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Soot Engineering & Materials Science
Engines Engineering & Materials Science
Design of experiments Engineering & Materials Science
incandescence Physics & Astronomy
Ignition Engineering & Materials Science
Constrained optimization Engineering & Materials Science
soot Physics & Astronomy
Diesel engines Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2016 2020

STW 14927 HiEff

Somers, L. M. T. (., Willems, R. C., de Groot, T. & van Pinxten, B.


Project: Research direct

Research Output 2015 2019

  • 2 Citations
  • 3 Conference article
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Poster
1 Downloads (Pure)

Constrained optimization of fuel efficiency for RCCI engines

Xia, L., Willems, R., de Jager, B. & Willems, F., 28 Jun 2019, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 52, 5, p. 648-653 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Constrained optimization
Environmental protection
Regression analysis
19 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
sound detecting and ranging
2 Citations (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
Pressure sensors
Organic compounds
49 Downloads (Pure)

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
Design of experiments
Nitrogen oxides

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

Design of experiments
Diesel engines



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Student theses

Impact of post-injections on efficiency and emissions in conventional diesel combustion

Author: Dreezen, R., 30 Mar 2017

Supervisor: Somers, L. (Supervisor 1) & Willems, R. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Shedding light on soot burnout in conventional diesel combustion by high-speed laser-induced incandescene imaging

Author: Willems, R., 29 Feb 2016

Supervisor: Dam, N. (Supervisor 1) & Bakker, P. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master