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PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME 

This copy of the provisional conference programme may be subject to minor changes by the time of the conference. Please contact the organisers with any particular queries or requests you may have.
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Programme Overview 

The overall structure of the timetable involves plenary lectures, contributed presentations (A1, A2, .. J2), minisymposia (M1, .. M7) and a poster session:
3:00pm  registration at Lord Mayor's Walk Campus 

6:00pm  drinks and snacks reception at Gray's Court (until 7:30pm) 
8:45am  welcome address  

8:50am  plenary lecture:  Philip Colella 
9:55am  parallel sessions:  A1  A2  A3  A4  A5 
10:45am  break  
11:00am  parallel sessions:  B1  B2  B3  B4  B5 
12:40pm  lunch  
2:00pm  plenary lecture:  Anne Dowling 
3:00pm  break  
3:20pm  parallel sessions:  C1  C2  M1a  M2  M3 
5:25pm  end of sessions 
8:50am  parallel sessions:  D1  D2  D3  D4  D5 

9:45am  plenary lecture:  Rupert Klein 
10:45am 
break start of poster session  
11:25am  parallel sessions:  E1  E2  E3  E4  E5 
12:40pm  lunch  
2:00pm  plenary lecture:  Takashi Niioka 
3:00pm  break  
3:20pm  parallel sessions:  F1  F2  M1b  M4  M5 
5:25pm  end of sessions  
6:30pm  tour of York Minster  
7:30pm  ( for 8:00pm ) 
dinner in St William's College (behind the Minster) 
8:50am  parallel sessions:  G1  G2  G3  G4  G5 

9:45am  plenary lecture:  Vincent Giovangigli 
10:45am  break  
11:25am  parallel sessions:  H1  H2  H3  H4  H5 
12:40pm  lunch  
2:00pm  plenary lecture:  Richard Yetter 
3:00pm  break  
3:20pm  parallel sessions:  J1  J2  M1c  M6  M7 
5:50pm  end of sessions 
Plenary Lectures 

Mon 8:50am 
Philip Colella Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. 
"Adaptive Numerical Methods and Models for LowMach Number Combustion"  

Mon 2:00pm 
Anne Dowling University of Cambridge  "Thermo Acoustic Oscillations"  
Tue 9:45am 
Rupert Klein Freie Universität Berlin  "Numerical Techniques for LowSpeed and HighSpeed Premixed Combustion"  
Tue 2:00pm 
Takashi Niioka Tohoku University, Japan  "StretchExtinction and RadiationExtinction of Counterflow Premixed and Diffusion Flames"  
Wed 9:45am 
Vincent Giovangigli Ecole Polytechnique, Paris  "Multicomponent Transport in Flames"  
Wed 2:00pm 
Richard Yetter Princeton University 
Detailed Modelling of MultiPhase Combustion Phenomena in and around Chemically Reacting Particles 
Themes of Contributed Sessions 

Themes  Sessions  

Computation      A1, B1, D3 
Modelling      A2, C1 
Detonation      A3, B3, E3 
Turbulence     A4, B4, D1, E1, J1 
Hydrodynamics      A5, H2 
Dust/Droplets      B2, F1, G2 
Fires/Explosions      B5, G4 
Propellants      C2 
Ignition     D2, E2, F2, G1, H1 
Flames      D4, E4, H3, J2 
Burners      D5 
Pollution      E5, G3 
Heterogeneous & Porous media     G5, H5 
Kinetics      H4 
Titles of Minisymposium Sessions 

Session  Minisymposium  Organiser  

M1 (a, b, c)  Mechanisms of GasPhase DeflagrationtoDetonation Transition (3 parts)  E Oran  
M2  Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Premixed Flames  RS Cant  
M3  Microgravity Combustion  J Buckmaster  
M4  Efficient numerical methods and reduction techniques for coupled flow and chemistry  M Berzins  
M5  Solid Propellant Burning  J Buckmaster  
M6  Instabilities in Premixed and Diffusion Flames  JS Kim  
M7  Numerical simulation of droplet and Particle combustion  F Benkhaldoun 
Detailed Timetable 

3:00pm  registration at Lord Mayor's Walk Campus 

6:00pm  drinks and snacks reception at Gray's Court (until 7:30pm) 
Welcome Address
Philip Colella 
A1  Computation:  
W Wang Special Finite Elements for Solving NavierStokes Equations and Combustion Related Problems
S Paxion, D Thevenin, P Bastian, S Candel
 
A2  Modelling:  
J Billingham, AC King, RC Copcutt, K Kendall Analysis of a model for a loaded, planar, solid oxide fuel cell
AC McIntosh, BF Gray, GC Wake, R Ball
 
A3  Detonation:  
GJ Sharpe, SAEG Falle Stability of Idealized Detonations
TN Fortova, AV Shutov
 
A4  Turbulence:  
D Cokljat, W Polifke, P Wild A NonAdiabatic Method for Calculation of Premixed Flames using Turbulent Flame Speed Closure
VA Frost, VA Kaminsky, AB Rabinovich
 
A5  Hydrodynamics:  
V Karlin, G Makhviladze, J Roberts Numerical investigation of laminar flame fronts in closed channels at high Reynolds numbers
YA Gostinzev, AG Istratov, NI Kidin

B1  Computation:  
RB Pember, LH Howell, JB Bell, P Colella, WY Crutchfield,
WA Fiveland, JP Jessee An Adaptive Projection Method for the Modeling of Unsteady, LowMach Number Combustion
BAV Bennett, MD Smooke
RK Mohammed, MA Tanoff, BAV Bennett, MD Smooke
R Becker, M Braack, R Rannacher, J Warnatz
 
B2  Dust/Droplets:  
JL Castillo, A Perea, PL GarciaYbarra Soot Dynamic in Droplet Combustion: Influence of Thermophoresis and Photophoresis
M AriasZugasti, PL GarciaYbarra, JL Castillo
T Selerland, AR Karagozian
V Korobeinikov, V Markov, I Men'shov
 
B3  Detonation:  
DW Mikolaitis High Pressure Kinetics Applied to ChapmanJouguet Detonations
M Short
TD Aslam, JB Bdzil
AG Knyazeva
 
B4  Turbulence:  
O Gicquel, D Thevenin, M Hilka, N Darabiha Direct Numerical Simulations of Turbulent Premixed Flames Using the ILDM Chemistry Reduction Technique
B Binninger, M Chen, M Herrmann
R Liu
A Koichi Hayashi, Y Shimoshiba
 
B5  Fires/Explosions:  
S Rylands, AC McIntosh Predicting Fire and Smoke Movement in Buildings Using Zone Modelling
P Birkby, RS Cant, AM Savill
NK Kopyt, SK Aslanov, AI Stroutchayev
SV Utyushnikov, AV Konyukhov, IF Muzafarov,
AT Onufriev, NA Safarov, RA Safarov

Anne Dowling Thermo Acoustic Oscillations 
C1  Modelling:  
W Polifke, A Poncet, CO Paschereit, K Dobbeling Determination of Thermoacoustic Transfer Matrices by Timedependent Numerical Simulation
LF Figueira da Silva, V Sabelk'nikov, B Deshaies
AA Vasil'ev
AG Knyazeva
GA Pavlov
 
C2  Propellants:  
A Jones A simplified model of extinction for a low activation energy flame
KL Tsang, A Jones, JW Dold
G Namah
EA Dyukarev, AG Knyazeva
SA Rashkovsky
 
M1a  GasPhase DeflagrationtoDetonation Transition  E Oran  
E Oran An Overview of DDT in the Gas Phase
D Bradley
G Thomas
A Khokhlov
 
M2  DNS of Turbulent Premixed Flames  RS Cant  
KW Jenkins, RS Cant Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Flame Kernels
T Alshaalan, CJ Rutland
JH Chen, HG Im
D Veynante, T Poinsot
 
M3  Microgravity Combustion  J Buckmaster  
H Bedir, JS Tien Comparison of different radiation models for nonluminous flames in microgravity
PD Ronney
WA Sirignano
J Buckmaster, P Ronney

D1  Turbulence:  
H Wenzel Direct numerical simulation of the Gequation in the laminar flamelet and the thin reaction zone regime
AM Klimov
 
D2  Ignition:  
D Mellado, AL Sanchez H2O2 Ignition in the Supersonic Mixing Layer
HG Im, JH Chen
 
D3  Computation:  
G Continillo, FM Denaro, FS Marra Accuracy and Stability Analysis of TimeIntegrated Schemes for AdvectionDiffusionReaction Equations
R Prosser, RS Cant
 
D4  Flames:  
RO Weber, JW Dold Asymptotic structure of the backtoback premixed flamelet
T Takeno, K Bray
 
D5  Burners:  
L Kjaldman Influence of Different Submodels on the Computed Near Burner Properties of a Pulverized Coal Burner
MJ de Neef, G Summ, P Knabner

Rupert Klein Numerical Techniques for LowSpeed and HighSpeed Premixed Combustion 
Poster Presentations: 
OV Sharypov Spontaneous Detonations: Analysis and Simulation
S Khalatov, A Hitching, N Syred
F Marsano, T O'Doherty, N Syred
A Abatorab, A Teodorczyk
A Abatorab, A Teodorczyk
VM Paskonov, SV Fortova
GN Mercer, RO Weber
HS Sidhu, LK Forbes, BF Gray
S Marsano
AY Starikovskii

E1  Turbulence:  
M Kraft, H Fey, H Bockhorn Higher Order Factorization and Particle Approximation of Stochastic Reactor Models Based on the PDF Transport Equation
D Lentini
VA Arkhipov, OV Matvienko
 
E2  Ignition:  
AC McIntosh, N Hafiz, JF Griffiths, J Zhang, J Brindley Effect of asymmetric temperature conditions on the spontaneous ignition of fluids in porous insulation materials
AM Telengator, SB Margolis, FA Williams
BS Seplyarskii, LS Gordopolova
 
E3  Detonation:  
V Romano, M Torrisi Numerical Solutions for Detonation Models
NN Smirnov, VF Nikitin, MV Tyurnikov, AP Boichenko
AN Ischenko, JP Khomenko
 
E4  Flames:  
D Thevenin, PH Renard, JC Rolon, S Candel Dynamics of the Flame Front during a NonPremixed Flame/Vortex Interaction
V Favier, L Vervisch
RW Thatcher, JW Dold, M Cooper
 
E5  Pollution:  
M Pourkashanian, E Amin, GE Andrews, A Williams, L Yap Assessment of strainedflamelet predictions of NOx formation in H2/Air Turbulent Diffusion flames
A Dederichs, M Balthasar, F Mauss
OP Koprobeinichev, TA Bolshova, VV Mokrushin,
SB Ilin, VA Shvartsberg, AA Chernov

Takashi Niioka StretchExtinction and RadiationExtinction of Counterflow Premixed and Diffusion Flames 
F1  Dust/Droplets:  
Do Young Byun, Seung Wook Baek, Ju Hyeong Cho Microexplosion of Aluminium Slurry Droplets
A Koichi Hayashi, T Yokoyama
J Reveillon
S Khosid, D Igra, JB Greenberg
K Domelevo
 
F2  Ignition:  
A Zinoviev, V Goldshtein, I Goldfarb, I Shreiber Thermal Explosion of a Reactive Gas Bubble
I Goldfarb, V Gol'dshtein, G Kuzmenko, A Zinoviev
J Staggs
HS Sidhu, GN Mercer, RO Weber
RO Weber, GC Wake, E Balakrishnan
 
M1b  GasPhase DeflagrationtoDetonation Transition  E Oran  
S Dorofeev Effect of Scale on the Onset of Detonations in GasPhase DDT
JW Dold, AK Kapila
N Nikiforakis
C Parkins
 
M4  methods and reduction techniques for flow and chemistry  M Berzins  
P Smith, R Rawat Reacting flow applications of the intrinsic lower dimensional manifold method
Tamas Turanyi, A Buki, U Maas
A Tomlin, K Hughes, M Pilling, T Mahmood, E Hampartsoumian
M Berzins, V Pennington, I Ahmad
 
M5  Solid Propellant Burning  J Buckmaster  
MQ Brewster, MJ Ward, SF Son Role of Gas and Condensed Phase Kinetics in Burning Rate Control of Energetic Solids
N Illincic, MA Tanoff, MD Smooke, RA Yetter, TP Parr, DM HansonParr
J Buckmaster, J Yao
Vigor Yang

6:30pm  7:30pm  Tour of York Minster 

7:30pm (for 8:00pm) 
Dinner in St William's College (behind the Minster) 
G1  Ignition:  
AK Kapila, M Short Explosion in a Thin Sample of a Homogeneous Reactive Medium
 
G2  Dust/Droplets:  
M Massot, A Gomez, MD Smooke Counterflow spray diffusion flames: computations and experiments
PM Krishenik, KG Shkadinskii
 
G3  Pollution:  
BR Adams, MP Heap, PJ Smith Numerical Simulation of NOx Formation in CoalFired Cyclone Boiler
AY Starikovskii
 
G4  Fires/Explosions:  
WE Mell, HR Baum Simulation of Fires with Radiative Heat Transfer
K McGrattan, A Hamins
 
G5  Heterogeneous & Porous media:  
R KisselOsterrieder, F Behrendt MonteCarlo Simulation of Heterogeneous Reaction Systems
J Zhang, JF Griffiths, J Brindley, AC McIntosh

Vincent Giovangigli Multicomponent Transport in Flames 
H1  Ignition:  
M Thiele, J Warnatz, U Maas Detailed Twodimensional Simulation of Spark Ignition
AY Starikovskii
AM Bartenev, BE Gelfand, SP Nmedvedev, AN Polenov, SV Khomik
RS Bourkina
 
H2  Hydrodynamics:  
T Waku, T Takeno TimeDependent Behavior of Premixed Flame caused by Concentration Spots in A Row, Comparison of Convex and Concave Flames
J Hodgson, JW Dold
JM Everson, JW Dold
AA Borisov, SI Sumskoi
 
H3  Flames:  
S Fedotov Front propagation in a turbulent flow: dynamic programming approach
GN Mercer, RO Weber, HS Sidhu
ML Frankel, V Roytburd
I Filimonov, N Kidin
 
H4  Kinetics:  
R Bentley, V Dupont, A Williams A Comparison in Kinetic Mechanisms during CH4AIR Mixtures Impinging on Platinum Foil
H Niemann, J Warnatz
T Blasenbrey, D Schmidt, U Maas
 
H5  Heterogeneous & Porous media:  
SB Margolis Influence of PressureDriven Gas Permeation on the QuasiSteady Burning of Porous Eneregetic Materials
B Peters
AG Merzhanov
VV Grachev, TP Ivleva

Richard Yetter Detailed Modelling of MultiPhase Combustion Phenomena in and around Chemically Reacting Particles 
J1  Turbulence:  
C Corvellec, P Bruel, VA Sabel'nikov Propagation Properties of Turbulent Premixed Flames Associated with Gradient and Countergradient Diffusion
V Morgenthaler, LF Figueira da Silva, B Deshaies, V Sabel'nikov
KH Luo
DJ Ranasinghe, RS Cant
M Boger, D Veynante
 
J2  Flames:  
D Bradley, PH Gaskell and XJ Gu A Computational Study of Spherical Propagating Laminar Flames
MA Tanoff, MD Smooke
H Bockhorn, J Frohlich, K Schneider
A Ern, V Giovangigli, M Smooke
U Riedel
 
M1c  GasPhase DeflagrationtoDetonation Transition  E Oran  
JC Wheeler DDT in Astrophysics
GA Ruderman, D Scott Stewart
I Brailovsky, G Sivashinsky
followed by:
 
M6  Instabilities in Premixed and Diffusion Flames  JS Kim (session extended to 5:50pm)  
S Margolis Asymptotic Treatment of Hydrodynamic and Reactive/Diffusive Instabilities in FlameSurface Models of LiquidPropellant Combustion
H Pearlman
V Nayagam
M Matalon
JS Kim
 
M7  Numerical simulation of droplet and particle combustion  F Benkhaldoun  
F Benkhaldoun, R Borghi, I Elmahi Numerical computation of unsymmetrical droplet ignition
P Haldenwang, J Daou, B Denet, C Nicoli
M Rose, P Roth, SM Frolov, MG Neuhaus
D Hanel, R Vilsmeier, A Patschull, O Gloth, C Viozat

PROGRAMME CHANGES 

Changes (involving some rescheduling and some alterations in the list of presentations) have been made from the provisional programme first announced on 27th January 1998, in the following sessions:
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