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    • Co-Generation at a Practical Plant Level 

      Feuell, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      The Steam Turbine: A basic description of how a steam turbine converts available heat into mechanical energy to define the formulae used for the cost comparisons in the subsequent examples. Co-Generation: Comparison between ...
    • Compact Ceramic Heat Exchangers for Corrosive Waste Gas Applications 

      Laws, W. R.; Reed, G. R. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1982)
      The development of large ceramic heat exchangers is described and performance data given for units installed on steel industry soaking pits in the U.K. Operational experience since 1973 confirms that ceramic heat exchangers ...
    • Determination of Thermal-Degradation Rates of Some Candidate Rankine-Cycle Organic Working Fluids for Conversion of Industrial Waste Heat Into Power 

      Jain, M. L.; Demirgian, J.; Krazinski, J. L.; Bushby, H.; Mattes, H.; Purcell, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      Serious concerns over the long-term thermal stability of organic working fluids and its effect on system performance, reliability, and overall economics have impeded widespread development and deployment of organic ...
    • An Economic Analysis of Industrial Absorption Heat Pumps 

      Kaplan, S. I.; Huntley, W. R.; Perez-Blanco, H. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1985-05)
      Absorption heat pumps are a viable technology for waste heat recovery in industry. Yet, no U.S applications exist to date. In sharp contrast, large scale heat pumps are used in Japan, and a few recent installations have ...
    • Economic Options for Upgrading Waste Heat 

      Erickson, D. C. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      There are at least six major types of equipment that upgrade waste heat: (1) thermocompressor; (2) electric drive compressor heat pump; (3) absorption heat pump; (4) high temperature heat powered compressor heat pump; ...
    • Energy Recovery from Solid Waste for Small Cities - Has the Time Really Come? 

      Winn, W. T., Jr.; Paxton, W. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      The City of Longview, Texas is evaluating modular, two stage incineration with waste heat recovery to produce steam for sale to industrial consumers. An envisioned 150 tpd waste disposal facility would serve the area ...
    • Evaluation of Industrial Energy Options for Cogeneration, Waste Heat Recovery and Alternative Fuel Utilization 

      Hencey, S.; Hinkle, B.; Limaye, D. R. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      This paper describes the energy options available to Missouri industrial firms in the areas of cogeneration, waste heat recovery, and coal and alternative fuel utilization. The project, being performed by Synergic Resources ...
    • Gas Turbine Technology, Part A: Overview, Cycles, and Thermodynamic Performance 

      Meher-Homji, C. B.; Focke, A. B. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1985-05)
      The growth of cogeneration technology has accelerated in recent years, and it is estimated that fifty percent of the cogeneration market will involve gas turbines. To several energy engineers, gas turbine engines present ...
    • Indirect Heat Transfer Technology For Waste Heat Recovery Can Save You Money 

      Beyrau, J. A.; Bogel, N. G.; Seifert, W. F.; Wuelpern, L. E. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      Several methods to recover energy from existing flue gas stacks have been successfully demonstrated in recent years. There is no one method that can be singled out as the most economical approach for all applications. Quite ...
    • Industrial Waste Heat Recovery 

      Ward, M. E.; Solomon, N. G.; Tabb, E. S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      One hundred fifty reports were reviewed along with interviews of some twelve recuperator manufacturers and research organizations. Of the reports reviewed, the consensus was that the majority of recuperators used in the ...
    • Industrial Waste Heat Recovery Using Heat Pipes 

      Ruch, M. A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1981)
      For almost a decade now, heat pipes with secondary finned surfaces have been utilized in counter flow heat exchangers to recover sensible energy from industrial exhaust gases. Over 3,000 such heat exchangers are now in ...
    • Innovative Energy Projects in Ontario 

      Samson, P. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      A new control system that enables heat to be reclaimed from gas-fired-boilers' flue gases down to temperatures approaching their acid dew point, without fear of corrosion, is described. Valuable energy savings achieved ...
    • It Pays to Modify Existing Crude Preheat Trains to Conserve More Energy! 

      Feintuch, H. M.; Peer, V.; Wong, W. H. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1982)
      With the cost of fuel now being so high, maximum recovery of available waste heat to preheat crude oil is an essential step in reducing the fuel consumption in a refinery. Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation has developed a ...
    • Modern Boiler Control and Why Digital Systems are Better 

      Hughart, C. L. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      Steam generation in petrochemical plants and refineries is in a state of change. Expensive fuels have resulted in greater use of waste heat recovery boilers and other energy conservation measures. As a result, many ...
    • Organic Rankine Cycle Systems for Waste Heat Recovery in Refineries and Chemical Process Plants 

      Meacher, J. S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1981)
      The design of a low temperature Rankine cycle system using R-113 working fluid for recovery and conversion of process waste heat is described for typical applications in oil refineries and chemical plants. The system is ...
    • Power Generation From Waste Heat Using Organic Rankine Cycle Systems 

      Prasad, A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      Many efforts are currently being pursued to develop and implement new energy technologies aimed at meeting our national energy goals The use of organic Rankine cycle engines to generate power from waste heat provides a ...
    • Process Waste Heat Recovery in the Food Industry - A System Analysis 

      Lundberg, W. L.; Mutone, G. A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      An analysis of an industrial waste heat recovery system concept is discussed. For example purposes, a food processing plant operating an ammonia refrigeration system for storage and blast freezing is considered. Heat is ...
    • Protecting Your Precious Recuperators in High Temperature Processes 

      Reed, R. J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      Recuperators are very useful heat exchangers that recover waste heat from products of combustion (poc) in a furnace stack and give them back to the heating operation in the form of preheated combustion air for the burners. ...
    • Rankine and Brayton Cycle Cogeneration for Glass Melting 

      Hnat, J. G.; Patten, J. S.; Sheth, P. R. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1981)
      Comparisons are made of the performance and installation costs of Rankine and Brayton power cycles when applied to waste heat recovery from a 350 ton/day container glass furnace. The power cycles investigation included: ...
    • Recovering the Heat Dissipated by the Digital Switching Equipment 

      Karasseferian, V. V.; Desjardins, R. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      With the advent of the Digital Switching Equipment, came the need for year round cooling due to its high heat density. This meant the need for independent systems of heating and cooling within the same building, one consuming ...