• Literature review and evaluation of the available detailed kinetic mechanisms
  • Introduction to Cantera
    (open-source tool to simulate chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, and transport processes)
  • Implementation of the plug flow reactor model in Cantera and validation of the 1D
    model with experimental data
  • Sensitivity analysis and mechanism simplification
  • Writing the master thesis


Starting date: As soon as possible

Duration: 6 months



Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Wimmer, +43 (316) 873-30101, andreas.wimmer@lec.tugraz.at
Dr. Ramin Mehrabian, +43 (316) 873-30096, ramin.mehrabian@lec.tugraz.at


Ref: Miller, J. A., et al., 1983. Kinetic modeling of the oxidation of ammonia in flames. Combust. Sci. Technol. 34:149–76.