Analysis of Engineering Cycles - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780080407388, 9780080984131

Analysis of Engineering Cycles

4th Edition

Power, Refrigerating and Gas Liquefaction Plant

Authors: R. W. Haywood
Paperback ISBN: 9780080407388
eBook ISBN: 9780080984131
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 29th April 2013
Page Count: 370
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Table of Contents

Part I. Simple Power and Refrigerating Plants. Power plant performance measures and criteria. Performance measures for cyclic steam and gas-turbine plant. Simple steam plant. Performance measures. Simple closed-circuit gas-turbine plant. Imperfections in the actual plant - the effect of irreversibilities. Internal-combustion power plant. Comparison of the rational and overall efficiencies. Simple refrigerating plant. Refrigerators and heat pumps. Part II: Advanced Power and Refrigerating Plants. Advanced gas-turbine plant. Gas-turbine cycles for nuclear power plant. Advanced steam-turbine plant. Complex district-heating (CHP) steam-turbine plant. Nuclear power plant. Sizewell B steam generator. Combined and binary power plant. Dual-pressure and triple-pressure steam plant, without supplementary firing. Advanced refrigerating and gas-liquefaction plant. The simple Linde process with increased precooling by auxiliary refrigeration. Appendix A: Thermodynamic availability and irreversibility. Appendix B: The advance in operating conditions in steam power stations. Appendix C: Some economic considerations. Appendix D: Boiler circulation theory. Appendix E: Solutions to additional problems. References. Additional references. Index.

141 lit. refs.


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Part I. Simple Power and Refrigerating Plants. Power plant performance measures and criteria. Performance measures for cyclic steam and gas-turbine plant. Simple steam plant. Performance measures. Simple closed-circuit gas-turbine plant. Imperfections in the actual plant - the effect of irreversibilities. Internal-combustion power plant. Comparison of the rational and overall efficiencies. Simple refrigerating plant. Refrigerators and heat pumps. Part II: Advanced Power and Refrigerating Plants. Advanced gas-turbine plant. Gas-turbine cycles for nuclear power plant. Advanced steam-turbine plant. Complex district-heating (CHP) steam-turbine plant. Nuclear power plant. Sizewell B steam generator. Combined and binary power plant. Dual-pressure and triple-pressure steam plant, without supplementary firing. Advanced refrigerating and gas-liquefaction plant. The simple Linde process with increased precooling by auxiliary refrigeration. Appendix A: Thermodynamic availability and irreversibility. Appendix B: The advance in operating conditions in steam power stations. Appendix C: Some economic considerations. Appendix D: Boiler circulation theory. Appendix E: Solutions to additional problems. References. Additional references. Index.

141 lit. refs.

Readership

For undergraduate students of mechanical and power engineering and post-graduate students of energy conversion.


Details

No. of pages:
370
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1991
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9780080984131

About the Authors

R. W. Haywood Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Cambridge, UK