3rd Topical Workshop - Taming uncertainty in combustion chemistry: experiments and models

A follow-up meeting of 
COST Action CM901: Detailed Chemical Kinetic Models for Cleaner Combustion
The workshop is related to COST Action CM1404: Chemistry of Smart Energy Carriers and Technologies (SMARTCATS)


ECM2015 and the 3rd Topical Workshop are separate events.
There is a separate registration fee for the participation in the
Topical Workshop:

Early bird registration fee until January 15, 2015:
regular: 80 euro; students: 50 euro

Late registration fee from January 16, 2015:
regular: 100 euro; students: 60 euro
Topical Workshop registration fee has to be paid together with the ECM2015 registration fee using the online registration site of ECM2015.

Monday, 30 March, 2015
(prior to ECM 2015)
Hotel Hilton, Budapest, Hungary

Program of the 3rd Topical Workshop

9:00     Plenary lecture
            Matthias Olzmann (KIT, Karlsruhe):
            How accurately can we determine rate coefficients for elementary chemical steps?

9:40      Matteo Pelucchi:
            Curve matching: a generalized framework for combustion model validation
            (coauthors: M.S. Bernardi, M. Pelucchi, A. Stagni, L.M. Sangalli, A. Cuoci, P. Secchi, T. Faravelli; Milano)

10:00    Tibor Nagy:
            Uncertainty of the rate parameters of several important elementary reactions of the H2 and syngas combustion systems
            (coauthors: T.Nagy, É. Valkó, I. Sedyó, I.Gy. Zsély, M.J. Pilling, T. Turányi; Budapest and Leeds)

10:20    John Bugler:
            An investigation of the thermochemical parameter and rate coefficient assignments for the low-temperature oxidation pathways of alkanes: A case study using the pentane isomers
            (coauthors: J. Bugler, K.P. Somers, E.J. Silke, H.J. Curran; Galway)

10:40    Aamir Farooq (Thuwal):
            Recent advancements in the measurements of the rate coefficients of H-abstraction by OH reactions

11:00    Break

11:30    Guillaume Vanhove:
            RCM characterization initiative: Towards a better description of low temperature ignition
            (coauthors: S.S. Goldsborough, G. Vanhove; Argonne and Lille)

11:50    Arnas Lucassen (Braunschweig):
            Decreasing uncertainties in photoionization mass spectrometry introduced by photoionization cross-sections

12:10    Shuang Li:
            Accelerate global sensitivity analysis using Artificial Neural Network algorithm
            (coauthors: S. Li, B. Yang, F. Qi; Hefei and Beijing)

12:30    Andrea Matrisciano:
            An a priori thermodynamic data analysis based chemical lumping method for the reduction of large and multi-component chemical kinetic mechanisms
            (coauthors: A. Matrisciano, L. Seidel, C. Klauer, F. Mauss, H. Lehtiniemi; Göteborg, Lund, Cottbus)

12:50    Lunch

14:00    Mara De Joannon, George Skevis:
            COST Action CM1404: Chemistry of Smart Energy Carriers and Technologies (SMARTCATS)
            (Naples, Thessaloniki)

14:10    Plenary lecture
            Andrea D'Anna (Universitŕ degli Studi di Napoli Federico II):
            Probing nascent particles in flames: sensitivity of experimental techniques and influence of probe artifacts

14:50    Lars Seidel:
            Comprehensive kinetic modeling and experimental study of a fuel-rich, premixed n-heptane flame
            (coauthors: L. Seidel, K. Moshammer, C. Klauer, T. Zeuch, K. Kohse-Höinghaus, F. Mauss; Bielefeld, Cottbus, Göttingen, Livermore, Lund)

15:10    Vladimir A. Alekseev:
            Laminar burning velocity of lean H2 + air mixtures and its temperature dependence obtained from flat flames
            (coauthors: V. A. Alekseev, M. Christensen, E. Berrocal, E.J.K. Nilsson, A. A. Konnov; Lund)

15:30    Alexey Fomin:
            Absolute HCO concentration measurements for validation of methane combustion mechanisms under fuel-rich conditions
            (coauthors: A. Fomin, T. Zavlev, I. Rahinov, V.A. Alekseev, A. A. Konnov, S. Cheskis; Tel Aviv, Raanana, Lund)

15:50    Lei Deng:
            Compensating deviations from one-dimensionality in flame experiments by direct numerical simulation
            (coauthors: L. Deng, N. Sikalo, O. Hasemann, S. Kluge, H. Wiggers, C. Schulz, A. Kempf, I. Wlokas; Duisburg-Essen)

16:10    Break

16:40    George Skevis:
            Synergies and uncertainties in the combustion chemistry of fuel blends
            (coauthors: G. Skevis, G. Vourliotakis, M. A. Founti; Thessaloniki, Athens)

17:00    Alexander Snegirev:
            Microscale combustion calorimetry as a tool to develop kinetic models of polymer pyrolysis and volatile oxidation
            (coauthors: A. Snegirev, V. Talalov, V. Stepanov; St.-Petersburg)

17:20    Closing

The lecturing time is 15 minutes (+ 4 minutes discussion) for the contributed talks and 35 minuts (+ 4 minutes discussion) for the plenary talks.

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Template of the abstracts

Scientific organizing committee:
Frédérique Battin-Leclerc (CNRS-LRGP, 
Nancy, France)
George Skevis (CERTH, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Tamás Turányi (ELTE, Budapest, Hungary)

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