Preliminary Schedule

April 8, 2015

09:00 AM - 09:30 AM

Registration

09:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Keynote : Small dysfunctions in a complex system can cause a catastrophic outcome
Prof. S. Mannan,
Texas A&M University, USA

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Coffee Break

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

 

WSCV 2015-01: Case studies of two phase flow in pressure relief valves for the fire case
S.-M. Egan
Solvay Health Safety and Environment Department, CRTL, France

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

WSCV 2015-02: A critical analysis of the safety valve sizing procedure in liquids
F. Cecchi1, V. Dossena2, N. Franchina3, F. Marinoni2, M. Savini3, F. Bassi3
1
Tai Milano Spa, Italy; 2Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 3Universitá degli Studi di Bergamo, Italy

11:45 AM - 12:15 AM

WSCV 2015-03: Safety valve selection based on the pressure surge gradient in the equipment to be protected and effect of the physical state of the medium on Pilot Operates Safety Valve opening time
F. Cecchi
TAI Milano S.p.A., Italy

12:15 AM - 01:45 PM

Lunch

01:45 PM - 02:15 PM

WSCV 2015-04: Characterization and certification of industrial pressure valves
Q. Gallas1, M. Pruvost1, S. Blicq2
1
ONERA, France; 2SARASIN-ACTOR, France

02:15 PM - 02:45 PM

WSCV 2015-05: Characterization of fluidic micro-actuators
Q. Gallas and M. Pruvost
ONERA, France

02:45 PM - 03:15 PM

Coffee Break

03:15 PM - 03:45 PM

WSCV 2015-06: Novel computational methods and modelling aspects for fluid-structure contact interaction in valves
W. A. Wall, C. Ager, A. Wirtz, P. Farah, B. Schott, A. Popp
Institute for Computational Mechanics, Technische Universität München, Germany

03:45 PM - 04:15 PM

WSCV 2015-07: Experimental and numerical investigations of gas leakage through metal-to-metal seal
A.Maoui, E. Sauger
Centre Technique des Industries Mécaniques, France

04:15 PM

Reception

   

April 9, 2015

09:15 AM - 09:45 AM

WSCV 2015-08: Experimental study and analysis of a API safety relief valve in air, water and two-phase air-water flow
V. Kourakos, PCM Europe, France

09:45 AM - 10:15 AM

WSCV 2015-09: Experimental investigation of cavitation in a safety relief valve using water
J. Pinho1, J.-M. Buchlin1, P. Rambaud2, A. Couzinet3, S. Chabane4,
G. Caridi1
1
von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium; formerly VKI, Belgium2; 3Centre Technique des Industries Mécaniques, France; 4FluideMéca, France

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

WSCV 2015-10: Cavitation in safety relief valves : numerical simulation approach
A. Couzinet1, L. Gros1, J. Pinho2, D. Pierrat1
1Centre Technique des Industries Mécaniques, France; 1von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Coffee Break

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

WSCV 2015-11: Cavitating flow in a globe valve: Calibration of mass transfer models and simulations with OpenFoam
A. Gosset, I. Lamas Galdo, M. Lema Rodríguez
University of A Coruña, Department of Naval and Oceanic Engineering, Spain

11:45 AM - 12:15 AM

WSCV 2015-12: Experimental study of the flow coefficient of an orifice geometry in water and liquid nitrogen
J. Pinho1, L. Peveroni1, J.-M. Buchlin1, A. Couzinet2, S. Chabane3
1
von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium, 2Centre Technique des Industries Mécaniques, France, 3FluideMéca, France

12:15 AM - 01:45 PM

Lunch

01:45 PM - 02:15 PM

WSCV 2015-13: CFD model validation and hydraulic loads reduction for future electric space valves
J.-F. Cori and al.
SAFRAN-Techspace-Aero, Belgium

02:15 PM – 02:45 PM

WSCV 2015-14: Numerical investigation of the fluid and structure dynamics of a steam turbine inlet valve at different operation conditions
C.B. Domnick1, F.-K. Benra1, D. Brillert1, H.J. Dohmen1, Ch. Musch²
1University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany; 2Siemens AG, Germany

02:45 PM - 04:00 PM

Visit of the VKI laboratories

04:00 PM

End of Workshop

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