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Open cycle coal fired MHD power generation

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Open cycle coal fired MHD power generation

final report for the period 21 May 1971-31 May 1975

by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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Published by U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration, Fossil Energy, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington], Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magnetohydrodynamic generators,
  • Electric generators,
  • Coal -- Research

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesFE-1209-1
    ContributionsUnited States. Energy Research and Development Administration
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 685 p. :
    Number of Pages685
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14894890M

    The inherent characteristic of high efficiency and low emission makes Coal fired MHD power generation technology attractive to be a potential alternative power generation method in the future. This paper presents the working principle of MHD generator and describes the coal fired MHD power plant systems and the key components in these systems. For coal-fired power plants, average U.S. energy losses are about 2 percent in coal preparation, 67 percent in power generation, and 8 percent in transmission and distribution (EIA, ), yielding an overall efficiency of about 30 percent for fuel to delivered electricity.

    Open-cycle, coal-fired MHD electrical power generators require high temperature ( degree C) electrodes. The problems in long term stability of the electrodes are related to the high operating temperature, chemical compatibility with the alkali rich slag-seed mixture, and the dc-current extraction. The new edition of Power Generation Technologies is a concise and readable guide that provides an introduction to the full spectrum of currently available power generation options, from traditional fossil fuels and the better established alternatives such as wind and solar power, to emerging renewables such as biomass and geothermal energy.. Technology solutions such .

    plants to meet the need for new power generation.! With current technology, coal-fired power plants using carbon capture equipment are an expensive source of electricity in a carbon control case. Other power sources, such as wind, nuclear, geothermal, and the natural gas combined cycle plant without.   MHD Power Generation Open loop Cycle system The closed cycle inert gas MHD system was conceived around Ti was thought that in this in this method all the advantage of the open cycle system would be retained and the main disadvantages of the open cycle system (viz. very high temperature requirements and a very chemically active flow) could.


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Open cycle coal fired MHD power generation by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics Download PDF EPUB FB2

The peak enthalpy extraction in these experiments reached %. Typical open-cycle Hall & duct coal MHD generators are lower, near 17%.

These efficiencies make MHD unattractive, by itself, for utility power generation, since conventional Rankine cycle power. Major types of MHD systems Coal-fired MHD systems.

The choice of type of MHD generator depends on the fuel to be used and the application. The abundance of coal reserves throughout much of the world has favoured the development of coal-fired MHD systems for electric power production.

Coal can be burned at a temperature high enough to provide thermal ionization. @article{osti_, title = {Open cycle gas fired MHD power plants}, author = {Medin, S A and Negrini, F}, abstractNote = {In this paper, the main objectives for the present development of gas fired MHD power generation are considered.

The state of the world-wide natural gas consumption and its utilization for electricity production is analyzed. Work in the United States on coal‐fired MHD generators has shown that, with slagging of the walls, a run time of about one hundred hours at the current density and electric field of a commercial MHD generator has been achieved.

Progress obtained in closed cycle plasma and liquid metal MHD is by: 1. Seikel, G. R.,Status of coal-fired open-cycle MHD steam power plant studies in the United States, in Specialist Meeting on Coal Fired MHD Power Generation, Sidney, Australia, Institute of Engineers, 2:NCP No.

82/7, pp. – Google ScholarCited by: 3. Siemens has 12 basic power plant combinations (Figure ): four for open cycle gas turbine plants, six for combined-cycle plants, and two for coal-fired steam power plants (with sub- and supercritical technology).

Each combination covers a specific power range, efficiency, and fuel specification, with allowance for cogeneration system additions. Structural diagrams of a first-generation MHD power plant fired by natural gas and of a coal-fired MHD power plant are presented and discussed.

It is suggested that MHD power stations will have large power outputs, probably of the order of MW electrical power, and that the economics become more favorable as unit sizes increase. METHODS OF MHD POWER GENERATION Open cycle system Closed cycle system 1.

Seeded inert gas MHD generator 2. Liquid metal MHD system 03/18/18 5`MECH 8 D3 REE 6. Open cycle system 03/18/18 6MECH 8 D3 REE 7. Open cycle System Fossil fuel (coal) is burnt to very high temperature in the furnace to very high temperature to achieve ionized gas.

Figure 5: Power cycle for MHD power generation International Journal of Scientific and Rese arch Publications, Volume 3, Issue 6, June 5 ISSN Recent advances in open cycle MHD electrical power generation V K ROHATGI and N VENKATRAMANI MHD Project, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Bombay the first generation open cycle UnD-Steam plants are expected to have overall efficiencies of % and with followed by the coal-fired MHO plant by early nineties.

Magneto hydro dynamic (MHD) principle is applied for generating power from coal fired or reactor power plants. MHD generator plant does not require any turbine and does not have any generator shaft. In a MHD generator the thermal energy in plasma (hot ionized gas) is directly converted to electrical energy (without intermediate conversion to.

Other articles where Open-cycle MHD power-generating system is discussed: magnetohydrodynamic power generator: Coal-fired MHD systems: arrangement is known as an open-cycle, or once-through, system.

This paper presents calculations made using the Aerodyne PACKAGE (Plasma Analysis, Chemical Kinetics, and Generator Efficiency) computer code which bear on two questions which arise in connection with choices between oxygen enrichment and air preheating to attain the high combustion temperatures needed for open-cycle, coal-fired MHD power generation.

The. The two system designs involve open-cycle MHD power trains retrofitted to the coal fired Colstrip power plant owned by the Montana Power Company. Under retrofit operation, the MHD topping cycle generates electric power from hot (/sup 0/F) coal combustion gas flowing through the MHD generator, and produces steam for the Colstrip plant from.

Abstract. Natural gas is the second most important fossil fuel for generating electricity after coal. Although it has a long history as a fuel for power generation, it is only since the s that its use has soared, mainly on the back of the development of the high-efficiency combined cycle power.

Status of the DOE Open-Cycle, Coal-Fired, MHD Power Generation Program. This study is a review of projected emissions and energy efficiencies of coal-fired open cycle MHD power plants. Ideally one would like to develop empirically-based probabilistic models of MHD performance.

However, with the lack of empirical information about full-sized facilities this survey concentrates on modeling analytically developed data. Get this from a library. Open cycle coal fired MHD power generation: final report for the period 21 May May [Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics.; United States. Energy Research and. Inner Workings of a Combined-Cycle Power Plant. A combined-cycle power plant uses both a gas and a steam turbine together to produce up to 50 percent more electricity from the same fuel than a traditional simple-cycle plant.

The waste heat from the gas turbine is routed to the nearby steam turbine, which generates extra power. MHD Open Cycle Plant.

A coal fired MHD disk generator in a combined cycle MHD/steam power generation system with a diffuser operating at sub-atmospheric pressure is proposed. The effects of. Get this from a library! Open cycle coal burning MHD power generation: an assessment and a plan for action.

[MHD Power Generation Study Group.; United States. Office of Coal Research.; Massachusetts Institute of Technology.].Abstract. Several ceramic materials based on rare-earth hafnium oxides have been identified as potential high-temperature electrodes and low-temperature current leadouts for open cycle coal-fired MHD generator channels.The direct coal-fired MHD topping-steam bottoming cycle was established as the current choice for central station power generation.

Emphasis is placed on the background assumptions and the conclusions that can be drawn from the closed-cycle MHD analysis. It is concluded that closed-cycle MHD has efficiencies comparable to that of open-cycle MHD.