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3068

Power Cycles and Power Cycle Components/Processes Analysis

The ideal, simple and basic power cycles (Carnot Cycle, Brayton Cycle for both power and propulsion applications, Otto Cycle and Diesel Cycle) and ideal power cycle components/processes (compression, combustion and expansion) are presented in this course material.  In the presented power cycles and power cycle components/process analysis, air is used as the working fluid. For each power cycle thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.  Also, for each power cycle, a T - s diagram and power cycle major performance trends (thermal efficiency, specific power output and power output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio, turbine inlet temperature and/or final combustion temperature and working fluid mass flow rate.  It should be noted that this course material does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). For compression and expansion, the technical performance of mentioned power cycle components/processes is presented with a given relationship between pressure and temperature.  While for combustion, the technical performance at stoichiometric conditions is presented knowing the specific enthalpy values for combustion reactants and products, given as a function of temperature.  This course material provides the compression and expansion T - s diagrams and their major performance trends plotted in a few figures as a function of compression and expansion pressure ratio and working fluid mass flow rate.  For each combustion case considered, combustion products composition on both weight and mole basis is given in tabular form and plotted in a few figures.  Also, flame temperature, stoichiometric oxidant to fuel ratio and fuel higher heating value (HHV) are presented in tabular form and plotted in a few figures.  The provided output data and plots allow one to determine the major combustion performance laws and trends. In this course material, the student gets familiar with the ideal simple and basic power cycles and power cycle components/processes and their T - s and h - T diagrams, operation and major performance trends.

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11548

Diesel Cycle Analysis

The ideal cycle for a simple diesel engine is the Diesel Cycle.In this course material, the open, simple Diesel Cycle used for stationary power generation is considered. The Diesel Cycle thermal efficiency is presented only for the air as the working fluid.The thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.The Diesel Cycle is presented in the p - V and T - s diagrams and its major performance trends (thermal efficiency and power output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression and cut off ratio values, combustor outlet temperature and some fixed cylinder geometry.It should be noted that this online course does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). In this course material, the student gets familiar with the Diesel Cycle, its components, p - V and T - s diagrams, operation and major performance trends.

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11006

Power Cycles and Power Cycle Components/Processes Ideal vs Real Operation Analysis

The simple and basic power cycles (Brayton Cycle, Otto Cycle and Diesel Cycle) and power cycle components/processes (compression, combustion and expansion) are presented in this course material.In the presented power cycles and power cycle components/process analysis, air is used as the working fluid. For each power cycle, the thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.Also, for each power cycle, a T - s diagram and cycle major performance trends (thermal efficiency, specific power output and power output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio, turbine inlet temperature and/or final combustion temperature, working fluid mass flow rate and both isentropic compression and expansion efficiency.It should be noted that this course material does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). For compression and expansion, the technical performance of mentioned power cycle components/processes for ideal and real operation is presented with a given relationship between pressure and temperature and compression and expansion efficiency. Complete combustion at constant pressure with and without heat loss is presented.Six different fuels (carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, coal, oil and gas) react with air as the oxidant at different stoichiometry values (stoichiometry => 1) and oxidant inlet temperature values. Reactants and combustion products specific enthalpy values change with an increase in the temperature and such specific enthalpy values are presented in a plot where one can notice the flame temperature definition.  Physical properties of basic combustion reactants and products species are presented in a specific enthalpy vs temperature plot. The combustion technical performance at stoichiometry => 1 conditions is presented knowing the specific enthalpy values for combustion reactants and products, given as a function of temperature.Combustion products composition on both weight and mole basis is given in tabular form and plotted in a few figures. Also, flame temperature, oxidant to fuel ratio and fuel higher heating value (HHV) are presented in tabular form and plotted in a few figures. The provided output data and plots allow one to determine the major combustion performance laws and trends. In this course material, the student gets familiar with the simple and basic power cycles and power cycle components/processes and their T - s and h - T diagrams, ideal vs real operation and major performance trends.

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11011

Compressible Flow Components Ideal vs Real Operation Analysis

The subsonic nozzle, diffuser and thrust analysis is presented only for the air as the working fluid.The technical performance of mentioned compressible flow components is presented with a given relationship between temperature and pressure as a function ofthe Mach Number and isentropic nozzle and diffuser efficiency. This course material provides the compressible flow components T - s diagrams and their major performance trends (stagnation over static temperature and pressure ratio values) are plotted in a few figures as a function of the Mach Number. In this course material, the student gets familiar with the compressible flow components (nozzle, diffuser and thrust), their T - s diagrams, ideal vs real operation and major performance trends.

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11006

Power Cycles and Power Cycle Components/Processes Ideal vs Real Operation Analysis

The simple and basic power cycles (Brayton Cycle, Otto Cycle and Diesel Cycle) and power cycle components/processes (compression, combustion and expansion) are presented in this course material.In the presented power cycles and power cycle components/process analysis, air is used as the working fluid. For each power cycle, the thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.Also, for each power cycle, a T - s diagram and cycle major performance trends (thermal efficiency, specific power output and power output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio, turbine inlet temperature and/or final combustion temperature, working fluid mass flow rate and both isentropic compression and expansion efficiency.It should be noted that this course material does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). For compression and expansion, the technical performance of mentioned power cycle components/processes for ideal and real operation is presented with a given relationship between pressure and temperature and compression and expansion efficiency. Complete combustion at constant pressure with and without heat loss is presented.Six different fuels (carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, coal, oil and gas) react with air as the oxidant at different stoichiometry values (stoichiometry => 1) and oxidant inlet temperature values. Reactants and combustion products specific enthalpy values change with an increase in the temperature and such specific enthalpy values are presented in a plot where one can notice the flame temperature definition.  Physical properties of basic combustion reactants and products species are presented in a specific enthalpy vs temperature plot. The combustion technical performance at stoichiometry => 1 conditions is presented knowing the specific enthalpy values for combustion reactants and products, given as a function of temperature.Combustion products composition on both weight and mole basis is given in tabular form and plotted in a few figures. Also, flame temperature, oxidant to fuel ratio and fuel higher heating value (HHV) are presented in tabular form and plotted in a few figures. The provided output data and plots allow one to determine the major combustion performance laws and trends. In this course material, the student gets familiar with the simple and basic power cycles and power cycle components/processes and their T - s and h - T diagrams, ideal vs real operation and major performance trends.

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3068

Power Cycles and Power Cycle Components/Processes Analysis

The ideal, simple and basic power cycles (Carnot Cycle, Brayton Cycle for both power and propulsion applications, Otto Cycle and Diesel Cycle) and ideal power cycle components/processes (compression, combustion and expansion) are presented in this course material.  In the presented power cycles and power cycle components/process analysis, air is used as the working fluid. For each power cycle thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.  Also, for each power cycle, a T - s diagram and power cycle major performance trends (thermal efficiency, specific power output and power output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio, turbine inlet temperature and/or final combustion temperature and working fluid mass flow rate.  It should be noted that this course material does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). For compression and expansion, the technical performance of mentioned power cycle components/processes is presented with a given relationship between pressure and temperature.  While for combustion, the technical performance at stoichiometric conditions is presented knowing the specific enthalpy values for combustion reactants and products, given as a function of temperature.  This course material provides the compression and expansion T - s diagrams and their major performance trends plotted in a few figures as a function of compression and expansion pressure ratio and working fluid mass flow rate.  For each combustion case considered, combustion products composition on both weight and mole basis is given in tabular form and plotted in a few figures.  Also, flame temperature, stoichiometric oxidant to fuel ratio and fuel higher heating value (HHV) are presented in tabular form and plotted in a few figures.  The provided output data and plots allow one to determine the major combustion performance laws and trends. In this course material, the student gets familiar with the ideal simple and basic power cycles and power cycle components/processes and their T - s and h - T diagrams, operation and major performance trends.

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10978

Power Cycles Ideal vs Real Operation Analysis

The simple and basic power cycles (Brayton Cycle, Otto Cycle and Diesel Cycle) are presented in this course material.In the presented power cycle analysis, air is used as the working fluid. For each power cycle, the thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.Also, for each power cycle, a T - s diagram and cycle major performance trends (thermal efficiency, specific power output and power output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio, turbine inlet temperature and/or final combustion temperature, working fluid mass flow rate and both isentropic compression and expansion efficiency.It should be noted that this course material does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). In this course material, the student gets familiar with the simple and basic power cycles, their components, T - s and p - V diagrams, operation and major performance trends.

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56562

Power Cycles Analysis

The ideal, simple and basic power cycles (Carnot Cycle, Brayton Cycle, Otto Cycle and Diesel Cycle) are presented in this course material. In the presented power cycle analysis, air is used as the working fluid. For each power cycle, the thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach. Also, for each power cycle, a T - s diagram and cycle major performance trends (thermal efficiency, specific power output and power output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio, turbine inlet temperature and/or final combustion temperature and working fluid mass flow rate. It should be noted that this online course does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). In this course material, the student gets familiar with the simple and basic power cycles, their components, T - s and p - V diagrams, operation and major performance trends.

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56563

Power Cycle Components/Processes Analysis

The ideal power cycle components/processes (compression, combustion and expansion) are presented in this course material. In the presented power cycle components/processes analysis, air is used as the working fluid. For compression and expansion, the technical performance of mentioned power cycle components/processes is presented with a given relationship between pressure and temperature. While for combustion, the technical performance at stoichiometric conditions is presented knowing the specific enthalpy values for combustion reactants and products, given as a function of temperature. This course provides the compression and expansion T - s diagrams and their major performance trends plotted in a few figures as a function of compression and expansion ratio and working fluid mass flow rate. For each combustion case considered, combustion products composition on both weight and mole basis is given in tabular form and plotted in a few figures. Also, flame temperature, stoichiometric oxidant to fuel ratio and fuel higher heating value (HHV) are presented in tabular form and plotted in a few figures. The provided output data and plots allow one to determine the major combustion performance laws and trends. In this course material, the student gets familiar with the ideal power cycle components/processes, their T - s and h - T diagrams, operation and major performance trends.

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3020

Advanced Compressible Flow Components Analysis

The ideal subsonic nozzle, diffuser and thrust analysis is presented when air, argon, helium and nitrogen are considered as the working fluid. The technical performance of mentioned compressible flow components is presented with a given relationship between temperature and pressure as a function of the Mach Number. This course material provides the compressible flow components T - s diagrams and their major performance trends (stagnation over static temperature and pressure ratio values) are plotted in a few figures as a function of the Mach Number. In this course material, the student gets familiar with the compressible flow components (nozzle, diffuser and thrust) and their T - s diagrams, operation and major performance trends.

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10967

Otto Cycle Ideal vs Real Operation Analysis

In this course material, the open, simple Otto Cycle used for stationary power generation is considered. The Otto Cycle thermal efficiency is presented only for the air as the working fluid.The thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.The Otto Cycle is presented in the p - V and T - s diagrams and its major performance trends (thermal efficiency and power output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio, combustor outlet temperature, some fixed cylinder geometry and both isentropic compression and expansion efficiency.It should be noted that this course material does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). In this course material, the student gets familiar with the Otto Cycle, its components, p - V and T - s diagrams, ideal and real operation and major performance trends.

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11547

Otto Cycle Analysis

The ideal cycle for a simple gasoline engine is the Otto Cycle.In this course material, the open, simple Otto Cycle used for stationary power generation is considered. The Otto Cycle thermal efficiency is presented only for the air as the working fluid.The thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.The Otto Cycle is presented in the p - V and T - s diagrams and its major performance trends (thermal efficiency and power output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio, combustor outlet temperature and some fixed cylinder geometry.It should be noted that this online course does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). In this course material, the student gets familiar with the Otto Cycle, its components, p - V and T - s diagrams, operation and major performance trends.

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10969

Diesel Cycle Ideal vs Real Operation Analysis

In this course material, the open, simple Diesel Cycle used for stationary power generation is considered. The Diesel Cycle thermal efficiency is presented only for the air as the working fluid.The thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.The Diesel Cycle is presented in the p - V and T - s diagrams and its major performance trends (thermal efficiency and power output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression and cut off ratio values, combustor outlet temperature, some fixed cylinder geometry and both isentropic compression and expansion efficiency.It should be noted that this course material does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). In this course material, the student gets familiar with the Diesel Cycle, its components, p - V and T - s diagrams, ideal and operation and major performance trends.

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11548

Diesel Cycle Analysis

The ideal cycle for a simple diesel engine is the Diesel Cycle.In this course material, the open, simple Diesel Cycle used for stationary power generation is considered. The Diesel Cycle thermal efficiency is presented only for the air as the working fluid.The thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.The Diesel Cycle is presented in the p - V and T - s diagrams and its major performance trends (thermal efficiency and power output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression and cut off ratio values, combustor outlet temperature and some fixed cylinder geometry.It should be noted that this online course does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). In this course material, the student gets familiar with the Diesel Cycle, its components, p - V and T - s diagrams, operation and major performance trends.

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3061

Advanced Power Cycles and Combustion Analysis

The ideal, simple and basic power cycles (Carnot Cycle, Brayton Cycle, Otto Cycle and Diesel Cycle) and combustion are presented in this course material. When dealing with power cycles two different approaches are taken with respect to the working fluid.  For Carnot Cycle and Brayton Cycle, air, argon, helium and nitrogen are considered as the working fluid.  For Otto Cycle and Diesel Cycle, only air is used as the working fluid.  When dealing with combustion, six different fuels (carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, coal, oil and gas) react with air and oxygen enriched air as the oxidant at different stoichiometry values (stoichiometry => 1) and oxidant inlet temperature values. For each power cycle thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.  Also, for each power cycle, a T - s diagram and power cycle major performance trends (thermal efficiency, specific power output, power output, combustion products composition on weight and mole basis, specific fuel consumption and stoichiometry) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio, turbine inlet temperature and/or final combustion temperature and working fluid mass flow rate.  It should be noted that this course material does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). The combustion technical performance at stoichiometry => 1 conditions is presented knowing the specific enthalpy values for combustion reactants and products, given as a function of temperature.  Combustion products composition on both weight and mole basis is given in tabular form and plotted in a few figures. Also, flame temperature, oxidant to fuel ratio and fuel higher heating value (HHV) are presented in tabular form and plotted in a few figures.  The provided output data and plots allow one to determine the major combustion performance laws and trends. In this course material, the student gets familiar with the ideal simple and basic power cycles and combustion and their T - s and h - T diagrams, operation and major performance trends.

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2569

Advanced Combustion Analysis

Combustion is a process of active oxidation of combustible compounds such as: carbon, hydrogen and sulfur.  Therefore, combustion is a chemical reaction.  High amount of heat is released during the combustion process.  Combustion has a high degree of importance in engineering. Ideal, complete and adiabatic combustion is presented.  Six different fuels (carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, coal, oil and gas) react with air and oxygen enriched air as the oxidant at different stoichiometry values (stoichiometry => 1) and oxidant inlet temperature values.  Reactants and combustion products specific enthalpy values change with an increase in the temperature and such specific enthalpy values are presented in a plot where one can notice the flame temperature definition.  Physical properties of basic combustion reactants and products species are presented in an enthalpy vs temperature plot. The combustion technical performance at stoichiometry => 1 conditions is presented knowing the specific enthalpy values for combustion reactants and products, given as a function of temperature.  Combustion products composition on both weight and mole basis is given in tabular form and plotted in a few figures. Also, flame temperature, oxidant to fuel ratio and fuel higher heating value (HHV) are presented in tabular form and plotted in a few figures.  The provided output data and plots allow one to determine the major combustion performance laws and trends. In this course, the student gets familiar with the complete and adiabatic combustion of carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, coal, oil and gas, with no heat loss, with air and oxygen enriched air as the oxidant at different stoichiometry values (stoichiometry => 1) and oxidant inlet temperature values, physical properties of combustion reactants and products, combustion products composition on both weight and mole basis, flame temperature, oxidant to fuel ratio and higher heating value (HHV).  As a result, basic combustion performance trends are presented.

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10989

Combustion Ideal vs Real Operation Analysis

Combustion is a process of active oxidation of combustible compounds such as:carbon, hydrogen and sulfur.Therefore, combustion is a chemical reaction.High amount of heat is released during the combustion process.Combustion has a high degree of importance in engineering. Complete combustion at constant pressure with and without heat loss is presented.Six different fuels (carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, coal, oil and gas) react with air as the oxidant at different stoichiometry values (stoichiometry => 1) and oxidant inlet temperature values. Reactants and combustion products enthalpy values change with an increase in the temperature and such enthalpy values are presented in a plot where one can notice fuel higher heating value (HHV) and flame temperature definitions.Physical properties of basic combustion reactants and products are presented in an enthalpy vs temperature plot. The combustion technical performance at stoichiometry => 1 conditions is presented knowing the enthalpy values for combustion reactants and products, given as a function of temperature.Combustion products composition on both weight and mole basis is given in tabular form and plotted in a few figures. Also, flame temperature, oxidant to fuel ratio and fuel higher heating value (HHV) are presented in tabular form and plotted in a few figures. The provided output data and plots allow one to determine the major combustion performance laws and trends. In this course material, the student gets familiar with complete combustion of carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, coal, oil and gas, with and without heat loss, with air as the oxidant at different stoichiometry values (stoichiometry => 1) and oxidant input temperature values, physical properties of combustion reactants and products, combustion products composition on both weight and mole basis, flame temperature, oxidant to fuel ratio and higher heating value (HHV),.As a result, basic combustion performance trends are presented.

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11011

Compressible Flow Components Ideal vs Real Operation Analysis

The subsonic nozzle, diffuser and thrust analysis is presented only for the air as the working fluid.The technical performance of mentioned compressible flow components is presented with a given relationship between temperature and pressure as a function ofthe Mach Number and isentropic nozzle and diffuser efficiency. This course material provides the compressible flow components T - s diagrams and their major performance trends (stagnation over static temperature and pressure ratio values) are plotted in a few figures as a function of the Mach Number. In this course material, the student gets familiar with the compressible flow components (nozzle, diffuser and thrust), their T - s diagrams, ideal vs real operation and major performance trends.

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3064

Advanced Power Cycles and Power Cycle Components/Processes Analysis

The ideal, simple and basic power cycles (Carnot Cycle, Brayton Cycle, Otto Cycle and Diesel Cycle) and ideal power cycle components/processes (compression, combustion and expansion) are presented in this course material. When dealing with power cycles two different approaches are taken with respect to the working fluid.  For Carnot Cycle and Brayton Cycle, air, argon, helium and nitrogen are considered as the working fluid.  For Otto Cycle and Diesel Cycle, only air is used as the working fluid. When dealing with power cycle components/processes (compression and expansion), air, argon, helium and nitrogen are used as the working fluid. When dealing with combustion, six different fuels (carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, coal, oil and gas) react with air and oxygen enriched air as the oxidant at different stoichiometry values (stoichiometry => 1) and oxidant inlet temperature values. For each power cycle thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.  Also, for each power cycle, a T - s diagram and power cycle major performance trends (thermal efficiency, specific power output, power output, combustion products composition on weight and mole basis, specific fuel consumption and stoichiometry) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio, turbine inlet temperature and/or final combustion temperature and working fluid mass flow rate.  It should be noted that this course material does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). For compression and expansion, the technical performance of mentioned power cycle components/processes is presented with a given relationship between pressure and temperature.  While for combustion, the technical performance at stoichiometry => 1 conditions is presented knowing the specific enthalpy values for combustion reactants and products, given as a function of temperature.  This course material provides the compression and expansion T - s diagrams and their major performance trends plotted in a few figures as a function of compression and expansion pressure ratio and working fluid mass flow rate.  For each combustion case considered, combustion products composition on both weight and mole basis is given in tabular form and plotted in a few figures.  Also, flame temperature, stoichiometric oxidant to fuel ratio and fuel higher heating value (HHV) are presented in tabular form and plotted in a few figures.  The provided output data and plots allow one to determine the major combustion performance laws and trends. In this course material, the student gets familiar with the ideal simple and basic power cycles, power cycle components/processes and compressible flow components and their T - s and h - T diagrams, operation and major performance trends.

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11546

Brayton Cycle (Gas Turbine) for Propulsion Application Analysis

The ideal cycle for a simple gas turbine is the Brayton Cycle, also called the Joule Cycle.In this course material, the open, simple Brayton Cycle used for stationary power generation is considered providing thrust instead of power output.In order to keep the scope of the thrust analysis simple, the working fluid exiting gas turbine expands to the atmospheric conditions -- final working fluid exit pressure is equal to the ambient pressure. The Brayton Cycle thermal efficiency is presented only for the air as the working fluid.The thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.The Brayton Cycle is presented in a T - s diagram and its major performance trends (specific propulsion output and propulsion output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio, gas turbine inlet temperature and working fluid mass flow rate.It should be noted that this online course does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). In this course material, the student gets familiar with the Brayton Cycle, its components, T - s diagram, operation and major performance trends.

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10964

Brayton Cycle (Gas Turbine) Ideal vs Real Operation for Propulsion Application Analysis

In this course material, the open, simple Brayton Cycle used for stationary power generation is considered providing thrust instead of power output.  In order to keep the scope of the thrust analysis simple, the working fluid exiting gas turbine expands to the atmospheric conditions -- final working fluid exit pressure is equal to the ambient pressure. The Brayton Cycle thermal efficiency is presented only for the air as the working fluid.The thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.The Brayton Cycle is presented in a T - s diagram and its major performance trends (specific propulsion output and propulsion output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio, gas turbine inlet temperature, working fluid mass flow rate and both isentropic compression and expansion efficiency.It should be noted that this course material does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). In this course material, the student gets familiar with the Brayton Cycle, its components, T - s diagram, ideal and real operation and major performance trends.  

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10937

Brayton Cycle (Gas Turbine) Ideal vs Real Operation for Power Application Analysis

In this course material, the open, simple Brayton Cycle used for stationary power generation is considered. The Brayton Cycle thermal efficiency is presented only for the air as the working fluid.The thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.The Brayton Cycle is presented in a T - s diagram and its major performance trends (thermal efficiency, specific power output and power output) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio, gas turbine inlet temperature, working fluid mass flow rate and both isentropic compression and expansion efficiency.It should be noted that this course material does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). In this course material, the student gets familiar with the Brayton Cycle, its components, T - s diagram, ideal and real operation and major performance trends.

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3022

Advanced Power Cycle Components/Processes Analysis

The ideal power cycle components/processes (compression, combustion and expansion) are presented in this course material. When dealing with power cycle components/processes (compression and expansion), air, argon, helium and nitrogen are used as the working fluid. When dealing with combustion, six different fuels (carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, coal, oil and gas) react with air and oxygen enriched air as the oxidant at different stoichiometry values (stoichiometry => 1) and oxidant inlet temperature values. For compression and expansion, the technical performance of mentioned power cycle components/processes is presented with a given relationship between pressure and temperature.  While for combustion, the technical performance at stoichiometry => 1 conditions and is presented knowing the specific enthalpy values for combustion reactants and products, given as a function of temperature.  This course material provides the compression and expansion T - s diagrams and their major performance trends plotted in a few figures as a function of compression and expansion pressure ratio and working fluid mass flow rate.  For each combustion case considered, combustion products composition on both weight and mole basis is given in tabular form and plotted in a few figures.  Also, flame temperature, stoichiometric oxidant to fuel ratio and fuel higher heating value (HHV) are presented in tabular form and plotted in a few figures.  The provided output data and plots allow one to determine the major combustion performance laws and trends. In this course material, the student gets familiar with the ideal power cycle components/processes and their T - s and h - T diagrams, operation and major performance trends.

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3057

Advanced Otto Cycle and Combustion Analysis

The ideal cycle for a simple gasoline engine is the Otto Cycle.In this course material, the open, simple Otto Cycle used for stationary power generation and combustion are presented. For Otto Cycle, only air is used as the working fluid. When dealing with combustion, six different fuels (carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, coal, oil and gas) react with air and oxygen enriched air as the oxidant at different stoichiometry values (stoichiometry => 1) and oxidant inlet temperature values. For Otto Cycle, thermal efficiency derivation is presented with a simple mathematical approach.Also, p - V and T - s diagrams and power cycle major performance trends (thermal efficiency, specific power output, power output, combustion products composition on weight and mole basis, specific fuel consumption and stoichiometry) are plotted in a few figures as a function of compression ratio and combustion temperature.It should be noted that this course material does not deal with costs (capital, operational or maintenance). The combustion technical performance at stoichiometry => 1 conditions is presented knowing the specific enthalpy values for combustion reactants and products, given as a function of temperature. Combustion products composition on both weight and mole basis is given in tabular form and plotted in a few figures. Also, flame temperature, oxidant to fuel ratio and fuel higher heating value (HHV) are presented in tabular form and plotted in a few figures. The provided output data and plots allow one to determine the major combustion performance laws and trends. In this course material, the student gets familiar with the ideal Otto Cycle and combustion and their p - V, T - s and h - T diagrams, operation and major performance trends.

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