On the 18th and 19th of October 2017 Jörgen Held visited the Gas Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Besides discussion on future collaboration the Gas Institute provided an interesting study tour in their laboratories.
At the Gas Institute commercially available piston engines are modified to handle alternative gas fuels such as syngas from gasification of woody biomass, landfill gas and biogas. The work is directed by Valeriy Verbovsky, Head of Engines Group.
Prof. Boris Soroka showed an experimental set-up for combustion of natural gas and other gases in wet air.
The Head of Department of Gas Technology, Dr. Gennady Zhuk, gave a presentation on landfill gas and upgrading technology (chemical absorption) developed at the Gas Institute.
Prof. Boris Soroka, Head of Department of High-Temperature Heat and Mass Transfer and Dr. Volodymyr Zgurskyi, gave a presentation on the development of computational models and the results of simulation of a radiative tube in a boiler.
From left: Deputy Director, Dr. Gennady Zhuk, Prof. Boris Soroka, Dr. Jörgen Held and Dr. Boris Ilienko, Science Secretary.