Documentation

Here is an overview of PATO : PATO_v2.0.x-overview

The models implemented in PATO have been described in three journal articles. The latest article provides a summary of all the options.

  • A generic local thermal equilibrium model for porous reactive materials submitted to high temperatures. J. Lachaud, J. B. Scoggins, T. E. Magin, M. G. Meyer, N. N. Mansour. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 108 : 1406-1417, 2017.
    doi: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.11.067  Preprint
  • Detailed chemical equilibrium model for porous ablative materials. J. Lachaud, T. van Eekelen, J. B. Scoggins, T. E. Magin, N. N. Mansour. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 90, 1034-1045, 2015.
    doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.05.106  Preprint
  • Porous material analysis toolbox based on OpenFoam and applications. J. Lachaud, N. N. Mansour.  Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 28 (2): 191–202, 2014.
    doi: 10.2514/1.T4262  Preprint

PATO user guide (currently in revision for the Open Source version)

PATO_UserGuide

More documentation is included in the release package (e.g. description of the tutorials).