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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Advanced Energy Systems

Exergy Analysis of Modern Fossil-Fuel Power Plants

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J. H. Horlock, J. B. Young

Whittle Laboratory, Cambridge University, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0DY, United Kingdom

G. Manfrida

Dipartimento di Energetica “Sergio Stecco,” Università di Firenze, Via S. Marta 3, 50139 Firenza, Italy

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 122(1), 1-7 (Jul 05, 1999) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.483170 History: Received August 28, 1998; Revised July 05, 1999
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Definitions of four ideal processes
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Schematic (T-s) diagram for H2O showing the molar exergy of various states
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Exergy losses for LM2500 STIG plant with (a) 0 percent and (b) 8 percent steam injection
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Exergy losses for the WR21 recuperative plant
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Exergy losses for the GT24 combined cycle plant

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