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Title: Optimization of Cooling Water Flow Rate in Nuclear and Thermal Power Plants Based on a Mathematical Model of Cooling Systems{sup 1}

Abstract

A mathematical model and algorithms are proposed for automatic calculation of the optimum flow rate of cooling water in nuclear and thermal power plants with cooling systems of arbitrary complexity. An unlimited number of configuration and design variants are assumed with the possibility of obtaining a result for any computational time interval, from monthly to hourly. The structural solutions corresponding to an optimum cooling water flow rate can be used for subsequent engineering-economic evaluation of the best cooling system variant. The computerized mathematical model and algorithms make it possible to determine the availability and degree of structural changes for the cooling system in all stages of the life cycle of a plant.

Authors:
; ;  [1]
  1. Novgorod University, Scientific-research Institute of Mechanics, N. I. Lobachevskii Nizhny (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22612630
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Power Technology and Engineering (Print); Journal Volume: 50; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2016 Springer Science+Business Media New York; http://www.springer-ny.com; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; AVAILABILITY; COOLING SYSTEMS; DESIGN; ENGINEERING; FLOW RATE; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; OPTIMIZATION; SERVICE LIFE; THERMAL POWER PLANTS; WATER

Citation Formats

Murav’ev, V. P., E-mail: murval1@mail.ru, Kochetkov, A. V., and Glazova, E. G.. Optimization of Cooling Water Flow Rate in Nuclear and Thermal Power Plants Based on a Mathematical Model of Cooling Systems{sup 1}. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1007/S10749-016-0698-3.
Murav’ev, V. P., E-mail: murval1@mail.ru, Kochetkov, A. V., & Glazova, E. G.. Optimization of Cooling Water Flow Rate in Nuclear and Thermal Power Plants Based on a Mathematical Model of Cooling Systems{sup 1}. United States. doi:10.1007/S10749-016-0698-3.
Murav’ev, V. P., E-mail: murval1@mail.ru, Kochetkov, A. V., and Glazova, E. G.. Thu . "Optimization of Cooling Water Flow Rate in Nuclear and Thermal Power Plants Based on a Mathematical Model of Cooling Systems{sup 1}". United States. doi:10.1007/S10749-016-0698-3.
@article{osti_22612630,
title = {Optimization of Cooling Water Flow Rate in Nuclear and Thermal Power Plants Based on a Mathematical Model of Cooling Systems{sup 1}},
author = {Murav’ev, V. P., E-mail: murval1@mail.ru and Kochetkov, A. V. and Glazova, E. G.},
abstractNote = {A mathematical model and algorithms are proposed for automatic calculation of the optimum flow rate of cooling water in nuclear and thermal power plants with cooling systems of arbitrary complexity. An unlimited number of configuration and design variants are assumed with the possibility of obtaining a result for any computational time interval, from monthly to hourly. The structural solutions corresponding to an optimum cooling water flow rate can be used for subsequent engineering-economic evaluation of the best cooling system variant. The computerized mathematical model and algorithms make it possible to determine the availability and degree of structural changes for the cooling system in all stages of the life cycle of a plant.},
doi = {10.1007/S10749-016-0698-3},
journal = {Power Technology and Engineering (Print)},
number = 3,
volume = 50,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Sep 15 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Thu Sep 15 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}