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Cycle-Tempo Applications

Below is a list of publications that exmplifies the various applications of Cycle-Tempo. Some of these are related to industrial applications, some refer to scientific studies. We can provide further references of industrial applications upon request.

Conventional Sub-critical/Super Critical Thermal Power Plant

  • M.V.J.J. Suresh, K.S. Reddy, Ajit Kumar Kolar, ANN-GA based optimization of a high ash coal-fired supercritical power plant, Applied Energy, Volume 88, Issue 12, December 2011, Pages 4867-4873.
  • M.V.J.J. Suresh, K. S. Reddy, Ajit Kumar Kolar  (IITM), Energy and Exergy Based Thermodynamic Analysis of a 62.5 MWe Coal-Based Thermal Power Plant - A Case Study.

Combined Cycle Power Plant

  • Nico Woudstra, Theo Woudstra, Armando Pirone, Teus van der Stelt, Thermodynamic evaluation of combined cycle plants, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 51, Issue 5, May 2010, Pages 1099-1110.

Solar Thermal Power Plant

  • E. Casati, A. Galli, and P. Colonna. Thermal energy storage for solar powered organic Rankine cycle engines. Sol. Energy, 96:205–219, 2013.
  • Fouad Khaldi, Energy and exergy analysis of the first hybrid solar-gas power plant in Algeria, Proceedings of ECOS 2012.
  • K.S. Reddy, G. Veershetty, Viability analysis of solar parabolic dish stand-alone power plant for Indian conditions, Applied Energy, Volume 102, February 2013, Pages 908-922.
  • K. S. Reddy, K. Ravi Kumar, and Vikramaditya A. Devaraj, Feasibility analysis of megawatt scale solar thermal power plants,  J. Renewable Sustainable Energy 4, 063111 (2012).
  • K.S. Reddy, K. Ravi Kumar, Solar collector field design and viability analysis of stand-alone parabolic trough power plants for Indian conditions, Energy for Sustainable Development, Volume 16, Issue 4, December 2012, Pages 456-470.

Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Power plant (IGCC)

  • Hai-Kyung Seo, Seik Park, Joogwon Lee, Miyung Kim, Seok-Woo Chung, Jae-Hwa Chung, Kitae Kim, Effects of operating factors in the coal gasification reaction, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, September 2011, Volume 28, Issue 9, pp 1851-1858.
  • F. Casella, P. Colonna, Dynamic modeling of IGCC power plants, Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 35, March 2012, Pages 91-111
  • Carlos R. Altafini, Paulo R. Wander, Ronaldo M. Barreto, Prediction of the working parameters of a wood waste gasifier through an equilibrium model, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 44, Issue 17, October 2003, Pages 2763-2777
  • C. Trapp and P. Colonna. Efficiency improvement in pre-combustion CO2 removal units with a waste-heat recovery ORC power plant. J. Eng. Gas Turb. Power, 135(4):042311–1--12, April 2013. 

Fuel Cell Systems

  • Nico Woudstra, Teus van der Stelt, Kas Hemmes, The thermodynamic evaluation and optimization of fuel cell systems, Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, May 2006, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp 155-164.