Cumulative exergy consumption and cumulative degree of perfection of chemical processes

Authors

  • Jan Szargut,

    1. Silesian Technical University, Politechnika Slaska, Instytut Techniki Cieplnej, Konarskiego 22, Gliwice, Poland
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    • Jan Szargut is currently Visiting Professor. Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Canada.

  • David R. Morris

    1. University of New Brunswick, Department of Chemical Engineering, Fredericton, Canada, E3B 5A3
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Abstract

The paper presents methods of calculating the cumulative exergy consumption and introduces the notion of the cumulative degree of perfection of the entire chain of production processes leading to the material under consideration. Tables of values calculated on the basis of cumulative energy consumption indices have been included.

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