Ritratto di daniele.bianchi@uniroma1.it

29/09/2021 SOLID ROCKET MOTORS

 

Solid Rocket Motors classes will start on Wednesday 29th September at 16:00 - Room 10

 

Lectures will be given in-presence. The assigned room (room 10) is large enough to allow all the registered students to participate.

 

Only students who declare they cannot attend to classes for reasons related to Covid-19 pandemic will receive support for remote participation. Support for remote participation will be activated only after receiving student declaration (by email to daniele.bianchi@uniroma1.it)

 

"Le lezioni si svolgeranno prioritariamente in presenza compatibilmente con i posti utilizzabili per ciascuna aula e garantendo la fruizione sincrona a distanza se necessaria per consentire la partecipazione a coloro che abbiano tentato di prenotarsi senza successo o che per motivi sanitari non possano partecipare alle attività in sede. Il sistema di collegamento sarà Zoom o Meet o Teams secondo le convenienze del docente. Tutte le informazioni particolari del singolo insegnamento (regole di frequenza, testi, esercitazioni, esami, etc.) saranno disponibili nella bacheca del docente."

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DANIELE BIANCHI
Curriculum Vitae

Part I General Information

Full Name Daniele Bianchi
Phone Number +39 06 44585281
E-mail daniele.bianchi@uniroma1.it
E-mail PEC bianchi.uniroma1@pec.it
Spoken Languages Italian, English

Part II Education

Type Year Institution Notes (Degree, Experience, )
PhD 2008 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy PhD degree in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (Dottorato di Ricerca in Meccanica Teorica e Applicata, XX ciclo). Dissertation title: Modeling of Ablation Phenomena in Space Applications
University graduation 2004 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering (Laurea in Ingegneria Aerospaziale) with full marks (110/110 cum laude)

Part III Appointments
IIIA Academic Appointments

Start End Institution Position
2020 on going Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Associate Professor in Aerospace Propulsion, full-time
2020 on going Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Director of the International 2nd level Master Course in Space Transportation Systems: Launchers and Re-entry vehicles (STS)
(https://web.uniroma1.it/mastersts)

2017 2020 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Scientific and Didactic Coordinator of the International 2nd level Master Course in Space Transportation Systems: Launchers and Re-entry vehicles (STS)
(https://web.uniroma1.it/mastersts)

2017 on going Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Member of the board of the PhD course in Aeronautical and Space Engineering (https://web.uniroma1.it/aerophd/faculty/faculty)

2017 2020 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Assistant Professor in Aerospace Propulsion, full-time (3-year contract)
2015 2017 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Assistant Professor in Aerospace Propulsion, full-time (2-year extension)
2013 2015 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Assistant Professor in Aerospace Propulsion, full-time (3-year contract)
2012 2013 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Aerospace Propulsion
2008 2012 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Aerospace Propulsion
2004 2007 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Doctorate Fellowship in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

Part IV Teaching experience

Year Institution Lecture/Course
From 2020 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Teacher of Propulsori Astronautici (6 CFU) within the Master of Science in Space and Astronautical Engineering (MSAR)
From 2019 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Teacher of Solid Rocket Motors (6 CFU) within the Master of Science in Space and Astronautical Engineering (MSAR) (English course)
From 2016 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Co-teacher (6 CFU - ROCKET PROPULSION) of Space Propulsion (9 CFU) within the Master of Science in Space and Astronautical Engineering (MSAR) (English course within the International curriculum in Aerospace engineering)
From 2013 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Teacher of Laboratory of Space Propulsion (3 CFU) within the Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering (BAER)
From 2013 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Teacher, evaluator and student tutor for the International Master Course in Space Transportation Systems (covered topics: Rocket Performance Parameters 1 cycle lesson; Ablation Phenomena in SRM nozzles 1 cycle lesson; Basic Aspects and Design of SRM 1 cycle lesson; SRM Internal Ballistics and Flight Performance Analysis 1 cycle lesson; Launcher Design Coursework 6 cycle lesson)
2005-2019 Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Lecturer and course tutor of several courses in the field of aerospace propulsion at Bachelor and Master level, as: Rocket Propulsion MSc (2005-2006), Elements of Propulsion Systems MSc (2006-2009), Astronautical Propulsion MSc (2009-2012), Liquid Rocket Engines MSc (2010-2011), Space Propulsion MSc (2012-2019) and Laboratory of Space Propulsion BSc (2011-2012).

Co-advisor of several Bachelor, Master and PhD thesis.

Advisor of 40 Bachelor and 10 Master thesis.

Part V - Society memberberships, Awards and Honors

Year Title
2018 Invited lecturer for the works entitled Recombination Reaction Contribution to Wall Heat Transfer in LOX/CH4 Engines and Radiative Wall Heat Transfer Estimation in Liquid Rocket Thrust Chambers in the 1st International Conference of Sino-Italy Joint Lab on Simulation Technologies of LRE, Feb. 25-26, 2018, Xi'an Aerospace Propulsion Institute, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CAST), Xi'An, China
2016 Invited lecturer (keynote) for the work entitled Numerical Simulations and Modeling Challenges in Hybrid Rockets in the Flow Dynamics and Combustion Technology in Hybrid Rocket Propulsion session of the 13th International Conference on Flow Dynamics, Oct. 10-12, 2016, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
2010 2010 AIAA Best Paper by the AIAA Solid Rockets Technical Committee for the technical paper entitled Thermochemical Erosion Analysis of Carbon-Carbon Nozzles in Solid-Propellant Rocket Motors , AIAA Paper 2010-7075 (first author)
Since 2011 Member of the AIAA Solid Rocket Technical Committee
Since 2011 Member of the Ablation Modeling Workshop (sponsored by NASA, Sandia and AFOSR)
Since 2007 Member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Since 2006 Joined the European Ablation Working Group (sponsored by ESA)
Since 2019 Reviewer for Aerospace Open Access Journal (MDPI)
Since 2018 Reviewer for Journal of Aerospace Engineering ASENG (ASCE)
Since 2016 Reviewer for the Acta Astronautica AA (Elsevier)
Since 2016 Reviewer for the Aerospace Science and Technology AESCTE (Elsevier)
Since 2016 Reviewer for the Journal of Propulsion and Power JPP (AIAA)
Since 2013 Reviewer for the Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets JSR (AIAA)
Since 2010 Reviewer for the Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer JTHT (AIAA)
Since 2016 Reviewer for Chinese Journal of Aeronautics CJA (Elsevier)
Since 2015 Reviewer for Advances in Space Research ASR (Elsevier)
Since 2015 Reviewer for Engineering Science and Technology: an International Journal JESTCH (Elsevier)
Since 2015 Reviewer for Wear WEA (Elsevier)
Since 2015 Reviewer for Ain Shams Engineering Journal ASEJ (Elsevier)
Since 2014 Reviewer for the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer HMT (Elsevier)

Part VI - Funding Information [grants as PI-principal investigator or I-investigator]

Year Title Program Grant as
2020-2022 Technical Support Activities for VEGA-C, VEGA-E and P-120C / Work Order 3 Vega-IPT ESA ESRIN Principal investigator
2020-2023 Ricerca e sviluppo tecnologico sulla Propulsione Ibrida basata su propellenti a paraffina ASI Investigator
2020-2021 Mono- and Bi-Propellant Flow Characterization in Generic Propulsion Systems ESA ESTEC / Etamax Investigator
2019-2023 Advancing Space Access Capabilities Reusability and Multiple Satellite Injection (ASCenSIon) European Community H2020-MSCA-ITN-2019 Principal investigator
2019-2020 Technical Support Activities for VEGA-C, VEGA-E and P-120C / Work Order 4 ESA HQ PARIS Investigator
2019-2020 RIPAS Programme Rilancio dei Programmi di Accesso allo Spazio dalla Base di Malindi (BSC) ASI Principal investigator
2018-2021 Ricerca e sperimentazione di Materiali, sistemi Diagnostici e di Controllo ambientale per i veicoli di trasporto spaziale di generazione Evoluta (Generazione E) MIUR Investigator
2017-2019 Modelling Capsule Stability
Accounting for Shape Change ESA ESTEC / VKI Principal investigator
2017-2018 Technical Support Activities for VEGA-C, VEGA-E and P-120C / Work Order 1 Vega-IPT ESA ESRIN Investigator
2015-2017 Support and Cross-check Activities of VEGA and VECEP Solid Propulsion (Period 2015 2017) Vega-IPT ESA ESRIN Investigator
2014-2017 Catalytic Properties of Ablators ESA ESTEC / VKI Investigator
2015-2017 Technological development activity on hybrid rocket engines with different oxidizers and paraffin-based fuel ASI / CIRA Investigator
2013-2015 Analysis of vulcain 2 engine operational anomalies ESA ESTEC Investigator
2013-2014 Support and Cross-check Activities of VEGA and VECEP Solid Propulsion (Period 2013 2014) Vega-IPT ESA ESRIN Investigator
2012-2013 A CEA-based Chemical Equilibrium Solver for Gas Surface Thermo-chemistry and Thermo-chemical Tables Generation ASTRIUM EADS Investigator
2012-2013 ESA-TRP on Hypersonic Flow Analysis with Gas-Surface Interaction Modelling ESA ESTEC Investigator
2011-2013 Development and integration of the Italian scientific expertise for the progress of hybrid rocket engines PRIN: progetti di ricerca di interesse nazionale Investigator
2011-2013 Progetto ICARO (POR-FESR Lazio): Scenario, Vincoli, Requisiti e Simulazione Aerotermica per il sottoprogetto Progetto Esperimento Ablativi Aero Sekur S.p.a Investigator
2011-2012 Ablative Chamber Analysis for Liquid Propellant Engine AVIO S.p.a Investigator
2009-2012 In Space Propulsion 1 European Community - FP7 Investigator
2006-2010 CAST: Configurazioni Aero-termodinamiche Innovative per Sistemi di Trasporto Spaziale ASI / CIRA Investigator
2005-2008 ESA-TRP on Multiphysics Modelling of Near Surface Phenomena ESA ESTEC Investigator
2006 Modelli di predizione dell ablazione in ugelli di endoreattori a propellente solido AVIO S.p.a Investigator
2005-2006 ESA-TRP on Wall Heat Transfer Prediction in Regeneratively Cooled Thrust Chambers ESA ESTEC Investigator

Part VII Research Activities

Keywords Brief Description
Navier-Stokes & CFD
High-speed high-temperature flows Modeling and Computational Fluid Dynamics analysis of high-speed high-temperature chemically reacting turbulent flows coupled with surface heat and mass transfer for space application with particular attention to: Gas Surface Interaction (GSI) modeling for thermo-ablative materials, hypersonic and atmospheric reentry, liquid rocket engines thrust chamber heat transfer, hybrid rocket engines and solid rocket motors internal ballistics, fuel regression rate and nozzle ablation. Numerical solution of RANS equation with complex wall ablative boundary conditions (ablative product injection, equilibrium or chemical kinetics, pyrolysis, catalysis, oxidation, surface energy and mass balance, conjugate heat transfer) for flow/material interaction in solid rocket motors, hybrid rocket engines and atmospheric reentry capsules. Models and equations for surface thermochemistry and near surface thermophysics of aerodynamically heated thermal protection materials (TPS). Ablation models for charring and non-charring TPS materials and for low-temperature ablators. Transient in-depth computational solid mechanics of the ablative material. Coupled flow/material problems and conjugate heat transfer.
Gas Surface Interaction (GSI) modeling
Solid Rocket Motors nozzles
Solid Rocket Motors internal ballistics
Liquid Rocket Engines thrust chambers
Hybrid Rocket Engines internal ballistics
Hypersonic and atmospheric Reentry
Thermal Protection Systems (TPS) materials
Conjugate heat transfer
Thermochemical Ablation

Since 2006 has participated, as a speaker, at the following International Conferences:

1. 2020: 2020 AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum, 24 26 August 2020, Virtual Event.
2. 2019: XXV International Aeronautical and Astronautical Congress AIDAA, 9 12 September 2019, Rome, Italy.
3. 2019: 8th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, 1 4 July 2019, Madrid, Spain.
4. 2018: 54th AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 9 11 July 2018, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
5. 2018: 1st International Conference of Sino-Italy Joint Lab on Simulation Technologies of LRE (invited lecturer), 25 26 February 2018, Xi'an Aerospace Propulsion Institute, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CAST), Xi'An, China.
6. 2017: 53rd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 10 12 July 2017, Atlanta, GA, USA.
7. 2016: 13th International Conference on Flow Dynamics Flow Dynamics and Combustion Technology in Hybrid Rocket Propulsion session (invited paper, keynote), 10 12 October 2016, Sendai, Japan
8. 2016: Space Propulsion 2016, 2 6 May 2016, Rome, Italy.
9. 2015: 51th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 27 29 July 2015, Orlando, FL, USA.
10. 2014: Space Propulsion 2014, 19 22 May 2014, Cologne, Germany.
11. 2013: 49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 14 - 17 July 2013, San Jose, CA, USA.
12. 2013: 7th European Workshop on Thermal Protection Systems and Hot Structures, 8 - 10 April 2013, ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.
13. 2012: 48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 30 July - 01 August 2012, Atlanta, GA, USA.
14. 2012: 50th AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting including the New Horizon Forum and Aerospace Exposition, 09-12 January 2012, Nashville, TN, USA.
15. 2011: 47th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 31 July - 03 August 2011, San Diego, CA, USA.
16. 2011: 3rd International ARA Days, 2-4 May 2011, Arcachon, France.
17. 2011: 17th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, 11 14 April 2011, San Francisco, CA, USA.
18. 2010: 46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 25 28 July 2010, Nashville, TN, USA.
19. 2010: Space Propulsion 2010, 3 6 May 2010, San Sebastian, Spain.
20. 2009: 45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 2 5 August 2009, Denver, CO, USA.
21. 2009: 6th European Workshop on Thermal Protection Systems and Hot Structures, 1 3 April 2009, Stuttgart, Germany.
22. 2008: 6th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, 3 6 November 2008, Versailles, France.
23. 2008: 40th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, 23 26 June 2008, Seattle, WA, USA.
24. 2007: 39th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, 25 28 June 2007, Miami, FL, USA.
25. 2006: 4th Annual International Planetary Probe Workshop, 27 30 June 2006, Pasadena, CA, USA (poster paper).
26. 2006: 5th European Workshop on Thermal Protection Systems and Hot Structures, 17 19 May 2006, Noordvijk, The Netherland.

Part VIII Summary of Scientific Achievements

Product type Number Data Base Start End
Papers [international] with peer-review 22 AIAA, AIDAA, Elsevier 2009 2020
Papers [international] conf. proceedings 73 AIAA, ESA Publication Division, AIDAA, EUCASS, Elsevier 2006 2019
Books series [scientific] 2 EUCASS 2012 2018

Total Documents (Scopus) 61
Total Articles (Scopus) 21
Total Conference Papers (Scopus) 40
Co-authors (Scopus) 53
Total Citations (Scopus) 700
Hirsch (H) index (Scopus) 14

Insegnamento Codice Anno Corso - Frequentare
LABORATORIO DI PROPULSIONE SPAZIALE AAF1450 2021/2022 Ingegneria Aerospaziale
PROPULSORI ASTRONAUTICI 1021872 2021/2022 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica - Space and astronautical engineering
SOLID ROCKET MOTORS 1044027 2021/2022 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica - Space and astronautical engineering
LABORATORIO DI PROPULSIONE SPAZIALE AAF1450 2020/2021 Ingegneria Aerospaziale
SOLID ROCKET MOTORS 1044027 2020/2021 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica - Space and astronautical engineering
PROPULSORI ASTRONAUTICI 1021872 2020/2021 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica - Space and astronautical engineering
LABORATORIO DI PROPULSIONE SPAZIALE AAF1450 2019/2020 Ingegneria Aerospaziale
PROPULSORI ASTRONAUTICI 1021872 2019/2020 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
SPACE PROPULSION 1051405 2019/2020 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
SOLID ROCKET MOTORS 1044027 2019/2020 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
LABORATORIO DI PROPULSIONE SPAZIALE AAF1450 2018/2019 Ingegneria Aerospaziale
SOLID ROCKET MOTORS 1044027 2018/2019 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
PROPULSORI ASTRONAUTICI 1021872 2018/2019 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
SPACE PROPULSION 1051405 2018/2019 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
LABORATORIO DI PROPULSIONE SPAZIALE AAF1450 2017/2018 Ingegneria Aerospaziale
PROPULSORI ASTRONAUTICI 1021872 2017/2018 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
SOLID ROCKET MOTORS 1044027 2017/2018 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
SPACE PROPULSION 1051405 2017/2018 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
LABORATORIO DI PROPULSIONE SPAZIALE AAF1450 2016/2017 Ingegneria Aerospaziale
SOLID ROCKET MOTORS 1044027 2016/2017 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
PROPULSORI ASTRONAUTICI 1021872 2016/2017 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
SPACE PROPULSION 1051405 2016/2017 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
Titolo Rivista Anno
Modeling multiphase effects on pressure oscillations in solid propulsion 2020
Static firing ballistic reconstruction modelling and performance extrapolation to flight in srms 2020
Numerical analysis of paraffin-wax/oxygen hybrid rocket engines JOURNAL OF PROPULSION AND POWER 2020
A sensitivity study on a cfd model for paraffin-based hybrid rockets 2020
Numerical analysis of nozzle heating and erosion in hybrid rockets and comparison with experiments 2020
Numerical and experimental analysis of capsules ablation and shape change including heating transient effects 2020
ASCenSIon: An innovative network to train the space access leaders of tomorrow 2020
Modeling of high density polyethylene regression rate in the simulation of hybrid rocket flowfields AEROSPACE 2019
Experimental and numerical methods for radiative wall heat flux predictions in paraffin–based hybrid rocket engines ACTA ASTRONAUTICA 2019
Numerical investigation on radiative heat loads in liquid rocket thrust chambers JOURNAL OF PROPULSION AND POWER 2019
Predictive cfd model for internal ballistics of hybrid rocket engines using supercritical paraffin-wax and oxygen 2019
Cfd analysis of paraffin-based hybrid rockets with coupled nozzle erosion characterization 2019
Convective and radiative wall heat transfer in liquid rocket thrust chambers JOURNAL OF PROPULSION AND POWER 2018
Numerical simulation of chemical erosion in Vega solid-rocket-motor nozzles JOURNAL OF PROPULSION AND POWER 2018
The accuracy of reconstruction techniques for determining hybrid rocket fuel regression rate 2018
Modeling and simulation of paraffin–based hybrid rocket internal ballistics 2018
Systematic strategies for thermochemical model reduction in rocket propulsion applications 2018
Performance reconstruction of VEGA solid rocket motors: VERTA flights experience 2018
Numerical investigation on the role of thermal radiation in hybrid rocket fuel pyrolysis 2018
CSP-based chemical kinetics mechanisms simplification strategy for non-premixed combustion: An application to hybrid rocket propulsion COMBUSTION AND FLAME 2017
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