Parallel Numerical Prediction of Pulverized Coal Particle Flow in Bifurcator-Type Flow Splitters

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Th. Frank, K. Bernert, K. Pachler

Chemnitz University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Process Technology, Research Group of Multiphase Flows, 09107 Chemnitz, Germany

H. Schneider

SIVUS gGmbH, Institut of Process, Environmental and Sensor Technology, 09125 Chemnitz, Germanye-mail: kontakt@sivus.tu-chemnitz.de

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 125(1), 1-6 (Jan 31, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1526856 History: Received December 14, 2001; Revised October 02, 2002; Online January 31, 2003
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(a) Whole riffle box, and (b) riffle box, lower part
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Riffle box: (a) lower part, detail; (b) upper part, detail
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Shaded contours of the absolute gas velocity in the bifurcator, (black: 0 m/s; white: 36 m/s)
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Particle trajectories in the flow splitter
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Distributions of (a) mean particle diameter (black: 4 μm; white: 20 μm); and (b) mean particle number density (black: 0 s−1  m−3 ; white: 1010 s−1 m−3)
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Comparison of velocity components in an outlet of the bifurcator: (a) longitudinal component, (b) transversal component
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Comparison of (a) measured, and (b) computed velocity components in an outlet of the bifurcator




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