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Hiroaki Watanabe Last modified date:2018.06.11



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E-Mail
Homepage
http://www.mech.kyushu-u.ac.jp/~rgd/index-e.html
Phone
092-802-3147
Fax
092-802-0001
Academic Degree
Ph.D.
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
No
Field of Specialization
Thermal engineering, Combustion Engineering, Fluid Engineering
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
01years01months
Outline Activities
[Research]
Clarification, modeling and simulation of combustion physics in gaseous, liquid and solid fuel combustion.
- Large-eddy simulation of pulverized coal combustion
- Large-eddy simulation of coal gasification
- Clarification and modeling of the motion of a nonspherical particle in a fluid flow
- Modeling and simulation of coal pyrolysis, tar polymerization and decomposition
- Reduction of detailed chemistry mechanism
- Flamelet modeling for nonpremixed combustion
- Flamelet modeling for premixed combustion
- Soot, NOx, SOx and H2S formation modeling
- Methane hydrate utilization technology
Research
Research Interests
  • Analysis and modeling of turbulent dispersion of micro-scale particles/droplets
    keyword : Turbulent, Particle, Dispersion
    2014.09.
  • Modeling of turbulent nonpremixed combustion
    keyword : Turbulent combustion, Nonpremixed combustion, Numerical simulation, Modeling
    2014.09.
  • Modeling of turbulent premixed combustion
    keyword : Turbulent combustion, Premixed combustion, Numerical simulation, Modeling
    2014.09.
  • Spray combustion
    keyword : Spray combustion, Atomization
    2014.09.
  • Solid Fuel Combustion
    keyword : Solid combustion, Pulverized coal, Heterogeneous reaction
    2014.09.
  • Modeling and Simulation of NOx Formation
    keyword : NOx, Numerical simulation, Modeling
    2014.09.
  • Modeling and Simulation of Particulate Matter (Soot) Formation
    keyword : Particulate matter (Soot), Numerical simulation, Modeling
    2014.09.
  • Production and utilization of methane hydrate
    keyword : Methane hydrate, Surface type, Production method, Utilization method
    2014.09~2017.03.
Academic Activities
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Combustion Society of Japan
  • The Society of Powder Technology, Japan
  • Gas Turbine Society of Japan
  • Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan
Awards
  • Effects of fuel droplet size on soot formation in spray flames formed in a laminar counterflow
  • Modeling and Simulation of Radiative Heat Transfer and Soot Formation in Spray Combustion
  • Inception criteria for entrainment of molten slag droplet in an entrained flow coal gasifier
  • Characteristics of flamelet and soot formation in spray flames
Educational
Other Educational Activities
  • 2018.06.
  • 2018.06.
  • 2018.06.