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Experimental investigation of the ORC system in a cogenerative domestic power plant with a scroll expanders

Tomasz Z. Kaczmarczyk, Eugeniusz Ihnatowicz, Grzegorz Żywica and Jan Kiciński
From the journal Open Engineering

Abstract

The paper presents the results of experimental investigations of the ORC system with two scroll expanders which have been used as a source of electricity. Theworking fluidwas HFE7100 – a newly engineered fluid with a unique heat transfer and favourable environmental properties. In the ORC system three heat exchangers were used (evaporator, regenerator, condenser) and before expanders the droplet separator was installed. As a source of heat an innovative biomass boiler was used. Studies have been carried out for the expanders worked in series and in parallel. The paper presents the thermal and fluidflow properties of the ORC installation for the selected flow rates and different temperatures of the working medium. The characteristics of output electrical power, operating speed and vibrations for scroll expanders were also presented.

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Received: 2015-1-8
Accepted: 2015-3-19
Published Online: 2015-11-25

©2015 T. Z. Kaczmarczyk et al.

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