Today, modeling air flow usually implies using computational fluid dynamics software. But physical models still provide many advantages. Article by Jay Richardson, who is a combustion engineer at Zeeco, a manufacturer of combustion systems in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.
Power burners produce and deliver some of the largest controlled flames in the world. They are used to generate steam for process industries or power production, and they generally range in size from 30 million to more than 300 million Btu per hour on a single burner heat release basis.