An Approach to Analyse Energy and Exergy Analysis of Thermal Power Plants: A Review


In this paper, a thermodynamic analysis of a coal based thermal power plant and gas based cogeneration power plant has been carried out. The energy and exergy analysis has been studies for the different components of both power plants. The paper analyses the information available in the open literature regarding energy and exergy analysis on high temperature power plant has been included. A comprehensive literature review on thermal power plants, especially boiler in coal base thermal power plants and combustion chamber in gas-steam cogeneration has been included. Finally, explaining the procedure of analysis of thermal power plant systems by exegetical approach.

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V. Reddy, S. Kaushik, S. Tyagi and N. Panwar, "An Approach to Analyse Energy and Exergy Analysis of Thermal Power Plants: A Review," Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2010, pp. 143-152. doi: 10.4236/sgre.2010.13019.

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