Application of turbopack in solar energy systems

Sankarnarayanan, S and Paranjpe, Pramod A (1978) Application of turbopack in solar energy systems. Technical Report. National Aeronautical Laboratory, Bangalore,India.

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    Abstract

    A turbo power-packis an important unit of a solar 'thermo-13; dynamic wwcr system for the convarsion of solar energy in to shaft pawer. The present paper deals with the selection design features and performance evaluation of a lowpower turbopack unit working on a low-temperature Rankine cycle uslng acetone. A simple, low-cost design of a partial admission impulse turbine witn a spring-loaded graphite seal is outlined. Tnis unit has been commissioned recently along with its entire Rankine loop. The psrformance of this unit as a drive for a centrifuga1 water pump has bean evaluated on the basis of experimmtal results obtained hitharto.

    Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Technical Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Turbo power;Low-temperature;Graphite seal
    Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aircraft Propulsion and Power
    Division/Department: Propulsion Division, Propulsion Division
    Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
    Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2006
    Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:53
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/3557

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