TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Combustion and Fuels, and Cycle Innovations

A Thermodynamic Analysis of Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Based Hybrid Systems

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A. D. Rao, G. S. Samuelsen

Advanced Power and Energy Program, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-3550

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 125(1), 59-66 (Dec 27, 2002) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1499728 History: Received December 01, 2000; Revised March 01, 2001; Online December 27, 2002
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Grahic Jump Location
Base cycle-SureCell™ system as proposed by Westinghouse (Bevc and Parker 3)
Grahic Jump Location
Heat transfer from a gas to generate steam



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