TECHNICAL PAPERS: Advanced Energy Systems

Development of Chemically Recuperated Micro Gas Turbine

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T. Nakagaki, T. Ogawa, H. Hirata, K. Kawamoto, Y. Ohashi, K. Tanaka

Toshiba Corporation, Power and Industrial Systems Research and Development Center, 2-4 Suehiro-cho, Turumi-ku, Yokohama 230-0045, Japan

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 125(1), 391-397 (Dec 27, 2002) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1520158 History: Received August 20, 2001; Revised June 09, 2002; Online December 27, 2002
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The principal stream conditions of CRGT system
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Heat balance in the CRGT system. ( ) is expressed as percentage of natural gas LHV.
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Effect of S/C on adiabatic combustion temperature
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Experimental apparatus of catalyst examination
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Experimental results for catalyst performance
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The trial reformer for 75 kW MGT
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Analytical result of temperature profile in reformer (contour at intervals of 10°C)
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Experimental apparatus of the comprehensive reforming test
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Result of the reforming test (Tg=655°C,Tin=158°C,P=0.4 MPa,S/C=6.3 and αw=150 W/m2K)




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