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http://hdl.handle.net/10993/6356
Experimental and numerical investigation into the residence time distribution of granular particles on forward and reverse acting grate
English
Samiei, Kasra [> >]
Peters, Bernhard mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC) > Engineering Research Unit >]
2013
Chemical Engineering Science
Pergamon Press - An Imprint of Elsevier Science
Yes (verified by ORBilu)
International
0009-2509
[en] Granular materials ; Numerical analysis ; Moving bed ; DEM ; Mixing ; Residence time
[en] Forward andreverseactinggratesarewidelyemployedinwaste-to-energyplants.Inordertopredict
the motionofsolidgranularparticlesandoptimisethedesignofsuchsystems,DiscreteElement
Method(DEM)isincreasinglyused.Theobjectiveofthispaperistopredictthedynamicsofgranular
particlesonforwardandreverseactinggratesbyapplyingDEM.Theresidencetimedistributionofsolid
particlesisanalysedbyDEMandcomparedwithexperimentalresultsinapilotplantexcluding
combustion.TheresultsindicateaverygoodconsistencybetweenDEMandexperimentalresults,
highlightingthepromisingcapabilitiesofDEMinpredictingthedynamicsofgranularparticlesingrate
systems.CouplingDEMwithcomputationalfluiddynamicstechniquescanfurtheradvancethemethod
to accountforthermalconversionofsolidfuelsinfuturework.
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/6356

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