Flameless Combustion is an interesting low NOx combustion technology for gas turbine engines. In order to design systems for stringent performance standards, it is important to understand emission formation in this regime. To this end, the characteristics of a combustor capable of operating in the Flameless regime are studied. Particle Image Velocimetry and thermocouple measurements were performed to obtain the velocity field and gas temperatures respectively, in the combustor under reacting conditions. Results from experiments were used to generate an "informed" chemical reactor network (CRN) model from which, temperature and species distributions were obtained. As such, this paper presents measured data and a methodology to combine it with CRN modelling to obtain gas composition and temperature. The temperature, NOx, CO and O2 mole fractions obtained at three different operating conditions shall be validated with gas composition measurements in the future.
|Title of host publication||Combustion, Fuels, and Emissions|
|Publisher||The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - 2022|
|Event||ASME Turbo Expo 2022: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, GT 2022 - Rotterdam, Netherlands|
Duration: 13 Jun 2022 → 17 Jun 2022
|Name||Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo|
|Conference||ASME Turbo Expo 2022: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, GT 2022|
|Period||13/06/22 → 17/06/22|
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