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Workshop: CFD aided design and other design tools for industrial biomass combustion plants

6. June 2013
Bella Center, room 19
Copenhagen, DK

IEA Bioenergy Task 32 organises an expert workshop on Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) aided design as a side event of the EU Biomass Conference to share practical experiences and address the current opportunities and limitations of CFD based design of industrial biomass combustion appliances

Organizer

IEA Bioenergy Task 32 "Biomass Combustion and Co-firing"

Content Description

IEA Bioenergy Task 32 organises an expert workshop for equipment suppliers and researchers to share practical experiences and address the current opportunities and limitations of CFD based design of industrial biomass combustion appliances.

CFD tools can be very effective in the design of industrial biomass combustion installations. The approach can lead to much better combustion quality and avoid the need of a ‘try and error’ approach for boiler design and reducing development expenses. CFD based design tools have significantly improved in the last decade and are commonly applied for larger utility boiler installations.

The expert workshop will be held as a side event of the EU Biomass Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Program

Session 1: Chairperson - Ingwald Obernberger

  • 13:00 IEA Bioenergy Task 32 – Biomass Combustion and Co-firing - Overview (Jaap Koppejan)
  • 13:05 Workshop content and objectives (Ingwald Obernberger)
  • 13:15 Overview - CFD simulations of biomass combustion plants – present applications  (Kristian Andersen, Force Technology, Denmark)
  • 13:30 Overview - CFD simulation of biomass combustion plants - new developments (Robert Scharler, BE2020/TUG/BIOS)
  • 13:45 Single particle modelling for implementation into CFD (Thunman, Chalmers University, Sweden)
  • 14:10 Coupled CFD/DEM simulation of reacting solid biomass on grates (Wirtz, LEAT, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany)
  • 14:35 3D CFD modelling of solid biomass combustion in grate furnaces (Ramin Mehrabian, BE2020 , Austria)
  • 15:00 Moving Grate Combustion Optimisation with CFD And PIV (Thomas Nussbaumer, ETH Zürich, Verenum)
  • 15:25 Coffee break

Session 2: Chairperson - Robert Scharler

  • 15:50 Modelling of SOx formation and subsequent sulphation for CFD applications (Glarborg, DTU, Denmark)
  • 16:15 CFD simulation of NOx formation in fixed-bed biomasscombustion plants (Claudia Benesch, BIOS, Austria)
  • 16:40 3D CFD Modeling of Biomass Co-Firing and Conversion to 100% Biomass for pulverized fuel boilers including validation of NOx and burnout predictions (Benedetto Risio, RECOM Services GmbH, Germany)
  • 17:05 Assessment of the effect of co-firing on plant performance by the DNV KEMA thermodynamic model (Marcel Cremers, DNV-KEMA)
  • 17:30 CFD simulation of pulverized fuel combustion, gasification and ash deposition in entrained flow reactors (Halama, Kleinhans and Spliethoff, TU Munich, Germany)
  • 17:55 Automatic CFD optimisation of biomass combustion plants (Ali Shiehnejad, BE2020, Austria)
  • 18:20 CFD modelling of fluidised bed combustion plants (Marko Huttunen, Perttu Jukola)
  • 18:45 Summary & closing (Ingwald Obernberger)
  • 18:55 End

Target Audience

Equipment suppliers and researchers in the field of biomass combustion technology

Contact Address

Prof.Univ.-Doz.Dipl.-Ing.Dr. Ingwald Obernberger
Institut für Prozess- und Partikeltechnik
Arbeitsgruppe "Energetische Biomassenutzung"
Technische Universität Graz
Inffeldgasse 21b
A-8010 Graz
E-Mail: ingwald.obernberger@tugraz.at

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