15th Seminar "Computer Modeling in Microwave Engineering and Applications"

Multiphysics Modeling in Microwave Power Engineering

May 23-24, 2013

Padua, Italy

Thursday, May 23, 2013

15:30-17:00On-site registration: Centro Congressi Padova "A. Luciani", via Forcellini 170/A, Padua
20:00–24:00HES-13’s Gala Dinner at Golf Club Montecchia, Selvazzano

Friday, May 24, 2013

8:30-9:00On-site registration: Centro Congressi Padova "A. Luciani"
9:00-9:10 Welcome & Opening remarks
F. Dughiero, Seminar Vice-Chair, Local Organization
University of Padua, Padua, Italy

Introduction to the Seminar
V.V. Yakovlev, Seminar Founder and Chair
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, USA

Session I: Modeling & Applications

Chair: D. Stuerga

9:10-9:30 A Thermoelastic Model for Microwave Ablation of Concrete (PDF)
B. Lepers, T. Kayser, A.M. Melcher, G. Link, and J. Jelonnek
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
9:30-9:50 Studies on the Microwave Induced Pyrolysis of Lignocellulosic Biomasses and Sewage Sludge (PDF)
A. Facchini, A. Zeffiro, P. Arcioni, A.Buttafava, and D. Dondi
University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
9:50-10:10 Activation of Electrochemical Power Devices Using Microwaves (PDF)
R. Tap, M. Willert-Porada, and H.-S. Park
University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
10:10-10:30 Numerical Simulation of Induction Heating of a High Speed Rotating Cup and its Experimental Verification (PDF)
K. Kyrgyzbaev and M. Willert-Porada
University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany


Coffee Break

Session II: Modeling in Microwave-Assisted Chemistry

Chair: A. Wieckowski

11:00-11:20 Microwave-Assisted Thermal Inertization of Asbestos Containing Materials (PDF)
R. Rosa, P. Veronesi, and C. Leonelli
University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
11:20-11:40 Modeling-Based Scale-Up of Reactors in Microwave-Assisted Chemistry
A.O. Holmes1, E.K. Murphy2, and V.V. Yakovlev1
1Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, USA
2Applied Mathematics, Inc., Gales Ferry, CT, USA
11:40-12:00 A Simple Model of Microwave-Induced Heat Transfer in Cylindrical Reactants with Strong Convection
C. Yang and V.V. Yakovlev
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, USA

Session III: Sponsors’ Presentations

Chair: TBD

12:00-12:30 QWED, Poland
12:30-13:00 SAIREM SAS, France



Session IV: Modeling Technologies

Chair: C. Leonelli

14:00-14:20 A Useful Tool for Grid Search Simulation Results Analysis and Visualization (PDF)
P. Korpas and M. Krysicki
Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
14:20-14:40 Analysis of a Microwave Contolled Heating Process Using Two Solid State Sources
F. Bressan, M. Bullo, and F. Dughiero
University degli Studi di Padova, Italy
15:00-15:45 General discussion. Student awards. Concluding remarks.


Photo session. Seminar Closing


Seminar Dinner - Osteria dei Fabbri, Via Dei Fabbri, 13, 35000 Padua
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