Optimal Sizing of Steam Power Plant Condensing Systems by Geometric Programming

  • R. D. Wiebking
Conference paper
Part of the Operations Research Proceedings book series (ORP, volume 1974)


The production of electrical power by means of steam power plants requires that large amounts of waste heat from the generating process be rejected to a heat sink. Because of the growing shortage of large volumes of water for power generation cooling services and the concern with the effects of adding heat to natural bodies of water, dry-type cooling towers are now receiving considerable attention in the United States.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. D. Wiebking
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  1. 1.KölnDeutschland

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