Numerical Modeling of Oxy-Fuel and Air-fuel Burners for Aluminium Melting

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. Jorgen Furu1,
  2. Andreas Buchholz2,
  3. Trond Harald Bergstrøm3 and
  4. Knut Marthinsen1

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch180

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Furu, J., Buchholz, A., Harald Bergstrøm, T. and Marthinsen, K. (2012) Numerical Modeling of Oxy-Fuel and Air-fuel Burners for Aluminium Melting, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch180

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Materials Science, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU); Alfred, Getzv. 2; Trondheim, 7034, Norway

  2. 2

    Hydro Aluminium Deutschland GmbH; Georg-von-Boeselager-Str. 21; Bonn, 53117, Germany

  3. 3

    SINTEF Materials and Chemistry; Sem Saelands Vei 1; Trondheim, 7034, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118291399

Online ISBN: 9781118359259

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Keywords:

  • aluminium;
  • melting;
  • burners;
  • oxy-fuel;
  • heat transfer;
  • numerical modeling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Numerical model

  • Furnace geometry

  • Comparison of burner properties

  • Heating of aluminium samples

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements