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  • Minimization procedure of experimental tests for calibration purposes, within HVAC&R energy efficiency framework 

    Morales Ruíz, Sergio; Oliet Casasayas, Carles; Castro González, Jesús; Rigola Serrano, Joaquim; Oliva Llena, Asensio (2019)
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    Simulation models and predictive tools need to be fast, accurate and robust at the same time. The models that have to provide numerical solutions under transient conditions for a long period of time need to be simple with ...
  • An efficient Two-Layer wall model for accurate numerical simulations of aeronautical applications 

    Calafell Sandiumenge, Joan; Trias Miquel, Francesc Xavier; Oliva Llena, Asensio (2019)
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    Two-Layer wall models have been widely studied since they allow wall modeled Large Eddy Simulationsof general non-equilibrium flows. However, they are plagued by two persistent problems, the "log-layermismatch" and the ...
  • Assessment and comparison of a recent kinematic sensitive subgrid length scale in Hybrid RANS-LES 

    Pont Vilchez, Arnau; Trias Miquel, Francesc Xavier; Revell, Alistair; Oliva Llena, Asensio (Springer Nature, 2020)
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    A recent kinematic sensitive subgrid length scale, Δlsq, initially developed for LES applications, is now considered for DES. Even though it is presented as a subgrid length scale, instead of a grey area mitigation (GAM) ...
  • Simulation of Household Refrigerators with a Flexible Numerical Tool 

    Ablanque Mejía, Nicolás; Oliet Casasayas, Carles; Rigola Serrano, Joaquim; Lehmkuhl Barba, Oriol; Pérez Segarra, Carlos David (Purdue University, 2014)
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    This work presents a flexible numerical platform to simulate a whole household refrigeration unit taking into account both the refrigeration cycle itself and the refrigerated compartments network. The methodology implemented ...
  • Numerical Model of Capillary Tubes: Enhanced Performance and Study of Non-Adiabatic Effects 

    Ablanque Mejía, Nicolás; Oliet Casasayas, Carles; Rigola Serrano, Joaquim; Pérez Segarra, Carlos David (Purdue University, 2014)
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    In the present work a numerical model to simulate the thermal and fluid-dynamic phenomena inside non-adiabatic capillary tubes is presented. It consists of an improved version of the distributed model detailed in Ablanque ...
  • DNS of Thermocapillary Migration of Deformable Droplets 

    Balcázar Arciniega, Néstor; Antepara Zambrano, Óscar; Rigola Serrano, Joaquim; Oliva Llena, Asensio (Springer Nature, 2019)
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  • A Study of binary collision of GNF droplets using a conservative level-set method 

    Amani, Ahmad; Balcázar Arciniega, Néstor; Naseri, Alireza; Oliva Llena, Asensio (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
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    In this study, numerical simulations of binary droplet collisions of two GNF droplets are carried out. Navier-Stokes equations are solved for fluid motion both inside and outside of the droplet using a conservative ...
  • A level-set method for mass transfer in bubble swarms 

    Balcázar Arciniega, Néstor; Antepara Zambrano, Óscar; Castro González, Jesús; Oliva Llena, Asensio (2018)
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  • Direct numerical simulation of rising bubble with path instability 

    Antepara Zambrano, Óscar; Balcázar Arciniega, Néstor; Rigola Serrano, Joaquim; Oliva Llena, Asensio (2018)
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    Present research is focused on combining High- Performance Computing (HPC) and Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS) of two-phase flows, to study the dy- namic behavior of rising bubble whit path instabilities with moderate/high ...
  • Vapor Compression System Modelica Library for Aircraft ECS 

    Ablanque Mejía, Nicolás; Torras Ortiz, Santiago; Oliet Casasayas, Carles; Rigola Serrano, Joaquim; Pérez Segarra, Carlos David (Purdue University, 2018)
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    This work presents a Modelica library aimed to simulate vapor compression systems at both steady and transient conditions. The simulation of these specific systems is particularly challenging ...
  • A level-set method for interfacial heat or mass transfer in two-phase flows 

    Balcázar Arciniega, Néstor; Antepara Zambrano, Óscar; Rigola Serrano, Joaquim; Oliva Llena, Asensio (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
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    A level-set model is proposed for simulating interfacial heat or mass transfer in two-phase flows. The Navier-Stokes equations as well as the heat transfer or mass transfer equations are discretized using a finite-volume ...
  • A method for fluid-structure interaction problems with non-Newtonian fluid 

    Amani, Ahmad; Naseri, Alireza; Pérez Segarra, Carlos David; Oliva Llena, Asensio (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
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    This paper represents a numerical method to solve fluid-structure interaction (FSI) problems where the fluid exhibits a non-Newtonian Viscoelastic behaviour. Oldroyd-B constitutive equation is used to model Viscoelastic fluid. ...

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