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Numerical Analysis and Demonstration Test on the Performance of a Static Mixer for mixing Biogas and Town Gas for the 5MW Biogas Turbine
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  • Journal title : Journal of Energy Engineering
  • Volume 24, Issue 1,  2015, pp.51-57
  • Publisher : The Korea Society for Energy Engineering
  • DOI : 10.5855/ENERGY.2015.24.1.051
 Title & Authors
Numerical Analysis and Demonstration Test on the Performance of a Static Mixer for mixing Biogas and Town Gas for the 5MW Biogas Turbine
Cha, Hyoseok; Song, Soonho; Park, Jong Yeon; Kim, Young Il; Mun, Sung Young;
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 Abstract
The purpose of this study is to verify the performance of a static mixer for mixing of biogas and town gas by numerical analysis and demonstration test. The reason for designing a static mixer is that there is a need to mix town gas with biogas when there is less production of biogas in biogas sites. Non-uniformity in the outlet section was calculated for investigating the performance of a static mixer. Non-uniformity was based on the mole fraction of methane in a mixture of biogas and town gas. Low non-uniformity means that biogas and town gas are mixed well through this static mixer. Also, pressure drop at the outlet section of a static mixer was calculated. The pressure drop is less than 0.2% in this static mixer. This static mixer is suitable for applying to a 5MW bio-gas turbine through the demonstration test in the field.
 Keywords
Mixing Chamber;Static Mixer;Biogas;Town Gas;Non-uniformity;Pressure Drop;
 Language
Korean
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