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INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY SILESIAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, GLIWICE Konarskiego 18, 44-101 Gliwice, Poland Phone +48 (32) 237-11-15,

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Presentation on theme: "INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY SILESIAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, GLIWICE Konarskiego 18, 44-101 Gliwice, Poland Phone +48 (32) 237-11-15,"— Presentation transcript:

1 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY SILESIAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, GLIWICE Konarskiego 18, Gliwice, Poland Phone +48 (32) , Fax. +48 (32)

2 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY Prof. Tadeusz CHMIELNIAK Ph.D., D.Sc., Eng. - Director of the Institute Assoc. Prof. Andrzej RUSIN Ph.D., D.Sc.,Eng. - V-ce Director for Science Prof. Andrzej WITKOWSKI Ph.D., D.Sc.,Eng. - V-ce Director for Students Affairs Research and academic staff  7 full professors  2 assoc. professors  33 assistant professors  3 assistants  11 Ph.D. students  10 engineering and technical staff members  3 administrative staff members The Institute of Power Engineering and Turbomachinery is a part of the Energy and Environmental Engineering Faculty of the Silesian University of Technology

3 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY DIVISIONS  Division of Turbomachinery and Power Plants Head: Prof. Tadeusz CHMIELNIAK Ph. D., D. Sc.  Division of Boilers and Steam Generators Head: Prof. Marek PRONOBIS Ph. D., D. Sc.  Division of Hydraulic Machines and Installations Head: Prof. Andrzej WITKOWSKI Ph. D., D. Sc.  Division of Metrology and Power Processes Automation Head: Janusz KOTOWICZ Ph. D., D. Sc.  Division of Power Machinery Design and Operation Head: Prof. Gerard KOSMAN Ph. D., D. Sc.

4 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY MAIN AREAS OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT  Turbines, compressors and fans theory and design (flow, durability and monitoring)  New energy technologies (steam-gas combined cycles, clean coal technologies, fuel cells, biomass fueled cycles, mTG)  Gas turbines in energy processes  Thermodynamical and economical analysis of complex energy technologies  Thermal monitoring of the operational processes in power plants  Monitoring of the available energy conversion technologies and selection the appriopriate solution for polish fuel and economical situation (ex.Łagisza Plant) DIVISION OF TURBOMACHINERY AND POWER PLANTS

5 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY MAIN AREAS OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT Gas-fired microturbine with an external combustion of the biomass and an additional exchanger. External biomass-fired gas turbine. DIVISION OF TURBOMACHINERY AND POWER PLANTS

6 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY MAIN AREAS OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DIVISION OF BOILERS AND STEAM GENERATORS  New combustion concepts and technologies (low NO x furnaces, biomass and waste combustion, combustion in the O 2 -rich atmosphere)  Development of boilers modernization concepts in order to increase their efficiency and ability to burn various fuels (i.e. biomass co-combustion)  Investigations of secondary methods of NO x reduction (SCR and SNCR)  Numerical modeling of heat transfer, combustion processes, ecological performance  Biomass combustion using the special furnaces  Investigations on grinding and drying processes in solid fuel preparation installations  Development of new types of heating surfaces  Experimental research on regenerative rotary air heaters  Others....

7 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY Regenerative rotary air heater (RAH) for investigations of Selective Catalytic Reduction of NO x (standard heating elements in the hot end layer covered with a catalyst) DIVISION OF BOILERS AND STEAM GENERATORS Test rigs for investigations of heat transfer in boiler heating surfaces 3D simulations of pulverized coal boiler to limit low-NO x corrosion

8 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY   cooperation with thermal-electric centre of Factory of Nitrogen Compounds (Zakłady Azotowe) in Tarnow as a result of cooperation the following papers have been prepared: - Pronobis M.: Evaluation of the influence of biomass co-combustion on boiler furnace slagging by means of fusibility correlations. Biomass & Bioenergy - Volume 28, Issue 4, (April 2005) Pronobis M.: The influence of biomass co-combustion on boiler fouling and efficiency. Fuel, Volume 85, Issue 4, (March 2006), Pages DIVISION OF BOILERS AND STEAM GENERATORS Investigations on possible technology for co-firing of bone meal in pulverized fuel boilers Investigations of NO x emission reduction below 200mg/m 3 by primary methods  long-term cooperation with Southern Power Company (PKE SA)

9 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY Solutions to limit low-NO x corrosion in boilers DIVISION OF BOILERS AND STEAM GENERATORS

10 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY MAIN AREAS OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DIVISION OF POWER MACHINERY DESIGN AND OPERATION  Improvement of the power units monitoring methods and development of new operating procedures  Complex technical state assessment of the power plant (especially steam turbines) with respect to the durability and operating effectiveness criteria  Monitoring, diagnostics and numerical simulation of the steam turbines operation  On-line thermal and stress state analysis of steam turbines  Others

11 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY Life assessment of turbine components DIVISION OF POWER MACHINERY DESIGN AND OPERATION  Thermal analyses  Thermo-mechanical stresses  Fatigue and creep predictions  Crack propagation  Risk analyses Thermal constraint unit  Avoiding of unwanted stress states  Reduction of life consumption  On-line life assessment  Start-up optimisation

12 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY OTHERS PROJECTS Genetic aproach for cooling optimisation Cooling passage optimisation Numerical research on the flow through the LP steam turbine 3-D viscous, turbulent, condensing, transonic real gas flow Entropy Wetness

13 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY OTHERS PROJECTS Comprehensive experimental and numerical investigations of the flow in the unstable working area of the axial flow low speed compressor stage Numerical modeling of aerodynamic noise Experimental investigations Numerical investigations Acoustic pressure [Pa]

14 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY COOPERATION ALSTOM POWER EDF FOSTER WHEELER RAFAKO POWER PLANTS Others... TU Dresden UNI Stuttgart UNI Florence RWTH Aachen UNI Karlsruhe (TH) UNI Dublin Others...

15 INSTITUTE OF POWER ENGINEERING AND TURBOMACHINERY THANK YOU


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