Evaluation of the Porosity of a Coke Particle According to Its Combustion Data

  • O. S. Chernenko I.I. Mechnikov National University of Odesa
  • V. V. Kalinchak I.I. Mechnikov National University of Odesa
  • A. P. Baturina I.I. Mechnikov National University of Odesa
Keywords: particle, coke, combustion, porosity, diameter, density


The dependence of the density of a porous coke particle on its diameter at the particle combustion in the external diffusion mode is analyzed. It is shown that, for the large values of the internal diffusion-kinetic ratio, Sev > 5, the required dependence can be obtained in the analytic form. The analytic formulas are found to be different for the bulk and Knudsen diffusion modes inside the pores. A graphical comparison of the obtained dependences with the empirical power-law dependence is carried out to evaluate the power exponents in the analytic dependences. The corresponding results make it possible to evaluate the effective specific surface area of the pores.


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How to Cite
Chernenko, O., Kalinchak, V., & Baturina, A. (2020). Evaluation of the Porosity of a Coke Particle According to Its Combustion Data. Ukrainian Journal of Physics, 65(9), 823. https://doi.org/10.15407/ujpe65.9.823
Surface physics