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Purdue Process Safety and Assurance Center (P2SAC)

Agenda for Spring 2019 Flow Assurance Conference

Thursday, May 9, 2019 (Day 3 of 3) - WALC B058

All presentations are invited talks.

  • 7:15-7:45 Coffee, tea, and pastries
  • 7:45-8:00 Osman Basaran, Academic Director P2SAC, Purdue: Welcome, overview, history of P2SAC, and goals of the flow assurance conference

Ink jets: fluid mechanics and materials issues [chair: Bhat]

  • 8:00-8:40 Xiang Cheng, University of Minnesota: Dynamics of drop impact on solid surfaces: evolution of impact force and self-similar spreading (plenary lecture)

  • 8:40-9:10 Chris Menzel, Fuji Dimatix: General ink jet talk

  • 9:10-9:40 Chien Hsu, BASF: Materials issues in ink jet printing

  • 9:40-10:05 Letian Dou, Purdue: Printing flexible electronics

  • 10:05-10:25 Break and group photos

Flow assurance in oil & gas, chemical, and diversified manufacturing industries (Part 1) [chair: Garg]

  • 10:25-10:50 Lee Rhyne, Chevron: Flow assurance in the oil patch

  • 10:50-11:20 Arun Selvaraj Kousalya, Shell: Integrated process model for Caisson subsea separators

Electrohydrodynamics [chair: Christov]

  • 11:20-11:50 Petia Vlahovska, Northwestern: Equatorial streaming

  • 11:50-12:15 Brayden Wagoner, Purdue: Simulation of polar and equatorial streaming

  • 12:15-1:20 Lunch at Purdue Memorial Union (South Ballroom)

Flow assurance in oil & gas, chemical, and diversified manufacturing industries (Part 2) [chair: Garg]

  • 1:20-1:45 Vishrut Garg, Air Products: Drop and bubble coalescence/impact

  • 1:45-2:10 Jaeyub Chung, Purdue: Surfactants and DST effects in EOR/flow assurance

Atomization, sprays, jets, and drops: examples from agriculture and general manufacturing [chair: Kamat]

  • 2:10-2:35 Steve Cryer/Madan Somasi, Corteva Agriscience: Efficacy of crop protection offerings based upon drop sizes and the break-up of sprayed emulsions from flat-fan nozzles

  • 2:35-3:00 Chris Anthony, Convergent Science: Filament/ligament breakup

  • 3:00-3:25 Pritish Kamat, Dow: Surfactant-laden filament/ligament breakup

  • 3:25-3:40 Break

Catastrophes, singularities, and consequence analysis: examples from free surface flows, polymer processing, VE flows, and pipeline flows [chair: Harriott]

  • 3:40-4:10 George Harriott, Air Products: Leak detection on gas pipelines and spills

  • 4:10-4:40 Pradeep Bhat, 3M: Flow assurance in VE free surface flows/polymer processing: simulating the dynamics of drops, jets, and films

  • 4:40-5:05 Chris Anthony, Convergent Science: Adaptive meshing in modeling finite time singularities

Flows with multiphysics: [chair: Anthony]

  • 5:05-5:35 Ivan Christov, Purdue ME: Flows in deformable conduits: towards a theory of the response of soft microdevices

  • 5:35-5:55 Brayden Wagoner, Purdue: Complex filament and sheet breakup/rupture

  • 5:55-6:15 Subash Sharma, Purdue NE: Research on two-phase flows using two-fluid model

  • 6:30 Dinner at Purdue Memorial Union (South Ballroom)