Emission formation during wood log combustion in fireplaces – part I: volatile combustion stage
by M. Huttunen, J. Saastamoinen, P. Kilpinen, L. Kjaldman, H. Oravainen, S. Bostrom
Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An International Journal (PCFD), Vol. 6, No. 4/5, 2006

Abstract: A CFD-based tool for the analysis of combustion and emissions in batch-fired wood log combustion is introduced. It consists of submodels for drying and pyrolysis of a wood log, for combustion of volatilised fuel and char, for radiative heat transfer, and for NO formation implemented in a commercial CFD-programme (Fluent) for turbulent flows. Comparing model predictions to experimental data in a test oven shows the applicability of the different submodels and combination of them.

Online publication date: Fri, 09-Jun-2006

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