Modeling the Air-Cooled Gas Turbine: Part 1—General Thermodynamics

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J. B. Young, R. C. Wilcock

Cambridge University Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, United Kingdom

J. Turbomach 124(2), 207-213 (Apr 09, 2002) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1415037 History: Received February 01, 2001; Online April 09, 2002
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(a) Ideal uncooled gas turbine; (b) ideal cooling of first stage stator; (c) ideal cooling of first stage stator and intermediate stage
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Exergy analysis of the cycles of Fig. 3
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Mixing of two streams at constant total pressure
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Power output of mixed and unmixed expansions
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Effect of coolant losses on the efficiency of a simple cycle GT
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Effect of coolant losses on the efficiency of a reheat GT
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The sensitivity of parameters in a simple cycle GT
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(a) Irreversible mixing with entropy creation; (b) reversible mixing with zero entropy creation
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(a) Ideal power plant with stoichiometric air supply; (b) ideal power plant with excess air supply



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