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Combined Cycle Systems for Near-Zero Emission Power Generation
edited by Ashok D. Rao

Combined Cycle Systems for Near-Zero Emission Power Generation addresses the design, engineering and operational issues of a range of advanced combined cycle plants.

Coverage includes:

  • design, engineering and operational issues of a range of advanced combined cycle plants
  • basic combined cycle power plant and advanced gas turbine design, and the main types of combined cycle systems
  • technology, efficiency and emissions performance of natural gas-fired combined cycle (NGCC) systems and integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) systems, as well as novel humid air cycle systems and oxy-combustion turbine cycle systems

Contents

1. Combined cycle power plants

  • Typical cycles
  • The Brayton cycle (gas turbine)
  • The Rankine cycle (steam turbine)
  • The Brayton-Rankine cycle (gas turbine and steam turbine)
  • Combined cycle power plant configurations
  • Nox emissions
  • Carbon capture and sequestration
  • Plant operation
  • Availability and reliability
  • Major equipment

2. Advanced industrial gas turbines for power generation

  • Gas turbine compressors
  • Gas turbine combustors
  • Gas turbine expander

3. Natural gas-fired combined cycle (NGCC) systems

  • Technology, system design and equipment
  • Criteria Pollutants Control
  • Advantages and Limitations

4. Integrated gasification combined cycle systems

  • Technology, system design and equipment
  • Prevention and control of pollutant emissions
  • Advantages and limitations

5. Novel cycles: humid air cycle systems

  • Water mixing for power augmentation and NOX control
  • Steam injected gas turbines (STIG) cycles
  • Recuperated water injected (RWI) cycles
  • Evaporative cycles
  • Comparative performance analysis of natural gas fired humidified air gas turbine cycles
  • Water quality and condensate recovery
  • Further application of humid air turbine cycles

6. Novel cycles: oxy-combustion turbine cycle systems

  • Oxy-fuel power cycle configurations
  • Component and performance considerations
  • Cycle operation and prospects for coal applications

7. Pressurized fluidized bed combustion (PFBC) combined cycle systems

  • Fluidized bed combustion: an overview
  • Pressurized fluidized bed combustion
  • Environmental performance
  • Industrial power plants employing PFBC technology
  • Improvements in thermal performance and environmental signature

8. Externally fired combined cycle systems

  • Background
  • Early efforts in externally-fired systems
  • Large-scale externally fired combined cycle EFCC programs
  • Foster Wheeler HIPPS
  • United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) HIPPS

9. Hybrid fuel cell gas turbine combined cycle systems

  • The hybrid FC/GT concept
  • Background
  • Design considerations
  • Cycle configurations
  • Hybrid FC/GT system performance
  • Hybrid system dynamic operation potential
  • Commercialization status

10. Integrated solar combined cycle systems

  • Technology, system design and equipment
  • Example of the evaluation process for an ISCC
  • Additional considerations
  • Advantage and limitations

11. Techno-economic analysis of combined cycle systems

  • Techno-economic analysis methodology
  • Techno-economic analysis of pulverized coal-fired power plants with carbon capture
  • Technoeconomic analysis of natural gas-fired gas turbine combined cycle power plants with carbon capture
  • Techno-economic analysis of coal-fired integrated gasification combined cycle power plants with carbon capture
  • Advantages and limitations

Index

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Combined Cycle Systems for Near-Zero Emission Power Generation
edited by Ashok D. Rao
2012 • 360 pages • $239.00 + shipping
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