Combustion and radiation modeling of laminar premixed flames using OpenFOAM: A numerical investigation of radiative heat transfer in the RADIADE project

Sajjad Haider, Kar Mun Pang, Anders Ivarsson, Jesper Schramm

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    Abstract

    This paper presents the computational fluid dynamics modelling of a laminar premixed flame. A specific solver named ’rareLTSFoam’ is developed using OpenFOAM ® code. The solver is used to simulate experimental stoichiometric and rich laminar premixed flames. The modelling is carried out for thermal flow and combusting flow cases. The results show that without including radiation modelling, the predicted flame temperature is higher than the measured values. P1 radiation Model is used with sub-models for absorption and emission coefficients. The model using constant values for the absorption and emission coefficients gave good agreement with measurements for the regions close to burner outlet. However, the weighted Sum of Gray Gas model (WSGGM) reasonably predicts the flame temperature as the flame height about the burner outlet increases.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPapers, CIMAC Congress 2013
    Number of pages9
    PublisherConseil International des Machines a Combustion
    Publication date2013
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    Event27th CIMAC World Congress on Combustion Engine Technology - Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
    Duration: 13 May 201315 May 2013
    Conference number: 27

    Conference

    Conference27th CIMAC World Congress on Combustion Engine Technology
    Number27
    LocationShanghai Exhibition Center
    Country/TerritoryChina
    CityShanghai
    Period13/05/201315/05/2013
    SeriesCIMAC Paper
    Number274

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