a) Computational Hydrodynamics
a.1) Lattice Boltzmann Numerical Hydrodynamics
I. Shallow water waves in closed domains by means of multispeed LBM: effect of different velocity sets.
II . Multi-layer Shallow Water flows in complex geometries;
III. Reactive flows in porous and nano-porous catalytic media;
LBM pore scale modelling of water into highly heterogeneous granular media.
LBM modelling of hydrodynamic and off-equilibrium driven heterogeneous
catalytic reactions in porous and nano-porous media.
III. Multiphase and multicomponent flows;
Collision of droplets under different thermodynamic conditions
Free surface complex flows with LBM
Free surface droplet dynamics with LBM: influence of surface tension.
Free surface 3D idealised dam break with LBM.
Real life 3D dam break interacting with buldings, simulated by means of free surface LBM.
Flythrough of the above 3D dam break
Numerical simulation of dam-break impact on isolated building, perfomed by means of free surface LBM.
First stages of the failure of Malpasset dam, perfomed by means of free surface LBM.
Free surface simulation of ship hulls performance
LBM simulation of supramolecular interactions in multiphase colloidal dispersions.
IV.Buoyancy driven turbulent flows (Lattice Boltzmann-LES);
LBM LES simulation of turbulent flows induced by density gradients.
LBM multiphase simulation of drop sliding over surface with different hydrophobic properties.
LBM multiphase simulation of drops falling on porous surfaces with different slope.
LBM multiphase simulation of drops jumping over a gap.
LBM simulation of aerodynamic flow around a car at increasing Reynolds numbers.
a.2) Navier Stokes – LES
I. buoyancy driven turbulent flows;
b) Experimental Hydraulics
I. 2D and 3D gravity currents;
II. Internal waves
III. Local scour processes
IV. Sloshing of a stratified fluid system