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Steam System Model

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Deparment of Energy:
Advanced Manufacturing Office
Steam Tool System Modeler
08-30-2017

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Base Model
Boiler Details
Boiler Combustion Efficiency 85.0 %
Fuel Type Natural Gas
Blowdown Rate 2.0 %
Blowdown flashed? No
Steam Temperature 588.9 F
Deaerator Vent Rate 0.1 %
Deaerator Pressure 15.0 psig

General Details
Site Power Import 5,000.0 kW
Electricity Unit Cost $ 0.050 / kWh
Yearly Operating Hours 8,000 hrs
Make-Up Unit Water Cost $ 0.6968 / gal
Make-Up Water Temperature 50.0 F
Fuel Unit Cost $ 0.021 / MMBtu

Header Details
HEADERS HP MP LP
Pressure 600.0 150.0 20.0 psig
Steam Usage 50.0 100.0 200.0 klb/hr
Condensate Recovery 50.0 % 50.0 % 50.0 %
Flash Condensate to Lower Header No No
Condensate Return Temp 150.0 F
Flash Condensate Return No
Heat Loss 0.1 % 0.1 % 0.1 %

Desuperheat Steam into MP No


Desuperheat Steam into LP No

Steam Turbine Details


Condensing Turbine Of

HP to LP Turbine On
Isentropic Efficiency 65.0 %
Generation Efficiency 100.0 %
Operation Type Balance Header

HP to MP Turbine On
Isentropic Efficiency 65.0 %
Generation Efficiency 100.0 %
Operation Type Balance Header

MP to LP Turbine Of
Adjusted Model
Adjust Steam Turbine Operation
Modify HP to Condensing Steam Turbine
-Turbine Status Of
Modify HP to LP Steam Turbine
-Turbine Status Of
Modify HP to MP Steam Turbine
-Turbine Status Of
Modify MP to LP Steam Turbine
-Turbine Status Of
Base Model vs. Adjusted Model
Cost Summary Base Model Adjusted Model Reduction
$'000s/yr $'000s/yr $'000s/yr
Power Cost $ 2,000 $ 7,523 $ 5,523 276.2 %
Fuel Cost $ 23,837 $ 20,887 -$ 2,949 -12.4 %
Make-Up Water Cost $ 441 $ 394 -$ 47 -10.6 %
Total Cost $ 26,277 $ 28,804 $ 2,527 9.6 %

Utility Balance Base Model Adjusted Model Reduction Units


Power Generation 13,808 0 kW
Power Import 5,000 18,808 13,808 276.2 % kW
Total Site Demand 18,808 18,808 kW

Boiler Fuel 515.50 451.71 -63.79 -12.4 % MMBtu/hr


Fuel Type Natural Gas Natural Gas
CO2 Emissions 218,817.74 191,741.82 -27,075.92 -12.4 % tons

Boiler Steam 410.23 359.47 -50.76 -12.4 % klb/hr

Make Up Water 22,022.97 19,690.29 -2,332.68 -10.6 % gal


Base Model Adjusted Model
System klb/hr MMBtu/hr btu/lbm klb/hr MMBtu/hr
Boiler Energy 0.0 515.5 0.0 451.7
Boiler Energy Losses 0.0 -77.3 0.0 -67.8
Cond Turbine 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Cond Turbine Losses 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
HP tp MP Turbine 0.0 -7.7 0.0 0.0
HP to LP Turbine 0.0 -39.4 0.0 0.0
MP to LP Turbine 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
HP Energy Losses 0.0 -0.5 0.0 -0.5
HP Process Losses -25.0 -52.1 -25.0 -52.1
MP Energy Losses 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.4
MP Condensate Losses -50.0 -103.3 -45.9 -101.9
LP Energy Losses 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.3
LP Condensate Losses -100.0 -202.7 -85.7 -199.5
LP Vented Steam 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Make Up Water 183.8 3.3 18.1 164.3 3.0
Blowdown -8.4 -4.0 474.8 -7.3 -3.5
Condensate Flash 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Condensate Heat Loss 0.0 -30.9 0.0 -28.4
Deaerator Steam Vent -0.4 -0.5 1,163.9 -0.4 -0.4
TOTAL: 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Base Model Adjusted Model


HP Header klb/hr MMBtu/hr btu/lbm klb/hr MMBtu/hr
Boiler Steam 410.2 525.6 1,281.2 359.5 460.6
Condensing Turbine Inlet 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
HP to MP Turbine Inlet -100.0 -128.0 1,279.9 0.0 0.0
HP to LP Turbine Inlet -260.2 -333.1 1,279.9 0.0 0.0
HP to MP PRV Inlet 0.0 0.0 -309.5 -396.1
HP Processes -50.0 -64.0 1,279.9 -50.0 -64.0
HP Energy Losses 0.0 -0.5 0.0 -0.5
TOTAL: 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Base Model Adjusted Model


MP Header klb/hr MMBtu/hr btu/lbm klb/hr MMBtu/hr
HP to MP PRV 0.0 0.0 309.5 396.1
Desuperheating Feedwater 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
HP to MP Turbine Outlet 100.0 120.3 1,203.1 0.0 0.0
HP Cond Flashed to MP 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
MP to LP PRV 0.0 0.0 -217.6 -278.3
MP to LP Turbine Inlet 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
MP Processes -100.0 -120.2 1,201.8 -91.8 -117.4
MP Energy Losses 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.4
TOTAL: 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Base Model Adjusted Model


LP Header klb/hr MMBtu/hr btu/lbm klb/hr MMBtu/hr
MP to LP PRV 0.0 0.0 217.6 278.3
Desuperheating Feedwater 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
MP to LP Turbine Outlet 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
HP to LP Turbine Outlet 260.2 293.7 1,128.4 0.0 0.0
MP Cond Flashed to LP 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Blowdown Flashed to MP 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Deaerator Steam -60.2 -67.9 1,127.3 -46.2 -59.0
LP Processes -200.0 -225.5 1,127.3 -171.4 -219.0
LP Energy Losses 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.3
LP Vented Steam 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL: 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Base Model Adjusted Model


Condensate Return klb/hr MMBtu/hr btu/lbm klb/hr MMBtu/hr
Condensate Returned 175.0 20.7 118.0 156.6 18.5
Condensate Flashed 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Make Up Water 183.8 3.3 18.1 164.3 3.0
Condensing Turbine 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Deaerator Feed -358.8 -24.0 66.9 -320.9 -21.5
TOTAL: 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Base Model Adjusted Model


Feedwater klb/hr MMBtu/hr btu/lbm klb/hr MMBtu/hr
Feedwater 418.6 91.4 218.3 366.8 80.1
Desup Feedwater to LP 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Desup Feedwater to MP 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Boiler Feedwater -418.6 -91.4 218.3 -366.8 -80.1
TOTAL: 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
btu/lbm

18.1
474.8

1,163.9

btu/lbm
1,281.2

1,279.9
1,279.9

btu/lbm
1,279.9

1,278.7

1,278.7

btu/lbm
1,278.7
1,277.4
1,277.4

btu/lbm
118.0

18.1

66.9

btu/lbm
218.3

218.3
Copy this ENTIRE spreadsheet and paste it into the steam tool reload/upload field to reload this model.
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systemSele Imperial
temperaturF
pressure psig
vacuum psia
specificEnt btu/lbm
specificEnt btu/lbm/R
massflow klb/hr
energyflowMMBtu/hr
energy MMBtu
temperaturF
power kW
electricity kWh
volume gal
volumeflo gpm
density lb/ft3
specificVo ft3/lb
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sitePowerI 5000
sitePowerC0.05
operatingH8000
makeupWat0.0025
makeupWat50
fuelUnitCos5.78
blowdownHNo
blowdownH20
boilerEf 85
blowdownR2
blowdownFNo
superheat 100
boilerTemp588.9
fuelType natGas
daVentRate0.1
daPressure 15
headerCou 3
highPressu 600
mediumPre150
lowPressur 20
hpSteamUs50
mpSteamUs100
lpSteamUs 200
hpCondRet50
mpCondRet50
lpCondRetu50
hpCondFla No
mpCondFlaNo
condRetur 150
condReturnNo
heatLossM percent
hpHeatLos 0.1
mpHeatLos0.1
lpHeatLoss 0.1
hpHeatLoss0.1
mpHeatLos0.1
lpHeatLoss 0.1
desuperHe No
desuperHe 370
desuperHe No
desuperHe 270
turbineHp 1
turbineHp 1
turbineMp 0
turbineCo 0
turbineHpM65
turbineHpL65
turbineMpL65
turbineCon65
turbineHp 100
turbineHpL100
turbineMpL100
turbineCon100
turbineHp balanceHeader
turbineHp balanceHeader
turbineMp balanceHeader
turbineCo fixedFlow
turbineHp 100
turbineHpL100
turbineMpL100
turbineCon100
turbineHp 50
turbineHp 50
turbineMp 50
turbineCo 50
turbineHp 150
turbineHp 150
turbineMp 150
turbineCo 150
turbineHp 2000
turbineHpL2000
turbineMp 2000
turbineCon2000
turbineHp 1500
turbineHp 1500
turbineMp 1500
turbineCo 1500
turbineHp 2500
turbineHp 2500
turbineMp 2500
turbineCo 2500
calcMargin No
turbineCon2
hpSteamLe0
mpSteamLe0
lpSteamLea0
hpSteamTra0
mpSteamTr0
lpSteamTra0
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sitePowerI 18807.576456
sitePowerC0.05
operatingH8000
makeupWat0.0025
makeupWat50
fuelUnitCos5.78
blowdownHNo
blowdownH20
boilerEf 85
blowdownR2
blowdownFNo
superheat 100
boilerTemp588.9
fuelType natGas
daVentRate0.1
daPressure 15
headerCou 3
highPressu 600
mediumPre150
lowPressur 20
hpSteamUs50
mpSteamUs100
lpSteamUs 200
hpCondRet50
mpCondRet50
lpCondRetu50
hpCondFla No
mpCondFlaNo
condRetur 150
condReturnNo
heatLossM percent
hpHeatLos 0.1
mpHeatLos0.1
lpHeatLoss 0.1
hpHeatLoss0.1
mpHeatLos0.1
lpHeatLoss 0.1
desuperHe No
desuperHe 370
desuperHe No
desuperHe 270
turbineHp 0
turbineHp 0
turbineMp 0
turbineCo 0
turbineHpM65
turbineHpL65
turbineMpL65
turbineCon65
turbineHp 100
turbineHpL100
turbineMpL100
turbineCon100
turbineHp balanceHeader
turbineHp balanceHeader
turbineMp balanceHeader
turbineCo fixedFlow
turbineHp 100
turbineHpL100
turbineMpL100
turbineCon100
turbineHp 50
turbineHp 50
turbineMp 50
turbineCo 50
turbineHp 150
turbineHp 150
turbineMp 150
turbineCo 150
turbineHp 2000
turbineHpL2000
turbineMp 2000
turbineCon2000
turbineHp 1500
turbineHp 1500
turbineMp 1500
turbineCo 1500
turbineHp 2500
turbineHp 2500
turbineMp 2500
turbineCo 2500
calcMargin No
turbineCon2
hpSteamLe0
mpSteamLe0
lpSteamLea0
hpSteamTra0
mpSteamTr0
lpSteamTra0
Cat_Genera0
Proj_operatingHours
Proj_makeupTemp
Cat_Unitco 0
Proj_electricityUC
Proj_fuelUC
Proj_makeupwaterUC
Cat_Deman0
Proj_stea 0
Proj_ener 0
Cat_Boiler 0
Proj_boiler 0
Proj_fuelType
Proj_blow 0
Proj_blowd0
Proj_blowdownHeatX
Proj_stea 0
Proj_daVen0
Cat_Turbin 1
Proj_condT1
Proj_hpLpT1
Proj_hpMp1
Proj_mpLpT1
Cat_Conde 0
Proj_condR0
Proj_cond 0
Proj_condF0
Proj_condReturnTemp
Cat_Other 0
Proj_heatL 0
energyUsag1
setEnergy 40.258937969896
setEnergy 86.329242988111
setEnergyU179.96024881032