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The 27 November 2017

Numerical tools for complex chemistry simulations: the open source CANTERA solver

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Announced
Deadline for registration: 15 days before the starting date of each training
Duration : 1 day / (7 hours)
Pre-registration

Abstract

This training session provides the participants with an introduction to CANTERA, a suite of object-oriented software tools for problems involving chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, and/or transport processes. CANTERA is an open source software, comparable to the CHEMKIN or COSILAB simulation tools, currently used for applications including used for applications including combustion, detonations, plasmas… Participants will get an overview of what it is possible to do with CANTERA, from the installation of the code with insights on its architecture and underlying methods to hands-on sessions enabling script generation and testing.

Target participants

This training session is for engineers, conbustionists, physicists, and students who wish to learn how to use an efficient and free software for problems involving chemical kinetics.

Prerequisites

Unix, Python and some basic knowledge of C/C++.

Scientific contact : Eleonore RIBER
Fee

Trainees/PhDs/PostDocs : 50 €
CERFACS shareholders/CNRS/INRIA : 150 €
Public : 300 €

Program

(From 9h00 to 12h30 and from 14h00 to 17h30)
Morning

9h00-11h00 : What is Cantera ? History – presentation – a bit about the governing eqautions – Structure of the code and Python interface presentation
11h00-12h30: Organization of a script – First Hands on

Afternoon

Hands-on (Equilibrium – Clossed Vessels – Free Flame – Counterflow Flame)

Pre-registrationing chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, and/or transport processes. CANTERA is an open source software, comparable to the CHEMKIN or COSILAB simulation tools, currently used for applications including used for applications including combustion, detonations, plasmas… Participants will get an overview of what it is possible to do with CANTERA, from the installation of the code with insights on its architecture and underlying methods to hands-on sessions enabling script generation and testing.

 

Target participants

This training session is for engineers, conbustionists, physicists, and students who wish to learn how to use an efficient and free software for problems involving chemical kinetics.

 

Prerequisites

Unix, Python and some basic knowledge of C/C++.

Scientific contact : Eleonore RIBER

Fee

  • Trainees/PhDs/PostDocs : 50 €
  • CERFACS shareholders/CNRS/INRIA : 150 €
  • Public : 300 €

 

Program

(From 9h00 to 12h30 and from 14h00 to 17h30)

Morning

  • 9h00-11h00 : What is Cantera ? History – presentation – a bit about the governing eqautions – Structure of the code and Python interface presentation
  • 11h00-12h30: Organization of a script – First Hands on

Afternoon

  • Hands-on (Equilibrium – Clossed Vessels – Free Flame – Counterflow Flame)

 

Pre-registration

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