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Reduction of NOx in a Regenerative Industrial Furnace With the Addition of Methanol in the Fuel

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Q. Jiang

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B9

C. Zhang

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B9

J. Jiang

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B9

J. Energy Resour. Technol 126(2), 159-165 (Jun 22, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1739412 History: Received November 01, 2002; Revised November 01, 2003; Online June 22, 2004
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Configuration of the furnace
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Top View of the Furnace
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Configuration of the burner
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Velocity vector (m/s) on the plane of z=1.5 m (Case 0)
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Contour of temperature (K) on the plane of z=1.5 m (Case 0)
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Contour of mole fraction of O2 on the plane of z=1.5 m (Case 0)
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Contour of mole fraction of O2 on the plane of z=1.5 m (Case 4)
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Contour of mole fraction of O on the plane of z=1.5 m (Case 0)
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Contour of mole fraction of O on the plane of z=1.5 m (Case 4)
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Contour of mole fraction of OH on the plane of z=1.5 m (Case 0)
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Contour of mole fraction of OH on the plane of z=1.5 m (Case 4)
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The NO distribution (ppm) on the plane of z=1.5 m (Case 0)
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The NO distribution (ppm) on the plane of z=1.5 m (Case 4)

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