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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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CRAFT Tech At The 2019 ASME Turbo Expo

CRAFT Tech will be organizing a session and presenting at the 2019 ASME Turbo Expo in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Kevin Brinckman will be presenting on “Numerical Simulation of Non-Equilibrium Condensation in Supercritical CO2 Compressors.” Dr. Ashvin Hosangadi will be organizing the same session: “Compressors for sCO2 Power cycles – near-critical Point considerations.” This session will […]

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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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Big Wave CFD

An aerospace engineer at CRAFT Tech has collaborated with a surfboard designer in California to improve big wave performance of surfboards. http://www.surfer.com/blogs/design-forum/on-the-nose-the-future-of-big-wave-surfboard-design/

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ASME Turbo Expo 2016: June 13-17, Seoul, South Korea

Paper entitled: LES Predictions of Jet Noise for a Pylon-Mounted Dual Stream Nozzle and Jet Surface Interactions Authors: Patrick Vogel, Jonghoon Bin and Neeraj Sinha https://www.asme.org/events/turbo-expo An end-to-end LES/FW-H noise prediction model has been demonstrated and validated with acoustic and flowfield data from a dual stream nozzle with pylon experiment conducted at NASA GRC using […]

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RPFM Release 5.5.0

The next version of RPFM is now available!  Release Notes for version 5.5 are below: Allow user to choose any number of processors Grid based load-balancing for multi-processor runs Improvements to stability and convergence of high altitude extensions up to 250km Overhaul of converter for IR analysis Better utilization of SPURC3 features(NLTE variables, UVW for […]

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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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