RESEARCH PAPERS: Advanced Energy Studies

A Second-Law-Based Optimization: Part 2—Application

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Y. M. El-Sayed

Advanced Energy Systems Analysis, 41658 Higgins Way, Fremont, CA 94539

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 118(4), 698-703 (Oct 01, 1996) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2816982 History: Received September 28, 1995; Revised April 19, 1996; Online November 19, 2007


This paper deals with an application of the second-law-based optimization methodology described in Part 1 of this paper. The methodology is applied to a simple energy system of 10 components and 19 manipulated decision parameters. The system is treated once as a single-purpose combined cycle and once as a power-heat cogenerating system. The results of the application are summarized and evaluated. The required computer programs are described. Further investigations are suggested.

Copyright © 1996 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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