Chapela López

Profesor/a ayudante doctor/a

Área de Máquinas y Motores Térmicos
Departamento de Ingeniería Mecánica, Máquinas y Motores Térmicos y Fluídos

Información de contacto

Escuela de Ingeniería Industrial
Departamento T05

As Lagoas, Marcosende
36310 Vigo

+34 986 818 799

Breve CV

Five year degree in Industrial Engineering, specialized in Mechanical Engineering (2014) by the University of Vigo. M.Sc. in Thermal Engineering (2015). Ph.D. in Numerical simulation of biomass combustion (2020). Full time R&D engineer and lecturer, working fields: CFD & FEM tools, CAD design, biomass thermal processes, heat-exchange and civil structures related studies.


Resultados de investigación

Gómez, M.A., Álvarez-Bermúdez, C., Chapela, S., Anca-Couce, A., Porteiro, J.,
Study of the effects of thermally thin and thermally thick particle approaches on the Eulerian modeling of a biomass combustor operating with wood chips
Energy, 281, , 2023 | DOI

Álvarez-Bermúdez, C., Anca-Couce, A., Chapela, S., Scharler, R., Buchmayr, M., Gómez, M.Á., Porteiro, J.,
Validation of a biomass conversion mechanism by Eulerian modelling of a fixed-bed system under low primary air conditions
Renewable Energy, 215, , 2023 | DOI

Larrañaga, A., Brunton, S.L., Martínez, J., Chapela, S., Porteiro, J.,
Data-driven prediction of the performance of enhanced surfaces from an extensive CFD-generated parametric search space
Machine Learning: Science and Technology, 4, 2, 2023 | DOI

Junejo, A., Chapela, S., Porteiro, J., Al-Abdeli, Y.M.,
Secondary air induced flow structures and mixing in a fixed bed combustor
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, , , 2023 | DOI

Khodaei, H., Gonzalez, L., Chapela, S., Porteiro, J., Nikrityuk, P., Olson, C.,
CFD-based coupled multiphase modeling of biochar production using a large-scale pyrolysis plant
Energy, 217, , 2021 | DOI

Álvarez-Bermúdez, C., Chapela, S., Varela, L.G., Gómez, M.Á.,
Cfd simulation of an internally cooled biomass fixed-bed combustion plant
Resources, 10, 8, 2021 | DOI

Bermúdez, C.A., Porteiro, J., Varela, L.G., Chapela, S., Patiño, D.,
Three-dimensional CFD simulation of a large-scale grate-fired biomass furnace
Fuel Processing Technology, 198, , 2020 | DOI

Chapela, S., Cid, N., Porteiro, J., Míguez, J.L.,
Numerical transient modelling of the fouling phenomena and its influence on thermal performance in a low-scale biomass shell boiler
Renewable Energy, 161, , 2020 | DOI

Chapela, S., Porteiro, J., Míguez, J.L., Behrendt, F.,
Eulerian CFD fouling model for fixed bed biomass combustion systems
Fuel, 278, , 2020 | DOI

Gómez, M.A., Martín, R., Chapela, S., Porteiro, J.,
Steady CFD combustion modeling for biomass boilers: An application to the study of the exhaust gas recirculation performance
Energy Conversion and Management, 179, , 2019 | DOI

Varela, L.G., Bermúdez, C.Á., Chapela, S., Porteiro, J., Tabarés, J.L.M.,
Improving Bed Movement Physics in Biomass Computational Fluid Dynamics Combustion Simulations
Chemical Engineering and Technology, 42, 12, 2019 | DOI

Chapela, S., Porteiro, J., Garabatos, M., Patiño, D., Gómez, M.A., Míguez, J.L.,
CFD study of fouling phenomena in small-scale biomass boilers: Experimental validation with two different boilers
Renewable Energy, 140, , 2019 | DOI

Gómez, M.A., Chapela, S., Collazo, J., Míguez, J.L.,
CFD analysis of a buffer tank redesigned with a thermosyphon concentrator tube
Energies, 12, 11, 2019 | DOI

González, W.A., Pérez, J.F., Chapela, S., Porteiro, J.,
Numerical analysis of wood biomass packing factor in a fixed-bed gasification process
Renewable Energy, 121, , 2018 | DOI

Conference Paper
Silva, J., Teixeira, J., Teixeira, S., Chapela, S., Porteiro, J.,
Application of a biomass combustion model to an industrial boiler
ECOS 2018 – Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, , , 2018 | DOI

Conference Paper
Silva, J., Fraga, L., Ferreira, M.E., Chapela, S., Porteiro, J., Teixeira, S.F.C.F., Teixeira, J.,
Combustion modelling of a 20 kW pellet boiler
ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE), 6B-2018, , 2018 | DOI

Chapela, S., Porteiro, J., Gómez, M.A., Patiño, D., Míguez, J.L.,
Comprehensive CFD modeling of the ash deposition in a biomass packed bed burner
Fuel, 234, , 2018 | DOI

Gómez, M.A., Porteiro, J., Chapela, S., Míguez, J.L.,
An Eulerian model for the simulation of the thermal conversion of a single large biomass particle
Fuel, 220, , 2018 | DOI

Chapela, S., Porteiro, J., Costa, M.,
Effect of the Turbulence-Chemistry Interaction in Packed-Bed Biomass Combustion
Energy and Fuels, 31, 9, 2017 | DOI