prof. dr ir J.J.H. (Bert) Brouwers

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Biography / 简历

CEO Romico Hold A.V.V and Romico Engineering Solutions B.V.
- Rotational Particle Separator
- Condensed Rotational Separation

Other Achievements
- Statistical Turbulence
- Fluid Flow in Rotating Devices
- Combustion Research
- Probabilistic System Downtime
- Offshore structures
- Ultra Centrifuge
- MSc and PhD degree supervision
The above on one page

Publications
- Journal Articles
- Dissertations
- Valedictory Lecture

Journal Articles

Brouwers, J.J.H. (2016). Statistical Models of Large Scale Turbulent Flow. Flow, Turbulence and Combustion 2016 1-31
Kemenade, H.P. van, Brouwers, J.J.H. & Benthum, R.J.van (2014). Centrifugal Separation with Emphasis on the Rotational Particle Separator. ChemBioEng 1(6) 1-12
Kemenade, H.P. van, Brouwers, J.J.H. & Benthum, R.J.van (2014). Upgrading CO2-CH4 mixtures by a hybrid membrane – Condensed Rotational Separation Process. Energy Technology 2(11) 874–876
Kemenade, H.P. van, Brouwers, J.J.H. & Rijke, S.J.M. de (2013). Sour gas cleaning by condensed rotational separation versus amine treatment, energy and volume use. Energy Technology, 1, 392-394.
Kuerten, J.G.M. & Brouwers, J.J.H. (2013). Lagrangian statistics of turbulent channel flow at Reτ = 950 calculated with direct numerical simulation and Langevin models. Physics of Fluids, 25:105108.
Brouwers, J.J.H., Kemenade, H.P. van & Kroes, J.P. (2012). Rotational particle separator : an efficient method to separate micron-sized droplets and particles from fluids. FILTRATION, 12(1), 57.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (2012), Statistical description of turbulent dispersion. Phys. Rev. E 86, 066309.
Buruma, R.C., Brouwers, J.J.H.,Kemenade, H.P. van (2012), Rotational particle separator as a compact gas scrubber. Chemical Engineering & Technology 35(9) 1576-1582
Kemenade, H.P. van, Brouwers, J.J.H. (2012), Hydrocarbon recovery by condensed rotational separation. Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology 2:49–56
Benthum, R.J. van, Kemenade, H.P. van, Brouwers, J.J.H., Golombok, M.(2011). Condensed Rotational Separation of CO2. Applied Energy 93 457-465.
Bansal, G.D., Golombok, M., Brouwers, J.J.H., Tesselaar, G.(2011). CO2 droplets condensed from natural gas. Applied Energy 93 457-465. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 50(5), 3011-3020
Theunissen, T., Golombok, M., Brouwers, J.J.H., Bansal, G.D. & Benthum, R.J. van (2011). Liquid CO2 droplet extraction from gases. Energy, 36(5), 2961-2967.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (2011). Asymptotic solutions for Mathieu instability under random parametric excitation and nonlinear damping. Physica D : Nonlinear Phenomena, 240(12), 990-1000.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (2010). Langevin and diffusion equation of turbulent fluid flow. Physics of Fluids, 22(8):085102
Брауэрс Й.Й.X. (2010). Уравнение ланжевена для частицы жидкости в потоке с вызванной наличием стенок турбулентностью. Теоретическая и математическая физика, 163(2), 328-352.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (2010). Langevin equation of a fluid particle in wall-induced turbulence. Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, 163(2), 677-695
Willems, G.P., Kroes, J.P., Golombok, M., Esch, B.P.M. van, Kemenade, H.P. van & Brouwers, J.J.H. (2010). Performance of a novel rotating gas-liquid separator. Journal of Fluids Engineering : Transactions of the ASME, 132(3):031301
Willems, G.P., Golombok, M., Tesselaar, G. & Brouwers, J.J.H. (2010). Condensed rotational separation of CO2 from natural gas. AIChE Journal : Chemical Engineering Research and Development, 56(1), 150-159.
Willems, G.P., Esch, B.P.M. van, Brouwers, J.J.H. & Golombok, M. (2008). Creeping film model for condensed centrifugal separation processes. Chemical Engineering Science, 63(13), 3358-3365
Brouwers, J.J.H. (2007). Dissipation equals production in the log layer of wall-induced turbulence. Physics of Fluids, 19(10):101702
Kuerten, J.G.M., Esch, B.P.M. van, Kemenade, H.P. van & Brouwers, J.J.H. (2007). The effect of turbulence on the efficiency of the rotational phase separator. International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, 28(4), 630-637.
Mondt, E., Brouwers, J.J.H. & Kemenade, H.P. van (2007). Creeping Film Models for Rotating Channels. Chemical Engineering & Technology, 30(5), 593-600
Wissen, R.J.E. van, Brouwers, J.J.H. & Golombok, M. (2007). In-line centrifugal separation of dispersed phases. AIChE Journal : Chemical Engineering Research and Development, 53(2), 374-380.
Brouwers, J.J.H., Wissen, R.J.E. van & Golombok, M. (2006). Novel centrifugal process removes gas contaminants. Oil and Gas Journal, 104(42), 37-41.
Wissen, R.J.E. van, Golombok, M. & Brouwers, J.J.H. (2006). Gas centrifugation with wall condensation. AIChE Journal : Chemical Engineering Research and Development, 52(3), 1271-1274
Wissen, R.J.E. van, Golombok, M. & Brouwers, J.J.H. (2005). Separation of carbon dioxide and methane in continuous countercurrent gas centrifuges. Chemical Engineering Science, 60(16), 4397-4407.
Kuerten, J.G.M., Kemenade, H.P. van & Brouwers, J.J.H. (2005). Numerical study of the rotational phase separator sealing impeller. Powder Technology, 154(2-3), 73-82.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (2004). Eulerian short-time statistics of turbulent flow at large Reynolds number. Physics of Fluids, 16(7), 2300-2308.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (2002). On diffusion theory in turbulence. Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 44(3), 277-295
Brouwers, J.J.H. (2002). Phase separation in centrifugal fields with emphasis on the rotational particle separator. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 26(2-4), 325-334.
Gort, R. & Brouwers, J.J.H. (2001). Theoretical analysis of the propagation of a reaction front in a packed bed. Combustion and Flame, 124(1-2), 1-13.
Kemenade, H.P. van & Brouwers, J.J.H. (1996). Roterende deeltjesscheider. NPT Procestechnologie, 3, 6-13.
Visser, F.C., Brouwers, J.J.H. & Jonker, J.B. (1999). Fluid flow in rotating low-specific-speed centrifugal pump impeller passage. Fluid Dynamics Research, 24(5), 275-292
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1997). Particle collection efficiency of the rotational particle separator. Powder Technology, 92(2), 89-99.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1996). Rotational particle separator: A new method for separating fine particles and mists from gases. Chemical Engineering & Technology, 19(1), 1-10.
Brouwers, J.J.H., Kok, J.B.W. & Louis, J.J.J. (1996). NOx Formation in Coal-Gas Flames. CFX-Update, 12, 98-105.
Afscheiden van fijne deeltjes uit gassen : roterende deeltjesscheider Nederlandse vinding. De Ingenieur, 107(5), 28-31.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1995). Rotierende partikelabscheider als neues verfahren für die abscheidung von feinstaub und nebel aus gasen. Chemie, Ingenieur, Technik, 67(8), 994-997.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1995). Secondary flows and particle centrifugation in slightly tilted rotating pipes. Applied Scientific Research, 55(2), 95-105.
Visser, F.C., Brouwers, J.J.H. & Badie, R. (1994). Theoretical analysis of inertially irrotational and solenoidal flow in two-dimensional radial-flow pump and turbine impellers with equiangular blades. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 269, 107-141.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1995). Secondary flows and particle centrifugation in slightly tilted rotating pipes. Applied Scientific Research, 55(2), 95-105.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1994). Roterende deeltjesscheider als nieuwe filtertechniek. Jaarboek Vereniging Lucht, 9, 65-80.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1993). Zoeken naar optimaal evenwicht tussen gebruik van energie en milieubelasting : nieuwe ontwikkelingen in de thermische werktuigbouwkunde. Nederlandse Chemische Industrie, 5, 14-17.
Brem, G. & Brouwers, J.J.H. (1990). Analytical solutions for non-linear conversion of a porous solid particle in a gas : I. isothermal conversion. Chemical Engineering Science, 45(7), 1905-1913.
Brem, G. & Brouwers, J.J.H. (1990). Analytical solutions for non-linear conversion of a porous solid particle in a gas : II. non-isothermal conversion and numerical verification. Chemical Engineering Science, 45(7), 1915-1924.
Brouwers, J.J.H. & Verbeek, P.H.J. (1986). Approximate Formulae for Response of Slender Risers in Deep Water. International Shipbuilding Progress, 33(378), 22-37.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1986). Stability of a Non-Linear Damped Second-Order System with Randomly Fluctuating Restoring Coefficient. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 21(1), 1-13.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1986). Probabilistic Descriptions of Irregular System Downtime. Reliability Engineering, 15(4), 263-281.
Brouwers, J.J.H. & Meyssen, T.E.M. (1985). Viscous Damping Forces on Oscillating Cylinders. Applied Ocean Research, 7(3), 118-123.
Brouwers, J.J.H. & Verbeek, P.H.J. (1983). Expected Fatigue Damage and Expected Extreme Response for Morison-Type Wave Loading. Applied Ocean Research, 5, 129-133.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1982). Response near Resonance of Non-Linearly Damped Systems subject to Random Excitation with Application to Marine Risers. Ocean Engineering, 9, 235-257.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1982). Response of Offshore Structures to Random Excitation. Selected Topics in Identification, Modelling and Control, 52, 1-2.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1982). Analytical Methods for Predicting the Response of Marine Risers, communicated by W.T. Koiter. Proc. Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences, 85, 381-400.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1978). On compressible flow in a gas centrifuge and its effect on the maximum separative power. Nuclear Technology, 39(aug), 311-322.
Brouwers, J.J.H. (1978). On compressible flow in a Rotating Cylinder. Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 12, 265-285.