Generalized pinch point design method of subcritical-supercritical organic Rankine cycle for maximum heat recovery

Research paper by JaharSarkar

Indexed on: 18 Nov '17Published on: 01 Jan '18Published in: Energy


•Novel methodology for pinch point design and optimization of ORC is proposed.•Predict pinch locations and optimize working fluid flow rate for maximum recovery.•Proposed method is also compared with previous pinch point methods of ORC.•Working fluids selection and comparison based on energy-exergy performances.•Contours to select optimum ORC design parameters for available source and sink.