Project

Simulation and design of novel steam cracking reactors and furnaces using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Duration
01 February 2013 → 31 January 2017
Funding
Regional and community funding: IWT/VLAIO
Research disciplines
  • Engineering and technology
    • Catalysis and reacting systems engineering
    • Chemical product design and formulation
    • General chemical and biochemical engineering
    • Process engineering
    • Separation and membrane technologies
    • Transport phenomena
    • Other (bio)chemical engineering
Keywords
Steam cracker furnace CFD reactor
 
Project description

The project aims at evaluating current promising steam cracker furnace technologies and at developing new fundamental concepts that allow to drastically increase furnace run lengths.