Thermodynamical analysis of heat exchange and fuel consumption in marine re-heat steam generator

  • 1 Faculty of Engineering, University of Rijeka, Croatia
  • 2 University of Zadar, Maritime Department, Zadar, Croatia


The paper presents analysis of heat exchange and fuel consumption in the entire Marine Steam Generator (MSG) with steam reheating and in all of its components. Analysis is performed by using operating parameters from the steam generator exploitation. The highest heat amount transferred from combustion gases is used in the evaporator (48.17 % of the cumulative heat amount transferred in MSG). Proportionally, evaporator uses the highest fuel mass flow of 0.5172 kg/s when compared to other MSG components. In the high-pressure pipeline heat losses amounts 82.64 kW. Cumulative heat transferred from combustion gases to water/steam in all MSG components amounts 42048.47 kW. Cumulative water/steam specific entropy and temperature increase in the entire MSG is 4.5677 kJ/kg·K and 454.18 K, while the fuel mass flow in the entire MSG is equal to 1.0736 kg/s.



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