• De Zaale, Gemini South 2.139 (Building 15)

    5612 AJ Eindhoven

    Netherlands

  • P.O. Box 513, Department of Mechanical Engineering

    5600 MB Eindhoven

    Netherlands

Research Output 1990 2019

2019

Comparative study on the effects of inlet heating, inlet boosting, and double-injection strategy on partially premixed combustion

Han, J., Wang, S. & Somers, B., 2 Apr 2019, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2019, 12 p., 2019-01-1149

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Heating
Ignition
Soot
Heptane
Butenes

Constrained optimization of fuel efficiency for RCCI engines

Xia, L., Willems, R., de Jager, B. & Willems, F., 28 Jun 2019, 9th IFAC International Symposium on Advances in Automotive Control. p. 648-653

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Experimental validation of a virtual engine-out NOx sensor for diesel emission control

Mentink, P. R., Escobar Valdivieso, D., Forrai, A., Seykens, X. & Willems, F., 26 Jun 2019, In : International Journal of Engine Research. p. 1-10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Emission control
Engines
Sensors
Engine cylinders
Frequency response

Integrated emission management strategy for optimal real-world performance

Mentink, P., Seykens, X., D'Aniello, F. & Willems, F., 6 Jun 2019, 2019 Symposium for Combustion Control.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademic

Laser-induced incandescence versus photo-acoustics: implications for qualitative soot size diagnostics

Willems, R. C., Bakker, P. C. & Dam, N. J., 1 Jul 2019, In : Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 125, 7, 138

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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incandescence
soot
acoustics
lasers
sound detecting and ranging

Modeling diesel combustion with tabulated kinetics and different flame structure assumptions based on flamelet approach

Lucchini, T., Pontoni, D., D’Errico, G. & Somers, B., 16 Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Engine Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Kinetics
Engines
Soot
Dynamic analysis
Ignition
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modelling compression ignition engines by incorporation of the flamelet generated manifolds combustion closure

Maghbouli, A., Akkurt, B., Lucchini, T., D'Errico, G., Deen, N. G. & Somers, B., 4 May 2019, In : Combustion Theory and Modelling. 23, 3, p. 414-438

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Ignition
Combustion
ignition
closures
engines

Modelling multi-pulse diesel injection with flamelet generated manifolds

Akkurt, B., 18 Feb 2019, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 232 p.

Research output: ThesisPhd Thesis 1 (Research TU/e / Graduation TU/e)Academic

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Performance and emission studies in a heavy-duty diesel engine fueled with an N-butanol and N-heptane blend

Wang, S., Han, J. & Somers, B., 2 Apr 2019, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2019, 10 p., 2019-01-0575

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Heptane
Butenes
Diesel engines
Nitrogen oxides
Antiknock rating

The life of a spray

Maes, N., 15 May 2019, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 141 p.

Research output: ThesisPhd Thesis 1 (Research TU/e / Graduation TU/e)Academic

Open Access
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cleaners
engines
2018

An OBD strategy to estimate SCR ageing and detect urea injection faults

Mora, J., Willems, F., Seykens, X. & Guardiola, C., 1 Jan 2018, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 51, 31, p. 369-376 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Thyristors
Urea
Aging of materials
Extended Kalman filters
State estimation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Combustion stratification study of partially premixed combustion using Fourier transform analysis of OH* chemiluminescence images

Izadi Najafabadi, M., Somers, B., Johansson, B. & Dam, N., 1 Dec 2018, In : International Journal of Engine Research. 19, 10, p. 1024-1035

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Chemiluminescence
Fourier transforms
Imaging techniques
Fourier analysis
Controllability
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of different injection strategies and EGR on partially premixed combustion

Han, J., Wang, S. & Somers, L. M. T., 10 Sep 2018, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2018-September, 12 p., 2018-1-1798

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Soot
Ignition
Engines
Exhaust gas recirculation
Antiknock rating
1 Citation (Scopus)

Heavy-duty diesel engine spray combustion processes: experiments and numerical simulations

Maes, N., Dam, N., Somers, B., Lucchini, T., D'Errico, G. & Hardy, G., 10 Sep 2018, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2018-01-01689

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
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Diesel engines
Computer simulation
Soot
Experiments
Computational fluid dynamics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Investigation of late stage conventional diesel combustion - effect of additives

Bakker, P. C., Willems, R., Dam, N., Somers, B., Wakefield, C., Brewer, M. & Cracknell, R., 1 Jan 2018, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2018, 6 p., 2018-01-1787

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Sun hoods
Engines
Pressure sensors
Soot
Organic compounds
13 Citations (Scopus)

Large-eddy simulation on the influence of injection pressure in reacting Spray A

Kahila, H., Wehrfritz, A., Kaario, O., Ghaderi Masouleh, M., Maes, N., Somers, B. & Vuorinen, V., 1 May 2018, In : Combustion and Flame. 191, p. 142-159 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Large eddy simulation
large eddy simulation
sprayers
injection
liquid injection
1 Citation (Scopus)

Particulate matter emission from a heavy duty diesel engine with three binary blends

Wang, S., Sprengers, S., Somers, L. M. T. & de Goey, L. P. H., 1 Jan 2018, In : Thermal Science. 22, 5, p. 2065-2076 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Diesel engines
Soot
Aromatic compounds
Heptane
Engine cylinders

Robust real-world emissions by integrated ADF and powertrain control development

Willems, F. P. T., van Gompel, P., Seykens, X. L. J. & Wilkins, S., 2018, Control strategies for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving functions : development, testing and verification. Waschl, H., Kolmanovsky, I. & Willems, F. (eds.). Cham: Springer, p. 29-45 (Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences; vol. 476)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Powertrains
Testing
Energy dissipation
Energy utilization
Aging of materials

The impact of operating conditions on post-injection efficacy; a study using design-of-experiments

Willems, R., Bakker, P. C., Dreezen, R. & Somers, B., 1 Jan 2018, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2018-01-0229

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Soot
Design of experiments
Nitrogen oxides
Engines
Scheduling
4 Citations (Scopus)

Towards model-based control of RCCI-CDF mode-switching in dual fuel engines

Indrajuana, A., Bekdemir, C., Feru, E. & Willems, F. P. T., 3 Apr 2018, Proceedings of the 2018 SAE World Congress, 10-12 April 2018, Detroit, Michigan. s.l.: Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), 13 p. (SAE Technical Paper 2018-01-0263)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Dual fuel engines
Ignition
Engines
Controllers
Engine cylinders
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

A comprehensive methodology for computational fluid dynamics combustion modeling of industrial diesel engines

Lucchini, T., Della Torre, A., D'Errico, G., Onorati, A., Maes, N. C. J., Somers, L. M. T. & Hardy, G., 1 Feb 2017, In : International Journal of Engine Research. 18, 1-2, p. 26-38 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Diesel engines
Computational fluid dynamics
Mesh generation
Geometry
Engine cylinders
8 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of transition from HCCI to CI via PPC with low octane gasoline fuels using optical diagnostics and soot particle analysis

An, Y., Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., Masurier, J-B., Dawood, A., Izadi Najafabadi, M., Somers, B. & Johansson, B., 8 Oct 2017, In : SAE Technical Papers. 12 p., 2017-01-2403

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Soot
Gasoline
Ignition
Engine cylinders
Engines
1 Citation (Scopus)

An insight on the spray-A combustion characteristics by means of RANS and LES simulations using flamelet-based combustion models

Akkurt, B., Akargün, H. Y., Somers, L. M. T., Deen, N. G., Novella, R. & Perez-Sanchez, E. J., 28 Mar 2017, SAE 2017 World Congress and Exhibition, 4-6 April 2017, Detroit, Michigan. s.l.: Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), p. 1-9 (SAE Technical Papers; vol. 2017-01-0577)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Large eddy simulation
Ignition
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Soot
Reaction kinetics
8 Citations (Scopus)

Combustion homogeneity and emission analysis during the transition from CI to HCCI for FACE I gasoline

Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., An, Y., Izadi Najafabadi, M., Somers, B., Chang, J. & Johansson, B., 8 Oct 2017, In : SAE Technical Papers. 10 p., 2017-01-2263

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Gasoline
Soot
Engines
Computer aided design
Air intakes
14 Citations (Scopus)

Combustion stratification for naphtha from CI combustion to PPC

Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., An, Y., Dawood, A., Izadi Najafabadi, M., Somers, L. M. T. & Johansson, B. H., 28 Mar 2017, In : SAE Technical Papers. 12 p., 2017-01-0745

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Naphthas
Fuel injection
Dilution
Air intakes
Engine cylinders
4 Citations (Scopus)

Compression ignition of light naphtha and its multicomponent surrogate under partially premixed conditions

Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., An, Y., Dawood, A., Izadi Najafabadi, M., Somers, B., Chang, J., Sarathy, M. & Johansson, B., 4 Sep 2017, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2017, 10 p., 2017-24-0078

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Naphthas
Ignition
Compaction
Engine cylinders
Engines
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of aromatics on combustion stratification and particulate emissions from low octane gasoline fuels in PPC and HCCI mode

An, Y., Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., Dawood, A., Masurier, J-B., Izadi Najafabadi, M., Somers, B., Chang, J. & Johansson, B., 4 Sep 2017, In : SAE Technical Papers. 10 p., 2017-24-0086

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Particulate emissions
Gasoline
Soot
Toluene
Fuel injection
18 Citations (Scopus)
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Exhaust gas recirculation
Antiknock rating
Particle size analysis
Diesel engines
Soot
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of injection timing on fluid flow characteristics of partially premixed combustion based on high-speed particle image velocimetry

Izadi Najafabadi, M., Tanov, S., Wang, H., Somers, L. M. T., Johansson, B. & Dam, N. J., 28 Mar 2017, In : SAE International Journal of Engines. 10, 4, 11 p., 2017-01-0744

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Velocity measurement
Flow of fluids
Kinetic energy
Ignition
Turbulence

Effects of post-injections on diesel engine emissions and efficiency at low load using design of experiments

Willems, R. C., Dreezen, R., Bakker, P. C. & Somers, L. M. T., 18 Apr 2017, 8th European Combustion Meeting (ECM 2017), April 18-21, Dubrovnik, Croatia. p. 1088-1093 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademic

Soot
Design of experiments
Diesel engines
Engines
Scheduling
8 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental study on the potential of higher octane number fuels for low load partially premixed combustion

Wang, S., van der Waart, K., Somers, B. & de Goey, P., 28 Mar 2017, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2017, March, 14 p., 2017-01-0750

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Antiknock rating
Air intakes
Ignition
Temperature
Heptane

Extending the flamelet generated manifold for soot and NOx modeling in diesel spray combustion

Akargün, H. Y., Akkurt, B., Deen, N. G. & Somers, L. M. T., 25 Jul 2017, COMODIA 2017 - 9th International Conference on Modeling and Diagnostics for Advanved Engine Systems. 9 p. A105

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Nitrogen oxides
Soot
Health
Engines
Oxidation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Fuel effect on combustion stratification in partially premixed combustion

Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., An, Y., Dawood, A., Izadi Najafabadi, M., Somers, L. M. T., Chang, J. & Johansson, B., 4 Sep 2017, In : SAE Technical Papers. p. 1-11 11 p., 2017-24-0089

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Naphthas
Air intakes
Antiknock rating
Physical properties
Engines

Limitations of partially premixed combustion

Wang, S., 17 Oct 2017, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 134 p.

Research output: ThesisPhd Thesis 1 (Research TU/e / Graduation TU/e)Academic

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Model-based control development for future Diesel engines

Hommen, G., Ramachandran, S. N., Ramesh, S., Feru, E., Seykens, X. L. J. & Willems, F. P. T., 2017, In : Automobile Technology. 9, p. 7-19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Diesel engines
Thyristors
Urea
Control systems
Soot
3 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical investigation of PPCI combustion at low and high charge stratification levels

Maghbouli, A., Lucchini, T., D'Errico, G., Izadi Najafabadi, M. & Somers, L. M. T., 28 Mar 2017, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2017-01-0739, 2017-01-0739

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Ignition
Engines
Air
Air intakes
Engine cylinders
10 Citations (Scopus)

Stand-alone single- and multi-zone modeling of direct injection homogeneous charge compression ignition (DI-HCCI) combustion engines

Fathi, M., Jahanian, O., Ganji, D. D., Wang, S. & Somers, B., 1 Oct 2017, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 125, p. 1181-1190 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Direct injection
Ignition
Engines
Fuel injection
Fuel economy
9 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of charge stratification on the spectral signature of partially premixed combustion in a light-duty optical engine

Izadi Najafabadi, M., Egelmeers, L., Somers, B., Deen, N., Johansson, B. & Dam, N., 25 Mar 2017, In : Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 123, 4, p. 1-13 13 p., 108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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spectral signatures
stratification
engines
chemiluminescence
broadband
3 Citations (Scopus)

The potential of on- and off-resonant formaldehyde imaging combined with bootstrapping in diesel sprays

Bakker, P. C., Maes, N. & Dam, N., Aug 2017, In : Combustion and Flame. 182, p. 20-27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

formaldehyde
Formaldehyde
sprayers
Fluorescence
Imaging techniques
2 Citations (Scopus)

Transient flame development in a constant-volume vessel using a split-scheme injection strategy

Maes, N. C. J., Bakker, P. C., Dam, N. J. & Somers, L. M. T., 28 Mar 2017, In : SAE International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants. 10, 2, p. 318-327 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Formaldehyde
Ignition
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Reaction products
Temperature
2016
38 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of Spray A flame structure for parametric variations in ECN constant-volume vessels using chemiluminescence and laser-induced fluorescence

Maes, N. C. J., Meijer, M., Dam, N. J., Somers, L. M. T., Baya Toda, H., Bruneaux, G., Skeen, S., Pickett, L. & Manin, J., Nov 2016, In : Combustion and Flame. 174, p. 138-151

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Chemiluminescence
chemiluminescence
laser induced fluorescence
vessels
sprayers

Combustion and emission characteristics of a heavy duty engine fueled with two ternary blends of n-heptane/iso-octane and toluene or benzaldehyde

Wang, S., Zhu, X., Somers, L. M. T. & de Goey, L. P. H., 1 Jan 2016, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2016-April, 2016-01-0998

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Exhaust gas recirculation
Exhaust systems (engine)
Heptane
Toluene
Ignition
10 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of air-excess on blends of RON70 partially premixed combustion

Wang, S., Bakker, P. C., Somers, L. M. T. & de Goey, L. P. H., Mar 2016, In : Flow, Turbulence and Combustion. 96, 2, p. 309-326 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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air
Air
Ignition
Heptane
octanes

Effects of EGR at various loads on diesel engine performance and exhaust particle size distribution using four blends of RON70 and diesel

Wang, S., Zhu, X. & Somers, L. M. T., 2016, Effects of EGR at various loads on diesel engine performance and exhaust particle size distribution using four blends of RON70 and diesel.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Exhaust gas recirculation
Particle size analysis
Diesel engines
Antiknock rating
Soot
7 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental and numerical analyses of liquid and spray penetration under heavy-duty diesel engine conditions

Maes, N. C. J., Dam, N. J., Somers, L. M. T., Lucchini, T., D'Errico, G. & Hardy, G., Apr 2016, In : SAE International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants. 9, 1, p. 108-124

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Diesel engines
Liquids
Boundary conditions
Liquid fuels
Atomization

Experimental validation of a combustion kinetics based multi-zone model for natural gas-diesel RCCI engines

Mikulski, M., Bekdemir, C. & Willems, F. P. T., 16 Jun 2016, Symposium for Combustion Control, 15-16 June, 2016, Aachen, Germany. p. 83-91

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademic

Gas engines
Diesel engines
Natural gas
Exhaust manifolds
Engines

Fuel and combustion stratification study of Partially Premixed Combustion

Izadi Najafabadi, M., Dam, N., Somers, B. & Johansson, B., 7 Jun 2016, ECCO-MATE Conference I: Combustion Processes in Marine and Automotive Engines. 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademic

Open Access
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Chemiluminescence
Controllability
Ignition
Fourier transforms
Compaction

Heat2Control: modeling of Split-injection Spray-A Case from ECN with FGM in OpenFOAM

Akkurt, B., Somers, B. & Deen, N. G., 6 Oct 2016

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterAcademic

Open Access
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Engines
Reaction kinetics
Computational fluid dynamics
Ignition
Chemical reactions

High-resolution true color imaging of reacting sprays

Maes, N. C. J., Bakker, P. C., Doddema, R. & Dam, N. J., 6 Oct 2016, High-resolution true color imaging of reacting sprays. p. 37-38 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionProfessional

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