Applying exothermic reaction to steam pipes to mitigate heat loss is an idea that is yet to be explored. By using simulation modeling, this paper focuses on gathering theoretical data to serve as the baseline for the actual application. The initial condition of the simulations was set-up to emulate the actual environment around steam pipes. The data gathered were able to provide enough theoretical evidence showing that applying exothermic reaction causes a tremendous increase in the temperature of the steam.
insulating materials for reducing the heat losses in steam pipes: a technical study.
International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 31(2), pp.133–141.
Amir, F. (2012). Review and Advances in Heat Pipe Science and Technology. Journal of Heat Transfer, 134(12), pp.123001-123017
Beck, J. V., McLain, H. A., Karnitz, M. A., Shonder, J. A., & Segan, E. G. (1988). Heat Losses
From Underground Steam Pipelines. Journal of Heat Transfer, 110(4a), pp. 814-820.
Cengel, Y..A. (2013). Heat transfer: a practical approach. New York, New York: McGraw Hill.
Chung, Y., Jeong, H.-K., Song, H. K., & Park, W. H. (1997). Modeling and simulation of the
chemical reaction heat pump system adopting the reactive distillation process. Computers
& Chemical Engineering, 21, S1007–S1012.
Clark, J. (2013, June). Bond enthalpy [Blog spot]. Retrieved from http://www.chemguide.co.uk/physical/energetics/bondenthalpies.html
He, Y., Uehara, S., Takana, H., & Nishiyama, H. (2016). Numerical Modelling and Simulation
of Chemical Reactions in a Nano-Pulse Discharged Bubble for Water Treatment. Plasma
Science and Technology, 18(9), pp. 924–932.
Helmenstine, A. (2017, March 8). Endothermic and exothermic reactions [Blog spot] Retrieve from http://chemistry.about.com/cs/generalchemistry/a/aa051903a.htm
Higham, D. J. (2008). Modeling and Simulating Chemical Reactions. SIAM Review, 50(2), pp.
Khalkhalia, H., Faghria, A., & Zuoa, Z.J. (1999). Entropy generation in a heat pipe system. ELSEVIER: Applied Thermal Engineering, 19 (10), pp. 1027-1043
Klippenstein, S. J. (2017). From theoretical reaction dynamics to chemical modeling of
combustion. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 36(1), pp. 77–111.
Korn, F. (2008, May 07). Heat pipes and its applications. Heat and Mass Transport, Lund, Sweden. Retrieved from: http://www.lth.se/fileadmin/ht/Kurser/MVK160/Project_08/Fabian_Korn.pdf
Lamfon, N.J., Najjar, Y.S.H., Akyirt, M. (1998). Modeling and simulation of combined gas turbine engine and heat pipe system for waste heat recovery and utilization. ELSEVIER: Energy Conservation Management, 39 (1-2), pp.81-86
McnAbb, A., Weir, G. J. (1980). Heat Losses from an Insulated Pipe. ELSEVIER: Journal of Mathematical and Analysis and Applications, 77(1), pp. 270-277
Stubblefield, M. A., Pang, S.-S., & Cundy, V. A. (1996). Heat loss in insulated pipe the influence
of thermal contact resistance: A case study. Composites Part B: Engineering, 27(1), pp. 85–93
The copyright holder is the Innovative Technology and Management Journal, Eastern Visayas State University, Tacloban City, Philippines.