Desired Circulation Ratio for Natural Circulation in Water-Tube Boiler
Atul M. Elgandelwar1, R. S. Jha2, Mandar M. Lele3
1Atul M. Elgandelwar- Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Maharashtra Institute of Technology Kothrud, Pune. SSPU (India).
2R.S. Jha – Ph.D. Research Scholar, School of Mechanical Engineering, MIT-WPU, Kothrud, Pune. (India).
3Mandar M. Lele- Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering MIT College of Engineering Kothrud, Pune. SSPU (India).

Manuscript received on January 05, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 25, 2020. | Manuscript published on January 30, 2020. | PP: 3933-3939 | Volume-8 Issue-5, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: E6646018520/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.E6646.018520

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Abstract: The basic objective of the paper is to identify the desired circulation ratio for the natural circulation of water tube boilers in different operating conditions. This requires the basic study of heat flux and the mode of the boiling heat transfer, and the phenomenon like a departure from nucleate boiling and tube overheating. The parameters, which need to be studied are heat flux, pressure, dryness fraction, void fraction, liquid velocity and their impact on the required circulation ratio. The present work is to develop a circulation analysis model for the natural circulation of the water tube boiler and to check the boiler design for different failure modes. For a natural circulation boiler, the circulation ratio is one of the most important design parameters as the other design parameter like critical heat flux and skin temperature are mainly derived from the circulation ratio. The required circulation ratio can vary with the boiler pressure, liquid velocity and maximum heat flux. This study is intended to provide input for the safe and optimum design of a natural circulation boiler.
Keywords: Circulation Ratio, Departure From Nucleate Boiling, Stratification, Void Fraction, Dryness Fraction.
Scope of the Article: Natural Language Processing.