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NASA Advanced Modeling and Simulation Seminar

CRAFT Tech’s Dr. Balaji Muralidharan will be speaking at the Advanced Modeling and Simulation Seminar, hosted by the Computational Aerosciences Branch at the NASA Advanced Supercomputing facility. The talk is titled “Towards a Generalized Approach for Acoustically Adapted Synthetic Turbulence Generation at Zonal Hybrid RANS/LES Interfaces,” and will be held on Thursday, July 8th, 2021 […]

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Commercial Supersonic Transport Combustor Design Tool Presented at 2020 AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum

NOx is a key emission metric for Commerical Supersonic Transport (CST). CRAFT Tech has developed a tool as a foundation for operational capability to perform trade studies and design optimization of CST combustors. Title: A Multi-Time-Scale Flamelet Progress Variable Approach in OpenNCC for Predicting NOx Applied to Commercial Supersonic Transport Combustor Designs Authors: Andrea C. […]

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2020 AIAA SciTech Forum

CRAFT Tech will be at the 2020 AIAA SciTech Forum held in Orlando, Florida from January 6-10. Stephen Barr will be presenting in the Numerical Analysis of Ramjet/Scramjet Engines II session on Wednesday, January 8th at 3PM EST. Topic: Large Eddy Simulation of an Optimized Highly-Compact Supersonic Inlet Featuring Internal Compression Spikes Abstract: In this […]

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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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