B,  Gas Turbine,  Thermodynamics

Brayton Cycle

A thermodynamic cycle that describes how gas turbines operate. In a Brayton cycle, air is compressed, mixed with fuel, combusted, and finally expanded through a series of power recovery stages. A portion of power recovered by power recovery wheels is used to compress the inlet air, with the remainder being exported for either electrical generation or driving process machinery.

See also Gas Turbine.

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