Welcome to the website of the

BME Combustion Research Group

about us

One step towards a sustainable future

Pollutant emission and fossil fuel utilization greatly contribute to climate change. Due to our immense energy demand, it is impossible to switch into green energy sources immediately. Therefore, the best solution is improving our technologies and expand it towards renewable energy carriers.

Combustion is a rather challenging field since it involves simultaneous mass and energy transfer, reaction kinetics, fluid dynamics, and acoustics – all linked together. Regardless of that, we are using fire for thousands of years.

Recent publications

Comparison of volatility characteristics and temperature-dependent density, surface tension, and kinematic viscosity of n-butanol-diesel and ABE-diesel fuel blends

Dávid Csemány, Osama DarAli, Syed Ali Hamza Rizvi, Viktor Józsa

Fuel, 312, paper 122909, 2022, DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2021.122909

Distributed combustion of diesel–butanol fuel blends in a mixture temperature-controlled burner

Mohammad Darwish, Gyöngyvér Hidegh, Dávid Csemány, Viktor Józsa

Fuel, 307, paper 121840, 2021, DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2021.121840

Mixture Temperature-Controlled combustion of different biodiesels and conventional fuels

Gyöngyvér Hidegh, Dávid Csemány, János Vámos, László Kavas, Viktor Józsa

Energy, 234, paper 121219, 2021, DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2021.121219

Evaluation of material property estimating methods for n-alkanes, 1-alcohols, and methyl esters for droplet evaporation calculations

Dávid Csemány, István Gujás, Cheng Tung Chong, Viktor Józsa

Heat and Mass Transfer, online first, 2021, DOI: 10.1007/s00231-021-03059-0

Involving students

Teaching activity

BSc, MSc, and semester projects

The CRG is open for all students for projects and theses in the field of combustion. Due to its complexity, solid basic knowledge of heat engines and combustion is advised.

Scientific Conference of Students

There is a unique opportunity in Hungary for all university students to compete in a scientific conference in each November either alone or in a group. The national round is organized in odd years.

Teaching activity

Members of CRG are involved in teaching several subjects. These are focusing on thermodynamics and heat transfer, steam and gas turbines, combustion, measurements in energy, heat engines, diagnostics, and numerical methods.