Combustion and Flame, Vol.211, 173-184, 2020
Hybrid regularized Lattice-Boltzmann modelling of premixed and non-premixed combustion processes
A Lattice-Boltzmann model for low-Mach reactive flows is presented, built upon our recently published model (Comb & Flame, 196, 2018). The approach is hybrid and couples a Lattice-Boltzmann solver for the resolution of mass and momentum conservation and a finite difference solver for the energy and species conservation. Having lifted the constant thermodynamic and transport properties assumptions, the model presented now fully accounts for the classical reactive flow thermodynamic closure: each component is assigned NASA coefficients for calculating its thermodynamic properties. A temperature-dependent viscosity is considered, from which are deduced thermo-diffusive properties via specification of Prandtl and component-specific Schmidt numbers. Another major improvement from our previous contribution is the derivation of an advanced collision kernel compatible of multi-component reactive flows stable in high shear flows. Validation is carried out first on premixed configurations, through simulation of the planar freely propagating flame, the growth of the associated Darrieus-Landau instability and three regimes of flame-vortex interaction. A double shear layer test case including a flow-stabilized diffusion flame is then presented and results are compared with DNS simulations, showing excellent agreement. (C) 2019 The Combustion Institute. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.