Research

  • Extreme Combustion Environments Extreme Combustion Environments ​The primary objective is to develop a series of canonical flames in extreme environments suitable as validation testbeds for predictive models.
  • Advanced Diagnostics for Extreme Environments Advanced Diagnostics for Extreme Environments Towards higher efficiency and lower emissions, advanced combustion engines for future transportation and ground applications will move their operational regimes towards higher pressures.
  • High Fidelity Computation for Extreme Combustion High Fidelity Computation for Extreme Combustion ​The proposed project will develop and conduct high fidelity simulations, both DNS and LES, at different scales that are relevant to extreme combustion experiments.
  • Low Grade Fuels Low Grade Fuels To develop generalized lumped chemical reaction mechanisms representing low-grade fuels to predict their combustion and pollutant formation processes.
  • Alternative Fuels Alternative Fuels This project designs cost-effective fuel blends that exhibit equal or better combustion performance compared to petroleum-derived fuels.
  • Plasma and Electrically Assisted Combustion Plasma and Electrically Assisted Combustion The primary objective of the proposed project is to seek innovative approaches to combustion by adopting electrical discharges and/or high electrical potential.
  • New Combustion Technologies New Combustion Technologies One of the principle objectives is to further investigate a new burner applying axial symmetrical curved wall jet employing two separate curved slits.
  • Advanced Combustion Engine Advanced Combustion Engine One of the major strategic goals of the CCRC is to improve the efficiency and reduce emissions from combustion systems. Thus the proposed project with the aim of ultimately present 60% efficient engine is will in line with this goal.