Robert Scharler

Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

1997 …2023
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Research Output 1997 2019

2019

A cfd-method for the analysis and optimization of the fixed bed conversion in biomass grate furnaces

Singer, M., Mehrabian, R., Gruber, T., Anca-Couce, A. & Scharler, R., 1 Jan 2019, European Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings. Vol. 27. p. 688-693 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

furnaces
combustion
Biomass
Furnaces
Sensitivity analysis

Experimental investigation on biomass shrinking and swelling behaviour: Particles pyrolysis and wood logs combustion

Caposciutti, G., Almuina-Villar, H., Dieguez-Alonso, A., Gruber, T., Kelz, J., Desideri, U., Hochenauer, C., Scharler, R. & Anca-Couce, A., 2019, In : Biomass & Bioenergy. 123, April 2019, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

wood logs
pyrolysis
combustion
swelling
Swelling

NUMERICAL SIMULATION AND EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF A NOVEL SMALL SCALE BIOMASS GRATE FIRING SYSTEM

Eßl, M., Mehrabian Bardar, R., SHIEHNEJADHESAR, A., Kelz, J., Feldmeier, S., Reiterer, T., Anca-Couce, A. & Scharler, R., 28 May 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

Optimization of an integrated biomass gasifier-fuel cell system: An experimental study on the cell response to process variations

Subotić, V., Baldinelli, A., Barelli, L., Scharler, R., Hochenauer, C. & Anca-Couce, A., 1 Jan 2019, In : Energy Procedia. 158, p. 2052-2057 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
Fuel cells
Biomass
Gas producers
Gasification
2018

Experiments and modelling of NOx precursors release (NH3 and HCN) in fixed-bed biomass combustion conditions

Anca-Couce, A., Sommersacher, P., Evic, N., Mehrabian, R. & Scharler, R., 15 Jun 2018, In : Fuel. 222, p. 529-537 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Biomass
Nitrogen
Experiments

Online measurements and detailed modelling of single particle pyrolysis at medium and slow heating rates

Anca-Couce, A., Almuina-Villar, H., Dieguez-Alonso, A., Sommersacher, P., Lang, N. & Scharler, R., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Proteins Pyrolysis Scheme for Predicting the Release of NOx Precursors: NH3 and HCN

Anca-Couce, A., Sommersacher, P., Evic, N., Mehrabian Bardar, R. & Scharler, R., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

2017

A Theoretical and Experimental Study of the Formation of Aromatic Hydrocarbons (BTX/PAH) as Soot Precursors from Biomass Pyrolysis Products

Mehrabian Bardar, R., SHIEHNEJADHESAR, A., Bahramian, H., Anca-Couce, A., Sommersacher, P., Hochenauer, C. & Scharler, R., 2017, Proceedings of the 25th European Biomass Conference. p. 371-376

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearch

CO/CO2 ratio in biomass char oxidation

Anca-Couce, A., Sommersacher, P., SHIEHNEJADHESAR, A., Mehrabian Bardar, R., Hochenauer, C. & Scharler, R., 2017, In : Energy Procedia. 120, p. 238-245

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Development of an Innovative Low-Cost/Low-Emission Pellet-Based Stove Technology

Gruber, T., Mehrabian Bardar, R., SHIEHNEJADHESAR, A., Bauer, T., Anca-Couce, A. & Scharler, R., 2017, Proceedings of the 25th European Biomass Conference. p. 618-622

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearch

Development of an Innovative Low-Cost/Low-Emission Pellet-Based Stove Technology

Gruber, T., Mehrabian Bardar, R., SHIEHNEJADHESAR, A., Bauer, T., Anca-Couce, A. & Scharler, R., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

Modelling heat of reaction in biomass pyrolysis with detailed reaction schemes

Anca-Couce, A. & Scharler, R., 2017, In : Fuel. 206, p. 572-579

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2016

Detailed reaction schemes and product characterization applied to pyrolysis of a single spruce particle

Anca-Couce, A., Sommersacher, P., Scharler, R. & Hochenauer, C., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conference(Old data) Lecture or PresentationResearchpeer-review

Detailed reaction schemes and product characterization applied to pyrolysis of a single spruce particle

Anca-Couce, A., Sommersacher, P., Scharler, R. & Hochenauer, C., 2016, Proceedings of the 24th European Biomass Conference. p. 1090-1095

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearch

Dominating High Temperature Corrosion Mechanisms in Low Alloy Steels in Wood Chips Fired Boilers

Gruber, T., Retschitzegger, S., Scharler, R. & Obernberger, I., 17 Mar 2016, In : Energy & fuels. 30, 3, p. 2385-2394 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

High strength steel
Boilers
Wood
Corrosion
Steel

Recent advances in reaction mechanisms and multi-scale modelling of biomass pyrolysis

Anca-Couce, A., Scharler, R., Mehrabian Bardar, R. & Hochenauer, C., 2016, p. 154.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Recent advances in reaction mechanisms and multi-scale modelling of biomass pyrolysis

Anca-Couce, A., Scharler, R., Mehrabian Bardar, R. & Hochenauer, C., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conference(Old data) Lecture or PresentationResearchpeer-review

2015

Development and validation of CFD models for gas phase reactions in biomass grate furnaces considering gas streak formation above the packed bed

SHIEHNEJADHESAR, A., Scharler, R., Mehrabian, R. & Obernberger, I., 22 Apr 2015, In : Fuel processing technology. 139, p. 142-158 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Gas furnaces
Packed beds
Computational fluid dynamics
Biomass
Gases

Investigation of the corrosion behaviour of 13CrMo4–5 for biomass fired boilers with coupled online corrosion and deposit probe measurements

Gruber, T., Schulze, K., Scharler, R. & Obernberger, I., 2015, In : Fuel. 144, p. 15-24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2014

Application of an Empirical Model in CFD Simulations to Predict the Local High Temperature Corrosion Potential in Biomass Fired Boilers

Gruber, T., Scharler, R. & Obernberger, I., 2014, Proceedings of the 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. ., p. 402-408

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Development of a gas phase combustion model suitable for low and high turbulence conditions

Shiehnejad-Hesar, A., Mehrabian-Bardar, R., Scharler, R., Goldin, G. M. & Obernberger, I., 2014, In : Fuel. 126, p. 177-187

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Kinetic scheme and heat of reaction of biomass pyrolysis and torrefaction considering charring reactions

Anca-Couce, A., Mehrabian-Bardar, R., Scharler, R. & Obernberger, I., 9 Jun 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conference(Old data) Lecture or PresentationResearch

Kinetic scheme of biomass pyrolysis considering secondary charring reactions

Anca-Couce, A., Mehrabian-Bardar, R., Scharler, R. & Obernberger, I., 2014, In : Energy conversion and management. 87, p. 687-696

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Kinetic scheme to predict product composition of biomass torrefaction

Anca-Couce, A., Mehrabian-Bardar, R., Scharler, R. & Obernberger, I., 2014, In : Chemical Engineering Transactions. 37, p. 43-48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Kinetic scheme to predict product composition of biomass torrefaction

Anca-Couce, A., Mehrabian-Bardar, R., Scharler, R. & Obernberger, I., 4 May 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conference(Old data) Lecture or PresentationResearch

Multi-physics modelling of packed bed biomass combustion

Mehrabian-Bardar, R., Shiehnejad-Hesar, A., Scharler, R. & Obernberger, I., 2014, In : Fuel. 122, p. 164-178

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2013

A new innovative CFD-based optimisation method for biomass combustion plants

Shiehnejad-Hesar, A., Schulze, K., Scharler, R. & Obernberger, I., 2013, In : Biomass & Bioenergy. 53, p. 48-53

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Release of gaseous compounds during torrefaction: results from test runs and modelling

Mehrabian-Bardar, R., Anca-Couce, A., Scharler, R., Obernberger, I., Janisch, W. & Trattner, K., 2013, Proceedings of the 21st European Biomass Conference & Exhibition. ., p. 1407-1412

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearch

Release of gaseous compounds during torrefaction: results from test runs and modelling

Mehrabian-Bardar, R., Anca-Couce, A., Scharler, R., Obernberger, I., Janisch, W. & Trattner, K., 3 Jun 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conference(Old data) Lecture or PresentationResearch

Transient CFD Simulation of Wood Log Stoves with Heat Storage Devices

Benesch, C., Blank, M., Scharler, R., Kössl, M. & Obernberger, I., 2013, Proceedings of the 21st European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. Florence: ., Vol. ISSN 2282-5819. p. 578-584

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

2012

A CFD model for thermal conversion of thermally thick biomass particles

Mehrabian-Bardar, R., Zahirovic, S., Scharler, R., Obernberger, I., Kleditzsch, S., Wirtz, S., Scherer, V., Lu, H. & Baxter, L., 2012, In : Fuel processing technology. 95, p. 96-108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Automatic CFD optimisation of biomass combustion plants

Shiehnejad-Hesar, A., Schulze, K., Scharler, R. & Obernberger, I., 2012, Proceedings of the 20th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition. ., p. 756-760

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Development of an empirical model to describe the local high temperature corrosion risk of 13CrMo4-5 steel in biomass CHP plants regarding the fuel wood chips

Gruber, T., Schulze, K., Scharler, R. & Obernberger, I., 2012, Proceedings of the International Conference "Impacts of Fuel Quality on Power Production and Environment". ., p. OP-19-OP-19

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

2011

A kinetic study on the potential of a hybrid reaction mechanism for prediction of NOx formation in biomass grate furnaces

Zahirovic, S., Scharler, R., Kilpinen, P. & Obernberger, I., 2011, In : Combustion Theory and Modelling. 15, 5, p. 645-670

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

CFD-gestützte Entwicklung einer neuen Low-NOx-Feuerung im mittleren Leistungsbereich für „neue“ biogene Brennstoffe

Obernberger, I., Scharler, R., Brunner, T. & Kanzian, W., 2011, .

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearch

CFD-Simulationen als innovatives Werkzeug für die Entwicklung und Optimierung von Biomasse-Kleinfeuerungsanlagen und Kaminöfen

Scharler, R., Benesch, C. & Obernberger, I., 2011, Proceedings of the 3rd Mid-European Biomass Conference. ., p. 87-87

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

CFD simulation of biomass grate furnaces with a comprehensive 3D packed bed model

Mehrabian-Bardar, R., Stangl, S., Scharler, R., Obernberger, I. & Weissinger, A., 2011, Proceedings of the 25th German Flame Day Conference. ., p. 189-204

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

CFD simulations as efficient tool for the development and optimisation of small-scale biomass furnaces and stoves

Scharler, R., Benesch, C., Schulze, K. & Obernberger, I., 2011, Proceedings of the 19th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition. ., p. 4-12

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Development of biomass fired boilers with an advanced CFD model for ash deposit and aerosol formation

Schulze, K., Scharler, R. & Obernberger, I., 2011, Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Industrial Furnaces and Boilers. ., p. 11-pages

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Release and conversion of fuel-bound nitrogen during fixed-bed gasification and subsequent staged combustion

Mandl, C., Obernberger, I., Benesch, C. & Scharler, R., 2011, Proceedings of the 19th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition. ., p. 996-1001

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Validation of flow simulation and gas combustion sub-models for CFD-based prediction of NOx formation in biomass grate furnaces

Zahirovic, S., Scharler, R., Kilpinen, P. & Obernberger, I., 2011, In : Combustion Theory and Modelling. 15, 1, p. 61-87

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2010

Advanced modelling of deposit formation in biomass furnaces – investigation of mechanisms and comparison with deposit measurements in a small-scale pellet boiler

Schulze, K., Scharler, R., Telian, M. & Obernberger, I., 2010, Proc. of the internat. Conf. „Impacts on Fuel Quality on Power production and Environment“. Palo Alto, CA: EPRI, p. DVD-DVD

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Optimisation of biomass grate furnaces with a new 3D packed bed combustion model - on example of a small-scale underfeed stoker furnace

Mehrabian-Bardar, R., Scharler, R., Weissinger, A. & Obernberger, I., 2010, Proc. of the 18th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. ., p. 1175-1183

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

2009

CFD based design and optimisation of wood log fired stoves

Scharler, R., Benesch, C., Neudeck, A. & Obernberger, I., 2009, Proceedings of the 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. ., p. 1361-1367

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Primary measures for low-emission residential wood combustion – comparison of old with optimised modern systems

Brunner, T., Obernberger, I. & Scharler, R., 2009, Proceedings of the 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. ., p. 1319-1328

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

2008

Experimental investigation of nitrogen species release from different solid biomass fuels as a basis for release models

Stubenberger, G., Scharler, R., Zahirovic, S. & Obernberger, I., 2008, In : Fuel. 87, p. 793-806

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review