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)

Hongchao Chu, M. Sc.

E-Mail:  h.chu(at)

              Institut für Technische Verbrennung
              RWTH Aachen University
              Templergraben 64
              52056 Aachen

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Forschung: RANS, LES und DNS ottomotorischer Verbrennung



  • H. Chu, M. Davidovic, L. Berger and H. Pitsch. A Comparison of Early Flame Kernel Development in Hydrogen/Air and iso-Octane/Air Mixtures under Engine Conditions. 18th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, 8-11 May 2022, San Diego, USA, 2022.
  • H. Chu, C. Welch, E. Hani, S. Cao, M. Davidovic, B. Böhm, A. Dreizler and H. Pitsch. A Combined Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Cycle‑to‑Cycle Variations in an Optically Accessible Spark‑Ignition Engine. Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, 2022.
  • Hongchao Chu, Cooper Welch, Hani Elmestikawy, Shangyi Cao, Marco Davidovic, Benjamin Böhm, Andreas Dreizler and Heinz Pitsch. A Combined Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Cycle-to-Cycle Variations in an Optically Accessible Spark-Ignition Engine. Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, August 2022. [DOI]
  • H. Chu, L. Berger, T. Grenga, Z. Wu and H. Pitsch. Effects of differential diffusion on hydrogen flame kernel development under engine conditions.. Proceedings of The Combustion Institute, 2022.


  • H. Chu, M. Davidovic, H. Elmestikawy, C. Welch, B. Böhm, A. Dreizler and H. Pitsch. Investigation of residual gas effects on early flame kernel evelopment under engine conditions. In Proceedings of the 10th European Combustion Meeting, April 14-15, Naples (Italy) / Online, 2021.


  • T. Falkenstein, M. Davidovic, A. Attili, M. Bode, H. Chu, S. Kang, H. Pitsch and H. Taniguchi. LES Modeling Study on Cycle-to-Cycle Variations in a DISI Engine. SAE Technical Paper, vol. 2020-01-0242, 2020. [DOI]


  • T. Falkenstein, M. Davidovic, H. Chu, K. Kleinheinz, M. Bode, S. Kang and H. Pitsch. DNS and LES of Early Flame Kernel Development in Spark Ignition Engines. In LES for Internal Combustion Engine Flows LES4ICE, 11th – 12th December, France, 2018.

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