Design of Oil Burners
Fuel oil is the most commonly used liquid fuel. Easy transportation and simple and less expensive design make oil fired boilers very attractive. Fuel oil is used wherever the fuel cost does not outweigh other advantages of oil fired boilers. Liquid fuels burn in a vapor state. To facilitate fuel vaporization a major goal of oil burner design is to increase the contact surface area of the oil with air. For this reason, oil is always atomized in small droplets on entry to the boiler. The present chapter presents an overview of oil supply systems and some procedures for selection and design of oil burners.
KeywordsHeat Release Rate Swirl Intensity Flame Holder Volumetric Heat Release Rate
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