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AUTOMATIC DESIGN OF ORC TURBINE PROFILES USING EVOLUTIONARY ALGORITHMS

@inproceedings{RodriguezFernandez2015AUTOMATICDO,
  title={AUTOMATIC DESIGN OF ORC TURBINE PROFILES USING EVOLUTIONARY ALGORITHMS},
  author={P. Rodriguez-Fernandez and G. Persico},
  year={2015}
}
In this paper, an automated design tool for Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbines is presented. Supersonic flows and real-gas effects featuring ORC turbines complicate significantly their aerodynamic design, which may benefit significantly from the application of systematic optimization methods. This study proposes a complete method to perform shape optimization of ORC turbine blades, constructed as a combination of a generalized geometrical parametrization technique, a high-fidelity… Expand

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