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Thermo-Mechanical Exergy Analysis of Balcova Geothermal District Heating System in Izmir, Turkey

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Leyla Ozgener

Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Mechanical Engineering Science Branch, Ege University, 35100 Bornova, Izmir, Turkey

Arif Hepbasli

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Ege University, 35100 Bornova, Izmir, Turkey

Ibrahim Dincer

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Canada

J. Energy Resour. Technol 126(4), 293-301 (Dec 21, 2004) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1805540 History: Received February 04, 2004; Revised August 17, 2004; Online December 21, 2004
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Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Schematic diagram of BGDHS.
Grahic Jump Location
Energy flow diagram. Given as the percentage of brine energy input.
Grahic Jump Location
Exergy flow diagram. Given as the percentage of brine exergy input.
Grahic Jump Location
Exergetic improvement potential of heat exchanger.

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