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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Manufactured in Turkey by a local manufacturing arm of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Turboden, the turbine is an Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC)-type.
Executive Summary-Key Findings Technology Challenges: Fuel economy, cost of technology, ease of integration/packaging, and durability/reliability goals have not been met, and the thermoelectric generator (TEG) and Rankine cycle exhaust heat recovery system (EHRS) technologies need significant development.
Rankine cycle using organic working fluid is known as organic Rankine cycle (ORC).
This thermal oil is heated to 300C, and the produced heat is then transferred via an exchanger to an Organic Rankine Cycle featuring a turbo-alternator that produces electric power.
Micro Combined Heat & Power (M-CHP) (Microgeneration) Market by Technology (Stirling Engine, Organic Rankine Cycle Engine, Internal Combustion Engine, PEMFC and SOFC), by Application (Residential and Commercial) & by Geography - Market Trends & Forecasts (2014 - 2019)
The new department will oversee the following products: from the Energy & Environment domain, gas turbines derived from aircraft engines, heavy-duty small-size gas turbines, Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbines* and energy storage systems (ESS); and from the Machinery, Equipment & Infrastructure domain, reciprocating (diesel/gas) engines, district heating and cooling systems (large-scale centrifugal chillers), etc.
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 CC125's Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) captures normally wasted heat from a variety of sources and turns the heat into clean-and-green electricity, which significantly raises a power-system's net efficiency.
Once fully functional, the power, heat, and carbon dioxide that are produced from the plant's hot oil heater and Organic Rankine Cycle turbines will also be able to support greenhouses where produce will be grown, and excess power can be sold to Golden Valley Electric to help reduce the cost of electricity in the market.
The company, won the Shell Springboard award and was also handed Tees Valley Industrial Programme (TVIP) funding of PS248,000 to develop the technology, called Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC).
Bosch has described itself as a pioneer in Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology plants.
Travel Business Review-October 22, 2012--Pratt & Whitney's Organic Rankine Cycle Power Systems Will Benefit Power Generating Facilities Certified for Japan's Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariff Program(C)2012] ENPublishing - http://www.