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6 Pulverized Coal-Fired Boilers

Part 4. Solid Fuels

  1. Hai Zhang,
  2. Junfu Lu

Published Online: 15 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628148.hoc060

Handbook of Combustion

Handbook of Combustion

How to Cite

Zhang, H. and Lu, J. 2010. Pulverized Coal-Fired Boilers. Handbook of Combustion. 4:6:217–255.

Author Information

  1. Tsinghua University, Department of Thermal Engineering, Beijing, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2010

Abstract

The sections in this article are

  • 6.1
    Introduction
    • 6.1.1
      PC Combustion and PC Fired Boiler
    • 6.1.2
      Physical Properties of PC Particles
    • 6.1.3
      Conventional Layout of a PC Boiler
    • 6.1.4
      Heating Surfaces and Water-Vapor Path in a PC Boiler
    • 6.1.5
      Heat Transfer Calculation Procedure of a PC Boiler
  • 6.2
    Some Theories
    • 6.2.1
      Theoretical Air and Coefficient of Excess Air
    • 6.2.2
      Heat Balance and Efficiency of a PC Boiler
    • 6.2.3
      Ignition of PC Particles
    • 6.2.4
      Char Combustion
    • 6.2.5
      NOx Formation Mechanisms
      • 6.2.5.1
        Thermal NO
      • 6.2.5.2
        Fuel NO
  • 6.3
    PC Fired Furnace
    • 6.3.1
      Furnace Layout and Firing Type
    • 6.3.2
      Cross-Section Heat Release Rates Selection
    • 6.3.3
      Volumetric Heat Release Rates Selection
    • 6.3.4
      Empirical Heat Transfer Calculation in the Furnace
      • 6.3.4.1
        General Introduction
      • 6.3.4.2
        Heat Input to the Furnace
      • 6.3.4.3
        Emissivity of the Flame and the Furnace
      • 6.3.4.4
        Empirical Heat Transfer Calculation in the Furnace
  • 6.4
    PC Fired Burners
    • 6.4.1
      General Introduction
    • 6.4.2
      Arrangement of Burners
    • 6.4.3
      Low NOx burners (LNB)
    • 6.4.4
      Examples of LNBs
      • 6.4.4.1
        Boat-Shaped Bluff-Body Burner
      • 6.4.4.2
        Double PA Channel Burner
      • 6.4.4.3
        DRB Burner
      • 6.4.4.4
        WR Burner
      • 6.4.4.5
        PM Burner and Vertical Rich/Lean
      • 6.4.4.6
        Louver Damper Burner and Bias Combustion
      • 6.4.4.7
        In-Furnace HTAC Burner
  • 6.5
    Outlook
  • 6.6
    Summary

Keywords:

  • boiler technology;
  • pulverized coal-fired boilers;
  • NOx emissions;
  • pulverized coal;
  • pulverized coal fired burners;
  • furnace