EPE  Vol.5 No.4 B , July 2013
Numerical Modelling of Coal Combustion Processes in the Vortex Furnace with Dual-Port Loading
ABSTRACT
The work is devoted to numerical simulation of pulverized-coal combustion processes in the vortex furnace which is a prospective design of a boiler unit for thermal power plants. New modification of this design characterized by additional tangential-injection nozzle located at the bottom of combustion chamber has been studied. Numerical results for the case of Siberian brown coal combustion in this vortex furnace with dual-port loading are presented, including 3-D aerodynamic structure, the fields of temperatures, radiated heat fluxes, species and dispersed phase concentrations, and NOx emissions.

Cite this paper
I. Anufriev, E. Kopyev, D. Krasinsky, V. Salomatov, E. Shadrin and O. Sharypov, "Numerical Modelling of Coal Combustion Processes in the Vortex Furnace with Dual-Port Loading," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4, 2013, pp. 306-310. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B060.
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