American Flame Research Committee (AFRC) Symposium

2020 Virtual Symposium

  •  15 Technical Presentations
  •  AFRC Business Meeting
October 19-21, 2020

GENERAL INFORMATION

  •  Our AFRC 2020 Virtual Symposium will be using the GoToWebinar platform to conduct the event.
  •  Presentations will be offered over three days beginning at 10:00 AM Central each day.
  •  Each registrant will receive their own, unique log-in link the week before the event. That link should be used to log-in each day. Your log-in link will give you access to all presentations throughout the three days.
  •  Company group registrants will each receive their own unique log-in link the week before the event.
  •  Instructions for participation will be included when you are sent your log-in link.
View the Agenda Registration Information

SPONSORS

2020 VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM AGENDA

All Times Central

10:00 am

Opening Remarks

Vance Varner John Zink Company, LLC
Jamal Jamaluddin Comprehensive Heater Support, LLC
10:15 am — 10:45 am

1 The Advantages of Monitoring Flare Pilots with Instantaneous Response

Clayton A. Francis Zeeco, Inc.
10:50 am — 11:20 am

2 Flare Combustion Index in Lieu of Combustion Zone Net Heating Value

Yousheng Zeng Providence Photonics, LLC
Jon Morris Providence Photonics, LLC
11:20 am — 11:35 am

Break

11:35 am — 12:05 pm

3 New Developments in Flaring Liquid Natural Gas without Vaporization of the Waste Stream

Clay Anderson Zeeco, Inc.
12:10 pm — 12:40 pm

4 Hardening of Arches for Commercial Simulation of Industrial Flares: A Program Update

Marc A. Cremer Reaction Engineering International
Minmin Zhou University of Utah
Dave Wang Reaction Engineering International
Adam Cowley Reaction Engineering International
Jeremy Thornock Clean Air Engineering
Scott Evans Clean Air Engineering
Daniel Pearson Clean Air Engineering
12:45 pm — 02:00 am

AFRC Business Meeting

10:00 am

Introduction

Jamal Jamaluddin Comprehensive Heater Support, LLC
10:05 am — 10:35 am

5 Clearsign Eye™ Flame Rod Replacement Technology

Steve Sock Clearsign Technologies Corporation
10:40 am — 11:10 am

6 Simulation of the Thermo-Acoustic Coupling Inside an Industrial Hazardous Waste Incinerator

Joseph Smith Missouri University of Science & Technology
Ahti Suo-Anttila Computational Engineering
Robert Jackson Elevated Analytics Consulting LLC
Zach Smith Elevated Analytics Consulting LLC
Vikram Sreedharan Elevated Analytics Consulting LLC
11:45 am — 12:00 pm

Break

12:00 pm — 12:30 pm

8 Three Canister Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer with Secondary and Tertiary Heat Recovery

Aziz A. Jamaluddin Epcon Industrial Systems, Ltd.
Brian Wendt Epcon Industrial Systems, Ltd.
Vipul Patel Epcon Industrial Systems, Ltd.
12:35 pm — 01:05 pm

9 A Comprehensive Parametric Investigation of Efficient Soot Modeling Using High Fidelity Method of Moments

Rakesh Yadav ANSYS, Inc. USA
Chao Han ANSYS, Inc. USA
Shaoping Li ANSYS, Inc. USA
Saurabh Patwardhan ANSYS, Inc. USA
Stefano Orsino ANSYS, Inc. USA
Pravin Nakod ANSYS, Inc. USA
Po-Wei Chen Georgia Institute of Technology
01:10 pm — 12:40 pm

10 Modeling Sulfur-Nitrogen Chemistry Inside a Claus Reaction Furnace

Joseph Smith Missouri University of Science & Technology
Ahti Suo-Anttila Computational Engineering
Robert Jackson Elevated Analytics Consulting LLC
Zach Smith Elevated Analytics Consulting LLC
Vikram Sreedharan Elevated Analytics Consulting LLC
10:00 am

Introduction

Jamal Jamaluddin Comprehensive Heater Support, LLC
10:05 am — 10:35 am

11 Burner Tile Design

Charles Baukal John Zink Hamworthy Combustion
Bill Johnson John Zink Hamworthy Combustion
10:40 am — 11:10 am

12 Using Numerical Simulation to Diagnose Boiler Tube Failures

Eric Duplain Brais, Malouin and Associates Inc.
11:15 am — 11:45 am

13 Design Considerations for Carbon-Free Combustion

Michael Cochran Bloom Engineering Company, Inc.
David Schalles Bloom Engineering Company, Inc.
11:45 am — 12:00 pm

Break

12:00 pm — 12:30 pm

14 3-D Model Development and Validation for Once-Through Steam Generator (OTSG): Coupling Combustion, Heat Transfer and Steam Generation

E. Askari AP-Dynamics, Inc.
E. Turco Neto AP-Dynamics, Inc.
R. Lozowy AP-Dynamics, Inc.
A. Chatel AP-Dynamics, Inc.
M. Forcinito AP-Dynamics, Inc.
12:35 pm — 01:05 pm

15 Ultra Low Nox Burners vs. SCR's

Charles Baukal John Zink Hamworthy Combustion
Jaime Erazo John Zink Hamworthy Combustion
Steve Bortz John Zink Hamworthy Combustion
01:05 pm — 01:30 pm

Feedback/Closing Remarks

TO REGISTER

Registration Fees:
  • $200 per person
  • $500 per company group ( 3 - 5 registrants from the same company – must register at the same time)
Fee includes:
  • Unique log-in key to access all presentations throughout the week.
  • Flash drive with presentations mailed the week after the Symposium.
Individual Registation