Article | Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015 | Dynamic Modeling of a Central Receiver CSP System in Modelica
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Title:
Dynamic Modeling of a Central Receiver CSP System in Modelica
Author:
Johan Edman: Department of Energy Sciences, F. Eng., Lund University, Sweden Johan Windahl: Modelon AB, Ideon Science Park, Lund, Sweden
DOI:
10.3384/ecp15118585
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Year:
2015
Conference:
Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015
Issue:
118
Article no.:
063
Pages:
585-594
No. of pages:
10
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2015-09-18
ISBN:
978-91-7685-955-1
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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A dynamic model of the Solar Two test facililty has been implemented in Modelica. The model consists of a set of Central Receiver specific CSP components, along with a Rankine cycle to form a complete system. Main components include models of a sun, heliostat field, receiver, storage tank and a Rankine cycle including a steam generator. The components and the full system were tested in a series of simulations ‚Äď both dynamically and during steady state conditions ‚Äď and the results were compared to data from the reference system. The dynamic behavior of the models aligned with expectations, although time constants could not be evaluated due to lack of dynamic reference data. The steady state characteristics were adequate for most models, although some complementary work needs to be done on the Receiver model.

Keywords: Modelica; Dymola; Dynamic modeling; Concentrated Solar Power; Central Receiver; Solar Salt; ThermalPower library

Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015

Author:
Johan Edman, Johan Windahl
Title:
Dynamic Modeling of a Central Receiver CSP System in Modelica
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp15118585
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Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015

Author:
Johan Edman, Johan Windahl
Title:
Dynamic Modeling of a Central Receiver CSP System in Modelica
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp15118585
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