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Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Symposium

4th Int'l sCO2 Power Cycles Symposium

The 4th International sCO2 Power Cycles Symposium was held September 9 & 10, 2014, in Pittburgh, Pennsylvania.

Listed here are the papers and/or presentations that were presented at the symposium grouped by session.

Welcoming Address

What We Need from New Power Generation - Tom Alley, EPRI

Dinner Presentation

Global Climate Change-the Quantifiable Sustainability Challenge - Frank Princiotta, EPA

Keynote Presentations

sCO2 Cycles for Concentrating Solar Power - Jesse Gary, DOE

Interest in Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles for Nuclear Energy Applications - Sal J. Golub, DOE

Power Cycles Based on Supercritical CO2 - Applications, Challenges, and Benefits to FE Power Systems - Dr. Darren J. Mollot, DOE

Tutorials

Turbo Machinery Design for Supercritical CO2 Applications - Dr. J. Jeffrey Moore, Southwest Research Institute; Robert Fuller, Barber Nichols Inc.

Heat Exchangers for Supercritical CO2 Power Cycle Applications - Grant O. Musgrove, Southwest Research Institute; Renaud Le Pierres, Heatric; James Nash, Brayton Energy

Fundamental of Supercritical CO2 - Dr. Jason C. Wilkes, Southwest Research Institute

Heat Exchangers

#05 Development of a Direct Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Solar Receiver Based on Compact Heat Exchanger Technology - Saeb M. Besarati, Clean Energy Research Center; D. Yogi Goswami, Clean Energy Research Center; Elias Stefanakos, Clean Energy Research Center
Presentation

#07 Sandia Progress on Advanced Heat Exchangers for sCO2 Brayton Cycles - Carlson, M.D., Sandia National Laboratories; Kruizenga, A.K., Sandia National Laboratories; Schalansky, C., Vacuum Process Engineering; Fleming, D.F., Sandia National Laboratories
Presentation

#13 Comparison of Measured and Analytical Performance of Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers Cooling and Heating Supercritical Carbon Dioxide - Dr. Timothy L. Cox, Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation; Dr. Patrick M. Fourspring, Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation
Presentation

#19 Testing of Compact Recuperators for a Supercritical CO2 Brayton Power Cycle - P.M. Fourspring, Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation; S. Sullivan, Brayton Energy LLC; J.P. Nehrbauer, Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation; J. Nash, Brayton Energy LLC
Presentation

#54 Numerical Analysis of a Fin Arrangement for an Optimal Design of Airfoil Fin PCHE - Jin Gyu Kwon, Pohan University of Science; Hyun Sun Park, Pohan University of Science; Tae Ho Kim, Pohan University of Science; Moo Hwan Kim, Pohan University of Science
Presentation

#93 Polygon Expansion Engine Waste Heat Energy sCO2 Recovery Cycle Thermodynamic Analysis and Component Design - Kevin R. Anderson, Cal Poly Pomona; Joshua Henriquez, Cal Poly Pomona; Kris Dapkunas, Cal Poly Pomona; Brad Kobeissi, Cal Poly Pomona; Chris McNamara, Cal Poly Pomona; Abdon Hernandez, Cal Poly Pomona; Eric Park, Cal Poly Pomona; Jonathan Wells, Cal Poly Pomona
Presentation

Materials

#02 Materials Corrosion in High Temperature Supercritical Carbon Dioxide - Jacob Mahaffey, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Dr. Mark Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Arjun Kalra, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Dr. Kumar Sridharan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Presentation

Nickel-Base Superalloys for Advanced Power Cycles - An Alloy Producer's Perspective - John J. de Barbadillo, Special Metals Corporation; Ronald D. Gollihue, Special Metals Corporation; Brian A. Baker, Special Metals Corporation;
Presentation

#32 Compatibility of Candidate Structural Materials in High-Temperature sCO2 Environment - Ho Jung Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology; Changheu Jang, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology; Hyunmyung Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Presentation

#61 The Effect of Temperature on the sCO2 Compatibility of Conventional Structural Alloys - Bruce A. Pint, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; James R. Keiser, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Presentation

#64 Corrosion Testing of High Temperature Materials in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide - H. Saari, Carleton University; R. Petrusenko, International Safety Research; K. Zanganeh, Natural Resources Canada; C. Parks, Carleton University; B. Maybee, Carleton University
Presentation

Physical Properties

#27 Progress Toward New Reference Correlations for the Transport Properties of Cabon Dioxide - Allan H. Harvey, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Arno Laesecke, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Richard A. Perkins, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Marcia L. Huber, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Chris D. Muzny, National Institute of Standards and Technology.

#58 Experimental Investigation of Effects of Buoyancy on supercritical Carbon Dioxide Heat Transfer in Round Tubes - Sandeep Pidaparti, Georgia Institute of Technology; Mark Mikhaeil, Georgia Institute of Technology; Jacob McFarland, University of Missouri; Devesh Ranjan, Georgia Institute of Technology; Mark Anderson, University of Wisconsin
Presentation

#62 High Pressure Thermophysical Gas Property Testing, Uncertainty Analyses and Equation of State Comparison for Supercritical CO2 Compression Applications - Brandon L. Ridens, Southwest Research Institute; Dr. Klaus Brun, Southwest Research Institute
Presentation

#78 Research on the Effect of the Pinch Point Shift in Cycles with Supercritical Carbon Dioxide - Ladislav Vesely, Czech Technical University in Prague; Vaclav Dostal, Czech Technical University in Prague
Presentation

#94 Numerical Investigation of Real Gas Effects in an Impinging Supercritical CO2 Jet - Vincent Lijo, Daejoo Machinery Co., Ltd.; Kwon Hee Lee, Daejoo Machinery Co., Ltd.; Jung-Soo Oh; Daejoo Machinery Co., Ltd.; Heuy Dong Kim, Andong National University, South Korea
Presentation

System Concepts

#06 Study of a Supercritical CO2 Power Cycle Application in a Cogeneration Power Plant - Dr. Leonid Moroz, SoftInWay Inc.; Dr. Maksym Burlaka, SoftInWay Inc.; Dr. Olekskii Rudenko, SoftInWay Inc.
Presentation

#09 Recent Advances in Power Cycles Using Rotating Detonation Engines with Subcritical and Supercritical CO2 - Chandrashekhar Sonwane, Aerojet Rocketdyne; Dr. Edward D. Lynch, Aerojet Rocketdyne; Scott Claflin, Aerojet Rocketdyne; Jeffrey Stout, Aerojet Rocketdyne
Presentation

#18 Component Technology Maturity & Cost of Electricity for sCO2 Brayton Power Cycles in Nuclear, Solar, & Fossil Heat Sources: Development Challenges and Mitigation Approaches - Tony Eastland, Aerojet Rocketdyne; Megan Huang; Aerojet Rocketdyne; Chandrashekhar Sonwane, Aerojet Rocketdyne
Presentation

#29 Increasing Systems Engineering Efficiency for NASA's Earth to Orbit Group and Sandia National Laboratory's Recompression Closed Brayton Cycle R&D Initiatives with the Process Management Tool VDOT™ - Roger Herdy, CFD Research Corporation; Damian Yañez; ESI South America
Presentation

#31 Thermodynamics of Conventional and Non-conventional sCO2 Recompression Brayton Cycles with Direct and Indirect Heating - Megan Huang, Aerojet Rocketdyne; Chandrashekhar Sonwane, Aerojet Rocketdyne
Presentation

#40 Technical and Economic Evaluation of Supercritical Oxy-Combustion for Power Generation - Dr. Aaron McClung, Southwest Research Institute; Dr. Klaus Brun, Southwest Research Institute; Dr. Lalit Chordia, Thar Energy L.L.C.
Presentation

#50 Comparison of Supercritical CO2 Gas Turbine Cycle and Brayton CO2 Gas Turbine Cycle for Solar Thermal Power Plants - Yaushi Muto, Tokyo Institute of Technology; Takoa Ishizuka, Tokyo Institute of Technology; Masanori Aritomi, Tokyo Institute of Technology; Noriyuki Watanabe, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Presentation

#63 (Presentation) Commercializing the sCO2 Recompression Closed Brayton Cycle - Gary E. Rochau, Sandia National Laboratories

#68 An Assessment of Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Integrated with Generic Heat Sources - Charles White, Noblis; Richard Dennis, NETL; Wally Shelton, NETL
Presentation

#69 Utilization of the Supercritical CO2 Brayton Cycle with Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactors - James J. Sienicki, Argonne National Laboratory; Lubomir Krajtl, Argonne National Laboratory; Anton Moisseytsev, Argonne National Laboratory
Presentation

#73 A Novel SCO2 Primary Cycle for Air-Combustible Fuels - David S. Stapp, Peregrine Turbine Technologies, LLC

#73 Technology Needs for Fossil Fuel Supercritical CO2 Power Systems - P. A. Strakey, NETL; G. R. Holcom, NETL; O. N. Dogan, NETL; G. A. Richards, NETL
Presentation

#75 Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles: Design Considerations for Concentrating Solar Power - Ty Neises, NREL; Craig Turchi, NREL
Presentation

#84 Bulk Energy Storage using a Supercritical CO2 Waste Heat Recovery Power Plant - Steven A. Wright, SuperCritical Technologies, Inc.; Chal S. Davidson, SuperCritical Technologies, Inc.; William O. Scammell, SuperCritical Technologies, Inc.
Presentation

System Modeling and Control

#17 Development of a Flexible Modeling Tool for Predicting Optimal Off-Design Performance of Simple and Recompression Brayton Cycles - John J. Derby, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Sanford A. Klein, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Gregory F. Nellis, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Douglas T. Reindl, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Presentation

#30 Supercritical CO2 Brayton Recompression Cycle Design and Control Features to Support Startup and Operation - Michael J. Hexemer, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory
Presentation

#37 S-CO2 Brayton Loop Transient Modeling - Kevin D. Rahner, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory
Presentation

#43 Thermodynamic Optimization of Recuperated sCO2 Brayton Cycles for Waste Heat Recovery Applications - Mahmood Mohagheghi, University of Florida; Dr. Jayanta Kapat, University of Florida

44 Investigation of a Dry Air Cooling Option for an sCO2 cycle - Anton Moisseytsev, Argonne National Laboratory; James J. Sienicki, Argonne National Laboratory
Presentation

#45 Recent Developments in sCO2 cycle Dynamic Modeling and Analysis at ANL - Anton Moisseytsev, Argonne National Laboratory; James J. Sienicki, Argonne National Laboratory
Presentation

#49 Advanced Exergetic Analysis as a Tool for the Thermodynamic Evaluation of Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles - Dr. Tatiana Morosuk, Technische Universität Berlin; Dr. George Tsatsaronis, Technische Universität Berlin
Presentation

#67 Mapping the Design Space of a Recuperated, Recompression, Precompression Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Power Cycle with Intercooling, Improved Regeneration, and Reheat - Andy Schroder, University of Cincinnati, OH; Mark Turner, University of Cincinnati, OH
Presentation

#70 Improving Performance of Extremum-Seeking Control Applied to a Supercritical CO2 Closed Brayton Cycle in a solar Thermal Power Plant - Rajinesh Singh, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia; Chris Manzie, The University of Melbourne, Parkville; Michael P. Kearney, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia; Chris Manzie
Presentation

#76 Supercritical CO2 turbomachinery Configuration and Controls for a Zero Emission Coal Fired Poswer Plant: system Off Design & Control of System Transients - John Vega, Aerojet Rocketdyne; Tony Eastland, Aerojet Rocketdyne; Chandrashekhar Sonwane, Aerojet Rocketdyne
Presentation

Testing

#1 Installation of the Supercritical CO2 Compressor Performance Test Loop as a First Phase of the SCIEL Facility - Jae Eun Cha, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute; Yoonhan Ahn, KAIST; Je Hyoung Lee, AIST; Jeong Ik Lee, KAIST; Hwa Lim Choi, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute

#10 Steady-State Power Operation of a Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Brayton Cycle - E. M. Clementoni, Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation; T. L. Cox, Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation
Presentation

#11 Practical Aspects of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Brayton System Testing - E. M. Clementoni, Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation; T. L. Cox, Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation
Presentation

#25 The Effect of Supercritical Power Cycles at Hydrogen Production Plants - Petr Hajek, ÚJV Řež, a. s., Doucek Ales, ÚJV Řež, a. s.
Presentation

#26 Experimental Loop sCO2 SUSEN - Petr Hajek, Czech Technical University in Prague; Otakar Frybort, Czech Technical University in Prague
Presentation

#28 Initial Test Results of a Megawatt-Class sCO2 Heat Engine - Timothy J. Held, Echogen Power Systems, LLC
Presentation

#33 Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Power Cycle Development Overview Kenneth J. Kimball, Knolls Atomic Poer Laboratory
Presentation

#47 Development of a 1 MWE SCO2 Brayton Cycle Test Loop Dr. Jeff Moore, Southwest Research Institute; Neal Evans, Southwest Research Institute; Chiranjeev Kalra, General Electric Global Research; Dr. Klaus Brun, Southwest Research Institute; Dr. Pablo Bueno, Southwest Research Institute
Presentation

#71 Supercritical CO2 Heat Exchanger Fouling - Alan Kruizenga, Sandia National Laboratories; Matthew Carlson, Sandia National Laboratories; Darryn Fleming, Sandia National Laboratories; Mitchell Anstey, Sandia National Laboratories
Presentation

#95 Film Riding Leaf Seals for Improved Shaft Sealing - Clayton M. Grondahl, CMG Tech, LLC; James C. Dudley, Aircraft Engine Design Consultant
Presentation

Turbomachinery

#22 Pressure Activated Leaf Seal Technology Readiness Testing - Aaron Bowsher, Cross Manufacturing Company; Clayton M. Grondahl, CMG TECH, LLC; Tracey Kirk, Cross Manufacturing Company; Peter Crudgington, Cross Manufacturing Company; James C. Dudley, Aircraft Engine Design Consultant; Andrew Pawlak, Cross Manufacturing Company
Presentation

#35 Uncertainty on Performance Measurement of sCO2 Compressor Operating Near the Critical Point - Jekyoung Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology; Jae Eun Cha, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute; Seong Gu Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology; Jeong Ik Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Presentation

#36 An Investigation of Condensation Effects in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Compressors - C. Letieri, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Z. Spakovszky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; D. Yang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

#46 Exploring the Design Space of the sCO2 Power Cycle Compressor - Dr. Benjamin Monge, AICIA; Mark Savill, Cranfield University; David Sánchez, University of Seville; Dr. Tomás Sánchez, University of Seville
Presentation

#51 Achievable Efficiency and Stability of Supercritical CO2 Compression Systems - Jeff S. Noall, Barber Nichols Inc.; James J. Pasch, Sandia National Laboratories
Presentation

#59 Experiment and Numerical Study of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Flow Through Labyrinth Seals - Haomin Yuan, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Mathew Wolf, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Sandeep Pidaparti, Georgia Institute of Technology; Mark Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Presentation

#66 Study of a sCO2 Turbine with TIT of 1350 K for Brayton Cycle with 100 MW Class Output: Aerodynamic Analysis of Stage 1 Vane - Joshua Schmitt, University of Central Florida; David Amos, University of Central Florida; Chad Custer, CD-adapco; Rachel Willis, University of Central Florida; Jayanta Kapat, University of Central Florida
Presentation

#74 Development of High Efficiency Hot Gas Turbo-Expander for Optimized CSP sCO2 Power Block Operation - Dr. Chiranjeev Kalra, General Electric Global Research Center; Edip Sevincer, General Electric Global Research Center; Dr. Klaus Brun, Southwest Research Institute; Dr. Douglas Hofer, General Electric Global Research Center; Dr. Jeff Moore, Southwest Research Institute
Presentation

#79 Integrally Geared Compressors for sCO2 - Christian Wacker, MAN Diesel & Turbo SE; René Dittmer, MAN Diesel & Turbo SE
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