The aim of our research is to build a model that can evaluate the amount of combustion products by using the chemical equilibrium method with a few chemical reactions. This paper presents an eddy dissipation concept/chemical equilibrium model (EDC/CE) and validates it by simulating a CO-H2 air turbulent diffusion flame. The obtained results were compared with Correa’s experimental data, Gran’s computational data, and the computational data obtained by using a chemical equilibrium model in FLUENT. An advantage of the EDC/CE model is that the amount of any combustion products are obtained without using detailed chemical mechanisms. The results obtained by the EDC/CE model are in good agreement with the reference data. With the combustion model that we have developed, the amount of combustion products can be calculated without detail chemical mechanisms, and the accuracy of this model is in the same order as that of the EDC model.
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Simulation of a CO-H2-Air Turbulent Diffusion Flame by the Chemical Equilibrium Method With a Few Chemical Reactions
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Fukumoto, K, & Ogami, Y. "Simulation of a CO-H2-Air Turbulent Diffusion Flame by the Chemical Equilibrium Method With a Few Chemical Reactions." Proceedings of the ASME 2008 Heat Transfer Summer Conference collocated with the Fluids Engineering, Energy Sustainability, and 3rd Energy Nanotechnology Conferences. Heat Transfer: Volume 3. Jacksonville, Florida, USA. August 10–14, 2008. pp. 179-187. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/HT2008-56286
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