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Large Eddy Simulation of a Nonreacting Propane Jet

dc.contributor.advisorTrouve, Arnauden_US
dc.contributor.advisorMcDermott, Randall Jen_US
dc.contributor.authorBriggs, Christopher Maddenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-17T05:36:19Z
dc.date.available2015-07-17T05:36:19Z
dc.date.issued2015en_US
dc.identifierhttps://doi.org/10.13016/M2D34X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1903/16805
dc.description.abstractSimulations of a turbulent momentum driven jet are carried out by Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS). These simulations challenge the capabilities of FDS and identify strengths and weaknesses within its code; three bugs were discovered and new user controls were developed. Simulations show that mean and fluctuation vertical velocities and mean mixture fraction radial profiles at locations z/D=4, 15, and 30 are well-captured; however, mixture fraction fluctuations are over predicted at these elevations. Additionally mean vertical velocity predictions are artificially lower above the jet nozzle. These simulations are incorporated into the FDS validation suite.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.titleLarge Eddy Simulation of a Nonreacting Propane Jeten_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.publisherDigital Repository at the University of Marylanden_US
dc.contributor.publisherUniversity of Maryland (College Park, Md.)en_US
dc.contributor.departmentFire Protection Engineeringen_US
dc.subject.pqcontrolledEngineeringen_US


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