8 September 2004 Controller for pulverized coal burner
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Proceedings Volume 5576, Lightguides and their Applications II; (2004) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.581851
Event: Lightguides and their Applications II, 2003, Krasnobrod, Poland
Abstract
Burning pulverized coal in power boilers causes considerable emission of atmospheric pollution. In order to decrease it the combustion process itself has been modified, however at cost of side effects like: increased level of unburned coal particles in the ashes. There are tens of burners in a single power boiler and emission level measurements are made in flue gas duct, so the control based on such averaged and heavily delayed values often results ineffective. The neural controller of the pulverized coal burner attempts to resolve these problems. The clue is utilization of fiber-optic system for monitoring of chosen zone of flame developed in Department of Electronics of Technical University of Lublin. The article contains description of controlled system and optical fiber measurement system, an idea of the controller as well as some results obtained for experimental burner.
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Waldemar Wojcik, Tomasz Golec, Andrzej Kotyra, Andrzej Smolarz, Pawel Komada, Mariusz Kalita, "Controller for pulverized coal burner", Proc. SPIE 5576, Lightguides and their Applications II, (8 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.581851; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.581851
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