CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
www.cfd-online.com
[Sponsors]
Home > Forums > FLUENT

Modelling of Boiler/Steam Generator on CFD code

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   June 9, 2008, 01:47
Default Modelling of Boiler/Steam Generator on CFD code
  #1
Adam
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Hi! Is it possible to analyze or design a boiler/steam generator with integral economizer/preheater by a CFD tool like FLUENT/CFX etc ? Is there any example ?
  Reply With Quote

Old   June 9, 2008, 13:41
Default Re: Modelling of Boiler/Steam Generator on CFD cod
  #2
Allan Walsh
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
In my experience, Fluent or CFX is not the correct tool for analyzing overall boiler performance. In order to look at factors like economizer or air heater performance, you are better off to use a 1-D analysis.

Of course, if you are looking at something specific like fuel or air delivery, fluid flow and heat transfer to a tube or bank of tubes, local steam or water flows, etc., CFD can be a good tool.

You surely will be able to find a sampling of what has been done by doing a quick search on the internet.
  Reply With Quote

Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Modelling steam/water flow Nandu FLUENT 2 November 11, 2013 06:28
Steam boiler and superheater simulation Rami Main CFD Forum 3 May 6, 2008 02:24
CANDU steam generator design in fluent Faisal Bashir FLUENT 0 September 10, 2007 01:03
Natural circulation steam generator Martin Weghaus CFX 0 February 12, 2005 10:18
modelling steam Phil FLUENT 0 May 26, 2004 08:47


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 18:02.