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A Computational Model of a Combined Cycle Power Generation Unit

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V. Ramaprabhu

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-6106

R. P. Roy

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-6106

J. Energy Resour. Technol 126(3), 231-240 (Oct 19, 2004) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1789523 History: Received July 16, 2003; Revised January 20, 2004; Online October 19, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Figures

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The combined cycle power generation unit—schematic
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Heat balance diagram, 100% load—Case 1: fogging system OFF
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Heat balance diagram, 100% load—Case 2: fogging system ON
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Variation of combined cycle unit gross electrical power output and gross heat rate with ambient temperature (relative humidity constant at 40 percent)

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