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aghayari M, Tabejamaat S. Optimization of Micro Gas Turbine Combustion Chamber by Changing the Swirler Numerically and Experimentally. Modares Mechanical Engineering 2022; 22 (7) :473-483
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In the design of the combustion chamber, various parameters should be considered. These parameters include uniform temperature distribution at the outlet of the chamber, more flame stability, lower pollution, higher combustion efficiency, lower wall temperature, and lower pressure drop in the chamber. Regarding to the complex condition of the flow in the combustion chamber due to the various effects of turbulence and mixing of flows as well as the behavior of turbulent flames, predicting the performance of flow in the combustion chambers is very complicated. In this paper, it is tried to study and optimize the combustion chamber of Amirkabir University of Technology in terms of swirler. It is done by using the numerical method and finally the selected swirler in the numerical method is tested in the experimental setup to investigate optimization method .According to the studies, swirler with an angle of 60 degrees, 12 blades, and a thickness of 0.75 mm is selected as the final case. In the experimental results, the amount of CO pollution has significantly reduced. The output temperature, the pattern factor and unburned hydrocarbon have reduced in the final case. However, the temperature uniformity inside the chamber has increased.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD)
Received: 2021/11/18 | Accepted: 2022/04/12 | Published: 2022/07/1

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