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Theoretical Thermal Evaluation of Energy Recovery Incinerators—Part II: Parametric Examination

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C. A. Kodres

Mechanical Systems Division, Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory, Port Hueneme, Calif. 93043

J. Energy Resour. Technol 109(2), 84-89 (Jun 01, 1987) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3231330 History: Received August 18, 1986; Revised April 30, 1987; Online October 22, 2009

Abstract

The thermal characteristics of energy recovery incinerators are examined, both parametrically and, to the extent possible, by direct comparison. A mathematic model is employed, using a computer program to solve the governing equations. Three energy recovery configurations are considered: a water tube heat exchanger downstream from the combustion chambers, waterwalls, and a combination of the two. Results show the advantages of combining water walls and a convection boiler.

Copyright © 1987 by ASME
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