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Hiroaki Watanabe Last modified date:2017.05.29



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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.
Field of Specialization
Thermal engineering, Combustion Engineering, Fluid Engineering
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