Rankine Cycle Design

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Rankine Cycle Parameters
Fluid
Condenser Pressure
Boiler Pressure
Boiler Exit Temperature
Mass Flow Rate
System Cost ($)
Fuel Efficiency
Pump Efficiency
Turbine Efficiency
Units (Show/Hide)

Cycle States

Tpvhsx
CkPam3/kgkJ/kgkJ/kgC

1.99.605 9 100.0.001 043 16 417.500 1.302 76 0.
2.100.495 8,000.0.001 039 86 427.185 1.306 65 liquid
3.450.8,000.0.038 193 6 3,273.33 6.557 85 vapor
4.99.605 9 100.1.571 09 2,510.90 6.918 81 0.927 330

Performance per unit Mass

ParameterSymb.ValueUnits
Pump WorkW1-29.68kJ/kg
Boiler HeatQ2-32846.15kJ/kg
Work OutW3-4762.43kJ/kg
Condenser HeatQ4-12093.40kJ/kg

Cycle Net Performance

ParameterSymb.ValueUnits
Efficiencyη26.45%
Net Specific PowerWnet/mdot752.75kJ/kg
Net PowerWnet3763.73kW
Ann EnergyEann32,970,253.08kWh
Ann EnergyEann118,692,911,097.70kJ

Financial Performance

ParameterValueUnits
Annual Fuel Cost3,695,837.93$/yr
Lifetime Fuel Cost18,479,189.65$
System Cost1,000,000.00$
Total Lifetime Cost19,479,189.65$
Annual Earnings3,323,401.51$/year
Lifetime Earnings16,617,007.55$
Annual Operating Profit-372,436.42$/year
Lifetime Profit-2,862,182.10$