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DECOLA Challenge

Space propulsion : understanding and simulating

Only numerical simulation allows to understand the very complex and critical phenomena belonging to the conception and development of the solid/liquid propellant rocket engines.

CERFACS develops a simulation tool dedicated to spatial propulsion, AVBP-GR, which is able to simulate turbulent/transient phenomena of rocket engines in realistic conditions. It also takes into account the supercritical conditions which occur in liquid-propulsion systems.

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Two CERFACS proposals accepted in PRACE 14th call

superadmin |  4 April 2017

Two CERFACS proposals have been accepted at the last PRACE call. The two studies will be performed with the AVBP solver and will address two very different topics: "Large Eddy Simulation of the Deflagration to Detonation Transition » (in collaboration with TOTAL) will focus on explosions in...Read more


Articles of scientific mediation in the online journal “The Conversation”

thual |  31 March 2017

Among the missions of the researchers and engineers of Cerfacs is the dissemination of scientific results at all levels, from specialized scientific journals to media intended for the general public. In this spirit, Cerfacs has chosen the online journal "The Conversation" to publish several...Read more

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