Multiple Modeling of the Singleended Radiant Tubes

  • Feng Mei


In this chapter the modeling of a gas-fired single-ended radiant (SER) tube is presented in full detail. The physical processes and models widely include turbulence, flow relaminarization, partially premixed combustion, radiation heat transfer, near-wall phenomena, dimension reduction modeling etc. The focus of this chapter, however, is not the SER tube modeling but the demonstration of the methodology, modeling effect assessment and problem-solving techniques that can be widely applied in numerical simulation. This chapter also demonstrates a few possible means to simplify or decompose a complex modeling problem into a number of smaller but easier modeling tasks as well as possible means to make the best use of the available computational resources for achieving optimized modeling results.


Recirculation Zone Outer Tube Premix Combustion Annular Channel Radiant Tube 
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  • Feng Mei
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  1. 1.Central South UniversityChina

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