Liming Cai, Dr.-Ing.

E-Mail:  lcai(at)itv.rwth-aachen.de

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

Telefon: +49 (0)241 80-94613
Telefax: +49 (0)241 80-92923

Büro:  208.1, 2. Etage


Arbeitsgebiete

Forschung

  • Theoretische Untersuchung chemischer Kinetik
  • Entwicklung, Reduktion und Optimierung von Reaktionsmechanismen
  • Uncertainty Quantification (UQ)

Publikationen

  • Q. Mao, L. Cai, R. Langer and H. Pitsch. The role of resonance-stabilized radical chain reactions in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon growth: Theoretical calculation and kinetic modeling. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2021.
  • D. Goeb, M. Davidovic, L. Cai, P. Pancharia, M. Bode, J. Beeckmann, W. Willems, K.A. Heufer and H. Pitsch. Oxymethylene ether – n-dodecane blend spray combustion: Experimental study and large-eddy simulations. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2021.
  • F. vom Lehn, L. Cai, R. Tripathi, R. Broda and H. Pitsch. A property database of fuel compounds with emphasis on spark-ignition engine applications. Applications in Energy and Combustion Science, vol. 5, page 100018, 2021.
  • Q. Mao, C. Huang, L. Shen, L. Cai, K. Leonhard and H. Pitsch. Unimolecular reactions of the resonance-stabilized cyclopentadienyl radicals and their role in the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon formation Cai, L. Leonhard, K. Pitsch, H.. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2021.
  • R. Langer, J. Lotz, L. Cai, F. vom Lehn, K. Leppkes, U. Naumann and H. Pitsch. Adjoint sensitivity analysis of kinetic, thermochemical, and transport data of nitrogen and ammonia chemistry. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2021.
  • L Ruwe, L. Cai, J. Wullenkord, S. Schmitt, D. Felsmann, M. Baroncelli, B. Chen, K. Moshammer, N Hansen, H. Pitsch and K. Kohse Höinghaus. Low- and high-temperature study of n-heptane combustion chemistry. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2021.
  • X. Wen, A. Shamooni, O.T. Stein, L. Cai, H. Pitsch, A. Kempf and C. Hasse. Detailed analysis of early-stage NOx formation in turbulent pulverized coal combustion with fuel-bound nitrogen. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2021.
  • X. Wen, H. Nicolai, H. Schneider, L. Cai, J. Janicka, H. Pitsch and C. Hasse. Flamelet LES of a swirl-stabilized multi-stream pulverized coal burner in air and oxy-fuel atmospheres with pollutant formation. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2021.
  • F. vom Lehn, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. Iterative model-based experimental design for efficient uncertainty minimization of chemical mechanisms. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2021.
  • F. vom Lehn, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. Investigating the impacts of thermochemical group additivity values on kinetic model predictions through sensitivity and uncertainty analyses. Combustion and Flame, vol. 213, pages 394-408, 2020. [DOI]
  • A.Y. Deshmukh, M. Modarres, R. Karuvingal, M. Khosravi, M. D‘Elia, R. Hesse, J. Beeckmann, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. Modeling of Combustion in DI-CNG Engines. In Converge EU User Conference, March 31st–April 1st, Online, 2020.
  • J. Wullenkord, I. Graf, M. Baroncelli, D. Felsmann, L. Cai, H. Pitsch and K. Kohse Hoeinghaus. Laminar premixed and non-premixed flame investigation on the influence of dimethyl ether addition on n-heptane combustion. Combustion and Flame, vol. 212, pages 323-336, 2020. [DOI]
  • L. Cai, S. Jacobs, R. Langer, F. vom Lehn, K.A. Heufer and H. Pitsch. Auto-ignition of oxymethylene ethers (OMEn, n = 2–4) as promising synthetic e-fuels from renewable electricity: shock tube experiments and automatic mechanism generation. Fuel, vol. 264, page 116711, 2020. [DOI]
  • L. Cai, S. Kruse, D. Felsmann and H. Pitsch. A Methane Mechanism for Oxy-Fuel Combustion: Extinction Experiments, Model Validation, and Kinetic Analysis. Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, May 2020. [DOI]
  • T. Falkenstein, S. Kang, L. Cai, M. Bode and H. Pitsch. DNS study of the global heat release rate during early flame kernel development under engine conditions. Combustion and Flame, vol. 213, pages 455 - 466, 2020. [DOI]
  • S. Esposito, L. Cai, M. Guenther, H. Pitsch and S. Pischinger. Experimental comparison of combustion and emission characteristics between a market gasoline and its surrogate. Combustion and Flame, vol. 214, pages 306-322, 2020.
  • L. Cai, F. vom Lehn, R. Langer and H. Pitsch. Highly-automated model development for promising e-fuels from renewable electricity. In Fuels, Processes, and Combustion Physics in the Energy Transformation - 715. WE-Heraeus-Seminar, 08-12 March, Bad Honnef, Germany, 2020.
  • F. vom Lehn, L. Cai, M. Döntgen, K. Leonhard, K.A. Heufer and H. Pitsch. Importance of thermochemistry for accurate kinetic model predictions: Uncertainty analysis and optimization studies. In 5th International Flame Chemistry Workshop, November 30 - December 04, Adelaide (Australia) / Online, 2020.
  • L. Cai, F. vom Lehn and H. Pitsch. Fuel Design for Advanced Combustion Modes. In SAE China Congress and Exhibition (SAECCE), October 20-24, Shanghai (China), 2020.
  • S. Esposito, M. Mally, L. Cai, H. Pitsch and S. Pischinger. Validation of a RANS 3D-CFD Gaseous Emission Model with Space-, Species-, and Cycle-Resolved Measurements from an SI DI Engine. Energies, vol. 13 no. 17, page 4287, 2020. [DOI]
  • Q. Mao, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. Theoretical analysis and kinetic modeling of hydrogen abstraction and addition of 1,3-cyclopentadiene and associated reactions on the C5H7 potential energy surface. Combustion and Flame, vol. 222, pages 423-433, 2020. [DOI]
  • M. Hellmuth, A. Wildenberg, C. Huang, L. Cai, B. Chen, S. Kruse, C. Bariki, J. Beeckmann, K. Leonhard, K.A. Heufer, N. Hansen and H. Pitsch. Exploring the combustion chemistry of 1,3-dioxane and 1,3-dioxolane - future generation bio-hybrid fuels. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference “Fuel Science – From Production to Propulsion", June 23-25, Aachen, Germany, 2020.
  • F. vom Lehn, B. Brosius, R. Broda, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. Using machine learning with target-specific feature sets for structure-property relationship modeling of octane numbers and octane sensitivity. Fuel, vol. 281, page 118772, 2020. [DOI]
  • A. Deshmukh, M. Davidovic, T. Grenga, L. Schumacher, V. Kirsch, J. Palmer, M.A. Reddemann, M. Hofmeister, A. Wildenberg, S. Jacobs, F. vom Lehn, L. Cai, T. Ottenwälder, S. Pischinger, K. Leonhard, K.A. Heufer, K. Schmitz, R. Kneer and H. Pitsch. Bio-hybrid Fuels: From Molecular Structure to Combustion and Emissions. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference „Fuel Science – From Production to Propulsion“, June 23-25, Aachen, Germany, 2020.
  • Alena Sudholt, Liming Cai and Heinz Pitsch. Laminar flow reactor experiments for ignition delay time and species measurements at low temperatures: Linear alkanes and dimethyl ether. Combustion and Flame, vol. 202, pages 347-361, APR 2019. [DOI]
  • Mathias Lemke, Liming Cai, Julius Reiss, Heinz Pitsch and Joern Sesterhenn. Adjoint-based sensitivity analysis of quantities of interest of complex combustion models. Combustion Theory and Modelling, vol. 23 no. 1, pages 180-196, JAN 2 2019. [DOI]
  • P. Pepiot, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. Model reduction and lumping procedures, volume 45 of Mathematical Modelling of Gasphase Complex Reaction Systems: Pyrolysis and Combustion. Elsevier, 2019.
  • F. vom Lehn, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. Thermochemical property estimation based on group additivity method: Impact of groups on kinetic model predictions. In Proceedings of the 9th European Combustion Meeting, April 14-17, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019.
  • M. Lemke, L. Cai, J. Reiss, H. Pitsch and J. Sesterhenn. Adjoint-based sensitivity analysis of complex combustion models. In 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, February 18–22, Vienna, Austria, 2019.
  • L. Cai, S. Jacob, F. vom Lehn, R. Langer, K.A. Heufer and H. Pitsch. Automatic mechanism generation for auto-ignition of the promising e-fuels oxymethylene ethers (OMEn, n = 2-4). In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Smart Energy Carriers, January 21-23, Naples, Italy, 2019.
  • D. Goeb, M. Bode, M. Davidovic, L. Cai, T. Ottenwälder, S. Jacobs, S. Pischinger, K. A. Heufer and H. Pitsch. High-fidelity simulations and experiments of oxymethylene ether spray ignition. In Proceedings of the European Combustion Meeting, April 15th-17th, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019.
  • A. Omari, S. Jacobs, D. Goeb, L. Cai, B. Lehrheuer, B. Heufer, H. Pitsch and S. Pischinger. Potential OMEx-haltiger Kraftstoffe. In P2X-Tag, January 15th - 16th, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019.
  • Liming Cai, Ajoy Ramalingam, Heiko Minwegen, Karl Alexander Heufer and Heinz Pitsch. Impact of exhaust gas recirculation on ignition delay times of gasoline fuel: An experimental and modeling study. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 37 no. 1, pages 639-647, 2019. [DOI]
  • S.J. Klippenstein, R. Sivaramakrishnan, K.P. Somers, H.J. Curran, L. Cai, H. Pitsch, M. Pelucchi, T. Faravelli and P. Glarborg. HO2 + HO2: High level theory and the role of singlet channels. In 11th U.S. National Combustion Meeting, March 24–27, 2019.
  • M. Pelucchi, U. Burke, L. Cai, K.P. Somers, P. Glarborg, T. Turányi, H. Pitsch, H.J. Curran, T. Faravelli and S.J. Klippenstein. Towards a common C0-C2 Mechanism: A critical evaluation of rate constants for syngas combustion kinetics. In 1st International Conference on Smart Energy Carriers, January 21–23, Naples, Italy, 2019.
  • F. vom Lehn, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. Sensitivity analysis, uncertainty quantification, and optimization for thermochemical properties in chemical kinetic combustion models. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 37 no. 1, pages 771-779, 2019. [DOI]
  • L. Cai, S. Kruse, D. Felsmann and H. Pitsch. A methane mechanism for oxy-fuel combustion: Extinction experiments, model validation, and kinetic analysis. In International Workshop on Clean Combustion: Principles and Applications, September 25th-26th, Darmstadt, Germany, 2019.
  • L. Cai, L. Kröger, M. Döntgen, H. Minwegen, R.D. Büttgen, A. Ramalingam, K. Leonhard, K. Narayanaswamy, S.M. Sarathy, K.A. Heufer and H. Pitsch. Exploring the combustion chemistry of a novel lignocellulose-derived biofuel: cyclopentanol. In Proceedings of the 9th European Combustion Meeting, April 14th-17th, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019.
  • L. Cai, F. vom Lehn, B. Brosius, D. Brust and H. Pitsch. Using machine learning in model development for global fuel auto-ignition quantities. In China SAE Congress and Exhibition (SAECCE), October 22nd-24th, Shanghai, China, 2019.
  • F. vom Lehn, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. Diethyl ether mechanism with optimized thermochemistry and kinetics. In Proceedings of the 11th Mediterranean Combustion Symposium, June 16th-20th, Tenerife, Spain, 2019.
  • L. Cai, H. Minwegen, S. Kruse, R. D. Büttgen, R. Hesse, A. Ramalingam, J. Beeckmann, K. Leonhard, K. A. Heufer and H. Pitsch. Exploring the combustion chemistry of a novel lignocellulose-derived biofuel: cyclopentanol. Part II: experiment, model validation, and functional group analysis. Combustion and Flame, vol. 210, pages 134-144, 2019.
  • R. Tripathi, W. Pejpichestakul, L. Cai, M. Pelucchi, T. Faravelli and H. Pitsch. Evaluation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Formation in Counterflow Diffusion Flames. In Proceedings of the 9th European Combustion Meeting, April 14th-17th, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019.
  • L. Cai, L. Kröger, M. Döntgen, K. Leonhard, K. Narayanaswamy, S. M. Sarathy, K. A. Heufer and H. Pitsch. Exploring the combustion chemistry of a novel lignocellulose-derived biofuel: cyclopentanol. Part I: quantum chemistry calculation and kinetic modeling. Combustion and Flame, vol. 210, pages 490-501, 2019.
  • Lena Ruwe, Liming Cai, Kai Moshammer, Nils Hansen, Heinz Pitsch and Katharina Kohse Hoeinghaus. The C5 chemistry preceding the formation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a premixed 1-pentene flame. Combustion and Flame, vol. 206, pages 411-423, AUG 2019. [DOI]
  • A. Deshmukh, M. Korkmaz, M. Davidovic, D. Goeb, C. Giefer, M. Bode, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. Towards an Integral Combustion Model for Model-based Control of PCCI Engines. SAE Technical Paper, vol. 24 no. 0001, 2019.
  • F. vom Lehn, B. Brosius, D. Brust, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. Using machine learning in model development for global fuel auto-ignition quantities. In 29. Deutscher Flammentag, September 17th-18th, Bochum, Germany, 2019.
  • F. vom Lehn, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. Impact of thermochemistry on optimized kinetic model predictions: Auto-ignition of diethyl ether. Combustion and Flame, vol. 210, pages 454-466, 2019. [DOI]
  • R. Tripathi, U. Burke, A. Ramalingam, C. Lee, A. Davis, L. Cai, H. Selim, R. Fernandes, K. Heufer, S. Sarathy and H. Pitsch. Oxidation of 2-methylfuran and 2-methylfuran/n-heptane blends: An experimental and modeling study. Combustion and Flame, vol. 196, pages 54-70, 2018. [DOI]
  • W.A. Kopp, L.C. Kröger, L. Cai, R. Hesse, S. Kruse, A.B.S. Alquaity, J. Beeckmann, S. Jacobs, H. Minwegen, K.A. Heufer, H. Pitsch and K. Leonhard. Combustion chemistry of diethoxymethane (DEM): experiments, theory and modeling. In Sixth International Conference - Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass, Aachen, Germany, 2018.
  • M. Mally, A. Fandakov, L. Cai and H. Minwegen. Klopfen bei Volllast-Abgasrückführung. Motortechnische Zeitschrift, vol. 79 no. 2, pages 66-73, 2018.
  • R. Langer, A. Cuoci, L. Cai, U. Burke, C. Olm, H. Curran, T. Turányi, S. Klippenstein and H. Pitsch. Comparing the results and performance of chemical kinetic modeling software. In 4th International Workshop on Flame Chemistry, July 28th-29th, Dublin, Ireland, 2018.
  • M. Mally, A. Fandakov, L. Cai and H. Minwegen. Knock with Exhaust Gas at Full Load. MTZ worldwide, vol. 79 no. 2, pages 60-65, 2018. [DOI]
  • L. Ruwe, L. Cai, K. Moshammer, N. Hansen, H. Pitsch and K. Kohse Höinghaus. How does the fuel structure influence the combustion chemistry? An experimental and kinetic modeling study on C5 fuels. In 37th International Symposium on Combustion, July 29–August 3, Dublin, Ireland, 2018.
  • R. Langer, A. Cuoci, L. Cai, U. Burke, C. Olm, H. Curran, T. Turányi and H. Pitsch. A Comparison of Numerical Frameworks for Modelling Homogeneous Reactors and Laminar Flames. In Joint Meeting of the German and Italian Sections of the Combustion Institute, May 23 - 26, Sorrento, Italy, 2018.
  • U. Burke, L. Cai, M. Pelucchi, S.J. Klippenstein, P. Glarborg, T. Turányi, H. Pitsch, T. Faravelli and H.J. Curran. A critical evaluation of rate constants for syngas combustion kinetics. In The 4th International Workshop on Flame Chemistry, July 28–29, Dublin, Ireland, 2018.
  • L. Ruwe, L. Cai, K. Moshammer, N. Hansen, H. Pitsch and K. Kohse Höinghaus. Towards formation of small aromatic compounds: Mass spectrometric investigation of fuel-specific decomposition and growth pathways in selected alkane and alkene flames. In 117th General Assembly of the German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry, May 10–12, Hannover, Germany, 2018.
  • D. Felsmann, M. Baroncelli, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. Investigation of coal combustion under oxy-fuel conditions using experimental and numerical methods. In 2nd International Workshop on Oxy-Fuel Combustion, February 14th-15th, Bochum, Germany, 2018.
  • L. Cai. E-Fuels – Carbon Neutral Fuels for the Future?. In China SAE Congress & Exhibition (SAECCE), November 6th-8th, Shanghai, China, 2018.
  • A. Fandakov, M. Grill, M. Bargende, M. Mally, M. Günther, S. Pischinger, L. Cai, H. Pitsch, K.A. Heufer, A. Ramalingam, H. Minwegen and A.C. Kulzer. Development of a model for predicting the knock boundary in consideration of cooled exhaust gas recirculation at full load. In Knocking in Gasoline Engines - 5th International Conference, December 12th - 13th, Berlin, Germany, 2017.
  • H. Pitsch and L. Cai. Autoignition chemistry and model reduction. In International Bunsen Discussion Meeting, June 21st – 23rd, Bielefeld, Germany, 2017.
  • Liming Cai, Heiko Minwegen, Joachim Beeckmann, Ultan Burke, Rupali Tripathi, Ajoy Ramalingam, Leif Christian Kröger, Alena Sudholt, Kai Leonhard, Jürgen Klankermayer, Karl Alexander Heufer and Heinz Pitsch. Experimental and numerical study of a novel biofuel: 2-Butyltetrahydrofuran. Combustion and Flame, vol. 178 no. 1, page 257–267, 2017.
  • Liming Cai, Stephan Kruse, Daniel Felsmann, Christoph Thies, Kiran K. Yalamanchi and Heinz Pitsch. Experimental Design for Discrimination of Chemical Kinetic Models for Oxy-Methane Combustion. Energy & Fuels, vol. 31 no. 5, pages 5533-5542, 2017. [DOI]
  • Marco Davidovic, Tobias Falkenstein, Mathis Bode, Liming Cai, Seongwon Kang, Joern Hinrichs and Heinz Pitsch. LES of n-Dodecane Spray Combustion Using a Multiple Representative Interactive Flamelets Model. Oil & Gas Science and Technology - Revue d'IFP Energies Nouvelles, vol. 72 no. 5, OCT 6 2017. [DOI]
  • L. Cai, M. Döntgen, H. Minwegen, S. Kruse, A. Ramalingam, L.C. Kröger, R. Büttgens, K. Leonhard, K.A. Heufer and H. Pitsch. Experimental and numerical kinetic study of a novel biofuel for gasoline engine combustion: Cyclopentanol. In Fifth International Conference of TMFB, June 20th - 22nd, Aachen, Germany, 2017.
  • L. Cai, R. Langer and H. Pitsch. Automatic chemical mechanism generation using optimized rate rules. Case study: Ether oxidation. In Sixteenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion, April 3rd - 5th, Orlando, USA, 2017.
  • L. Cai. Future perspective in combustion research on biofuels and E-fuels. In 28th German Flame Conference - Combustion and Fire, September 13th, Darmstadt, Germany, 2017.
  • L. Cai, S. Kruse, D. Felsmann, C. Thies and H. Pitsch. Experimental design for discrimination of chemical kinetic models for oxy-methane combustion. In Proceedings of the European Combustion Meeting 2017, April 18th - 21st, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2017.
  • Samah Y. Mohamed, Liming Cai, Fethi Khaled, Colin Banyon, Zhandong Wang, Mariam J. Al Rashidi, Heinz Pitsch, Henry J. Curran, Aamir Farooq and S. Mani Sarathy. Modeling Ignition of a Heptane Isomer: Improved Thermodynamics, Reaction Pathways, Kinetics, and Rate Rule Optimizations for 2-Methylhexane. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, vol. 120 no. 14, pages 2201-2217, 2016. PMID: 26998618.
  • Bruno Kerschgens, Liming Cai, Heinz Pitsch, Benedikt Heuser and Stefan Pischinger. Di-n-buthylether, n-octanol, and n-octane as fuel candidates for diesel engine combustion. Combustion and Flame, vol. 163, pages 66-78, 2016. [DOI]
  • M. Davidovic, M. Bode, T. Falkenstein, L. Cai and H. Pitsch. LES of n-dodecane spray combustion and pollutant formation using a Multiple Representative Interactive Flamelet model. In LES for Internal Combustion Engine Flows LES4ICE, November 30th-December 1st, France, 2016.
  • L. Cai, M. Baroncelli, S. Kruse, D. Felsmann, C. Thies and H. Pitsch. Extinction Characteristics of Methane Counterflow Flames under Oxy-Fuel and Air Conditions. In Proceedings of the China National Symposium on Combustion 2016, 2016.
  • L. Cai, H. Pitsch, S.Y. Mohamed, V. Raman, J. Bugler, H. Curran and S. M. Sarathy. Optimized reaction mechanism rate rules for ignition of normal alkanes. Combustion and Flame, vol. 173, page 468–482, 2016.
  • L. Cai. Optimized reaction mechanism rate rules for auto-ignition of alkanes. In The 3rd International Workshop on Flame Chemistry, July 30th, Seoul, Korea, 2016.
  • Daniel Mayer, Kai Moshammer, Liming Cai, Heinz Pitsch and Katharina Kohse Höinghaus. A numerical study of highly-diluted, burner-stabilised dimethyl ether flames. Combustion Theory and Modelling, vol. 19 no. 2, pages 238-259, 2015.
  • Alena Sudholt, Liming Cai, Joshua Heyne, Francis M. Haas, Heinz Pitsch and Frederick L. Dryer. Ignition characteristics of a bio-derived class of saturated and unsaturated furans for engine applications. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 35 no. 3, pages 2957-2965, 2015.
  • J. Beeckmann, L. Cai, A. Berens, N. Peters and H. Pitsch. An analytical approximation for low- and high-temperature autoignition for dimethyl ether–air mixtures. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 35 no. 1, pages 275-281, 2015.
  • Liming Cai, Yasar Uygun, Casimir Togbé, Heinz Pitsch, Herbert Olivier, Philippe Dagaut and S. Mani Sarathy. An experimental and modeling study of n-octanol combustion. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 35 no. 1, pages 419-427, 2015.
  • Bruno Kerschgens, Liming Cai, Heinz Pitsch, Andreas Janssen, Markus Jakob and Stefan Pischinger. Surrogate fuels for the simulation of diesel engine combustion of novel biofuels. International Journal of Engine Research, vol. 16 no. 4, pages 531-546, 2015.
  • L. Cai, L. Kröger and H. Pitsch. Reduced and optimized mechanism for n-dodecane oxidation. In Fifteenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion, April 19th - 22nd, Avignon, France, 2015.
  • Liming Cai and Heinz Pitsch. Optimized chemical mechanism for combustion of gasoline surrogate fuels. Combustion and Flame, vol. 162 no. 5, pages 1623 - 1637, 2015. [DOI]
  • L. Cai, H. Pitsch, V. Raman and M. Sarathy. Uncertainty quantification and optimization of rate rules for normal alkanes. In Fifteenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion, April 19th - 22nd, Avignon, France, 2015.
  • Joachim Beeckmann, Raik Hesse, Liming Cai, Heinz Pitsch, Alexander Heufer and Yanmei Yang. 2-Butanone Laminar Burning Velocities - Experimental and Kinetic Modelling Study. SAE Technical Paper, vol. 2015-01-1956, 2015.
  • Joachim Beeckmann, Liming Cai, David Schaback, Raik Hesse and Heinz Pitsch. Reduced Chemical Mechanism for the Calculation of Ethanol / Air Flame Speeds. In SAE Technical Paper Series, volume 2015-24-2492, page 6, 2015.
  • Joachim Beeckmann, Liming Cai and Heinz Pitsch. Experimental investigation of the laminar burning velocities of methanol, ethanol, n-propanol, and n-butanol at high pressure. Fuel, vol. 117, Part A, pages 340-350, 2014.
  • Friederike Herrmann, Bernhard Jochim, Patrick Oßwald, Liming Cai, Heinz Pitsch and Katharina Kohse Höinghaus. Experimental and numerical low-temperature oxidation study of ethanol and dimethyl ether. Combustion and Flame, vol. 161 no. 2, pages 384-397, 2014.
  • Liming Cai, Alena Sudholt, Dong Joon Lee, Fokion Egolfopoulos, Heinz Günter Pitsch, Charles K. Westbrook and S. Mani Sarathy. Chemical kinetic study of a novel lignocellulosic biofuel: Di-n-butyl ether oxidation in a laminar flow reactor and flames. Combustion and Flame, vol. 161 no. 3, page 798–809, 2014.
  • Liming Cai and Heinz Pitsch. Mechanism optimization based on reaction rate rules. Combustion and Flame, vol. 161 no. 2, pages 405-415, 2014.
  • L. Cai, Y. Uygun, C. Togbe, H. Pitsch, H. Olivier, P. Dagaut and S.M. Sarathy. Experimental and kinetic investigation of n-octanol. In Second International Conference of TMFB, June 16th - 18th, Aachen, Germany, 2014.
  • Liming Cai, Joachim Beeckmann and Heinz Pitsch. A Consistent Chemical Mechanism for DME Oxidation. In Proceedings of the European Combustion Meeting, June 25th-28th, Lund, Sweden, 2013.
  • Joachim Beeckmann, Liming Cai and Heinz Pitsch. Reduced Chemical Mechanism for the Calculation of Ethanol/Air Flame Speeds. In Proceedings of the 9th International Colloquium Fuels - Conventional and Future Energy for Automobiles, January 15th-17th, Stuttgart, Germany, 2013.
  • Stijn Vranckx, Joachim Beeckmann, Wassja Alexander Kopp, Changyoul Lee, Liming Cai, Harish Kumar Chakravarty, Herbert Olivier, Kai Leonhard, Heinz Pitsch and Ravi Xavier Fernandes. An experimental and kinetic modelling study of n-butyl formate combustion. Combustion and Flame, vol. 160 no. 12, pages 2680-2692, 2013.
  • Liming Cai, Joachim Beeckmann, Heinz Pitsch and Venkat Raman. Iterative Mechanism Optimization Using Model-based Experimental Design. In 34th International Symposium on Combustion, July 29th-August 3rd, Warsaw, Poland, 2012.
  • Joachim Beeckmann, Liming Cai, Olaf Roehl, Heinz Pitsch and Norbert Peters. A Reduced Kinetic Reaction Mechanism for the Autoignition of Dimethyl Ether. SAE Technical Paper Series, vol. 2010-01-2108, 2010.
  • Joachim Beeckmann, Liming Cai, Olaf Roehl, Heinz Pitsch and Norbert Peters. A Reduced Kinetic Reaction Mechanism for the Autoignition of Dimethyl Ether. In 33rd International Symposium of Combustion, August 2nd, Bejing, China, 2010.

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Numerische Untersuchung der Reaktionskinetik von Biokraftstoffen und synthetischen Kraftstoffen

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