Contact

Dr. Dirk Lucas
Head Computational Fluid Dynamics
d.lucasAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 2047
Fax: +49 351 260 - 12047

Computational Fluid Dynamics - Selected publications

2017

  • Murase, M.; Utanohara, Y.; Kusunoki, T.; Yamamoto, Y.; Lucas, D.; Tomiyama, A.
    Prediction of countercurrent flow limitation and its uncertainty in horizontal and slightly inclined pipes
    Nuclear Technology 197(2017), 140-157
  • Liao, Y.; Lucas, D.
    Computational modelling of flashing flows: a literature survey
    International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 111(2017), 246-265
  • Mérigoux, N.; Apanasevich, P.; Mehlhoop, J.-P.; Lucas, D.; Raynaud, C.; Badillo, A.
    CFD codes benchmark on TOPFLOW-PTS experiment
    Nuclear Engineering and Design (2017)
  • Liao, Y.; Lucas, D.
    Possibilities and limitations of cfd simulation for flashing flow scenarios in nuclear applications
    Energies 10(2017)1, 139
  • Ma, T.; Santarelli, C.; Ziegenhein, T.; Lucas, D.; Fröhlich, J.
    Direct numerical simulation-based Reynolds-averaged closure for bubble-induced turbulence
    Physical Review Fluids 2(2017)3, 034301
  • Ziegenhein, T.; Lucas, D.
    Observations on bubble shapes in bubble columns under different flow conditions
    Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 85(2017)1, 248-256
  • Besagni, G.; Inzolia, F.; Ziegenhein, T.; Lucas, D.
    Computational Fluid-Dynamic modeling of the pseudo-homogeneous flow regime in large-scale bubble columns
    Chemical Engineering Science 160(2017), 144-160
  • Dave, A.; Manera, A.; Beyer, M.; Lucas, D.; Bernard, M.
    Evaluation of two-group interfacial area transport equation model for vertical small diameter pipes against high-resolution experimental data
    Chemical Engineering Science 162(2017), 175-191
  • Rzehak, R.; Ziegenhein, T.; Kriebitzsch, S.; Krepper, E.; Lucas, D.
    Unified modeling of bubbly flows in pipes, bubble columns, and airlift columns
    Chemical Engineering Science 157(2017), 147-158
  • Ziegenhein, T.; Rzehak, R.; Ma, T.; Lucas, D.
    Towards a unified approach for modelling uniform and non‐uniform bubbly flows
    Canadian Journal of Chemical Engeneering 95(2017)1, 170-179
  • Banowski, M.; Beyer, M.; Szalinski, L.; Lucas, D.; Hampel, U.
    Comparative study of ultrafast X-ray tomography and wire-mesh sensors for vertical gas-liquid pipe flows
    Flow Measurement and Instrumentation 53(2017), 95-106

2016

  • Lucas, D.; Rzehak, R.; Krepper, E.; Ziegenhein, Th.; Liao, Y.; Kriebitzsch, S.; Apanasevich, P.
    A strategy for the qualification of multi-fluid approaches for nuclear reactor safety
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 299(2016), 2-11
  • Rzehak, R.; Krepper, E.
    Euler-Euler Simulation of Mass-transfer in Bubbly Flows
    Chemical Engineering Science 155(2016), 459-468
  • Lucas, D.
    Qualification of CFD-models for multiphase flows
    Kerntechnik 81(2016)2, 167-169
  • Ziegenhein, T.; Zalucky, J.; Rzehak, R.; Lucas, D.
    On the hydrodynamics of airlift reactors, Part I: Experiments
    Chemical Engineering Science 150(2016), 54-65
  • Ziegenhein, T.; Garcon, M.; Lucas, D.
    Particle tracking using micro bubbles in bubbly flows
    Chemical Engineering Science 153(2016), 155-164
  • Ma, T.; Ziegenhein, T.; Lucas, D.; Fröhlich, J.
    Large eddy simulations of the gas–liquid flow in a rectangular bubble column
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 299(2016), 146-153
  • Montoya Zabala, G. A.; Lucas, D.; Baglietto, E.; Liao, Y.
    A review on mechanisms and models for the churn-turbulent flow regime
    Chemical Engineering Science 141(2016), 86-103
  • Gauss, F.; Lucas, D.; Krepper, E.
    Grid studies for the simulation of resolved structures in an Eulerian two-fluid framework
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 305(2016), 371-377
  • Liao, Y.; Lucas, D.
    Poly-disperse simulation of condensing steam-water flow inside a large vertical pipe
    International Journal of Thermal Sciences 104(2016), 194-207
  • Ziegenhein, T.; Lucas, D.
    On sampling bias in multiphase flows: Particle image velocimetry in bubbly flows
    Flow Measurement and Instrumentation 48(2016), 36-41
  • Dave, A.; Manera, A.; Beyer, M.; Lucas, D.; Prasser, H.-M.
    Uncertainty Analysis of an Interfacial Area Reconstruction Algorithm and its application to Two Group Interfacial Area Transport Equation Validation
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 310(2016), 620-637
  • Murase, M.; Utanohara, Y.; Kusunoki, T.; Lucas, D.; Tomiyama, A.
    Prediction method of countercurrent flow limitation in a pressurizer surge line and its evaluation for a 1/10-scale model
    Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science 2(2016)3, 031021

2015

  • Nuryadin, S.; Ignaczak, M.; Lucas, D.; Deendarlianto
    On the accuracy of wire-mesh sensors in dependence of bubble sizes and liquid flow rates
    Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 65(2015), 73-81
  • Murase, M.; Kinosgita, I.; Kusunoki, T.; Lucas, D.; Tomiyama, A.
    Countercurrent flow limitation in slightly inclined pipes with elbows
    Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science 1(2015)4, 041009
  • Seidel, T.; Beyer, M.; Lucas, D.
    Direct Condensation and Entrainment Steam Experiments at the TOPFLOW-DENISE facility
    atw - International Journal for Nuclear Power 60(2015)10, 599-602
  • Liao, Y.; Lucas, D.
    3d cfd simulation of flashing flows in a converging-diverging nozzle
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 292(2015), 149-163
  • Rzehak, R.; Ziegenhein, T.; Liao, Y.; Kriebitzsch, S.; Krepper, E.; Lucas, D.
    Baseline model for simulation of bubbly flows
    Chemical Engineering & Technology 38(2015), 1972
  • Janet, J. P.; Liao, Y.; Lucas, D.
    Heterogeneous nucleation in cfd simulation of flashing flows in converging-diverging nozzle
    International Journal of Multiphase Flow 74(2015), 106-117
  • Zidouni, F.; Krepper, E.; Rzehak, R.; Rabha, S.; Schubert, M.; Hampel, U.
    Simulation of gas-liquid flow in a helical static mixer
    Chemical Engineering Science 137(2015), 476-486
  • Banowski, M.; Lucas, D.; Szalinski, L.
    A new algorithm for segmentation of ultrafast X-ray tomographed gas-liquid flows
    International Journal of Thermal Sciences 90(2015), 311-322
  • Ma, T.; Lucas, D.; Fröhlich, J.; Ziegenhein, T.
    Euler-Euler Scale-Adaptive Simulation of a square cross-sectional bubble column
    Chemical Engineering Science 131(2015), 101-108
  • Ma, T.; Ziegenhein, T.; Lucas, D.; Krepper, E.; Fröhlich, J.
    Euler-Euler Large Eddy Simulations for dispersed bubbly flows
    International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow 56(2015), 51-59
  • Ziegenhein, T.; Rzehak, R.; Lucas, D.
    Transient simulation for large scale flow in bubble columns
    Chemical Engineering Science 122(2015), 1-13
  • Mikuz, B.; Tiselj, I.; Beyer, M.; Lucas, D.
    Simulations of Flashing Experiments in TOPFLOW Facility with TRACE code
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 283(2015), 60-70
  • Apanasevich, P.; Lucas, D.; Beyer, M.; Szalinski, L.
    CFD based approach for modeling direct contact condensation heat transfer in two-phase turbulent stratified flows
    International Journal of Thermal Sciences 95(2015), 123-135
  • Liao, Y.; Rzehak, R.; Lucas, D.; Krepper, E.
    Baseline Closure Model for Dispersed Bubbly Flow: Bubble Coalescence and Breakup
    Chemical Engineering Science 122(2015), 336-349
  • Rzehak, R.; Krepper, E.
    Bubbly flows with fixed polydispersity: validation of a baseline closure model
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 287(2015), 108-118

2014

  • Yeoh, G. H.; Lucas, D.; Cheung, S. C. P.; Tu, J.
    Multiphase Flow System with Suspended Particles
    Advances in Mechanical Engineering 2014(2014), 792050
  • Apanasevich, P.; Coste, P.; Ničeno, B.; Heib, C.; Lucas, D.
    Comparison of CFD simulations on two-phase Pressurized Thermal Shock scenarios
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 266(2014), 112-128
  • Krepper, E.; Rzehak, R.
    CFD for subcooled flow boiling: Analysis of DEBORA tests
    The Journal of Computational Multiphase Flows 6(2014)3, 329-359
  • Hänsch, S.; Lucas, D.; Höhne, T.; Krepper, E.
    Application of a new concept for multi-scale interfacial structures to the dam-break case with an obstacle
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 279(2014), 171-181
  • Liao, Y.; Lucas, D.; Krepper, E.
    Applocation of new closure models for bubble coalescence and breakup to steam-water vertical pipe flow
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 279(2014), 126-136
  • Kinoshita, I.; Murase, M.; Yoichi, U.; Lucas, D.; Vallée, C.; Tomiyama, A.
    Effects of shape and size on countercurrent flow limitation in flow channels simulating a PWR hot leg
    Nuclear Technology 187(2014)1, 44-56

2013

  • Niceno, B.; Lumpp, T.; Apanasevich, P.; Lucas, D.
    RANS (Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes) und LES (Large Eddy Simulations) of the Air-Water TOPFLOW-PTS Experiment
    Journal of Energy and Power Engineering 7(2013)7, 1231-1237
  • Akbar, M. H. B. M.; Hayashi, K.; Lucas, D.; Tomiyama, A.
    Effects of inlet condition on flows structure of bubbly flow in a rectangular column
    Chemical Engineering Science 104(2013), 166-176
  • Rzehak, R.; Krepper, E.
    Closure models for turbulent bubbly flows: a CFD study
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 265(2013), 701-711
  • Liao, Y.; Lucas, D.; Krepper, E.; Rzehak, R.
    Flashing evaporation under different pressure levels
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 265(2013), 801-813
  • Ziegenhein, T.; Rzehak, R.; Krepper, E.; Lucas, D.
    Numerical simulation of polydispersed flow in bubble columns with the inhomogeneous Multi-Size-Group (iMUSIG) model
    Chemie Ingenieur Technik 85(2013)7, 1080-1091
  • Rzehak, R.; Krepper, E.
    CFD Modeling of Bubble-induced Turbulence
    International Journal of Multiphase Flow 55(2013), 138-155
  • Krepper, E.
    Modelling, simulation and experiments on boiling processes in pressurized water reactors
    Kerntechnik 78(2013)1, 35-37
  • Krepper, E.; Rzehak, R.
    CFD analysis of a void distribution benchmark in a rod bundle
    Kerntechnik 78(2013)1, 38-42
  • Krepper, E.; Rzehak, R.; Lifante, C.; Frank, T.
    CFD-modelling of subcooled boiling
    Kerntechnik 78(2013)1, 43-49
  • Hampel, U.; Krepper, E.; Lucas, D.; Beyer, M.; Szalinski, L.; Banowski, M.; Barthel, F.; Hoppe, D.; Bieberle, A.; Barth, T.
    High-resolution two-phase flow measurement techniques for the generation of experimental data for CFD code qualification
    Kerntechnik 78(2013)1, 9-15
  • Timmel, K.; Miao, X.; Wondrak, T.; Stefani, F.; Lucas, D.; Eckert, S.; Gerbeth, G.
    Experimental and numerical modelling of the fluid flow in the continuous casting of steel
    European Physical Journal - Special Topics 220(2013), 151-166
  • Lucas, D.; Beyer, M.; Szalinski, L.
    Experimental database on steam-water flow with phase transfer in a vertical pipe
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 265(2013), 1113-1123
  • Rzehak, R.; Krepper, E.
    CFD for subcooled flow boiling: Parametric Variations
    Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations 2013(2013), 687494
  • Rzehak, R.; Krepper, E.
    Bubble-induced Turbulence: Comparison of CFD Models
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 253(2013), 57-65
  • Rabha, S.; Schubert, M.; Wagner, M.; Lucas, D.; Hampel, U.
    Bubble size and radial gas hold-up distributions in a slurry bubble column using ultrafast electron beam X-ray tomography
    AIChE Journal 59(2013)5, 1709-1722
  • Miao, X.; Lucas, D.; Ren, Z.; Eckert, S.; Gerbeth, G.
    Numerical modeling of bubble-driven liquid metal flows with external static magnetic field
    International Journal of Multiphase Flow 48(2013), 32-45
  • Krepper, E.; Rzehak, R.; Lifante, C.; Frank, T.
    CFD for subcooled flow boiling: Coupling wall boiling and population balance models
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 255(2013), 330-346

2012

  • Miao, X.; Timmel, K.; Lucas, D.; Ren, Z.; Eckert, S.; Gerbeth, G.
    Numerical Modeling of Turbulent Melt Flow in a Continuous Casting Mold Affected by an Electromagnetic Brake
    Journal of Iron and Steel Research International 19(2012)Suppl.1, 845-848
  • Vallée, C.; Lucas, D.; Tomiyama, A.; Murase, M.
    Experimental investigation of stratified two-phase flows in the hot leg of a PWR for CFD validation
    VGB PowerTech Journal (2012)12, 40-46
  • Vallée, C.; Lucas, D.; Tomiyama, A.; Murase, M.
    Experimental investigation of stratified two-phase flows in the hot leg of a PWR for CFD validation
    atw - International Journal for Nuclear Power 57(2012), 742-750
  • Cartland Glover, G. M.; Kratzsch, A.; Krepper, E.; Renger, S.; Seeliger, A.; Zacharias, F.; Alt, S.; Kästner, W.; Kryk, H.; Weiss, F.-P.
    Verification and validation of numerical models of the transport of insulation debris
    The Journal of Computational Multiphase Flows 4(2012)3, 255-270
  • Rzehak, R.; Krepper, E.
    CFD Simulation of DEBORA boiling experiments
    Archives of Thermodynamics 33(2012), 107-122
  • Kinoshita, I.; Murase, M.; Utanohara, Y.; Lucas, D.; Vallée, C.; Tomiyama, A.
    Numerical calculations for steam-water CCFL tests using the 1/3rd scale rectangular channel simulating a PWR hot leg
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 249(2012), 14-23
  • Krepper, E.; Rzehak, R.
    CFD analysis of a void distribution benchmark of the NUPEC PSBT tests: model calibration and influence of turbulence modelling
    Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations 2012(2012), 939561
  • Hänsch, S.; Lucas, D.; Krepper, E.; Höhne, T.
    A multi-field two-fluid concept for transitions between different scales of interfacial structures
    International Journal of Multiphase Flow 47(2012), 171-182
  • Rzehak, R.; Krepper, E.; Lifante, C.
    Comparative study of wall-force models for the simulation of bubbly flows
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 253(2012), 41-49
  • Miao, X.; Timmel, K.; Lucas, D.; Ren, Z.; Eckert, S.; Gerbeth, G.
    Effect of an electromagnetic brake on the turbulent melt flow in a continuous casting mold
    Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B 43(2012), 954-972
  • Höhne, T.; Darlianto, D.; Lucas, D.
    Numerical simulations of CCFL experiments using a morphology detection algorithm
    The Journal of Computational Multiphase Flows 4(2012)3, 271-286
  • Montoya, G.; Deendarlianto; Lucas, D.; Höhne, T.; Vallee, C.
    Image-Processing-Based Study of the Interfacial Behavior of the Countercurrent Gas-Liquid Two-Phase Flow in a Hot Leg of a PWR
    Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations 2012(2012), ID 209542
  • Prayitno, S.; Santoso, R.; Darlianto, D.; Höhne, T.; Lucas, D.
    Counter-current Flow Limitation of Gas-Liquid Two phase Flow in Nearly Horizontal Pipe
    Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations (2012), 513809
  • Qi, F. S.; Yeoh, G. H.; Cheung, S. C. P.; Tu, J. Y.; Krepper, E.; Lucas, D.
    Classification of bubbles in vertical gas–liquid flow: Part 1 – An analysis of experimental data
    International Journal of Multiphase Flow 39(2012), 121-134
  • Kendil, F. Z.; Danciu, D. V.; Schmidtke, M.; Bousbia, A. S.; Lucas, D.; Krepper, E.; Mataoui, A.
    Flow field assessment under a plunging liquid jet
    Progress in Nuclear Energy 56(2012), 100-110
  • Vallée, C.; Nariai, T.; Futatsugi, T.; Tomiyama, A.; Lucas, D.; Murase, M.
    Experimental characterisation of the interfacial structure during counter-current flow limitation in a model of the hot leg of a PWR
    Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations 2012(2012), 298452
  • Murase, M.; Tomiyama, A.; Lucas, D.; Kinoshita, I.; Utanohara, Y.; Yanagi, C.
    Correlation for Countercurrent Flow Limitation in a PWR Hot Leg
    Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology 49(2012)4, 398-407
  • Deendarlianto,-; Höhne, T.; Apanasevich, P.; Lucas, D.; Vallée, C.; Beyer, M.
    Application of a new drag coefficient model at CFD-simulations on free surface flows relevant for the nuclear reactor safety analysis
    Annals of Nuclear Energy 39(2012), 70-82
  • Deendarlianto,-; Höhne, T.; Lucas, D.; Vierow, K.
    Gas-liquid countercurrent two-phase flow in a PWR hot leg: a comprehensive research review
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 243(2012), 214-233
  • Vallée, C.; Seidel, T.; Lucas, D.; Beyer, M.; Prasser, H.-M.; Pietruske, H.; Schütz, P.; Carl, H.
    Counter-current flow limitation in a model of the hot leg of a PWR - comparison between air/water and steam/water experiments
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 245(2012), 113-124

Contact

Dr. Dirk Lucas
Head Computational Fluid Dynamics
d.lucasAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 2047
Fax: +49 351 260 - 12047