Analysis of Thermal Plants Configuration
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.
KeywordsSteam Turbine Cooling Tower Rankine Cycle Organic Rankine Cycle Exergy Destruction
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