Publications

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Published / Accepted

P.C. Ma, H. Wu, D.T. Banuti, M. Ihme: “Assessment of numerical schemes using diffuse interface methods for transcritical real-fluid simulations”, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 113:231-249, 2019 [article]

D.T. Banuti, M. Grabe, K. Hannemann: “Flow characteristics of monopropellant micro-scale planar nozzles”, Aerospace Science and Technology, 86:341-350, 2019 [article]

D.T. Banuti: (invited) “The latent heat of supercritical fluids”, Periodica Polytechnica Chemical Engineering, 63(2), pp. 270-275, 2019 [article]

S. Beinke, D. Banuti, J. Hardi, M. Oschwald, and B. Dally: “Modelling of a coaxial LOx/GH2 injection Progress in Propulsion Physics, 11:225-246, 2019 [article]

H. Riedmann, D. Banuti, B. Ivancic, O. Knab, K. Hannemann: „Modeling of H2/O2 single-element rocket thrust chamber combustion at sub- and supercritical pressures with different CFD tools”, Progress in Propulsion Physics, 11:247-272, 2019 [article]

D.T. Banuti, P.C. Ma, J.-P. Hickey, M. Ihme: “Thermodynamic structure of supercritical LOX-GH2 diffusion flames”, Combustion and Flame, 196:364-376, 2018 [article]

D.T. Banuti, M. Raju, M. Ihme: “Similarity law for Widom- and coexistence lines”, Physical Review E 95:052120, 2017 [article]

M. Raju, D.T. Banuti, P.C. Ma, M. Ihme: “Widom lines in binary mixtures of supercritical fluids”, Nature Scientific Reports ,7:3027, 2017 [article]

D.T. Banuti, V. Hannemann, K. Hannemann. B. Weigand: “An efficient multi-fluid-mixing model for real gas reacting flows in liquid propellant rocket engines ”, Combustion and Flame 168:98–112, 2016 [article]

D.T. Banuti, K. Hannemann: “The absence of a dense potential core in supercritical injection: A thermal break-up mechanism”, Physics of Fluids 28:035103, 2016 [article]

D.T. Banuti: “Crossing the Widom line – supercritical pseudo-boiling”, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 98:12-16, 2015 [article] [preprint]

D.T. Banuti and K. Hannemann: "Interfacial area transport equation in statistical-Eulerian-Eulerian simulations of multiphase flow. " Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design (NNFM) 112:1–8, 2010

 

Under Review

D.T. Banuti, K. Hannemann “Steady shock refraction in hypersonic ramp flow”

S. K. Beinke, J. S. Hardi, M. Oschwald, D.T. Banuti, S. Karl, B. Dally: “Analysis of Flame Response to Transverse Acoustic Velocity Forcing”

 

Selected Proceedings / Reports

D.T. Banuti, D. Kim, S. Bose, L. Shunn: “Large-eddy simulations of oxy-fuel combustors for direct-fired supercritical CO2 power cycles”,  6th International Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Symposium, 2018 [paper]

D.T. Banuti, P.C. Ma, M. Ihme: “Phase separation analysis in supercritical injection using large-eddy-simulation and vapor-liquid-equilibrium”, AIAA 2017-1106, 2017 [paper]

D.T. Banuti, M. Raju, P.C. Ma, M. Ihme, J.-P. Hickey: “Seven questions about supercritical fluids - towards a new fluid state diagram”, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, Grapevine, USA, 2017 [paper]

D.T. Banuti and K. Hannemann. “Steady Shock Refraction in Hypersonic Ramp Flow.” In Proceedings of the 17th AIAA  International Space Planes and Hyper sonic Systems and Technologies Conference, AIAA 2011-2215, San Francisco, USA, 2011. [paper]

D.T. Banuti, K. Hannemann, and J. Longo: “Aspects of Thermal Flow Control in Hypersonic Flight.” In Proceedings of the CEAS Air and Space Conference, Manchester, UK, 2009 [paper]

D.T. Banuti, M. Raju, M. Ihme: “On the characterization of transcritical fluid states”, CTR Research Briefs, Stanford University, 2017 [report]

D.T. Banuti, M. Raju,  M. Ihme: “Supercritical pseudoboiling for general fluids and its application to injection”, CTR Research Briefs, Stanford University, 2016 [report]

 

Conference Proceedings

[31] S. K. Beinke, J. S. Hardi, M. Oschwald, D.T. Banuti, S. Karl, B. Dally: “Analysis of Flame Response to Transverse Acoustic Velocity Forcing”, AIAA Joint Propulsion conference, 2018

[30] D.T. Banuti, D. Kim, S. Bose, L. Shunn: “Large-eddy simulations of oxy-fuel combustors for direct-fired supercritical CO2 power cycles”,  6th International Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Symposium, 2018

[29] P.C. Ma, H. Wu, D.T. Banuti, M. Ihme: “Assessment of diffused interface methods for transcritical real-fluid simulations“, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, 2018

[28] B. Wagner et al.: “Rocket Propulsion in TAU: An Overview of the DLR ProTAU Project“, 7th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Milano, Italy, 2017

[27] D.T. Banuti, P.C. Ma, M. Ihme: “Phase separation analysis in supercritical injection using large-eddy-simulation and vapor-liquid-equilibrium”, AIAA 2017-1106, 2017

[26] D.T. Banuti, M. Raju, P.C. Ma, M. Ihme, J.-P. Hickey: “Seven questions about supercritical fluids - towards a new fluid state diagram”, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, Grapevine, USA, 2017

[25] P.C. Ma, D.T. Banuti, M. Ihme, and J.-P. Hickey: “Numerical framework for transcritical real-fluid reacting flow simulations using the flamelet progress variable approach”, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, Grapevine, USA, 2017

[24] D. Banuti, J.-P. Hickey, and M. Ihme “Sub- or supercritical? A flamelet analysis of high pressure rocket propellant injection”, 52nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Salt Lake City, USA, 2016

[23] J.-P. Hickey, P.C. Ma, D. Banuti, and M. Ihme: “Pseudo-phase change in transcritical combustion for liquid rocket engines”, Proceedings of Combustion Institute – Canadian Section Spring Technical Meeting, Waterloo, Canada, 2016

[22] H. Riedmann, D. Banuti, B. Ivancic, O. Knab, K. Hannemann: “Modeling of H2/O2 Single-Element Rocket Thrust Chamber Combustion at Sub- and Supercritical Pressures with Different CFD Tools”, 6th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Krakow, Poland, 2015

[21] S. Beinke, D. Banuti, J. Hardi, M. Oschwald, B. Dally: “Modelling of a Co-axial LOx/GH2 Injection Element Under High Frequency Acoustic Disturbances”, 6th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Krakow, Poland, 2015

[20] D. Saile, D. Banuti et al.: “Design of a Hot Plume Interaction Facility at DLR Cologne”, 8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, Lisbon, Portugal, 2015

[19] S. Beinke, D. Banuti, J. Hardi, M. Oschwald, and B. Dally: ”Modelling an Acoustically Perturbed Rocket Engine Combustion Chamber with Cryogenic Propellant Injection” 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 2014

[18] D.T. Banuti and K. Hannemann: “Application of a Real-Gas-Library Multi-Fluid-Mixing Model to Supercritical Single Injector Flow’’ 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Cleveland, USA, 2014

[17] D.T. Banuti and K. Hannemann: “Supercritical Pseudo-Boiling and its Relevance for Transcritical Injection’’ 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Cleveland, USA, 2014

[16] D.T. Banuti, M. Grabe, and K. Hannemann: “Flow Characteristics of Micro-Scale Planar Nozzles’’ 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Cleveland, USA, 2014

[15] D.T. Banuti and K. Hannemann: “Efficient multiphase rocket propellant injection model with high quality equation of state”, 4th Space Propulsion Conference, Cologne, Germany, 2014

[14] D.T. Banuti, M. Grabe, and K. Hannemann: “Planar Micro Nozzles – CFD Model Demands for Thrust Optimization”, 4th Space Propulsion Conference, Cologne, Germany, 2014

[13] M. Gauer, D. Banuti, D. Telitschkin, U. Gotzig, Y. Batonneau, P. Rangsten, M. Ivanov, P. Palmer, and R. Wiegerink: “PRECISE - Results of the MEMS µChemical Propulsion System.“ 4th Space Propulsion Conference, Cologne, Germany, 2014.

[12] S. Beinke, D. Banuti, J. Hardi and M. Oschwald: “HF-6 Testcase: LOX/H2-Combustion under forced acoustic excitation”. Proceedings of the REST Workshop, Vernon, France, 2014

[11] D.T. Banuti and K. Hannemann. “Real gas library in continuous phase propellant injection model for liquid rocket engines.” 49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, AIAA 2013-4068, San Jose, USA, 2013.

[10] D.T. Banuti and K. Hannemann. “Steady Shock Refraction in Hypersonic Ramp Flow.” In Proceedings of the 17th AIAA  International Space Planes and Hyper sonic Systems and Technologies Conference, AIAA 2011-2215, San Francisco, USA, 2011.

[9] D.T. Banuti and K. Hannemann. “Thermodynamic interpretation of cryogenic injection experiments.” 47th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, AIAA 2011-5620, San Diego, USA, 2011.

[8] D.T. Banuti and K. Hannemann. “Effect of injector wall heat flux on cryogenic injection.” 46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, AIAA 2010-7139, Nashville, USA, 2010.

[7] D.T. Banuti and K. Hannemann. “Flow control by energy deposition in hypersonic flow - some fundamental considerations.” In Proceedings of the 16th AIAA/DLR/DGLR International Space Planes and Hyper- sonic Systems and Technologies Conference, AIAA-2009-7345, Bremen, Germany, 2009. AIAA/DLR/DGLR

[6] D.T. Banuti, K. Hannemann, and J. Longo: “Aspects of Thermal Flow Control in Hypersonic Flight.” In Proceedings of the CEAS Air and Space Conference, Manchester, UK, 2009.

[5] J.M.A. Longo, R. Dittrich, D. Banuti, M. Sippel, J. Klevanski, U. Atanassov, G. Carrier, Ph. Duveau, I. Salah El Din, R. Thepot, A. Loubeau, F. Coulouvrat, R. Jarlas, H. Rabia, D. Perigo, and J. Steelant: “Concept Study for a Mach 6 Transport Aircraft.” AIAA-2009-435, 2009

[4] D. Banuti, K. Hannemann: “Interfacial Area Transport Equation in Statistical-Eulerian-Eulerian Simulations of Multiphase Flow.” 16. DGLR/STAB Symposium, Aachen, Germany, 2008.

[3] D. Banuti, S. Karl, and K. Hannemann: “Interfacial Area Modeling for Eulerian Spray Simulations in Liquid Rocket Engines.”  AIAA-2008-5231, 2008.

[2] D. Banuti: “Entwurf von Vorkörpermodifikationen und Einfluß auf das Drucknahfeld eines Hyperschalltransportflugzeuges.” 13. STAB-Workshop, Göttingen, Germany, 2007.

[1] E. Jacob, G. Flandro, and D.T. Banuti: “Forced Resonant Shock Waves and Mean Pressure Shift in a Closed Tube.” AIAA-2007-5806, 2007.

 

Other conferences

D.T. Banuti, D. Kim, S. Bose, L. Shunn: “Large eddy simulation of a direct-fired sCO2 combustor", Poster, University Turbine Systems Research (UTSR) Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh 2017

D.T. Banuti, P.C. Ma, M. Raju, M. Ihme: “Interfacial and Bulk Thermodynamics in Supercritical Combustion”, 16th SIAM International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Orlando, 2017

S. Beinke, D.T. Banuti, J. Hardi, S. Karl, M. Oschwald, D. Dally: “Modelling of a Coaxial LOX/GH2 Injection Element under High Frequency Transverse Acoustic Velocity Forcing”, 16th SIAM International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Orlando, 2017

P.C. Ma, Y. Lv, D.T. Banuti, J.-P. Hickey, M. Ihme: “Numerical methods for transcritical real-fluid reacting flows using the flamelet progress variable approach” 16th SIAM International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Orlando, 2017

D.T. Banuti, M. Raju, J.P. Hickey, M. Ihme: “The latent heat of vaporization of supercritical fluids”, APS-DFD Meeting, Portland, USA, 2017

P. Govindaraju, P.C. Ma, D.T. Banuti, M. Ihme: “High-pressure mixing of liquid dodecane in a nitrogen environment” APS-DFD Meeting, Portland, USA, 2017

D. Banuti, K. Hannemann: “The absence of a dense potential core in transcritical injection”, 15th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Avignon, France 2015.

D. Banuti, S. Beinke, E. Costa Ruiz, T. Eggers, C. Génin, P. Gerlinger , K. Hannemann, S. Jack, S. Karl, M. Oschwald, M. Rudolph, K. Schäfer, D. Schneider, M. Seidl, D. Suslov, B. Wagner: “Rocket Propulsion in TAU: An Overview of Rocket Propulsion Modeling with the DLR TAU code” (in German), Congress of the German Aerospace Society DGLR, Rostock, Germany, 2015

 

Technical reports

D.T. Banuti, J. O’Brian, Lee Shunn: “Highly scalable large-eddy simulations of oxy-fuel combustors for direct-fired supercritical CO2 power cycles”, DOE SBIR, 2018

D.T. Banuti, M. Raju, M. Ihme: “On the characterization of transcritical fluid states”, CTR Research Briefs, Stanford University, 2017 [report]

D.T. Banuti, M. Raju,  M. Ihme: “Supercritical pseudoboiling for general fluids and its application to injection”, CTR Research Briefs, Stanford University, 2016 [report]

D.T. Banuti: “Thermodynamic analysis and numerical modeling of supercritical injection”, DLR FB 2015-16, 2015

D.T. Banuti: “Description of real gas modeling in TAU” Technical Report B2.1; DLR Project ProTAU, 2014

D.T. Banuti: “Comparison of experimental and numerical results’’ Technical Report D5.508 ESA 7th FP PRECISE 2014

D.T. Banuti: “Wind-tunnel aerothermodynamic design’’ Technical Report ESA TRP-HOTP-DTN2500, 2013

D.T. Banuti: “Definition of Scaling Parameters’’ Technical Report ESA TRP-HOTP-DTN2200, 2012

M. Grabe and D.T. Banuti: “CFD roadmap’’ Technical Report D4.404 ESA 7th FP PRECISE, 2012

D.T. Banuti: “Hydrazine reaction kinetics in TAU’’ Technical Report D5.502 ESA 7th FP PRECISE, 2012

D.T. Banuti and M. Grabe: “Numerical modeling of a MEMS chemical propulsion system’’ Technical Report ESA GSTP-4 Task 7, 2010

D.T. Banuti: “Report on the assessment of the potential of plasma flow control devices for Mach 6 SST” Deliverable D.2.1.7 Contract No. AST5-CT-2006-030729, ATLLAS, 2010

D.T. Banuti and C. Böttcher: “Numerical Tool for Plasma Actuator Modelling.” Deliverable D.2.1.6 Contract No. AST5-CT-2006-030729, ATLLAS, 2009

D.T. Banuti: “Numerical Investigation of Aero-Spikes and Aero-Jet-Spikes for Mach 6 SST.” Deliverable D.2.1.5. Contract No. AST5-CT-2006-030729, ATLLAS, 2008

 

Theses

Dissertation: “Thermodynamic Analysis and Numerical Modeling of Supercritical Injection”, University of Stuttgart, 2015, Prof. Bernhard Weigand

MSc thesis (“Diplomarbeit”): "Blunt Body Near Wake Modelling and Pressure Interpolation on Immersed Boundaries using Vorticity Confinement." Aachen University, Prof. Norbert Peters / University of Tennessee Space Institute, Prof. John Steinhoff, 2006

Graduate research project (“Studienarbeit”): “Development of a Genetic Algorithm for approximation of premixed flame velocities” (in German), RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Norbert Peters, 2005

Graduate research project (“Studienarbeit”): “Development of a direct point extraction algorithm for automatic grid generators” (in German), Aachen University, Prof. Wolfgang Schröder, 2005