E3S Web Conf.
Volume 13, 20174th Scientific and Technical Conference on Modern Technologies and Energy Systems, WTiUE 2016
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|Published online||10 February 2017|
Analysis of coal dust combustion and gasification in the cyclone furnace
Czestochowa University of Technology, Department of Energy Engineering, ul. Brzeznicka 60a, 42-201, Poland
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This study presents the design and operation of the cyclone furnace fuelled with coal dust. The main function of the furnace is coal dust gasification. The combustible gases that mainly contain CO can be used to feed a pulverized coal-fired boiler. The results of numerical calculations presented in the study demonstrated that cyclone furnace can operate over a wide range of fuel flow rates: from the conditions of coal dust combustion, which ensure maintaining the cyclone furnace in a state of hot reserve to the conditions of coal dust gasification, which allow for production of CO. Gasification process helps control temperature under conditions of elevated oxygen concentration. The results allow for the use of the furnace to improve flexibility and coal dust operation through the reduction in its technological minimum.
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