Passive scalar interface in a spatially evolving mixing layer (A. Attili and D. Denker)

Quartz nozzle sampling (D. Felsmann)

Dissipation element analysis of a planar diffusion flame (D. Denker)

Turbulent/non-turbulent interface in a temporally evolving jet (D. Denker)

Dissipation elements crossing a flame front (D. Denker and B. Hentschel)

Particle laden flow (E. Varea)

Turbulent flame surface in non-premixed methane jet flame (D. Denker)

DNS of primary break up (M. Bode)

Diffusion flame in a slot Bunsen burner (S. Kruse)

Various quantities in spatially evolving jet diffusion flame (D. Denker)

Dr. Antonio Attili

E-Mail:  a.attili(at)itv.rwth-aachen.de

Adresse:
              Institut für Technische Verbrennung
              RWTH Aachen University
              Templergraben 64
              52056 Aachen

Telefon: +49 (0)241 80-94619
Telefax: +49 (0)241 80-92923

Büro:  217.1 (2. Etage)


Arbeitsgebiete

Forschung: 

  • Turbulent premixed combustion
  • Soot formation in turbulent and laminar flames
  • Coal combustion
  • Turbulence and shear flows
  • Combustion instabilities
  • Numerical methods
  • High performance and massively parallel computing

Lehre:

  • Turbulent flows

Publikationen

  • Sima Farazi, Antonio Attili, Seongwon Kang and Heinz Pitsch. Numerical study of coal particle ignition in air and oxy-atmosphere. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 37 no. 3, pages 2867-2874, 2019. [DOI]
  • L. Berger, R. Hesse, K. Kleinheinz, A. Attili, J. Beeckmann and H. Pitsch. A DNS study of the impact of gravity on spherically expanding premixed flames. In Proceedings of the European Combustion Meeting, April 15th-17th, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019.
  • K. Kleinheinz, L. Berger, M. Bode, A. Attili and H. Pitsch. LES model for CO emissions in stationary gas turbines at part load conditions. In Seventeenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion, May 6th-8th, Aachen, Germany, 2019.
  • R. Lamioni, L. Berger, K. Kleinheinz, A. Attili, P.E. Lapenna, H. Pitsch and F. Creta. Pressure Induced Hydrodynamic Instability in Premixed Methane Air Flames. In Proceedings of the 11th Mediterranean Combustion Symposium, June 16th-20th, Tenerife, Spain, 2019.
  • A. Attili, K. Kleinheinz, D. Denker, L. Berger, F. Bisetti and H. Pitsch. Mixing and entrainment of burned products in high Karlovitz number premixed jet flames. In Proceedings of the European Combustion Meeting, April 15th-17th, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019.
  • D. Denker, A. Attili, M. Bode and H. Pitsch. Gradient Trajectory Analysis of Turbulence Induced Extinction Events. In Seventeenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion, May 6-8, Aachen, Germany, 2019.
  • R. Lamioni, P.E. Lapenna, L. Berger, K. Kleinheinz, A. Attili, H. Pitsch and F. Creta. Pressure induced hydrodynamic instability in methane-air premixed flames. In Seventeenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion, May 6th-8th, Aachen, Germany, 2019.
  • K. Kleinheinz, P. Maß, L. Berger, M. Bode, T. Grenga, A. Attili and H. Pitsch. Data-driven Model Development for CO emissions in Stationary Gas Turbines. In Proceedings of the European Combustion Meeting, April 15th-17th, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019.
  • Lukas Berger, Konstantin Kleinheinz, Antonio Attili and Heinz Pitsch. Characteristic patterns of thermodiffusively unstable premixed lean hydrogen flames. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 37 no. 2, pages 1879-1886, 2019. [DOI]
  • L. Berger, K. Kleinheinz, A. Attili and H. Pitsch. Interaction of thermodiffusive and Darrieus-Landau instabilities in lean premixed hydrogen flames. In Seventeenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion, May 6th-8th, Aachen, Germany, 2019.
  • D. Denker, A. Attili, S. Luca, F. Bisetti, M. Gauding and H. Pitsch. Dissipation Element Analysis of Turbulent Premixed Jet Flames. Combustion Science and Technology, vol. 191, pages 1-16, 2019. [DOI]
  • Stephan Kruse, Jingjing Ye, Zhiwei Sun, Antonio Attili, Bassam Dally, Paul Medwell and Heinz Pitsch. Experimental investigation of soot evolution in a turbulent non-premixed prevaporized toluene flame. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 37 no. 1, pages 849-857, 2019. [DOI]
  • D. Denker, A. Attili, M. Bode, M. Gauding and H. Pitsch. Dissipation Element Analysis of Turbulent Non-Premixed Jet Flames. In VAVIDEN Workshop (Variable Viscosity and Density Flows Workshop), June 27th - 28th, Rouen, France, 2019.
  • D. Denker, K. Niemietz, A. Attili, M. Korkmaz and H. Pitsch. Prediction of non-premixed combustion regimes in a DI diesel engine in various operation points. In Proceedings of the 9th European Combustion Meeting, April 14-17, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019.
  • S. Farazi, J. Hinrichs, M. Davidovic, T. Falkenstein, M. Bode, S. Kang, A. Attili and H. Pitsch. Numerical investigation of coal particle stream ignition in oxy-atmosphere. Fuel, vol. 241, pages 477-487, 2019. [DOI]
  • A. Wick, R. Langer, A. Attili, M. Frenklach and H. Pitsch. Statistical Modeling of Aerosol Dynamics in a Turbulent Flame. In Seventeenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion, May 6-8, Aachen, Germany, 2019.
  • L. Berger, K. Kleinheinz, A. Attili, F. Bisetti, H. Pitsch and M. E. Mueller. Numerically accurate computational techniques for optimal estimator analyses of multi-parameter models. Combustion Theory and Modelling, vol. 22 no. 3, pages 480-504, 2018. [DOI]
  • L. Berger, K. Kleinheinz, A. Attili and H. Pitsch. Non-Linear Evolution of Thermodiffusively Unstable Lean Premixed Hydrogen Flames. In Joint Meeting of the German and Italian Sections of the Combustion Institute, May 23 - 26, Sorrento, Italy, 2018.
  • K. Kleinheinz, A. Attili and H. Pitsch. DNS Study of CO Formation in a Staged Gas Turbine Combustor. In 12th International ERCOFTAC Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Measurements, September 26 - 28, Montpellier, France, 2018.
  • K. Kleinheinz, L. Berger, A. Attili and H. Pitsch. CO emissions in staged gas turbine combustor - a DNS study. In 37th International Symposium on Combustion, July/August 2018, Dublin, Ireland, 2018.
  • Fabrizio Bisetti, Ahmed Abdelgadir, Scott A. Steinmetz, Antonio Attili and William L. Roberts. Self-similar scaling of pressurised sooting methane/air coflow flames at constant Reynolds and Grashof numbers. Combustion and flame, vol. 196, pages 300-313, 2018. [DOI]
  • A. Wick, A. Attili, F. Bisetti and H. Pitsch. DNS-Driven Analysis of Flamelet-Based Turbulent Soot Models for LES. In 12th International ERCOFTAC Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Measurements, September 26 - 28, Montpellier, France, 2018.
  • S. Luca, A. N. Al Khateeb, A. Attili and F. Bisetti. Comprehensive Validation of Skeletal Mechanism for Turbulent Premixed Methane-Air Flame Simulations. Journal of propulsion and power, vol. 34 no. 1, pages 153-160, 2018. [DOI]
  • K. Kleinheinz, L. Berger, A. Attili and H. Pitsch. Direct Numerical Simulation of a lean, premixed, staged combustor with a focus on CO emission. In Joint Meeting of the German and Italian Sections of the Combustion Institute, May 23 - 26, Sorrento, Italy, 2018.
  • M. Bode, D. Denker, J.H. Göbbert, D. Goeb, J. Boschung, F. Hennig, A. Attili and H. Pitsch. Multi-Physics, Multi-Scale Simulations Using CIAO. In NIC Symposium, February 22nd - 23rd, Juelich, Germany, 2018.
  • D. Denker, A. Attili, S. Luca, F. Bisetti and H. Pitsch. Dissipation Element Analysis of Premixed Jet Flames. In Joint Meeting of the German and Italian Sections of the Combustion Institute, May 23 - 26, Sorrento, Italy, 2018.
  • A. Attili, S. Luca, D. Denker, F. Bisetti and H. Pitsch. Turbulence-flame interaction in high Reynolds number premixed combustion. In 70th Meeting of the American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 19th-21st, Denver, USA, 2017.
  • R. Buttay, T. Kulkarni, A. Attili and F. Bisetti. Direct numerical simulations of spherically expanding turbulent premixed flames. In 16th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, April 3rd-5th, Orlando, USA, 2017.
  • F. Bisetti, T. Kulkarni, R. Buttay, S. Luca and A. Attili. DNS of spherically expanding turbulent premixed flames in homogeneous isotropic turbulence. In Bulletin of the American Physical Society 62, 2017.
  • A. Attili, D. Denker, K. Kleinheinz, F. Bisetti and H. Pitsch. The turbulent/non-turbulent interface in turbulent mixing layers. In Euromech Symposium 590: Turbulent/Nonturbulent interfaces, July 3rd-5th, London, United Kingdom, 2017.
  • A. Attili, S. Luca and F. Bisetti. Direct Numerical Simulation of premixed turbulent jet flames at high Reynolds number. In 16th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, April 3rd-5th, Orlando, USA, 2017.
  • A. Attili, S. Luca, F. Bisetti and H. Pitsch. Analysis of flame surface and turbulence scales in premixed jet flames at high Reynolds number. In Proceedings of the 40th Meeting of the Italian Section of the Combustion Institute, Rome, Italy, 2017.
  • D. Denker, K. Kleinheinz, A. Attili, F. Hennig, J. Boschung and H. Pitsch. Influences of Varying Density Ratios and Schmid Numbers on the Turbulent/Non-Turbulent Interface. In 16. European Turbulence Conference, 2017.
  • L. Berger, K. Kleinheinz, A. Attili, M. E. Mueller and H. Pitsch. Adequate Techniques for the Practical Computation of Optimal Estimators. In 16th SIAM International Conference on Numerical Combustion, April 3rd-5th, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2017.
  • Marco Lucchesi, Ahmed Abdelgadir, Antonio Attili and Fabrizio Bisetti. Simulation and analysis of the soot particle size distribution in a turbulent nonpremixed flame. Combustion and Flame, vol. 178, pages 35-45, 2017. [DOI]
  • S. Luca, A. Attili and F. Bisetti. Turbulent Premixed Slot Flames with Mixture Inhomogeneity: a Numerical Study on NOx Formation. In Proceedings of the European Combustion Meeting, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2017.
  • S. Luca, A. Attili and F. Bisetti. Direct Numerical Simulations of NOx formation in spatially developing turbulent premixed Bunsen flames with mixture inhomogeneity. In AIAA Paper 2017-0603, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2017.
  • A. Attili, D. Denker, H. Pitsch, S. Luca and F. Bisetti. Flame surface statistics in high Reynolds number premixed flames. In 16th European Turbulence Conference, August 21st-24th, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017.
  • R. Buttay, T. Kulkarni, S. Luca, A. Attili and F. Bisetti. DNS of spherically expanding turbulent premixed flames of pressurized lean methane/air mixtures in homogeneous isotropic turbulence. In 10th U.S. National Combustion Meeting, College Park, Maryland, USA, 2017.
  • A. Abdelgadir, S. A. Steinmetz, A. Attili, F. Bisetti and W. L. Roberts. Scaling of Sooting Laminar Coflow Flames at Elevated Pressures: A New Approach. In 16th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, April 3rd-5th, Orlando, USA, 2017.
  • L. Berger, A. Wick, A. Attili, M. E. Mueller and H. Pitsch. Analysis of Soot-Turbulence Interactions for Sub-Filter Modeling in LES. In Proceedings of the European Combustion Meeting, April 18th-21st, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2017.
  • K. Kleinheinz, L. Berger, A. Attili, H. Wang, E.R. Hawkes and H Pitsch. A Priori and a Posteriori Study of a High Karlovitz Number Premixed Turbulent Jet Configuration. In 16th SIAM International Conference on Numerical Combustion, April 3rd-5th, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2017.
  • D. Denker, A. Attili, S. Luca, F. Bisetti and H. Pitsch. Dissipation Element Analysis of Premixed Spatial Evolving Jet Flames. In 16th SIAM International Conference on Numerical Combustion, April 3rd-5th, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2017.
  • Ahmed Abdelgadir, Ihsan Allah Rakha, Scott A. Steinmetz, Antonio Attili, Fabrizio Bisetti and William L. Roberts. Effects of hydrodynamics and mixing on soot formation and growth in laminar coflow diffusion flames at elevated pressures. Combustion and Flame, vol. 181, pages 39 - 53, 2017. [DOI]
  • S. Luca, A. Attili and F. Bisetti. The evolution of the flame surface in turbulent premixed jet flames at high Reynolds number. In Bulletin of the American Physical Society 62, 2017.
  • D. Denker, A. Attili, J. Boschung, F. Hennig and H. Pitsch. Modeling of Dissipation Element Statistics in Turbulent Non-Premixed Jet Flames. In APS DFD, 2017.
  • D. Fiscaletti, G. E. Elsinga, A. Attili, F. Bisetti and O. R. H. Buxton. Scale dependence of the alignment between strain rate and rotation in turbulent shear flow. Phys. Rev. Fluids, vol. 1 no. 6, page 064405, October 2016. [DOI]
  • Antonio Attili, Fabrizio Bisetti, Michael E. Mueller and Heinz Pitsch. Effects of non-unity Lewis number of gas-phase species in turbulent nonpremixed sooting flames. Combustion and Flame, vol. 166, pages 192-202, 2016.
  • D. Fiscaletti, A. Attili, F. Bisetti and G. E. Elsinga. Scale interactions in a mixing layer – the role of the large-scale gradients. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 791, page 154–173, 2016. [DOI]
  • Antonio Attili, Fabrizio Bisetti, Michael E. Mueller and Heinz Pitsch. Damköhler number effects on soot formation and growth in turbulent nonpremixed flames. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 35 no. 2, pages 1215-1223, 2015.
  • Kun Zhou, Antonio Attili, Amjad Alshaarawi and Fabrizio Bisetti. Simulation of aerosol nucleation and growth in a turbulent mixing layer. Physics of Fluids, vol. 26 no. 6, page 065106, 2014. [DOI]
  • Antonio Attili, Fabrizio Bisetti, Michael E. Mueller and Heinz Pitsch. Formation, growth, and transport of soot in a three-dimensional turbulent non-premixed jet flame. Combustion and Flame, vol. 161, pages 1849-1865, 2014.
  • Fabrizio Bisetti, Antonio Attili and Heinz Pitsch. Advancing predictive models for particulate formation in turbulent flames via massively parallel direct numerical simulations. Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci., vol. 372 no. 2022, 2014.
  • Antonio Attili and Fabrizio Bisetti. Application of a robust and efficient Lagrangian particle scheme to soot transport in turbulent flames. Computers & Fluids, vol. 84, pages 164 - 175, 2013. [DOI]
  • Antonio Attili and Fabrizio Bisetti. Fluctuations of a passive scalar in a turbulent mixing layer. Phys. Rev. E, vol. 88 no. 3, page 033013, September 2013. [DOI]
  • Antonio Attili and Fabrizio Bisetti. Statistics and scaling of turbulence in a spatially developing mixing layer at Reλ = 250. Physics of Fluids, vol. 24 no. 3, page 035109, 2012. [DOI]

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