Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Lenz

Address: RWTH Aachen University
Department for Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering
Kopernikusstr. 10
52074 Aachen
Phone: +49 (0) 241-80 26071
E-Mail: lenz@iob.rwth-aachen.de
Room: 01-225

Group Manager Furnace mechanics

Research

Experimental and numerical investigations of generation, measurement, guidance, improvement of efficiency and usage of heat transfer in industrial furnaces in industries making ferrous and non-ferrous metals and bricks.

Fields of activity

  • gaseous flows in industrial furnaces
  • determination and optimization of convective heat transfer coefficients
  • coupled numerical simulations of flow, heat transfer and thermal stresses
  • flow measurement devices for gaseous flows

Projects

  • minimizing thermal stresses in industrial furnaces using coupled numerical methods

Teaching