Sandia experts lead technical investigation of hydrogen release incident

Hydrogen experts at Sandia/California were tapped for their technical expertise through a first-ever contract with the state of California to investigate a May 4 hydrogen release at the Bay Area’s Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) hydrogen fueling station in Emeryville, CA. Based on the outcome of that investigation, on July 25, AC Transit’s board…

Working Toward Success: A Look at the Engine Combustion Network

American industrialist Henry Ford once said, “If everyone is moving forward together, then success will take care of itself.” Ford was no doubt speaking on the basis of his business expertise but some 150 years later, his ideas of success are still in motion at the Combustion Research Facility (CRF). In keeping with the concept…

CRF Researcher on Organizing Committee for Turbulent (Non)Premixed Flames Workshop

CRF researcher Rob Barlow served on the organizing committee for the Turbulent (Non)Premixed Flames (TNF) workshop, held in Darmstadt, Germany from July 26-28, 2012. The TNF workshop, which was hosted by the Technical University of Darmstadt, was attended by several CRF researchers and focused on experimental and computation work in the field of turbulent combustion.…