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International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation

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Volume 20, Issue 2


Numerical Study of the Dynamics of Particles Motion with Different Sizes from Coal-Based Thermal Power Plant

Alibek Issakhov
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  • al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Kazakh British Technical University, Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan
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/ Ruslan Bulgakov / Yeldos Zhandaulet
Published Online: 2019-01-26 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijnsns-2018-0182


In this paper, the propagation of particles with different sizes from a coal-based thermal power plant was investigated. It was found that the deterioration of the environment is due to the release of a large amount of SOx, NOx and the volatile particles of Suspended Particulate Matter and Respirable Suspended Particles matter, which cause human and animal diseases. This paper presents the numerical simulation results of air pollution by particles which having different sizes from thermal power plants in real sizes using a 3D model. For the adequacy of the mathematical model, a test problem was solved using different turbulent models. To assess the applicability of the mathematical model, the numerical algorithm and the choice of the optimal turbulent model, experimental data and numerical results of other authors were used. The obtained numerical simulation results are in good agreement with the experimental results and the numerical results of other authors. And to obtain more accurate numerical results for the experimental data for turbulent models (kε, kω), there were certain corresponding boundary conditions for kinetic energy. Also, profiles of all flow characteristics were compared with and without particles and some effects of the particle on the flow were identified.

Keywords: large eddy simulation (LES); reynolds averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS); detached eddy simulation (DES); jet in crossflow; particle dispersion

PACS: 47.11.Df; 47.27.E-; 47.27.ep; 47.27.wb; 47.32.C-; 45.50.-j


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About the article

Received: 2018-06-25

Accepted: 2019-01-12

Published Online: 2019-01-26

Published in Print: 2019-04-26

Citation Information: International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation, Volume 20, Issue 2, Pages 223–241, ISSN (Online) 2191-0294, ISSN (Print) 1565-1339, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijnsns-2018-0182.

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