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Thermodynamic Equillibrium Model of Emission Levels of Small Gas Turbine Engine Using Kerosene Ethanol Blends

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Hitesh K. Solanki, S. A. Channiwala

S. V. National Institute of Technology

Paper No. IMECE2006-13195, pp. 197-205; 9 pages
doi:10.1115/IMECE2006-13195
From:
  • ASME 2006 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Energy Conversion and Resources
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 5 – 10, 2006
  • Conference Sponsors: Nuclear Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4783-7 | eISBN: 0-7918-3790-4
  • Copyright © 2006 by ASME

abstract

The increasing awareness towards environment protection and peak load response is accredited in the development of gas turbine system. Many such system preliminary utilizes liquid fuels like kerosene. The emission level with such liquid fuel may be reduced by addition of oxygenated fuel like ethanol. Hence, the basic objective of present paper is to investigate analytically the influence of ethanol addition on emission levels of the kerosene fired small laboratory gas turbine unit. This paper discusses about the theoretical investigation on emission levels with kerosene-ethanol blended fuel using thermodynamic equilibrium model. The theoretical investigations have been carried out on Gilkes GT 85/2 twin shaft Gas Turbine Engine with ethanol blended kerosene fuel to a concentration level of 25% ethanol in the step of 5% increment. The investigations of the emission levels were carried out for CO2 , CO, O2 , H2 , N2 , H2 O, OH and NO with respect to equilibrium temperature at different overall equivalence ratios ranging from 0.1 to 1.1. It is worth to mention that the equilibrium thermodynamic model clearly indicates that in narrow operative range of equivalence ratio (0.1 to 0.2) and the ethanol addition to an extent of 10% to 15% clearly offers reduced emission levels.

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