Division staff

 

 
Fields of interest
  • modeling of the combustion process, pollutants formation and reduction (NOx , SO2 , CO, soot, heavy metals, PAH) based on commercial (Fluent, Chemkin) and in-house codes, optimization of boilers operation and design
  • low-emission combustion - reduction of pollutants emission (NO, CO, SO2, PAH, soot, heavy metals) in stoker-fired, pulverized-fuel, underfeed stoker, gas and oil boilers
  • technology of combustion in highly preheated air - HTAC - application to gaseous, liquid and solid fuels combustion
  • solid and liquid biomass utilization in energy sector - investigation of ignition, combustion and gasification process, utilization of syngas as a reburning fuel, optimization of gasification process
  • thermochemical conversion of the organic substances - gasification, devolatilization, pyrolysis, combustion, TG-DTA analysis
  • measurements of  pollutant emission - sampling techniques using different kinds of probes, determination of pollutants concentrations using exhaust-gas analyzers and gas chromatography
  • optimization of the heat generating systems and heat distribution networks with special stress on coal, gas and oil boilers
  • control of heat generating plant boilers, optimization of stoker fired boilers - development of control algorithms
  • transport and thermal properties of solid, liquid and gas fuels - determination of rheological parameters and surface tension of liquid fuels including biooils, laminar flame speed of gaseous fuels, burning constant of liquid fuels (d-square law of droplet combustion) etc.
  • reaction front velocity in the solid fuel fixed-bed
  • atomization of liquid fuels and other liquids with application in burners and flue gas desulphurization units
  • radiation heat transfer in oil flames - investigation of influence of combustion process parameters on soot formation and heat exchange
  • gas, oil and pulverized-fuel burners - design, construction development, optimization of operation
  • heavy metal transformations during thermochemical conversion processes of solid fuels (combustion/gasification/pyrolysis) - influence of process conditions and fuel composition
  • optimization of efficiency and pollutant emission from the gasifier-boiler system
    environmental impact of combustion and gasification processes
  • high efficiency isothermal gas turbine