Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2013.08.036
Title: Organic Brayton Cycles with solid sorption thermal compression for low grade heat utilization
Authors: Dutta, P.
Kumar, P.
Ng, K.C. 
Srinivasa Murthy, S.
Srinivasan, K. 
Keywords: Activated carbon
Organic Brayton Cycle (OBC)
Solid sorption
Thermal compression
Issue Date: 2014
Source: Dutta, P., Kumar, P., Ng, K.C., Srinivasa Murthy, S., Srinivasan, K. (2014). Organic Brayton Cycles with solid sorption thermal compression for low grade heat utilization. Applied Thermal Engineering 62 (1) : 171-175. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2013.08.036
Abstract: While organic Rankine cycles have been widely used for power generation using low grade thermal energy, Brayton cycles have not been considered feasible because the work required to compress the gas nearly compensates the turbine work output. However, if the low grade energy can be used for thermal compression of the working fluid, it may be possible to gainfully operate the Brayton cycle. With this in mind, a solid sorption based Brayton cycle is proposed in this paper. R134a, CO2, R507a, propane, R32 and R410a with activated carbon as sorbent, were considered in this proof-of-concept study due to the ready availability of adsorption data. Even though the thermal efficiency is low (
Source Title: Applied Thermal Engineering
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/85523
ISSN: 13594311
DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2013.08.036
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