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Journal of Thermodynamics & Catalysis

Journal of Thermodynamics & Catalysis
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7544

A. Di Vita

A. Di Vita

Università degli Studi di Genova | UNIGE · Dipartimento di Ingegneria civile, chimica e ambientale (DICCA) Physics MsC; Engineering PhD

Biography
I've been trained as a plasma physicist. As such, I have been engaged in nuclear fusion research. Today, I am working about stability of gas turbine burners against spontaneous, dangerous thermo-acoustic instabilities (AKA 'humming') which transform combustion energy into mechanical energy and may destroy low-pollution, high-power burners. To this purpose, I take advantage of previously developed skills, like non-equilibrium thermodynamics and non-linear analysis.

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