Aerodynamics of a promising vortex furnace design

I. S. Anufriev, P. A. Strizhak, M. Yu Chernetskii, E. Yu Shadrin, O. V. Sharypov

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The aerodynamics of a promising vortex furnace design with secondary top blasting has been studied. Flow velocity fields have been measured in an isothermal laboratory model of the furnace using a digital tracer imaging (particle image velocimetry) technique. Three-dimensional diagnostics of flow structure in the combustion chamber has been carried out by the method of laser Doppler anemometry. Processing of the obtained data using the criterion of “minimum total pressure” has been used to visualize the spatial structure of the vortex core.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)727-730
Number of pages4
JournalTechnical Physics Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 4 Aug 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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