Regenerator Performance Data

  • Robert A. Ackermann
Part of the The International Cryogenics Monograph Series book series (ICMS)


In this chapter we review generator performance data that have been published over the past 40 years. Beginning in the 1950s, researchers at Stanford University, Stanford, California, and the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, published results of experimental programs conducted to develop basic regenerator performance data. Their papers describe the considerable interest shown at that time in the application of rotary regenerators to the gas-turbine cycle for high-temperature exhaust-gas thermal regeneration.


Heat Transfer Coefficient Wall Effect Regenerator Length Heat Transfer Area Longitudinal Conduction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. Ackermann
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  1. 1.General Electric CompanySchenectadyUSA

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