In-Flame Characterization of a 30 MWth Bio-Dust Flame

Joakim Myung Johansen, Peter Arendt Jensen, Sønnik Clausen, Alexander Fateev, K.L. Nielsen, Johan Wadenbäck, Peter Glarborg

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This work presents a comprehensive flame characterization campaign on an operating full-scale Danish power plant. Amagerværket Unit 1 (AMV1, 350 MWth, 12 identical burners on 3 burner levels) is 100 % fuelled with wood dust burned in suspension and stabilized by swirling flows in a triple concentric low-NOx configuration. The measurements focus on a single 30 MWth flame and include: Quantification of the gas temperature, the gas phase composition: O2, CO, CO2, H2O, and light hydrocarbons by intrusive probe measurements. It also includes both seeded and unseeded 2D laser doppler anemometry (LDA) velocity measurements, flame shape observations by video imaging, and particle entrainment by high speed infrared (IR) imaging. The flame is characterized along the geometrical centreline as well as in the horizontal and vertical plane of the flame. The results shed light on the flame anatomy of a full-scale burner and provide a comprehensive data set that quantifies key parameters: Gas phase temperature, composition, and flow field required in order to evaluate the performance of CFD simulations of complex combustion systems
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2016
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event24th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition - Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 6 Jun 20169 Jun 2016
Conference number: 24


Conference24th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition
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