Assistant Professor David Hanson

Project Title: 
Computational Fluid Dynamics Studies of Flow Reactors and Particle Formation

These researchers build flow reactor models and simulate flows and chemistry using Fluent. There are temperature differences in the experiment that drive convection. The overall flow is given by a certain mass flow rate of nitrogen gas.  A low vapor pressure acid, H2SO4, is reacted with fairly volatile base species, such as ammonia and dimethylamine. In 2020, the groups plans to incorporate photochemistry into a 3D model to simulate their flow reactor experiments on the photo-oxidation of alpha pinene.

Project Investigators

Assistant Professor David Hanson
Seakh Menheer
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