Institute of Fluid Mechanics (ISTM)
Tobias Schumm

Dr.-Ing. Tobias Schumm

  • Institut für Strömungsmechanik
    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Kaiserstraße 10, Geb. 10.23
    76131 Karlsruhe
    Tel.: +49 721 608 42368
    Fax: +49 721 608 45147


Scientific Journals and Books:

  1. Schumm, T., Frohnapfel, B. and Marocco, L. (2017): "Investigation of a turbulent convective buoyant flow of sodium over a backward-facing step" Heat and Mass Transfer, DOI: 10.1007/s00231-017-2102-8

  2. Jaeger, W., Schumm, T., Niemann, M., Hering, W., Stieglitz, R., Magagnato, F., Frohnapfel, B. and Fröhlich, J. (2017): "Thermo-hydraulic flow in a sudden expansion" IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, volume 228, number 1, 012001, DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/228/1/012001

  3. Schumm, T., Frohnapfel, B. and Marocco, L.: „Numerical simulation of the turbulent convective buoyant flow of sodium over a backward- facing step." Journal of Physics: Conference Series, volume 745, number 3 (2016), 032051,
    DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/745/3/032051

Conference Contributions: *Presenter

  1. Schumm*, T., Frohnapfel, B., Marocco, L. (2016), „Numerical simulation of the turbulent convective buoyant flow of sodium over a backward-facing step“, EUROTHERM 2016,  7th European Thermal-Sciences Conference Krakow, Poland.
  2. Schumm, T, Magagnato*,F. and Frohnapfel, B.(2015), „Influence of a non-linear turbulence model extension on the prediction of a turbulent flow over a backward-facing step“. ECCOMAS Congress 2016, European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Crete Island, Greece.
  3. Schumm*, T., Niemann, M., Magagnato, F., Marocco, L., Frohnapfel, B. and Fröhlich, J, (2015):
    „Numerical prediction of heat transfer in liquid metal applications“. In Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Turbulence, Heat and Mass Transfer, ISSN 2377-2816, ISBN 978-1-56700-427-4, pp. 277-280. Begell House Inc Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Supervised Student Theses

Available Projects at ISTM

Enquiris are welcomeat any time!

  1. Bachelor project: E. Ayan, 2016, "Implementierung algebraischer Wandgesetze in OpenFOAM"
  2. Bachelor project: M. Reder, 2016, "Bestimmung des numerischen Fehlers für turbulente Strömungen über eine zurückspringende Stufe"
  3. Bachelor project: B. Ming Yih, 2016, "Influence of the Reynolds and Prandtl number on heat transfer in channel flows"
  4. Diplom project: F. Dongmo Gnitedem, 2015, "Implementierung eines nicht-linearen Turbulenzmodells in OpenFOAM"
  5. Master project: C. Zeh, 2014, "Untersuchung algebraischer Wärmeflussmodelle in Flüssigmetallströmungen"