Minimization of Blast furnace Fuel Rate by Optimizing Burden and Gas Distribution

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The goal of the research is to improve the competitive edge of steel mills by using the advanced CFD technology to optimize the gas and burden distributions inside a blast furnace for achieving the best gas utilization. A state-of-the-art 3-D CFD model has been developed for simulating the gas distribution inside a blast furnace at given burden conditions, burden distribution and blast parameters. The comprehensive 3-D CFD model has been validated by plant measurement data from an actual blast furnace. Validation of the sub-models is also achieved. The user friendly software package named Blast Furnace Shaft Simulator (BFSS) has been ... continued below

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Zhou, Chenn August 15, 2012.

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The goal of the research is to improve the competitive edge of steel mills by using the advanced CFD technology to optimize the gas and burden distributions inside a blast furnace for achieving the best gas utilization. A state-of-the-art 3-D CFD model has been developed for simulating the gas distribution inside a blast furnace at given burden conditions, burden distribution and blast parameters. The comprehensive 3-D CFD model has been validated by plant measurement data from an actual blast furnace. Validation of the sub-models is also achieved. The user friendly software package named Blast Furnace Shaft Simulator (BFSS) has been developed to simulate the blast furnace shaft process. The research has significant benefits to the steel industry with high productivity, low energy consumption, and improved environment.

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  • Report No.: DOEGO17041
  • Grant Number: FG36-07GO17041
  • DOI: 10.2172/1053052 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1053052
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc841910

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Zhou, Chenn. Minimization of Blast furnace Fuel Rate by Optimizing Burden and Gas Distribution, report, August 15, 2012; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc841910/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.