Numerical Modelling of Coal Combustion Processes in the Vortex Furnace with Dual-Port Loading


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.

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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. 4B, 2013, pp. 306-310. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B060.

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