Combustion Characterization of a Pulverized Coal 210 MW Boiler through Computational Fluid Dynamics Approach


V. Saravanan
S. Seetharamu


This study consists of the numerical simulation (based on commercial CFD code) of the flow and combustion processes that take place in the furnace of a 210 MW pulverized coal utility boiler The modeling has been done for various conditions like coal mass flow and particle size distribution from different burner levels. The modeling has also been carried out for different burner tilt angles. The effects of these conditions in terms of unburnts, heat flux distribution, emissions, actual heat energy utilized in the boiler, heat loss in terms of unburnts and heat carried away by flue gas have been brought out in this paper.


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Saravanan, V., Ramakrishna, & Seetharamu, S. (2004). Combustion Characterization of a Pulverized Coal 210 MW Boiler through Computational Fluid Dynamics Approach. Power Research - A Journal of CPRI, 63–69. Retrieved from


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