- Inner diameter: 563 mm
- Internal volume: 95 L
- Optical windows diameter: 400 mm
- 8 fans from 100 to 12000 rpm
Pressure / Temperature :
- 300 bar / 300°C
Operations at this facility began in 2008 for various research projects such as combustion, flame instabilities, turbulent flame with an initial homogeneous and isotropic turbulence and effect of spray on combustion.
Related publications :
– J. Goulier, N. Chaumeix, F. Halter, N. Meynet, A. Bentaïb (2017). “Experimental study of laminar and turbulent flame speed of a spherical flame in a fan-stirred closed vessel for hydrogen safety application”, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 312, pp. 214-227,
– J. Goulier, A. Comandini, F. Halter, N. Chaumeix (2017). “Experimental study on turbulent expanding flames of lean hydrogen/air mixtures”, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 36(2), pp. 2823-2832,
– J. Goulier, A. Lefevbre, M. Idir, A. Bentaib, N. Chaumeix (2017). Enhancement of Lean Hydrogen/Air Flame Speeds, 17th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, Sept. 3-8, 2017, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China
– R. Grosseuvres, A. Chakraborty, J. Goulier, N. Chaumeix, E.-A. Reinecke, A. Bentaib (2017). The Flame “Curriculum Vitae” in the Framework of Safety Analysis with Mitigation Assessment, 17th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, Sept. 3-8, 2017, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China
– J. Goulier, K. N’Guessan, M. Idir, N. Chaumeix (2017). Tomographic visualization of thermo-diffusive instabilities of lean hydrogen/air mixtures, Proceedings of the 26th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (ICDERS), Ed. U. Mass, July 30- August 4, Boston, MA, USA.