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Sofia Larsson
Sofia Larsson

Sofia Larsson

Senior Lecturer
Luleå University of Technology
Fluid Mechanics
Fluid and Experimental Mechanics
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics
+46 (0)920 492421
E806 Luleå


I took my PhD in April 2014 within Kiln Aerodynamics where I Investigated the cold flow field in a rotary kiln, which is a part of LKAB's pelletizing process. I performed CFD-simulations that I validated with different laser-based measuring techniques (PIV, LDV, PLIF) on a downscaled, simplified model of a kiln. The project was a part of the Faste Laboratory.

After I got my degree I've continued working with numerical simulations as well as experimental measurements within different applications such as the mining industry, hydropower, storm water storage and porous material.


Article in journal

The Aerodynamics of an Iron Ore Pelletizing Rotary Kiln (2022)

Larsson. I
Fluids, Vol. 7, nr. 5
Article in journal

Localized roughness effects in non-uniform hydraulic waterways (2021)

Andersson. L, Larsson. I, Hellström. J, Burman. A, Andreasson. P
Journal of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 59, nr. 1, s. 100-108
Article in journal

Modeling the Swelling of Hydrogels with Application to Storage of Stormwater (2021)

Åkerstedt. H, Lundström. T, Larsson. I, Marsalek. J, Viklander. M
Water, Vol. 13, nr. 1
Article in journal

Non-Stokesian flow through ordered thin porous media imaged by tomographic-PIV (2021)

Forslund. T, Larsson. I, Lycksam. H, Hellström. J, Lundström. T
Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 62, nr. 3
Article in journal

Simulation of Thermal Effects on the Flow Field in a Pilot-Scale Kiln (2021)

Larsson. I, Ljung. A, Marjavaara. B
Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, Vol. 38, nr. 3, s. 1487-1495