Applications of OTRs in Gas Turbines and Boilers

  • Medhat A. NemitallahEmail author
  • Mohamed A. Habib
  • Hassan M. Badr
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The growing levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) emission in the atmosphere as a result of combustion of fossil fuel and the dissolved CO2 in oceans represent critical environmental concerns as they lead to global warming and ocean acidification (Babu et al. in Energy 85:261–279, 2015 [1]). Power plants using fossil fuel for the production of electrical energy are the major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions with 41% (International Energy Agency in World energy outlook, 2011 [2]). Due to recent sharp reduction in oil prices, the conversion to renewable energy sources is expected to take longer time.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Medhat A. Nemitallah
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohamed A. Habib
    • 2
  • Hassan M. Badr
    • 3
  1. 1.TIC in CCS and Mechanical Engineering DepartmentKing Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.TIC in CCS and Mechanical Engineering DepartmentKing Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.TIC in CCS and Mechanical Engineering DepartmentKing Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia

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