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A Combined Power Cycle Using Refuse Incineration and LNG Cold Energy With Use of Regasified LNG

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Hamid Mahdavi, Mosa Meratizaman, S. Ali Jazayeri

K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Paper No. IMECE2009-12121, pp. 295-303; 9 pages
  • ASME 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 6: Emerging Technologies: Alternative Energy Systems; Energy Systems: Analysis, Thermodynamics and Sustainability
  • Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA, November 13–19, 2009
  • Conference Sponsors: ASME
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4379-6 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3863-1
  • Copyright © 2009 by ASME


The objectives of this paper are to develop a combined power generation cycle using refuse incineration and LNG cold energy, and to conduct parametric analysis to investigate the effects of key parameters on the thermal and exergy efficiencies. The combined cycle consists of an ammonia–water Rankine cycle with refuse incinerator and a LNG cold energy cycle with use of regasified LNG as the extra fuel in the incinerator. The combined cycle is compared with the conventional steam Rankine cycle.

Copyright © 2009 by ASME



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