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Research goals

The experiments at the power plant facility pursue two main goals:

Simulation

  • Validation of existing design- and simulation programs
  • Validation of transient calculations
  • Development of reliable models for the thermodynamic cycle and the interaction between the components
  • Development of models for the individual components

Experiment

  • Development
  • Interpretation
  • Test
  • Characterization
  • Optimization of plant components, in particular of the main components
  • Investigation of the interaction between the components (systemic approach)