Design of an Inlet Air-Cooling System for a Gas Turbine Power Plant

  • Ümit ÜnverEmail author
  • Mehmet Selçuk Mert
  • Mehmet Direk
  • Fikret Yüksel
  • Muhsin Kılıç
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In this study, the gas turbine cycle of Ovaakca power plant that is located in Bursa, Turkey was analysed. The aim of the study is to determine the use of an ice thermal energy storage system for the 239 MW-powered gas turbine cycle. The performance of the system was investigated for full-load conditions. Energy and exergy analysis were performed by using last decade’s meteorological weather data. The results showed that utilizing an ice thermal energy storage system can boost the net power up to 12.60%.


Exergy analysis Inlet air cooling Gas turbine 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ümit Ünver
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mehmet Selçuk Mert
    • 1
  • Mehmet Direk
    • 1
  • Fikret Yüksel
    • 1
  • Muhsin Kılıç
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering, Department of Energy Systems EngineeringYalova UniversityYalovaTurkey
  2. 2.Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical EngineeringUludag UniversityBursaTurkey

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