Rankine cycle


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Rankine cycle

(ˈræŋkɪn)
n
(General Engineering) the thermodynamic cycle in steam engines by which water is pumped into a boiler at one end and the steam is condensed at the other
[C19: named after W. J. M. Rankine (1820–72), Scottish physicist]
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Effect of dry hydrocarbons and critical point temperature on the efficiencies of organic Rankine cycle, Renewable Energy 36: 1196-1202.
Hot water enters the Green Machine at between 77-116[degrees]C (170-240[degrees]F), where it heats a working fluid into pressurized vapor, using Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) and proprietary technologies.
The business, based at Wilton Centre, Teesside, has developed a system that uses organic rankine cycle (ORC) technology to generate electricity from waste heat, addressing the problem faced by operators of large-scale process plants and manufacturing facilities of how to make use of the vast quantities of waste heat their processes produce.
Leibowitz has more than 35 years of experience in the development of organic rankine cycle and the related thermal technologies, and is presently principal of Waste Heat Solutions LLC.
a world leader in Organic Rankine Cycle solutions for waste heat, biomass, geothermal and solar thermal power applications, has announced that its broad offering of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators are now eligible for the California Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP).
William John Macquorn Rankine, born in 1820 in Edinburgh, is best remembered in the engineering field for the Rankine Cycle, a thermodynamic cycle applied as a model for generating power in plants.
Rankine cycle power generation is a well known technology and, with steam as a working fluid, is the basis for the vast majority of power generation worldwide.
The project, using technology already used in Geothermal and Recovered Energy Generation, will be conducted at the DOE Rocky Mountain Oil Test Center (RMOTC) near Casper, Wyoming, using the Ormat Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power generation system to produce commercial electricity.
The report, "Combined Heat and Power for Commercial Buildings", analyzes the global market potential for commercial CHP systems for a range of building applications - such as hospitals, universities, hotels, casinos, airports, and others - using technologies including internal combustion engines, fuel cells, Stirling engines, and Organic Rankine Cycle.
announced that it has secured an initial $260,000 order for its Clean Cycle II Heat Recovery Solutions (HRS) Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Generator with Smart Source Energy for integration with Smart Source Energys Combined Heat to Power (CHP) system.
According to PowerVerde, it is an energy systems developer focusing on energy efficiency and waste heat recovery using Organic Rankine Cycle technology.
Recently, IGTI has expanded its geographical and technical scope via Gas Turbine (GT) India and Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) conferences.