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Fluid Mechanics

Our acivities Technology transfer and innovation Facilities

 

Main fields and skills…

Heat transfer

  • For electronics components
    • Heat transfer simulation  (FLOTHERM software)
    • Experimental calculation of electronic components
    • Comparison modeling software and tests results
  • Modeling of Heat Transfer through a glass mould

Internal and external flows study

    • Development for internal software to evaluate the pressure drop of cooling systems for Aircrafts…
    • Flow simulation of shock waves flow simulation inside an anti-freeze pipe of the leading edge of an AIRBUS engine (FLUENT software)
    • Characterization of pressure and velocities fields through a subsonic nozzle
    • Flow simulation of spraying systems
    • Heat and flow simulation of a pitch granulator

Partners : AIRBUS, LIEBHERR AEROSPACE, FORD VISTEON, Kremlin Rexon, Litwin,INRI

Buildings Energy Study

  • Energy audit for commercial and industrial building
  • Economic and technologic solutions for heating system to reduce consumption and costs
  • Software development of Heat transfer calculation through buildings
  • Insulating materials characterization
  • Flow simulation for free cooling systems

Partners : ARCK INGENIERIE, GDF, SPIE TRINDEL, ENERGELIO

Technology Transfer and Innovation

Some projects conducted in the Department :

  • Spray characterization: Design of a medical spray diffuser
  • Micro – Heat exchanger for spatial applications
  • Thermal Electrical components study (Fuses, Relays, …)
  • Heat Cooling of Printed Board Cards with Heat Pipes
  • Wind Polinisation of biological Species
  • Blood Flow in Neural Aneurisms
  • Compressible Flow Study on inlet air entrance of Turbojet : Flow simulation of shock waves flow simulation inside an anti-freeze pipe of the leading edge of an AIRBUS engine
  • Micro – Heat exchanger for spatial applications :
    • Design, test and manufacturing of micro heat exchangers for power components cooling
    • Design,  test and manufacturing of cooling capacities of the micro heat exchanger

Facilities

  • Finite Element Analysis Software : FLUENT, FLOTHERM
  • CAD Software : GAMBIT
  • Testing Machines : Insulated materials properties (diffusivity, thermal conductivity) bench, Pyrometer, hydrometer, hot film,…
  • Data Acquisition System : Infrared Camera, thermocouples , acquisition central (PICO),…