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Title: Direct steam generation in parabolic trough solar power plants: Numerical investigation of the transients and the control of a once-through system

Abstract

Direct steam generation (DSG) in parabolic troughs was first studied in the early 1980s by Murphy (1982) and Pederson (1982). Intensive research on DSG then started in 1988, when Luz identified this technology as the desired system for a future generation of its power plants. These R and D activities were not terminated by Luz`s demise in 1991, but have been continued by several institutes and companies in Europe as well as in Israel (Dagan et al., 1991, Mueller et al., 1992a, b, 1993, 1994). This paper concerns the dynamic reaction of the water-steam flow. In order to investigate this, a numerical simulation program of the water-steam flow. In order to investigate this, a numerical simulation program was developed at the ZSW. The numerical approach, its verification, and results of an extended study concerning the reaction and the control (ability) of a once-through DSG system at different weather conditions are presented.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Center of Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research, Stuttgart (Germany). Solar Thermal Engineering Section
Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
230811
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Solar Energy Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 118; Journal Issue: 1; Other Information: PBD: Feb 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; PARABOLIC TROUGH COLLECTORS; DESIGN; DISTRIBUTED COLLECTOR POWER PLANTS; CONTROL; STEAM GENERATORS

Citation Formats

Lippke, F. Direct steam generation in parabolic trough solar power plants: Numerical investigation of the transients and the control of a once-through system. United States: N. p., 1996. Web. doi:10.1115/1.2847958.
Lippke, F. Direct steam generation in parabolic trough solar power plants: Numerical investigation of the transients and the control of a once-through system. United States. doi:10.1115/1.2847958.
Lippke, F. Thu . "Direct steam generation in parabolic trough solar power plants: Numerical investigation of the transients and the control of a once-through system". United States. doi:10.1115/1.2847958.
@article{osti_230811,
title = {Direct steam generation in parabolic trough solar power plants: Numerical investigation of the transients and the control of a once-through system},
author = {Lippke, F},
abstractNote = {Direct steam generation (DSG) in parabolic troughs was first studied in the early 1980s by Murphy (1982) and Pederson (1982). Intensive research on DSG then started in 1988, when Luz identified this technology as the desired system for a future generation of its power plants. These R and D activities were not terminated by Luz`s demise in 1991, but have been continued by several institutes and companies in Europe as well as in Israel (Dagan et al., 1991, Mueller et al., 1992a, b, 1993, 1994). This paper concerns the dynamic reaction of the water-steam flow. In order to investigate this, a numerical simulation program of the water-steam flow. In order to investigate this, a numerical simulation program was developed at the ZSW. The numerical approach, its verification, and results of an extended study concerning the reaction and the control (ability) of a once-through DSG system at different weather conditions are presented.},
doi = {10.1115/1.2847958},
journal = {Journal of Solar Energy Engineering},
number = 1,
volume = 118,
place = {United States},
year = {1996},
month = {2}
}