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Sofia Larsson
Sofia Larsson

Sofia Larsson

Researcher
Luleå University of Technology
Fluid Mechanics
Fluid and Experimental Mechanics
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics
sofia.larsson@ltu.se
+46 (0)920 492421
E806 Luleå

Research

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.

Publications

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
Article in journal

The Effects of Periodicity Assumptions in Porous Media Modelling (2021)

Forslund. T, Larsson. I, Hellström. J, Lundström. T
Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 137, nr. 3, s. 769-797