Science@ifpen n°33
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Solving sparse linear systems on heterogeneous architectures

Numerical simulation is a strategic tool , complementary to experimental studies, used to gain a precise understanding of complex physical phenomena . With many simulation tools a , performance
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LES moves to rapid transients for cleaner powertrains

Gasoline direct injection engines emit soot particles during rapid transients . This still poorly understood phenomenon is taken into account during new WLTCs a , aimed at more accurately reproducing
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Energy in vehicles: we’ve got it under control!

In hybrid vehicles, onboard algorithms are aimed at splitting power between the various energy sources in order to minimize fuel consumption and/or pollutant emissions . This real-time management
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Floating wind turbine: increasing reliability in an “ocean of possibilities”

The optimal design of mechanical structures i s hampered by the imperfect knowledge of the environmental conditions under which they will operate. The systematic incorporation of the resulting
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Optimized design of processes: enhanced efficiency, even with ethanol

The optimized design of processes is a complex but promising approach in terms of the expected benefits for the efficiency of industrial systems and their operating performance . It is an area that
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Optimized placements for long lasting resources

In the face of declining oil and gas reserves, increasing the productivity of oil fields has become a technological challenge of the utmost importance. Accordingly, well positioning and trajectory are
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Exhaust gas heat: optimal recovery through supervision and control

Recovering heat from exhaust gases using the Rankine thermodynamic cycle a is one of the avenues being explored to reduce the energy consumption of IC engines. Tried and tested for stationary
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The control of floating platforms for offshore wind turbines: being active reduces fatigue

The fatigue resistance of floating offshore wind turbines is significantly affected by the wave forces to which their supporting platforms are exposed. Passive and active damper systems — preferably