The CRECK Modeling Group

Detailed kinetic mechanisms and CFD of reacting flows

Eliseo RanziEliseo Ranzi

Full Professor

Department of Chemistry, Materials, and Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

Phone: +390223993250

Fax: +390270638173

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Research interests

  • Pyrolysis and combustion
  • Real Transportation fuels
  • Alcohol fuels
  • Soot formation in combustion
  • Devolatilization of solid fuels; Waste gasification.

 

Teaching

Fundamentals of Combustion

 

Recent publications

P.E. Debiagi, C. Pecchi, G. Gentile, A. Frassoldati, A. Cuoci, T. Faravelli, E. Ranzi, Extractives extend the applicability of multistep kinetic scheme of biomass pyrolysis (2016) Energy & Fuels, In press, DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b01753

Ranzi, E., Cavallotti, C., Cuoci, A., Frassoldati, A., Pelucchi, M., Faravelli, T., New reaction classes in the kinetic modeling of low temperature oxidation of n-alkanes (2015) Combustion and Flame, 162 (5), pp. 1679-1691, DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2014.11.030

Cuoci, A., Frassoldati, A., Faravelli, T., Ranzi, E., OpenSMOKE++: An object-oriented framework for the numerical modeling of reactive systems with detailed kinetic mechanisms (2015) Computer Physics Communications, 192, pp. 237-264, DOI: 10.1016/j.cpc.2015.02.014

Saggese, C., Ferrario, S., Camacho, J., Cuoci, A., Frassoldati, A., Ranzi, E., Wang, H., Faravelli, T., Kinetic modeling of particle size distribution of soot in a premixed burner-stabilized stagnation ethylene flame (2015) Combustion and Flame, Article in Press, DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2015.06.002

Jin, H., Frassoldati, A., Wang, Y., Zhang, X., Zeng, M., Li, Y., Qi, F., Cuoci, A., Faravelli, T., Kinetic modeling study of benzene and PAH formation in laminar methane flames (2015) Combustion and Flame, 162 (5), pp. 1692-1711, DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2014.11.031

Pelucchi, M., Somers, K.P., Yasunaga, K., Burke, U., Frassoldati, A., Ranzi, E., Curran, H.J., Faravelli, T., An experimental and kinetic modeling study of the pyrolysis and oxidation of n-C3C5 aldehydes in shock tubes (2015) Combustion and Flame, 162 (2), pp. 265-286, DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2014.07.027

Jin, H., Yuan, W., Wang, Y., Li, Y., Qi, F., Cuoci, A., Frassoldati, A., Faravelli, T., Experimental and kinetic modeling study of laminar coflow diffusion methane flames doped with 2-butanol (2015) Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35 (1), pp. 863-871, DOI: 10.1016/j.proci.2014.05.128

Cuoci, A., Frassoldati, A., Faravelli, T., Ranzi, E., Numerical modeling of auto-ignition of isolated fuel droplets in microgravity (2015) Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35 (2), pp. 1621-1627, DOI: 10.1016/j.proci.2014