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Modeling of Ash Deposition in the Convective Pass of a Coal-Fired Boiler

  • S. E. Allan
  • T. A. Erickson
  • D. P. McCollor

Abstract

The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) has developed a personal computer (PC)-based model, FOULER, to predict convective pass fouling deposit formation in coal-fired boilers. This program is used to evaluate the effects of coal quality and operational changes on both high-and low-temperature fouling. In addition, the effects of coal cleaning, blending, and switching options can be evaluated. FOULER will be incorporated in the Coal Quality Expert (CQE) software project. CQE is a comprehensive, PC-based program that can be used to evaluate various potential coal cleaning, blending, and switching options to reduce power plant emissions while minimizing generation costs.

Keywords

Deposit Layer Strength Development Silicate Strength Tube Bank Inertial Impaction 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. E. Allan
    • 1
  • T. A. Erickson
    • 1
  • D. P. McCollor
    • 1
  1. 1.Energy & Environmental Research CenterGrand ForksUSA

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