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Events 25 - 26 April 2017

Workshop Particles & Fluids: from individual particle dynamics to collective effects and fluidized beds

The main objective was to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers and students in the same event to exchange and share their experiences, ideas and research results in numerical, theoretical and experimental studies about all aspects of particulates flows

Issue 53 of Science@ifpen
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Modéliser les sillages des éoliennes : une question d’atmosphère !

Dans la zone de sillage située derrière chaque éolienne, la vitesse du vent est réduite et la turbulence est augmentée. Il en résulte une réduction de la durée de vie des machines situées en aval ainsi qu’une baisse de la production électrique globale des parcs éoliens. Pour limiter ces effets et permettre d’optimiser l’implantation des éoliennes dans les parcs, des modèles analytiques de sillages existent dans la littérature mais ils intègrent de nombreuses hypothèses simplificatrices concernant les éoliennes et leur environnement...
Issue 51 of Science@ifpen
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SC8 - “Massively” accelerated windfarm simulation

In the field of wind energy, Large Eddy Simulations (LES) are widely used to gain a better understanding of wind flow within wind farms. On a wind farm scale, they are also used to establish analytical wake models, and are useful for studying the interactions between individual wind turbines as well as with the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL)...
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Research engineer / Project manager
Positions currently available in the group: She received her Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Pierre et Marie Curie
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Chaouki HABCHI

Senior Researcher
HDR-Associated with SMEMaG Doctoral School CentraleSupelec
PhD from the Sorbonne University (PARIS-6) obtained in 1990 in the field of Computational Fluid Mechanics. HDR ( habil itation à diriger des recherches ) from the Institut National Polytechnique de
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IFPEN/Inria partnership: digital technology at the heart of innovation

Digital technologies are playing an increasingly important role in solving industrial problems. IFPEN forged a partnership with Inria. Five years later, we look back over this fruitful partnership.
Numéro 39 de Science@ifpen
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Lasers and algorithms to limit soot

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Frederic BLONDEL

Research engineer
Frédéric graduated with a PhD diploma in Fluid Mechanics from Ecole Centrale de Lyon in 2014. Since then, he works as a research engineer at IFPEN. Frédéric’s reasearch focuses on both the
Science@ifpen n°33
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Wind turbines have the wind in their sails, thanks to GPUs

IFPEN has been carrying out research in the field of floating wind turbines for a number of years, developing, for this purpose, the DeepLines Wind TM simulation tool , in partnership with Principia
Science@ifpen n°33
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Faster and just as good: the motto of adaptive methods

In the field of numerical simulation , a sufficiently accurate representation of the data associated with physical models requires, in general, a very large numerical grid that, despite existing
Science@ifpen n°33
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More efficient flow simulations inspired by optimal control

Multiphase mixture (gas and liquid) flow simulation in porous media has a variety of applications in the field of geosciences a but also in the fields of engineering and chemical processes . In