Publications

selected JOURNAL publications
  • Giussani, F., Piscaglia, F., Saez-Mischlich, G., Hèlie, J.: A three-phase VOF solver for the simulation of in-nozzle cavitation effects on liquid atomization. Journal of Computational Physics. 109068 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2019.109068
  • Piscaglia, F., Giussani, F., Montorfano, A., Hélie, J., Aithal, S.M.: A MultiPhase Dynamic-VoF solver to model primary jet atomization and cavitation inside high-pressure fuel injectors in OpenFOAM. Acta Astronautica. (2018). doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2018.07.026
  • Piscaglia, F., Onorati, A., Marelli, S., Capobianco, M.: A detailed one-dimensional model to predict the unsteady behavior of turbocharger turbines for internal combustion engine applications. International Journal of Engine Research. 146808741775252 (2018). doi:10.1177/1468087417752525
  • Wu, Y., Montorfano, A., Piscaglia, F., Onorati, A.: A Study of the Organized in-Cylinder Motion by a Dynamic Adaptive Scale-Resolving Turbulence Model. Flow Turbulence Combust. 100, 797–827 (2017). doi:10.1007/s10494-017-9881-3
  • Martínez, J., Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Onorati, A., Aithal, S.M.: Influence of momentum interpolation methods on the accuracy and convergence of pressure–velocity coupling algorithms in OpenFOAM ®. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics. 309, 654–673 (2017). doi:10.1016/j.cam.2016.03.037
  • Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Onorati, A.: A Scale Adaptive Filtering Technique for Turbulence Modeling of Unsteady Flows in IC Engines. SAE Int. J. Engines. 8, 426–436 (2015). doi:10.4271/2015-01-0395
  • Martínez, J., Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Onorati, A., Aithal, S.M.: Influence of spatial discretization schemes on accuracy of explicit LES: Canonical problems to engine-like geometries. Computers & Fluids. 117, 62–78 (2015). doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2015.05.007
  • Montorfano, A., Piscaglia, F., Schmitt, M., Wright, Y.M., Frouzakis, C.E., Tomboulides, A.G., Boulouchos, K., Onorati, A.: Comparison of Direct and Large Eddy Simulations of the Turbulent Flow in a Valve/Piston Assembly. Flow Turbulence Combust. 95, 461–480 (2015). doi:10.1007/s10494-015-9620-6
  • Dietzel, D., Messig, D., Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Olenik, G., Stein, O.T., Kronenburg, A., Onorati, A., Hasse, C.: Evaluation of scale resolving turbulence generation methods for Large Eddy Simulation of turbulent flows. Computers & Fluids. 93, 116–128 (2014). doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2014.01.013
  • Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Onorati, A.: Towards the LES Simulation of IC Engines with Parallel Topologically Changing Meshes. SAE Int. J. Engines. 6, 926–940 (2013). doi:10.4271/2013-01-1096
  • Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Onorati, A.: Development of a non-reflecting boundary condition for multidimensional nonlinear duct acoustic computation. Journal of Sound and Vibration. 332, 922–935 (2013). doi:10.1016/j.jsv.2012.09.030
  • Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Onorati, A., Brusiani, F.: Boundary Conditions and SGS Models for LES of Wall-Bounded Separated Flows: An Application to Engine-Like Geometries. Oil Gas Sci. Technol. – Rev. IFP Energies nouvelles. 69, 11–27 (2013). doi:10.2516/ogst/2013143
  • Piscaglia, F., Ferrari, G.: A novel 1D approach for the simulation of unsteady reacting flows in diesel exhaust after-treatment systems. Energy. 34, 2051–2062 (2009). doi:10.1016/j.energy.2008.08.022
  • Cornolti, L., Onorati, A., Cerri, T., Montenegro, G., Piscaglia, F.: 1D simulation of a turbocharged Diesel engine with comparison of short and long EGR route solutions. Applied Energy. 111, 1–15 (2013). doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.04.016
  • Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Ferrari, G., Montenegro, G.: High resolution central schemes for multi-dimensional non-linear acoustic simulation of silencers in internal combustion engines. Mathematical and Computer Modelling. 54, 1720–1724 (2011). doi:10.1016/j.mcm.2010.12.020
  • Piscaglia, F., Onorati, A., Rutland, C.J., Foster, D.E.: Multi-Dimensional Modeling of the Soot Deposition Mechanism in Diesel Particulate Filters. SAE Int. J. Fuels Lubr. 1, 210–230 (2008). doi:10.4271/2008-01-0444



Selected Conference Papers
  • Giussani, F., Montorfano, A., Piscaglia, F., Onorati, A., Hélie, J., Aithal, S.M.: Dynamic VOF Modelling of the Internal Flow in GDI Fuel Injectors. Energy Procedia. 101, 574–581 (2016). doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2016.11.073
  • Montorfano, A., Piscaglia, F., Onorati, A.: An Extension of the Dynamic Mesh Handling with Topological Changes for LES of ICE in OpenFOAM®. In: SAE Technical Paper Series. SAE International, Detroit (Michigan, USA) (2015)
  • Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Onorati, A.: Development of Fully-Automatic Parallel Algorithms for Mesh Handling in the OpenFOAM®-2.2.x Technology. In: SAE Technical Paper Series. SAE International, Capri (Italy) (2013)

  • Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A.: Hybrid RANS/LES of Moving Boundary Problems: Application to Cavitating Sprays and In-Cylinder Flows. In: International Multidimensional Engine Modeling User’s Group Meeting At the SAE Congress, 11 April (2016)
  • Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Onorati, A.: A Compressible Dynamic Solver for the Simulation of Turbulent Flows in IC Engine Geometries. In: International Multidimensional Engine Modeling User’s Group Meeting at the SAE Congress, The Detroit Downtown Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Detroit, MI (USA) (2015)
  • Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Onorati, A.: A Moving Mesh Strategy to Perform Adaptive Large Eddy Simulation of IC Engines in OpenFOAM. In: International Multidimensional Engine Modeling User’s Group Meeting 2014, The Detroit Downtown Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Detroit, MI (USA) (2014)
  • Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Onorati, A.: Development of Fully-Automatic Parallel Algorithms for Mesh Handling in the OpenFOAM-2.2.x Technology. In: International Multidimensional Engine Modeling User’s Group Meeting 2013, The Detroit Downtown Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Detroit, MI (USA) (2013)
  • Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Onorati, A., Keskinen, J.-P.: Boundary conditions and subgrid scale models for LES simulation of Internal Combustion Engines. Presented at the International Multidimensional Engine Modeling User’s Group Meeting 2012, Detroit, Michigan (USA), April (2012)

  • Di Piazza, I., Marinari, R., Forgione, N., Magugliani, F., Borreani, W., H., D., Roelofs, F., Piscaglia, F., Montorfano, A., Moreau, V.: CFD analyses of the internal blockage in the NACIE_UP fuel pin bundle simulator. In: The 17th international topical meeting on nuclear reactor thermal hydraulics (NURETH-17), Quijang Int’l Converence Center, Xi’an, China (2017)