Migliaccio Marianna


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  • 3D numerical simulation of thermofluidynamic processes in internal combustion engines
  • CFD numerical methods applications with detailed kinetics for the study and optimization of conventional and innovative combustion modes with alternative fuels and/or advanced technological solutions
  • Multidimensional modeling of spray evolution and characterization of different nozzle design
  • Multidimensional modeling of autoignition and pollutant formation to support and deepen the engine  experiments and to optimize innovative injection and combustion systems solutions


Key Publications:

  1. MONTANARO, A., MIGLIACCIO, MARIANNA, ALLOCA, L., FRAIOLI, V., LEE, S-Y., ZHANG, A., NABER, J.. “Schlieren and Mie Scattering Visualization for Single-Hole Diesel Injector under Vaporizing Conditions with Numerical Validation”.  SAE Technical Paper Series 2014-01-1406, (ISSN 0148-7191), doi:10.4271/2014-01-1406.
  2. FRAIOLI, V., MANCARUSO, E., MIGLIACCIO, MARIANNA, VAGLIECO, B.M.. “Ethanol Effect as Premixed Fuel in Dual-Fuel CI Engines: Experimental and Numerical Investigations”. Applied Energy, 119, pp.394-404, 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.01.008
  3. FRAIOLI, V., DI BLASIO, G., MANCARUSO, E., MIGLIACCIO, MARIANNA, BEATRICE, C., GUIDO, C., VAGLIECO, B.M.. “Experimental and Numerical Investigations on Compression Ignition Engines using Ethanol in Dual-Fuel Configuration”. Thiesel 2012. Conference on Thermo- and Fluid Dynamic Processes in Direct Injection Engines. 11-14 September 2012, Valencia, Spain.
  4. BEATRICE, C., GUIDO, C., FRAIOLI, V., MIGLIACCIO, MARIANNA. “Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Nozzle Flow Number Impact on Full Load Performance of an Euro5 Automotive Diesel Engine”. SAE Technical Paper 2012-01-0679, 2012, (ISSN 0148-7191), doi:10.4271/2012-01-0679. SAE 2012 World Congress, 24-26 April 2011, Cobo Center Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  5. MIGLIACCIO MARIANNA, ETTORRE, D., APROVITOLA, A., ALFUSO, S. (2011). “Effects of Turbulence Modulation Addition in OpenFOAM® Toolkit on High Pressure Fuel Sprays”. SAE Technical Paper 2011-01-0820. (ISSN 0148-7191) SAE 2011 World Congress, 12-14 April 2011, Cobo Center Detroit, Michigan, USA. doi:10.4271/2011-01-0820
  6. BRIANI M., FRAIOLI V., MIGLIACCIO MARIANNA, DI BLASIO, G., LUCCHINI, T., ETTORRE, D. (2011). ”Multi dimensional  Modeling of combustion in compression ignition engines operating with variable charge premixing levels.” SAE Technical Paper Series 2011-24-0027, (ISSN 0148-7191) Proceedings 10th International Conference on Engines & vehicles- ICE 2011, Capri (Italy) 2011. doi:10.4271/2011-24-0027. URL http://papers.sae.org/2011-24-0027.
  7. APROVITOLA A., BRIANI M., FRAIOLI V., MIGLIACCIO MARIANNA, (2009). “Effects of Turbulence Modeling for Diesel Engine Simulation within the OpenFOAM toolkit”. First International Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems, ThermaComp2009. pp. 326-329 (ISBN 978-88-7431-459-1). 8-10Settembre 2009 Naples, Italy.
  8. MIGLIACCIO MARIANNA, BEATRICE C., BRIANI M., FRAIOLI V. (2009). “Numerical simulations of Diesel engine combustion by means of OpenFOAM CFD ToolBox”. Proceedings 9th International Conference on Engines for Automobile – ICE 2009. . SAE Technical paper Series 2009-24-0002. (ISSN 0148-7191) Doi: 10.4271/2009-24-0002. Scopus: 2-s2.0-84877556113. URL http://papers.sae.org/2009-24-0002
  9. BEATRICE C., AVOLIO G., BERTOLI C., DEL GIACOMO N., GUIDO C., MIGLIACCIO MARIANNA (2007). “Critical Aspects on the control in the low temperature combustion systems for high performance DI Diesel Engines”. Oil & gas Science and technology (ISSN 1294-4475), Vol. 62, N.4, pp. 471-482. URL http://ogst.ifpenergiesnouvelles.fr/articles/ogst/pdf/2007/04/ogst06093.pdf Proceeding Rencontres Scientifiques de l’IFP-E-COSM Rueil-malmaison (France) 2006, pp.67-77. Ruolo ricoperto nella pubblicazione: co-autore. Doi: 10.2516/ogst:2007058.
  10. BEATRICE C., BELARDINI P., BERTOLI C., DEL GIACOMO N., MIGLIACCIO MARIANNA (2003). “Downsizing of Common Rail D.I. engines: influence of different injection strategies on combustion evolution”. Proceedings 2003 JSAE/ SAE International Spring Fuels & Lubricants Meeting, Yokohama (Japan) 2003, SAE Technical Paper Series, 2003-01-1784 (ISSN 0148-7191). SAE SP. pp.41-52. SCOPUS 2-s2.0-77955234620. URL http://papers.sae.org/2003-01-1784/. Doi: 10.4271/2003-01-1784.  Ruolo ricoperto nella pubblicazione: co- autore.