Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering
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L Heller

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Development of a Dual-Pressure Air Receiver System for the SUNDISC Cycle​

http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/101315​

Supervisors:

Dr JE Hoffmann


​The SUNDISC cycle has been proposed to overcome shortcoming of Concentrating Solar Power plants with solarized gas turbines. In this dissertation, the performance of a SUNDISC cycle plant is presented. Additionally, the basic concept of a hybrid air receiver was demonstrated to not provide the desired outlet temperature, however, enhancements show potential for improved performance.​