Combura Symposium 2019
9 & 10 October 2019, Soesterberg, The Netherlands
PROGRAMME DAY 1 - Wednesday 9th of October 2019

16:00 - 17:00 Registration and coffee/tea

17:00 - 19:00
NVV Members Meeting

19:30 - 21:30 Conference Dinner

21:30 - late Bar & overnight stay

PROGRAMME DAY 2 - Thursday 10th of October 2019

9:00 - 9:20 Registration and coffee /tea

9:20 - 9:30 Opening and welcome

9:30 - 10:10 Keynote Lecture 1: “Biomass for energy: technological options and challenges in meeting the Paris agreement goals” by Jaap Kiel, ECN-TNO

10:10 - 10:50 Keynote Lecture 2: “Methanol as a fuel for internal combustion engines” by Sebastian Verhelst, Ghent University & Lund University

10:50 - 11:10 Coffee Break

11:10 - 11:50 Keynote Lecture 3: “Combustion technology development within the civil aerospace sector” by Ruud Eggels, Rolls-Royce Deutschland

11:50 - 12:30 Forum discussion “Sustainable fuels for energy and transportation” with keynote speakers and the audience, moderated by prof. Dirk Roekaerts, TU Delft & TU Eindhoven

12:30 - 13:45 Lunch & Poster session

Parallel sessions:

(Session chairs: Jim Kok and Joris Koomen)
(Session chairs: Joan Teerling and Jeroen van Oijen)
(Session chairs: Tolja Mokhov and Nijso Beishuizen)

13:50 - 14:10
Advanced automated gas turbine combustion tuning for operational & fuel flexibility
Joris Koomen (Ansaldo Thomassen B.V.)
Hot surface ignition dynamics in premixed hydrogen-air near the lean flammability limit
Josué Melguizo-Gavilanes (CNRS Pprime Institute/ENSMA)
Towards a miniaturized Wobbe index meter. An essential piece of equipment in the future?
Henk-Willem Veltkamp (U Twente)

14:15 - 14:35
The design of a micromix hydrogen combustor for a 100 kW micro gas turbine
Cedric Devriese (University of Mons)
Flatness of flames stabilized on a Heat Flux burner with varying burner plate perforation patterns
Marie Raida (TU/e)
Development of spatiotemporal CARS for flame diagnostics
Leonardo Castellanos (TU Delft)

14:40 - 15:00
CFD calculation of 100 % premixed hydrogen combustor at gas turbine conditions using detailed chemistry
Sachin Menon (TU Delft)
Experimental studies on ignition delay times of ammonia at high pressures 
Liming Dai (RUG)
Synergy between mesh refinement and parcels number in LES-CMC of turbulent reactive sprays
Alessandro D'Ausilio (U Ghent)

15:00 - 15:15 Coffee

15:15 - 15:35
Determination of aging products of future multi-component fuels
Nina Sittinger (Oel-Waerme-Institut GmbH)
Experimental and Numerical studies of OH formation in a laminar Methane-Nitrogen hot co-flow jet under MILD conditions
Seyed Bahram Nourani Najafi (RUG)
Assessment of a sectional model for soot formation in laminar flames: sensitivity to model parameters, and application to practical fuels
Abhijit Kalbhor (TU/e)

15:40 - 16:00
Development of a Test method for Accelerated ageing of Gasoline fuels
Chandra Kanth Kosuru (Tec4Fuels GmbH)
Comparative investigation of the combustion and emission characteristics of oxygenated fuels on a heavy-duty diesel engine
Jinlin Han (TU/e)
Simulation of combustion and water injection in gas turbines using tabulated chemistry
Giel Ramaekers (AVL Dacolt)

16:05 - 16:25
Combustion fuel transition, effects and measures @ typical applications
Rob van der Pol (Zantingh B.V.)
Combustion modelling of Fast Pyrolysis Bio Oil in a residential heating boiler by means of FGM
Sergej Warkentin (Oel-Waerme-Institut GmbH)
LES modeling of an igniting spray flame using FGM with strain rate effect
Hesheng Bao (TU/e)

16:30 - 17:00 NVV Combustion Award & Poster Awards

17:00 - Closure & Drinks