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- Mirandola, Alberto, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Energy 2015 v.90 pp. 1595-1605
- corrosion; dynamic models; energy; generators (equipment); geometry; heat recovery; markets; power plants; profits and margins
- ... The context of the deregulated energy market and the rapid expansion of the non-predictable energy sources, are stressing the necessity of improving the flexibility of traditional power plants. Cyclic operation guarantees high profits in the short term but causes a lifetime reduction due to thermo-mechanical fatigue, creep and corrosion. In this context, combined cycle gas turbine power plants are ...