Stefano Rolfo

Post-Doc, The University of Manchester

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Research Interests:

  • Non conformal mesh for LES computations.
  • Mesh Quality criteria for LES.
  • LES application for nuclear power plant.
  • Hybrid RANS/LES with heat transfer

Contact Details:
home: V3, C Floor, George Begg Building ,



Research Output

Research Publications: Research Publications:

paper CFD prediction of turbulent flow on an experimental tidal stream turbine using RANS modelling, James McNaughton , Stefano Rolfo, David Apsley, Imran Afgan, Peter Stansby, Tim Stallard, 1st Asisan Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Jeju Island, South Korea, (2012)
paper Thermal-hydraulic simulations of a wire spacer fuel assembly, S. Rolfo, C. Peniguel, M. Guillaud and D. Laurence, Submitted to Nuclear Engineering and Design, (2011)
paper Thermal-hydraulics and Conjugate Heat Transfer Calculation in a Wire-Wrapped SFR Assembly, C. Péniguel, I. Rupp, S. Rolfo and M. Guillaud, Proceedings of ICAPP ‘10 San Diego, CA, USA, June 13-17, 2010 Paper 10174, (2010)
paper LES and Hybrid RANS/LES of turbulent flow in fuel rod bundle in a triangular array, S. Rolfo, J. C. Uribe, D. Laurence, Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation VII, pp. 409-414, (2010)
paper Three Dimensional Conjugated Heat Transfer Analysis in Sodium Fast Reactor Wire-Wrapped Fuel Assembly, C. Péniguel, I. Rupp, JP. Juhel, S. Rolfo, M. Guillaud, N. Gervais, Proceedings of ICAPP ‘09 Tokyo, Japan, May 10-14, 2009 Paper 9311, (2009)
paper Optimal unstructured meshing for large eddy simulations, Y. Addad, U. Gaitonde, D. Laurence, S. Rolfo, ERCOFTAC Series, Springer, Quality and Reliability of Large-Eddy Simulations. Meyers, Geurts & Sagaut, (Eds.), Vol. 12, pp. 93-103, (2008)

Theses, Dissertations and Technical Reports: Theses, Dissertations and Technical Reports:

book CFD study of heat transfer with unstructured codes., S. Rolfo, 1st Year PhD Report, The University of Manchester, (2007)

Presentations: Presentations:

ppt Thermo-hydraulics study of sodium fast reactor wire wrapped fuel bundle, Saturne User Conference, (December 2009)
ppt CFD analysis of Fuel Rod Bundles, _KNOO Meeting, (July 2009)
ppt LES and URANS of Turbulent Flow parallel to PWR and AGR Fuel Rod Bundles, _Knoo Meeting, (July 2008)
ppt LES of turbulent flow through a heated rod bundle arranged in a triangular array., _DLES08, (September 2008)
ppt QLES, QLES Leuven, (October 2007)
ppt Effects of non-conformal mesh on LES, Internal Seminar, (November 2007)

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