To support power plant operators in daily decision-making and in plant operation optimisation, advanced methods for combining data from deposit formation monitoring and process calculations are being developed. These methods will help power plant operators to achieve better power plant performance with improved fuel flexibility. Correlation has been observed between temperature behaviour of VTT Prosesses' deposit monitoring probe and thermal efficiency of steam boilers. Based on the data provided by heat transfer monitoring probes, correlations have been developed to describe on-line changes in heat transfer rate and boiler efficiency. This gives basis for developing on-line methods for maximising boiler efficiency and quantifying the implications of applied fuel blend on boiler performance.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|
|MoE publication type||Not Eligible|
|Event||XVII Symposium on Combustion Processes - Ustron, Poland|
Duration: 2 Sep 2003 → 5 Sep 2003
|Conference||XVII Symposium on Combustion Processes|
|Period||2/09/03 → 5/09/03|
Orjala, M., Vainikka, P., Kärki, J., & Hämäläinen, J. (2003). Implications of fuel blend characteristics on availability and performance of cofired power plant boilers. Paper presented at XVII Symposium on Combustion Processes, Ustron, Poland.