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A simple model for puffing/micro-explosions in water-fuel emulsion droplets

Sazhin, S., Rybdylova, O., Crua, C., Heikal, M., Ismael, M., Nissar, Z. & Aziz, R., 28 Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 131, p. 815-821 7 p.

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Explosions
Emulsions
Water
Boiling liquids
Temperature

Assessing the role of surface tension force to the simulation of sub-grid scale interaction of turbulence and cavitation under realistic diesel injection conditions

McGinn, P., Crua, C. & Vogiatzaki, K., 1 Jan 2019, Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Fuel Systems Engines Conference 2018. Mechanical Engineering for the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, p. 175-188 14 p. (Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Fuel Systems Engines Conference 2018).

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Cavitation
Surface tension
Turbulence
Turbulence models
Nozzles
Large eddy simulation
large eddy simulation
sprayers
mesh
Multiphase flow

Quantitative analysis of dribble volumes and rates using three-dimensional reconstruction of X-ray and diffused back-illumination images of diesel sprays

Sechenyh, V., Duke, D. J., Swantek, A. B., Matusik, K. E., Kastengren, A. L., Powell, C. F., Viera, A., Payri, R. & Crua, C., 15 Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Engine Research.

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Lighting
X rays
Chemical analysis
Temperature
Gases

Simulation and Measurement of Transient Fluid Phenomena within Diesel Injection

Gold, M., Pearson, R., Turner, J., Sykes, D., Stetsyuk, V., de Sercey, G., Crua, C., Koukouvinis, P. & Gavaises, M., 15 Jan 2019, International Powertrains, Fuels & Lubricants Meeting. January ed. SAE International, Vol. 2019-January. 2019-01-0066. (SAE Technical Papers).

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Fluids
Fuel injection
Diesel fuels
Automotive fuels
Ligaments

Visual analyses of end of injection liquid structures and the behaviour of nozzle surface-bound fuel in a direct injection diesel engine

Sykes, D., de Sercey, G., Gold, M., Pearson, R. & Crua, C., 15 Jan 2019, International Powertrains, Fuels & Lubricants Meeting. January ed. United States: SAE International, Vol. 2019-January. (SAE Technical Papers).

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Direct injection
Diesel engines
Nozzles
Liquids
Engine cylinders

Change of evaporation rate of single monocomponent droplet with temperature using time-resolved phase rainbow refractometry

Wu, Y., Li, H., Wu, X., Gréhan, G., Mädler, L. & Crua, C., 3 Oct 2018, In : Proceedings of the Combustion Institute.

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rainbows
evaporation rate
temperature
evaporation
heptanes

Drop impact onto attached metallic meshes: liquid penetration and spreading

Boscariol, C., Chandra, S., Sarker, D., Crua, C. & Marengo, M., 20 Nov 2018, In : Experiments in Fluids. 59, 12, 189.

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mesh
penetration
porosity
impact velocity
Liquids

Drop impact onto suspended and surface-attached metallic meshes: liquid penetration and spreading

Boscariol, C., Sarker, D., Chandra, S., Crua, C. & Marengo, M., 26 Jul 2018, p. 0-0. 1 p.

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Fuel nozzle geometry effects on cavitation and spray behavior at diesel engine conditions

Sforzo, B. A., Matusik, K. E., Powell, C. F., Kastengren, A. L., Daly, S., Skeen, S., Cenker, E., Pickett, L. M., Crua, C. & Manin, J., 13 May 2018. 7 p.

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Cavitation
Diesel engines
Nozzles
Geometry
Vapors

Investigation of puffing and micro-explosion of water-in-diesel emulsion spray using shadow imaging

Ismael, M. A., Heikal, M. R., Aziz, A. R. A., Crua, C., El-Adawy, M., Nissar, Z., Baharom, M. B., Zainal, E. Z. A. & Firmansyah, 30 Aug 2018, In : Energies. 11, 9, 2281.

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Emulsion
Spray
Droplet
Explosion
Explosions

Primary rainbow of high refractive index particle (1.547 < n < 2) has refraction ripples

Wu, Y., Li, C., Crua, C., Wu, X., Saengkaew, S., Chen, L., Gréhan, G. & Cen, K., 31 May 2018, In : Optics Communications. 426, p. 237-241 5 p.

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rainbows
ripples
refraction
refractivity
interference

Simultaneous measurement of monocomponent droplet temperature/refractive index, size and evaporation rate with phase rainbow refractometry

Wu, Y., Crua, C., Li, H., Saengkaew, S., Mädler, L., Wu, X. & Gréhan, G., 1 May 2018, In : Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer. 214, p. 146-157 12 p.

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rainbows
evaporation rate
refractivity
temperature
evaporation

Temperature measurements under diesel engine conditions using laser induced grating spectroscopy

Förster, F., Crua, C., Davy, M. & Ewart, P., 1 Nov 2018, In : Combustion and Flame. 199, p. 249-257

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diesel engines
temperature measurement
gratings
spectroscopy
lasers

The Effect of Fuel Injection Equipment of Water-In-Diesel Emulsions on Micro-Explosion Behaviour

A. Ismael, M., R. Heikal, M., A. Aziz, A. R. & Crua, C., 25 Jun 2018, In : Energies. 11, 7, 1650.

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Fuel injection
Explosions
Emulsions
Water
High speed cameras

The effect of fuel injection equipment on the dispersed phase of water-in-diesel emulsions

Ismael, M., Heikal, M., Aziz, A. R. A., Syah, F., Zainal, E. & Crua, C., 24 Apr 2018, In : Applied Energy. 222, p. 762-771 10 p.

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Fuel injection
Emulsions
Engines
Water
Fuel tanks

The effect of unstable emulsion of water-in-diesel on micro-explosion phenomena

Ismael, M. A., Heikal, M. R., Aziz, A. R. A., Crua, C. & El-Adawy, M., 13 Nov 2018, 6th International Conference on Production, Energy and Reliability 2018: World Engineering Science and Technology Congress, ESTCON 2018. American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 2035. 050007

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emulsions
explosions
water
coalescing
occurrences
2017
Open Access
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mathematical models
evaporation
boundary conditions
heating
liquids

A model for mono-and multi-component droplet heating and evaporation and its implementation into ANSYS Fluent

Poulton, L., Rybdylova, O., Sazhin, S. S., Crua, C., Qubeissi, M. & Elwardany, A. E., 6 Sep 2017, ILASS–Europe 2017, 28th Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems. ILASS, p. 67-74 8 p.

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A model for multi-component droplet heating and evaporation and its implementation into ANSYS Fluent

Rybdylova, O., Poulton, L., Al Qubeissi, M., Elwardany, A., Crua, C., Knan, T. & Sazhin, S., 22 Nov 2017, In : International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer. 90, p. 29-33 5 p.

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droplet
evaporation
heating
software
acetone

A study of the controlling parameters of fuel air mixture formation for ECN Spray A

Vogiatzaki, K., Crua, C., Morgan, R. & Heikal, M., 10 Sep 2017, Proceedings 28th European Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems (ILASS). Valencia, Spain, p. 1-8 8 p.

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Air
Evaporation
Turbulence
Combustion chambers
Diesel fuels

Drop Impact onto a Metallic Porous Layer: Effect of Liquid Viscosity and Air Entrapment

Boscariol, C., Sarker, D., Kang, B., Crua, C. & Marengo, M., 8 Sep 2017, ILASS–Europe 2017, 28th Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems. Valencia, Spain: Universitat Politècnica de València, p. 0-0 1 p.

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Mathematical modelling of heating and evaporation of a spheroidal droplet

Zubkov, V., Cossali, G., Tonini, S., Rybdylova, O., Crua, C., Heikal, M. & Sazhin, S., 28 Jan 2017, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 108, B, p. 2181-2190 10 p.

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evaporation
heating
oblate spheroids
prolate spheroids
diesel engines

Modelling of heating and evaporation of spheroidal droplets

Zubkov, V., Cossali, G. E., Tonini, S., Crua, C. & Sazhin, S. S., 28 May 2017, Proceedings of CHT-17 ICHMT International Symposium on Advances in Computational Heat Transfer. Begell House, Inc., p. 947-950

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On the transcritical mixing of fuels at diesel engine conditions

Crua, C., Manin, J. L. & Pickett, L. M., 21 Jul 2017, In : Fuel. 208, p. 535-548 14 p.

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diesel engines
interfacial tension
supercritical fluids
atomizing
heptanes

Quantification of diesel injector dribble using 3D reconstruction from x-ray and DBI imaging

Sechenyh, V., Turner, J., Sykes, D., Duke, D. J., Swantek, A. B., Matusik, K. E., Kastengren, A. L., Powell, C. F., Viera, A., Payri, R. & Crua, C., 6 Sep 2017, ILASS2017 - 28th European Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems. Editorial Universitat Politecnica De Valencia, p. 216 7 p.

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Ligaments
Lighting
Imaging techniques
X rays
Image processing

Time-resolved gas thermometry by laser-induced grating spectroscopy with a high-repetition rate laser system

Förster, F., Crua, C., Davy, M. & Ewart, P., 7 Jun 2017, In : Experiments in Fluids. 58, 87

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temperature measurement
repetition
gratings
gases
spectroscopy

Transcritical mixing of sprays for multi-component fuel mixtures

Manin, J., Crua, C. & Pickett, L. M., 6 Sep 2017, ILASS2017 - 28th European Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems. ILASS, p. 553-560 8 p.

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Thermodynamics
Liquids
Diesel fuels
Extrapolation
Paraffins
2016

Aerodynamical phenomena in a large top covered wind mill with vertical axis wind turbine

Baïri, A., Crua, C., Bauzin, J-G. & Baïri, I., 4 Jan 2016, In : International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow. 26, 1, p. 365-379 15 p.

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Wind turbines
Aerodynamics
Finite volume method
Air
Turbulence models

A model for droplet heating and its implementation into ANSYS Fluent

Rybdylova, O., Al Qubeissi, M., Braun, M., Crua, C., Manin, J. L., Pickett, L. M., De Sercey, G., Sazhina, E., Sazhin, S. & Heikal, M., 26 May 2016, In : International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer. 76, p. 265-270 6 p.

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Heating
Heat conduction
Evaporation
Air

An overview of experimental techniques of the investigation of water-diesel emulsion characteristics droplets micro-explosion

Ismael, M. A., Heikal, M. R., Rashid, A., Aziz, A. & Crua, C., 1 Oct 2016, In : ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 11, 20, p. 11975-11981 7 p.

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Explosions
Emulsions
Water
Nitrogen oxides
Industrial heating

Drop impact onto a metallic porous layer: scale effects

Boscariol, C., Sarker, D., Crua, C. & Marengo, M., 7 Sep 2016, ILASS – Europe 2016, 27th Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems. Brighton, UK, p. 0-0 1 p.

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Drop impact onto porous surface: scale effects

Boscariol, C., Sarker, D., Crua, C. & Marengo, M., 7 Sep 2016, p. 229-230. 2 p.

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Puffing and Microexplosion Behavior of Water in Pure Diesel Emulsion Droplets During Leidenfrost Effect

Khan, M. Y., Aziz, A. R. A., Heikal, M. & Crua, C., 29 Dec 2016, In : Combustion Science and Technology. 189, 7, p. 1186-1197 12 p.

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puffing
droplets
emulsions
water
droplet size
2015

Designing and demonstrating a Master student project to explore carbon dioxide capture technology

Asherman, F., Cabot, G., Crua, C., Estel, L., Gagnepain, C., Lecerf, T., Ledoux, A., Leveneur, S., Lucereau, M., Maucorps, S., Ragot, M., Syrykh, J. & Vige, M., 14 Dec 2015, In : Journal of Chemical Education. 93, 4, p. 633-638 6 p.

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primary school
student
earth's atmosphere
greenhouse effect
university

Microscopic imaging of the initial stage of diesel spray formation

Crua, C., Heikal, M. & Gold, M., 7 May 2015, In : Fuel. 157, p. 140-150 11 p.

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spray
diesel
fluid
engine
liquid

Microscopic observation of miscible mixing in sprays at elevated temperatures and pressures

Manin, J., Pickett, L. M. & Crua, C., May 2015, ILASS Americas. ILASS

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sprayers
interfacial tension
temperature
microscopy
ligaments

Modelling of biodiesel fuel droplet heating and evaporation: effects of fuel composition

Al Qubeissi, M., Sazhin, S., Crua, C., Turner, J. & Heikal, M., 15 Aug 2015, In : Fuel. 154, p. 308-318 11 p.

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droplet
evaporation
heating
modeling
thermal conductivity

Modelling of gasoline fuel droplets heating and evaporation

Al Qubeissi, M., Sazhin, S., Turner, J., Begg, S., Crua, C. & Heikal, M., 1 Nov 2015, In : Fuel. 159, p. 373-384 12 p.

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Modelling of Heating and Evaporation of Biodiesel Fuel Droplets

Sazhin, S., Al Qubeissi, M., Crua, C. & Heikal, M., 30 Jan 2015, International Conference on Heat Transfer and Applications. London: World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 9. p. 46-49 4 p. (International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial and Mechatronics Engineering).

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Biodiesel
Evaporation
Heating
Direct injection
Internal combustion engines

The effect of operating conditions on post-injection fuel discharge in an optical engine

Turner, J., Stetsyuk, V., Crua, C., Gold, M. & Pearson, R., 23 Aug 2015, p. 1-8.

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Fuel injection
Engines
Engine cylinders
Deposits
Residual fuels

Thermal risk assessment of vegetable oil epoxidation

Leveneur, S., Estel, L. & Crua, C., 20 Jun 2015, In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 122, 2, p. 795-804 10 p.

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vegetables
risk assessment
epoxidation
Plant Oils
Epoxidation
2014

Direct imaging of primary atomisation in the near-nozzle region of diesel sprays

Stetsyuk, V., Crua, C., Pearson, R. & Gold, M., 8 Sep 2014, ILASS – Europe 2014, 26th Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems. Bremen, Germany, p. 0-0 1 p.

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atomizing
nozzles
sprayers
injection
injectors

Evaporating droplets: comparisons between DNS and modelling

Duret, B., Al Qubeissi, M., Sazhin, S. & Crua, C., 1 Jan 2014, ILASS – Europe 2014, 26th Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems. Bremen, Germany: ILASS, p. 0-0 1 p.

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direct numerical simulation
Peclet number
thermal conductivity
heat transfer
evaporation

Multi-dimensional quasi-discrete model for the investigation of heating and evaporation of diesel fuel droplets

Al Qubeissi, M., Sazhin, S., De Sercey, G. & Crua, C., 9 Sep 2014, ILASS - Europe 2014, 26th European Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems. Bremen, Germany, p. 0-0 1 p.

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Diesel fuels
Evaporation
Heating
Paraffins
Automotive fuels

Optical investigation of cylinder oil sprays in slow-speed marine diesel engines

De Sercey, G., Gardhouse, T., Crua, C., Edwards, S., Thompson, C. & de la Garza, O., 24 Jun 2014, Lubrication, Maintenance and Tribotechnology LUBMAT 2014. Manchester, UK, p. 0-0 1 p.

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Marine engines
Engine cylinders
Lubricants
Diesel engines
Nozzles

Safety assessment of epoxidation reaction

Leveneur, S., Ledoux, A., Taouk, B., Estel, L., Crua, C. & Salmi, T., 1 Jan 2014, 21st International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering, CHISA 2014 and 17th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction, PRES 2014. Czech Society of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 3. 1 p.

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Selection of test methods to examine the fracture mechanics of carbon fibre composite flywheels

Lenz, J., Blackman, B. R. K., Taylor, A. C., Morgan, R. & Crua, C., 1 Jan 2014, 16th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 2014. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM

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Flywheels
Fracture mechanics
Carbon fibers
Composite materials
Carbon fiber reinforced plastics

Shadowgraphic characterisation of marine lubricant sprays

Gardhouse, T., De Sercey, G., Crua, C., Edwards, S. & Thompson, C., 9 Sep 2014, ILASS - Europe 2014, 26th European Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems. Bremen, Germany, p. 0-0 1 p.

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lubricants
nozzles
viscosity