Application of High Performance Computing for Simulations of N-Dodecane Jet Spray with Evaporation
Technical Report,01 Jun 2016,31 Aug 2016
US Army Research Laboratory Aberdeen Proving Ground United States
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The problem of turbulent jet sprays of n-dodecane injected into a quiescent nitrogen gas chamber was investigated as a test case for the incorporation of a multiphysics Large-Eddy Simulation solver known as LESLIE into the US Army Research Laboratorys High Performance Computing system. Preliminary simulations were performed on the Excalibur supercomputer to test the capability of the solver to simulate subcritical turbulent jet sprays. The solver was chosen for its ability to make use of alternative models that are capable of modeling multicomponent fluids such as n-dodecane. The long-term goal of this research is to incorporate these models into future simulations of turbulent jet sprays and develop a predictive theory for comparison to measurements in the laboratory of turbulent diesel sprays.