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Welcome at our division!

Welcome to the website of the Division of Applied Mechanics and Energy Conversion (TME) of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Research Groups


Doctoral theses can be downloaded from the doctorates page.

Recent papers

An overview of publications can be found in the KU Leuven repository Lirias.

  • Walraven, D., Laenen, B., D’haeseleer, W., 2013. Comparison of thermodynamic cycles for power production from low-temperature geothermal heat sources. Energy Conversion and Management, 66: 220-233.
  • Cao, S., Meyers, J., 2012. Influence of turbulent boundary conditions on RANS simulations of pollutant dispersion in mechanically ventilated enclosures with transitional slot Reynolds number. Building and Environment 59: 397-407.
  • Saenen, T., Baelmans, T., 2013. Size effects of a portable two-phase electronics cooling loop. Applied Thermal Engineering 50: 1174-1185.
  • Cao, S., Meyers, J., 2012. On the construction and use of linear low-dimensional ventilation models. Indoor Air 22(5): 427-441.
  • Meyers, J., Meneveau, C., 2012. Flow visualization using momentum and energy transport tubes and applications to turbulent flow in wind farms. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, accepted: October 2012.
  • Persoons, T., Saenen, T., Van Oevelen, T., Baelmans, T., 2012. Effect of Flow Pulsation on the Heat Transfer Performance of a Microchannel Heat Sink. Journal of Heat Transfer 134(9): 091702.
  • Keyaerts, N., D'haeseleer, W., 2012. Increasing efficiency through market-based cross-border procurement of gas-balancing services in Europe. Energy 47(1): 564-576.
  • Verhelst, C., Degrauwe, D., Logist, F., Van Impe, J., Helsen, L., 2012. Multi-objective optimal control of an air-to-water heat pump for residential heating. Building Simulation 5(3): 43-53.
  • Baetens, R., De Coninck, R., Van Roy, J., Verbruggen, B., Driesen, J., Helsen, L., Saelens, D., 2012. Assessing electrical bottlenecks at feeder level for residential net zero-energy buildings by integrated system simulation. Applied Energy 96: 74-83.
  • Dekeyser, W., Reiter, D., Baelmans, T., 2012. Divertor Design through Shape Optimization. Contributions to Plasma Physics, 52(5-6): 544-549.


Head of the division
Prof. Dr. ir. William D'haeseleer

KU Leuven
Dept. Mechanical Engineering
Division TME
Celestijnenlaan 300A box 2421
BE-3001 Heverlee, Belgium

Tel: +32 16 322511
Fax: +32 16 322985


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