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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Cycle Innovations

Integrated Pyrolysis Regenerated Plant (IPRP): An Efficient and Scalable Concept for Gas Turbine Based Energy Conversion From Biomass and Waste

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Francesco Fantozzi

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale, Universitá degli Studi di Perugia, Via G. Duranti 1A/4, 06125 Perugia, Italye-mail: fanto@unipg.it

Bruno D’Alessandro

Ingegneria dei Materiali, Universitá degli Studi di Perugia, Loc. Pentima Bassa 21, 05100 Terni, Italye-mail: dalessandro@mach.ing.unipg.it

Umberto Desideri

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale, Universitá degli Studi di Perugia, Via G. Duranti 1A/4, 06125 Perugia, Italye-mail: umberto.desideri@unipg.it

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 127(2), 348-357 (Apr 15, 2005) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1789513 History: Received October 01, 2002; Revised March 01, 2003; Online April 15, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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Pyrolysis products yield (left) 18 and LHV (right) 18
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Effect of TIT and Tp on specific work
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Results for the simple cycle (Ref. 15)
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Plant efficiency versus TIT for the simple cycle (Ref. 15)
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Results for case B and case C cycle with REC and REC & REG
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Best efficiency points for case C
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Best efficiency points for typical GT size parameters for case C
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Comparison of plant efficiency in case A
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Pyrolysis products yield (a), LHV (b), and heat required for the pyrolysis (c) 22
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Results obtained for case C biomass fueled

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