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van der Vries, André (author)
The global warming and increase in energy use demands the industry to come up with ideas to lower the CO<sub>2</sub> production and save valuable energy. Organic Rankine cycles have a great potential as low grade heat can be converted into electrical energy. In the last ten years, research in this particular field has increased together with the...
master thesis 2021
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Tacconi, Jacopo (author)
Current unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are limited in operating altitude and endurance by the maximum attainable performance of small gas turbine engines. While improvements in the cycle thermal efficiency can be obtained through the introduction of heat exchangers, the consequent increase in engine weight partially offsets the benefits gained...
master thesis 2018