RESEARCH AREAS

The research activities addressed in DINAMICS are centred on both energy conversion and energy transfer systems, including technologies and related phenomena, such as:

  • micro-scale energy conversion and transport

  • fuel cell technologies, microelectronics

  • high-density electronics (including high performance liquid cooling)

  • micro-design of fluid-solid boundary interfaces

 

Our purpose is to enhance control of mass, momentum, heat transfer, or chemical kinetics.

Our methods include the measurement of multiphase flow quantities, such as liquid and vapor concentrations, or chemical species concentration, or temperature maps with enough spatial and temporal resolution. At our disposal, we have the following experimental techniques:

  • Laser Fluorescence Confocal Microscopy  (LSCM)

  • Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF)

  • high-speed thermography

  • Micro-particle Image Velocimetry (micro-PIV)

  • Phase-Doppler interferometry

 

The results of our project consist in the development of new approaches to the modelling of dynamic interfacial interactions in multiphase flows, providing accurate experimental evidence to validate them. Below you can consult a diagram of our main research areas and equipment.

Please contact us if you wish to know more about our research and our facilities.

Interfacial plus Micro-scale Transport Phenomena

Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research

Instituto Superior Técnico

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