Impinging Flames

LPP with swirling flow

Physical modelling of forest fire and compartment fire


Dynamics of impacting droplets

Advances in Intermittent Spray Impact Research

Boiling flow in microchannels


Clean vehicles for sustainable mobility

Sustainable Mobility Days


Peer reviewed journals

International conferences



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  List of publications: Peer reviewed journals

“Secondary atomization of water and isooctane drop impacts onto tilted heated surfaces” (2007). A. L. N. Moreira, A. S. Moita, E. Cossali, M. Marengo and M. Santini. To appear in Experiments in Fluids.

“Drop Impacts onto Cold and Heated Rigid Surfaces: morphological comparisons, disintegration limits and secondary atomization” (2007), A. S. H. Moita and A. L. N. Moreira, To appear in the International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow (Available online 22 December 2006)

“Experimental study on fuel drop impacts onto rigid surfaces: Morphological comparisons, disintegration limits and secondary atomization” (2007). A. S. Moita and A. L. N. Moreira, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 31:2175-2183.

“Interpreting the influence of fuel spray impact on mixture preparation for HCCI combustion with port-fuel injection” (2007) M. R. O. Panão and A. L. N. Moreira, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 31, pp. 2205-2213.

“An experimental methodology to quantify the spray cooling event at intermittent spray impact” (2006), A. L. N. Moreira, J. Carvalho and M. R. O. Panão. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. In press, Available on line at 22 May 2006.

“Heat Transfer at Multiple-Intermittent Impacts of a Hollow Cone Spray” (2006) M. R. O. Panão and A. L. N. Moreira, Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 49, issues 21-22, Pages 4132-4151.

“A Tank-to-Wheel Analysis Tool for Energy and Emissions Studies in Road Vehicles” (2006), Silva C, Gonçalves G A, Farias T, and Mendes-Lopes J, Science of the Total Environment, Vol.367, Issue 1, Pages 441-447.

“Modeling and experimental validation of unsteady impinging flames” (2006), E.C. Fernandes and R.E. Leandro, Combustion and Flame, Volume 146, Issue 4, pp. 674-686.

“A study on the aerodynamic instability of attenuating liquid sheets” (2006), H. Lienemann, J. Shrimpton and E. Fernandes, Experiments in Fluids, Volume 42, Number 2, pp. 241 – 258.

“An analysis of unsteady highly turbulent swirling flow in a model vortex combustor” (2006), E.C. Fernandes, M.V. Heitor and S.I. Shtork, Experiments in Fluids, Volume 40, Number 2, pp. 177 - 187

“Coherent structures in unsteady swirling jet flow” (2006), C. E. Cala, E. C. Fernandes, M. V. Heitor and S. I. Shtork, Experiments in Fluids, Volume 40, Number 2 / February, 2006, pp. 267 – 276.

“Thermo-and fluid dynamic characterization of spray cooling with pulsed sprays” (2005), M. R. O. Panão and A. L. N. Moreira. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Volume 30, Issue 2, 79 - 96.

“Flow characteristics of spray impingement in PFI injection systems” (2005), M. R. Panão and A. L. N. Moreira. Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 39, No 2, pp. 364 - 374.

“Experimental characterization of intermittent gasoline sprays impinging under cross flow conditions” (2005), M. R. O. Panão and A. L. N. Moreira. tomization and Sprays, vol. 15, pp. 201 – 222.

“Experimental analysis of the effect of flue gas recirculation on NOx emissions in a 0,2 MW liquid fuelled furnace” (2004), A. L. N. Moreira and D. Vaz. Journal of the Institute of Energy, September 2004, 77, pp. 59 – 67.

“Experimental study of the flow regimes resulting from the impact of an intermittent gasoline spray” (2004), M. R. O. Panão and A. L. N. Moreira, Experiments in Fluids, 37, 834 – 855.

“Flame characteristics, temperature-time curves, and rate of spread in fires propagating in a bed of Pinus pinaster needles” (2003), Mendes-Lopes J M C, Ventura J M P, and Amaral J M P, Int. J. Wildland Fire, Vol. 12, N. 1, pp. 67 84.

“Acoustically excited air-assisted liquid sheets” (2003), V. Sivadas, E. C. Fernandes and M. V. Heitor, Experiments in Fluids, Volume 34, Number 6, pp. 736 – 743.

“The deformation of single droplets impacting onto a flat surface” (2002), A. S. H. Moita and A. L. N. Moreira. SAE 2002 Transactions, Journal of Fuels and Lubricants, pp. 1477 – 1489.

“Visualization and analysis of spray impingement under cross flow conditions” (2002), M. R. Panão and A. L. N. Moreira. In: Gasoline Direct Injection Engines 2002, SAE Publication SP-1719, pp.135 – 146.

“A two dimensional model of fire spread across a fuel bed including wind combined with slope conditions” (2002), Morandini F, Balbi J H, Santoni P A, Ventura J, and Mendes-Lopes J, Int. J. Wildland Fire, Vol. 11, N. 1, pp. 53 63.

”SPREAD – um programa de autómatos celulares para a propagação de fogos florestais” (2000), Mendes-Lopes J, and Águas C , Silva Lusitana, Vol. 8, N. 1, pp. 33-47.

“On the Turbulent Transport Characteristics of Non Premixed Diffusion Flames in Mutual Interaction” (1998), A. Caldeira-Pires, M. V. Heitor and A. L. N. Moreira., RBCM - Journal of the Braz. Soc. Mech. Sciences, Vol. XX - No.2 - pp. 164-178.

“On the Analysis of Temperature Dissipation in a Turbulent Jet Propane Flame” (1998), A. Caldeira-Pires, M. V. Heitor and A. L. N. Moreira. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Volume 18, Number 2, pp.116-121.

“Experiments in Turbulent Flames: from Industrial to Laboratory Scale” (1998), P. Ferrão, M. V. Heitor and A. L. N. Moreira. Thermal Science, Vol. 1, No. 2.

"Conversão e operação bi-combustível (gasolina ou metano) de motor de explosão" (1997), Mendes-Lopes J M C, and Torneiro J P F: Técnica Revista de Engenharia, N. 1/97, pp. 75-87.

“Gás Natural – alternativa como combustível para veículos” (1997), Torneiro J P F, and Mendes-Lopes J M C , Ingenium, 2ª Série, nº 21, pp. 66 68.