Director of Research
Rheology of Immersed Granular Materials in presence of HydroDynamic Interactions.
Numerical Analysis, Modeling and Code Development.
Advanced Roll Bite Models with Lubrication for Cold Strip Rolling Processes.
Numerical Analysis, Modeling and Code Development.
Rheology of Concentrated Suspensions and Shear-Induced Migration.
Rheometry Experiments and Numerical Modeling.
University Polytechnique Hauts-de-France
Laboratory of Physics and Condensed Matter (LPMC) CNRS-UMR 7336
Laboratory of Thermo-Kinematics (LTN) CNRS-UMR 6607
Lebanese Unevirsity, Faculty of Engineering III
T. DBOUK, D. DRIKAKIS, “Fluid Dynamics and Epidemiology: Seasonality and Transmission Dynamics”, Physics of Fluids, 33, 021901, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0037640
T. DBOUK, D. DRIKAKIS, “On Airborne Virus Transmission in Elevators and Confined Spaces”, Physics of Fluids, 33, 011905, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0038180
T. DBOUK, D. DRIKAKIS, “Weather impact on airborne coronavirus survival”, Physics of Fluids, 32, 093312, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0024272
T. DBOUK, D. DRIKAKIS, “On respiratory droplets and face masks”, Physics of Fluids, 32, 063303, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0015044
T. DBOUK, D. DRIKAKIS, “On coughing and airborne droplet transmission to humans”, Physics of Fluids, 32, 053310, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0011960
T. DBOUK, S.A. BAHRANI, “Modeling of buoyancy-driven thermal convection in immersed granular beds”, International Journal of Multiphase Flows, accepted, September 2020.
G. WANG, T. DBOUK, D. WANG, Y. PEI, X. PENG, H. YUAN, S. XIANG, “Experimental and numerical investigation on hydraulic and thermal performance in the tube-side of helically coiled-twisted trilobal tube heat exchanger”, International Journal of Thermal Sciences 153, 106328, 2020.
H. KARKABA, T. DBOUK, C. HABCHI, S. RUSSEIL, T. LEMENAND, D. BOUGEARD, Multi objective optimization of vortex generators for heat transfer enhancement using large design space exploration, accepted for publication, Chemical Engineering and Processing -Process Intensification, June (2020).
T. DBOUK, “AdsorpReactingFoam, a computational platform for multicomponent adsorption and reactive flows in OpenFOAM”, under review 2020.
T. DBOUK, “VOC pollutants reduction in indoor-environment by adsorptive materials and fresh air ventilation: CFD scenarios modeling, simulation and validation in OpenFOAM”, under review 2020.
C. OCTAU, T. DBOUK, M. WATREMEZ, D. MERESSE, M. LIPPERT, J. SCHIFFLER, L. KEIRSBULCK, L. DUBAR,“Liquid-solid two-phase jet in a turbulent crossflow: Experiments and simulations”, Chemical Engineering, Research and Design, accepted for publication, Chemical Engineering and Processing -Process Intensification, June 2020.
H. KARKABA, T. DBOUK, C. HABCHI, S. RUSSEIL, T. LEMENAND, D. BOUGEARD, Multi objective optimization of vortex generators for heat transfer enhancement using large design space exploration, acceptedfor publication, (2019).
H. BELKHOUA, S. RUSSEIL, T. DBOUK, M. MOBTIL, D. BOUGEARD, N.-Y. FRANCOIS, “Large Eddy Simulation ofboundary layer transition over an isolated ramp-type micro roughness element”, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 80, 2019.
T. DBOUK, “A computational framework with an adaptive mesh refinement technique for concentrated suspension flows”.Particulate Science and Technology, 1-10, 2019.
T. DBOUK, C. HABCHI, “On the mixing enhancement in concentrated non-colloidal neutrally buoyant suspensions of rigidparticles using helical coiled and chaotic twisted pipes: A numerical investigation”. Chemical Engineering and Processing -Process Intensification, 141, 2019.
V. SUBRAMANIAM, T. DBOUK, J.-L. HARION, "Topology optimization of conjugate heat transfer systems: A competition between heat transfer enhancement and pressure drop reduction" International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 75, 2019, 165-184. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2019.01.002
T. DBOUK, "A new technology for CPU chip cooling by concentrated suspension flow of non-colloidal particles" Applied Thermal Engineering, 146, 2019, 664-673. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2018.10.044
T. DBOUK, "Heat transfer and shear-induced migration in dense non-Brownian suspension flows: Modelling and Simulation" Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Volume 840, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2018.72
V. SUBRAMANIAM, T. DBOUK, J.-L. HARION, "Thermal Measurements in Conductive Heat Transfer Tree-Like Structures Obtained by Topology Optimization", Proceeding 3rd International Conference on Experimental and Numerical Flow and Heat Transfer (ENFHT'18), 12-14 April, 2018, Budapest, Hungary.
V. SUBRAMANIAM, T. DBOUK, J.-L. HARION, "Topology optimization of conductive heat transfer devices: An experimental investigation" Applied Thermal Engineering, 131, 2018, 390-411. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2017.12.026
T. DBOUK, "A review about the engineering design of optimal heat transfer systems using topology optimization" Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol 112, pp 841–854, (2017). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.10.134
V. SUBRAMANIAM, T. DBOUK, J.-L. HARION, Optimisation topologique de composants conducteurs de chaleur: étude expérimentale. Proceeding 25ème Congrès Français de Thermique, Marseille, du 30 Mai au 2 Juin 2017.
C. OCTAU, M. LIPPERT, T. DBOUK, A. GRAZIANI, M. WATREMEZ, L. KEIRSBULCK and L. DUBAR, Particles transport in railway braking systems: an experimental and numerical investigation. Proceedings of the ASME 2017 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, July 31-August 3, 2017, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA.
C. OCTAU, M. LIPPERT, T. DBOUK, M. WATREMEZ, L. KEIRSBULCK, L. DUBAR, Etudes expérimentales et numériques d’un jet de particules : application au freinage ferroviaire. Proceeding 23ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Lille, du 28 Août au 1er Septembre 2017.
R. GAUTIER, T. DBOUK, M.A. CAMPESI, L. HAMON, J.-L. HARION and P. PRÉ, Pressure-swing-adsorption of gaseous mixture in isotropic porous medium: Transient 3D modeling and validation, Chemical Engineering Journal, 348, 1049-1062, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2017.05.145
R. GAUTIER, T. DBOUK, J.-L. HARION, L. HAMON and P. PRÉ, Pressure-swing-adsorption of gaseous mixture in isotropic porous medium: Numerical sensitivity analysis in CFD, Journal of Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 129, 2018, 314-326. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cherd.2017.11.007
R. GAUTIER, T. DBOUK, L. HAMON, P. PRÉ, D. BOUGEARD, Intensification d’un procédé de séparation de gaz par adsorption: étude numérique par simulations CFD 3D et influence de la géométrie du lit adsorbant. Proceeding 16ème Congrès de la Société Française de Génie des Procédés, Nancy, du 11 au 13 Juillet 2017.
T. DBOUK, "A Suspension Balance Direct-Forcing Immersed Boundary Model for wet granular flows over obstacles", Journal of Non-Newtonian fluid Mechanics, 230 (2016), 68-79, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnnfm.2016.01.003
T. DBOUK, F. PERALES, F. BABIK and R. MOZUL "A DF-IBM/NSCD coupling framework to simulate immersed particle interactions", Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg. 309 (2016) 610–624. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2016.05.041
M.-A. CAMPESI, R. GAUTIER, T. DBOUK, O. MOUSSA, L. HAMON, F.-X. BLANCHET, Y. GOURIOU, J.-L. HARION and P. PRÉ, Study of a novel heat exchanger adsorber concept for CO2 capture, (2016). Physical and Chemical Phenomena in Heat Exchangers and Multifunctional Reactors for Sustainable Technology, proceeding of Eurotherm Seminar 106.
T. DBOUK and J.-L. HARION "Performance of Optimization Algorithms Applied to Large Nonlinear Constrained Problems", American Journal of Algorithms and Computing (2015) Vol. 2 No. 1 pp. 32-56.
F. PERALES, F. DUBOIS, Y. MONERIE, R. MOZUL, F. BABIK, T. DBOUK and R. MONOD, "Xper : une plateforme pour la simulation numérique distribuée d'interactions multiphysiques entre corps", 12e Colloque National en Calcul des Structures, CSMA (2015).
T. DBOUK, P. MONTMITONNET and N. LEGRAND "Two-dimensional Roll Bite Model with lubrication for Cold Strip Rolling", Advanced Materials Research Vols. 966-967 (2014) pp 48-62.
T. DBOUK, P. MONTMITONNET, H. MATSUMOTO, N. SUZUKI, Y. TAKAHAMA, N. LEGRAND and T. NGO, "Advanced Roll Bite Models for Cold and Temper Rolling Processes", proceeding of 9th International & 6th European Rolling Conference, Venice, Italy, June 2013.
T. DBOUK, L. LOBRY, E. LEMAIRE and F. MOUKALLED, "Shear-induced Particles Migration; Predictions from Experimental Determination of The Particle Stress Tensor", Journal of Non-Newtonian fluid Mechanics, 198, pp. 78-95, August 2013.
T. DBOUK, L. LOBRY and E. LEMAIRE, "Normal stresses in concentrated non-Brownian suspensions", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Volume 715, pp 239-272, January 2013. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2012.516
T. DBOUK, L. LOBRY and E. LEMAIRE, "Différences de contraintes normales dans les suspensions non-browniennes concentrées", 20ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Besançon, 2011.
T. DBOUK "Rheology of concentrated suspensions and shear-induced particles migration", PhD thesis (December 2011), University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, LPMC UMR - CNRS 7336, France.
05-06 October 2020, V-Applied-2020-International Webinar on Applied Science "Advanced Modeling and Simulation Platform for COVID-19 Airborne Transmission". Oral
16-19 June 2019, CIFQ, CANADA (2019) "Déstabilisation en mode séquentiel d'un lit granulaire immergé par une source thermique". Oral
12-13 June 2019, 4th French OpenFOAM® users conference, Marseille, France. "Buoyancy-driven instability of immersed granular bed of micro-particles". Oral
11 june 2018, ECCOMAS, ECCM 6, ECFD7, Glasgow, UK. "Multiobjective topology optimization applied to conjugate heat transfer problem". Oral
23-24 May 2018, 3rd French OpenFOAM® users conference, Valenciennes, France. "Research and development activities using OpenFOAM at the Energy Engineering Department of IMT Lille Douai ". Oral
21-24 May 2018, XI-th International Conference on Computational Heat, Mass and Momentum Transfer (ICCHMT). Cracow, Poland. "Influence of surface roughness elements on heat transfer in transitional flows: a cfd numerical investigation". Poster
16 May 2018, Journée thématique (Thermique dans les écoulements de fluides complexes), Société Français de thermique (SFT),"Heat transfer and shear-induced migration in dense non-Brownian suspension flows: Modelling and Simulation". Oral (Invited Speaker)
07 November 2017, Journée Jeunes Chercheurs 2017 (JJC’17) – GEPROC UgéPE, Douai, France. “Infrared Thermal Measurements in Conductive Heat Transfer Tree-Like Structures Obtained by Topology Optimization” . Poster
30 May - 02 June 2017, 25ème Congrès Français de Thermique, Marseille, France. "Optimisation topologique des composants conducteurs de chaleur: étude expérimentale". Oral+Poster
03 May 2017, Invited Speaker, Scientific Seminar, Notre Dame University, Zok Mosbeh, Beirut, Lebanon. "Gas separation in packed bed of adsorbing porous medium: Modeling and Simulation". Oral
28 April 2017, IMT National Conference, Colloque: L’énergie en révolution numérique, Paris, France. "Numerical optimization platform developments for designing optimal heat exchangers". Poster
24 April 2017, IMT Research Seminar, University of Lille, Villeneuve d’ascq, France. "Numerical optimization platform developments for designing optimal heat exchangers". Poster
21-22 March 2017, 2ndes journées françaises des utilisateurs de OpenFOAM, Nevers, France. "TOPOF: Topology Optimization Platform in OpenFOAM". Oral
30-31 January 2017, 6èmes Journées de l’ Association Française de l’Adsorption, Paris, France. "Simulations numériques 3D d’un procédé de séparation de gaz par adsorption (PSA)". Oral
10-11 November 2016, Invited Speaker, Annual Meeting on Rheology, Alicante, Spain. "Dynamic-Scale Modeling of non-Brownian suspensions including suspension/structure interactions". Oral
10-11 October 2016, Eurotherm Seminar 106, Physical and Chemical Phenomena in Heat Exchangers and Multifunctional Reactors for Sustainable Technology, "Study of a novel heat exchanger adsorber concept for CO2 capture". Oral
06 October 2016, Journée Jeunes Chercheurs 2016 (JJC’16) – GEPROC UgéPE, Louvain, Belgium. “Topology optimization of conductive heat transfer devices: An experimental investigation”. Poster
30 June 2016, Journée des Doctorants 2016 (JDD’16), Douai France. “Topology optimization of conductive heat transfer devices:An experimental investigation”. Poster* (*Best Poster Award)
19-23 June 2016, 5th International Conference on Engineering Optimization, Iguassu Falls, Brazil. "Topology optimization of 2D and 3D heat conduction structures". Oral
31 May - 03 June 2016, Congrès Français de Thermique, Toulouse, France. "Optimisation topologique 3D des systèmes de conduction de la chaleur". Poster
18 May 2016, Journée des utilisateurs OpenFOAM, Rouen, Normandie, France. "Dynamic-Multi-Scale Modeling and Simulation of Immersed Granular Flows over Obstacles". Oral
15-17 July 2015, International conference: 17th British-French-German Conference on Optimization, BFG 2015, Imperial College, London, UK. "An optimization algorithm of high performance for inequality-constrained bounded nonlinear optimization problems". Oral
18-22 May 2015, International conference: 12e Colloque National en Calcul des Structures, CSMA 2015, Presqu'ile de Giens (Var), France. "Xper : une plateforme pour la simulation numérique distribuée d'interactions multiphysiques entre corps". Poster
09-11 July 2014, International conference: Modeling Granular Media Across Scales 2014, Montpellier, France. "Numerical Modeling of the Dynamics of Immersed Granular Materials". Oral
22-24 June 2014, The 6th International Conference on Tribology in Manufacturing Processes and Joining by Plastic Deformation, Darmstadt, Germany: "Advanced Roll Bite Models for Cold and Temper Rolling Processes". Oral
05-06 Nov 2013, Workshop on Numerical Modelling of Grains/Fluid Flows, ENS, Lyon, France: "A Suspension Balance Model for the flows of non-Brownian Suspensions of hard spheres". Oral
10-12 June 2013, The 9th International Rolling Conference and the 6th European Rolling Conference, Venice, Italy: "Advanced Roll Bite Models for Cold and Temper Rolling Processes". Oral
05-10 August 2012, The 16th International Congress on Rheology, Lisbon, Portugal: "Normal Stresses in non-Brownian suspension". Poster
23 January 2012, Les Rencontres Niçoises de Mécanique des Fluides, Laboratoire Jean-Alexandre Dieudonné, Nice, France: "Rheology of concentrated suspensions and Shear-induced migration". Oral
09-13 October 2011, 83rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Rheology, Cleveland, Ohio, USA: "Normal stresses in concentrated non-colloidal suspensions (Experiments and Simulations)". Poster
13-16 June 2011, 6th OpenFOAM Workshop, Penn state, USA: "An Incompressible Multi Phase Solver". Oral
18-19 November 2010, GISEC 2010, Nice, France: "Normal stress measurements in non-Brownian Suspensions". Oral
07-09 April 2010, 6th Annual European Rheology Conference (AERC), Göteborg, Sweden: "Normal stresses in sheared non-Brownian suspensions". Oral
27 November 2009, le Groupe Français de Rhéologie (GDR MePhy), Paris, France: "Measurements of Normal Stresses in sheared Stokesian suspensions". Oral
15-17 April 2009, 5th Annual European Rheology Conference (AERC), Cardiff, United Kingdom: "Particle migration in suspensions flowing between rotating parallel-plates: The role of the secondary flow". Poster
Winner of best paper award “Proceeding of 3rd International Conference on Experimental and Numerical Flow and Heat Transfer” (ENFHT'18), 12-14 April, 2018, Budapest, Hungary.
Winner of the prize “Best French PhD Thesis developed with OpenFOAM®”. Association Foam-U, second annual meeting, 21-22 Mars 2017, Nevers, France.
Winner of best Poster Award : 30 June 2016, Journée des Doctorants 2016. Authors : V. Subramaniam, T. Dbouk and J.-L. Harion
Label of the course : An Introduction to PINCH Analysis & Process Integration.
Keywords: Pinch Technology; Heat Integration; Exergy; Heat Transfer; Fluid Mechanics;
Training objectives : The main objective from this course is to introduce to Postgraduate students the Pinch Technology Approach (principles, theory, fundamental concepts and applications). This technique is the most widely used for designing optimized efficient energy systems by saving Energy and both investment and operating costs.
Learning Objectives : The students will be able to :
- Distinguish between exergy, entropy and energy
- Distinguish between efficient and inefficient energy system designs
- Understand the efficient use of energy and the reduction of environmental effects
- Understand the economic potential to improve energy efficiency
- Distinguish between renewable and non-renewable energy resources in an environmental context
- Save Energy and both investment and operating costs by heat recovery in a process design
- Understand the Methodology for minimum energy consumption of processes (PINCH)
- Design thermodynamic efficient processes (precisely : Efficient Heat Exchangers Networks)
- Use Computer Software for doing quick PINCH Analysis end efficient Heat Exchangers Networks
Course material :
- Lecture slides (pdf)
- Computer Software Material (& training)
- Concepts of Energy, Entropy and Exergy
- Fundamental Thermodynamics Laws
- Cycles of basic energy technologies
- Thermodynamic Machines & Systems
Some of the Course contents :
- Concepts of Energy, Entropy and Exergy : a quick revision
- Thermodynamics Laws : a quick revision
- Calculate thermodynamically feasible Energy and cost targets
- Optimize heat recovery systems
- Size and Integrate a Heat Exchanger into an Existing Exchanger Network
- Identify Cold, Hot, and Utility Streams in a Process
- Extract Data for Process and Utility Streams
- Construct Composite Curves and Grand Composite Curve
- Estimate Minimum Energy Cost Targets
- Estimate Heat Exchanger Network (HEN) Capital Cost Targets
- Estimate Practical Targets for HEN Design
- Design thermodynamic efficient processes (Efficient Heat Exchangers Network)
- Use of a Computer Software for doing PINCH Analysis