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Title: Cascaded recompression closed Brayton cycle system

Abstract

The present disclosure is directed to a cascaded recompression closed Brayton cycle (CRCBC) system and method of operation thereof, where the CRCBC system includes a compressor for compressing the system fluid, a separator for generating fluid feed streams for each of the system's turbines, and separate segments of a heater that heat the fluid feed streams to different feed temperatures for the system's turbines. Fluid exiting each turbine is used to preheat the fluid to the turbine. In an embodiment, the amount of heat extracted is determined by operational costs.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1351835
Patent Number(s):
9,624,793
Application Number:
14/266,184
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation SNL-A
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Apr 30
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Pasch, James Jay. Cascaded recompression closed Brayton cycle system. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Pasch, James Jay. Cascaded recompression closed Brayton cycle system. United States.
Pasch, James Jay. Tue . "Cascaded recompression closed Brayton cycle system". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1351835.
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