Thermo–economic optimization of air bottoming cycles

  • Andreas Poullikkas Department of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology, P.O. Box 50329, 3603, Limassol
  • Mohammad Saghafifar Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, American University of Sharjah, PO Box 26666, Sharjah


In this work a thermo–economic optimization analysis is performed on two air bottoming cycle (ABC) configurationswith and without intercooler in the bottoming cycle. Thermo–economic optimization modeling is developed and theeect of the mass flow rate ratio of bottoming cycle air mass flow rate with respect to the topping cycle air mass flowrate is examined in terms of both ABC plant eciency and total operation cost.

Author Biography

Andreas Poullikkas, Department of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Informatics, Cyprus University of Technology, P.O. Box 50329, 3603, Limassol


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How to Cite
POULLIKKAS, Andreas; SAGHAFIFAR, Mohammad. Thermo–economic optimization of air bottoming cycles. Journal of Power Technologies, [S.l.], v. 95, n. 3, p. 211--220, july 2015. ISSN 2083-4195. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 02 aug. 2021.
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gas turbine; air bottoming cycle; thermo-economic optimization

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