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Title: COMO: a numerical model for predicting furnace performance in axisymmetric geometries. Volume 1. Technical summary. Final report

Abstract

This report summarizes the work conducted during a 30-month contract with the United States Department of Energy (DOE) Pittsburgh Energy Technology Center (PETC). The general objective is to develop and verify a computer code capable of modeling the major aspects of pulverized coal combustion. Achieving this objective will lead to design methods applicable to industrial and utility furnaces. The combustion model (COMO) is based mainly on an existing Babcock and Wilcox (B and W) computer program. The model consists of a number of relatively independent modules that represent the major processes involved in pulverized coal combustion: flow, heterogeneous and homogeneous chemical reaction, and heat transfer. As models are improved or as new ones are developed, this modular structure allows portions of the COMO model to be updated with minimal impact on the remainder of the program. The report consists of two volumes. This volume (Volume 1) contains a technical summary of the COMO model, results of predictions for gas phase combustion, pulverized coal combustion, and a detailed description of the COMO model. Volume 2 is the Users Guide for COMO and contains detailed instructions for preparing the input data and a description of the program output. Several example cases havemore » been included to aid the user in usage of the computer program for pulverized coal applications. 66 refs., 41 figs., 21 tabs.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Babcock and Wilcox Co., Alliance, OH (USA). Research and Development Div.
OSTI Identifier:
5518045
Report Number(s):
DOE/PC/40265-9-Vol.1
ON: DE86009297
DOE Contract Number:  
AC22-81PC40265
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products. Original copy available until stock is exhausted
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; COAL; COMBUSTION; COMPUTER CODES; C CODES; FURNACES; DESIGN; PERFORMANCE; PULVERIZED FUELS; CALCULATION METHODS; GEOMETRY; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; CARBONACEOUS MATERIALS; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; ENERGY SOURCES; FOSSIL FUELS; FUELS; MATERIALS; MATHEMATICS; OXIDATION; THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSES; 014000* - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Combustion

Citation Formats

Fiveland, W.A., Oberjohn, W.J., and Cornelius, D.K. COMO: a numerical model for predicting furnace performance in axisymmetric geometries. Volume 1. Technical summary. Final report. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
Fiveland, W.A., Oberjohn, W.J., & Cornelius, D.K. COMO: a numerical model for predicting furnace performance in axisymmetric geometries. Volume 1. Technical summary. Final report. United States.
Fiveland, W.A., Oberjohn, W.J., and Cornelius, D.K. Sun . "COMO: a numerical model for predicting furnace performance in axisymmetric geometries. Volume 1. Technical summary. Final report". United States.
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abstractNote = {This report summarizes the work conducted during a 30-month contract with the United States Department of Energy (DOE) Pittsburgh Energy Technology Center (PETC). The general objective is to develop and verify a computer code capable of modeling the major aspects of pulverized coal combustion. Achieving this objective will lead to design methods applicable to industrial and utility furnaces. The combustion model (COMO) is based mainly on an existing Babcock and Wilcox (B and W) computer program. The model consists of a number of relatively independent modules that represent the major processes involved in pulverized coal combustion: flow, heterogeneous and homogeneous chemical reaction, and heat transfer. As models are improved or as new ones are developed, this modular structure allows portions of the COMO model to be updated with minimal impact on the remainder of the program. The report consists of two volumes. This volume (Volume 1) contains a technical summary of the COMO model, results of predictions for gas phase combustion, pulverized coal combustion, and a detailed description of the COMO model. Volume 2 is the Users Guide for COMO and contains detailed instructions for preparing the input data and a description of the program output. Several example cases have been included to aid the user in usage of the computer program for pulverized coal applications. 66 refs., 41 figs., 21 tabs.},
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