Chapter 9. Energy and Exergy Analyses of Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Power Generation Systems

  1. Myer Kutz3 and
  2. Ali Elkamel4
  1. K. Mohammed1 and
  2. B.V. Reddy Faculty2

Published Online: 1 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470432747.ch9

Environmentally Conscious Fossil Energy Production

Environmentally Conscious Fossil Energy Production

How to Cite

Mohammed, K. and Reddy, B.V. (2009) Energy and Exergy Analyses of Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Power Generation Systems, in Environmentally Conscious Fossil Energy Production (eds M. Kutz and A. Elkamel), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470432747.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Delmar, NY, USA

  2. 4

    University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470233016

Online ISBN: 9780470432747

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Keywords:

  • energy and exergy analyses of natural gas-fired combined cycle power generation systems;
  • natural gas-fired combined cycle power plants;
  • supplementary fuel firing effect on combined cycle unit performance;
  • combined cycle exergetic efficiency;
  • natural gas-fired combined cycle power generation unit exergy plots

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Combined Cycle Power Plants

  • Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Power Plants

  • Thermodynamic Analysis of Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Power Generation Unit

  • Effect of Operating Parameters on the Performance

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References