Modeling and Design Improvement of a Scrubber for Cooling of Flue Gas During Combustion of Fuel Oil and Petroleum Coke at Thermal Power Plants

  • O. N. Bragina
  • L. A. Bulysova
  • A. M. VolodinEmail author
  • A. N. Epikhin

Scrubber operations were studied using the Flow Vision software system, which made it possible to obtain a picture of the distribution of velocity, temperature, and pressure fields of the flue gas inside the scrubber, and estimate the operation of the gas distributors and intake equipment based on the standard deviation of the modulus of the axial speed. Based on the analysis that was conducted, design changes were adopted that are based on the design of flue gas cooling scrubber by refinement of the ammonia-sulfate desulfurization process.


scrubber flue gases cooling fields speed temperature pressure distribution design changes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. N. Bragina
    • 1
  • L. A. Bulysova
    • 1
  • A. M. Volodin
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. N. Epikhin
    • 1
  1. 1.All-Russia Thermal Engineering InstituteMoscowRussia

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