TECHNICAL PAPERS: Nuclear Engineering

Dynamic Modeling of a Cogenerating Nuclear Gas Turbine Plant—Part I: Modeling and Validation

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J. F. Kikstra

NRG, P. O. Box 25, 1755 ZG Petten, The Netherlands   e-mail: J.F.Kikstra@nrg-nl.com

A. H. M. Verkooijen

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, P. O. Box 5073, 2600 AG Delft, The Netherlandse-mail: A.H.M.Verkooijen@iri.tudelft.nl

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 124(3), 725-733 (Jun 19, 2002) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1426086 History: Received October 01, 2000; Revised April 01, 2001; Online June 19, 2002
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Flowpath divided in thermal node i−1,i and i+1 and flownodes j and j+1
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Velocity triangles in the radial compressor
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Incidence loss at impeller tip (dotted: design velocities, drawn: actual velocities)
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Dimensionless stage curves with extension for stall and backflow
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Compressor surge test configuration
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Compressor flow during classical surge (Vplenum=0.1 m3)
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Compressor flow during deep surge (Vplenum=10 m3)
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Velocity triangles in the turbine stage
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Efficiency comparison of simple and stage-by-stage model
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Mass flow comparison of simple and stage-by-stage model
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Heat exchanger discretization
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Response on temperature step
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Heat flow to recuperator steel
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Pressure flow relation of valve




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