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JAXA Wins Best Paper From AIAA Propulsion & Energy Group For Work on Regeneratively-Cooled Combustion Chamber

The 2018 AIAA Propulsion and Group selected Dr. Hideyo Negishi’s presentation and paper, titled “Computational Analysis of Supercritical and Transcritical Flows in Cooling Channels with Rough Surface,” as a Best Paper Award. JAXA used CRUNCH CFD’s surface roughness model extensively to study heat transfer in a regeneratively-cooled combustion chamber. Experiments were carried out in a […]

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2019 AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum

CRAFT Tech’s Dr. Vineet Ahuja is part of the executive steering committee that is organizing the 2019 AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum at Indianapolis Indiana from August 19th to 22nd. Also, Dr. Balaji Muralidharan will be presenting in the High Fidelity Combustion Modeling session. Extension of the Flamelet Generated Manifold Approach to Account for Heat […]

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2019 AIAA SciTech

CRAFT Tech will be presenting at the 2019 AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition in San Diego, California. Tim Weathers will be discussing his recent work in molecular dynamics. Date: Wednesday January 9, 2019 at 11:30 am Title: Characterizing Thermodynamic Properties of Pure Components and Binary Mixtures at Rocket Conditions Using Molecular Dynamics Session: Transport and […]

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Pointwise User Group Meeting 2018

CRAFT Tech will highlight recent efforts to develop an advanced real-fluid numerical framework for modeling trans-critical CO2 spanning both supercritical and sub-critical regimes. Specifically, the framework is applied to an experimental compressor configuration that was tested at Sandia National Laboratories. CRAFT Tech’s Jeremy Shipman will discuss the development of TREX unstructured meshes that were constructed […]

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2018 AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference

CRAFT Tech will be well represented at the 2018 Joint Propulsion Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio (July 9-11). We will be presenting in three different topic areas Numerical Framework for Simulation of Propulsive Systems at Sub-Critical Conditions presented by Dr. Ashvin Hosangadi Application of a Progress Variable Based Approach For Modeling Non-Premixed/Partially Premixed Combustion Under High-Pressure […]

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The 6th International Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Symposium

CRAFT Tech’s Dr. Ashvin Hosangadi will be presenting at The 6th International Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Symposium: March 27-29, 2018. The topic of his talk is: “Numerical Simulations of CO2 Compressors: Subcritical Inlet Conditions.” A generalized numerical framework to model phase change at subcritical conditions in CO2 over a wide range of conditions has been […]

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CRAFT Tech Wins ANSYS 2016 Hall of Fame Competition

Combustion Research and Flow Technology, Inc. (CRAFT Tech) was just named a corporate winner of the 2016 Hall of Fame Competition by ANSYS. Dr. William Calhoon of our Huntsville office led the project to develop an advanced, computationally efficient turbulent combustion model for large-eddy simulation (LES) of aircraft and power system gas turbine combustors. For […]

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2015 Propulsion Energy Conference

Several representatives from CRAFT Tech will be participating and presenting at the 51st AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, July 27-29 in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Vineet Ahuja will be chairing the Propellant Storage and Management sessions I and II on Monday and Wednesday. Dr. Kevin Brinckman will present “Impinging Fuel Injector Atomization and Combustion Modeling” on Monday, […]

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Turbulent Combustion Modeling Featured on Ansys Guest Blog

CRAFT Tech was recently tasked by its customers to develop an LES turbulence — chemistry interaction subgrid model to capture local extinction and blow-out effects that satisfied the following requirements: the model should be portable to commercial CFD flow solvers, and the model should be tractable for routine application within a system design cycle environment. […]

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