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International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation

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Volume 19, Issue 2


Radiant Heat Transfer in Nitrogen-Free Combustion Environments

A. Marzouk Osama
Published Online: 2018-03-07 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijnsns-2017-0106


When mathematically calculating the radiant heat flux during combustion, the radiant property of a gaseous mixture can be approximated as a weighted sum of the radiant properties of fictitious gases to give an equivalent effect of the actual gas mixture. This concept has been in use for many years. However, it was initially tailored to product gases in air-combustion environment. With the advent and progress in nitrogen-free combustion (particularly for environmental purposes), the chemical composition of the combustion gases is highly altered and existing models should be assessed for their suitability in these new environments. We carried out this task, which was motivated by our recent modeling work that revealed that a new model should be developed for nitrogen-free combustion environments. The model proposed here has four participating gases plus one transparent gas and its performance in predicting radiant heat transfer in 3D benchmark problems is evaluated in comparison with existing models, using the discrete-ordinate method for directional radiation domain combined with the finite-volume method of the spatial domain.

Keywords: radiant; combustion; heat transfer; DOM; nitrogen-free

PACS: 44.40.+a

MSC 2010: 78M50; 74P10; 78A40; 35Q79; 80A20


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About the article

Received: 2017-05-10

Accepted: 2018-01-02

Published Online: 2018-03-07

Published in Print: 2018-04-25

Citation Information: International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation, Volume 19, Issue 2, Pages 175–188, ISSN (Online) 2191-0294, ISSN (Print) 1565-1339, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijnsns-2017-0106.

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