Numéro 38 de Science@IFPEN
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SmartEole project: making better use of wind through smart rotors

The rapid development of wind energy production depends, to a great extent, on improving its energy efficiency and its economic profitability. To maximize performance and operating life spans, the
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Hybrid vehicle energy management optimization within the framework of the partnership with INRIA

The scientific cooperation agreement signed with INRIA in 2015 covers two fields: the “ digital and IT performance of simulato rs” and the “ control and optimization of complex systems ”. A thesis
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Optimizing the electric cable of a floating wind turbine

Floating wind turbine technologies , such as those co-developed by SBM and IFPEN a , are designed to optimize the recovery of offshore wind energy . Optimization solutions are currently being sought
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Stored heat

Energy storage, one of the major challenges within the context of the energy transition, can take a variety of forms. For heat storage , one of the solutions developed at IFPEN is based on a fixed
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Ignition simulation

In order to reduce fuel consumption in gasoline engines , manufacturers are focusing their efforts on turbocharging and downsizing . However, this option leads to an increase in the knock phenomenon
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Life and death of soot: a model to control the phenomenon

Vehicle approval standards require increasingly high levels of engine performance (low fuel consumption and low emissions) over a broad working range. It is for this reason that new engine
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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