Chilka, A.

Furnace Improvements Services Inc., Sugar Land, Texas

works at Furnace Improvement Services' office in Pune, India, as a CFD engineer. He has 14 years of experience in the field of computational fluid dynamic modeling. He has worked on a variety of process fired heaters, performed detailed combustion analyses, studied and improved air flow maldistribution across multiple burners, and improved flow and reduced system pressure losses for the induced-draft fan suction and discharge side. Mr. Chilka previously worked at the Fluent India office for six years, and Tridiagonal Solutions for seven years, working on various CFD consulting projects for the process, energy and oil and gas sector. He holds an MTech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, India.

Use computational fluid dynamic analysis to revamp fired heaters

Garg, A., Chilka, A., Furnace Improvements Services Inc.

A refinery process fired heater system consists of multiple sub-units, of which the fired heater is the most critical, as it impacts the overall efficiency of the system.