On the prediction of erosive wear of the heat-transfer surfaces of boiler equipment

Yatsenko V.P., PhD (Engin.)
Language: Ukrainian
Source: The Problems of General Energy, 2006, 1(13):81-85
Section: Study and optimization of the technological objects and systems of the energy sector
UDC: 621.182.42:532.529
Published: 26.01.2006


We propose a new method for the prediction of erosive wear of a heat-transfer surface as particle-laden gas medium flows about it. To determine the characteristics of particles at the instant of their collision with the surface, we have developed a model of flow with regard for the Magnus, Saffman, and thermophoresis forces. For conditions of flow about an economizer pipe, we have carried out computations of the wear intensity induced by ash particles.

Keywords: erosion, ash particles, wear intensity.


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