Keynote Lectures

Maria da Graça Carvalho
Member of the European Parliament, Portugal

Edgardo Coda Zabetta
Sumitomo SHI FW, Finland

Lars Skaarup Jensen
FLSmidth, Denmark

Joachim von Schéele
The Linde Group, Shanghai

Christoph Ponak & Harald Raupenstrauch
Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria


Combustion & Heat Transfer

Achieving Industrial Emissions Directive performance and increasing efficiency on least cost basis at a 160T/H refinery steam boiler
G. Ridler, M. Kryjak, S. Billett, F. Gnyp & J. Goldring
RJM International (UK)

High performance Ultra-low NOx burner for industrial boilers
L. Morandi, D. Maggiolini, G. Rossiello, M. Torresi, G.D. Rago, L. Fortunato & A. Saponaro
Macchi, ITEA SpA, Polytechnic University of Bari, Centro Combustione Ambiente SpA (Italy)

Numerical and experimental studies on the ignition of pulverized coal stream and spherical cloud
W. Rybak & J. Wach (Poland)
Wroclaw University of Science and Technology (Poland)

Oxygen-enriched Combustion Technology using Self-induced Oscillation Phenomenon to Uniformly Heat a Wide Range in Industrial Furnaces
M. Yamaguchi, T. Saito, Y. Yamamoto & Y. Hagihara
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (Japan)

Flameless Oxyfuel Solutions : Technologies and Results
J. von Schéele
Linde plc, China

Combustion using an oxygen lancing in a reheating furnace
C. Lee, Insu Kim, Junggoo Hong
Hyundai Steel & Kyungpook National University (Republic of Korea)

Influence of Hydrogen Admixtures and Swirl Intensity on Shape, Stability and Emissions of Premixed CH4-H2-air Flames
M. Hefele, M. Blanas, H. Chaves, S. Eckart & H. Krause
TU Bergakademie Freiberg & University of Massachusetts (Germany/ USA)

Degassing and Stability Behavior of Oxide Heat Insulation Materials in Vacuum Furnaces
R. Arnold, M. Gilbert, R. Behrend & H. Krause
Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany)

Energy Efficient Coil Coating Process - ECCO
M. Schneider, P. Weinbrecht, C. Wieland, C. Weis & D. Trimis
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)

Experimental Investigations on Plasma Assisted Solid Fuel Ignition and Combustion
R. Youssefi, J. Maier, G. Scheffknecht
University of Stuttgart (Germany)

Tail biogas flame stabilization by assistance of thermal plasma reformer
N. Striūgas, A. Tamošiūnas, L. Marcinauskas, R. Paulauskas, K. Zakarauskas & R. Skvorčinskienė
Lithuanian Energy Institute & Plasma Processing Laboratory (Lithuania)

Effects of microwaves on burning velocity and exhaust gas composition of laminar premixed propane flames
S. Eckart, R. Behrend, E. Collins & H. Krause
TU Bergakademie Freiberg & Columbia University (Germany/ USA)

Experimental study of turbulent Bluff-Body flames stability by simultaneous high speed flame imaging and Particle Image Velocimetry
N. Valdez, C. Lacour, B. Lecordier, A. Cessou, D. Honore
Normandie Univ (France)

Experimental analysis of the drying process in rotary kilns
C. Meitzner, E. Specht & F. Herz
Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg & Anhalt University of Applied Sciences (Germany)

Influence of steam addition on biomass gasification in a drop tube furnace
T. Rio, R. Ferreira & M. Costa
Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)

Numerical and experimental investigation of the spheroidization process of non-spherical particles in a semi-industrial furnace
H. Gerhardter, M. Knoll, R. Prieler, C. Hochenauer & P. Tomazic
Graz University of Technology & M. Swarovski Gesellschaft m.b.H. (Austria)


 Alternative Fuels

Experimental and numerical investigations of a high-power density sulphur burner
M. Fedoryk, F. Zhang, H. Heidarifatasmi, N. Sebbar, S. Harth, D. Trimis & H. Bockhorn
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)

Valorisation of plastic wastes by pyrolysis for energy production
J.-B. Michel & M. Simeoni
Race for Water Foundation & ETIA S.A.S. Carrefour Jean Monnet (Switzerland/ France)

Microwave heated pyrolysis of CFRP - Characteristics of Gas and Oil products
R. Behrend, T. Krampitz, C. Pätzold, P. Fröhlich, M. Bertau, H. Lieberwirth & H. Krause
TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany)

Energy Recovery Assessment of Brazilian Municipal Solid Waste by Combustion System
A. C. Gutierrez-Gomez, A. Garrido Gallego, R. Palacios-Bereche, J. Tófano de Campos Leite, A. M. Pereira Neto
Federal University of ABC (Brazil)

Unresolved issues in modelling thermochemical conversion of biomass
K. Umeki, A. D. Garcia, Thamali R. Jayawickrama, A. Phounglamcheik, A. Bach-Oller & R. Gebart
Luleå University of Technology (Sweden)

Carbonization of grape pomace
A. F. Ferreira & M. Costa
Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, (Portugal)

Drying and Decomposition Analysis of Hydrochars
E. Kleiber, F. Weigler & F. Herz
Anhalt University of Applied Sciences (Germany)

Pressurized steam pyrolysis of grape residues for production of valuable liquid hydrocarbons
F. Miccio, A. Natali Murri, E. Papa, E. Landi & M. Minelli
University of Bologna (Italy)

Modern concepts for sensor-based process optimization of waste-fired power plants
F. Graube-Kühne, T. Kehr, S. Grahl & M. Beckmann
Technische Universität Dresden (Germany)

Thermal performance of a domestic boiler burning briquettes made with agricultural wastes
B. Braga, V. Ferreira, A. Sanches & C. Pinho

Design and Application of Low-NOx Pulverized Biomass Burner over Biomass Grate Furnace
S. Hamel, K. Zając, P. Kuczmierczyk & A. Santhirasegaran
Steinmüller Engineering GmbH (Germany)

Single droplet ignition and combustion of jet-A1, hydroprocessed vegetable oil and their blends in a drop tube furnace
G. Pacheco, A. Silva & M. Costa
Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa & Aerog-LAETA, Universidade da Beira Interior (Portugal)

Influence of fuel characteristics of alternative residual biomass and ash chemistry on fluidized bed combustion and gasification
T. Karel, K. Fürsatz, J. Priscak, M. Kuba, N. Skoglund & H. Hofbauer
BEST – Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies GmbH, TU Wien & Umeå University (Austria/ Sweden)

Raw Biogas as a Potential Substitute for Natural Gas in Metallurgical Thermal Processes – Impact on Combustion and Pollutant Emissions
M. Röder, T. Schneider, P. Pietsch, A. Giese, R. Erler & K. Görner
Gas- und Wärme-Institut Essen e.V. & DBI - Gastechnologisches Institut gGmbH Freiberg (Germany)

Material concepts for heat exchangers in the field of high temperature conversion: Results of long-term exposures in corrosive pyrolysis gases
M. Gilbert, L. Schmies, C. Knosalla, W. Lippmann & H. Krause
TU Bergakademie Freiberg & TU Dresden (Germany)

Numerical Simulation of Radiant Burner Performance Burning Syngas Fuels
G. Scribano & Manh-Vu Tran
University of Nottingham Malaysia & Monash University Malaysia (Malaysia)

Multi-fuel Combustion System for Gaseous and Liquid Biofuels with Low NOx Emissions
M. Röder, D. Möntmann, M. Grote, A. Giese, D. Diarra & K. Görner
Gas- und Wärme-Institut Essen e.V. & OWI Oel-Waerme-Institut gGmbH, Herzogenrath (Germany)

Thermochemical Behavior of the Ashes of Municipal Solid Waste and its Impact on Combustion Systems for Mass Burning
A. C. Gutierrez-Gomez, A. Garrido Gallego, S. A. Nebra & A. M. Pereira Neto
Federal University of ABC (Brazil)



CFD modelling of flameless oxy-lancing combustion technology to boost burner capacity
Phuc Danh Nguyen, G. Ghazal & V. Cuervo Piñera
ArcelorMittal Global R&D (France/ Spain)

Numerical Analysis of the Transient Heating Characteristics of a Slab in a Re-Heat Furnace
Z. Ahmedab, I. T’Jollynab, S. Lecompteab, T. De Raadc & M. De Paepeab
Ghent University, ArcelorMittal Gent & FlandersMake@UGent (Belgium)

Modelling radiative heat transfer in an industrial furnace using the lattice Boltzmann method
R. Prieler, P. Burian, M. Landl, C. Schluckner, C. Hochenauer
Graz University of Technology (Austria)

Large Eddy Simulation of Reactive Flow on the Fire Side of a Steam Cracking Furnace
S. Nadakkal Appukuttan, E. Riber, B. Cuenot, T. Gilles
CERFACS & John Zink Hamworthy Combustion (France/ Luxembourg)

Effects of surrounding radiation on the lifetime of radiant tubes in a vertical strip galvanizing line
D. Büschgens, N. K. Karthik, C. Schubert, N. Schmitz, W. Lenz & H. Pfeifer
RWTH Aachen University, (Germany)

Simulation of a turbulent combustion and structural mechanics in radiant tube burner using OpenFOAM
Z. Raonic, D. Nikolaenko, C. Spijker, H. Raupenstrauch
Montanuniversitaet Leoben (Austria)

CFD modeling: a powerful tool for high efficiency burner design
A. Saponaro, O. Senneca, F. Cerciello, D.J. Brand, M. Torresi, F. Cesareo, M. Valenzano, S. Siena, G. Rago, G. Rossiello, G. Volpi, M. Penati, R. Dadduzio, T. Giani, M. Rogora, L. Fortunato & V. Panebianco
Centro Combustione Ambiente S.p.A, ITEA S.p.A, Istituto di Ricerche sulla Combustione (IRC), University, Politecnico di Bari, AC BOILERS S.p.A  (Italy/ South Africa)

Large Eddy Simulation of pulverized coal combustion under oxy atmospheres using tabulated chemistry
H. Nicolai, A. Samim Doost, F. di Mare, C. Hasse & J. Janicka
Technische Universität Darmstadt & Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany)

Impact of the charging strategy, the cohesive zone and a varying blast volume flow on the conditions in the hearth: Transient DEM-CFD simulations of an industrial blast furnac
H. Merten, F. Bambauer, S. Wirtz, V. Scherer, H. Bartusch & R. Lin
Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, VDEh-Betriebsforschungsinstitut, Department Process Optimisation Iron and Steel Making & AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke (Germany)

A two-dimensional pyrolysis model for thermally thick particles
Q. N. Hoang, M. Vanierschot, T. Croymans, R. Pittoors & J. Van Caneghem
Group T Leuven campus, KU Leuven & Keppel Seghers Belgium NV (Belgium)

Studies on the Waste Feeding Process in large-scale Waste Incineration Plants
M. H. Zwiellehner, R. Warnecke & F. Grafmans
SAR Elektronic GmbH & GKS Gemeinschaftskraftwerk Schweinfurt GmbH (Germany)

Thermal process for energy recovery from Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment under the premise of bromine recycling
M. Dunker, A. Hiller & M. Beckmann
Technische Universität Dresden (Germany)

Combustion Behavior of Lumpy Coke in Mixed Feed Lime Shaft Kilns
B. Hallak & E. Specht
Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (Germany)

Novel heat recovery system for ceramic furnaces using high-temperature phase change materials and integration based on multicriteria analysis development
P. Royo, L. Acevedo, A. J. Arnal, M. Diaz-Ramírez, T. García-Armingol, V. J. Ferreira, G. Ferreira & A. M. López-Sabirón
Research Centre for Energy Resources and Consumption (CIRCE) & CIRCE Institute (Spain)

Towards Digital Twin of an Industrial Furnace Operating with Natural Gas/ Hydrogen Mixtures
N. Meynet & G.-A. Grandin
Engie Lab Crigen (France)

Exergy analysis of a large CFB boiler furnace
A. Mankonen, E. Vakkilainen, J. Kaikko & V. Sergeev
Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT & Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University, (Finland/ Russian Federation)

Comparison of the Dynamic Behaviour between Bubbling and Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustors
G. Martinez Castilla, R. M. Montañés, D. Pallarès & F. Johnsson
Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)

Development of Process Model for the Manufacturing of Sanitary Ware in Tunnel Kiln
D. M. Alex, T. Redemann & E. Specht,
Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (Germany)

Coupled Computational Fluid Dynamics and Discrete Element Method modelling of shaft furnace, including nitrogen emissions,
C. Spijker, R. W. Pollhammer & H. Raupenstrauch
Montanuniversitaet Leoben & K1-MET GmbH (Austria)

Impact of flow maldistribution on performance of shell-and-tube heat exchangers
T. Dorau, R. Schab, S. Unz, R. Malayeri & M. Beckmann
Technische Universität Dresden (Germany)

Green Challenges and Renewable Future

Challenges for the Future Combustion of Green Fuels
J.G. Wünning
WS Wärmeprozesstechnik GmbH (Germany)

Thermodynamic and lifecycle analysis of a CO2-based methanol synthesis
M. Dierks, F. Möllenbruck, G. Oeljeklaus & K. Görner
University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)

Negative CO2 Emission Technologies – A New Trend in Energy Research?
T. Pröll
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Austria)

Biofficiency: The Challenging Way Towards the Next Generation of Biomass-fired Combined Heat and Power Plants
H. Spliethoff, T. de Riese, L. Hansen, R. Nowak Delgado, S. Fendt
Technische Universität München & Bayerisches Zentrum für Angewandte Energieforschung e. V (Germany)

Design of an energy efficient heating system for integrated oxygen production using ceramic membranes
F. Scheck, N. Schmitz, H. Pfeifer & R. Kriegel
RWTH Aachen University & Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS (Germany


In-furnace thermal imaging for process optimisation and NOx reduction
Christopher Leonard and Neil Simpson
Ametek Land & Simpson Combustion

Temperature Measurements by Means of SO2 Spectra and Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy in Two Full-Scale Boilers
T. Leffler, S. Badiei & P. Kallner
Vattenfall AB (Sweden)


Pollutant Emissions

Reduction of thermal and fuel NO-formation with Multi-Stage Flameless Oxidation
N. Schmitz, L. Giesler, E. Cresci, J.G. Wuenning & H.Pfeifer
RWTH Aachen University & WS Waermeprozesstechnik GmbH (Germany)

Issues relating to the Combustion of High Asphaltene Heavy Fuel Oils.
A.R. Lea-Langton, K.D. Bartle, F.A. Atiku, J.M. Jones & A. Williams
University of Manchester & University of Leeds (UK)

Influence of operation mode of a drop-feed-pellet domestic boiler on gaseous and particulate emissions
A. Martinez, C. Lacour, J. Yon & A. Coppalle
Normandie University (France)

Development of new concepts for an energy efficient firing of ceramics by 2050
T. Redemann & E. Specht
Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (Germany)

Effects of CO2-H2O dilution on non-premixed turbulent oxygen enriched flames in a swirl burner
T. Boushaki, H. Zaidaoui, JC. Sautet, C. Chauveau
University of Orleans & Normandie University (France)

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