Sutherland University of Utah 1C06: Economic and energy comparisons of carbon capture Christopher D. Hoeger1, Christopher S. Russell2, Mark Jensen2, Eric Mansfield1, Larry L. Baxter2 1Sustainable Energy Solutions 2Brigham Young University
11:40 1A07: High-order CFD modeling of multispecies flows Landon D. Owen, Stephen M.J. Guzik, Xinfeng Gao Colorado State University 1B07: A comparison of global kinetic models for coal devolatilization Andrew P. Richards, Thomas H. Fletcher Brigham Young University 1C07: Dynamic optimization of the hybrid system of a baseline power generation unit and Cryogenic Carbon Capture Seyed Mostafa Safdarnejad, John D. Hedengren, Larry L. Baxter Brigham Young University
12:00 1A08: Contaminant entrainment from a gasoline pool fire Alexander L. Brown1, Ethan Zepper1, David Louie1, Louis Restrepo2 1Sandia National Laboratories 2Atkins NS 1A08: Contaminant entrainment from a gasoline pool fire Alexander L. Brown1, Ethan Zepper1, David Louie1, Louis Restrepo2 1Sandia National Laboratories 2Atkins NS 1A08: Contaminant entrainment from a gasoline pool fire Alexander L. Brown1, Ethan Zepper1, David Louie1, Louis Restrepo2 1Sandia National Laboratories 2Atkins NS
12:20 -----------------------Lunch-----------------------
1:40 Invited Presentation: Prof. Fokion Egolfopoulos--University of Southern California
Title: Transport-chemistry interactions in simple and complex flows: reassessing assumptions, practices, and relevance to applications
Engines/Diagnostics
Room 2260
Session Chair: Dale R. Tree
Fire
Room 2265
Session Chair: David O. Lignell
2:40 1A09: Cross-flow influences on spark kernel temperature evolution N. Sebastian Okhovat, David L. Blunck Oregon State University 1B09: The effect of oxygen enrichment on soot formation and thermal radiation in turbulent, non-premixed methane flames Christopher R. Shaddix, Timothy C. Williams Sandia National Laboratories
3:00 1A10: Experimental evaluation of a miniature liquid film combustor with secondary air injection André Pereira da Silva1, Vinicius Maron Sauer2, Derek Dunn-Rankin2 1Faculdade de Tecnologia de Sorocaba 2University of California, Irvine 1B10: Simulating soot-formation in oxy coal combustion using Large-Eddy Simulation Alexander J. Josephson, David O. Lignell Brigham Young University
3:20 1A11: Temperature measurement using infrared spectral band emissions from H2O Daniel J. Ellis, Dale R. Tree Brigham Young University 1B11: Soot formation in round ethylene jet flames using One-Dimensional Turbulence Victoria B. Lansinger, David O. Lignell Brigham Young University
3:40 1A12: Investigation of scaling laws for combustion engine performance Sean P. Brown, Shyam K. Menon, Chris L. Hagen Oregon State University 1B12: Thermogravimetric analysis of raw and torrefied biomass co-combustion with coal E. Beagle, C. Dunn, E.L. Belmont University of Wyoming
4:00 -----------------------Break-----------------------
Laminar Flames
Room 2260
Session Chair: Erica Belmont
Cook Stoves/Oil Shale
Room 2265
Session Chair: Berna Hascakir
4:20 1A13: Numerical simulation of methane/air flames including ions and excited species C.-F. López-Cámara1, G. Éplénier2, J. Tinajero3, D. Dunn-Rankin3 1Universitat Rovira i Virgili 2École Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d’Aérotechnique 3University of California, Irvine 1B13: Ex-situ extraction of Green River oil shale by combustion Matthew Kozlowski, Taniya Kar, Berna Hascakir Texas A&M University
4:40 1A14: Global linear stability analysis of jet diffusion-flame flickering D. Moreno1, W. Coenen2, A. Sevilla2, J. Carpio3, A. Liñan3, A.L. Sánchez1 1University of California, San Diego 2Universidad Carlos III de Madrid 3Universidad Politcnica de Madrid 1B14: Measurement of syngas composition in a Top-Lit Up-Draft semi-gasifier cookstove under varying modes of operation Jessica Tryner, James Tillotson, Jeffrey Mohr, Anthony J. Marchese Colorado State University
5:00 1A15: Flame merging experiments in low speed, non-premixed natural gas flames Chen Shen, David O. Lignell, Thomas H. Fletcher Brigham Young University 1B15: Carbon monoxide emissions during transient combustion events in a TopLit Up-Draft semi-gasifier cookstove James Tillotson, Jessica Tryner, Jeffrey Mohr, Anthony J. Marchese Colorado State University
5:20 1A16: Mechanism of pulsations of a triple flame in mixing layer arising due to thermo-diffusive instability with Lewis number greater than unity David Bhatt, Satyanaryanan Chakravarthy Indian Institute of Technology Madras 1B16: Solid fuel cookstove emissions: Effect of intermittent use Jin Dang, Derek Dunn-Rankin, Rufus Edwards University of California Irvine
6:00 Reception -- The Skyroom at the Wilkinson Student Center

Tuesday October 6

7:15 Registration
Continential Breakfast
7:45 Opening Remarks and Announcements
8:00 Invited Presentation: Mark Finney--USDA Forest Service
Title: Experiments lead to new insights into wildfire spread
Solid Combustion/Flame Spread
Room 2260
Session Chair: Kyle Niemeyer
Heterogeneous/Supersonic/Microcombustion
Room 2265
Session Chair: Brad Adams
9:20 2A01: Opposed flow flame spread over fire resistant fabric with external radiation, reduced pressure and elevated oxygen M. Thomsen1, D.C. Murphy1, C. Fernandez-Pello1, D.L. Urban2, G. Ruff2 1University of California, Berkeley 2NASA John H. Glenn Research Center 2B01: Analysis of catalyst placement strategies for efficient heat harvesting in a radiant Heterogeneous/Homogeneous heat-recirculating microcombustor Erik D. Tolmachoff, C. Mike Waits U.S. Army Research Laboratory
9:40 2A02: Measurement of thermal radiation in stabilized downward spreading flame Grayson Lange, Matthew Laue, Kenneth Keivens, Subrata Bhattacharjee San Diego State University 2B02: Diffusion-flame ignition by shock-wave impingement on a supersonic mixing layer César Huete1, Antonio L. Sánchez1, Forman A. Williams1, Javier Urzay2 1University of California, San Diego 2Stanford University
10:00 2A03: The role of fuel thickness in opposed-flow flame spread in a quiescent microgravity environment Subrata Bhattacharjee, Aslihan Simsek, Ivan Ivisic San Diego State University 2B03: Estimates of liquid species diffusivities in n-propanol/glycerol mixture droplets burning in reduced gravity B.D. Shaw, C.L. Vang University of California, Davis
10:20 2A04: A numerical model for the determination of biomass ignition from a hotspot Patrick McArdle, John Williams, Andrew Beavers, Xinfeng Gao Colorado State University 2B04: Kinetic modeling of cellulose fractional pyrolysis Hayat Bennadji, Lavrent Khachatryan, Slawo Lomnicki Louisiana State University
10:40 -----------------------Break-----------------------
Fire
Room 2260
Session Chair: Sara McAllister
Laminar Flames
Room 2265
Session Chair: Derek Dunn-Rankin
11:00 2A05: The ignition and burning of live fuels studied using natural variation in fuel characteristics Jonathan R. Gallacher1, Victoria B. Lansinger1, Samantha Smith1, Ashley Doll1, David R. Weise2, Thomas H. Fletcher1 1Brigham Young University 2USDA Forest Service 2B05: Effect of lift-off height on structure of freely propagating toluene flames E.L. Belmont1, T.M. Ombrello2 1The University of Wyoming 2Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
11:20 2A06: Attachment of flames on slopes Devin C. Kimball1, Bret W. Butler2, Thomas H. Fletcher1 1Brigham Young University 2USDA Forest Service 2B06: Fundamental aspects of structure of laminar premixed flames based on Rate-Ratio Asymptotic analysis Kalyanasundaram Seshadri, Vaishali Amin University of California at San Diego
11:40 2A07: Modeling and analysis of intermediate thickness PMMA sheets burning in microgravity opposed flow Tirthesh J. Shah1, Fletcher J. Miller1, Sandra Olson2, Indrek Wichman3 1San Diego State University 2NASA Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 3Michigan State University 2B07: Estimation of flame speed model parameter using Ensemble Kalman Filter algorithm Xinfeng Gao, Yijun Wang, Nathaniel Overton, Ian May Colorado State University
12:00 2A08: Flame spread in a Hagen-Poiseuille-Couette Narrow channel Ghaleb Hamdan, Fletcher J. Miller San Diego State University 2B08: Effects of thermal diffusion on lean hydrogen combustion using tabulated chemistry Jason Schlup, Guillaume Blanquart California Institute of Technology
12:40 -----------------------Adjourn-----------------------
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