A new tutorial is available for download. It explains how to perform a Lagrangian simulation of pulverised coal combustion using Code_Saturne. This is an example of simulation of biomass slagging in a co-combustion (coal /biomass) case where most of the pulverized fuel remains coal (90% of injected mass).
Code_Saturne solves the Navier-Stokes equations for 2D, 2D-axisymmetric and 3D flows, steady or unsteady, laminar or turbulent, incompressible or weakly dilatable, isothermal or not, with scalars transport if required.
Several turbulence models are available, from Reynolds-Averaged models to Large-Eddy Simulation models. In addition, a number of specific physical models are also available as "modules": gas, coal and heavy-fuel oil combustion, semi-transparent radiative transfer, particle-tracking with Lagrangian modeling, Joule effect, electrics arcs, weakly compressible flows, atmospheric flows, rotor/stator interaction for hydraulic machines.
Code_Saturne is an open source CFD software.
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A new tutorial11 Feb 2014
The 2014 edition of the Code_Saturne User Meeting (update: program)22 Jan 2014