Ignition of a coal particle at the low temperature of gas flow
1 National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, 634050 Tomsk, Russia
2 Kutateladze Institute of Thermophysics, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
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Published online: 20 January 2015
Regularities of physical and chemical processes occurring during the heating of the coal dust particles by low-temperature air flow are investigated by means of thermogravimetric analyzer TA SDT Q600 and experimental setup of optical diagnostics of multiphase flows based on PIV method. Qualitative and quantitative characteristics were established for the processes of the coal particle inert heating, moisture evaporation, thermal decomposition, combustible gas mixture formation, oxidation of volatiles and carbon. It was revealed that the temperature of the oxidizer required for the coal particle ignition is higher than 500 ∘C. The experimental data can be used to develop predictive mathematical models of technological processes fire hazard in pulverized coal systems of thermal power plants.
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