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Title: One-dimensional turbulence modeling of a turbulent counterflow flame with comparison to DNS

The one-dimensional turbulence (ODT) model is applied to a reactant-to-product counterflow configuration and results are compared with DNS data. The model employed herein solves conservation equations for momentum, energy, and species on a one dimensional (1D) domain corresponding to the line spanning the domain between nozzle orifice centers. The effects of turbulent mixing are modeled via a stochastic process, while the Kolmogorov and reactive length and time scales are explicitly resolved and a detailed chemical kinetic mechanism is used. Comparisons between model and DNS results for spatial mean and root-mean-square (RMS) velocity, temperature, and major and minor species profiles are shown. The ODT approach shows qualitatively and quantitatively reasonable agreement with the DNS data. Scatter plots and statistics conditioned on temperature are also compared for heat release rate and all species. ODT is able to capture the range of results depicted by DNS. As a result, conditional statistics show signs of underignition.
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  1. Brandenburg Technical Univ. Cottbus-Senftenberg, Cottbus (Germany)
  2. Consultant, Danville, CA (United States)
  3. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-CA), Livermore, CA (United States). Combustion Research Facility
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
SAND-2015-4482R; SAND-2015-0212J
Journal ID: ISSN 0010-2180; 590565
Grant/Contract Number:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Combustion and Flame
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 162; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 0010-2180
Research Org:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-CA), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
42 ENGINEERING; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; counterflow; turbulent flame; one-dimensional-turbulence model; numerical simulations
OSTI Identifier:
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1237366; OSTI ID: 1246493