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Title: Method of optimizing performance of Rankine cycle power plants. [US DOE Patent]

Abstract

A method is described for efficiently operating a Rankine cycle power plant to maximize fuel utilization efficiency or energy conversion efficiency or minimize costs by selecting a turbine fluid inlet state which is substantially on the area adjacent and including the transposed critical temperature line.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6579313
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; BINARY-FLUID SYSTEMS; OPTIMIZATION; GEOTHERMAL POWER PLANTS; RANKINE CYCLE; DESIGN; ECONOMICS; EFFICIENCY; OPERATION; TURBINES; WORKING FLUIDS; ENERGY SYSTEMS; FLUIDS; MACHINERY; POWER PLANTS; THERMAL POWER PLANTS; THERMODYNAMIC CYCLES; TURBOMACHINERY; 150802* - Geothermal Power Plants- Power Plant Systems & Components

Citation Formats

Pope, W L, Pines, H S, Doyle, P A, and Silvester, L F. Method of optimizing performance of Rankine cycle power plants. [US DOE Patent]. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Pope, W L, Pines, H S, Doyle, P A, & Silvester, L F. Method of optimizing performance of Rankine cycle power plants. [US DOE Patent]. United States.
Pope, W L, Pines, H S, Doyle, P A, and Silvester, L F. Mon . "Method of optimizing performance of Rankine cycle power plants. [US DOE Patent]". United States.
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abstractNote = {A method is described for efficiently operating a Rankine cycle power plant to maximize fuel utilization efficiency or energy conversion efficiency or minimize costs by selecting a turbine fluid inlet state which is substantially on the area adjacent and including the transposed critical temperature line.},
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