MaCFP Program

This is a draft program and details may still be subject to change but dates are firm. The program is also available for download.

Saturday June 10 (Gas Phase Subgroup)
8:30 – 9:00 Welcome remarks and general presentation of MaCFP (B. Merci, J. Torero, A. Trouvé)
9:00 – 9:25 Review of current standards for CFD verification and validation (R. McDermott, A. Trouvé)
9:25 – 9:50 Open discussion
9:50 – 10:10 Coffee break
10:10 – 10:35 Case 1: Turbulent buoyant plumes (A. Brown, M. Gollner)
• Sandia Helium plume experiment
10:35 – 11:00 Case 1: Open discussion
11:00 – 11:25 Case 2: Turbulent pool fires with gaseous fuel (J. Hewson, B. Merci)
• Sandia methane-air flame experiment
• NIST McCaffrey natural-gas-air flame experiment
11:25 – 11:50 Case 2: Open discussion
11:50 – 13:10 Lunch (provided)
13:10 – 13:35 Case 3: Turbulent pool fires with liquid fuel (B. Weckman, A. Trouvé)
• Waterloo methanol-air flame experiment
13:35 – 14:00 Case 3: Open discussion
14:00 – 14:25 Case 4: Turbulent wall fires (Y. Wang, J. Torero)
• FM Global vertical wall flame experiment (with gaseous fuel – methane, ethane, ethylene, propylene)
14:25 – 14:50 Case 4: Open discussion
14:50 – 15:10 Coffee break
15:10 – 15:35 Case 5: Flame extinction (A. Marshall, R. McDermott)
• Maryland methane-air-nitrogen and propane-air-nitrogen flame experiment
15:35 – 16:00 Case 5: Open discussion
16:00 – 17:00 Next steps and plan for the Second Workshop of the MaCFP
Working Group (2019): Open discussion

Sunday June 11 (Condensed Phase Subgroup)
8:00 – 8:15 Welcome and overview of the “Condensed Phase Phenomena Subgroup” (M. Bruns, T. Rogaume, S. Stoliarov)
8:15 – 8:35 Kinetics and thermodynamics of condensed phase decomposition (I. Leventon)
8:35 – 8:55 Properties and composition of gaseous pyrolyzates (E. Guillaume)
8:55 – 9:15 Physics and chemistry of the gas-condensed phase interface (F. Richard)
9:15 – 9:45 Open discussion
9:45 – 10:05 Coffee break
10:05 – 10:25 Heat and mass transfer in the condensed phase (S. Hostikka)
10:25 – 10:45 Coupling of condensed and gas phase models (Y. Wang)
10:45 – 11:05 Inverse modeling and model complexity in computational pyrolysis: applications to PMMA and wood in fire conditions (G. Rein)
11:05 – 11:25 Applications of generalized pyrolysis models (C. Lautenberger)
11:25 – 11:55 Open Discussion
11:55 – 12:25 Next steps and plan for next workshop
12:25 – 13:25 Lunch (provided)