Numerical study of fuel temperature influence on single gas jet combustion in highly preheated and oxygen deficient air
2005 (English)In: Energy, ISSN 0360-5442, Vol. 30, no 04-feb, 385-398 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Combustion of a single jet of propane in a cross-flowing stream of preheated and oxygen deficient air is numerically analyzed with emphasis on influences of fuel temperature. Both Eddy-Break-Up and PDF/mixture fraction combustion models coupled with RNG k-epsilon turbulent model were applied and the predicted results were compared. Thermal and prompt NO models were employed to calculate NO emissions. Results show that the Eddy-Break-Up model is more suitable for predicting temperature field and flame shape. It was showed that flame during high temperature air combustion condition is spread over a much larger volume. Flame volume increases with a reduction of oxygen concentration. and this trend is clearer if oxygen concentration in the preheated air is below 10%. Additionally, it is almost constant at fixed oxygen concentration and fuel inlet temperature for the temperature of the preheated and oxygen deficient air equal to 1041-1273 K. Increase of the fuel inlet temperature results in smaller flame, shorter mean residence time, smaller temperature peaks, and lower emission of NO.
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2005. Vol. 30, no 04-feb, 385-398 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-14433DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2004.05.011ISI: 000225759200024ScopusID: 2-s2.0-8744311670OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-14433DiVA: diva2:332474
QC 20100525 QC 20111012. 3rd International Symposium on Advanced Energy Conversion Systems and Related Technologies. Nagoya, JAPAN. DEC 15-17, 2001 2010-08-052010-08-052011-10-12Bibliographically approved