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Grant number: 16/10274-9
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2016
Effective date (End): June 30, 2020
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Mechanical Engineering - Transport Phenomena
Principal researcher:João Andrade de Carvalho Junior
Grantee:Alexander Alberto Rodriguez Gamboa
Home Institution: Faculdade de Engenharia (FEG). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Guaratinguetá. Guaratinguetá , SP, Brazil


Numerous studies have been performed on the applicability of tyre pyrolytic oil in engines, boilers and furnaces, due to its physicochemical similarities with diesel oil. However, these studies have been limited to the combustion process and the pollutant emissions, leaving aside the detailed study of the atomization process, which improves the combustion conditions when it is optimized, significantly reducing emissions of particulate matter, as it was found in the literature. The present work proposes the study of the atomization process of blends of tyre pyrolytic oil (TPO) and diesel oil, applying a dimensional analysis of the main factors that affect the phenomenon to obtain correlation functions which determine the optimal conditions of atomization process. Two types will used: a of pressure (pressure swirl) and another of two fluids (Y-jet), in order to evaluate the technical aspects in the formation of the spray. The development of the experimental stage will be carried out on the facilities of the Combustion, Propulsion and Energy Laboratory (LCPE) of the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), in "São José dos Campos".

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GAMBO, ALEXANDER R.; ROCHA, ANA M. A.; DOS SANTOS, LEILA R.; DE CARVALHO, JR., JO AO A. Tire pyrolysis oil in Brazil: Potential production and quality of fuel. RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, v. 120, MAR 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
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GAMBOA, Alexander Alberto Rodriguez. Viability study of production and atomization of tire pyrolysis oil in Brazil. 2020. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp). Faculdade de Engenharia. Guaratinguetá Guaratinguetá.

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