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Analysis of Thermal Plants Configuration

  • Nisio de Carvalho L. BrumEmail author
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Part of the Springer Series in Reliability Engineering book series (RELIABILITY)

Abstract

Initially some thermodynamic concepts are presented aimed at a synthesis of different conceptions of thermal cycle engines. The Rankine cycle and its major components are related to the concepts previously discussed. Some operational aspects of boilers, steam turbines, condensers and cooling towers, are emphasized. The Brayton and the combined cycles are presented with emphasis on the recovery boiler.

Keywords

Steam Turbine Cooling Tower Rankine Cycle Organic Rankine Cycle Exergy Destruction 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LTTC— Laboratory of Transmission and Technology of Heat Mechanical Engineering DepartmentCOPPE, Universidade Federal do (UFRJ)Rio de JaneiroBrazil

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