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Firing into a industrial boiler

by ricphysic
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Dec20-09, 10:24 PM
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Which transfers more heat inside a water tube boiler furnace. The flame entering the boiler, or the combustion gases generated by the flame from a combustion chamber located outside the boiler?

Assume the flame is not impinging any water tube.

Would appreciate any and all feedback…with a brief explanation. Or perhaps you know of a better website where this question could be posted...or reference manual?

Thank you.
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Dec21-09, 06:45 AM
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The "flame" is just the light caused by the combustion gases.

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