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dc.contributor.authorVanteru, Mahendra Reddy
dc.contributor.authorRoberts, William L.
dc.date.accessioned2017-02-15T08:32:15Z
dc.date.available2017-02-15T08:32:15Z
dc.date.issued2017-02-02
dc.identifier.citationMahendra Reddy V, Roberts WL (2017) Numerical Modeling of MILD Combustion at High Pressure to Predict the Optimal Operating Conditions. Combustion for Power Generation and Transportation: 55–76. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-3785-6_4.
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/978-981-10-3785-6_4
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/622899
dc.description.abstractThis Chapter presents numerical simulation on MILD combustion operating at high pressure. Influence of preheat and dilution of oxidizer and operating pressure on stabilization of MILD combustion are presented. Three different preheat temperatures (1100, 1300 and 1500 K) and three different dilution levels (3, 6 and 9% O2) are simulated over an operating pressure variation from 1 atm to 16 atm. A classical jet in hot coflow burner is considered for this study. Total of 45 cases are simulated and analyzed. Essential characteristics of MILD combustion, i.e., maximum temperature (Tmax), temperature rise (ΔT) and temperature distributions, are analyzed. The distribution of emissions OH and CO are also studied and presented. Well-stabilized MILD combustion is observed for all cases except for two cases with high preheated (1500 K). Peak temperature is observed to decrease with increasing operating pressure for a given level of preheat and dilution. OH mass faction is reduced with increasing pressure. The CO emissions show little sensitivity to operating pressure. However, CO mass fraction is slightly higher at 1 atm operating pressure as compared to 4 to 16 atm. Since the residence time of reactants increases as the operating pressure increases, well-stabilized MILD combustion is observed for all highly diluted and low temperature preheat cases (3% O2 and 1100 K).
dc.publisherSpringer Nature
dc.relation.urlhttp://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-10-3785-6_4
dc.subjectMILD combustion
dc.subjectHigh pressure
dc.subjectAuto-ignition
dc.titleNumerical Modeling of MILD Combustion at High Pressure to Predict the Optimal Operating Conditions
dc.typeBook Chapter
dc.contributor.departmentClean Combustion Research Center
dc.contributor.departmentMechanical Engineering Program
dc.contributor.departmentPhysical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
dc.contributor.departmenthigh-pressure combustion (HPC) Research Group
dc.identifier.journalCombustion for Power Generation and Transportation
kaust.personVanteru, Mahendra Reddy
kaust.personRoberts, William L.
dc.date.published-online2017-02-02
dc.date.published-print2017


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