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Computational Combustion using Python and Cantera in Delhi

The Computational Combustion using Python and Cantera from Skill-Lync is an essential course for mechanical engineering students who are interested in the combustion and CFD domain. In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of thermodynamics, equilibrium chemistry, and elementary reactions. With Python and Cantera, students will learn Ignition delay calculation, flame speed calculation and more advanced topics in combustion.

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Project based learning with 2 industry level projects that learners can showcase on LinkedIn.

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Syllabus

This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

  • In this course, the students will be introduced to the fundamental concepts of Combustion and Object-Oriented Programming.
  • Students shall gain insights into how combustion modelling can be done using Python- Cantera interface for various combustion phenomena.
  • By the end of the course, the student will have the technical know-how to solve Combustion CFD problems using Cantera.

Course Syllabus in Delhi

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Week 01 - Fundamental of Chemistry

  • In this module, you will learn about different fuel types, species nomenclature, and concepts such as:
    • Molecular weight
    • Moles
    • Density
    • Mass Fraction, Mole Fraction, and PPM
    • Vapour pressure
    • Equation of State
    • The air-to-fuel ratio
    • Equivalence ratio
  • This module covers the various properties of thermodynamics as well as combustion, which is very useful in modeling combustion. The relationship between various properties helps you make the right decision, and the results are compared with the numerical data of those properties. The module also covers the units of the above entities and their significance. 

Week 02 - Intermediary Thermodynamics

  • This module provides the opportunity to refresh your basics in thermodynamics and learn several intermediary concepts such as:
    • Enthalpy of reaction
    • Adiabatic flame temperature
    • Lower and higher heating values
  • This module will cover concepts that are helpful in understanding the derived properties of chemical kinetics and will help understand the rate of reactions and their impact on reactor systems. 
  • The above parameters can be a good starting point for optimizing the reactor system. The theoretical calculation of the above parameters will help you understand the practicality of the system we are designing.

Week 03 - Equilibrium Chemistry

  • Equilibrium chemistry models are very commonly used to construct simplified combustion models. In this module, you will learn the following:
    • Full Equilibrium
    • Water Gas Equilibrium
    • Pressure effects
    • Understanding NASA's thermodynamic data files
  • This module will teach the difference between homogeneous and heterogeneous equilibrium. Understanding equilibrium will allow you to understand if a chemical reaction is at equilibrium and in which direction the chemical reaction must proceed to attain equilibrium. 
  • It helps you to understand the new equilibrium attained when a change in concentration of either a reactant or a product is made to a system initially at equilibrium. Besides, this module will also teach you to read NASA or any other standard data that helps design the reactor system. 

Week 04 - Elementary Reactions

  • This module will introduce you to chemical kinetics and you will learn the following topics:
    • Global and elementary reactions
    • Rate of a reaction
    • Forward rate and backward rate
    • CHEMKIN formatted mechanism file
  • In this module, we define the reaction rate and a few associated terms and introduce the simplest type of chemical reaction, which is a single-step reaction known as an elementary reaction. We will investigate the various factors that determine the rate of an elementary reaction, which allows you to calculate rate constants and explain their temperature dependence.

Week 05 - Introduction to Python and Cantera

  • In this module, you will study Python, an extremely popular programming language.
  • You will learn Python by writing programs related to chemical kinetics.
  • Once you can write simple programs in Python, we will introduce you to Cantera.
  • With Cantera, you will be able to simulate different types of combustion systems.
  • Cantera is an extremely popular tool that is used in several universities and organizations for research and industrial purposes.

Week 06 - Ignition Delay Calculation

  • Ignition delay is the time lag between the start of injection and the start of combustion when the air-fuel mixture is ignited. It is one of the major factors that help in determining the performance of an IC engine. In this module, we will teach you to build several zero-dimensional reactors. These types of simulations will be used to predict the ignition delay and flame speeds of popular fuels.
    The objective of the module is to study the dependence of ignition delay time on
    • Cylinder ambient gas temperature 
    • Cylinder ambient gas pressure
    • Injection pressure 
    • Injector nozzle orifice diameter

Week 07 - Flame Speed Calculation

  • While designing combustion systems, flame speed plays an important role in determining their performance.
  • In this module, you will learn how to calculate flame speeds.
  • Note that this parameter depends upon the type of reaction mechanism that is being employed and the thermodynamic conditions in the combustion chamber.
  • You will also perform a sensitivity analysis that helps you determine which of the elementary reactions is going to affect the flame speed the most. 

Week 08 - Advanced Topics in Combustion

  • In this module you will learn the following topics:
    • Perfectly stirred reactor
    • Steady-state combustion and its relevance for gas turbine applications
    • Extinction and blow off limits
    • Premixed, diffusion, and partially premixed flames

Week 09 - Introduction to 3D Combustion

  • In this module, you will be trained in the core concepts that are used while simulating combustion in complex 3D geometry.
  • Here you will learn about the current trends along with the cutting-edge tools that are used in the industry.
 

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Industry Projects in Delhi

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 2 Projects that are available in this program.

Reaction Mechanism Reduction

In this project, the students will be asked to perform a mechanism reduction technique. They will also be asked to capture the aspects of the combustion process.

Sensitivity Analysis on GRI Mechanism with respect to Temperature using Cantera

In this project, the students will be asked to perform sensitivity analysis using Cantera. They will be capturing the time-wise variation of thermodynamic variables.

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Build Your Career with the Computational Combustion using Python and Cantera Course in Delhi

This course in Delhi focuses on fuel types, species nomenclature, thermodynamics, combustion modelling, chemical kinetics, etc. It also covers the solving of combustion CFD problems using Cantera.

The Computational Combustion using Python and Cantera Course in Delhi

This Python course in Delhi is designed for students who wish to build a career in the field of computational combustion. You will gain in-depth knowledge in the field of chemistry and concepts related to thermodynamics. The course will teach you how to write programs related to chemical kinetics using Python and the differences between heterogeneous and homogeneous equilibrium.

You will be trained on how to read the NASA thermodynamics data files. In addition to numerical modelling, you will also understand the use of large-scale parallel systems. You will get to work on two industry-based projects under this Python course in Delhi. You will be required to perform a mechanism reduction technique in the first project. In the second project, you will learn to perform sensitivity analysis using Cantera.

This Python course for mechanical engineers is designed by experts in the industry who ensure that you learn the essential leadership skills needed to progress in your career. The high-quality content can be accessed online from anywhere, in the form of videos. 

FAQs about the Computational Combustion using Python and Cantera Course in Delhi

1. Why choose the Computational Combustion using Python and Cantera course by Skill-Lync in Delhi? 

You will learn the fundamental concepts of Combustion and Object-Oriented Programming. You will learn about combustion modelling using the Python-Cantera interface. The project-based learning approach provides you with hands-on practical experience, which helps build your portfolio. 

2. What are the prerequisites for taking up the Computational Combustion using Python and Cantera course in Delhi?

To take up the Computational Combustion using Python and Cantera course in Delhi, a student must have a background in automotive, mechanical or thermal engineering. 

3. What is the program fee for Skill-Lync's Computational Combustion using Python and Cantera course in Delhi? 

Skill-Lync's Python course fees in Delhi consist of three plans: Basic, Pro, and Premium. The Basic Plan offers 2 months' access at Rs 7000 per month for 3 months. The Pro Plan provides 4 months' access at Rs 10,000 per month for 3 months, and the Premium Plan offers lifetime access at Rs 15,000 per month for 3 months. 

4. What are the benefits of choosing the Computational Combustion using Python and Cantera course at Skill-Lync in Delhi?

You will receive a course completion certificate which may increase your job prospects. Additionally, you will get access to high-quality content that includes multiple modules and software learning. You will be under the guidance of industry experts who provide the latest insights into the industry.

5. What are the career prospects after completing the Computational Combustion using Python and Cantera course by Skill-Lync in Delhi?

After completing this program, you can apply for roles like:

  • CFD Modeling Engineer
  • Thermal Engineer
  • Combustion Aerothermal Sciences Engineer

6. After completing the Computational Combustion using Python and Cantera course by Skill-Lync in Delhi, what is the expected salary range? 

The salary range is dependent on the experience of the professional. The average salary range of a Combustion Research Engineer in India is INR 3.25 lakhs per annum.

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