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Title: Power recovery from turbine and gas engine exhausts

Due to the energy consciousness of the United States and to the ever increasing cost of engine fuels, power recovery from turbine and gas engine exhausts has come of age. The addition of waste recovery systems to these exhausts increases the thermal efficiencies of typical systems from the range of 21% to 39% up to the range of 28% to 49%. The new ''expander'' type power recovery system includes a waste heat recovery exchanger which will transfer heat from the engine exhaust into any of numerous thermal fluids. The recovered heat energy now in the thermal fluid medium can, in turn, be used to produce power for any desired application (i.e. gas compression, process refrigeration, electrical power generation, etc.). The particular systems put forth in this paper concentrate on the use of expansion fluids (other than steam) driving ''expanders'' as motive devices.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5745327
Report Number(s):
CONF-850201-
Journal ID: CODEN: ASMSA
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Am. Soc. Mech. Eng., (Pap.); (United States); Journal Volume: 85-PET-1; Conference: ASME energy-sources technology conference and exhibition, Dallas, TX, USA, 17 Feb 1985
Research Org:
Gulsby Engineering Inc., Humble, TX
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; 42 ENGINEERING; EXHAUST GASES; HEAT RECOVERY; INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES; TURBINES; FLUIDS; HEAT EXCHANGERS; HEAT RECOVERY EQUIPMENT; POWER GENERATION; THERMAL EFFICIENCY; WASTE HEAT UTILIZATION; EFFICIENCY; ENERGY RECOVERY; ENGINES; EQUIPMENT; GASEOUS WASTES; GASES; HEAT ENGINES; MACHINERY; RECOVERY; TURBOMACHINERY; WASTE PRODUCT UTILIZATION; WASTES 330100* -- Internal Combustion Engines; 421000 -- Engineering-- Combustion Systems