TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Cycle Innovations

Adapting the Micro-Gas Turbine Operation to Variable Thermal and Electrical Requirements

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Fabio Bozza, Maria Cristina Cameretti, Raffaele Tuccillo

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica per l’Energetica (D.I.M.E.), Università di Napoli Federico II, Via Claudio 21, 80125 Napoli, Italy

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 127(3), 514-524 (Jun 24, 2005) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1806839 History: Received October 01, 2002; Revised March 01, 2003; Online June 24, 2005
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Schematics of micro-gas turbine integrated with devices for recuperated cycle and heat recovery
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Effect of nondimensional flow rate on recuperator effectiveness and pressure losses
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Characteristics of the radial turbine of the MGT
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MGT operating range superimposed on the compressor characteristics
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Typical MGT operating domains at various by-pass levels
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Iso-contours of HRSG pressure losses inside the MGT operating domain
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Computational mesh and schematic view of the 3D sector of the MGT combustor
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Performance data of the MGT versus the by-pass ratio
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Cycle parameters and emission data of the MGT
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Influence of the steam pressure on stack temperature and energy saving ratio
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Operating domains and performance curves of the MGT for different by-pass ratios
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Operating domains of the MGT fuelled with BIOM or SW fuels
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Convergence histories of the CFD combustion analyses (combustor inlet conditions at rated power output)
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Flow field in the combustor mid-plane
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Temperature distribution in the combustor periodic meridional plane
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Thermal NO distribution in the periodic meridional plane
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Temperature distribution in the combustor mid-plane
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Fuel distribution in the combustor mid-plane
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Temperature distribution in the combustor exit plane
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Thermal NO distribution in the combustor exit plane
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CO distribution in the combustor exit plane



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