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RANKINE CYCLE WASTE HEAT RECOVERY SYSTEM

United States Patent Application

*** PATENT GRANTED ***
20140318124
9,334,760
A1
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This disclosure relates to a waste heat recovery (WHR) system and to a system and method for regulation of a fluid inventory in a condenser and a receiver of a Rankine cycle WHR system. Such regulation includes the ability to regulate the pressure in a WHR system to control cavitation and energy conversion.
ERNST, Timothy C. (Columbus, IN), NELSON, Christopher R. (Columbus, IN)
14/ 329,367
July 11, 2014
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with government support under "RANKINE CYCLE WASTE HEAT RECOVERY SYSTEM," contract number DE-FC26-05NT42419 awarded by the Department of Energy (DOE). The government has certain rights in the invention.