Modelling of Combustion and Radiative Heat Transfer

(Modeliranje izgaranja i zračenja topline)

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No of hours per week: 3  [2 + 1], one term   ECTS: 6

Lecturer: Neven Duic -
Assistent: dr. Milan Vujanovic -

Study: PhD study of mechanical engineering
Course: process and energy
Orientation: energy

Course type:

Knowledge assessment:

Type of exercises:

Organization of learning activities:
- lecture
- seminars and workshops
- independent tasks
- individual work with mentor

Organization of examination:
Regular attendance at the classes (15%), evaluation of the project assignments (30%), evaluation of the research and results achieved at the exam (55%).

Evaluation of learning process and quality:
Oral exam. Seminar. Student’ feed-back and forum on portal (Moodle system).

Exam prerequisites:
Thermodynamics I
Fluid Dynamics I

Research topics:
Heat and Mass Transfer
Energy and Process Enginnering
Engineering Modelling and Computer Simulations

Course description:

Introduction to processes of combustion and heat radiation, and methods for their calculations inside furnaces, boilers and combustion chambers. The objective is to provide the required foundation for students involved in research on any aspect of reacting flow, combustion and radiation, to be familiar with mathematical modelling and numerical simulations, which then can serve as guidance toward greater understanding of combustion and radiation processes that is required for producing combustion devices with ever higher efficiency and with lower pollutant emissions. Students will be required to carry out research on any aspect of reacting flow, combustion and radiation.

Learning outcomes:
A complete understanding of the concepts underlying combustion and heat radiation processes in practical application such as furnace, boilers, and other combustion chambers. Basics of the combustion and heat radiation mathematical modelling and numerical simulation. Knowledge of the physical processes (fluid dynamics, heat and mass transfer) and chemical processes (thermodynamics and chemical kinetics) involved in combustion.

Compulsory literature:
1. Görner, K., Technishe Verbrennungssysteme‚ Grundlage, Modellbildung, Simulation, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1991,
2. Kuo, K.K., Principles of Combustion, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1986,
3. Siegel.R. and Howell,J.R., Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer, second edition, Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, Washington, 1981.
4. Duić, Neven. Prilog matematičkom modeliranju izgaranja plinovitog goriva u ložištu generatora pare / doktorska disertacija. Zagreb : FSB, 24.04.1998 , 171 str. Mentor: Bogdan, Željko.
5. Vujanović, Milan. Numerical modelling of multiphase flow in combustion of liquid fuel / doktorska disertacija. Zagreb : FSB, 20.05. 2010, 140 str. Mentor: Duić, Neven.

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