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Reference Number EP/T026170/1
Title CCP Turbulence
Status Started
Energy Categories ENERGY EFFICIENCY(Transport) 5%;
FOSSIL FUELS: OIL, GAS and COAL(Oil and Gas, Oil and gas combustion) 3%;
RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES(Wind Energy) 2%;
OTHER POWER and STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES(Electric power conversion) 5%;
NOT ENERGY RELATED 85%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Physics) 10%;
PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Applied Mathematics) 5%;
PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Computer Science and Informatics) 75%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 10%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Dr S Laizet
No email address given
Aeronautics
Imperial College London
Award Type Standard
Funding Source EPSRC
Start Date 01 March 2020
End Date 28 February 2025
Duration 60 months
Total Grant Value £263,363
Industrial Sectors Energy; Manufacturing; Transport Systems and Vehicles; Aerospace; Defence and Marine
Region London
Programme NC : Infrastructure
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Dr S Laizet , Aeronautics, Imperial College London (99.997%)
  Other Investigator Professor DR (David ) Emerson , CSE/Computational Chemistry Group, STFC (Science & Technology Facilities Council) (0.001%)
Professor S McIntosh-Smith , Computer Science, University of Bristol (0.001%)
Dr GR Mudalige , Computer Science, University of Warwick (0.001%)
  Industrial Collaborator Project Contact , Numerical Algorithms Group Ltd (0.000%)
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Objectives
Abstract Our daily life is surrounded - and even is sustained - by the flow of fluids. Blood moves through the vessels in our bodies, and air flows into our lungs. Fluid flows disperse particulate air pollution in the turbulent urban as well as indoor environments. Fluid flows play a crucial role for our transportation and our industries. Our vehicles move through air and water powered by other fluids that mix in the combustion chambers of engines. Many of the environmental and energy-related issues we face today cannot possibly be tackled without a better understanding of the dynamics of fluids.From a practical point of view, fluid flows relevant to scientists and engineers are turbulent ones; turbulence is the rule, not the exception. To date, a complete theory of fluid flow phenomena is still missing because of the complexity of the full equations describing the motion of a fluid. Their understanding and control is however crucial to improve technologies especially with minimal ecological impact as well as to anticipate events, in many areas ranging from engineering applications (e.g., industrial process, propulsion and power generation, car and aircraft design) to environmental sciences and technologies (e.g., air quality, weather forecasting, climate predictions, flood disasters monitoring). Significant progress has been made recently using high performance computing, and computational fluid dynamics is now a critical complement to experiments and theories. The CCP Turbulence is aiming to (i) considerably enhance the UK capabilities to simulate complex turbulence problems that were until very recently beyond imagination, (ii) offer user support, training and networking activities and (iii) enable capability computing on emerging hardware platforms. The software developments and collaborative activities will give UK researchers a unique opportunity to be the first to explore new physics and to answer basic questions regarding the physics and modelling of turbulent flows found across a range of engineering, physiological and geophysical applications
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