SIMULATION MODEL OF EXOTHERMIC REACTIONS FOR HEAT LOSS MITIGATION ON STEAM PIPES

Abstract

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.

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