Romain Lemaire

Professeur
Degrees B.Ing., M.Sc. (France), Ph.D. (France)
Office A-2128
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Département de génie mécanique

Research interests:

  • Energy
  • Aerospace
  • Environment

Research areas:

  • Combustion
  • Petroleum-derived fuels
  • Biofuels
  • Solid fuels
  • Biomass
  • Soot
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Atmospheric pollutants
  • Oxycombustion
  • Laser diagnostics
  • Experimental studies
  • Kinetic modeling
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Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Canadian Section - 2018 Spring Technical Meeting
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Combustion generated fine carbonaceous particles : proceedings of an international workshop held in Villa Orlandi, Anacapri, May 13 - 16, 2007
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Combustion Institute Canadian Section : Spring Technical Meeting 2019
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XII International Conference on Computational Heat, Mass and Momentum Transfer
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Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer (FFHMT’21)
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Combustion Institute Canadian Section (CI/CS) : Spring Technical Meeting
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Courses and support services

Courses

MEC240 Thermodynamique (Summer 2022)
MEC240 Thermodynamique (Winter 2022)
MEC240 Thermodynamique (Fall 2021)

Assistance to students

Mémoire à 30 crédits

    Co-directed by: Lemaire, Romain
    Développement d'un système d'anémométrie phase doppler pour la caractérisation de sprays, by Suel,Pierre-Alexis.
    Summer 2019

    Contribution à l'analyse de la propension à former des suies de différents carburants oxygénés par mesures de Smoke Point, by Nakouri,Mehdi.
    Winter 2020

    Co-directed by: Lemaire, Romain
    Analyse des performances et émissions polluantes d'un moteur à allumage commandé à injection directe lors de l'utilisation de carburants oxygénés, by Boudreau,Amélie.
    Winter 2017

    Contribution à l'étude de la propension de différents types de carburants à former des suies via l'emploi d'indicateurs de pouvoir suitant, by Le Corre,Gwénolé.
    Summer 2019

    Co-directed by: Lemaire, Romain
    Étude paramétrique sur le processus de combustion dans un moteur, by Thibault,Simon.
    Summer 2022

    Co-directed by: Lemaire, Romain
    Étude de différentes configurations pour un brûleur poreux alimentés avec un carburant contenant du dihydrogène, by Roussel,Yann.
    Summer 2022

    Co-directed by: Seers, Patrice
    Étude de la propension à former des suies de divers carburants modèles du kérosène et de mélanges contenant des composés oxygénés, by Rainville,Carl.
    Winter 2022

Thèse de doctorat (recherche appliquée)

    Co-directed by: Lemaire, Romain
    Étude expérimentale des performances d'un moteur par diagnostic optique, by Billerot,Pierre-Lou.
    Summer 2022

    Co-directed by: Lemaire, Romain
    Étude expérimentale et numérique des processus de dévolatilisation et d'oxydation du charbon pulvérisé à fort gradient de chauffe sous air et sous atmosphères enrichies en oxygène, by Menage,Delphine.
    Fall 2018

    Contribution to the Development of Numeral Models Aiming at Simulating the Laser-Induced Incandescence of Soot Particles within Combustion Media, by Ahmadi,Alireza.
    Summer 2022

    Étude et modélisation des mécanismes de la pyrolyse catalytique de la biomasse, by Fischer,Olivier.
    Summer 2022

    Co-directed by: Bensakhria, Ammar
    Optimization of the Synthesis of Reactive Biofuels Issued from the Catalytic Pyrolysis of Biomass and Characterization of their Combustion Properties, by Wang,Wei.
    Winter 2022

Projet d'application à 15 crédits

    Étude du pouvoir suitant de carburants divers par analyse d'indicateurs de propension à former des suies et mesures de smoke point, by Assoukpe,Patrick Arnaud Cesar.
    Fall 2017

Stage industriel et rapport technique, 3 cr.

    Chargé de projet en ingénierie, by Bouland,Clément.
    Summer 2018

Rapport technique à 6 crédits

    Production de biogaz par digestion anaerobie du lactoserum, by Ortiz Lopera,Leidy Janeth.
    Fall 2017

Publications
Peer-reviewed article published in a refereed journal (24)

Wei Wang, Romain Lemaire, Ammar Bensakhria, Denis Luart. 2022. « Review on the catalytic effects of alkali and alkaline earth metals (AAEMs) including sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium on the pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass and on the co-pyrolysis of coal with biomass ». Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. vol. 163

Pierre-Lou Billerot, Pascal Tetrault, Romain Lemaire, Patrice Seers. 2022. « Parametric study of the impact of EGR and fuel properties on diesel engine performance using a predictive thermodynamic model ». International Journal of Engine Research. (In press)

Romain Lemaire, Gwénolé Le Corre, Mehdi Nakouri. 2021. « Predicting the propensity to soot of hydrocarbons and oxygenated molecules by means of structural group contribution factors derived from the processing of unified sooting indexes ». Fuel. vol. 302 14 p.

Romain Lemaire, S. Menanteau. 2021. « Modeling laser-induced incandescence of Diesel soot—Implementation of an advanced parameterization procedure applied to a refined LII model accounting for shielding effect and multiple scattering within aggregates for αT and E(m) assessment ». Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. vol. 127 , nº 10. 19 p.

Sébastien Menanteau, Romain Lemaire. 2020. « Analysis of the influence of the conduction sub-model formulation on the modeling of laser-induced incandescence of diesel soot aggregates ». Entropy. vol. 22 , nº 1. 21 p.

Pierre-Lou Billerot, Louis Dufresne, Romain Lemaire, Patrice Seers. 2020. « 3D CFD analysis of a diamond lattice-based porous burner ». Energy. vol. 207 14 p.

Romain Lemaire, Amélie Boudreau, Patrice Seers. 2019. « Performance and emissions of a DISI engine fueled with gasoline/ethanol and gasoline/C-4 oxygenate blends – Development of a PM index correlation for particulate matter emission assessment ». Fuel. vol. 241 p. 1172-1183.

Delphine Menage, Romain Lemaire, Patrice Seers. 2018. « Experimental study and chemical reactor network modeling of the high heating rate devolatilization and oxidation of pulverized bituminous coals under air, oxygen-enriched combustion (OEC) and oxy-fuel combustion (OFC) ». Fuel Processing Technology. vol. 177 p. 179-193.

Denis Lapalme, Romain Lemaire, Patrice Seers. 2017. « Assessment of the method for calculating the Lewis number of H2/CO/CH4 mixtures and comparison with experimental results ». International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. vol. 42 , nº 12. p. 8314-8328.

R. Lemaire, S. Menanteau. 2017. « Assessment of radiation correction methods for bare bead thermocouples in a combustion environment ». International Journal of Thermal Sciences. vol. 122 p. 186-200.

Romain Lemaire, Delphine Menage, Patrice Seers. 2017. « Study of the high heating rate devolatilization of bituminous and subbituminous coals-Comparison of experimentally monitored devolatilization profiles with predictions issued from single rate, two-competing rate, distributed activation energy and chemical percolation devolatilization models ». Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. vol. 123 p. 255-268.

R. Lemaire, S. Menanteau. 2016. « Development and numerical/experimental characterization of a lab-scale flat flame reactor allowing the analysis of pulverized solid fuel devolatilization and oxidation at high heating rates ». Review of Scientific Instruments. vol. 87 , nº 1.

R. Lemaire, C. Bruhier, D. Menage, E. Therssen, P. Seers. 2015. « Study of the high heating rate devolatilization of a pulverized bituminous coal under oxygen-containing atmospheres ». Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. vol. 114 , nº July 2015. p. 22-31.

Romain Lemaire, Denis Lapalme, Patrice Seers. 2015. « Analysis of the sooting propensity of C-4 and C-5 oxygenates: Comparison of sooting indexes issued from laser-based experiments and group additivity approaches ». Combustion and Flame. vol. 162 , nº 9. p. 3140-3155.

Romain Lemaire, Mohammed Mobtil. 2015. « Modeling laser-induced incandescence of soot: a new approach based on the use of inverse techniques ». Applied Physics B. vol. 119 , nº 4. p. 577-606.

Salma Bejaoui, Romain Lemaire, Eric Therssen. 2015. « Analysis of laser-induced fluorescence spectra obtained in spray flames of diesel and rapeseed methyl ester using the multiple-excitation wavelength laser-induced incandescence technique with IR, UV, and visible excitations ». Combustion Science and Technology. vol. 187 , nº 6. p. 906-924.

R. Lemaire, D. Menage, S. Menanteau, J.-L. Harion. 2014. « Experimental study and kinetic modeling of pulverized coal devolatilization under air and oxycombustion conditions at a high heating rate ». Fuel Processing Technology. vol. 128 p. 183-190.

S. Bejaoui, R. Lemaire, P. Desgroux, E. Therssen. 2014. « Experimental study of the E(m, λ)/E(m, 1064) ratio as a function of wavelength, fuel type, height above the burner and temperature ». Applied Physics B. vol. 116 , nº 2. p. 313-323.

R. Lemaire, S. Bejaoui, E. Therssen. 2013. « Study of soot formation during the combustion of Diesel, rapeseed methyl ester and their surrogates in turbulent spray flames ». Fuel. vol. 107 p. 147-161.

J. Yon, R. Lemaire, E. Therssen, P. Desgroux, A. Coppalle, K. F. Ren. 2011. « Examination of wavelength dependent soot optical properties of diesel and diesel/rapeseed methyl ester mixture by extinction spectra analysis and LII measurements ». Applied Physics B. vol. 104 , nº 2. p. 253-271.

R. Lemaire, E. Therssen, P. Desgroux. 2010. « Effect of ethanol addition in gasoline and gasoline–surrogate on soot formation in turbulent spray flames ». Fuel. vol. 89 , nº 12. p. 3952-3959.

R. Lemaire, A. Faccinetto, E. Therssen, M. Ziskind, C. Focsa, P. Desgroux. 2009. « Experimental comparison of soot formation in turbulent flames of Diesel and surrogate Diesel fuels ». Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. vol. 32 , nº 1. p. 737-744.

R. Lemaire, M. Maugendre, T. Schuller, E. Therssen, J. Yon. 2009. « Original use of a direct injection high efficiency nebulizer for the standardization of liquid fuels spray flames ». Review of Scientific Instruments. vol. 80 , nº 10.

P. Desgroux, X. Mercier, B. Lefort, R. Lemaire, E. Therssen, J. F. Pauwels. 2008. « Soot volume fraction measurement in low-pressure methane flames by combining laser-induced incandescence and cavity ring-down spectroscopy: Effect of pressure on soot formation ». Combustion and Flame. vol. 155 , nº 1–2. p. 289-301.

Conference proceeding (5)

Sébastien Menanteau, Romain Lemaire. 2021. « Modeling laser-induced incandescence of soot particles produced in a premixed CH4/O2/N2 flat flame ». Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer (FFHMT’21) (Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 21-23, 2021) International ASET Inc..

S. Menanteau, R. Lemaire. 2019. « Influence of aggregate size on themodeling of laser-inducedincandescence of soot formed in aturbulent diffusion of Diesel ». Combustion Institute Canadian Section : Spring Technical Meeting 2019 (Kelowna, BC, Canada, May 13-16, 2019)

Sebastien Menanteau, Romain Lemaire. 2019. « Influence of the expression used to account for the heat conduction flux when modeling the laser-induced incandescence of soot aggregates produced in a turbulent flame of Diesel ». XII International Conference on Computational Heat, Mass and Momentum Transfer (Rome, Italy, Sept. 03-06, 2019)

G. Le Corre, R. Lemaire, P.A.C. Assoukpe. 2018. « Determination of the sooting propensity of a wide range of functional groups by means of a structural group contribution approach applied to coupled TSI, OESI and YSI indexes ». Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Canadian Section - 2018 Spring Technical Meeting (Toronto, ON, Canada, May 14-17, 2018)

A. Hospital, R. Lemaire. 2017. « Simultaneous detection and partition between soot and PAHs in a laminar flame of methane by Single-Excitation Wavelength TIme-REsolved Laser-Induced Incandescence and Fluorescence (SEW-TIRE-LII/LIF) ». Combustion Institute Canadian Section (CI/CS) : Spring Technical Meeting (Montreal, QC, Canada, May 15-18, 2017)

Poster (2)

Mohammed Mobtil, Romain Lemaire. 2012. « Modeling laser-induced incandescence of soot integrating spatial and temporal dependences of parameters involved in energy and mass balances ». Poster presented during a conference : Proceedings 5th International Workshop on Laser-Induced Incandescence ( Le Touquet, France, May 08-11, 2012 )

S. Bejaoui, R. Lemaire, E. Therssen, P. Desgroux. 2012. « Study of the wavelength dependence of the soot absorption function using the two-excitation wavelength Laser Induced Incandescence: Application to fluorescent species detection ». Poster presented during a conference : Proceedings 5th International Workshop on Laser-Induced Incandescence ( Le Touquet, France, May 08-11, 2012 )

Chapter of book (1)

R. Lemaire, E. Therssen, J. F. Pauwels, P. Desgroux. 2009. « Experimental comparison of soot formation in turbulent flames of kerosene and surrogate model fuels ». In Combustion generated fine carbonaceous particles : proceedings of an international workshop held in Villa Orlandi, Anacapri, May 13 - 16, 2007 . p. 619-636. KIT Scientific Publishing.

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